St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church

30 Jones Hollow Road, Marlborough, CT 06447

Knights of Columbus logoThe Knights of Columbus is a world-wide Catholic fraternal organization founded on the principles of CHARITY-UNITY-FRATERNITY and PATRIOTISM. In 2017, St. John Fisher Knights of Columbus Council 15734 of Marlborough, CT decided to honor a worthy graduating senior with a scholarship in recognition of his/her exemplary commitment of service to our community and his/her exemplary practical and actual practice of their Catholic faith in his/her daily life.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY:

Therefore, Council 15734 has stipulated that the eligibility criteria for a qualified applicant are the following;

  1. The applicant and his/her family must be registered members of St. John Fisher Church of Marlborough, CT.
  2. The applicant must be a practicing Catholic (and must have received the Sacrament of Confirmation).
  3. Entrant must be a graduating senior in the Class of December 2017 or June 2018.
  4. Entrant must be accepted at two- or four-year college, university or an accredited degree or certificate awarding institution of higher learning.  (The applicant must show evidence of his/her commitment to matriculate at the institution, before the scholarship can be awarded.)
  5. The applicant must submit (via email) on or BEFORE the stated deadline all of the following;
  • “Scholarship Application Cover Sheet,”
  • “Scholarship Activity Sheet”- signed by a church official (e.g. youth minister, sacristan, pastor) and a school official (e.g. counselor, assistant principal, student council director), and
  • “Scholarship ESSAY.” (Please see essay guidelines further on in this document.)***

 FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR (INCLUDING THOSE SENIORS GRADUATING IN IN DECEMBER 2017 OR JUNE 2018  ONE SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE AWARDED TO A CATHOLIC SENIOR BOUND FOR AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING in accordance with the ELIGIBILITY criteria above.

The Scholarship shall be in the amount of $500.00.

Application for the scholarship entails completing 1) the attached cover sheet, 2) two activity summaries with the provided signature sheet, signed by a church official (e.g. youth minister, sacristan, pastor) and a school official (e.g. counselor, assistant principal, student council director), and 3) an essay (Please refer to the Essay Rules page). Applications are also available online on the St. John Fisher Church website at stjfchurch.org.  All applications, supporting documents and essays must submitted to the Scholarship Committee via email to the following email address; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION 

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