2016 St. Theresa Catholic Daughters of the Americas Scholarship
St. Theresa of Lisieux No. 2211 Sugar Land, Texas Court St. Theresa of Lisieux is offering two individual college scholarships to high school graduates in the amount of $1,000.00 each. To apply for this scholarship, you must be a 2016 high school graduating senior, and a member of St. Theresa Church.
*If scholarships do not meet the following requirements, Catholic Daughters will not award scholarships.*
A scholarship committee will review each essay and select the winners. The following rules apply for all entries:
1. Each applicant must submit a typed essay. The essay must be at least one page and cannot exceed two pages. (more than two pages will be disqualified).
2. Must use correct grammar, syntax and spelling.
3. The application MUST be mailed and postmarked by May 13,2016, to:
803 Rolling Mill
Sugar Land, TX 77498
4. The applicant’s name, address, email and phone number must only appear on the cover sheet of the essay. There shall be NO reference to your name or the names of any family members in your essay. ( This will be cause for disqualification)
5. We must have a receipt from the college or university you are attending; we will mail a check to that college or university. This receipt must be sent to Mrs. Ellard by August 12, 2016.
The essay should be written in the following three sections. Please write in an essay form, no resumes will be accepted.
Section 1: hobbies, high school activities, community involvement.
Section 2: Goals in life in relation to college major, desired vocation after graduation, and the name of the college/university you plan to attend.
Section 3: Respond to the following question using correct grammar, syntax and spelling.
Pope Francis has declared this year as the Year of Mercy. He is quoted in saying: “If you want me to be very specific, I would suggest that for the first seven months of 2016 you choose a corporal and a spiritual work of mercy to practice each month.”
What does this mean to you? How is God calling you to show mercy? What is your reaction to this quote, and the corporal and spiritual works of mercy?
Knight of Columbus Education Grant Opportunity
St. Basil Council 4204 is offering three individual college EDUCATION GRANTS in the amount of $1,500.00 each to 2016 graduating high school seniors. To apply for this education grant, the applicant must submit a handwritten or typed essay to Grant Knight Lloyd J. Waguespack, Jr. on or before May 10, 2016. The committee will review each essay and select the winners.
The Following rules will apply to the awarding of the grants.
The essay may be HANDWRITTEN or TYPED.
The essay must be postmarked or hand-delivered by May 10, 2016 to: Grand Knight Lloyd J. Waguespack, Jr., 702 Burney Road, Sugar Land, TX 77498-2610.
The applicant’s name should appear only on the cover sheet and there shall be no reference to your name or the names of any members of your family in your essay, or the application will be disqualified.
The contest is open to the children or grandchildren of all KC’s who are members in good standing at Council 4204, all Columbian Squires of Circle 3058, Jr Catholic Daughters of Court 2211, and all registered members of St. Theresa Catholic Church of Sugar Land.
The essay shall have three parts:
Section I: Personal history, including length of residence in the Sugar Land area, high school activities, jobs, hobbies, and community involvement.
Section II: Goals in life in relation to college major/minor and desired vocation after college graduation; and the name of the institution you plan to attend.
Section III: Respond to the following:
“Why are the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy so important to the Christian life?”
1. The Gospel of Matthew 25:31-46
2. Papal Bull: Misericordiae Vultus
3. Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for Lent 2016
The winners of these education grants and their families will be guests of the Knights of Columbus at their annual awards banquet on June 26, 2016. Should there be any questions, please call Grand Knight Lloyd J. Waguespack, Jr. at 713-899-2645.
Club Unidad (George Morales Sr.) Memorial Scholarship
Club Unidad will award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating High School Senior who is a registered member of St. Theresa’s Church. Applications may be picked up at the parish office. Additional information or any questions regarding the scholarship, please contact George Morales. Jr. 281-565-5469.
All scholarships applications should be postmarked no later than Monday, May 23, 2016.