Scholarships

FROM THE FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

One Michele and Donald D’Amour Scholarship will be awarded for the 2018-2019 Academic Year in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic promise. The application (link is below) needs to be completed and returned to the St. Paul Catholic High School Finance Office no later than Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

The scholarships listed below were offered by the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS). Scholarships received from the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools may possibly replace tuition assistance and/or any St. Paul’s need-based scholarship awards.

FACS Archbishop’s Scholarship – Renewable scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to incoming freshmen students who are currently attending a Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of Hartford, and who have demonstrated financial need as determined by their FACTS Grant & Aid application.  The number of awards and the value of each award will be determined by the FACS Distribution Committee from all qualified applications received by the due date. Please see the Archbishops Scholarship Guidelines and Criteria for 2018-2019 Grants for more information.

FACS David T. Chase Scholarship – A renewable scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded on the basis of financial need, entrepreneurial spirit and academic promise to an incoming freshman student of any faith who has demonstrated financial need as determined by their FACTS Grant & Aid application.  The Distribution Committee may also wish to consider the student’s commitment to volunteer service that benefits the community.  Please see the David T. Chase Scholarship Guidelines and Criteria for 2018-2019 Grants for more information.

FACS Pope John Paul II Scholarship – Renewable scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to incoming freshmen students graduating from Sacred Heart School in New Britain, who have demonstrated financial need as determined by their FACTS Grant & Aid application.  Preference is for students of Polish descent. The number of awards and the value of each award will be determined by the FACS Distribution Committee from all qualified applications received by the due date. Please see the Pope John Paul II Scholarship Guidelines and Criteria for 2018-2019 Grants for more information.

FACS Bishop Peter A. Rosazza Scholarship – One renewable scholarship in the amount of $1,429 will be awarded to a student entering one of the Archdiocesan High Schools:  East Catholic High School, Northwest Catholic High School, St. Paul Catholic High School and Sacred Heart High School.  The award will be made on the basis of financial need and academic excellence to students who are of Hispanic descent, and who have demonstrated financial need as determined by their FACTS Grant & Aid application.  Please see the Bishop Peter A. Rosazza Scholarship Guidelines and Criteria for 2018-2019 Grants for more information.

From Outside Sources

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

St. Gregory Rosary Society will present scholarships to graduating seniors continuing their education and students planning to attend or currently enrolled in a Catholic High School. The scholarships are as follows: Pastor’s Scholarship, Rosary Society Scholarships and Mary Elizabeth Gabriele Memorial Scholarship. Mary was an accomplished organist and soloist at St Gregory. The amount of the scholarships will be determined annually by the Rosary Society Scholarship Committee, augmented by donations in memory of Mary Gabriele and parishioner endowments.
Applicants must be children of registered members of St Gregory Parish:
• They must be continuing their education at a 2 or 4 year college, Catholic High School or accredited institution.
• Applicants will be selected on the basis of parish involvement, transcript, community activities and two letters of recommendation. Include a
minimum one hundred word essay as to why you feel that you are deserving of a scholarship.

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 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 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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.