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    Scholarships 422
    A J McDonnell Scholarship

    Secondary Education major.


    A. Kenneth and Mary Betterly Maiers Scholarship

    Capable, enthusiastic, and conscientious student majoring in education.


    A. Susan Magill '71 Memorial Scholarship

    History, English, Secondary Education History, or Secondary Education English majors with financial need.


    Aaron Lorick Memorial Scholarship

    Act 101/EOP student who has completed a minimum of 24 credits at time of application. Submit a 100 word essay describing goals and aspirations.


    Abbott Diversity Award of the Frederick Douglass Institute

    Currently enrolled student in good academic standing who demonstrates leadership and sustained active participation in the Bloomsburg University community with a commitment to social justice and equality. Also must submit a 300-500 word composition describing how their actions or activities meet the criteria.


    Academic Endowed Scholarship

    Incoming freshmen, renewable if student continues to qualify (GPA requirements: 2.5 freshman, 2.75 sophomore, 3.0 junior)


    Accounting Department Scholarship

    Accounting major, junior status at the time of application, grade point average considered.


    Al Decker Scholarship

    Sigma Iota Omega brother; enrolled in the fall semester preceding the award year of payment; exemplifies the best qualities of fraternal brotherhood.


    Albert J. Fisher Accounting Scholarship

    Accounting major, financial need, and pursing professional development activities.


    Alumni Legacy Scholarship

    Child or grandchild of Bloomsburg University graduate; one entry per alumni parent or grandparent per child per year; student must be enrolled for spring semester; one scholarship will be awarded per family per year; scholarship will be applied to spring semester tuition bill; recipients selected by random drawing on November 15 each year. Alumni parents/grandparents can apply for their student at regional alumni events, Homecoming, Parents Weekend, online at www.bloomualumni.com or by phoning the Alumni Office at 570-389-4058.


    American Legion Post 273 Endowed Scholarship

    Students who are ROTC sophomores at time of award and who will have successfully completed their freshman ROTC year. Must be in good academic standing and have financial need. First preference graduate from one of the following high schools: Bloomsburg, Central, Columbia, Benton, Bloomsburg Christian or Home Schooled in those areas. Second preference high school in Montour, Columbia, Northumberland, Sullivan County. Third preference high school in Schuylkill County.


    Ann J. Jarrett Scholarship

    Early childhood education major; financial need; academic achievement; and activities.


    Anne J. Maslow and Mary R. Kuc Memorial Scholarship

    Secondary education major.


    Anne K. Wilson Award

    Junior or senior who has demonstrated a commitment to the discipline of sociology and to apply sociology to improve society. Preference given to a sociology major.


    Anonymous Basketball Endowment

    Member of the men's basketball team and a member of the women's basketball team in good standing. Highest Grade Point Average (GPA) above a 3.0 for each program. Preference order to College: Science and Technology, Business, Liberal Arts, Education and the scholarship is renewable


    APSCUF Scholarship

    Provided by the BU Association of Pennsylvania State Colleges and University Faculty (APSCUF) to non-traditional, full-time or part-time students who are 25 years of age or older; completed at least two semesters and a minimum of three courses; indicated financial need and; demonstrated academic improvement (attaining at least a 2.0 grade point average). Submit APSCUF application which can be obtain from the APSCUF office in WAB.


    APSCURF Scholarship

    Provided by the BU Association of Pennsylvania State Colleges and University Retired Faculty (APSCURF) to a full-time student with a job whose GPA is greater than or equal to the top 1/3 of the College in which the student is enrolled (see below). One award for a student working 12 hours per week, one award for a junior or senior working 15 hours per week with financial need. The recipient is also asked to attend either a fall or spring APSCURF meeting as available to meet APSCURF members and share his or her education or career goals. Submit proof of employment on the employer's stationary (place of employment, job title/description, hours worked each week). If applicable, list name and relationship to you of an AFSCME family member. GPA Requirements: College of Education: 3.63 or higher College of Liberal Arts: 3.10 or higher College of Business: 3.13 or higher College of Science and Technology: 3.32 or higher.


    Ayana J. Scholarship

    A resident of Philadelphia, PA and a student in the ACT 101/EOP program. Student must complete an essay on one of the two topics:

    1. Who in your life has been your biggest influence and why?

    2. What impact would this scholarship have on your education?




    Barbara Bogart Willders '83 Scholarship

    A female BU student studying in a STEM-related major; Preference is given to rising junior and may be renewable for (1) year; Financial need as determined by the university.


    Barbara M. Dilworth Memorial Scholarship - sophomore

    Sophomore, Nursing major with a 3.0 GPA; financial need may be considered.




    Barbara M. Dilworth Memorial Scholarship - upperclassmen

    Upperclassmen criteria: Renewable; nursing major; 3.5 GPA for the individual year under review (not cumulative); financial need may be considered.




    Barbara Oldt Nursing Scholarship

    For a deserving student from the Union, Snyder, or Northumberland counties pursuing a degree in nursing.


    Basketball Endowment

    Member of men's or women's basketball team, good academic standing, represent the University and their sport in a positive manner.


    Bernard and Frances Young Scholarship

    Full-time junior or senior status in semester of award payment; secondary education major planning a career in teaching environmental, geographical, or geological sciences; formally accepted into the teaching program; minimum 3.0 grade point average; indication of promise as a reliable member of the teaching profession; financial need.


    Beta Sigma Delta Scholarship

    Recipient must be a direct descendent of a Beta Sigma Delta brother who demonstrates financial need. If no applicants from a direct descendent apply, then a current brother with demonstrated financial need is eligible. In the event of a tie-breaker, student with higher financial need will have preference.


    Beth and Michael Morucci Scholarship

    For a current member of the BU football team who is in good academic standing. Award selection is made by the head football coach at his discretion.


    Bill & Sonja (Bendinsky) Norton '59 Scholarship

    Education major; sophomore, junior, or senior at time of award. Academic achievement and financial need.


    Bill Bauman/ARAMARK Scholarship

    Off-campus resident or resident of university operated apartment complex without a meal plan for semester requested; financial need (FAFSA required); minimum twelve credits required in semester of award.


    Bill Welk Memorial Scholarship

    A current brother of the Delta Pi/Sigma Pi fraternity in good standing, a minimum 2.5 GPA, and financial need. Consideration given to academic effort, participation and leadership in fraternity activities.


    Biology and Allied Health Science Scholarship

    Biology (including Sec. Ed. Biology) and Allied Health Science majors who are sophomores or juniors at the time of application; have completed 12 hours in biology science courses at Bloomsburg University. Submit a letter of reference from a biology faculty member and from a faculty member outside the department, and a paragraph stating applicant's career and educational goals.


    Bishop Lawrence F. Schott Council 628 Scholarship

    Upperclassman and a full-time or three quarter time student. Student must be either a member of the council, spouse of council member, or child of council member in good standing. Member must participate in several council activities of their choosing. Students who are receiving Pell or PHEAA grants are ineligible. The number of awards may be increased if funds are available.


    Bloomsburg Experience Scholarship Trust (BEST)

    Current member of BU women's athletic team, preference given to freshmen, financial need, academic achievement, represent the University and their sport in a positive manner, renewable if student continues to qualify.


    Bowden Family Leadership Scholarship

    Nominees shall be sophomore or junior students who have shown growth in their general character and continued development of leadership skills that positively impact the Bloomsburg University organizations they serve. Leadership qualities should include overall service and commitment, modesty, and the ability to work collaboratively with others. Preference will be given to students who hold any leadership positions in University organizations and demonstrate an interest to serve Bloomsburg University through volunteering and active participation. Additional preference will be given to students who hold a leadership position with a Greek organization.


    Bradley Peters Memorial Scholarship

    Accounting or Finance major in good academic standing.


    Braun Geology Field Camp Scholarship

    Undergraduate Geosciences majors who attend an accredited summer Geologic field camp training program as part of their requirement for the Geology degree program. Hydrogeologic, Environmental Geologic, or Earth Science field camps are not acceptable. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher in geology and supporting math/science courses required by the geology degree. A positive recommendation by the geosciences faculty on the student's likelihood of successfully completing the geology degree and going on to be an asset to the geology profession. Student must demonstrate financial need.


    Break the Chain Scholarship for Student Athletes - female

    Minority, member of woman's athletic team, graduate of a public high school, financial need, good academic standing, and represents the university and their sport in a positive manner.


    Break the Chain Scholarship for Student Athletes - male

    Minority, member of football team, graduate of a public high school, financial need, good academic standing, and represents the university and their sport in a positive manner.


    Brenda K. Hafner Memorial Music Scholarship

    Wind instrument performer participating in one or more of the three department instrumental music ensembles; significant contribution to those ensembles; continuing ensemble participation during the award year.


    Brian Savage Annual Memorial Scholarship

    Member of men's soccer team, good academic standing, represent University and their sport in a positive manner.


    Brian Savage Memorial Scholarship

    Incoming freshmen, member of men's soccer team; financial need; Pennsylvania resident, preference for students from Lancaster-Lebanon area (for players from Lower Dauphin Soccer Club); 2.5 GPA minimum; preference for dual-sport athletes; renewable through senior year if student continues to meet criteria.


    Brian T. Clarke #77 Memorial Scholarship

    1. BU Football player holding the position of offensive linemen or tight end

    2. Demonstrates strong work ethic and is highly recommended by coaches and faculty

    3. Single or no parent household

    4. Financial Need, as determined by the University




    Brian Van Horn Memorial Scholarship

    Incoming freshman from either Carbon, Luzerne, or Schuylkill counties; financial need.


    Bridenstine Family Scholarship

    Preference given to an incoming freshman. Scholarship can be distributed to one or more applicants annually at the discretion of the Directors of Financial Aid and Admissions.


    Brinley Crahall, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

    Upperclassman communication studies major; first preference to Luzerne County resident; second preference to a PA resident; third preference open to all areas; financial need required. Renewable, but must reapply every year.


    BU Alumni Public Accounting Scholarship

    Accounting major who will begin the senior year in the semester of award payment; outstanding academic achievement; financial need; and a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the field of public accounting.


    BU Foundation Housing Grant

    A transfer student that has succesfully executed a lease with Advanced Housing Management. Scholarship is renewable in subsequent years if the student renews the lease and maintains at least a 2.5 GPA (Grade Point Average)


    BU Husky Wrestling Endowment

    Member of wrestling team, good academic standing, and represents the university and their sport in a positive manner.


    Burt Reese Scholarship

    Business Major; 3.0 GPA (overall) or higher; 64 credits or more; athlete in preference order: a) Men's Tennis team member; b) Men's Basketball team member; c) Women's Tennis team member d) All other athletes.


    Burt Reese Tennis Endowment

    Current member of the BU men's or women's tennis team, in good academic standing.


    Business Information Systems Advisory Committee Scholarship

    Business Education and Information and Technology Management major; minimum of 2.5 grade point average; financial need. Have completed at least (or enrolled in during semester of application) 75 credits.


    C. H. Burgess Scholarship

    Incoming freshman; preference given to students who reside in Luzerne County; financial need.


    Capt. F. A. Hantz, USN Retired Scholarship

    First preference is sophomore or higher status; minimum three years active (continuous) duty with the U.S. Navy and an honorable/medical discharge. If no U.S. Navy, then preference given to Army, Marine Corps., Air Force, or Coast Guard. (Exception: In time of war or national emergency, this time requirement may be waived.) Special consideration given to recipients of the Purple Heart/Prisoner of War Medal. In the event of comparable applicants, these additional criteria will be applied in order: A. Length of active military service (three years - 10 points; four years - 20 points; five years - 30 points; six or more years - 40 points); B. Leadership potential determined by involvement in school activities; C. Highest grade point average; D. Financial need. Renewable as long as criteria is met.


