Penn State Altoona Scholarships

Penn State Altoona Scholarships

Scholarships listed below DO NOT require a scholarship application - consideration is automatically given to all students. A scholarship committee reviews eligibility guidelines and selects eligible students for all scholarships listed below.


Cablan Joseph Azar Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time first year students, enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona, with a high school grade average of B+ or B, and a demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students graduating from Windber, Richland, Portage and Penn Cambria High Schools, as well as, Hooversville residents attending North Star High School in Boswell.

Julia Matry Azar Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students, enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona, who are permanent residents of Blair County and have a demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to first year students having achieved a high school grade average between B+ and B-.

Blair County Branch of the American Association of University Women Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship is given to full-time first year and sophomore female students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona who resides in Blair County.

Blue Knob Auto Sales, Inc. Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in the Penn State Altoona Business Major – Entrepreneurship option.

Anne Sloan Borland Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona who are pursuing a course of study in the arts. Preference shall be given to students that graduated from Hollidaysburg or Bishop Guilfoyle High Schools, with superior academic record and demonstrated financial need.

Edward R. and Doris Brown Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time students enrolled or planning to enroll in a baccalaureate degree program at Penn State Altoona, with a demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to residents of Blair, Centre, Clearfield, or Huntingdon Counties.

C & G Savings Bank Directors Endowment
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled at Penn State Altoona who have achieved academic excellence.

John F. Carothers Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in the Penn State Altoona Business Major – Accounting option.

William J. Castle Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in the Penn State Altoona Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology program.

Mary Charlesworth Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time students graduating from Blair County High Schools and planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference shall be given to students, with superior academic standing and demonstrated leadership and citizenship. This award is not based on financial need.

William H. & M. Jean Coleman Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full time undergraduate students of sophomore standing enrolled at Penn State Altoona who are pursuing studies in agriculture; who have achieved a minimum 3.2 grade point average.

Create Dreams Together Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona who have a demonstrated financial need.

Michael B. DiVentura Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology.

H. Marjorie Downes Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with superior academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

Deborah Newell Duffield '73 Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need and permanent residence in Blair County. Students must have reached junior academic standing or higher. First preference shall be given to students majoring in special education. Second preference shall be given to students majoring in an elementary education.

Deborah Newell Duffield '73 Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona who have a demonstrated financial need. First preference shall be given to students who are majoring in or planning to major in Elementary and Kindergarten Education, or successor degree program.

Sandy Durbin Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students who have reached junior academic standing or higher.

Robin M. Eiche Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in the Penn State Altoona Baccalaureate in English major.

Engineering Pioneer Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in engineering.

Espy Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in a Baccalaureate degree program in Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Home Economics, Mineral Industries, or Science.

Edith Davis Eve Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need, and permanent residence in Blair County. Preference shall be given to students with superior academic achievement.

Mary Lowey Friedman Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students, enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona, who are permanent residents of Blair County and have a demonstrated financial need.

Virginia L. Gates Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Students must have reached junior academic standing or higher with a superior academic record or manifest promise of outstanding academic success.

Graffius Nursing Scholarship
Consideration for this award shall be given to all students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to Blair County residents majoring in Nursing.

The Cameron John Griffith Memorial (Class of 1931) Award
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students, enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona that graduated from Hollidaysburg Area High School with superior academic record and character and demonstrated financial need.

Helen E. Hannum Altoona Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona who have a demonstrated financial need. First preference shall be given to students who graduated from Altoona Area High School.

John E. Hatch, Jr. Trustee Matching Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in engineering.

Robert L. Hite Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students, enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona that graduated from Altoona Area High School with superior academic record, leadership and citizenship.

Ted and Esther Holtzinger Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all part-time students who are planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference shall be given to individuals who have not previously received a Ted and Ester Holtzinger Scholarship or a Harry E. Slep Scholarship and who have not recently attended high school or college.

John R. Hoover Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Students must have reached sophomore academic standing or higher. Preference shall be given to students majoring in the sciences.

John R. Hoover Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in business.

Investment Savings Bank Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students, enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona, who are permanent residents of Blair County or contiguous counties and have demonstrated financial need.

Joshua Book Fund
Consideration for this award shall be given to all students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference for this scholarship will be given to students that are servant leaders or participate in Students About Living Truth (SALT).

C. David Kimmel Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with a demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students majoring in Communications.

Sandra Gutshall Kline Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with a demonstrated financial need.

Kraybill Family Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with a demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students majoring in Human Development and Family Studies.

Bayard D. and Ethel M. Kunkle Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with a demonstrated financial need. Preference for this scholarship will be given to students that have achieved a superior academic record, and display good citizenship, leadership, and community service involvement.

Miriam Ruth Lee Memorial Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference will be given to Blair County students enrolled or planning to enroll in the Hotel and Restaurant Management Program who have achieved a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

Edgar Wayne Leighty Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need.

Anna Silknetter Swope Liebegott Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Elementary and Kindergarten Education, or successor degree program.

Cliff and Mary Little & Alex and Mary Lou Chontos Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need.

Logan Lodge #490, Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students who will be attending Penn State Altoona. Scholarships are awarded on a basis of leadership activities, involvement in extracurricular activities, grade-point average, and financial need. Recipients are chosen by the Logan Lodge #490 Scholarship Committee.

Grace D. Long Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference for this scholarship shall be given to residents of Blair County who have achieved a superior academic record.

