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posted Dec 12, 2018, 12:13 PM by Webmaster   [ updated Jul 31, 2019, 5:33 AM ]
Looking for financial assistance with your college education?  Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Bibianne Bessette Scholarship Fund.  The scholarships aid graduating high school seniors who are pursuing a college or vocational education at an accredited degree granting institution.  Consideration is based on academic achievement.  Applicants must complete the on-line application found at and either mail an Official Transcript and ACT/SAT scores (via postal mail) to:  Bessette Scholarship Fund, Diocese of Marquette, 1004 Harbor Hills Drive, Marquette, MI  49855 or email transcripts to Irene McCauley at  Applications must be received no later than March 15, 2019.

An additional resource for Catholic students to find and apply for scholarships based on their faith is Catholic Scholarships for College Students.   Three sections which many find very useful are: 
  • a list of 20 of the top scholarships to apply for. 
  • the section providing tips to help students find more opportunities independently. 
  • the expert advice about how to stand out from the crowd when applying for the scholarships.