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Financial Aid

  • The financial aid process will require completing the online application through FACTS Management.
  • A $28 processing fee will be required.
  • Deadline for submission is December 1, 2016.
  • Log-in:
  • Current families - enter your USERNAME and PASSWORD and proceed to step 3.
  • New families - click the CREATE A USERNAME AND PASSWORD box.


If, after reading the Financial Aid Instructions, you still have questions regarding this process, contact Kevin Kates, Business Manager, at

Carroll-Affiliated Scholarships

All payments for the Carroll scholarships are made as tuition credits to student/parents’ accounts.

Carroll High School Alumni Association Scholarship

Carroll High School’s Alumni Association offers scholarships to incoming students, freshmen through seniors, to attend Carroll High School.  These scholarships are given in memory of Carroll’s Fallen Patriots: Dale Hess ’67, killed in Vietnam, and Paul Kelly ’79, killed in Iraq, in the hope that future students may learn from their courage and heroism.  Each year, four scholarships are granted to children and/or grandchildren of Carroll alumni, and one is granted to a non-legacy student.  For more information, click here.

Dr. Robert Brewster Scholarship

The Brewster Scholarship is available to at least one qualified student, incoming freshmen through juniors, with financial need and interested in pursuing a health career. Dr. Brewster, a 1970 graduate from Carroll High School, was a prominent family physician in the Dayton area.
Download 2017-2018 Application

Diane A. Wourms Scholarship

The Diane A. Wourms scholarship is awarded to one Carroll High School student each year in the amount of $1,000.  This scholarship is awarded to a student in memory of Ms. Diane A. Wourms, a longtime English teacher at Carroll (36 years).  Diane was one of thirteen children, a 1970 graduate of Carroll High School, and a 1974 graduate of the University of Dayton where she pursued a teaching degree.  Diane always had a soft spot for students who struggled to learn.  She was passionate about helping those who had experienced adversity in their lives.  Always for the “underdog”, this scholarship is offered in her loving memory to inspire and support a Carroll student.
Download the 2017-18 Application

The Reverend Victor Ries and Mr. Charles Eckhardt Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to 8th grade students who will enter their freshman year at Carroll High School.  The scholarship is awarded to students in memory of two of Carroll’s former principals.  Students in the freshman class will be awarded $500 to $2,500 for tuition expenses incurred for the freshman year.  The scholarship is renewable each year providing the student maintains a 3.5 GPA and is in good standing with deportment.  Payment is made as a tuition credit to student/parents’ account.

Download the 2017-18 Application

Nicholas L. Karmele Memorial Scholarship

The Nicholas L. Karmele Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a senior on the Carroll High School men’s or women’s varsity soccer team to honor their academic and athletic achievements. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Mr. Nicholas L. Karmele, a longtime supporter of the soccer program at Carroll. Scholarship recipient will be awarded $1,000 for tuition expenses incurred for their senior year.  Eligible seniors should contact Mrs. Tipps for an application.

Ken and Eileen (Thurman) Sullivan Scholarship

Ken Sullivan and Eileen Thurman Sullivan have been strong supporters of Catholic education, and this scholarship is established by their 11 children and families, and awarded in their honor.  This $1,000 scholarship is available to current Carroll High School students who demonstrate financial need, with additional consideration given to unique family circumstances, academic progress, and involvement in activities outside the classroom.  The scholarship is renewable each year as long as the student maintains good standing and financial need.
Download 2017-2018 Application

Corey Cooper Memorial Scholarship

Corey Cooper was in the fall of his senior when his life was cut short by a drunk driver.  Corey was a student with great spirit and enjoyed playing football, bowling, and spending time with friends and family.  This scholarship is meant to celebrate the life of this young man and ease the financial burden that often goes hand-in-hand with a Catholic education.  This $1,000 scholarship will be applied to the winner's Carroll High School account; no actual funds will be given to the student.
Download Application

Catholic Leadership Scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a Roman Catholic student active in his or her faith and parish life who exhibits interest in growing in his/her faith and servant-leadership skills during his/her years at Carroll High School.  Click here to fill out the application form.  Applicants must submit a letter from a parish staff member of the Roman Catholic parish that the student attends to confirm active membership. Please e-mail this letter to Carroll High School Director of Campus Ministry Martha Saurine.

Visual Arts Scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student with a passion to share his or her artistic talents.  Applicants must submit 5 pieces of art, 5 doodles, have a 4.0 GPA in art classes, write a paragraph about why s/he is passionate about art, and submit a letter of recommendation from an art teacher.  If chosen for this scholarship, the student agrees to become part of the Carroll High School art community by joining the National Art Honors Society for as long as s/he receives the scholarship while maintaining a 4.0 GPA in art courses.  Click here to fill out the application form.  Teachers who are submitting a recommendation for student, click here to fill out the recommendation form.  Submit all materials to Carroll High School Visual Arts Chairperson Betty Peterson.

