Millersville University Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships are financial aid that you don’t have to pay back. Scholarships can come from many places including your state government, private organizations like churches or local clubs, and colleges. Sometimes scholarships are based on academic or athletic talent. Other times scholarships may be based on your interest in a specific subject or career. It’s important to remember that many scholarships include a separate application process outside both the regular application process to college and the financial aid application process. 

For students interested in applying for Millersville University scholarships, the process varies for individual scholarships.  Some applications can be found below,  while others do not require an applications and students are nominated by various selection committees.  You may check your department for information about scholarships available within your major.  Please note that the majority of scholarships do not require an application and all eligible students are automatically considered.


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PA State System of Higher Education Foundation Inc.

Millersville University Scholarships

Millersville University Women's Giving Circle Scholarship

Millersville University Business Associates (MUBA)

 

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PA State System of Higher Education Foundation Inc.

All applications are to be submitted electronically here: The PA Foundation


You must login to The PA Foundation's website through the "Student Login". 

Search for the particualar scholarship that you are interested in and complete the application online!  

AT&T STEM Award:  (Due date is June 9, 2018)

      • Must be a resident of Pennsylvania
      • Must be a full-time student at one of the 14 State System universities
      • Must be pursuing a degree in a STEM-related major with the intention of working in the computer technology, advanced manufacturing or energy related industries
      • Must be a junior or senior who has earned more than 60 college credits with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
      • Must have demonstrated financial need based on the need analysis from FAFSA

Barbara Greenlee's "I Believe in You Scholarship":  (Due date is May 18, 2018)

      • Must be a graduate of The Nativity School and Bishop McDevitt High School.
      • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at a State System university.
      • Must have demonstrated financial need based on analysis from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
      • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or equivalent grade percentage.

Dr. Lou Bohl-Fabian Memorial Fund: (no specifice due date)

This fund will be used to provide “special funding” such as grants or stipends to graduate students at State System universities who are pursuing advanced degrees  in research, the environment/outdoors, political science or the arts –all areas of special interest to Dr. Bohl-Fabian.  Examples of funding include but are not limited to: 

      • Providing travel expenses for a student to present a paper 
      • Funding for a project
      • Funding special research
      • Sponsoring a special program
      • Attending conferences

Eligibility:  Graduate students at State System universities who are involved in studies focused on research, the environment/outdoors, political science or the arts are eligible to apply. All applicants must have GPA of 3.5 or better. In addition, an official transcript must accompany the application.

Fitz Dixon Memorial Scholarship: (Due date is May 19, 2018)

      • Applicants must be enrolled at one of the 14 State System universities pursuing an undergraduate or a graduate degree.
      • Undergraduate students that have passed 45 credits at a State System university with at least a 3.0 GPA
      • Graduate students that have passed at least 9 credits at a State System university with at least a 3.5 GPA
      • Applicants must demonstrate volunteer services in the community or the university. 
      • Official transcripts must accompany all applications.
      • Applicants must show financial need based on standard need analysis from the FAFSA application.

Geisinger Scholarship for Rising Juniors and Seniors:  (Due date is June 9, 2018)

      • Must be a full-time junior or senior in good standing at one of the 14 State System universities. 
      • Must be pursuing a degree in a field that benefits the health care industry including, but not limited to: allied health, nursing, health science, biology, pre-medicine, pre-physician assistant, business, criminal justice, marketing, information technology, analytics or human resources. 
      • Must have earned 60 credits or more with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
      • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Hospitality Scholarship:  (Due date is May 26, 2018)

      • Be a full-time student at one of the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Universities
      • Be a resident of Pennsylvania
      • Have a major in a hospitality, marketing, human resources, information technology or criminal justice
      • Earned and passed 60 college credits
      • Show academic promise by upholding a 3.0 GPA or better
      • Complete the application by the deadline date

Highmark Healthcare Scholarship for Rising Juniors:  (Due date is June 2, 2018)

      • Must be a resident of Pennsylvania and enrolled as a full-time student at one of the 14 State System universities. 
      • Must be pursuing a degree in the healthcare profession such as:  informatics, computer science*, information technology*, allied health or a healthcare field such as, nursing, pre-physician assistant, pre-medicine, biology, health science, audiology, speech pathology, medical imagery, health science and physical therapy.
      • Must be a rising junior for the Fall 2018 semester who has earned 60 credits with a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
      • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA. 

