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Saint Mary Academic Scholarship Application

Congratulations on your eligibility to compete for the Saint Mary Academic Scholarship! To apply for Marian University's most prestigious award, you must submit a resume and essay to no later than December 1, 2022. Below are the requirements for both the resume and essay:

Resumes must be one page, single sided, and are an opportunity for you to tell us about your academic and extracurricular accomplishments. We invite candidates to utilize online resources for building a resume available through The Exchange – Marian University’s career development office.

Essays must be double-spaced and should not exceed 500 words.

The assigned essay prompt is: Describe a topic or idea you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you?

Both the essay and resume must be submitted as email attachments to no later than December 1, 2022. Both documents should be saved either through Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF with the candidate’s first and last name, i.e. “Daniel Elsener’s Resume” and “Daniel Elsener’s Essay”.

Scholarship recipients will be notified in December of 2022. If you are not selected for this scholarship, you will still be eligible for other Marian University scholarships and awards.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at (317) 955-6300 or

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