Pennsylvania future business leaders of america scholarship information



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PENNSYLVANIA FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

2006-2007

There are 22 schools offering scholarships to PA FBLA members graduating in the class of 2007.
A letter indicating your intent to apply for an FBLA scholarship should be directed to the contact person listed for the school. That school will provide you with all necessary materials to apply for its scholarship; there are no other materials required by PA FBLA to be submitted. The individual school will be responsible for the selection of the scholarship recipient(s). The postmark deadline for the PA FBLA William Selden Scholarships is

March 1, 2007.

ALVERNIA COLLEGE - This scholarship is for $1,000 and is renewable each year until a bachelor’s degree is earned if the recipient maintains a 2.5 quality point average. The scholarship can be used for full-time study only (a minimum of 12 credits per semester). Alvernia College offers an FBLA scholarship to all eligible students.


Website: www.alvernia.edu
Contact person:

Ms. Rachel Gordon

Assistant Director

Alvernia College

400 St. Bernardine Street

Reading, PA 19607


BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY - This scholarship is for $1,500, non-renewable, beginning Fall 2006. The scholarship criteria are found below:


  • Incoming College of Business freshman who has been active in FBLA in high school.

  • Must have earned 15 credits during his/her first semester with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and who has financial need.

  • The second half of the scholarship ($750) will be applied to the student’s second semester tuition upon verification of the GPA.

  • Financial need will be the determining factor in case of multiple eligible students.

  • The scholarship will rotate within the six departments of the College of Business beginning with a student admitted to the Department of Accounting starting Fall 2006. The awards will rotate the following years as follows: BE/BIS, CIS, Finance/Legal Studies, Management, and Marketing. At the end of the rotation, it will start over with Accounting.

  • The student must complete the College of Business scholarship application found on the PA FBLA web site/scholarship section and submit to the Bloomsburg University Dean of Admissions.


Website: cob.bloomu.edu
Contact person:

Mr. Christopher Keller

Director of Admissions

Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg, PA 17815
BRADFORD SCHOOL - This scholarship is for one-half tuition. The Bradford School offers one (1) FBLA scholarship.
Website: www.bradfordpittsburgh.edu
Contact person:

Ms. Jo Case

Admissions Manager

Bradford School

125 Station Square

Suite 129

Pittsburgh, PA 15219
CAMBRIA-ROWE BUSINESS COLLEGE – This scholarship is $3,600 toward the ASB degree program of the winners’ choice. Six hundred dollars ($600) is applied to each of the students’ six (6) terms. All applicants must be seniors, active in FBLA, and shall have an overall high school GPA of 2.5 verified by an official transcript. The scholarship can be used for full-time study only and recipients must enroll within one (1) year of high school graduation. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of scholarship application, a letter addressed to the scholarship committee stating their career goals in business, and one (1) letter of recommendation. These scholarships may be used at Johnstown or Indiana. Cambria-Rowe Business College offers two (2) FBLA scholarships. The deadline to apply is January 31.
Website: www.crbc.net
Contact person:

Mrs. Amanda Artim

Director of Admissions

Cambria-Rowe Business College

221 Central Avenue

Johnstown, PA 15902




CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE - This year Central Pennsylvania College will award scholarships to qualified PA FBLA members. Scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,000 toward their first three terms of study and must be used toward any of Central Penn’s majors. Selection criteria will mandate that applicants be 2007 high school seniors. To qualify, you must be a 2007 high school graduate; enroll as a full-time, degree-seeking student; and submit a Central Penn Club Scholarship Application no later than April 1, 2007. Central Pennsylvania College offers an FBLA scholarship to all eligible students. The student must have the FBLA adviser’s name and school phone number on the application.