*Students majoring in IT or computer science may be eligible for a paid internship with Highmark and will be notified about the details of this additional opportunity.

Momentum, Inc. Healthcare Scholarship:  (Due date is June 9, 2018)

      • Must reside in Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry or York counties
      • Must be a full-time junior or senior at a State System university
      • Must have a major in a health-care related field including biology and healthcare informatics
      • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better 

M&T Bank Scholarship:  (Due date is June 9, 2018)

      • Must reside in Cumberland, Dauphin or Franklin county
      • Must have demonstrated financial need
      • Must be in top 25% of high school graduating class with a GPA or 3.0 or higher
      • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at a State System university

PSECU Credit Union Industry Scholarship for Rising Juniors and Seniors:  (Due date is May 26, 2018)

      • Must be a full-time student at one of the 14 State System universities with a major in finance, business, marketing, human resources, information technology or criminal justice
      • Must be a rising junior or senior and completed 60 credits or more at time of application
      • Must be a resident of Pennsylvania
      • Must show academic promise with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
      • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA

PSECU International Education Scholarship:  (Due date is June 16, 2018)

      • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a State System university
      • Must be a Pell Grant or PHEAA qualified
      • Must be a resident of Pennsylvania
      • Must be participating in an institutionally approved overseas program
      • Must be in good academic and judicial standing
      • Preference will be given to students who have no overseas experience

PA State System Board Chair, Guido M. Pichini Endowed Scholarship:  (Due date is June 16, 2018)

      • Must be full-time students in good standing at one of the 14 State System universities with a GPA of at least 3.2.
      • Demonstrate financial need based on standard need analysis from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
      • Demonstrated leadership aspirations at the university or in the community.

The Quido and Anna Pichini Merti Scholarship:  (Due date is June 16, 2018)

      • Full-time student or incoming freshman at a State System university
      • Must be a PA resident.  Berks county residents are given preference
      • Must have GPA of 3.5 or better (high school or university)
      • Must participate in voluntary service at his/her university, high school or community
      • First preference is given to a student who resides in Berks County who is also of either Italian or Polish descent.
      • Otherwise a student who resides that PA and meets the academic and volunteer services eligibility requirements. 

State System Scholarship for Human Resources:  (Due date is June 9, 2018)

      • Must be a full-time student at one of the 14 State System universities with a major in human resources, business administration or a related field. 
      • Must be a rising junior or senior and completed 60 credits or more at time of application. 
      • Must be a resident of Pennsylvania.
      • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA. 

Stephen and Sandy Sheller Scholarships:  (Due date is June 9, 2018)

      • Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students at one of the 14 Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (State System) universities pursuing an undergraduate degree leading to a career in law, social services or art therapy. 
      • Applicants must have passed 60 credits at a State System university with at least a 3.25 GPA. 
      • Applicants must demonstrate financial need based on analysis from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.   

Supporting Student Success:  A Scholarship to Improve Persistance and Degree Completion:  (Due date is June 9, 2018)

      • Enrolled as a full-time student for fall 2018 at one of the 14 State System universities
      • Pursuing an undergraduate degree
      • Resident of Pennsylvania (determined by permanent or home address)
      • In good academic standing with the university 
      • One thousand dollars (or less) of demonstrated financial need based on analysis from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with confirmation from university financial aid officers.

Wells Fargo Endowed Scholarship for Academic Excellence:  (Due date is May 26, 2018)

      • Applicant must reside in one of the following PA counties:  Allegheny, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike and York.
      • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at a State System university.
      • Applicant must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. 
      • Applicant must have demonstrated academic excellence in high school – top 25% of graduating class and a GPA of 3.2 or higher. 

William D. Greenlee Scholarship:  (Due date is May 19, 2018)

      • Applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at one of the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities majoring in political science, journalism or communications.
      • Applicant must reside in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, Northumberland, Perry or York counties.
      • Applicants must have earned 60 credits or more with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
      • Demonstrated financial need based on standard need analysis from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid may be given preference. 

