The Margaret Claffey Scholarship
Established in 1998 by Michael Claffey ’50 in memory of his mother Margaret M. Claffey. The Claffey Family Scholarship is awarded to a financially disadvantaged student who has a strong interest in the humanities. Partial scholarships are available.
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 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.