Elk County Scholarship Applications Are Now Available
St. Marys, PA: Attention All those attending Colleges, Universities or Vocational schools! The Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF) is an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Northern Alleghenies added twenty new scholarships this year. This has increased the total scholarship awards by the Foundation to nearly $250,000 available for students across seven counties. The Community Foundation has distributed all post-secondary or vocational school scholarship applications to the high school guidance departments throughout the area and also have information on our website. Please visit: www.elkcountyfoundation.org, look for the Scholarship page and the “Information for Students” tab!
Each scholarship that is available has a different focus, so check each one out and see if it is right for you. Some of the new scholarships are the Joseph & Delores Frey Family Scholarship, Lisa Lepovetsky Memorial Scholarship, VanVranken Scholarship, Jordan Adams Memorial Award, Abagail Veronica Dobson Memorial Scholarship, McGrady Family Fund Scholarship and James “Wes” Jones Memorial Scholarship.
Post-secondary music students and high school seniors are also eligible to apply for the Inez Bull Piano or the Ole Bull Violin Scholarships as long as they graduated from a high school in Potter, Tioga, Elk, McKean, Cameron or Clinton County.
The Community Foundation is one of 40 state wide partners with PATH (Partners for Access to Higher Education). Students who receive a scholarship award from the Community Foundation may qualify for matching dollars through PHEAA and the PATH program. In 2019 over $50,000 was matched to our local students.
Additional graduate level and non-traditional scholarships are also available for music, law, medical, vocational nursing and many more. Visit the website to see what is available! For further details and deadlines, contact your guidance counselor or the Community Foundation at 814 834-2125.
Pictured are the recipients of the Elk County Foundation Scholarships from 2019.