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Commonwealth Scholars


Mansfield University's Commonwealth Scholars program, is an academically competitive program with a limited number of
merit-based scholarship awards.
The Commonwealth Scholars program was formerly known as TEAM PA.

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  • First-Year Students
  • Transfer Students
  • Non-Traditional Students
There is no application for Commonwealth Scholars. Students should simply follow the standard application process. Once you apply for admission to the University and your admission file is complete, you will automatically be considered for Commonwealth Scholars.
Along with your official acceptance letter, if you are identified as Commonwealth Scholars eligible, you will also receive a Commonwealth Scholars offer letter.
Yes. You will have 20 business days to officially accept and return your Commonwealth Scholars offer letter to the Office of Admissions.
Commonwealth Scholars is an academically competitive program with a limited number of merit-based scholarship awards. The Office of Admissions practices a rolling admission process; therefore, the sooner you apply, the sooner you will receive your admission decision and be considered for Commonwealth Scholars. We recommend all students apply by early November prior to the fall start date.

Commonwealth Scholars Scholarship Awards

The Commonwealth Scholars scholarship award eligibility chart below identifies the three scholarship awards available in the Commonwealth Scholars program. Each section identifies the academic requirements to qualify for and maintain the award.

All scholarship awards will be considered renewable, subject to maintaining required GPA. Scholarship awards will not exceed 4 years (8 semesters).

All First-Year Students

To qualify, you must be in the top 1% of your class and have a 1270 SAT (critical reading and math) or 26 ACT.

Academic criteria to maintain scholarship award:

Bachelor Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.25 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.
  • 3.70 cumulative GPA following the completion of four full-time semesters and 60 earned credits through graduation.
Associate Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.70 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.

All undeclared students must declare a major prior to the end of their 4th semester at Mansfield.

*This scholarship will modify appropriately with any annual tuition adjustments.
**Tuition estimate is based on 30 credits for academic year. Final tuitions rates for 2016 will be determined in July 2016.

 

Dollar Amount:    $3,000

All First-Year Students

To qualify, you must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA and 1220 SAT (critical reading and math) OR 24 ACT OR be in the top 10% high school class and a minimum 1100 SAT or 24 ACT.

All Transfer Students

To qualify you must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA from a regionally accredited college or university.

Academic criteria to maintain scholarship award:

Bachelor Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.25 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.
  • 3.50 cumulative GPA following the completion of four full-time semesters and 60 earned credits through graduation.
Associate Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.50 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.

All undeclared students must declare a major prior to the end of their 4th semester at Mansfield.

**Tuition estimate is based on 30 credits for academic year. Final tuitions rates for 2016 will be determined in July 2016.

 

Dollar Amount:    $1,500

All First-Year Students

To qualify, you must have a minimum 3.30 cumulative GPA and 1130 SAT (critical reading and math) OR 22 ACT.

All Transfer Students

To qualify you must have a minimum 3.35 cumulative GPA from a regionally accredited college or university.

Academic criteria to maintain scholarship award:

Bachelor Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.25 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.
  • 3.35 cumulative GPA following the completion of four full-time semesters and 60 earned credits through graduation.
Associate Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.35 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.

All undeclared students must declare a major prior to the end of their 4th semester at Mansfield.

*Tuition estimate is based on 30 credits for academic year. Final tuitions rates for 2016 will be determined in July 2016.

 

Personal Connection!

If you have any questions regarding the admission process or questions specific to Commonwealth Scholars, please let us know. By completing the form below, you will receive a phone call from your personal admission counselor within 72 hours. If you wish to speak with someone now, you may contact your personal admission counselor M-F from 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. at 800-577-6826 or admissions@mansfield.edu.

Commonwealth Scholars Scholarship Awards

The Commonwealth Scholars scholarship award eligibility chart below identifies the three scholarship awards available in the Commonwealth Scholars program. Each section identifies the academic requirements to qualify for and maintain the award.

All scholarship awards will be considered renewable, subject to maintaining required GPA. Scholarship awards will not exceed 4 years (8 semesters).

All First-Year Students

To qualify, you must be in the top 1% of your class and have a 1270 SAT (critical reading and math) or 26 ACT.

Academic criteria to maintain scholarship award:

Bachelor Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.25 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.
  • 3.70 cumulative GPA following the completion of four full-time semesters and 60 earned credits through graduation.
Associate Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.70 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.

All undeclared students must declare a major prior to the end of their 4th semester at Mansfield.

*This scholarship will modify appropriately with any annual tuition adjustments.
**Tuition estimate is based on 30 credits for academic year. Final tuition rates for 2017 will be determined in July 2017.

 

All First-Year Students

To qualify, you must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA and 1220 SAT (critical reading and math) OR 24 ACT OR be in the top 10% high school class and a minimum 1100 SAT or 24 ACT.

All Transfer Students

To qualify you must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA from a regionally accredited college or university.

Academic criteria to maintain scholarship award:

Bachelor Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.25 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.
  • 3.50 cumulative GPA following the completion of four full-time semesters and 60 earned credits through graduation.
Associate Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.50 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.

All undeclared students must declare a major prior to the end of their 4th semester at Mansfield.

**Tuition estimate is based on 30 credits for academic year. Final tuition rates for 2017 will be determined in July 2017.

 

All First-Year Students

To qualify, you must have a minimum 3.30 cumulative GPA and 1130 SAT (critical reading and math) OR 22 ACT.

All Transfer Students

To qualify you must have a minimum 3.35 cumulative GPA from a regionally accredited college or university.

Academic criteria to maintain scholarship award:

Bachelor Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.25 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.
  • 3.35 cumulative GPA following the completion of four full-time semesters and 60 earned credits through graduation.
Associate Degree Seeking Students
  • 3.35 cumulative GPA following the completion of two full-time semesters and 30 earned credits.

All undeclared students must declare a major prior to the end of their 4th semester at Mansfield.

*Tuition estimate is based on 30 credits for academic year. Final tuition rates for 2017 will be determined in July 2017.