Grace Hildebrand Allen Scholarship
Must be in sophomore, junior, or senior class. Applicant must have a 2.75 QPA. This scholarship is renewable. The amount is up to $1,250. There is no application for this scholarship. An individual is automatically selected.
Asian Studies Scholarship
The student must have at least 6 credits toward the minor, must have declared an Asian Studies minor, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA in this minor. The student should write a short statement about his/her interest in Asian Studies. The amount is up to $100 and the deadline is November 29. For further information, contact Dr. Ana Maria Caula, Chairperson, Modern Languages and Cultures Department, 118 Strain Behavioral Science Building, 724.738.2062.
Brandon berns scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to the student who holds the position as the mascot Rocky.
Amount: Up to $1,000
Contact: Paul Lueken 724.738.2767
ann t. bicknell memorial scholarship
Criteria: Any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled or accepted for enrollment in the Gerontology Program at Slippery Rock University. Must complete the scholarship application. The deadline is March 31. For further information, contact Adelle Williams, Counseling and Development Department, 018 Carruth Rizza Hall, 724.738.2855.
Bicknell Scholarship Application
breaking barriers student scholarship
This award will be given to a student who demonstrates advocacy, leadership, and/or empowerment in the area of reducing contextual barriers for individuals with disabilities within our Slippery Rock University campus community. Applicants must develop and submit an essay that describes what they have done to address barriers in the physical, social, or attitudinal environment on the SRU campus. The scholarship amount is $400 and applications are due by April 3, 2020. Essays and applications can be turned in to Jessica Hall-Wirth in the Special Education Department Office at 114 McKay Education Building. Application materials can also be emailed to Jessica Hall-Wirth at email@example.com.
Breaking Barriers Student Scholarship Application
butler county bar association scholarship
Applicant must be a junior or senior interested in pursuing a law degree. First preference is given to Butler County residents. For further information, contact the Office of Political Science, 209 Spotts World Culture Building, 724.738.2075.
raymond e. carothers honors scholarship
Applicant must be a junior or senior in the honors program. This scholarship is renewable for senior year with a 3.5 QPA and completion of the honors program requirements. The amount is up to $1,000. For further information, please contact honors at 724.738.4003 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Shiron Cooper Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must be from a Caribbean country and preference will be given to business majors, followed by music majors or others in the College of Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts students. A 3.0 cumulative GPA and essay about the importance of family are also required. The amount is up to $750 and the deadline is April 7. For further information, contact Global Engagement Office, 724.738.2057, 004 Spotts World Culture Building.
eliott and deborah baker dance scholarship
Applicant must be a dancing with the SRU Stars participant. Applicant must be registered for classes at SRU for summer or fall semester to be eligible.
Award amount: First place participant is awarded up to $500 and Runners up are awarded up to $250 each.
Kevin Currie Memorial scholarship
This scholarship is for students transferring from Butler County Community College in Butler PA. Student must have a minimum of 30 transfer credits, and a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. First preference will be given to applicants with financial need. The amount for this scholarship is up to $500 and it will be awarded by the Office of Admissions (transfer admissions). For further information contact Robert Lagnese at email@example.com.
Dr. Thomas Gaither Award for Excellence and Leadership
This award is in recognition of the principles exemplified by Civil Rights Leader Dr. Thomas Gaither, the legacy of Frederick Douglass, and the promise of student activism. The recipient will be recognized at the annual SRU Academic Honors and Student Leadership Convocation. The recipient is expected to participate in FDI activities and serve as an FDI student ambassador during the academic year. Students will self-nominate and identify a faculty or staff sponsor, and the faculty or staff sponsor will write a support letter for the student to include in their application. Students must have a cumulative G.P.A. of at least 2.75. They must be enrolled in a full-time academic program at SRU and in good academic standing. Graduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits, and undergraduates must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2020.
For more information, visit this website or reach out to Ursula Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global Service leadership scholarship
The applicant must be a full-time student with strong leadership skills and the desire to become an Experiential Learning Facilitator. The award amount is up to $1,000. For more information, contact Jeffrey Rathlef at email@example.com or at 724.738.4764.
rev. wil hadden act 101 scholarship
The scholarship is available to undergraduate students currently participating in the First-Year and Transfer Student Experiences Program. Students must demonstrate academic potential and academic improvement. Applicants must be a Pennsylvania resident with a minimum of 2.7 cumulative GPA (no D or F grades). Applicants must also meet two of the following three criteria: 1. Eligible for Federal Pell Grant 2. First generation college student 3. Under-represented minority as defined by PASSHE. For further information, contact Lorraine Craven, First-Year and Transfer Student Experiences, 011 Bailey Library, 724.738.4470.
