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Scholarships

Continued academic excellence

$1,000 Scholarships are awarded to the top 5 scorers on the High School Placement Test taken in January.  Upon admittance this award is renewable for each of the four years provided that the student achieves a 3.0 GPA in each semester.

 

 

Carmen Fraga Mexican-American Scholarship

Alumnae Carmen Fraga '50 was the daughter of Mexican immigrant parents and wanted to make a difference in the lives of Bishop Conaty - Our Lady of Loretto Mexican-American students for years to come. 

 

Bishop Conaty - Our Lady of Loretto students registered for the 2018-2019 academic year, may apply for the Carmen Fraga Mexican-American Scholarship for distribution towards BCL tuition for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Applications for Renewal Scholarships are due May 31, 2018.

Applications for New Scholarships are due June 22, 2018.

 

New Applicants

New students registered for the 2018-2019 academic year, may apply for the Carmen Fraga Mexican-American Scholarship for distribution towards BCL tuition for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a student registered for the 2018-2019 academic year at Bishop Conaty - Our Lady of Loretto High School.
  • Student will have the ability to demonstrate their lineage as a Mexican-American through a two page essay.  Include who was the first person in the family born in Mexico to come to the United States and where in Mexico they lived.

 

Application

  • New applicants must complete and submit the required Carmen Fraga Mexican-American Scholarship application by Friday, June 22, 2018.

 

Required Documents

  • Two page Essay describing your lineage to Mexican-American ancestry:  Answer the question: Who was first person in the family born in Mexico to come to the United States and where in Mexico were they born?
  • Family culture, traditions and celebrations are an essential part of who we are and who we become.  With this thought in mind, please trace your lineage from Mexico.  Discuss family pride.  (Your strong Catholic roots may contribute to your heritage.)  Describe traditions and celebrations which are important to you.
 
Include the student name and grade in 2018-2019 school year on essay.

 

Renewal Scholarship

BCL students registered for the 2018-2019 academic year, may apply to renew their  Carmen Fraga Mexican-American Scholarship for distribution towards BCL tuition for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a previous recipient registered for the 2018-2019 academic year at Bishop Conaty - Our Lady of Loretto High School.
  • Student will have the ability to demonstrate their lineage as a Mexican-American through a two page essay.

 

Application

  • Applicants must complete and submit the required Carmen Fraga Mexican-American Scholarship application by Friday, June 29, 2018.

 

Required Documents

  • Two page Essay describing Mexican-American cultural influence in your life.
  • Family culture, traditions and celebrations are an essential part of who we are and who we become.  With this thought in mind, please describe an event or situation in the past year which was influenced by your Mexican-American heritage.

 

Include the student name and grade in 2018-2019 school year on essay.