Penn State Shenango Scholarships

Penn State Shenango Scholarships

George H. Allen, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Allen scholarship was established in memory of long-time resident and Sharpsville School Board member, George H. Allen, by his family. It provides financial assistance to outstanding academic students who are enrolling in the campus undergraduate program. Adult students from Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, will receive first preference for this award.

Sherry Roberts Bair Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of outstanding academic success. Recipients also have demonstrated financial need. If possible, first preference shall be given to students who graduated from Mohawk High School in Bessemer, Pennsylvania.

Henry and Dorothy Bieber Trustee Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dottie Bieber. It provides financial assistance to undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Shenango who have a demonstrated need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses. This scholarship is part of the Penn State's Trustee Scholarship program and is matched by the University.

Dr. William E. Brown Scholarship

Established in memory of Dr. William E. Brown for his longtime commitment to the region, this scholarship recognizes the outstanding achievement of a student who is enrolled at Penn State Shenango.

Shirley A. Bursey Trustee Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have a demonstrated financial need.

Paul and Eleanor Chadderton Scholarship

This scholarship, established by Paul and Eleanor Chadderton, recognizes the achievement of students who are enrolled, or about to enroll, in the Business baccalaureate degree program at Penn State Shenango. Please note: Mr. Paul Chadderton is an Honorary Alumni member of Penn State.

Dr. Joseph J. and Margaret Conti Trustee Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Margaret Conti. It provides recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango and who have demonstrated need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses. Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students who present positive academic records and have financial need. First preference shall be given to those undergraduate students who exemplify good citizenship, leadership, and have a good moral character.

Paul "Pete" Daffin Memorial Trustee Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the late Mrs. Jean Daffin and Ms. Diane Daffin in memory of their husband and father, Paul "Pete" Daffin, a successful business entrepreneur and community leader. The scholarship provides financial assistance to undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn state Shenango who have demonstrated need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses. This scholarship is part of the Penn State's Trustee Scholarship Program and is matched by the University. To learn more about the Daffins, please visit their Web site: www.daffins.com.

Mike Erme Trustee Scholarship

This scholarship, established by Mike Erme to support students with financial need, is part of Penn State’s Trustee Scholarship Program and is matched by the University.

Henry and Catherine Evans Scholarship

This scholarship was created to assist Penn State Shenango students demonstrating superior academic performance and financial need. Henry and Catherine Evans provided strong leadership to the Shenango Valley for more than 50 years. Henry was CEO of Sharon Steel and was on the board of many local charities where he helped to raise millions of dollars for the community. Catherine was a life member of Sharon General Hospital’s Auxiliary and Mercer County Children’s Aid Auxiliary. Their scholarship is awarded annually to undergraduate students of Penn State Shenango who have demonstrated financial need. All undergraduate students are eligible to be considered.

William T. and Jeanette C. Evans Scholarship

This scholarship was established by employees of the Shenango Valley Water Company in recognition of William Evans upon his retirement as president. It is available to students who are enrolled in the business, engineering, or environmental science baccalaureate programs and who have demonstrated financial need.

Farrell Wolves Club/Protected Home Mutual Life Insurance Company Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 1996 by the Farrell Wolves Club and the Protected Home Mutual Life Insurance Company. It is awarded to outstanding seniors from the Shenango Valley who manifest promise of outstanding academic success and who have demonstrated financial need. 

First National Bank of Pennsylvania Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes the achievement of a student's superior academic record and leadership qualities.  First National Bank of Pennsylvania is headquartered in Hermitage, PA.

Gerhart Family Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate students who are enrolled at Penn State Shenango who have achieved superior academic record. These awardees have also demonstrated outstanding leadership skills through his/her involvement in a campus student organization. While demonstrated financial need is not a requirement for this scholarship, it may be a consideration.

David and Betty Harris Trustee Scholarship

This award is for students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have demonstrated financial need. First preference is given to students whose home residence is in the Shenango Valley, PA.

Glenna Harris Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Glenna Harris, a Penn State Shenango physical education faculty member and coach of the varsity women's basketball team. This is awarded to a student, residing in Sharpsville, PA, with an above average academic record. This student must also who demonstrate financial need.

The Dallas and Kristina Hartman Trustee Scholarship

Established by Dallas and Kristina Hartman of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, this scholarship provides the needed resources to recruit and provide a high-quality education to area students who have achieved outstanding academic success. This scholarship is part of Penn State’s Trustee Scholarship Program and is matched by the University.

