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Pursue Your Passion for Science or Math

Our Marie Curie Scholarship is designed for you!

With the support of the National Science Foundation, College of Saint Mary offers a unique and competitive program for academically talented students who excel in math and science. Our Marie Curie Scholarship provides significant financial support and resources for young women who want to major in Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics.

You could receive up to $20,000 toward your College of Saint Mary education each year while you live on campus and continue to meet program requirements. That is up to $80,000 for a four year degree! Marie Curie Scholars receive academic support from tutors, gain research opportunities, enjoy a community of bright, science and math minded women, and participate in seminars and student clubs.

Eligibility Requirements

  • If less than 12 credit hours of college coursework, a high school GPA of 3.5 or better (on a 4.0 scale) and an ACT composite score of 23 or higher, or a math+verbal SAT score of 1050 or higher.
  • If 12 credit hours or more of college coursework, a college cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher with a cumulative GPA in science and math of 3.0 or higher.
  • Apply and be accepted to College of Saint Mary by the Marie Curie application deadline.
  • Major in biology, chemistry or mathematics.


Application Requirements


Five Marie Curie Scholarships are offered each year. Please note that students accepted to the pre-physician assistant/human biology and physician assistant studies programs are not eligible for this award.