Merit Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

Each incoming freshman that scores at or above the 80th percentile on the PreACT 8/9  administered at Notre Dame de Sion will automatically receive an academic scholarship.  This scholarship is renewable each year through the student’s senior year, provided that she maintains the required Grade Point Average listed on the chart. 
(Please note, you must register and take the PreACT at Sion to qualify for our academic scholarships). 


Percentile Scholarship Renewal GPA
98%-99%    $3,000    3.75
95%-97%    $2,000     3.50
90%-94%    $1,000     3.25
86%-89%    $750        3.00
80%-85%    $500        3.00

This is the first year Sion will use the PreACT 8/9 as the placement test. You can read more about that change here

Incoming Freshman Essay Scholarship 

Sion offers scholarships to support the incoming class of 2028 ranging from $500 to $2,500.  These scholarships are awarded based on essays submitted in response to the prompt below:

In Sion Firmata Sum, “I am rooted in Sion”, means many things to the young women who are applying, are attending, and have graduated from Notre Dame de Sion.  We have a strong commitment to remain rooted in academics, sisterhood, faith, student life and global connections.

Please share what a commitment to academics, sisterhood, faith, student life and/or global connections means to you and why you have selected to apply to Notre Dame de Sion’s incoming class of 2028.  We would love to hear how your middle school accomplishments and participation have shaped your development and in what areas you plan to participate as part of our Sion community.

Essays are limited to 500 words and should be saved as a PDF.  Responses are due by 4 PM on Friday, January 5, 2024, and should be emailed to Ms. Katie Glatz at   Scholarships will be awarded at the time of acceptance on January 12, 2024.

Merit Scholarships 

A number of scholarships are awarded to upperclass students based on achievement in the arts, sports and curricular interests.  Where applicable, notices are sent to students regarding application instructions and deadlines.  For more information, contact our Manager of Philanthropy & Engagement, Kathryn Gormly at
Notre Dame de Sion
Grade School for Girls and Boys
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Kansas City, MO 64109 
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Kansas City, MO 64114
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