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Before you complete the STEM Scholars in Biology application, please complete the Mercy College application first.  Click here to apply


If you haven’t done so already, please also complete your FAFSA. Click here to apply


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Essay Questions (Required)

Please provide a brief statement (250-300 words) explaining your past experiences/accomplishments in the sciences and your personal interest in pursuing a Biology degree at Mercy College.


Mercy College seeks applicants who are dedicated to contributing to the diverse community both inside and outside of the classroom. Please describe in 250 words or less how you will leave your mark on the Mercy College community. (e.g. What makes you unique? What are your special talents? How will you leave a lasting impression at Mercy?)