Monsignor Neil A. Connolly Scholarship
Established in 2017, the Monsignor Neil A. Connolly Scholarship was named in memory of Monsignor Neil A. Connolly, pastor of St. Mary’s parish on Grand Street in Lower Manhattan for nearly three decades. An advocate for the poor and underserved in his community and one of the first recipients of the Buen Pastor Award of the National Association of Hispanic Priests, Monsignor Connolly’s legacy will live on through this scholarship. The Monsignor Neil A. Connolly Scholarship will be a partial scholarship awarded to high-achieving student from the Grant Street Housing Complex. He should have a strong will for community service. Upon receiving this scholarship, the student must maintain a B-average for the four years of high school.
The Brother Carl Malacalza FSC Scholarship
Established in 2015 in honor of La Salle’s first President, Brother Carl Malacalza FSC. This scholarship will be awarded to financially disadvantaged students with superior academic achievement and a proven record of leadership. These scholarship recipients will possess the same ideals and values that Brother Carl Malacalza, FSC, instilled in all of his students.
The Detura Family Scholarship
In 2008, James Detura ’74 established an endowment fund to assist La Salle Academy in its mission to provide a Lasallian Catholic education to current and future students by providing tuition assistance. Students qualify for scholarships based on their grammar school performance and other testing requirements. Students must maintain grades to keep a scholarship or other form of financial aid.