Scholarship Information

Shrine High School Scholarship Opportunities

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Thomas Kirkwood Honorary Scholarship

$4,500 merit scholarship awarded to any student who scores in the 95th-99th percentile (composite) on the High School Placement Test. This award is distributed over the course of four years provided a student maintains a 3.2 cumulative GPA.

Fr. Edward J. Prus Honorary Scholarship

$3,250 merit scholarship awarded to any student who scores in the 90th-94th percentile (composite) on the High School Placement Test. This award is distributed over the course of four years provided a student maintains a 3.2 cumulative GPA. This scholarship is named for our former pastor who served our parish for 12 years. Fr. Prus continues his service to the church, recently celebrating his golden jubilee. He continues to impact the Shrine community by providing us with an example of Christian leadership. His gentle manner and unassuming way endear him to all he meets.

Shrine Catholic High School Alumni Scholarship

$2,250 merit scholarship awarded to any student who scores in the 85th-89th percentile (composite) on the High School Placement Test.  This award is distributed over the course of four years provided a student maintains a 3.2 cumulative GPA. This scholarship celebrates the over 9,000 graduates who continue to support the mission of their alma mater.

Merit Scholarship Requirements

Candidates must list Shrine Catholic High School as a first or second choice on the High School Placement Test (HSPT). The HSPT must be taken November 21st, 2015, December 5th, 2015 or February 6th, 2016.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

J. Patrick Dineen ’85 Memorial Scholarship

The mission of this scholarship project is three-fold. To remember and honor Patrick Dineen, to assist a student with a demonstrated financial need, and to promote the values of Catholic Education. Selection criteria includes: demonstrated financial need, academic performance and leadership and community service. 2017-18 J. Patrick Dineen Scholarship Application and Requirements (PDF)

Shrine Catholic High School Dads’ Club Leadership Scholarship

Any student applying to Shrine Catholic who exhibits leadership, character excellence, and receives a recommendation from a Shrine school official (teacher, coach, moderator, administrator, etc.) may qualify for a leadership award.   Students must be nominated for this award and fill out an application to Shrine Catholic High School.  This scholarship is not solely based on academics, or on financial need.  The scholarship is based on a student’s ability to achieve his or her “personal best” in a variety of ways. APPLICATION: Any student who completes and submits an Application for Admission and has a letter of recommendation submitted on their behalf will be considered for this scholarship opportunity. 

David Macker Memorial Scholarship

This is a High School Dads’ Club Leadership Scholarship “For the Kids!” Any student applying to Shrine Catholic is eligible to receive the scholarship.  It is awarded to the kid with traits that Mr. Macker modeled:  leadership, motivation of fellow students, excellence in character, as well as a genuine concern for the overall well-being of their peers. Students must be nominated for this award by a Shrine school official (teacher, coach, moderator, administrator, security officer, etc.) and fill out a Shrine Catholic High School application to qualify for the David Macker Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is not solely based on academics, or financial need.  This scholarship is for a student demonstrating the ability to motivate and encourage fellow students to reach their “personal best”, through leadership by example.  APPLICATION: Any student who completes and submits an Application for Admission and has a letter of recommendation submitted on their behalf will be considered for this scholarship opportunity.

The Larry McNish Memorial Scholarship

The McNish Family Foundation honors the memory of Larry McNish and all he stood for throughout his life by establishing this scholarship.  It is the family’s hope to help a young man or woman to have access to the wonderful faith filled education that Shrine Catholic High School offers its students. In turn, the McNish Family hopes to inspire this student to “achieve academic excellence, social, physical, artistic and servant leadership potential and embrace the Gospel of Jesus Christ in order to make a difference in the world,” just like Larry McNish. Larry McNish was a kind, generous and loving person.  At the core of his life were his family, friends, and faith.  He understood what it meant to truly care and to truly be a friend.  In keeping with the teachings of his parish’s patron saint, Therese of Liesieux, Larry did many little things that ultimately had a big impact. If someone needed him, there was never a questions, he was there to help. Selection criteria includes: demonstrated financial need, community service, academic standing, involvement in community.  Applications available by using this link: 2017-2018 Larry McNish Memorial Scholarship Application and Requirements (PDF)

