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INCOMING FRESHMAN (Class of 2025) 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
  • Schmidt Family Scholarship
  • Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ Merit Scholarship
  • Need-based scholarships
 
 
 
Mike Shanks Scholarship
 
The Mike Shanks Scholars Program was established by the Davidson family in honor of Mike Shanks, Gonzaga Preparatory alumnus, class of 1958. 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 $13,500 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.
 
The Mike Shanks Scholarship will be awarded to a total of two incoming freshman students for the 2021-22 school year based on the following criteria:
 
• Financial need, complete an online application for Fair Share Tuition through FACTS by February 12, 2021
• 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
 
All accepted students in the Class of 2025 are eligible to apply for the Mike Shanks Scholarship. The application deadline is February 19, 2021. 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. The deadline for teacher recommendations has been extended to Tuesday, February 23rd.
 
Schmidt Family Scholarship
 
The Schmidt Family Scholarship was established by Joe (’82) and Cindy Schmidt to make it possible for deserving students to attend Gonzaga Preparatory School. Joe Schmidt credits his success in life and career to the educational opportunity that he received at Gonzaga Prep, made possible by his parent's strong commitment to Catholic education. While in high school, Joe worked at a local grocery store in order to help to pay the cost of tuition. Today, Joe and Cindy are the principal owners of a business that supplies packaging materials to grocery stores around the country. The Schmidt Family Scholarship, up to $13,500 annually, is awarded to students who demonstrate the values that Joe and Cindy consider to be essential for success: a commitment to hard work, integrity, and service to others.
 
The Schmidt Family Scholarship will be awarded annually. The selection criteria include:
 
- Financial need, as demonstrated by the FACTS application, complete online application by February 12, 2021
- Motivation to succeed academically at high school and in college
- Commitment to hard work, as demonstrated by work experience outside of school
- Desire to be an engaged member of the Gonzaga Prep community
 
All accepted students in the Class of 2025 are eligible to apply for the Schmidt Family Scholarship. The application deadline is February 19, 2021. Click here to apply for the Schmidt Family 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 admission application and academic records will 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. 
 
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 tuition assistance grants from the Nazareth Guild, scholarships from the Gonzaga Prep Foundation or additional Fair Share support.
 
To be considered for additional financial assistance, all families must first apply for Fair Share Tuition assistance through FACTS Grant & Aid and then speak with a Fair Share Facilitator at your registration appointment.   
 
 
 

 
 
RETURNING STUDENT (Classes of 2022, 2023 & 2024) Scholarship Information
We invite currently enrolled students who will be returning for their sophomore, junior or senior year in 2021-22 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, February 19, 2021.
Questions?  Please contact Mrs. Betsy Frazier in the President's Office.
  • James Kermit Rudolf Memorial Scholarship
  • Frances & Kermit Rudolf Memorial Scholarship
  • Brian `97 and Paul `96 Sweeny Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. John ’49 & Carolu Condon Family Scholarship
  • Carolyn Zimmer Memorial Scholarship
  • Schreiner Family Scholarship
  • Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship
James Kermit Rudolph Memorial Scholarship

The James Kermit Rudolf Memorial Scholarship was established by John Rudolf ’66 in loving memory of his brother. For the 2021-22 school year, one scholarship will be awarded in an amount up to $10,205. The student’s family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,955 plus mandatory fees. This scholarship is available to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. The Common Application and essay are required to apply for this scholarship. The Common Application and an essay are required to apply for this scholarship.

 

 

Frances and Kermit Rudolph Memorial Scholarship

The Frances and Kermit Rudolf Memorial Scholarship was established by John Rudolf ’66 in loving memory of his parents. For the 2021-22 school year, one scholarship will be awarded in an amount up to $3,486. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,955 plus mandatory fees. This scholarship is available to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. The Common Application and essay are required to apply for this scholarship.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 2021-22 school year one scholarship up to $2,457 will be awarded. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,955 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 2021-22 school year, one scholarship up to $1,413 will be awarded. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,955 plus mandatory fees. The Common Application and an essay are 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 $6,577 for the 2021-22 school year. The student's family is expected to cover the minimum tuition of $2,955 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 $8,091 is available for the 2021-22 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 $2,955 plus mandatory fees.

The Common Application and an essay are 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. Due February 24, 2021.

 

 

Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship
The Coach Bill Frazier Memorial Scholarship was established by alumni of Gonzaga Prep and is an award up to $5,248 for a student who is a rising junior or senior. One award is available for the 2021-22 school year. The student's family is expected to cover a minimum tuition of $2,955 plus mandatory fees. An essay is 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. The Common Application and a recommendation from the student's pastor is required, please provide this link to your pastor:

 

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. 


 

 

TO APPLY FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOLARSHIPS CLICK HERE