Scholarships

From the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools

Scholarships received from the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools may replace tuition assistance and/or any St. Paul’s need-based scholarship awards.

Archbishop’s Scholarship

The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools will award a renewable scholarship in the name of the Archbishop of Hartford for the 2017-2018 Academic Year to a student entering St. Paul Catholic High School.  The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence.
Applicants will be drawn from the 8th grade students attending Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Hartford.

The Scholarship Application Form to be completed by students/families.
Guidelines and Criteria for 2017-2018 Grants

The completed Scholarship Application Form must be submitted with supporting documentation to their current Principal/Chief Administrator by Tuesday, April 18 — In addition, the school principal is responsible for completing the Principal Certification section and submitting the application with supporting documentation to the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools on or before Monday, April 24. Applications that are incomplete or received after the due date will not be accepted. *Reminder to include a copy of the student’s most recent report card.

Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Scholarship

The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools is proud to announce that we have received a new grant from the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation.  Consequently, FACS will award twelve new Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Scholarships for the 2017-2018 Academic Year to students entering each one of the Archdiocesan High Schools.  Three renewable scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded at each Archdiocesan High School.  The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence.
Applicants will be drawn from the 8th grade students attending Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Hartford.

The Scholarship Application Form to be completed by students/families.
Guidelines and Criteria for 2017-2018

The completed Scholarship Application Form must be submitted with supporting documentation to their current Principal/Chief Administrator by Tuesday, April 18 — In addition, the school principal is responsible for completing the Principal Certification section and submitting the application with supporting documentation to the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools on or before Monday, April 24. Applications that are incomplete or received after the due date will not be accepted. *Reminder to include a copy of the student’s most recent report card.

Bishop Peter A. Rosazza Scholarship

The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS) announces the availability of ONE Bishop Peter A. Rosazza scholarship, for a student of Hispanic descent, in the amount of $1,344.00 for academic year 2017-2018 to a student entering or attending an Archdiocesan High School:  East Catholic High School, Northwest Catholic High School, St. Paul Catholic High School or Sacred Heart High School.
The Scholarship Application Form to be completed by students/families.
Guidelines and Criteria for the 2017-2018

Interested applicants should complete the Scholarship Application Form and submit it, with all supporting documentation to their current Principal/Chief Administrator by  Tuesday, April 18 — In addition, the school principal is responsible for completing the Principal Certification section and submitting the application and supporting documentation to the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools on or before Monday, April 24.  Applications that are incomplete or received after the due date will not be accepted. *Reminder to include a copy of the student’s most recent report card. 

For Incoming Students

Academic Scholarships are awarded to the top scorers on the November Placement Exam. Students receiving an academic scholarship must maintain an overall average of 85 or above and maintain good behavior to renew the scholarship the following years.

The St. Paul Faculty Scholarship Fund awards $1,000 scholarships annually to incoming freshmen. Students will be chosen based on academic standing and community and school involvement, and financial need. There is no application other than to apply for tuition assistance.

The John E. Tavera (JET) Memorial Scholarship is a one-year, $1000 scholarship awarded to an eighth grade student who is a resident of Bristol, and who has been accepted to and is registered to attend St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol, CT.  Like John, the recipient must exhibit a good-natured, fun-loving, and positive personality, and have an interest in athletics. Deadline: February 24

The Rev. Edmund O’Brien Scholarship is a renewable scholarship awarded to incoming freshmen based on academic promise, financial need, involvement in school/community activities, and strength of character. Deadline: February 24 — In addition to the scholarship application, an application should be submitted to FACTS Grant & Aid by February 10, 2017.

The St. Paul/Southington Scholarship offers several four year scholarships for members of Southington Catholic parishes who are entering their 9th grade year at St. Paul Catholic High School. Priority for this scholarship is given to students who are members of a Southington parish, exhibit active membership at their church, show academic promise, and may have financial need. Deadline: February 24 — In addition to the scholarship application, an application should be submitted to FACTS Grant & Aid by February 10, 2017.

The Sharon Mielcarz Scholarship is a $500 renewable scholarship awarded to an incoming freshman girl who has been accepted to and is registered to attend St. Paul Catholic High School. Mrs. Mielcarz was caring, cheerful, enthusiastic, and optimistic. The ideal candidate would model those characteristics. Deadline: February 24 — In addition to the scholarship application, an application should be submitted to FACTS Grant & Aid by February 10, 2017.

The Catholic Elementary School Graduate Scholarship Several four-year scholarships will be awarded annually to graduates of a Catholic elementary school within the Archdiocese of Hartford, and who will be entering the 9th Grade at St. Paul Catholic High School.  Priority for this scholarship will be given to those students who are active members of a Catholic parish, show academic promise, and have financial need. Deadline: February 24 — In addition to the scholarship application, an application should be submitted to FACTS Grant & Aid by February 10, 2017.

The St. Paul Litchfield County Scholarship Several four-year scholarships will be awarded annually to students whose families are members of a Catholic parish in Goshen, Plymouth, Thomaston, Torrington, or Winchester, and who are entering the 9th Grade at St. Paul Catholic High School.  Priority for this scholarship will be given to those students who show academic promise and have financial need. Deadline: February 24 — In addition to the scholarship application, an application should be submitted to FACTS Grant & Aid by February 10, 2017.


From Outside Sources

Many elementary schools, parishes, religious organizations, and various civic organizations offer scholarships for students entering St. Paul Catholic High School.

The Malerbo Memorial Scholarship Fund is managed by the Main Street Foundation and awarded to new and continuing students residing in Bristol. Applicants must apply annually. The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. on March 27, 2017.

The Lena M. & Peter L. Korotie Scholarship is managed by the Main Street Foundation and is awarded to students attending St. Paul Catholic High School. Students must show evidence of academic achievement, service to school and community, and financial need. Special consideration will be given to students who show particular interest in the areas of math and science. The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. on March 27, 2017.

The 4 Burns Scholarship is managed by the Main Street Foundation and is awarded to students from St. Joseph’s School, Bristol, who enter their 9th grade year at St. Paul.

The Chloe D. Cafferty Scholarship Fund offers a $500 scholarship to children of current or deceased members of the Guild of the Blessed Sacrament of St. Matthew Church, Bristol. The scholarship is awarded based on financial need and academic excellence.  Contact St. Matthew Church for more information.

St. Ann Church of Avon offers a $1000 renewable scholarship to a qualified Hartford Resident who enrolls at St. Paul. Contact the Admissions Office for further information.

Please check the St. Paul website periodically to see if any new scholarships have been announced.

For Continuing Students

St. Paul Catholic High School has scholarship opportunities for continuing students. Each spring St. Paul awards Memorial Scholarships from funds that have been established through parents, alumni, and friends of St Paul Catholic High School. Students are nominated by faculty and administration. Scholarship amounts vary from $75 to $2,500 and are awarded to current St. Paul Catholic students.