Maryville College provides generous scholarship and award opportunities to deserving students. Scholarships are awarded based on academic information, student interest, student leadership and/or talent. In instances where a candidate qualifies for more than one scholarship, s/he will receive the largest scholarship for which s/he is eligible. In cases where students are eligible to receive more than one award, the total cannot exceed tuition and fees.

Academic Scholarship Information

Follow these simple steps to apply for admission, for scholarships and to learn more about MC.

  • Submit an application for admission.
  • Send your high school transcript, including senior year courses, and test scores.
  • Review the available scholarships listed below.
  • Arrange a campus visit to learn as much as you can about the MC experience.
Program & Eligibility CriteriaFinancial Value

Presidential Scholarship

Awarded to entering first-year students with a combined minimum 27+ ACT composite or 1280+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) test score and minimum 3.8 grade point average. No formal application required; it is considered as part of the college application process by academic profile. Requires a commitment of four semesters volunteering as an academic mentor.

Presidential Scholars with an ACT score of 30+ or 1390+ SAT and minimum GPA of 3.8 and above will receive an additional $2,000.
$23,000 each year for residential students. $19,000 each year for commuter students. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 3.0 GPA each year.

 

Dean's Scholarship


Awarded to entering first-year students with a combined minimum 25+ ACT composite or 1200+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) test score and minimum 3.4 grade point average. No formal application required; it is considered as part of the college application process by academic profile. Requires a commitment of three semesters volunteering as an academic mentor.
$22,000 each year for residential students. $18,000 each year for commuter students. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.75 GPA each year.

Maryville College Scholarship


Awarded to entering first-year students with a combined minimum 23+ ACT composite or 1130+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) test score and minimum 3.0 grade point average. No formal application required; it is considered as part of the college application process by academic profile.
$21,000 each year for residential students. $17,000 each year for commuter students. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.5 GPA each year.

MC Scots Scholarship


Awarded to entering first-year students with a combined minimum 19+ ACT composite or 980+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) test score. No formal application required; it is considered as part of the college application process by academic profile.
$19,000 each year for residential students. $15,000 each year for commuter students. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.0 GPA each year.

All figures current as of July 2016.

Competitive Fellowships and Fine Arts Scholarship Information

To compete for these fellowships and/or scholarships, follow these simple steps:

  • Submit an application for admission
  • Send your high school transcript, including senior year courses, and test scores
  • Review the requirements for the available fellowships and scholarships listed below. Select the fellowship(s) and/or scholarship(s) for which you are eligible, complete the application(s), and submit your form(s) via your FutureScot portal.
  • Arrange a campus visit to learn as much as you can about the MC experience.
Program & Eligibility CriteriaFinancial Value

Isaac Anderson Fellowship for Church Leadership

Awarded to first-year student leaders who want to explore their goals of work and calling in light of their Christian faith. Minimum combined 26+ ACT or 1240+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) score and minimum 3.5 grade point average. Will be in addition to the student's MC Academic scholarship. Campus interview required. Priority scholarship application deadline is Nov 1, 2016 and Regular scholarship application deadline is Feb 1, 2017.

Annual award of $5,000. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study. 

 

Chapel Fellowship


Awarded to first-year students who have experience and interest in worship leading, especially in music for worship. Students receiving this scholarship will be active participants in chapel leadership through the Center for Campus Ministry. Will be in addition to the student's MC Academic scholarship. Campus interview is required. Priority scholarship application deadline is Nov 1, 2016 and Regular scholarship application deadline is Feb 1, 2017.

Annual award of $4,000. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study

Church and College Fellowship


Awarded to first-year students who are active members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) or the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and who are committed to providing three hours per week of volunteer service to local Presbyterian churches. Will be in addition to the student's MC Academic scholarship. Campus interview is required. Priority scholarship application deadline is Nov 1, 2016 and Regular scholarship application deadline is Feb 1, 2017.

Annual award of $2,500. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study.

Mountain Challenge Fellowship


Awarded to a first-year student leader who is interested in developing leadership skills while taking part in one of the South's premier outdoor adventure programs. Minimum combined 23+ ACT or 1130+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) score and minimum 3.0 grade point average. Will replace the student's MC Academic scholarship. Campus interview required. Priority scholarship application deadline is Nov 1, 2016.

Annual award of $24,000. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study.