Jane Patterson Kazmaier Lower Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship is given to full-time female students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona who graduated from a Blair County high school. Preference shall be given to students who graduated from high school two academic years or more prior to receiving this scholarship.

March Forth Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students residing in the 5 county Penn State Altoona service area.

Masood Family Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference given to students majoring in business.

Ralph D. McKibbin Family Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students majoring in Nursing.

McLanahan Corporation Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students, enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona, who are graduates of a high school within Blair County or contiguous counties and have demonstrated financial need. Students shall have achieved a minimum of B+ grade point average in high school and be majoring in engineering or business at Penn State Altoona.

McClanahan Corporation Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students majoring in Engineering or Rail Transportation Engineering.

Bobbi Ann and David G. Miller Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students with a permanent residence in the 16601 USPS Zip Code.

Dr. Nicholas M. Miskovsky Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students majoring in mathematics.

James P. Myers Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students majoring in liberal arts.

North American Communications, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona who demonstrates superior academic achievement.

Fred A. Pechter Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in engineering.

Pechter Family Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students majoring in engineering.

Penn State Altoona Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students who have achieved academic excellence and have a commitment to extracurricular involvement and service.

Penn State Altoona Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona.

Penn State Alumni Association Trustee Scholarship for Penn State Altoona
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need.

Penn State Altoona Alumni Society Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. This scholarship does not require financial need.

Penn State Altoona Alumni Society Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need.

Penn State Altoona Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available to any full-time undergraduate student who has achieved academic excellence and is enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona.

Penn State Altoona Honors Scholarship
Eligibility for this scholarship shall be determined by the Honors Program Coordinator for Penn State Altoona.

Penn State Altoona Pioneer Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need.

Penn State Altoona Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need.

Penn State Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need.

Pennsylvania Cooperative Education Association Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to active members of the Cooperative Education Program. Students must be recommended by a teacher-coordinator or supervisor. Scholarship is renewable with a 3.30 GPA and enrollment in a Baccalaureate Degree.

Rose M. Pilione Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring or planning to major in nursing and returning RN's who will be pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

Dr. Arthur and Dorothy Pollock Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need.

John R. Powley and Family Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in communications.

Presidential Excellence Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to students planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona who have achieved exemplary academic achievement while in high school and are eligible for the Honors program.

Robert J. Prindle and Doris P. Prindle Memorial Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference shall be given to students majoring in arts.

Lisa Belsey Pufka Memorial Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference shall be given to students majoring in accounting or economics who have reached sophomore academic standing or higher and achieved a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Reliance Bank Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference for this scholarship shall be given to residents of Blair County.

William J. Rossman Renaissance Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to enrolled students that have achieved a 3.0 GPA or incoming students predicting a 3.0 GPA.

James F. Saleme Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in science (preferably pre-med) that have graduated from a Blair County High School.

Ruth Ann Saleme Book Fund
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference for this scholarship will be given to students that are majoring in a science that have achieved a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Sheetz Family Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference shall be given to students majoring in the Penn State Altoona Baccalaureate in Business, that have reached junior or senior academic standing, and who have superior academic records or who manifest promise of academic success.

Steve and Nancy Sheetz Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference for this scholarship shall be given to students participating in the Sheetz Fellows program and residents of Blair County.

Harry and Minnie S. Silknetter Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in, or planning to major in, Rail Transportation Engineering, or successor degree program, and whose home address of residence is within Blair or Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.

Harry E. Slep Memorial Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all part-time students who are planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona, including those attending on a “less than half-time” basis. Preference shall be given to individuals who have not previously received a Ted and Ester Holtzinger Scholarship or a Harry E. Slep Scholarship and who have not recently attended high school or college.

Robert L. and Margaret A. Smith Family Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this award shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in English.

Jack L. and Carolyn A. Sparks Family Trustee Scholarship in Honor of Sons Scott D. and Todd G. Sparks
Consideration for this award shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in engineering.

Marshall R. & Barbara Bradley Spayd Memorial Award
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all female students, enrolled at Penn State Altoona, who are 35 years of age or older, have completed their second academic semester with exemplary academic achievement, and have a demonstrated financial need.

Minnie Patton Stayman Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Recipients must be residents of Altoona and exhibit exemplary academic achievement.

Robert W. St. Clair Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona that graduated from a Blair County high school. Preference shall be given to students showing superior academic achievement, leadership and good.

Dr. Athleen J. Stere Trustee Matching Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in nursing.

Francis P. and Sandra Strassman Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship shall be to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona who have a learning disability and who have a demonstrated financial need.

Margaret Schneider Stratton Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need and a permanent residence in Altoona.

Dr. Valerie Newby Stratton Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in psychology.

Gerhard Thelen Rail Transportation Engineering Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona. Preference for this scholarship shall be given to students majoring in Rail Transportation Engineering or engineering.

Evelyn M. Thomas Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to major in music or education at Penn State Altoona who have achieved positive academic records or manifest promise of academic success.

Michael E. Ward Family Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference for this scholarship shall be given to students majoring in environmental studies.

Washington Area Railway Engineering Society (W.A.R.E.S.) Scholarship in Rail Transportation Engineering
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to Penn State Altoona students of junior academic standing, who have achieved exemplary academic achievement while majoring in Rail Transportation Engineering.

Beth Swope Williams Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Communications, or successor degree program.

Norma Gardner Wyerman Trustee Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Altoona with demonstrated financial need.