When and where will the Neumann Scholarship test take place?
The Neumann scholarship test has been postponed and will not take place on Sunday, September 27, 2020. In order to accommodate increased health and safety protocols currently in place at Archdiocesan schools the date and location of the Neumann Scholar test have been adjusted. Students will now be taking the Neumann Scholar test at their elementary school and the test will take place on a to be determined date in October.
Please expect communications with more information directly from your elementary school principal regarding the new test date and location.
Is there a fee to take the Neumann Scholarship test?
No, there are no fees associated with taking the Neumann Scholarship test.
Must my student pre-register for the test?
Yes, all students who have met the requirements to sit for the exam must pre-register by completing the Neumann Scholars Program Official Student Registration Form and completing the required essay. All documents are to be turned in to the student’s elementary school principal no later than June 24, 2019. Please contact your elementary school for forms and other important deadlines.
I do not remember/do not know if my student has pre-registered. How can I find out?
Parents are encouraged to contact their elementary school principals and/or the Office of Catholic Education at 215-587-5664 to verify test registration.
Is the essay required to sit for the exam in September 2020?
Due to current circumstances with COVID-19 the essay requirement is at the discretion of school principals. Please confirm with your student's school principal if they are maintianing this requirement.
What is the topic for the essay required for Neumann Scholarship test registration?
Describe how the student and his/her family participate in the school community.
My student qualifies for in-school accommodations. How can I verify they will receive these accommodations during the Neumann Scholar test?
Parents/guardians are encouraged to contact the Office of Catholic Education two months prior to the exam date to discuss accommodations.
Please note, all requests for accommodations must be verified in order for them to be provided to students during the Neumann Scholarship test.