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    Mansfield University
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
Mansfield University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Scholarships


 

Scholarships

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Entering students: All entering students who are regularly admitted to the university are automatically placed into the scholarship review process. A special scholarship application is not required. Students are reviewed on a rolling basis based on acceptance to Mansfield University.

Continuing Scholar/Returning Student/Department Scholar/Sophomore Scholarship: The Scholarship application deadline is April 15th, and a scholarship application is available through the Office of Financial Planning, 134 Alumni Hall. A portfolio of different scholarships is available through the Mansfield Foundation for returning students. Students must complete the Returning Student Scholarship Application and provide supporting essays as well. Awards are determined by the University Scholarship Committee.

The following scholarship opportunities are available for both entering and returning students. Unless otherwise noted, all scholarships are awarded through the Scholarship Committee. Some of the awards may not be given on an annual basis, and these are noted in the description of each scholarship.

Academic Performance

$1,000 General academic scholarships will be available for currently enrolled students who are planning to reside on campus during the 2012-2013 academic year. Students must have completed at least 24 credits with a GPA of 3.2 for scholarship consideration.

AFSCME

The local AFSCME unit provides one-year awards to eligible incoming students (usually freshman) who meet the criteria. AFSCME Local 2363 employee, dependent or spouse will be given preference. Financial need is also considered in the awarding of this scholarship. This is a scholarship offered in the Fall each year and as long as the student maintains a 2.5 GPA they will receive it the following Spring also.

All Outdoors w/ Al Probst Fisheries

A scholarship given to a freshman Fisheries major in honor of, Alan Probst, an avid outdoorsman. The Biology Department will select the recipient.

APSCUF Book

A book award presented to a freshman who demonstrates academic achievement. It is given as a credit at the University Bookstore and supported by grants from the local chapter of APSCUF. It is based upon the general scholarship guidelines and is non-renewable.

APSCUF Freshman

These are scholarships supported by grants from the local chapter of APSCUF.  An annual scholarship for a union member or child of a union member, based on academics, strong union affiliation and on general scholarship guidelines are awarded annually. Non-renewable.

*Joseph C. and Lois E. Weir Ashkar Education

The Joseph and Lois Ashkar Scholarship is an award for an Education or Special Education major. Payment of the scholarship is made directly to the recipient prior to the start of their student teaching experience. The Education and/or Special Education Department will select the recipient and forward the choice to the Scholarship Committee.

Donald L. & LaRene T. Ayres Education

A scholarship presented to an incoming freshman majoring in Education that maintained a minimum 2.75 GPA in high school.

Linda A. Ballard-Hulslander Dietetics

The Linda Ballard-Hulslander Scholarship was created from a fund established by Marion P. Ballard. The student must be an entering freshman pursuing a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. The student must be in the top 2/5th of their graduating class with a minimum SAT score of 1,000.

Bank of Blossburg Trust

The Blossburg Bank Scholarships are supported by the income from a trust fund created by that bank. Several awards are given annually to a student from North Penn High School who attends Mansfield University. The applications are reviewed by a faculty committee at North Penn. That committee’s recommendation is forwarded to the Scholarship Committee for final selection.

Shirley Sandrock Barnhardt and Robert A. Barnhardt Education

This scholarship is presented to an entering freshman majoring in Secondary Education, first preference given to Math and English. The recipient must be in the top fifth of their high school graduating class, obtain a minimum SAT score of 1200, and participate in scholastic and community organizations along with leadership potential.

Rhoda Bartell Music Endowment

The Rhoda Bartell Music Award is an award for an entering student with a double-reed major. The student must be full-time and maintain a 2.5 QPA.   Non-renewable.  Selected by the Music Department Scholarship Committee upon the recommendation of the double-reed professor.

John and Audrey Baynes String Endowment

This scholarship is presented to an outstanding string student chosen by the string faculty of the Music Department.

Mary Blair Estate

The Mary Blair Scholarship is an award for an incoming freshman.  General Scholarship Guidelines are used to select the recipients.

Board Of Governors

The Board of Governors Tuition Waiver was created by the State System of Higher Education. Academics, diversity and special skills are among the characteristics of the recipients. Scholarships may be renewed for four years by maintaining a 2.0 cumulative GPA. The Board of Governors Scholarship Guidelines are used to select recipients.

Board Of Governors Priority Program

A number of full and partial tuition waivers for PA residents with at least an SAT score of 1,000 and a class rank in the top 30%. Priority is given to students in the Science/Technology and Math disciplines. Renewable by maintaining a 2.5 GPA.

Dr. Margaretta Bone Education

This scholarship is for an incoming freshman Education major. The student needs to provide two letters of reference and a short essay articulating need and goals. The recipient is chosen by the Education Department.

Josephine Brace-Wolfe Endowment

The Josephine Brace Wolfe Scholarship is a scholarship for entering students from Troy Area High School, Troy, PA. The students must be in the top 20% of their graduating class. 

