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2017-2018 Scholarships Program

We are pleased that you are interested in learning about scholarship opportunities at CBA. Whether you are a future freshman or a current student, you’re at the right place to explore your educational and award options.

The CBA Scholarship Program is a resource for incoming and current students seeking scholarship funding. The mission of the program is to help make CBA a more affordable option for outstanding students by providing a wide array of school-sponsored and externally funded scholarships. From the Sheridan family scholarship for Performing Arts to the Jimmy Straine Memorial Scholarship for Science and Technology, CBA continues to offer a full complement of scholarship opportunities. To apply for a scholarship, students must meet eligibility requirements and submit the appropriate application and documentation (if specified) by set deadlines. Deadlines may vary by specific scholarship; please note the deadline dates on each application.

The following scholarships are available for the 2017/2018 school year. Please read the criteria to determine if you may be eligible before applying.  A student may apply for as many scholarships as he chooses and for which he is eligible, but no student will be awarded more than one direct application scholarship. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

THE FOLLOWING INVITE DIRECT APPLICATION FROM STUDENTS:

All supplemental materials (letters of recommendation, proof of service, portfolio materials, and performance videos) must be emailed to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org with applicant last name and names of scholarships being applied for in the subject line. Letters of recommendation and proof of service must come directly from the person providing the recommendation or the proof of service.

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  • The Vito Chiaravalloti, Sr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibilty: Incoming freshman for the 2017/2018 year
    This $1,000 scholarship, established in memory of Vito Chiaravalloti, Sr., will be awarded to a student who has an immediate family member affected by cancer. The completed application requires an essay, which will be available when the application period opens and evidence of financial need.

    This $1,000 scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017
  • The Patrick Terence Watts ’96 Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in the 2107/2018 school year..
    This $2,500 scholarship, established in memory of Patrick Watts, will be awarded to a member of the CBA Pipes and Drums program. The completed application includes an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, a letter of personal recommendation, and evidence of financial need.

    This $2,500 scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017
     
  • The Terence and Mary Sheridan Scholarship for Christian Leadership

    Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in the 2017/ 2018 school year. This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student currently enrolled at CBA who has demonstrated superior Christian leadership inside and outside of the CBA community. The completed application requires an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, documented evidence of Christian leadership inside and outside the CBA community, and documented evidence of financial need.

    This scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/2018 school year.
     
    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017
  • The Ray Crosby ‘81 Memorial Scholarship for Christian Leadership

    Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in the 2017/ 2018 school year. This $2,500 scholarship, recently established in the memory of Ray Crosby ‘81 by his friends and classmates, will be awarded to a student currently enrolled at CBA who has demonstrated superior Christian leadership inside and outside of the CBA community. The completed application includes an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, documented evidence of Christian leadership inside and outside the CBA community, and documented evidence of financial need.

    This scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017
  • The Cartier Family Scholarship for Christian Service

    Eligibility: Incoming freshmen for the 2017/ 2018 school year
    This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated a selfless love of his community and can provide documented evidence of service to his community. The completed application includes an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, documented evidence of a minimum of 40 hours spent in service to the community in the calendar year 2016, and documented evidence of financial need.

    This scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/ 2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017
  • The Jimmy Straine Memorial Scholarship for Science and Technology

    Eligibility: Incoming freshmen in the 2017/2018 school year
    This $5,000 scholarship, established in the memory of James Straine, will be awarded to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated a talent for critical thought and creativity in science and technology. The completed application includes an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, a letter of recommendation from a Science teacher who taught the candidate in middle school, and documented evidence of a science/ technology project completed in the calendar year 2016. 

    This scholarship is renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 80.

    APPLICATION PERIODS OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017.
  • The Dyer Family Scholarship for Science and Technology

    Eligibility: Incoming freshmen in the 2017/2018 school year
    This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated a talent for critical thought and creativity in science and technology. The completed application includes an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, a letter of recommendation from a Science teacher who taught the candidate in middle school, and documented evidence of a science/ technology project completed in the calendar year 2016.

