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SFX Scholars Program

Established in 2008, The St. Francis Xavier Scholars Program recognizes and develops academic excellence, promotes intellectual exploration, provides enrichment, and inspires cultivation of a community of academic leadership at Malden Catholic. Named in honor of the patron saint of the Xaverian Brothers, known for his zeal, the Program intends to develop in its members a zeal for a Catholic values-based pursuit of knowledge.

The Scholars Program Includes:
  • Four-day MC Summer Institute 

  • Heightened College Counseling

  • Lecture Opportunities (Colleges or In-house)

  • Project Development (Christian Service; Senior Thesis, etc.)

  • Quarterly school-year seminars/lectures/field trips

  • Recognition (transcript notation; Banquet; Blessing Ceremony)

How are SFX Scholars Selected?
In recognition of their talents, incoming freshmen with entrance test scores at the 90th percentile or higher will be invited to be members of the St. Francis Xavier Scholars Program.  

Students who performed well on the entrance exam may also apply for participation in the program during their sophomore year at Malden Catholic, provided they have achieved a cumulative average above an 88%, have taken at least 3 honors courses as freshmen, are currently enrolled in at least 4 honors courses, and are students in good standing.

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99 Crystal Street | Malden, MA 02148
Phone: 781-322-3098 | Fax: 781-397-0573
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