Reverend Alfred R. Merusi served as pastor at Holy Angels Church,  from July 8, 1982 until his death on February 18, 1995. One of
his passions and commitments was supporting education for young people. The Holy Angels Church Men’s Club established a scholarship in his memory for high school graduates who would be attending college or a university who are members of the parish.

General Information

The Merusi Scholarship(s) will be awarded to one or more qualified High School Seniors. The Scholarship will be for one year. Each applicant must be a high school senior at the time of the application and an active participant and volunteer in parish activities at Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish. The applicant must intend to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year institution of learning. There are no restrictions as to race, color or sex. Involvement of the applicant in Parish activities is a significant factor in determining the scholarship award. The applicant should be able to demonstrate a high scholastic ability and attainment.

For more information please click the link below :

  Merusi Scholarship 2024 Application Form
Merusi Scholarship Online Application


The Marion and Dorothy Whalon Scholarship has been established from the Whalon Estate to provide College and University Scholarships for graduates of the Saint Joseph School, Meriden, CT.

Eligibility Criteria:

Must be an 8th grade graduate of the Saint Joseph School, Meriden, CT. from school years 1921-2017.

Must be enrolled full time in a College or University of higher education. It is not limited to only undergraduates.

DEADLINE:  noon June 15th, 2024

For more information please click the link below :

Whalon Scholarship 2024 Application