Scholarships and Tuition Assistance

Mater Dei is committed to ensuring that all students, regardless of financial resources, receive the opportunity to attend Mater Dei.  Thus, families are encouraged to apply for applicable scholarships (academic, leadership, and need-based) and tuition assistance.  Application forms may be obtained at the time of registration.

For additional information, please contact Principal Mr. Dennis Litteken (

Assumption Catholic High School Alumni Scholarship
August E. Becker Memorial Scholarship
Bishop Zuroweste Scholarship
Catholic Fraternal Life Scholarship
Connie Wade Memorial Scholarship
Fr. Jerome Feldmann Scholarship
Helping Hands Scholarship
Jerome Timmermann Family Scholarship
Mater Dei Class of 1966 Scholarship
Matt Heinzmann Leadership Scholarship
Robert J. Klostermann Scholarship
Sr. Miriam Coovert, SSND, Memorial Scholarship
Tillie Hustedde Memorial Scholarship


Albers – St. Bernard
Knights of Columbus Scholarship
Rademacher Scholarship
Ralph Netemeyer Memorial Scholarship
Ray and Adele Jansen Scholarship

Aviston – St. Francis
Fred J. & Gertrude Rakers Scholarship (four years)
Knights of Columbus Scholarship

Bartelso – St. Cecilia
Knights of Columbus Scholarship
Ladies Sodality Scholarship (2)
James & Joanne Lampe Family Scholarship

Beaver Prairie – St. Felicitas
St. Felicitas Parish Assistance

Beckemeyer – St. Anthony
Tillie Hustedde Scholarship
Sr. Barbara Bruns Scholarship
James & Joanne Lampe Family Scholarship

Breese – St. Dominic
Fr. Aydt Scholarship (2)

Breese – St. Augustine
Clara Werth Scholarship
Holy Name Men’s Sodality Scholarship
St. Monica Altar Sodality Scholarship

Carlyle – St. Mary
Phyllis Hudspeth Memorial Scholarship
Knights of Columbus Scholarship

Damiansville – St. Damian
Knights of Columbus Scholarship
Randy Toennies Memorial Scholarship
Tuition Assistance

Germantown – St. Boniface
James & Joanne Lampe Family Scholarship

Highland – St. Paul
Fred J. & Gertrude Rakers Scholarship
Abbey Quitmeyer Memorial Scholarship

Lebanon – St. Joseph
St. Joseph Parish Assistance

Marydale – St. Teresa
St. Teresa Parish Assistance

St. Rose – St. Rose
Fred J. & Gertrude Rakers Scholarship
Brent Meyer Scholarship

Trenton – St. Mary
Knights of Columbus Scholarship
Holy Name Men’s Sodality Scholarship
Ladies’ Sodality Scholarship

Additional Scholarships

Helping Hands Scholarship
Mater Dei Memorial Scholarship
Matt Heinzmann Honor Scholarship
Dorothy L. Haag Memorial Scholarship

Additional Assistance

State of Illinois Tax Credit – $500 credit per family