Ruth Ann Kross Memorial Scholarship Fund

Providing scholarship assistance within the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware

 

Award Criteria

  • Scholarship will be awarded annually based on the following criteria:
    1. Financial need
    2. Scholastic aptitude
    3. Interest in Irish heritage and history in northern Delaware
    4. Understanding of the principles and values of Ruth Ann Kross

  • Evidence satisfying criterion #1 can include (but is not limited to):
    • Application for financial aid (“Vision for the Future”)
    • Non-application for financial aid does not disqualify candidates for the Ruth Ann Kross Memorial Scholarship

  • Evidence satisfying criterion #2 can include (but is not limited to):
    • “A” or “B” scholastic average
    • “First” or “Second” honors

  • Evidence satisfying criterion #3 can include (but is not limited to):
    • Extracurricular activities (e.g., museum visit(s), participation in Irish cultural activities, etc.)
    • Original essay:
      • Topic: History of the Irish in Delaware
      • Format: Electronic file (Word document, etc.) or hard copy

  • Parents and students interested in applying for the Ruth Ann Kross Memorial Scholarship should submit the application form.

  • To make a donation to this scholarship fund, please visit our donation information page.

  • To contact us: rakrossfund@aol.com


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