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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 TitleScholarship Description
Gray Real Estate Scholarship

This endowed fund will provide scholarships for high achieving students majoring in real estate or finance. Students must be of sophomore standing or higher and have completed six credits in real estate. Students must have a 3.0 or above cumulative QPA. Additional information can be obtained from the chair of the Finance Department at (814) 226-2626.

Burns and Burns Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is available to students majoring in finance, real estate, and insurance. Nominees are required to submit a resume and are evaluated on academic achievement and contributions to the department, the College of Business Administration, Clarion University, and the local community. Contact the chair of the Finance Department at 814-393-2626 for additional information.

H. G. Burns Center for Finance and Insurance Scholarship

The Burns Center awards scholarships to incoming students interested in a career in insurance, finance, or real estate. To be considered, candidates must have a minimum SAT score of 1100, be in the top 40% of their class, and have demonstrated effective extracurricular participation. Recipients can continue to receive the scholarships throughout their four years provided that they maintain a QPA of 3.25. Student records are reviewed for this award via their admission materials; no scholarship application is required. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the chair of the Finance Department at 814-393-2626.

Charles P. Leach, Sr. Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding business student. Eligible students must be of at least sophomore standing and are selected on the basis of academic record, contribution to the College of Business Administration and the university, and participation in extracurricular activities such as professional organizations. Application is made to the chair of the College of Business Administration Scholarship Committee during the Spring Semester.  Questions should be directed to 814-393-2600.

The Kroh Family Business Scholarship

Established by D. Scott Kroh, Class of 1974, and his wife, Pamela, to benefit a student in the College of Business Administration at Clarion University. The scholarship is intended for upper division students who maintain a strong academic performance in preparation for a successful career in a field of business. Award is based on financial need. Application is made to the chair of the College of Business Administration Scholarship Committee during the Spring Semester. Questions should be directed to 814-393-2600.

E. Wilson Amsler Endowed Scholarship

An endowed scholarship established in recognition of E. Wilson Amsler and his many contributions to the community and the university. The scholarship will permit the College of Business Administration to recruit and/or support an outstanding business major. Application is made to the chair of the College of Business Administration Scholarship Committee at 814-393-2600 during the Spring Semester.

William and Olive Barnes Scholarship

This scholarship established by Greg Barnes, professor of Accountancy, in honor of his parents, William and Olive Barnes, for an incoming freshman. Applicants must have a minimum SAT score of 1100 (combined critical reading & mathematics component), and rank in the upper 10% of their high school class. First preference will be given to accounting majors then other undergraduate business majors. Contact the Office of Admissions at 814-393-2306 for additional information. New students are automatically considered via their admissions materials. Award offered prior to February 1.

Ronald B. Lucas Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Ronald, Class of 1982, and Debra Lucas for deserving Clarion University students in either Computer and Information Science or Business. To be considered, student must demonstrate financial need and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and must maintain a 3.0 or higher grade point average in high school with plans to attend Clarion University. First preference will be given to a student in Computer Information Science. Next preference will be a student entering a department in the College of Business Administration in Administrative Science, Finance, or Accountancy. Eligible students will be notified.