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. 

Jameson Family Public Service Annual Scholarship
Available for 2019/2020 in the amount of $1,000
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Established in the name of the Jameson family, recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students at ESU majoring in Political Science, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Nursing or Education. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required, as well as, financial need as determined by FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  This scholarship is established for students who aspire to enter public service (government and/or nonprofit) in the fields of criminal justice, education or public management (nonprofit or government) and applicants must submit an essay describing their career goals related to public service.  The scholarship is renewable as long as it is available and the recipient continues to meet all criteria. Selected by the ESU Scholarship Committee.

Bob Hillman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Available for 2019/2020 in the amount of $740
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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.

 

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