First Community Foundation of Pennsylvania, Williamsport-Lycoming

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First Community Foundation of Pennsylvania, Williamsport-Lycoming

Ken and Pat Ackerman Family Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ruth D. Adams Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Anne L. Alexander and Blaise Robert Alexander Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
B-Brave McMahon/Stratton Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Gina L. Barnhart Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Bloch-Selinger Education Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Diane Booth Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Eleanor McWilliams Burke Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Joseph R. Calder, Jr., MD Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Warren E. “Whitey” Cole American Society of Highway Engineers Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Cotner Family Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Danville Education Association Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Danville High School Class of 1963 Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Danville Rotary Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Marian Jones Donaldson Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Lindsay M. Entz Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Nolan W. Feeser Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Daniel G. and Helen I. Fultz Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Adam Hampton Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Morton Harrison Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Mollie Harter Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Jane Hood Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
ISCALC International Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Carl and Lucille Jarrett Scholarship Fund (Graduate, Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Gerald J. Levandoski Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Carl J. Marrara Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Walter A. and Nan C. McCloskey Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Joseph and Catherine Missigman Memorial Nursing Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Missigman Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Robert E. and Judy More Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Muncy Rotary Club Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Muncy Scholars Award Fund (Undergraduate/A ward/Prize)
Albert and Alice Nacinovich Music Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Rechsteiner Family Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Kimberly Marie Rogers Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Wayne F. Rose Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Jane Salanky-Onzik Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
John A. Savoy Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ralph and Josephine Smith Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Margaret E. Waldron Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Monica M. Weaver Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Williamsport High School Class of 1970 Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Williamsport-Lycoming Community Foundation - Benjamin Franklin Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Eleanor M. Wolfson Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Wendy Y. Wolfson Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

330 Pine St., Suite 401
Williamsport, PA 17701
ph: (570)321-1500
Fax: (570)321-6434
Free: (866)901-2372
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.wlfoundation.org

Ken and Pat Ackerman Family Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship for Danville Area High School seniors who have been accepted or will attend an accredited 4-year college, full-time. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have been a varsity wrestler and/or varsity football player and have the highest cumulative 4-year average in English. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the guidance counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danville, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected] danville.k12.pa.us.

Ruth D. Adams Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Montoursville Area High School seniors who are seeking higher education beyond graduation from high school (full-time) and who represent the top 10% GPA of graduating seniors. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants shall be approved for full-time admission to any accredited two or four-year college or university of their choice and be enrolled in a course of study of their choice which leads to a degree. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may contact and request an application from the Montoursville Area High School. Contact: Ronda Albert, Montoursville Area High School, 100 N Arch St, Montoursville, PA 17754; 570-368-3509; [email protected]

Anne L. Alexander and Blaise Robert Alexander Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship for graduating seniors from Mount Carmel Area High School and Montoursville Area High School respectively, who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate, business or technical program at an accredited institution of higher education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement; must be a leader with a sense of humor; must be grounded; must show tolerance to others; must be honest; must have integrity; and must make a difference in the school community. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may contact and request an application from the Montoursville Area High School. Contact: Ronda Albert, Montoursville Area High School, 100 N Arch St, Montoursville, PA 17754; 570-368-3509; [email protected]12.pa.us.

B-Brave McMahon/Stratton Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for graduates who have been in the foster care system or have legal adopted status and who have shown remarkable achievement despite the obstacles in their life. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Lycoming County High School or Clinton County High School that has believed in herself/himself; must have been accepted into a full-time continuing education program, preferably in Pennsylvania; must have exhibited good citizenship and have no known drug or alcohol record or juvenile offenses; have an unmet financial need; and must show evidence that they have a current minimum GPA of 2.8. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Candidates must complete the application and submit it along with any requested additional information to the Williamsport-Lycoming Community Foundation. Deadline: April 1. Contact: Candy Bower, Manager of Program and Scholarship Services [email protected]

Gina L. Barnhart Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Milton Area High school seniors planning to pursue a major in elementary education. Focus: Education, Elementary. Qualif.: Candidates must be seniors in good standing and members of the cheerleading squad; must have been accepted by a qualified institution of higher education and plan to major in elementary education. Applicants who are planning to major in secondary education may be considered if there are no candidates that are planning to major in elementary education. Preference will be given to applicants with educational and/or career objectives focused on working with children or community service. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Candidates must submit of a 200-word short essay on the following topic: “How has my participating in cheerleading and sports helped to prepare me for a career in elementary education or other work on behalf of children?” Contact: Leslie Robinson, Milton Senior High School, 700 Mahoning St., Milton, PA 17847, 570-742-7611.