Bob Bridgman

This scholarship is presented to an entering freshman that is in the top twenty-five percent of his/her senior high school class and has an SAT score of at least 1,000. The recipient must demonstrate the highest traits of leadership, citizenship and character and show evidence of providing services to others and/or animals and a willingness and desire to continue doing so in the future. The award is selected by the Scholarship Committee.

Edwin Brown Memorial Music Endowment

This scholarship is presented to a junior with the highest GPA during their first two years of Music Theory. Preference is given to a pianist.

Denise Faith Carter-Onyirimba Memorial Book

This book scholarship is presented to an incoming, fall, first year student who graduated from the Philadelphia School District and is a participant in the Gateway Program. The Denise Faith Carter-Onyirimba Memorial Fund Committee selects the recipients. This award is non-renewable.

Chemung Canal Trust Company Scholarship

This scholarship is for a new or returning students from counties served by Chemung Canal Trust who show academic promise and financial need.

Citizens and Northern (C & N) Bank

This is a scholarship for an entering student from the Citizens and Northern service region who is a regularly admitted student to the University. Preference will be given to a student in a Business-related major. Award and recipients are chosen by the bank.

Class of 1935 Round Robin

A scholarship is presented to an entering freshman who is in the top twenty-five percent of their senior high class, obtains a minimum SAT score of 1,000 and demonstrates the highest traits of leadership, citizenship and character.

Class of 1953

A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1953.  General Scholarship Guidelines will apply to this award with an amount to be determined.

Class of 1954 Education

A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1954. This scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in Education. The student may be a sophomore, junior or senior. General Scholarship Guidelines apply to this scholarship that is awarded to a returning student to the University.

Class of ‘55

A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1955 for fulltime students entering either their junior or senior year  with at least a 2.5 GPA. 

Class of ‘56

A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1956 for students who are either sophomore, junior or senior standing.  Freshmen are not eligible for this award.

Class of ‘57

A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1957. General Scholarship Guidelines will apply to this award.

Class of ‘58

A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1958. It is to be used to off-set the cost of tuition or room and board and is awarded to a student who has a demonstrated financial need, maintains a 2.75 GPA and is an upperclassman. Further consideration is given to non-traditional students.

Class of ‘59

A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1959. It is to be used to off-set the cost of tuition or room and board and is awarded to a student who has a demonstrated financial need, maintains a 2.75 GPA, and is an upperclassman. Further consideration is given to non-traditional students.

Mary & Martha Colegrove Educational Fund

The Colegrove Scholarship is supported by the income from a trust fund created by H.W. Colegrove. Scholarships are given to two female students who are residents of Tioga County, PA. General Scholarship Guidelines are used to select the recipient.

Stanley D. Conklin Nursing

A renewable scholarship for up to four years of enrollment. It is made possible by Dr. Conklin, a highly respected Guthrie Healthcare Physician. A varying number of awards will be available for freshman Nursing students each year. Candidates must have scored at least 1000 on their SAT and be in the top 2/5th of their graduating class. The scholarship is renewable for up to eight semesters.

Nancy Cooledge Music Scholarship

This scholarship is for a Music major with at least a 2.5 GPA. It is awarded through the Music Department.

Criminal Justice Administration Scholar Recognition

An award given to an outstanding Criminal Justice major. Awarded by the Criminal Justice Department.

Albert J. Crispell Elementary Education Book

Non-renewable Book awards for senior Elementary Education majors from Bucks, Luzerne, or Wyoming County. The recipient will display the qualities of a successful educator as determined by the Education Faculty.  The scholarship is used to offset expenses for books and educational expenses paid directly to the Campus Bookstore. Please contact the Education Department.

Lona Rose D’Angelo

A $1,000 scholarship awarded in memory of a special young lady. It is awarded under normal scholarship guidelines to a resident of either Bucks or Luzerne County, PA.

Hartley B. Dean

The Hartley B. Dean Scholarship is funded from a trust fund created by Hartley B. Dean. The number of awards may vary from year to year

David J. Dick Memorial Music Award

An award to a junior or senior with outstanding conducting or vocal performance skills. Selected by the Music Department Scholarship Committee.

MU Dining Services

Two full meal plan scholarships for the academic year will be awarded. Students must be full-time, have financial need, at least a 2.8 GPA and be involved in campus organization/service activities.

Frederick Douglass Institute

A scholarship awarded to an outstanding student whom demonstrates potential for leadership, has good academic standing and exhibits a commitment to cultural diversity.

Dunham Family

A scholarship awarded to a Wellsboro High School graduate who maintains a 3.0 GPA. The recipient must reside on campus and is for room and board costs.

Van Emmons Sr. & Kathryn R. Emmons ’72 Social Work

A scholarship presented to a Social Work major with preference given to a Pennsylvania resident. Students are required to submit a letter describing their time and energy given to non-profit organizations, churches and/or other community services that provide positive social support.

