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Columbus Catholic Schools offers thousands of dollars in scholarships, grants and tuition assistance each year. The majority of the scholarships available are housed within the Columbus Education Foundation (CEF). Applications are available to download. These are available to apply for from January until the end of Spring Break each year.

ARLINE H. STANGL SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Student entering 9th grade
  • Practicing OLP Parishioner
  • Financial need considered
  • Thank you card is required upon acceptance of scholarship.
  • Learn more about Arline H. Stangl 

BARB BILLINGS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $250 - one for 6th and one for 9th grade)

  • Student entering 6th grade
  • Student entering 9th grade
  • Student must demonstrate a strong desire for Catholic education 
  • Learn more about Barb Billings

BILL NUGENT MEMORIAL AND LINDA NUGENT SCHOLARSHIP (1 @ $500 OR 2 @ $250)

  • Student entering grades 6-12
  • Scholarship must be used for tuition only.
  • Financial need considered
  • Recipient must write a thank-you note.
  • Student interested in art

CATHOLIC FINANCIAL LIFE 

  • Student entering grades 1-8 and 9-12
  • Student is a member of Catholic Financial Life
  • Scholarship is run through Catholic Financial Life.

CATHOLIC ORDER OF FORESTERS

  • Student entering grades K-12
  • Parent is a member of Catholic Order of Foresters
  • Scholarship is run through Catholic Order of Foresters HERE

CATHRYN REIGEL-KOLPANEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $250)

  • Student entering grades 4K-12
  • Financial need considered
  • Scholarship must be used for tuition only
  • Thank you note required upon acceptance of scholarship
  • Learn more about Cathryn Reigel-Kolpanen

COACH WALT KROLL SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Student entering grades 9-12
  • Demonstrates athletic and academic ability
  • Learn more about Coach Walt Kroll

DEENY-ROSSITER FOUNDERS SCHOLARSHIP (4 @ $500)

  • Student entering grades 9-12
  • Financial need considered.
  • Learn more about Fr. Hugh J. Deeny and Fr. Richard Rossiter

ELLIANA JO JOHNSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Daughter of Jessica Linzmeier '01) (2 @ $250)

  • Student entering grade 5
  • Financial need considered
  • Learn more about Elliana Jo Johnson

GERTRUDE STADLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Student entering grades 9-12
  • Student has a strong desire for a Catholic education.  Student should have strong moral character and make stewardship a part of their life through school, community and church.
  • Two letters of recommendation from volunteer coordinators
  • Financial need considered.
  • Learn more about Gertrude Stadler

HEINZEN-WUNROW FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $500)

  • Student entering 4K-12th grade.
  • A desire for Catholic Education.     
  • Eligible applicants are committed to Columbus Catholic Schools as shown by a sibling in Columbus High School or a sibling, parent, or grandparent who graduated from Columbus Catholic High School.
  • Financial need required.
  • Thank you note to Dave & Jean Wunrow required upon acceptance of the scholarship.
  • Learn more about the Heinzen-Wunrow family

HENRYETTE MCGIVERN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $250)

  • Student entering grades 1-2
  • Student is a member of St. John the Baptist Parish. 
  • Recipient must write a thank-you note to the family of Henryette McGiveron and submit upon the acceptance of the scholarship. 
  • Financial need considered.

JACK & MICHAEL HACKMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $250)

  • Student entering 9th grade
  • Student must express a desire for Catholic Education
  • Financial need considered
  • Thank you note required upon acceptance of scholarship

JAMES & JEANETTE LANG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Students entering 9th grade
  • Financial need required.

JOHN & BETTY HARTL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $500)

  • Student entering grades 9-12
  • Student must have siblings that have previously graduated from CHS or currently attend CCS
  • Student must have a strong desire for a Catholic education
  • Financial need required
  • Thank you to the family of John & Betty Hartl required upon acceptance of this scholarship.
  • Learn more about John & Betty Hartl

JOSEPH & BERNADINE WEBER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $500)

  • Student entering grade 3-5 and 9-12.
  • Financial need considered
  • Student is a practicing member of Our Lady of Peace Parish.
  • Scholarship must be used for tuition only.
  • Learn more about Joseph and Bernadine Weber

KEITH BINDER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($250)

  • Student entering grades 9-12
  • Student must be interested in the field of technical education
  • Thank you note required upon acceptance of scholarship
  • Learn more about Keith Binder

