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Governor's School Merit Grant

The Governor's School Merit Grant is a Scholarship sponsored by Saint Vincent College.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $1000
Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must prove participation in a Pennsylvania Governor's School program. Letters of recommendation are encouraged.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Saint Vincent College
Admission and Financial Aid, 300 Fraser Purchase Road
Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
Email Address:
Phone Number: 724 537 4540
Fax Number: 724 532 5069

You can find out more by contacting:

Kathleen Newill
Director of Financial Aid

A good place to start is to spend time looking into any material provided for the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of obtaining money is a result of first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, try to recognize the driving force for the Saint Vincent College and their reason for offering the Governor's School Merit Grant. Once that is done, make sure there is any likelihood of actually getting the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot that you can be awarded the Governor's School Merit Grant, then you should put forth the effort to apply.

One critical detail in the process of trying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and tiresome, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application accurately. It would be awful to miss out on a technicality.

Once the application is sent off, it's important to know when the Governor's School Merit Grant distributes any funds so that you can know if you can rely on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, stipulations may exist on what expenses are covered by the Governor's School Merit Grant. You might find it challenging to find ways to cover the increasing costs of education, and making use of the Governor's School Merit Grant as a supplement to your own resources can make things much easier. If you are not fortunate to receive the Governor's School Merit Grant, try not to be upset, there are other scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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