Marian sponsors several Freshman Scholarships:
ACADEMIC MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE CLASS OF 2026
Students who apply for admission to the Class of 2026 by Thursday, December 2, 2021 and meet the following criteria will be considered for renewable* academic merit scholarships to be awarded at the time of acceptance:
- Student has achieved an “A” in all core academic subjects (English, math, science and social studies) for grade 7 and grade 8 (1st quarter).
- Student has achieved a minimum national percentile composite score of 90 on the HSPT (must test in November or December).
- Student has submitted the required Academic Merit Scholarship Application/Essay (this is different than the required admission application essay) and a teacher recommendation letter by Thursday, December 2, 2021.
If all criteria are met, scholarships will be awarded as follows:
HSPT Composite (National Percentile) 97-99 94-96 90-93
Academic Merit Scholarship Award $3,000 $2,500 $1,500
*Students must maintain a 3.5 GPA for renewal.
POST-REGISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE CLASS OF 2026
Once registered (and before Wednesday, March 9), students may apply to be considered for post-registration scholarships. If a post-registration scholarship application is submitted, Marian’s Scholarship Committee will review the student's application and consider her for all scholarships listed below for which she may be qualified.
Students who applied for Academic Merit Scholarships are permitted to apply for post-registration scholarships as well. Scholarships and values may vary annually. These scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen based on their applications, accomplishments, previous school records, test scores, letters of recommendation and student interviews.
See Post-registration Scholarship Application provided at time of acceptance for specific eligibility requirements and application instructions. Finalists will be notified in late April and will interview with the Scholarship Committee in early May. Awards will be announced in May. Students may be awarded a maximum of one, if any, post-registration scholarship.
MARY ANN DUBAY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP - $3,000
One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on leadership in the classroom, school, and/or community.
CHRISTINE ELSE '90 MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP - $3,000
One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on artistic ability.
COURTNEY ELIZABETH JOHNS '96 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $3,400
One (1) renewable scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, athletic accomplishment, community involvement, and financial need. ($3,400 per year for a total of $13,600 upon maintaining all criteria)
MARGARET T. MCMAHON ENGLISH SCHOLARSHIP - $3,000
One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on written ability. Students with an HSPT national percentile score of 90+ will be considered.
MEGAN McNALLY NACY ’91 MEMORIAL SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP - $3,000
One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on community service and citizenship.
RAYMOND J. NAGLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $2,100
One (1) renewable scholarship will be awarded based on co-curricular activities, school/community service, awards and honors, and financial need. ($2,100 per year for a total of $8,400 upon maintaining all criteria)
JOE AND MARILYN BALOUS SCHOLARSHIP - up to $5,000
A minimum of one (1) scholarship will be awarded based on financial need and demonstration of perseverance and hard work. (Up to $5,000 for 9th grade year, scholarship is renewable for subsequent three years upon maintaining all criteria).
Several endowed scholarships are available to Marian students entering grades 10-12; some scholarships are renewable:
Elizabeth O’Donnell Baer ’89 Memorial Scholarship (2)
Caritas Scholarship (1)
Dolores Chapman Memorial Scholarship (1)
St. Marguerite d’Youville Scholarship (1)
Sr. Elizabeth Girardot, IHM Scholarship (1)
Mary Anne Harahan Scholarship (2)
Courtney Elizabeth Johns ’96 Memorial Scholarship (3)
Kerry A. Kerby '98 Memorial Scholarship (1)
Kolasa Kelly Science Scholarship (2)
Raymond J. Nagle Memorial Scholarship (3)
Sr. Christa DePrimo, IHM Science Scholarship (1)
Sr. Dorothy Peltier, IHM Science Scholarship (1)
Sr. Lenore Pochelski, IHM Scholarship (3)
Samyn Akao Science Scholarship (2)
Taunt Family Memorial Scholarship (3)
Marian High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its admission policies, educational policies, tuition assistance, or any school administered program.