East Boston Central Catholic awarded $220,000 grant


East Boston Central Catholic School (EBCCS) has been awarded a Catholic Schools Foundation (CSF) Elementary School Grant of over $220,000 for the 2023-2024 school year as part of the Building Minds Scholarship Fund. The scholarship grant will support over 95 students, which includes over 25 new students receiving assistance to attend EBCCS this year.

This grant is part of a $7.3 million dollar effort by the Catholic Schools Foundation to support Catholic elementary school students in the Archdiocese of Boston. Eligible students in kindergarten to eighth grade are guaranteed their scholarship each year that they are enrolled in their Catholic grade school provided they meet eligibility requirements. Scholarships are awarded regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, etc.

Additionally, this grant will also fund Peter Lynch Scholars at EBCCS. A Peter Lynch Scholar is a student who has excellent academic achievements and work ethic, cares for others in the school community, has had his/her life impacted significantly by a Catholic education.

CSF is the premier institution for granting aid to financially in-need students to attend Catholic elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston. On an annual basis CSF distributes more than 3,900 scholarships awarded with over $10.6M awarded a year.

Contact EBCCS at www.ebccs.org or call 617-567-7456 to apply for a seat and financial assistance now.

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