Scholarships

Earn and retain a merit scholarship at SPX

We seek to attract the best and brightest students. St. Pius X High School offers academic scholarships to incoming ninth graders based upon what students score on the High School Placement Test, teacher recommendations and middle school grades.

Student must meet the following criteria

  • Submit application by January 15, 2017
  • Take HSPT or ISEE and submit scores to St. Pius X | Both exams offered at SPX on January 21, 2017
  • Receive acceptance for the 2017-2018 school year
  • Meet composite score requirements on entrance exam

Entrance Exam Composite Score and GPA Requirements

Composite Percentile
on HSPT
Average Stanine
on ISEE
Scholarship
Amount
Annual Renewal
Requirement
99% 9 $ 5,000 GPA – Top 10 percent
98% 8 $ 2,500 GPA – Top 10 percent
97% n/a $ 1,500 GPA – Top 15 percent
96% n/a $ 1,000 GPA – Top 15 percent


Incoming 9th Grader Named Scholarship

Jacqueline Lee Jordan Memorial Scholarship

In addition to these scholarships, incoming ninth graders from St. Edwards Catholic School may apply for the Jacqueline Lee Jordan Memorial Scholarship.

Students may apply for the Jacqueline Lee Jordan Memorial Scholarship by completing the scholarship application form. Students should submit the application and letters of reference to Ms. Kathryn Griep at griepk@stpiusx.org or 832.833.8927.

The Jacqueline Lee Jordan Memorial Scholarship is offered to a qualified 8th grade student at St. Edward Catholic School who reflects the values, interests, and academic career of Jacqueline Lee Jordan and has applied for admission to St. Pius X High School for the coming academic year.

This is a one-time, $1,500 scholarship.

Jacqueline Lee Jordan was a multi-talented student who had an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Her life reflected a deep faith as seen in her involvement at her home parish of St. Edward and at St. Pius X High School. Jackie was an altar server, choir member and substitute accompanist during Sunday liturgies. As a freshman at SPX, Jackie earned straight A's in her Honors classes and was actively involved in many extracurriculars, including Choir, Band, Theatre SPX, as well as the Art, Anime, Culture and Culinary Clubs. Most of all, Jackie's love for the sciences was enhanced in the Science Club and fed her thirst to be a paleontologist.

Rising Senior Scholarship

Knights of Columbus Council 2917 Scholarship

Knights of Columbus Council 2917 will award five $1,000 scholarships to 2015-16 juniors at St. Pius X High School (SPX). The scholarship will be paid directly to SPX on behalf of the scholarship winners and will be applied to the recipient's senior year tuition balance in 2016-17.

Applicants must meet the criteria listed below and submit the required documentation to Ms. Denise Hyland in the SPX Business Office no later than May 2, 2016. The Officers of Knights of Columbus Council 2917 will make the final decision on the awards granted based on the applications received. A representative of the Council will present the awards to the scholarship winners at the Underclass Awards Ceremony held on May 16, 2016 at SPX.

Prerequisites for consideration include:

  • Nominee is currently junior at SPX and will be entering his/her senior year in 2016-2017
  • Nominee must have paid registration fees for the 2016-2017 academic school year
  • Nominee has applied and been granted financial aid for the 2016-2017 academic school year from SPX
  • Nominee must be a practicing Catholic
  • Nominee must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher through the first semester of his/her junior year at SPX
  • Nominee should display good character at SPX
  • Nominee should write an essay, not to exceed 150 words on "What a Catholic education means to me."

Forms and Information

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    • FriMar10 2017-18 Decision Letters 3:00 PM
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