Tuition Assistance Application

Tuition Assistance provided by the Foundation is need-based. In order to have need determined, you must apply for tuition assistance via the FACTS system, a general data and information gathering system.

More information can be found on the St Mike's High School website complete with a list of items you need in your application.

Other Tuition Assistance

Funds for tuition assistance are awarded based on need, but with additional requirements. All applicants must have a FACTS application on file  (Please apply to FACTS and then return here to apply for the tuition assistance listed below).  Read further to explore the details of each scholarship to see if you qualify:

Father AdamFather Adam Lee Ortega y Ortiz Tuition Assistance Award is based on need and an active Catholic faith. Students applying will need to obtain a letter of recommendation from their parish priest and submit an essay (see application for details). Typically, one award of $500 is given per school year in the name of Father Adam. Eligible students will be in 9th-12th grades.  APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN JUNE 11, 5 PM.  Awards will be granted on or around July 7.

 

 

Betsy TapiaBetsy Tapia Scholarship is based on need and excellence in English writing.  The Betsy Tapia scholarship is open to incoming Junior and Seniors with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Students applying will need to submit an essay (see application for details).  Eligible students will be entering 11th or 12th grade. There is one award of $2,000 available. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN JUNE 11, 5 PM.  Awards will be granted on or around July 7.

 

 

International Program

This program is for students going to another country in an approved international program to study for a semester.  Awards are generated based on incoming applications and available funds for the year. Awards range from $500 - $3,000.  The complete application must be received by the Foundation a minimum of 8 weeks prior the when the funds are due to the host agency.  Download the application here (pdf).

Emergency Tuition Assistance

The Foundation offers emergency tuition assistance in the event of extenuating circumstance which precludes a student's family from paying on their existing account.  Please contact Beau Martinez with the Admission Office by calling the High School's Admissions Office at 505-983-7353 with your request for emergency assistance.

Merit-Based Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded by merit to a student through the recommendations of their peers or teachers.  They are non-applicable.  The monies provided each year for these scholarships are manged by the Foundation.

Jensen BrownJensen Brown Scholarship is a character-based scholarship awarded to an incoming senior who exemplifies a quality character.

 

 

 

Brother Joe WalshBrother Joe Walsh Scholarship is an academic-based scholarship awarded to an incoming senior who is the  top-standing achiever in science and mathematics.

 

This is what the donation you make today can do:
Students

Thank you for this scholarship and your continued support to our school and students. This will allow me to continue attending St Mike’s and receive an excellent education to prepare me for college. I will always remember this generous donation and one day hope to give this same gift to another St. Michael’s High School student. —A Junior at St. Mike’s

Students

Thank you for this scholarship and your continued support to our school and students. This allows me to continue to attend St. Mike’s and receive an excellent education to prepare me for college. I will always remember this generous donation and one day hope to give this same gift to another St. Mike’s student. —A 9th grade student

Students

Thank you for the great gift; as each year passes, I appreciate my attendance at St. Michael’s more and more. This year, I am here because of the Foundation’s generosity. —An 11th grade student

Students

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the financial aid you have provided for my grandson. I am pleased for not only the financial help, but also for the fact that my grandson is the happiest he’s ever been since attending this LaSallian School. —A grandfather of an 8th grade student.

Students

Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness and generosity. St. Mike’s is a very good school and I am proud to be a part of it. —An 11th grade student

Students

Thank you for helping me attend St. Mike’s. My goals for this year are turn all my homework in on time, work my hardest, earn excellent grades, and excel in athletics. I chose St. Mike’s because of how the teachers and staff devote their time to students. —A 9th grader

Students

I am a sophomore at St Michael’s High School. I play football and basketball and hope to run track this year. I come from a single parent home. Thanks to you, my mom is able to continue to send me to St. Mike’s. Your generosity is truly inspiring and I hope one day I will be able to help students achieve their goals just as you have helped me. —A 10th Grade Student

Students

Thank you for your contribution to our daughters tuition. Their education is very important to us and we are thankful that they will be able to attend St. Mike’s. —Parents of two St Mike’s students

Students

I really appreciate all you have done to make it possible for me to attend St. Mike’s. —A 7th grade student

Students

"I have been a student at St Mike's since 7th grade. The Foundation's work and continued generosity has providing my family the opportunity to receive a holistically enriching experience."  ~A Senior

Students

"We have two boys enrolled at St. Mike's. We know they are receiving the best education in Santa Fe. In addition, our children are learning respect, about their faith, and how to give back to the community. Thank you for your generosity and support. Your financial assistance is greatly appreciated by our family."  ~Parents of a 7th and an 11th grader