The Karen Michelle Young Scholarship was created to perpetuate the memory of Karen Young, a 2005 Bishop Feehan High School graduate who tragically lost her life in Rome, Italy, January 24, 2008.

Karen was a beautiful, selfless, independent person with a flair for fashion, a passion for world travel and a knack for expressing herself in an artistically unique way.

Incoming freshmen at Bishop Feehan High School who are enrolled in Bishop Feehan?s Visual Arts program are eligible to apply.

  • August 1, (on line application deadline) for the application and the essay questions
  • August 15, finalists will be interviewed beginning August 15th.
  • September 1, two freshmen will be awarded a non renewable $1000 scholarship to be applied toward tuition at Bishop Feehan High School for the 2009 /2010 school year.
  • September 28, the recipients will be introduced at the annual fund raising golf tournament on September 28th at Norton Country Club.

Limit yourself to 300 words per answer

  1. Describe a character in fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work (as in art, music, science, etc.) that has had an influence on you, and explain that influence.

  2. Discuss a special attribute or accomplishment that makes you the best candidate to receive this award?


Who is eligible?
Members of the incoming freshman class at Bishop Feehan High School.

What is perpetuity?
The KYE Scholarship is awarded in perpetuity. This means you will receive the scholarship every year while you are in attendance.

When will the winner be announced?
Each year we host a golf tournament which is followed by an awards dinner where the announcement will happen.

Who determines the winner?
Family and friends of Karen Young who support the organization year round.

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