Thank you for the privilege of allowing us to serve your children here at St. Sebastian Parish School.
Listed below are scholarships available to our current parish school students for the 2020-21 school year. (Note: click here to see additional scholarships available to our 8th-grade students for their Catholic high school tuition next year.)
Scholarships Funded Through the St. Sebastian Parish Foundation
The Mary Ley Burke Scholarship
The Mary Ley Burke Scholarship was established by Tom Burke, Class of ’44, to support St. Sebastian students and their families. The scholarship is in honor of his mother, Mary Ley Burke. This scholarship will provide up to four students currently in grades K-7 with $500 awards toward the cost of tuition at St. Sebastian Parish School for next year. Please use the Mary Ley Burke Scholarship Application to apply.
The Dayspring Opportunity Scholarship
The Dayspring Opportunity Scholarship is for St. Sebastian Parish School minority students who will be in grades K–8 next year. An anonymous donor wishes to help our school encourage and promote a more diverse student ratio of race and ethnicity that more truly reflects our nation. This is a wonderful opportunity for up to two students, grades K-8, to be awarded $500 each toward tuition here at St. Sebastian Parish School. Please use the Dayspring Opportunity Scholarship Application to apply.
The Lynn Frey-Steward Organ Scholarship
The Lynn Frey-Steward Organ Scholarship provides funding for organ lessons for those interested in studying the wonder and beauty of playing the organ. The scholarship is for grade-school age (K-8) parishioners of St. Sebastian Church as well as current students of St. Sebastian Parish School. This fund was created in 2017 in honor of Lynn Frey-Steward’s 50th anniversary of being an organist. Please use the Lynn Frey-Steward Organ Scholarship Application to apply.
The GOAL Scholarship
The GOAL Scholarship (Graves O’Neill Academic Leaders) is for a St. Sebastian Parish School student, who will be in grades 3–8 next year, who exemplifies leadership and academic excellence. This is a great opportunity for three or more of our students to be awarded $500 each toward their tuition here at St. Sebastian Parish School. The O’Neill family wishes to help recognize and foster the leaders of tomorrow. Please use the GOAL Scholarship Application to apply.
The Frances L. Sharp Scholarship
The Frances L. Sharp Scholarship provides a $500 scholarship award for up to two current students of St. Sebastian Parish School to be applied to next year’s tuition. This scholarship is for active members of the St. Sebastian Parish School Band, St. Sebastian Parish School Choir, or St. Sebastian Parish Choir. Please use the Frances L. Sharp Scholarship Application to apply.
Scholarships Funded Through St. Sebastian Parish School/Parish Related Groups
Sanctuary Society Service Scholarship
The St. Sebastian Parish Sanctuary Society offers a $500 Sanctuary Society Service Scholarship to one current altar server or usher of St. Sebastian Parish Church currently in grades 5-8. This scholarship is to be used to continue your education here at St. Sebastian Parish School or, if you are in the 8th-grade, at one of our area Catholic high schools. The women of the Sanctuary Society want to help you continue on your path of excellence. Please contact the current President of the Sanctuary Society with any questions. Please use the Sanctuary Society Service Scholarship Application to apply.
St. Irene Principal's Scholarship
The St. Irene Principal's Scholarship goes to one student, currently in in grades 1-7, for $500 to be applied to next year’s tuition to attend St. Sebastian Parish School. The winner of this scholarship will be a student who exemplifies the spirit of our school mission by honoring the Catholic Christian traditions of the past, working to develop their talents today, and preparing for Christian service in the future. This student must be a hard worker, take pride in the school and themselves and have an impeccable discipline record. This student also must lead others by his/her example and do so in a humble way. Please contact the principal, Anthony Rohr, with any questions. Please use the St. Irene Principal's Scholarship Application to apply.
Please contact the Foundation at 330.836.2233 ext. 119 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.