MARY PURKAPILE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Student entering grades 9-12
  • Student must play an instrument and/or sing
  • Student must be involved in music ministry or pursuing a vocation in religious life
  • Financial need considered
  • Thank you note required upon acceptance of scholarship
  • Learn more about Mary Purkapile

MARYANN WHEELER SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Students entering 9th grade
  • Financial need considered
  • Thank you note required with acceptance of scholarship

MCGIVERN/VAN DE LOO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (varies ≈$460)

  • Students entering 5K through 5th grade
  • Member of Our Lady of Peace Parish
  • Financial need required
  • Thank you note required with acceptance of scholarship
  • Scholarship is managed by the Marshfield Area Community Foundation

MELISSA ELDERBROOK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Student entering grades 10-12
  • Student must show a genuine love for instrumental music
  • Student must be a current band student
  • Thank you note required upon acceptance of scholarship

PATRICE PTACEK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($250)

  • Student entering 9th grade
  • Student must express a desire for Catholic Education
  • Financial need considered

PETER & JUDY BEINING SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Students entering 9th grade
  • Financial need required.
  • Annual renewal based on continued quarterly 3.0 GPA
  • Thank you to Becky Beining Smith '87 required upon acceptance of this scholarship.
  • Learn more about Peter & Judy Beining

PETER OSTER SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Students entering 9th grade
  • Financial need required.
  • Annual renewal based on continued quarterly 3.0 GPA
  • Thank you required upon acceptance of this scholarship

RICHARD KOHL SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Students entering 9th grade
  • Financial need required.
  • Annual renewal based on continued quarterly 3.0 GPA
  • Thank you required upon acceptance of this scholarship.

RON & ELLEN MAURER FAMILY UNDERGRAD SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Student entering grades 10-12
  • Practicing OLP Parishioner
  • Financial need required
  • Thank you to the Ron & Ellen Maurer required upon acceptance of this scholarship.
  • Learn more about Ron & Ellen Maurer

SIR KNIGHT HERBERT WEIGEL MEMORIAL FUND SCHOLARSHIP (amt. varies)

  • Student entering grades 6-12
  • Financial need considered
  • Scholarship is run through the Fr John Eisen Assembly 1219 Knights of Columbus and must be mailed to them at the address on the form HERE
  • Deadline: March 31, 2021
  • Learn more about Sir Knight Hebert Weigel

SR. MIRANDA BUESSELER SCHOLARSHIP ($200)

  • Student entering grades 9-12
  • Students must express an interest in science
  • Recommendation by Science teacher
  • Learn more about Sr. Miranda Buesseler

SSGT. JOSEPH J. ALTMANN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $500 one for CCMS and one for CCHS)

  • Student entering grades 6-8 and 9-12
  • Family must consistently use the Gift Card Program
  • Financial need considered
  • Thank you to John & Jan Altmann required upon acceptance of this scholarship.
  • Learn more about SSGT Joseph J. Altmann

STEPPING-UP TO 5K FROM ANONYMOUS DONOR (3 @ $250)

  • Student entering 5K
  • Student must have attended CCS for 4K
  • Financial need required
  • Scholarship must be used for tuition only.

STEVENS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR ATHLETICS ($500)

  • Current student entering 12th grade
  • Student participating in the third year of athletics and have earned a varsity letter at Columbus Catholic, outstanding academic performance, and exhibit exemplary sportsmanlike conduct.
  • Thank you to Mike and Mary Stevens required upon acceptance of this scholarship.
  • Learn more about Mike and Mary Stevens

STEVENS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR MUSIC ($500)

  • Current student entering 12th grade
  • Student enrolled in the third year of study in the music program at Columbus Catholic, outstanding academic performance, and participation in solo ensemble.
  • Thank you to Mike and Mary Stevens required upon acceptance of this scholarship.
  • Learn more about Mike and Mary Stevens

YOUTH FOOTBALL & CHEER SCHOLARSHIP (4 @ $250)

  • Students must be attending Our Lady of Peace (grades 3-5) or Columbus Catholic Middle School (6th grade) during the 2022-23 school year.
  • Student must be participating in Columbus Youth Football or Cheer during the 2022-23 school year.
  • Thank you note to Columbus Youth Football and Cheer Board required upon acceptance of this scholarship.