Mount Aloysius offers many scholarships which can be found in three different categories.
Browse these categories below to learn about the scholarships available. When you are ready to apply, visit our Scholarship Application page and fill out the applications that match the scholarships you are interested in.Institutional Scholarships & Fellowships
Each year Mount Aloysius awards over $5 million in merit scholarship support to reward students for outstanding accomplishments in a variety of arenas. The scholarships support students who have distinguished themselves academically, through leadership activities, in community service, in the arts, and in other ways. Over 650 new awards are given each Fall. They range in size from $1,000 to $12,000 a year and are renewable for up to four years. Mount Aloysius College does cap its institutional scholarship total at $16,000 a year.
These scholarships include:
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Mount Aloysius College offers special scholarships to baccalaureate students seeking a degree in Biology. Each scholarship is valued at $4,000 over a four-year period ($1,000/yr).
For more information on the Biology Fellowship Scholarship at Mount Aloysius College, please contact the Admissions Office at (814) 886-6383, toll-free at 888-823-2220.
Mount Aloysius College offers scholarships to baccalaureate students seeking a degree in English or work on the college newspaper. Each scholarship is valued at $4,000 over a four-year period ($1,000/yr).
For more information on the English Fellowship Scholarship at Mount Aloysius College, please contact the Admissions Office at (814) 886-6383, toll-free at 888-823-2220.
Mount Aloysius College will award ten (10) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Scholarships yearly.
Students interested in applying for the FBLA Scholarship should send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org expressing their desire to do so. The College will review each request, verify that the student is a current, dues-paying FBLA member and award scholarships accordingly.
A special scholarship opportunity for graduates of Catholic High Schools. Each scholarship is valued at $4,000 over a four-year period ($1,000/yr).
For more information on the Heritage Scholarship at Mount Aloysius College, please contact the Admissions Office at (814) 886-6383, toll-free at 888-823-2220.
Mount Aloysius College offers special scholarships to baccalaureate students seeking a degree in History/Political Science. Each scholarship is valued at $4,000 over a four-year period ($1,000/yr).
For more information on the History/Political Science Scholarship at Mount Aloysius College, please contact the Admissions Office at (814) 886-6383, toll-free at 888-823-2220.
Upon entering the College, students are invited to join the Honors Program based on their high school G.P.A., SAT scores, and high school participation and accomplishments. Students that show outstanding attributes during their freshman year are recommended by faculty and then invited to join the program. Each fellowship is valued at $1,000/year.
Mount Aloysius College offers special scholarships to qualified seniors from Catholic High Schools. Based on available funding, three (3) scholarships will be awarded annually.
Three scholarships are awarded annually.
For more information on the Mary Cypher Madden Scholarships at Mount Aloysius College, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (814) 886-6357 or toll-free at 888-823-2220.
Visit the Scholarship Application page to apply for the Mary Cypher Madden Scholarship.
Students are invited to participate in this program as they apply to the college and meet the requirements. The Mercy Presidential Scholarship at Mount Aloysius College is designed to enhance and bring student leadership to the college. Candidates must demonstrate a solid academic record, commitment to home, school, and community. They must also possess leadership abilities, participation in extra-curricular activities, volunteer, and be involved in community service projects.
Requirements for this program:
Once invited to participate, students must complete an application and essay. Students must also participate in an interview with the Mercy Presidential Scholarship committee. The deadline for participation is February 15.
This award is offered to approximately 30 new first year students each fall. Beginning Fall 2013, the Mercy Presidential Scholarship is worth $12,000 each academic year, for a total of 4 years worth of $48,000. In order to maintain the scholarship, students must meet QPA requirements and increase the quality of student life on campus.
Please call (814) 886-6383 or email the Admissions Office for an admissions interview and campus tour.
Theatre is more than just an extracurricular activity at Mount Aloysius College. Our theatrical season has expanded to four shows, and ranges from tragicomedies to original staged readings to musicals. Our highly successful Theatre Program is preparing for another great season at Mount Aloysius College.
Our major in English will include a concentration in Theatre, and five students in ANY major will be awarded $1,000 Theatre Scholarships. Best of all, these Theatre Scholarships will be renewable annually.
These scholarships of $1,000 are renewable each year, provided you maintain the following criteria:
*Please note: participation will normally require a minimum of 40 hours per semester (unless otherwise instructed). If you have an official position, you must complete all assigned tasks (even if it might go over the required hours).
