Scholarships for Upperclassmen

I. The Fr. Leo Henry Scholarship

Qualified upperclassmen who received this scholarship in the freshman year are re-considered for renewal based upon current grades, scholarly work habits and a QPA of 3.5 or greater.

II. The Principal’s Scholarship

Scholarships range from $300 – $700, awarded on the basis of financial need and academic progress.  Requires a brief letter of re-application, presenting current grades, school involvement and exemplary conduct record.

III. The Magis Scholarship

This scholarship, created through the generosity of Jay’65 and Judy’65 Shock,  aims to assist those students with demonstrated financial need who live in the City of Pittsburgh and show academic promise. Upperclassmen who  received this scholarship in previous years and continue to meet the qualifications are automatically re-considered for renewal.  Families must continue to demonstrate financial need and student must show positive academic progress.    The scholarship will  range from $500 – $1500. Requires completed  FACTS application each year. Renewable annually.

IV. The Raymond, Sr. and Catherine Hartung Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is awarded during Catholic Schools Week each January to the senior who has shown the most improvement over four years. This family scholarship is named in honor and memory of Raymond and Catherine Hartung. Catherine was a lifelong educator in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. Mrs. Catherine Militzer, their daughter, is a graduate of Bishop Canevin and current principal at St. Margaret of Scotland Grade School in Green Tree. The Militzers and Hartungs have a sincere interest in acknowledging those students who have made significant progress during their high school years in their academic and personal responsibilities.

V. The Regis McGrath Scholarship

The Regis McGrath Scholarship was created by his friends and classmates of the Class of 2003 after his tragic death one year later. The $500 scholarship is intended for a senior with a minimum 3.0 cumulative QPA who is actively involved in extracurricular activities and service. It is awarded during Catholic Schools Week each January.

VI. The Sr. Judith Worden Scholarship

Each year, the Sr. Judith Worden Scholarship in the amount of $500 is awarded to one junior or senior who has displayed a dedication and devotion to the performing arts at Bishop Canevin. The scholarship is awarded in honor of Sr. Judy who spent over 30 years working with Bishop Canevin students in the annual spring musical and marching band, particularly with the Crusettes. Sr. Judy continues to hold a special place for the performing arts at Bishop Canevin.

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