    Carl F. & Margaret L. Stuehrk Scholarship

    Incoming freshman with first preference to students graduating from Benton High School. If no applicants from Benton High School, then the scholarship may be awarded to a student who graduated from another Columbia County area high school. Must maintain a minimum 2.75 grade point average. Once a candidate has been awarded a grant under this scholarship, he or she is to be preferred as a candidate thereafter for three additional years, or unless the candidate is considered to no longer qualify for the award.


    Carol (Hetrick) & David Doermann Educators Scholarship

    Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Secondary Education Major, Math or Science focus required. Demonstrates a dedication to teaching and service to the department, formally accepted into a teaching program, financial need, and minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients may reapply in subsequent years to be considered for the award but renewal is not guaranteed.


    Carolyn and Luther Stiner Memorial Scholarship

    A first-generation college student, with financial need, majoring in the College of Business with preference given to a student studying accounting.


    Catherine Oplinger and Clark R. Renninger Memorial Scholarship

    Sophomore or junior secondary education major in English; minimum 3.0 grade point average in English major; financial need.


    Cecil Seronsy Scholarship

    English or secondary education English major; completion of at least four English courses, including composition; academic excellence.


    Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarship

    Junior or senior accounting major with a declared minor in Fraud Examination and at least a 3.0 GPA. Recipient(s) must attend at least one PACFE event or meeting.


    Charles and Margaret Baron Memorial Scholarship

    A Bloomsburg University football player, with a preference for a student(s) majoring in any business major, including business education or any education major.


    Charles J. '83 and Kathleen M. Murphy Professional Experience Grant

    To support a professional experience for a student within the Zeigler College of Business with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 with financial need. Submit Professional Experience application.


    Charlie W. Chronister Scholarship

    Current member of men's basketball team.


    Chip Callahan Memorial Scholarship

    Quality of student application as determined by art faculty. To recognize a creative art project developed by an art student beyond normal classroom requirements.


    CIBER - Center for International Business Education and Research Endowed Research Award

    Student(s) who participates in an international business research project in the fall of their senior semester. Student(s) is required to give a written and oral presentation of his/her research project at the end of the fall semester. Presentation will be arranged by the Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.


    Class of 1933 Scholarship

    Financial need, academic achievement, and activities.


    Class of 1941 Scholarship

    Junior or senior; B average; potential and desire to teach; financial need.


    Class of 1959 Scholarship

    Junior or senior status at time of award who demonstrates financial need. Priority given to education majors.


    Class of 1960 Scholarship

    Upperclassmen at time of award; in good academic standing; financial need.


    Class of 1962 Scholarship: Dedicated to our parents, the greatest generation

    Undergraduate student in good academic standing, with financial need.


    Class of 1963 Scholarship

    Incoming freshman with financial need, academic achievement. Preference given to a student who demonstrates active participation in academic or athletic activities and/or community organizations. Renewable if student continues to qualify.


    Class of 1964 Scholarship

    Incoming freshman with academic achievement and financial need. Renewable if student continues to qualify.


    Class of 1990 Scholarship

    Senior status by semester of award payment; minimum overall 3.0 GPA; essay (two pages, double-spaced) discussing why you are best candidate for scholarship, how you contributed to BU during past three years, what you will do for BU in last year and beyond; financial need.


    Class of 1998 Scholarship

    Freshman or sophomore with high grades and extracurricular activities. Must submit a brief essay on a topic where they see themselves in 10 years, and how they'll remember their undergraduate days.


    Clayton H. Hinkel Business Education Graduate Award

    Graduate student seeking certification in Business Education who exemplifies ideals of Gamma Xi Chapter of Delta Pi Epsilon: scholarship, leadership, and cooperation toward the advancement of education for and about business.


    Clyde S. Shuman Sportsmanship Award

    Freshman, sophomore or junior male athlete; minimum 2.3 grade point average for the previous semester and a 2.0 cumulative average; good ethical character, emotional stability, and indication of being reliable members of the teaching profession.


    Coach Rider Women's Swimming Scholarship

    Member of the women's swimming team in good academic standing.


    Community Government Association (CGA) Scholarship

    Incoming freshmen who demonstrates financial need, full-time status, satisfactory progress toward graduation, and are in good academic and social standing. Renewable through senior year if student continues to meet criteria.


    Connie L. Jarrard Women's Basketball Scholarship

    Member of the Women's Basketball Team in good standing; First preference to College of Education major; Financial need as determined by the University; Renewable, if the student continues to qualify.


    COST Research PEG

    For college of science and technology majors with a research project. A research proposal is required.


    Cotton Franklin V-12 Scholarship

    Full-time BU student (preferably a sophomore at time of application) who is a direct descendant of a U.S. Navy Veteran, i.e. student's father, grandfather, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, etc. serves/served in the U.S. Navy. In the event no sophomore student qualifies, eligibility will be opened to any student who meets this criteria and who will be enrolled at BU in the semester of award payment.


    Cromley Endowed Scholarship

    Sophomore, first generation student to attend college with a declared major within the College of Education. Must demonstrate financial need and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0. First preference will be given to a student from Lycoming County. If no student from Lycoming County is eligible, then any student who is a Pennsylvania resident that meets the required criteria is eligible. Scholarship is renewable through their senior year as long as criteria continues to be met.


    Cromley Helping Hand Scholarship

    Senior at time of award who has exhausted their financial aid and still demonstrates financial need. Must have a 3.0 GPA.


    Cynthia Schloss Graduate Student Award

    Student must be accepted as full or part time to one of the following graduate programs: Special Education, Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Speech Pathology, or Audiology. Student must have earned a minimum of 12 credits with a QPA of at least 3.5 and must be currently enrolled. The award will be given annually during the spring semester. Award will be announced by April 1 of each year. Submit a letter of support from a graduate faculty member in the student's program of study along with an essay. The essay should address the following: 1. Evidence of volunteerism in service of individuals with disabilities or special needs and commitment to the discipline 2. Evidence of student or professional membership in organizations in the discipline 3. Evidence of leadership/scholarship in the discipline 4. Why you are deserving of this award.


    Daniel J. Tearpock Scholarship

    Earth Science or Geosciences major; junior or senior status at time of award; financial need; good academic standing; application to an accredited summer field camp training program. (Funds will not be disbursed until proof of completion is provided.)


    Dave Rathkey Scholarship

    Sigma Iota Omega brother; enrolled in the fall semester preceding the award year of payment; exemplifies the best qualities of fraternal brotherhood. Pending donor’s availability, agree to attend the spring BU scholarship luncheon and reception with him or her.


    David and Roberta Soltz Scholarship

    Student majoring in Biological Science, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Physics (preference in order). Must have earned at least 60 credits at BU and have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and financial need. Submit an essay that outlines your academic and career objectives, as well as your future plans.


    David Bittner Scholarship

    Sigma Iota Omega brother; enrolled in the fall semester preceding the award year of payment; exemplifies the best qualities of fraternal brotherhood. Pending donor’s availability, agree to attend the spring BU scholarship luncheon and reception with him or her.


    David Murphy Memorial Scholarship

    Junior or senior chemistry major; minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average; financial need.


    Davis Family Scholarship

    Preference given, in order to: (1) an African American or other minority student majoring in computer and information science, (2) an African American or other minority student in the College of Business, (3) any computer and information science major, or (4) all business majors. Sophomore or higher status at time of application; financial need may be considered.


    Deb & Paul Gilbert Athletics Scholarship

    Female member of a BU athletic team, good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA), represents the university and their sport in a positive manner. Renewable at the discretion of Athletics Administration if criteria is met.


    Delta Pi Sigma Pi Alumni Scholarship

    A current brother of the Delta Pi/Sigma Pi fraternity in good standing, a minimum 2.5 GPA, and financial need. Consideration given to academic effort, participation and leadership in fraternity activities.


    Dennis & Nancy Bohr Secondary Education Scholarship

    A student fully accepted into the Teaching Education Program according to Pennsylvania Department of Education (PED) and Department of Teaching and Learning guidelines, with a concentration in math or science; Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0; Financial need, as determined by the University; Renewable as long as student meets criteria.


    Department of Music Service Scholarship

    Vocalists/instrumentalists enrolling both semesters in one or more department ensembles or serving as accompanists or (piano) soloist - recognized for significant musical contribution and/or potential Bloomsburg University contribution.


    Derek D. Holland Memorial Scholarship

    A veteran, spouse/widow or dependent (child) of a veteran (priority order as listed), financial need, minimum 2.5 GPA. Renewable through senior year if student continues to qualify.


    Diane E. Shields Field Hockey Scholarship

    Incoming freshman on the Field Hockey team, must have a GPA of at least 3.0, and financial need. Renewable.


    Diane E. Shields Softball Scholarship

    Incoming freshman on the Softball team, must have a GPA of at least 3.0, and financial need. Renewable.


    Dick and Gertrude Strine Football Scholarship

    Must be a member of the BU football team with good academic achievements.


    Dominic Murtin Scholarship

    Awarded (in equal shares) to freshmen from Camden Catholic High School and/or Mahanoy Area High School who enroll in either a computer or math curriculum; demonstrated academic excellence as evidenced by the student's grade point average.


    Donald A. Watts Husky Ambassador Scholarship

    Must be a member of the Husky Ambassador Program.


    Donald D. Rabb Biology Research Fund

    Biology major


    Doris Keller Hosler Scholarship

    Preference given first to business education majors, then information and technology management majors; financial need.


    Dorothy Q. and Lloyd S. Wartman Scholarship

    Male or female athlete participating in either track and / or cross country, as determined by the appropriate coaches.


    Doug Hippenstiel Family Scholarship

    Incoming freshman who is a graduate of Central Columbia High School with Financial need. Renewable through senior year if student continues to meet criteria.


    Dr. Ali Alley & Ramona Alley Endowed Scholarship

    Incoming freshman from Berwick, second preference to Columbia County high school graduate. Must demonstrate academic achievement in high school and have financial need. Preference for a student majoring in a Health Science or Medical related field.


    Dr. and Mrs. Chang Shub Roh and Family Global Awareness Scholarship

    Submit an abstract for a paper to be presented at the Global Awareness Society International meeting in New York City. The total award amount will be distributed among recipients for the Global Awareness Society Conference. Please visit orgs.bloomu.edu/gasi for more information.


    Dr. Anne K. Wilson Dance Scholarship

    Students committed to regularly attend the weekly international folk dances sponsored each semester by the International Student Association (I.S.A.) and led by the Susquehanna International Folk Dancers (S.I.F.D.). They shall help recruit students, faculty , and the general public to these dances and other events by helping to organize and publicize them. Print, media, and organizational skills will be required for this. Interest in international folk dance is also required. Music and/or dance experience is not required, but is desirable. So is a willingness to attend off campus dance events, workshops, weekends, and summer camps with the support of funds from the Dr. Anne K. Wilson Dance Fund.


    Dr. Charlotte Hess Memorial Scholarship

    Junior or senior early childhood education major; high academic achievement in accord with Phi Kappa Phi standards (minimum 3.5 grade point average). Financial need will be the determining factor in a tie.


    Dr. Ellen Clemens '62 Education Scholarship

    First preference to a non-traditional undergraduate Business Education major from Bucks County; Second preference to a non-traditional Education major, undergraduate or graduate level with a Grade Point Average 2.5 or higher with financial need. Scholarship is renewable if the student continues to qualify.




