An application must be on file in the Admissions Office before a student can be considered for a scholarship.


Villa Maria awards merit-based Academic Scholarships. To be an Academic Scholarship candidate, applicants typically must score in the 98th 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 the results of the Entrance–Scholarship Exam. Scholarship candidates are then asked to schedule an interview with the Admissions Office.

IHM Charism

Villa Maria offers IHM Charism Scholarships. These partial four-year scholarships are awarded to applicants who strongly demonstrate one or more of the ideals of the IHM charismfidelity, creative hope, and love. Leadership, service, character, and academic performance are also considered. 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.


Villa Maria awards Music Scholarships to advanced musicians based upon audition and department needs. Read more about the application and requirements here.

Visual Arts

Villa Maria awards Visual Arts Scholarships to talented and promising artists based upon a portfolio submission and artist’s statement. Read more about the application and requirements here.


One student will be the recipient of the $600 Dance Scholarship which covers course fees and costumes. This scholarship requires an application and audition. Learn more about the dance scholarship here.