Mary Stuart Rogers Scholarship

Mary Stuart Rogers Scholarship 2017-2018

The Scholarship

The Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation provides scholarships in the amount of $5,000 ($2,500 per semester) to a handful of undergraduate students each year. These awards are renewable if the student maintains full time enrollment and a 3.0 GPA. Rogers Scholars are chosen based on their demonstrated commitment to social justice demonstrated through community service involvement and student leadership, and special consideration is given to students who aspire to become teachers.

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Scholarship Criteria
  • Student must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate in his/her junior or senior year (or a 5th year student in education studies) in the fall of 2017.

  • Have a cumulative Gonzaga GPA of at least 3.0.

  • Have financial need as determined by the 2017-2018 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). All applicants must file a 2017-2018 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov.

  • Have a passion for community service, servant leadership, and/or education.
Application Process
  • Submit a Mary Stuart Rogers Application.

  • In an essay (to be attached to the application form), please describe your commitment to community service, compassion, and dedication to the University's mission. Include specific examples of past or current volunteer experiences, and how they have affected you, your current involvement in service, and future plans to serve your community.

  • Submit two letters of recommendation from two different sources (i.e. a current mentor, supervisor, instructor, or advisor) attesting to your character, your commitment to community service and social justice, and/or your dedication to teaching or working with children. Letters of recommendation can be submitted directly to the Financial Aid Office via email at finaid@gonzaga.edu, or attached to the student's application.

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2017.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding the Mary Stuart Rogers Scholarship or this process, please contact Emily Wirth at (509)313-6583, wirth@gonzaga.edu, or visit the Financial Aid Office in room 129 of College Hall.

Good Luck!

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258-0072
College Hall, Room 129

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Phone: (509) 313-6582
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Fax: (509) 313-5816
Email: finaid@gonzaga.edu
www.gonzaga.edu/financial-aid