SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN AND CURRENT STUDENTS
Outside sources like, elementary schools, parishes, religious organizations, local foundations and various civic organizations offer scholarships for students currently attending or plan to attend St. Paul Catholic High School in the Fall. Please check the St. Paul website periodically to see if any new scholarships have been announced.
Current St. Paul Senior – available to seniors who will be graduating from St. Paul Catholic High School. The recipient should be a student who puts forth his or her personal best academically, gives back to their community or school through volunteerism, and who has overcome challenges, health or otherwise. Interested candidates should complete this application and send it to the St. Paul Catholic High School Finance Office by April 27, 2023.
Current or Incoming St. Paul Student – Christopher D. Corbett Memorial Fund Inc. Scholarship Waterbury Deputy Police Chief Christopher Corbett was a proud product of the city of Waterbury’s Catholic schools. He was a graduate of Blessed Sacrament Grammar School and Holy Cross High School. Chris went on to graduate from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. with a degree in History, and later earned a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University. Chris recognized the value of his Catholic school education and its contribution to his professional success. Throughout his career, he continued to give back to the city’s Catholic schools. He served on the Holy Cross High School Board of Directors, the Blessed Sacrament Grammar School Board of Directors, and was honored by Sacred Heart High School in 2013 with the Sisters of Mercy Public Service Award. Chris also supported the “Little Flower Fund”, which provides funds to local parochial grammar schools. Completed applications must be received by May 9, 2023
Current or Incoming St. Paul Student – Knights of Columbus Palos Council #35 ($1,000) – available to students that are attending or planning to attend St. Paul Catholic High School. Applicant’s (child or grandchild) parent must be an active member of Palos Council #35 in good standing or a child of a deceased member who was in good standing at the time of his death. Completed applications must be received by April 21, 2023.
Current Senior or Incoming St. Paul Student – The New Britain Council of Catholic Women is offering two, $1000 scholarships to 8th graders planning to attend a Catholic High School and high school seniors. Only digital applications will be accepted. Deadline for submission is May 5, 2023. For application go to: https://stpaulkensington.org/
Scholarships from (FACS) The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools
One FACS application is used to apply for the scholarships listed below, for which a student qualifies.
Students currently attending St. Paul Catholic High School should complete the FACS Scholarship Application Form (see above for link) and forward it, with all supporting documentation to the school Finance Office by Tuesday, March 21, 2023.
Incoming freshmen applicants should have the student’s 8th grade Principal complete the Principal Certification section (page 5) of the FACS Scholarship Application Form (see above for link) and attest the application is complete before forwarding the completed application and supporting documentation to the St. Paul Catholic School Finance Office by Tuesday, March 21, 2023. A copy of the student’s most recent report card must be included with the application.
For incoming (entering Grade 9) and/or current students (currently in Grades 9, 10, or 11)
Archbishop’s Scholarship – Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence. $1,250, not renewable.
Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, Inc. Scholarship – Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence. $1,500, renewable for up to 3 years.
Hartford Hope Scholarship – Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic promise to residents of Hartford.
St. Mary Scholarship– Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic promise. Candidate’s family must be parishioners in good standing of Annunciation Parish in Newington.
For incoming students only (entering Grade 9)
Jo and Gus Berkes Scholarship – Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence. $1,760, renewable for a second year.
Bishop Peter A. Rosazza Scholarship – Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic promise to an incoming freshman who is of Hispanic descent, who is currently in 8th Grade attending a Hartford Archdiocesan Catholic School.
Andrew M. Sullivan, Jr. Scholarship – The FACS Grant Scholarship in honor of Andrew M. Sullivan, Jr., will be a one-time award of $1,000, based on financial need and academic promise.
Main Street Community Foundation Scholarships
The 2023 Main Street Community Foundation Scholarship Program includes the following scholarships for St. Paul students.
Each scholarship utilizes its own online application, which can be accessed through the APPLICATION – Main Street Community Foundation’s Online Scholarship Portal. The deadline for all submissions is March 10, 2023.
Current St. Paul Student – The Merenda Family Scholarship is available to a parishioner in good standing of St. Francis de Sales Parish in Bristol who is either enrolled in a Catholic elementary or high school.
Current or Incoming St. Paul Student – The Malerbo Memorial Scholarship is available to residents of Bristol that are attending or planning to attend St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol.
Current or Incoming St. Paul Student – The Lena M. and Peter L. Korotie Scholarship is available to students that are attending or planning to attend St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol. Special consideration is given to students who show particular interest in the areas of math and science.
