Totino-Grace

Totino-Grace Scholarships

Totino-Grace High School awards over $100,000 annually to incoming ninth grade students in academic and leadership scholarships.

When completing an Application for Admission, students must indicate they are interested in being considered for a Totino-Grace scholarship and complete additional application questions outlined in the scholarship information section below. 

To be considered for any Totino-Grace scholarship, all required components of the application file must be received by Saturday, January 19, 2019.

Disclaimers for all scholarships:  

Totino-Grace High School’s Scholarship Committee reserves the right to make any and all final decisions regarding scholarships, including scholarship process, awards, etc. All decisions are final.

All Totino-Grace Scholarships awards are only usable for 2019-2020 tuition and are tax-free by the IRS.

Award recipients must enroll at Totino-Grace High School by April 1, 2019, or the scholarship will be awarded to the next qualifier.

All Totino-Grace scholarships do not discriminate or request information to make award decisions based on ethnicity, national origin, gender, identity, disability, religion or age, in accordance with federal anti-discrimination laws.

All Totino-Grace scholarship recipients authorize that their name and image may be shared publicly in Totino-Grace communications, and agree to participate in marketing activities as appropriate, which include but are not limited to inclusion in TG’s website, blog, and social media content.

All Totino-Grace scholarships are only made available to U.S. residents.

Scholarships

Rachel Woell Inspiration Scholarship Award

Rachel Woell, the daughter of Jamie and Yvette Woell, was a highly involved and motivated student at Totino-Grace High School. She was known for her love for others and perseverance in the face of great personal adversity. Rachel passed away in September of 2014, her senior year at Totino-Grace, after a long battle with cancer. Her example inspired the Totino-Grace community. Rachel’s words, “Every day is a gift,” have become one of TG’s adopted mottos, one that shows respect and appreciation for life.   

Rachel Woell Inspiration Scholarship Application Requirements

Students are to write and submit a 300 word (approximately) essay exploring the applicant criteria for the scholarship as outlined below. Names of applicants will be removed from essays when reviewed by the scholarship committee.

  • Applicant has demonstrated an intrinsic ethic of care for others.

  • Applicant is a role model of leadership who goes above and beyond the call of duty, showing courage in the face of adversity, and serves as an inspiration to others.

  • Applicant has demonstrated selfless determination and passion that makes a real difference in the lives of others.

Essay Submission Deadline: Email essay to tgscholarships@totinograce.org by January 19, 2019

Scholarship amount: $1,200

Financial Aid Application Deadline: To be considered for this scholarship, family/household must demonstrate financial need, as determined by TADS (Tuition Aid Data Services); TADS application must be submitted by/before Friday, February 1, 2019.

Renewable: Students are invited to re-apply for the scholarship annually.

Notification: Week of February 4, 2019

  • Arrangements will be made for scholarship presentation at the end of applicant’s 8th grade year.

Totino-Grace Four Pillars Scholarship

The Four Pillars Scholarship offered by Totino-Grace High School is one of the most prestigious awards that Totino-Grace can provide an incoming student. As a Catholic school in the Lasallian tradition, this scholarship recognizes Totino-Grace’s four pillars of faith, service, learning, and community.

Totino-Grace Four Pillars Scholarship Requirements:

Students are to submit responses to the questions below in the Application or Admission Form by January 19, 2019, outlining how they implement and uphold Totino-Grace's four pillars in their lives. Names of applicants will be removed from the application submission when reviewed by the scholarship committee.

1. Faith in the Presence of God

  • How do you demonstrate your faith in God through your belief in the living presence of God in our world?

2. Service to Others

  • How do you demonstrate an awareness of the poor and victims of injustice and have responded through service to their needs through programs of community service, advocacy, and justice education?

3. Learning

  • How do you demonstrate a commitment to your education in preparing for college and life?

4. Community.

  • How do you develop a sense of community, and an investment in others’ success, in your words and actions?

Scholarship amount: $2,500

Financial Aid Application Deadline: To be considered for this scholarship, family/household must demonstrate financial need, as determined by TADS (Tuition Aid Data Services); TADS application must be submitted by/before Friday, February 1, 2019.

Renewable: Students are required to participate in an interview each spring to discuss how they have continued to implement and live out Totino-Grace's four pillars in their lives.

Notification: Week of February 4, 2019

  • Arrangements will be made for scholarship presentation at the end of applicant’s 8th grade year.

Totino-Grace Academic Scholarship

Select students in the incoming ninth grade class will receive scholarships based on results from the HSPT Placement Exam, taken at Totino-Grace High School. To be considered for this scholarship, students must select yes in the appropriate section on the Application for Admission Form and take the placement exam at Totino-Grace on Saturday, January 19, 2019.

Totino-Grace Academic Scholarship Criteria:

Scholarships will be awarded to the top scoring male and female in each of the following categories:

  • Top comprehensive exam score

  • Top English placement score

  • Top mathematics placement score

  • Top science placement score

Scholarship amount: $2,500

Renewable: This award is not renewable.

Notification: Week of February 4, 2019

  • Arrangements will be made for scholarship presentation at the end of applicant’s 8th grade year.

Contact the Admissions Office

Shari Nichols
Director of Enrollment and International Students
763-586-6316

Emily Sharockman
Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid
763-586-6323

Gabby Schauer
Admissions Assistant
763-571-9116 ext. 324

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