Affording SNG

Affording an SNG Education

Saints Neumann Goretti is committed to making our educational experience accessible to all families. Through the generosity of our alumni and friends, we are able to offer need-based financial assistance to offset a portion of tuition to those who qualify. Financial aid grants typically cover between 10 – 25% of the total cost of tuition at SNG, and can be combined with academic and outside scholarships. We strongly encourage every family to apply for financial aid. Financial aid requests have no impact on admissions decisions.

We are now accepting Financial Aid Applications for the 2023-2024 school year. Applications are competitive and are reviewed on a rolling basis. Priority will be given to applications completed by December 31, 2022. Click the button below to begin your application.

In order to be considered for need-based tuition assistance, families must complete a FACTS Financial Aid application. Please see below for additional information.

  • Applications will be reviewed and award decisions made after a student has completed the admissions process and been accepted to SNG. Priority will be given to families who complete their applications by December 31.
  • Please ensure when starting your application that you select the school year in which the applicant plans to enter Ss. Neumann Goretti.
  • Our school is listed as “Neumann Goretti High School” on the FACTS application. When adding our school to your application, we recommend searching by ZIP code 19148 to find and add “Neumann Goretti High School.”
  • Depending on your application some or all of the following documents may be required. A complete list of required documents will be available once you have submitted your application, along with instructions on how to upload your documents.
  • FACTS charges a one-time $35 application fee. You will be prompted to submit your payment once you complete your application.

Please contact our Tuition Manager, Denise Arrigale, with any questions or for assistance completing your Financial Aid application:
darrigale@neumanngorettihs.org
215-465-8437, ext. 246

SNG Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are proud to offer the following merit-based scholarships to students applying to the 9th grade.

Click the scholarships listed below to learn more.

Tuition

Tuition for the 2022-2023 school year is as follows:

Base Tuition   $8,450
School Fee      $1,250
Total                 $9,700

Scholarships and Financial Aid grants may be applied toward the base tuition. All families are required to pay the school fee.

Tuition for the 2023-2024 school year will be determined in early 2023.

FACTS Management

SNG partners with FACTS Management for tuition payments. Through an online FACTS tuition account, families can make tuition payments using electronic debit from a bank account or credit​ card. Payments may be made monthly (June – April), quarterly, bi-annually, or in full. The first payment for the upcoming year is due in June.

For more information about the Ss. John Neumann & Maria Goretti Neumann Goretti Grants, please contact our admissions office at admissions@neumanngorettihs.org.

The Saints Neumann Goretti Leadership Grant recognizes three 9th grade applicants who demonstrate exceptional leadership and service to their community. Recipients will receive a $2500 tuition grant, renewable each year so long as students maintain their GPA, conduct, and school service. All grant applicants must complete the following application in order to be considered.
Students will need to complete this application in one sitting – it cannot be saved and returned to later. We recommend drafting your answers in a word or google doc and then copying and pasting them into this application when you are ready to submit. In order to be considered for the SNG Leadership Grant, applicants must have a complete admissions application on file at SNG, including application, academic, conduct, and attendance records, and completed Entrance Exam, as well as a letter of recommendation from a school official in their portal.
Applications for the Class of 2027 are being reviewed. Prospective students will be notified of their Leadership Scholarship status in late January.

The Saints Neumann Goretti Legacy Grant recognizes three 9th grade applicants whose parents or grandparents are alumni of either Ss. Neumann Goretti, St./Bishop John Neumann, St. Maria Goretti, or Southeast Catholic High Schools. This award will go to a student whose family is a dues-paying member of the Millay Club, our Alumni Association: learn more about The Millay Club at www.themillayclub.org/.

In order to be eligible for this grant, applicants must demonstrate satisfactory conduct in grade school and an overall average of 85 or higher in 7th grade. Only applicants who have a complete admissions application on file at SNG, including application, academic, conduct, and attendance records, and completed Entrance Exam, as well as a complete FACTS Financial Aid application for Ss. Neumann Goretti, will be considered for this grant.

Applications for the Class of 2027 are being reviewed. Prospective students will be notified of their Leadership Scholarship status in late January.

External Scholarships

Saints Neumann Goretti encourages families to apply for scholarships from external organizations and funds. Please note that we do not fund or determine the scholarships listed below, so please contact the organizations directly with any questions. We update this list periodically as we learn of new scholarships, so check back often!

The Archbishop’s Grant is for full-time Employees of the Archdiocese who work in a parish, school, or AOP setting. Grants apply to high school tuition and grant recipients may only use the grant at one AOPS high school. Employees must apply for the grant each year.

The Archdiocese will award grants based on the number of applicants and the calculated need of each applicant so award amounts may vary. All award amounts will be the totality of the grant and not an amount awarded per child. The application is available here and is due by December 31. Applicants must also submit a complete FACTS Financial Aid application by December 31. The Archdiocese will communicate awards to all who complete the above steps on or before March 1.

The Children’s Educational Opportunity Fund offers scholarships of up to $3500 to children who are enrolled in public/charter schools and wish to attend a private school (such as SS. Neumann Goretti). Applications for the upcoming school year open by early January. Please visit the CEO America website to learn more and apply.

The Jimmy O’Connor Grant is awarded to children or grandchildren of active or retired police officers in the Philadelphia region by the alumni of Northeast Catholic High School, the Norphans. Named for Jimmy O’Connor, a Philadelphia Police Officer who was killed in the line of duty, these grants are for up to four years in the amount of $500 per year..  Although Jimmy was a graduate of Northeast Catholic, there is no requirement that the Jimmy O’Connor Grant recipient be a descendant of a Northeast Catholic alum.  The application is available here.