    This scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/ 2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIODS OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017.
  • The Sheridan Family Scholarship for Performing Arts

    Eligibility:  Incoming freshmen for the 2017/ 2018 school year
    This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated an exceptional talent in the performing arts. The completed application will include a video of a representative performance in the performing arts; videos will be uploaded as part of scholarship application.

    This scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/ 2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017
  • The Attardi Family Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming freshmen for the 2017/ 2018 school year
    This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student currently enrolled in St. James Middle School in Red Bank, NJ.  The completed application includes an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, two letters of personal recommendation from representatives of St. James Middle School, and documented evidence of financial need.

    This $2,500 scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/ 2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017.
  • The Kathleen Doehner Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming freshmen for the 2017/ 2018 year
    This $2,500 scholarship, established in memory of longtime St Leo’s benefactor and CBA Board of Trustee member Kathleen Doehner, will be awarded to an incoming student from St. Leo’s Parish in Lincroft. The completed application requires an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, and one letter of personal recommendation.

    This scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017
  • The Brother Basilian O'Connor FSC Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility:  Incoming freshmen for the 2017/ 2018 year.
    This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student currently enrolled in a public middle school.   The  completed application requires an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, documented evidence of financial need, and a letter of personal recommendation from a representative of the candidate’s middle school.
    This scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/ 2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017
  • The Knapp Family Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming freshmen for the 2017/ 2018 year
    This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student currently enrolled in a Catholic middle school.  The completed application requires an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, evidence of financial need, and a letter of personal recommendation from a representative of  the candidate’s middle school.  Preference is given to candidates who have a parent or legal guardian with a physical disability or who demonstrate a love for the game of golf and is a golf operations or services employee.

    This scholarship is renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 80.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017
  • The John C. and Felicidade Santos Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming freshmen for the 2017/ 2018 school year
    This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student currently enrolled in a Catholic middle school.  The completed application requires an essay, which will be available when the application period opens, evidence of financial need, and a letter of personal recommendation from a representative of  the candidate’s middle school.

    This scholarship is renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 80.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017.
  • The Laura Lovering Herbermann Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: rising sophomore, junior, or senior in the 2017/ 2018 school year

    This $2,500 scholarship, which was established in memory of Laura Lovering Herbermann, will be awarded to a rising CBA sophomore, junior, or senior who is a member of the St. Catherine-St. Margaret parish. The completed application includes an essay, which will be available when the application period opens and two letters of recommendation. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate Christian service and who have served as altar boys or have been members of the Boy Scouts of America.

    This scholarship will be applied only in the 2017/2018 school year.

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS JANUARY 1, 2017 AND CLOSES JANUARY 20, 2017.

THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS DO NOT REQUIRE DIRECT APPLICATION FROM STUDENTS:

The following scholarships are awarded to students based upon Entrance Exam scores, school transcripts or selected by independent selection committees and are not available for application.

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  • The Brother Christian Jones FSC Memorial Scholarship for Mathematics

    Eligibility: Incoming freshmen in the 2017/ 2018 school year
    The Brother Christian Jones FSC Memorial Scholarship is offered  to support an incoming freshman who has demonstrated a high proficiency in the subject of mathematics.  

    Candidates are determined based on performance on the math portion of the CBA entrance exam; qualified candidates will receive notification of their eligibility in the mail.  The scholarship is awarded based on the student’s performance on a separate test that eligible candidates will be invited to take.  

    This $2,500 will be applied only in the 2017/ 2018 school year.
  • The Br. Frank Byrne FSC Endowed Religion Award

    Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2017/2018 school year
    A one-time $1,000 award to be applied to the recipient’s senior year tuition.

    Established by established by Bill '75 and Liz Moss, along with classmates and friends of Brother Frank, this award honors the top religion student in the junior class.
  • The Beauvais and Bernardine Duffy Memorial Spanish Award

    Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2017/ 2018 school year
    Established in the memory of Beauvais and Bernardine Duffy by their son, Sean ’70 to honor the top Spanish student in the Junior class.

    A one-time $3,000 award to be applied to the recipient’s senior year tuition
  • The Gerald V. Ceres '03 Memorial Physics Award

    Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2017/ 2018 school year
    Established in memory of Gerald V. Ceres ’03 to honor the top physics student in the junior class. 

