The Cornelia Connelly Merit Scholarship
$10,000 a year for 4 years of high school
Our most prestigious merit scholarship recognizes outstanding academic excellence and character.
To be considered, please submit the following:
- An essay (no more than 500 words). This year's topic: "What about Holy Child’s philosophy of education do you appreciate and how does it fit with who you are as a student?" Please cite your work if necessary.
- A creative video that is no longer than two minutes, expressing who you are, what you value you most and what goals you have set for yourself.
A reference letter from a coach, mentor, instructor- someone who knows you well and works with you outside of school. Someone who can attest to your outstanding work ethic and character, and is able to cite specifically why your candidacy for this scholarship should be considered. Submissions of this kind should be sent as an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject, “The Cornelia Connelly Merit Scholarship” and full contact information.
It has been and will continue to be the policy of Connelly School of the Holy Child to be fair and impartial in all of its relations with its applicants and to make all related decisions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, or any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.