Scholarships, Financial Aid and Grants
Trustee Scholars: An invitation to become a Trustee Scholar is awarded to freshmen who achieve a rank of 92nd percentile on the TACHS examination and meet attendance and behavioral requirements. Students must place SCA on her list of schools on the TACHS in order to be considered for a Trustee Scholarship. A Trustee Scholarship is equal to 55% of tuition. Students must follow the prescribed course of study and meet academic and behavioral standards to remain eligible. Students may enter the Trustee Scholar Program at any level. Trustee Scholarships cannot be combined with any other SCA tuition discounts except the sibling discount.
Each year, St. Catharine Academy makes available from the school budget a certain amount of funds for tuition assistance. Funds are limited. The window to apply for incoming freshmen is now open. The window closes on December 15, 2021. All applications are filed online and cost $40.00 which is non-refundable. If you need assistance in applying please contact the Finance Office at 718-882-2882 Ext. 162 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Students will be notified of financial aid awards in their acceptance packet.
For 10th, 11th and 12th graders the window to apply is between March 2022 and May 2022. Announcements will be made in July 2022.
The application for ALL grades is available by visiting FACTS.
St. Catharine Academy also participates in such programs as Be A Student’s Friend, Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club, BridgeUP, and Inner-City Scholarship Fund. Applications for such tuition assistance must be made through the participating agency.
Catholic School Employee Grant: $1,000 grant for employees of other Catholic Schools. To be eligible you must:
- Be a full-time employee
- Provide verification of employment via two most recent pay stubs.
- Be listed as a financially responsible party in FACTS.
The Catholic School Employee Grant cannot be combined with any other SCA tuition discounts except the sibling discount. This grant must be applied for annually.
Legacy Grant: $1,000 grant awarded to a student whose parent, legal guardian, or sibling graduated from St. Catharine Academy. To apply please supply the name, relationship, and year of graduation for the alumnae. The Legacy Grant cannot be combined with any other SCA tuition discounts except the sibling discount.
Sibling Discount: If you have another daughter attending SCA, she will receive a reduction of one month's tuition.