Fran Hensler Rock Catholic Scholarship
To qualify, the student must be an active member of the Rock Catholic Club, demonstrate financial need as determined by the University Financial Aid Office, and earned a minimum 2.5 GPA at the time of application. First preference for the award will be given to students who graduated from Seton-La Salle High School. Second preference will be given to students who lived in the Slippery Rock Area School District at the time of application.Third preference will be given to students pursuing a degree in Information Systems or Information Technology offered through the SRU Computer Science Department. The scholarship recipient will be selected by the St. Peter Parish Director of Catholic Campus Ministry, in conjunction with the Slippery Rock University Center for Student Involvement and Leadership and the University Financial Aid Office. The amount varies and is non-renewable, but past recipients are eligible to reapply. For further information, contact Brad Kovaleski, Center for Student Involvement and Leadership, 234 Smith Student Center, 724.738.2727.
Carol Holland International Student Scholarship
Full-time international students having earned a minimum of 60 credits at SRU prior to applying, financial need, progressively improved academic standing. The amount is up to $1,000 and the deadline is April 7. For further information, contact the Global Engagement Office, 724.738.2057, 004 Spotts World Culture building.
Honors Program Advisory Committee Scholarship
Minimum 3.75 QPA, junior or senior standing, and in good standing with the Honors Program. Financial need is required. The amount is up to $1,250 and the deadline is March 15. For further information, contact the Honors Program, 336 Patterson Hall, 724.738.4003.
International Student Scholarship
Full-time international students having completed two semesters at SRU prior to applying, financial need, and progressively improved academic standing. Preference given to students from India. The amount is up to $1,000 and the deadline is March 15. For further information, contact the Global Engagement Office, 724.738.2057, 004 Spotts World Culture building.
Jackie's Opportunity Scholarship
Must have a 2.5 GPA. First preference is given to students matriculating from Trinity High School. Students transferring from another institution and graduates of Trinity High School may also be reviewed. Must demonstrate financial need. Interested students must send a letter describing a personal life challenge and how it was overcome. Letters should be emailed to Justin Kleemook at firstname.lastname@example.org. The amount is up to $500 ($250 per semester). The deadline is April 15. For further information, contact Justin Kleemook, Office of Residence Life, 724.738.2082.
richard f and charlotte b. jones scholarship
This scholarship is for a student taking summer or winter session classes. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and can be a full time or part time student. Preference will be given to students who need tuition assistance. The award amount varies. For further information, contact the Financial Aid Office, 724.738.2219.
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Mridula Singh Karmacharya International Scholarship
International student enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.5 GPA who has completed at least 24 credits at SRU. Preference given to international students from Nepal; students making significant contributions to further enhance international presence of SRU will also be considered. Scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement as demonstrated by cumulative GPA, significant contributions to the SRU community and demonstrated leadership and citizenship. The amount is up to $1,000 and the deadline is April 7. For further information, contact the Global Engagement Office, 724.738.2057, 004 Spotts World Culture building.
Stan Kendziorski International Student Scholarship
First time undergraduate international student, completion of two semesters in residence at SRU prior to applying, academic achievement, and contribution to SRU campus life. The amount is up to $1,000 and the deadline is April 7. For further information, contact the Global Engagement Office, 724.738.2057, 004 Spotts World Culture building.
The LGBTQI scholarship will assist any lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning or intersex student in purchasing their books at the SGA Bookstore. The LGBTQI student must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA and demonstrate financial need. Please submit a one-page essay describing involvement in the LGBTQI Community and the situation of financial need. The scholarship is posted to the Office of Student Accounts billing statement. The amount is up to $300 and the deadline is March 31. For further information, contact the Co-chair of the President's Commission for LGBTQI at email@example.com
Christopher Loudon Hero Scholarship
Must be participating full-time in the SRU ROTC program. Must be a senior who participates in Ranger Challenge, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have financial need. Must demonstrate discipline, integrity and character. An essay is required as part of the application process. The amount is up to $750 and the deadline is March 15. For further information, contact the SRU Army ROTC Department.
mr. sru bodybuilding and ms. sru figure championship award
Awarded to the overall winners in the Mr. SRU Bodybuilding Champion and Ms. SRU Figure Show who are enrolled at SRU. The amount is up to $500.
