Other Available Scholarships
Other Available Scholarships
AmeriServ Financial Scholarship Fund
AmeriServ Financial Scholarship Fund Provides a four-year scholarship to a child, grandchild, niece or nephew of an AmeriServ employee, with a fifth year bonus if the student secures a job in Cambria or Somerset County after graduation. Applicant must attend Mount Aloysius College, Saint Francis University, or the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
Apollo Award Fund
Apollo Award Fund This purpose of this fund is to award the Apollo Scholarship, which is available to third- and fourth-year medical students. Scholarship recipients agree to practice in Cambria or Somerset county upon completion of their medical training. Recipients who do not return to the area after completing their training may be expected to re-pay the scholarship.
Barbara and John (Jack) Yerger Scholarship Fund
Barbara and John (Jack) Yerger Scholarship Fund The intent of this fund is to benefit students from Wilson Area High School attending Lafayette College, or to support Lafayette College directly with scholarships and worthy projects. Created as part of the 100 Families Project.
Bedford Grange Mutual Scholarship Fund
Bedford Grange Mutual Scholarship Fund This fund was created to provide awards to children of Bedford Grange Mutual Insurance Company policy-holders. The application is open to high school seniors who plan to attend a college, university, or trade/technical school in the fall, as well as collegiate freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Applicants must show a strong history of community service and extra-curricular activity participation and demonstrate that they are motivated to achieve their future goals.
Camp PARC Helping Hand Scholarship Fund
Camp PARC Helping Hand Scholarship Fund The purpose of this scholarship is to provide resources to equip higher education-bound students who have excellent academic achievement and a record of outstanding service to Camp PARC. In the spirit of People Always Responding with Compassion, the scholarship committee seeks well-rounded, kindhearted, and community-minded individuals who are interested in making a difference in our world. Applicants must have served as a Junior Counselor, Peer Buddy, Childcare Counselor, Resident Staff Assistant, or a combination of these positions for a minimum of two years for the full duration of any of the camping sessions at Camp PARC in addition to or including the summer in which they apply for the scholarship.
Conemaugh Valley Culinary Association Robert Forquer Memorial Scholarship Fund
Conemaugh Valley Culinary Association Robert Forquer Memorial Scholarship Fund To provide a scholarship to a Cambria County resident who has been accepted to attend an accredited school for the culinary arts. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and also non-traditional students.
Croner Educational Fund
Croner Educational Fund This fund provides scholarship support for members of Trinity United Church of Christ in Berlin, Pa. First priority will be given to church members who are students for the Christian ministry. Second priority will be given to church members who are college students and who have financial need. Applicants must have been a church member for at least two years to be eligible to apply. All scholarship distributions will follow guidelines as provided by the Fund Representative(s). The Fund Representative(s) may also elect to make grant distributions directly to Trinity United Church of Christ.
David S. Frick Envirothon Education Grant Fund
To provide scholarship support for students making up the winning team(s) of the annual Indiana County Senior Envirothon competition.
Eastern Elevator Irene Westover Memorial Scholarship Fund
Eastern Elevator Irene Westover Memorial Scholarship Fund The purpose of this fund is to provide support to spouses, children, step-children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews of full-time Eastern Elevator employees who wish to continue their education. This award honors the memory of Irene Westover, the founding mother of Eastern Elevator. Apply online by March 15.
Genevieve Milkie Scholarship Fund
Genevieve Milkie Scholarship Fund This fund provides an endowment which will provide scholarship support for students pursuing voice study, music education, or related field from Greater Johnstown School District, Westmont Hilltop School District, or a member of St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Johnstown.
Huston Township Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
Huston Township Alumni Association Scholarship Fund This fund provides scholarship support to graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education at accredited institutions, and who are residents of Huston Township.
Indiana County Technology Center Scholarship Fund
Indiana County Technology Center Scholarship Fund The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for technically skilled students attending Indiana County Technology Center.
Joe and Tony Kompardo Portage Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Scholarship Fund
Joe and Tony Kompardo Portage Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships to members of the Portage Volunteer Fire Company and/or Portage Area Ambulance Association employees looking to pursue post-secondary education. Qualified applicants must be one of the following: a member of Portage Volunteer Fire for at least two years, a lifetime member of Portage Volunteer Fire Company, or an employee of Portage Area Ambulance Association for at least two years.
Makayla’s Dream Scholarship Fund
To provide support for cosmetology students from low income families to obtain equipment and licenses required to enter into professional work.
Richie Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund
Richie Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund This fund provides scholarship support for graduating senior students from schools within the Greater Johnstown region who plan to enroll in post-secondary education and major in education, psychology, social work or a related major which would lead to a career in teaching, counseling (adults or children), addiction recovery, or other job related to preventing people from using drugs and helping those addicted to get sober.
Robert E. and Theodore R. Shahade Scholarship Award
Robert E. and Theodore R. Shahade Scholarship Award This fund supports a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown School District, Westmont Hilltop School District, or a member of the St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Johnstown, with a scholarship award to attend the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
Sunnehanna Goettlicher Vetock Scholarship Fund
Sunnehanna Goettlicher Vetock Scholarship Fund The intent of this fund is to provide scholarships for Sunnehanna Country Club employees, caddies, or children of Sunnehanna Country Club employees. The scholarship should be for post secondary education. To be eligible, the employee or caddie must have been employed for at least two years.
Torrence W. Prescott Scholarship Fund
Torrence W. Prescott Scholarship Fund This fund provides scholarship support to graduates who are members of the First Methodist Church in Punxsutawney, PA. Contact First Methodist Church for more details on this scholarship.
Voices of Hope Fund
Voices of Hope Fund The purpose of this fund is to provide support for Voices of Hope’s mission of creating awareness about rape culture from the survivors of sexual violence in order to prevent sexual assault from occurring. This fund also provides two scholarships. The Unveil Your Voice Award is available to graduating high school seniors, and the Compassionate Roxanne Award is available to qualified college sophomores and juniors pursuing a career in the human services field.
William I. Plank Scholarship Fund
William I. Plank Scholarship Fund Provides a scholarship to any undergraduate college student (rising sophomore, junior, or senior) studying in the field of environmental or conservation studies. Courses should be related to natural resources, soils, plants, animal science, agriculture or forestry.
Y.S. and Y.W. Nam Scholarship Fund
Y.S. and Y.W. Nam Scholarship Fund The purpose of this fund is to support Cambria County and Somerset County students who will attend a community college, post-secondary trade school or post-secondary vocational school, providing a continuous scholarship to continue at UPJ for no more than four years.