Equestrian Team Scholarship*

Awarded to a highly qualified equestrian who has been riding and showing for a minimum of three years, preferably at three (3'0) foot fences or higher. Candidates must also display a strong academic record with a minimum 23+ ACT composite or 1130+ SAT (Evidence-based reading and writing & Math) score and min 3.0 grade point average. A rider bio and riding video or possibly in person interview and audition are required. Will replace the student's MC Academic scholarship. Priority scholarship application deadline is Nov 1, 2016 & Regular scholarship application deadline is Feb 1, 2017. *Pony Club members are eligible for an additional award up to $2,500.

Annual award of $24,000.
Must reside on campus.  Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full time study with 2.75 GPA.
 

Music Scholarship

Open to music majors on the basis of individual talent. Recipients are required to participate in related music ensemble. Will replace the student's MC Academic scholarship. An audition is required. Scholarship application deadlines are Oct 21, 2016 & Jan 21, 2017.

Up to full tuition. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study.
 

Theatre Scholarship

Open to theatre majors on the basis of individual talent. Prefer at least two years prior participation in theatre productions. Will replace the student's MC Academic scholarship. An audition is required. Scholarship application deadlines are Oct 21, 2016 & Jan 21, 2017.

Up to $23,000. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study. 
 

Art Scholarship

Open to art majors on the basis of individual talent. Will replace the student's MC Academic scholarship. Portfolio submission is required. Scholarship application deadlines are Oct 21, 2016 & Jan 21, 2017.

Up to $23,000. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study.

All figures current as of July 2016.

MC Awards

In addition to scholarships, Maryville College provides opportunities for additional awards to interested or qualified students. In consideration of scholarships received and financial aid eligibility, individuals could earn up to $2,500 from one of the awards listed below.

MC Awards Information

To apply for these awards, follow these simple steps:

  • Submit an application for admission
  • Send your high school transcript, including senior year courses, and test scores
  • Review the list of available awards listed below. Select the award(s) for which you are eligible, complete the application (if necessary), and submit your form(s) via your FutureScot portal.
  • Arrange a campus visit to learn as much as you can about the MC experience.
Eligibility CriteriaFinancial Value

Bonner Scholarship Award


Open to entering first-year students who are actively involved in community service. Recipients are required to invest service hours in exchange for scholarship assistance. Priority scholarship application deadline is Nov 1, 2016 & Regular scholarship application deadline is Feb 1, 2017.

$2,500 for each year plus additional grant money based on family's financial need. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with satisfactory completion of required service and program participation.

ALANA Cultural Diversity Award


Open to entering first-year students who are members of an underrepresented ethnic group who show leadership potential, academic promise and the ability to contribute to cultural diversity. Recipients are required to participate in related campus organizations and to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5. Priority scholarship application deadline is Nov 1, 2016 & Regular scholarship application deadline is Feb 1, 2017.

Up to $2,500. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with minimum GPA of 2.50 each year.

Instrumental Music Ensemble Award


Open to non-music majors on the basis of individual talent. Recipients are required to participate in a related music ensemble. Audition required. Scholarship application deadlines are Oct 21, 2016 & Jan 21, 2017. 

Up to $2,500. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in a music ensemble.

Choral Award


Open to non-music majors. Prefer at least two years prior participation in a high school chorus. Recipients are required to participate in a choral ensemble. Audition required. Scholarship application deadlines are Oct 21, 2016 & Jan 21, 2017.

Up to $2,500. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in a choral ensemble.

MC Playhouse Award


Open to non-theatre majors. Prefer at least two years of prior participation in theatre productions. Recipients are required to participate in theatre productions. Audition required. Scholarship application deadlines are Oct 21, 2016 & Jan 21, 2017.

Up to $2,500. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in theatre productions.

Scots Science Scholars


Open to first year students who are seriously considering majors in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, engineering or Mathematics, including pre-professional and licensure tracks. Students will attend an on campus, free three week summer program prior to their first year, followed by a specialized first-year curriculum, including a research experience. Application review begins Feb 1, 2017. Scholarship Application
Students receive an $1,150 stipend to attend the summer program and a minimum scholarship of $21,000 per year.

All figures current as of July 2016.

Veterans' Benefits

Maryville College welcomes veterans and their eligible dependents who wish to attend Maryville College as full-time students and who are eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill and/or the Yellow Ribbon Program benefits. Students must apply for GI benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Through the Yellow Ribbon Program, the VA and Maryville College will cover 100% of the cost of a student's tuition and fees. To learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program at Maryville College, visit our Veterans' Benefits.