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

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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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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The Lombard Family Scholarship

This renewable $1,000 scholarship provides four freshmen awards based on their excellent academic history and potential.

The Madonna Foundation Scholarship

Members of the class of 2023 are encouraged to apply for a renewable scholarship through the Madonna Foundation. Mother McAuley is proud to partner with this organization, which supports young women who plan to attend an all-girls high school. Applications will be available starting February 1, 2019 on their website. A PDF with criteria is below, as well as a checklist for the application process. Please check back for more information, or visit the Madonna Foundation website.

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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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