The Manny Caridad '12 Memorial Scholarship

Open to All Current Juniors


Manny graduated from Monsignor Farrell High School in 2012 and earned a bachelor's degree in healthcare administration from St. John's University.
Manny passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 13, 2020.  In his name, Manny's family and friends are honored to present an award to a Monsignor Farrell student who exemplifies Manny's standards of performance.

He was passionate about his job as a patient care associate at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, NYC. Manny truly loved being able to help and care for the families he worked with. He was also enrolled in the Borough of Manhattan Community College to study nursing.

Manny loved all sports. He enjoyed watching and playing various sports with his friends. He also enjoyed coaching. Manny was the youngest coach on record for the Chiefs in the SI Boys Football League.  He loved horsing around with his faithful dog, Gavin, playing video games, and fitting in golf and fishing when he could. Manny was always the life of any party. He enjoyed making everyone around him laugh and smile.

Scholarship Criteria and Application

All current juniors (Class of 2024) are invited to apply for the scholarship.
In order to be considered for the Manny Caridad Scholarship, students must submit the application by April 1st, 2023.
The $2,000 scholarship will be payable for the Fall 2023 semester. The scholarship recipient will be selected based on the application and essay.
The Manny Caridad Memorial Scholarship winner will possess a remarkable level of character, courage, and commitment to his personal growth and aspires to become an active member of his family and community (just like Manny).