Harland & Beverly Evans Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a grad student taking at least 6 credits and who is able to maintain a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to a non-traditional student. General Scholarship Guidelines apply. The recipient is chosen by the MU Scholarship Committee.

Ralph H. Evans

A scholarship awarded to a graduate from a high school in Tioga or Bradford Counties in Pennsylvania. The recipient must be a Business, Business Management, Marketing or Accounting major and must have completed at least 30 credit hours while maintaining a 3.25 GPA.

Maryon Farrer-Powell Dietetics

The Maryon Farrer Powell Scholarship is an award for a student majoring in Dietetics. The recipient can either be an entering or returning student who demonstrates strong academic ability and has financial need. General Scholarship Guidelines are used to select the recipient. Non-renewable.

Fielding-Elliott English & Modern Languages

The Fielding-Elliott English Scholarship is presented to an entering freshman enrolled in an English BA or BSE curriculum. The recipient must be in the top two fifths of his or her high school graduating class. The scholarship was established by retired English Professor Walter Sanders and the recipient is selected by the English Department.

Eileen Finn-Kuritz Dietetics & Nutrition Endowment

These scholarships honor Eileen Finn Kuritz. The student must be an entering Dietetics or Nutrition major with an SAT score of at least 1050 and be in the top two fifths of their graduating class.

First Citizens National Bank

A scholarship presented to a sophomore, junior or senior who resides in the First Citizens National Bank market area. This will be given to a FCNB employee, local director or their dependent with preference given to fulltime students.  The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and complete at least 20 hours of community service each semester.

Ada Mae Frailey-Saxton Music

This scholarship is presented to an entering freshman Music major and is awarded by the Music faculty. The recipient must be in the top 20 percent of his or her senior high school class, obtain a minimum SAT score of 1100, obtain a minimum score of 80 on the Theory Placement Test and perform an outstanding audition for department admission.

Bertram W. Francis Music Endowment

This scholarship is presented to an entering freshman majoring in instrumental music. The student must have achieved a 3.0 GPA in high school. Preference will be given to Pennsylvania resident with financial need.

A.  Frazier Science Scholarship

This full tuition scholarship is presented to an incoming freshman interested in Science Education.

Friends of George Dolph English Book

This award is presented to a student who demonstrates academic excellence focusing on language and literature studies. The recipient must major in English or English Education.

Gladys Frick-Weaver Nursing Excellence

This scholarship is presented to a currently enrolled nursing student who has successfully completed 6 semesters of course work at Mansfield University. The recipient must demonstrate basic Nursing knowledge by achieving a minimum of a B grade in his/her Nursing courses. The recipient must also demonstrate an interest and competence in bedside Nursing, an attitude of caring and compassion and an acceptance of all patients. The recipient should encourage excellence in bedside nursing to the other members of the health care team by example and by direction. Recipients are selected by the Nursing Department.

Robert J. Garofalo Music

A scholarship awarded to a full-time Music major that was in the top 25% of their high school class and obtained a minimum SAT score of 1050. The student must demonstrate the highest traits of leadership, citizenship, and character. Preference is given to graduates of Lackawanna County, PA.

Arlyne M. Garrity Communications Faculty

These scholarships are presented to upper-class students majoring in Communications who have completed at least 32 credits. Non-renewable. Recipients are chosen by the Communications Department.

Oliver and Louise George Chemistry Award

Recipients are selected by the Mansfield University Scholarship Committee based on need and academic standing with preference first to an African American majoring in Science; second to a Chemistry major; third to a Science major and last, a freshman with SAT’s 1000 or more or an upper-classman with a 2.5 overall and a 2.5 in Sciences. Non-renewable.

James York Glimm English

A scholarship is presented to an entering freshman enrolled in an English BA or BSE curriculum and shows potential for developing as a writer and student of literature. The recipient must be in the top two fifths of their high school graduating class. Candidates must submit an analytic essay of a short poem or short piece of fiction from several choices supplied by the Languages and Literature Department Scholarship Committee.

Ronald G. & Betty B. Goodwin Leadership

Scholarship designed to provide financial support to a deserving student who has completed their freshman year and received a non-renewable scholarship.  Student should be a resident of PA or the Southern Tier of New York.  Students must be involved in leadership activities at Mansfield University. Award recipient determined by University Scholarship Committee.  

GSE Scholarship

An award presented to a student enrolled in Music program demonstrating the ability to make a significant contribution to Mansfield University. Recipient is chosen by the Music Department.

Guthrie

A variety of different scholarship opportunities are available through the Guthrie Healthcare System, for returning students based upon their grade point average and commitment to continue in the healthcare field after graduation. Scholarship recipients will be selected by the faculty and staff at the Guthrie Healthcare site in Sayre, PA.

Thomas R. Halloran Memorial

The Thomas R. Halloran Memorial Scholarships are supported by income from a trust created by Thomas Halloran, Class of ’55. Preference in awarding the scholarships is given to residents of Potter County who have financial need. If no qualified applicants from Potter County are available, preference will be given to students meeting the General Scholarship Guidelines who have financial need. Non-renewable. The number of wards may vary form year-to-year.

