St. Mary’s Academy offers a variety of merit scholarships to incoming 9th grade students based on an applicant's demonstrated excellence.
The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is required for applicants wanting to be considered for merit scholarships. Students are strongly encouraged to take the HSPT at St. Mary's Academy on Saturday, January 15, 2022 (8:30AM-12:30PM).
Principal Distinction Scholarship
100% tuition for 4 years
Valued at over $45,000 in total scholarship Awarded to the Onward Scholar with the top HSPT scores
*Onward Scholars Program 75% tuition for 4 years Valued at over $35,000 in total scholarship Includes robust personalized mentoring and programming Limited to 12 students Based on excellence in:
Academics (target 3.5 GPA or higher in core subjects-math, English/Language Arts, science, & social studies)
Onward Scholars essays
performance during Onward Scholars group and individual interviews
* Must submit the Onward Scholars application to be eligible. For information on prerequisites and how to apply, click here.
St. Joseph Distinction Scholarship 65% tuition for 4 years Valued at over $30,000 in total scholarship Limited to up to 15 students who demonstrate the highest level of excellence in one or more of the following areas:
Belle Distinction Scholarship 25% - 50% tuition for 4 years Valued at $11,500 - $25,000 in total scholarship Limited to 10 students who demonstrate a great level of excellence in one or more of the following areas:
Matching Scholarship St. Mary’s Academy will match any parish or school award up to $500 per parish or school Students do not need to apply for merit scholarships other than Onward Scholars.