Wylonis Scholarship Application

The Wylonis scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to an incoming freshman undergraduate student at Penn State Schuylkill who meets the following criteria:

  • Plans to major in a STEM-related (science, technology, engineering, and math) degree
  • Held a high school grade point average of at least 3.2 on a scale of 4.0
  • Demonstrates leadership or entrepreneurship abilities
  • Graduated from
    • a high school in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (first preference to students who graduated form North Schuylkill High School; applies to original Wylonis Scholarship)
    • a high school in Schuylkill, Lehigh, Luzerne, Carbon, or Berks County, Pennsylvania; applies to Wylonis STEM Scholarship
  • Demonstrates financial need (2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid is required; Penn State code 003329)

This scholarship will be awarded for one academic year and may be renewed for subsequent years, providing the recipient continues to meet the conditions of eligibility and funds are available. This scholarship is intended to be awarded to a student for up to four academic years, and the recipient may continue to receive this scholarship if he or she transfers to Penn State University Park to complete his or her four-year degree. While at University Park, the student would also receive an award to cover one-half of the cost of standard double occupancy housing expense in addition to the one half of the cost of in-state tuition.

To be considered for the Wylonis scholarship, applicants must:

  • Submit the application below.
  • File a 2018-19 FAFSA.

Applications must be submitted by March 1, 2018.

For the original Wylonis Scholarship, first preference will be given to North Schuylkill High School attendees/graduates. For the Wylonis STEM Scholarship, applicant must attend or be a graduate of a high school in Schuylkill, Lehigh, Luzerne, Carbon, or Berks County, Pennsylvania.
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