News Archive : scholarship

February 25, 2014 - 10:35am
Iowa high school seniors enrolling as new Mount Mercy University freshmen in the fall of 2014 will have a unique financial aid option – the Catherine McAuley Scholarship. “The scholarship is meant to bridge the gap some students encounter between grant amounts and remaining tuition costs, essentially resulting in free tuition,” stated Dean of Admissions Terri Crumley. “This scholarship, aligned with our mission, will allow even more talented young people to pursue their academic dreams with Mount Mercy.”
February 10, 2014 - 10:24am
Students Naomi Fisher and Rachel Vaughn each took a half-court shot at a $1,000 scholarship during the men’s basketball game against St. Ambrose on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. During the fall 2013 semester, Mount Mercy’s student alumni group Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) offered students a chance at winning one of two scholarships if they participated in an athletic attendance punch card initiative, and could sink a shot from Hennessey’s half-court. Fisher and Vaughn, both nursing students, were randomly drawn as the finalists.
November 25, 2013 - 5:31pm
The Keech Scholarship Fund has been impacting Mount Mercy nursing students for more than 40 years.
November 30, 2012 - 9:16am
Mount Mercy University received approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for its Quality Initiative project, Pathways to Scholarship. The university is participating in the launch of a new HLC accreditation model that includes a campus-specific improvement project, the Quality Initiative. Mount Mercy's two-year project placed special focus on energizing scholarship by encouraging faculty and student engagement in research and creative work, both individually and through collaborative teams.
June 21, 2011 - 4:52pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce a new scholarship for transfer students who are members of the international honor society Kappa Beta Delta, an honor society for students enrolled at schools accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
April 12, 2011 - 7:34pm
Students at Mount Mercy University had the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of scholarship through a unique campus-wide campaign that combined trivia and academia. The initiative, dubbed the Pathways to Scholarship campaign, used giant posters and game cards to educate and inspire current students and influence how they view scholarship endeavors – culminating in a grand-prize giveaway of a free 32" flat screen TV.
Mount Mercy's nursing lab provides students with hands-on training.
November 4, 2010 - 12:16pm
Mount Mercy University today announced that alumnae Mary LoVerde and Pat Marschel have established an endowed scholarship in honor of their mothers. The Lou Schulte-Lois Corkery Endowed Scholarship (Title III) is designed to provide funding for scholarships for worthy and deserving students whose major is nursing, with preference given to students from Mediapolis High School in Mediapolis, Iowa, or Don Bosco High School in Gilbertville, Iowa.
October 11, 2010 - 1:00am
“We are honored that this donor, who wished to remain anonymous, chose to create a meaningful legacy by investing in Mount Mercy students and the faith-inspired education they receive on the Hill,” says Mount Mercy University President Christopher Blake. “By making a college education more affordable, these scholarships will create opportunities for all types of students to attend Mount Mercy and achieve a level of academic success wrapped around Mercy values of service to the common good.”
July 27, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy has been recognized in the Center for Student Opportunity’s 2011 College Access & Opportunity Guide, a comprehensive college guidebook designed to help low-income, first-generation college-bound students make their college dreams a reality. Mount Mercy is highlighted as an institution making strides in outreach efforts, financial aid opportunities and student support services in an effort to attract and retain students who might otherwise miss a higher education opportunity.

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