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The Rev. Msgr. Larry J. Droll Scholarship for Catholic Laity, established in 2002, is designed to assist Catholic laymen and women who are pursuing a graduate degree that might qualify them for professional positions in parish and diocesan ministry.
The renewable $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to two candidates in need of tuition assistance for additional education who serve or want to serve his or her parish as an Administrator, Youth Minister, Parish Coordinator or other role.
This scholarship is geared towards those who have already obtained their bachelor’s degree and who are either enrolled or wanting to enroll into any Catholic graduate school in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma or Mississippi. Applicants may also be enrolled in an extension program or in the Catholic University of America School of Canon Law.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2014 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!
Mary Bielski of New Orleans, Louisiana and Maryrae Stein of Mountain City, Texas were selected to receive the 2014 Rev. Msgr. Larry J. Droll Scholarship for Catholic Laity. Bielski is currently studying to serve the Archdiocese of New Orleans. She attends the Seminary of Notre Dame seeking a Master's Degree in Theology. Stein is studying to serve for the Diocese of Austin, Texas. She attends the University of the Incarnate Word and is seeking an advanced degree in Religious Studies.