Website: www.centralpenn.edu
Contact person:

Ms. Kelly Fox

Financial Planning Coordinator

Central Pennsylvania College

College Hill & Valley Roads

Summerdale, PA 17093


DOUGLAS EDUCATION CENTER - This is a 25% of current tuition only scholarship for any of Douglas’ Associate in Specialized Business Degree programs. The scholarship must be used in the year awarded. The Douglas Education Center offers one (1) FBLA scholarship. Students must have a financial need and be a member of FBLA.
Website: www.douglas-school.com
Contact person:

Ms. SherryLee Walters

Director of Enrollment Services

Douglas Education Center

130 Seventh Street

Monessen, PA 15062


DUBOIS BUSINESS COLLEGE - These scholarships are for $3,000 and payable at the start of the student’s third and fifth quarters in the amount of $1,500 each. The successful applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in an Associate Degree program and shall maintain a 3.0 quality point average to maintain the scholarship. All candidates shall contact the school. Prior to FBLA submission deadline, all candidates shall arrange for an entrance exam at DuBois Business College. These scholarships can be for students attending any of our three locations: DuBois, Huntingdon, and Oil City. The DuBois Business College offers two (2) scholarships at each campus.
Website: www.dbcollege.com
Contact person:

Ms. Gail Urban

Student Services Director

DuBois Business College

One Beaver Drive

DuBois, PA 15801


GOLDEY-BEACOM COLLEGE - This nonrenewable scholarship is for $1,500 and can be used by a full-time student in any bachelor’s or associate’s degree program. Goldey-Beacom College offers two (2) FBLA scholarships.
Website: www.gbc.edu
Contact person:

Ms. Stacey Schwartz

Dean of Admissions

Goldey-Beacom College

4701 Limestone Road

Wilmington, DE 19808

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (IUP) - This scholarship is for $500 for an incoming freshman who enrolls as a full-time student in IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology (ECOBIT). Indiana University of PA offers one (1) FBLA scholarship. Applicants must complete an IUP Eberly College freshman scholarship application.
Websites: www.iup.edu

www.eberly.iup.edu

www.eberly.iup.edu/prospective/scholarships.htm
Contact person:

Ms. Julie Moreland

Assistant Dean

Eberly College of Business & Information Technology

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

208 ECB, 664 Pratt Drive

Indiana, PA 15705
JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY - Three (3) scholarships are being offered as follows: One (1) at $1,500 renewable for up to four (4) years totaling $6,000; one (1) at $1,200 renewable for up to four (4) years totaling $4,800; and one at $1,000 renewable for up to four (4) years totaling $4,000. These scholarships are renewable only if the recipient maintains a satisfactory academic standing, is enrolled in a full-time day school program, and participates in the Phi Beta Lambda Chapter at Johnson and Wales University. Johnson & Wales University offers three (3) FBLA scholarships.
Website: www.jwu.edu
Contact person:

Mr. Thomas Gauthier, Director

National Student Organizations

Johnson & Wales University

8 Abbott Park Place

Providence, RI 02903


LAUREL BUSINESS INSTITUTE - These scholarships are for one-half tuition of the applicant’s choice of program including twelve (12) specialized associate degrees or six (6) diploma programs. The successful applicant must be a full-time student and must maintain a 3.0 quality point average to continue the scholarship. The Laurel Business Institute offers two (2) FBLA scholarships. Deadline: January 31, 2007.
Website: www.laurel.edu
Contact person:

Mr. Douglas Decker

Director of Admissions

Laurel Business Institute

11 East Penn Street

Uniontown, PA 15401


MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE - This scholarship is valued at $1,000 a year and is renewable for a maximum of four years (depending on the degree being pursued) as long as the recipient maintains a 3.3 grade point average each year. Preference is given to candidates enrolled in baccalaureate degree program. Mount Aloysius College will award four (4) scholarships yearly. In addition to the FBLA scholarship, Mount Aloysius College offers generous institutional grants and scholarships.
Website: www.mtaloy.edu
Contact person:

