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Scholarships

Villa Maria awards scholarships recognizing the abilities of students in academics, character and spirit, science, and the arts.

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Academic Scholarships

  • Villa Maria Academic Scholarships are merit-based. To be a candidate, applicants typically must score in the 96th percentile or above on our Entrance–Scholarship Exam and demonstrate strong academic achievement in the classroom.
  • Applicants are notified if they are scholarship candidates when they receive decision letters in December. Scholarship candidates are then asked to schedule an interview with the Admissions Office.
  • A Villa Maria application must be on file in the Admissions Office by the application deadline, November 9, 2022, before a student can be considered for a scholarship.

IHM Charism Scholarships

  • IHM Charism Scholarships are partial four-year scholarships awarded to applicants who strongly demonstrate one or more of the ideals of the IHM charism—fidelity, creative hope, and love. Leadership, service, character, and academic performance are also considered.
  • A Villa Maria application must be on file in the Admissions Office by the application deadline, November 9, 2022, before a student can be considered for a scholarship.
  • IHM Charism Scholarship applications are provided to the principals of our partner Catholic schools in the fall. The principals can each nominate one student for this scholarship. The IHM Charism Scholarship deadline is November 11, 2022.

STEM Scholarship

  • Villa Maria STEM Scholarships recognize a freshman applicant who demonstrates a strong aptitude and passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
  • A Villa Maria application must be on file in the Admissions Office by the application deadline, November 9, 2022, before a student can be considered for a scholarship.
  • Class of 2027 scholarship applications for the STEM Scholarship are due by November 11, 2022. Interested students who meet the eligibility criteria are invited to learn more and apply.

Fine Arts Scholarships

Dance

  • Covers course fees & costumes
  • Application and audition required
  • Villa Maria applications are due by November 9, 2022
  • Scholarship applications are due by November 16, 2022

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Music

  • Tuition for one year of music lessons
  • Audition-based
  • Villa Maria applications are due by November 9, 2022
  • Scholarship applications are due by November 16, 2022

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Visual Arts

  • Portfolio-based
  • 3 semifinalists will be interviewed
  • Villa Maria applications are due by November 9, 2022
  • Scholarship applications are due by November 16, 2022

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