The St. Joseph the Worker Scholarship
2020-21 Academic Year
HISTORY: Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, in his 2013 Christmas address to the Curia stated that the church needs, "People who work with competence, precision and self sacrifice in the fulfillment of their daily duties." One saintly model of this faithful work ethic is St. Joseph the Worker.
SCHOLARSHIP: Holy Spirit Academy will award a $500 scholarship to one incoming freshman that completes his or her first quarter of the 2020-21 academic year, by essay selection. The "St. Joseph the Worker Scholarship" hopes to exemplify the school's dedication to holy work in both staff and students.
Announced March 19th, 2020, Feast of St. Joseph, Spouse of Mary
500 word maximum
Submitted by April 20th, 2020 to
Creatively written by an incoming 9th grade student that completes his or her first quarter of the 2020-21 academic year.
Topic to be covered: "Importance of Good Work Ethic in Today's Society"
The recipient will be selected on an anonymous basis by the benefactor of the scholarship.
The chosen essay, will be announced by May 1, 2020 (Feast of St. Joseph the Worker). If winning student does not meet all requirements of the scholarship allocation, the scholarship dollars will be held for the next academic year.
Thank you to a generous anonymous donor for supporting this scholarship.
Pray for us, St. Joseph!