Norejane Hendrickson

The Norejane Hendrickson Scholarship is presented to an entering student from Potter County High School who was in the top 25% of their senior class with an SAT score of at least 1050. The Scholarship Committee selects the recipient.

Susan B. Higley Math

The Susan B. Higley Math Scholarship is a scholarship represented to a female Math Education major with financial need. Must be a Pennsylvania resident with preference is given to a student who is from North Central Pennsylvania.

Holiday Greeting Card

A scholarship funded by current and retired faculty and staff of Mansfield University. Donations are collected in the holiday month of December.

Virginia S. Hough Education

Scholarship designed to assist students in the teaching field.  Scholarship preference is for a freshman Education major from Troy, PA.  If none eligible, then students from Bradford County would have second preference, and then a resident of PA.  The student must be in the top two fifths of his or her high school graduating class and obtain a minimum SAT score of 1000. Recipient determined by University Scholarship Committee.

The Eugene Jones Music Vocalist

These scholarships are presented to entering freshman majoring in Music whose primary instrument is voice. The recipient must be in the top twenty percent of their high school class, attain at least an 1100 SAT score, achieve a minimum score of 80 on the Theory Placement Test and perform an outstanding audition for Music Department admission. Amount of the award may vary from year-to-year.

The Wendell and Jobyna Judson Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is for entering freshman who were in the top 2/5’s of their high school graduating class, with a SAT minimum score of 1000. The amount and number of scholarships will be determined each year by the BOD of the Mansfield University Foundation.

Rod C. Kelchner President’s

The Rod C. Kelchner Scholarship is for entering freshman. The student must have graduated in the top two fifths of his or her high school class, and obtained a minimum SAT score of 1000. A varying number of awards are available each year. General Scholarship Guidelines will be used to select the recipients.

Keller Psychology Leadership Endowment

A scholarship designed to raise awareness by supporting a student who provides leadership for community improvement.  Eligible students must be sophomore, junior or senior psychology majors who provide leadership for learning and service to the departments, campus or community. Recipient must maintain at least a 3.25 GPA.

Richard L. Kemper & Kurt E. Hider Double Reed

This scholarship is presented to an entering freshman Music major with concentration in Oboe or Bassoon. The recipient is selected by the Music Department.

Janice Kennedy/Annie Cooper International

A scholarship created to assist International students in financial need. The student must have a 2.5 GPA .

Janice Kennedy/Annie Cooper International Book

A book award created to assist International students with their books. The student must have a 2.5 GPA .

Martin Luther King, Jr.

A scholarship given in the name of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Non-renewable. General Scholarship Guidelines are used to select a recipient.

Bea Klingaman Music

A scholarship awarded to a Music major who demonstrates financial need and has at least a 3.0 GPA. Recipient is chosen by the Music Department.

R.L. Knowles Fisheries

A scholarship for freshman Fisheries majors.  Preference given to a Pennsylvania resident. If none eligible, then open to other geographic regions.  Scholarship is non-renewable. Student must have a 3.0 GPA. Selection is made by the University Scholarship Committee.

Carrie Krise-Carl

A scholarship established by Eleanor Kehrer in memory of Carrie Krise Carl. Preference will be given to a graduate from a Lycoming County high school planning on majoring in Elementary Education. The student must be in the top 25% of their graduating class. The award is non- renewable.

Michael R. & Peggy L. Lane Music

This merit-based scholarship will be selected by the Music Department and General Scholarship Guidelines will be used to select the recipients.

Dr. A. Vernon Lapps Communications

A Communications/Broadcasting scholarship established by Mansfield graduate Stuart Weiss to honor the outstanding contributions made by Dr. A. Vernon Lapps and to assist outstanding students with an interest in broadcasting.  A scholarship for a returning student with at least a 2.5 GPA, 145 hours on air at WNTE radio and/or the MU TV studio and a four minute minimum portfolio of any broadcast digital materials created by the applicant. Demonstration of financial need is considered but not required.  Recipient is selected by the Communications Department Faculty.

Reva Dickinson & Dana Lee Learn Presidential Endowment

Known as the “Learn Presidential Scholars,” these scholarships are presented to recipients who are entering their first year, have graduated in the top fifth of their high school senior class, achieved minimum SAT scores of 1200, and participated in scholastic and community organizations and exhibited leadership potential. Recipients are selected by the Scholarship Committee.

Michael Leiboff Memorial Communications

A scholarship awarded to a non-traditional returning sophomore Communications major with at least a 3.0 GPA. Recipient will be selected by the Communications Department.

Linda Dix Lee & Lewis B. Lee Music Education

A scholarship presented to a returning student majoring in Music Education with a special interest in voice and/or piano. The recipient must be interested in a teaching career and is selected by the Scholarship Committee and the award is given annually.

