Marie Curie Scholars Program

Spring Deadline

Thank you for your interest in the Marie Curie Scholars Program at College of Saint Mary. This program is for academically talented applicants with financial need who are committed to graduating with a degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Mathematics. If you have less than 12 credit hours of college coursework, you must have a GPA of 3.5 or better (on a 4.0 scale) and an ACT composite score of 23 or a critical reading + math SAT score of 1050. If you have more than 12 credit hours of coursework, you must have a college cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in all science and math courses. If awarded the scholarship, you will be required to live on campus so that you might take part in the special opportunities provided to Marie Curie Scholars.

Applicant Information
Science Student
First Name *
Middle Name
Last Name *
Phone Number *
Email Address *
High School *
Anticipated Graduation Date *
Current GPA *
ACT/SAT Score *
Please Provide Composite ACT or Combined Critical Reading+Math SAT Score
Planned College Major
Estimated Family Contribution
Complete the Education Quest Foundation free College Funding Estimator to determine this amount

Additional Information
Please list any honors/awards you have received and the year in which they were given
Please write an essay (approximately 1,000 words) on one of these topics: What impact do you believe the Marie Curie-II Scholarship will have on your life and career? OR Describe your commitment to a career in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, or Mathematics. You may compose the essay in another program (like Word) and paste the completed essay below. Be sure to check the formatting after you make the paste!

Final Steps
Science Student

After submitting this form, there are three final steps necessary to complete your application. These steps do not need to be completed before submitting this form, but must be taken care of before your application will be considered complete.

Step 1 Submit Letters Of Recommendation

You will need to submit two letters 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: Marie Curie Recommendation

Step 2 Estimate Financial Need

Go to and complete the Education Quest Foundation's free College Funding Estimator to determine the Estimated Family Contribution and input it above. Print the results from this tool and bring them with you to your interview or send them to your

Step 3 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 Director of the Marie Curie Scholars Program. When your application is complete, your admissions counselor will schedule this interview if required.

Again, thank you for your interest in the Marie Curie Scholarship and in CSM's science, or math programs.