Bet Your Bottom Dollar: 7 Scholarships for Neumann Students

Topics: Financial Aid Tips

Published on: Dec 5, 2018 6:11:00 AM

Bet Your Bottom Dollar: 7 Scholarships for Neumann Students

You and your parents/guardians should not be worried about how you're going to pay for college. Why? Well, you shouldn't be worried because there are many scholarships and other financial aid options out there for undergraduate students.

In this blog post, we're going to list a few scholarships that are available to Neumann University students!

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Note: Visit Neumann University's Scholarships page for more information.

1. NeuArts Scholarship

Six scholarships in the amount of $2,000 per scholarship are available for first-time, first-year artists, musicians (instrumental or choral), and actors. An Early Action application for admission (deadline: December 1) is required for consideration. Applicants are required to complete the FAFSA and to complete the online scholarship application form (available on December 1) by February 1 to be considered. This scholarship is in addition to merit awards and is renewable each year, provided the student remains in good academic standing and fulfills the expectations of the scholarship.

Complete the Online NeuArts Scholarship Application Form!

2. On-Campus Grant

This award, in the amount of $4,000 per year, is granted to students who indicate a desire to live on campus at Neumann University. Students are considered for this award at the time of application to the University and will be notified after their admittance. The award is renewable each year, provided the student remains in good academic standing and qualifies to remain in on-campus housing.

Find more information on the On-Campus Grant!

3. Cristo Rey Scholarship

A limited number of scholarships ($20,000 per year over 4 years) are awarded annually to high-achieving students from Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School. Students must demonstrate leadership, commitment to service, and academic excellence. An Early Action application for admission (deadline: December 1) is required for consideration. Applicants are required to complete the FAFSA and to complete the online scholarship application form (available on December 1) by February 1 to be considered. This scholarship replaces other institutional awards.

Complete the Online Cristo Rey Scholarship Form!

4. Maguire Scholarship

A limited number of partial-tuition scholarships are awarded to students attending a Maguire Foundation partner high school. Recipients must achieve a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative high school grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be engaged in community service and/or extracurricular activities. An Early Action application for admission (deadline: December 1) is required for consideration. Applicants are required to complete the FAFSA, and they must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $10,000 or less. Applicants must also complete the online scholarship application form (available on December 1) by February 1 to be considered. For a complete list of participating secondary institutions, visit the Maguire Foundation website.

Complete the Online Maguire Scholarship Form!

5. Catholic High School Grant

This award, in the amount of $2,000 per year, is granted to first-time, first-year students who are currently enrolled or graduated from a Catholic high school. Students are considered for this award at the time of application to the University and will be notified after their admittance to Neumann University. No additional application is required for the award.

Find more information on the Catholic High School Grant!

6. Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

This award, in the amount of $2,000 per year ($1,000 each semester), is given to incoming full-time transfer students who are Phi Theta Kappa members. The PTK Scholarship may be awarded in addition to a student’s merit scholarship. Students are considered for this scholarship at the time of application to the University and will need to submit a copy of their PTK membership card/record as a supplemental item with their application.

Find more information on the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship!

7. Legacy Award

This award, in the amount of $1,000 per year, is granted to students who desire to follow in their family's footsteps and become Neumann Knights. Students are considered for this award at the time of application to the University when they indicate a parent, grandparent, and/or sibling graduated from Neumann University, and students will be notified after their admittance to Neumann University. No additional application is required for the award.

Find more information on the Legacy Award!

Neumann University is dedicated to helping you figure out how to pay for college.

Whether you're a first-year student, an international student, a transfer student, or a first-generation college student, the professionals at NU are dedicated to helping you succeed. We encourage you to invest some time researching scholarships and other financial aid options and then apply to a few of them.

You literally have nothing to lose — just money to gain!

Check out our digital resource page —  The Pathway to College: How High School Students Can Best Prepare for College.

Choose Your Pathway 

WRITTEN BY:
Edward Wright

 Edward Wright

About The Author: Edward P. Wright is the Director of Undergraduate Admission at Neumann University and joined the community in August 2017. This summer he did a college search similar to the search you are going through and quickly found the caring community of Knights ready to welcome him and his family to their new home. His favorite spot on campus is the newly renovated dining hall.

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