Mount Saint Mary College is reaching out to help community
college graduates attain bachelor's degrees.
The College will award six half-tuition scholarships per
academic year to one graduate from each of the following community
colleges: Dutchess County, Orange County, Rockland County, Ulster
County, Westchester County, and Nassau County community
The deadline has passed for applying for the Transfer
Honors Scholarship for the 2013-14 year. Transfer Honors
Scholarship applications will be available in January 2014 for the
2014-15 academic year.
How the scholarships are awarded
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 in May 2014 or
August 2014 with an associate degree and have a minimum cumulative
GPA of 3.3. Please note that receiving a transfer honors
scholarship renders a student ineligible for a merit
In order to be considered as an applicant for the MSMC Transfer
1. Candidates must submit a completed application and a short
written statement by April 1, 2014. Qualified applicants must be an
“Accepted student” through the Office of Admissions by April 1,
2014. Applications submitted or students accepted after this date
will not be considered. Please return completed application to Matt
Dembinsky, Transfer Coordinator.
2. Finalists will be asked to interview with the Transfer Honors
Committee during the first two weeks of April. Finalists should be
prepared to discuss leadership roles, future career plans and why
they feel that they will be an asset to the Mount student
3. Award recipients will be notified by April 21, 2014. To
accept the award, recipients must submit their admissions deposit
to the Office of Admissions by May 1, 2014.
4. The Transfer Honors Scholarship is renewable for one year,
provided that the student maintains a 2.0 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 each semester-end to determine
eligibility for the following semester.
For more information on the Mount's Transfer Honors Scholarship,
please email email@example.com
Mount Saint Mary College wishes all candidates the very best of
luck, and congratulates them on their academic accomplishments.