Bloch-Selinger Education Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for honor students from the Danville Area High School. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be attending a full-time accredited school or university and be in good standing. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the guidance counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danville, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected] danville.k12.pa.us.

Diane Booth Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship to the Danville Area High School seniors. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be accepted into a full-time undergraduate, associate or technical program in an institution of higher education; have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement; and a strong potential for success. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor, Danville Area School District, 570-271-3268, [email protected] danville.k12.pa.us.

Eleanor McWilliams Burke Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide academic support for Danville Area High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited institution of higher education and who are entering a health-related field. Focus: Medicine; Nursing; Nutrition; Pharmacy; or Physical therapy. Qualif.: Applicants must be entering a health related field. Criteria: Selection is based on character, academic performance, career goals and participation in school and/or community activities.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danvilled, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected]

Joseph R. Calder, Jr., MD Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To support the education of current and/or aspiring Lycoming County medical professionals who plan to dedicate their lives to helping others. Focus: Medicine; Nursing; Pharmacy; Allied health. Qualif.: Applicants must be accepted into a full-time or part-time medical or any other related specialty at an accredited institution of higher education. Applicants should be residents of Lycoming County. Criteria: Selection will be based on merit.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicant must submit an essay not to exceed one page outlining why he/she is pursuing a career in the medical field and summarizing his/her ultimate career objectives. Applicants may download an application form the Foundation's web site. Contact: Candy Bower, 570-321-1500; [email protected] fcfpa.org

Warren E. “Whitey” Cole American Society of Highway Engineers Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship awards for students enrolled in a Civil Engineering curriculum. Focus: Civil engineering. Qualif.: Applicants must be enrolled in a civil engineering, civil engineering technology or civil technology curriculum; have completed at least the sophomore year of a four-year curriculum or the freshman year of a two-year curriculum; be either enrolled at Pennsylvania State University, Bucknell University or Pennsylvania College of Technology or have residence in the counties of Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga or Union and attend another college. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Candidates must complete the application and submit it along with any requested additional information to the Williamsport-Lycoming Community Foundation. Contact: Ken Klinger-man, American Society of Highway Engineers, 570-368-4231.

Cotner Family Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship for Danville Area High School seniors who will attend an accredited 2 or 4-year college. Focus: Agricultural economics. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school seniors attending an accredited 2 or 4-year college and must be pursuing studies in agriculture or agricultural related fields on a full-time basis. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danvilled, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected]

Danville Education Association Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Danville Area High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited institution of higher education, preferably in Pennsylvania. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement; must have unmet financial need; and must have not been the recipient of other major scholarship awards. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danvilled, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected]

Danville High School Class of 1963 Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Danville Area High School seniors who have been accepted and will be

pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree in an accredited institution of higher education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement. The recipients must have experience with community service and volunteering. Criteria: Selection will be based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request application form from the Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danvilled, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected]

Danville Rotary Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Danville Area High School seniors who have been accepted and will attend an accredited 2 or 4-year college as full-time students. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have exhibited good citizenship, honesty, integrity, and volun-teerism in the community and/or charity that demonstrate the Rotary's motto. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danvilled, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected]

Marian Jones Donaldson Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Canton Area High School seniors intending to pursue a course of study in elementary or secondary education. Focus: Education, Elementary; Education, Secondary. Qualif.: Applicants shall have a four-year overall minimum grade average of 85%. Criteria: Selection will be based on involvement in community service, extra-curricular activities, and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. Number Awarded: 1.

To Apply: Candidate must complete and submit an application, a 500-word or less essay describing why he or she wants to enter the field of education, and three letters of reference. Deadline: April 1. Contact: Jamie May, Guidance Counselor, Canton Area High School, 570-673-5134, [email protected]

Lindsay M. Entz Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for the Jersey Shore High School seniors intending to pursue a course of study in elementary education, preferably with an emphasis on education of special-needs children. Focus: Education, elementary. Qualif.: Candidates must plan to pursue a course of study in elementary education, preferably with an emphasis on education of special-needs children; must have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement; must be a leader with a sense of humor; must be grounded; must show tolerance to others; must be honest; must have integrity; and must make a difference in the school community. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply:

Candidate must complete an application; attach a cover letter (not to exceed two pages) outlining why he or she is applying for the scholarship and summarizing his/her ultimate career objectives; must provide proof that he or she has been accepted to an accredited two-/four-year college/university; and must provide at least one letter of reference. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Jeannie Rombach, Guidance Counselor, Jersey Shore Area Senior High School, 570-398-7174 ext. 1009, [email protected] jsasd.k12.pa.us.

