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Bishop Cummins Scholarship Program


There are many families who want a Lasallian, Catholic college-preparatory education for their sons but whose financial resources are severely limited.

To help ensure that this education remains accessible to all those who need it, all schools sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers in the western region are mandated to draw at least 5 percent of their students from families that have income at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level.



The Bishop John S. Cummins Scholarship Program is our comprehensive program to ensure that students from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds have the opportunity to experience educational excellence. The Cummins Scholarship Program provides significant tuition assistance, additional financial support for many incidentals, and a challenging and supportive learning environment. Bishop Cummins Scholars are offered the opportunity to succeed, and taught the skills and habits that make academic success possible.

By working with our generous community of donors and benefactors, we hope to ensure that the Bishop Cummins Scholarship Program remains strong and sustainable. Every dollar that is raised to fund the Bishop Cummins Program frees up other financial assistance dollars for families with lesser levels of need.

Admission to this program is determined by the school and is by invitation only.

Bishop Cummins Program Case Statement 2018-19


Bishop John S. Cummins

About Bishop John S. Cummins

The former Bishop of the Oakland diocese, John S. Cummins has always actively promoted and enthusiastically supported Catholic education, especially for the poor and marginalized. Through his 26 years of service, he worked tirelessly to establish programs for the poor and at-risk students. As an affiliated member of the Christian Brothers, Bishop Cummins shares fully in the mission and traditions of a Lasallian education.


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