For the 2020-2021 school year, over $670,000 in scholarships and tuition assistance was awarded to 48% of our Villa families.

Villa Madonna Academy awards merit and Benedictine scholarships, as well as tuition assistance, to make a Villa education affordable for all.

Tuition assistance is available for all registered students in the form of (1) scholarships and (2) tuition assistance. Many of the scholarships have financial need as a requirement. Tuition assistance is based entirely on need. Families may apply for scholarships, for tuition assistance, or both. Please visit your grade level Scholarship Eligibility Requirements button above to ensure you have everything necessary to qualify for scholarships. Most scholarships require the Teacher Recommendation Form. 

To apply for scholarships, click Scholarship Application Form, and to apply for tuition assistance, visit FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment Program. If you are already registered to use FACTS Tuition Management for monthly or quarterly payments, you may login using the same credentials.

Applications for scholarships and tuition assistance are accepted beginning in January of each year, allowing current financial information to be provided from the prior year's income tax reports. Students may apply for all scholarships for which they are eligible by completing just one application form. However, please note that different scholarships may require different types of recommendations. All Letters of Recommendation should be addressed to to the Villa Scholarship Committee in care of the Business Office at Villa.

Scholarship applications including required letters and financial need online application (if needed) must be submitted by the 1st of April each year. Please refer to your grade level Scholarship Eligibility Requirements button above for details. 

Applications for tuition assistance ONLY (i.e., not applying for any scholarships) do not have a deadline. However, it is highly encouraged that applications also be submitted by April 1st to have the best chance of receiving aid.

For further information on tuition assistance, please contact the Business Office (ext. 125). 

The following High School Scholarships are available:

For incoming freshmen who take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) at Villa Madonna Academy on the second Saturday of December each year:

  • 2 Merit Scholarships of $2,000 each.  Renewable for four years with a GPA of 3.0;
  • 4 Merit Scholarships of $1,500 each.  Renewable for four years with a GPA of 3.0;
  • A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to all incoming freshmen who take the HSPT at Villa and score above the 90th percentile. Renewable for four years with a GPA of 3.0; 
  • A $800 Alumni Scholarship is awarded to the child of a Villa Madonna Academy High School graduate who achieves the highest score on the placement test. Renewable through senior year with GPA of 3.0. May also be awarded to a Villa sibling, grandchild, or niece/nephew of Villa grad, in that order.
  • One Suzanne Sullivan Scholarship.  Awarded to an incoming freshman with financial need who earned a high score on placement test. The scholarship is non-renewable.

Recipients are determined based upon the results of the exam, recommendation of the elementary/junior high school principal, and, if necessary, review of grades from junior high school. 

