2018-19 Returning Student Scholarships
Alumni Association Student Leadership
A scholarship for a full time student who is either a sophomore or junior with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
Preference is given to a member of the Student Alumni Ambassador leadership organization;demonstrated
leadership through involvement in campus clubs or associations, community activities or employment is considered.
A scholarship for a student showing academic success funded by donations from MU Alumni. General
Scholarship Guidelines apply.
A scholarship created by B. Foster and Marlene Borck-Wetmore, for a sophomore who has at least a 2.8 GPA
and is aware of the importance of a college education; must have attained at least a B average in the
Math/Science field excluding Environmental Science.
Brown Music Theory
A scholarship for a student with the highest GPA during their first two years of Music Theory. Preference will
be given to a pianist.
Chemung Canal Trust
A need-based scholarship for a student residing in Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben or Tioga County in NY. The
student may also reside in an area serviced by the Chemung Canal Trust Bank.
Class of '54
Must be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior majoring in education.
Class of '55
A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1955 for full-time students entering either their
junior or senior year with at least a 2.5 GPA.
Class of '56
A scholarship for a returning Education major established by donations from the Class of 1956; student must
attain at least a 3.0 GPA.
Class of '58
A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1958 to be used to off-set the cost of tuition or room
and board; awarded to a returning student who has demonstrated financial need; must maintain at least a 2.75
GPA and is an upperclassman. Further consideration is given to non-traditional students.
Class of '59
A scholarship established by donations from the Class of 1959 to be used to off-set the cost of tuition or room
and board awarded to a student who has demonstrated financial need, maintains at least a 2.75 GPA, and is an
upperclassman. Further consideration is given to non-traditional students.
Dalmolen Political Science
A scholarship for a Political Science major who demonstrates both financial need and devotion to community
Descartes French Scholarship
A scholarship for a student with academic excellence in french courses.
A scholarship for a junior or senior with outstanding conducting or vocal performance skills. Selected by the
Music Department Scholarship Committee.
Emmon Sr. People First
A scholarship for a Pennsylvania resident who has financial need, at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and
community service; a letter describing community service involvement is needed.
A scholarship given to a grad student who is at least PT and has at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to a
non-traditional student. General Scholarship Guidelines apply.
Ralph H Evans
A scholarship for a returning Business major from Tioga or Bradford County PA with at least a 3.25 GPA.
Gladys Frick-Weaver Nursing Excellence
An award for a senior Nursing major who has at least a 3.0 GPA.
A scholarship for a student majoring in communications, who has earned at least 32 credits, has a 2.75
cumulative GPA and a 3.0 GPA in their major; must be active in departmental activities and/or service to the
university and/or community.
Ronald G. & Betty B. Goodwin Leadership
A scholarship for a resident of PA or the Southern Tier of NY. Students must be involved in leadership activities at Mansfield University and have at least a 2.65 GPA.
Heaps & Neff
A scholarship for a returning student who has excelled academically. General Scholarship Guidelines apply.
Hendricks '79 H2S
A scholarship for a student with demonstrated financial need with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The recipient
will have a measurable commitment to community service; preference will be given to students who show
promise and potential as leaders on campus; students participating in athletics, band, chorus, or other student life
programs may be eligible for this award.
Human Resources Departmental
A scholarship based on both merit and need for a Psychology major who is emphasizing in Human Resource
Management. The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA; applications available through the HR Office.
A book award for a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Nutrition who is also an active participant in the
Student Dietetics Association.
A scholarship for a full time international student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7; contributions to the
campus community by participating in student organizations, activities, forums, or other community
involvement projects is needed; preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Lee Music Education
A scholarship for a full time student majoring in Music Education with a special interest in voice and/or piano
and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5; financial need is considered; a recommendation from your primary applied
teacher is required along with a resume indicating an interest in teaching, e.g. camp counselor, church choir
director, currently teaching private lessons, etc.
A scholarship for a student majoring in Communications who also demonstrates financial need and has at least
a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Loeschke Leadership Memorial
A scholarship created by the late Mansfield University President, Dr. Maravene Loeschke. The award is for a
student who has at least a 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be a proven leader on campus and/or in the Mansfield
A book scholarship a student with a Women's Studies minor who demonstrates academic excellence and a
commitment to promoting women and gender issues.
A scholarship for a student who is either an MU basketball or baseball team player; recipient must be a senior
of good character as demonstrated by such things as grades, community and/or campus involvement and conduct
as a member of the MU basketball or baseball team and demonstrate financial need.
Mansfield Association of Educational Office Professionals (MAEOP) Book Award
A $300 book scholarship to be used at the campus bookstore sponsored by the University's Educational Office
Professionals; priority is given to a non-traditional student from Tioga County.
Mansfield Greek Book Award
Two book awards given to a fraternity member of both Sigma Tau Gamma and Sigma Alpha Epsilon; each with
the highest cumulative GPA's within.
Joseph Maresco Leadership
A scholarship created by former Vice-President of Student Affairs, Joseph Maresco, and his wife MaryAnn. The
scholarship is for a student with a minimum 2.5 GPA, and who makes a contribution to activities that serve the
Scholarships for graduating seniors majoring in Astronomy, Physics or Chemistry who plan on attending
Mattis Memorial Athletic
A scholarship for a junior or senior student athlete in good standing on any of the MU athletic teams; good
character as demonstrated by such things as academic performance, community involvement or campus
involvement outside of your participation in a sport and positive leadership; demonstrated financial need is
considered and preference given to members of the fellowship of christian athletes.
