Graduates of Catholic High Schools to Receive Student Aid for
St. John’s University announces a new award for graduates
of Catholic high schools nationally to be known as the St. John’s
Catholic School Scholarship. This action is taken in response to a
recommendation from the Advisory Board of the Institute for
Catholic Schools (ICS) at the University.
The vision for the scholarship is to foster a network of
Catholic education from grammar school to high school to college,
all committed to promoting and encouraging students to attend and
remain in Catholic education.
“The goal for this scholarship initiative, originated by the ICS
Advisory Board, is to create a Catholic Education network to
reinforce the importance of the continuum of Catholic education,”
said Jerrold Ross, Ph.D., Dean of St. John’s University’s School of
The scholarship awards provide any graduate of a Catholic High
School a guaranteed minimum scholarship of $10,000 over 4 years
with a maximum potential scholarship of $20,000 based on financial
need. Students may be eligible for additional need based
and/or academic scholarships as well.
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