Christine Lewis Music Endowment

This scholarship is presented to incoming students majoring in music. One award is given to a recipient concentrating in piano, and the remaining award is given to a non-designated music concentration major.

Sandra B. Linck Childcare

This scholarship is presented to a student who has a child attending the Sandra B. Linck Childcare Center and is not receiving any other scholarships from the University. The student must be at least halftime status.

Lippert Book

A number of book awards for use at our Campus Bookstore through the generosity of the Lippert Foundation. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have completed at least 24 credits.

S. Manford Lloyd Memorial Math

The S. Manford Lloyd Scholarship is an award for a freshman Math major with strong academic credentials.  The Mathematics Department will make a recommendation to the Scholarship Committee. Recipients must be in the top 10% of their high school graduating class. SAT scores are also considered. Recipient is selected by the Scholarship Committee.

Loeschke Leadership

 A scholarship created by former Mansfield University President, Dr. Maravene Loeschke. The award is for a returning student who has completed their freshman year with at least a 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be a proven leader on campus and/or the Mansfield community.

D.E. & E.C. Lugg Endowment

The Lugg Legacy Scholarship has been created to support freshman students from Knoxville, PA attending Mansfield University. Final scholarship recipients will be determined by the University Scholarship Committee based upon recommendations from the staff at Cowanesque Valley High School.

Anne Mabe Memorial

A book scholarship presented to a student with a Women’s Studies minor who demonstrates academic excellence and a strong commitment to promoting community learning with regards to women and gender issues.

Lawrence Mansfield Greek Book award

This award given by Lawrence Mansfield is for two Greek fraternity members with the highest GPA’s for the fall semester. A fraternity member of Sigma Tau Gamma and one from Sigma Alpha Epsilon will each receive a book award to cover the costs of their books for the semester. Payment is made to the Campus Bookstore.

Mansfield Association of Educational Office Professionals (MAEOP) Book Award

A  book scholarship sponsored by the University’s Educational Office Professionals. Priority is given to a returning non-traditional student from Tioga County.  The recipient is selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

Mansfield Way - Sociology/Anthropology Book Award

A book award given to a full-time Anthropology/Sociology major who  maintains a 3/5 GPA and has at least 30 credits. The recipient must demonstrate strong leadership skills within the major and have financial need. The student can be non-traditional. The recipient is chosen by the Sociology/Anthropology Department.

Mansfield Way

A tradition at Mansfield University is to pull together in challenging times – this is the “Mansfield Way.” To provide scholarships, faculty, staff and friends of MU donated to the Mansfield Way Student Scholarship Campaign. These scholarships are given in the following academic fields:

  • Chemistry
  • Criminal Justice
  • General
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Jonathan G. March

The Jonathan G. March Scholarship is supported by a trust fund created by James White, Class of ’49. The recipient should be an incoming student from Tioga County, PA. The student selected for the award is to be distinguished more by effort and commitment to higher education goals than by past academic achievement. Non-renewable.

Joseph R. Maresco LEADERSHIP

A scholarship created by former Vice-President for Student Affairs, Joseph Maresco and his wife Maryann. The scholarship is for currently enrolled students with a minimum GPA of 2.5, and who make a contribution to activities that serve the University community.

Richard F. Mason Space Science Award

The recipient must be a graduating senior who will be continuing in graduate school to study the use and exploration of space. If no graduating senior is eligible in any school year, an upcoming senior or junior may be considered for the award for one year. A documented record of interest in space exploration must be included.

Louise C. McConnell Choral

The Louise McConnell Choral Scholarship is funded from a gift from Susan and Joe McConnell. The scholarship is for a full-time, upper-class female member of the concert choir with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and has performed an outstanding audition. A committee of Music faculty will review applicants and forward recommendations to the Scholarship Committee. This award is non-renewable.

Edward McInroy Association

The Edward McInroy Scholarship is supported by a trust fund created by the Edward McInroy Association. The recipient must be an incoming student from Tioga County, PA. The student selected for the award is to be distinguished more for effort and commitment to higher education goals than by past academic achievement. Non-renewable.

Mary McInroy Sheffer Education

This scholarship is presented to an Education major who has completed registration for student teaching for either the fall or spring of the following year and has a minimum 3.0 GPA. Each applicant must submit three letters of reference that speak to the applicant’s character and commitment to teaching, and a position paper of no more than 1,000 words on the importance of character in the committed teacher. The recipient is selected by the Education and Special Education Department.

Daniel J. and Anne Mitchell McInerney Scholarship

This scholarship is presented to a student majoring within the Geography and Geology Department. An entering freshman must have a minimum SAT score of 1030 or be in the top 30% of their high school graduating class. An upperclassman must have an above average GPA.

Marilyn Melhuish Elementary Education

This scholarship is presented to an Elementary Education student having earned 64-95 credits with an overall GPA of at least 3.30. Student applying for this scholarship must submit as narrative describing their service and volunteer work. Recipient is chosen by the Education/Special Education Department.

