Anna Maria College Merit-based Grants and Scholarships
Anna Maria College offers institutional merit-based grants and scholarships for full-time undergraduate freshmen and transfers. Merit grants and scholarships do not require the FAFSA.
Merit Award Amount for the Academic Year
Four Year Total
Required AMC Cumulative GPA to Keep Merit Award
3.50 - 4.00
3.00 - 3.49
2.50 - 2.99
2.00 - 2.49
AMC's New England Catholic High School Scholarship Program
Awarded annually in March
- Students must be a first-year freshman, who will be graduating from a Catholic High School in New England. Transfer students are not eligible to receive this scholarship.
- Students must have a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA.
- Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA to continue to receive the scholarship over the four years.
- Student’s participation in high school leadership programs, activities, sports, etc. is reviewed and considered.
Anna Maria Need-Based Grants
Anna Maria College offers generous need-based grants to students, who show financial need based on the filing of their FAFSA each year. Complete your FAFSA early as funds are not guaranteed after the priority deadline!
Anna Maria has endowed and named scholarships that it awards to students each year based on the donor’s criteria. Amounts vary.
Priority Deadlines For AMC Grants and Scholarships
March 1, 2013 (Fall 2013)
December 1, 2013 (Spring 2014)
Funding is not guaranteed after the priority deadlines have passed.
Other available scholarships
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: May 27, 2013
The creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are renewing the scholarship for 2013. Please visit http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to apply for the scholarship.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
ACA Scholarship Trust Program for North Americans with French-Catholic heritage or affinity
Applications are now available at www.acascholarshiptrust.org.
Other $1,000 Scholarship Opportunities
All of the scholarship contests below are open to all U.S. residents who are either high school seniors or college students who are already enrolled. The entry requirements vary for each but generally only require students to write a 500-word essay on a topic related to the sponsor's industry. The deadlines for the individual contests are listed below. No fees or purchases are required to enter.
More detailed info on the scholarships can be found below (along with the essay topics):
- Business and Economics Scholarship, Deadline: 4/20/2013 - Learn more
- Connect Your Home Scholarship, Deadline: 5/3/2013 - Learn more
- Traffic Safety Scholarship, Deadline: 5/15/2013 - Learn more
- Arrow Exterminators Scholarship, Deadline: 5/15/2013 - Learn more
- Study Abroad Scholarship, Deadline: 5/20/2013 - Learn more
- Big Fish Online Games Scholarship, Deadline: 5/31/2013 - Learn more
- My Alarm Center Scholarship, Deadline: 6/1/2013 - Learn more
- Click Links Scholarship, Deadline: 6/3/2013 - Learn more
- Sunoco Rewards Scholarship, Deadline: 6/15/2013 - Learn more
- Community Safety Scholarship, Deadline: 6/25/2013 - Learn more
Available Federal and State Grants
Federal Pell Grant
The Federal Pell Grant ranges from $588.00 to $5,550 for the year. Students must complete a FAFSA each year and demonstrate exceptional financial need to be eligible.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
The FSEOG is awarded to students, who demonstrate exceptional financial need and are working on their first undergraduate degree. The Financial Aid Office determines the recipients and the amounts of the individual awards. FSEOG is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and priority is given to Pell Grant recipients.
Information for state grants are collected from the FAFSA each year and sent by the Department of Education to the state of residency listed on each student's FAFSA. Each state has set deadlines to be eligible and amounts vary from state to state and year to year. Anna Maria will award state grants as soon as it is notified by each state. States that participate in this program include Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the District of Columbia. States may opt out from year to year. Contact your guidance counselor or appropriate state agency for application information and deadline dates.
MA Gilbert Grant
The Gilbert Grant is awarded to students with residency in the Commonwealth of MA with financial need. Students must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits) to be eligible. The Financial Aid Office determines the recipients and the amounts of the individual awards. MA Gilbert Grant is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and priority is given to Pell Grant recipients.
MA Part-Time Grant
Anna Maria College receives a small allowance from the Commonwealth of MA to award to MA resident students, who are enrolled less than full-time. The Financial Aid office determines who receives the funds based on need and priority deadlines.
Anna Maria College is approved by the Board of Regents of Higher Education for the purpose of training veterans and other eligible persons. Veterans who are eligible to receive benefits should consult the Registrar's Office for the specific details of application and enrollment certification. Any changes in course registration and/or full-time status must be promptly reported to the Registrar's Office.
More Financial Aid Resources
> Financing Options Page
> Applying for Financial Aid
For More Information
If you have questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (508) 849-3363 or email@example.com .