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Community Foundation of Warren County administers the following scholarships.
1. Unrestricted scholarships - Family income restrictions of $65,000 for one student, $80,000 for two, and $90,000 for three or more. Available to all Warren County high school seniors. Renewable yearly if student maintains a cumulative 2.0 grade average. Applications available at guidance offices of all county high schools in the spring.
2. Quinn Smith scholarship - A one time award to an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in liberal or fine arts. No income restrictions.
3. W. Genevieve Carter scholarship - A one time award to a graduating high school senior entering the field of education. No income restrictions.
4. Medical & Health Careers scholarships - Both graduate and undergraduate grants are available. Income restrictions may apply. Renewable yearly if maintain cumulative 2.0 grade average. Undergraduate applications available in guidance offices. Graduate applications may be obtained from the Foundation office or the Foundation web page (click here for the on-line application). May include nursing.
5. Nursing scholarships- A separate program specifically for students entering the field of nursing. Income restrictions apply. Renewable yearly if maintain cumulative 2.0 grade average.
6. Beatrice Pratz Nursing scholarship - A one time award to a Warren Area High School senior entering the field of nursing. No income restrictions.
7. Richard D. and Edith H. Metzgar scholarships - Preference given to students residing in the Clarendon, Cherry Grove, Mead, and Sheffield areas although not totally restricted to those areas. Renewable yearly if maintain a cumulative 2.0 grade average. No family income restrictions apply. These awards are a minimum of $5,000 each this year, MacKenzie said.
8. Jane G. Masters scholarship - For a graduating WAHS senior who is a member of the National Honor Society and will be attending an accredited college program full time. This award is not renewable. No income restrictions apply.
9. Association of College Women scholarship - A one time award to a Warren County graduating senior with no restrictions on income or field of study.
10. Cornelius D. and V. Marguerite Pelletreau scholarships - Grants awarded to graduating seniors residing in Sheffield Township. No income restrictions. Renewable if maintain a cumulative 2.0 grade average.
11. Chapin Reese Academic scholarship - Awarded to a graduating Warren Area High School senior based on academic achievement. No family income restrictions. Renewable yearly if student maintains a cumulative 3.25 grade average. May not be available each year based on availability of funds. Set at $5,000 per year by donor.
The foundation administers the following scholarships with recommendations by an outside committee:
1. Whirley Industries scholarships - Student must be related to a Whirley employee. Applications available at the company in the Spring. If ineligible for any reason, student will be evaluated for a Community Foundation of Warren County grant.
2. Blair LLC - Student must be related to a Blair employee. Applications available at the company in the Spring. If ineligible for any reason, student will be evaluated for a Community Foundation of Warren County grant.
3. Annabelle Bollinger Memorial scholarship - A one time award to a student entering a field associated with the care of the handicapped. May go to non-Warren County resident student. Applications available at the Foundation office.
4. Barrett English scholarships - Awarded to a Warren Area High School senior outstanding in English or a related subject. One per year based on the recommendation of Warren Area High School faculty. Renewable yearly if maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade average. No income restrictions.
5. Barbara Baldwin DeFrees Music scholarships - Restricted to students in a music related field. No income restrictions. Yearly renewable possible. Application notice in the paper each Spring.
6. Marry Dutter scholarships - Kane Area High School graduating seniors only. One time award. Recipients chosen by Kane High School Guidance office and faculty.
7. Career Center scholarship - One time award to two (2) graduating seniors based on recommendation of Career Center faculty. Short essay required. No income restrictions.
8. Jacob Levinson Retailing scholarship - Restricted to students entering some field related to retailing. Applications available at high school Guidance offices.
9. William Falconer Henry (Elks) scholarship - Warren County resident related to member of Warren Elks Lodge. One recipient chosen each year. Renewable yearly. Applications available from Elks Club Lodge.
10. Linda and Paul Keverline Medical scholarship - Awarded to students entering a health career field. One-time award to graduating high school seniors from a Warren County high school. No family income restrictions.
11. Paul and Andrew Keverline scholarship - A one-time award to a graduating senior from any Warren County high school attending a four-year college. Granted to a student who excels in both academics and sports. No family income restrictions.
12. The John Check Memorial Scholarship Fund - A one-time award in musical theater, musical education or education.
In addition to these funds, the Foundation participates in the PATH program which provides matching grants to eligible students. This program is administered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. Some of the health career scholarships are available to graduate students, but only on a funds available basis.
List courtesy www.communityfoundationofwarrencounty.org.