Tuition, Financial Aid & Scholarship Information
$16,700 for 2012-2013 School Year – 1, 2, 4, or 10 payment plans
20% Multiple Student Discount (for qualified applicants that also apply for financial aid)
Five students each year will be given these half tuition academic scholarships. Students receiving these awards will have uniquely distinguished themselves in the classroom, on the entrance exam and as demonstrated through the entire admissions process to Holy Ghost Prep. The admissions committee will pay particular attention to:
A students academic achievements in seventh and eighth grades
Students with entrance exam scores that rank highest among all applicants
Students that have exhibited the ideals expressed in the Holy Ghost Prep mission statement
Students who have demonstrated that Holy Ghost Prep is their first choice for high school
Each year, up to 15 students are given these academic scholarships in the amount of $5,000. Students who score in the 97, 98 or 99th percentile on the entrance exam are considered for these scholarships. To distinguish the winners, the admissions committee looks at the applicant’s transcript, teacher recommendations, essay, entrance exam score and interview.
These $2250 scholarships are awarded by the admissions committee to students who have demonstrated exceptional potential during the admissions process. These applicants will have been involved in a variety of outside school activities including groups like athletics, academic activities and clubs, forensics, Boy Scouts, community service, drama, religious ministry, tutoring, art and music. At the same time, these students will have maintained the highest standards in academics and character.
These scholarships are available to up to two students each year that are from an under-represented social group. Candidates for these scholarships will exhibit excellence in academics, exceptional potential for growth and demonstrate a spirit of service. The amount of these scholarships will be substantial and may cover up to the full cost of Holy Ghost Prep’s tuition.
Marchione Music Scholarship
One annual scholarship in the amount of $1000 per year is given to an incoming freshman based on an audition with our Music Director and some site reading. Auditions are scheduled in March.
Financial Aid Awards (based on financial need) can be up to $7,000 per year.
All Financial Aid Applications must be completed online. This application can be found by visiting:
The completed form must be submitted to the School & Student Services by NAIS website before November 28, 2012.
Parents are also required to provide a copy of their most recent federal tax return before November 28, 2012. These should be sent to:
Holy Ghost PrepAttn: Financial Aid Committee2429 Bristol PikeBensalem, PA 19020
30% of the students at HGP recieve tuition assistance.
Financial aid awards are provided after a student has registered at Holy Ghost Prep with an $800 deposit. Students are provided a deadline period to accept or decline a financial aid package. If an aid package is declined within the deadline period, the $800 deposit is returned with no penalty. If the award is accepted, the deposit is non-refundable after the deadline period has expired.