The Diocese of Youngstown Office of Catholic Schools will be holding a celebration of the Mary Ellen Cushwa-Wolsonovich/Youngstown Diocesan Scholarship Fund at 11:00 am in the Ursuline Center Auditorium on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The event will explore the history of the scholarship, goals for future growth of the fund, and hear from recipients on how it has impacted their lives. The fund to date has distributed $3,000,000 in needs- based tuition to Diocese of Youngstown Students. This grant is awarded to K-12 students at all 28 Diocese of Youngstown Schools based on a demonstrated financial need in the amounts of $1,500 for high school students and $750 for elementary students.
The Mary Ellen Cushwa-Wolsonovich/Youngstown Diocesan Scholarships were first distributed for the 2000-2001 school year and is comprised of the following endowments: Mary Ellen Cushwa Wolsonovich Fund, Youngstown Diocesan Scholarship Fund, Bishop Malone Foundation, Rose and Joseph Dusi Catholic School Tuition Fund, Robert and Donalda Dougan Scholarship and the Margaret E. Cushwa Scholarship. Recipients of the 2019-2020 awards will be announced in May.
For more information or to make a contribution to the Mary Ellen Cushwa-Woslsonovich/Youngstown Diocesan Scholarship Fund please contact Randy Rair at the Office of Catholic Schools 330-744-8451 firstname.lastname@example.org