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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Applying for Financial Aid

Archbishop Carroll is committed to providing financial support for qualified students seeking to attend our school.

For the 2018-19 school year, financial aid applications and the financial need analysis for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Archbishop Carroll High School will be processed by FACTS. For priority consideration, families are encouraged to complete the application process by December 31, 2017.

How to Apply:

– Go to

– Follow the instructions to complete an online financial aid application, using your 2017 tax information.

– You will be required to submit your 2017 tax information.

– The Financial Aid Committee will review requests for tuition assistance from students accepted by Archbishop Carroll after the online financial aid application and $30 fee have been submitted.

To finalize your financial aid application, you must submit your 2017 tax return by March 15, for income verification.

If you have questions or concerns about the application process, please visit our Financial Aid Frequently Asked Questions page, or contact a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 866-441-4637 or John Ettore, Director of Admissions at 610-688-7610 ext. 399

Archbishop Carroll Scrip & Tuition Credit Program

The Archbishop Carroll Scrip & Tuition Credit Program can help families save on their child’s tuition by turning money spent on everything from groceries to gas into tuition credits.  To learn more, please visit the Archbishop Carroll Scrip & Tuition Credit Program informational page.

Archbishop Carroll Scholarships

The Chappell Culpeper Scholars Program

The Chappell Culpeper Scholars Program is a scholarship opportunity for prospective Carroll Class of ’22 students who have shown a love of science. This scholarship, funded through a generous grant from The Chappell Culpeper Family Foundation, will award $5,000 annually to up to 20 students, for each of their four years at Carroll (provided that the students re-qualify each year). The Chappell Culpeper Family Foundation endeavors to encourage the continued academic pursuit of science through this four-year scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria
Students must be in 8th Grade, with an anticipated graduation date of June 2018

  • Students will have demonstrated an interest in science through excellence in their grade school science courses and participation in a science fair, science club, or the Science Olympiad
  • Students will have an average grade of 85 or above
  • Students will score 80 or above on their Carroll scholarship exam or another HSPT scholarship exam
  • Students will have a history of exemplary citizenship in their school community, including good conduct and attendance

Please Note: Student recipients must re-qualify each year to continue to receive the scholarship. Re-qualification will be based on academic performance (students must maintain a GPA of 85 or above), conduct, and attendance.

Application Requirements

Applicants must complete the online application form and answer the five essay questions on the form.

The deadline to apply is March 1, 2018.
Apply for The Chappell Culpeper Scholars Program

Academic Merit Scholarship

This Fall, 8th grade students can earn an Academic Merit Scholarship to Archbishop Carroll High School. This 4-year scholarship is awarded to students with outstanding academic records and high achievement on the Carroll Scholarship Exam Students taking the October scholarship tests at Carroll and receiving awards will be notified in December.  To be eligible for a scholarship, students are required to submit an admissions application and school records and transcripts.

The day of the test, students should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time as the exam begins promptly on the hour.  We recommend that students bring #2 pencils, water and a snack. Calculators are not permitted.

Academic Merit Scholarship tests are held each fall.  Fall 2018 test dates will be announced in September.  Please check back then.

Register for the Scholarship Test at Archbishop Carroll (Z5)
School Code: Z5
Scholarship Test Fee: $50


Summer Scholarship Test (HSPT) Prep Courses

Archbishop Carroll High School offers opportunities for rising 8th grade students to prepare for the Carroll Scholarship Exam (HSPT) during the Summer before their 8th grade year.  Details regarding these opportunities will be available late Spring/early Summer 2018.

Lawrence J. Nowlan Scholarship for the Arts

The Lawrence J. Nowlan Scholarship for the Arts is offered for all disciplines of performing and visual arts.  Rising 9th grade students must submit a completed application and a piece of work or record of performance by January 15, 2018 to the Admissions Office.

Download the Lawrence J. Nowlan Scholarship for the Arts Application

Dominic L. Coyle Memorial Scholarship

The Dominic L. Coyle Scholarship is awarded to one rising sophomore who demonstrates a desire to actively participate through Academics, Arts and Service in the Carroll community as well as their local/parish community. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and be involved in extracurricular activities with an Arts and/or Service focus. Applications must be received by April 30, 2018 for consideration. The scholarship will be awarded in June 2018.

Download the Dominic L. Coyle Scholarship Application

Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Other Foundation Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available through the Archdiocese and outside foundations, including but not limited to:

  •  The Monsignor John Mitchell Scholarship

Monsignor Mitchell served as a priest of the Archdiocese from 1939 through 1981. During that time, he was the Pastor of Saint Ignatius of Loyola and Saint Francis de Sales Parishes in West Philadelphia, where he was known for his faithful ministry to African American Catholics.  In light of this, the Monsignor Mitchell Scholarship Fund supports high school students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who are Catholic and African American, with academic ability and financial need.  One (or more, if economically feasible) one-year scholarship(s), up to $2,500, will be awarded annually based upon the determination of the Selection Committee. Student recipients must reapply each year. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2018.

Download the Monsignor John Mitchell Scholarship Application

  • Neumann Scholars Program
  • Maguire Scholars Program
  • Vianney Scholars Program
  • St. Thomas More
  • Josephine C. Connelly Achievement Award
  • Stonemor Scholars Program

Find out more information about scholarships available through the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

For any questions or concerns, please contact:

Returning Students: Tuition Office          

Phone: 610-688-7610 x136                                  
Fax: 610-971-0827

New Students: Admissions Office

John Ettore, Director of Admissions
direct line: 610-230-5069
cell phone: 267-535-1279

Admissions Office email:

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