Nolan W. Feeser Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for South William-sport Area High School seniors who are pursuing a higher education degree at an accredited college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have displayed academic achievements; must have unmet financial need; and must be planning to enroll at or pursuing a degree at Lycoming College, Gettysburg College or Pennsylvania College of Technology. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants may contact and request an application from the South Williamsport Area High School. Contact: Verna Correll, Guidance Counselor, South William-sport Jr./Sr. High School, 700 Percy St., S Williamsport, PA 17702; 570-326-2684; [email protected]

Daniel G. and Helen I. Fultz Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To encourage educational pursuits by providing scholarship for Indian Valley High School seniors. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Program is open to Indian Valley High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program at Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA. If there are no applicants from Indian Valley High School, then applicants may be chosen from Lewistown High School in Mifflin County, again, who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate degree program at Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA. Applicants must have good citizenship and community involvement; be a leader with a sense of humor; be grounded; must show tolerance of others; be honest; have integrity; and make a difference in the school community. Unmet financial need is also considered. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may contact and request an application from the Indian Valley High School. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Jane A. Floor, Guidance Counselor, Indian Valley High School, 717-248-5444, [email protected]; Frank A. Zook, Guidance Counselor, Lewistown High School, 717-242-1401, [email protected] mcsdk12.org.

Adam Hampton Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship for Danville Area High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have good citizenship and community involvement; must be a leader with a sense of humor; must be grounded; must show tolerance of others; must be honest; must have integrity; and must make a difference in the school community. Applicants must also have an unmet financial need and must hold a “B” average or above. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Guidance Counselor

of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danville, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected]

Morton Harrison Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Lycoming County young adults who demonstrate the potential to succeed in pursuing higher education goals. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Candidates shall be young adults who, as a result of legal offenses as juveniles or young adults, have come to the attention of Lycoming County's Probation Department; must demonstrate a strong willingness to make positive changes in their lives and pursue educational and/or job training goals that will enable them to fulfill their human potential; and plan to attend a qualified institution of higher education, including but not limited to a 2- or 4-year college or university, a technical college, trade school, or other approved education or training program. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Candidates must complete the application and submit it along with any requested additional information to the Williamsport-Lycoming Community Foundation. Contact: Candy Bower, Manager of Program and Scholarship Services [email protected] fcfpa.org.

Mollie Harter Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Danville Area High School seniors intending to pursue higher education goals, preferably in the field of secondary education. Focus: Education, Secondary. Qualif.: Applicants must be planning to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree from a qualified institution of higher education. Applicants' experience with community service and volunteering, as well as their interest in working with children and the potential to succeed in pursuing their goals may be considered. Preference will be given to applicants interested in a career in education, ideally secondary education, and then to other careers working with children. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danvilled, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected]

Jane Hood Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Danville Area High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program. Focus: Visual arts; Mathematics and mathematical science; Science; Engineering. Qualif.: Applicants must be accepted in a full-time undergraduate program at an institution of higher education to study graphic-visual arts, math and/or science (including engineering). Applicants must have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application to the Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danville, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected] danville.k12.pa.us.

ISCALC International Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Lycoming County high school seniors who have demonstrated an interest in furthering their education in international studies. Focus: International affairs and relations; Foreign languages. Qualif.: Applicant must be a high school senior within Lycoming county who will be attending an accredited institution of higher education and who plans to pursue major coursework in the area of international studies, including but not limited to international affairs, foreign languages, overseas exchange programs, multicultural studies, and related areas. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $250-$400. Number Awarded: 2-4. To Apply: Candidates must complete the application and submit it along with any requested additional information to the Williamsport-Lycoming Community Foundation. Contact: Candy Bower, Manager of Program and Scholarship Services, [email protected]

