The Volk family established this scholarship in 2020, in memory of Leonard M. Volk, Sr., beloved husband and father. Leonard, a long-time educator and administrator retired from Ferndale Area School District and started a second career working at Mount Aloysius College and retired in 2002.  This scholarship provides financial support for students who are graduates of Ferndale High School.


  • Full-time student working towards a degree
  • Financial need as determined by Financial Aid Office guidelines
  • A graduate of Ferndale Area High School- Johnstown, PA
  • Final selections authority shall be with the Financial Aid Committee