Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Unspecified Deadlines

Adam & Anna Dranginis Scholarship

  • Students of Lithuanian history
  • Submit letter to Financial Aid Office

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Bridget Carney Scholarship
  • Parishioner's of St. Ignatius Church
  • Letter from church required and forwarded to Financial Aid Office

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Catherine Manley Coffey Scholarship

Annual Award to a female senior accounting major selected by Kania School of Management.

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Cawley-Harper Scholarship

Annual Award to seniors selected by Physics and Engineering Department.

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Charles Volpe Scholarship

  • Awarded to a senior in History or Political Science majors from Lackawanna County
  • Selected by faculty

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The Congressman and Mrs. McDade Program for Public Service Scholarship

  • Sophomore or junior student who intends to do internship in their junior or senior year
  • Political Science major
  • 120 hour internship
  • Selected by History/Political Science Department in the spring
  • Application

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Connolly-Blewitt Family Scholarship

  • Children of current or retired postal employees and school teachers.
  • Submit letter and supporting documentation to Financial Aid Office.

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Denise Dubbles Scholarship

  • Awarded to students studying overseas in Latin or South America, Asia, Russia, Eastern Europe, Africa, etc.
  • Students doing international service work
  • Selected by Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Director of Foreign Studies

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Koch-Conley America Legion Scholarship

  • Any student that is a son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a current and active member of Koch-Conley American Legion Post 121.
  • Submit letter of documentation to the Financial Aid Office.

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Loughran - Peters Scholarship
  • Awarded to a junior student in Science, pre med, Chemistry, Biology
  • Selected by Pre Med Advisor and Director of Financial Aid in the Spring

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Michael S. Costello Scholarship

  • To assist children, spouses and siblings of those killed or permanently disabled in the terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001, including airplane crews and passengers, World Trade Center and Pentagon workers and visitors, and relief workers. 
  • Submit letter of documentation to Financial Aid Office.

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NEPA Society of Public Accountants

  • Senior student majoring in Accounting
  • Selected by Kania School of Management in the fall
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Peter J. and Maida Lippert Farrell Scholarship

  • Awarded to students of Native American ancestry
  • Submit Letter of documentation to Financial Aid Office
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The Patricia A. Bynes Clifford '86 Scholarship

  • Awarded based on need for Female undergraduate students from Red Bank Catholic School of Management, Christian Brothers Academy School of Management, Monmouth County.

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Velio E. Berardis Scholarship
  • Senior pre-med major accepted to Thomas Jefferson.
  • Selected by Pre-Med Advisor late Spring

February Deadlines

Mecca Family Scholarship

  • Incoming undergraduate freshmen, evidence  of financial need, GPA of 2.5 or higher, serves the Roman Catholic Church, demonstrates life achievements, aspires to be a strong leader with ethical values.
  • Application available for 2021-2022 academic year.

March Deadlines

Condron Ambition and Achievement Scholarship
  • Incoming freshmen students in Kania School of Mangement from Lackawanna County
  • Students are invited to apply in February
  • Selected by the committee in March

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Francis P. Boland, M.D., Memorial Scholarship

  • Undergraduate completion of their sophomore year or 60 credit hours
  • Declared Pre-Med student
  • Application

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Peter S. Graybar Memorial Scholarship

  • Undergraduate student sophomore entering Junior year
  • Application

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William V. Rakauskas, Ed.D. '61 Memorial Scholarship

  • High senior from Lackawanna County
  • Preference given to student majoring in English or Education
  • Application

April Deadlines

Cinram Manufacturing Scholarship
  • Undergraduate Students of dependent employees
  • Application

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Edward J. Spitzer Scholarship

  • Senior attending Graduate Program in the area of business
  • Application available 2018

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Fleet PA Services Scholarship

  • Undergraduate Students of dependent employees
  • Application

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Irving Grossman Scholarship

  • Undergraduate students, demonstrate financial need, and involvement in extracurricular activities and community service.
  • Application

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James Burns Memorial Scholarship

