Linda LeFever Scholarship Fund

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Linda Lefever

Linda LeFever Scholarship Fund for students of the Heinz School of Carnegie Mellon University

Normally, one $1,000 scholarship is awarded each year.


  • Applicant must be a student at the Heinz School of Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Applicant must be a current resident of Washington County or Allegheny County, PA.
  • Applicant must provide most current college transcript.
  • Applicant must provide a copy of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) student aid report.
  • Applicant must provide an essay of no more than 500 words regarding past accomplishments and future goals including community service activities.
  • Applicant may provide two letters of recommendation (no relatives please).
  • Applicant must complete the online application as provided and mail the application confirmation along with one hard copy of all required documentation to the WCCF.

Complete application must be received by the Foundation by April 1.

Scholarship will be awarded in the spring.


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