College of Graduate Studies Scholarships  -(see department for scholarship application)

Dr. John C. Appel Endowed Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015
Established by members of the ESU History Department in memory of the late Professor John C. Appel, this scholarship is for entering graduate students and History or Social Studies majors at the undergraduate level.  The intent of the founders is that the scholarships be used to encourage majors and minors to broaden their horizons and enhance their credentials.  Recipients must have completed 30 credits by the end of the spring semester; six of those credits must have been completed in History.  Graduate applicants must be enrolled in History 570:  Introduction of Research or have completed nine credit hours in graduate level history (including History 570) with a QPA of 3.2 or better.  The minimum QPA of 2.5 for undergraduates and 3.2 for graduates is required.  Selected by the ESU History Department Scholarship Committee.

Dr. Eli Berman Endowed Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015
Established by Dr. Eli Berman, recipients must be majoring in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Science.  Students must be graduate students.  Selected by the ESU Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Science Scholarship Committee.

Dr. Eli Berman Endowed Scholarship II
 -  Available for 2014-2015
Established by Dr. Eli Berman, recipients must be majoring in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Science.  Students must be graduate students.  Selected by the ESU Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Science Scholarship Committee.

Evelyn Boquist Kemp and Esther Boquist Strauch Memorial Endowed Scholarship  -  Available for 2014-2015
Established in memory of Evelyn Boquist Kemp and Esther Boquist Strauch, recipients must be majors in Elementary or Early Childhood Education. Students may be enrolled full-time or part-time and have completed at least 62 credits with a minimum QPA of 2.75. Recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students. Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required. Selected by the ESU Elementary and Early Childhood Education Scholarship Committee.


Dr. Thomas and Mrs. Anita VanVliet Breitwieser Endowed Scholarship

Established in memory of Dr. Thomas and Mrs. Anita Van Vliet Breitwieser, recipients must be full-time ESU students of any undergraduate or graduate major that have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum QPA of 3.0.  Preference will be given to students from Monroe County, Pa.  Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required and is the primary factor.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Joan Brimer Cramer ’41 Endowed Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015
Established in honor of Joan Brimer Cramer ’41, recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students majoring in English that have achieved at least sophomore status.  Recipients may be either full-time or part-time with a minimum overall QPA of 3.0.  This scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet all criteria.  Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required.  Selected by the ESU English Department Scholarship Committee.

C. Y. Cheng Endowed Scholarship for International Understanding Available for 2014-2015

Established by Dr. C. Y. Cheng, professor of Chemistry and his wife, Mrs. Cheng, to promote international understanding among students at ESU.  Recipients may be enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate major and be in good academic standing.  Recipients must have made noticeable contributions to international understanding at ESU.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Mr. Roger A. Dunning ’38 and Dr. E. Ruth Dunning Endowed Scholarship -  Available for 2014-2015

Established in honor of brothers, Roger A. Dunning ’38 and Gilbert E. Dunning ’43, recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrated academic potential.  Preference will be given to students preparing for a career in teaching.  Additional preference will be given to students from Monroe County. Pa..  Recipients may be full-time or part-time students.  Financial need as determined by FAFSA is required and is a primary factor in the selection process.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Dr. Anthony Gaglione Endowed Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015
Established in memory of Dr. Anthony Gaglione, ESU Professor of Political Science, recipients must be majoring in Political Science.  Available to undergraduate and graduate students, recipients must have completed at least 90 credits, nine of which must have been taken at the 300 or 400 level in Political Science.  Applicants will be judged on academic excellence, clarity of career goals, and seriousness of intent.  Selected by the ESU Political Science Department Scholarship Committee.

Geography Graduate Annual Scholarship - Available for 2014-2015
Established to provide support to first year Master’s degree students enrolled in the Professional Science master’s Degree Program, recipients must be enrolled in the Professional Science master’s Degree Program with a concentration in Geographic Information Systems. Preference will be given to students who hold an undergraduate degree from ESU. A minimum QPA of 3.0 is required. Selected by the ESU Geography Department Scholarship Committee.


George D. ’58 and Harriet D. ’56 Hall Graduate Annual Scholarship
 -  Available for Spring 2014
Established by George D. ’58 and Harriet D. ’56 Hall, recipients must have an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and be pursuing a master’s degree in Elementary Education.  Recipients must be enrolled in at least six hours of graduate work during the academic year.  The scholarship is not automatically renewable, but nothing shall prevent the same students from receiving the award two or more years, but not to exceed five years, as long as all criteria continue to be satisfactorily met.  Selected by the Dean of Graduate Studies & Research.  

