Scholarships - Currently Available

Scholarships Open for Application 

The following scholarships are currently open and available for students to apply. This changes frequently and new scholarships will be added as they become available. Questions should be directed to Laurie Schaller, scholarship administrator, at lschaller@esufoundation.org or 570-422-3658. 

ESU Student Government Association Student Leadership Annual Scholarship
Available for 2020/2021 in the amount of $1,000
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Application deadline is Sunday, November 29, 2020
Established by the ESU Student Government Association, recipients may be enrolled in any undergraduate major.  Recipients must be full-time students who have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Additionally, recipients must be actively involved in at least one recognized club on campus for at least one year and have held at least one executive board position for at least one semester.  Complete applications will include a list of all campus and community involvement, two letters of recommendation, preferably from faculty, staff, advisors or members related to campus or community service and an essay of between 250 - 1,000 words describing the applicant's involvement and how it has contributed to their success or growth at ESU.   Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Pocono Lions Club Annual Scholarship
Available for 2020/2021 in the amount of $1,500
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Application deadline is December 6, 2020
Established in honor of John Kaltenthaler by the Pocono Lions Club.  In 2005 John was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship Membership Award by the Pocono Lions Club.  The fellowship is the club's highest honor and represents humanitarian qualities such as generosity, compassion and concern for the less fortunate.  Recipients may be enrolled in any undergraduate major but must be full-time students with a minimum ESU GPA of 3.0.  Recipients must be graduates of Pocono Mountain School District who reside in Barrett, Coolbaugh, Tobyhanna or Tunckannock Townships or Mt. Pocono Borough.  Additionally, to be considered, students must submit an essay on "How I plan to use my abilities to serve others."  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Sterling and Dorothy Strauser Annual Scholarship
Available for Spring 2021 in the amount of $500
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Application deadline is Sunday, November 29, 2020
Established in the names of Sterling and Dorothy Strauser, recipients must be majoring in Art.  Recipients must be full-time, undergraduate students who have completed at least 24 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Financial need will be considered but not required.  Selected by the Strauser Gallery Committee.

Tannersville Lions Club Annual Scholarship
Available for 2020/2021 in the amount of $1,000
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Application deadline is November 30, 2020
Established by the Tannersville Lions Club, recipients may be enrolled in any undergraduate major at ESU. Recipients must have completed at least 30 credits and be in good academic and social standing. Additionally, recipients must have graduated from Pocono Mountain East High School and be presently active in a Monroe County volunteer organization or community service club (i.e. Lions, Rotary, Elks, etc.). The scholarship will be awarded to a different student each year. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Yeager Family Annual Scholarship
Available for Spring 2021 in the amount of $500
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Application deadline is Sunday, November 29, 2020
Established by Christopher S. Yeager '74, recipients may be enrolled in any Education major.  Recipients must be involved in campus activities and have a minimum GPA of 2.75.  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

To see a full list of scholarships, including those not open for application at this time, click here.