Financial Aid

Affording a Benet Education

Benet Academy acknowledges attending a Catholic high school is a financial commitment. We are grateful you are making this investment in your children and their education. We are pleased to offer several financial aid and scholarship opportunities to make our college preparatory education in the Benedictine tradition available to all.

If you are seeking financial assistance, complete the FACTS application to qualify for all scholarship opportunities at Benet Academy and the Joliet Diocese.

Financial Aid

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Merit Based Scholarships

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  • Benet Presidential Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded annually to incoming freshmen who score in the top 50 on the Benet Entrance Exam in December. Each student will receive a $1,000.00 scholarship.  The scholarship is renewable for four years while the student is attending Benet Academy.

    All incoming Benet students in applicable classes are eligible for this scholarship.
  • Sean Patrick Richards Scholarship

    To honor Sean’s life and legacy, the Love Like Sean Foundation, in partnership with Benet Academy, has established the Sean Patrick Richards Memorial Scholarship.

    This Scholarship will be given annually to one incoming freshman who will receive a $5,000 scholarship per year, for four years while attending Benet Academy.

    Students receiving this scholarship exhibit the qualities and traits lived by Sean during his brief, but incredibly impactful, time on earth. Those qualities and traits include a commitment to the Catholic faith, sincere kindness to everyone, a positive influence to all, love, laughter, joy, compassion, empathy, and wonder, just to name a few.  Scholarship determinations are made without regard to academic performance, athletic achievement, financial need, race, gender or any other criteria not listed above. 

Financial Aid Questions

Mark Buh, Director of Financial Services

Tuition Questions

Terry Nadolski, Accounts Receivable Manager