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The Bud and Ginny Milke Memorial Scholarship
Minimum Requirement
Currently Enrolled at MDCHS
Awarded annually to a student/athlete(s) who exhibits a will to succeed and lead in academics, athletics and citizenship. Someone who epitomizes the adage of “work hard and good things will happen!” This award is in honor of Bud & Virginia Milke, longtime supporters of St. Rose of Lima, Marian Catholic / Mater Dei Catholic High School.
  • Recipient(s) selected by Administration
  • Applications submission deadline: March 20, 2019.
Richard G. Balelo Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program
Minimum Requirement
Students with at least one-year participation on Frosh, Junior Varsity or Varsity football team are eligible to apply
The recipient of the Richard G. Balelo Memorial Scholarship epitomizes leadership, sacrifice and resilience in the classroom, the community and on the field.
  • GPA: 2.5 or above
  • Recipient chosen by Administration
  • Application submission deadline: March 20, 2019
Dr. Estelle L. Kassebaum Memorial Scholarship Program
Minimum Requirement
Currently be an enrolled junior at MDCHS

Scholarships are awarded annually to qualified members of the Junior Class of Mater Dei Catholic High School. Candidates who are selected exemplify excellence in scholarship, character, leadership, and service.

Dr Estelle L. Kassebaum Memorial Scholarship Program Fall 2019 Applications are available in the school counselors office beginning on August 2019 or you can download it from the link below when available.

This service-based scholarship is available to current MDCHS Juniors. Scholarship will be awarded for the student’s senior year toward tuition at MDCHS. Please direct questions to school counselors.  


  • Recipient chosen by Dr. Kassebaum Foundation Committee
  • Application available August 2019 with the School Counselors
Pay It Forward Scholarship 
Minimum Requirement
Currently be enrolled at MDCHS

Awarded annually to a student who strives to be a leader in his/her school and home community.  Available for low-income families or families with large out of pocket medical expenses.  Special consideration will be given to students who have lost a parent, a student who has a diagnosed learning disability and/or special need, and/or have a special needs or disabled parent/sibling. 
  • GPA: 3.0 or above
  • Student must participate in, at minimum, one extra-curricular school activity sports, ASB, Campus Ministry, Ambassadors, choir, clubs, etc.
  • Application deadline: March 20, 2019
 Trinity Angel Scholarship
Minimum Requirement
Currently accepted/enrolled student at MDCHS who have lost a parent
Scholarship awarded to a student or students (accepted) who have experienced the death of a parent. The award is in honor of triplets, Tom, Jim, and Claire McNamara (born in 1932) who were blessed to have both parents along with their other eleven siblings, well into adulthood. It is also in the memory of Timothy J. Hilgeman, whose family is part of the Mater Dei community.
  • Application deadline: March 20th, 2019
  • Award will be applied for the 2019 - 20 school year.
For additional information and/or to submit your scholarship application, please contact Ms. Alejandra Saavedra by clicking on the image below.
Ms. Alejandra SaavedraDirector of Advancement & Marketing