Schlarman Advancement Scholarship Opportunities
The following scholarships are made possible through the generosity of faithful donors, alumni, and friends of Schlarman. They are administered and managed by the Advancement Office. Upon completion of the required 2019-2020 Schlarman registration, Invest in Kids Act Application, FACTS and Spalding applications, students are eligible for these scholarships. Different requirements for each scholarship are listed. Scholarship applications with essay will need to be turned into the Advancement Office by April 24, 2019. (All scholarships and availability of these scholarships are subject to change at any time during the school year. At any time, a scholarship can be added. You are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to turn in an application with an essay so a student can be considered.) IF A STUDENT LEAVES SCHLARMAN ACADEMY, THE PORTION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP USED TOWARD TUITION WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE PAID BACK.
Current 8th Graders Only
ARMAND AND MILDRED STELLA SCHOLARSHIP
Ken Stella, SHS ’61, appreciated the Catholic education he received at St. Paul’s School and Schlarman High School. In gratitude to his parents, Armand and Mildred Stella, he established a merit-based Scholarship in their name through the Schlarman Foundation, designated for a student entering Schlarman as a freshman from St. Paul’s. St. Paul’s parishioners, Mr. Armand “Dutch” Stella passed away in 2002 and Mrs. Mildred Stella passed away in 2004.
THE O’ROURKE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
John O’Rourke, SHS ’50, and Mary Jane O’Rourke Brady, SHS ’49, established a Scholarship in honor and memory of their parents, Pete and Anne O’Rourke. The scholarship will be awarded to a student from Holy Family Parish in need of financial assistance who will be a freshman at Schlarman Academy. (Essay required, in need of financial need)
FRED AND ANNE MUELLER SCHOLARSHIP(S)
Karen (Mueller), SHS ’76, and Rick Tulli established a scholarship(s) in honor of her parents, Fred and Anne Mueller. Grateful for her education at St. Paul’s School and Schlarman High School, Karen and her husband Rick decided to make education at Schlarman Academy a possibility for a Schlarman student or students who would otherwise be unable to attend Schlarman. (Financial need)
SURSUM CORDA SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is given in honor of the late Msgr. C. B. Motsett, who was a driving force for Catholic education in Vermilion County for nearly 60 years. This award is generously donated, to assist an 8th grader who will be a freshman at Schlarman in need of tuition assistance, by the Bitter Family Foundation of Edna, TX, long-time friends of Monsignor Motsett. (Financial need)
JOHN A. AND KAY RONCHETTO SCHOLARSHIP
John A. and Kay Ronchetto established this scholarship in 2007 in order to support at least one Catholic student entering Schlarman Academy as a freshman. It is the intent of Mr. and Mrs. Ronchetto that the student(s) be in need of financial assistance, is a Catholic in good standing with their parish and shows a demonstrated desire to attend Schlarman. (Essay required and financial need)
JOHN AND LOIS MORRISSEY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship was established by the children of John and Lois Morrissey to honor their parents. This scholarship will be awarded to an 8th grade student attending Schlarman Academy the following year as a freshman with a financial need who shows a demonstrated desire to attend Schlarman Academy. (Financial need)