Academics

Saint Mary’s University Alumni Leadership Award Application

Who can apply?

All students that were enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Saint Mary’s University for the 2017-2018 academic year are eligible to apply.

What is the basis of this award?

This award was established in 1984 by the Saint Mary’s Alumni Association and is awarded to students based on satisfactory academic standing, financial need and leadership qualities. The deadline for this application is May 1, 2018.

Students must have participated in varsity athletics at Saint Mary’s University during his/her previous year and must continue to play on a varsity team in the 2018-2019 academic year.

It is not necessary to submit transcripts. All academic information will be verified. Please ensure that all academic information requested appears on your transcript by May 25, 2018 (i.e. grade changes). Letters regarding special circumstances (i.e. letter of permission) must be received at Financial Aid & Awards prior to May 25, 2018. No eligibility changes will be considered after this date.

Part 1 - Application and Personal Statement Letter: Complete your personal information and list all your extracurricular activities (on campus and community involvement). Your personal statement must describe your: (1) educational and career goals (2) leadership activities (3) extracurricular activities, including your interests and hobbies (4) Saint Mary’s University community involvement and (5) external community involvement. Also include anything that makes you special or unique that you have not included on your application form. Please make sure your personal statement letter follows the 6 criteria listed below:

  • 750 words maximum.
  • Font - Times New Roman.
  • 1 page single spaced maximum.
  • 2 pages double spaced maximum.
  • Explain why you believe you have financial need and why you want to be considered for this award.
  • Please put your first and last name and A# on each page of your personal statement.

Part 2 - Projected Budget: To be considered for this award you must complete the projected budget.

Part 3 - Coach Recommendation Form: To be considered for the Saint Mary’s University Alumni Leadership Award, applicants must provide a recommendation from their Varsity Coach. Recommendation forms must be received by May 25, 2018.


Part 1 - Application and Personal Statement Letter

Student #

First Name

Last Name



Email Address

Are you a Varsity or Club Athlete at Saint Mary's University?
      



Campus Involvement:

 

Activity

Position

Duration


1


2


3


Community Involvement:

 

Activity

Position

Duration


1


2


3


Personal Statement Letter

The Personal Statement Letter is a mandatory requirement for this application. It is used in the decision making process of the Alumni Leadership Award. Applications without a personal statement letter will be considered incomplete. Your personal statement must describe your (1) educational and career goals (2) leadership activities (3) extracurricular activities, including your interests and hobbies (4) Saint Mary’s University community involvement and (5) external community involvement. Also include anything that makes you special or unique that you have not included on your application form. Attach your personal statement letter here before submitting the application below. Please make sure your personal statement letter follows the 5 criteria listed below:

  • 750 words maximum
  • Font - Times New Roman
  • 1 page single spaced maximum
  • 2 pages double spaced maximum
  • Explain why you believe you have financial need and why you want to be considered for this award
  • Please put your first and last name and A# on each page of your personal statement

Attach your Personal Statement Letter (Word Doc, PDF or txt file only):  

Submit this form to proceed to Part 2 (Projected Budget) and then Part 3 (Coach Reference Identification Form).

When your application and personal statement letter are submitted, a copy of your submission will be sent to your e-mail address for your own records, and Part 2 (Projected Budget) will then appear.