Officials from King’s College and the Diocese of Scranton have signed a memorandum of understanding guaranteeing admission and a scholarship to eligible seniors who attend any of the diocese’s Catholic high schools.


Students applying for most programs must have a 2.75 or higher GPA and minimum standardized test scores. Students meeting the GPA requirement have the option of applying to King’s as test optional applicants. Different GPA and standardized test scores will apply to students applying for the physician assistant program and the engineering and nursing majors.


Qualifying students will receive a scholarship ranging from $14,000 to $22,000 per year, renewable up to four years if they maintain the required GPA.


The agreement takes effect for students applying for admission starting with the 2020-21 academic year and applies to students at Holy Cross, Holy Redeemer, Notre Dame East Stroudsburg and St. John Neumann high schools.


For more information, contact Diocese of Scranton Catholic Schools Office at 570-207-2251, or Michelle Oliva, director of undergraduate admissions at King’s College at michelleoliva@kings.edu or 570-208-8390.