As part of your interview, you will be asked to perform two contrasting monologues (e.g., one serious, one humorous). Each monologue can be no longer than two minutes in length.
For an application please contact the Office of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions , (814)886-6383, Fax (814)886-6441.
Vox Nova is the “new voice” at Mount Aloysius College.
Vox Nova is a select mixed vocal ensemble with keyboard accompanist which performs music from the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Vox Nova also offers opportunities for more individualized performance in duets, trios, madrigals, and the like from these two time periods.
The ensemble performs its own series of concerts at the College. Vox Nova also performs at special events on campus, and makes guest appearances both regionally and statewide. In addition, Vox Nova performers showcase and share their talents with high school choral singers in workshops that expose young students to noteworthy music performed by students of outstanding quality.
As a performer in this choral ensemble, you will receive a Vox Nova performing stipend, a merit scholarship based on your academic record as an incoming student, and College credits for participation while you are a full-time student at Mount Aloysius.
Vox Nova is not a music major, but rather is a performance based opportunity for students who wish to continue their vocal success while pursuing another field of study. Vox Nova singers choose their academic major from the College’s various programs.
To be considered for Vox Nova, you must return:
All students applying to the Vox Nova program must successfully complete an audition. You will be tested for aural and general music skills and asked to sing two solo works of contrasting styles and time period.
On-campus Audition: You must schedule with the music director for an on-site audition. Please contact the director at (814) 886-6495.
Taped Audition: If you are unable to complete an on-campus audition, you may submit either an audio (cassette) or video tape of quality sound and clarity containing your two vocal selections. An information sheet, sent with your application materials, concerning your taped audition must accompany the tape when submitted. Final acceptance into Vox Nova will be contingent upon a final on-campus re-audition.
The Choral Performance Minor
Vox Nova student performers in a Bachelor degree program may choose to complete a choral performance minor. A student enrolled in the minor must be a member of Vox Nova for eight semesters at two credits each semester. The remaining credits may be made up through any of the music courses offered at Mount Aloysius. This course of study is available to Vox Nova participants only. Please contact the music director with any questions regarding this program.
Nancy Rosensteel Way has been a faculty member of Mount Aloysius College since 1991. She received her Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the Hartt School of Music and Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She studied privately with conductors Robert Page, Gerald Mack and James Meena. Ms. Way has been music director for the Johnstown Symphony Chorus and Allegheny Highlands Regional Theatre as well as music instructor at Saint Francis College. She was guest director for Blair and Indiana Choral Festivals and a panel member for the Choral/Opera division of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. She is currently the musical director of the Blair Concert Chorale in Altoona and is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda and the American Choral Director’s Association.
Mount Aloysius offers many scholarships which can be found on our scholarship page.
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Mount Aloysius College is pleased to be able to offer numerous scholarship opportunities to our students. To apply for any of the scholarships you must:
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This scholarship was established in 1993 for students in the Business program by Adelaide G. Heverly Welge, in honor of the Sisters of Mercy who taught in the Altoona area schools.
This scholarship was established in 1993 for commuting students by Adelaide G. Heverly Welge, in honor of the Sisters of Mercy who taught in the Altoona area schools.
This scholarship was established by Adelaide G. Heverly Welge for commuter students.
This scholarship was established in 2002 by Adele Kupchella, an alumna of Mount Aloysius in honor of her parents, Alan and Regina Kiel.
This scholarship was initiated by Jack and Cathy Anderson in 2002 to provide financial support for students. The Andersons are long-time friends of Mount Aloysius and firm believers in the value of Catholic higher education. This scholarship is arranged through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies.
This scholarship was established by Richard “Dick” Hanley in memory of his wife, Anna Marie (Kissling) Hanley, who graduated from Mount Aloysius in 1950. Dick wanted to honor his wife’s love of Mount Aloysius by establishing this scholarship to support needy students.
This scholarship was established by the Benzel Family, owners of Benzel’s Pretzels in 2011 for students from Blair or Cambria counties with demonstrated financial need. Ann Benzel, a trustee of the College, has served Mount Aloysius in various capacities for many years. Together with her husband, Bill, they have been ardent supporters of the College.
This scholarship was established by family and friends of Bob Commers, a Physical Therapist Assistant student who died in 1996. He was well known in the Johnstown area due to his volunteer work with several community agencies and because he broke the Guinness Book world record for continuously jumping rope.
To honor his late wife’s memory, retired Altoona businessman, Anthony Misciagna, established this scholarship in 2002.