Dallas W. Hartman P.C. Attorneys at Law Trustee Scholarship

This award is given to undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have a demonstrated financial need. First preference is given to students who are majoring in, or planning to major, in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

Dallas W. Hartman P.C. Trustee Scholarship

Undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have a demonstrated financial need. First preference is given to students who are majoring in or planning to major in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

The Heart of Shenango Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Penn State Shenango faculty, staff and maintenance workers in 2009 to inspire and support incoming Shenango students who possess the core values of the campus community. The recipient will represent the ideals that the faculty, staff and maintenance workers believe make Shenango campus so special: service, community, and academic success. The student must also demonstrate financial need.  First preference is given to transfer students from community colleges.

Anna Mae "Mo" Helm Scholarship

This award was established by family and friends in the memory of Anna Mae "Mo" Helm, a Penn State alumna and Shenango campus friend and advisory board member. It is awarded to a full-time incoming or current student who manifests promise of academic success and who has demonstrated leadership in high school, campus or community activities.

Dr. Fredric M. Leeds Trustee Scholarship at Penn State Shenango

Established by Paula Leeds, wife of the previous Shenango campus Chancellor Dr. Fredric Leeds, this scholarship is available to all undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have a demonstrated financial need.

Joy Cone Company Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the Joy Cone Company in 2001, is available to all undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango and who have achieved positive academic records.  To learn more about Joy Cone Company, please visit their Web site: http://www.joycone.com./

William P. McDowell Scholarship

This scholarship was created through a generous endowment from William P. McDowell. It is awarded to superior students enrolled, or planning to enroll, through the early admission process, in the honors program, or in a specific degree. A total of $30,000 is awarded annually.

Philip J. Marrie Jr. Family Scholarship

Established to honor his 40 years as a community leader in the Shenango Valley, the Philip J. Marrie, Jr. Scholarship lauds this Penn Stater from the class of '63. This scholarship provides recognition to those students who have achieved outstanding academic success and have demonstrated financial need. Mr. Marrie was also a former president of the Penn State Shenango Advisory Board.

Marilyn K. Mathieson Memorial Trustee Scholarship

Established by Ruby and Alan Mathieson, this scholarship honors their daughter Marilyn K. Mathieson, a lifelong Shenango Valley resident, and is awarded based on academic achievement, school and community involvement, and financial need. Preference is given to students enrolled in Penn State Shenango’s Letters, Arts, and Sciences program. This scholarship is part of Penn State’s Trustee Scholarship Program and is matched by the University.

Connie Mearkle and Anthony Karboski Trustee Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Connie Mearkle '74 and her husband, Anthony Karboski. These funds are available to all undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have a demonstrated financial need. First preference is given to students who are majoring in, or planning to major, in Business or successor degree program.

Minority Student Assistance Scholarship

Endowed by the former Penn State Shenango Minority Affairs Community Advisory Board, this award will recognize a freshman student who has attained a 2.5 high school grade-point average or better. Preference will be given to student whose ethnic, cultural, and/or national background contribute to the diversity of the Penn State Shenango student body.

Michael W. Murphy Memorial Scholarship

The family and friends of Mr. Murphy established this scholarship in his memory to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in the business program at Penn State Shenango. Preference shall be given to students who have also demonstrated leadership skills and who have served in the armed forces. To learn more about this scholarship, please visit their website: www.shellenberger.net/mikemurphy

Penn State Shenango 50th Anniversary Scholarship

This scholarship was founded in 2015, as a part of the campus’s 50th anniversary celebration. This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of outstanding academic success.

Penn State Alumni and Friends Trustee Scholarship at Penn State Shenango

This scholarship is available to undergraduate students who are enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have a demonstrated financial need.

Penn State Alumni Association/ Penn State Shenango Alumni Society Trustee Scholarship for Penn State Shenango

This scholarship was originally established in support of For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students. The Penn State Alumni Association endowed 35 Trustee Scholarships for $50,000 each, one of which was designated for Penn State Shenango. In 2008, the Penn State Shenango Alumni Society unanimously agreed to match the Alumni Association’s $50,000 gift, thereby doubling the amount of scholarship money given to Shenango students. This scholarship is part of Penn State’s Trustee Scholarship program and is matched by the University. 

Penn State Shenango Trustee Scholarship

Trustee Scholarships are designed to help academically superior students meet the rising cost of tuition and fees. Funds donated to the campus are matched by the University and awarded to students who demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need. This scholarship is part of Penn State’s Trustee Scholarship Program and is matched by the University.

Penn State Shenango Campus Scholarship

This is a University scholarship awarded to excellent campus students who have financial need and who also have distinguished themselves by extracurricular involvement and service.

