Scholarships

Scholarships belong to the second step of the admissions process.  That is, any scholarship for which an accepted student qualifies will be included in that student’s financial aid package.  The one exception to this is the Faith and Reason essay contest.  Full details about this and all other scholarships can be had by clicking the bars below.

Current Scholarships

The Faith and Reason essay contest has closed for those students wishing to attend in the Fall of 2018.

Applicants for Fall of 2019 who are interested in participating in the essay contest can expect an official announcement in October of 2018.

For those who are interested, the contest rules and eligibility below may help you prepare for next semester’s contest.

Rules & Eligibility

The Faith & Reason Essay Contest is open to all incoming freshmen at Thomas More College.

Awards: 

Two scholarships for full tuition for four years. Three scholarships for half tuition for four years.  Five scholarships of $3,500 for four years.

A Completed College Application:

All students wishing to submit an essay for the Faith & Reason Essay Scholarship Contest, must also complete and submit a full College Application. The online application can be started here. A complete application must include: two letters of recommendation; high school transcripts; SAT, ACT, or CLT scores; and a completed online application.

A Completed Essay:

Essays should be three to four pages typed, double-spaced, with 12-point Times New Roman font and 1-inch margins on all sides. Applications must include a cover sheet listing the applicant’s name, address, telephone number, e-mail, high school graduation date, and age.

Method of Submission:

All completed Faith & Reason Essays and College applications must be submitted by January 1st of the year you intend to enroll. Completed essays can be e-mailed to admissions@thomasmorecollege.edu or mailed to the College at the following address:

Admissions Office
Thomas More College of Liberal Arts
6 Manchester Street
Merrimack, NH 03054

Completed College applications must be mailed to this address.

Every incoming student who provides scores from the Classic Learning Test (CLT) will receive a $1000 tuition scholarship for each year the student is enrolled at Thomas More College as a full-time student, with a maximum of $4000 for four years. This is in addition to other forms of assistance for which a student qualifies.

All sibling applicants of current and former students, along with children of our alumni, will receive a $1000 tuition scholarship for each year the student is enrolled at Thomas More College as a full-time student, with a maximum of $4000 for four years. This is in addition to other forms of assistance for which a student qualifies.

This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Student Aid Report.  This scholarship may increase year to year based upon the demonstrated need of each student.

The Presidential Scholarship is offered by the college to accepted applicants who demonstrate both strong academic merit as well as spirit of generosity to their community.  Students who show promise in the intellectual life as well as a history of contributing to the community around them are eligible for discounts off tuition ranging from $1000 to $10,000 per year.  While there is not a formal application process for this award, applicants are encouraged to carefully complete the “extracurricular activities” section of the online application,  consider including a letter of recommendation from one who has led such an activity,  and be prepared to discuss such activities with an admissions representative.

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Merrimack, NH 03054

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