Scholarships


Ancilla College of Marian University offers a wide variety of scholarships to help you achieve your dreams!

Students applying for Ancilla College of Marian University Scholarships must submit a FAFSA form.  For more information, please click on the name of the scholarship.

Please note the deadlines for scholarships. Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed for an award. All applications re-open Jan. 1 of each year.

Awards and dollar amounts are subject to change.

Ancilla Valedictorian & Salutatorian Scholarship

Graduating at the top of your class often means being honored by your high school. Ancilla College of Marian University will do quite a bit more to honor your accomplishment.

Ancilla College of Marian University offers full tuition scholarships to valedictorians. Graduates in the very top of their class can receive a scholarship of free full-time tuition, scholarship is renewable for one year.

Students named as salutatorians by their high school will be offered up to $10,000 toward full-time enrollment at Ancilla College of Marian University, scholarship is renewable for one year.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must complete the scholarship application and provide verification of valedictorian or salutatorian status.
  • Applicant must submit a FASFA with the admissions application to Ancilla College of Marian University.
  • Scholar must be a full-time student and retain a 3.0 Ancilla College of Marian University GPA or greater to renew the scholarship.
  • Application deadline August 15, 2021

For more details contact the Admissions office at 574-936-8898 x.330.

Autism Program at Ancilla (APAC) Scholarship

The APAC Scholarship is awarded in amounts up to $2,000, which will be applied to the APAC fees for forthcoming academic year. If awarded, half of the total amount will be applied to Fall semester and half to Spring semester balances.

Applicants must submit a minimum 200 word typed essay to be included with the scholarship application form. The essay should respond to all of the following applicant questions:

  • List why you chose to attend Ancilla College of Marian University.
  • What career field do you want to enter after school, and why?
  • Explain why your chosen degree and career field is important in today’s society?

Requirements:

  • Applicant must be accepted into the Autism Program at Ancilla College of Marian University.
  • Applicant must complete the scholarship application and essay.
  • Applicant must submit a FASFA with the admissions application to Ancilla College of Marian University.
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Scholar must remain a full-time student and retain a 2.5 Ancilla College of Marian University GPA or greater to renew the scholarship.
  • Application deadline August 1, 2021

For more details contact the Admissions office at 574-936-8898 x.330.

Catholic Campus Ministry Scholarship

The Catholic Scholarship is open to high school graduates and transfer students who are active members of the Catholic Church. Ancilla College of Marian University seeks students who are passionate about their faith, motivated to share it with others, and desire to grow as effective leaders amongst their peers. The scholarship award is an annual $1,000 (or pro-rated for part-time students) and is renewable for one additional year. 

Applicants must be an active member of a Catholic Church parish.

  • Must provide a letter from your parish confirming you are an active member.

Applicants must submit a minimum 100 word typed essay with the scholarship application to include:

  • Previously demonstrated commitment to ministry.
  • Dedication to be actively engaged in Ancilla College of Marian University’s campus ministry in order to broaden scope of ministry across the campus. Please include specific areas of interest: (3 or more):
  • Alternative Break/mission trips
  • Bible study/small faith sharing groups
  • Hospitality
  • Liturgy/prayer
  • Marketing/promotions
  • Peer Ministry
  • Service

Requirements:

  • Applicant must complete the scholarship application, parish letter and essay.
  • Applicant must submit a FASFA with the admissions application to Ancilla College of Marian University.
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Scholar must remain a full-time student and retain a 2.5 Ancilla College of Marian University GPA or greater to renew the scholarship.
  • Application deadline August 15, 2021

For more details contact the Admissions office at 574-936-8898 x.330.

Earn to Learn Scholarship

The Ancilla College of Marian University Earn to Learn Program offers a renewable $1,000 scholarship each semester to a student in the Earn to Learn program. The award is based on a combination of financial need, scholastic ability, and educational and career goals.

Applicants must submit a minimum 200 word typed essay to be included with the scholarship application form. The essay should explain why you are attending Ancilla College of Marian University and what role you believe this working opportunity will play in your choice of major and your future profession. Please indicate in the essay which Earn to Learn Scholarship work area you are applying.

Students will work and learn in one of these areas:

Registrar & Institutional Research, IT, Career Services, Peer Tutoring, Nursing & Science Labs, Student Government, Communications, Admissions, Athletics, Business Office, Financial Aid, Residence Life, Campus Ministry, Alumni Development, Facilities and the Library.

Internship credit can be arranged in some instances, depending on the type of work the position requires.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must complete the scholarship application and essay.
  • Applicant must be a full -time student and maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher to qualify for the scholarship.
  • Applicant must have a current FAFSA on file at Ancilla College of Marian University.
  • Scholar must work at least 10 hours per week to receive max allotted award.

For more details contact the Jean Wolfe at 574-936-8898 x.366.

REAch Scholarship

The Rewarding Excellent Achievements (REAch) Scholarship can be obtained by any high school graduate under the age of 21 (prior to the start of class this coming fall semester) and who has not already obtained more than 12 college credits. The Reach Scholarship is designed to support students who have worked to achieve academic success in high school and seek a college degree as part of their educational journey.

The Reach Scholarship is not affected by financial need and is available to any incoming student who meets the criteria below and is a full-time student.

The scholarship is renewable for every year the student remains in full time status and retains a 2.5 Ancilla College of Marian University GPA or greater. Applicants must submit a FASFA with the admissions application to Ancilla College of Marian University.

Requirements:

GPA of 3.70 and up      $7,000
GPA of 3.30 to 3.69     $6,500
GPA of 3.00 to 3.29     $6,000

For more details contact the Admissions office at 574-936-8898 x.330.

Student Success Scholarship

The College Success Scholarship supports students who have struggled academically, but desire to earn a college degree. The Scholarship is open to non-student-athletes, based on high school GPA. 

The scholarship is renewable for every year the student remains in full-time status and retains a 2.5 Ancilla College of Marian University GPA or greater. Applicants must submit a FASFA with the admissions application to Ancilla College of Marian University.

Requirements:

GPA of 2.75 to 2.99     $5,000
GPA of 2.50 to 2.74      $4,000
GPA of 2.00 to 2.49      $3,000

For more details contact the Admissions office at 574-936-8898 x.330.

Transfer Scholarship

The Transfer Scholarship is designed to help students who want to transfer to Ancilla College of Marian University.

The transfer scholarship is designed to encourage you to continue your education at Ancilla College of Marian University after attending another college or university. It’s available to you if you have not earned a college degree, but attempted more than 12 credit hours at any college or university.

The scholarship is renewable for up to four semesters and the student must retain a 2.5 Ancilla College of Marian University GPA or greater. Applicants must submit a FASFA with the admissions application to Ancilla College of Marian University.

The Transfer Scholarship award amount is based on your earned GPA at previous schools and full-time or part-time enrollment. Part-time enrollment will cut these awards by half.

Requirements:

3.50 to 4.00    $4,000
3.00 to 3.49    $3,000
2.50 to 2.99    $2,000
2.00 to 2.49    $1,500

For more details contact the Admissions office at 574-936-8898 x.330.

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