  • Undergraduate Students of dependents/grandchildren or current and retired employees of ARAMARK Corp.
  • Application

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John and Lucille Guzey Scholarship Fund

  • Undergraduate Students members of the Boys & Girls Club
  • Application

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Joseph P. Gallagher - The Greater Chamber of Commerce

  • Undergraduate Students of dependent employees of Greater Chamber of Commerce business members.
  • Application

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Leslie Fay Scholarship

  • Undergraduate Students of dependent employees
  • Application

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Neal J. Fasula Memorial Scholarship
  • Undergraduate Students of dependent employees
  • Application

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Scranton Kiwanis Club / Nicholas Lachno Scholarship Award

  • Incoming freshmen
  • Application available 2018

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Rev. J.J. Quinn, S.J. Achievement Award
  • Awarded to graduating senior majoring in any discipline accepted at an accredited U.S. Medical School.
  • Selected by the Director of Medical School.
  • Application available 2018

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Scully Scholars Program

  • Student must have two full years of study to be eligible.
  • Applicants must have identified a potential summer internship sponsored by a Member of the United States Congress, a congressional committee, a state legislator, a state legislative committee, a federal or state agency (including the White House or a governor’s office), a think tank, a national political party, or a public policy organization.
  • Application

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Times-Shamrock Communications Scholarship

  • Undergraduate Students of dependent employees
  • Application

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TRL Associates Scholarship

  • Undergraduate Students of dependent employees
  • Application

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United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL)

  • Undergraduate Students of dependent employees
  • Application

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William E. Atkisson & William J. Brady, Sr. Scholarship

  • Awarded to rising juniors
  • First generation college students (see application for definition)
  • Application available 2018

May Deadlines

Purple Club of Scranton Scholarship

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Monsignor McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship

  • Rising Seniors - Local Area
  • Application available 2018

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PASFAA Scholarship

Student Eligibility:  All students applying for the PASFAA Scholarship must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Pennsylvania resident - If you are 18 years of age or older you must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least the 12 consecutive months before you file the FAFSA (excluding any time you are enrolled in a Pennsylvania postsecondary school, if you came into or remained in Pennsylvania for the purpose of attending a school or college). If you are under 18 years of age you must have a supporting parent or guardian who has been a Pennsylvania resident for at least the 12 consecutive months before you filed the FAFSA.
  • Enrolled at least half-time, in a degree-seeking program in a post-secondary institution of higher education OR a diploma/certificate program in the Nursing or BT&T Sector only
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have completed 30 credits or the hours equivalent from a post-secondary institution of higher education at the time of application
  • Scholarships are non-renewable, but students are welcome to reapply
  • Preference will be given to applicants attending schools that are part of the PASFAA membership
  • No more than one scholarship per year will be given to each of the following sectors: Business Trade & Technical, Nursing, Private Four Year, Public Two Year, PASSHE, State- Related and Graduate Schools.

General Information:

The PASFAA Scholarship is made possible by the association and generous donations from members. PASFAA will award seven, $1,000 scholarships.

Selection Panel and Process: The panel consists of representatives from several sectors. A member of the scholarship panel will remove him/herself from the process when a student from their institution is being considered. Scholarship winners will be selected based on their academic achievement and the content of their written statements.  Each member of the panel will individually rank each applicant’s material.

Deadline : May 1, 2018

Distribution of funds:

 PASFAA will distribute checks at the Fall Conference, if the winner or school representative is present. If not, check will be mailed. Winners must supply social security number for tax purposes. The Financial Aid Office must verify that the student is enrolled and in good academic standing. This scholarship is designed to reduce debt – it is not to be used by the institution to replace or reduce grant or other scholarship funds. If the student withdraws from the school prior to the scholarship funds being applied to their account, all scholarship money must be returned to the PASFAA Scholarship fund. 

Complete the application at

https://pasfaa.org/docs/forms/ScholarshipApp_2018.html.

NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED!

Applications must be received by midnight of the deadline date to:

                Brandi Darr, Director of Financial Aid, PASFAA Scholarship Chair bsd@pitt.edu