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2014-15 Scholarship Applications

Eligibility requirements, application information, and deadlines for several scholarships.

Frank A. Sinon Scholarship at Penn State

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be an undergraduate student enrolling at Penn State, University Park who has graduated from Austin Area High School in Austin, PA
  • Must demonstrate academic success
  • Must demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA

Award amount varies with one award given annually and up to 8 semesters

Application and Contact Information

To be considered, eligible students should e-mail Cindy Myers, Coordinator, University Scholarships, through our Contact Form.

Application Deadline

Application material will be accepted until August 22, 2014. The award recipient will be selected by the Office of Student Aid Scholarship Committee and announced in August. All applicants will be notified.


Irene Cheng Memorial Award

The Irene Cheng Memorial Award was established by the friends and family of Irene Cheng, a former employee of Audio-Visual Services, to honor and recognize outstanding achievement by undergraduate students.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student who is enrolled at any Penn State campus, including Penn College
  • Must be a child of a MediaTech employee or a full-time undergraduate student who has been employed by MediaTech for at least one year and currently works a minimum of 10 hours per week
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Must show distinguished achievement, a combination of academic merit and the quality of community and/or University involvement
  • Must be a child of a MediaTech employee (applicants who have not previously received the scholarship will be given first preference)
  • Prior applicants and award recipients will be considered again

Award amount is $1,200 for the 2014-15 academic year.

Application and Contact Information

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Student's Name
  • Student's Penn State ID Number or Penn College ID Number
  • Parent/employee's name or MediaTech supervisor's name
  • A two-page essay that gives examples of student's outstanding achievements and reasons why student should be selected for the Irene Cheng Memorial Award.

Send letter of application to:

Office of Student Aid Scholarship Committee
314 Shields Building
University Park, PA 16802

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