Maryvale proudly offers numerous merit-based scholarships and awards for exceptional students in recognition of their outstanding achievements and admirable potential in the classroom, on the field or in the community.
Families may also pursue scholarship opportunities for their daughter(s) that are offered through outside organizations. Please see the accompanying list below.
If you have additional questions about scholarships offered by Maryvale or other organizations/foundations, please don't hesitate to contact the Admissions Office.
*Your Maryvale application must be submitted by Friday, Nov. 30 to receive priority consideration for a merit-based Maryvale scholarship or award. Please note that there is no separate application needed to be considered for merit-based Maryvale scholarships or awards.
At least one $12,000 scholarship will be awarded to a ninth grade applicant in recognition of superior academic achievement. This will be renewable for each subsequent year — as long as the student remains in strong academic standing. All ninth grade applicants are considered for this scholarship; a separate application is not required.
Trustees' Leadership Awards
Multiple $5,000 awards will be given to ninth grade applicants in recognition of strong academic and leadership accomplishments. They will be renewable for each subsequent year — as long as the students remain in strong academic standing. All ninth grade applicants are considered for these awards; a separate application is not required.
Middle School Leadership Awards
Multiple $2,500 awards will be granted to Middle Schoolers whose solid academic and leadership records distinguish them from their peers.
Through a generous grant from the Sports Boosters, Maryvale offers an award of $1,000 to an outstanding scholar-athlete who is entering ninth grade. In addition to grades, participation in school athletics, recreation councils and club teams are factors in consideration.
Additional Outside Scholarship Opportunities
- Knott Scholarships
- The Gary Lee Ryon, Jr. Memorial Foundation
- Colleen and Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund
- Theresa F. Truschel Charitable Foundation Inc.
- The Frederick M. Gossman Memorial High School Scholarship
- The William J. O'Brien, Jr. Memorial Catholic High School Scholarship
- Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST)
Together, the Marion I. and Henry J. Knott Scholarship Fund and the Marion Burk Knott Scholarship Fund award four-year, full-tuition scholarships each year to Catholic students who excel in academics and will pursue their education at a Catholic Upper School within certain areas of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Detailed information about the scholarship requirements and application process may be obtained by calling the Knott Scholars office at 443-325-7884 or from the website.
The Gary Lee Ryon, Jr. Memorial Foundation awards scholarships to eighth grade students entering a Catholic high school in the Archdioceses of Washington and Baltimore. Specific information may be obtained from the foundation website.
A scholarship fund was established in memory of Colleen and Erin Marlatt, sisters who died tragically in a tornado in September 2001. Each year, several $2,000 scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman children of teachers or administrators in Archdiocesan schools. Information about the scholarship requirements and application process may be obtained from the website.
Another recently established scholarship opportunity is available through Theresa F. Truschel Charitable Foundation Inc. Ms. Truschel, who died early in 2007, specified in her will that a foundation be established to provide scholarships and assistance to worthy students attending Catholic schools at all levels based on financial need, past academic performance and potential success. Further information and an application may be found on the foundation website.
Each year, the Maryland State Council of the Knights of Columbus awards three Catholic high school scholarship grants to Catholic students. The Frederick M. Gossman Memorial High School Scholarship is designed to assist those Brother Knights holding memberships in councils within the jurisdiction of Maryland in paying tuition for their sons and daughters at accredited Catholic High Schools; three grants of $1,500 per year, for up to four years, will be awarded. Awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence, personal qualifications and financial need. The children of deceased members are also eligible, provided the member was in good standing at the time of death. More information is available here.
The William J. O'Brien Jr., Memorial Catholic High School Scholarship offers three grants of $1,500 per year for up to four years. This program is open to any Catholic student who is a resident of the State of Maryland to include children and grandchildren of a member of a Knights of Columbus council within the jurisdiction of Maryland. Applicants must have been officially accepted at or must be students at accredited Catholic high schools. Applications will be judged on academic excellence, personal qualifications and financial need. Interested parents and students may obtain specific information and applications by clicking here.
The Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program provides scholarships for some students who are eligible for the free or reduced–price lunch program to attend eligible nonpublic schools.
For more information and to apply, please click here.