St Francis Council #4401 of Our Lady Of Sorrows
23815 Power Rd, Farmington, MI 48336 For Members
St Francis Council #4401 of Our Lady Of Sorrows
23815 Power Rd, Farmington, MI 48336 For Members

2022-2023 College Scholarship

The Knights of Columbus Council at Our Lady of Sorrows is pleased to offer a $1,000 college scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. This scholarship award is payable to a college or vocational school for the purpose of paying tuition to the college or vocational school that the selected student plans to attend.

Eligibility Rules

  • Must be at least one of the following:
    1. A child or grandchild of an active Our Lady of Sorrows Parishioner for at least 1 year
    2. A child or grandchild of a member in good standing of Knights of Columbus Council #4401 at Our Lady of Sorrows for at least 1 year.
  • The applicant for the scholarship must be in the final year of high school and must be meeting graduation requirements.
  • The scholarship must be used for the academic year for which it is awarded.
  • If a recipient drops out of college or vocational school for any reason, the expectation will be that the remaining scholarship award monies, if any, be returned to the Knights of Columbus St. Francis Council #4401 Scholarship Fund.
  • At the time of application, recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 during the entire high school tenure.

Instructions for Submission

  1. Download the application packet by clicking the button below.
  2. Fill out pages 2-4 electronically, then print out the entire packet on single-sided paper.
  3. Type your 250-500 word essay (see questions 18), print, and add to the application packet.
  4. Complete the remainder of the application packet.
  5. Follow the instructions on page 1 for submission instructions.

Mail the application and all required documents per the checklist at the end of the application no Later than May 1, 2022.

If you have any questions, you may contact the Scholarship Committee at KOC4401Scholarship@gmail.com

Dear Applicant,

Congratulations on your upcoming high school graduation and your acceptance into college! Taking the next step in your formal education is an exciting, rewarding, and life defining moment for many young adults.

The Knights of Columbus council at Our Lady of Sorrows prides itself on our commitment to our parish and members of our Catholic community. Every year, our council awards a $1,000 scholarship to a bright and studious incoming college freshman to assist with their tuition. As a devoted member of our shared Catholic faith, we look forward to having you apply for the scholarship as well!

As you go through your college journey over the next few years you’ll be faced with tough decisions, roadblocks, and victories. Luckily, you’ve spent your childhood building a strong foundation of faith in God and building a strong level of community with your fellow parishioners. These foundations are meant to help guide and assist you with the journey ahead.

The Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of Sorrows wishes you the best on that journey and is praying for your success! We look forward to calling you our fellow parishioner and member of our Church for many years to come!

Sincerely,

Jim Filbert
Grand Knight (President)
Knights of Columbus Council #4401 – Our Lady of Sorrows

Last Year’s Scholarship Winner, Madeline Kenney