To be eligible for academic scholarships students must test at Saint Patrick on January 9, 2016. (Individual circumstances may cause an exception)
All students testing at the 98th percentile or above will receive the International Lasallian Award for Academic Excellence in the amount of $20,000 ($5,000 annually).
All students testing between the 95th and 97th percentile will receive the Saint Patrick Academic Achievement Award in the amount of $12,000 ($3,000 annually).
Academic Legacy Scholarships are available to sons or grandsons of Saint Patrick alumni who test at the following percentiles on the Placement exam:
At or above 90% $14,000 ($3,500 annually)
At or above 75% $8,000 ($2,000 annually)
All others $4,000 ($1,000 annually)
If a student qualifies for multiple academic scholarships and or financial assistance grants, only the one with the highest dollar amount will be honored. All scholarships have annual renewal guidelines.
The Saint Patrick Family Plan
The following tuition discounts will be offered to a family with more than one son attending Saint Patrick at the same time: 2nd son- $1,000; 3rd son- $2,000; 4th son- free tuition except for fees.
Daniel Murphy Scholarship Foundation
The Daniel Murphy Foundation (DMSF) is a non-profit organization that provides partial four-year high school scholarships for eighth grade students. Applicants must demonstrate academic potential and strong character, financial need, reside within the Chicago city limits or surrounding communities that do not have a strong public school system, and complete the DMSF Financial Information Form. Contact the Daniel Murphy Foundation at 312.455.7800 or visit their website at www.dmsf.org for more information.
Application Deadline: October 30, 2015
HighSight Organization awards partial four-year scholarships for eighth grade students to attend quality private high schools in Chicago. Applicants must reside within the Chicago city limits, exhibit financial need, take the placement exam and be accepted to the private high school of their choice, attend HighSight’s five-week Freshman Summer Program, and attend Academic study sessions during the school year. Contact HighSight at 312.787.9824 or visit their website at www.highsight.org for more information.
Application Deadline: February 26, 2016
HFS Chicago Scholars
HFS Chicago Scholars is a non-profit organization that assists economically disadvantaged Chicago inner-city high school students who show academic and leadership promise achieve their educational goals by providing financial assistance and mentoring. Applicants must have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better for 7th and 8th grades, average to above average on 7th grade standardized tests in math and reading, evidence of positive academic work ethic, and a demonstration of financial need. Contact HFS Chicago Scholars at 312-421-4070 or visit their website at hfschicagoscholars.com for more information.
Application deadline: November 13, 2015
Link Unlimited is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for eighth grade students to receive a quality private high school education. Applicants must be African-American, academically motivated, and exhibit a financial need. Contact Link Unlimited at 312.225.5465 or visit their website at www.linkunlimited.org for more information
Application Deadline: November 7, 2015
Standing Tall Foundation
Standing Tall Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides the means through which the lives of homeless, underserved and/or at-risk children and disenfranchised families may be improved in order to develop and establish a safe, secure, functional, and productive lifestyle for the well-being of the child and/or for the preservation of the family unit. Assistance emphasizes education, counseling, relevant faith-based principles. Contact Standing Tall at 847.294.1801 or visit http://www.standingtallfoundation.org/index.html for more information.