Seaver Leadership Award FAQs

How do I apply for the Seaver Leadership Award?
Submit your Common Application & CMC Writing Supplement by December 1. Yes, that is it.

What is the value of the Seaver and is it renewable during my CMC tenure?
The McKenna Achievement Award is a renewable scholarship valued at full-tuition for the given semester. To renew the scholarship, he or she must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA during each semester.

What are the selection criteria of the Seaver?
Although there are no minimum criteria to be selected as an Seaver Scholar, students who are chosen for this scholarship are among the top academic achievers at their high school. No extra essays are needed to be considered for this scholarship.

Are Transfer Students eligible for the Seaver?
Unfortunately, Transfer Students are not eligible for any merit-based scholarships. Only entering freshmen are selected to receive any merit-based award.

Are International Students eligible for the Seaver?
Yes, international students are encouraged to apply for all merit-based awards

What happens if I forget to apply? Can I still be considered?
No. You will have to meet the December 1 deadline to be considered for all merit-based awards.