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 first-year students with a combined minimum
30+ ACT composite or 1390+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) test score and minimum 3.8 grade point average. Requires a commitment of four semesters volunteering as an Academic Mentor. Presidential Scholars with an ACT score of 32+ or 1450+ 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 first-year students with a combined minimum 26+ ACT composite or 1240+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) test score and min 3.5 grade point average. 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 first-year students with a combined minimum 24+ ACT composite or 1160+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) test score and min 3.0 grade point average.
$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 first-year students with a minimum 19+ ACT composite or 980+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) test score.
$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 2017.

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

First-year student leaders wanting 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. Can be stacked with academic merit. Campus interview required. Priority scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017. Regular scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2018.
$5,000 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.75 GPA.

 

Chapel Fellowship

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.  Can be stacked with academic merit. Campus interview required. Priority scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017. Regular scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2018.
$4,000 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.0 GPA.

Church and College Fellowship

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. Can be stacked with academic merit. Campus interview required. Priority scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017. Regular scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2018.
$2,500 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.0 GPA.

Mountain Challenge Fellowship

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 24+ ACT or 1160+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) score and min 3.0 grade point average.  Replaces academic merit scholarship. Campus interview required. Priority scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017.
$24,000 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.5 GPA.

Equestrian Team Scholarship

Highly qualified equestrians who have been riding and showing for a minimum of three years preferably at three-foot fences or higher. Minimum combined 24+ ACT or 1160+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) score and min 3.0 grade point average. Rider bio and riding video or in person interview required. Replaces academic merit scholarship. Priority scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017. Regular scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2018.
$24,000 per year on-campus. $20,000 per year off-campus. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full time study with 2.75 GPA.
 

Music Scholarship

Open to music majors based on individual talent. Recipients are required to participate in a related music ensemble. Replaces academic merit scholarship. Audition required. Scholarship application deadlines are October 21, 2017 & January 21, 2018.
Up to full tuition per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.5 GPA.
 

Theatre Scholarship

Open to theatre majors based on individual talent. Prefer at least two years prior participation in theatre productions. Recipients are required to participate in theatre productions. Replaces academic merit scholarship. Audition is required. Scholarship application deadlines are October 21, 2017 & January 21, 2018.
Up to $23,000 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.5 GPA.
 

Art Scholarship

Open to art majors based on individual talent. Replaces academic merit scholarship. Portfolio submission required. Scholarship application deadlines are October 21, 2017 & January 21, 2018.
Up to $23,000 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.5 GPA.

All figures current as of July 2017.

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

First-year students who are actively involved in community service. Recipients required to invest service hours in exchange for scholarship assistance. Priority scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017. Regular scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2018.
$2,500 per 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

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 required to participate in related campus organizations. Priority scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017. Regular scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2018.
Up to $2,500 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with minimum GPA of 2.5 each year.

Instrumental Music Ensemble Award

Non-music majors based on individual talent. Audition required. Recipients required to participate in a related music ensemble. Scholarship application deadlines are October 21, 2017 & January 21, 2018.
Up to $2,500 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in a music ensemble with 2.5 GPA.

Choral Award

Non-music majors. Prefer at least two years prior participation in a high school chorus. Audition required. Recipients required to participate in a choral ensemble. Scholarship application deadlines are October 21, 2017 & January 21, 2018.
Up to $2,500 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in a choral ensemble with 2.5 GPA.

MC Playhouse Award

Non-theatre majors. Prefer at least two years of prior participation in theatre productions. Audition required. Recipients are required to participate in theatre productions. Scholarship application deadlines are October 21, 2017 & January 21, 2018.
Up to $2,500 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in theatre productions with 2.5 GPA.

Scots Science Scholars

First-year students who are seriously considering majors in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics, including pre-professional and licensure tracks. Students attend a free, on campus, three-week summer program prior to their first year, followed by a specialized first-year curriculum, including a research experience. Replaces academic merit scholarship. Application deadline is February 1, 2018.
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 2017.

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.