Please use this form to apply for the Christopher D. Corbett Memorial Fund college scholarship. The award is $1,000. Applicants must be graduating seniors from Holy Cross, St. Paul, Mercy, or Xavier high schools who plan to attend college, university, or community college in the upcoming fall semester to pursue studies in criminal justice or a related field (e.g., forensic science, cybersecurity, or criminal law).

All personal information should be entered using the form fields below. Essays can be composed in Word and uploaded to this form where indicated.

Also required are one letter of recommendation and a copy of your current academic transcript. The letter should provide testimony of your commitment to making a difference and must be written by a member of the school faculty or parish priest/deacon.

Please contact your Guidance office and let them know that you have submitted an application. We will request that they send us transcripts and faculty recommendations. Non-faculty recommendations, as well as any questions, can be emailed to

Personal Information

Academic Information

Family Information

Please list ages and schools currently attended.

Financial Information

Please detail Name / Amount

College/University Information

School Activities

Please list any extracurricular activities and leadership positions at school, such as clubs, sports teams, and student government, in which you have participated during the past year.

Community Service

Please list below the ways you are currently active in your community, or have been active during the past year.

Please Provide:
Organization Name
Service Provided
Dates From/To
Total Hours of Service


On a separate document write a 300 to 600 word essay answering the following questions:

1. How has your Catholic education influenced your decision to pursue a career in criminal justice or a related field?

2. How will you use your Catholic values and your career choice to make a positive impact on your community?

*Your Essay can be attached to this form below, or emailed to:

Click or drag a file to this area to upload.


I certify that all information provided on this application and all supporting documents are accurate and complete. I understand that any misleading or false information will result in my application being disqualified. In addition, I give permission to the Scholarship Committee to duplicate my Application Packet for processing and evaluation purposes. I understand that the scholarship is awarded at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.

Parent or legal guardian if under 18

Media Release Authorization

If selected as a scholarship recipient, I hereby authorize and give full consent for the use of my name and photograph by the Christopher D. Corbett Memorial Fund, Inc. for any and all promotional and publicity purposes. My consent shall include, but not be limited to, the publication of my name and photograph on the website of the Christopher D. Corbett Memorial Fund, Inc., its Facebook page, and any and all other social media. This authorization and consent shall continue until revoked by me in writing.

Parent or legal guardian if under 18