Explanation:  An annual $500.00 scholarship provided by the St. Joseph Knights of Columbus Council #12788. This scholarship is a one-time $500.00 scholarship based on the provisions set forth by the scholarship rules and regulations (see below).

Eligibility:  The student must be any graduating senior of St. Joseph Parish with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or a “B” average at the time of submission and who will be entering a higher level of learning that requires a tuition fee. Scholarship Rules: The student will be required to assert that the scholarship money will be used for post secondary tuition and/or expenses. Failure to enroll following graduation would result in forfeiture of the scholarship award.

1. The scholarship application must be filled out in its entirety.
2. The essay question must be between 150 and 300 words, double spaced, on the provided sheet.
3. The essay can be hand written (neatness counts) or computer-generated.
4. Applicant’s name must be written on the back side of the essay.
5. Applications are available on the Council’s web site (, which can be filled out online and then printed for submission. Applications can also be acquired in the church pamphlet racks. The application and essay must be delivered to the Council’s mailbox in the church office by noon on APRIL 28,  2017 – NO EXCEPTIONS!

Mail or deliver applications to:
Knights of Columbus
St. Joseph Council 12788
410 East Simpson Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
ATTN: Scholarship Committee

Click the link below for Application:

Joe_Sisto Scholarship Application 2017