Affording CEC

We at Conwell-Egan Catholic work with you to make Catholic Education affordable. You have committed to and invested in Catholic education, and we share your beliefs for core values and faith-based education.

Conwell-Egan Catholic High School offers a number of ways to make Catholic education affordable to our students, who come to us from Bucks County, Northeast Philadelphia, and central New Jersey communities located in Burlington and Mercer County, including Trenton, Ewing, Hamilton, and Lawrenceville Townships.

Presidential Academic Scholarships

Each year, the Presidential Advancement team offers scholarships to incoming freshmen based on academic achievement. The scholarship test is open to students in 8th Grade. Up to 50 scholarships are awarded. In addition, a 7th grade practice test will be held to prepare the 7th grade students for the upcoming year. Click here for more information on the Scholarship/Entrance Exam.

Skip Duffy Scholarship


  • Must be an incoming freshman in the Class of 2023
  • Student must be in good academic standing in current school
  • Financial Need (Finalists will be required to submit a financial aid application through PSAS Requirements)
  • Student must be registered to attend Conwell-Egan Catholic HS in September 2019 in the Class of 2023 
  • Student must attach a one-page letter, stating why he/she wants to attend CEC. Please include with that letter any school, community, and extra-curricular activities in which you are involved. Name at least one particular accomplishment you are proud of.
  • Student must maintain a "B" average or better each semester while attending CEC to maintain eligibility.

The award is $2,000.00 one year scholarship that is applied directly to tuition.

Selection of the scholarship award will be determined by the Duffy family and any members of a committee chosen by them.

All applications must be submitted to Conwell-Egan Catholic High School by December 19, 2018.

Click here to download a Skip Duffy Scholarship application.

Maguire Scholars Program

The Maguire Foundation, in partnership with the Faith in the Future Foundation ("Foundation"), will award $3,000 per-year scholarships to six students registered at Conwell-Egan Catholic High School. The current program is specific to Freshmen entering the Class of 20223 as of Fall 2019. The scholarship is renewable for each of the four years of high school, given that the Maguire Scholar maintains standards consistent with the qualifications listed below. If the scholar receives a minimum GPA of 3.0, or the equivalent thereof as specified by the Office of Catholic Education, on their final freshman/9th grade report card, the student's scholarship will increase to $3,000 for the following academic year.

Criteria for Selection

  • Financial Need
  • Academic Ability
  • Personal Growth and Development
  • Commitment to Community Service and Extracurricular Activity
  • Must be registered to attend CEC in the Fall of 2019

Initial Deadline to apply: October 31, 2018

Application can be found here:

Neumann Scholars Program

This is an invite-only exam. These are four-year, full tuition scholarships awarded to entering ninth graders based on the results of an Archdiocesan-wide scholarship testing program. The program is sponsored by and funded through the generosity of the Connelly Foundation. Participation is handled through the parish elementary schools and awards are made on a vicariate basis.

The 2018 Neumann Scholarship Test will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2018.


Gifts from Gwyn Scholarship

Gifts for Gwyn offers two separate scholarships, one to a current CEC Student, and one to a Holy Family Regional Student headed to CEC for the class of 2023. See details and both applications below.

Eligibility For Holy Family Students

  • Open to all incoming freshmen in the Class of 2023 from Holy Family Regional
  • Student must be in good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Student must submit an Application for Admission to CEC
  • Download the Holy Family Student - Gifts for Gwyn Application

Eligibility for CEC Students

Criteria for Scholarships at Holy Family and CEC

  • Students may submit an art piece inspired by the theme "Friendship" or "Random Acts of Kindness"
  • Pieces may be submitted in the form of a poem, drawing, video, or songSelections will be made by a scholarship committee.

Deadline to apply: December 15, 2018




The Danaher Lynch Family Foundation is pleased to offer DLFF CEC Scholarships for the Class of 2023.

As strong supporters of Catholic education in Lower Bucks County, we firmly believe in the educational programs offered at Conwell- Egan Catholic High School.  DLFF is also proud of the extensive and vibrant community that we are building among our DLFF Scholars. 

