Mount Saint Mary College is reaching out to help community
college graduates attain bachelor's degrees.
Selected students from Dutchess County, Nassau County, Orange
County, Rockland County, Ulster County, and Westchester County
community colleges may be eligible for half-tuition transfer honors
scholarship per year.
Transfer Honors Scholarships are awarded to matriculating,
full-time transfer students who have demonstrated their academic
and leadership skills through prior college and community
Successful candidates must plan to graduate from their community
college in May 2016 or summer 2016 with an associate's degree, and
have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3. Students with a 3.4 GPA or
higher will be invited into the Honors Program.
In order to be considered for the MSMC Transfer Honors
Scholarship, a candidate must submit a completed application by May
1, 2016. Qualified applicants must be an accepted student
through the Office of Admissions by May 1, 2016. Applications
submitted or students accepted after this date will not be
Top candidates will be selected to come to campus and interview
with the Transfer Honors Committee the week of April 6th. They will
be asked to discuss leadership roles, future career plans, and why
they feel that they will be an asset to the MSMC student
Award recipients will be notified by April 15, 2016 and must pay
their admissions deposit through the Office of Admissions by May 1,
The Transfer Honors Scholarship is renewable for one year,
provided that the student maintains a 3.3 or better cumulative GPA,
demonstrates that his/her leadership talent is being successfully
applied to campus life and the advancement of MSMC, and remains in
good social standing with the College. Students must also maintain
continuous, full-time enrollment; students who withdraw from the
College due to a hardship will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
All recipients will be reviewed at the end of each semester to
determine eligibility for the following semester.
For more information on the Mount's Transfer Honors
Scholarship, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mount Saint Mary College wishes all candidates the very best of
luck, and congratulates them on their academic accomplishments.