Enrollment of their students at Our Lady of Hope enters families into a support structure from preschool through high school. OLH families receive continued financial support into Catholic high schools through partnerships and scholarships offered through:
The Hurtado Scholars Program is an educational and leadership opportunity offered by Rockhurst High School to prepare middle school boys for success at a college preparatory high school and beyond.
The mission of Hurtado Scholars is to assist boys who have great potential, but for whom a Catholic, college preparatory education may be unattainable. Hurtado Scholars will receive the training and experiences that enable them to be well prepared for a college preparatory high school. Hurtado Scholars will:
- Improve academic and study skills
- Expand artistic and cultural awareness
- Develop leadership skills
- Participate in sports and activities
- Prepare for high school admission
- Grow in Christian faith
Students will attend both the Hurtado summer and academic-year weekly program during their 6-8 grade years.
Loretto Foundation is dedicated to promoting programs that strengthen families with a weighted concern given to the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable.
The Richard and Olivia Mock Scholarship Program provides high school scholarships to students at two partner diocesan high schools – St. Pius X and Archbishop O’Hara. Currently in its third year, there are 12 students in the program with an average GPA of a 3.0.
Partnering High Schools
We would like to recognize the following for partnering with us to help continue Catholic education through high school. St. Teresa Academy, Rockhurst High School, Notre Dame de Sion School and Cristo Rey Kansas City High School are all partnering high schools.
FIRE was founded in 1996 by a group of parents who shared a common dream; for their children with special needs to attend their parish schools with siblings and friends. Since that time, through the efforts of parents, a dedicated board of directors, many talented volunteers and community members who embrace inclusive Catholic education, more than $5 million has been granted to partner schools in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph (MO) to support inclusive Catholic education. For more information please visit their website http://firefoundation.org