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Next steps as an admitted student



Office of Admissions

5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Phone: 360-438-4596 / 800-368-8803
Fax: 360-412-6189
Twitter: @gotosmu
Email: admissions@stmartin.edu
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. PST

Are you a Benedictine Scholar?

Each year, ten first-year students are selected to serve as Benedictine Scholars. These students are among the most academically proficient, selfless, motivated leaders at Saint Martin’s University. As Benedictine Scholars they serve the Saint Martin’s community, articulate and support values established by the centuries-old Rule of Saint Benedict, and receive an additional $40,000 in scholarships during their four years as an undergraduate student. All candidates who interview but are not selected will receive an additional $4,000 Saint Martin of Tours scholarship over four years.

Candidates will interview for the scholarship either during Benedictine Scholars Day on March 14, 2015, or by way of a phone interview. Please register via the registration tab below.

If you have been invited to apply for this prestigious scholarship, please register via the registration tab below. Of note, students attending Benedictine Scholars Day are welcome to bring one to two family members.

Tentative agenda

Saturday, March 14, 2015

8 a.m. Optional mass service at Abbey Church
8:45 a.m. Check-in and breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:30 a.m. Scholar candidate group interviews
Parent and guest session
Noon Noon prayer at Abbey Church
12:35 p.m. Buffet lunch accompanied by an overview of the Benedictine Institute and Scholars experience
1:40 p.m. Special interest residential learning communities presentation
2:00 p.m. Next steps and essay prompt
2:15 p.m. Optional campus tour for students, parents and guests

In addition to your interview, each candidate for the Benedictine Scholarship is asked to submit a brief essay (around half a page) on the following questions.

1. Describe an incident where you have let someone down in an important way.

2. Describe an important influence on you outside your family. Explain.

Essays should be submitted as Word documents, double-spaced, and use 12 point font. Essays should include the name of the candidate on the top of the first page of the essay document. Essays must be emailed to admissions@stmartin.edu no later than 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 21. If you have any questions, please email admissions@stmartin.edu.

Registration is now closed. If you have any questions about the event, have extenuating circumstances, or need more information please contact the Office of Admissions at 360-438-4596 or email us at admissions@stmartin.edu.

For more information on the current Benedictine Scholars program or our Benedictine heritage please read more here!