Instrumental Music Scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to one applicant who has a passion for instrumental music and a desire to continue to develop his or her skills.  Applicants must submit an audition recording or give a live performance of a solo of his/her choice in any music genre.  To schedule a live audition or submit a recording, please email Carroll High School Director of Bands and Music Chairperson Carl Soucek.

The scholarship recipient must commit to at least eight semesters of one or more curricular performance ensembles, (Symphonic Band and/or Marching Band), some participation in additional extra-curricular ensembles of choice (Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, Pit Orchestra), and maintain a 4.0 grade point average in music curriculum.

Click here to fill out the application.  

Performing Arts Scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to one applicant who exhibits passion and talent in performing arts and a desire to continue development of those skills at Carroll High School.  

- Perform a two to three minute audition on a piece of the student's choice.
-Commit to performing in at least one Carroll High School Freedom Players production each year
-Attend at least one Muse Machine event each year
-Enroll in Carroll High School's Theatre Arts course for at least one semester

Click here to fill out the student application.  One of the student's current performing arts directors/instructors must fill out this questionnaire in order for the application to be considered complete.  Contact Toni Weitz with any questions.

Other Available Scholarships

Please note that while Carroll is aware of the following scholarships that are applicable toward private school tuition, this list may not be all-inclusive.  Parents are strongly encouraged to conduct extensive research on these scholarships and any external scholarships before providing a third party with any information.  These scholarships are not funded by Carroll High School or any affiliated booster group.

Church of the Ascension Scholarships

Students who are members of Ascension Parish have three scholarships to which they can apply; Fr. Witzman Scholarship, Ascension PTO Scholarship and Ascension Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Light Council Scholarship.  Information and application materials may be obtained through Ascension Parish, Religious Education or school offices/websites.  Application deadline is April 15, 2015.

Sr. Carmen de Barros Scholarship

This scholarship for $500 towards Catholic High School Tuition is awarded to a Hispanic youth who writes an essay on Hispanic values.  This scholarship can be renewed each year for a maximum of four years, depending on continued financial need and satisfactory academic and conduct records.  Application materials may be obtained through the Ascension school office or by contacting Sr. Marge Wissman, Sisters of St. Francis, PO Box 100, Oldenburg, IN  47036 or  Apply by April.

Ohio Educational Choice (EdChoice) Scholarship Program

The Educational Choice Scholarship (EdChoice) Program was created to provide students from underperforming public schools the opportunity to attend participating private schools. The program provides up to 60,000 EdChoice scholarships to eligible students.

More information regarding the EdChoice Scholarship Program, as well as application and renewal forms, is available online at the Ohio Department of Education website in the School Options section:

Children's Scholarship Fund (CSF)

Provides partial tuition assistance for low income students to go to private schools, including private high schools. More than 29,000 children use CSF funds every year throughout the USA. CSF pays, on average, 50% of tuition costs.  Eligible families should demonstrate financial need. Note though that this is not just for high school students, but also for elementary and middle school students.

Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union Catholic Education Scholarships

Over the past two years, Ohio Catholic FCU has awarded $45,000 in Catholic education scholarships to families throughout the state of Ohio to assist in paying for a Catholic grade or high school tuition.  Proud to support the value of a Catholic school education, they look forward to increasing their contributions for the 2015-2016 school year.  The scholarship application period always coincides with the beginning of Catholic Schools Week.  Applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be available beginning on January 23, 2015.  For more information, contact Ohio Catholic at (888) 696-4462 or visit their website at

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

Offers scholarships for students throughout the United States. Applications are open to students in seventh grade to receive funding in high school (grades 9 to 12). There is about 7.5% chances of winning one of these scholarships, and students from families with no more than $25,000 income have higher chances. In certain cases, the scholars could continue receiving support through college and sometimes graduate school, too. Strong academic record is important (generally a GPA of 3.5 or above).  Click here for more information.

A Better Chance

For academically talented minority students across the United States. Students are selected based on the following criteria: The student must (1) perform consistently at or above his or her grade year, (2) have a GPA of B+ or above, and (3) be ranked at the top 10% of the class.  as part of the application process, students are also required to take a standardized test (Fee vaiwers are provided for the test). The fund does not have a cut-off for standardized tests, but these, too, are taken into consideration in assessing the academic talent of applicants.  Participating extracurricular activities in and outside of the school increases chances of winning. Demonstration of good leadership skills is also an important factor. Each student goes through an interview of about 15 minutes.  Click here for more information.

First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association Scholarship

The First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association (FCSLA) has high school scholarships for Catholics. You must meet their qualifications though to be eligible. They are a little tight unless you are a member. The Scholarships for Catholic students is as follows:

32 High School Scholarships of $1,000 each.

8 freshmen
8 sophomores
8 juniors
8 seniors

Contact info:

First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association
24950 Chagrin Blvd.
Beachwood, OH 44122

American Public Health Association (APHA) Get Ready Scholarship

The Get Ready Scholarship, offered in conjunction with APHA's Get Ready campaign, is designed to encourage high school and college students to focus on the importance of emergency preparedness.  The annual scholarship opens each year in February.  For more information, visit