Tuition Assistance - Incoming Students

Financial Aid
2014-2015 School Year

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School requires that you complete the Private School Aid Service (PSAS) application in order to be considered for financial aid. PSAS processes your application and your financial aid information and provides STVM with the resulting need-based calculation. Please note that financial aid awards are offered by St. Vincent - St. Mary. The information is confidential and is treated in a highly sensitive manner by our Tuition Assistance Committee. You must forward the completed PSAS application, fee, and a copy of your 2012 Income Tax Return to the Cleveland, OH address by the December 1, 2013 deadline.

Click Here to download the PSAS Application for Incoming Students.

In addition, Diocesan Tuition Assistance (DTA) may be awarded as a supplement to any awarded STVM financial aid based on a review by the diocese. (DTA would be awarded by the diocese in late Spring 2014.)

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School - Sponsored Scholarships

Irish Academic Scholarship - offered by St. Vincent - St. Mary

  • Awarded to 8th grade students who are recognized as one of the 30 highest scorers on our fall scholarship/placement tests.
  • Scholarship amount will correspond to the student's score.
  • No application. Students are notified by the end of November 2013.
  • Renewable by maintaining a minimum 3.25 GPA and following our code of conduct.

Irish Crusader Scholarship - offered by St. Vincent - St. Mary

  • Awarded to 8th grade students who show a sense of school pride, have a strong work ethic, and are role models to others.
  • Scholarship amount is determined by Scholarship committee. (Renewable each year.)
  • No application. Students are notified by early January 2014.
  • Renewable by maintaining grades and following our code of conduct.

Irish Opportunity Scholarship - offered by St. Vincent - St. Mary

  • Awarded to 8th grade students who are character role models, have earned the respect of teachers and peers, and are recommended by their current elementary school principal.
  • No application. Students are notified by early January 2014.
  • Renewable by maintaining grades and following our code of conduct.

St. Mary, St. Vincent, STVM Alumni-Sponsored Scholarships

Family and Memorial Scholarships - offered by generous STVM donors through STVM Endowment.

  • Requirement - Complete the Family and Memorial Scholarship application and write a 300 word essay explaining the importance of attending STVM while also including their current leadership and service roles in and out of school/parish, and their goals they wish to attain while at STVM. Include a copy of their 8th grade first quarter grades.
  • Scholarship information becomes available in October 2013. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2013.
  • Scholarship recipients are notified by early January 2014.
  • Must re-apply for scholarships annually.

IHM/St. Joseph Alumni Grant - offered by an anonymous St. Vincent alumnus whose family members attended IHM or St. Joseph.

  • Awarded to eighth graders who attend Immaculate Heart of Mary or St. Joseph Catholic elementary schools, choose STVM, and meet the financial qualifications.
  • Requirement - complete the PSAS financial aid application and the IHM/St. Joseph Alumni Grant application.
  • Deadline to apply is December 1, 2013.
  • You must re-apply each year.
  • Click Here to download an application form.

Hanlon Family Scholarship - offered by the Hanlon Family

  • Awarded to eighth graders who attend St. Sebastian Catholic elementary school.
  • Requirement - complete the Hanlon Family Scholarship application
  • Scholarship recipients are notified by early January 2014.
  • Offered freshman year only
  • Click Here to download an application form.

Wheeler Family Scholarships - offered by the Wheeler Family

  • Awarded to selected eighth graders who attend St. Sebastian Catholic elementary school and meet the qualifications.
  • Requirement - complete the Wheeler Family Scholarship application to be considered for a scholarship.
  • Scholarship recipients are notified by early January 2014.
  • Scholarships may be renewable.
  • Click Here to download an application form.

State of Ohio Sponsored Scholarships/Stipends

For information on how to apply for the State of Ohio scholarships, go to: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Other-Resources/Scholarships

EdChoice Scholarship - offered by the State of Ohio Department of Education

  • Provides a tuition stipend for eligible students who are currently attending schools that qualify for the EdChoice scholarship
  • Students must apply and be accepted to STVM prior to their applying for or renewing the EdChoice Scholarship.
  • Scholarship is renewable but must complete renewal application annually.
  • The deadline to apply for or renew the EdChoice Scholarship is April 2014.