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Millersville University Scholarships

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE SUBMITTED APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR!! 

Important Information:

  • If you are selected for a scholarship you will be notified by email from the Scholarship Coordinator.  
  • If selected, you will also be required to complete an online student profile and donor thank you note.  An email regarding this information will be forthcoming around early summer. 

 

Clark Associates, Inc. Scholarship Application

        • Be a rising Junior or Senior @ Millersville University.
        • Be in good academic standing.
        • Demonstrate leadership skills or show an attitute of entrepreneurial spirit in how you approach situations. 
        • Include a cover page as instructed on the applications
        • Submit a resume with the application.
        • Submit an essay on the topics listed on the application. 

AFSCME Local 2421 Scholarship

        • Must be a full-time share member or dependent of a member of AFSCME Local 2421
        • Be in good academic standing
        • Enrolled in a degree-seeking program
        • Completed a minimum of 30 credits

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship


        • Be a member of the Senior Class (90+ credits earned)
        • Have completed 90 credit hours at Millersville University
        • Be a non-traditional female - 24 years of age or older
        • Be a resident of Lancaster County
        • Be in good academic standing
        • Have financial need (as determined by the Office of Financial Aid)

Campus Club Scholarship

      • Be a member of the Junior Class (60-90 credits earned)
      • Maintained a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher
      • Dependent partially or completely upon his or her own efforts for financing a college education.

Class of 1935 and Class of 1948 Scholarship

      • Be a member of the Junior Class (60-90 credits earned)
      • Be in good academic standing
      • Have financial need (as determined by the Director of Financial Aid)

Dr. Cynthia C. Dilgard Scholarship

      • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
      • Must have taken at least one course on Shakespeare with the English Department.

Dr. Nathan C. Schaeffer Memorial Scholarship

      • Be a resident of Lancaster County
      • Be a full or part-time UNDERGRADUATE or POST-UNDERGRADUATE student
      • Enrolled as an education major or in an education program
      • Maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
      • Have financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid

Helen C. Riso/Communiting Student Association Scholarship

      • Be a commuting student
      • Demonstrated noteworthy service to the Commuting Student Association
      • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00. Preference will be given to students who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
      • Have financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid

Laurene Cassidy-Auker Scholarship

      • Be in good academic standing
      • Have financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid

Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

      • Be an independent, undergraduate student who is returning to school
      • Completed 15 credit hours at Millersville University
      • Have financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid

PSECU Scholarship

      • Be a PSECU member.  If you are not, you may contact PSECU at (717) 871-7732 for membership information.
      • Be in good academic standing
      • Have financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid

Valborg Fletty Memorial Scholarship

      • Be a member of the Senior class (90+ earned credits)
      • Be in good academic standing
      • Have financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid

Violet F. Markey Academic Scholarship

      • Be in good academic standing — 3.0 or higher

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Millersville University Women's Giving Circle Scholarship

Women's Giving Circle Scholarship

      • Be a female
      • Have completed 85 credit hours at Millersville University
      • Have intention to be a member of the senior class for the 2017-2018 academic year
      • Be in good academic standing — GPA of 2.5 or higher

In addition to the application, the student will need to complete a typed narrative (not to exceed one page, double spaced, 12pt font) which addresses the question: How does the mission of Millersville University Women's Giving Circle relate to you?


Applicants can read more about the Women's Giving Circle on their website.


Application packages must be submitted to:

Women's Giving Circle
Office of Development
Millersville University
Duncan Alumni House
PO Box 1002 Millersville PA 17551-0302

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Millersville University Business Associates (MUBA)

MUBA Scholarship

      • Non-traditional female
      • Resident of Lancaster County preferred
      • Actively pursuing an Associate or Bachelor's degree
      • Enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits
      • QPA of 2.5 of higher
      • Scholarship is non-renewable

All questions regarding the scholarship program may be addressed to Kathy Cody, Department of Athletics, at: Kathy.Cody@millersville.edu , or by calling 717-871-7668 

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