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KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

WESTBURY COUNCIL #1012

Scholarship Instructions

 

 

PURPOSE:

 

To provide Financial Assistance to student(s) graduating from 8th Grade who are dependent children or grandchildren of members in good standing of Westbury Council 1012 and have committed to further their Catholic School education.  The scholarship will be awarded to eligible students graduating in the spring and attending a Catholic High School in the fall.  The award will be paid directly to the Catholic High School.

 

AWARD:

 

The scholarship award amount is a one time award of between $200 and $500.  The amount of the scholarship awards will vary depending on the number of qualifying applicants and funding availability.  Scholarships are awarded based their role as a practicing catholic, and the applicant’s activity within his or her church, school and community.  Decision by the representatives of the Scholarship Committee is final. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

1)                   Completed and signed Application

2)                   Proof of acceptance, registration and attendance at a Catholic High School for the fall semester.

3)                   Signature of parent is required to certify the accuracy to the responses made on the application.

4)                   A one page essay, written by the applicant, describing his or her activities within the applicant’s church, school and community and reason for continuing their catholic education

5)                   Students for who English is not their first language may submit a literature entry in their own language.  An interpretive translation MUST accompany the entry

6)                   Handwritten or typed entries are acceptable

 

 

NOTE:  DOCUMENTS SUPPLIED OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED ABOVE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AND NO DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED WILL BE RETURNED

 

 

 

Instructions and applications forms are made available by request and at our Website located at:

http://kofc1012.tripod.com

 

 

All completed applications MUST be received by April 30, and should be mailed to:  

 

Chairman, Scholarship Committee

Knights of Columbus - Westbury Council #1012

P.O Box 163

Westbury, New York 11590

 

 

 

 

K of C 2007-08 Scholarship Instructions