Dr. Albert E. Maltby Award
Applicant must be a sophomore, junior, or senior. Student must have good academic standing. Recipients are to work or have worked at Bailey Library as a student employee. The amount is up to $500 and the deadline is March 3. For further information, please speak with a Library Supervisor.
Paul mccartney scholarship
Applicant must be a Rugby player at Slippery Rock University. The amount is up to $500. For further information, contact the Rugby Advisor.
Dr. michelle mccollin memorial scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to African American students transitioning from sophomore to junior year. To be eligible for this award you must have a GPA of at least 2.5 or higher and demonstrate financial need. The amount is up to $250 for the Spring Semester of Sophomore year and renewed for the Fall Semester of Junior year. For more information please contact Torry Rollins at 724.738.4491.
dr. james "gym" mcfarland campus recreation award
Must be a current Campus Recreation student employee who has been employed for a minimum of two semesters. Must participate in Campus Recreation activities. Applicant must be a current or previous Campus Recreation All Star. Student must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and submit a letter of application. For further information, contact the Campus Recreation Team, 724.738.4800.
Thomas McPherson Scholarship
Applicant must be a member of Sigma Tau Gamma. Applicant must have a minimum of a 2.75 QPA. Applicant must demonstrate commitment to the community and service projects. The amount is up to $200. For further information, contact the Coordinator of Greek Life, 724.738.2092, Center for Student Involvement and Leadership, Smith Student Center, Suite. 234.
Katherine M. Moore Health Education Award
Undergraduate student of at least sophomore status who demonstrates strong interest and dedication to health promotion/education. Preference given to member of HOPE Peer Education Program. The amount is up to $250 and the deadline is March 15. For further information, contact Vanessa Vought, Student Health Services, 724.738.2251.
Norton Undergraduate Research Scholarship
The scholarship program is designed to assist undergraduate students in pursuit of academic research or creative activity. The program requires that each application be prepared by a qualified undergraduate student, and a faculty member is required to mentor the student and provide insight of the research project or creative activity. Research should contribute in meaningful ways to the knowledge base of a given discipline and support the strategic initiatives of the University. The amount is $500 and the deadline is November 1. For further information, contact Nancy Cruikshank, 724.738.4831 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Louis D. and Panagiota Pappan Scholarship
Sophomore, Junior or Senior with a GPA of 3.25 who demonstrates financial need. Each applicant must submit an essay on the topic "What Living in a Democratic Society Means to Me". The amount is up to $1,000 and the deadline is March 15. For further information, contact the Political Science department. 724.738.2075.
John j. Press scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student at SRU with a minimum 2.0 GPA to be considered. First preference will be given to students from Oswayo Valley Jr./Sr. High School, and to students who self-identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community or as allies. The amount is up to $400 ($200 per semester). The deadline for this scholarship is May 1st. In order to apply, please complete the application below and send it to email@example.com
robert "posey" rhoads memorial award
Must be an enrolled SRU student during the current academic year. Applicant must be a participant in a variety of intramural sports. The recipient can be a Campus Recreation team employee who participates in intramural sports as a player or official, but the award will be based on the student's intramural sports participation, not the employment. Applicants must display the characteristics of "making the people around them better", "always looking for others", dependability, work ethic and having fun. For further information, contact Matthew Lobaugh, Campus Recreation, ARC, 724.738.4800.
Alan d. reynolds memorial intramural scholarship
Recognizes leadership and excellence in intramural Sports by providing financial assistance to a Slippery Rock University student participating in the intramural Sports Program. Applicants must be a current full-time student, with a minimum 2.5 gpa. The applicant must have previous and current participation in at least two sponsored Intramural Sports and submit an application to be considered. For more information on this scholarship please contact the director of campus recreation at Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org
Edna C. Rohwedder Community Service Memorial Scholarship
Available to sophomores and juniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a commitment to service. Preference given to students with extensive Girl Scouting, Boy Scouting or AmeriCorps experience. The amount is up to $250 and the deadline is March 15. For further information, contact Alice DelVecchio, Spotts 107, 724.738.2414.
