Merit-Based Scholarships Available for Incoming Freshmen
Incoming freshmen may qualify for merit-based scholarships. These scholarships are renewable annually in amounts up to $2,500. If students would like to qualify for a merit scholarship, they need to register by December 1 to take a Scholarship Exam to be held at St. Teresa's Academy on Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Merit-based scholarship review will be based on the below criteria:
- Scholarship Exam
- Middle School Grades and Grade Trends
- Teacher Recommendations
- Principal Recommendation
- Student Essay Submission
Steps Incoming Freshmen need to take to apply for Merit-Based Scholarships:
- Complete an online application - The STA application includes a parent release authorizing St. Teresa's to request transcripts, teacher and principal recommendations from middle schools. All applicants need to submit an online essay submission form as part of their application.
- Sign up to take the Scholarship Exam on Dec. 11 - Scholarship essay will be completed immediately following the scholarship exam on Dec. 11.
- Scholarship Awards will be included in incoming freshmen acceptance letters that will be sent in early February.