St. Wendelin Catholic School Scholarships

 

Frank and Mary Bugner Family Scholarship   K – 6th grade

Frank and Mary Bugner were vocal proponents of Catholic education for over three-quarters of a century, starting with Mary’s first year at St. Wendelin in 1917. Because of their passion for Catholic education, the Bugner family has established a scholarship(s) to registered elementary students in good academic standings, whose family would not otherwise be able to provide the benefit of a Catholic education. A maximum of $200 per family can be allotted to six (6) families per year as needed.

Sally A. Cassidy Memorial Education Fund     Incoming Kindergarten

Sally believed that daily growth in faith, love, humility and overcoming adversities result in achieving personal goals. What better place to start this journey than at the very beginning – kindergarten! The Sally A. Cassidy Memorial Education Fund will award $250 each to four (4) registered students entering kindergarten at St. Wendelin Catholic School, and whose families would not otherwise be able to provide the benefit of a Catholic education.

Emiel and Mary Cool Scholarship      K – 8th grade

Emiel and Mary Cool believed in the value of a quality Catholic education for their eight children – all graduates of St. Wendelin Catholic School. This $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a registered student at St. Wendelin Catholic School in good academic standing whose family would not otherwise be able to provide the benefit of a Catholic education.

Doc Henley Memorial Scholarship Fund       current 8th grade

Daniel “Doc” Henley, a former St. Wendelin School teacher, instilled the importance and love of education to his family and students. This tuition scholarship is to assist current St. Wendelin Catholic School 8th grade student(s) who will continue their secondary education at a Catholic high school next year.

  • Application is available in the Enrollment Office and due by April 9, 2018.

St. Wendelin Jubilee Grant      K – 6th grade

In honor of the 150th anniversary of St. Wendelin Parish and its mission to educate youth in the Catholic tradition, a fund was established in 2000 to assist St. Wendelin families who might otherwise be unable to afford quality Catholic education for their children. Grants will be awarded annually on the basis of financial need and the family’s overall circumstances. Awards of $250 will be given for two (2) years to qualified students in   St. Wendelin Catholic School, grades K through 6.

Amelia Winona Peak Memorial Scholarship     K – 6th grade

In memory of Amelia, this scholarship was established in 2009 to provide an opportunity for a St. Wendelin Parish family that might not otherwise be able to consider a Catholic elementary school education for its child(ren). The Amelia Winona Peak Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually on the basis of financial need and the family’s overall circumstances.

James C. and Ruth A. Whitta Memorial Scholarship     K – 8th grade

Jim and Ruth were generous and faithful supporters of St. Wendelin Parish and School. The Whitta family continues their legacy with a $250 scholarship awarded annually to a registered student in Kindergarten through 8th grade in good academic standing, whose family would not otherwise be able to provide the benefit of a Catholic education.

Pillars Trust Scholarship            SWCS Seniors enrolled at a Catholic high school

The Pillars Trust Scholarship was established by Edward R. Pillars, who was a successful entrepreneur, to provide professional, vocational, and technical educations in colleges, universities, and other institutions of learning for young men and women of the City of Fostoria, Ohio who have outstanding ability and aptitude but insufficient means either of their own or of their families to enable them to obtain such educations.

  • Applicants must be from Fostoria, demonstrate need, have graduated from St. Wendelin Catholic School 8th Grade, and have continued high school at a private Catholic high school.

  • This scholarship may be renewable for past recipients.

  • Application forms are available at St. Wendelin Parish Office, 323 N. Wood St., Fostoria, or email: jeannette.lee@stwendelin.org and due by April 20, 2018.

Timothy Gregory Memorial Scholarship          Graduating student-athletes from St. Wendelin Parish

The Timothy Gregory Memorial Scholarship was established in 2007. Tim was a St. Wendelin Alumnus graduating in 2004. His family established the scholarship in Tim’s honor to award deserving graduating student-athletes who maintain a 2.5 grade point average and who exemplify the spirit and determination that Tim displayed on and off the playing field.

  • Applicants must be graduating student-athletes from St. Wendelin Parish

  • Application forms are available at St. Wendelin Parish Office, 323 N. Wood St., Fostoria, or email: jeannette.lee@stwendelin.org

  • Applications must be postmarked no later than April 6, 2018.

EdChoice Expansion Scholarship      K – 4th grade

Must meet income qualifications. Contact the Enrollment Office (celia.stockton@stwendelin.org) for assistance in completing the application.

Jon Peterson Scholarship      K – 8th grade

This scholarship is specific in individual student learning needs. Contact the Enrollment Office (celia.stockton@stwendelin.org) for assistance in completing the application.


St. Wendelin Parish Scholarship

 

Raymond G. & Marcele M. Burns Scholarship

The Burns family established this scholarship in loving memory of their parents, Raymond G. and Marcele M. Burns. Any St. Wendelin parishioner who has been accepted into the seminary for priesthood is eligible to receive scholarship funds for; seminary school expenses (tuition, books and some travel expenses) and, following ordination, other related expenses, such as garments, chalice, and vestments. Please contact: Jeannette Lee, Development Director at the Parish Office for more information at jeannette.lee@stwendelin.org


Scholarships Available From Outside Sources

 

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In keeping with the their commitment to support Catholic education, Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union Catholic will be awarding $40,000 in Catholic elementary and high school scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year! Scholarships will be based primarily on financial need and awarded in $500 increments.

 

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