Scholarships, Grants & Financial Assistance

Class of 2022 Merit-Based Scholarship Opportunities

View Merit-Based Scholarships Handout

Class of 2022 scholarship applications will be posted online February 1, 2018. Applications are due March 16 and recipients will be notified May 11. Only registered incoming students are eligible to apply for scholarships.

Academic Scholarship – $500 to all eligible scholarship applicants

  • ITBS (or comparable achievement test) composite score of 95% or higher in both seventh and eighth grades
  • "A" average (no more than one B) for final report card of the seventh grade year and both the first quarter of the eighth grade year
  • Good attendance and discipline record

Amy E. Dickherber Memorial Scholarship – $1,000 to two students

  • For students who are involved in fine arts
  • Applicants must submit a short essay outlining their involvement in fine arts

Composition Scholarship – $1,000 to three students; renewable

  • For students who excel in writing
  • Applicants must submit a two-page essay on an assigned topic

First Responder Family Scholarship – $1,000 to three students; renewable

  • For children of police officers, firefighters or paramedics
  • Applicants must indicate their family member’s line of duty

Leadership Scholarship – $1,500 to two students; renewable

  • For students who have demonstrated leadership throughout elementary school
  • Principal letter of recommendation required
  • Applicants must submit a short essay detailing leadership roles

Legacy Scholarship (formerly Alumni Scholarship) – $500 to five students

  • For students who are the child or grandchild of St. Dominic alumni (must detail relationship)
  • Recipients must complete 10 hours of service per year at St. Dominic events

Military Family Scholarship – $1,000 to two students; renewable

  • For children of veterans or active/reserve members of the armed forces
  • Applicants must indicate their family member’s area of military service

Outstanding Service Scholarship – $1,000 to four students; renewable

  • For students who have displayed a history of serving others
  • Annual requirement of performing 40 service hours per school year (hours accrue June 1-May 31)
  • Applicants must submit a one-page essay detailing their service history

Performance Arts Scholarship – $1,000 to three students; renewable

  • For students who excel in theatre, band or chorus
  • Applicants must submit a short essay indicating their involvement in performing arts
  • Recipients must participate in performing arts at St. Dominic High School

Robotics Scholarship – $1,000 to two students; renewable

  • For students actively involved in robotics teams
  • Applicants must submit a short essay detailing their involvement in robotics
  • Robotics instructor letter of recommendation recommended
  • Recipients must participate in St. Dominic High School’s robotics or engineering programs

STEM Scholarship – $1,000 to four students; renewable

  • For students who excel in any combination of science, technology, engineering and/or math
  • Applicants must submit a short essay detailing their involvement in STEM
  • Teacher letter of recommendation required

Visual Arts Scholarship – $1,000 to one student; renewable

  • For students who excel in visual art
  • Applicants must submit one piece of art (will be returned)
  • Recipients must enroll in a visual art class or be an active member of the National Art Honor Society

 

Need-Based Scholarships, Grants and Financial Assistance

View Financial Assistance Handout

St. Dominic High School is committed to making a quality Catholic education possible for all families, regardless of financial situation. Because we recognize that tuition is a significant investment for many families, the following programs are available to assist qualifying applicants with tuition costs.

Financial assistance applications will be posted online February 1, 2018. Applications are due March 16 and recipients will be notified May 11. Opportunities include:

Dominican Scholarship

  • Need-based; for incoming freshmen
  • Applicants must submit a one-page essay explaining how they embrace one of the four Pillars of St. Dominic: Prayer, Study, Community or Service
  • Recipients must complete 10 hours of service per year
    at St. Dominic events

Dolly Reller Scholarship

  • Need-based; open to grades 9-12
  • For students from a single-parent home

Financial Assistance 

  • St. Dominic High School offers approximately $600,000 each year to families in all grades who demonstrate financial need through the FACTS Grant & Aid assessment process.

Summer Work Program 

  • Qualifying students in grades 9-12 may participate in a three-week summer work program to offset tuition costs.

Archdiocesan Scholarships and Assistance

  • Alive in Christ Scholarship Program
  • Beyond Sunday Scholarship Program
  • Catholic Family Tuition Assistance Program
  • Parish Employee Endowment Fund

Catholic Elementary Teacher/Administrator Scholarship

  • One child at SDHS – $500
  • Two children at SDHS – $900
  • Three children at SDHS – $1,200
  • Forms available from elementary principal or parish priest

Further information is available on our Tuition & Tuition Assistance page.

If you have any questions or would like additional information regarding tuition assistance, please email Sandy Sachs (ssachs@stdominichs.org) in our Business Office.