Marywood University calls application for a Graduate Scholarship at Marywood University USA for master’s degree, educational specialist degree and post-baccalaureate certification. Scholarships are available to both full-time and part-time students who meet specified credit levels of matriculation. Awards will be made on the basis of three factors: academic promise normally represented by a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or a graduate GPA of 3.50; professional focus and commitment; and financial need. Application deadline is 15 February 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is available for the following programs: Art Department Except Sequential Art Program or Masters with a Masters Program, Business and Managerial Science Programs (campus-based programs), Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS), Communication Arts Department, Counseling Degree Programs started before Spring 2014, Criminal Justice Programs, Health and Physical Education Department, Music Department, Nutrition Department (Campus-Based Programs Only), Psychology Programs and Public Administration Programs.
Course Level: Scholarship is awarded for master’s degree, educational specialist degree and post-baccalaureate certification students.
Scholarship Provider: Marywood University, USA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: Scholarships are available to both full-time and part-time students who meet specified credit levels of matriculation.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarship is open for US citizens.
Scholarship Description: Marywood University welcomes your graduate scholarship application for studies in non-cohort programs. A complete scholarship application consists of an online scholarship application and an essay typed in Microsoft Word submitted electronically. The complete scholarship application should be supported by a complete application for University Admissions by the above deadline. You are encouraged to read the directions below completely before you begin the application process.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? If you declare full program participation on the scholarship application, enrollment in nine or more credits in the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters or what your graduate department defines as full enrollment in structured programs, and are awarded a full program participation scholarship and enroll for less than full-time registration in either of these semesters your scholarship award will be reduced. If you declare partial program participation on your scholarship application, The Committee on Graduate Scholarships expects partial program participation students who are scholarship recipients to enroll in and maintain at least six credits in the fall semester and at least six credits in the spring semester. Partial program participation scholarship recipients who fail to meet this requirement in a semester will have their scholarships rescinded for that semester.
Selection Criteria: Awards will be made on the basis of three factors: academic promise normally represented by a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or a graduate GPA of 3.50; professional focus and commitment; and financial need (required for specific scholarships).
Notification: Scholarship selection results will be mailed electronically in early April 2015.
How to Apply: It is fully expected that each prospective student who is a scholarship applicant will have a complete admissions application on file with the Office of Graduate Admissions by February 14, 2015. Complete the scholarship application electronically. The scholarship application itself is on a secure server. You must press “yes” if your browser asks you if you wish to display secure items, otherwise Marywood University will not receive any of the information you type on the application upon submission. Please type an essay (300-500 words) clarifying the relationship between your life-goals and graduate education at Marywood. Your essay will also be judged on depth of expression and use of the English language. Your essay must clearly address the following areas:
-Describe your professional work background and experience.
-Describe your community leadership activities. Indicate if a volunteer activity.
-Describe any commendations and appreciation awards as well as undergraduate and graduate academic awards and honors.
-Describe any special projects, demonstrations, workshops, recitals, exhibits, or whatever may be appropriate to your area to indicate your abilities and interests.
-What are your short and long range career goals and objectives?
-What attracted you to your Marywood program as a vehicle for achieving your goals?
Email the essay in Microsoft Word to gradscholarship-at-marywood.edu. Your essay should contain your name, social security number, and field of study at the top of the page.
Scholarship Application Deadline: All material must be submitted by February 14, 2015.