Seton Service and Leadership Scholarship Application

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity, the Seton Service and Leadership Scholarship is awarded to prospective students with a high academic profile and proven outstanding community service and leadership skills. The award amount of $9,500 will cover Room and Board charges.

If awarded and accepted, this scholarship will be attributed to the financial aid package in lieu of any previously earned Alumnae/i and Friends Award.

The Seton Service and Leadership Scholarship requires an annual commitment for continuation. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 while at the Mount and fulfill a commitment to a service project of their choice. Recipients of the award will reside with a fellow Seton Service and Leadership scholar
for the first year and participate in a reflective community.


  • Students of all faiths are encouraged to apply and equally considered for the scholarship
  • High School seniors offered admission to the College of Mount Saint Vincent as a resident student for the Fall semester
  • Composite SAT scores of 1100 (out of the 1600 Reading Math)
  • Minimum GPA of 88
  • Qualified applicants will be interviewed December 15 through March 1

Application Process

  • Apply for Admission to the College
  • Fill out the online application below by February 1
  • Provide contact info of Volunteer Service Supervisor to be contacted by Seton Service Program
  • Schedule and complete an interview with the Seton Service Program by February 15
    Note: It is acceptable to interview via skype if you live outside of the tri-state area or have another extenuating circumstance.

Annual Commitment and Continuation

  • Maintain a minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Continue to be a resident student
  • Successfully and reliably fulfill your commitment to your service project
  • Actively participate in the regularly scheduled reflection components of the program

Note: Successful candidates will be notified by April 15.



* - Indicates Required Fields

*First Name

*Last Name

Middle Name    


Street Address


Address (cont.)    



Zip Code

*Cell Phone Number

Home Phone

*Email Address

High School

Intended Major

Community Service and Leadership Activities

Contact Information of Volunteer Service Supervisor

*Phone Number



Please submit an essay of no more than 500 words, titled "Why Community Service Matters to Me"

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