Financial Aid FAQ - 2013-2014 PASSHE foundation scholarships

This is part of a series of information from the Financial Aid Office. Although this is an FA column, any and all billing, payment and refund of fees questions should be directed to the Student Accounts Office located in Old Main Room 100 or by calling 717-477-1211.

Through various scholarship programs, the PASSHE Foundation supports all 14 PASSHE Universities by providing scholarships to their students. 

To learn more about these scholarship opportunities which may be available to you as a Shippensburg University student, please visit the PASSHE Foundation Scholarship page at 

You will find detailed information about eligibility requirements and award amounts.  Carefully review the posting for application instructions and deadlines.

Highlights of the scholarships announced are as follows.

Chancellor John C. Cavanaugh International Education Award (New) — Undergraduate student participating in an institutionally approved overseas program.
Fitz Dixon Memorial Scholarship — For Undergraduate or Graduate students who have completed volunteer service.

William D. Greenlee Scholarship — Undergraduate student majoring in political science, journalism or communications.

Highmark Scholarship — Incoming freshmen pursuing a degree in the healthcare field.
James M. Hughes Memorial Scholarship — For high school seniors from Philadelphia public and charter schools who participated in the Leadership Academy.

M&T Bank Scholarship — Incoming freshmen who demonstrate financial need and reside in Cumberland, Dauphin or Franklin County.

Momentum Inc., Healthcare Scholarship (NEW) — Undergraduate student who has completed 60 credits majoring in a health care related field and reside in Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry or York County.

PSECU International Education Scholarship (New) — Undergraduate student participating in an institutionally approved overseas program.

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur William Phillips Scholarship — Incoming freshmen student whose home address of record is one of seven northwestern PA counties.

Quido and Anna Pichini Merit Scholarship (New) — Full time student (including incoming freshmen) who have a GPA of 3.5 or better and who have completed voluntary service in his/her high school, university or community.

Stephen and Sandy Sheller Scholarship — Undergraduate student pursuing a degree leading to a career in law, social services or art therapy.

Wells Fargo Endowed Scholarship for Academic Excellence (NEW) — For incoming freshmen who have demonstrated academic excellence in high school by graduating in the top 25% of class and a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

Dr. Lou Bohl-Fabian Memorial Fund — funding for graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in research, environment/outdoors, political science or the arts.

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