Scholarships by Special Interest

The following scholarships are available to students that fit within the general criteria listed below. 


For Nontraditional Students

Joseph R. Calder, Jr., MD Scholarship Fund  

  • Students returning to school to pursue a career in a medical related program
  • Accepted into part-time or full-time higher education program
  • Resident of Lycoming County


Warren E. “Whitey” Cole A.S.H.E. Scholarship Fund   

  • Enrolled in civil engineering, civil engineering technology or civil technology curriculum
  • Current student of Penn State University, Bucknell University or Pennsylvania College of Technology OR resident of Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga or Union counties and attend another college
    • Must have completed at least sophomore year of a 4-year curriculum or the freshman year of 2-year curriculum


Taylor J. Ertel Scholarship Fund for Foster Children  

  • Applicants must have been placed in foster care by a child welfare agency in some point of their lives
  • Must be a Pennsylvania resident
  • Must be admitted to a program of study

Applications may be submitted at any time.


Benjamin Franklin Fund  

  • Enrolled full-time at Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Graduated from a school in Bradford, Clinton, Lycoming, Potter, Sullivan or Tioga County
  • Grade point average of B (3.0) or higher
  • Please access the Pennsylvania College of Technology website to access the application


Morton and Beatrice Harrison Scholarship Fund 

  • Young adults who, as a result of legal offenses as juveniles or young adults, that have come to the attention of the Lycoming County’s Probation Department OR the Lycoming County Children & Youth Services Agency OR the Nurse Family Partnership
  • In addition, young adults graduating from a Lycoming County High School who have been identified with at-risk behavior in their school district throughout their secondary education (grades 6 through 12) may be considered
  • Plans to attend qualified institution of higher education (two- or four-year college/university, technical college, trade school, etc.)


Richard P. Lauchle Forestry Scholarship Fund 

  • Students of Pennsylvania College of Technology enrolled in the Forest Technology Associates’ Degree Program
  • Preference to residents of Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Juniata, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Sullivan or Union Counties


Jody Lea Loudenslager Scholarship Fund

  • Must be a current Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. employee or child of a current employee
  • Accepted to an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher education
  • Graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in college may apply