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James J. Riley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship


The James J. Riley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Knights of Columbus -  Suffolk Council 7363 Charter Grand Knight, Jim Riley.  As our Charter Grand Knight, Jim was instrumental in the formation of Suffolk Council 7363 and the successes we ultimately achieved throughout the years.  Suffolk Council 7363 was established on June 24, 1979.


ELIGIBILITY:  All graduating seniors from High School who are planning for post-secondary education and are actively involved in the betterment of St. Mary of the Presentation Catholic Church through active religious and community involvement.  Applicant must have been accepted by an accredited university, college, or trade school as a full-time student prior to scholarship award.


Five hundred dollars ($500) will be awarded to one graduating senior.  The scholarship is not renewable and is awarded every year to a different applicant.