Scholarship Day

Scholarship Day is a great way to earn additional scholarship dollars—ranging from $2,000-$8,000 and up to full-tuition—to attend Mount Mercy University. Given the ongoing precautions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Scholarship Day will be offered in a new format this year. Students will have the opportunity to schedule a Scholarship Interview starting in November and will be invited to attend a new, fully-virtual Scholarship Day in February. Registration for Scholarship Interviews and Scholarship Day will be open soon.

Dates & Eligibility

  • Scholarship Interviews may be scheduled between November 9, 2020 to February 5, 2021.
  • Scholarship Day is February 13, 2021.
  • Scholarship Day is focused on high school students who have been admitted to Mount Mercy University as incoming freshmen for Fall 2021.
  • Participants must be admitted to Mount Mercy University. If you have not yet applied, or if you have not completed all the steps of the application process, please do so as soon as possible.

Register for Scholarship Day

Register for a Scholarship Day Interview

What happens during a scholarship interview?

  • Students will participate in a 15 to 20-minute interview with members of the Mount Mercy community. The interview helps us get to know you better and helps you learn more about us!
  • Students are required to complete a Scholarship Interview in order to be considered for Scholarship Day Award scholarships as well as competitive and endowed scholarships.

What is Scholarship Day?

  • Scholarship Day is an exclusive event for admitted students that will provide you with a unique experience to connect with Mount Mercy and learn more about the opportunities waiting for you as a student.
  • Scholarship Day will include featured speakers and informational sessions to help you fully explore Mount Mercy as an admitted student. Sessions will include academic departments and majors, financial aid, student life, athletics, music, and opportunities to hear from current students.
  • Students who attend Scholarship Day will have early-access to registration for Freshmen Orientation dates.

What do I need to do?

  • Apply and complete your application for admission as soon as possible.
  • Schedule a Scholarship Interview at a time that works for you.
  • Register to attend Scholarship Day.
  • Interested in a music or creative talent scholarship? Apply for priority consideration by February 1.
  • If competing for the Holland Full Tuition Scholarship, you must submit your essay/creative project by February 1.

How do I get considered for the Holland Full-Tuition Scholarship?

  • To be considered for the Holland Full-Tuition Scholarship, you must have achieved a 3.7 cumulative high school GPA and a composite ACT of 26 (SAT 1230).
  • You must participate in Scholarship Day.
  • You also need to submit an essay (no more than 750 words), PowerPoint, or other creative projects that addresses the question:
    • What does a college degree mean for you and your future? How would a college degree from Mount Mercy assist you with your future goals?
  • You may also submit a list or resume of your current activities (optional). 
  • Submit your materials no later than Saturday, February 8.

Apply for the Holland Full-Tuition Scholarship

Admitted students, welcome to the Mustang family!

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