Scholarships and Awards

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When looking at a high school, the primary focus should be finding the school that best matches a student’s educational goals. We recognize that cost and financial assistance are important considerations.

Follow this link for information regarding tuition and fees, sibling discounts and financial aid criteria and application process.
In addition to our financial aid program, AHA is proud to announce the following scholarship opportunities for students:

Mother Caroline Scholarship

This scholarship is named in honor of Mother Caroline Friess, SSND who led the School Sisters of Notre Dame to the United States in 1847. This 4-year scholarship is for students entering grade 9 who have demonstrated academic excellence in school and on the Upper Level SSAT.

All applicants are automatically considered for a Mother Caroline Scholarship during application review.

Accepted students who are awarded a Mother Caroline Scholarship will receive written notification from the Finance Office in mid-January. Mother Caroline Scholarship recipients must maintain a yearly average of 90%.

Sister Mary Nonna Dunphy Scholarship

Each year scholarships are awarded to 10th-12th graders in memory of our foundress, Sister Mary Nonna Dunphy. Students are invited to apply for this scholarship based on their academic record and faculty recommendation. These partial scholarships are awarded on academic excellence, leadership, character, service and an interview with the scholarship committee.

Achievement Awards

Reflecting our commitment to empower each young woman to reach the fullness of her potential, we are pleased to offer the following award opportunities to celebrate student talent and passion. These awards are offered to incoming freshmen and are a one-time award granted for freshman year only. Applicants are limited to one award submission per student. Requirements and application information are available via the links below.

  • Leadership Award: $2,500 - Awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the area of service to others.
  • Spirituality and Service Award: $2,500 - Awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding humility and compassion in serving others.
  • Fine Arts Award: $2,500 - Awarded to a student who has achieved excellence in art.
  • Performing Arts Awards:
    • Instrumental - $2,500 - Awarded to a student who has achieved excellence in music.
    • Vocal - $2,500 - Awarded to a student who has achieved excellence in vocal performance.

Local Community Based Scholarships

The Scholarship Fund for Inner City Children
171 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104

Parents/Guardians of students from low income families currently or planning to enroll in a Newark Archdiocesan school (Catholic Schools within Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties) are eligible to apply. Visit or download more information and forms below. If you have any questions you can email your question or comment to or leave a message on their customer service voicemail at (973) 497-4283. Due to the large amount of applications responses may take up to 5 business days. Thank you for your patience.

Scholarship applications for 2019-2020 school year will be available online only starting February 1, 2020 at

Deadline for submitting your online application with ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS is April 30, 2020.

Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship
Columbus Citizens Foundation, Inc. 8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021
(212) 249-9923

These four-year scholarships are available to students entering their freshman year of high school or college who meet the following eligibility requirements: Italian heritage (25% minimum), Financial Need (see application for specifics), Academic Excellence and Service to school and community.
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Academy of the Holy Angels

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Demarest, NJ 07627

Phone: 201.768.7822

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