Foundation Grants & Scholarships
2020 Welge Scholarship for College Juniors and Seniors from Blair County
Established in 1995, the Adelaide G. Welge (WELL-ghee) Scholarship Endowment Fund provides financial assistance to college juniors or seniors registered at a Blair County Catholic Parish (other than Saint Matthew Parish, which already has a substantial scholarship program). Our selection committee intends to make three $500 awards this summer.
Welge Scholarship applicants are: (1) members of a Blair County Catholic Parish (excluding St. Matthew); (2) junior or senior undergraduate students enrolled at any accredited college or university; and , (3) in need of financial assistance. With parishes closed at this time, we ask students to email applications directly to us. We will then contact pastors to verify the applicants’ participation in the parish community.
The deadline was Friday, June 12, 2020. We will announce scholarship winners in the next few weeks!
2020-21 IMPACT GRANT Program
2020-21 Impact Grant Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, August 28.
Our third program year will provide grants to Catholic entities within the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown include diocesan ministries, parishes, elementary schools, high schools and service organizations. The Grant Committee will give priority to initiatives focused on Evangelization, Technology, Youth Ministry, Clergy/Lay Leadership Training and Liturgical Music. Please be sure to review the Parish Resource Guide too.