Donor Funded Scholarships

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships:

  1. You must first sign in using your Marymount e-mail account
  2. Complete the General Application here;
  3. Once submitted, the committee(s) will review your application and notify you via e-mail if you have been awarded

Deadline:

All applications must be received by the Office of Financial Aid no later than August 1, 2021.

Donor Funded Scholarships

*Note: Only one application is required.

Next Steps:

The Financial Aid Office will forward eligible applicants to the individual Scholarship Committees across campus for further consideration.

All applicants will be notified of award decisions beginning in late August. Scholarship recipients will receive a Revised Financial Aid Award Letter to display any new award(s) and the fund will be applied to the student’s bill effective the Fall 2021 semester.

Note: All scholarship recipients will be contacted by the Office of Advancement to submit a required thank you letter to the donor and a brief survey.  The letter and survey must be completed and submitted before funds will be released to the recipient’s student account


College of Health and Education Scholarships

Dorothy Efner & Shirley Efner McManus ’79 Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a nursing student who demonstrates financial need and is committed to the profession of nursing.
Ann Leary Finnegan Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, second-year student in the nursing program who maintains a minimum 3.3+ GPA.

The recipient must also:

  • Submit a short essay in which they recite a recent experience where he/she has touched the life of a sick or elderly person; must submit a resume, and
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (either personal or from a nursing instructor)

The ideal recipient must exhibit Ann’s characteristics of leadership, compassion, and a contagious love of life.

Finnerty Sullivan Health Professions Endowed Scholarship Fund This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and is pursuing an undergraduate degree in the School of Health Professions. Special consideration is to be given to any student who is or has already worked in the health care field and desires to advance their career.
The Lucille & Bruce Lambert Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, second-degree seeking student in Nursing. They must demonstrate financial need and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

The recipient must also:

  • Submit a short essay describing why they chose to work with geriatric patients;
  • Submit a professional resume and recommendation from a nursing instructor.
O’Shaughnessy-Hurst Foundation Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the accelerated bachelor of science in Nursing degree program and who demonstrates a high level of financial need and academic merit.
Rose Bente Lee Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time nursing student who demonstrates a high level of financial need.
Daphne Brady/O’Donnell Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a nursing student who maintains good academic standing, a commitment to the health professions and demonstrates a financial need.
Richard Eaton Foundation Nursing Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time nursing student who demonstrates a high level of financial need.
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student full-time minority nursing student who demonstrates financial need.

Preference should be given to students who intend to reside in the United States after completing their studies.

Leslie Anne Hoover Endowed Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student or second-degree nursing student who demonstrates financial need.
Marlene Malek Scholarship in Nursing This scholarship will provide financial assistance to two undergraduate students who are current juniors. To qualify, students must demonstrate financial need (2021-22 FAFSA must be on file) and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. This scholarship shall renew for their senior year providing they meet the aforementioned criteria.
Robert M. Wagner Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, BSN. The ideal candidate must be a parent and submit a one-page information paper telling about his/herself, why they want the degree, how they plan to use it and why they need the financial help.
Dorothy E. Rogers Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a nursing student entering or enrolled in the School of Health Professions, primarily in the nursing field. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.
Lettie Pate Whitehead Nursing Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate nursing program student with demonstrated financial need (2021-22 FAFSA must be on file) and is a resident of one of the nine specified southeastern states; (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia)
Alexander Christian Croft Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student in the Physical Therapy Scholars Program with either a high school average or college average of 3.3+ and demonstrates financial need.
Rita Wong Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is in good academic and judicial standing in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The recipient must have a current FAFSA on file in Financial Aid Office.
Victoria D. de Sanchez Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to support an incoming or current student with financial need who is majoring in Education, maintains a GPA of 3.2+, and demonstrates interest in Hispanic heritage, culture, and education.  Preference will be granted to DREAMers or DACA recipients.
The Raja Nasr Endowed Scholarship in Education This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate (3rd or 4th year) or graduate student (min. 6 credits) who is currently enrolled in education courses and is on the education licensure track.  Preference will be given to a student with an ESL concentration.
Medstar National Rehabilitation Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student in the School of Health Professions and in good standing with the university.  The recipient must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA, demonstrate a history of volunteerism, and live within 75 miles of Marymount’s main campus.
Richard and Jeannette Parkinson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who wishes to pursue a nursing degree in the School of Health Professions at Marymount University. The students must demonstrate financial need, be a graduate from a high school in St. Louis, Missouri or Long Island, New York geographic areas, and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA to retain the scholarship from one academic year to the next.
Claveloux/French/Shapiro Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in Education who also demonstrates financial need.

 

College of Sciences and Humanities Scholarships

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship for Women in STEM This scholarship is awarded to a female junior or senior (transfer candidates are eligible).  The recipient must have a strong academic performance and be accepted into one of the following degree programs at Marymount Biology (Environmental Science), Biology (Molecular and Cellular), Computer Science, Data Science, or Mathematics.  A career interest in teaching or research in mathematics or the sciences is required.  Open to U.S. citizens only.
Diotima Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduate student in Humanities maintaining a 3.5+ GPA and demonstrates financial need. The recipient must also have earned a minimum of 9 credits.
Robert A. Draghi Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate Philosophy major who demonstrates financial need and displays academic merit.
Victor E. Indrisano Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate senior in the psychology program. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and display high academic potential.
Daniel Mack Cornell Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student(s) majoring in Communications who maintain a minimum 3.4+ GPA at Marymount or transferred from another institution and has earned a minimum of nine (9) credits. The recipient must display an intent to pursue graduate study and/or a career in communications or writing.  This scholarship is only open to U.S. citizens who demonstrated financial need.
Rosemary Hubbard Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an Arts & Sciences undergraduate who maintains a cumulative 3.3+ GPA and demonstrates financial need.
Elizabeth and Howard Noonan Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a second-degree nursing student who has completed at least one semester of the program and maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Or a full-time undergraduate student who has maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA for at least one year and plans to major in Biology with an emphasis on pre-med. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.