The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship - offered by the State of Ohio Department of Education

  • Provides a tuition stipend for students on an IEP for Special Education services
  • Awarded to eighth graders who are on an IEP and have been accepted to STVM.
  • Deadline to apply is April 2014.
  • Scholarship is renewable each year but you must re-apply annually.

The State of Ohio Autism Scholarship - offered by the State of Ohio Department of Education

  • Provides a tuition stipend for students who are on an IEP and are diagnosed with Autism/Disabilities on the Autism spectrum
  • Awarded to students who are on an IEP and have been accepted to STVM
  • Deadline to apply is April 2014.
  • Scholarship is renewable each year but you must re-apply annually.

Tuition Assistance - Current students

Financial Aid
2014-2015 School Year

St. Vincent - St. Mary High School requires that you complete the Private School Aid Service (PSAS) application in order to be considered for financial aid. PSAS processes your application and your financial aid information and provides STVM with the resulting need-based calculation. Please note that financial aid awards are offered by St. Vincent - St. Mary. The information is confidential and is treated in a highly sensitive manner by our Tuition Assistance Committee. You must forward the completed application, fee, and a copy of your 2013 Income Tax Return by the March 1, 2014 deadline. PSAS applications will become available on the STVM website and at the STVM Front Office beginning in mid-January 2014.

Click Here to begin the PSAS application process.

In addition, Diocesan Tuition Assistance (DTA) may be awarded as a supplement to any awarded STVM financial aid based on a review by the diocese. (DTA would be awarded by the diocese in late Spring 2014.)

For additional information regarding tuition and payments please contact Ms. Stella Weigand, Director of Finance at sweigand@stvm.com.

St. Mary, St. Vincent, STVM Alumni-Sponsored Scholarships - Current students

Family and Memorial Scholarships - offered by generous STVM donors through STVM Endowment.

  • Requirement - Complete the Family and Memorial Scholarship application and write a 300 word essay explaining why attending STVM has been such a rewarding experience and include their current leadership, service, and extra-curricular activities in and out of school/parish, and their goals for the future. Include a copy of their current year's grades and cumulative GPA.
  • Scholarship information becomes available in mid-January 2014.
  • Deadline to apply is March 1, 2014.
  • Scholarship recipients are notified in Spring 2014.
  • Must re-apply for scholarships annually.
  • Contact Mrs. Susie Wallace, Treasurer of STVM Endowment, with any questions. (endowment@stvm.com)

IHM/St. Joseph Alumni Grant - offered by an anonymous St. Vincent alumnus whose family members attended IHM or St. Joseph.

  • Awarded to current STVM students who attended Immaculate Heart of Mary or St. Joseph Catholic elementary schools.
  • Requirement - complete the PSAS financial aid application and the IHM/St. Joseph Alumni Grant application.
  • Deadline to apply is March 1, 2014 and you must re-apply each year.

State of Ohio Sponsored Scholarships/Stipends

For information on how to apply for the State of Ohio scholarships, go to: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Other-Resources/Scholarships

EdChoice Scholarship - offered by the State of Ohio Department of Education

  • Provides a tuition stipend for eligible students who currently receive the EdChoice Scholarship.
  • EdChoice renewal application must be completed annually.
  • The deadline to renew the EdChoice Scholarship is April 2014.

The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship - offered by the State of Ohio Department of Education

  • Provides a tuition stipend for students on an IEP for Special Education services
  • Awarded to current students who are on an IEP.
  • Deadline to apply is April 2014.
  • Scholarship is renewable each year but you must re-apply annually.

The State of Ohio Autism Scholarship - offered by the State of Ohio Department of Education

  • Provides a tuition stipend for students who are on an IEP and are diagnosed with Autism/Disabilities on the Autism spectrum
  • Awarded to students who are on an IEP and are attending STVM.
  • Deadline to apply is April 2014.
  • Scholarship is renewable each year but you must re-apply annually.