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Scholarships & Aid

Academic Scholarship

In order to qualify for academic scholarship, a student must:

  • Score in the top 10-15% of all test takers on the Seton Hall Prep Entrance/Placement/Scholarship Exam
  • Be considered an "A" student through 6th, 7th and the 8th grade.

Academic scholarship amounts vary depending on test performance and grades. No athletic scholarships are given. Students who are invited to become members of the Seton Scholars Program are eligible for increased scholarship awards.

Need-Based Financial Aid

Seton Hall Prep is able to offer limited need-based financial assistance based upon demonstrated need.

  • Approximately 30% of The Prep’s families receive need-based financial assistance.
  • Incoming freshmen families will receive a Preliminary Application for Financial Assistance after the applicants sit for their Admission Exam.
  • A preliminary offer will be included in the decision mailing that will be sent out on January 11th, 2018 based upon the information provided by the family.
  • Final need-based financial assistance decisions are made in early May based upon a more detailed application using a Parent Financial Statement (PFS) with School & Student Services using SHP's school code 7265. The deadline to apply for need-based financial assistance for current families who will have a son or sons returning to SHP the following year is April 15th.  
  • Each year in March, all families currently enrolled at The Prep are welcome to apply for need-based financial assistance for the following school year by completing a PFS and using SHP's code 7265. Final decisions are mailed in early May.

Thomas J. Griffin Bridges Program

The Griffin-Bridges Program is a scholarship and mentoring program for young men from the Greater Newark Area (includes Newark, East Orange, Orange, and Irvington).

Applying for and Learning about Financial Aid


Admissions Downloads

  2017-18 Viewbook

  Transcript Release Form


Admissions Contacts

  Mr. Michael T. Zinsmeister
Director of Admission

  Mrs. Patty Nascone
Admission Office Assistant

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