Father Chester P. Snyder Scholarship


This scholarship is a $500.00 award provided by the Knights of Columbus Council #12788 for students who are members of St. Joseph’s School from grades 6 – 8.


The applicant / student must be within grades 6 – 8 and enrolled in the St. Joseph School for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

Scholarship Rules:

1. The awards will go directly to the student’s school tuition account.
2. The scholarship application must be filled out in its entirety.
3. The service portion area is to be used to chronologically timeline only your parish and community activities starting with the most recent. When specifying dates (just providing a month and year will suffice), give a detailed description of the function along with the duration of the service.
4. The service portion can be hand written (neatness counts) or computer-generated.
5. The applicant’s name must be written on the back side of the service sheet and last page of the application.
6. Applications are available on the Council’s website www.council12788.org, which can be filled out electronically and then printed for submission. Applications are also located in the church pamphlet racks or St. Joseph’s School and Parish Office.
7. The application must be delivered to the Council’s mailbox by end of the day (church office closing) on October 7, 2016. NO EXCEPTIONS!
8. Mail applications to:

Knights of Columbus Council 12788
St. Joseph’s Parish
410 East Simpson Street
PO Box 2012
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-0739
ATTN: Scholarship Committee

Application Scoring: All applications will be lettered meaning the scoring committee will not know the applicant’s name. The scholarship committee will review the applications for completeness and accuracy. There will be three categories being scored: the application, parish activities, and community activities. The student with the highest score will be awarded the scholarship. In case of a tie score, the award will be divided equally between the two students. Students who are sons/daughters of Council 12788 Knights/Columbiettes or are Squires/Squirettes will receive 5 bonus points.
If there are any questions, please contact Frank Crupi 717-728-8892

Click the link below for Application:

Fr. Snyder 2017 Scholarship Application