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2019-2020 SCHOLARSHIP 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 James L. Schwartz memorial scholarship for Performing Arts to the Brother Patrick Higgins memorial scholarship for Science and Technology, CBA offers 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 2019/2020 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 CURRENT STUDENTS:

You may apply for the following scholarships by sending an email 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 applicant 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.

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

Scholarships for Current Students

  • Christian Leadership Scholarships

    Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2019/2020 school year

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2019 AND CLOSES MARCH 15, 2019.

    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 three 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 2019/2020 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 2019/2020 school year.

     

    The Dyer Family Endowed Scholarship for Christian Leadership 

    Founded by Christine and Lawrence Dyer, 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 2019/2020 school year.

  • Scholarships for Excellence in the Performing Arts

    Eligibility:  Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2019/ 2020 school year

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2019 AND CLOSES MARCH 15, 2019

    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 2019/ 2020 school year.

  • Scholarships for Rising Seniors

    Eligibility:  Rising seniors in the 2019/ 2020 school year

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2019 AND CLOSES MARCH 15, 2019.

    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 “Senior.”

    Applicants will be eligible for the following two scholarships:

     

    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 2019/2020 school year.

     

    The Andrew Dreschler ’90 Endowed Scholarship

    Founded by Andrew Dreschler ’90, this $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified rising senior.

    This award will only be available in the 2019/ 2020 school year.

     

  • The Ronald Nicholas Marullo '87 Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in the 2019/ 2020 school year

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2019 AND CLOSES MARCH 15, 2019.

    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 2019/2020 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 2019/2020 school year

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS MAY 9, 2019 AND CLOSES MAY 31, 2019.

    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 five $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 2019/2020 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 2019/2020 school year

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS ON FEBRUARY 1, 2019 AND CLOSES ON MARCH 15, 2019.

    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 2019/2020 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 why it is personal importance to your future.

    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 Peter T. Milano Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2019/ 20120 school year

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS ON JUNE 1, 2019 AND CLOSES ON JUNE 15, 2019

    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.