Additional High School Scholarships

  • Alumni Scholarship:  The scholarships will be awarded annually to current Villa Madonna Academy students who are relatives of Villa Madonna Academy Alumni.  Presented to a child of a Villa Madonna graduate, sibling of Villa Madonna graduate, grandchild of Villa Madonna graduate, or niece/nephew of a Villa Madonna graduate, in that order of priority.  Incoming freshman, based on priority noted above, who has earned highest schoor on high school placement test.  There will be one student in each grade 9-12 with an Alumni Scholarship.  Renewable through senior year, if criteria met minimum GPA of 3.0, and displays positive personal characteristics consistent with Benedictine values.
  • Sr. Clarita Anneken Memorial Scholarship: This four-year renewable scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with financial need and a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Sr. Carmella and Sr. Samuel Azzolina Memorial Scholarship: This four-year renewable scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with financial need and a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Sarah Marie Barker Scholarship: This four-year renewable scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with financial need and a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Therese Burden Scholarship:  This scholarship is awarded to a high school student with financial need, displays positive personal characteristics consistent with Bendictine values, and has a passion for history.
  • Class of 1959-Millie M. Niewahner Scholarship: This non-renewable scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior with financial need who displays high character, leadership potential, and a commitment to academics.
  • Kimberly Ann Collins '83 Memorial Scholarship:  This scholarship will be awarded annually to an incoming freshman student enrolled at Villa Madonna Academy who would benefit from additional financial assistance.  Must be an incoming freshman high school student, have a financial need and display academic promise. 
  • Suzanne Deters Osterhage '76 and Amy Deters Bach '75 Scholarship:  This non-renwable scholarship is awarded to a high school student primarily based on financial need.
  • Eva G. Farris Scholarship:  This scholarship is awarded to a high school student with financial need who displays positive personal characteristics consistent with Bendictine values, in particular service and community involvement, and works hard in the classroom. (This scholarship will be awarded for the first time for 2020-21 school year.)
  • Irene Frisch Feldhues Scholarship: This four-year renewable scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with financial need and a GPA of at least 3.0. Student must be Catholic and preference given to a female, child of a Catholic school educator, and/or a student from Blessed Sacrament School.
  • Ron Flick Art Scholarship: This non-renewable scholarship is awarded to a high school student based on financial need and an interest and ability in art.
  • Julie Kalker Memorial Scholarship:  These four-year renewable scholarships are awarded to an incoming freshman based on financial need, commitment to the Benedictine values of service, community and hospitality, and academic perseverance.
  • Rosemary Haubner Nader '64 Scholarship:  This scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman female and is renewable all four years. The recipient will display financial need, positive personal characteristics, and academic perseverance, and be active in service. (This scholarship will be awarded for the first time for 2020-21 school year.)
  • Margaret Moser O'Connell '54 Memorial Scholarship:  This scholarship will be awarded annually to a high school student enrolled at Villa Madonna Academy who would benefit from additional financial assistance.  Must be a Villa Madonna Academy High School Student, display positive personal cahracteristics, student must be Catholic and show financial need to attend Villa Madonna Academy.
  • Beth Menke Redwine '75 Memorial Scholarship:  This scholarship will be awarded annually to a high school student enrolled at Villa Madonna Academy who would benefit from additional financial assistance.  Must be a high school student, have a financial need, can be given to anyone, and display academic promise.
  • Schleper Family Scholarship: This four-year renewable scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with financial need and GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Marge and Charles J. Schott Foundation Scholarship: This four-year renewable scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman who displays personal characteristics of altruism and leadership, academic perseverance, and has financial need.
  • Ron Staurovsky Memorial Scholarship: This four-year renewable scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman female student who achieves academic excellence, or perseveres despite academic setbacks, and excels academically.
  • Suzanne Sullivan Scholarships: Multiple scholarships in varying amounts for students at all grade levels based on academic excellence and financial need.
  • Sue Hoppenjans Thelen Scholarship: This four-year renewable scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with financial need, GPA of 3.0, and positive personal characteristics.
  • Helen Wagner Scholarship:  This non-renewable scholarship is awared to a junior or senior based on leadership and service and a GPA of 3.0.
  • Ellen Walton Scholarship:  This non-renewable scholarship is awarded to a high school student based on financial need and positive personal characteristics.
  • Joyce Wolfe Neff & Lois Wolfe Avery Scholarship:  This non-renewable scholarship is awarded to a high school student based on GPA of 3.5 or better, positive personal characteristics, and financial need.


Junior High and Elementary School Scholarships:

  • Jean Anne Hemsath Barsan ’52 Elementary School Scholarship:  These two renewable scholarships through grade 8 are awarded to Villa elementary or junior high students who display the Benedictine characteristics of respect, work, reverence, and hospitality, persevere despite academic setbacks, and have financial need.
  • Class of 1956 Benedictine Scholarship: This renewable scholarship through grade 8 is awarded to a seventh grader who displays personal characteristics of leadership and altruism, perseveres despite academic setbacks, and has financial need.
  • Margaret Hay Edwards Scholarship:  Scholarship awarded to a sixth, seventh, or eighth grader with a 3.0 GPA or better, displays a commitment to excellence and achievement, and is involved in service work.
  • Elementary School Principal's Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a fifth or sixth grade student who displays personal characteristics of altruism, leadership, and perseverance despite academic setbacks. Family makes financial sacrifices for the student to attend Villa.
  • Suzanne Sullivan Scholarships: Multiple scholarships in varying amounts for students at all grade levels based on academic excellence and financial need.