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Scholarships and Financial Assistance


Holy Names High School is proud to offer a number of scholarships and financial aid opportunities to deserving young women seeking a top-tier education and looking to make a positive impact on society. The support of qualified students is only possible through generous support from HNHS families, alumnae, and outside donors.


HNHS Financial Assistance

Families who would like to be considered for financial aid for the 2021-2022 school year must submit their FACTS application. 


Families who would like to be considered for the Family Aid-Catholic Education (FACE) grant must apply through FACTS. Select Holy Names High School and check the box for Family Aid Catholic Education (FACE) under organizations. This is required for all new applicants and current FACE recipients. Applying for financial aid is an annual process.


Holy Names High School Scholarships


Merit Scholarships

Ninth grade applicants to Holy Names High School may be considered for several merit scholarships. The Principal’s Merit Awards honor and recognize students who have exceptional academic records, outstanding HSPT scores and possess strong intellectual curiosity. The Monarch Merit Awards recognize students who have strong academic records, possess strength of character and have proven leadership talents. Notifications of merit scholarships are included with admissions decisions.


Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes students with strong leadership and contributions outside the classroom. Students who are living the mission of social justice, wish to continue their work at HNHS, and are considered leaders of tomorrow are considered for the Leadership Scholarship.



Achieve is a year-round, four-year high school scholarship and academic enrichment program providing scholarships for underserved students from low-income families. Achieve provides students with extensive academic support, mentoring, summer internships and cultural and community service activities. By providing quality educational and extensive individual support, Achieve increases the options and opportunities for all its students. Students selected for the program must demonstrate academic excellence and be highly motivated. Mentoring, tutoring, cultural excursions, summer internships, community service programs, and extensive college counseling are some of the services provided. For more information about the Achieve Program, including application information and requirements, please visit the Achieve Program.


Achieve Application Dates

Achieve Applications open on October 1, 2020

Achieve Application Deadline December 4, 2020


HNHS Scholarship and financial aid applications are due February 12, 2021.



If you have questions regarding Admissions, please contact Petra Rocha, Director of Admissions at procha@hnhsoakland.org