Institutional Merit Scholarships

Mount Carmel College of Nursing offers financial assistance to top students through merit-based scholarships. Unlike loans, these Achievement Awards do not need to be repaid. These scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman through the Admissions office and are based on high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores. The Eleanor Wilson Academic is available to returning students that are not already receiving another merit scholarship.

These scholarships are renewable if appropriate criteria are met each year. See below for additional information.

Name Amount Selection Criteria How to Apply
Presidential Scholarship Scholarships awarded to incoming first-year freshman students; $3,000 Fr. & So. year; $4,000 Jr. & Sr. year Recipient(s) must have minimum of 25 ACT score, 3.5 cumulative H.S. GPA (on 4.0 scale) No application necessary; must maintain 3.4 GPA and full-time status each semester to be renewable
Eleanor Wilson Recruitment Scholarship Scholarships awarded to incoming first-year freshman; $1,200 Recipients must have a minimum 22 ACT score; 3.2 cumulative high school GPA (on 4.0 scale) No application necessary; not renewable, available to incoming freshman only
Eleanor Wilson Academic Scholarship $1,000 Sophomore; $1,250 Junior; $1,500 Senior Transfer students with a cumulative of 3.7 will receive this scholarship Awarded to students who complete a full year of full-time study (each semester) and maintain a minimum of 3.7 cumulative GPA at end of each year No application necessary; full-time status each semester is required

Mount Carmel College of Nursing Endowed Scholarships

Through generous support of donors, MCCN is privileged to offer numerous scholarship opportunities to our students. These scholarships are funded directly from donor gifts and awarded through an annual application process. These awards are intended to provide supplemental funding to Mount Carmel College of Nursing Students.

Students will be notified each year (primarily through Nightingmail) when the Scholarship link will be available and instructions for application. All returning students are encouraged to apply. The link will only remain available for a limited time as indicated in the annual email notification.

Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Scholarship Committee and will be notified of award through a revised award notification. An annual dinner for donors and recipients is held in the fall and recipients will receive additional information on this event from the MCCN Advancement Office.

Award amounts may vary from year to year depending on current donations and/or market fluctuations.

Listed below are the scholarships that currently enrolled students will be able to apply for during the Scholarship Application period in February of each year.

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years of educating nurses


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