Acceptance Certificate must be returned to the Office of Admissions by May 1.
The recipient qualifies to receive a scholarship for each of four academic years (Fall/Spring) of continuous undergraduate study at the University of Mary Washington provided that all of the following conditions are satisfied:
- The recipient will receive a scholarship for each academic year that the qualifications are met. One-half of the scholarship will be credited each semester to the student’s account. Awards may be changed in the event domicile is changed after awarding.
- For purposes of this scholarship, the student must successfully complete at least 15 credit hours each semester.
- The scholarship may be used for pre-approved study abroad programs for current scholars who have maintained eligibility for the scholarship prior to their study abroad experience. Pre-approval requires that written permission from the Center for International Education be sent to the Office of Financial Aid. Participation will be limited to one period of study, not to exceed two semesters. Study abroad credit hours equivalent to full-time enrollment will be transferred back to the University of Mary Washington and used to consider scholarship eligibility for the subsequent year. Study abroad participants must return to the University of Mary Washington as full-time residence hall students to complete their degree requirements. The process for using merit scholarships for study abroad programs can be accessed here https://www.umw.edu/financialaid/eligibility/study-abroad/.
- The scholarship may not be used by students participating in an internship in which the student resides off campus.
- An annual $2,500 Academic Achievement Award, with a cumulative ELS 112 GPA of 3.0 or higher. It’s renewable for up to eight semesters as long as the student takes a minimum of 15 credits per semester and maintains a 2.5 GPA . An annual $5,000 Academic Excellence Award, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher in ELS Levels 110 to 112. It’s renewable for up to eight semesters as long as the student takes a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester and maintains a 2.5 GPA.
- Should the recipient be placed on social or administrative probation, or be found guilty of an Honor Code violation, the scholarship will be withdrawn, and charges to the student shall be adjusted according to the University’s refund policy.
- Should the recipient withdraw during the academic year, an adjustment in the amount of the scholarship will be made according to the University’s refund policy.