Student must be a financial member of Catholic Financial Life for at least one continuous year prior to applying for the scholarship which means he/she is the primary insured on a life insurance certificate or on a spousal rider or an annuitant. The student must be 23 years of age or younger. Student must have performed a minimum of ten service hours with one or more of the following: A Catholic Financial Life chapter Society of St. Vincent de Paul or other non-profit organization. Award preference given to students who provide service to a branch/chapter and/or the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and those who exceed the minimum hours. Service documentation must accompany the application.