St. Wendelin Jubilee Grant
A grant was established in 2000 in honor of the 150 th anniversary of St. Wendelin Parish to assist St. Wendelin families who might not otherwise be able to afford their children quality Catholic education. Jubilee grants are awarded annually on the basis of financial need and the families’ overall circumstances. Awards of $250.00 will be given to students in St. Wendelin School, grades 1 through 6. Applications are available in the parish and school offices. The application must be completed and returned no later than Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
The Amelia Winona Peak Memorial Scholarship
This $250 scholarship award has been established to provide assistance to a St. Wendelin family who might not otherwise be able to afford quality Catholic education at St. Wendelin School. Applications are available in the parish and school offices. The application must be completed and returned no later than Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
The William and Corrine Reineke Scholarship
This $500.00 scholarship ($250 for 2 years) is awarded annually two students who aspire to continue their Catholic education at SWCHS. To be considered, an applicant must be registered to attend St. Wendelin Catholic High School, and submit an essay explaining how a St. Wendelin Catholic High School education will benefit him/her. Essay applications will be accepted at the parish and school offices until Tuesday, March 27, 2012 .
Rev. Donald S. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
The Hunter Scholarship was established in 1992 through the generosity of two individual Catholic laity who firmly believe in the benefits of Catholic education. It was founded in memory of the late Fr. Donald Hunter, a priest in the Toledo diocese and principal of St. Wendelin High School from 1954-1967. Fr. Hunter committed himself to the education of youth for many years in his priestly ministry. This sustaining scholarship is established in recognition of high academic commitment and achievement, regardless of financial need, and is awarded each June to four students (two from St. Wendelin Elementary and two from St. Michael Elementary, Findlay) according to established criteria, including highest GPA's, desire to continue a Catholic education at the secondary level, and good moral character. Currently, the total amount awarded each year is $1,000.00 ($250 each scholarship).
Karcher Music Scholarship
This $500 scholarship are awarded annually to juniors and seniors at St. Wendelin High School who have demonstrated past and present musical achievement, pursuit of academic excellence, extracurricular and community involvement and personal accomplishment. Applications are available in the school office. The application must be completed and returned no later that Tuesday, March 27, 2012.
The Frank and Mary Bugner Scholarship
$200.00 is awarded annually to a St. Wendelin eighth grade graduate who is registered as a SWCHS freshman, and is renewable for all high school years, as long as the student is enrolled at St. Wendelin. To be considered, an applicant should submit a 150-200 word essay entitled “Why is a Catholic education at St. Wendelin High School important to me?” Essay applications will be accepted at the school office until Tuesday, March 27, 2012 .
The Dean W. Sheibley Memorial Science Scholarship
The scholarship was established in memory of Dean W. Sheibley, Class of 1953. To honor Dean's lifelong commitment to Catholic education, and his dedication to a career in Chemical Engineering, his sisters, Carol ‘54 and Jeannine ‘58, established this $500.00 scholarship to be awarded annually to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in the scientific field. The application must be completed and returned no later than Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
The Emiel and Mary Cool Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a registered K through 12 student in good academic standing, whose family would not otherwise be able to provide the benefit of Catholic education.
The Donna O. Lynch Memorial Scholarship
($5,000 total) will be awarded to no more than three registered students annually at St. Wendelin Catholic High School, with demonstrated financial need, who actively live the Catholic faith, who are goal oriented, focused on education, work to potential, and whose behavior inside and outside the classroom is consistent with the school’s Code of Student Conduct, who have applied through the tuition grants program at factstuitionaid.com, and who have completed the essay application by the Tuesday, April 17, 2012 deadline.
The Peggy Podach Memorial Scholarship
Any student registered to attend St. Wendelin High School for the 2012-2013 school year may apply for this $500 memorial scholarship, which is awarded annually. Applications are available in the school office.
The Peggy Podach Memorial Scholarship (for graduates)
This $500 memorial scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from St. Wendelin High School who is planning to attend a two year college for post secondary education. Applications are available in the school office.
The James C. Whitta Memorial Scholarship
This $250 scholarship is awarded annually to a registered K through 12 student in good academic standing, whose family would not otherwise be able to provide the benefit of Catholic education.
The Timothy G. Gregory Memorial Scholarship
This has been established to honor the memory of Tim Gregory ’04, who died tragically in July 2007. Tim was a gifted athlete during his high school years. The annual award will be granted to a deserving student athlete, graduating from a Midland Athletic League School, who best exemplifies the same spirit and determination that Tim displayed on and off the playing field. Applications are available in the school and guidance offices.
Diocese of Toledo- One Faith…Many Blessings Grants for Catholic Education
A significant part of the One Faith…Many Blessings campaign is providing students with needs-based financial aid. For the 2012-2013 school year, monies will be used for aid to families sending their children to Catholic schools. In order to help families in all parts of the diocese, financial aid will be distributed in 6 geographic regions, based on the total number of students in each region. Parents will be required to complete application forms, available on cyss.org. Grants are not automatically renewed; application must be made each year.
Sharon Cool Memorial Scholarship
Sharon served as an administrative assistant for St. Wendelin Parish and School for 21 years, and one-time assistant athletics director for St. Wendelin Catholic School. Sharon followed all extra-curricular activities of the students, especially sports. In her memory, Sharon’s family has established the Sharon Cool Memorial Scholarship, a $2,000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating St. Wendelin Catholic School student. Priority consideration will be given to applicants with a strong history of service and participation in extracurricular activities.