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Fr. Tom Cerulo Scholarship Fund

In honor of CEO, Betsy Cerulo's brother, Fr. Tom Cerulo, AdNet dedicates an annual scholarship fund that awards undergraduate & graduate students from underserved groups to support their academic goals. The scholarship is designed to assist with the financial burden that comes with higher education - books, supplies, fees, and other expenses, etc. The scholarship award is $1,000.


AdNet is so excited to announce that the Fr. Tom Cerulo Scholarship Fund application is officially open for submissions for the year of 2024. 

Eligibility to apply:

  • Be of a diverse background

  • Maintain a 3.0+ GPA

  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic

  • Must attend a college or university in Maryland

  • Must be willing to provide AdNet with the contact information for the college or university's Office of Financial Aid

  • Complete the online application

    • Submit an essay that adheres to the scholarship prompt​

    • Submit an up-to-date resume

    • Submit an up-to-date college transcript


The deadline to submit your application is February 29, 2024, with the winners being announced in mid-March. Any questions regarding the application or application process can be sent to AdNet's Administrative Coordinator, Sydney Blondell at


Please click here to submit your application. Good luck and we look forward to reading your submissions.

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