Knights of Columbus
Council 11896
College Scholarships

Two scholarships (one for Mary, Queen of Peace and one for St. Susanna)
Scholarship Information:
  1. The scholarship announcement and applications will be available to both parishes (announcements will be made at both parishes).
  2. Eligible candidates must fill out the attached application and return it to the noted address.
  3. All candidate applications will be reviewed and evaluated by a core group from both parishes by the Knights of Columbus council 11896.
  4. A short list of three candidates from each parish will be selected for interviews.
  5. Winning candidates will be announced at both parishes.
  6. The scholarships will be paid directly to the college of choice for the winning candidates.
  7. Applications will be available at both churches and online at the KOC website (See Link Below).

Application Form - Link will connect to the application form when the scholarship application period begins

  1. Must be a graduating senior from an accredited high school or home school program.
  2. Must be a parishioner in good standing of Mary Queen of Peace or St. Susanna.
  3. Must be planning on attending an accredited college or trade school in the Fall.
  4. Must make a commitment to be active in your faith while attending college.
  5. Must turn in a completed application and attend a short interview.
Applicants must provide:
                     Submit complete scholarship application and high school transcript to:
Nick Schmutte, c/o K of C Scholarship
1675 N CR 600 East
Avon, IN 46123
                     An interview for short-listed candidates will be held at the Mary Queen of Peace
                     parish hall (in the church basement).

Please direct all inquiries or questions to:
Nick Schmutte
317-745-4076 or
317-850-9831 (cell).