Dear Parishioners, 18 March 2022
Knights of Columbus, Our lady of Guadalupe Council 8306 has a scholarship fund that will award 2 grants for higher education this year. Applicants for the Knights of Columbus “Doctor Larry T. Ehrlund” and “Sir Knight Rudy Ledesma” scholarship awards must meet the following requirements:
Applicant must be a school year 2021-2022 graduating high school senior and must be a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Helotes, TX, or the applicant’s father must be member in good standing of the Knights of Columbus Council 8306. Applicants must provide the following documents, indexed in the following sequence:
a. Contact information
b. High School transcript posted through the most recent reporting period.
c. Letters of recommendation from one school official and from two non-relatives.
d. A self-description, in narrative format, which includes hobbies, employment,
scholastic and organizational activities, awards and major educational interest.
e. Involvement in community service, church and other charitable organizations.
There are no restrictions regarding the intended course of undergraduate study, However, the applicant must select an accredited college or university, Applications must be submitted NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022 to:
Knights of Columbus Council 8306, PO Box 602, Helotes, TX 78023, or to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Attn: Knights of Columbus. POC is Gordon B. Lewis, Grand Knight, Council 8306, cell phone 210-725-1992, or email: email@example.com.
The names of selected applicants will be announced May 9, 2022. The decision of the Scholarship Committee of Knights of Columbus Council 8306 is final.
Funds for these education grants are acquired through fundraising activities sponsored by the Knights. We also accept direct contributions to the scholarship fund. Council 8306 thanks the parishioners of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Helotes for their generous and continued support in all of our activities.
Gordon B. Lewis, Grand Knight
Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Guadalupe Council 8306