    Dr. Emory W. Rarig, Jr. Pi Omega Pi Award

    Senior business education teaching major and member of Alpha Delta Chapter, Pi Omega Pi; exemplify ideals of loyalty, service, and progress; demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching, leadership within the discipline, and the resourcefulness and enthusiasm needed to develop into an outstanding business educator.


    Dr. Frederick R. Maue 1976 Scholarship

    Student pursuing the B.S. Biology Pre-Medical Sciences option with financial need who are sophomores or juniors at time of application. Submit 2 letters of recommendation (1 from faculty within major department, 1 from faculty outside of major), and a personal statement describing your personal and professional goals.


    Dr. Irvin Wright Endowed Scholarship

    Act 101/EOP student with financial need, must be receiving Pell and/or Pheaa (exceptions can be made in extraordinary cases). Student must be on track to graduate with a respectable GPA as determined by the Scholarship Committee and has substantial academic achievement from the first year to the second year, and demonstrates the qualities that are reflected in a successful Bloomsburg University graduate.

     




    Dr. Lauretta Pierce Scholarship in Nursing

    Nursing graduate student with exemplary character, scholarship, and drive; financial need.


    Dr. Lee E. Aumiller Scholarship

    Junior or Senior at time of award payment; leadership ability; participation in university and community activities; financial need required.


    Dr. Melinda Hill Einsla '02 and Dr. Brian Einsla Chemistry Scholarship

    Incoming freshman from Southern Columbia High School; financial need; first preference given to a chemistry major, second preference is given to a science major, and third preference is given to a professional studies major. Renewable through senior year if student continues to meet criteria.


    Dr. Michael and Becky Blue Scholarship

    First preference to students with a minor in Fraud Examination. Must show academic achievement and satisfactory progress, leadership ability, and participation in University and community activities. Second preference may be made to a student majoring in accounting.


    Dr. Robert Bartoletti '70 & JoAnn Bartoletti Scholarship

    First preference for students from Wilkes-Barre, second preference for Luzerne county, third preference for surrounding counties of Luzerne. Undergraduate majoring in Education with financial need and academic achievement. Scholarship is renewable if student continues to qualify.


    Dr. Robert Yori Scholarship

    Accounting major; academic achievement.


    Dr. Stephen Schell Scholarship

    Pre-medical science student pursuing admission to allopathic or osteopathic medical school, junior or senior status at time of award. Submit a transcript, 2 letters of recommendation (1 from faculty within major department, 1 from faculty outside of major), and a personal statement describing your personal and professional goals. Funds to cover/defer costs for MCAT prep courses for pre-med students pursuing admission to allopathic or osteopathic medical school; junior or senior status at time of selection.


    Drs. Daniel and Loreen Powell Scholarship

    Accepted or enrolled in Information and Technology Management program with a preference to a minority student. Student must reside in PA and be in good academic standing. Applicant must complete an essay titled “What’s My Story?”


    Drs. Theodore and Lorraine Shanoski Education Scholarship

    Minority student and/or student from Columbia, Montour, Luzerne, Northumberland, or Schuylkill County. Financial need and majoring in Early Childhood Education, Middle Level Education, or Secondary Education. Renewable at the discretion of the scholarship committee if student continues to qualify.


    Duane and Sue Greenly Scholarship

    Incoming freshmen with financial need from Bloomsburg High School who is majoring in any of the sciences or in special education. If no one meets that criteria, it will be open to an incoming freshmen with financial need from any high school in Columbia County who is majoring in any of the sciences or in special education. Renewable through senior year if student continues to meet criteria.


    Duane R. & Susan A. Greenly Professional Experience Grant Supporting Undergraduate Research

    To support a professional experience for a undergraduate chemistry, biochemistry, EGGS, digital forensics or biology major. A formal presentation at CoST Research Day is required and a presentation at other venues are strongly encouraged. Submit Professional Experience application.


    Earl W. and Susan Joy Lewis Scholarship

    Incoming freshman, nursing major with 1000 or above SAT score; must demonstrate financial need. Renewable with a 3.0 cumulative grade point and demonstrated financial need. Submit three letters of recommendation.


    Early Childhood Education Scholarship

    Early childhood education major with a minimum 3.00 ("B") average or higher; financial need; active in an education organization, with a preference to a leadership position.


    Edgar J. and Fae C. Hollister Scholarship

    First preference given to a student who is a member of BU's softball team and enrolled in the College of Business; second preference given to a student who is a member of BU's softball team and enrolled in any of the four university colleges. Student must demonstrate financial need, maintain full-time status and continue satisfactory progress toward graduation. Scholarship is renewable as long as they maintain the required criteria.


    Edward J. and Julianne Miller Breiner Scholarship

    Incoming freshman in College of Business and College of Science and Technology; first preference School of Health Science; financial need; academic achievement as determined by Scholarship Committee; student must be well-rounded, of high character, involved in community activities; renewable for up to 4 years if student continues to qualify.


    Edwards Scholarship

    Member of Air Force, including family members. Minimum of a "C" grade point average (GPA).


    Elementary Education Scholarship

    Sophomore, Junior or Senior Education major, preference to Elementary Education with demonstrated financial need. Recipients must apply annually.


    Eli McLaughlin Scholarship

    Financial need; member of the men's swim team in good standing; renewable for maximum of four years if criteria is met.


    Elizabeth and James Mauch Scholarship

    Student pursuing a degree in the Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Department, with preference given to students in the math education program.


    Elizabeth Andruss Scholarship

    Current Bloomsburg University student, graduate of high school in Columbia County, preference given to long term residents of the town of Bloomsburg. In the event of a tie, financial need will be the determining factor.


    Ellamae Jackson Memorial Scholarship

    Upperclassmen majoring in Arts and Humanities. Financial need may be considered.


    Ellen Barker Memorial Scholarship

    Junior or senior psychology major who has attained a high grade point average. Preference may be given to a student who has pursued a less traditional program, i.e. adult returning student.


    Eloise Hippensteel Memorial Scholarship

    Full-time undergraduate nursing major, enrolled in the second semester sophomore year of the nursing curriculum; minimum 3.0 grade point average in nursing courses; demonstrated commitment to community service as manifested by on-going contributions in the form of leadership, planning and organization and/or participation in community service organizations; and notable potential for future contributions to the nursing profession.


    Elsie Parkhurst Buyers Scholarship

    Non-traditional student in age and have financial need.


    Elton Hunsinger Scholarship

    Resident advisor with demonstrated outstanding performance in that role; financial need; academic achievement; and graduate school prospect.


    Emily Reuwsaat Scholarship

    Enrolled in special education or the teaching of the deaf, blind, handicapped or gifted; financial need; academic achievement; and activities.


    English Savage/Peters Scholarship

    Creative writer (prose, non-fiction) piece submitted to the English department scholarship committee.




    Erma M. Hefferan Scholarship

    Full-time undergraduates; first preference to history (social studies) majors aspiring to teaching careers; 2nd preference to other history (social studies) majors; grade point average of 3.3 in history (social studies) and cumulative 3.0; financial need.


    Erma M. Hefferan Study Abroad Scholarship

    Full-time undergraduate; 1st preference to history (social studies) majors aspiring to teaching careers; 2nd preference to other history (social studies) majors; grade point average of 3.3 in history (social studies) and cumulative 3.0; financial need; enrollment in organized foreign study program for credit.


    Eunice Davilla Scholarship

    Sigma Iota Omega brother; enrolled in the fall semester preceding the award year of payment; exemplifies the best qualities of fraternal brotherhood. Pending donor’s availability, agree to attend the spring BU scholarship luncheon and reception with him or her.


    Excellence in Accounting Scholarship

    Accounting major, minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need, preference given to minority student.


    Facilities Staff Scholarship

    Incoming freshman from PA with financial need. Renewable through senior year if student continues to have financial need.


    Faith and Football Scholarship

    Recipient(s) will be selected and funds divided as determined by head football coach.


    Farber Foundation Scholarship

    Business major; academic achievement, financial need required.


    Felix F. Bryan and Laney Bryan Ward Memorial Scholarship

    First preference: Black or Latino male, ACT 101 program participant; minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average; full-time status semesters of application and award; good attendance. In case of a tie, preference will be given, in order, to (1) active participation in campus activities, (2) science majors (chemistry, biology, and physics) or education majors. Renewable if minimum 2.3 cumulative grade point average and full-time status are maintained.


    Field Trip Fund for EGGS Department

    A professional experience to support trips and course work for EGGS 330 or another part of the EGG's department courses that are faculty-led multi-day trips.


    Fink & McCutchen Family Scholarship

    Student traveling abroad (US or International) or internship with a preference to students within the College of Liberal Arts, then to students in College of Science and Technology or Business with financial need.


    First and Goal Scholarship

    Current member of the Bloomsburg University football team who is in good academic standing.


    First Federal Charitable Foundation Scholarship

    Incoming freshman who has a solid academic record; financial need; reside in either Carbon, Columbia, Luzerne, Monroe, Montour, or Schuylkill County.


    Five Friends Student Memorial Scholarship

    Upperclassman who has encountered an unexpected or unusual situation causing special financial hardship; 2.0 minimum grade point average; financial need.


    Floyd "Shorty" Hitchcock Scholarship

    Upperclassman; 2.5 grade point average or higher; demonstrate to the coaching staff a strong work ethic and a level of integrity that is a positive representation of Bloomsburg University and the Wrestling program.


    FNB Bank Scholarship

    For an area student who is disabled and receiving accommodative services while at Bloomsburg University.


    FOBULA Textbook Scholarship

    Undergraduate student with financial need.


    Frances Cerchiaro Abitanta Scholarship

    Early Childhood Education major with high academic standing who is involved in community and extracurricular activities.


    Frances Fay DeRose Memorial Scholarship

    Speech therapy major; entering junior year in semester of award payment; strong academic record; financial need.


    Francis "Red" Gallagher Memorial Scholarship

    Management major; minimum 3.0 GPA; and either (a) participated in or registered to participate in an international exchange program, OR (b) completed or registered for an internship, OR (c) have a documented disability. A person with a disability may have GPA of 2.8 or higher. If no one meets the criteria in a, b, or c above, award may be granted to any management major with a 3.3 or higher GPA. Student also should possess enthusiasm for life, openness to new opportunities and sensitivity to the disabled.


    Frank and Tami Williams Football Scholarship

    Member of the football team in good academic standing.


    Frederick Douglass Scholarship

    Awarded to outstanding students for their academic performances and their contributions to the Frederick Douglass Institute.


    French Language and Culture Scholarship

    Student studying French Language and Culture.


    Freshman Chemistry Scholarship Award

    Second semester freshman chemistry major at time of spring award; potential for academic excellence.


    Freshman Theatre Scholarship

    Incoming freshman dedicated to majoring in Theatre, priority based on High School GPA and completion of telephone interview with Theatre Faculty.


    Friends of BU Swimming

    Member of the BU Swimming team (male or female)


    Gary Holland Scholarship

    Sigma Iota Omega brother; enrolled in the fall semester preceding the award year of payment; exemplifies the best qualities of fraternal brotherhood. Pending donor’s availability, agree to attend the spring BU scholarship luncheon and reception with him or her.


    General Athletic Endowed Scholarship

    Current member of a BU athletic team, in good academic standing. Coaches to submit names of student-athletes for consideration.


