Class of 2023 Scholarships

Nardin Academy offers six, one-year scholarships to celebrate student talent and passion. Scholarship forms need to be filled out by December 14, 2018.
All Class of 2023 scholarship recipients will be honored at a Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

Scholarships and Guidelines

Art Scholarship: $500

  • Complete the Art Scholarship Application online by December 14, 2018
  • Digitally submit a portfolio of your work
    • Three to six pieces of original artwork, demonstrating skill in a variety of 2D and 3D mediums
  • One original work of art which reflects the Nardin Academy Portrait of a Graduate, to be accompanied by a written artist statement
    • A Nardin Academy Graduate:
      • is a creative, curious and critical learner
      • leads with confidence, strength and integrity
      • grows through faith and spirituality
      • champions equity and justice
      • serves others with humility and compassion
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a current or former art teacher to Mrs. Forgette, High School Principal, at aforgette@nardin.org
  • The scholarship recipient is expected to be an integral part of the fine arts program by:
    • Being actively engaged within their art courses.
    • Applying herself earnestly towards excellence in art by maintaining a B+ average in their art class
    • Presenting herself as a leader and a role model for her peers in art class
    • Engaging in art-making and art-related opportunities outside of the school environment

Band and Orchestra Scholarship: $500/each

  • Student will fill out Scholarship Audition Form online before her audition
  • Two major scales, in at least 1 octave up to 3 sharps and 3 flats
  • One piece from the NYSSMA Manual, at least level IV
  • A short, simple passage will be selected for sight-reading
  • All students should bring with them a letter of recommendation from their current music teacher discussing the student’s repertoire, years of study, practice habits, and general musicianship.
  • The scholarship recipient who receives a music scholarship is expected to be an integral part of the performing arts program by:
    • Being actively engaged in band/orchestra
    • Applying herself earnestly towards excellence in music by maintaining a B+ average in band/orchestra
    • Presenting herself as a leader and a role model for her peers in band/orchestra
    • Engaging in music-making opportunities outside of the school environment

Leadership Scholarship: $500

  • Scholarship awarded to students, nominated by their school principal or counselor, who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the area of service to others - academics, scholarship and character will also be considered.
  • Student should fill out the “Nardin Leadership Scholar” form online
  • Recommendation letter should be sent to Mrs. Forgette, High School Principal, at aforgette@nardin.org

Service Scholarship: $500

  • Scholarship awarded to students, nominated by their school principal or counselor, who have demonstrated outstanding humility and compassion in serving others.
  • Student should fill out the “Nardin Service Scholar” form online
  • Recommendation letter should be sent to Mrs. Forgette, High School Principal, at aforgette@nardin.org

Vocal Performance Scholarship: $500

  • Student will fill out Scholarship Audition Form online before her audition
  • One piece from the NYSSMA Manual, at least level IV
  • A short, simple passage will be selected for sight-reading
  • All students should bring with them a letter of recommendation from their current music teacher discussing the student’s repertoire, years of study, practice habits, and general musicianship.
  • The scholarship recipient who receives a vocal scholarship is expected to be an integral part of the performing arts program by:
    • Being actively engaged in choir
    • Applying herself earnestly towards excellence in music by maintaining a B+ average in choir
    • Presenting herself as a leader and a role model for her peers in choir
    • Engaging in music-making opportunities outside of the school environment