The FEST 2017

Notre Dame College will award four scholarships during The FEST 2017, a free family Christian festival. Each scholarship is worth $10,000 per year and is renewable for up to four years.The awards are valid for full-time undergraduate students who are granted admission and enroll at Notre Dame beginning in 2018, 2019 or 2020.

Notre Dame is a main sponsor of The FEST and hosts a tent near the main stage during the event from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, August 6, in Wickliffe, Ohio. Students can register for the drawing at the tent during the festival. The winner of the scholarship is announced on stage during The FEST. Winner does not need to be present.

Prospective students also can enter for a chance to win the Notre Dame College FEST Scholarship on the College website.

Hosted by the Diocese of Cleveland on the grounds of the Center for Pastoral Leadership at 28700 Euclid Ave. in Wickliffe, The FEST attracts more than 35,000 people every year.

The event features live national Christian bands, a youth faith rally and opportunities for personal prayer. The day ends with an outdoor Mass shared by thousands at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks.

Musical acts scheduled to perform this year are: Laura Story at 1:30 p.m., Matt Maher at 3:00 p.m., Crowder at 4:30 p.m. and for King and Country at 6:15 p.m.

In addition to displays and giveaways from more than 100 sponsors and vendors, The Fest includes food options from Executive Caterers and Marc’s fresh fruit, subs and wraps. A relaxation station will provide massages for moms, and a Cub Cadet Dad’s Den will offer each father a chance to win a tractor. The festival also features a children’s area with interactive activities and family fun entertainment.

Event details are online at

The Notre Dame FEST Scholarship has no cash value and is not eligible to be used with other forms of institutional aid. To redeem the value of the scholarship, the bearer of the financial aid award letter must present it to the director of admissions upon applying to the College. 

Please fill out The FEST scholarship registration form here.


August 19
7:30 PM
Saturday August 19, 7:30pm
Regina Hal Auditorium
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