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Scholarships & Awards

Students in good standing with the University Honors Program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships.  The program will make an announcement during Spring term as to the amounts of the scholarships and the application process.

Honors Program Awards

There are three awards given out to students during their senior year which are selected by the Honors Program Advisory Board.  These awards are selected in the Spring Semester, and students’ names appear on a plaque in the Honors Program.

Honors Advisory Board Outstanding Senior Honors Thesis Award

  • 2010 Recipient:  Eric Peccon
  • 2011 Recipient:  Paul Jackson
  • 2012 Recipient:  Britney Vokish  
  • 2013 Recipient:  Emma Geiger
  • 2014 Recipient:  Traci Davis
  • 2015 Recipient:  Shawn Reese

Honors Advisory Board Outstanding Graduating Senior Award

  • 2010 Recipient:  Anne Blakeslee
  • 2011 Recipient:  Sean Carnathan   
  • 2012 Recipient:  Timothy Lahmers
  • 2013 Recipient:  Kelly Fitzpatrick
  • 2014 Recipient:  Justin Antolin
  • 2015 Recipient:  Stephanie Moore

Honors Advisory Board Outstanding Service Award

  • 2014 Recipient:  Bridget Rogan
  • 2015 Recipient:  Brittany Kusniar
  • 2016 Recipient:  Lindsey Gasper

Incoming Freshman Scholarships

Information for applying for the Gazalie and Hereda scholarships will be provided for incoming freshmen during summer registration.

Olga Toth Gazalie ’41 and Albert E. Gazalie Scholarship.

Eligibility: Freshmen students entering the Honors Program.  Renewable provided the recipient maintains a 3.25 GPA and membership in the Honors Program.  Preference will be given to a student majoring in Business/Economics.

Jesse G. Hereda Honors Scholarship

Eligibility: Freshman students entering the Honors Program and who have a high school grade point average of at least 3.25.  Preference will be given to any such student who has demonstrated a need for financial assistance.

Curtis and Ann Smith Honors Scholarship

Eligibility: Freshman students entering the Honors Program and who have a high school grade point average of at least 3.25.

Sophomore Scholarships

Professor Merrell E. Holman '42 Honors Scholarship

Eligibility: Sophomores in good standing with the Honors Program, enrolled as a full-time student, and demonstrating a need for financial assistance.

W. Byron Holman '40 Honors Scholarship

Eligibility: Sophomores in good standing with the Honors Program. Preference will be given to students who represent the University as an athlete in any inter-collegiate varsity sport with a preference for tennis team members. 

Robert Sumara Honors Program Scholarship

Eligibility: Sophomores in good standing with the Honors Program, enrolled as a full-time student, and demonstrating a need for financial assistance.  Applicants should demonstrate a willingness and ability to be of service to others and the country. 

All Honors Students

Norman and Ellen Hasbrouck Family Honors Program Scholarship

Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at the University who have achieved outstanding academic records and are enrolled in the Honors Program. Preference will be given to students from Beth Center, California Area, Corry Area and Greenville Area high schools.  Current students must be in good standing with the Honors Program, enrolled as full-time students, with at least a 3.75 GPA.