    George and Dorothy Wasdovich Scholarship

    Current undergraduate from one of these postal zip codes (towns) listed in priority order: 18242 (Oneida), 18248 (Sheppton), 18256 (Weston), 18221 (Drifton), 18223 (Ebervale), 18241 (Fern Glen and Nuremberg), and 18201 (Hazleton); maintain a minimum passing grade point average. If two students from the same town meet the first criteria, priority is based on the course of study: Elementary Education, Nursing, Mathematics, Secondary Education, and Business.


    George B. Kuzo CoST Endowed Scholarship

    Pennsylvania resident, preference to Northumberland or surrounding counties, majoring in the Sciences, preference to health physics, biology or nursing. Maintain a grade point average of 3.0, renewable through senior year if student continues to qualify


    German Leadership Award

    German majors who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to extra- and co-curricular activities related to German Studies at BU. Activities may include but are not limited to outstanding service to the BU German Club, promotion of the study of German language at BU, promotion of study abroad in Germany, and outreach in high schools to promote the study of German at BU. A 50-100 word short essay and a top ten list of contributions the student has made to German studies is required.


    German Study Abroad Scholarship

    German major studying German language and culture abroad on a Bloomsburg University program at the University of Trier in Trier, Germany or at the Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena, Germany. Essay of 100-250 words explaining why the scholarship is needed is required along with a list of German courses taken at BU.


    Gibb Foundation Scholarship

    Sophomore or junior status at time of application; minimum 3.0 grade point average; financial need may be considered.


    Ginny Thornburgh Scholarship

    Outstanding student in special education and related fields at BU. Nominations are based on these criteria: Pennsylvania residency; matriculation in a Pennsylvania university or college; junior/senior class rank in special education or a related program; minimum GPA of 3.5; information regarding contributions and services provided to persons with handicaps; professional affiliations.


    H. Preston Herring Athletic Scholarship

    A student-athlete or student-athletes in any of the recognized intercollegiate varsity sports at BU. The student(s) must display integrity, a strong academic commitment and leadership qualities through involvement in other co-curricular activities, team captaincy, documented volunteerism, etc. Must have at least 30 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Recipient(s) must reapply annually in order to continue to receive the award.


    H. Preston Herring Developing Student Leadership Scholarship

    Undergraduate sophomore or junior in good standing who exhibits Dr. H. Preston Herring's most admirable leadership qualities: service and commitment. Students should demonstrate leadership and service to the town of Bloomsburg and the University through volunteering, community employment, and active participation in on-campus organizations. Nominees should demonstrate character, developmental growth, and perhaps even have overcome adversity as they persevere in their educational pursuits.


    Hall of Fame Scholarship

    Outstanding male or female upperclassman student-athlete.


    Hank and Linda Bailey Mathematics Scholarship

    Incoming freshman from Bloomsburg Area School District OR Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School majoring in mathematics, mathematics education, computer science, computer forensics or statistics. First preference will be given to Bloomsburg Area School District students.


    Harold H. & Melba Beck Hyde Memorial Music Scholarship

    Music major with service to the Music department


    Harold H. & Melba Beck Hyde Memorial Social Welfare Scholarship

    Acceptance into Social Work Major (no pre social work), minimum GPA of 3.0, financial need, and successful completion of Social Work 133 & 297. Submit a short essay regarding candidate's choice of Social Work as a major.


    Helen and Ervene Gulley Memorial Scholarship

    English or secondary education English major; completion of at least four English courses, including composition; academic excellence.


    Helene Robertson Nursing Scholarship

    Full-time baccalaureate nursing students; financial need; overall cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
    Award to the junior recipient renewable for one additional year provided required academic achievement level is maintained. Renewal will be reviewed in May at end of the junior recipient's first year of scholarship. Submit a list of honors received and/or leadership positions; current employment status; name, address, telephone numbers of two people who can attest to applicant's academic and personal/professional qualities; a statement of 300 words or less regarding applicant's professional goals and why those goals are important to them.


    Henry Carver COLA Study Abroad Scholarship

    Student within the College of Liberal Arts who is studying abroad


    Henry Carver Freshman Honors Scholarship

    Incoming freshman admitted into the Honors Program. Award is based on the Honors Program written application material and the Honors interview.


    High School Exhibition & Scholarship

    Awards are contingent on acceptance to Bloomsburg University and declaration of an Art Studio Major.


    Hometown Huskies Scholarship - Athletic

    Incoming freshmen, full-time status who demonstrate financial need, and is a student athlete. First preference given to students in Columbia County school districts and private school or home-schooled students.


    Hometown Huskies Scholarship - Non-Athletic

    Incoming freshmen, full-time status who demonstrate financial need. For a student not participating in intercollegiate athletics at BU. First preference given to students in Columbia County school districts and private school or home-schooled students. If no qualified students meet the preference, awards may be distributed at the discretion of the appropriate university officials. Awards are renewable at the discretion of the Director of Admissions.


    Hsien-Tung Liu Scholarship for Excellence in Liberal Arts

    The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student of high academic standing whose major is in the liberal arts and who demonstrates financial need and a commitment to service. Recipients may reapply in subsequent years to be considered for the award but renewal is not guaranteed.


    Hugh M. '70, '75 (M) & Ruey C. Dempsey '67 Catholic Campus Ministry Scholarship

    Student is affiliated with the BU Catholic Campus Ministries program with the first preference to an elementary education major, second preference to any education major with financial Need, as determined by the University.


    Husky Audiology Scholarship

    Upperclassman student who has financial need and is academically talented in the area of Audiology.


    Husky Instructional Technology Scholarship

    Upperclassman or graduate student who has financial need and is academically talented in the area of Instructional Technology.


    Husky Research Corporation Athletic Scholarship - Football

    Senior athlete with at least a 3.0 GPA, preference to Audiology, Speech, or Instructional Technology majors.


    Husky Research Corporation Athletic Scholarship - Softball

    Senior athlete with at least a 3.0 GPA, preference to Audiology, Speech, or Instructional Technology majors.


    Ianieri Family Scholarship

    Current, freshman, or transfer student with financial need who has been legally charged and/or convicted of a non-violent non-summary offense and is now actively engaging in positive character building behaviors. Recipients will need to demonstrate self-improvement and personal redemption through programs, events, and/or academic success. Ianieri Family Scholarship Application can be obtain from Donald Young in Student Affairs. An essay describing the situation as well as detailed examples of the steps taken to turn your life around and rebuild character is required.


    Iva Mae and William S. Beckley Alumni Scholarship

    A deserving undergraduate student who is majoring in Early Childhood Education, based on academic excellence (as determined by highest grade point average). Ties may be broken by considering financial need and participation in college activities.


    J. Edward Kerlin Scholarship

    Sophomore math and computer science major at the time of application; minimum 3.0 grade point average in major courses; contributions to the department.


    J. M. Auten Women's Intramural Scholarship

    Twenty-four credits earned in twelve months preceding semester of award payment; leadership ability; participation in university and community activities, including intramurals; financial need required.


    Jack and Joyce Wise Scholarship

    Incoming freshman in the College of Education studying to be a mathematics teacher; financial need may be considered; good academic standing; preference given to athlete.


    Jack L. Mertz Accounting Scholarship

    Upperclassman at time of award; accounting major; application criteria include cumulative GPA/average, and activities. May apply for in subsequent years, but renewal is not guaranteed.


    Jack L. Mertz Accounting Scholarship - Freshman

    Incoming freshman; accounting major; application criteria include SAT scores, class rank, GPA/average, and activities.  May apply for in subsequent years, but renewal of scholarship is not guaranteed.


    Jack L. Mertz Accounting Scholarship - Transfer

    New transfer student at time of award; accounting major; application criteria include SAT scores and class rank, cumulative GPA/average, and activities. May apply for in subsequent years, but renewal is not guaranteed.


    Jack McDowell Basketball Scholarship

    Current members of the BU Men's Basketball Team with financial need.


    Jack O. & Dorothy M. Furman '48 Scholarship

    Financial Need, as determined by the University. Renewable through senior year if student(s) continues to qualify. First preference to a business education major, second preference to any education major. First preference to Bradford County, PA, alternate preferences:

    Chemung County, New York, Tioga County, New York, Cortland County, New York, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, any Pennsylvania resident, if no others meet the criteria




    Jahri Evans Football Endowed Scholarship

    Current member(s) of the BU football team, in good academic standing.


    James & Janice Hopkins Scholarship

    Incoming freshman, financial need, first generation student, GPA of at least 3.25, resident of the Greater Philadelphia area (Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware counties). The scholarship is renewable for four years if the student continues to qualify (at least 27 credits combined in consecutive fall/spring semesters with minimum 3.0 GPA)


    James B. Creasy Scholarship

    Accounting major; academic achievement.


    James Bryden Scholarship

    Enrollment in (preferential order) communication disorders, teaching of the deaf, teaching of the blind, or special education in general; financial need, academic achievement, and activities.


    James Cole Family Scholarship in Honor of Coach Danny Hale

    Member of football team in good standing as determined by the head football coach.


    James E. & Wilma C. Davis Women's Track & Field Scholarship

    Member of women's track and field or women's cross country team, good academic standing, represent the university and their sport in a positive manner


    James E. Cole Scholarship

    Incoming freshman Allied Health Major; Preference will be given to students majoring in Medical Imaging. If no qualified recipient is available during any given year, the award may be made to qualified students in any major in Allied Health Science or in Biology.


    James E. Parsons Microbiology Scholarship

    Biology and Allied Health Sciences student, with preference given to sophomores and juniors at the time of application, taking the Medical Laboratory Science program. Submit a letter of reference from a biology faculty member and from a faculty member outside the department, and a paragraph stating applicant's career and educational goals.


    James H. and Maryan G. McCormick Scholarship

    Education major; demonstrated leadership potential; preference to a junior or senior with financial need in semester of award payment.


    James R. Hammaker Sr. Memorial Orchestra Scholarship

    String instrument performer studying applied strings; contributing member of Bloomsburg University-Community Orchestra and BU Chamber Orchestra; performance continuation expected during the award year.


    James Slamon '74 Accounting Scholarship

    Accounting major (sophomore, junior, or senior at time of award) financial need, demonstrates determination & professionalism, academic achievement.


    Jan Hutchinson Scholarship

    A student-athlete who is a member of a Bloomsburg University women's athletic team in good academic standing, represents the University and sport in a positive manner and is renewable.


    Jane and Bruce Bennett Nursing Scholarship

    Nursing student with financial need, preference given to non-traditional students.


    Jane Ann Imbert 1976 Memorial Scholarship

    For an undergraduate student majoring in Early Childhood Education.


    Jay & Ashley Collins Women's Soccer Scholarship

    Member of women's soccer team, good academic standing, represents the university and their sport in a positive manner.


    Jean K. Kalat Memorial Scholarship

    A senior with a B or better grade in the psychiatric-mental health nursing course. The student must exemplify the qualities as found in the American Psychiatric Nursing Association Standards of Practice.


    Jeanie B. '99 & Mark Golden Scholarship

    For children, spouses, or widows of service men and women from any branch in the US military services, active reserve, national guard, retired or deceased. Must demonstrate financial need.


    Jeff Smith "Schmitty Dogg" DJ Award

    Awarded to the most promising DJ as determined by the Director of TV/Radio Services and the radio staff.


    Jeff Smith "Schmitty Dogg" Swimming Scholarship

    Recipient selected by men's swimming coach; continuing member of men's swim team who is an inspiration to his teammates and who has improved as a swimmer during the year; good academic standing.


