Endowed Naming Opportunities

There are several ways to make an endowed donation to Dominican Academy. Your support is a lasting legacy that will have a great impact on future D.A. Girls. For information regarding endowed naming opportunities for classrooms and faculty chairs please contact Development at 212-744-0195. ext.152.

The President's Fund

Be a Founder.

In the words of Sister Margaret Ormond, O.P., '60 first President of Dominican Academy...

"D.A. IS A PLACE WHERE SMART GIRLS BECOME INTELLIGENT WOMEN; ENFOLDED IN PRAYER, COMMITTED TO COMMUNITY, AND ENGAGED IN SERVICE."

Participate in the president's fund by pledging $25,000 towards our goal of $500,000 (Can be paid over the course of 5 years). Interest on this endowed fund will provide5 awards of $5,000 each annually.

FRESHMAN SCHOLAR

This award is for a student who demonstrates exceptional academic performance. The student will receive $5,000 for each of the four years she attends D.A. This scholarships is awrded once every four years.

FIRST GENERATION STUDENT

Each year, we will award a scholarship to a student who is the daughter of immigrant parents.

JUNIOR SERVICE AWARD

This scholarship recognizes a student who has made an impact in her community at large.

D.A. GLOBAL GIRL

This award will fund studies abroad, cultural opportunities, and immersion trips to a student who exhbits strong leadership and an affinity for learning.

PRESIDENT'S PURSE

A discretionary scholarship awarded to a D.A. student who has critical need and requires immediate tuition assistance.

Endowed Scholarships

Be a Pillar.

By establishing a named endowed scholarship, you are providing a lasting legacy to D.A.

Enable deserving students who may otherwise not be able to attend D.A. to benefit from our tradition of education young women intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually since 1897.

Endowed Scholarships provide vital tuition support for D.A. students. Scholarships may be endowed in the donor's name or in honor or memory of loved ones, and may be paid off over several years.


The cost to endow a scholarship in perpetuity at D.A. are as follows:

Endowed ScholarshipsFullHalfQuarter
Total Cost per Scholarship $150,000 $75,000 $37,500
Yearly Cost Over 5 Years to Endow $30,000 $15,000$7,500
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