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SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR 2021-22.

ARLINE H. STANGL SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Student entering 9th grade
  • Practicing OLP Parishioner
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • 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 
  • Two-part essay –each part 200-400 words-typed
  • 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.
  • 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

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

  • Student entering grades 4K-12
  • 50 word typed essay (essay only for grades 6-12)
  • Financial need considered
  • Scholarship must be used for tuition only
  • Thank you note required upon acceptance of scholarship
  • Learn more about Cathryn Reigel-Kolpanen

CHARLES HENNES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP  (2 @ $525)

  • Student entering 12th grade
  • Student must show integrity and participate in service activities
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • Financial need considered
  • Thank you card is required upon acceptance of scholarship.

COACH WALT KROLL SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Student entering grades 9-12
  • Demonstrates athletic and academic ability
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • Learn more about Coach Walt Kroll

DEENY-ROSSITER FOUNDERS SCHOLARSHIP (4 @ $500)

  • Student entering grades 9-12
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • 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
  • 200-400 word typed essay.
  • Financial need considered.
  • Learn more about Gertrude Stadler

HEINZEN-WUNROW FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP (2 @ $500)

  • 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
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • Financial need required.

JOHN & BETTY HARTL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($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
  • 200 -400 word typed essay
  • 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
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • Financial need considered
  • Thank you note required upon acceptance of scholarship
  • Learn more about Mary Purkapile

MARYANN WHEELER SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

  • Students entering 9th grade
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • Financial need considered
  • Thank you note required with acceptance of scholarship

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
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • 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
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • 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
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • 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
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • 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
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • 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
  • 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
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • 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
  • 200-400 word typed essay
  • 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 2020-21 school year.
  • Student must be participating in Columbus Youth Football or Cheer during the 2020-21 school year.
  • Thank you note to Columbus Youth Football and Cheer Board required upon acceptance if this scholarship.
  • Deadline May 1, 2021

We also encourage you to apply for a Columbus Catholic Schools Tuition Grant at FACTS Grant and Aid here: https://online.factsmgt.com/SignIn.aspx. Our tuition grants are based on family need as calculated using a number of factors, including local cost-of-living.  All grant decisions are made locally so we can help as many families as possible.