Scholarships

Annually, the Santa Fe Council of the Knights of Columbus award scholarships to parish students planning to attend a Catholic High School or College. A $750 scholarship is awarded to a student attending a tuition-based High School in the fall and a $1500 scholarship is awarded to a student attending College in the fall.

Download the application: 2022 Scholarship Application

Awards

  • Students applying for the High School scholarship have a chance to be awarded $750.00 and college applicants compete for an award of $1500.00.

Eligibility

  • Student must be a parishioner of St. Bridget of Sweden Parish, a graduate of or an 8th grade student at St. Bridget School.
  • To be eligible for the High School scholarship, the student must be attending a tuition-based High School or Trade School in the fall.

Criteria

  • Scholarships are awarded based upon four criteria:
    1. a completed application,
    2. an essay not to exceed 250 words on a topic of the council’s choosing,
    3. the recommendation of either the applicants Pastor, another Priest or a member of the Catholic Religious and
    4. the submission of a Faith In Action Summary detailing the applicant’s activity in his or her Parish, School or Community which displays a commitment to his or her Catholic Christian Faith.

Previous winners

  • 2021 High School – Chloe Retuya
  • 2021 College – Claire Shemo
  • 2020 High School – Beth Convertito
  • 2020 College – Caroline Mayer
  • 2019 High School* – Megan Baker
  • 2019 High School* – Matthew Baker
  • 2018 High School – Megan Baker
  • 2018 College – Caroline Mayer

*2019 – Due to no college applications being submitted, two High School scholarships were awarded and the remaining $500 was used to sponsor a seminarian.