Scholarships Available to Incoming Freshmen
Trinity offers 20 different scholarship opportunities to incoming freshmen who take the entrance exam at Trinity High School at the first testing date in January. Qualified students will be invited to apply. Available scholarships and criteria are as follows:
Premiere Dominican Scholarship:
Two partial scholarships (non-renewable) of $2,500 each are awarded to the students who place first and second on the Trinity entrance exam, January 10, 2015.
Two partial scholarships (non-renewable) of $2,000 each are awarded to freshmen students with superior scores on the entrance exam as well a principal and junior high teacher recommendations regarding excellent academic achievement, qualities of leadership, character, and service; students must also complete an essay indicating educational goals, leadership skills, service experience and a desire to excel.
Board of Directors Leadership Award:
Up to ten partial scholarships (renewable for one year) of $1,000 are awarded to academically strong candidates with a principal and junior high teacher recommendation who exhibit outstanding qualities of leadership, character and service. Students must also complete a personal statement on their leadership experiences. Award recipients will serve in leadership positions while at Trinity High School.
Sister Natalie – Sister Viviana Scholarship:
Partial scholarships (non-renewable) of $1,000 are awarded to one student from each of the following grade schools: St. Giles, St. Luke and St. Vincent Ferrer based upon class standing, teacher recommendations and qualities of leadership, character and service.
Catherine Kelly Brady Scholarship:
Partial Scholarship (non-renewable) of $1500 is awarded to an incoming freshman who is a daughter or granddaughter of a Trinity alumna and who comes from a Catholic elementary school. This scholarship is based on academic performance and financial need.
Mothers Club Scholarship:
Partial scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to an incoming freshman based on academic performance and financial need; this scholarship is granted annually and is renewable.
Scholarships Available to Current Students
Fathers Club Scholarship:
One-thousand dollars is awarded to a sophomore student and is renewable for the following two years. Annual renewal is based on academic performance and financial need.
Sister Joel History Scholarship:
One-thousand dollars is awarded annually to a junior who meets the following criteria:
- Recommendation by her United States History teacher
- Has an “A” average in United States History
- Has demonstrated interest in Social Studies
- Completes the application form
- Has a 3.25 cumulative grade point average.
Four top students in their respective classes will be awarded the Excellence Scholarship based on the June cumulative grade point average. Awards will be graduated.
- First Place $1,000
- Second Place $ 900
- Third Place $ 800
- Fourth Place $ 700
Founder’s Day Scholarship:
Six-hundred fifty dollars is awarded to a senior each year who best exemplifies the qualities of Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, the founder of the Sinsinawa Dominican congregation. A written essay is required.
Cindy Romano Memorial Scholarship:
On March 27, 1999 Trinity High School lost the Director of Campus Ministry and Student Activities to cancer. Cindy Romano was a big part of the community at Trinity. In her memory a memorial fund was established to renovate the Chapel and a portion held for scholarship and aid in the department of Campus Ministry. In addition, each year to a junior at Trinity whose faith gives direction to her life and integrates service as a part of her life will be rewarded with the $1000 CINDY ROMANO CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP AWARD.
Catherine Kelly Brady ‘40 Yearbook Scholarship:
$1500 is awarded to the junior who will assume the title of Yearbook editor for the next school year. If there are co-editors, they would split the scholarship award.
The Mary Estelle Gorman Memorial Scholarship:
Awarded to a family in need.
Frances A. Olsen and Rosemary A. Barry Scholarship:
Is awarded to a student who emulates the Trinity Mission and carries the spirit of scholarship forward.