Presidential scholarships are the most prestigious scholarships offered by the College. A limited number of full-tuition undergraduate scholarships are awarded to entering residential students who demonstrate the highest level of academic acheivement. Renewable for three additional years with continued academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.25).
Scholarships of $13,000 to $16,000 are awarded to students who have outstanding academic performance in a challenging high school program and who have outstanding SAT scores. Renewable for three additional years with continued academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.0).
Scholarships of $8,000 to $12,000 are awarded to students who have done well in a strong academic high school program and who have competitive SAT scores. The awards are granted in recognition of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, foundress of the Sisters of Charity, for her genuiine and compassionate dedication to helping others. Renewable for three additional years with continued academic achievement (minimum GPA of 2.5).
Scholarship from $1,000 to $15,000 awarded to residential and commuter students based on their financial need.
Awards of $4,000 to $7,000 are granted to students who have demonstrated the values of leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility as exemplified by Mother Mary Xavier Mehegan. Renewable for three additional years with continued satisfactory academic progress and good academic standing.
Half tuition award for resident or commuter students. Daughters and granddaughters of CSE Alumnae/i who are applying as full-time, first-year students are eligible for these scholarshps. Awarded to the top 10 candidates among the applicants.
Scholarships of $2,500, not based on financial need. Renewable with satisfactory academic achievement. May be awarded in combination with other scholarships or need-based financial aid. Nieces or grand nieces of Sisters of Charity (living or deceased) who meet the ordinary admission criteria of the College are eligible for these scholarships.
Up to five half-tuition scholarships may be awarded to students in each of the Sisters of Charity High Schools. Selection for the scholarship will be based upon the Principal's recommendation addressing how the student lives out the mission of the Sisters of Charity and the student's academic records. A minimum GPA of 3.0 and standard academic process are required for renewal of scholarship.
A varying number of renewable scholarships are available, ranging from $4,000 to $13,000, are awarded to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum of 32 transfer credits.
Each fall semester, the College awards two full scholarships covering tuition, room and board. Those selected for these highly competitive scholarships must prove that they can cover all remaining costs including transportation, books, insurance, personal expenses, etc. Only international students who are apply as full-time, first-year students in the Women's College are eligible for the full scholarships. All scholarships are renewable for a maximum of four years provided that the student maintains s a minimum GPA of 3.0.