NSF Scholars-on-Track Scholarship Application

The Scholars-on-Track Scholarship, funded under an NSF S-STEM grant, provides up to $9000 to defray tuition costs. The scholarship is awarded to prospective students with a high academic profile
and a promise of success in the fields of biochemistry, biology, and chemistry.

The Scholars-on-Track Scholarship requires an annual commitment for continuation. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 while majoring in biochemistry, biology, or chemistry at the Mount.


  • High School Seniors offered admission to the College of Mount Saint Vincent for the Fall semester
  • SAT-M score of at least 500 and SAT-V score of at least 450
  • High school average of at least 87
  • Grade of at least 87 in each of three years of high school laboratory science courses

Application Process

  • Apply for Admission to the College
  • Fill out the online application below by February 1, 2015
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from one of the applicant’s science teachers attesting to the applicant’s abilities, achievements and potential in the sciences.
  • Write an essay on the topic “Why Science?” Your essay (750 to 1000 words) must demonstrate a commitment to science and familiarity with three science careers (only one of which can be a medical field).

Successful candidates will be notified, via mail, in late March.



* - Indicates Required Fields

*Last Name

*First Name

Middle Name    


Street Address


Address (cont.)    



Zip Code

*Cell Phone Number

Home Phone

*Email Address

High School

Current Cumulative GPA

Composite SAT or ACT Scores

Intended Major

High School Laboratory Science Courses

Why Science?

Please submit an essay to caroline.higgins@mountsaintvincent.edu
Subject line: Seton Service and Leadership Scholarship

Upon our receipt of the completed registration form, we will send you  a registration confirmation via email.