Endowed Funds as of November 7, 2019

The Foundation for Catholic Secondary Education endowed scholarships are as follows:

  • Twenty-four  (24) Endowed Named Scholarships at Catholic Central.          

  1. The Jim and Ann Burns Endowed Scholarship

  2.   Sr. Robert Ann Dominican Sisters Educational Fund

  3.     Jon Davidson Memorial Scholarship

  4.     “Conquering Obstacles” Denny Flak Scholarship

  5.     Deacon Dale Hollern Scholarship

  6.     Mary Lynn Kampfschulte Educational Scholarship Fund

  7.     Eugene “Sam” Kunst memorial Scholarship

  8.     Rev. James C. Kowalski Scholarship Fund – CCHS

  9.     Joe Lauria Memorial Scholarship

10.    William & Karen Lawrence Family Scholarship

11.   Jim & Linda Payne Tuition Assistance Fund

12.   Ed & June Prein Family CCHS Scholarship Fund

13.   Lawrence & Patricia Ranazzi Transfer Scholarship

14.   Reed Family Music Scholarship Fund

15.   Dennis W. Campbell Memorial Scholarship

16.  Ziemke Family Scholarship Fund

17.  Rob Rosenbach Memorial Scholarship

18.  Phil & Sharon Burns Heart & Soul Award

19.  Leigh Eriks & Armen Oumedian STEM Scholarship

20.  The Nicholas Mihos Memorial Scholarship Fund

21.  The AMDG Architects Scholarship Fund

22.  The Brian 'McDivot' O'Driscoll Scholarship

23.  The Michael Lebednick Scholarship

24.  The Robert & Frances (Schaaf) Rinehart Scholarship Fund

To apply, see application instructions and links to the required forms on the Catholic Central website.  

  • Twenty-one (21) Endowed Named Scholarships at West Catholic          

  1.    West Catholic Band Boosters Scholarship

  2.     Czerney Szoka Scholarship Fund

  3.   Frank Diehl Legacy Scholarship Fund

  4.     Joanne Harwood Angel Scholarship

  5.     Rev. James C. Kowalski Scholarship Fund - WCHS

  6.     Ed Wagner Tuition Assistance Fund

  7.     St. Peter Claver Scholarship

  8.     Grace (Bono) Slott Endowed Scholarship

  9.     Patrick & Jacqueline Murphy Endowed Scholarship

  10.   Robert & Larita Stephanak Scholarship

  11.  The Michael G. Cherrette Memorial Scholarship

  12.  The Bob & Pat Misner Scholarship

  13.  The Bertram Family Scholarship

  14.  The Kluting Family Scholarship

  15.  The St. John Paul II Scholarship 

  16.  The Robert Czarnecki Scholarship Fund

  17.  The Smith-Verkin Family Scholardship

  18.  The Van Gessel Family Scholarship

  19.  The David A. Veneklase Family Scholarship

  20.  The Steven Chulski Memorial Scholarship Fund

  21.  Bishop Hurley Scholarship Fund

To apply, see application instructions and links to the required forms on the West Catholic website.  

  •  Nine (9) Shared Endowed Named Scholarships for CC & WC.          

  1.     Msgr. Charles D. Brophy Scholarship

  2.  Ronnell and Linda Denhof Scholarship

  3.     Frank & Mary Hernes Memorial Scholarship

  4.     Douglas & Arlene Lillis Scholarship

  5.     Reynolds – Elderkin Family Scholarship

  6.     Francis J. Geary Scholarship

  7.     Reilly Family Scholarship

  8.  David M. Seamon Leadership Award

  9.  Lyle B. Morrison Memorial Scholarship

To apply, see application instructions and links to the required forms on the school websites: Catholic Central here or West Catholic here. 

  •  Five (5) Endowed Named Funds benefitting the Catholic Secondary Schools to maintain and update their facilities, equipment and materials.

    1. Richard J. Boguslaski Science & Engineering Equipment Fund  - CCHS and WCHS

    2.  Lena Allgeier Technology Fund - CCHS and WCHS

    3.  Faculty Enhancement Fund - CCHS and WCHS

    4.  Brechting Academic & Athletic Fund - WCHS

    5.  Fr. Dennis Morrrow Education Fund - WCHS


The FCSE endowments generates 4% annually for the Catholic Secondary Schools based on a three (3) average rolling average of the endowed fund's yield.

All Foundation funds are invested in the Catholic Foundation of West Michigan, which invests their funds with The Michigan Catholic Conference. This is a pooled income fund with all six (6) Catholic Dioceses in the State of Michigan; consequently, we are earning a higher yield on our investments.




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