Scholarships to SJCA

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Scholarships are specific to current SJCA students or those enrolling for the 2021-2022 school year. Scholarship applications will open in January 2022. For questions please contact the Admissions Department at [email protected].

High School Scholarships

The purpose of this scholarship is to award a student who has demonstrated academic and/or church and/or community leadership skills. The scholarship will be awarded each fall term and applied to the tuition of that student.

  • For: Rising 9th Graders
  • Amount: Varies
  • Renewable: No

Click here for details and the application form.

The Bristol Oaks Golf Club and Banquet Hall Scholarship was established to recognize a student with strong academics and a commitment to community service. The Scholarship will award one $1,000 Scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year to be applied toward the winner’s tuition.

  • For: Rising 9th Grader
  • Amount: One scholarship at $1,000
  • Renewable: No

Click here for details and the application form.

The For Pete’s Sake/Peter Francois Scholarship is a $2,000 renewable scholarship awarded to students who are entering the 9th grade at SJCA. The student will be from a Catholic parish that has demonstrated a commitment to his/her school, church and/or community.

  • For: Rising 9th Graders
  • Amount: Two scholarships at $2,000 each
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Click here for details and the application form.

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish, in an effort to further catholic education and with the belief that there is great value to it, awards two non-renewing $500 tuition scholarships annually to rising 9th grade students from our parish and who are registered to attend an Archdiocesan Catholic high school.

  • For: Rising 9th Grade student whose family is a registered and active member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish (Kenosha)
  • Amount: Two separate scholarships at $500
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for the application Form

Dr. Bryon Kozak’s interest and commitment to education sparked the idea for this essay contest as a way to encourage literacy among area youth. He appreciates a love of reading, writing and critical thinking. He is very proud to be a part of the SJCA family. Scholarship money will be applied to the winner’s tuition. This scholarship is for 8th grade graduating students who will be registered to attend SJCA for their freshman year. The Kozak Orthodontics Scholarship will award up to two (2) $500 scholarships.

  • For: Rising 9th Graders
  • Amount: Two scholarships at $500 each
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

The Marilyn Pignotti Scholarship is to be awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills in academics, church and/or community. This scholarship is for 8th grade graduating students who will be registered to attend SJCA for their freshman year. The Pignotti Scholarship will award up to two (2) $500 scholarships. The money will be applied towards the winner’s tuition at St. Joseph Catholic Academy.

  • For: Rising 9th Graders
  • Amount: Two scholarships at $500 each
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

The Michael J. Naidicz Foundation, Ltd, was created to support continued Catholic education at St. Joseph Catholic Academy and to provide scholarships to worthy students.  Each year the foundation will award one to three scholarships to incoming 9th grade students.  The scholarship(s) awarded by the Foundation is for one year, renewable for three additional years while the recipient attends the high school program at St. Joseph Catholic Academy.

  • For: Rising 9th Graders
  • Amount: Three scholarships at $500 each
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Click here for details and the application form.

Eighth grade girls entering a Catholic high school in the fall of 2021 are invited to apply for the John and Kathleen Schneider Family Foundation $1,000 scholarship.  The award is given at our annual MACCW convention.

  • For: Rising 9th Grade Female
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

St. Mary Parish will be offering two scholarships in 2021 to support worthy students’ Catholic education at St. Joseph Catholic Academy High School.  The Parish will award one $500.00 scholarship to each of the selected incoming 9th grade student. This is a one-time payment made directly to the school for tuition on behalf of the student.

  • For: Rising 9th Grade student whose family is a registered and active member of St. Mary Catholic Church (Kenosha)
  • Amount: Two separate $500 Scholarships
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for the application form.

The Jack and Louise (Covelli) Bucko Memorial Scholarship will award $500 annually to a registered High School Student. The money will be applied towards the winner’s high school tuition at St. Joseph Catholic Academy.

  • For: A current SJCA student entering his or her 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and registered to attend SJCA for the 21-22 school year.
  • Amount: $500 Scholarship
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for the application form.

Theresa Crewe was a long time supporter of St. Joseph High School. Her six children and many extended family members attended SJHS and her husband, the late Dr. David O. Crewe served on the SJHS Board of Directors. Theresa was proud of her hometown community of Kenosha and was passionate about serving our community. Theresa, affectionately called Tree by family and friends, and was also known for her faith and unwavering kindness. We are honored to grant these scholarships in her honor.

  • For: Registered rising 9th and 10th, 11th, or 12th  Grader
  • Amount: Two scholarships at $1,000 each
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Click here for details and the application form.

