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General Scholarships

To be considered for most merit-based scholarships, students need to submit an Application for Admission to the College. Scholarships awarded based on academic merit can be renewed each year provided the student maintains the conditions of the scholarship. These scholarships are effective for students who are accepted for admissions for the 2014-2015 school year.

Note: Students in the TAP program are not eligible for most of these awards.

Scholarship Amount GPA &
Requirements
ACT/SAT Additional
Information
Parochial Promise $13,000 2.5 GPA 20 ACT/940 SAT A guarantee that any student who graduates from a parochial high school will receive a $13,000 Dean's Scholarship per year in institutional aid for up to four years.

Application for admission serves as application for this scholarship.

Cannot be combined with additional academic scholarships.
James Graham Brown Full Tuition Guarantee

An award equal to full tuition when combined with other federal and state grants (excluding KEES)
3.6 Minimum 30/1340
Minimum
Available to incoming freshmen and upperclassmen. Apply by January 15. Must file the FAFSA by January 15.

Those selected will be notified and invited for an on-campus interview.

Cannot be combined with additional academic scholarships.

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Chancellor's Scholarship $20,000 3.6 Minimum
Must be a graduate of one of the Catholic high schools of the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky.
26/1170 Minimum

Two additional awards will be given to graduates from any Catholic high school. Apply by January 15.

Those selected will be notified and invited for an on-campus interview.

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Computer Information Systems Scholarship/Workship Full Tuition Scholarship 3.0 GPA 23 ACT/1060 SAT Minimum Math subscore of 23 ACT/530 SAT

The Computer Information Systems Department offers this competitive scholarship to an incoming student who plans to major in Computer Information Systems. The selected applicant will be required to work 20 hours per week, 50 weeks per year in the Thomas More College Computer Center starting the summer prior to your freshman year. Must apply by January 15. Finalists will be contacted for an interview.

Cannot be combined with additional academic scholarships.

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Presidential Scholarship $10,000 up to $15,000 3.5 Minimum 29/1280
Minimum
Application for admission serves as application for this scholarship.

Cannot be combined with additional academic scholarships.
Dean's Scholarship  $9,000 up to $14,000 3.0 Minimum 20/940 Application for admission serves as application for this scholarship.

Cannot be combined with additional academic scholarships.
TMC Award $2,000 up to $10,000   Application for admission serves as application for this scholarship.

Cannot be combined with additional academic scholarships.
National Merit Finalist Scholarship $11,000 up to $16,000 and traditional residence hall room for up to eight semesters

Must be National Merit finalist.

Application for admission serves as application for this scholarship.

Honor’s and CIS workship students are not eligible for this award in addition to the full-tuition scholarship.
Governor's Scholars Waiver for the cost of a traditional residence hall room for up to eight semesters All students named as a Kentucky Governor's Scholar or Governor's School for the Performing Arts are eligible for this award. Application for admission serves as application for this scholarship. Please provide the financial aid office with a copy of your Governor's Scholar certificate.

Honor’s and CIS workship students are not eligible for this award in addition to the full-tuition scholarship.
Diocese of Covington Kentucky Employee Tuition Grant 10 percent tuition discount Must be a child of a Diocese of Covington, Kentucky teacher or principal. Students should submit an application for admission and verification of parent’s employment.
Leadership Award $2,000 Awards are based on academic achievement as well as leadership and community service.

Apply by January 15. Essay and three letters of recommendation required.

Recipients of the Leadership Award are required to be active members in good standing of the Student Activities Board in order to renew the award.

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Access Grant Varies Based on need Must file the FAFSA in order to receive consideration for this grant
Room Grant Program Waiver for the cost of a traditional residence hall room for the spring semester All first-time freshman students who deposit by May 15 and remain in good standing with the College. $200 deposit due by May 15.
Legacy Tuition Grant Up to 50% of tuition Available to the children, siblings or grandchildren of Thomas More College/Villa Madonna College graduates. When completing application for admission, identify the alumni parent or sibling.
Sibling Award Up to 50% of tuition Available to each student who has a sibling currently enrolled at Thomas More College. When completing application for admission, identify the sibling.
Hispanic Scholarship $2,500 3.0 GPA. Must be a first time freshman of Hispanic heritage.

Apply by January 15. Resume list activities; One page essay

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Utopia Scholarship Up to $7,000
  • Proficiency in foreign or computer language
  • Academic performance 70%
  • Community service 30%
  • Financial aid need
  • Acceptance to Thomas More College

One award recipient will be selected from one of the following schools: Cincinnati Country Day School, Elder High School, McNicholas High School, Mother of Mercy High School, Mount Notre Dame High School, St. Ursula Academy, Summit Country Day School, Walnut Hills High school. Apply by January 15.

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Amber Johnson Award Up to $2,000 Must be a graduate of Dixie High School.

Apply by January 15.

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George A Renaker Charitable Foundation Scholarship Up to $1500 The student must be a declared major in Biology, Chemistry or Nursing and be interested in entering a career in the health field. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

The George A Renaker Scholarship will be awarded to one first-year student from any of the following counties in Northern Kentucky: Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton. Faculty members from Biology, Chemistry and Nursing departments will award the scholarship to one student based on the student's GPA, ACT/SAT scores, a written essay and high school curriculum.

Your application for admission will supply your GPA, ACT/SAT scores and high school curriculum. In addition, the student must submit an essay (roughly 400 words) detailing their interest in a career in healthcare. The essay and application should be mailed to:

Dr. Kathleen S. Barone
Professor of Biology
333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017

The deadline for applications is January 15.

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Liturgical Music Ministry See Application 2.0 20 ACT/940 SAT Available to incoming students and upperclassmen

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Saints Award Amount Varies Awards based upon evaluation of unmet need, institutional aid, housing needs, leadership, scholarship, extracurricular involvement, and service. Priority given to applications received before May 1. To secure the award, recipients must deposit by May 1 or within 2 weeks of notification that they have received the award.

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Band $3,000 up to $8,000     Must actively participate in the Saints Marching Band. An application must be submitted to the office of enrollment