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Thomas More University Scholarships

 

academic scholarships

Academic scholarships are renewable for four years at Thomas More University. Academic scholarships cannot be combined with other academic scholarships. Academic scholarships are based on academic achievements in high school, including cumulative GPA and highest ACT/SAT/CLT score. Application for admission to Thomas More University serves as an application for academic scholarships.

  • ScholarshipAmountGPA/Minimum CriteriaACT/SATAdditional Information
    Presidential ScholarshipUp to $16,0003.6+ GPA27 ACT / 1260 SAT / 84 CLT-
    Dean's ScholarshipUp to $15,0003.0 GPA20 ACT / 1030 SAT / 66 CLT-
    Thomas More AwardUp to $11,000Acceptance to TMU--
    Parochial Promise$14,0002.5 GPA20 ACT / 1030 SAT / 66 CLTMust graduate from a parochial high school

    Signature Scholarships

Thomas More University offers students scholarship opportunities that challenge their academic, service, and spiritual opportunities. Opportunities in Signature Scholarships may include mentoring, community service, honors seminar, and more. Signature Scholarships require additional applications and interviews or information after acceptance to the university. Please read carefully for each scholarship for which you wish to apply.

  • ScholarshipAmountGPA & Minimum CriteriaACT / SATAdditional Information
    James Graham Brown Honors ProgramFull tuition guarantee when combined with other scholarships and aid3.6 GPA28 ACT / 1300 SAT / 86 CLTDeadline to apply is Jan. 15, finalists will be selected to interview. Cannot be stacked with other institutional scholarships and awards.

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    Cleves Scholars ProgramAmount varies based on academics3.25 GPA26 ACT / 1240 SAT / 82 CLTStudents must attend Cleves Scholars events to maintain scholarship offer; the application is automatic with admissions application, priority consideration Dec. 1st
    Computer Information Systems Workship ProgramFull tuition guarantee3.0 GPA23 ACT / 1130 SAT / 74 CLTDeadline to apply: January 15, finalists will be selected to interview. Students must be willing to work 20 hours per week, 50 weeks per year in the Computer Center on campus. Cannot be stacked with other institutional scholarships and awards.

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    Bishop Roger J. Foys Ministry and ServiceAmount varies based on academics and interview3.0 GPA

    Must be Roman Catholic
    22 ACT / 1100 SAT / 72 CLTDeadline to apply January 15. Finalists will be selected to interview.
    Governor's Scholars Program, Governor's School for the Performing Arts, and Governor's School for EntrepreneursGuarantee or $20,000 academic scholarship renewable for up to four yearsCertificate proof of completion.Cannot be stacked with other institutional scholarships and awards.
    National Merit FinalistsGuarantee or $25,000 academic scholarship renewable for up to four yearsCertificate proof of completion.Cannot be stacked with other institutional scholarships and awards.

    Thomas More Trust Scholarships

Thomas More University is committed to ensuring that access to a quality liberal arts education is available to all students. In a time when the cost of higher education has become a barrier for some, Thomas More University has dedicated its resources to ensure that education of the highest quality is available to every student. Thomas More Trust scholarships can be combined with academic scholarships and other scholarships, but they cannot be combined with Signature Scholarships. Thomas More Trust scholarships are renewable for four years with the expectation that students maintain participation in an activity or maintain GPA requirements.

ScholarshipAmountGPA & RequirementsAdditional Information
Diocese of Covington Guarantee$20,000Student must meet minimum admissions criteriaThis guarantee ensures all Diocese of Covington graduates who meet minimum admissions criteria are eligible for $20,000 in institutional aid. This will be a combination of academic and extracurricular scholarships
Saints AwardStudents who submit an Admissions application prior to Nov. 1st will receive a $1,000 Saints Award.Complete an official Thomas More University campus visit

Deadline to apply for the Saints Award is November 1.
To be considered for additional Saints Award money, please complete an application

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Thomas More Access GrantAmount varies based on financial needStudents must complete a FAFSA by January 15 for priority considerationFAFSA Application
Out of State Grant$2,000Students must not reside in the state of Kentucky-
Band ScholarshipUp to $8,000 per yearMust be an active member of the Marching Saints, University Choir, or Theatre ProgramContact program director for more information
Choir ScholarshipUp to $8,000 per yearMust be an active member of the Marching Saints, University Choir, or Theatre ProgramContact program director for more information
Theatre ScholarshipUp to $8,000 per yearMust be an active member of the Marching Saints, University Choir, or Theatre ProgramContact program director for more information
Spirit AwardUp to $8,000 per yearMust be an active member of the cheerleading squad, dance team, or mascot programContact coaches for more information
Sibling / Legacy GuaranteeGuarantee is 50% off of tuitionMust be son, daughter, sibling, or grandchild of a TMU current student or a TMU/TMC/VMC alum.Cannot be stacked with institutional scholarships, will be included in the amount of institutional scholarships offered.
Military Award$2,000Must be current military personnel or veteran or dependent (as defined by FAFSA)Deadline is May 1. DD-214 or current military ID is required.

Other Scholarships and Awards

ScholarshipAmountGPA & RequirementsAdditional Information
Diocese of Covington, Kentucky Employee Tuition Grant10% off of tuitionMust be a child of the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky teacher or principalOnly applies to part-time students or students not receiving any financial aid
Utopia ScholarshipUp to $7,000Acceptance and confirmation of enrollment to TMU and proficiency in foreign or computer languagePlease see application for additional requirements

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Amber Johnson ScholarshipUp to $3,000Must be a graduate of Dixie Heights High School and accepted to Thomas More UniversityDeadline to apply is May 31.

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George A. Renaker Charitable Foundation ScholarshipUp to $1,500Must be a Biology, Chemistry or Nursing major with a 3.0 GPADeadline to apply is January 15.

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Alpha Delta Gamma Founders Legacy Scholarship$2,000Must demonstrate the five principles of ADG: Spiritual, Scholastic, Service, School Spirit, and SocialDeadline to apply is April 15. Recipient will receive the scholarship during their second semester of their first year at TMU/ Please see application for additional information.

Application