All tuition assistance scholarships are financial based and awarded at the discretion of the Administration and Scholarship Committee.
All families must apply for Tuition Assistance and submit a letter of interest for consideration of any of the listed scholarships below. Please email letter of interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding tuition assistance scholarships, please contact Patti Gilmartin, Director of Enrollment/Tuition Assistance at email@example.com or 732-739-0800 ext. 155. All scholarships will be determined by the scholarship committee based on criteria and need.
Friends and Family of SJVHS Scholarship
Established by friends and alumni at SJVHS and awarded to a student in financial need.
Audrey Gomez Memorial Scholarship
Audrey's family, teammates and friends established the Audrey Gomez Scholarship in January 2002 after her passing. Audrey was an exceptional athlete, student and friend. Her legacy as a Lady Lancer still lives on. The scholarship is awarded to a student in financial need.
Lauren Hewski Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored by Lauren’s Light, a charity organization founded in memory of Lauren Hewski, Class of 2023.
This year's scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman (Class of 2028). This year’s scholarship will be awarded to a current 9th grader. The scholarship recipient will receive $2,500 annually for four years. The scholarship is open to female students, that have at least a B average, participate in extracurricular activities, and remain at Saint John Vianney High School through 12th grade. Priority will be given to families in need. The application process includes general information as well as three short answer prompts. Interested students must complete the application process for consideration by 11:59pm on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. CLICK HERE to apply. The scholarship recipient will be notified via email sometime in December 2023. To retain the scholarship, the student must remain in good academic standing with a B average and have no disciplinary violations during their Saint John Vianney High School career. If you have any questions about the Lauren Hewski Memorial Scholarship, please email Lauren's Light at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Margaret T. Lenihan Scholarship
The family of Margaret T. Lenihan, whose 17 grandchildren attended SJVHS, established a memorial scholarship in her name for a student in financial need.
John and Sylvia Resta Memorial Scholarship
The family of John Resta, Class of '79 and his wife Sylvia established this scholarship in memory of the couple who were victims of the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center. John, along with his siblings, Christine '75, Dawn '81 and Michael '78 all attended SJVHS. The scholarship is awarded to a practicing Catholic from the Bayshore Area.
The Jayne Shalkowski Memorial Scholarship
The family of Jayne Shalkowski, who coached cheerleading at SJVHS for 40 years and was a beloved guidance counselor, has established a memorial scholarship in her name for a student in financial need. Please complete the application and essay by November 1, 2023 - CLICK HERE.
The Kenneth Szyarto Memorial Scholarship
The Kenneth Szyarto Memorial Scholarship has been formed by the Szyarto family and SJV alumni in memory of former athletic director, and longtime friend. The Kenneth Szyarto Memorial Scholarship will be given to one incoming freshman each year. For the 2023-2024 school year, the Scholarship recipient will receive $2,000 annually for four years.
In order to be considered for the Kenneth Szyarto Memorial Scholarship, the following criteria must be met: Applicants must be a resident of Monmouth County, have at least a B average, must be in financial need (family must apply for tuition assistance, the candidate must be involved in extracurricular activities, and have the desire for a Catholic High School education. Report cards will also be reviewed along with Placement Test Scores. Interested students must complete the application process by November 1, 2023 for consideration. All applications and essays must be submitted online - CLICK HERE. The student must remain in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 and have no disciplinary problems during their SJVHS career.