Carl and Lucille Jarrett Scholarship Fund (Graduate, Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship for Montgomery Area High School seniors and/or graduated alumni who have been accepted and will attend an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university, full-time or part-time. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: The applicants must exhibit good citizenship; must be honest; must have integrity; must have shown through job or volunteer history his/her ability to succeed; must be self-motivated; and must have strong ethics. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Applicants must complete the application. Applicants may request an application by contacting the Guidance Counselors of Montgomery Area High School or download it through the Foundation's web site. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Tara Bozella or Stacey Roman, Guidance Counselors, Montgomery Area High School, 570-547-1608 ext. 116; [email protected]; [email protected]

Gerald J. Levandoski Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial support for Danville Area High School seniors who are pursuing their studies in the field of engineering or science. Focus: Engineering. Qualif.: Applicants must have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the guidance counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danville, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected] danville.k12.pa.us.

Carl J. Marrara Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Danville Area High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited institution of higher education, preferably in Pennsylvania. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement; must be a leader with a sense of humor; must be grounded; must show tolerance of others; must be honest; must have

integrity and make a difference in the school community; and must have an unmet financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the guidance counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danville, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected] danville.k12.pa.us.

Walter A. and Nan C. McCloskey Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Danville Area High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited institution of higher education, preferably in Pennsylvania. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have attained a Boys or Girls letter in basketball (or football or baseball in the event basketball is discontinued at Danville High School). The award recipient shall be a good school and community citizen in addition to his/her scholastic and athletic qualities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the guidance counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danville, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected] danville.k12.pa.us.

Joseph and Catherine Missigman Memorial Nursing Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Bloomsburg University students who are pursuing a career in nursing. Focus: Nursing. Qualif.: Candidates must be Bloomsburg University students who have identified nursing as their major; must be completing their second or third year's curricula in the University's nursing education program; have a GPA of 2.5 or greater for all nursing coursework; and have a demonstrated financial need as determined by Bloomsburg University's methods and practices for assessing its student's financial capacities. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Candidates must have completed and filed an application for the scholarship and must include a one-page cover letter describing his/her rational for applying for the scholarship as well as his/her interest in the nursing field. Contact: Margie Eckroth-Bucher, Associate Professor Department of Nursing, Bloomsburg University, 570-389-4607, [email protected] bloomu.edu.

Missigman Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Sullivan County High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited institution of higher education, preferably in Pennsylvania. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Candidate must be a graduating senior at Sullivan County High School and must demonstrate a strong potential to succeed in pursuing their higher education objectives. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Sullivan County High

School or from the First Community Foundation of Pennsylvania. Contact: Jill Sysock, Guidance Office, Sullivan County High School, Beech and South St., Laporte, PA 18626, 570-947-7001, [email protected]

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Montgomery Area High School students intending to pursue higher education in finance, engineering, business or science. Focus: Finance; Engineering; Business; Science. Qualif.: Candidates must exhibit leadership qualities, academic excellence and a cooperative spirit. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Candidates must complete and submit the application. Scholarship application can be requested from Montgomery Area High School or may be downloaded from the Foundation's web site. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Tara Bozella, Guidance Counselor, Montgomery Area High School, 120 Penn Street, Montgomery, PA 17752, 570-547-1608 ext. 116, [email protected]

Muncy Rotary Club Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Muncy High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time continuing education program. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have exhibited community involvement. Other than a strong potential for success, such factors as class rank and GPA will not be criteria in making a selection unless, in the judgment of the Muncy Rotary Club Scholarship Committee, such factors are needed to distinguish between multiple potential candidates. Criteria: Financial need will be a considering factor.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from Erik Berthold of Muncy High School. Deadline: April 1. Contact: Erik Berthold, Guidance Counselor, Muncy High School, 200 West Penn St., Muncy, PA 17756, 570-546-3127 ext. 3260, [email protected] muncysd.org.

