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06:27 PM 03/17/2020

 

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    Lions 1st Scholars Award Application

    Lions 1st Scholars Community

    About the Community
    The Lions 1st Scholars Community is designed to support first-generation college students and assist them with their transition from high school into college life at Mount St. Joseph University. Academic success, university navigation, and enhanced sense of belonging are promoted through increased faculty/staff and peer interaction, as well as intentional programming efforts that include cultural enrichment experiences, social interactions, and community service involvement. 

    The Lions 1st Scholars Community seeks students who are first-generation college students (i.e. neither parent nor guardian has earned a bachelor's degree). All academic majors and interests are welcomed.

    Mission
    The mission of the Lions 1st Scholars Community is to provide a supportive and welcoming community for first-generation college students at Mount St. Joseph University. The Lions 1st Scholars Community intentionally connects first-generation students to faculty, staff, peers, resources, information and experiences that promote academic success, a sense of belonging, and successful university navigation.

    Application Process
    • Be accepted to Mount St. Joseph University as an incoming first-year, adult, or transfer student.
    • Neither parent or guardian has received a bachelor's degree.
    • Complete application essay; not all students who are eligible will be awarded the Lions 1st Scholars Award

    COMPLETED APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JANUARY 31. APPLICATIONS ARE COMPLETE ONLY WHEN ALL MATERIALS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
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    Scholarship awards are made at the sole discretion of Mount St. Joseph University.  By submitting this scholarship application, applicants, on behalf of themselves and their parents, guardians, spouses, heirs, and assigns (as applicable), waive any and all claims against Mount St. Joseph University and its employees, officers, directors, representatives, and volunteers related to, in connection with, or arising from applying for this scholarship, including, but not limited to, a decision that results in applicant not receiving a scholarship in any amount.