Scholarships

Scholarships

Academy of Our Lady is pleased to offer scholarships to incoming pre-freshmen (students entering the eighth grade) for the 2018-19 school year.

Scholarships are based on the three distinct characteristics of Academy of Our Lady students:  Accomplished, Involved, and Inspired.

  • Accomplished scholarships are academic based scholarships. Students’ grades, conduct records and placement test scores must meet minimum requirements to qualify. An application is not required. Accomplished scholarships will be awarded to those who meet this criteria.
  • Involved scholarships are character based scholarships. Applications for Involved scholarships are available on Application Day in January.
  • Inspired scholarships are faith-based scholarships.  Elementary school principals choose the recipients. The grants are automatically applied to those who qualify.

 Scholarship announcements will take place at Welcome Night in April.

 

Scholarship Criteria

The minimum requirements for any scholarship at Academy of Our Lady are:

  • attendance at the Academy's Application Day in January;
  • good marks in conduct and no major discipline infractions;
  • completion of the school's registration deadline which will
    be published on the website.

Accomplished

Merit Scholarships

$500 each year for five years

Composite score of 80-90% on Academy of Our Lady’s placement test administered on Application Day in January

 

Academic Scholarships

$2,000 each year for five years

Composite score of 91-95% on Academy of Our Lady’s placement test administered on Application Day in January

 

Honor Scholarships

$3,500 each year for five years

Composite score of 96-97% on Academy of Our Lady’s placement test administered on Application Day in January

 

Fiat Excellence Scholarships

Full Tuition

Composite score of 98% or above on Academy of Our Lady’s placement test administered on Application Day in January

 

Criteria to receive an Accomplished (Academic) scholarship:

  • required composite score on the Academy of Our Lady placement test taken on Application Day in January; 
  • 3.5 or higher grade point average in English, math, social studies, science and religion courses taken in the 6th and 7th grade;
  • good marks in conduct and no major discipline infractions;
  • completion of the school's registration deadline which will be published on the website;
  • submission of third quarter report card.

An application is not required. Scholarships will be awarded to those who meet all requirements and criteria. Scholarship announcements will take place at Welcome Night in April.

Accomplished scholarships are renewable throughout the high school years as long as recipients continue to meet the requirements.

 

Involved

Bosco Leadership Award - $500 for one year

The Bosco Leadership Award is given to students who are leaders within their community as well as their elementary or middle school. Incoming pre-freshmen are eligible. The number of awards given will be based on the number of applications received.

Criteria: 

  • Student must display leadership qualities and participate in multiple extracurricular activities within their elementary/middle school and community.
  • Attendance and completion of the placement test at Academy of Our Lady’s Application Day in January.
  • Good marks in conduct and no major discipline infractions.
  • Completion of the school’s registration deadline which will be published on Academy of Our Lady’s website.
  • Recommendation letter from school principal and/or church pastor.
  • Submission of scholarship application and all required documentation by deadline printed on the application.

 

Auxilium Service Award - $500 for one year

Service is essential to the Salesian family spirit at Academy of Our Lady. The Auxilium Service Award honors students who are committed to providing service and helping others within their community. Incoming pre-freshmen are eligible. The number of awards given will be based on the number of applications received.

Criteria:

  • Student must display diligence and take part in community outreach.
  • Attendance and completion of the placement test at Academy of Our Lady’s Application Day in January.
  • Good marks in conduct and no major discipline infractions.
  • Completion of the school’s registration deadline which will be published on Academy of Our Lady’s website.
  • Recommendation letter from school principal and/or church pastor.
  • Submission of scholarship application and all required documentation by deadline printed on the application.

 Involved scholarship applications are available on Application Day.

 

Inspired

Catholic Education Grant - $750 for one year

The Catholic Education Grant is designed to recognize students and families who have shown a dedication to Catholic education. The Catholic Education Grant was created to help facilitate a smooth financial transition from middle school to high school. Incoming pre-freshmen are eligible. Students will be automatically enrolled if they meet requirements. No application is required.

Criteria:

  • Completion of the seventh grade at a Catholic school.
  • Maintain at least a “C” average during the 2016-17 school year.
  • Attendance and completion of the placement test at Academy of Our Lady’s Application Day in January.
  • Good marks in conduct and no major discipline infractions.
  • Completion of the school’s registration deadline which will be published on Academy of Our Lady’s website.

Salesian Spirit Scholarship - $500 for one year

  • The Salesian Spirit Scholarship honors students who embody the Salesian qualities of spirituality, service, joy and optimism. Incoming pre-freshmen are eligible.  Each recipient is selected by their school principal.  

Criteria:

  • Attendance at a school that embodies the Salesian philosophy of reason, religion, and loving kindness.
  • Attendance and completion of the placement test at Academy of Our Lady’s Application Day in January.
  • Good marks in conduct and no major discipline infractions.
  • Completion of the school’s registration deadline which will be published on Academy of Our Lady’s website.

 Alumni Scholarships

Alumni scholarships are awarded to students who meet the criteria determined by the Academy of Our Lady Alumni Association. Applications will be mailed to eligible students in the Spring. 

 

 

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