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Bishop Alemany Scholarships

Bishop Alemany High School is Committed to a quality Catholic education. In keeping with our mission, "a community enriched by faith that develops intellectually prepared men and women," we are committed to offer incoming freshmen the following merit scholarships:

*Principal's Award:
  • Students who score in the 90th national percentile or above on the High School Placement Test (HSPT) composite and who test at Bishop Alemany High School.
  • 3.5 or higher Academic GPA-8th grade year (no grade lower than a B)
  • Positive recommendations from both Math and English Instructors (online form to be emailed to the instructors through the applicant’s admissions portal).
  • Once enrolled, they must take at least 3 honors classes during their 9th grade year and maintain a 3.5 GPA each year at Alemany.
 
*Alemany Honors Award:
  • Students who score in the 75th to 89th national percentile on the High School Placement Test (HSPT) composite and who test at Bishop Alemany High School.
  • 3.2 or higher Academic GPA-8th grade year (no grade lower than a B)
  • Positive recommendations from both Math and English Instructors (online form to be emailed to the instructors through the applicant’s admissions portal).
  • Once enrolled, they must take at least 2 honors classes during their 9th grade year and maintain a 3.2 GPA each year at Alemany.
 
*Legacy Award:
  • Student whose parent(s) attended and graduated from Bishop Alemany High School.
  • 3.0 or higher Academic GPA-8th grade year (no grade lower than a C)
  • Positive recommendations from both Math and English Instructors (online form to be emailed to the instructors through the applicant’s admissions portal).

    *Scholarship Awards are renewable each year, providing the student maintains the GPA listed above and contributes in positive ways to the School community.

Bishop Alemany Band & Orchestra Award:
  • Students will audition for one of the following: Brass & Woodwinds, Percussion, Strings & Harp (Auditions will be required.) Please contact Ms. Lindsey Miller for details.
  • Three students per section, will be awarded scholarships.
  • Scholarship is renewable each year, providing the student maintains an acceptable level of performance and contributes in positive ways to the School community

    **Contact Lindsey Miller, Director of Music, to schedule an audition. Email: lmiller@alemany.org 

Bishop Alemany Visual Arts Award:
This scholarship is for incoming 9th grade students who have shown interest in the Visual Arts, which include drawing, painting, and sculpture/ceramics.
  • Interview at Bishop Alemany High School***
  • Students must bring 5 works of art that demonstrate the student's skill and knowledge in art. All media accepted.
  • Short written statement (250 words) (select ONE topic)
    o How art has influenced your life.
    o Where do you see your future in the arts?
    o Have you taken any art classes outside of school? What have you learned that has helped you as an artist?
    o What two artists have influenced you? Explain how.
  • Letter of recommendation from teacher, art teacher, professional art tutor, or artist
  •  Due date for written materials: January 22, 2022. Student interviews will take place in February 2022.
  • Students receiving a scholarship must maintain an A- in art classes and stay in the Visual Art program for all 4 years at Bishop Alemany to maintain the scholarship.
  • Course of study for 4 years:
    o 9th grade-Advanced Art
    o 10th grade-Independent study (Drawing/Painting OR Sculpture OR Ceramics OR Advanced Art ll )
    o 11th grade-Advanced Art II or Advanced Ceramics
    o 12th grade-AP Studio Art 2-D OR AP Studio Drawing

    ***Contact Mrs. Charlotte Mullich, Visual & Performing Arts Department Chair, for questions or to schedule an interview.
    Email: cmullich@alemany.org