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Neumann Scholars

Congratulations to the newly awarded 2023 Neumann Scholar Students!


The Connelly Foundation announced fifty (50) scholarship winners on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 for the 2023-2024 school year. The scholarship winners received a full four year tuition scholarship to a Philadelphia Archdiocesan high school of their choice. 





December 2022 Virtual NS Announcement

Neumann Scholars Program


Initiated in 1995, this scholarship program identifies academically talented eighth grade students in the parochial school system through an independently administered competitive examination and provides four year scholarships to attend one of seventeen Archdiocesan high schools.

  • 900 eligible eighth grade students, on average, compete for this scholarship, representing 112 parochial grade schools in five counties
  • 35 eighth grade students who excel on the Neumann Scholars exam will be awarded four-year scholarships to the Archdiocesan high school of their choice
  • 120 Neumann Scholars currently attend Archdiocesan high schools


The Neumann Scholars Program is respected and recognized by prestigious colleges and universities locally and nationally, and the students are actively recruited. 

Accomplishments since the program's inception affirm the high academic caliber of its 982 graduates to date:

  • 100% college acceptance and attendance
  • Over $200 million offered in college scholarships
  • 118 National Merit Finalists
  • 4 National Merit Semi-Finalists
  • 233 National Merit Commended Students
  • 5 National Merit Achievement Students
  • Average SAT score of 1418 and a high score of 1600 (combined math and critical reading)
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