Students who have exemplified excellence in academics and a commitment to social justice are eligible for the full-tuition Cornelian Scholarship. Students must have a 3.5 GPA or higher.
The scholarship is named for Cornelia Connelly, the founder of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, and covers full tuition and fees at Rosemont College.
Finalists will be notified from the office of undergraduate admissions and invited to campus for a brief interview with the selection committee on February 15, 2021.
What You Need to Apply
Due January 18, 2021
Essay: Submit a 500-word essay on the following topic: The Cornelian mission is based on persistence and courage in promoting justice with compassion. Describe a personal experience in which you promoted a cause that you felt was just. What was the result? What did you learn from this experience?
Letter of Recommendation: Submit one letter of recommendation from a source other than that used for your Rosemont College application. This could be a counselor, teacher, or a member of the community who is familiar with your academic work and/or your community service work.
Please email all materials to email@example.com with the subject line, “Cornelian Scholarship Materials."
You can also mail the information to:
1400 Montgomery Ave
Rosemont, PA 19010