Ralph H. & Carol A. Meyer

A scholarship given to a fulltime returning student with at least a 3.0 GPA who demonstrates financial need (preference given to sophomores). They must also exhibit superior academic records or manifest promise or outstanding academic success in any field of study. The recipient is chosen by the University Scholarship Committee.

Fredericka Michelfelder-Lawrence 1898 Education

The Frederika Michelfelder Lawrence Scholarship is a scholarship for an entering Elementary Education major. The student must be in the top 25% of their graduating class with an SAT score of at least 1,100. The amount and number of awards may vary from year-to-year.

Corrine L. Miller Education

A scholarship in memory of Corrine Miller is presented to an Elementary or Special Education major who has completed at least 64 credits and passed the “gates” requirements for acceptance as a certification candidate. Applicants must demonstrate the attitudes and skills of an innovative, risk-taking teacher and community leader. The scholarship is renewable if the recipient continues to meet scholarship criteria. The Education/Special Education Department selects the recipient.

Most Promising Math Student Teacher

This scholarship is presented to a BSE Mathematics major or Mathematics certification student doing student teaching. Recipient should demonstrate an exceptional ability to engage students to learn mathematics in a conceptually substantive manner.

Music Summer Camp

These scholarships are presented to upper class students who have achieved a minimum 2.5 cumulative Grade Point Average, completed 32 credit hours and completed a successful audition before the Music faculty.

Dr. Ishrat Mustafa

An international scholarship for a returning female upperclassman (at least a sophomore) who has at least a 2.75 GPA. This award is for room and board costs, and should be used as a retention tool. Recipient is selected by the University Scholarship Committee. General Scholarship Guidelines are applied.

Stanley Henry Nauman Memorial Award

Scholarship award for a deserving undergraduate in the Wildlife and/ or Fisheries program majors, based on recommendation of the Biology department. Contact Chairperson, Biology Department.

Northern Appalachain Storytelling Festival

Scholarships for entering students majoring in Broadcasting or Journalism. The students must have an SAT score of at least 1,100 with a minimum verbal score of 650.

Jabov Oberly Earth Science Endowment

A scholarship honoring Jacob Oberly. The scholarship recipient must be a currently enrolled Earth and Space Science major. Contact: Chairperson, Geography/Geology Department.

Office Max

One $5,000 renewable scholarship has been made available to Mansfield University from, the Office Max Corporation. The award will be given to an entering freshman once every four years and the successful recipient will have maintained a minimum 3.75 GPA in high school as well as being in the top 10% of their graduating class with at least an 1100 on the verbal/math section of the SAT test. The award is renewable provided the student maintains a 3.o grade point average.

Isabel Ochsner Choral Accompanying

A scholarship created by Peggy Dettwiler and Jurgen Thym. The award is for a full-time entering Music major.  In addition, a resume and audition before the Choral Directors at Mansfield University is required.

Horace B. Packer Foundation

The Horace B. Packer Foundation Scholarship will provide scholarships for incoming students. Students must be from Tioga County, PA. Applicants must be in the top fifth (20%) of their high school graduating class with a minimum SAT score of 1,200 and show participation in scholastic and community organizations and leadership potential.

Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU)

A package of scholarships available for returning students who are members of PSECU. Five $500 scholarships are available. Students will need to have at least a 3.0 GPA for consideration.

*PHI DELTA KAPPA (PDK) Fraternity Education

An award is available to a student currently enrolled in a teacher preparation program. The Education Department chooses the recipient.

Dean L. & Elizabeth E. Phillips Music

This scholarship is presented to a freshman instrumental music major. If no students meet the criteria, any music major is eligible. Preference will be given to a student from Lycoming County.

Presser Undergraduate

The Presser Scholarship is supported by grants from the Presser Foundation and the Mansfield University Foundation, Inc. A committee of Music Faculty reviews the applications and forwards their recommendations for the Scholarship Committee for final selection. The award is given to a senior Music major. Non-renewable.

Ruth Redman-Stephens

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming g student from Sayre or Athens, PA or Waverly, NY High School who graduated in the top 10% of his/her class and maintained a 3.5 GPA. The recipient is chosen by the University Scholarship Committee.

Mary A. & Robert H. Rodine

The Rodine Scholarship is an award for a full-time student who is of at least sophomore status from Lackawanna or Luzerne County.  The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Carl D. Ruck Music

A scholarship presented to a junior Music major with preference given to an instrumental, vocal, keyboard, performance or Music Education major.  The recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.6, have obtained a minimum SAT score of 1150 (math/verbal), successfully completed a live audition with standard letters of reference, maintain a B in Music Theory and History courses and make a contribution to activities the serve the University community. Preference is given to students from Luzerne County, PA.

Sage English Book

The Sage Book Scholarship is an award established by John Ulrich and Lynn Pifer. The scholarship, which will be provided in the form of a bookstore credit, is given annually to an incoming English major with the highest verbal SAT score and class rank. Non-renewable.