Ms. Stacy L. Schenk

Director of Financial Aid

Mount Aloysius College

7373 Admiral Peary Highway

Cresson, PA 16630


NEWPORT BUSINESS INSTITUTE (LOWER BURRELL) - These scholarships are for one-half tuition (approximately $9,100) for any 21-month program leading to an Associate in Specialized Business Degree. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 quality point average and excellent attendance. The Newport Business Institute offers two (2) FBLA scholarships.
Websites: www.nbi.edu

www.nbi.edu/lb/financial-aid.htm

www.nbi.edu/wp/financial-aid.htm
Contact person:

Ms. Rose Leipertz

Director of Financial Aid

Newport Business Institute

945 Greensburg Road

Lower Burrell, PA 15068


NEWPORT BUSINESS INSTITUTE (WILLIAMSPORT) - This scholarship is for one-half tuition for any 18-month program. A 3.0 quality point average is required during the period the scholarship is in effect. The Newport Business Institute offers one (1) FBLA scholarship.


Website: www.newportbusiness.com
Contact person:

Ms. Mary O. Weaver, Director

Newport Business Institute

941 West Third Street

Williamsport, PA 17701
PACE INSTITUTEThis year graduating seniors can apply for two different scholarship awards: PACE/FBLA Scholarship (up to 3 awarded, covers 50% of total tuition costs, requires active membership in the high school FBLA organization). The PACE Scholarship (multiple scholarships may be awarded, cover 25% of total tuition costs). Eligibility requirements are as follows: must be a high school senior, three letters of recommendation must accompany your application, most recent high school transcript must be sent to PACE, must meet with an Enrollment Specialist and apply prior to the test date, must be enrolling in a Specialized Associate Degree program starting in either Summer 2007 or Fall 2007. Contact the school for test dates.
Website: www.paceinstitute.com
Contact person:

Ms. Amy Hafer

Student Enrollment Specialist

PACE Institute

606 Court Street

Reading, PA 19601


PENN COMMERCIAL BUSINESS/TECHNICAL SCHOOL - Two (2) 30% of tuition scholarships are being offered in any degree program offered by the school. The recipient shall maintain a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) or the scholarship is forfeited. Penn Commercial Business/Technical School offers two (2) scholarships.
Website: www.penncommercial.net
Contact person:

Mr. Ron Zubaty

Director of Admissions

Penn Commercial Business/Technical School

242 Oak Spring Road

Washington, PA 15301


PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGYThe Pennsylvania College of Technology offers a $500 scholarship for an incoming freshman who enrolls as a full-time degree-seeking student in a bachelor’s or associate’s degree major within Pennsylvania College of Technology’s School of Business and Computer Technologies. Recipients must be active FBLA members and enroll at our College within one year of high school graduation. The Pennsylvania College of Technology offers two (2) such FBLA scholarships. Deadline is April 1.
Website: www.pct.edu
Contact person for enrollment:

Mr. Chet Schuman

Director of Admissions

Pennsylvania College of Technology

One College Avenue

Williamsport, PA 17701


Contact Person for Scholarship:
Mr. Joann Kay
Director of Foundation
Pennsylvania College of Technology
One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
►The Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering one $2,000 scholarship to be awarded through the national office. The postmark deadline for this scholarship is April 1, 2007. Click on this link for the application. The $2,000 scholarship is not necessarily guaranteed to a Pennsylvania student; applications are accepted from students across the country for first-time students enrolling in a Bachelor’s Degree program in the School of Business and Computer Technologies.
PITTSBURGH TECHNICAL INSTITUTE Pittsburgh Technical Institute offers a one-half tuition scholarship. The value of the scholarship is six thousand dollars ($6,000) for the first year and is renewable for an additional $6,000 for the second year if the recipient maintains a 3.0 average. The applicant must enroll and start classes in either July or October of the year of his/her high school graduation. All candidates shall submit to Pittsburgh Technical Institute the following: (1) A 250-word essay on why you should be awarded this scholarship. (2) A copy of your most recent transcript. (3) One letter of introduction/recommendation (from parent, relative, teacher, counselor, etc). (4) Submit a completed scholarship application. Pittsburgh Technical Institute offers one (1) FBLA scholarship.
Website: www.pti.edu
Contact person:

