In memory of Bernard Frank Veneziano III '19TCB. He was a person of culture, charity, and community, and he exuded selflessness and care for others. Bernard was selected to participate in the Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance & Actuarial Science (GRSM), Global Destination Course where he traveled the world to meet insurance executives. This scholarship will provide one or more partial annual scholarships to academically qualified student(s) in GSRM, majoring in risk management or quantitative risk.
The Phyllis C. Bell-Black Alumni Association Scholarship Fund allows young adults who are academically qualified and demonstrate financial need, the opportunity to attend St. John’s University. This fund was established in 2002 by the Black Alumni Association in honor of its founder, Phyllis C. Bell ’75C, ’79G.
Students who demonstrate financial need and students from historically underrepresented populations in higher education can benefit from the Red Storm Basketball Social Impact Scholarship. The scholarship, established in 2021, was the vision of Red Storm men’s Basketball student athletes Greg Williams Jr. and David Caraher to help address social justice issues.
In honor of John W. Garino ’91C, ’01G, who embodied the Vincentian spirit throughout his life, and his commitment to the dignity of every human person, this scholarship supports academically qualified graduate students enrolled in the Master of Library Science program who demonstrate a commitment to the service of others, as demonstrated by leadership in the community.
Graduation is a day full of gratitude and achievement. This scholarship is a testament to Elvira Haray '80CBA, who was committed to, and recognized the importance of educational achievement in a child’s life and the spirit of generosity, integrity, and service to others her life came to embody.
Carl A. Fields, Ph.D. '42C, '89HON was one of the first five black students to graduate from St. John’s University in 1942. He was known as a pioneer in education. Created in his honor by family and friends, this Scholarship is awarded to entering full-time students of African-American, Asian, Hispanic or Native American heritage, based on a combination of need and scholastic achievement.
There is no greater honor for a professor, than to be appreciated by his/her students. This Scholarship was established in 2009 by the former students and friends of Jack P. Franzetti '45UC, '46G, '56Ph.D., who consider their lives forever improved for knowing him, and is awarded to academically qualified students in the Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies.
In order to perpetuate the memory of the alumnae and Sister Helen Flynn '71NDC, '71HON C.N.D., the Notre Dame College Alumnae Association established the Notre Dame College Alumnae Association Sister Helen Flynn Endowed Scholarship in 1982. The Scholarship is awarded on an annual basis to students attending the Staten Island campus of St. John's who are related to graduates from either the College of Notre Dame or the Staten Island campus.
Anthony J. Coladonato was a vice president for Cantor Fitzgerald when he was killed on September 11, 2001. The Anthony J. Coladonato 9-11 Scholarship was established by his son, alumnus Alex Coladonato '05TCB, '10GEd, to honor his father’s memory by helping students achieve their dreams. The recipients will be deserving students in the Tobin College of Business or the School of Education.
The Christopher N. Davatzes Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1990 by Nick Davatzes '62C, '64G, '95HON and Dorothea Hayes Davatzes '66Ed in memory of their son Christopher, who passed away from cancer. This fund provides scholarship support for students who have suffered, are currently afflicted with or have an ongoing condition of cancer.
Raised in Brooklyn, Dr. Vincitorio, was a veteran of WWII, who served in the U.S. Army’s Horse Calvary. He earned his bachelor’s in History from St. John’s and went on to receive his doctorate. He returned to St. John’s as a devoted and highly respected Professor. The Dr. Gaetano L. Vincitorio ‘42C Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to current or transfer student entering their freshman or sophomore year.
This Scholarship Fund was established in 2014 in loving memory of Pam G. Shea-Byrnes to support students in the Catholic Scholar Program. Pam’s guidance, influence, and wisdom and most importantly, her ability to cultivate our spiritual life, is most remembered by students, friends, and family. With that in mind let us celebrate our Catholic faith during the Christmas season.