FINANCIAL AID and SCHOLARSHIPS
The total cost to educate each student is $10,800. Allentown Central Catholic High School discounts this cost to keep the total tuition and fees as affordable as possible for our families. In addition, ACCHS offers financial aid to those families that qualify based on financial need to help offset the total costs of an ACCHS education. Financial aid applications MUST be submitted each year through the FACTS tuition collection website. There is no guarantee that financial aid awards will remain the same from year to year.
Financial aid is available for all incoming students regardless of grade. Applications must be completed online
through FACTS; deadline is April 1st. Late applications will be considered; based on financial need. Eastern PA Scholarship Fund (EPSF) and Opportunity Grant (OTCS) are also available via the FACTS online application; based on income and school district restrictions.
ALLENTOWN CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
ACCHS NEW STUDENT REFERRAL PROGRAM
All Current Allentown Central Catholic families are eligible to receive $500 toward their tuition for every NEW family they refer to ACCHS for enrollment. In addition, the referred family will also receive $500 toward their tuition.
BISHOP’S 8TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIPS
$1,000 for an incoming Freshman (first year only). This application is obtained from elementary school Principals, pastors or DREs. The student must be a member of a Catholic parish within the Allentown Diocese. The award is determined on academics, service, extracurricular activities, leadership roles and pastor and principal recommendations.
BRIDGE AND BRAVO SCHOLARSHIPS (under PA EITC program)
Scholarships are not available every year; awards are for all grades; income restrictions. PA 40 tax return must be included. Applicants are chosen based on financial need. Bridge Scholarships require volunteer service hours.
NICHOLAS CALDARELLI FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP
$500 award to an incoming Freshman; based on financial need.
NICHOLAS CALDARELLI 4 YEAR SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a deserving 8th Grade student; $1,000 each year. Nominations come from elementary school principals, based on financial need, academics, service to church and community and extracurricular activities, the student must graduate from ACCHS.
EASTERN PA SCHOLARSHIPS
Available for all grades; applications are available after January 31st; deadline to ACCHS is April 1st. Income restrictions apply; PA 40 tax return must be included; based on financial need.
FORWARD WITH CHRIST SCHOLARSHIPS
Available for all grades; FACTS financial aid applications must be completed by April 1st for consideration; based on financial need.
THOMAS O. KERN SCHOLARSHIP
Awards a scholarship to a Sacred Heart graduate who is currently attending Allentown Central Catholic.
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Students are nominated by faculty and administration in June for next year’s Sophmore, Junior and Senior year. Nominations can be made based on various criteria; academic achievement, most improved academically, citizenship, volunteerism and overall effort.
Four (4) year scholarship awarded in a student's Freshman year; based on financial need.
MSGR REVAK SCHOLARSHIPS
Four incoming Freshman awarded $1,000 for their initial year. Deserving students are selected from the Bishop’s 8th Grade Scholarship applications list and based on financial need.
For more information or questions please contact Michelle Billig at 610-437-4601 ext 114.