Nancy Jo Benjamin Essay Scholarship
Open to Middle School Students; Two Awards of $250 Given, Annually
Nancy Jo was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She worked at the University of Notre Dame for many years, but family always came first for Nancy Jo. Her daughter, Jackie, recalls how sharing baby-save stories from the abortion clinic with Nancy Jo always made her day. Now, her legacy of life and love lives on in our Nancy Jo Benjamin Essay Scholarship.
This scholarship cultivates pro-life leadership at a young age by encouraging students to articulate pro-life truth with compassion. Congratulations to our 2022 Pro-Life Essay Contest Winners; Charlotte Kaufhold and Catherine Lutz.
Dolores L. Peck Art Scholarship
Open to High School Students; Two Awards of $500 Given, Annually
Dolores Peck was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who volunteered weekly at Right to Life Michiana for more than 30 years. She had an abiding love and interest in many forms of art and in promoting the Christian obligation to protect the sacred gift of life. Dolores's legacy continues to inspire the next generation of pro-lifers through this generous scholarship endowment.
This scholarship encourages young adults to use their creativity to advocate for the pro-life cause. Congratulations to our 2022 Art Scholarship Winners; Sarah Barkley and Sherlyn Padilla.
Brother John Lavelle College Scholarship
Open to High School Seniors and Current College Students;
One Award of $500 Given, Annually
Brother John Lavelle, C.S.C., was a tireless advocate for the pro-life cause at Notre Dame in the 1970s and 1980s. His work with college students inspired countless young people to carry on his mission.
This scholarship empowers young adult students to excel at pro-life leadership and activism, helping to build up the culture of life amongst high school seniors and college students in our community in a powerful way. Congratulations to our 2022 Brother John Lavelle Scholarship Winner; Louisa Peterson.