The Cardinal Mooney Merit Scholarship
This renewable merit scholarship recognizes high performing incoming freshmen who have a demonstrated record of academic excellence, leadership and potential for further excellence.
Students are eligible for approximately $4500/year in tuition scholarships if awarded. This is renewable annually if students maintain a 3.5 GPA and continue to meet the leadership requirements.
Applications for the first class of Mooney Merit Scholars must:
- Take the HSPT test at Cardinal Mooney. This test is offered on Saturday, November 14 at 8am. To register, go to: Cardinal Mooney Placement Test
- Should have a record of high academic achievement in the 7th and 8th grades and have standardized scores that fall in the top quartile of the normed
- Be involved in leadership activities and service to the community, church and school where they
Students meeting these criteria will be invited for an interview with Cardinal Mooney President Mr. Thomas Maj.
All members of the class of 2025 are welcome to apply.
8th grade students attending parochial school:
Please note, in order to qualify for the Mooney Merit Scholarship, you must take the HSPT on 11/14. However, this test is not required for admission to Cardinal Mooney. We will use the standardized test performed in your 8th grade class for admissions purposes. (i.e., Iowa, Aspire etc…)
8th grade students attending anything other than a parochial school:
Please note, all students applying for admission to Cardinal Mooney from a public school must take the HSPT test. This test is offered on Saturday, November 14 at 8am and will be offered again in January. To qualify for the Mooney Merit Scholarship, you must take the November 14 test.