A. Hugh Schintzius International

A scholarship established by Mr. Schintzius, a former faculty member at Mansfield University. The amount and number of awards will be determined annually. This scholarship is presented to an international student pursuing their first undergraduate degree and who has academic achievement.

Elinor Schipbanker Art Endowment

This scholarship is supported by the trust created by Elinor Schipbanker, Class of ’20. It is given to a freshman Art major. The recipient is selected but the University Scholarship Committee and General Scholarship Guidelines are used to select the recipient. Non-renewable.

C. Frank & Helen M. Seidel Psychology Endowment

A scholarship meant to assist scholar athletes who are also majoring in Psychology. The student must have successfully completed their freshman year have maintained a 3.0 GPA while playing Men’s or Women’s Basketball, Women’s Softball, or Men’s Baseball.

Arthur & Mary Sharpe Dietetics

A scholarship for an entering freshman Dietetics and Nutrition major. Preference is given to a student from Wyoming or Clinton County. Selection is made by the Scholarship Committee and General Scholarship Guidelines are applied.

James B. Sheehe Nursing

A Nursing Scholarship given in memory of James B. Sheehe to students who excel in the nursing field.

Shining Light Scholarships

A variety (number and amount) of scholarships honoring Mansfield Universities’ place in history as the birthplace of night football. Preference, but not exclusivity will be given to young men participating in the Universities Sprint Football program. Awards may be available to entering students with at least a 1000 SAT score (Verbal/Math) as well as returning students who have at least 30 credits. In addition, financial need will serve as a partial determining factor for the recipients. Selection will be made by the University Scholarship Committee using General Scholarship Guidelines.

Alexander E. Sidorowicz Music

A scholarship for a freshman Music major in memory of Alexander Sidorowicz. The student must have at least an SAT of 1100 with a minimum score of 80 on the Theory Placement Test. The recipient is chosen by the Music Department.

*Waunita Simonson-Price Education Book

This book award was established by Waunita Simonson Price. The student must be an undergraduate Education major with at least a 3.2 GPA. The Education Department will recommend a qualified applicant to the University Scholarship Committee.

The Slabey Award

These scholarships are presented to full-time students majoring in Computer Science or Information Systems. The recipient must have at least a 2.7 GPA with at least 6 credits in Computer Science. Preference will be given to students showing an interest in diversity issues and multi-cultural affairs with financial need. The recipient must maintain good academic and social status. The recipient must contribute to the campus community by participating in student organizations, activities or forums.

Howard J., Jr. & Olynda Chaffee Smith Voice

This award provides support for the choral program. It is used to off-set travel costs of group choral tours and to provide scholarships to students enrolled as vocal Music majors.

Albert M. & Marcella Hyde Smith Education

The Albert and Marcella Hyde Smith Scholarship is an award for a currently enrolled Teacher Education major. The student must have a 3.0 GPA and must have completed four semesters for initial consideration. The recipient is chosen by the Education Department.

Kathryn McInroy-Smith a ALICE SMITH-BAILEY MUSIC

A scholarship is presented to an entering freshman majoring in Music who was in the top 20% of their senior high school class. Recipients must obtain a minimum SAT score of 1100, achieve a minimum score of 80 on the Theory Placement Test and perform an outstanding audition for Music department admission

Tam Soderberg Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship given in memory of a beloved University employee. With Tam’s passion for assisting students of all nationalities, the award will be given on an annual basis to a currently enrolled international student who has achieved a grade point average of at least 3.0 with at least 30 completed credits. The recipient is chosen by the Scholarship Committee and General scholarship guidelines will apply.

Soufan Endowment

A scholarship to be used for tuition, room and/or board for an international student.  The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and financial need is considered. The recipient is chosen by the University Scholarship Committee.

Karen Starner-Jacobson

Scholarship honoring the memory of Karen Starner-Jacobson is available to a member of Delta Zeta Sorority who has been a sister in good standing for at least one year. The successful applicant must be currently active within the chapter with a GPA of 2.7 or greater and have successfully competed at least 64 credits by the end of the spring 2012 semester.

Grace E. & Margaret D. Steadman Music

A scholarship for an entering music major. This scholarship is named in honor of Grace and Margaret Steadman. Student must have an SAT score of 1050 and be in the top 25% of graduating class.

Carla Stebbins Voice

This scholarship will be awarded to a returning student at the university who is a current Music major. The scholarship was created by the Mansfield Men’s Chorus and is in honor of Carla Stebbins. Awards will vary based upon eligibility requirements.

*Jean Strynski-Kreuscher Music

This scholarship is presented to Music majors. Recipients are selected on talent without regard for financial need. Recipients must have attained SAT scores of 900 or more. The number of scholarships is determined annually. Several non-renewable awards are given for the academic year. A committee of Music faculty reviews applicants and forwards recommendations to the University Scholarship Committee.

