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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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.

Bob Hillman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Available for 2020/2021 in the amount of $930
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Established by Dr. Robert Veneziale in memory of Bob Hillman, an eloquent, soft-spoken, gentle giant who put his community ahead of himself and tried to unite people of different backgrounds in solving problems together.  Recipients may be enrolled in any undergraduate major but must be full-time students who have graduated from a Monroe County, Pa. high school and have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum ESU GPA of 2.5.  Financial need as determined by FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is required.  Following in Bob Hillman's footsteps, recipients must be active in community or campus service and must list these activities, along with two referrals by ESU faculty/staff or leaders in the community service organization, on their application.  Additionally, applicants must submit a short essay, 400-500 words in length, on the topic of "The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in the Local Community".  Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.


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