More than $106,000 in Scholarships Available

February 10, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is accepting applications for the following post-secondary scholarships:

  • Clyde J. Tracanna / Washington Rotary Club Scholarship - $3,000 available / McGuffey, Washington & Trinity students / community service
  • Joseph P. Femiani Memorial Scholarship - $1,000 available / Peters Township students / community service
  • David O. and Sara F. Johnson Family Education Fund - $1,000 available / McGuffey students
  • Alice Boone Main Memorial Fund - $500 available / McGuffey students
  • Barry Clark Barto Memorial Scholarship Fund - $500 available / Burgettstown students / trade school
  • Buckholt Science Scholarship - $500 available / McGuffey Students / science major
  • Burgettstown Jr. Sr. High Student Council Leadership Scholarship Fund*_ - $500 available / Burgettstown students active in Student Council
  • Arthur V. Ciervo Scholarship Fund - $500 available / Bethlehem Center students
  • Margaret Pitek Ciervo Scholarship Fund - $500 available / Bethlehem Center female students
  • Ronald T. Miller Scholarship Fund - $1,000 available / Peters Township students / engineering major
  • Charles Pappas, Sr. Scholarship Fund - $1,500 available / Burgettstown students
  • Visiting Nurses’ Association Scholarship Fund – $6,000 available / second-year nursing students / resident of Washington County
  • Curtis Wachter Memorial Scholarship Fund - $500 available / photography or photojournalism major / resident of Washington County 
  • Dr. Paul Pipik Fund for Study in the Health Sciences - $850 available / Bethlehem Center students / health sciences major
  • Kirk C. Moninger Fund - $400 available / Trinity students / National Honor Society / Varsity Lacrosse
  • Elizabeth Plumer Memorial Scholarship Fund - $1,000 available / Trinity students / education major
  • D. Jack & Geraldine L. Gaido Memorial Fund - $4,000 available / Chartiers-Houston or Trinity students or home-schooled students residing in these districts / business, medicine or theology majors
  • Dave Pew Memorial Scholarship Fund - $500 available / Peters Township students / music or music education majors
  • Ringgold Alumni Scholarship Fund - $250 available / Ringgold students
  • Sprowls College and Post Graduate Scholarship Fund*_ - $1,000 available / Fort Cherry students / preference for students demonstrating a passion for the humanities
  • Kerns Family Scholarship Fund - $1,000 available / McGuffey students / Future Farmers of America / agriculture major
  • John & Sophie Choratch Scholarship Fund - $25,000 available / children of Washington County families accepted at or currently attending a post-secondary trade school, college or university / parent or guardian is employed or volunteers as a first responder in Washington County / preference given to those students whose parent or guardian has been killed in the line of duty, or who have otherwise been affected by local tragedy
  • Burgettstown Lions Scholarship Fund - $1,000 available / Burgettstown students / community service
  • Megan J. Phillis Scholarship Fund for Academic Excellence - $500 available / Burgettstown students
  • Black Family Scholarship - $2,000 available / Avella or West Greene students / agriculture, education, or nursing major
  • Rebecca Sarah Rogers - $1,000 available / Washington students / education major
  • Linda LeFever Scholarship Fund - $1,000 available / Heinz School of Carnegie Mellon / resident of Washington or Allegheny County
  • Scholarship Fund for the Arts - $500 available / Chartiers-Houston students majoring in the arts
  • Kiwanis Club of Washington Scholarship Fund - $1,000 available / Western Area Career and Technology Center
  • Ryan Johnston & Vaughn Johnston Scholarship Fund - $1,000 available / McGuffey students
  • Chapman Family Scholarship Fund - $33,000 available / students graduating from any high school in Washington County or Greene County attending any post-secondary school, including trade and technical schools
  • CAS / Dr. Kim Stacher Scholarship Fund - $1,000 available / students graduating from any high school in Washington County or Greene County / preference for former students of the Community Action Southwest Head Start program
  • Olivia Scott Scholarship Fund - $2,000 available / McGuffey students and students graduating from any other high school in Washington County 
  • Chrome Federal Credit Union Ed Orisko Scholarship - $4,500 available / students graduating from any high school in Washington County
  • Sam & Bev Minor Fund - $1,000 available / students graduating from a Washington County or Greene County high school / preference for students who demonstrate a propensity for entrepreneurialism, who have been employed while attending high school, or who have participated in Junior Achievement
  • Christman Family Scholarship Fund - $4,000 available / Washington High School female students who are members of a minority class
  • Hunter Lafe McAdoo Scholarship Fund - $1,000 available / McGuffey students / major in the field of medicine 
  • William L. & Barbara M. Laird Fund - $1,000 available / McGuffey students / elementary education major

Applications must be submitted electronically using the online post-secondary scholarship application available here

Additionally, students must provide hard copies of their FAFSA student aid report and transcript to the WCCF office at 1253 Route 519, P.O. Box 308, Eighty Four, PA 15330. All components of the application must be received by April 1 in order for any student to be considered for a scholarship. Students are encouraged to learn more about each of the available scholarships by visiting the WCCF website.  To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $1.2 million in scholarships to local students.