Thank you for your interest in our scholarship program.  It is the intent of the order to award five $500 scholarships to Catholic youth from the Kansas City area that plan to attend Catholic High School.

 All submitted applications must be completed and delivered to the selection committee no later than July 4th, 2018.  All applications must be sent to  Upon receipt of your application you will receive an email acknowledging receipt.

The application consists of four items.  These items are:

  1. The first page of the application form must be filled out completely. (Please click here to download page one)
  2. The second page of the application provides you with the opportunity to tell us about yourself and what would make you a good candidate for this award. (Please click here to download page two)
  3. Please provide us with a 500 word essay.  The essay for 2018 is “Tell us a story of an Irish-American”.  The topic should, be on an actual not fictional person. The essay has a maximum of 500 words and submitted on separate pages.  The essay should be double spaced with a 12 point font.   Please put the total number of words at the end of your essay (do not count “a” and “the”).  A bibliography is required but not included in the word count.  Show references to the quotations used and any historical facts cited.
  4. All winners will need to be able to attend the awards presentation on August 9th at 7pm. 

All applications will be awarded based upon the criteria set in the application.  The Order will review all of the applications in July and the scholarships will awarded at our monthly meeting on August 9th, 2018. The results will be determined by July 25th.

If you have any questions please email them to Kurt Killen at

Your applications should be emailed to the attention of Kurt Killen at:

Thank you for your interest.


Kurt Lee Killen