Catholic School Initiative

At Georgian Court University, the only Catholic college serving South and Central New Jersey, we know Catholic education can transform lives. That’s why we’re proud to offer—

College-Level Courses for Juniors and Seniors at Area Catholic High Schools
Take online GCU courses for college credit. Complete courses in psychology, history, the Christian tradition, and other subjects at a fraction of regular course fees. Earn a semester of college credit before high school graduation! Here’s what is being offered:

FALL SEMESTER 1 PS111 Introduction to Psychology

SPRING SEMESTER 1 HST110 American History I

SUMMER SESSION 1 EN114 American Literature

FALL SEMESTER 2 PL245 Philosophical Inquiry

SPRING SEMESTER 2 RS220 The Christian Tradition

Download the Catholic HS Course Ahead Application

 

Scholarships Available to Catholic High School Graduates
Catholic high school graduates receive a $2,000 scholarship when they enroll at Georgian Court University!

Academic and Community Leadership Book Awards Available Through Area Catholic High Schools
Each book award comes with a $10,000 GCU scholarship, awarded to two exceptional high school juniors at each Catholic school in the Trenton, Camden, and Metuchen dioceses.
Download the Catholic HS Book Awards Info Sheet
Download the Catholic HS Book Awards Application

Bishop’s Scholarship
As a part of our commitment to Catholic higher education, GCU offers the Bishop John Smith Scholarship, which recognizes a student for extraordinary academic excellence and service to a parish and to the community within the Diocese of Trenton. For students entering GCU in the fall, the application deadline is February 1, 2019. Finalists for this prestigious, full scholarship are selected by a GCU review committee and are invited to interview. The recipient is announced during the spring semester.
Download the Bishop Smith Scholarship Letter
Download the Bishop Smith Scholarship Application

GCU Office of Admissions Contacts, Just for You
Georgian Court offers Catholic high school students two points of contact—dedicated Catholic school liaison Tracey Howard-Ubelhoer and a GCU regional counselor.

Learn more about the many ways we expand possibility for students at GCU, recognized nationally as a Catholic College of Distinction and ranked #39 on Washington Monthly’s list of Best Bang for the Buck schools.

Contact Information
Tracey Howard-Ubelhoer
732-987-2765