Serra Scholarship Opportunities

Serra Catholic High School

Serra Catholic High School proudly offers scholarship opportunities to current and future students. Under each scholarship you will find the basic criteria required for the application. Please find scholarship applications, online at www.serrahs.org under the Admissions Tab or call the Admissions Office to request applications.

SERRA CATHOLIC SCHOLARSHIPS:

Serra Catholic Scholarship Cover Page

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Serra Catholic Scholarship Teacher Recommendation Page

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The scholarships listed below (Endowment/Incoming Freshmen/Current Students) are based on the following criteria:

  • Incoming freshmen must have applied and been accepted to Serra Catholic.
  • Must have an “A” average, no grade lower than an 85%.
  • Demonstrated financial need; completed FACTS application must be on file.
  • Recommendation from a current teacher or principal. Electronic submission of recommendation is acceptable for current Serra students.

Please click here to download the Academic Merit Scholarship for Current Students.


Endowment Scholarship – Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Awards of $1,000 each will be available for current and incoming students.

Please click here to download the Endowment Scholarship Application.

Academic Merit Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen - Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Awards of up to $1,000 each will be available for incoming freshmen.

Please click here to download the Academic Merit Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen Application.

Academic Merit Scholarship for Current Students - Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Awards of up to $1000 each will be available for current students.


Saint Junipero Serra Scholarship – Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Awards of $1,000 each will be available to incoming and current students.

This scholarship is based on the following criteria:

  • Incoming freshmen must have applied and been accepted to Serra Catholic.
  • Service to place of worship, school and/or community; signed form confirming service hours.
  • Demonstrated financial need; completed FACTS application must be on file.

Please click here to download the Saint Junipero Serra Scholarship.


OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS:

Arnold & Jean Stein Scholarship - Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

One award per year up to $1,000 is awarded in the honor of the late Arnold and Jean Stein, who were active members in the Serra community. The funding of the award is made possible by the generosity of the Stein children, graduates of Serra.

This scholarship is based on the following criteria:

  • The student(s) must be a member of Corpus Christ Parish in McKeesport, PA.
  • If there are no qualifying student(s) from Corpus Christi Parish, a student (s) from a Catholic parish in McKeesport or Duquesne, PA will be selected.
  • Academic merit: “A” average no grade below 85% and demonstrated financial need; completed FACTS application must be on file.

Please click here to download the Arnold & Jean Stein Scholarship.


Walter & Stefina Ogrodnik Scholarship - Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019

Up to three awards of $1,200 each will be available each year. This award is a gift in honor of Walter and Stefina Ogrodnik. As a widow, Stefina sent each of her three children to Serra Catholic. The awards are provided through the generosity of Ronald Ogrodnik, Ph.D., Class of 1966.

This scholarship is based on the following criteria:

  • The student (s) must be the child of a widow or widower.
  • Academic merit: “A” average no grade below 85% and demonstrated financial need; completed FACTS application must be on file.

Please click here to download the Walter and Stefina Ogrodnik Scholarship.

The Bruce Michael Guarascio Memorial Scholarship - Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

A minimum of one award per year of up to $1,000 will be awarded in the honor of Bruce Michael Guarascio, Class of 1972. Bruce was a vital part of the Serra community and passed away much too young. The funding of the award is made possible by the generosity of Bruce’s brothers and sisters along with classmates, fellow alumni, friends, and family.

The scholarship is based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated financial need with emphasis on families with two or more children; completed FACTS application must be on file.
  • Student’s demonstrate kindness, community-mindedness, and Serra Catholic values.
  • Academic merit: “A” average no grade below 85%.

Please click here to download the Bruce Michael Guarascio Memorial Scholarship.


Junior Achievement Scholarship

Current 8th grade Elementary Catholic School students who have attended a Diocesan Elementary School and participated in the Junior Achievement Program may apply through the current Catholic Elementary School.

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