Muncy Scholars Award Fund (Undergraduate/A ward/Prize

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for graduating seniors in the Muncy Area School District who have completed grades 9, 10, and 11 at the Muncy High School and who have been accepted and will attend a 4-year college, full-time. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have exhibited continued growth in his/her citizenship; must be a leader; must be honest; must have integrity; and must be determined to succeed. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants will be selected from the top 10 academic performers and must have attained at least one varsity letter (either n sports or band). Contact: Erik Berthold, guidance counselor, Muncy High School, 200 W Penn St., Muncy, PA 17756; 570-546-3127 ext. 3260; [email protected]

Albert and Alice Nacinovich Music Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Lycoming County high school seniors graduating from public or private schools with a demonstrated interest in music who plan to attend a qualified institution of higher education in a

music-related field of study. Focus: Music. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from any Lycoming County high school, public or private (secular or Christian), or as part of a qualified home-schooling arrangement within Lycoming County; must have been accepted to a qualified institution of higher education with the intention of pursuing further education or a career in music in a degree-granting program in music education or a music-related field of study; and must have a demonstrated interest in music, which may include participation in band, chorus, music theory and composition, and performance service at school, church, or community. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Applicants will be required to complete an application, provide copies of transcripts, and attach a 500-word of essay or less outlining his or her interest in music and how a scholarship award will help to advance his or her goals within a musical field or discipline. A recording of the applicant's work must also be submitted with completed application and essay. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Candy Bower, Manager of Program and Scholarship Services, [email protected]

Rechsteiner Family Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Danville Area High School graduating seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program at an institution of higher education to study education or science. Focus: Education; Science. Qualif.: Applicants must be students studying education or science and who maintain a GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale after the end of their freshman year and for the rest of their undergraduate education. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District. Contact: Gary Grozier, Guidance Counselor of Danville Area School District, 600 Walnut St., Danville, PA 17821; 570-271-3268 ext. 2006; [email protected]

Kimberly Marie Rogers Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship for Montoursville Area High School seniors who are planning to attend a vocational/technical college or a two or four-year accredited college. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Montoursville Area High School seniors who are planning to attend a vocational/technical college or a two or four-year accredited college. Their major should fall under the vocational/technical field. Criteria: Selection will be based on financial need but with equal emphasis on academics. The recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may contact and request an application from the Montoursville Area High School. Contact: Ronda Albert, Montoursville Area High School, 100 N Arch St, Montoursville, PA 17754; 570-368-3509; [email protected]

Dr. Wayne F. Rose Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Loyalsock High School seniors intending to attend a qualified institution of higher education in pursuit of a career in education who have a demonstrated interest in working with children and who exhibit an appreciation of the arts. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must demonstrate family

financial need; must demonstrate active involvement working or volunteering with children outside of their own school and typical class responsibilities; must demonstrate participation in the arts while in school and/or through extracurricular activities; and must be in good academic standing with potential for success. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application to the Loyalsock Township High School. Applicants must have a recommendation of at least one teacher. Contact: Diane Stanzione, Loyalsock Township High School, 1801 Loyalsock Drive, Williamsport, PA 17701, 570-326-3581 ext. 1307, [email protected]

Jane Salanky-Onzik Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for South William-sport Area High School seniors. Focus: Spanish studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program at an institution of higher education (preferably in Pennsylvania) to study secondary education (preferably to teach Spanish) or to study Spanish in preparation for a career that would utilize the Spanish language. Applicants must have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement, must have unmet financial need and must not have been the recipient of other major scholarship awards. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicant must submit an application to the Guidance Counselor's office. Contact: Verna Correll, Guidance Counselor, s Williamsport Jr./Sr. High School, 700 Percy St., S Williamsport, PA 17702; 570-326-2684; [email protected]

John A. Savoy Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for South Williamsport Area High School seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited institution of higher education, preferably in Pennsylvania. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have exhibited good citizenship and community involvement; have unmet financial need; and must not have been the recipient of other major scholarship awards. Criteria: Selection will be based on committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500. To Apply: Scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient remains in good standing at an accredited college or university but shall not exceed a maximum of 4 years. Applicant must submit an application to the Guidance Counselor's Office; must include a cover letter (not to exceed two pages) outlining why he or she is applying for the scholarship and summarizing his/her ultimate career objectives; must provide at least one letter of reference; and must provide proof that he or she has been accepted to a qualified two or four-year college/university. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Verna Correll, Guidance Counselor, South Williamsport Jr./Sr. High School, 700 Percy St., S Williamsport, PA 17702; 570-326-2684; [email protected]

Ralph and Josephine Smith Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To defray all or a portion of the costs of attending college or other undergraduate institutions of higher learning beyond the secondary level for Warrior Run High School seniors. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Candidate must maintain a GPA of 2.5. Candidate's financial needs shall

always be a primary consideration. Extra-curricular activities will not be considered in the selection process. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $625. Number Awarded: 4. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Guidance Office of Warrior Run High School. Contact: Jenna Brown or Jim Houser, Guidance Office, Warrior Run High School, 4800 Susquehanna Trail, Turbotville, PA 17772, 570-649-5166 ext. 105, [email protected] [email protected]

