December 2, 2016
Sponsored by: The Visitation of Our Lady Men’s Club
The members of the VOL Men’s Club recognize the value and importance of a Catholic high school education for the alumni of VOL School. The purpose of our award is to encourage active participation in service to the Catholic Church, Catholic schools and charitable causes, and to provide our scholarship recipients with assistance for a portion of Catholic high school tuition expenses. Our club is based on the principles of service to the Catholic Church, VOL School, charities and our local community and we require that our scholarship recipients exhibit these same characteristics of service.
require that our scholarship recipients have some significant record of service to the Catholic Church, their Catholic School, charities and/or our local community (ex. CYO, Key Club, Peer Ministry, Ambassadors, Altar Servers, Choir, lector, Boy/Girl Scouts, Cajun Fest, missions, retreats, SGA, yearbook, newspaper, community outreach, etc.) and be of good moral character. Scholarship applicants are also
required to be baptized Roman Catholics and graduates of VOL School. Current 7th grade students at VOL School who are applying for admission at a local Catholic high school next school year, AND current 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th grade students
who are an alumnus/alumnae of VOL School who are attending a Catholic high school the following school year are all eligible to apply. Applicants must have attended VOL School, at a minimum, for fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth (if applicable) grades. Applicants and past recipients are allowed the opportunity to apply and reapply for our award throughout their years in high school, until the end of their junior year.
The amount of each scholarship award and the number of scholarships available for the 2017-18 school year will be posted in the spring. Eligible service requirements for this scholarship shall be performed from the month of June until the application deadline the following spring. Updates and further details about our scholarship and its fund raisers will be posted in the church bulletin and on the VOL Men's Club Facebook page throughout the year.
Applications will be available from the VOL Men’s Club in the spring.
If you are an individual or business owner interested in making any year-end financial contributions to worthy causes, kindly consider a contribution to our scholarship fund. Contributions of any amount are welcome. Contribution forms for our scholarship fund are located in the literature rack in the vestibule of the church. You may also contact the pastoral center. The VOL Men’s Club is a non-profit organization. Your generous financial contribution may be tax-deductible, consult with your income tax advisor.