Grant Description: Rapid City Catholic Schools will grant tuition assistance to an active Catholic Family. This grant excludes fees and books. No cash-back value and must be applied for future tuition.

Father Peter Kovarik 

Father Kovarik (see biography) had an affinity for education and generously endowed funds towards the school.  A scholarship has been established in his name.

Award guidelines:


  • New student seeking the opportunity of a catholic education
  • Grade K – 8
  • Applies only to tuition cost for one academic year. All other costs are the responsibility of the family. No cash-back value.

Student requirements:

  • Financial Need
  • New incoming student only
  • Completed TADS Application
  • Completed Kovarik Application
  • Send your application to RCCSS Business Office
  • Committee will consider student’s academic standing, character and extracurricular involvement.
  • Completed parent (or student) essay (500 words or less)

Selection Process:

All applications will be reviewed and awards made by the committee.