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Through the generosity of Cardinal Newman families, friends and supporters, the following Scholarships are available for Cardinal Newman School students. 

Applications and scholarship links open in January and close by Mid-March.  

Funded Scholarship: Herbkersman Family Memorial Scholarship

Provided by The Herbkersman Family

Funds are awarded to a current 8th grade students demonstrating a joy for living through active involvement in school and church. To view a video about the late Bern Herbkersman, click here 


Endowed Scholarship: Bobbi Rossi Memorial Fund Scholarship

Provided by The Rossi Family and the Bobbi Rossi Memorial Fund

This scholarship is open to the  Junior Class.   This scholarship strives to immortalize Bobbi’s optimism, enthusiasm and commitment to humanity.  Hence, this annual scholarship will be awarded to a member of the Cardinal Newman Class of 2024 who not only possesses the dedication and spirit illustrated in Bobbi’s life, but also holds the power to reach and touch others-illustrated today in Bobbi’s legacy.  Students of the Junior Class are asked to nominate fellow students for consideration; self-nominations are also accepted. We encourage all juniors to participate. Nominated students will be notified and asked to submit an online application. The selection committee will choose a recipient based on the online application. 

Endowed Scholarship: The Warren McCord Snoddy Jr. Memorial Scholarship For Personal Enrichment

Provided by Mr. Lawrence M. Bundschu

The Warren McCord Snoddy Scholarship was established to assist a deserving high school student in pursuing a personal aspiration to grow or become better in a chosen area. With the aid of this scholarship, students may participate in organized workshops or pursue private training. The areas the scholarship can cover, but not limited to: a) the Arts – drama, instrumental and vocal music, and the visual arts; b) physical/athletic development; c)S.T.E.M

Funded Scholarship: The Loaves and Fishes Scholarship at Cardinal Newman School in memory of Dr. Warren M. Snoddy, Jr.

Provided by Warren M. Snoddy III and Lawrence M. Bundschu  

This scholarship is used for tuition for students of promise who would otherwise not be able to attend Cardinal Newman School due to financial need.  The recipient is determined by a committee appointed by the Principal of the school.

Endowed Scholarship: The Mahoney Family Memorial Scholarship

Provided by the Mahoney Family

This endowment began as a tribute to Andrew Mahoney, CN Class of 1993. The oldest of three children, Andrew was a member of the Math Club, National Honor Society, and the football and soccer teams.  After graduating from Cardinal Newman, Andrew attended the University of South Carolina where he earned a BA in Mechanical Engineering.  Andrew passed away suddenly in January 2020 at the age of 45.  

The Mahoney Family Scholarship also honors the memories of Andrew's parents (Christine Mahoney and Donald Mahoney) - all were committed to Catholic education, Cardinal Newman, their Catholic Faith, and their Country as a military family.  The scholarship will be awarded to a child of a military family (active duty or retired) who participates in athletics and demonstrates an aptitude for STEM. Once awarded, the scholarship may remain part of the student’s financial-aid package for each year they are enrolled at Cardinal Newman

22/23 Scholarship Status – Currently Awarded

Endowed Scholarship: The Graves/ Wilson Boys Scholarship

Funded by the Graves/ Wilson Boys CN Scholarship Fund

A new scholarship has been established through Central Carolina Community Foundation to encourage and/or reward a student athlete that enriches academics, athletic or the Cardinal Newman culture. This annual award may be issued recurrently or to a new beneficiary each year.  The recipient may be a male or female and will be selected through the collaboration of the soccer coaches, athletic director and CN principal.  

Additional contributions can be made to this scholarship here 

Endowed Scholarship: Maxwell J. Lampl Memorial Scholarship

Funded by The Maxwell J. Lampl Memorial Scholarship Fund

Cardinal Newman 7th-11th grade students (rising 8th-12th grade) may apply for the Maxwell J. Lampl Memorial Scholarship. However, applicants should be serious, intellectually curious students. Applicants should also be actively involved in Cardinal Newman athletics, either as a player or in a formal support role (e.g., team manager, scoreboard operator, etc.). Special consideration may be given to applicants who are affiliated with the Cardinal Newman baseball program. Max played football and basketball at Cardinal Newman, but he was passionate about baseball. 

This scholarship has been established in memory of Max Lampl to provide another student with the same formative experience Max benefited from during his time at Cardinal Newman School. 

Funded Scholarship: The Sohn Family Memorial Gift

Provided by Willard Sohn (’66)

The Sohn Family Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of siblings Paul ('66) and Peggy ('64) by brother Will Sohn ('66).  This scholarship is open to all CN seniors.  Applicants must complete the online form and submit an essay entitled, "If I was given $1,000, how would I use it?" 

Funded Scholarship: The Mary Evelyn Grindle Scholarship

Provided by Mr. Richard W. Grindle and Mrs. Jackalyn G. Buzzeitti

The Mary Evelyn Grindle Scholarship has been established to provide financial support for a Cardinal Newman student from a practicing Catholic family. Criteria that is important for this scholarship, but not required, is for the student to be involved in the pro-life movement, and/or have a desire to pursue vocations.  

The recipient will be selected through the collaboration of the principal, and the offices of advancement, finance and  theology.  

Spirit of Cardinal Newman Award

Provided by: Cardinal Newman PTO

Created by the Cardinal Newman PTO, this is the first scholarship for which all current CN students are eligible to apply.  A total of (5) $1,200 scholarships are awarded, one per grade level.  Applicants must complete the online form and submit an essay for consideration.

Scholar Athlete Award

Provided by the Cardinal Club

Created by the Cardinal Club, this scholarship awards $1,000 to (3) three current Cardinal Newman students who excel in both academics and athletics.  Awards will be given to a rising sophomore, a rising junior and a rising senior for the 2023-2024 school year.  Applicants must complete the online form, provide a letter of recommendation, and submit an essay for consideration. 

The Musician Scholarship Award

Provided by the Cardinal Newman Cadence Crew

Created by the Cardinal Cadence Crew, this scholarship awards $1,000 to two (2) current Cardinal Newman students who excel in academics and music. Applicants must be juniors, sophomores, freshman or eighth graders at Cardinal Newman School for the 2023-2024 school year. Applicants must have participated in at least one CN ensemble for the 22-23 school year.  Applicants must also participate in at least one CN ensemble for the 23-24 school year.  Students must complete the online form, provide a letter of recommendation, and submit an essay for consideration. 

For more information on applying for these scholarships or to learn more about starting a scholarship fund at Cardinal Newman School, please contact Amy Yoho in the Advancement Office at 803-888-1620.