Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship


Type: Outside Scholarship,

About the Scholarship:

The Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship was established in 2007 by the non-profit community organizations that knew and experienced Msgr. McGowan’s unselfish support of his community.  Monsignor McGowan believed in God, family and community. In his memory, the Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship is awarded annually to students pursuing education at one of the regional academic institutions to which Monsignor devoted his time and service. 

Amount of scholarship is $3,000

The Msgr. McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship Committee encourages students to live and practice their chosen profession within Northeastern Pennsylvania so as to make a lasting contribution for the improvement of their home community in much the same spirit as Monsignor McGowan. 

Eligibility Criteria

Recipient must have their legal residence within the nine (9) county territory of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

  • Bradford
  • Columbia
  • Lackawanna
  • Luzerne
  • Pike
  • Sullivan
  • Susquehanna
  • Wayne
  • Wyoming

    The Recipient must attend one of the following educational institutions:

      • Allied Services dePaul School For Children With Dyslexia
      • Keystone College
      • Kings College
      • Marywood University
      • Misericordia University
      • Mount Saint Mary's College
      • University of Scranton

      The Recipient must be a full-time incoming or current undergraduate student fully committed to attending Keystone College.

      The Recipient must have a long-term commitment to serving others in his/her community.

      The Recipient must have shown successful leadership experience.

      The Recipient must have a proven moral and high ethical character.

      The Recipient must be a hard-working student, producing to the best of his/her academic ability.

      The Recipient must show a demonstrated financial need.


      Application Deadline: Application closed for 2014-2015. Watch for 2015-2016 deadline
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      Scholarship Recipients:

      2013 - 2014 Recipient

      • Nicole Kerekes – a Junior from Scranton, PA., majoring in Communications Arts and Humanities


      Contact:
      Office of Financial Assistance and Planning
      570-945-8133
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