Beginning this year, all scholarships were awarded to the incoming freshman class with admission decisions on January 26, 2024. Marian will make scholarship awards to on-time admission applicants only. Students applying for admission after December 7, 2023 may not be eligible for scholarships for the upcoming school year. 

Scholarships were awarded automatically to admission applicants meeting the criteria below (no scholarship application required) provided admission application was submitted by December 7, 2023 and HSPT was taken in November or December 2023.
Academic Merit Scholarship Criteria
Automatically awarded to applicants who achieve all "A"s (including "A-" and/or 90% or higher) in core academic subjects (English, math, science, social studies) for grades 7 & 8 (qtr.1), plus HSPT composite national percentile score (CMNP) of:
97 - 99
94 - 96
90 - 93

Admission applicants submitted Named Scholarship Applications by December 7, 2023 to request consideration for the named scholarships below. The Scholarship Committee considered applicants based on the information provided in their Named Scholarship Application, admission file and criteria listed below. Applicants may have been required to participate in a scholarship interview. All named scholarships for the Class of 2028 have been awarded at this time.

Named Scholarship Criteria
Christine Else '90 Memorial Art Scholarship
Artistic ability.
Courtney Elizabeth Johns '96 Memorial Scholarship
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.
Joe and Marilyn Balous Scholarship
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, and financial need.
up to
Margaret T. McMahon English Scholarship
Written ability and an HSPT national percentile composite, reading and/or language sub-score of 90 or higher.
Mary Ann DuBay Leadership Scholarship
Leadership in the classroom, school, and/or community. 
Megan McNally Nacy '91 Memorial Service Scholarship
Community service and citizenship.
Kelly Nagle Scholarship
This Scholarship was established in honor of Kelly O’Hara Nagle ‘77 and celebrates her determination, grit and kind spirit. The Kelly Nagle Scholarship provides a four-year renewable scholarship awarded to an incoming Marian High School student for use during her freshman year. The student should be involved in co-curriculars, athletics or community service and demonstrate determination, perseverance and kindness. The scholarship recipient must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Raymond J. Nagle Memorial Scholarship
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.
* Scholarships marked with an asterisk are renewable based on renewal criteria distributed at time of award.
To be considered for a named scholarship, please complete the following by December 7, 2023: 
  • Complete the scholarship application.
  • Request a single letter of recommendation (from a teacher, moderator, supervisor or coach) to be emailed to
  • Complete a FACTS/Grant and Aid Application (the application will go live here in October. This is required only for consideration for need-based scholarships (as noted above, the Johns, Balous and Nagle scholarships) and/or tuition assistance.
 A student may be awarded a maximum of one, if any, named scholarship. A student may be awarded a named scholarship in addition to an Academic Merit Scholarship. Please contact the Office of Admission with any questions at (248) 502-3033.
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. Christa DePrimo, IHM Science Scholarship (1)
  • The Eugenia & Arthur Feehan Science Scholarship (1)
  • Sr. Elizabeth Girardot, IHM Scholarship (1)
  • Mary Anne Harahan Scholarship (2)
  • Richard T. Healy, Jr. Scholarship (1)
  • Courtney Elizabeth Johns ’96 Memorial Scholarship (3)
  • Kolasa Kelly Science Scholarship (2)
  • Kerry A. Kerby '98 Memorial Scholarship (1)
  • Raymond J. Nagle Memorial Scholarship (3)
  • Sr. Dorothy Peltier, IHM Science Scholarship (1)
  • Sr. Lenore Pochelski, IHM Scholarship (3)
  • Samyn Akao Science Scholarship (2)
  • Luise Smela Memorial Scholarship (1)
  • 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
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.