SGA Endowed Scholarship
The SGA Endowed Scholarship was established by Slippery Rock University's Student Government Association to provide financial aid to undergraduate students at Slippery Rock University. Applicants must be full-time students who have attended SRU for at least two semesters. Applicants must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA as well as demonstrate engagement at the University through campus activities, work study positions, research, leadership roles on campus, participation in student clubs or organizations, athletics, etc. Application deadline is May 31.
Sru rugby founders' scholarship
Available to students in good standing of the Shamrock Men's Rugby Club or Women's Rock Rugby Club. Preference is given to students participating in extra-curricular activities and demonstrating campus/community involvement. This scholarship is worth $2,000 per year and the student must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information, contact Matthew Lobaugh the coordinator of recreations sports at email@example.com or 724.738.4875.
SRU Senior Class Gift Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time student at SRU, currently of junior standing, attended SRU since freshman standing, have an overall QPA of at least 3.25 and be involved within their program. Applicant must also submit a 250 word essay. The amount varies and the deadline is March 15. For further information, contact Marissa Cozza at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 724.738.2197.
Marjorie Stephenson Scholarship
Applicants must be undergraduates who have demonstrated strong academic performance. Applicants who major in library science, arts, humanities, education or social services receive priority . They must have earned a minimum of 30 semester hours at SRU by the conclusion of the spring term during which they apply. Female students who are underrepresented minorities will receive highest consideration; others, however, may also apply. Financial need will also be a consideration. An essay entitled How My College Education Will Help Me Pursue My Career Goals is required, along with two letters of recommendation from SRU faculty members. At least one of the recommendations must be from a professor with whom the student has taken a class. The essay should be one to two pages in length and should include campus and community activities and an indication of financial need. There are several scholarships of up to $1,000 per year. The deadline is March 20th. For further information, contact committee chair Allison Brungard email@example.com at Bailey Library.
the strickland autism advocate scholarship
Applicant must be a current SRU first-year freshman, sophomore, or junior in any major. Must have experience working with people on the autism spectrum. Must have a minimum QPA of 3.25. The award amount is up to $1,000 and the deadline to apply is March 15th. For further information, contact Dr. Betsy Kemeny of the recreation therapy program. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with Strickland Autism Advocate Scholarship as the subject.
J. Tyler Stufflebeam Memorial Scholarship
First preference is given to active members of the Green & White Society. Second preference is given to Physical Education majors. Candidates must have successfully completed at least 30 credit hours of academic work at Slippery Rock University at the time of application. Must have earned a minimum of a 2.75 GPA at the time of application. Must outline volunteer & community service involvement. Submit a one-page essay demonstrating his/her knowledge of Slippery Rock University "traditions" and how he/she has incorporated them into his/her experience as a student. The amount varies and is non-renewable. The deadline is March 15. For further information, contact Kelly Bailey, Director of Alumni Engagement, email@example.com, 724.738.4223.
Captain Jason M. West Memorial Scholarship
Student must demonstrate financial need and be fully enrolled and committed to the ROTC program for their second year, and committed to pursuing a career in the military. The amount is up to $1,000 and the deadline is March 15th. For further information, contact the ROTC Department, 101 Lowry Center, 724.738.2019.
Mary P. and Arthur C. Wodiska Memorial Scholarship
Junior or Senior, who has completed at least 60 credit hours at SRU with 3.75 GPA. Must demonstrate financial need. The amount is up to $1,000. For further information, contact the Slippery Rock University Foundation, 100 Old Main, 724.738.2047. Students will be contacted by e-mail to apply based on the criteria.
bruno zuccala scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to the student serving as the active member of EBoard for SRU's Color Guard/Winter Guard. Applicant must be participating in both fall and winter color guard/winter guard activities.
Amount: Minimum $500
First preference is to member in good standing of the In-line Hockey Club who has successfully completed at least 15 credit hours at SRU with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Second preference is to a Physical Education major. The amount is up to $1,000 (two recipients per year), and the deadline is March 15. The recipients are selected by the In-line Hockey Club Advisor and the Director of Campus Recreation.