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 MATER DEI FOUNDATION was established to provide financial assistance for:

                      • Parishioners of the Diocese of Ogdensburg for the study of liberal arts and sciences at a degree granting Catholic institution;

                      • Catholic school educators to enhance and broaden teaching skills;

                      • Students with financial need towards the cost of attendance at a Catholic school in the Diocese of Ogdensburg.


This scholarship is for Catholic seniors (Diocese of Ogdensburg) in high school who are seeking financial assistance in pursuing college studies at a Catholic college or university.

Criteria: In recommending students for scholarships, administrators and pastors are directed to give consideration to:

1. The suitability-both academic and personal-of the candidate for the studies requested.

2. Economic need and scholastic ability.


1. A written recommendation from the pastor and a person qualified to address the candidate’s ability to undertake college studies.

2. The completed application form(s) and letter(s) of recommendation may be sent to Valerie A. Mathews, Mater Dei Foundation Scholarship Chair via email at or by mail to PO Box 369, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

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