Incoming Freshmen Scholarships

All students who take the Entrance Exam at Mother McAuley are eligible for these scholarships. 

Scholarship applications are due by Thursday, March 7. Students may bring their completed application and essay to the Class of 2023 Registration Day taking place on March 7, drop them off in the Main Office, or mail them in before March 7 to:

Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School
Attn: Mrs. Peggy Rourke
3737 W. 99th Street
Chicago, IL 60655

In addition to the scholarships below, learn more about Tax Credit Scholarships and the Madonna Foundation Scholarship.

Agatha O'Brien Scholarship

This $2,000 renewable scholarship is awarded to the top 5% of entrance exam testers.

Board of Trustees Scholarship

This one-half of annual tuition award is available to one freshman with strong academic standing.

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Catherine McAuley Service Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is available for freshmen who have strong leadership and service skills.

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Daniel P. Haerther Scholarship

This renewable Scholarship is equal to one-of the annual tuition charge and is offered to three freshmen who are strong students among other factors.

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Helen and Dick Carey Scholarship

This scholarship will provide $1,000 in tuition assistance to one member of the Class of 2023, and is renewable throughout her four years provided she maintains a G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher.

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Hometown Heroes Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is available to freshmen who have a parent who works for a local police or fire department.

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Mary Kean Coffey "Pay it Forward" Scholarship

This one-half of annual tuition award is available to four freshmen who show leadership skills through the support of others and their community.

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Sr. Ellen Marie Ryan Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is awarded to a freshman with past music experience and a desire to participate in music at McAuley.

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The Tradition of Excellence Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is available to freshmen who are daughters, grand-daughters or nieces of Mother McAuley or St. Xavier Academy alumnae.

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