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Presidential Scholarship Program

Congratulations on qualifying to apply for the prestigious Presidential Scholars award at Fontbonne University! Your participation in the interview process will showcase your academic strengths, extracurricular involvement and anticipated contributions to Fontbonne University. We look forward to learning all about you and your potential impact on our campus!


Interviews for the Presidential Scholars awards were held February 11, 2023. Finalists will be announced February 27, 2023.

Event Information

Presidential Scholars Day will include an individual interview with our faculty and a panel discussion with current Presidential Scholar students.

Please provide a resume and personal statement as part of your Presidential Scholars application. This can be uploaded when you submit your application or sent to us via email at

Business casual dress is encouraged. If you need special accommodation or have questions, please email us at

Interview Tips

We will ask you a variety of questions to help us get to know you. We are looking to better understand how your leadership skills, academic achievements and strengths will support Fontbonne’s mission to serve a world in need.

You can prepare for your interview by reflecting on your academic, extracurricular, leadership, and service accomplishments, your reasons for pursuing college, your career aspirations and strengths.  And, breathe!  This is an opportunity for you to share more about yourself.

Resume Tips

Your resume should include a header with your contact information.  It should also outline your educational experiences, work/volunteer activities, any honors/awards you have earned, your extracurricular activities and any additional information you want to share with the selection committee.

Personal Statement Tips

Your personal statement should include specific examples of your academic, extracurricular, leadership, and service accomplishments. We encourage you to provide examples that show how you want to grow your passions and interests in college. Please write a minimum of 250 words.

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