    Jeffery & Jodi D. Stello Honors Scholarship

    First-year student in the Honors Program and the College of Business. Renewable for a maximum 4 years.


    Jeffery P. and Linda Swoyer Scholarship

    Full-time student who demonstrates financial need but is ineligible for Pell (federal) or PHEAA (state) grants. Must do a 300-500 word composition on why receiving this scholarship is important to the applicant.


    Jeffrey M. Smith Memorial Scholarship

    Minimum 3.0 grade point average. Preference given to telecommunications students specializing in (1st) radio, (2nd) television and to students who demonstrate financial need but are ineligible for Pell (federal) or PHEAA (state) grants. If there are no "preferred" applicants, any mass communication major will be considered and financial need may be waived. Recipients may reapply in subsequent years.


    Jennie H. Carpenter Scholarship

    Non-traditional graduate student enrolled in the educational graduate program; single parent preferred. Financial need required.


    Jerry Frey Wrestling Scholarship

    Member of the wrestling team, good academic standing, represents the university and their sport in a positive manner


    Jesse A. Bryan Scholarship

    Preference given to Black or Latino males; senior status; minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average; full-time status at time of award; good attendance. If no senior qualifies, scholarship may be given to a male junior.


    Jessica S. and Stephen R. Kozloff Scholarship

    This award is for incoming freshman students with a 3.0/88 or higher GPA with a minimum 1050 SAT score or minimum 20 ACT score and students should briefly describe in an essay your career objective and explain how the mentoring and funding provided by this scholarship will help you engage in your chosen career. Along, with these minimum requirements students must submit at least 1 letter of recommendation along with their completed scholarship application. Renewable through senior year contingent upon maintaining satisfactory progress toward degree, engagement with mentor, and participation in appropriate student professional development activities.


    Jessie Propst Wearne '44 Scholarship

    For an undergraduate student majoring in Early Childhood Education.


    Joanne N. and Francis A. Pineno Endowed Scholarship

    Incoming freshman from Luzerne County with preference for graduates of Wyoming Area High School.


    Joanne Pileski '64 & Dubbs Family Athletic Scholarship

    Member of BU athletic team, good academic standing, represent the university and their sport in a positive manner.


    Joanne Thomas Memorial Scholarship

    Residence hall student; minimum 2.5 cumulative average; leader in residence hall, campus and community activities and organizations; creative, outgoing individual; sincere interest in working with people; demonstrated interest in art. Financial need considered only to break a tie. Submit a brief essay explaining applicant's interest in art, why applicant is involved in the activities listed, and what applicant has done since coming to Bloomsburg that involves others.


    John "Jack" Rawle '82 Endowed Scholarship

    Student who was raised by a single parent, preference a single mother. Financial need required. Renewable through senior year if student continues to qualify.


    John A. Marzano '74 & Jamie M. Marzano Scholarship

    Incoming freshman or currently enrolled student in Arts, Sciences, Communications, or Marketing. Must be a PA resident, first preference given to students from Northampton county, second preference Lehigh county. Good academic standing, represents BU in a positive manner, financial need.


    John and Katherine Mulka Professional Experience Grant

    To support a professional experience for a student enrolled in the Educational Leadership graduate program with a preference to Student Affairs and Counseling tracks. Student must be in good academic standing with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and have financial need. Submit Professional Experience application.


    John and Mary Linnet Memorial Scholarship

    First preference, residents of Catawissa, PA, and second consideration, residents of Columbia County; who are majoring in a natural science curriculum (biology, chemistry, physics, geology, and earth science majors); financial need.


    John Braganini Family College of Business Honors Scholarship

    First year student in the Honors Program and the College of Business. Renewable if student continues to qualify.


    John Devlin Football Scholarship

    Member of the football team as determined by the head football coach.


    John E. Dennen Scholarship

    Accounting major; academic achievement.


    John E. Lavelle Memorial Scholarship

    Currently enrolled student whose permanent residence and high school alma mater is in Schuylkill County or a student whose parent(s) graduated from Bloomsburg University and who also graduated from a Schuylkill County high school; financial need.


    John E. Morgan Foundation Scholarship

    First preference to a graduate from Tamaqua Area High School transferring from any community college. Second preference is for any graduate of Tamaqua Area High School. The scholarship can be used for undergraduate or graduate level. All recipients MUST be a graduate of Tamaqua Area High School. A slightly higher award amount will be given to their first preference, transfer students. Renewable for 4 years.




    John J. and Angelina M. Olivo Scholarship

    First priority to Business Education major; Second priority to Information and Technology Management major; Third priority to College of Business major. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.


    John J. Serff, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

    At time of application, junior history major in the College of Liberal Arts or a social studies emphasis in an elementary or secondary education major; 3.25 grade point average; no grade below a "B"; completion of a minimum of 12 credits in history and a cumulative 3.0 grade point average in all other non-history courses.  Submit an essay discussing the nature of history as a discipline of study; submit recommendations from two different history faculty members the applicant has had as instructors.


    John J. Yastishak Scholarship

    Incoming freshman, first preference given to graduate of Mount Carmel High School, second preference North Schuylkill High School, Financial need, renewable if student continues to qualify.


    John Klingerman Memorial Scholarship

    Current member of the BU football team and in good academic standing.


    Joseph and Catherine Nespoli Memorial Scholarship

    Student who has demonstrated excellence in approach to the academic rigors of the Department of Academic Enrichment summer program. Financial need may be considered. Renewable for a maximum of eight semesters if the student maintains academic good standing and satisfactory progress. Failure to meet these standards will result in the permanent loss of the scholarship.


    Joseph and Joy Jacques Accounting Scholarship

    Incoming freshmen; financial need; minimum 2.0 overall GPA. Renewable up to 5 years if student meets financial need and GPA: Sophomore 2.5 GPA, Junior 2.75 GPA, Senior 3.0 GPA, Graduate 3.0 GPA. Minimum GPA is based on previous calendar year's grades.

    1) Provide a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher addressing the following: a) Student's growth and maturity over his/her senior year; b) Why you believe the student will succeed in college; c) Student's commitment to accounting as a career and profession. 2) Present a personal essay outlining how he/she meets or exceeds the following assessment criteria: a) Examples of how you have improved and matured as a student throughout your high school career; b) Description of professional plans and preparation (why accounting?); c) Why you believe you will be successful in college; d) Leadership roles in organizations and activities; e) Volunteer experience; f) Professional demeanor; g) Classroom participation.


    Joseph and Savannah Obutelewicz Memorial Scholarship

    Senior economics major with highest overall grade point average as of September 1 each year; completion or be enrolled in at least 21 credit hours of economic courses including both intermediate macro and intermediate micro.


    Joseph Mowad Scholarship

    Incoming freshmen; full-time; from Northumberland, Snyder, or Union Counties; financial need.


    Joseph V. Richardson Memorial Scholarship

    Psychology major


    Joseph W. Matlavage Scholarship

    Sophomore or junior Finance major; resident of Schuylkill, Lycoming, or Columbia Counties; 3.0 grade point average.


    Junior Chemistry Achievement Award

    Outstanding junior chemistry major.


    Karleen M. Hoffman Memorial Scholarship

    Student must demonstrate need, as per current financial aid guidelines. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and/or rank in the top 30% of his/her high school. If student is a transfer student, he/she must have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA at the college from which he/she is transferring. If the above-mentioned criteria are met for more than one candidate, candidates with demonstrated leadership ability will be first priority.


    Kenneth E. Nadel Memorial Scholarship

    Accounting major; junior status at time of award; minimum overall 3.5 grade point average; community volunteer; possess high ideals, strong moral character, love of mathematics.


    Kenneth S. Gross Scholarship

    Full-time adult student who is a single parent; financial need considered in addition to the student's academic record. Renewable if student continues to qualify. Submit a 500-word essay on why receiving this scholarship is important to you.


    Kerby Confer Scholarship

    Sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Mass Communications and interested in pursuing a career in radio. Preference to student(s) who have attended the Confer Radio Talent Institute, completed an internship or worked at a radio station, or actively involved with the BU Radio Station. Student must be in good academic standing, financial need preferred. Renewable for one year if the student continues to meet criteria.


    Kimberly T. Abney Scholarship Fund

    Resident of Philadelphia, attended ACT101, an active member of an on campus organization, and completion of at least 50 hours of community service. Submit a 250 word essay answering "What are your career goals and how will earning a college degree help you achieve those goals?", include any academic achievements, community service, and personal characteristics that make you deserving of this scholarship.


    Klingerman Family Scholarship

    Current member of BU football team.


    Kristin M. Lynch Memorial Scholarship

    Graduate student with financial need.


    Lake Hartman & Susan Dinsmore Scholarship

    Incoming freshman from Lewisburg, Milton, or Mifflinburg School District. Financial need, minimum 3.0 GPA, renewable if student continues to qualify.


    Lamar Blass Memorial Scholarship

    Member of the track, football, and/or basketball teams as determined by the coaches of men's athletics.


    Lamar Keith Oglesby Scholarship

    Incoming freshman enrolled in the ACT 101 program with financial need. First preference given to students graduating from the Penn Wood High School, second preference to student living in 19023 or 19050 zip codes, third preference to students living in Delaware County, PA. Preference to students that are first generation college students and preference to students raised by a single parent. Award is renewable.


    Languages and Cultures Scholarship

    Language major who will be a second semester freshman in the spring semester preceding the award year. Applicants must have taken at least one course above Elementary Two, be enrolled in at least 204 Intermediate Language, have a letter of recommendation from a fall semester instructor, have been in the upper 15% of their high school class, or have a verbal SAT score of at least 525 (if a native speaker of English). If a non-native speaker of English other qualifications will be considered as appropriate. All applicants must also have a cumulative grade point average of not less than 3.0 and a 3.8 grade point average in the fall foreign language course(s) in their major.


    LaRoy and Hedy Davis Scholarship

    A football player with financial need. Preference to students from Schuylkill or Bucks counties. Second preference to students majoring in Education. Third preference for an incoming freshman.

     




    Lawrence B. Fuller Award

    Creative writer (prose, non-fiction) piece submitted to the English department scholarship committee.




    Leon Kozubal Scholarship

    Sigma Iota Omega brother; enrolled in the fall semester preceding the award year of payment; exemplifies the best qualities of fraternal brotherhood. Pending donor’s availability, agree to attend the spring BU scholarship luncheon and reception with him or her.


    Levi Gray Memorial Scholarship

    Student pursuing any of the degrees offered by the physics department; sophomore status in semester of award payment; academic performance in physics and other related classes.


    Lewis R. Evans Memorial Scholarship

    Freshman, preference order as listed: graduate of Shamokin Area HS, graduate of any HS or Vocational/technical school in the Shamokin Area School District, attended school or was home schooled in the southern end of the anthracite coal region in Northumberland County. Academic achievement, renewable through senior year if student continues to qualify.


    LGBTQA Scholarship

    Current BU student with financial need and at least 24 credits remaining until graduation. Student must participate in LGBTQA programs, clubs or conferences and submit an essay detailing how receiving this scholarship will assist their education at Bloomsburg University.




    Library Students Textbook Scholarship

    Undergraduate student working in Library or Technology


    Lieutenant Donald Jenkins Scholarship

    Currently enrolled or incoming freshman male resident of Lackawanna or Luzerne County; minimum 2.75 GPA or "B" average if an incoming freshman; financial need. Renewable until graduation if maintains 2.75 GPA.


    Lora Snyder "Good Samaritan" Award

    For a needy student. Recommendation by the Counseling and Human Development Department is required.


