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, the student will receive the largest scholarship for which they are eligible. In cases where students are eligible to receive more than one award, the total cannot exceed tuition and fees.

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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 Criteria Financial Value

Presidential Scholarship

30+ ACT superscore or 1390+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) superscore and minimum
3.8+ weighted GPA. Requires a commitment of four semesters as an Academic Mentor.
$23,000 per year on-campus.  $18,000 per year off-campus. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 3.0 GPA.

Dean's Scholarship

26+ ACT composite or 1240+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) superscore and 3.5+ weighted GPA. Requires a commitment of three semesters as an Academic Mentor.
$22,000 per year on-campus. $17,000 per year off-campus. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.75 GPA.

Maryville College Scholarship

24+ ACT superscore or 1160+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) superscore and 3.0+ weighted GPA
$21,000 per year on-campus. $16,000 per year off-campus. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.5 GPA.

MC Scots Scholarship

19+ ACT superscore or 980+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) superscore
$19,000 per year on-campus. $14,000 per year off-campus. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.0 GPA.

All figures current as of August 2019.

Additional Scholarships (Based on State Residency) Financial Value

TN Hope

Awarded to first-year TN students that have a 3.0+ unweighted GPA OR 21+ ACT composite score OR 1060+ SAT composite score.

Families must file the FAFSA in order to receive the TN HOPE Lottery Scholarship.
$3,500 per year
For a complete list of eligibility and renewal criteria, visit tn.gov/collegepays

Out-of-State Award

Awarded to out-of-state students with a 3.0+ GPA OR 21+ ACT superscore OR 1060+ SAT superscore.
$2,000 per year
Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.0 GPA.

All figures current as of August 2019.

Competitive Fellowships and Scholarships

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).
  • Arrange a campus visit to learn as much as you can about the MC experience.
Program & Eligibility Criteria Financial Value

McGill Scholarship/Fellowship

McGill Scholarship is awarded to 5 incoming first-year students with combined minimum 30+ ACT superscore or 1390+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) and minimum 3.8+ weighted GPA and demonstrated leadership abilities. Application and campus interview required. Replaces academic merit scholarship. Deadline is Dec 1.
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McGill Fellowship is awarded to 20 incoming first-year students meeting the same requirements as the McGill Scholarship. Can be stacked with academic merit. Deadline is Dec 1.
Full tuition. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 3.25 GPA.

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Fellowship is valued at $4,000. Renewable for eight semesters of full-time study with 3.0 GPA.

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 superscore or 1240+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) superscore and 3.5+ GPA. Can be stacked with academic merit. Application and campus interview required. Fellowship application deadline is Feb 1.


$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. Application and campus interview required.
Fellowship application deadline is Feb 1.
$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. Application and campus interview required. Fellowship application deadline is Feb 1.
$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. 24+ ACT superscore or 1160+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) superscore and min 3.0 grade point average.  Replaces academic merit scholarship. Application and campus interview required. Fellowship application deadline is Feb 1.
$24,000 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.75 GPA during first year and 2.85 GPA in second and third year.

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. 24+ ACT superscore or 1160+ SAT (Evidence-based reading & writing and Math) superscore and min 3.0+ GPA. Rider bio and riding video or in person interview required. Replaces academic merit scholarship. Application and campus interview required. Scholarship application deadline is Feb 1.
$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.

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, two-week summer program prior to their first year, followed by a specialized first-year curriculum, including a research experience. Replaces academic merit scholarship. Application and campus interview required. Scholarship application deadline is Feb 1.
$870 award to attend the summer program and a  minimum scholarship of either $21,000 per year on-campus or$16,000 per year off-campus.
 

Music Scholarship

Open to music majors based on individual talent. Recipients are required to participate in a related music ensemble. Replaces academic merit scholarship. Application and campus interview required. Scholarship application deadline is Feb 1.
Up to full tuition per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 3.0 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. Application and campus interview required.Scholarship application deadline is Feb 1.
 
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. Application and campus interview required.Scholarship application deadline is Feb 1.
 
Up to $23,000 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 3.0 GPA.

All figures current as of August 2019.

 

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).
  • Arrange a campus visit to learn as much as you can about the MC experience.
Eligibility Criteria Financial Value

Bonner Scholarship Award/Leadership Award

Bonner Scholarship is a need-based award program for first-year students who are actively involved in their community through community service or other responsibilities. Recipients are required to invest service hours in exchange for financial aid assistance. Application and campus interview required. Award application deadline is Feb 1.
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Bonner Leaders are students who are deeply committed to serving in their community but do not meet financial requirements of the Bonner Scholars Program. Recipients are required to engage in weekly service hours and enrichment programs.Application and campus interview required. Award application deadline is Feb 1
$2,500 each year plus additional grant money based on financial need.  Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study.
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Up to $1,500 in Federal Work-study funds. Other funding may be available.  Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study.

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.Application and campus interview required. Award application deadline is Feb 1.

Up to $2,500 each year.  Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.5 GPA.

Instrumental Music Ensemble Award

Non-music majors based on individual talent. Audition required. Recipients required to participate in a related music ensemble. Application and campus interview required. Award application deadline is Feb 1.
Up to $2,500 each 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.Application and campus interview required. Award application deadline is Feb 1.
Up to $2,500 each 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. Recipients are required to participate in theatre productions. Application and campus interview required. Award application deadline is Feb 1.
Up to $2,500 each year.  Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in theatre productions with 2.5 GPA.

All figures current as of August 2019.

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.