Mater Dei Prep PTO Scholarship
Selected by the Mater Dei Prep Scholarship Committee, this $500 scholarship is awarded to a junior who demonstrates a commitment to self and others and a dedication to Mater Dei Prep. The award recipient will be announced at the Mater Dei Prep Academic Awards.
The Timothy Pauxtis Foundation Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Mater Dei Prep, Middletown North High School or Middletown South High School who plans to study nursing in college. To be considered for this award, students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA; have followed a full college prep course of study, including three years of science and math with a B average in 12th grade; and be accepted into a two- or four-year degree oriented nursing program. Students must submit a letter of recommendation and complete the application which must be submitted by the school’s guidance office. Award recipient is announced at graduation.
Herff Jones Journalism Academic Scholarship
This $350 scholarship is presented to a student who shows dedication to excellence in yearbook journalism, takes a leadership role in commitment to deadlines, follows the latest trends in design layout and photo journalism and contributes to high quality copy writing in creating Mater Dei Prep’s yearbook, Theotokos. This award is chosen by the Mater Dei Prep yearbook advisor. Award recipient is announced at graduation.
Kathee Budzyna Memorial Chorus Scholarship
This $1,000 award is a chorus scholarship presented in memory of Kathee Budzyna to promote skin cancer awareness. The recipient of this award must be a member of the Mater Dei Prep Chorus or other school-sponsored choral group and must exhibit the attributes of kindness, concern for other members of the chorus and have made the greatest contribution to the overall harmony and effectiveness of the chorus. This award is chosen by the chorus director and the Budzyna family. Award recipient is announced at graduation.
The John A. Anderson Scholarship
Selected by the Mater Dei Prep Scholarship Committee, this $500 award is given in memory of Charles and Anthony Anderson by Mr. John A. Anderson, former assistant principal at Mater Dei Prep. This award is given to a senior who exemplifies the love for Mater Dei Prep, love for fellow students, cooperation with the Mater Dei Prep administration and someone who can be counted on in a time of need. $250 will be added to the award if the student is the child of a St. Mary School graduate. $250 will also be added to the award if the student is a child of a Mater Dei Prep graduate. Award recipient is announced at graduation.