Shrine School Board (USB) Leadership Scholarship

The USB Leadership Scholarship was established in 2013 through generous donations from Unified School Board members.  The scholarship is available to any student applying to Shrine Catholic High School who exhibits outstanding leadership and leadership qualities, is of high character and by his / her actions lives the Catholic life.  The student must be registered with Shrine Catholic High School to be considered for this award.  Applications must include a letter of recommendation from a school official (teacher, coach, moderator, administrator, etc.) with their application. This scholarship is not solely based on academics, or on financial need. The scholarship is based on a student’s ability to lead both in and out of the class room. This award is a $1,000 one year non-renewable award.  Applications available by using this link: 2017-18 USB Leadership Scholarship Application (PDF)

Senior Challenge Award

The graduating Class of 2017 would like to award one or multiple members of the Class of 2018 with a scholarship that will serve to recognize hard working and involved students and promote the values of leadership and service within Shrine High School. The 2017 graduates understand the time and commitment that is required during senior year in order to apply to colleges, maintain good grades, and stay involved in all that goes on around the school. This scholarship is intended to ease the burden of application and other senior year fees by reducing tuition costs at Shrine.  The student(s) awarded this scholarship must be in good academic standing and exemplify leadership qualities within their class such as participation in service or extracurricular activities. Applications available by using this link: 2017-18 Senior Challenge Award Application (PDF)

Connie Kramer Level ’61 Memorial Scholarship

The family of Connie Level Kramer honors the memory of Connie, her Shrine education and Catholic faith, by establishing this scholarship.  This scholarship will be awarded with preference given to those exhibiting outstanding vocal ability and/or involvement with the yearbook as an extracurricular activity, Christian values, strong intellectual capability, strong work ethic and personal integrity.  The scholarship is funded by Leon J. Level, in loving memory of his wife Connie Kramer Level ’61. Applications available by using this link: Not available for 2016-2017 school year.

James Harbour Memorial Scholarship

James Harbour was an automotive executive, holding many different senior positions in manufacturing, accounting and finance over 30 years. He retired from Chrysler in 1980 and started his own manufacturing consulting business, where he became known for leading the charge to improve labor productivity in the automotive OEM manufacturing plants. In 1981, he published The Harbour Report, which quickly became the industry scorecard for efficiency in automotive OEM manufacturing operations and challenged the industry to improve. Many in the industry have stated that he single handedly changed automotive manufacturing. Jim lead Harbour & Associates, Inc. until 1999 when he formally retired. Jim and his wife Dolores were the proud parents of eight children and ten grandchildren, many who attended and graduated from Shrine Catholic Schools. In creating this scholarship in their dad’s memory, the Harbour family looks to recognize a student with a demonstrated interested in the S.T.E.M. field. Families must complete PSAS (Private School Aid Service) forms to be considered. Please contact Mrs. Meg Armstrong ’92 at armstrong@shrineschools.com for more details. 2017-18 James Harbour Memorial Scholarship Application (PDF)

Fisher Family Scholarship

The Fisher Family has generously provided a named leadership scholarship for students registered to attend or attending Grades 9 through 12 for the 2017-2018 school year. Students applying for this scholarship should exhibit leadership qualities, and be of excellent character, service-driven and goal-oriented. Each applicant will be asked to submit a recommendation from a school official (teacher, coach, moderator, administrator, etc.) and/or pastor. This scholarship is not solely based on academics, or on financial need. The scholarship is based on a student’s demonstrated commitment to achieving his or her “personal best” in a variety of ways. Students will be selected by Shrine High School Scholarship Committee. Families must complete PSAS (Private School Aid Service) forms to be considered. Please contact Mrs. Meg Armstrong ’92 at armstrong@shrineschools.com for more details. 2017-2018 Fisher Family Scholarship Application

 

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