Avg. Amount Awarded
March 1 2022
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Matthews & Swift Educational Trust Scholarship


Available to dependent children of Knights of Columbus who died or became permanently disabled while in military service during a time of conflict, from a cause connected with military service, or who died as the result of criminal violence while in the performance of their duties as full-time law enforcement officers or firemen. The scholarship is awarded at a Catholic college in the amount not covered by other financial aid for tuition up to $25,000 annually.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with Knights of Columbus
  • CheckmarkRestricted to specific religious affiliations: Roman Catholic
  • Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above

How to Apply

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Tel: 203-752-4332
Fax: 203-752-4113 Address Department of Scholarships, PO Box 1670
New Haven, CT 06507-0901