This scholarship, established in 1989 by the Catholic Daughters of America, provides for deserving students with need.
This scholarship was established in honor of the late Charlotte Barnhart by her children. The scholarship is given to a Non-Traditional student who is in financial need.
Established by the graduating class of 2014 to assist future students in the educational endeavors.
Set up in 2006 by the organizers of the annual Cresson Heritage Days event as a way of giving something tangible back to the community in appreciation for its support over the years, this scholarship is intended for a non-traditional student. The student must reside in the area served by the Penn Cambria school district.
David Goodman, Jr., Mr. Goodman’s grandson, and the President of D. C. Goodman, Inc. of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, established this scholarship in 2004. The Goodman family sincerely believes in the importance of a values-based education and wishes to provide residents of Huntingdon County with the opportunity to attend Mount Aloysius College.
This scholarship was established in April of 2008 by the family of Megan McLanahan to honor her personal and professional accomplishments, and to inspire other mobility challenged individuals to pursue successful careers and lives. Students must demonstrate financial need and have a mobility challenged disability, or a disability as defined by the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
These scholarships were established in 1991 by the owners of Damin Printing Co. to help students in the Physical Therapy Program and the Early Childhood Education program.
Established in 1999, this scholarship is the result of Donald and Anne’s vision for support of Catholic education. During their lifetime, they served as model community citizens and were supporters of numerous charitable organizations in the region.
This scholarship was established in 1986 by Dorothy Wirt of Altoona, Pennsylvania, one of the clinical founders of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Mount Aloysius.
This scholarship was established in 1993 by Dr. Heide Sedwick, a former member of the faculty at Mount Aloysius, in honor of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, a pioneer in the field of death and dying. She operates the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Center in Headwaters, Virginia, a non-profit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to the enhancement of life and growth through the practice of unconditional love.
This scholarship was established in 2011.
This scholarship, established in 2001, is the result of Dr. M. Jayne Kimlin’s vision for the support of Catholic Higher Education at Mount Aloysius College, as well as that of her family. Dr. Kimlin received an associate degree in chemistry from Mount Aloysius in 1944. She pursued advanced degrees at the Pennsylvania State University. Most of her life was dedicated to the teaching profession. Dr. Kimlin was a loyal, involved and generous alumna of Mount Aloysius College. She served on various committees and at the time of her death in November 1998 she was a member of the President’s Advisory Council.
Dr. Marian Kirsch graduated from Mount Aloysius Academy and was the first woman from Cambria County to earn a Ph.D. She went on to teach at Mount Aloysius, University of Pittsburgh, and St. Francis College and served as President of the Executive Board of the Alumni Association at Mount Aloysius College for a number of terms. Dr. Kirsch’s husband, Gerald, and their children established the scholarship in her memory.
This scholarship was established in 1994 in honor of Elsie D. Seymour. Elsie Seymour was born in Ireland and came to America in 1909. She was a member of St. Matthew’s Roman Catholic Church in Tyrone, Pennsylvania, and was a 50-year member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court of St. Rita, of which she was Grand Regent, District Deputy and State Regent. In 1955, she was honored by Pope Pius with the “Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice” cross for outstanding service to the Church.
Francis “Fran” Huber and his wife, Jean, were long time Altoona, PA residents and longtime business owners. This scholarship is named for Fran and Jean as a testament to both and a permanent reminder of their Catholic faith, values, compassion, and love for each other.
This scholarship was established in 1984 by his family to honor the memory of George Anderson Wolf, President of Wolf Furniture Company from 1918-1965, and leader in many civic, business, cultural and religious organizations.
The wife and children of the late “Barney Barnhart,” founder of NPC, Inc. (formerly News Printing Company), established this scholarship in 2004. NPC, Inc. is a major document solutions company in central Pennsylvania. As Mr. Barnhart was an adult learner himself, the scholarship is for the benefit of non-traditional students.
This scholarship was established by Lois McGee in 2007 under a bequest provision in her will and funded upon her death in 2009. The scholarship honors Lois and her husband, Harold, and was established in appreciation for the work of the Sisters of Mercy. While not an alumnus of the College, Lois came to campus as a child and took music lessons from Sister Fides. A lifelong friendship with the Sisters and an admiration for their work grew from this simple beginning.
This scholarship was established by the family of Hazel Jones Slater to provide financial support for nursing students at Mount Aloysius College.