Mrs. Susan Allen

Associate Director of High School Relations

Pittsburgh Technical Institute

1111 McKee Road

Oakdale, PA 15071


SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY - The South Hills School of Business & Technology will award a $500 annual renewable scholarship payable at the start of the second term of the first year. All scholarship applicants shall be 2006-2007 high school seniors and active FBLA members. Recipients shall be determined on the basis of a review of the scholarship application, participation in FBLA, academic record, extra-curricular activities, and a personal interview. A scholarship student must be enrolled full-time and maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA). Also, confirmation of active membership in South Hills PBL (college equivalent of FBLA) is required. South Hills School of Business and Technology offers one (1) FBLA scholarship. All applicants must have an admissions application on file with South Hills School along with an FBLA scholarship application on file by the deadline of April 30.
Website: www.southhills.edu
Contact person:

Ms. Joan Andrews

Advisory Program Coordinator

South Hills School of Business & Technology

480 Waupelani Drive

State College, PA 16801


TEMPLE UNIVERSITY - These scholarships are for $500 for incoming freshman, enrolled in the Fox School of Business and Management. The successful applicants shall be full-time students who have completed the application process by

March 31 and are in the top 2/5 of his/her graduating class. Temple University offers two (2) FBLA scholarships.


Websites: www.fox.temple.edu

www.fox.temple.edu/visits

www.temple.edu/undergrad

www.temple.edu/pbl


Contact person:

Ms. Katie Gerst

Associate Director, Enrollment Management

Temple University

Fox School of Business & Management

106B Speakman Hall (006-00)

1810 North 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122


WEST VIRGINIA CAREER INSTITUTEThese scholarships are equal to fifty percent of the tuition cost of any program offered—degree or diploma. The value of a fifty percent scholarship is $8,550 for a degree program. The recipient shall maintain a “C” grade average. All candidates shall contact the school. Prior to FBLA submissions deadline, all candidates shall arrange for a scholarship test at West Virginia Career Institute. The West Virginia Career Institute offers two (2) FBLA scholarships.
Website: www.wvci.edu

www.wvjcmorgantown.edu
Contact person:

Ms. Amanda Rugg

Director of Admissions

West Virginia Career Institute

P. O. Box 278

Mt. Braddock, PA 15465


YTI CAREER INSTITUTE - Two (2) scholarships are being offered for one-half tuition each to be used in one of the following programs: Business Administration, Computer Systems Specialists or Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management. All applicants shall be 2007 high school seniors and active FBLA members. Recipients shall be determined on the basis of academic record, activities, scholarship application, letter stating reasons for career choices, and two letters of recommendation. A scholarship recipient is encouraged to maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) while attending YTI Career Institute. The scholarship must be utilized within one (1) academic year of the applicant’s graduation from high school. YTI Career Institute offers two (2) FBLA scholarships.
Website: www.yti.edu
Contact person:

Ms. Sharon Zortman

Manager of High School Relations

YTI Career Institute

1405 Williams Road

York, PA 17402


PENNSYLVANIA FBLA WILLIAM SELDEN SCHOLARSHIPS - Ten (10) scholarships are being offered to applicants who complete the PA FBLA Who’s Who Criteria and place 1st-10th place at the State Leadership Conference. The Who’s Who Criteria can be found in the downloadables section of the PA FBLA website. The deadline for the Who’s Who application is March 1, 2007. The scholarships may be used at any college for any major. Scholarships are paid after the completion of the first semester of post-secondary education, and the student must have maintained a 2.0 GPA. The scholarship awards are: first place, $1,500; second place, $1,000; third place, $750; fourth-tenth places, $500. Three entries per chapter are permitted.

Website: www.pafbla.org
Contact person:

Mr. Bruce E. Boncal

Pennsylvania FBLA Executive Director

P.O. Box 5085



Jersey Shore, PA 17740


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