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Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Holy Names 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 2020-2021 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.


HNHS 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 provides four-year high school scholarships to underserved, low-income students. As a year-round program, Achieve provides students with extensive academic support, mentoring, summer internships and cultural and community service activities. It is the ultimate goal that all Achieve students go on to college, graduate and become successful citizens who will give back to the community. For more information about the Achieve Program, including application information, requirements and deadlines, please visit Achieve Program.



Scholarship and financial aid applications are due February 7, 2020.


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