AFTER APPLYING FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE THROUGH FACTS, QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WHO DEMONSTRATE FINANCIAL NEED MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING FINANCIAL AWARDS:
The Alma Wehby Memorial Scholarship is designated for a family with financial need and established in memory of Alma by her sister, Elizabeth, who was dedicated to supporting Catholic education. The scholarship started in 2014 through a bequest in Elizabeth’s will.
The Andrea and Samantha Wheatley Scholarship – Awarded to a qualified minority Asian student expressing financial need.
The Dr. Henry Schmitt Scholarship is awarded to a St. Cecilia student with several siblings whose family is committed to providing a Catholic education for their daughter.
The Guadalupe Scholarship – Awarded to a qualified minority Hispanic student with financial need.
The Janelle Nickens Warwick Scholarship – Provides tuition assistance for young women with financial need.
The Jesse and Anita Harris Scholarship – Provides need-based tuition assistance for a student from Christ the King Parish School. It was established in 2008 by the Bodell Family.
The Karen and William Goodyear Scholarship, in memory of Dolly Schultz – Karen wanted to honor her mother, so this SCA alumna and her husband created the scholarship for deserving young women who demonstrate financial need.
The Kathleen Dyer Abbey Scholarship is in memory of “Kathy,” who graduated in 1982 and was an exceptionally caring and loving young lady. The award goes to qualified students who exhibit those same qualities.
The Margaret Bost Scholarship – For deserving students from Holy Name and St. Joseph parishes.
The Mary Friel Brown Scholarship – Mary Friel Brown, a 1932 graduate, established this scholarship through a bequest in her will for students who need and qualify for financial need.
The Mary Sue and Joel Cheek Scholarship – Great supporters of Catholic education who wanted to help students with demonstrated financial need.
The Pamela Hathcock deZevallos, Flora Bentley deZevallos, and Willie Bentley Horstmann Scholarship are awarded to students interested in academics and athletics based on financial need.
The Patrick and Ann Marie McRedmond Scholarship was established in 1987 for students who need and qualify for financial assistance.
The Regina Higdon Scholarship – Memorial scholarship is designed to help Christ the King School graduates who maintain a 2.5 GPA and love the arts. The Community Foundation provides the application and funding at www.cfmt.org/request/scholarships/higdon. Applicants for this award must apply directly to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.
The St. Cecilia Academy Alumnae Association Scholarship – Legacy award for the daughter, granddaughter, or sister of an alumna of St. Cecilia Academy with demonstrated financial need.
The SCA Class of 1971 Scholarship – 4-year award to a promising student with demonstrated outside interests in service, sports, music, fine arts, etc.
The SCA Class of 1976 Scholarship – 4-year award to a student committed to service.
The SCA Class of 2011, 150th Anniversary Scholarship -Tuition assistance for young women with financial need.
The Sara Hynes Lea Scholarship – Provides tuition assistance for young women with financial need.
The Sr. Annunciata Roesslein and Sr. Louise Marie Roesslein Scholarship is for students with qualified financial need.
ADDITIONALLY, QUALIFIED 10TH, 11TH AND 12TH GRADE APPLICANTS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING
The Chip Dobbs Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to a rising senior with financial need who demonstrates Chip’s characteristics of leadership, initiative, and ability to overcome obstacles.
The Lisa Elcan Bruner Memorial Award – Awarded to the senior voted The St. Cecilia Girl.
The Lynn Robert Fredericksen Memorial Scholarship – Rising junior or senior who demonstrates interest in American history, Model UN, or Youth Legislature with demonstrated financial need.
The Wieck Family Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior who shows a commitment to SCA and whose family is encountering financial hardship but is committed to a Catholic education for their daughter.
The William T. Coakley Memorial Scholarship – Rising senior who demonstrates interest and ability in entrepreneurship and has demonstrated financial need. Requires two letters of recommendation and an essay.
The Beverly Deal Ammarell (’69) Scholarship – On the occasion of her 50th reunion, the Ammarrell family set up this scholarship to honor their mother’s strength, her dedication to academic excellence, and her devotion to St. Cecilia Academy. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who demonstrates a desire to study in the fields of engineering, mathematics, or the sciences. A cumulative minimum B average in all math and science classes is required, and the award is based on the review of grades earned throughout the recipient’s career at St. Cecilia Academy.