    Louis F. Thompson Scholarship

    English or Secondary Education English major; completion of at least four English courses, including composition; academic excellence.


    Louis V. Mingrone Annual Soccer Award

    Must be a member of the men's soccer team.


    Louise S. and John W. Thomas Scholarship

    Incoming freshman; education major; full-time student who demonstrates financial need but is ineligible for Pell (federal) or PHEAA (state) grants.


    Lydia Repella Jenkins Scholarship

    Currently enrolled or incoming freshman female resident of Lackawanna or Luzerne County; financial need; minimum 2.75 GPA or "B" average if an incoming freshman. Renewable until graduation if maintains 2.75 GPA.


    Lynn Wesley Grimm Memorial Scholarship

    Junior or senior special education major in semester of award payment; minimum 2.5 grade point average. Renewable until graduation if criteria is met.


    M. P. Shanoski Scholarship

    Merit: Student shows commitment to the department and discipline that goes above and beyond the basic expectations of faculty. Participation: Student Exhibits commitment to Art outside the classroom with equal dedication as to the activities within the classroom (i.e. student exhibits their artwork outside of BU; participates in residencies, assistantships, internships or other external opportunities). Creative Potential: Student artwork is evaluated as superior (through portfolio review) and shows intent to pursue creative work beyond their coursework at BU).


    M. Susan Robbins Endowed Scholarship for Member of Catholic Campus Ministry

    Member of Catholic Campus Ministry, minimum 3.0 GPA, renewable if student continues to qualify


    Mabel C. Jury Music Scholarship

    Choral student with outstanding collegiate vocal performance or choral ensemble contribution; performance continuation expected.


    Malen G. Eyerly Scholarship

    Full-time female student who is also a mother. Financial need required. May reapply in subsequent years but renewal is not guaranteed.


    Management Faculty Award

    Senior status for management major who demonstrates leadership, academic performance, service learning, co-curricular participation and organizational experience.


    Marc and Diane Steckel Honors Scholarship

    Incoming freshmen in the Honors Program; financial need; preference to Science and Technology majors. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years providing the recipient continues to qualify for participation in the Honors Program.


    Marek Mathematics Scholarship

    Secondary Education Mathematics major who will be in their senior year at time of award, who have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in their mathematics courses and a minimum grade point average of 3.0 overall. Preference will be given to Pennsylvania residents, students with financial need, or those active in community service.


    Margaret Bittner Parke Scholarship

    English or secondary education English major; completion of at least four English courses, including composition; academic excellence.


    Margaret E. McCern Memorial Scholarship - Freshman

    One award for an Incoming freshman and one award for a Transfer student; first preference to Southern Columbia High School graduates or Columbia County residents; grade point average, class standing, and activities will be considered.


    Margaret E. McCern Memorial Scholarship - Graduate

    Graduate status at time of award payment. Must be matriculated in the MSEd Business Education program as a full-time student carrying at least nine semester hours. First preference to Southern Columbia High School graduates or Columbia County residents; 2.8 minimum grade point average. May be renewed upon re-application and maintenance of the required 2.8 minimum GPA. Submit (1) a letter explaining reasons for pursuing business education and a teaching career; and (2) a resume which includes a description of extracurricular and community service participation or business work experience.


    Margaret E. McCern Memorial Scholarship - Junior & Senior

    Junior or senior student status at time of award payment, or students with an undergraduate degree who are pursuing certification only. Business Education major, first preference to Southern Columbia High School graduates or Columbia County residents; 2.8 minimum grade point average. May be renewed upon re-application and maintenance of the required 2.8 minimum GPA. Submit (1) a letter explaining reasons for pursuing business education and a teaching career; and (2) a resume which includes a description of extracurricular and community service participation or business work experience.


    Margaret E. McCern Memorial Scholarship - Sophomore

    Sophomore status at time of award payment. Business Education major, first preference to Southern Columbia High School graduates or Columbia County residents; 2.8 minimum grade point average. May be renewed upon re-application and maintenance of the required 2.8 minimum GPA. Submit (1) a letter explaining reasons for pursuing business education and a teaching career; and (2) a resume which includes a description of extracurricular and community service participation or business work experience.


    Margaret Minner Memorial Scholarship

    Senior in semester of award payment; minimum 3.0 cumulative quality point average; permanent residence in either Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia County. Financial need will be considered.


    Margaret Savage Darragh Memorial Scholarship

    Member of football team; good academic standing; represent the University and their sport in a positive manner.




    Margaret Yohn Keller Scholarship

    Sophomore, junior, or senior status with a minimum of 2.5 grade point average who has financial need. First preference will be given to students from Selinsgrove High School.


    Marilyn Muehlhof Scholarship

    Business Education/Information and Technology Management major (undergraduate or retraining or for certification); returning adult student (25 years or more); minimum sophomore status (full or part-time) in semester of award payment ; and 3.0 cumulative grade point average.


    Mark S. Schweiker Scholarship

    Upperclassman student from Bucks County; minimum grade point average 3.0 with financial need and leadership skills. Submit a recommendation by advisor, or group explaining student's leadership skills.


    Mark S. Williams Scholarship

    Member of the football team.


    Martha and Wilbert Wilson Memorial Scholarship

    Minority student, preference to African American who is a sophomore or higher status at time of application. Financial need may be considered. Preference to student with military service/veteran and from Lycoming County.


    Marvin L. Meneeley, Sr. '49 Scholarship presented by Kelly and Marvin Meneeley (ASA)

    Two awards annually: Member of Alpha Sigma Alpha, first preference to an education major, second preference to a business major; Minimum 250 word essay on what receiving the scholarship would mean to their experience at Bloomsburg University.


    Marvin L. Meneeley, Sr. '49 Scholarship presented by Kelly and Marvin Meneeley (LCA)

    Two awards annually: Member of Lambda Chi Alpha, first preference to an education major, second preference to a business major, third preference to a communications major; Minimum 250 word essay on what receiving the scholarship would mean to their experience at Bloomsburg University.


    Mary A. Moore Taubel Alumni Newsletter Scholarship

    A & S history major; 3.0 GPA overall and 3.25 GPA in history to be verified by FCINF; 2 letters of recommendation from 2 history department faculty; 21 credits in history earned; junior or senior status during the semester in which the award is granted to be verified by FCINF; preference given to students who have had 42.398 or an equivalent upper-division writing intensive course; writing sample -- a 500 word essay explaining your qualifications and visions for a history department alumni newsletter. This scholarship requires a semester-long commitment to the project, and the candidate will be assisted by a faculty advisor. Student duties include soliciting news from alumni, students, and faculty; mailings; and composing the newsletter.


    Mary A. Moore Taubel Scholarship - Junior

    Arts & Sci. history major; 3.0 overall (3.25 in history courses); 40 credits earned (includes 9 in history) at time of application; all to be verified by FCINF; 2 letters of recommendation from 2 History Dept. members.


    Mary A. Moore Taubel Scholarship - Senior

    Arts & Sci. history major; 3.0 overall (3.25 in history courses); 75 credits earned (includes 21 in history) at time of application; all to be verified by FCINF; 2 letters of recommendation from 2 History Dept. members; research paper on historical topic


    Mary A. Moore Taubel Scholarship - Sophomore

    Arts & Sci. history major; 3.0 overall (3.25 in history courses); 15 credits earned (includes 3 in history) at time of application; all to be verified by FCINF; one letter of recommendation from a History Dept. member.


    Mary Gardner Scholarship

    A student-athlete who is a member of a Bloomsburg University women's athletic team in good academic standing, represents the University and sport in a positive manner and is renewable.


    Mary L. Frymire Kirk Scholarship

    Student of sound character who is a member of the protestant church, in school at least one year and have financial need.




    Mary L. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship

    Early Childhood Education major, minimum 3.0 grade point average, and financial need.


    Mary Wagner Campbell '63 & Stephen E. Campbell Scholarship

    First preference to Bloomsburg High School graduates, second to Columbia County and third to surrounding counties. Top 20% of graduating high school class, First preference to Elementary Education major, second preference to Education major. Financial Need and Maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher and the scholarship is renewable


    Mary Weaver Evans Scholarship

    Full-time employee of a school district teaching kindergarten through grade six, public or private; BU candidacy standing as graduate student in M.Ed. Program in Early Childhood Education; 4.00 grade point average after completion of 9-12 graduate credits.


    Mary Wilson Scholarship

    Sigma Iota Omega brother; enrolled in the fall semester preceding the award year of payment; exemplifies the best qualities of fraternal brotherhood. Pending donor’s availability, agree to attend the spring BU scholarship luncheon and reception with him or her.


    Matthew G. and Ellen P. Gray Scholarship

    Newly admitted or currently enrolled students who demonstrate financial need. Preference given to students whose permanent address is in Luzerne County.


    Matzko-Mulka Endowed Scholarship

    First preference to a first generation student who is a member of the football team. (The first generation definition for this criteria is: First generation to go to college. Parents did not attend college.) If no qualified recipient is available during any given year, an alternate student will be identified at the discretion of the football coaching staff.


    McNett-Wilkins Scholarship

    Currently enrolled student seeking a degree in Business or Education. Resident of Luzerne, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, or Schuylkill County. Must have financial need.


    Men's Tennis Endowed Scholarship

    Current member of the BU men's tennis team, good academic standing.


    Meyer and Mildred Eaton Levitt Scholarship

    Sophomore or junior business major; financial need.


    Michael A. Medina '89 Memorial Scholarship

    Member of football team, good standing as determined by the head coach.


    Michael Collins Theatre Scholarship

    Theatre arts major who displays a commitment to theatre as a diverse and multi-disciplinary pursuit, possesses a collaborative spirit and leadership qualities, and who demonstrates a positive, willing attitude and work ethic. First preference will be given to students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.5 in theatre courses. Students may apply for up to 4 years, but renewal is not guaranteed. Submit a resume of experience in theatre and a short essay addressing the question: "How has your experience in theatre impacted your understanding of one of the following: leadership, collaboration, work ethic?" Newly entering students must submit a letter of support from an individual familiar with the student's theatrical experience. An audition and/or portfolio review plus an interview with the Theatre Arts Faculty will be required. (Candidates will be contacted to set up appointment for the audition/portfolio review and interview).


    Michael L. & Beth Boguski Professional U. Capstone Experience

    To support a professional experience. Submit Professional Experience application.


    Michael P. Shanoski Memorial Scholarship

    Sophomore, Junior or Senior majoring in either Art or Humanities major. The scholarship is for one-year only and is not renewable.


    Michael R. Glovas Football Scholarship

    Member of the BU football team with good academic standing. First preference is for a quarterback, running back, or receiver from Lehigh Valley. If no one in these positions are from Lehigh Valley, then any player from Lehigh Valley is eligible. If no one from Lehigh Valley is available, then any member of the football team is eligible.


    Mike Sohn Scholarship

    This scholarship is a Most Valuable Player Award in the eyes of Mike Sohn. The discipline he demanded from himself, the dedication he asked of himself, and the loyalty he taught to his teammates are the standards by which this award is given. Awarded to the individual who best exemplifies high standards of excellence in the classroom, is a leader on the gridiron, and a positive influence in the community.


    Mildred Q. Muller Endowed Scholarship

    Incoming freshmen in the College of Business; rank in the first decile (upper 10%) of the high school class and achieve a score of 1150 or above on the SAT with a minimum of 550 on each portion OR rank in the second decile of high school class and achieve a score of 1250 or above on the SAT with a minimum of 600 on each portion. Renewable for three additional years if academic achievement level is maintained -- 3.2 for freshman year, 3.5 after each subsequent year. NOTE: These are grade point averages for the individual academic year under review -- not cumulative averages.


