Time to apply for Holy Cross College Scholarships

Application deadline is May 22

Holy Cross offers two college scholarships to youth who have been active members of the parish. The application deadline for these scholarships is 11:30 AM on Sunday, May 22. A Holy Cross high school student may qualify to receive both scholarships. 

The Mildred Walker Pinkard Scholarship is for a high school senior graduating with at least a 3.5 grade point average and who has been accepted to a historically black college or university, beginning in fall 2016. This is a one-time $1,000 scholarship.

One Holy Cross Scholarship will be awarded to a college-bound graduating high school senior (under age 21) or a continuing undergraduate student (under the age of 25) who has been an active member of the parish for at least three years prior to applying for the scholarship, and is accepted to (or continuing in) an undergraduate college degree program, or a community, junior or technical college. 

Active participation in the life of the parish includes having participated in one or more church activities, such as faith formation or high school of religion or serving the parish as altar server, choir member or lector. Recipients of the Holy Cross Scholarship will also receive a book stipend from the Barbara F. Graham/Corteland E. Graham Jr. Memorial Fund.

Additiional qualifications for both of these scholarship opportunies are provided on the application forms below. Those interested in applying should download the applications, review the requirements and complete and submit the application by the due date. 

Application Forms

Mildred Walker Pinkard Scholarship Application Form

Holy Cross Scholarship Application Form



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