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Maguire Scholars Program

Scholarship | Preparation | Passion | Integrity | Discipline | Balance

How can I become a Maguire Scholar
at Fordham University?

To apply, please click here.

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1. Graduate from an eligible Pennsylvania high school.

Academy of Notre Dame
Agnes Irwin
AIM Academy
Archbishop Carroll
Archbishop Ryan Archbishop Wood
The Baldwin School
Bishop McDevitt
Bishop Shanahan
Bonner / Prendergast
Cardinal O’Hara
Cristo Rey
Father Judge
Germantown Friends School
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School Hallahan
Hardy Williams
The Haverford School
Holy Ghost Preparatory School
Lansdale Catholic

LaSalle College High School
Little Flower
Malvern Preparatory School
Mastery, Lenfest Campus
Mastery, Pickett Campus
Mastery, Shoemaker Campus
Mastery, Thomas Campus
Merion Mercy Academy
Mercy Vocational High School
Mount Saint Joseph Academy Neumann / Goretti
Pope John Paul II
Roman Catholic
Simon Gratz High School
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
St. Joseph’s Preparatory School
St. Hubert
West Catholic
William Penn Charter School

2. Maintain a high school GPA of 3.0 or better.
That’s an average of a B or better!

3. Engage in community service and/or extracurricular activities.
Follow your passions and interests.

4. Apply for admission to Fordham University!
Early Decision, Early Action, and Regular Decision applicants are all considered.

5. Demonstrate significant financial need.
File your FAFSA by the Fordham deadline and list our school code: 002722.

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6. Complete and submit a Maguire Scholarship application, including a letter of recommendation.
The submissions for incoming Fall first-year students are due in March.

Send in your application to the following address:

Fordham University
Office of Admission
Attn: Director of Admission/Maguire Scholars Application
Duane Library
441 E. Fordham Rd.
Bronx, NY 10458

Students who are selected for the Maguire Scholarship will receive special on-campus mentoring and will participate in an annual Maguire Scholars Program event.

To apply, click here.