Tom A. Carnahan and Mel A. Mitchell Secondary Education/ Mathematics Scholarship
Established to benefit Clarion students enrolled in the secondary education/mathematics degree program. The award will be made to full-time students who have been admitted to the Teacher’s Certification Program and who have achieved a minimum 3.0 QPA in completed mathematics courses. The Office of the Dean of Education will be responsible for mailing applications to all eligible students. In addition to submitting an application, students are required to provide two letters of recommendation. Students are eligible to apply for the scholarships for a second year.
William and Elizabeth Hart Scholarship
This scholarship established to honor former chemistry professor Dr. William Hart. One or more scholarships are awarded and can be used to pay for tuition, room, board, and some miscellaneous fees, including books. Applicants must major in mathematics, physics, chemistry, geography/earth science, or biology and have completed 45 credits. They must have a QPA of 3.0overall and 3.3 in mathematics and science course work. Selection shall be made by competitive examination, testing the student's ability in mathematics and English. Application deadline is late February. Contact the Scholarship Committee chair, Dr. Ben Freed, at 814-393-2592 for additional information.
Marlin and Cleva Hartman Scholarship
Established by Marlin Hartman, Class of 1959, and Cleva Haight Hartman, Class of 1959, for an incoming freshman that is a son or daughter of a United States veteran. Financial need is also considered. First preference is for a Mathematics or Mathematics Education major. Second preference is for an Elementary Education major. Strength of academic credential is also influential. Submit DD214 along with letter requesting to be considered to the Scholarship Administrator in the Clarion University Admissions Office. Scholarship awarded by March 1.
John F. Kuhn Mathematics Scholarship
Established by Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Gendler, with the support of the entire Mathematics Department, to honor the memory of Provost Kuhn by providing scholarships to attract students from under-represented classes to study mathematics at Clarion University. Candidates must have applied for admission to Clarion University with the intent to be a full-time undergraduate student. They must be a member of an under-represented class and planning to major in mathematics or mathematics education. QPA, class rank, SAT or ACT scores, and recommendations from mathematics teachers will be measured by the admission file.
Fred L. and June McCall Burns & Family Scholarship
This sophomore year scholarship established by Dr. Max H. Burns in honor of his parents Fred and June McCall Burns. Current student must be seeking a degree in Music, Drama or Mathematics or in the Education fields of Music, Drama or Mathematics, and possess excellent grades at Clarion. Contact the Scholarship Administrator in the Admissions Office for additional information.
The Ruth Bleakney Montgomery Science/Mathematics Scholarship
This endowed scholarship, in memory of Ruth Bleakney Montgomery, is given annually to science and mathematics majors. Preference is given to students from Armstrong County; students from Clarion and Jefferson counties are also eligible. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible, with preference given to sophomores. Contact the dean's office, College of Arts and Science at 814-393-2328, by April 1, for further information.
Mathematics Freshman Scholarship
For an incoming freshman mathematics major. The recipient must be one the top 10 scorers on the department’s annual High School Mathematics Competition. The award is made during the fall of the student’s freshman year. It is funded through the department’s endowment fund. For more information, contact the Mathematics Department at 814-393-2592.
Helen and Lawrence Smith Scholarships
Established by Mrs. Smith in memory of her husband. Applicants must be full-time students at the junior or senior level majoring in library science or mathematics, must have completed at least 64 credits, and have a QPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarships are available for a second year, provided students maintain the academic standards required. Contact the foundation office for further information at 814-393-2572.