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Misericordia Scholarship 

The Misericordia Scholarship is provided to undocumented students of diverse backgrounds who are not eligible for federal financial assistance. This significant scholarship allows students to attend College of Saint Mary at a fraction of the cost. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be accepted to College of Saint Mary
  • Be undocumented or have DACA.


CSM Stands with Dreamers

College of Saint Mary is committed to standing with the DREAMERS of America. It's our mission as a university to provide access to education for all women in an environment that calls forth potential and fosters leadership. While many colleges are aware of the looming Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) issue, we have taken an active role in it. By holding advocacy events, participating in documentaries and other projects, and traveling to Washington D.C. to meet face-to-face with legislators, CSM is taking a stand to protect the access to education for immigrants of this great country. 



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Application Process

Before starting your application form, we recommend having your final essay completed and ready to upload within the application. You will also need your estimate of financial need 

1. Complete Application Form

Enter the same Username and Password that you used to apply to College of Saint Mary. Can't remember your log-in or have questions/issues with logging in? Email Salesforce [at] or call/text 402-399-2355.

2. Submit Essay (within application)

Please write an essay discussing what impact do you believe the Misericordia Scholarship will have on your life and career? (Preferred format: Times New Roman Font, Size 12, Double Spaced and minimum of 1000 words.)

Final Steps:

3. Submit Letter Of Recommendation

You will need to submit one letter of recommendation from teachers, counselors, coaches or managers who know you and can comment on your abilities in math and science. Please ask the person providing the recommendation to go to the following link in order to complete the recommendation: Misericordia Scholarship Recommendation

4. Personal Interview

Once we have received all of this information, you may be asked to participate in an in-person or phone interview by CSM's Misericordia Scholarship Committee. When your application is complete, your admissions representative will schedule this interview if required.


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