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National Catholic Singles Conference Scholarships



Why A Scholarship For NCSC?

The CatholicMatch Institute provides encouragement and support for single Catholics as they grow in their faith and discern God’s will. We encourage single Catholics to take advantage of every tool available to them, whether it be through online dating, parish groups or Catholic events.

As a part of our mission to help single Catholics deepen their faith and learn better how to date in order to answer the call to marriage, the CatholicMatch Institute is awarding scholarships to five single Catholics to participate in the National Catholic Singles Conference that will be held in San Diego on August 8-10, 2014.

The scholarship covers half of the registration fee of the conference.


About The Conference

The National Catholic Singles Conference (NCSC) was created to give single Catholics the opportunity to meet other like-minded singles and learn more about and share their Faith. Talks by dynamic speakers, time for prayer, and various social opportunities create an intense and inspiring weekend!

The 2014 Conference in San Diego will include hundreds of single Catholics from around the United States. Guest presenters include internationally known speakers: Fr. Jacob Bertrand; Christa Lopiccolo; Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, founder and President of the Ruth Institute; John LaBriola, founder of the Catholic Family Foundation; Martha Fernández-Sardina, founder of and Director of Prepare The Way Enterprises; and Patrick Reidy. The conference will include socials, Mass, time for prayer and a dance on Saturday night. Stay through Sunday night and socialize with fellow attendees during the post-conference events. Visit the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, the gardens and Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture at Balboa Park, beautiful beaches, and more!

Register for the Conference


How To Apply

To be considered for the scholarship, simply fill out the form below with your contact information and answer to our scholarship question. The entry should be no longer than 1000 words.

Scholarship essay question: What would you like to hear about single Catholics from Pope Francis?  

Only essays that address the question will be considered.

Eligibility: Any single Catholic or single person over the age of 18.

Scholarships will be awarded based on the five best essays as determined by the CatholicMatch Institute team.

We will announce the winners by publishing the top five entries, with member highlights, on the CatholicMatch Institute blog. Deadline: Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 30th.

Application Form

First Name

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Street Address



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Email Address

Essay Answer (6000 Chars Max)