Scholarships Available to Incoming 9th Graders

List of 9 items.

  • Academic Merit Scholarships

    Students who apply for admission to the Class of 2027 by Thursday, December 1, 2022 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 1, 2022.
     
    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.
  • Christine Else '90 Memorial Art Scholarship - $3,000

    One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on artistic ability. 
  • Courtney Elizabeth Johns '96 Memorial Scholarship - $3,500

    One (1) renewable scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, athletic accomplishment, community involvement, and financial need. ($3,500 per year for a total of $14,000 upon maintaining all criteria).

    In 1996, the Johns family established this scholarship in memory of their daughter Courtney, Marian Class of 1996, who died in the crash of TWA Flight 800 in July 1996. This renewable scholarship, awarded annually to an incoming freshman at Marian, is based on academic achievement, sustained leadership, athletic accomplishment, community involvement, and financial need. The recipient must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 and the remaining stated criteria to be eligible for renewal.
  • Joe and Marilyn Balous Scholarship - up to $5,250

    A minimum of one (1) scholarship will be awarded based on financial need and demonstration of perseverance and hard work. (Up to $5,250 for 9th grade year, scholarship is renewable for subsequent three years upon maintaining all criteria).

    Marilyn Balous established this scholarship in 2018 to help provide opportunities for a better education to young women in financial need, which is an important goal of Marilyn and her late husband, Joe. This renewable scholarship, awarded annually to an incoming freshman at Marian, is based on qualifying criteria of maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, demonstrating perseverance and hard work, financial need, agreeing to submit a progress review, and completing a renewal application form each year.
  • 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. 
  • Mary Ann DuBay Leadership Scholarship - $3,000

    One (1) scholarship will be awarded based on leadership in the classroom, school, and/or community. 
  • Megan McNally Nacy '91 Memorial Service Scholarship - $3,400

    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).

    The Nagle Charitable Trust established this scholarship in 1996 in memory of Raymond J. Nagle. This award provides a renewable scholarship to an incoming freshman, based on academic achievement, co-curricular activities, community involvement/service, awards and honors, and financial need. The recipient must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and the remaining stated criteria to be eligible for renewal.
  • Additional Scholarships Available to Students Entering Grades 10 - 12

    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.
 
 
 


Marian High School

7225 Lahser Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
PHONE: (248) 644-1750
Marian High School, an IHM sponsored school, is fully accredited by NCA CASI, an accrediting division of AdvancED.

Marian is a Catholic college preparatory school for young women, sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

The mission of Marian is to ensure, within a Christian environment, an excellent education built on a strong academic curriculum, which will enable young women to value human diversity and live responsible lives of leadership and action based on gospel values.

An enduring tradition: guiding young women spiritually, challenging them academically, and inspiring them to a life of leadership and service.