Scholarships for Current Students

Scholarship Opportunities for Rising Seniors

Arthur Raimo Scholarship

Established to honor the legacy of long-time President and former faculty member, Arthur Raimo.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • A student who has performed significant and meaningful community service over the course of three years at Good Counsel as determined by Campus Ministry
  • Special consideration is given to volunteers for Camp Good Counsel and students who are in the top 20% of his/her class
  • Demonstrates good character as certified by teachers, counselors, coaches, club moderators, or others

Caitlyn (Katie) O'Bannon Fitzgerald '00 Memorial Scholarship

Established by family and friends, in loving memory of Katie Fitzgerald '00.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Involved in numerous extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrated financial need

Daniel J. McGivern Memorial Scholarship

Established by Michael J. McGivern '68, in memory of Daniel J. McGivern.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Current member of Good Counsel Swim Team
  • Shows determination to succeed in all school activities

Dr. Richard Slocum Music Scholarship

Established by Tim Welsh ’84 in honor of his former teacher, Dr. Richard Slocum.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Consistently demonstrates the ideals of good musicianship and applies them to their own development as well as encouraging and supporting them in other students in the music program

Frank L. (Jim) Hewitt, III Memorial Scholarship

Established by Judy Hewitt in memory of her husband, Frank.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3
  • Team player with evidence of a humble spirit
  • Proven talent/accomplishment in soccer at Good Counsel
  • Demonstrated financial need

Joseph N. Brewer, III '84 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family of Joseph Brewer '84. The Brewer family's dedication to the mission of Good Counsel is reflected by this scholarship that mirrors the life and experiences of Joseph.

Criteria:

  • Male
  • Rising senior
  • Commitment to Good Counsel
  • Demonstrated financial need

Joseph M. Cardaci, Jr. '84 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family of Joseph M. Cardaci, Jr. '84. The scholarships are designed to foster the spirit of caring and excellence that Joe exhibited during his years at Good Counsel.

Joseph Reed Canavin '63 Memorial Scholarship

Established by Denny '66 and Mary Roderick and Alice and Lazarus Nemitsas to honor Joseph Reed Canavin '63.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Superior achievement and innovation in STEM curriculum
  • Active participation in extracurricular activities, including debate, newspaper, sports, and/or drama

Michael Anthony Rosick '67 Memorial Scholarship

Established by Richard Roderick '66 and Patricia Rosick Roderick in memory of their friend and brother.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Demonstrated academic excellence
  • Compassionate for other students
  • Shows commitment to the Good Counsel community
  • Spirit in athletics, especially intramural sports
  • Participates in extracurricular activities

Rafael J. Dominguez ’84 Memorial Scholarship

Established by Kathy Dominguez and Kenneth Bartee with individual gifts to honor the memory of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School alumnus, Rafael Jesus Dominguez ’84.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Demonstrates passion for Good Counsel
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Latino/Latina (not required)

Richard M. Burns Social Studies Scholarship

Established by Tim Welsh '84 in honor of his former teacher, Richard Burns.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Have taken at least 4 social studies course by graduation
  • Earned superior grades in social studies coursework
  • Considering social studies major in college
  • Demonstrated financial need

Steve Dean '67 Memorial Scholarship

The Steve Dean Golf Classic, our annual golf tournament, provides funding for this scholarship.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Shows a love of Good Counsel through involvement in academic, social, and athletic programs
  • Demonstrated financial need


Elizabeth (Beth) Polletto '03 Memorial Music Scholarship

Established by Mr. and Mrs. John Polletto in memory of their daughter, Beth.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Band student
  • A student who has shown most improvement on their instrument
  • A student who has given the most of themselves to the Good Counsel band
  • Demonstrated financial need

The Branagan Music Scholarship

Established by Dr. and Mrs. Edward Branagan.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior
  • Excellence in music
  • Contributed the most to the band during previous two or three years at Good Counsel

Scholarship Opportunities for Rising Juniors

Thomas Murphy Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Thomas Murphy.

Criteria:

  • Rising junior
  • Involved in at least one extracurricular activity
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need

Camp Good Counsel Award (in memory of Beth Polletto '03)

The Camp Good Counsel Beth Polletto Award is given annually to a Good Counsel student who has served as a counselor for Camp Good Counsel and who embodies the spirit of the camp.

The deadline for scholarship applications was Monday, February 5, 2018.

At this time, the scholarship committee is working to select the recipients. Rising senior recipients will be notified at the Junior Leadership Mass and rising junior recipients will be notified at the Underclassman Awards Ceremony.