Eligibility & Details

  • Open to all incoming freshman in the class of 2023
  • Requires completion of the DLFF online scholarship application
  • Applicants may be considered for one of three types of DLFF Scholarships:
  1. DLFF Community Scholarship
  2. DLFF Performing Arts Scholarship
  3. DLFF Visual Arts Scholarship
  • All DLFF Awards are valued at $2,000 per year and renewable if the recipient is compliant with the DLFF Scholarship policy. 


Criteria for Selection

  • Academic Ability
  • Commitment to Community Service and Extracurricular Activity
  • Evidence of initiative and/or leadership skills
  • Must have application on file with Conwell Egan Catholic High School for the Class of 2023
  • Must have application on file with the Facts Grant and Aid System


  • All Applications must be submitted to DLFF by 11/30/18
  • Selection of the DLFF awards will be determined by the DLFF Scholarship committee as well as the CEC Fine Arts Department. 
  • As many as 20-25 recipients may be selected for a DLFF CEC Scholarship award.
  • Recipients of DLFF CEC Scholarships will be notified in December 2018.

DLFF Contact:
Susan DiLisio
Executive Director

The Northeast Catholic Alumni Scholarship Fund

Twenty grants are awarded to 8th-grade students who plan to attend an Archdiocesan high school.

  • 5 @ $20,000
  • 5 @ $16,000
  • 5 @ $12,000
  • 5 @ $8,0000

These grants are payable in equal semi-annual installments over their four years of high school.

All grants are awarded on the basis of academic ability and financial need. The students must meet minimum academic criteria each semester as ascertained by the school submitting their academic transcripts to the fund at the end of January and end of the school year.

You may request an application before January 21, 2019 by visiting

Go to the News page, click the Scholarship Fund button, and then request form highlighted in red.

For additional information, call Treasurer Leonard F. Knobbs at 215-543-1051.

Ellis Trust for Girls

The Charles E. Ellis Trust for Girls (The Ellis Trust) helps eligible young women in Philadelphia excel in high school and be prepared for postsecondary success.

For girls attending independent and private/parochial high schools, we award grants to help cover the cost of tuition.

Online applications for the Ellis Trust tuition assistance grants for girls attending independent high schools and parochial high schools are now available and must be submitted online by midnight Friday, March 15, 2019. Applicants must use the Ellis Trust online application to be considered for a tuition assistance grant. Before submitting an online application, please review the grant requirements in the Eligibility section below.


Grants from the Ellis Trust are awarded to girls entering grades nine through twelve who meet the following criteria:

  • Live in Philadelphia.

  • Live in a household where one or both parents are absent, or mentally or physically disabled.

  • Meet the family income eligibility requirements for reduced-priced lunch under the National School Lunch Program.

  • Have grades of “C” or better in major school subjects.

  • Are making academic progress toward timely graduation.

  • Can prove their dependency status (name appears on their family’s tax return or DPA document).

  • Are in a family that does not own property other than their primary home.

For more information and to apply, follow this link:


The Monsignor Mitchell Scholarship

Cardinal Justin Rigali, then Archbishop of Philadelphia, announced on Monday, March 3, 2008, that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia had received a bequest to fund a scholarship in honor of Monsignor John T. Mitchell. Monsignor Mitchell served as a priest of the Archdiocese from 1939 through 1981. During that time, he was the Pastor of Saint Ignatius of Loyola and Saint Francis de Sales Parishes in West Philadelphia, where he was known for his faithful ministry to African American Catholics. In light of this, the Monsignor Mitchell Scholarship Fund will support high school students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who are Catholic and African American, with academic ability and financial need. One (or more, if economically feasible) one-year scholarship(s), up to $2,500, will be awarded annually based upon the determination of the Selection Committee. Student recipients must reapply each year. 

Application Deadline – March 15, 2019 

Criteria for selection: 

·African American Roman Catholic. 

·Registered and active at a parish within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. 

· Academic Excellence - with at least a cumulative “B” average - or the numerical equivalent thereof - at the time of the scholarship award. 

· Financial Need – as determined by a completed FACTS application 

· Attend or desire to attend a Roman Catholic High School - an initial emphasis for candidate selection will be to attend high school in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, as per the Trust. 

Use the Link below to see the Full Application and Requirements:

Contact Admissions

Katelyn Rice
Contact Katelyn Rice ('04), Director of Admissions, with any questions.
215.945.6200 ext. 410

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