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Light the Way Scholarship

A New Scholarship Opportunity for Incoming Students

The deadline for the Light the Way Scholarship has passed.  Scholarship application information for the incoming class of 2018 will be posted soon.

Assumption College inspires students, faculty and staff to Light the Way. Our mission reminds us that there is a greater purpose to life and that each individual has gifts and talents to share with the world. In and outside of the classroom, Assumption students are using the incredible resources around them—people, places, opportunities—to feed their minds, grow their hearts, and pass it on.

Assumption’s new Light the Way Scholarship is awarded to incoming students who utilize their abilities to Light the Way for others. Whether it’s community service to help people in need, innovation to improve society, or volunteering to heal our planet, this scholarship recognizes and supports students who positively impact the world in their own meaningful way.

Each year, Assumption College will award up to fifty $24,000 scholarships, renewable all four years.*

Do you Light the Way?

Here’s what you need to know about the application process:

The Light the Way Scholarship replaces any prior merit-based awards. 


*Renewal Criteria:

  • Students must submit a 500 word reflection by March 1 each year to describe how they fulfilled the mission of Light the Way that year
  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7
  • Students who fail to meet all renewal criteria will be placed on probation for one year. If renewal criteria is not met in year 2, the student will forfeit the Light the Way Scholarship.