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Matthews & Swift Educational Trust Scholarship

Sponsored by: Knights of Columbus

Applicant must fall into one of the following categories: must be a child of a member in good standing who, while serving in the military forces of his country in a combat zone, specifically designated as such by the Board of Directors, is killed by hostile action or wounded by hostile action resulting within two years thereof in permanent and total disability; or be the child of a member in good standing who, while in the lawful performance of his duties as a full-time law enforcement officer or full-time firefighter, died as the result of criminal violence directed at him. An application must be filed within two years of the date of the death of the member in both cases. Award may be used at Catholic colleges only.


Application Deadline March 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $25,000


Max 6
Min 2

Contact Information

Knights of Columbus
United States

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