Seton Service and Leadership Scholarship Application

The Seton Service and Leadership Scholarship, sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of New York, covers the cost of room and board. The scholarship is awarded to prospective students with a high academic profile and outstanding community service and leadership skills.

The Seton Service & 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 & 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 a letter of recommendation from applicant’s service supervisor

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

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

Community Service and Leadership Activities


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.