The CBA Scholarship Program

2020-2021 CURRENT STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The scholarships below are available for the 2020-2021 school year. We invite you to click on the categories to learn more and determine which scholarships you may be eligible for. Please read the criteria fully 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 applicable scholarship. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The current student scholarships below require an application and supporting materials to be submitted by the applicant.

General Instructions for Applying

You may apply for the scholarships in the categories below by sending an email indicting your interest and attaching the required essay to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org.

All supplemental materials (letters of recommendation, proof of service, portfolio materials, and performance videos) must be emailed to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org with the applicants last name and names of scholarships being applied for in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Letters of recommendation and proof of service must come directly from the person providing the recommendation or the proof of service.

Please carefully read the criteria for each scholarship to determine your eligibility.

Any student applying for a financial need-based scholarship must submit the financial aid application through FACTS Management in order to be considered.

THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS REQUIRE AN APPLICATION FROM CURRENT STUDENTS:

Christian Leadership Scholarships

Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2020/2021 school year

APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2020 AND CLOSES MARCH 15, 2020.

Required Essay (500 word limit):

This scholarship is awarded for “Christian leadership.”  Based on your relevant experiences, how do you define the term “Christian leader” and why do you consider yourself to be one?

Please attach your essay to your submission email sent to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org; the title of the document should include your last name and “Leadership.”

Please have a letter(s) verifying your involvement in Christian leadership sent to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org.  This letter must be sent directly by the person providing the evidence; the title of this file should include the applicant’s last name and “Leadership.”

Applicants will be eligible for the following scholarships:

The Terrence and Mary Sheridan Scholarship for Christian Leadership

Founded by Terence and Mary Sheridan, 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, 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 2020/2021 school year.

The Brother Peter Mannion FSC Memorial Scholarship for Christian Leadership

Founded in the memory of Brother Peter Mannion, this $1,000 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 includes an essay, 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 2020/2021 school year.

Scholarship for Excellence in the Performing Arts

Eligibility:  Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2020/ 2021 school year

APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2020 AND CLOSES MARCH 15, 2020.

Please attach ONE video of a live performance in the performing arts before an audience

Please attach your file to your submission email addressed to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org; the title of the file should include your last name and “Performing Arts.”

Applicants will be eligible for the following scholarship:

The Sheridan Family Scholarship for the Performing Arts

Founded by Terrence and Mary Sheridan, this $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a current CBA student who has demonstrated an exceptional talent in the performing arts and involvement with the performing arts at CBA. The completed application will include a video of a representative performance in the performing arts and documented evidence of financial need.  Videos will be uploaded as part of the scholarship application.

This scholarship will be applied only in the 2020/ 2021 school year.

The Dolly Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:  Rising seniors in the 2020/ 2021 school year

APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2020 AND CLOSES MARCH 15, 2020.

Required Essay (500 word limit):

St. John Baptist de la Salle called on his teachers to “touch the hearts and minds of their students.”  As you prepare for your final year at CBA, how have you been able to touch the hearts and minds of those around you?

Please attach your essay to your submission email sent to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org; the title of the document should include your last name and “Sullivan.”

Applicants will be eligible for the following scholarship:

The Dolly Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

Founded by family and friends in loving memory of CBA legend Mrs. Dolly Sullivan, this $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a rising senior.

This scholarship will only be available in the 2020/2021 school year.

The Ronald Nicholas Marullo '87 Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in the 2020/ 2021 school year

APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2020 AND CLOSES MARCH 15, 2020.

Founded by Donna Como in loving memory of her son, Ronald Marullo ’87, this $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who has an immediate family member affected by cancer. Preference will be given to a student with a documented love of animals or talent in the arts. The completed application requires an essay.

This scholarship will be applied only in the 2020/2021 school year.

Required Essay (500 word limit):

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God.” – Rembrandt

Relate the significance of one of these quotes to your life so far.

Please attach your essay to your submission email sent to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org.

In addition, please include a brief explanation of the manner in which your immediate family member has been affected by cancer; the title of this document should include the applicant’s last name and “Marullo.”

The Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski '00 Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in the 2020/2021 school year

THE APPLICATION WILL OPEN IN THE SPRING OF 2020

The Zilinski Memorial Scholarships honor the memory of Dennis W. Zilinski II ’00 (U.S. Military Academy ’04) who was killed in action in Iraq in 2005. The Lt. Dennis Zilinski Foundation and Memorial Fund selects and awards seven $3,500 scholarships annually to CBA students who, through creatively designed projects, bring awareness of the value of military service to the CBA community.

These $3,500 scholarships will be applied only in the 2020/2021 school year, but awardees are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years.

APPLICATION PACKETS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE IN THE CBA MAIN OFFICE WHEN THE APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS.

The Patrick Terence Watts '96 Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in the 2020/2021 school year

APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS ON FEBRUARY 1, 2020 AND CLOSES ON MARCH 15, 2020.

Founded by George and Margaret Watts, in loving memory of their son Patrick Watts ’96, this $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a member of the CBA Pipes & Drums program. The completed application includes an essay, a letter of personal recommendation, and evidence of financial need.

This scholarship will be applied only in the 2020/2021 school year.

Required Essay (500 word limit):

The Academy Oath says that CBA students will do the following:

  • Live lives of honor and integrity
  • Serve and stand for those in need
  • Strive for wisdom in the pursuit of knowledge

Choose one of these three ideals and explain the personal importance it holds for you.

Please attach your essay to your submission email to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org. The title of the document should include your last name and “Watts.”

Please have a letter of recommendation verifying your involvement in the CBA Pipes and Drums program sent to scholarships@cbalincroftnj.org. Letters should be sent directly by the person providing the recommendation. The title of this file should include your last name and “Watts.”

THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS DO NOT REQUIRE AN APPLICATION FROM STUDENTS:

The Br. Frank Byrne FSC Endowed Religion Award

Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2020/2021 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 theology student in the junior class.

The Beauvais and Bernardine Duffy Memorial Scholarship Award

Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2020/ 2021 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 2020/ 2021 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 2020/ 2021 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 2020/ 2021 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 2020/ 2021 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.