This scholarship was established in 1994 to honor the Sisters of Mercy who taught the children of Howard and Irene Mack (Robert, John, Helen, Donald, Gerald, Janet, Charles, and Thomas) at St. Mark’s Catholic School in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
This scholarship was established in 1994 in honor of the Sisters of Mercy.
Created by longtime College supporters Jack and Jenny Calandra, this scholarship provides financial aid support for students. Both Jack and Jenny are well known throughout Central Pennsylvania for their active work and support of non-profit organizations.
This scholarship was established in 1989 by Mary Jane Dallard, class of 1925, in memory of John Edward and Rebecca Jane Drenning, her parents.
This scholarship was established in 2011 by Dr. Thomas Foley, President of Mount Aloysius College and his wife, Michele, in honor of Dr. Foley’s father, the late John J. ‘Jack’ Foley, Sr.
This scholarship was established by family and friends to honor Julie Riley Hale, a second year Nursing student, who died in 1996. The scholarship preserves her memory and acknowledges her accomplishments and dedication as a student. She was known for her willingness to help others and was a very positive role model.
This scholarship was established in memory of Kathy Coakley who, in fostering the development of her own children and pursuing her charitable and social work, was a lifelong advocate for the critical importance of education.
This scholarship was established to assist students in their endeavor to obtain a college degree.
Established by Leonard S. Fiore, Inc. in 2001, this endowed scholarship honors Leonard S. and Mary E. Fiore. Longtime supporters of Catholic values and higher education, the Fiore family seeks to assist a student graduating from Bishop Guilfoyle High School or the other Catholic high schools from the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese.
This scholarship was established by close friends of Linda Weaver after she lost her battle with cancer. Linda was very passionate about Mount Aloysius College and the Cresson Community. She was a 1972 graduate from the Early Education department. After graduation she continued to be active at the college, both personally and philanthropically. Whether she was singing at graduation or performing as a Jester at the annual Madrigal dinner, Linda was there with an enthusiastic spirit.
This scholarship was established by Link Computer Corporation to assist Link employee children/relatives or student’s majoring in the Information Technology major.
Established in 1999 by Lou and Marcia Guzzi, this scholarship is a result of their involvement with Mount Aloysius and their personal interest in providing access to higher education for those in our region. Following Lou’s untimely death in December, 2000, the scholarship fund was enhanced through an outpouring of memorial gifts.
This scholarship was established in 1995 by faculty, friends, family and former students to honor M. Teresa Mohler, Assistant Professor, upon her retirement after 18 years of dedicated service in the Occupational Therapy Assistant department at Mount Aloysius.
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Stager’s family. She is a 1945 graduate of Mount Aloysius Junior College.
In memory of Martha Wolf Dillon, mother of Mount Aloysius College President, Sister Mary Ann Dillon, this scholarship was established in 2005. A wise woman who valued all that educational opportunity offers, Martha was particularly interested in giving those whose resources are modest the chance to pursue a college education.
This scholarship was initiated by the Mount Aloysius nursing faculty in 1992 and was completely endowed in 1994 with gifts from alumni, the Cambria County Federation of Women’s Clubs and friends and family of Mary G. Bionaz. The scholarship is named in memory of Mrs. Bionaz, a Portage-area nurse who devoted much time and effort to helping students fund their nursing education.
Established by Dr. Norbert and Mary McManus in 1999, this scholarship honors Mary for her lifetime of work in the medical field as a registered nurse. Their intent was to help those with financial need achieve their educational goals in the nursing field.
This scholarship was established in 2011 by Dr. Magnus Heier in memory of his mother, Mechthild Franke. Mechtild was a German student at the College in the 1950’s who related to her son many times how welcomed she was made to feel during her time here, especially by Sr. Mary Silverius Shields.
This scholarship was established by Mount Aloysius College alumna Renee Martin-Nagle ’79 to honor the Religious Sisters of Mercy, who were integral in her successes in college, business, and life. This scholarship will help single and nontraditional students with an annual scholarship.
This scholarship was established in 1992 in memory of Michael John Kuhar, a Mount Aloysius Occupational Therapy student who died in 1992.
This scholarship was established by the Cresson Corporation of the Sisters of Mercy to honor the memory of their foundress, Sr. Catherine McAuley. The Sisters of Mercy were founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1831 by Sr. Catherine McAuley, an heiress who used her fortune to serve the poor, sick and uneducated, especially women and children. At present, the scholarship is enhanced through the generosity of the Sisters of Mercy of the Dallas Regional Community.
