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Kassebaum Memorial Scholarship

Dear Junior Crusaders,
Applications for the Dr. Estelle L. Kassebaum Memorial Scholarship are now available through Ms. Andrea Puschendorf in the Counseling Office.  Please note that this scholarship is only extended to juniors at Mater Dei Catholic High School.  The deadline for application submissions is October 7th, 2018. 
Dr. Estelle L. Kassebaum was a passionate and forward thinking mentor, educator and administrator who served as the first President of Mater Dei Catholic High School.  Recognized nationally and locally for her innovative and far reaching contributions to Catholic Secondary Education, Dr. Kassebaum served the San Diego Diocese for over 35 years.
The Dr. Estelle L. Kassebaum Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006 to carry on Dr. Kassebaum's ministry in providing Catholic Education to students and helping them to realize their full potential.  Candidates who are selected for the program, exemplify excellence in scholarship, character, leadership and service.  Please note that all selected candidates are required to complete a Pay It Forward Leadership Service Project prior to becoming a Kassebaum Scholar.  Information about this rigorous program is available in the Application.
If you have any questions about this scholarship or the application process, please contact Shareen Salgado, Scholarship Chairman, at