Penn State Shenango English Scholarship

This award, established by Margaret Foley and other friends of the Shenango campus, recognizes full-time graduate students enrolled in a liberal arts degree program at Penn State Shenango. First preference is given to students majoring in English.

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur William Phillips Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, undergraduate student enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango whose home address of record is in Butler, Crawford, Lawrence, Mercer, or Venango County in Pennsylvania. Recipients manifest promise of academic success, and have good moral character. Financial need may be a consideration; however, it is not a requirement.

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur William Phillips Charitable Trust Trustee Scholarship at Penn State Shenango

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, undergraduate student enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango whose home address of record is in Butler, Crawford, Lawrence, Mercer, or Venango County in Pennsylvania. Recipients manifest promise of academic success, and have good moral character. Financial need may be a consideration; however, it is not a requirement.

Kimberly Anne and Julie Ann Resele Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Robert Resele in memory of his daughters, Kimberly Anne and Julie Ann Resele. It is awarded to full-time, undergraduate students who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of outstanding academic success. Recipients have also demonstrated financial need. Please address your thank you letter to Mr. and Mrs. Resele.

Anna Stewart Shannon Scholarship

The late William F. Shannon established this scholarship in memory of his mother, Anna Stewart Shannon, to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in the Bachelor of Science degree in nursing program at Penn State Shenango. A group study room in the Lartz Memorial Library is named after Mr. Shannon. To learn more about Mr. Shannon, visit the group study room and read his short biography.

William Shannon Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the late William F. Shannon in memory of his father, William Shannon. It is available to all full-time undergraduate students who are pursuing a baccalaureate or associate degree in the Human Development and Family Studies program. Awardees are in good standing academically and have demonstrated financial need. A group study room in the Lartz Memorial Library is named after Mr. Shannon. To learn more about Mr. Shannon, visit the group study room and read his short biography.

Sharonsteel Foundation Scholarship

This award was established by the Sharonsteel Foundation. Students applying to Penn State Shenango are invited to apply based on academic achievement. The recipient is selected based on academic achievement, school and community involvement, financial need, and recommendation. Preference will be given to a Shenango Valley resident.

Sharonsteel Trustee Scholarship at Penn State Shenango

This scholarship was established by The Sharonsteel Foundation, under the direction of Sharonsteel Trustee Malvin Sander, to help students with great academic potential afford their education. The recipient is selected based on academic achievement, school and community involvement, financial need, and recommendation.

Shenango Campus Advisory Board Scholarship

Established by the Penn State Shenango Advisory Board, this award recognizes students with exemplary qualities of scholarship, leadership, citizenship, and service to the campus and community. Please address your thank you letter to the current board president and members. You can find their names on the advisory board page.

Shenango Campus Alumni Society Scholarship

Established by the Penn State Shenango Alumni Society and awarded to freshmen who have achieved superior academic records and have demonstrated potential to contribute to the campus. 

Shenango Campus Alumni Society Scholarship for Freshmen

Originated by the Penn State Alumni Society, this scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to outstanding entering freshmen enrolled, or planning to enroll, at the Shenango campus who may have proven need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses.

John Smegal Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are enrolled, or planning to enroll, at Penn State Shenango who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of achieving outstanding academic success. First preference shall be given to students who are majoring in, or planning to major, in a degree program offered by the Eberly College of Science, or successor academic unit.

Denise Snyder Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by family and friends of Denise Snyder in her memory. Snyder, a Hickory High School student, died in 1987. This scholarship is available to a graduate of Mercer County high schools who has demonstrated leadership ability; has been involved in school activities; has maintained an above average grade-point average; and has the potential to contribute to the Penn State Shenango campus.

Shirley A. Snyder Scholarship

This scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Shirley A. Snyder, head librarian at the Shenango campus for twenty-five years. It is awarded to an outstanding student who is enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program at Penn State Shenango.

Robert E. Weber Memorial Scholarship

This award was established in the memory of Dr. Robert E. Weber, former assistant professor of mathematics at Penn State Shenango. It is awarded to a student who has achieved academic excellence in mathematics at the campus.

Leo L. Werner Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the former Werner Co. of Greenville, Pennsylvania. It is awarded to students enrolled, or planning to enroll, at the Shenango campus who have achieved a positive academic record, manifest promise of outstanding academic success, and have demonstrated financial need. 

Dr. Jane A. Williams Memorial Trustee Scholarship

Jane Williams was an employee at Penn State Shenango for 25 years. She was known for her listening ear, her dogs, and love for walking and running. This scholarship is awarded to non-traditional, undergraduate students who have a demonstrated financial need. Every year the campus hosts a 5k walk/run in her honor to raise funds for this scholarship.