2018 McNulty Scholars Application

The McNulty Scholars application requires you to sign-in using your Saint Joseph’s Admission Account credentials. Credentials are immediately emailed to all applicants using the Saint Joseph’s Application. Credentials for students applying via Common Application are sent within two (2) days of submitting your application. If you need assistance, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 610.660.1300.


McNulty Scholars and Associates

McNulty Scholars receive a 4-year, full-tuition scholarship and McNulty Associates receive a 4-year, partial-tuition scholarship, provided they:

  • Remain a full-time student at Saint Joseph’s University
  • Continue in an academic major supported by the McNulty Program (one of the natural sciences, mathematics or computer science)
  • Maintain a 3.2 GPA for each year of enrollment
  • Submit a reapplication to the Program yearly

All McNulty Scholars and Associates will benefit from ongoing faculty mentoring, research and internships opportunities, and professional and leadership development.

Eligibility

  • First-year female student who has applied for admission to Saint Joseph’s University for the Fall of 2018.  Please note: You do not need to be admitted to SJU before you apply to the McNulty Program.
  • Must be interested in majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Biology, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Computer Science.
  • Should have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative high school grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Should have a combined Critical Reading and Math score of at least 1360 on the SAT or 29 ACT composite.

Please note that applicants are encouraged but not required to apply to Saint Joseph’s University through Early Decision or Early Action admission.  The deadline for Early Decision or Early Action is November 1, 2017.

How to Apply

  • Application Deadline is January 15, 2018
  • Applicants must have already applied to Saint Joseph’s University for admission and have an assigned ID number (required for the online application)
  • Online Application includes current resume and essay
  • Letter of recommendation from a science or math teacher
    • Should address the applicant’s specific qualifications for the McNulty Scholarship
    • Should be submitted (PDF preferred) by January 15, 2018 directly to the McNulty Scholars Program Coordinator by email to knuckols@sju.edu or mcnultyscholars@sju.edu, or mailed to the address listed below

Selection Process

  • 18 finalists will be invited (by February 12) for an on-campus interview with the Faculty Selection Committee during Scholars Weekend on March 2 – 3, 2018
  • Up to 3 finalists will be awarded 4-year, full-tuition scholarships
  • A select number of finalists will be awarded 4-year, partial-tuition scholarships
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified by letter by April 1, 2018

Letters of recommendation and questions pertaining to the scholarship should be addressed to:

Ms. Shani Nuckols
McNulty Scholars Program Coordinator
Saint Joseph’s University
5600 City Avenue, Science Center Room 107-D
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(610) 660-1825/ knuckols@sju.edu or mcnultyscholars@sju.edu