Margaret E. Waldron Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Muncy High School seniors who are pursuing higher education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Candidates must have completed grades 10, 11, 12 at Muncy High School and have graduated from academic courses at Muncy High School; must rank in upper 1/5 of the class during junior and senior years; must present letter of acceptance from a postsecondary institution of higher learning. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000 - freshman and sophomore years; $4,000 - junior and senior years. To Apply: Applicants may contact Guidance Office of Muncy High School to request an application or download the application from the Foundation's web site. Applicant must submit a copy of his/her parents' current U.S. Individual Income Tax Return and a copy of his or her school transcript through the third marking period of his or her senior year. Deadline: April 1. Contact: Erik Berthold, Guidance Counselor, Muncy High School, 200 W Penn St., Muncy, PA 17756, 570-546-3127 ext. 3260, [email protected]

Monica M. Weaver Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship for Montoursville Area High School seniors of high scholastic standing who are enrolled at a college or other educational institution pursuing a major in physical therapy. Focus: Physical therapy. Qualif.: Students must have resided in the Montoursville Area School District for a minimum of three years prior to graduation. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may contact and request an application from the Montoursville Area High School. Contact: Ronda Albert, Montoursville Area High School, 100 N Arch St, Montoursville, PA 17754; 570-368-3509; [email protected]

Williamsport High School Class of 1970 Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Williamsport Area High School seniors intending to attend a college, university, or vocational school that offers an at least two-year degree or certification program. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Candidates must be in need of financial assistance and shall not have received any other scholarship totaling more than $250. Preference is given to applicant who is not necessarily the most outstanding scholar nor the most sensational athlete; but rather, the student who has worked diligently to master his/her selection of academic courses, has earned the respect of his/her teachers and fellow students because he/she possesses unquestionable integrity and who consistently displays compassion or kindness to others. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may request an application from the Head Principal of Williamsport Area High School. Contact: Head Principal, Williamsport Area High School, 2990 WFourth St., Williamsport, PA 17701, 5703238411.

Williamsport-Lycoming Community Foundation - Benjamin Franklin Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide academic support for students who are attending Pennsylvania College and have graduated from Bradford County, Clinton County, Lycoming County, Potter County, Sullivan County or Tioga County. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be enrolled at the Pennsylvania College of Technology; must be enrolled in an approved Tech prep high school program and subsequently enroll in a Certificate, Associate or Bachelor's Degree program at the Pennsylvania College of Technology. In schools without approved Tech Prep programs, students must enroll in a high school vocational-technical program and subsequently enroll in a Certificate, Associate, or Bachelor's Degree program at the Pennsylvanian College of Technology. Applicants must have a GPA of “B” or higher and must be enrolled full-time. Preference will be given to continuing students in subsequent years if a cumulative GPA of 2.80 is maintained in the program. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a writing sample as defined by the Pennsylvania College of Technology Prep office. Contact: Joan Kay, Executive Director, Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation, Inc., One College Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701-5799; 570-320-8020; [email protected]

Eleanor M. Wolfson Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship for Montoursville Area High School seniors who will be attending Yale College. Focus: Creative writing. Qualif.: Students must be graduating seniors at Montoursville Area High School. If there are no graduating students planning to attend Yale College, a graduating student with an outstanding academic record and a demonstrated talent in creative writing will be considered. Criteria: Selection will be based on academic merit and potential.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may contact and request an application from the Montoursville Area High School. Contact: Ronda Albert, Montoursville Area High School, 100 N Arch St, Montoursville, PA 17754; 570-368-3509; [email protected]

Wendy Y. Wolfson Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide scholarship for Montoursville Area High School seniors who will be attending Yale College. Focus: Music; Drama criticism. Qualif.: Students must be graduating seniors of Montoursville Area High School. If there are no graduating students planning to attend Yale College, graduating students with an outstanding academic record and a demonstrated talent in music or drama will be considered. Criteria: Selection will be based on academic merit and potential.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may contact and request an application from the Montoursville Area High School. Contact: Ronda Albert, Montoursville Area High School, 100 N Arch St, Montoursville, PA 17754; 570-368-3509; [email protected]

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