Tuition & Financial Aid
Saint Patrick Merit Scholarship
Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic High School (SMACHS) is pleased to partner with Saint Patrick School to extend two scholarship opportunities to Saint Patrick students who will be entering ninth grade the next academic year. Students who apply for these highly competitive programs must possess superior academic, character, and extracurricular traits. There are two SMACHS Merit Scholarships available each year: First Scholarship is 50% of tuition (~$4500.00 value); Second Scholarship is 25% of tuition (~$2250.00 value).
Required Criteria for Consideration
Core subject grades (math, science, English, history) must be equivalent to an “A-” average on the SMACHS scale for the seventh grade year, and the current marking period during which the application is submitted for consideration.
The students MUST receive two recommendations from two core subject teachers, a recommendation from a religion teacher, a recommendation from a coach/music/theater teacher, and one from the principal. Recommendation forms may be requested from the Registrar..
Submission Guidelines and Required Documents
A copy of official transcripts must accompany the application;
Candidates must apply for admission to SMACHS;
Candidates must submit an essay (500 words) on what they plan to achieve at SMACHS;
Candidates must sit for an interview with the Principal and Registrar of SMACHS;
Candidates should plan to attend a shadow day on the same day as the interview;
The application may requested by contacting the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org;
Submit the application via email to: email@example.com;
Submit the application via fax to: (540) 548-8780;
Mail or hand-deliver to: ATTN: Registrar, SMACHS, 6301 Campus Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22407;
Teacher recommendations must be submitted directly from the student’s teachers to SMACHS by one of the above methods.