High School and Mount Saint Vincent Essay

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Scholars-on-Track Scholarship
The Scholars-on-Track Scholarship, funded under an NSF S-STEM grant, provides up to $9000 to defray tuition costs. The scholarship is awarded to prospective students with a high academic profile and a promise of success in the fields of biochemistry, biology, and chemistry.

The Scholars-on-Track Scholarship requires an annual commitment for continuation.
Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 while majoring in biochemistry, biology, or chemistry at the Mount.

 High School Seniors offered admission to the College of Mount Saint Vincent for the Fall semester  SAT-M score of at least 500 and SAT-V score of at least 450
 High school average of at least 87
 Grade of at least 87 in each of three years of high school laboratory science courses
 Interview on Dolphin Scholarship Day (February 24, 2013)

Application Process:
 Apply for Admission to the College
 Fill out the separate scholarship application by February 1 (included here)
 Provide a letter of recommendation from one of the applicant’s science teachers attesting to the applicant’s abilities, achievements and potential in the sciences.
 Write an essay on the topic “Why Science?” Your essay (750 to 1000 words) must demonstrate a commitment to science and familiarity with three science careers (only one of which can be a medical field).
 Schedule an interview on Dolphin Scholarship day (February 24, 2013)

Annual Commitment and Continuation:
 Maintain a minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average
 Continue to major in biochemistry, biology, or chemistry