    Mitrani Scholarship

    Incoming freshmen; rank in the first decile (upper 10%) of the high school class and achieve a score of 1150 or above on the SAT with a minimum of 550 on each portion OR rank in the second decile of high school class and achieve a score of 1250 or above on the SAT with a minimum of 600 on each portion. Renewable for three additional years if academic achievement level is maintained---3.2 for freshman year, 3.5 after each subsequent year. NOTE: These are grade point averages for the individual academic year under review--not cumulative averages.


    Moritz Louis Schultz '59 Athletic Scholarship

    Student athlete with financial need.


    Mount Carmel Scholarship

    Graduates of Mount Carmel High School who have been enrolled at Bloomsburg University in the fall semester preceding the award year.


    Music Scholarship Award

    Music student selected by department committee.


    Nancy King Scholarship

    Pennsylvania resident, preference to Columbia County, second preference to surrounding counties; Majoring in College of Business; Maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5; Financial need, as determined by the University, preference to a student that may not have been able to attend college due to this financial need; Renewable through senior year if student(s) continues to qualify.


    Nationwide Insurance Enterprise Foundation Scholarship - Management

    Management major; minimum 3.0 grade point average; financial need; one award reserved for a protected-class member.


    Nationwide Insurance Enterprise Foundation Scholarship - Marketing

    Junior or senior marketing major; minimum 3.0 grade point average; financial need; one award reserved for a protected-class member.


    Nelson A. Miller Memorial Music Scholarship

    Active in music performance through department ensembles; demonstrate leadership and musical proficiency therein; obvious musical contributions; any major.


    Nelson A. Swarts Scholarship

    College of Business major in good academic standing with financial need.


    NEPA Scholar Athletic Scholarship

    Student must be from the North East Pennsylvania Region, participate in at least 2 sports and have a grade point average of at least 3.5.


    Norman Hilgar Scholarship

    Junior accounting major; outstanding academic achievement in accounting; financial need will be considered only to break a tie.


    O.H. & S.H. Bakeless Scholarship

    Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts; financial need; academic achievement; and activities.


    Outstanding Junior in Art History Award

    Outstanding junior in art history as determined by the Department of Art and Art History.


    P. James Moser EET Scholarship

    Junior or senior Electronics Engineering Technology major; academic performance in EET and related areas; with extracurricular contribution.


    Parvin Sawhney Memorial Scholarship

    Undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Science and Technology, at least 60 credits earned at time of application, 3.5 grade point average or higher. Preference given to Chemistry major. Financial need.


    Pat Weinhofer Scholarship Fund

    Acceptance into the non-degree, undergraduate category one or category eight program; preference given to demonstration of financial need. Submit a brief written statement of educational goals and intention to continue educational studies.


    Patricia Szymanek Mica Scholarship

    An elementary education major with financial need. Preference to a first generation student to attend college. Applicants must meet the requirements for regular fall freshman admission and have achieved at least 1050 on the SAT examination or equivalent. Once the student has been chosen to receive this scholarship, he/she must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and maintain satisfactory academic progress in order to remain eligible to receive the award until his/her academic program appears to the University to have been completed, or unless the candidate is considered to no longer qualify for the award.


    Patrick J. and Maureen Carey Football Scholarship

    Member of the football team in good academic standing.


    Paul & Deb Gilbert Wrestling Scholarship

    Member of the BU wrestling team, good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA), represents the university and their sport in a positive manner. Renewable at the discretion of Athletics Administration if criteria is met.


    Paul A. & Eileen M. Kuehner Memorial Scholarship

    An incoming freshman, PA resident of Carbon County, studying in the College of Education; financial need; academic achievement as determined by the Scholarship Committee; renewable if student continues to qualify.


    Paul and Jennefer Clifford Walk-On Scholarship

    Sophomore, junior, or senior member of an athletic team who is not receiving an athletic grant or athletic scholarship.


    Paul J. Yori, Jr. Award

    College of Business major. This award is intended to reward perseverance through difficulties, when that perseverance results in obtaining a college education. The impediments overcome may be of any nature, including physical, financial, emotional, or personal. The Paul J. Yori, Jr. Award Advisory Committee selects the recipient and reserves the right to forego making an award if no applicants meet the award criteria. Submit a brief essay stating obstacles or challenges that you have endured and goals achieved.


    Pettis Family Soccer Scholarship - female

    A member of the Bloomsburg University women’s soccer team, who represents the University and their team in a positive manner.


    Pettis Family Soccer Scholarship - male

    A member of the Bloomsburg University men’s soccer team, who represents the University and their team in a positive manner.


    Phillip N Stan III & Andrea McHugh Study Abroad/Internship Scholarship

    Junior or Senior student traveling abroad for academic reasons or internship; minimum 3.0 GPA.


    Pomfret Study Abroad Scholarship

    Students from Dept. of Anthropology or Dept. of Languages & Cultures in semester or year-long abroad experiences. Must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. Anthropology major(s) will be given first preference for award(s) during academic years beginning with an odd number for the fall semester, Languages & Cultures major(s) will be given first preference during academic years beginning with an even number for the fall semester.


    Powers Football Annual Scholarship

    Member of football team who has a declared major in Communication Disorders or Special Education or who is a student with a disability requiring a documented IEP.


    Prateek Goorha Research Paper Award

    Given to the to the student with the best research paper each semester for the course Research in Political Science (Polisci 300)


    Presidential Leadership Scholarship

    Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in the Presidential Leadership Program may apply. Applicants must have 3.0 overall grade point average; must have contributed a minimum of 20 hours of documented community service each semester with supporting documentation; 1 recommendation letter from your faculty advisor; must have actively participated in Presidential Leadership Program activities/workshops/meetings offered throughout the year; must have assumed at least one leadership position in another student organization on campus with significant leadership responsibilities, and cannot be on an active judicial sanction at time of application. Note: Community service hours for which students receive payment, have performed for academic credit or for judicial sanction cannot be used to fulfill the community service requirement.


    Press Enterprise Scholarship

    Current employee or family member of a current employee at The Press Enterprise. Sophomore, Junior or Senior with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) 3.0 or higher and renewable as long as the recipient meets the criteria.
     
    The award selection is made by Financial Aid, who shall be responsible for ensuring that the recipients meet the criteria for receiving the awards and that awards are made during each fiscal year, presuming that qualified candidates can be identified. The Press Enterprise Human Resource department will verify employment criteria.


    Professor Brian & Marty Johnson Geography/Planning Scholarship

    Geography major, academic achievement, and financial need.


    PSECU Scholarship

    Must be a member (hold account) of Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union in good standing (All BU students are eligible for membership. Contact PSECU at 570-387-4703 for more information.); academic achievement; financial need may be considered.


    Ralph and Edna Feather Memorial Scholarship - Early Childhood/Mid Level Education

    Undergraduate Early Childhood or Middle Level education majors. Must have a 3.0 grade point average and maintain that to receive the spring portion of the scholarship.


    Ralph and Edna Feather Memorial Scholarship - Secondary Education

    Secondary education majors. Must have a 3.0 grade point average and maintain that to receive the spring portion of the scholarship.


    Ray and B.J. Rost Women's Lacrosse Scholarship

    Student athlete competing on Bloomsburg University's Women's Lacrosse team; player must have completed a minimum of 24 credits; have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better; and exhibit leadership qualities and good sportsmanship. (The dollars available will be distributed among the number of recipients selected. If only one student is selected, half the award will be disbursed in the fall and half in the spring semester.)


    Richard A. Benefield Scholarship

    Management major; 3.5 average in the management major; dynamic and enthusiastic personality, senior status for semester of award payment.


    Richard C White '78 Geoscience Student-Faculty Research Fund

    A professional experience to support a student-faculty research project expenses such as travel to a conference to present work. Second preference for student expenses to attend a professional conference/meeting. Third priority for a class field trip and field project expenses. Fourth priority for faculty research projects. Fifth priority for equipment and software expenses (less than $1,500) not covered by the department or University budget.


    Richard D. Rogers '77 Scholarship

    Member of athletic team, preference given to graduates from high schools in the greater Hazleton area, good academic standing, represents the University and their sport in a positive manner


    Richard E. Grimes Memorial Scholarship

    Special Education major with first preference given to student residing in Dauphin County.


    Richard Lichtel '68 Memorial Scholarship

    Current member of football team in good academic standing.


    Rita M. Guerrieri Memorial Scholarship

    Sister of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority whose personality emulates Rita's warm and caring effervescent nature; provides service to and is active in Sigma Sigma Sigma; must have at least one complete semester remaining at the time of award presentation. The recipient will be determined with who has the greater financial need.


    Robert and Margaret Miller Family Scholarship

    Sigma Iota Omega Fraternity brother with at least one complete semester remaining at the time of the award recipient selection in April; service to the University community and SIO. Financial aid may be considered to break a tie.


    Robert and Sharon Reed Endowed Scholarship

    A rising junior that demonstrates financial need in either Special Education or Mathematics and maintains a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. Scholarship is renewable through senior year if student(s) meets academic and major requirements.


    Robert D. Warren Scholarship

    Sigma Iota Omega brother; enrolled in the fall semester preceding the award year of payment; exemplifies the best qualities of fraternal brotherhood. Pending donor’s availability, agree to attend the spring BU scholarship luncheon and reception with him or her.


    Robert J. Eiswert Memorial Scholarship

    Resident of Lycoming County, minimum 2.5 GPA, financial need, preference given to a student in the College of Business. Renewable if criteria is met.


    Robert J. Kenney '84 Annual Football Scholarship

    Member of football team, good academic standing, represents the University and their sport in a positive manner.


    Robert Redman Scholarship

    Selected by the head football coach.


    Rodney F. Pocceschi Memorial Scholarship

    Upperclassmen majoring in criminal justice; must be a Pennsylvania resident and have financial need.


    Roger Sanders Scholarship

    Member of BU wrestling team; demonstrate to coaching staff a strong work ethic and a level of integrity that is a positive representation of BU and the wrestling program.


    Rollin B. Cunningham Scholarship

    Senior student and member of BU football team. Preference will be given to education majors and to students exhibiting potential and desire to coach.


    ROTC Military Initiatives Scholarship

    Army or Air Force Cadet. Preference to a cadet enrolled in a 200 level ROTC course, meet their respective branch's height/weight standards, a score of 255/85 or higher in their branches Physical Fitness Score (255 for Army, 85 Air Force). Each documented and verified activity of involvement such as: color guard, recruiting table, land navigation etc. and/or every 5 hours of documented and verified community service equates to 5 points with a maximum of 50 possible points.


    Roy Smith Scholarship Fund

    Junior or Senior traveling abroad for academic reasons or internship with at least a 3.0 GPA. Scholarship will be paid after completion of study abroad. Submit a short essay (no more than 2 paragraphs) describing your desire to study abroad and who influenced your decision to pursue.


    Russ Houk Scholarship

    Upperclassman; wrestling letter winner from previous year; good academic standing; demonstrate dedication, sportsmanship, and perseverance.


    Sam Bashore Memorial Scholarship

    Incoming freshman seeking a degree in Audiology & Speech Path, financial need, academic achievement, and demonstrated commitment to community service. Renewable if student continues to qualify.


