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Scholarship

Incarnate Word High School is proud to offer a variety of scholarships to highly qualified incoming students for their academic achievements and commitment to their future school community.

We ask families to complete the FACTS Grant and Aid application through Hope for the Future so that our families are considered for Hope for the Future funds as well. Once you have selected Incarnate Word High School as your school of choice our additional questions for IWHS scholarships are automatically added to this online application. You only need to complete the application once to be considered for merit and need based scholarships from IWHS as well as need based scholarships from Hope for the Future.


All applicants MUST complete the Hope for the Future application to be eligible for consideration of any scholarships listed below or any financial assistance. 
Maximum amount of scholarships cannot exceed amount of tuition.

New Student Based Scholarships Available for 2021-2022

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  • Welcome Scholarship

    There is NOT a deadline for the Welcome Scholarship. 
     
    Who can apply:
    Student must be joining IWHS from a public/charter
     
    How to apply:
    Complete the Hope for the Future application process (automatic award based on public/charter school once registered)
     
    Potential Award:
    $2,000-year 1
    $1,000-year 2
  • Brainpower Scholarship

    Deadline for the Brainpower Scholarship is June 30th for incoming freshmen.
     
    Who can apply:
    • Student must successfully complete eight grade and start ninth grade at IWHS in order to receive the Brainpower Scholarship from one of the following schools:
    • St. Anthony Catholic School
    • St. Peter Prince of the Apostle
    • Blessed Sacrament
    • St. Mary Magdelene
    How to apply:
    • Complete Hope for the Future application process.
    Potential Award:
    $1,500
  • HSPT

    The deadline to take the HSPT is January 15th.
     
    Who can apply:
    • Must have taken HSPT at IWHS.
    How to apply:
    • By taking the test at IWHS.
    • Complete Hope for the Future application once accepted. 
    Potential Award:
    • $2,000- Top 6
    • $1,000- 6-12

Merit BASED SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR 2021-2022

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  • Alumnae Association Legacy Scholarship

    The deadline for the Alumnae Association Legacy Scholarship is June 1st.
     
    Who can apply:
    • Demonstrate community service
    • Current students MUST have volunteered with the Alumnae Association.
    • Related to an IWHS Alumna
    How to apply:
    • Complete the Hope for the Future application process.
     
    Potential Award:
    $1,000
  • Catholic Community Foundation Scholarship

    The deadline for the Catholic Community Foundation Scholarship is April 30th. 
     
    Who can apply:
    • Take HSPT at IWHS
    • MUST be an incoming ninth grader
    • 85% GPA or higher
    How to apply:
    Complete the Hope for the Future application process.
    Write 500-1,000 word essay on why you are applying for the Catholic Community Foundation Scholarship, which must be uploaded through the Hope for the Future Application.
     
    Potential Award:
    Full tuition will be awarded for one student for one year
  • Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship

    The deadline for the Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship is June 30th. 
     
    Who can apply:
    • Incoming ninth grade students, ONLY.
    • Graduated 8th grade as Val/Sal from Middle School.
    How to apply:
    Complete Hope for the Future application process
    Must receive verification from the applicants Middle School of Val/Sal standing 

    Potential Award:
    $2,500 

Focused BASED SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR 2021-2022

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  • Barbara Stern Award for Excellence in Mathematics

    The deadline TBD
     
    Who can apply:
    • 12th grader
    • Main 88% average or higher in math courses 
    How to apply:
    • Complete application process
    • Complete the IWHS Scholarship Application
    • (Substitution) Submit essays
      • The Barbara Stern Award for Excellence in Mathematics requires an essay substitution. Attach is the following two essays to be use instead of the general one listed in application.
        1) Consider one or more of the math courses you have taken at IWHS.  What knowledge, skills, and/or insight did you gain that will help you in the future?  
        2) What are your career plans and how may they be influenced by your success in mathematics?
     
    Potential Award:
  • Colonel Roger J. Labat Scholarship Endowment Fund

    he deadline TBD
     
    Who can apply:
    • 11th or 12th grader maintaining 90% GPA or higher
    • Attended IWHS for at least two consecutive years
    • Related to an IWHS Alumna
    • Participated in a min. of 2 extra-curricular activities for at least two years at IWHS
     
    How to apply:
    • Complete application process
    • Complete the IWHS Scholarship Application
     
    Potential Award:
  • Hope for the Future/Tuition Assistance

    Hope for the Future
     
    The deadline for the Hope for the Future Tuition Assistance is June 30, 2020. 
     
    Who can apply:
    Student registered to a Catholic School
     
    Requirements:
    Financial Need
     
    How to apply:
    https://www.archsa.org/hope/apply-now
     
    Potential Award:
    $500-$2,000
     
    IWHS Tuition Assistance
    There is NOT a deadline for IWHS Tuition Assistance. 
     
    Who can apply:
    9th-12th student
     
    Requirements:
    Financial Need
     
    How to apply:
    1. Complete application process
    2. Complete FACTS application process
    3. Email Business Office for consideration
     
    Potential Award:
    $500-$2,000
  • Mother Pierre Jeanne Cinquin Scholarship

    The deadline for the Mother Pierre Jeanne Cinquin Scholarship is January 24, 2020. 
     
    Who can apply:
    • Take HSPT at IWHS
    • 88% GPA or higher
    • Examples of ongoing service
    • Demonstrate leadership
    How to apply:
    • Complete application process
    • Complete the IWHS Scholarship Application
    Potential Award:
    1/2 tuition for Freshman (4 awarded)
  • Mary Ann de la Garza Scholarship

    The deadline for the Mary Ann de la Garza Scholarship is January 24, 2020. 
     
    Who can apply:
    • 90% GPA or higher
    • Related to an IWHS Alumna
    • Demonstrate Leadership
     
    How to apply:
    • Complete application process
    • Complete the IWHS Scholarship Application
     
    Potential Award:
    $1,000-$2,000
  • Celine McAllen Cozad Scholarship

    The deadline for the Celine McAllen Cozad Scholarship is January 24, 2020. 
     
    Who can apply:
    • 80% GPA or higher
    • Good Community Standing
    • Demonstrate Leadership
     
    Requirements:
    • 2 Service Advancement Events
    • Financial Need
    How to apply:
    • Complete application process
    • Complete the IWHS Scholarship Application
     
    Potential Award:
    $1,000
  • Mary Ninfa '79 Scholarship

    The deadline for the Mary Ninfa '79 Scholarship is January 24, 2020. 
     
    Who can apply:
    • 85% GPA or higher
    • Good Community Standing
     
    Requirements:
    • 1 Service Advancement Events
    • Financial Need
    How to apply:
    • Complete application process
    • Complete the IWHS Scholarship Application
    Potential Award:
    $500-$1,000