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DR. MAX AZICRI STUDY ABROAD IN LATIN AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is to be used to enhance access to education for incoming students majoring in Latin American Studies at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.  The recipient must have a minimum SAT score of 1200 and/or ACT composite of 24, and a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0.  The student must be enrolled on a full-time basis during both the Fall and Spring semesters.  In the event a qualified freshman Latin American Studies major cannot be identified, the award will be made to an upper-class Latin American Studies major, as determined by the Latin American Studies Scholarship Committee.  This scholarship is not renewable and can only be awarded during the Fall and/or Spring Semesters. 

C&J INDUSTRIES SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF C. RICHARD JOHNSTON

Dennis R. Frampton, a 1989 Edinboro graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Trades Leadership, is president of  C&J Industries.  As a member of the Edinboro University Foundation for more than a decade, Dennis served four years as its chair.  Preference will be made to those persons working full-time while pursuing a degree.  The eligible candidate must be enrolled or enrolling in a degree-seeking program and may be a full-time or part-time student.  The degree programs eligible for this award are as follows:  business administration, computer science, manufacturing engineering technology, anthropology, mathematics, physics, industrial/trades leadership or jewelry/metalsmithing.  Financial need should be considered, but is not a limiting factor.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was developed by faculty members within the Foreign Languages Department to support students in the Foreign Language Studies Program.  It is awarded to a full-time student who has "declared" his/her major or minor in Foreign Languages and has earned a minimum of 64 credits with a cumulative QPA of 3.0. Preference should be given to students who have completed 6 credits in the Foreign Languages area. A written recommendation from an Edinboro Foreign Languages faculty member must be submitted.

RICHARD J. AND JOYCE M. GROMEN SCHOLARSHIP

Dr. Richard J. Gromen dedicated 34 years of his life to the students of Edinboro University as a Professor of History.  The scholarship is intended to provide recognition, motivation, and support to non-traditional students majoring in History.

LUTHER V. HENDRICKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The establishment of this scholarship demonstrates Luther V. Hendricks’ remarkable dedication to higher education with the intention of providing financial assistance to students in the social sciences programs and to encourage the same commitment to education that he demonstrated during his life.  The scholarship will be awarded to eligible students meeting the qualifications who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in the following academic disciplines.   It is the donors’ intent that the award be made to an eligible junior or senior.   The award will rotate each year to the subsequent academic area: Bachelor of Arts in History/Anthropology, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Bachelor of Science in Economics.

HILLMAN/JENRETTE SCHOLARSHIP

Both employees of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Ms. Patricia A. Hillman is a professor of Math and Computer Science and Dr. Jerra Jenrette is a professor of History.  At the time this scholarship was created, each was also the chairwoman of their respective departments.  Trish and Jerra wanted to create this scholarship to assist a deserving female student studying for a career in a field not typically populated by women. The successful candidate must be a traditional freshman or a non-traditional first-time college student, with preference given to a female student.

HISTORY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was developed by employees, alumni, and friends of the University.  It is awarded during the Fall and/or Spring semesters to a full-time student who is majoring in History and has earned a minimum of 90 credits with an overall QPA of 3.0 and a 3.5 QPA in history coursework. An application and a one-page, double-spaced essay explaining career goals must be submitted for evaluation by the History Department, along with a resume and a recommendation letter from a History Department faculty member.

NELLE G. HUDSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is presented to an entering freshman with a minimum SAT score of 1000 and upper 2/5 class rank in high school. This scholarship is awarded annually and is renewable for up to four years, providing the recipient remains enrolled full time in a course of study leading to a BA degree in history or geography or a BS degree in secondary social studies. Recipient must maintain a cumulative QPA of 3.3 for each academic year enrolled.

RUSNAK FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Dr. Andrew J. Rusnak dedicated 35 years of his life to the students of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania as a professor in History.  The student must be pursing a Bachelor of Arts degree in History or a Bachelor of Science degree in Education - Secondary Social Studies.  Preference will be given to a student with a Carpatho-Rusyn ethnic background (genealogy from Ukraine, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Yugoslavia, and the Czech Republic).