Catholic Daughters of the Americas

      Massachusetts State Court

Scholarships 2019

  We must do what we can to support our children as they pursue higher education.  Please encourage these young men and women to participate in our scholarship programs.


Click here to download the application.   If you have trouble downloading this application, please contact the MassStateCourt by going to the "Contact Us" tab on this website and an application will be mailed to you.

1. The applicant must be a member of the Junior Catholic Daughters or a male or female relative of a Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Applicants may also be a relative of a local court chaplain/advisor or state chaplain/advisor.
2. Applicant must fulfill high school graduation requirements by June.
3. Applicant must be pursuing study at a four-year college, an accredited two-year college or a school of nursing.
4. If you are one of the finalists you must be willing to be interviewed by the Education Committee.

Judges will be professional educators not affiliated with the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.  They reserve the right to reject any or all applications which fail to satisfy the requirements herein stipulated or are incomplete.

All information will be kept in strictest confidence.


The Patricia Leavens Collegiate Scholarship Award winner:  Emma Chadwick, granddaughter of  Lois Chadwick of Court Sacred Hearts #864


The Patricia Leavens Collegiate Scholarship Award winner:  Sinead Bauer, granddaughter of Margaret Cassette of Court James F. Stanton #943
The Connie DiCara Book Award winner is Brendan Hart, grandson of Catherine Hart of Court James F. Stanton #943


 The Patricia Leavens Collegiate Scholarship Award winner:  Mary A. O'Connor, grandniece of Margaret Cossette of Court James F. Stanton #943. 
The Connie DiCara Book Award winner is Patrick Hession, grandson of Bridget Hession, also of Court James F. Stanton #943.


2015 Winners

The Patricia Leavens Collegiate Scholarship Award winner:   Michela Caffrey of Fort Benning, Georgia, sponsored by her grandmother, Mary Caffrey of Court Margaret #629.

The Connie DiCara Collegiate Book Award winner:  Avery Dargin of Hingham, Massachusetts, sponsored by her grandmother, Eileen Sawyer of Court Our Lady of the Presentation #1543.



Information will be kept in strictest confidence





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