    Seesholtz, Sands and Swisher Scholarship

    Male or female basketball player with a preference to Columbia County graduates, otherwise, a student from Pennsylvania with financial need. Scholarship is renewable through senior year as long as the student qualifies.


    SEKISUI SPI College of Business Scholarship

    Incoming freshman; College of Business major; top third of his/her class and achieve a minimum combined SAT's of 1050. Financial need will be the determining factor in case multiple eligible students. Renewable for three additional years if academic achievement level is maintained -- minimum 2.75 for freshman year, 3.0 for sophomore, junior and senior years. Failure to do so will result in loss of scholarship.


    Shannon Musgrove’s “A Better Me” Book Scholarship for ACT 101 Students

    1. A sophomore with the best improved freshman GPA from the Fall to Spring semester in the ACT 101/EOP program

    2. Preference given to a black or Latino student

    3. Scholarship is not renewable




    Sharon Faith Gettel Grant for Study Abroad

    To support an elementary education major wishing to study abroad. Submit Professional Experience application.


    Sharon Gettel Field Hockey Scholarship

    A full-time female student who is a member of the field hockey team. Preference will be given to students in elementary or secondary education.


    Sheri Lippowitsch Professional Experience Grant

    Rising sophomore, junior, or senior with full-time status, minimum GPA of 2.5 at time of application, financial need. Submit Professional Experience Application.


    SP59 Football Scholarship

    Current member of the BU football team.


    Stanley C. and Veda M. Stewart Scholarship

    Incoming freshman; Education major; graduates of Bloomsburg Area Joint School District, Millville Area School District, or Southern Area School District.


    Steph Pettit Legacy Football Endowment

    Current member of the BU football team.


    Stephen J. Jones '83 Study Abroad Professional Experience Grant

    A College of Business major who is studying abroad, is in good academic standing with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and has financial need.


    Student-PSEA Education Scholarship

    Junior or senior undergraduate education major with formal admission into the education program at the time of the award; GPA of 3.0 or higher; financial need; active S-PSEA member (at time of submission must have minimum of 10 hours community service completed, record of consistent attendance at S-PSEA meetings and activities). Must apply each year.

    Must submit 500-700 word essay answering: "Why I deserve this scholarship" Include in essay three positive qualities you have and how those qualities lend themselves to being an effective teacher.

    Scholarship recipients will receive a Bloomsburg University Store Textbooks Gift Card. This gift card can be used to purchase textbooks, to purchase materials to enhance the recipient's teaching and learning field experience (i.e. notebooks, folders, pens, pencils sold within the University Store) to order books (not sold within the University Store) to supplement their educational practicum/student teaching experiences.
     




    Sunbury Region Scholarship

    Incoming freshman from Northumberland County, preference to Sunbury. Financial Need.


    Supervisory Roundtable Endowed Scholarship

    Undergraduate student who attended one of the following school districts: Bloomsburg, Central, Columbia, Columbia Montour Vo-Tech, Southern Area, Danville, Berwick, Hazleton, Tamaqua, Shamokin, Mount Carmel, Shikellamy, Millville, Benton, Milton, Shenandoah. Renewable until graduation.


    Susan W. McDowell Endowed Scholarship for Students with Children

    First preference given to a female student who is a single parent (full or part-time status) in good academic standing with financial need. If no female single parent qualifies, the scholarship can be awarded to any female student with dependent children. If no female student qualifies at all, preference will be given to a male parent with dependent children who is in good academic standing and has financial need. If no parent with dependent children qualifies or applies, the scholarship may be awarded to any student in good academic standing and has financial need. Submit a brief statement of educational goals.


    Sylvia Feingold Sheiman Endowed Scholarship

    Education major with financial need. If no student meets this criteria, then any student with financial need is eligible.


    Sylvia H. Cronin Memorial Music Scholarship

    Demonstrated strong interest in music either as a developing piano student in the Department of Music, music minor, or elementary education major.


    T&C Wagner Wrestling Scholarship

    A member of the BU wrestling team, in good academic standing and representing the sport and the University in a positive manner.


    Tearpock Geoscience Fund

    Earth Science or Geosciences major; junior or senior status at time of award; good academic standing; application to an accredited summer field camp training program. (Funds will not be disbursed until proof of completion is provided.) Funds may also be used to pay for travel expenses to the field camp.


    Terry and JoAnn Zeigler Annual Scholarship

    Transfer students from a community college in Pennsylvania, who are Pennsylvania residents. Transferring a minimum of 45 credits to Bloomsburg University. Preference for students who have completed an Associate's Degree. Financial need. Pursuing a major at Bloomsburg University in the Zeigler College of Business. Maintaining full-time enrollment. Preference for students who participated in dual enrollment to accrue college credits while in high school. Preference for students who participated in Zeigler Institute for Professional Development activities at their community college, if available. Scholarship is renewable for up to five semesters if the student maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipients will participate with an advisor/coach within the Zeigler College of Business to ensure the recipients will participate in Zeigler Institute for Professional Development activities and remain on track to graduate. Completion of a 500-1,000 word essay describing: “Why did you choose to attend a Community College and why are you now planning to attend Bloomsburg University?”


    The Trimarchi Endowed Scholarship

    A sophomore, junior or senior who have declared Accounting or Sociology as their major with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or greater and have a demonstrated financial need. Renewable through senior year if student continues to qualify.


    The Watts Center for Investment Research

    Financial support for the Series 7 exam preparation, testing and licensure; financial planning and investment-related activities; Student and Faculty professional development in the areas of finance and investments; other professional certifications, licenses and designations.


    Thomas and Cecilia Toth Scholarship CoE

    Incoming freshman, education major with financial need. Must have a GPA of at least 3.0. Renewable


    Thomas and Cecilia Toth Scholarship CoLA

    Incoming freshman, College of Liberal Arts, preference to an art major. Must have financial need and a GPA of at least 2.5. Renewable


    Thomas and Cecilia Toth Scholarship CoST

    Incoming freshman, in preference order Math, Biology, Health Physics or Nursing major. Must have financial need and a GPA of at least 2.5. Renewable


    Thomas Bonomo Award

    Preference given to a deserving student in the Criminal Justice Program; student must have distinguished themselves in research program, internships and/or community involvement; and have academic achievement within the department.


    Thomas Diltz Scholarship

    Incoming freshman who has graduated from Benton High School in Benton, PA with financial need.


    TKE Brothers Memorial Scholarship

    First preference given to TKE undergraduate enrolled in the College of Business; minimum 30 credits earned; minimum 2.5 GPA; with financial need. Second preference to other TKE members enrolled in other colleges at the university meeting the same academic and financial need criteria. Third preference to non-members of TKE with first preference given to students enrolled in College of Business meeting the same academic and financial need criteria.


    Tom Davies Baseball Scholarship

    Current member of BU baseball team.


    Tony the Baker/ARAMARK Scholarship

    Off-campus resident or resident of university operated apartment complex without a meal plan for semester requested; financial need (FAFSA required); minimum twelve credits required in semester of award.


    Unrestricted Professional Experience Grant

    University funds for a professional experience


    Upward Bound Scholarship

    Upperclassmen of the Bloomsburg University Upward Bound program. Financial need required.


    Vernon Rochester Scholarship

    Player or players who have been the most courageous during the football season; selected by the physical therapist and football coaches. If the recipient is a graduating senior, the scholarship money may be used for graduate school or donated to the BU Athletic Department for use in the football scholarship program. The award will be announced after the close of the football season.


    Veterans Memorial Scholarship

    Full-time sophomore, junior, or senior; normal progress toward the baccalaureate degree. Criteria listed in priority order: A--Child of a deceased veteran with no living parents; B--Child of a deceased veteran with one living parent; C--Child of a fully disabled veteran as certified by Veterans Administration (VA); D--Child of a veteran with a lesser degree of disability as certified by VA; E--Child of a veteran who is a former graduate or student of BU; F--Child of any veteran; G--Veteran attending BU. A veteran is a person who has served on active duty (as defined by the U. S. Government) in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Air Force and was discharged under honorable conditions or a serviceman who was killed or died while on active military duty. Pending available funds, may be renewed if 3.0 grade point average is maintained and all other eligibility requirements are met.


    Victoria Smith Bundens Giger Memorial Scholarship

    Junior or senior female student who is a single parent, early childhood education major (PK-4). Renewable.


    Victoria Wylie Book Scholarship

    Act101 student, academic achievement, preference at least 3.0 GPA. Submit a 250 word essay answering "What are your career goals and how will earning a college degree help you achieve those goals?", include any academic achievements, community service, and personal characteristics that make you deserving of this scholarship.


    Viola Family Scholarship

    Sophomore at time of award. Major preference order as listed: Accounting major, Business Education major, any student within the College of Business. Financial need, minimum 2.5 GPA, renewable through senior year if the student continues to qualify.


    Walt Blair Football Scholarship

    Current member of the BU football team.


    Walter S. Rygiel Scholarship

    Business Education major; financial need; academic achievement; and activities.


    William A. Turnbach Scholarship - History

    History; junior or senior status in semester of award payment; priority to graduates of Hazleton Area or West Hazleton High Schools or Bishop Hafey High School. If no graduate from these schools qualifies, graduates from Weatherly High School, Freeland Mining & Mechanical Institute, Tamaqua, Marian Catholic, Jim Thorpe, Panther Valley, and Pottsville High Schools, & Nativity BVM will be considered.


    William A. Turnbach Scholarship - Language

    Foreign language (including American Sign Language); junior or senior status in semester of award payment; priority to graduates of Hazleton Area or West Hazleton High Schools or Bishop Hafey High School. If no graduate from these schools qualifies, graduates from Weatherly High School, Freeland Mining & Mechanical Institute, Tamaqua, Marian Catholic, Jim Thorpe, Panther Valley, and Pottsville High Schools, & Nativity BVM will be considered.


    William Acierno Scholarship for Telecommunications

    Junior status for semester of award payment, telecommunications specialty; minimum 3.0 grade point average in major recommended; financial need.


    William Carlough Philosophy Award

    Philosophy major, outstanding graduating senior


    William Decker Concert Choir Scholarship

    Junior or Senior in the semesters of award payment; in recognition of outstanding service and commitment to Bloomsburg University Concert Choir. Must have been a member of Concert Choir for a minimum of two semesters, and maintain membership in the ensemble throughout the award year. Submit Music Application.


    William R. Tierney Scholarship

    Must be a member of the BU football team.


    Wislock-Hubler Scholarship

    Students from Shamokin, Mt. Carmel, Kulpmont and Coal Township areas who have financial need. If no students from these areas qualify, scholarship may be given to anyone with financial need.


    Women's Tennis Endowed Scholarship

    Current member of the BU women's tennis team, good academic standing.


    Wrestling Scholarship

    Full-time student, member of BU wrestling team, and good academic standing (min 2.0 GPA).


    Wrestling Scholarship in memory of George O'Connell

    Member of BU wrestling team


    Wymer and Warner Anthropology Scholarship

    Anthropology major with a 3.2 grade point average, 30 credits completed at time of application. Applicant must submit a cover letter and a maximum of a 3 page description of a research or applied project (focusing on Anthropology) which will be conducted in the following year. Special consideration will be given to those projects which will be used to advance the applicants' development in the discipline of Anthropology.


    Zeigler College of Business Advisory Board Honors Scholarship

    Must be a current Honors Student and in good standing with the honors program. Must submit an essay explaining how this scholarship will help their progress as an Honors student along with a letter of recommendation.


    Zeigler College of Business Scholarship

    Business major, academic achievement, financial need, and activities.






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