Scholarships

At O'Hara, we aim to keep you and your family updated on all different scholarship opportunities that become available throughout the year! We will periodically update this page as the school year moves along with new potential scholarships that can be applied for, or opportunities to look further into. Here are some great opportunities that you and your family can look into today!
 
This scholarship is awarded to one (1) incoming freshman of Cardinal O'Hara High School per year, and is determined through reviewing student's academic records and standardized test scores, along with involvement in extracurricular activities and the desire to continue involvement at Cardinal O'Hara! The application deadline is April 2nd, 2021.
 
Applicants must be related to or recommended by a STM alumnus.
The application deadline is December 31, 2020. 
 
Applications, directions and deadlines are provided directly from the St. James Alumni Association. Scholarship application packages are now available. Please email scholarships@stjbulldogs.org for more information or you can call 610-876-2006 and leave a message.
 
The Monsignor Mitchell Scholarship Fund supports high school students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who are Catholic and African American, with academic ability and financial need. One (or more, if economically feasible) one-year scholarship(s), up to $2,500, are awarded annually based upon the determination of the Selection Committee. Student recipients must reapply each year. Please see the application application in the highlighted link above for details on application details and submission. The application deadline is April 30th, 2021
 

Ellis Tuition Assistance Grant

The Ellis Trust for Girls helps young women in the Philadelphia area enhance their high school experience and prepare for post-secondary success.  Each year, the Trust awards grants to eligible young women to support their education and life goals by providing tuition assistance for students attending independent high schools and parochial high schools. The application deadline for the 2021-2022 school year is March 15th, 2021. 
 
Administered and awarded by the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation Selection Committee to students participating in the Snider Youth Hockey Program, this scholarship will cover the full or partial cost of tuition and school fees. Books, uniforms, etc., are not covered. The Breakaway Scholarship is renewable each year of high school if the student continues to meet the eligibility requirements.
 
Click here for access to the FACTS financial aid application.
Priority consideration will be given to all applications filed by December 31, 2020.