The Frank Matrise, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was created to honor St. Joseph Alumni, Parent and Coach Frank A. Matrise, Jr. ‘s years of dedication and support of SJCA. This scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded annually to one male and one female who are returning to St. Joseph Catholic Academy for their sophomore, junior or senior year.

  • For: Registered, rising 10th,  11th, 12th  Grader
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Click here details and the application form.

The Kenosha Navy Club Ship 40 scholarship application is open to current SJCA freshman and sophomores who registered to attend SJCA for the 2021-2022 school year.

  • For: Rising 10th or 11th Grader
  • Amount: Three scholarships at varying amounts
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

The Ellen Rose Santarelli Memorial Scholarship was created to honor Ellen’s years of dedication as a teacher and coach at St. Joseph High School. This scholarship of $2,400 will be awarded annually to a deserving female student who is returning to St. Joseph Catholic Academy for her junior year. The money will be applied towards the winner’s high school tuition at St. Joseph Catholic Academy.

  • For: Rising 11th Grade Female
  • Amount: One scholarship at $2,400
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Click here for details and the application form.

In support of Catholic education, the Jerome J. Brault and Mary L. Brault Memorial Endowed Scholarship of $2,000 will be awarded annually to two deserving students enrolled at St. Joseph Catholic Academy entering their junior or senior year.  The money will be applied towards the winner’s high school tuition and is renewable.

  • For: Rising 11th or 12th graders
  • Amount: Two scholarships at $2,000 each
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Click here for details and the application form.

The Jack Baldwin Memorial Scholarship was created to honor Jack’s years at St. Joseph High School. This scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded annually to a deserving male student who is returning to St. Joseph Catholic Academy for his junior year. The money will be applied towards the winner’s high school tuition at St. Joseph Catholic Academy.

  • For: Rising 11th Grade Male
  • Amount: One scholarship at $1,000
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

The Darrell Viola Memorial Scholarship was created to honor St. Joseph High School 1968 alumnus Darrell Viola’s athletic legacy, huge heart and outstanding character.

  • For: Rising 10th, 11th, or 12th grade student
  • Amount: One scholarship at $2,500
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

The Robert and Anne Roders Memorial Scholarship recognizes a current SJCA high school student who has displayed outstanding talent in band, orchestra or musicianship and/or science. This scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded annually to a deserving student who is returning to St. Joseph Catholic Academy for his/her senior year. The money will be applied directly toward the recipient’s SJCA high school tuition.

  • For: Rising 12th Grader
  • Amount: One scholarship at $1,000
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

The St Joseph Alumni Association Scholarships are given to students in grades 9-12 who will be or are attending SJCA.  The Alumni Association will fund two $1000 scholarships. One of the scholarships will be awarded to a relative of a St. Joseph Alumnus. The money will be applied to the student’s tuition at SJCA

  • For: Rising 9th – 12th Graders
  • Amount: Two scholarships at $1,000 each
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

Students entering 9-12th grades during the 2020-2021 school year, and who are enthusiastic about the performing arts (acting, band, music, etc.), are invited to audition for a FOPA scholarship.  Two $1,000.00 performing arts scholarships will be awarded.

  • For: Rising 9th – 12th Graders
  • Amount: Two at $1,000 each
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

The Jane Rafferty Thiele Scholarship is given to students in grades 9-12 who will be or are attending SJCA. The scholarship will award two $4000 scholarships per year. The money will be applied to the student’s tuition at SJCA.

  • For: Rising 9th – 12th Graders
  • Amount: Two scholarships at $4,000 each
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.

Elementary, Middle and High School Scholarships

Families requesting tuition assistance must be an active member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish (Kenosha). Click here to fill out the Financial Aid application specific to Holy Rosary Families.

The Jacoby Rutkowski Memorial Scholarship is endowed annually by his family to provide financial aid to K-8th Grade SJCA students.  The family of Jacoby (Jake) Richard Rutkowski recognizes the value of a Catholic education and wishes to extend a minimum of one annual scholarship for deserving students to attend St. Joseph Catholic Academy.

  • For: Registered SJCA elementary and middle school students
  • Amount: Three $500 scholarships for SJCA Lower Campus Elementary Students entering grades K-5 and three $500 scholarships for students in grades 6-8.
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for the application form.

St. Mark Parish recognizes the value of a Catholic education and wishes to extend five annual scholarships totaling $5,000 for deserving students from the Parish to attend St. Joseph Catholic Academy.

  • For: Rising Kindergarten through 12th grade students
  • Amount: Five scholarships at varying amounts
  • Renewable: No
  • Click here for details and the application form.