The following academic scholarships are available to incoming freshmen and are not based on financial need. Candidates are awarded academic scholarships based on HSPT score. Academic scholarships are renewable each year based on current academic performance. No separate application is needed – the Scholarship Committee considers all accepted students. Essay scholarships are awarded once for incoming freshman and are not renewable. Essays are due by the second Friday in January of your student's 8th grade year. Award letters are mailed to selected candidates with their St. Catherine Academy acceptance letters.