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Bishop's Scholarship Fund Surpasses $1 Million

April 16, 2022

The Bishop's Scholarship Fund, a permanent endowed fund for scholarships, surpassed the $1 million mark! A fund of this size will provide an annual distribution of $40,000.

Bishop's Scholarships are available for a select number of students who meet the academic and extracurricular requirements of the scholarship application, are recommended by their pastor/principal, are at-risk and would benefit from a Catholic education, and would not otherwise be able to attend Catholic school.

Sixty-five students received the Bishop's Scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year.

The Catholic Foundation manages 30 endowed funds for Catholic education to ensure that the 9 Catholic campuses in the Diocese of El Paso remain strong and viable for years to come. The interest from the funds will provide for the long-term needs of our schools and help decrease student costs.

We know that education impacts lives, scholarship opportunities for Catholic schools are transforming lives.

If you would like to support Catholic school scholarships contact Major Gifts Officer Sofía Larkin directly at (915) 433-2003 or slarkin@catholicfoundationelpaso.org.


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