The Ellis Grant offers tuition assistance grants to girls who reside in Philadelphia, live in a household where one or both parents are absent or mentally or physically impaired, and have grades of C or better in major subjects. Visit the Ellis Trust website to learn more and apply. The application for the upcoming school year opens on January 1 and is due March 15. The amount of the award varies, and students must re-apply each school year

The eligibility requirements for high school girls entering grades 9-12 are the same for Tuition Assistance Grants (independent & parochial schools) and Enrichment Grants (public & charter schools.)

Grants from the Ellis Trust are awarded to girls who meet the following criteria:

  • Identify as female.
  • Live in Philadelphia.
  • Live in a household where there is a single parent or in a household where one or both parents have a documented disability.
  • Meet the family income eligibility requirements for reduced-priced lunch under the National School Lunch Program (see Income Requirements below.)
  • Have grades of “C” or better.
  • Are making academic progress toward a timely graduation.
  • Can prove their dependency status (name appears on their family’s tax return or Department of Human Services documentation.)
  • Are in a family that does not own property other than their primary home.

 

The Family Choice Scholarship organization awards scholarships ranging from $300-$1000 per year to students attending private schools in the state of Pennsylvania. Visit the Family Choice website to learn more and apply. Applications for the upcoming school year will be available on January 1 and will be due July 1.

The Go Forward Education Foundation provides scholarships to students attending Catholic high schools in Pennsylvania. Visit their website to learn more and apply.

The Hallahan Alumnae Association annually awards four scholarships to J.W. Hallahan legacy students entering 9th grade at an Archdiocese of Philadelphia high school. Any female student whose mother, grandmother, sibling, aunt, or cousin graduated from John W. Hallahan will be eligible to apply for a scholarship of $1,500 per year to honor their commitment to a Catholic education, and to further recognize the respected connection among all Archdiocesan high schools. Students must have a strong academic record, no problems with absenteeism or discipline, and financial need verified by a completed FACTS application.

The application will be available in the fall. Please check back then.

The Howley Family Foundation Scholarship annually awards six to ten scholarships to rising 9th graders at Ss. Neumann Goretti. In order to be eligible, students must carry a 3.0 (85 or >) average and be involved in a minimum of one extra-curricular activity, as well as demonstrate financial need based on their FACTS Financial Aid Application.

To be considered for a Howley Scholarship, students must:

  • Complete a Howley Scholarship Application (the application will be available in the fall).
  • Complete a FACTS Financial Aid Application (available in October).

Applicants who do not complete a FACTS application will not be considered for the Howley Scholarship.

The John T. Mitchell Memorial Trust Scholarship supports Catholic African American students with exceptional academic ability who are in need of financial assistance. Scholarship(s) are awarded annually based upon the determination of the selection committee. Applicants must be in good academic standing with at least a B average, be committed to community service, and demonstrate financial need.

This $2,500 grant is awarded to one student in the Class of 2027 in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. In order to be considered, students must meet the following criteria:

  • African American Roman Catholic.
  • Registered and active at a parish within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
  • Academic Excellence – with at least a cumulative “B” average – or the numerical equivalent thereof – at the time of the scholarship award.
  • Financial Need – as determined by a completed FACTS application www.Factsmgt.com
Please note that the Archdiocesan Office of Black Catholics, and not Neumann Goretti, will review applications and select the recipient. Please direct all questions to the Office of Black Catholics (see application for contact information). The application is available here and is due by April 30.

The Josephine C. Connelly Achievement Award is a four-year tuition grant presented to 8th grade students currently attending Philadelphia parish or regional Catholic elementary schools who best demonstrate the value of a Catholic education by striving to achieve their full academic potential. The four-year grant covers 40% of the student’s tuition. An annual review by the high school president determines renewal of the Connelly Foundation’s yearly commitment to each student. To learn more about this program, contact your grade school administrator.

The Knight of Columbus Educational Foundation will be processing up to fifty (50) $1000.00 Knights of Columbus Student Grants for Catholic School students in Grades 1 through 12 whose father is a third degree member in good standing. Applications must be postmarked between January 1st and January 31st. The Educational Foundation members will then hold a drawing and the winners will be notified by the Secretary and also posted on the state web site www.pakofc.us. The application will be available late in the year. Carefully review the grant rules prior to submitting your application. Visit the Knights of Columbus Scholarship Site to learn more.

The Norphans grant is awarded to financially needy students who are direct descendants of Northeast Catholic Alumni (child, grandchild, great-grandchild).  These grants are one-time grants for the current school year. Applicants must also complete a FACTS Financial Aid application to be considered for this grant. The application is available here.

The Northeast Catholic Alumni Memorial Fund provides grants to children or grandchildren of dues paying members of the Northeast Catholic Alumni Association. The grants are awarded to applicants who meet minimum academic and financial need requirements. The association awards five grants of $15,000 and five of $10,000.They are payable in equal semi-annual installments over four years providing the applicant meets minimum academic standards. Visit the Northeast Catholic Alumni website for more information and to apply.

The Sean P. Miller Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students who display the character and spirit that embodies the teachings of the Catholic Education. This scholarship is in memory of Sean P. Miler who graduated from Northeast Catholic High School Class of 1998. Applicants must attend a Catholic High School and display the character and spirit needed to succeed in a Catholic High School. Visit the Sean P. Miller Scholarship Fund website to learn more and apply.

The St. Thomas More Alumni Scholarship provides tuition assistance to students who are related to or recommended by a St. Thomas More alumnus. To be considered for this award, students must be active in school, sports, or church activities, have a strong academic record, and participate in community service. Visit the St. Thomas More Alumni website to learn more and apply.

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