BISHOP JOSEPH A. FRANCIS SCHOLARSHIP
For alter servers
This award is given in memory of Bishop Joseph A. Francis, the first African American Bishop in the Archdiocese of Newark. Bishop Francis was an advocate for justice and education. He was the founder and principal of Verbum Dei High School in the Watts section of Los Angeles.
The following are the eligibility requirements:
1. Nominee must be of African Descent
2. Be an alter server in your parish (In the Archdiocese of Newark)
3. Be nominated by your parish
To recieve the scholarship, your parish has to send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org