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    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SCHOLARSHIPS

    The Knights of Columbus has been helping young people obtain this freedom since our founding. During the past year, the Supreme Council provided nearly $1 million in scholarships to students attending colleges, universities, and seminaries. Learn more about what is offered and how to apply.

    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SCHOLARSHIPS

    The Knights of Columbus has been helping young people obtain this freedom since our founding. During the past year, the Supreme Council provided nearly $1 million in scholarships to students attending colleges, universities, and seminaries. Learn more about what is offered and how to apply.

    CURRENTLY OFFERED SCHOLARSHIPS

    U.S. UNDERGRADUATES

    An eligible candidate for these scholarships is a K of C member in good standing, a child of the member or of deceased member who was in good standing. Scholarship candidates should be entering the freshman year in an approved Catholic college in the United States and its territories as a fulltime student in a bachelor’s degree program.

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    CANADIAN UNDERGRADUATES

    An eligible candidate for a Pro Deo and Pro Patria (Canada) Scholarship is a K of C member in good standing, a child of the member or of deceased member who was in good standing. Scholarship candidates should be entering the first year of a Canadian university in a full-time program leading to a bachelor’s degree.

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    THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA

    A select number of undergraduate scholarships are administered by the Catholic University of America, on behalf of the Knights of Columbus. There are also fellowships available to help prepare CUA graduates to teach at the university level. Please contact Catholic University of America for Undergraduate and Graduate applications.
    Contact CUA Undergraduate
    Contact CUA Graduates Studies

    BISHOP GRECO

    Bishop Charles P. Greco Graduate Fellowships assist U.S. students pursuing a master’s degree designed for teachers of people with intellectual disabilities. Applicants must be a member in good standing or his wife or child attending a Catholic college/university. This also applies to the widows and children of deceased members who were in good standing.

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    MATTHEWS AND SWIFT

    The Francis P. Matthews and John E. Swift Educational Trust Scholarships are available to children of members in good standing who are killed or permanently disabled, by hostile action, while serving in the U.S. armed forces in a combat zone identified as eligible by the Knights of Columbus Board of Directors; as well as the children of fulltime firefighters and law enforcement officers, who while in the lawful performance of their duties, died as a result of criminal violence directed at them. In either event, applications must be filed within two years of the date of death or disability.

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    SEMINARIAN

    Each year, the Knights of Columbus offers Scholarships to seminarians studying at major seminaries. Applicants will attain the appropriate ecclesiastical approval, will have been accepted at a major seminary, and will be studying for an (arch)diocese or religious institute in the United States or Canada.

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    SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IMPORTANT DATES

    SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AFTER MARCH 1

    SUBMISSION DEADLINES 5/4 FOR US AND 5/18 FOR CANADA

    VOCATIONS/SEMINARY DEADLINE: June 1

    SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

    Undergraduate US
    Undergraduate Canada
    Seminarian

     

    Scholarship Information:
    International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc.
    ISTS site: https://aim.applyISTS.net/KofC
    Phone: (855) 670-4787
    Email: ContactUs@applyISTS.com

    CUA Undergraduate Information:

     

    The Catholic University of America
    Student Financial Assistance
    Father O'Connell Hall, Suite 300M
    620 Michigan Avenue, N.E.
    Washington, DC 20064
    Phone (202) 319-4451
    Fax (202) 319-5573
    Email: cua-admissions@cua.edu

     

    CUA Graduate Information:

     

    The Catholic University of America
    Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
    116 McMahon Hall
    620 Michigan Avenue, NE
    Washington, DC 20064
    Phone: (202) 319-5247
    Fax: (202) 319-6174
    Email: cua-graduatestudies@cua.edu

    Bishop Greco Application
    Matthews & Swift Application

     

    Information:

    Knights of Columbus, Scholarship Division
    PO Box 1670/One Columbus Plaza
    New Haven, CT 06507-0901
    Phone (203) 752-4332
    FAX (203) 752-4113
    Email: scholarships@kofc.org

    State Councils that Offer Scholarships

    Some state councils provide educational funding programs in addition to what the Home Office provides, as described herein on the Scholarship site. Your state council’s educational assistance may take the form of elementary, high school, or college scholarships. The programs may be religious, academic, or for certain eligible groups. Please contact your State Council Representative for details on what is offered in these participating states:

    Alberta, British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (Squires only), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.

    Knights of Columbus 1 Columbus Plaza New Haven, CT 06510 203-752-4000

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