This Scholarship was established in an effort to offset the costs of textbooks for students. The Alumni Association now provides book grants to students with financial need.
This scholarship was established by the Mount Aloysius Alumni Association in an effort to share in the College’s commitment of service by helping to defer the cost of college tuition.
This scholarship was established in 2007 in honor of Pat Cuthbert.
This scholarship was established in 1996 to honor Ray and Louise Walker, long-time friends and avid supporters of Mount Aloysius College.
Established in 2007 by the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, this scholarship honors Rev. Demetrius A. Gallitzin. Prince Gallitzin, of Russian royalty, immigrated to the United States in 1792. He was ordained a priest in Baltimore, Maryland, the first to receive the Holy Orders in this country. Gallitzin then traveled to what is now Cambria County and founded a town that he named Loretto. From this town he would exercise his lifelong ministry as well as write a series of letters in support of the Catholic faith, most notably Defence of Catholic Principles in A Letter to A Protestant Minister.
Dr. John Sheedy and his wife, Mary, created this scholarship fund. Dr. Sheedy’s involvement with Mount Aloysius spans more than four decades and includes service as Chair of the Board of Trustees. This fund was established in memory of Reverend Morgan M. Sheedy, the great uncle of Dr. Sheedy. Morgan Sheedy was involved in the development of Mount Aloysius Academy in the early 1900’s.
This scholarship was established in June of 2008 by Esther L. Rullo in memory of her late husband, Richard. Mr. Rullo was a strong supporter of Catholic education and a devout and faithful Christian gentleman. The Rullos were very grateful to the attending medical team during his final illness and so this fund benefits nursing students in need of financial aid.
This scholarship was established in 2009 by the Robert Gildea Sr. Family.
This scholarship was established in 1992 by Robert L. Hite, President of the Altoona-based Hite Company, in memory of his father, founder of the Hite Company.
Sam and Sara Valenty established this scholarship in 2005 to benefit business students at Mount Aloysius College. The Valenty’s are very successful Northern Cambria business operators and strong supporters of higher education and economic development in the region.
This scholarship was established in 2010 in honor of Sarah E. Mihalaki.
The Sister Benedict Joseph Watters, RSM ’46A & ’48 Endowed Scholarship was initiated by the High School Class of 1958 during their 50th Reunion. The scholarship honors Sr. B.J., who has served Mount Aloysius in so many capacities including as advisor for the Class of 1958. Sr. B.J. transitioned from being a student and the Student Class President for the class of 1948 to a Chemistry Instructor, Dean of Women and Director of Religious Mission before she finished her career in various positions in the Campus Ministry office. She is known for her many talents, abundance of patience, unassuming character and a nature that embodies the mission of the Sisters of Mercy.
This scholarship was established in 1986 to honor Sister Camille Marie d’Invilliers on her 100th birthday and to recognize her service to God, her decades of commitment to the students of Mount Aloysius and her outstanding contribution to fine arts. Sister Camille Marie, who died in 1992, taught music at Mount Aloysius for 53 years.
This scholarship was established in 1996 to honor Sister Charlene on her retirement as Registrar of Mount Aloysius, a position she held for 23 years. As a tribute to her dedication to students, the faculty and staff of Mount Aloysius have funded the scholarship.
This scholarship was initiated by two anonymous alumni to celebrate Sister Fides’ 90th birthday and to honor her many years of service to Mount Aloysius. It was funded by her numerous friends and former students.
This scholarship was established in 1996 to honor Sister Urban, who taught business in the college for many years. She was a soft-spoken yet very persuasive woman who never asked more of her students than she gave of herself.
This scholarship was personally established by members of the College’s Board of Trustees, and others, to honor the ten year anniversary of Sr. Mary Ann Dillon’s presidency.
This scholarship was established in 1997 to honor the memory of Sr. Mary Ann McCue. She was a 1921 graduate of Mount Aloysius Academy and was a former Mount Aloysius President.
This scholarship was established in 1996 to honor Sister Assumpta, a chemistry teacher here at Mount Aloysius for 36 years. Sister Assumpta, who died in 1995, was fondly remembered by former students as “Sarge” because of her rigorous standards. She is also remembered for her dedication to God and her encouragement of students to grow spiritually and academically.
