The University of New Haven and Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden have announced a new articulation agreement that will provide qualified Sacred Heart Academy graduates with a minimum of a 50 percent tuition scholarship that would be renewable for up to four years.
Leaders from both institutions will gather for an in-person signing ceremony on Monday, April 11, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Academy at 265 Benham St. in Hamden. Media are invited to attend.
As part of the agreement:
- The University of New Haven is establishing the University of New Haven / Sacred Heart Academy Scholarship that will be funded by the university.
- Sacred Heart Academy graduates who enroll at the University of New Haven will be guaranteed a paid, on-campus job, if they desire to be employed while attending the university.
- Sacred Heart students will have the opportunity while in high school to take one course on ground at the university per year at no tuition cost, up to a maximum of three courses.
- Educators from both institutions will develop a Women in Business summer academy for high school students.
- University of New Haven faculty members will make periodic visits and deliver guest lectures at Sacred Heart Academy.
- Sacred Heart Academy will off er 50 percent tuition scholarship to qualified daughters of full-time University of New Haven faculty and staff, up to five students in a given year.
Dolores Ennico is a member of the University of New Haven’s Board of Governors, who received an honorary doctorate from the University in 2017, as well as a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and a member of its Advisory Board.
“I am grateful to both President Steve Kaplan of the University of New Haven and President Shelia O’Neill of Sacred Heart Academy for their leadership in establishing a creative relationship that will have a far-reaching impact on both institutions,” she says.
“This is a significant and critical investment in the limitless potential of the next generation of women leaders.”