*All scholarships have been awarded for the Class of 2017.
Merit Scholarships are awarded to students who perform in the top 10 scores or over the 90th percentile on the High School Placement Test. Any students wishing to compete for a merit scholarship must submit their completed Camden Catholic application by November 2, 2012, and must take the test at Camden Catholic on November 3, 2012. Sometime in December those students are notified and must come to Camden Catholic for two sessions:
1. An interview with an admissions committee
2. A writing sample on an unknown topic in our computer lab
Based on the test scores, the interview, and the writing sample, Camden Catholic will award various full, half, and quarter scholarships.
Performing Arts Scholarships
Students who score in the 80th percentile or above on the High School Placement Test and are talented in music, singing, drama, or art will also have the opportunity to compete for scholarships. Several $500-$1000 scholarships will be awarded.
Things to remember:
1. Student must take the High School Placement Test on Nov. 3, 2012.
2. Students interested in art should have a portfolio ready of at least 8-10 pieces of a variety of medium such as charcoal, pen and ink, watercolor, and pencil.
3. Students interested in band should be able to
a. Perform an etude or solo of a music piece from a current music book
b. Play scales of major 4 flats and 4 sharps
c. Play chromatic scales
4. Students interested in choir should
a. Memorize and sing an artistic, Broadway, or church song
b. Bring an accompaniment tape and sheet music
5. Students interested in musical theater/drama should
a. Perform a 2 minute monologue
b. Perform a prepared solo (please bring sheet music; no CD's or recordings)
c. Bring dance gear
Students who are interested in auditioning for the band, choir, musical theater, drama, or art must email Mr. Vallone at email@example.com of their interest.These emails will be accepted between November 1 to December 15, 2012. Please indicate what area of the arts you will audition for.
Auditions will be held December 18, 2012, from 3pm - 5pm.
Please register here for the High School Placement Test.
Alumni and Friends Scholarships
Year to year there are various alumni and friend scholarships for varying amounts and terms. You will be notified after acceptance of the ability to apply for these scholarships based on financial need, test scores, and grades. Thanks to the following for their support thus far:
Ethel Mae Hocker Foundation - Charles Grandi Foundation - Langan-Nadell Scholarships- Domenica Foundation -
The Pilarz Family - The Mazzeo Family - Tom Kenney Foundation - John Oakes Memorial Scholarship - Paul C. Azores Memorial Scholarship - John L. Pund, Sr. Memorial Scholarship - various anonymous donors