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Merit Scholarships

Notre Dame Academy is excited to announce our 2019-2020 Merit Scholarship opportunities. Please note: In order to apply for any scholarship, you must have submitted a complete NDA Admission Application or be a current student at NDA. Please submit scholarship statements to admissions@nda-worc.org. Be sure to include the scholarship names on your statements. Students are allowed to apply for more than one scholarship. (Statements are due December 31, 2018.)

The Sister Mary Elizabeth Broderick Scholarship

The Sister Mary Elizabeth Broderick Scholarship was established by Notre Dame Academy in 2001 to honor the years of service given by Sr. Mary Elizabeth to NDA (1951 - 1961, 1977 - 2001). It is awarded at the discretion of the Head of School following a recommendation from the NDA Scholarship Committee, to the daughter, granddaughter, sister, or niece of a graduate of the Academy. This $1000 scholarship will be given to one 7th grader and one 9th grader, and the scholarship will follow the student during her tenure at NDA.


To apply: Please write a statement answering these questions: How have you been influenced by your relative who graduated from Notre Dame Academy? Using what you learned from your relative how will you contribute to the NDA Community?

The Alfreda McTigue Scholarship

The Alfreda McTigue Scholarship was established in 2000 by Suzanne McTigue Magaziner in loving memory of her mother. This scholarship is awarded to a financial aid recipient for exceptional academic achievement and character.This $500 scholarship will be given to one ninth grader for the 2018 - 2019 school year and will follow the student during her tenure at NDA.


To apply: Please write a statement using this prompt: Notre Dame Academy students are known to be bold, driven, and joyful. Pick one of those words, and describe a time when you showed that attribute in an academic or service setting.

The Susan Elizabeth Gordon Scholarship

The Susan Elizabeth Gordon Scholarship was established in 2007 by Anne and Bennett Gordon, Jr., in loving memory of their daughter Susan, Class of 1987. This $1250 scholarship is awarded to a rising 7th, 8th, or 9th grader particularly interested in the arts. This scholarship will follow the student during her tenure at NDA.


To apply: Please write a statement describing your interest in the arts and how you will contribute to the arts at Notre Dame Academy. Applicants are encouraged to include up to three photographs showing the student's art or the student's participation in the arts.

The Sister Evelyn McKenna Scholarship

The Sister Evelyn McKenna Scholarship was established in 2015 in honor of Sr. Evelyn who taught religion at NDA from 1974 to 2015. This $850 scholarship will be given to a rising 7th, 8th, or 9th grader who has excelled in religious studies the previous year at Notre Dame Academy or another Catholic School. This scholarship is for one year only.


To apply: Please provide a signed statement from your religious studies teacher sharing your grade, and describing your participation and achievement in religious studies.