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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Applying for Financial Aid

Apply for financial aid for Archbishop Carroll through Smart Aid

Archbishop Carroll High School Smart Aid Code: 13064

Smart Aid Application Fee: $25.00

Smart Aid customer service: 1-800-360-8027 :

Financial aid applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are currently available through Smart Aid.  The 2016 tax return is the only documentation that all applicants are required to submit by March 31, 2017.

All families intending to apply for financial aid are strongly encouraged to do so as early as possible.  Families with a Smart Aid application will be reviewed and notified of an award decision within two weeks, beginning November 1, 2016.  Award decisions will be made on the Smart Aid estimated need, and are contingent on the completion of the application with the 2016 tax returns and a verified need of at least the grant amount by March 31, 2017.

Families with a Smart Aid application that is completed and verified after March 31, 2017 will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis.

A completed and verified Smart Aid application is required to receive financial aid.

Frequently asked questions about applying for financial aid

Families who applied for 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login using the username and password from 2016-2017
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit the application along with the $25.00 fee
  4. Return to the site to upload the 2016 tax returns when completed by March 31, 2017

We endeavor to make a Catholic Carroll education possible for every deserving child wanting to attend, regardless of a family’s financial resources.

Archbishop Carroll Scholarships

Academic Merit Scholarship

Students receiving Academic Merit Scholarships have achieved scores on the scholarship exam (HSPT) of 90 or higher in the National Percentile (NP) and 122 or higher for the Cognitive Skills Quotient (CSQ).  Scholarship awards range from full to partial tuition and are awarded for all four years of high school at Archbishop Carroll. 

8th Graders: The scholarship testing has concluded for the Class of 2021

7th Graders: Practice scholarship test: Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:00 am – 11:00 am

                       Summer Scholarship Prep Course: 4 days in August, 2017

Lawrence J. Nowlan Scholarship for the Arts

Lawrence J. Nowlan Scholarship for the Arts is offered for all disciplines of performing and visual arts, students must submit a completed application and a piece of work or record of performance by December 31, 2016.

Download the Lawrence J. Nowlan Scholarship for the Arts 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:

  • Josephine C. Connelly Achievement Award
  • Vianney Scholars Program
  • St. Thomas More
  • Maguire Scholars Program
  • 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          New Students: Admissions Office

Phone: (610) 688-7610 x136                                Phone: (610) 688-7610 x 117

Fax: (610) 971-0827                                               Fax: (610) 971-0827

Email:                                     Email:


We are very proud of the accomplishments of all Archbishop Carroll students!

Congratulations to Coach Tom Nerney and our Girls Varsity Basketball team for defeating Bonner-Prendie to advance to the Semi-Finals of the PCL Championships! They will play Neumann-Goretti on Tuesday February 16 at Philadelphia University, start time is set for 8pm!  LET’S GO PATRIOTS!!!

Let’s give a BIG CONGRATULATIONS to our Boys Head Varsity Basketball Coach Paul Romanczuk on being named COACH OF THE YEAR of the Philadelphia Catholic League! We would also like to CONGRATULATE Senior Forward Ryan Daly for being named PLAYER OF THE YEAR of the Philadelphia Catholic League as well as Senior Guard Josh Sharkey for being named 1st team ALL Philadelphia Catholic League.  What a remarkable ACCOMPLISHMENT these three gentleman achieved!


Last Sunday Jan. 17 former Carroll Girl’s Basketball Standout Rachel Pearson scored her 1000 pt for the Drexel Dragons Women’s Basketball Team vs Elon University!  We wanted to Congratulate Rachel for her hard work on and off the court!!  What an ACCOMPLISHMENT!!  Great JOB Rachel!!!  We Salute YOU!!