Scholarships

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 scholarships do not reqire direct application from current students:

The following scholarships are awarded to students based upon specified criteria and are not available for application.

The Br. Frank Byrne FSC Endowed Religion Award

Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2019/2020 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 Spanish Award

Eligibility: Rising senior in the 2019/ 2020 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 2019/ 2020 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 2019/ 2020 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 2019/ 2020 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 2019/ 2020 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 2019/ 2020 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 Jack Murray Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the 2018/ 2019 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.