Sunn English Book

The Sunn Book Scholarship was created by John Ulrich and Lynn Pifer, is presented to a returning English or English Education major.  The award honors academic excellence and provides credit for book purchases at the University Bookstore.

Richard Swartz Double Reed Memorial

This scholarship is presented to an upper class double reed major maintaining at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. The recipient is chosen by the Music Department.

Ina G. Tabor Social Work

This scholarship is presented to a student who has competed 91 credits and has at least a 3.0 GPA in the Social Work major. Preference is given to a student from Tioga, Potter or Bradford counties. The recipient must be considered to be of high moral and ethical standards and have a commitment to practice rural Social Work. Selection of recipients is made by the Social Work Department.

Richard and Doris Talbot Music

Scholarships to honor the Talbots for their dedication to the marching band and Music program at MU.  The scholarship offers tuition assistance to an incoming freshman Instrumental Music major.  The recipient must perform in the marching band in the fall and an instrument performance organization in the spring.  Applicant must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or greater and have performed in their high school marching band for four consecutive years.  Applicant must also submit an essay entitled, “The Importance of Music in my Life.”  Music faculty will determine the recipient.

Harold E. Terry Endowment

A scholarship for a junior or senior History, Geography, Political Science or Social Studies major. Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA and the recipient will be determined by the University Scholarship Committee. 

Elden and Marjorie Tewksbury Education

This scholarship is presented to an undergraduate student majoring in teacher education who has completed at least 30 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Applicants must submit an essay that addresses the knowledge base metaphor for teacher education at Mansfield University: “Teacher as Reflective Decision Maker.” Preference will be given to a resident of the Southern Tier of New York. The scholarship is awarded by the Education and Special Education Department.

Dr. John & Betty Thomas Nursing

A scholarship for a sophomore Nursing major who has maintained a 2.75 GPA. The recipient is chosen by the Nursing Department.

Tioga County Association of Township Officials

A scholarship for a student from Tioga County, PA who is an active Township Official or a child, or grandchild of a Township employee. The student must be a Political Science major. The recipient is chosen by the University Scholarship Committee.

*Michelle Towers Memorial Education

This scholarship, in honor of a former Mansfield University student, is presented to a female Elementary Education or Special Education major who has completed 30-95 credits with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are also selected on their orientation to service and commitment to teaching. Students must complete an application and essay about the concept of service. The Education and Special Education Department will select the recipient. The recipient must exhibit a strong commitment to teaching and community service.

Ruth Tozer-Bixby

This is an academic scholarship awarded each year and established by the Ruth Tozer Bixby Trust. Students must be entering freshman and General Scholarship Guidelines are used to select the recipients by the University  Scholarship Committee.

D. Tozer-Miller

The Tozer-Miller scholarship is an award given to an entering student who resides in Wayne County, PA.  Financial need is considered. The recipient is chosen by the University Scholarship Committee.

Claverack/Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative

These scholarships are presented to students who are dependents of a Claverack or Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative member. Students must be in the top 50% of their senior class, score over 1000 on their SAT (Math & Verbal) and be enrolled as a full-time student. In addition, they must demonstrate the highest traits of leadership, citizenship and character and should have been involved in Youth Tour.

Dr. John D. Trimmer

A scholarship for a non-traditional student with financial need. A 3.0 GPA is required. The recipient is chosen by the University Scholarship Committee.

University Senate

An award for a currently enrolled upper-class student who has achieved academically. To be considered for this award, a student must have completed at least 60 credits as of January each year with a minimum GPA of 3.25. The student must also have a demonstrated record of extra-curricular activities.

Ward HMAC Manufacturing

These scholarships are available to children of Ward/ACP Manufacturing employees who are not officers.  Amounts increase each year and initial recipients are selected by the University Scholarship Committee on recommendation by Ward HMAC. A separate application is required through Ward HMAC.

B. Foster and Marlene Borck Wetmore

Two scholarship awards created by B. Foster and Marlene Borck Wetmore:  One for a sophomore who has at least a 2.8 GPA and is aware of the importance of a college education and 2) for a sophomore through senior student, B average in the math / science field (not environmental science). Recipient is selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

J. Wilcox Music

This scholarship is used to support students involved in Musical Theatre. The J. Wilcox Music Scholarship was created by Mr. O. David Deitz and the recipient is chosen by the Music Department.

Robert & Carol Wooley

A scholarship for a graduate of North Penn High School in Blossburg, PA who is a non-traditional student. The recipient is chosen by the University Scholarship Committee. General Scholarship Guidelines are applied.

DR. Edwin Zdzinski Music

This scholarship is given to a currently enrolled full-time Music student who has obtained junior status in Music Education. The student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in Music and be recommended by the Instrumental Conducting Faculty. The recipient is chosen by the Music Department.

Laverne M. Zook Music

A scholarship awarded to a Music piano major. The recipient will be chosen by the Music Department.

*Indicates student must apply to sponsoring department/program.

 

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