Financial Aid & Scholarships
Investing in Your Child’s Future
An Archbishop Carroll Catholic education is an investment in your child’s future. We understand the significant commitment each family makes to provide their son or daughter with a quality Catholic, college preparatory education that equips them for their future. We are very proud of Carroll’s extremely diverse student body that reflects the broad mix of communities that make up our school.
We at Archbishop Carroll are committed to excellence in Catholic identity, academic, and social development, and to making our educational opportunities available to families regardless of their financial resources.
Applying for Financial Aid
For the 2020-21 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, 2019.
How to Apply:
– Go to https://online.factsmgt.com/ai
– Follow the instructions to complete an online financial aid application, using your 2018 tax information.
– You will be required to submit your 2018 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 2018 tax return by March 15, for income verification.
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.
Scholarship applications through Business Leaders Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS) for the 2019-2020 school year are now open. BLOCS, is an independent charitable organization supported by individuals, companies, firms, and foundations of all sizes in the five-county Philadelphia region. Since 1980, BLOCS has invested in the lives of tens of thousands of children throughout the Philadelphia area, including some of the poorest neighborhoods in the City. BLOCS works within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania EITC & OSTC guidelines and uses an outside scholarship administrator to determine eligibility for scholarship grants. Over the past several years, funds for scholarship support have increased. Unfortunately so has the demand, which continues to significantly exceed supply. For questions about the application process, please contact FACTS at 866-441-4637. Click here to apply online for the BLOCS scholarship.
Archbishop Carroll Scholarships
Academic Merit Scholarship
Each 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.
Scholarship Test Dates: October 3rd and October 24th 8:30-11:30am and November 5th 4:00-7:00pm
A $2,500 scholarship will be granted to three students who have been a part of Scouts of America for at least two years. This grant is renewable each of the four years at Carroll, provided that the student continues with the Scout program. Verification will be asked for each year. To apply, please send a Scout leader recommendation letter, along with troop information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salute to Service Grant
A $2,500 scholarship will be granted to three students who have a parent or primary guardian who is an active duty military member, an active or retired law enforcement employee or firefighter, and/or a military branch veteran. This grant is renewable each of the four years at Carroll, but the student must have an overall 7th grade average of a 94 or better. To apply, please send the parent or guardian service information to email@example.com
Catholic Identity Grant
A $2,500 scholarship will be granted to three students who have a 94 or better final grade for Religion in 7th grade and who have been active in youth ministry for at least two years; an example of this would be serving as an altar server or participating in a youth group. To apply please send a recommendation letter from a pastor or youth group leader to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dominic L. Coyle Memorial Scholarship
In recognition of the life and talent, Dominic Coyle brought to his beloved Carroll community, his friends, family and those he touched have established a scholarship in his memory. Dominic would have graduated with the Class of 2017. He personified what it means to be engaged in the world. His outreach to his peers, to his community, and to anyone whose path he crossed resonated and remains with them. His love of life, his kindness, and his musical talent are all attributes that define him but never limited him. It is these qualities that we hope to inspire in other young men and women with the award of this scholarship.
This is a $3,000 scholarship awarded to a rising Sophomore for their Sophomore, Junior, and Senior academic years.
- Seeking a 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 involved in extracurricular activities with an Arts and/or Service focus.
- Applicants must have the endorsement of a Faculty Member and their Guidance Counselor on their application attesting they are qualified for this scholarship program.
Click here for the scholarship application. The application deadline is May 15, 2020
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 to the Admissions Office for consideration.
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.
- Neumann Scholars Program
- Josephine C. Connelly Achievement Award
- Stonemor Scholars Program
- Ellis Trust for Girls
- We are happy to announce the online application for the Ellis Trust Tuition Assistance Grant for the 2021/2022 academic year is now open! Girls who are considering attending an Independent or Parochial high school next year are encouraged to apply. REMEMBER: Applicants MUST reapply for funding each year; grants are not automatically renewed. The application DEADLINE is Monday, March 15th.For more information about the Ellis Trust and the application process:
- We are happy to announce the online application for the Ellis Trust Tuition Assistance Grant for the 2021/2022 academic year is now open! Girls who are considering attending an Independent or Parochial high school next year are encouraged to apply. REMEMBER: Applicants MUST reapply for funding each year; grants are not automatically renewed. The application DEADLINE is Monday, March 15th.
Freshmen and Transfer Students contact:
Director of Admissions