Josephine Bahlinger Award

Named in honor of St. Joseph’s Academy’s first graduate, Josephine Bahlinger, class of 1877, this $4,000 award toward freshman-year tuition will be given to five incoming 9th grade students based on the following criteria:

•  Outstanding academic performance in elementary school
•  A history of standardized test scores in the 90th percentile
•  Service to school and/or community
•  Exemplary conduct record
•  Active participation in co-curricular activities
•  Award essay
•  Personal interview

How to Apply

The application process opens on October 1. The award application (including essay) is due with the student’s application for admission to St. Joseph’s Academy.

Award Interviews

Interviews will be conducted during our applicant/family interviews in January.

Award Winners

Five award winners will be selected from the pool of finalists. They will receive a $4,000 tuition award as well as the $575 registration fee. Award winners will be notified in their SJA acceptance packet.

Contact Us

For questions regarding admissions at SJA or the application process, please contact our Director of Admissions:
Meredith Smith
Director of Admissions
(225) 388-2243

Leighann King
Assistant Admissions Director
(225) 388-2209

Why SJA?

There are so many reasons why St. Joseph’s Academy is a great fit for every girl. To learn more about SJA, visit our Why SJA page.

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