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.
*Your Maryvale application must be submitted by Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 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.
Upper School students will be invited to interview in February 2020 if you qualify for a merit scholarship.
At least one $15,000 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.
The applicant must have a 90 percent or higher composite score on the High School Placement Test and have earned all A's and only one B in all three years of Middle School.
Trustees' Leadership Awards
Multiple $8,000 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.
The applicant must have a 90 percent or higher composite score on the High School Placement Test and have earned all A's and B's for all three years of Middle School.
Middle School Leadership Awards
Multiple $2,500-$4,000 per year awards will be granted to Middle School applicants whose solid academic and leadership records distinguish them from their peers. This award only carries through eighth grade.
Red Gray Awards
Multiple $1,000-$3,000 per year awards will be granted to students who show outstanding leadership on the field, in the theater or in their community.
Additional Outside Scholarship Opportunities
Families may also pursue scholarship opportunities for their daughter(s) that are offered through outside organizations. Please see the accompanying list below.
- 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
The Knott Scholarship Funds offers four-year, full tuition elementary and secondary scholarships to academically accomplished students entering the fifth or eighth grades. This unique scholarship is only available to Catholic students in the Archdiocese of Baltimore who wish to attend a Catholic school. Applications are due every year in March for scholarships starting the following fall. Please visit www.knottscholar.org or call our office at: 443-325-7884 for more information.
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.