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.
ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR APPLICATION POST-REGISTRATION
Applications for the scholarships below may be submitted after a student is fully registered. Students may apply for multiple scholarships and may be selected as a finalist for more than one but may be awarded a maximum of one listed below, if any. Please note, students who were awarded Academic Merit Scholarships at the time of acceptance are permitted to apply for the scholarships below 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, teacher recommendations, and, in student interviews. See Scholarship Submission Worksheet provided at time of acceptance for specific eligibility requirements.
MARY ANN DUBAY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP - $2,200
One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on leadership in the classroom, school, and/or community.
CHRISTINE ELSE '90 MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP - $2,200
One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on artistic ability.
COURTNEY ELIZABETH JOHNS '96 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $3,200
One (1) renewable scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, athletic accomplishment, community involvement, and financial need.
MARGARET T. MCMAHON ENGLISH SCHOLARSHIP - $2,200
One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on written ability. Students with a recent national percentile score of 90+ (or the equivalent “Advanced”) are eligible to apply.
MEGAN McNALLY NACY ’91 MEMORIAL SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP - $2,200
One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on community service and citizenship.
RAYMOND J. NAGLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $2,000
One (1) renewable scholarship will be awarded based on co-curricular activities, school/community service, awards and honors, and financial need.
JOE AND MARILYN BALOUS SCHOLARSHIP - up to $4,900
A minimum of one (1) scholarship will be awarded based on financial need and demonstration of perseverance and hard work.
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.