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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 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.

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.

Retail Management Scholarship

This endowed scholarship established by the Marketing Department to fund awards for marketing students. The award is made to a student planning a career in retail management. Additional information can be obtained from the Department of Marketing chair at 814-393-2628.

Paul Y. Kim Advertising Management Scholarship

This endowed scholarship established by Dr. Paul Y. Kim professor and former chair of the Marketing Department. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding marketing major who plans for a career in the field of advertising management. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and service to the department. Contact the Department of Marketing Chair at 814-393-2628 for additional information.

Marketing Research Scholarship

As part of class projects, teams of marketing research students entered the Arresdust Research Project Competition in 1988 and 1989. The Clarion University teams, coordinated by faculty advisor Dr. Paul Kim, won first prize two years in a row. An endowed scholarship was established to honor the recipients of the awards and to preserve the department's heritage of excellence in marketing research. The scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding marketing major who plans a career in marketing research. Contact the Department of Marketing chair, at 814-393-2628 for additional information.

Marketing Management Scholarship

This endowed scholarship established through contributions from alumni, friends and faculty of Clarion's Marketing Department. The award is made to a student planning a career in marketing management. Additional information can be obtained from the Department of Marketing chair at 814-393-2628.

Marketing Department Scholarship Endowment

As a result of contributions from faculty and friends of Marketing, scholarships awards are available for current Marketing majors.  Contact the Chair of the Marketing Department for further information.

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.

Donald E. & Bernadette Hugus Crooks Family Scholarship

This scholarship established by Bernadette (Hugus) and Donald Crooks for an incoming freshman who demonstrates strong work ethic and desire to excel. Candidates must be enrolled in the College of Business Administration with preference given to Marketing majors. This scholarship award is renewable for up to four years if the candidate maintains the required academic criteria while majoring in a program of the College of Business Administration. Student records are reviewed for this award via their admission materials.

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.

Bonnie Silvertongue Memorial Marketing Scholarship

This endowed scholarship established by the faculty, staff, friends, and former students in memory of Bonnie Silvertongue, who passed away from cancer while teaching at the Department of Marketing. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding business major planning for a career in the field of marketing. Selection criteria include academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and service to the Clarion University community. Contact the Department of Marketing chair, at 814-393-2628 for further information.