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.

Academic Scholarship Information

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

Eligibility Criteria Financial Value

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship


Awarded to potential student leaders. Candidates must be members of  Phi Theta Kappa Honorary Society and have a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. All-USA Academic team nominees are eligible for an additional $1,000 added to their PTK scholarship.
$22,000 per year on-campus. $19,000 per year off-campus. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 3.0 GPA and leadership participation.

MC Distinguished Scholarship


Awarded to entering transfer students with a 3.5 and above grade point average.
$21,000 per year on-campus. $18,000 per year off-campus. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 3.0 GPA.

MC Honors Scholarship


Awarded to entering transfer students with a 3.0 to 3.49 grade point average.
$20,000 per year on-campus. $17,000 per year off-campus. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.75 GPA.

MC Scholarship


Awarded to entering transfer students with a 2.5 to 2.99 grade point average.
$18,000 per year on-campus. $15,000 per year off-campus. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 2.5 GPA.

MC Scots Scholarship


Awarded to entering transfer students with a 2.0 to 2.49 grade point average.
$17,000 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.

Competitive Fellowships and Scholarships Information

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

Eligibility Criteria Financial Value

McGill Transfer Fellowships

Awarded to five transfer students annually with a minimum college grade point average of 3.5 and demonstrated leadership abilities. An application and a campus interview are required. Recipients are required to live on campus and participate in a living-learning community. Fellowship deadline is May 1.
$4,000 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study with 3.0 GPA.

Church & College Fellowships


Awarded to entering transfer 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. An application and a campus interview are required.
$2,500 per year. Renewable with commitment to leadership involvement and 2.75 GPA.

Music Scholarship


Open to music majors based on individual talent. Recipients are required to participate in related music ensemble. Will replace the student’s MC Academic scholarship. An application and audition required.
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. Will replace the student’s MC Academic scholarship. An application and audition are required.
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. Will replace the student’s MC Academic scholarship. An application and portfolio are required.
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 $1,000 - $5,000 from one of the awards listed below.

MC Awards Information

To apply for these awards, follow these simple steps:

Eligibility Criteria Financial Value

ALANA Cultural Diversity Award

Open to entering transfer students demonstrating academic promise, leadership potential and the ability to contribute to cultural diversity. Recipients are required to participate in related campus organizations. An application is required.
Up to $2,500 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring semesters of full-time study.

Mountain Challenge Staff Award

Awarded to an entering transfer student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average who is interested in developing leadership skills while taking part in one of the South’s premier outdoor adventure programs. An application and campus interview are required. Award application deadline is June 3.
$5,000 per year. Renewable with continued commitment to program participation with 2.75 GPA.

Instrumental Music Ensemble Award


Open to non-music majors based on individual talent.
Recipients are required to participate in a related music ensemble. An application and audition are required.
Up to $2,500 per year. 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. An application and audition are required.
Up to $2,500 per year. 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. An application and audition are required.
Up to $2,500 per year. Renewable for eight fall/spring
semesters of full-time study with continued involvement in theatre productions.

Equestrian Award

Awarded to a highly qualified equestrian who has been
riding and showing for a minimum of three years preferably at three-foot fences or higher. Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. A rider bio and riding video or in person interview are required. Pony Club members are eligible for an additional award up to $2,500. An application is required.
$2,500 per year. Renewable with continued commitment to program participation with 2.75 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.