Nancy C. Matylas Prutsman
A scholarship for a returning student who has excelled academically; general scholarship guidelines apply.
A scholarship for a full time, upper class female student with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA; must be a member
of the concert choir.
A scholarship for a student who has registered for student teaching for either the Fall or Spring of the 2017-18
academic year; minimum 3.0 GPA; student must present themselves in a manner that promotes respect and a
positive image of teaching; student must write a position paper on the importance of character in the committed
teacher and provide three letters of reference which speak to the student's character and commitment to teaching.
Melhuish Elementary Education
A scholarship for a full-time student majoring in Elementary Education who has earned at least 64 credits with at
least a 3.30 cumulative GPA; a sophomore award (minimum of 32 credits); financial need is considered; must
submit a narrative describing his/her service and volunteer work and the reason for applying for this award.
A scholarship for a student enrolled in the Nursing program with at least a 3.5 GPA; non-renewable.
Scholarships available to FT students with at least a 3.0 GPA who demonstrate financial need; preference given
to sophomores; students must manifest promise or outstanding academic success.
A combination need and merit based $500 award for a Business major who is also a PA resident; preference
given to a York County resident with potential to succeed.
Scholarships for upper class students who have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and who have completed 32
A scholarship for a female international student who has at least a 2.75 GPA and who has a demonstrated need;
help for room and board costs.
Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU)
Scholarships for students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to students who are members of PSECU;
general scholarship guidelines apply.
Phi Delta Kappa
A scholarship for a student who graduated from an area high school in the following counties: Bradford,
Lycoming, Potter, Sullivan, or Tioga, PA; must be enrolled in a teacher preparation program with at least 40
credits and a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Place Barnes Nursing
A scholarship for a Nursing student who has both need and at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Two annual scholarships awarded to Psychology majors who demonstrate outstanding character, integrity,
scholarship, and campus or community service; renewable for a second semester based on academic
performance; must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
A merit based scholarship for a Sprint Football player who has at least a 2.5 GPA; general scholarship
Mary A. & Robert H. Rodine
Awards for full-time students who are from Lackawanna or Luzerne Counties; student must have at least a 3.0
A scholarship for students who are instrumentalist, vocalist, keyboard, performance, or music education majors
and have an overall GPA of at least 3.6; preference is given to a resident of Luzerne County, PA, then PA
resident; must be a junior and a B in major applied instrument or voice and in all music theory and history
courses; a reccomendation from major applied instrument or voice professor is required and must be active in
service to the community through performance off campus, participation in service organizations and projects,
community outreach, etc. (submitted to the Music Department Scholarship Committee).
A scholarship for a Psychology major in good standing with a GPA of at least 3.0; a student athlete playing
men's or women's basketball, women's softball, or men's baseball preferred.
A merit based award for a returning Math major; general scholarship guidelines apply.
Shirey-Cromley Yellow Ribbon
A merit based scholarship for a Veteran who has been honorably discharged with at least a 3.0 GPA.
Simonson-Price Book Award
A scholarship for a sophomore student majoring in Elementary Education; a minimum 3.2 GPA is required and
the student must have need; student's deportment should show a positive image of teaching and must be of
exemplary character while exhibiting leadership qualities and participation in campus or community
A scholarship for a Computer Science major with at least a 2.7 cumulative GPA; financial need is considered.
A scholarship for an international student with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Richard Springman Memorial
A need-based scholarship for a returning CJA major with at least a 2.5 GPA and evidence of community service.
Scholarship(s) honoring the memory of Karen Starner-Jacobson available to members of Delta Zeta Sorority
who have been sisters in good standing for at least one year. Successful applicants must be currently active
within the chapter with at least a 2.7 GPA and have successfully competed at least 64 credits by the end of the
spring 2017 semester.
A scholarship for a Music major created by the Mansfield Men's Chorus in honor of Carla Stebbins.
Study Abroad (Mansfield Way)
A scholarship for a student studying abroad. General scholarship guidelines apply.
A scholarship for a student majoring in nursing; must have financial need and at least a 2.75 GPA.
Tioga County Commissioners First Responders
Scholarships for Tioga County, PA residents who are also First Responders and majoring in Nursing, Criminal
Justice Administration, Biology, Geography/Geology, Safety Management or Natural Gas Production; must
have at least a 3.0 GPA and be an active volunteer firefighter or EMT.
A scholarship for a female Elementary or Special Education major who has at least a 3.0 GPA; students are
selected based on service and commitment to teaching and must complete an application and essay about the
concept of service and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and community service.
Tri-County/Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative
A scholarship for a full-time student who is a member or dependent of the Tri-County/Claverack Cooperative
and has financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA; applications must be submitted through the local
A merit-based scholarship for a junior or senior with at least a 3.25 GPA who participates in extracurricular
A scholarship for a student athlete with financial need and at least a 2.0 GPA.
A scholarship for a Business major with at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.
Gladys B. Young Memorial
A merit-based scholarship for a Biology major who has at least a 3.5 GPA.
Merit based awards given to Tioga County, PA freshman who have had the honor of being chosen as a Youth Leader of Tomorrow.
*This is not an all-inclusive list as we are continuing to work at finding monies for our students. In addition, a variety of scholarship opportunities may exist for specific majors directly through the department chairperson. Departmental Scholarships are available in: