Scholarships (Incoming Freshmen)

Merit-Based Scholarships Available for Incoming Freshmen

Incoming freshmen may qualify for merit-based scholarships.  These scholarships are renewable annually in amounts up to $2,500.  If students would like to qualify for a merit scholarship, they need to register to take a Scholarship Exam to be held at St. Teresa's Academy on Saturday, December 12th from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm. 

Merit-based scholarship review will be based on the below criteria: 

  • Scholarship Exam
  • Middle School Grades and Grade Trends 
  • Teacher Recommendations
  • Principal Recommendation 
  • Student Essay Submission

Steps Incoming Freshmen need to take to apply for Merit-Based Scholarships:

  1. Complete an online application - The STA application includes a parent release authorizing St. Teresa's to request transcripts, teacher and principal recommendations from middle schools.  All applicants need to submit an online essay submission form as part of their application.  An additional scholarship essay will be completed immediately following the scholarship exam on Dec 12th.
  2. Sign up to take the Scholarship Exam on December 12th - Scholarship essay will be completed immediately following the scholarship exam on December 12th.
  3. Scholarship Awards will be included in incoming freshmen acceptance letters that will be sent in early February.