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Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School

Endowed Programs

Endowed programs ensure long term sustainability for Villa Duchesne. A healthy endowment is the life-blood of a school and allows Villa to remain strong, stable, and fiscally sound for years to come. Endowed programs, positions, and spaces provide resources for Villa now and in the future. 

The Cornelsen Challenge—Endowed English & Math Programs

The Cornelsen Challenge—Endowed English & Math Programs

This $1 million lead-gift commitment has been given to challenge the community to endow the English and Mathematics Departments as part of the School's ongoing commitment to academic excellence.

Sophie's Scholars Merit Based Scholarship 

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Sophie's Scholars Merit Based Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to high school students with the highest academic achievement and test scores. 

The McNally Ghio Alumnae Scholarship

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The McNally Ghio Alumnae Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded for four years to high schools students whose mothers graduated from Villa Duchesne and is named in honor of Sr. Mary Gray McNally and Sr. Nancy Ghio. 

The Chapel Fund 

The Chapel Fund

Donations to the Chapel Fund are permanently restricted and only the earnings on the investment are used to ensure maintenance and upkeep of this sacred space. 


Leave a Legacy Gift to an Endowed Fund! 

Leave a lasting legacy with a gift to one of Villa's endowed funds. Your gift will be invested and the earnings will support our students, programs, campus, and mission for years to come. 
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Director of Advancement
Deborah O. Schlattman

Director of Facilities and Major Gifts Associate
Dominic A. Key