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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.

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Scholarship Title (currently sorted in Descending order) Scholarship Description
William and Elizabeth Hart Scholarship

This scholarship established to honor former chemistry professor Dr. William Hart. Currently, two scholarships are awarded and can be used to pay for tuition, room, board, and some miscellaneous fees, including books. Applicants must major in mathematics, physics, chemistry, geography/earth science, or biology and have completed 45 credits. They must have a QPA of 3.0 overall and 3.3 in mathematics and science course work. Selection shall be made by competitive examination, testing the student's ability in mathematics and English. Application deadline is late February. Contact the Scholarship Committee chair, Dr. Ben Freed, at 814-393-2592 for additional information.

The Ruth Bleakney Montgomery Science/Mathematics Scholarship

This scholarship established by Ron and Judy Montgomery in memory of Ron's mother Ruth. This endowment encourages students from Armstrong, Jefferson and Clarion Counties (preference given to Armstrong) with high achievement measured by their high school class rank and SAT score and also excellent academic performance at Clarion University to seek higher education. They must be of sophomore, junior or senior standing (with preference given to sophomores). Candidates must have declared a B.S. in a traditional science or mathematics major. Previous recipients may receive the award up to a total of three times. Applicants must apply no later than one week after grades are available for the spring semester. Please contact the office of the Dean of Arts and Science at 814-393-2328.

Heagy Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous contribution from the family of former chemistry student, John Heagy. Awarded annually to Chemistry major of at least sophomore standing. The candidate is selected by the Chemistry Department on the basis of academic record. The scholarship is paid by the foundation to the student's billing account. For more details, contact the Chemistry Department chair at 814-393-2281.

Harold William Ferguson Science Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dr. Jeffrey & Mrs. Janet Ferguson in honor of Jeffrey's father, Harold William Ferguson, Clarion Class of 1947 with bachelor's degree certifications to teach the physical sciences, social studies, and mathematics. Harold met his wife Jean (Blake) at Clarion and along with their four children all with doctoral degrees, have a strong belief in education and passion for learning. In addition to being a United States Army Air Corp veteran, Harold spent

31 years teaching and especially loved teaching Chemistry. It is the intent of this scholarship to assist students interested in the physical sciences, (mathematics, chemistry, physics) who wish to teach upon graduation. Incoming freshman automatically considered with preference for a first generation student, a physical science secondary education major with financial need as determined by FAFSA. If you are a first generation college student in one of these majors, please alert Sue McMillen in the Admissions Office by April 1.

Clarion University Department of Chemistry Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to chemistry majors and are based upon academic achievement in chemistry. Contact the Chemistry Department chair at 814-393-2281.

Clarion University Department of Chemistry Commemorative Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a chemistry major and based upon academic achievement in chemistry. Contact the Chemistry Department chair at 814-393-2281.