In 1996, the Partners In Excellence (PIE) Scholarship Program was created to step-up the Church’s response to a salient need within our community: improving educational options for children in Baltimore City. Working closely with Raymond “Chip” Mason, Mike Batza and Willard Hackerman, the Church sought to remove a formidable obstacle preventing families from choosing a Catholic education for their children by offering tuition assistance scholarships through the PIE program.
The Partners In Excellence Scholarship Program of the Archdiocese of Baltimore was founded on the core belief that every child deserves a quality education and it is through education that we, as a society, will break the cycle of poverty for the families of our most marginalized and disadvantaged.
The Partners In Excellence Scholarship program addresses this belief by providing tuition assistance funding to low- and very low-income families who wish to send their children to a Catholic school in Baltimore City. Grants are awarded annually, based on need and without regard to race, gender or creed.
Your support on PIE Giving Day was truly amazing.
With your generosity, we crushed our goal of creating 40 new scholarships!
In fact, we will likely pass 50 new scholarships.
On behalf of these new Scholars, Thank You for giving the gift of education.