Catholic Scholarships

codergrrl's picture

If anyone is aware of any kind of scholarship or grant available to Catholic school children, please post a link.
I'm trying to gather all info to help out a worthy family.
Thanks.

jmminarik's picture

Grade school or high

Grade school or high school:

http://www.thelaceyfund.org/ is the big one in the neighborhood these days for high school, but there are others. I'm not -aware- of grade school scholarships, but doesn't mean they aren't there.

codergrrl's picture

Going into 8th grade next

Going into 8th grade next September, but trying to get things lined up for high school as well.
Thanks!

netable's picture

Peg McCook Tourny gives out

Peg McCook Tourny gives out lots of Scholarships, and Joey McCook is a decent Guy'

They have a Website,

Also make sure she gets excellent Grades this year' there are Grants like the Connelly, Ellis and tons more'

The funny thing is' most of my Family went to Catholic School and the Schools themselves' don't "Announce" all the help you can get, My Aunt had 2 Sets of twins, 2 girls and 2 boys' in High School at the same time' and I think she paid, $650.00 a year for the boys and nothing for the Girls, but they went to Little Flower and North.

I must admit though' Catholic HS is definitely NOT the same when i was a kid' I actually opted to send my Johnny to Franklin Towne Charter HS in the franford Arsenal' and it was wayyyyyy better then North or Roman' Zero tolerance'(they dont have to follow the same rules as PSD, and expell who they want' so the weed the troubled kids out, and they also have an awesome mentally challenged program) and they have this really cool thing, called esembler' its like a online gradebook' and I received email notifications daily of his assignments' grades absences etc. It was the MOST AWESOME thing. As a single parent' and at work all the time' he could never pull the normal teenage BS that he has no homework or would I find out NOT until the end of the term that he was doing poorly' if his Average went below an 85' he was in that weekend, so it kept him in check =) plus I felt that their academic program was better then North and Roman' and I saved $5,500 a year!!!!
Franklin Towne Charter Rocks =)

netable's picture

codergrrl wrote:If anyone is

codergrrl wrote:

If anyone is aware of any kind of scholarship or grant available to Catholic school children, please post a link.
I'm trying to gather all info to help out a worthy family.
Thanks.

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For some reason, I am unable to send you a PM' so does this mean you have me on your "Ignore" list ha

Well, if you can see me, and dont have me on Ignore' here is a myspace page link for the McCook tourny' hope it helps
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewProfile&friendID=69864981

kdubs215's picture

The Lacy is the biggest of

The Lacy is the biggest of the scholarships around this area .

codergrrl's picture

I don't believe I have

I don't believe I have anyone on my ignore list, I just don't think I've enabled PM's.
I will look into each and every one.

Thanks so much for all your help.

jobber's picture

Hurry deadline is

Hurry deadline is approaching. Childrens Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia 215-670-8411 www.csfphiladelphia.org

Nunzio's picture

Here's

Here's another:

http://www.blocs.org/

Good grades will help a lot. Students who do well will probably get offered a few scholarships. Our daughter entered Hallahan this year. She had excellent grades throughout grade school. With high school tuition and fees exceeding $5,000/year, we were intimidated, so we had her apply to some of the top public and charter high schools in the city, just in case we couldn't swing it financially. Fortunately, she was awarded a scholarship to Hallahan that paid about 75% of the tuition. You'd be hard pressed, however, to find information on the one she received. It's not published. In fact, she didn't even apply for it. It was just awarded to her, based on grades, teacher recommendations, and the results of a scholarship test she took. By the way, in eighth grade, students are offered the opportunity to take a scholarship test. If I recall, it was given within the first few months of school.

So, my strongest recommendation is to do all you can to ensure the student gets good grades, because they'll open doors that you never knew were there.

codergrrl's picture

Thanks again!

Thanks again!

rtsaidred's picture

Nunzio wrote:Here's

Nunzio wrote:

Here's another:

http://www.blocs.org/

Good grades will help a lot. Students who do well will probably get offered a few scholarships. Our daughter entered Hallahan this year. She had excellent grades throughout grade school. With high school tuition and fees exceeding $5,000/year, we were intimidated, so we had her apply to some of the top public and charter high schools in the city, just in case we couldn't swing it financially. Fortunately, she was awarded a scholarship to Hallahan that paid about 75% of the tuition. You'd be hard pressed, however, to find information on the one she received. It's not published. In fact, she didn't even apply for it. It was just awarded to her, based on grades, teacher recommendations, and the results of a scholarship test she took. By the way, in eighth grade, students are offered the opportunity to take a scholarship test. If I recall, it was given within the first few months of school.

So, my strongest recommendation is to do all you can to ensure the student gets good grades, because they'll open doors that you never knew were there.

That's awesome. You and Kat must be so proud!