 

College of Business, Innovation, Leadership & Technology Scholarships

The Art of Persistence Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in fashion design or fashion merchandising & marketing who demonstrates financial need and strong academic standing.
Mary Lee Scatterday Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Marymount student who is pursuing a degree in the field of art. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and strong academic standing.
Kazuko Barkey Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Interior Design and maintains a minimum 3.0+ GPA.  The recipient must also demonstrate financial need.
Marymount Angels Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate studying Fashion Design or Fashion Merchandising & Marketing who showcases leadership in the classroom as specified by faculty. The recipient must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
Mary Phelan Baynes Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student pursuing a degree who has an interest in retail merchandising and demonstrates financial need.
Gloria Spinelli Bohan Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a female graduate student enrolled in MU’s MBA program who shows promise and excellence in entrepreneurship. The recipient must maintain a 3.5+ GPA and be in the process of creating or working in a start-up company.
The Charles Miller MBA Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a current candidate in the MBA program who must maintain a 3.0+ cumulative GPA and displays academic excellence and achievements.
IT/Pablo Enriquez Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who has earned a minimum of sixty (60) credits and has been enrolled at Marymount for at least one full semester. The recipient must be pursuing a degree in Information Technology; have an affiliation as Hispanic American, and have a 3.0+ GPA at the time of application

*Award recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA during the term of the award.

Sadie W. Kyle Business Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Business Administration and working toward a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Jennifer Tino ’94 World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate in the School of Business Administration who maintains a minimum 3.0+ GPA and demonstrates financial need.
Dr. Robert Sigethy Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and displays academic excellence.
Don Lavanty Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student of the MSc Health Care Management Program Dual-degree in Healthcare Management.

New Program Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA from a previous University.

Returning Students: Must have successfully completed a minimum of two full semesters by the term of the award and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.

PIM Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who has shown a strong commitment to the fashion program, great academic achievement and exhibits financial need.
Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship for Women in STEM This scholarship is awarded to a female junior or senior (transfer candidates are eligible).  The recipient must have a strong academic performance and be accepted into one of the following degree programs at Marymount Biology (Environmental Science), Biology (Molecular and Cellular), Computer Science, Data Science, or Mathematics.  A career interest in teaching or research in mathematics or the sciences is required.  Open to U.S. citizens only.

 

Various Scholarships

Faculty/Staff Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets one of the following criteria:
  • A current Marymount University undergraduate who has junior status (60-89 credit hours) and is in good academic and judicial standing with the University; OR
  • A current Marymount University undergraduate who has senior status (90+ credit hours) and is in good academic and judicial standing with the University; OR
  • A current Marymount University graduate student who has completed a minimum of 9 credit hours, has been accepted into a graduate program, and is not receiving financial aid from their place of employment.
  • Five graduate students will be chosen.

The student must meet all of the following criteria: Demonstrate high academic achievement and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0+.

Barnes & Noble Textbook Scholarship  This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Hiring our Heroes This scholarship is awarded to students who are former or current service members and who demonstrate financial need.
William P. Ames, Sr. Family, and Leon V. Harrow Family Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Circle of Friends-Class of 1968 Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and a minimum of a 3.0+ GPA.
Class of 1956 Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman or enrolled undergraduate who demonstrates financial need.
Class of 1958 Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and a minimum of a 3.0+ GPA.
Fred Franke ‘95 Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a history major who maintains a minimum 3.0+ GPA.
Thomas K. Malone, Jr. Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates financial need.
Henry Carlton and Bessie Burke Newton Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
The Marymount University Alumni Association Board Endowed Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a currently enrolled or new student who demonstrates financial need and maintains a minimum 3.0+ GPA. The recipient must provide proof that
  • They have been an active participant in leadership or volunteer activities on or off-campus; AND
  • A member of his/her family is a Marymount alumna/us; OR
  • If not related to an alumna/us, the recipient must provide a letter of recommendation from a Marymount alumna/us.
James Shelton Endowed Scholarship Fund This scholarship is awarded to a first-year (Freshman or Transfer) who maintains a minimum 2.5 GPA (high school or college) the semester prior to enrolling at Marymount. The recipient must demonstrate leadership qualities through extracurricular activities as well as community involvement.

Other Requirements:

  • Two letters of recommendation documenting leadership qualities and community involvement
  • 100-125 word essay on “How you have Developed into a Leader”;

*This scholarship is *not* renewable.

Dr. Linda R. McMahon Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who maintains a minimum 3.0+ GPA and has successfully completed 2 years of study at Marymount. The recipient’s accomplishments should be consistent with the University’s mission.
Pablo Coto Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate senior who displays academic excellence, leadership, spiritual commitment, and loyalty to friends.  The recipient must also demonstrate financial need.
The Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need.
Lisa Kristen Ola Memorial London Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to two students each semester who are studying abroad in London; Essay requirement
Robert Reed Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need.
Student Government Association Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate who has completed a minimum of 12 credit hours, maintains a 2.5 GPA, is in good judicial standing, and exhibits leadership characteristics and qualities within the community, on campus, or in another area.
Mary Caroline Spokas Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need.
Steven C. Virbick Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need and a minimum of a 3.0+ GPA.

Donor Funded Scholarships