Scholarships

APPLICATION FOR 2015 SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE!

We understand that finding money to help pay for college is often the most stressful part of the college search process. Therefore, we invite you to apply for a Lock Haven University scholarship. Some of the awards are merit-based while others depend on residency, financial need, major, or SAT/ACT scores.

Watch this short video to learn more about applying for Scholarships at LHU.

 

For priority consideration for a Lock Haven University freshman scholarship, students must complete and submit the online scholarship application by Friday, February 13, 2015. These scholarships are reserved for incoming freshmen only and will be applied to the 2015-2016 academic year.

A list of 2015 scholarships and their requirements should be reviewed prior to submitting the application. The scholarships on this list are reserved for first-time freshmen students. If additional scholarships are added after the student applies, he/she will automatically be considered for all new awards.

Scholarship

 

Amount

Description
TurnKey Electric, Inc. Scholarship Up to $12,500 For one incoming freshman with a high school GPA of a least a 3.5, SAT scores of at least 1150 (critical reading and math), and an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of zero. The recipient would be eligible for the 3 additional years if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and he/she earns at least 30 credits per year.
Theresa Y. Arnold Trust Scholarship Up to $4,000 For an incoming student from Lebanon Catholic High School. The scholarship is renewable for 4 years as long as the student remains enrolled at LHU and maintains at least a "C" average.

The John and Barbara Brouse Scholarship

Up to $2,500

For an incoming freshman studying business or accounting. This scholarship is renewable for four years if the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA.

William & Twila Sote Memorial Scholarships Up to $2,000 For an incoming freshman student that has graduated from either Reading High School or Clearfield High School. The scholarship is renewable for 4 years. Student must demonstration financial need.

Fromm Scholarship

(5 Available)

Up to $2,000 This scholarship is for an incoming freshman graduating in the top 15% of their class with a challenging academic curriculum and an SAT score of at least 1000.
The Judy C. Folmar Family Scholarship Up to $2,000 For an incoming freshman from a school district in Clearfield county or northern Centre County. Students must demonstrate financial need.
James A. Hughes Scholarship Up to $1,500 This scholarship is awarded to an incoming first-time freshman student of any H.S. or Charter School with the Philadelphia School District. Students must complete application process. Must meet financial need. Renewable for sophomores, juniors, and seniors - no longer required to submit application.
Dr. & Mrs. Arthur William Phillips Up to $1,000 For an incoming freshman student residing in Butler, Clarion, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer or Venango Counties.
The Davis Insurance Freshman Scholarship Up to $1,000

For an incoming freshman from Central Mountain High School. Preference will be given to a student with financial need.

William & Irene Wagner Bastian Scholarship

Up to $1,000

For an incoming freshman from Lycoming County with additional preference given to students from Montgomery School District who plan on majoring in art. Active participation in clubs, service organizations, or varsity athletics at the high school level is a requirement. This scholarship can be renewed annually for up to 4 years. Students must remain in good academic standing.

Santander Freshman Student Scholarship

Up to $1,000

For an incoming freshman student. Preference will be given to a student with financial need.

UGI Utilities Scholarship

Up to $1,000

For an incoming freshman student majoring in a program offered by The College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences.

Poorman Business Scholarship

Up to $1,000

For an incoming freshman majoring in business. The recipient must be a resident of Pennsylvania and have a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Andretta/Hepler Scholarship Up to $1,000 For an incoming freshman who will graduate from Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School or a high school in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Candidates must be involved in extracurricular activities and/or volunteer in their community.
The Edith Kinsloe Scholarship Up to $1,000 For an incoming freshman from Central Mountain High School.
Dr. George & Shirley Durrwachter Scholarship Up to $875 Recipient must be a recent graduate of Jersey Shore High School, who will be enrolled as a full-time student at LHU, majoring in a health related field, such as Health and Physical Education, Health Science, Nursing, Pre-Prof, or Athletic Training, etc.
Dean's Transfer Scholarship Up to $500 Must be accepted to LHU for the fall semester. Must be have successfully completed at least 30 transferable credits from a regionally accredited institution at the time of application. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (GPA is computed using all post-secondary school-work attempted)
Mona Mangan Memorial Nursing Scholarship Up to $450 Minimum 2.5 GPA. Major in nursing from Central Mountain High School. Selection: Central Mountain High School Guidance Office in consultation with the Lock Haven University Admissions Office.
Margaret Wolfe Memorial Up to $400 For an incoming freshman student residing in either Loganton Borough, Greene Twp., or Logan Twp.
Bonnie K. Frantz Scholarship Up to $350 For an incoming freshman female majoring in theater.
Edward Hoberman Scholarship Up to $350 For a Central Mountain High School graduate who has been accepted to Lock Haven University and will be majoring in one of the natural science disciplines including chemistry, biology, physics, or geology. Recipient must have at least a B average and demonstration of financial need
Ira O. "Pop" Fleming Memorial Up to $300 For an incoming freshman student majoring in Science. Student must be a resident of one the following counties: Elk, Warren or Clinton.
James Taft Williams Memorial Up to $300 For an incoming freshman student majoring in Science. Student must be a resident of Mifflin County.
The Lupold Scholarship for Women in Science Up to $250

Incoming female student majoring in a science discipline.


Additional Lock Haven University Scholarship Opportunities

See application link for additional instructions.

Board of Governors STEM Scholarship
The Board of Governor's STEM Scholarship is for an incoming freshman who is a resident of Pennsylvania. Applicants must pursue a degree in a STEM area (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health Science*), have a minimum combined critical reading and math SAT score of 1200 and a 3.5 cumulative GPA. *Community Health track is excluded.  This scholarship is renewable and students may receive up to full tuition.

Click here to apply online

 

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Foundation Inc.

To view scholarship opportunities available from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Foundation Inc., please visit http://www.thepafoundation.org/scholarships. If the selection process indicates that the individual university is responsible for selecting the recipient, your LHU Freshman Scholarship Application will be all that you need to complete for consideration. Many of the scholarships offered require another application - please read the applicant instructions for each scholarship.

 

Other Scholarship Opportunities

 All scholarship opportunities that are not affiliated with Lock Haven University or the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Foundation Inc. will be listed here. Lock Haven University does not check the validity of these scholarships. Please use your best judgement and read all instructions before applying for a scholarship from an outside source. Scholarship opportunities will be posted in this section as we are notified.

 

Other Resources

If you are a high school senior, check with your high school guidance counselor for additional sponsors. Scholarship information is also available online through other sites. We offer a link to other sites to provide additional information in regard to financial aid. Lock Haven University assumes no responsibility and/or liability for any errors or omissions in the materials or information provided via the following sites. Students should never pay a fee to apply for financial aid or scholarships.

 

Questions or Concerns

If you have questions regarding this list of scholarships or the application process, please contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@LHUP.edu or 570-484-2027.

 

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