George D. ’58 and Harriet D. ’56 Hall Graduate Endowed Scholarship
 -  Available for Spring 2014
Established by George D. ’58 and Harriet D. ’56 Hall, recipients must have an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and be pursuing a master’s degree in Elementary Education.  Recipients must be enrolled in at least six hours of graduate work during the academic year.  The scholarship is not automatically renewable, but nothing shall prevent the same students from receiving the award two or more years, but not to exceed five years, as long as all criteria continue to be satisfactorily met.  Selected by the ESU Graduate Scholarship Committee. Please submit applications to Dr. Paula Kelberman.

Mickey W. and Mary Lou (Gaydos) Karaffa Graduate Annual Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015
Established in honor of Mickey W. and Mary Lou (Gaydos) Karaffa, recipients must be full time graduate students enrolled in a master’s degree program at ESU.  Additionally, recipients must be Pennsylvania residents in academic good standing.  Preference will be given to promising young women with at least two years’ work experience following completion of the baccalaureate degree prior to enrolling in graduate school, and who are dedicated to the ideals of knowledge, leadership, and service in their field of study, with a focus on advancing opportunities for women.  Selected by the Graduate Advisory Council.

Dr. Leroy J. Koehler Graduate Student Endowed Scholarship -  Available for 2014-2015

Established in memory of Dr. Leroy J. Koehler, recipients must be enrolled as a graduate student at ESU.  Recipients must have a minimum QPA of 3.0 in their major.  Nothing shall prevent the same student from receiving the award two or more years, but not to exceed five years, as long as all criteria continue to be met.  Selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Graduate College.

Joseph J. McGee Memorial Endowed Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015
Established in memory of Joseph J. McGee, recipients may be full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Political Science.  The award is based on academic potential.  Selected by the ESU Political Science Department Scholarship Committee.

Balakrishna Rao Entomology Annual Scholarship
Established by Dr. Balakrishna Rao, recipients must be majoring in Biological Sciences with an interest in Entomology as demonstrated by completing a minimum of two classes on the subject. Recipients may be full-time or part-time students. Undergraduate students must have completed at least 90 credits but there is no credit restriction on graduate students. A minimum QPA of 3.0 is required. Selected by the ESU Biological Sciences Department Scholarship Committee.

Margaret A. Rosso Annual Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015
Established in memory of Margaret A. Rosso, recipients may be in any undergraduate or graduate major at ESU.  Recipients must have a minimum overall QPA of 2.75 with preference given to students that demonstrate service to their school or community.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

James C. Rutherford, Jr. ’09 Biology Graduate Endowed Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015 - See Biology Department for application
Established in memory of James C. Rutherford, Jr. ’09, recipients must be ESU graduate students majoring in Biology with preference given to students with an emphasis on conservation/field work who are working on their thesis or one credit research project.  Recipients are highly encouraged to present their research and its findings at a biological conference or have their research available for presentation if they are unable to present.  Selected by the ESU Biology Department Scholarship Committee.

Political Science/Public Administration Graduate Annual Scholarship -  Available for 2014-2015
Established by Dr. Jeffrey Weber, Professor and Chair of the ESU Political Science Department, recipients must be enrolled in the Masters programs for Political Science or Management and Leadership Public Administration. Recipients may be either full-time or part-time students. Selected by the ESU Political Science Scholarship Committee.

University Ridge Annual Scholarship -  Available for 2014-2015
Established in the name of University Ridge, recipients may be enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate major at ESU. Recipients must live or will live at University Ridge with contract as proof. Undergraduate students must have completed at least 30 credits. QPA of at least 3.0 is required. Additionally, financial need as determined by FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid is required). Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Dr. Ralph Vitello Annual Scholarship

Established in memory of ESU professor Dr. Ralph Vitello, recipients may be enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate major at ESU.  Recipients must be registered in a study abroad program in which the student billing is conducted through ESU.  Selected by the ESU Dr. Ralph Vitello Scholarship Committee which is established and maintained through the APSCUF Office.

Dr. Ralph Vitello Endowed Scholarship
 -  Available for 2014-2015
Established in memory of ESU professor Dr. Ralph Vitello, recipients may be enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate major at ESU.  Recipients must be registered in a study abroad program in which the student billing is conducted through ESU.  Selected by the ESU Dr. Ralph Vitello Scholarship Committee which is established and maintained through the APSCUF Office.

Herbert Weber Cardiac Rehabilitation Annual Scholarship

Established by the Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Retired Faculties (APSCURF) in honor of Dr. Herbert Weber, recipients must be enrolled in the ESU Cardiac Rehabilitation Graduate Program.  The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic record, community service, department recommendation and career goals.   Selected by the ESU APSCURF Scholarship Committee.

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