College Scholarships

Bishop Connolly continually updates college scholarship opportunities throughout the school year. Please check back frequently for new listings.

  • Fall River Municipal Credit Union Scholarship — 3/15/19

    Fall River Municipal Credit Union Scholarship

    Fall River Municipal Credit Union is seeking to award six $1,000 scholarships to college-bound, graduating seniors. Eligible students must have been accepted to a college or university and must are active members, or the child of active members, of Fall River Municipal Credit Union. Additional information and the application can be found on the credit union’s website.

    Deadline is March 15, 2019.

  • The Susana Viera Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Scholarship — 3/16/19

    The Susana Viera Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

    The Susana Viera Multiple Sclerosis Foundation will award six $500 scholarships to members of the Class of 2019 who attend high school in Fall River, New Bedford, Dighton, Rochester, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Westport, Freetown and Lakeville. Eligible students must be college-bound, graduating seniors who are planning to attend an accredited university and pursue studies in the Engineering, Computer Science, Medical/Nursing or Social Services field. Please see Mr. Frost with questions or to obtain supporting documents.

    Application: http://www.bishopconnolly.com/wp-content/uploads/SVMSF-Scholarship-Letter-and-Application-2019.pdf

    Completed applications must be RECEIVED BY March 16, 2019.

  • Fall River Scholarship Foundation — 4/1/19

    Fall River Scholarship Foundation

    The Fall River Scholarship Foundation is seeking to award a minimum of thirty $1,000 scholarships this June. Scholarships will be awarded based on need and merit.

    The Foundation is also seeking to award a $1,000 scholarship in memory of the Reverend Paul McCarrick; this scholarship is specific to student athletes.

    Applications for both scholarship opportunities can be picked up in Mr. Frost’s office.  Deadline is April 1, 2019.

  • The Auxiliary of Charlton Memorial Hospital Health Career Scholarship — 4/1/19

    The Auxiliary of Charlton Memorial Hospital Health Career Scholarship

    The Auxiliary of Charlton Memorial Hospital is offering five $1,000 scholarships to high-ranking seniors intending to major and pursue a career in the healthcare field. Please see Mr. Frost with questions and to obtain supporting documentation.

    Application: http://www.bishopconnolly.com/wp-content/uploads/Charlton-Scholarship.pdf

    Deadline is April 1, 2019.

  • Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund — 4/3/19

    Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund

    The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, four-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, the community or at home), a consistent history of part-time work, grit and passion for overcoming obstacles and/or achievement future goals, and leadership qualities.

    Additionally, eligible students must be college-bound high school seniors who have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and who can demonstrate financial need and a history of part-time employment. You will also need to provide your FAFSA Student Aid Report.

    Visit www.phillips-scholarship.org for additional information and to apply.

    Regular application deadline is Noon on May 1, 2019.
    Early response application deadline is noon on April 3, 2019.

  • Sgt. Daniel Sullivan Memorial Scholarship — 4/15/19

    Sgt. Daniel Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

    The Westport Police Association has announced the 2019 Sgt. Daniel Sullivan Memorial Scholarship. College-bound seniors who reside in Westport are eligible for this $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship committee will consider scholastic achievement and excellence, extracurricular activities (school and community), honors and awards as points of consideration in the selection process.

    Additional information: http://www.bishopconnolly.com/wp-content/uploads/WestportPD_CoverLetter.pdf
    Application: http://www.bishopconnolly.com/wp-content/uploads/Dan-Sullivan-scholarship-application_WPD.pdf

    Deadline is April 15, 2019.

  • Matt T. Benoit Memorial Scholarship Fund — 4/21/19

    Matt T. Benoit Memorial Scholarship Fund

    The Matt T. Benoit Memorial Scholarship Committee is seeking to award scholarships to students who most resemble the qualities that Matt Benoit had. Matt was an average academic student with a solid academic record and appropriate course load. The scholarship recipient must maintain a similar academic record. Matt was a four-sport varsity athlete and considered a total team player. The scholarship recipient must display the same appreciation of teamwork that Matt did. Matt also held a part-time job, making effective use of his time. A student that can display the same time management skills will be considered.  Matt had a true love of family and his faith.

    Applications for this scholarship opportunity can be found in Mr. Frost’s office.

    Deadline is April 21, 2019.

  • Fall River Fallen Officers Memorial Scholarships — 4/24/19

    Fall River Fallen Officers Memorial Scholarships

    The Fallen Officers Memorial Trust of the Fall River Police Department is seeking to award scholarships in memory of Thomas J. Giunta, Richard G. Magan, John W. Ruggeiro, Gideon Manchester, and Louis T. Gormley.

    To be considered eligible for these awards, students must be college-bound seniors in good standing at a Fall River high school, have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate a commitment to community service.

    Applications are available in Mr. Frost’s office.

    Deadline is April 24, 2019.

  • Edward J. (JUD) Sullivan Scholarship — 4/26/19

    Citizens for Citizens Edward J. (JUD) Sullivan Scholarship

    The Citizens for Citizens Edward J. (JUD) Sullivan Scholarship is seeking to award a $1,000 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior who is a former student of one of the following Citizens for Citizens, Inc.’s programs: Head Start, After School Day Care, Family Child Care, or Extended Day Care. Students will be judged based on academic performance, economic need, extracurricular activities, and community/volunteer service.

    Applications for this scholarship opportunity can be found in Mr. Frost’s office.

    Deadline is April 26, 2019.

  • Westport Lions Club Scholarships — 4/26/19

    Westport Lions Club Scholarships

    The Westport Lions Club has announced the following scholarships:

    • Prudence & Ernest Chadwick Memorial Scholarship ($8,000 over four years)
    • Harold S. Wood Memorial Scholarship ($4,000 over four years)
    • Rush Workman/Frank and Brooke McGuigan Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

    Applications are available in Mr. Frost’s office. Only one application is required to be considered for each of the scholarships.

    Deadline is April 26, 2019.