Scholarships of county 'Erie' within Pennsylvania
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Sister M. Lawreace Antoun, SSJ Scholarship
Eligibility: * Females attending Villa Maria Elementary, Villa Maria Academy, Gannon University or Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA. * The Sisters of Saint Joseph choose recipients based on need and ability
Louis W. Balmer Erie Engineering Societies Council Scholarship
Each year, the award is divided equally among NWPA colleges including: Allegheny College, Edinboro University, Gannon University, Grove City College, and Penn State Erie/The Behrend College.Amount: Up to $3,500.00 per schoolEligibility: * Must be a resident of the Northwestern PA geographical area. * Must be pursuing a full-time program leading to a Baccalaureate degree in Engineering, Science or Technology, or related curricula. * Should be scholastically outstanding, worthy, and a promising student as determined by school administration.How to Apply: Contact the Financial Aid Office of the college/university listed above.
Eda Camphausen Law Scholarship
Eligibility:* Must be a resident of Erie County, Pennsylvania.* Must be a first year student at Harvard University Law School.* Must be the student from Erie County, Pennsylvania obtaining the highest LSAT for the year of admission.* Names of qualified recipients will be submitted to the President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for final approval.How to Apply: Contact the Financial Aid Office of Harvard Law School or call The Erie Community Foundation for an application – 814-454-0843.
Erie General Electric Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Eligibility: * Applicants must be members, or children of members, in good standing of Erie General Electric Federal Credit Union * Applicants must reside in Erie or Crawford County, PA * Applicants must be attending a four-year post secondary College or University located in Erie or Crawford County (PA) * Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higherHow to Apply: Applications are available through the Erie General Electric Credit Union
Holy Family Education Fund
Eligibility:* The scholarship was designed to benefit students of the Holy Family Elementary School, Erie, PA.*Recipients of this award are chosen based upon the financial need of the family and are determined by a Holy Family advisory committee,How to apply: Contact Holy Family School.
The Dr. Nicholas J. Hosu Memorial Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: * Must be an Erie County, PA resident * Must be a current junior Biology Major at Allegheny College, Edinboro University, Mercyhurst College, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, or Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. * Must have minimum 3.0 GPAHow to Apply: Contact the Financial Aid Office of the college/university listed above.
John F. and Pauline M. Jageman Scholarship
Amount: Determined annuallyDeadline: Contact the Mercyhurst College Financial Aid OfficeEligibility: * Must be a full-time student at Mercyhurst College majoring in education. * Must be entering at least his/her sophomore year and in need of financial assistance.How to Apply: Contact the Financial Aid Office at Mercyhurst College.
Jaloszynski Harborcreek Youth Services Scholarship
Eligibility: * Applicant must be a current or former resident of Harborcreek Youth Services, Erie, PA wishing to pursue vocational training or secondary education.How to Apply: Contact the Transitional Living Program office at Harborcreek Youth Services.
Donald S. and Dorothy R. Leslie Endowment
Eligibility: * Must be a middle school student (grades 5-8) enrolled at The Erie Day School, Erie, PA * The student must have an excellent record of scholastic achievement, strong individual motivation, and a sound sense of citizenship, and be in need of financial assistance.How to Apply: Contact the Erie Day School.
Howard and Teresa McMullin Scholarship
Eligibility: * Applicants must be students attending St. Thomas School in Corry, PA. * Scholarships are awarded primarily by financial need.How to Apply: Contact St. Thomas School, 229 W. Washington St., Corry, PA 16407.
Ellen Elizabeth McNamara Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: * Applicants must be female students of Gannon University, Erie, PA * Students applying must be outstanding academically, in character, in faith and in personality just as Ellen Elizabeth McNamara was. * Must be in need of financial assistance.How to Apply: Contact the Financial Aid Office at Gannon University.
Hugh M. Nelson Engineering Scholarship
Amount: Up to $4,000Eligibility: * Applicants must be Erie County, PA residents who are currently sophomores or juniors enrolled in a BS Engineering Program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College or Gannon University. * The curriculum must be within ABET accredited engineering degree program leading to a B.S. in engineering. * Recipients are selected on academic standing, faculty recommendation, college activities, required applicant letter outlining their goals, and financial need.How to Apply: Contact the Financial Aid Office at Behrend College or Gannon University for an application, or visit the website to print a copy.
Wayne and Kathleen Newton Music Scholarship
Eligibility: * Applicants must be music majors attending Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA * Preference is given to students who are of Native American Indian descent, with an overall GPA of 2.5 and 3.0 or better in their major.How to Apply: Contact the Financial Aid Office at Mercyhurst College.
Spanos Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: * Applicants must be an active member of the Greek Orthodox Faith. * Priority will be given to those who are active members in good standing of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Erie, PA and Saint Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH * Applicants must be scholastically outstanding and will be judge on merit, academic ability, financial need, extracurricular activities, citizenship, character, and parish involvement. * Applicant must also be pursuing a collegiate or post secondary course of instruction at an accredited institution of higher learning.How to Apply: Contact the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Erie, PA or St. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, Mayfield Rd., Cleveland, OH. Alternate contact: The Erie Community Foundation, Erie, PA
Stazer Sisters’ Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: * Applicants must be United States citizens graduating from the Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy, Erie, PA. accepted to a four year degree program. * Selection criteria includes academic record and goals, financial need, essay, and record of activity in schoolHow to Apply: Contact the Collegiate Academy Guidance office for an application.
The Susan E. Tidmore Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: Contact Erie Day SchoolEligibility: * Must be a middle school student (grades 5-8) enrolled at The Erie Day School, Erie, PA * The student must have an excellent record of scholastic achievement, strong individual motivation, and a sound sense of citizenship, and be in need of financial assistance.How to Apply: There is no traditional application process. Teachers recommend students for this scholarship.
Trinity Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: * Applicants must be active in the life and ministry of Trinity Lutheran Church, * Must have financial need, a commitment to a path in education, and evidence of a Christian life in word and deed.How to Apply: Contact Trinity Lutheran Church, 14 E. 38th St., Erie, PA for an application.
Weber Murphy Fox Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: * Scholarship recipients must be students currently attending Allegheny College, Edinboro University, Gannon University, Mercyhurst College or Penn State Erie, The Behrend College * Scholarship recipients must be residents of Erie or Crawford County * This scholarship provides awards for post secondary undergraduate education for students who have a demonstrated need for financial support * Applicants must have a G.P.A. between 3.0 and 3.5The financial aid office at the colleges listed above will select the recipient
The Dr. Chester “Chet” Wolford Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: * Must be a Penn State Erie junior or senior * Must have a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. * Preference is given to Erie and Blair County PA residentsHow to Apply: Contact the Penn State Erie Financial Aid Office for an application
William P. Hayes Scholarship
Amount: $4,000 ($1,000 per year for four years)Deadline: May 1stEligibility:* Parent or grandparent of the applicant must be employed at Erie County Plastics Corporation (ECPC)