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Clarion University Scholarships

The following information illustrates the many scholarship opportunities available to students at Clarion University. If you are unclear about any of the information below, please call Admissions at 814-393-2306.

Use the tool filters below to narrow your scholarship search based on major (left drop-down menu) and audience (right drop-down menu -- select incoming freshman or current student). Another filter is Other Scholarships, not based on major (left drop-down menu) and audience (right drop-down menu - freshman or current students). Contact person for current students is the scholarship chair listed in the scholarship description of this site or handled by the chair of the academic department.

You can also access a list of the following scholarships:

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Scholarship TitleScholarship Description
Clarence and Janet Lesser Scholarships

The Lesser Trust Fund provides scholarships to successful students in the areas of theatre, art, music, and athletics. High school students who have exhibited high interest and achievement in these areas are urged to apply. Application for consideration needs to be submitted prior to April 1. Selection is based upon talent, academic promise, and leadership potential. Awards may be continued in subsequent years at the discretion of the selection committee, subject to the availability of funds. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 814-393-2315 for additional information.

Joanne W. Haskell Scholars Program Endowment

Established by Joanne Gwen (Wagner) Haskell, friend of Clarion University, and designated to fund scholarships in the field of humanities. The fund will make awards to students who plan to travel abroad to pursue studies in the humanities. Scholarships are intended for students who take courses in a foreign country, supplement existing research projects or creative and civic activities. Applicants must be juniors or seniors in good academic standing. Selection will be made from application and accompanying proposal. Contact the Office of the Provost for further information.