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Scholarships for Incoming Students

The total amount of financial assistance and tuition allowances given by Notre Dame Academy for 2019:



Academic scholarships for incoming freshmen are awarded based on High School Placement Test (HSPT) scores.  Priority consideration for academic scholarships and grants is given to students who take the placement test at Notre Dame Academy.  Students who are eligible for academic awards will be notified of their eligibility at the HSPT Results Meeting on Monday, January 4, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

Students who are eligible for academic scholarships must register* and pay the $200 non-refundable registration fee by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 in order to confirm receipt of their academic scholarship(s). 

A student is registered if she has submitted a complete application for admission AND paid the non-refundable registration fee of $200.00. 

The Class of 2024 received nearly $79,000 in academic scholarships.

Sister Mary Agnetis Academic Scholarships
Through the generosity of the Sisters of Notre Dame, Notre Dame Academy awards several academic scholarships to the top performers on the High School Placement Test each year. These scholarships will range from $2500-$500 and are non-renewable.

Academic Excellence Scholarships

Students who score in the upper percentiles of the High School Placement Test may be eligible for Academic Excellence Scholarships. These are four-year scholarships that are renewed annually if a student maintains a G.P.A. of 3.8.

NDA's Academic Excellence Scholarships are based on the following percentiles.

99 percentile - $1500
98 percentile - $ 1000
97 percentile - $ 750

Some students will be eligible for both the Sister Mary Agnetis Academic Scholarship and the Academic Excellence Scholarship .

Benefactor Scholarships
Notre Dame Academy awards these additional scholarships to incoming freshmen annually. The students are selected based on their performance on the High School Placement Test. These scholarships are non-renewable. 

Gamel Otto Scholarships

Charles & Anna Bauereis Pulsfort Scholarship


Limited need-based scholarships/grants are available to students through the generosity of several benefactors. These scholarships and grants are awarded based on various factors including financial need and a student's attitude toward school and academic work ethic.  Students must have a complete FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment on file with NDA to considered for these funds. Please note: the FACTS online application MUST be completed by April 15, 2021.   

Notre Dame Academy is fortunate to have a generous scholarship fund for sophomores through seniors.  These funds are awarded based on a variety of factors including academic performance, academic work ethic, leadership, service, and financial need.  You can see a complete list of these awards and access the applications HERE.