Mercy Scholars: Tuition is Fully Covered
Mercy Scholars are goal-oriented, driven and determined to get ahead in life. You are a leader in your community, dedicated to your academics and looking for ways to meaningfully impact the world around you.
The Mercy Scholars Program rewards qualified high school students with full tuition support for all four years of college and also includes exclusive benefits such as:
Full financial support for tuition, books and fees for all four years; additional consideration may be given to other financial needs, such as housing and commuting costs
After the first year, Scholars with a 3.0 or higher GPA may be eligible for increased scholarship support
Renewable for three additional years with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3, full time enrollment and a track to graduate in four years
Priority registration for classes each semester
Networking events with other Mercy Scholars, senior leaders and key influencers
Designated PACT Mentor and Student Financial Services counselors to give students one-on-one attention and customized guidance
Who Can Apply?
To be eligible for the Mercy Scholars Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Senior - Eligible to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2023
Fall College Enrollment - Intend to enroll for a four-year degree at Mercy College beginning in fall 2023
Residence - Must be a resident of New York State
Unmet Financial Need - Must be eligible for FULL federal Pell and NYS TAP grants according to the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) guidelines
Persistence & Academic Excellence - Have a solid academic track record, determination, perseverance and exceptional self-motivation
Leadership - Demonstrate leadership qualities including the ability to organize and influence others (school, family, religious community, sports and arts)
Service to Others - Show purposeful and meaningful service and commitment to others through participation in volunteer/community service activities
1 | Submit your Mercy Application
2 | Submit your FAFSA
3 | Submit the Mercy Scholars Program Application
In order to be reviewed for the award, all three items must be completed
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE MERCY SCHOLARS PROGRAM TODAY.
File review begins now with priority consideration given to completed admissions applications, submitted FAFSA files and receipt of verification documentation.
For more information or if you have any questions call 1.877.MERCY.GO