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Last Day to Apply for Alumni/Burley Scholarships

3/20/2008 —

Last Day to Apply for Alumni/Burley Scholarships - March 20

Qualified students planning to return to Penn State Greater Allegheny next fall are encouraged to apply for the following scholarship opportunities recognizing leadership and scholarship.

The JoAnne E. Burley Leadership Scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship, the student shall be a full-time or part-time undergraduate enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Greater Allegheny who has demonstrated good character and fine leadership qualities in the classroom and through their participation in campus activities.  The qualified student must have at least a 2.75 GPA and should have demonstrated outstanding leadership on campus within the previous twelve (12) months.  Financial need may be a consideration for this award. Students must also submit recommendations from a Penn State Greater Allegheny faculty and staff member to be considered for this scholarship.

Details on this scholarship and the Alumni Society Scholarship (described below) and a single application can be dowloaded or printed. Students have the option for applying for one or both scholarships.
 

The deadline for applications is Thursday, March 20, 2008, at 5:00 p.m.  Applications should be directed to 210 Student Community Center. For more information, contact Arlene Fath at 412-675-9048 or arf4@psu.edu.

The Penn State Greater Allegheny Alumni Society Scholarships

Students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are planning to attend Greater Allegheny next year may be eligible for one of the Alumni Society awards.  Use the combined application for Burley and Alumni Society scholarships above.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, March 20, 2008, at 5:00 p.m.  Applications should be directed to 210 Student Community Center. For more information, call Arlene Fath at 412-675-9048.

The G.C. Murphy Foundation Scholarship
The Junior Order United American Mechanics McKeesport Council 109 Scholarship

If any member of your family was employed by the G.C. Murphy Company or was a member of the Junior Order United American Mechanics McKeesport Council 109 you may be eligible for a campus scholarship. To be considered for either or both of these scholarships the student must submit a letter with the following information:

• In which scholarship you are interested;
• The name of the family member affiliated with either of the above organizations and the relationship to you;
• When the relative was employed by or a member of the organization;
• In the case of the Murphy Foundation scholarship, identify the store or location where the relative worked in addition to the period of employment.

 Additional eligibility requirements for both scholarships are as follows.  The student must:
• be a full time undergraduate enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Greater Allegheny;
• have attained or demonstrate superior academic success
• have a demonstrated financial need (have a FAFSA on file for academic year 2008-09).

The deadline for submission of the The G.C. Murphy Foundation Scholarship and The Junior Order United American Mechanics McKeesport Council 109 Scholarship is Wednesday April 30, 2008. The letter for either is to be sent to:

Mr. Glenn J. Beech
c/o the Penn State Greater Allegheny Scholarship Committee
109 Frable Building
Penn State Greater Allegheny
McKeesport, PA 15132

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