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Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR RETURNING STUDENTS
(CLASSES OF 2020, 2021 and 2022)
 
We invite currently enrolled students who will be returning for their sophomore, junior or senior year in 2019-20 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 Friday, March 8, 2019.    Questions?  Please contact Mrs. Betsy Frazier in the President's Office.
 
Frances and Kermit Rudolf Memorial Scholarship
The Frances and Kermit Rudolf Memorial Scholarship was established by John and Nancy Rudolf in loving memory of his parents. For the 2019-2020 school year, one scholarship will be awarded in an amount up to $6,900. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,350 plus mandatory fees. This scholarship is available to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. 
 
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 2019-2020 school year one scholarship up to $2,360 will be awarded. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,350 plus mandatory fees.
 
 Dr. John & Carolu Condon Family Scholarship
The Dr. John & 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 2019-2020 school year, one scholarship up to $1,360 will be awarded. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,350 plus mandatory fees. 
 
Bill Bichsel, SJ Scholarship
The Bill Bichsel, SJ Scholarship was established by members of the former Oregon and California Provinces, of the Society of Jesus, now Jesuits West, to honor Fr. Bichsel’s commitment to all of God’s people and to assist students and their families attending Prep. For the 2019-2020 school year one scholarship up to $6,923 will be awarded.  The student’s family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,350 plus mandatory fees. 
 
The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student of Native American descent, who is committed to Ignatian values and to maintaining his or her cultural heritage.   
 
Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship
The Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship was established by alumni of Gonzaga Prep and is an award up to $4,487 for one student who is a rising junior or senior. 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 Frazier Scholarship.  Please refer your pastor this webpage to submit a short online recommendation form.
 
Pastors: Please click here to SUBMIT A RECOMMENDATION for a student for the Frazier scholarship.  Thank you for your support of Gonzaga Prep students.
 
 
 
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INCOMING FRESHMAN (CLASS OF 2023)
 
 
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 $12,000 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 2023 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 2019.
 
All accepted students in the Class of 2023 are eligible to apply for the Mike Shanks Scholarship.  Application deadline is February 22, 2019.
 
Students are requested to 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. Fedro Arrupe, SJ Merit Scholarship.  Ten scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded. These scholarships may be renewed annually.  To be eligible for 2019-20, you must take the placement exam on December 7 or 8, 2018 and complete your admissions application by December 8, 2018.
 
 
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.