Alyssa Rafoth '16

Major: Intervention Specialist
Hometown:Canfield, OH

Mount Union has given me the chance to participate in organizations, help the Alliance community and expand knowledge in my career path.

Presidential Scholarship Competition

Mount Union’s Presidential Scholarship Competition offers renewable full-tuition awards to eight winners. Trustee Scholarships amounting to $16,000 are awarded to many students who demonstrate outstanding performance during the Presidential Scholarship Competition but are not chosen as recipients of full-tuition awards.

Eligibility standards:

  • ACT score of at least 27 or an SAT score of 1210 (CR+M)
  • At least a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4 point scale or a high school rank in the top 15%

The competition involves an on-campus interview session and essay. The competitions for this year will be held on:

  • Saturday, February 6, 2016
  • Saturday, February 20, 2016
  • Saturday, March 12, 2016

Registration is not yet active. Eligible students will be notified when registration becomes available.

Qualified students may compete for Presidential prior to completing the admission process, but no dollars will be awarded until candidates have been admitted to the University of Mount Union.  Proof of credentials must be submitted prior to the test date.

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Admission at (800) 334-6682 or (330) 823-2590. You may also email us at Our staff will be happy to assist you.

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