Incoming St. Paul Student – The 4 Burns Scholarship/St. Joseph/St. Paul Fund is available to eighth-grade students graduating from St. Joseph School who will be attending St. Paul Catholic High School.
Current St. Paul Student – Each spring St. Paul Catholic High School awards Memorial Scholarships from funds that have been established through parents, alumni, and friends of St Paul Catholic High School. Students are nominated by faculty and administration. Scholarship amounts vary from $200 to $1,500 and are awarded to current St. Paul Catholic students.
Current or Incoming St. Paul Student – The John D. Ivers, Jr. ’84 Memorial Scholarship is open to all incoming and current St. Paul students who reside in Meriden and have financial need. Applications should be submitted to the St. Paul Catholic High School Finance Office by March 24, 2023.
Current St. Paul Student – Exchange Club of Bristol- Ernest A. Brandt – John S. Breen & Gerald Blanchette Youth of the Year Scholarship Awards – The Bristol Exchange Club is offering 3 scholarships to be awarded to high school seniors planning to enter an accredited school of higher learning. The deadline for applications is March 2, 2023.
Divine Providence Parish offers the Albert & Florence Swanson Scholarship for students who are active parishioners.
FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN STUDENTS (deadlines have passed for the following scholarships)
The top scorers on the November and December Placement Exams are awarded scholarships. Students receiving an Academic Scholarship must maintain an overall average of 85 or above and maintain good behavior to renew the scholarship the following years.
The St. Paul Faculty Scholarship Fund awards $1,000 scholarships annually to incoming freshmen. Students will be chosen based on academic standing and community and school involvement, and financial need. There is no application other than to apply for tuition assistance.
The John E. Tavera (JET) Memorial Scholarship: is a one-year, $1,000 scholarship awarded to an incoming freshman who is a resident of Bristol. Like John, the recipient must have a good-natured, fun-loving, and positive personality, and have an interest in athletics. Deadline: Return to the Finance Office by February 1, 2023.
Applications for the following scholarships are available by clicking on each link below.
Return the completed scholarship application(s) to the St. Paul Catholic High School Finance Office by February 1, 2023. In addition, to the scholarship application, a tuition assistance application should be submitted to FACTS Grant & Aid. Click HERE to access the online FACTS Grant & Aid application.
The Rev. Edmund O’Brien Scholarship: is a renewable scholarship awarded to incoming freshmen based on academic promise, financial need, involvement in school/community activities, and strength of character.
The St. Paul / Southington Scholarship: offers several four-year scholarships for members of Southington Catholic parishes who are entering their 9th grade year at St. Paul Catholic High School.
The Sharon Mielcarz Scholarship: is a $500 renewable scholarship awarded to an incoming freshman girl who has been accepted to attend St. Paul Catholic High School. Mrs. Mielcarz was caring, cheerful, enthusiastic, and optimistic. The ideal candidate would model those characteristics.
The Catholic Elementary School Graduate Scholarship: Several four-year scholarships will be awarded annually to students graduating from a Catholic elementary school within the Archdiocese of Hartford.
The $1,500 Edward and Alba Krawiecki Family Scholarship: will be awarded to an incoming or current student, who is a practicing Catholic and a resident of Bristol.
St. Paul Catholic High School Kulhowvick Scholarship: candidates must live in Litchfield County, with preference given to residents of Torrington and Winsted, and is awarded on the basis of financial need and academic excellence.
The St. Paul Litchfield County Scholarship: Several four-year scholarships will be awarded to students who live in Litchfield County, and who are entering the 9th Grade at St. Paul Catholic High School.
THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP IS FOR CURRENT SENIORS (deadline has passed):
The Thomas and Elsie Deeley Foundation is a not-for-profit private foundation that has established annual scholarships at Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury, CT and more recently St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol, CT. The scholarships are available to seniors who wish to attend either a 2-year or 4-year college/university. Applications are submitted electronically via the Deeley Foundation website and are due by December 31, 2022. Based on applications received, students are selected to be interviewed. Interviews will be conducted in mid-March. Visit the website for more information about the generous scholarships The Thomas and Elsie Deeley Foundation provide to deserving students.
About – https://www.deeleyfoundation.org/
Types of Scholarships Offered – https://www.deeleyfoundation.org/types-of-scholarships/
Apply – https://www.deeleyfoundation.org/applications/
Frequently Asked Questions – https://www.deeleyfoundation.org/faq/