Beyond Education


Thomas College Merit Scholarship program

We pledge to provide a transformational experience through challenging classes, outstanding faculty, extraordinary service and numerous opportunities for engagement. Your future is our goal. We recognize that this investment is substantial, and that today's economic conditions make affordability more important than ever. We're here to help you during the enrollment process and throughout your time at Thomas. We welcome the opportunity to guide you through the sometimes complex financial aid process and to make the task of seeking funding less daunting. Realize over 94% of our student receive some sort of financial assistance.

Merit scholarships are awarded to first-time college students based on cumulative high school GPA and SAT / ACT scores. The scholarship levels are:
Scholarship  Amount  Total Amount for 4 years

Summa Cum Laude Scholarship  $13,000  $52,000
Magna Cum Laude Scholarship  $10,000  $40,000
Cum Laude Scholarship  $7,500  $30,000
Honoris Scholarship  $5,000  $20,000

Please contact the Admissions office to see what YOU qualify for or use the Merit Scholarship Calculator. All scholarship amounts are per year and are renewable for up to a maximum of four years of study at Thomas. All recipients are eligible to apply for additional need-based aid by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

To receive any of the above scholarships you only need to apply for admission and be accepted to Thomas.

Overall high school GPA and SAT/ACT is calculated at the time of acceptance by the Admissions Office at Thomas College using your high school's grading system.

SAT I scores may be reported directly to Thomas College or be taken from your high school transcript. At the time of acceptance, we will use your best total score from one testing session.

The above merit scholarships are for first-time college students. (High school seniors taking courses at a local college are still eligible.)

Recipients of a merit scholarship must maintain the stated overall grade point average to maintain the scholarship:

Summa Cum Laude Scholarship 2.75 cum GPA
Magna Cum Laude Scholarship     2.50 cum GPA
Cum Laude Scholarship     2.25 cum GPA
Honoris Scholarship     2.00 cum GPA

Athletic participation or ability is not considered in selecting recipients for any scholarship at Thomas College.

*International students are not eligible for this program. Instead, please see our international student scholarship program in our international section.

A great scholarship program for a great education.

A great education is the foundation for a great future. And we understand that the investment in your education can be a substantial one. Through the Thomas College Merit Scholarship program we offer students a chance to receive financial assistance when they maintain a level of academic excellence.

To calculate what level scholarship you could qualify for, please go to merit scholarship calculator.

 Scholarship

Amount

Total Amount for
4 Years

 Summa Cum Laude Scholarship

 $13,000

 $52,000

 Magna Cum Laude Scholarship

 $10,000

 $40,000

 Cum Laude Scholarship

 $7,500

 $30,000

 Honoris Scholarship

 $5,000

 $20,000

Your admissions application also serves as an application for these scholarships. To receive a scholarship you only need to apply for admission and be accepted to Thomas. Merit scholarships are awarded based on cumulative high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores and are calculated at the time of acceptance by the Admissions Office at Thomas College using your high school's grading system. SAT I scores may be reported directly to Thomas College or be taken from your high school transcript. At the time of acceptance, we will use your best total score from one testing session.

Use the Merit Scholarship Calculator or contact the Admissions office to see what you qualify for. Scholarship amounts are per year and are renewable for up to a maximum of four years of study at Thomas. Recipients are also eligible for additional need-based aid and can apply by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

Recipients of a merit scholarship must maintain the stated overall grade point average to maintain the scholarship:
Summa Cum Laude Scholarship 2.75 cum GPA
Magna Cum Laude Scholarship 2.50 cum GPA
Cum Laude Scholarship 2.25 cum GPA
Honoris Scholarship 2.00 cum GPA

Thomas College merit scholarships are for first-time college students. (High school seniors taking courses at a local college are still eligible.) Athletic participation or ability is not considered in selecting recipients for any scholarship at Thomas College.

Transfer students are eligible for the Transfer Scholarship a $7,500 renewable scholarship which will be awarded to all transfer students who transfer with a 3.0 GPA or higher and have 12 or more transfer credits. 


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