Scholarships

The SMR Scholarship Application window for the Class of 2024 has closed. Thanks to those of you applied!

St. Mary's Ryken awards merit-based scholarships to incoming freshmen in the areas of academics, leadership, service and fine arts.  Sixty-one students in the Class of 2023 received merit-based scholarships.

Students in the Class of 2024 with complete admissions applications, who have also submitted their application essay as of December 8, 2019, will be eligible to compete for one or more merit-based scholarships. Requirements for each scholarship are listed below. 

Auditions/Presentations (Performing Arts Scholarships and Leadership Scholarship) for the Class of 2024 will be held on January 25, 2020, between 8 am and 5 pmParents will be contacted with specific appointment times by January 17. Please note:  All Dance Scholarship competitors should plan to be at SMR at 8 am.

Supporting documentation (such as art portfolios and essays) for scholarships that do not require an audition or presentation were due to the Admissions Team no later than January 10, 2020 at 4 pmScholarship Applications received without supporting documentation will not be considered. 

Please note that all students who have taken the High School Placement Test and have complete application packages as of January 10 are considered for the Presidential Scholarship for Academic Achievement. No additional application is required.

The scholarship award process is very competitive due to the large number of applications received. Please take note of the requirements and also note that there are separate deadlines for financial aid applications and merit-based scholarships. All SMR Scholarship Committee decisions are final and not subject to review or appeal.