Scholarships Awarded to Incoming Freshmen
The deadline to apply is February 1, 2013, unless otherwise noted.
St. Francis and St. Clare Scholarships
The St. Francis and St. Clare Scholarships will be awarded annually to a well-rounded, motivated incoming freshman boy and girl who displays academic achievement, demonstrates leadership potential, exemplifies a life a true Christian presence, and is involved in extra-curricular activities and community service. The scholarship will be a one-time financial award of $1,000. This merit scholarship will not adversely affect other financial assistance that the student may receive.
- St. Francis and St. Clare Scholarship Application (310.82 KB)
Download the St. Francis and St. Clare Scholarship application here
St. Felix Scholarship
The St. Felix Service Scholarship will be awarded annually to an incoming freshman boy who displays academic achievement, exemplifies a life a true Christian presence, and a commitment of service to parish and community. The scholarship will be a one-time financial award of $1,000. This merit scholarship will not adversely affect other financial assistance that the student may receive.
- St. Felix Scholarship Application (178.95 KB)
Download the St. Felix Scholarship application here
Sister Mary Denise Bernas Scholarship
The Sister Mary Denise Bernas Scholarship is awarded to a well-rounded incoming freshman boy who manifests good character and judgment through a spirit of volunteerism in a school, parish, or community. This young man will demonstrate financial need. The amount of the scholarship is determined annually.
- Sister Mary Denise Bernas Scholarship Application (194.99 KB)
Download the Sister Mary Denise Bernas Scholarship application here
Youthtowne Young Scholars Scholarship
The Youthtowne Young Scholars scholarship (YYS) is sponsored by the Maronda Foundation and offers Catholic girls enrolling in the 9th grade at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School a full tuition scholarship. A limited number of scholarships are awarded annually and are renewable. Applicants must be Catholic, must demonstrate financial need and should have academic and leadership potential.
- Youthtowne Young Scholars Scholarship Application (709.82 KB)
Download the Youthtowne Young Scholars Scholarship application here
OLSH Placement Test Achievement Scholarship
The OLSH Placement Test Scholarship is awarded to the top scorer on the Placement Test. To quality the student must take the Placement Test at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School. Two scholarships are awarded: one to the top scoring boy and one to the top scoring girl. Each receive a $500 one-time scholarship. This merit scholarship will not adversely affect other financial assistance that the student may receive.
Scholarships Awarded to Current OLSH Students
Poleski Family Scholarship
The Poleski Family Scholarship benefits a student completing his/her freshman year, who is in need of tuition assistance for the sophomore year of study. This $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student who demonstrates a love of learning as well as a propensity for helping people, and who exudes empathetic concern for others. The scholarship is renewable in the junior and senior years if the student maintains the scholarship's eligibility requirements. This merit scholarship will not adversely affect other financial assistance that the student may receive.
- Poleski Family Scholarship Application (326.69 KB)
Download the Poleski Family Scholarship application here
The Susan Fahey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of OLSH's beloved Spanish teacher, Miss Susan Fahey, who passed away on May 2, 2010 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. The scholarship is awarded annually to an OLSH junior who is planning to take an upper-level language course in his/her senior year.
Scholarships Awarded to Graduating Seniors
The Alison J. Michel Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Alison J. Michel, a 1996 graduate of OLSH, who lost her battle with cystic fibrosis in 1998. It is awarded annually to an OLSH senior who embodies the traits of love, hope, faith, and joy -- key facets of Alison's personality. The amount of the scholarship is determined based on the proceeds of the Michel Family's annual flower sale. The scholarship also honors Alison's younger sister Katie who also lost her battle with cystic fibrosis in 2007.
Establishing or Supporting an OLSH Scholarship
If you would like to make a charitable donation to any of these funds or establish another scholarship fund, please contact Cheryl Karashin, Vice President of Advancement. For other ways to give the gift of an OLSH education visit our Adopt A Student and Endowment Funds pages.