Scholarship Program

  • Academic Scholarship Programs

    Placement Test Award

    Rank    8th Grade

    1               $1000

    2               $900

    3               $800

    4               $700

    5               $600

    6               $500

    7               $400         

    8               $400

     

    • This is a one time award to be used for registration fees and tuition for the next school year.  (Note:  It is not a cash award.)
    • Students must score at or above the 85th national percentile on the placement test given in January to be eligible for this award.
    • One student with the highest score from each of the Catholic feeder schools (Ascension of Our Lord, Sacred Heart, St. Charles Borromeo, St. Joan of Arc, St. Peter, and St. Peter Chanel) will receive an award of $400 provided that the student does not score among the top eight scores on the placement test.  The student must be at or above the 85th percentile.
    • If the top scoring student from a given feeder school does not register at SCC, the next highest scoring student is not eligible for the award.
    • This award is given to incoming eighth grade students.
    • In the case of a tie at any position, the dollar amounts will be added together and divided among the number of students involved in the tie.

     

    Academic Excellence Award

    Rank    8th – 11th Grade

     

    1               $1500

    2               $1200

    3               $800

    4               $500

    5               $400

    6               $350

    7               $350

    8               $350

    9               $350

    10            $350

     

    • This award is presented at the end of each school year (8th-11th grade) based on class rank for that school year (not cumulative GPA).
    • Students must attend SCC for the entire school year to be eligible for that school year.
    • This award is to be used to pay tuition and fees for the next school year.  It is not a direct cash award.
    • In the case of a tie at any position, the dollar amounts will be added together and divided among the number of students involved in the tie.

     

    Other SCC Scholarship Programs

     

    The Marie Ory Dupont Scholarship

    The Marie Ory Dupont Scholarship is open to all students in all grades attending SCC. The Scholarship is for $2,500.00 which will go towards the winning student's SCC tuition. Forms can be found on line in the fall of each year.  All forms and essays are due in December.  The winner is announced in January of each year.

    In memory of Marie, the Marie Ory Dupont Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established. Donations can be made at any First American Bank branch, or by check or credit card online (see links below) or at St Charles Catholic High School. Proceeds from the fund will support the education of present or future Comets. As SCC endures the hurt of our loss, may we reflect on the loving life and contagious smile so often exhibited by Marie and continue to show the type of love to others that she always showed to us.

     

    The All Star Foundation Scholarship

    Two scholarships winners will be awarded $1000.00 towards their SCC tuition at the end of January each year. The goal is for the scholarship to cover some of the cost of attending St. Charles Catholic High School.  One male and one female are recognized each year.

     Todd P. Trosclair graduated from St. Charles Borromeo High School in 1977.  He is now CEO of All Star Electric, Inc and founder of the All Star Foundation. Living out the American dream of owning his own company, Mr. Trosclair firmly believes his success is attributable to education and strong, dependable teamwork.    This scholarship is a way for Mr. Trosclair to assist active, hard-working and involved students with their high school tuition.

    To apply, applicants must be a current St. Charles Catholic High School student.  The student must have completed at least one full semester at SCC.   The student must be participating in and must continue participation in at least one activity where he/she may earn “letterman” status.

    The criteria used in awarding this scholarship focus on the demonstration of the student’s development of the mind, body, and spirit.

    a.  Academic Record

    b.  Demonstration of involvement in extracurricular activities in which “letterman” status may be earned.

    c.  Demonstration of Catholic values as seen by involvement in the church, SCC, and community.

    The winners will be announced each year at the schoolwide Mass in January. 

     

    FIRST BANK AND TRUST PARTNERING WITH THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS

    Champions of Catholic Education

     First Bank and Trust is partnering with the Office of Catholic Schools to process online financial aid applications for parents applying for tuition assistance through the Champions of Catholic Education. The program is open to families with school-aged children attending Catholic schools, in grades Kindergarten through 12th, within the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

    How do I apply for tuition assistance through the Champions of Catholic Education?

    The student must be enrolled at one of the Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of New Orleans in grades Kindergarten through 12thbefore submitting an application for the Champions of Catholic Education.

    To begin the online process, go to https://tuitionportal.fbtonline.comto set up your User Id and Password on the First Bank and Trust portal. Be sure to know the submission deadlines.

    From the Dashboard, click on the “Financial Aid Tab” and then click on the “Champions of Catholic Education Application” link to start your application.

    From the “Start” page, begin completing all fields and sections of the application that apply to your family.

    You will need the following information to complete your application:

    1. Your school’s 2019-2020 tuition and fee schedule
    2. Your bank’s routing number and account number to complete the $40 processing fee
    3. Copy of your signed most recent federal form 1040 income tax return with all W-2’s
    4. Copies of two (2) most recent employment paystubs for all applicants
    5. Copies of all non-taxable income documentation (Social Security and Disability Income)
    6. Documentation of Monthly Rental Expense (If applicable)
    7. Court Orders showing alimony, child support, and any financial agreements

    From the “Documentation” page, you will be required to upload the required documents through a secure online process. Documents may also be faxed to First Bank and Trust to the attention of “Financial Aid Processing” at (504) 620-1450 or mailed to 909 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112.

    From the “Payment” page, you will be required to enter your bank’s routing number and your bank account number to process the non-refundable $40.00 application fee.

    Once you submit your online application, you will receive a confirmation email from FBT. If additional information or documentation is required, you will be contacted by a bank representative at the email address or phone number provided.

    Once the review of your application has been completed, your information will be forwarded to the Office of Catholic Schools for a final determination on tuition assistance and you will be notified. You will not receive tuition assistance results from First Bank and Trust.