Knights of Columbus Scholarship

 

2018 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL #9456
SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Knights of Columbus Council #9456 will award two $1,000 scholarship to an institution of higher learning of the recipient's choice. The guidelines for the scholarship are below:

● Two scholarships will be offered this year, one based strictly on academic performance and
    community participation and the second based on academic performance and community participation and
    financial need.
● This is a one-time scholarship, awarded to a different applicant each year.
● Funds for this scholarship comes from fundraising projects conducted by the Knights of Columbus.
● The minimum amount to be awarded for each scholarship is $1,000.00.
● Applicants should be a graduating senior with a GPA of 2.5 or better.
● To be considered for financial need scholarship, the applicant needs to meet the academic requirements and
    include a short essay explaining what circumstances justify consideration for financial reasons. Applicants
    need to provide sufficient data and information to enable the review committee to evaluate the individual's
    level of need. All applicants will be treated as personal and confidential.
● Scholarship shall be used at a Colorado school of higher education, which will include but not be limited to
   universities, colleges, junior or community colleges, trade schools, and technical schools.
● A committee of three Knights of Columbus members will screen each application.
● Finalist will have a personal interview with the committee.
● The Knnights of Columbus #9456 must receive proof of enrollment before the scholarship is awarded.
   The scholarship will be sent directly to the school where the applicant is enrolled as a full time student.

Applicants will be considered if they are members of St. Joseph Parish - Pueblo, St. Therese Parish - Vineland or Sacred Heart Parish - Avondale.

Applications are available in the St. Joseph Parish Office.

Applications should be submitted to the St. Joseph Parish Office no later than Friday, May 4, 2018

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