Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
Continuous
Application Deadline
Yes
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Matthews and Swift Educational Trust Scholarship

Description

The Francis P. Matthews and John E. Swift Educational Trust Scholarships are available to children of members in good standing who are killed or permanently disabled, by hostile action, while serving in the armed forces in a combat zone designated as such by the Knights of Columbus Board of Directors; as well as the children of fulltime firefighters and law enforcement officers, who while in the lawful performance of their duties, died as a result of criminal violence directed at them. The Knights of Columbus Scholarship Division will inform the applicant of supporting documentation and official records to be included with an application. Please contact the Scholarship Division for more information and an application.

Amount Details

$25,000
Low Amount Awarded

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 a dependent of the service(s) specified above Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service

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Contact scholarships@kofc.org
Tel: 203-752-4332
Fax: 203-752-4113 Address Department of Scholarships, PO Box 1670
New Haven, CT 06507-0901