This scholarship was established in 1986 by family and friends in memory of Sister Mary deLourdes Rivers. An Academy graduate, class of 1921, she became an English teacher and librarian serving at Catholic schools in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. She became principal of St. Mark’s in Altoona and later Provincial Administrator of the Scranton Province. She served as Superior at Mount Aloysius and was later very active in the Alumni Association, serving as Alumni Director for many years.
This scholarship was established in 1975 to honor Sister Mary deSales Farley, a teacher at Bishop Guilfoyle High School in Altoona from 1928-1936. She became principal of Mount Aloysius Academy in 1936 and eventually founded Mount Aloysius Junior College. She served as the College’s president for several years. Sr. deSales Farley died in 1972.
Established in 1975, this scholarship honors Sr. Mary Magdalene O’Reilly, who served as a teacher and also as Superior at Mount Aloysius for 12 years. She was noted for her abilities in finances, building, and remodeling. She was a teacher and principal at Bishop Guilfoyle in Altoona and died in 1974.
This scholarship was established in 1998 to honor the memory of Sr. Mary Thaddea Seymour. Sr. Thaddea was born in County Cork, Ireland in 1907 and came to America in 1909. She was an English teacher at the College known for her ingenuity in getting students to learn things that were helpful in life.
Walter M. Hauk Sr. established this scholarship in 2000 in honor of his sister, Ursula. Sr. Ursula served as the President of Mount Aloysius College from 1966 to 1972 and was well known for her keen judgment and her warm smile. Her vision and commitment kept the school focused on its mission in the Mercy tradition.
This scholarship was established in 1993 by Dr. Norbert and Mary McManus of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in honor of Ruth Hollen, RSM. Sr. Ruth Hollen is currently the archivist for the Dallas Regional Community in Dallas, PA. Sr. Ruth and Mary McManus are first cousins who both chose a career in nursing. The scholarship is a result of their combined interest in helping students who decide to pursue a nursing career.
This scholarship was established in 1990 in memory of Sr. Silverius Shields, born in Lewistown, PA, in 1932. She entered the convent of the Sisters of Mercy in Cresson on her 25th birthday. She taught Latin and business at Mount Aloysius Academy. She was instrumental in the development of Mount Aloysius Junior College and was a registrar at the college for many years while also continuing to teach. She earned a Masters degree in sociology and accounting, and a doctorate in economics. In 1970, she was elected Mother Provincial of the Sisters of Mercy and in 1973 accepted the National Directorship of the Federation of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. In 1980, she returned to Mount Aloysius College to become the campus archivist. She died in 1989.
This scholarship was initiated in memory of Sister Ginny by her colleagues at the College following her death in 2009. Sr. Ginny loved the students of Mount Aloysius and spent many hours counseling and coaching them. She oversaw the construction of most of the campus expansion during the decade prior to her passing.
This scholarship was established in 2006 by the Sisters of Mercy to serve as an enduring witness to the concerns of the Sisters for “the economically poor of the world, especially women and children.” While instilling the “Spirit of Mercy” in students, it is designed to enable them to complete their education and attain a degree.
Joseph T. and Dorothy E. Stasny, friends of Mount Aloysius College, established this scholarship through the Blair County Community Endowment. This scholarship is for students from high schools in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon or Somerset Counties majoring in healthcare related fields.
Set up in 2005 by community leaders and friends of Mount Aloysius College in Clearfield County, this scholarship is available to any student who resides in the County. The scholarship was established due to the growing popularity of Mount Aloysius among prospective students from that area.
The Wolf-Kuhn Foundation established this scholarship in 2004 for students from Blair, Bedford and Huntingdon Counties. The Foundation is a long-time friend of Mount Aloysius College and has been an especially ardent supporter of the arts, having assisted with the funding for the Wolf-Kuhn Gallery on campus.
This scholarship was established through a bequest gift from Ms. Fike’s estate in 2007. Theresa was a 1943 graduate and had a great love of Mount Aloysius College and all students. She understood the financial difficulty that families encounter in funding an education and wanted to assist them. The fund is dedicated to her memory.
The Tyler Harrington Memorial Scholarship Funds was established in 2006 by family, friends and classmates of Tyler Harrington, a Criminology student at Mount Aloysius College who passed away unexpectedly in January, 2006. Tyler was very involved with Mount Aloysius and the local community of Cresson. He understood the value of an education and tried to help fellow students when he could. The Fund is to support students from Penn Cambria High School interested in pursuing ad degree in Criminology at Mount Aloysius College.
This scholarship was established in 2001 to assist graduates of Penn Cambria High School who attend Mount Aloysius.