Scholarship & Other Assistance Programs

AIM Higher & Catholic Services Appeal Foundation Need-Based Scholarships (via TADS)
Students grades K-8 are invited to apply for the Aim Higher Scholarship. Incoming Grade 9-12 high school students may apply for the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation (CSAF) Scholarship. Apply for both scholarships by filling out the TADS financial aid application found at this link. Summer applications for the Aim Higher program have opened, with a particular emphasis on students new to our Catholic education system. Scholarships are awarded in the amount of up to $1,000 to middle school students and $2500 to high school students (applications now closed) who meet the need-based criteria determined by the Aim Higher Foundation and the CSAF.  More information on the Aim Higher program for middle school students can be found here; click here for information on the Catholic Service Appeal Foundation (CSAF) high school scholarship program.

Flaherty Family Foundation High School Scholarship (invited to apply)
Rising 9th graders who meet eligibility requirements may be invited to apply for this four year high school scholarship program. Applications are due in February. Find out eligibility requirements and program information at

John E. Hoban and Lucille M. Hoban Merit Based Scholarship 
Every spring enrolled Bethlehem Academy students currently in grades 8 through 11 are invited to apply for the John E. and Lucille M. Hoban Scholarship. Students are required to write a two-part essay and must be a student in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The 2023-2024 application is available and can be found HERE. This is a merit-based scholarship; you do not need to fill out the TADS financial aid application to apply for this scholarship. 

High School Summer Work Program
Great News! Student workers are still needed this summer to help clean and prepare Bethlehem Academy and Divine Mercy Catholic School for the upcoming 2023-24 school year. All rising high school students (enrolled in grades 9-12 for 2023-24) are invited to apply. Selected students are guaranteed two (2) weeks of work at 30 hours per week and work from 8am to 2:30pm with a half hour lunch. All net student earnings will be credited to their tuition account in August. Contact the BA office @ 334-3948 or email Steve Zabel @ if interested. 

RaiseRight (formerly ShopwithScrip)
Click HERE for information on this gift card purchase program that earns tuition credit for your scholar. The program runs from May to May, with the annual amount applied to your tuition agreement in June.

Contact with questions on any of these programs.







Our Mission
Bethlehem Academy, a Catholic school in the Sinsinawa Dominican tradition, strives to empower its students and staff to achieve personal, spiritual and academic excellence. We challenge ourselves to love as Jesus Christ loved, to lead, to serve, to inspire and to seek the truth: Veritas.
105 3rd Ave. SW
Faribault, MN  55021
Phone:  507-334-3948
Fax:  507-334-3949