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INCOMING FRESHMAN (class of 2024) Scholarship Information
We invite incoming freshmen to apply for the following scholarships. Please review the scholarship descriptions below for more information on the qualifications/eligibility for each scholarship.   
  • Mike Shanks Scholarship
  • Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ Merit Scholarship
  • Need-based scholarships
 
 
 
Mike Shanks Scholarship
 
The Mike Shanks Scholarship was established in honor of Mike Shanks '58. A lifelong teacher and passionate supporter of Gonzaga Preparatory School, Mike believed in the power of education to transform lives. The purpose of the Mike Shanks scholarship is to provide the financial support that makes it possible for a deserving young person to attend Gonzaga Preparatory School. The scholarship (up to $13,000 annually) is awarded to students who demonstrate the values that Mike considered essential for success: a commitment to hard work, integrity, and service to others. Two students from the Class of 2024 will be selected based on the following criteria: financial need, motivation to succeed academically at high school and in college, commitment to serving others and being a person of integrity, desire to be an engaged member of the Gonzaga Prep community.  Scholarship applications will be mailed to accepted students in February 2020.
 
All accepted students in the Class of 2024 are eligible to apply for the Mike Shanks Scholarship. The application deadline is February 21, 2020. Click here to apply for the Mike Shanks Scholarship.
 
Students should ask a teacher or another non-related adult for a recommendation. Please click here to access the RECOMMENDATION FORM. Thank you for your support of these students!
 
 
 
Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ Merit Scholarship
 
Incoming freshman who qualify based on their placement exam scores and grades may be invited to apply for a Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ Merit Scholarship. Ten scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded. These scholarships may be renewed annually. To be eligible for 2020-21, you must take the placement exam on December 6 or 7, 2019 and complete your admissions application by December 7, 2019.
 
Students should ask a teacher, coach, youth group leader, or another non-related adult for a recommendation. Please click here to access the RECOMMENDATION FORM. Thank you for your support of of our scholarship applicants!
 
 
 
Need based scholarships
 
If your family needs additional financial assistance beyond the Fair Share Tuition support, you may request a review of your Fair Share Tuition.  Our Fair Share Review Committee will evaluate all requests and consider such factors as number of students in Catholic grade schools, college tuition, medical expenses, recent changes in employment or other situations.  Additional financial assistance which may be awarded include:
 
  • Nazareth Guild Tuition Assistance Grants
  • Endowed Scholarships from the Gonzaga Prep Foundation
 
To be considered for additional financial assistance, all families must first apply online through FACTS for Fair Share Tuition and then speak with a Fair Share Facilitator at your registration appointment.   
 
 
 

 
Click here to complete the FACTS online application for Fair Share Tuition.
 
 
RETURNING STUDENT (classes of 2021, 2022 & 2023) Scholarship Information
We invite currently enrolled students who will be returning for their sophomore, junior or senior year in 2020-21 to apply for the following scholarships. Please review the scholarship descriptions below for more information on the qualifications/eligibility for each scholarship.

All scholarship applications are due Monday, March 9, 2020.
Questions?  Please contact Mrs. Betsy Frazier in the President's Office.
  • Joan and Fred Welk Memorial Scholarship
  • Brian `97 and Paul `96 Sweeny Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. John ’49 & Carolu Condon Family Scholarship
  • Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship
  • Dave Machtolf-Pat Redmond Memorial Scholarship
  • Carolyn Zimmer Memorial Scholarship
  • Schreiner Family Scholarship
Joan and Fred Welk Memorial Scholarship

The Joan and Fred Welk Memorial Scholarship was established by John '66 and Nancy '77 Rudolf in loving memory of her parents. For the 2020-21 school year, one scholarship will be awarded in an amount up to $7,266. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,545 plus mandatory fees. This scholarship is available to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. The Common Application and an essay are required to apply for this scholarship.

 

 

Brian `97 and Paul `96 Sweeny Memorial Scholarship

The Brian '97 and Paul '96 Sweeny Memorial Scholarship was established through the generosity of the Sweeny’s friends, the Alumni Basketball Tournament, and numerous benefactors. Brian and Paul nurtured the friendships that began at Prep throughout the remainder of their lives. Both were stricken with brain cancer and died much too young at the ages of 34 and 39.  For the 2020-21 school year one scholarship up to $2,417 will be awarded. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,545 plus mandatory fees. The Common Application and an essay are required to apply for this scholarship.

 

 

Dr. John ’49 & Carolu Condon Family Scholarship

The Dr. John '49 & Carolu Condon Family Scholarship was established by Dr. John Condon to be awarded to a deserving junior or senior who excels in the field of science.  For the 2020-21 school year, one scholarship up to $1,390 will be awarded. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,545 plus mandatory fees. The Common Application and an essay are required to apply for this scholarship.

 

 

Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship
The Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship was established by alumni of Gonzaga Prep and is an award up to $4,863 for a student who is a rising junior or senior. Two awards are available for the 2020-21 school year. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,545 plus mandatory fees. The Common Application, essay, and recommendation by a pastor are required to apply for this scholarship.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must be an active member of a local Catholic Church and participate in at least two varsity sports per year

 

Recommendation:  A recommendation from the student's pastor is required for the Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship.  Please refer your pastor to this webpage to submit the short online recommendation form.

Pastors: Please click here to SUBMIT A RECOMMENDATION for a student for the Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship. 



Dave Machtolf-Pat Redmond Memorial Scholarship

The Dave Machtolf-Pat Redmond Memorial Scholarship was established by alumni and friends of Gonzaga Prep. One scholarship of up to $682 is available for the 2020-21 school year. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,545 plus mandatory fees. The Common Application and an essay is required to apply for this scholarship.



Carolyn Zimmer Memorial Scholarship

The Carolyn Zimmer Memorial Scholarship was established by her son, Stephen Zimmer, class of 1958. This scholarship is for a student who has financial need and who works at an after-school job. One scholarship will be awarded in an amount up to $6,348 for the 2020-21 school year. The student's family is expected to cover the minimum tuition of $2,545 plus mandatory fees. The Common Application is required to apply for this scholarship.

To be eligible for this scholarship, student must be employed in an after school job and the employer must complete a recommendation form.

 

Recommendation: Please refer your employer to this web page to submit a short online recommendation form.

Employer: Please click here to SUBMIT A RECOMMENDATION.

 

 

Schreiner Family Scholarship

The Schreiner Family Scholarship was established for rising juniors and seniors with financial need and a demonstrated interest in the subject of history. One scholarship up to $7,961 is available for the 2020-21 school year. Student essay and recommendation from current or past history teacher required. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,545 plus mandatory fees. The Common Application and an essay is required to apply for this scholarship.

 

Recommendation: Please refer your history teacher to this web page to submit a short online recommendation form.

History Teacher: Please click here to SUBMIT A RECOMMENDATION.

 

 

TO APPLY FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOLARSHIPS CLICK HERE