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Saint Vincent Seminary has a number of scholarships that provide support to seminarians. All financial aid is distributed through the Scholarship Committee of the Seminary. The Committee adheres to all stipulations as stated in the various trusts, funds, endowment funds, and scholarship bequests. Online contributions to our scholarship funds are available by clicking on the link for each scholarship. That link will take the user to our online donation site on the Saint Vincent store. 

The Altoona-Johnstown Seminarian Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students from the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. If there are no Altoona-Johnstown seminarians, the Seminary will award the scholarship to other deserving students. The B. P. Kenna Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students. Students from St. John Parish in Uniontown have priority in its distribution.
Victor and Christina Ballash Memorial Scholarship Fund Provides assistance to full-time students. Stephen P. Kosmo Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students.
The Victor E. And Joan B. Ballash Scholarship Fund Provides assistance to full-time students. Reverend Thomas J. Kram Scholarship Fund No restrictions.
Monsignor Andrew J. Balok Endowment Fund Provides assistance to full-time students. Andrew and Amelia Kirsch Scholarship Fund Disbursed at the direction of the Rector.
The Benedict Endowment Fund Provides financial assistance for lay persons pursuing graduate studies. Monsignor Paul A. Lenz Burse for Native Americans Provides assistance for the education of Native American men to study for the Priesthood.
Jane and Michael Demshock Memorial Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students. Venerable Father Michael McGivney Education Fund Provides financial assistance for seminarians from third world countries.
Theresa C. Kosmo and P. Szczygiel Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for any priesthood student. Thomas J. and Margaret McKeon Munsch Scholarship Fund Provides assistance with a preference given to Benedictine seminarians and international or other seminarians financially supported by Saint Vincent Archabbey.
Benedictine Pastors Provides assistance for Benedictine students from Saint Vincent Archabbey. Cardinal John O'Connor Scholarship Fund Provides assistance with a preference given to seminarians of Native American heritage.
The Matthew A. Benko, O.S.B., Seminary Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students. Dr. Rizal V. Pangilinan Memorial Scholarship Provides assistance for priesthood students, with priority given to qualified ordination students from the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston.
Frank J. and Joan Hoover Bonanno Scholarship Fund Provides assistance to full-time students. Pope John Paul II Scholarship Fund Provides financial aid to students from economically distressed dioceses and countries.
The Paul and Rose Mary Breindel Fund Disbursed at the direction of the Rector. Rachel Pevarnik Scholarship Fund Provides assistance to any student studying for the priesthood.
The John and Margaret Bridge Memorial Scholarship Provides assistance for priesthood students. Rev. Peter Pilarski and Saint Januarius Parish Scholarship Provides assistance for ordination candidates enrolled full-time at Saint Vincent Seminary.
Rev. Aloysius D. Carasella, O.S.B. Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students. Rev. Adrian C. H. Pleus Leadership Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for students with need who demonstrate strong leadership qualities.
Anna M. Chase Scholarship This scholarship fund was established for the purpose of educating priesthood students. James A. and Mary Louise Redding Scholarship Fund Provides assistance to students studying for the priesthood.
James and Mary Ann Cherubini Scholarship Provides assistance for priesthood students with a preference for Brazilian students. Benedict and Edna Reuscher Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students, with fifty percent of the funds allocated to Benedictine seminary students and fifty percent to diocesan seminary students.
Bishop William G. Connare Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students. Monsignor Charles Owen Rice Endowment Funds may be awarded as scholarship money to priesthood candidates.
Father J. David Crowley Endowment Supports scholarship assistance for seminarians at Father J. David Crowley’s alma mater. This scholarship serves as an ongoing tribute to the late Father Crowley’s 52 years in the priesthood. Saint Gregory Seminary Scholarship Fund (Virginia Beach, Va.) Provides assistance for students from Saint Vincent Archabbey or the Diocese of Richmond, Va.
Bishop Nicholas C. Dattilo Memorial Scholarship Assists seminarians with financial need from dioceses with limited resources. St. Mary ( Erie, Pa.) Scholarship Provides assistance for monks of Saint Vincent Archabbey studying for the priesthood. If a member of Saint Mary’s Parish enters the Monastery, this fund will be applied to his education.
Marianne F. Dean Scholarship Provides assistance for priesthood students. The Honorable Bernard F. Scherer Fund Provides assistance to students studying for the priesthood.
Diocese of Pittsburgh Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students from the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Rev. Paulinus J. Selle, O.S.B., Endowment Funds may be awarded to priesthood candidates.
The DiPadova Family Trust, James A. DiPadova Scholarship Provides assistance for priesthood students, with preference given to those from the Diocese of Greensburg. Norma A. Sirback Scholarship Provides financial aid to students from economically distressed dioceses and countries.
Archbishop Thomas A. Donnellan Scholarship Provides assistance for seminarians from the Archdiocese of Atlanta. If there are no Atlanta seminarians, then the funds may be awarded to any seminarian with financial need. Steckert Memorial Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students and is based on need.
The George and Eileen Dorman Fund Provides assistance to priesthood students with preference given to International Students being sponsored by Saint Vincent Archabbey. The Svate Pismo I Katolicka Viera Education Fund Provides assistance for student scholarships, faculty development as well as the Sacred Sciences collection at the library. Funded by a grant from the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association.
Rev. Demetrius R. Dumm, O.S.B., Endowment in Biblical Studies Provides assistance for priesthood students through scholarships, faculty enrichment in Biblical studies, as well as the Sacred Scripture collection at the library. Dr. George and Mrs. Clara Sweeney Scholarship Fund Provides financial aid for priesthood candidates with financial need.
Mario J. Ferretti Memorial Scholarship Provides assistance for priesthood students. Grace and Anthony Trancone Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students from the Archdiocese of Washington. If there are no Washington seminarians, then seminarians from the Archdiocese of Atlanta are given preference. If there are no Atlanta students, then the funds may be given to any priesthood student.
Ann S. Foster Memorial Scholarship Provides assistance for priesthood students. Rev. Raymond A. Vollmer Scholarship Provides assistance for priesthood students.
The Kathleen Sacco Hann Scholarship Provides assistance for priesthood students from the Pittsburgh Diocese. John V. Toner Fund Provides assistance to a priesthood student from Holy Family Parish in Latrobe, Pa. If there are no applicants from Holy Family Parish, the award may be given to another seminary student.
William Randolph Hearst Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for students pursuing a degree program who will reside in the United States after completing their studies. Monsignor Francis Wagner Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Scholarship Fund Provides assistance to a seminarian with a special devotion to our Blessed Lady. Wall Memorial Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students from the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Preference must be given to applicants from the former St. Canice Parish, Pittsburgh, Pa. (now part of St. John Vianney Parish) and St. Peter Parish, McKeesport, Pa. (now part of St. Martin de Porres Parish), or St. Michael Parish, Elizabeth, Pa. If no students apply from the above parishes, the award may be given to a worthy candidate studying for the priesthood.
Marie Kaul Scholarship Fund Provides assistance for priesthood students. Reverend George E. Saladna Scholarship Will support students from the Diocese of Pittsburgh who are attending Saint Vincent Seminary.   

 

 



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