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Main CampusThe Maguire Scholars Higher Education Program

James Maguire and The Maguire Foundation provide generous need-based scholarships to deserving students who are graduates of local high schools supported by the Foundation. 
Maguire scholarship recipients receive a $5,000 scholarship for all four years based on good academic standing and active participation in volunteer and extracurricular activities.  
Partners select students coming out of the eighteen Faith in the Future high schools, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, La Salle College High School, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, Cristo Rey (beginning in 2016), AIM Academy, Merion Mercy Academy, and six Mastery Charter Schools (including those in Hardy Williams). 
Maguire Scholars are selected by their respective institutions, and must remain in good academic standing (3.0) and be an active participant in school and/or community volunteer extra-curricular activities, and have an EFC of $0 – $10,000 (Expected Family Contribution). Student or family must contribute at least $5000 per year to tuition, room & board.   Student must  participate in the annual Maguire Scholars Program event 
The goal of the Maguire Scholars Program is to support and enrich the leaders of tomorrow by providing an opportunity for an excellent education. Maguire Foundation forges partnerships and strategic alliances with Independence Mission Schools (IMS), Faith in the Future as well as other high schools, colleges and universities.
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Institutional Aid

Presidential Award ranges:
  • Residential - $7,500 to $8,000
  • Commuter - $4,500
Maroon & Gray Award ranges:
  • Residential - $4,000 to $4,500
  • Commuter - $3,000 to $3,500
Raven Award ranges:
  • Residential - $3,000
  • Commuter - $2,500
Transfer Awards ranges:
  • Residential - $4,500 to $7,500
  • Commuter - $3,500 to $5,000

Rosemont Grant - a need-based award from Rosemont College based on Expected Family Contribution and educational costs.

Cornelian Scholarship - a full tuition scholarship from Rosemont College awarded annually for two outstanding graduates of Catholic High Schools. Students must submit an additional application, and the finalists will be invited to an on-campus interview from which the recipients will be selected.

Sister Maria Stella Kelly Art Scholarship - a merit award from Rosemont College based on artistic excellence for students who plan to major in fine arts.

Learn more about our endowed scholarships