The Catherine McAuley scholarship provides free tuition to Iowa students whose family income is $45,000 or less annually. These scholarships are renewable for up to four years. To be eligible, students simply need to:
Additionally, to maintain the scholarship from year to year, students will need to show satisfactory academic progress and participate in Mount Mercy’s College Success Program during their first year on campus.
Students are automatically considered for the Catherine McAuley Scholarship once they apply and are admitted to Mount Mercy.
Please note that the Catherine McAuley scholarship supersedes all other Mount Mercy grants and scholarships. Athletic scholarships will remain a part of the student’s financial aid award. However the total amount of the Catherine McAuley scholarship, the Athletic Scholarship, the Pell Grant and the Iowa Tuition Grant will not exceed the cost of tuition.
“When I learned that my scholarship was made possible because of generosity from alumni, parents and friends, I couldn’t stop jumping up and down,” Allison said. “I vowed then to do my best at MMU. Not just for me or my family, but also for the donors who invested in my success.”