    A one-time $2,000 award to be applied to the recipient’s senior year tuition.
  • The Frank Bulzis Memorial Math Award

    Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2017/ 2018 school year
    Established in memory of Frank Bulzis (CBA math teacher 2003-12) to honor the top math student in the junior class. 

    A one-time $1,000 award to be applied to the recipient’s senior year tuition.
  • The Joseph Castle '90 History Endowed Award

    Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2017/ 2018 school year
    Established by Joseph Castle ‘90 to honor the top history student in the senior class. 

    A one-time $1,000 award to be applied to the recipient’s senior year tuition.
  • The John and Carol Demuria English Endowed Award

    Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2017/ 2018 school year
    Established by John and Carol DeMuria to honor the top English student in the senior class. 

    A one-time $1,000 award to be applied to the recipient’s senior year tuition.
  • The Teddy Gmelich Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Any student in the 2017/ 2018 school year

    The “Teddy Fund” was established by Victoria and Justin Gmelich, in memory of their infant son. The fund provides full scholarships for academically capable young men whose families could not otherwise afford a CBA education. Scholarship selections are made by the Edward Hall Gmelich Memorial Scholarship Fund.
  • The Peter T. Milano Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2017/ 2018 school year

    The Milano Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Peter T. Milano, who died tragically in the World Trade Center attacks. A proud member of the Middletown community, Milano scholarships are awarded to CBA students who are Middletown residents and attended one of the three township public schools. Selections for the scholarships, which range in value from $500 to $2,000, are made by The Peter T. Milano Scholarship Fund, and are based on financial need, academic merit, community service, and a commitment to others.
  • The Daniel Censullo '84 Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2017/ 2018 school year
    Application: The Censullo Memorial Scholarship Application (PDF)
    The Censullo Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Daniel to assist those students with financial need, who have had their lives affected by cancer.

    This one-year $2,000 scholarship is selected by the President and is based on academics and community service.
  • The Jack Murray Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2017/ 2018 school year. The Jack Murray Memorial scholarship was established by his friends and associates after his tragic death in the World Trade Center attacks.
     
    This one-year scholarship is based on financial need, academics, community service, and a commitment to others. The selection of the scholarship is determined by the President of CBA.
  • The Alumni Association Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming Freshman in the 2017/ 2018 school year
    Application: The Alumni Association Scholarships Application (PDF)
    The Alumni Association Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman whose families could not otherwise afford a CBA education.

    Alumni Association scholarships are full scholarships that are based on financial need, academics, community service and a commitment to others.
  • The Brother Andrew O'Gara FSC Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming Freshman in the 2017/ 2018 school year
    Named in memory of CBA’s first President, the O’Gara Memorial Scholarships are based on financial need, academics, community service, and a commitment to others, and are selected by the President and Principal of CBA. This scholarship is valued at $4,000.

    This scholarship is renewable for three additional years as long as the student maintains a GPA of 93.
  • The De La Salle Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming Freshmen in the 2017/ 2018 school year.
    Named in memory of the St. John Baptist de La Salle, the founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, these $8,000 scholarships are based on financial need, academics, community service, and a commitment to others, and are selected by the President and Principal of CBA.

    These scholarships are renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 93.
  • The Founders Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming Freshmen in the 2017/ 2018 school year. Named in memory of John Henderson. John Fleming and George Sheehan, the founders of CBA, these $4,000 scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academics, community service, and a commitment to others, and are selected by the President and Principal of CBA.
     
    These scholarships are renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 90.
  • The Peter R. Santanello Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming Freshmen in the 2017/ 2018 school year

    This $2,500 scholarship, founded in honor of Mr. Peter R. Santanello who served the CBA community for 41 years as the first layman to be appointed Principal. This scholarship is based on financial need and math aptitide, and is selected by the President of CBA.

    This scholarship is renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 86.
  • The President's Scholarship

    Eligibility: Incoming Freshmen in the 2017/ 2018 school year. These Presidential scholarships are full scholarships that are based on financial need, academics, community service and a commitment to others, and are selected by the President of CBA.
     
    These scholarships are renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a GPA of 86.

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