Named Undergraduate Awards Application
Who can apply?
All students that were enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Saint Mary’s University for the 2017-2018 academic year are eligible to apply.
What is the basis of this award?
Each scholarship, award and bursary have specific criteria. The information you provide will indicate the award(s) you are eligible to receive. The deadline for this application is May 1, 2018.
It is not necessary to submit transcripts. Academic information will be verified. Please ensure that all academic information requested appears on your transcript by May 25, 2018 (i.e. grade changes). Letters regarding special circumstances (i.e. letter of permission) must be received at the Financial Aid & Awards office prior to May 25, 2018. No eligibility changes will be considered after this date.
Part 1 - Application and Personal Statement: Complete your personal information and list your extracurricular activities (on campus and community involvement). Your personal statement must describe your: (1) educational and career goals (2) leadership activities (3) extracurricular activities, including your interests and hobbies (4) Saint Mary’s University community involvement and (5) external community involvement. Also include anything that makes you special or unique that you have not included on your application form. Please make sure your personal statement letter follows the 6 criteria listed below:
- 750 words maximum
- Font - Times New Roman
- 1 page single spaced maximum
- 2 pages double spaced maximum
- If you have financial need, you can briefly explain your situation in your letter
- Please put your first and last name and A# on each page of your personal statement letter
Part 2 - Projected Budget (optional): Many awards have a financial need component along with additional criteria. To be considered for these awards you must submit the projected budget form.