Scholarship categories are listed below. The color-coded icons below make it easy to scan the page to find scholarships of a particular interest.

A number of additional scholarships are available for Elk County Students at Elk County Community Foundation Website

Gloria V. Anderson Scholarship, Sponsored by the Singing Dutchmen Men’s Chorus

 

Gloria was a much admired Music Teacher and is also the founder and director of the Singing Dutchmen Men’s Chorus. Because of this the Singing Dutchmen are now highly acclaimed. They established and dedicated this scholarship in honor of her and the hard work she has put into music.

Amount: Approximately $1,000, determined annually

Eligibility: High school students from Elk and Cameron Counties, and Bradford Area High School.  Must be an area or community where Singing Dutchman member resides.   

Category: Music education or performance

  • High school students from Elk and Cameron Counties, and Bradford Area High School.  Must be an area or community where Singing Dutchman member resides.
  • Pursuing a post-secondary degree in music education or music performance.

Gilbert Gibby Buerk Memorial Scholarship

Gilbert J. “Gibby” Buerk was a graduate of SMAHS and was employed by St. Marys Ambulance. He was an EMT and had recently earned his certification as a paramedic. Gibby was a hard worker and an old soul at heart. His hand was always extended in a bid of friendship and helpfulness. His legacy will long live on in the many friends he had, and the kindness he showed to so many throughout his life.

Amount: Minimum: To determined annually. 
Eligibility: Elk and surrounding High School seniors and non-traditional students in Elk and surrounding counties
Category: EMT or Paramedic or other related health fields

  • Active in school and community activities/service
  • Demonstrate financial need

ARG Employee Scholarship

The ARG Employees Scholarship Fund was established by the ARG Employees Scholarship Committee in recognition of the hard work and determination demonstrated by its many employees, Leadership Team and owner. ARG will support the scholarship from proceeds raised through the annual ARG Golf Tournament  and/or any other fund-raisers established for this purpose.

Amount: Approximately $500, determined annually

Eligibility: ARG employees’ children, grandchildren or legal dependents

Category: General

  • Graduating senior and anyone enrolled in a post-secondary program

Inez Bull Piano Scholarship

Dr. Inez Stewart Bull was a woman of many interests and talents. Chief among her passions were music, music education and Norwegian-American relations, revolving primarily around her
distant cousin, the world-famous violinist Ole Bull.

Amount: Approximately $2,000, determined annually

Deadline: High School: check with guidance office for date, generally due mid-March. Non-traditional students: follow instructions below.

Category: Piano, Music

  • Graduate from Potter, Tioga, Elk, McKean, Cameron, Clinton Counties
  • Must be pursuing a degree in music field from any accredited college with a music department.
  • Preference given to piano majors, but other music majors will be eligible.
  • Financial need is important criteria

Ole Bull Violin Scholarship

Dr. Inez Stewart Bull was a woman of many interests and talents. Chief among her passions were music, music education and Norwegian-American relations, revolving primarily around her distant cousin, the world-famous violinist Ole Bull.

Amount: Approximately $2,000, determined annually

Eligibility: Potter, Tioga, Elk, McKean, Cameron, Clinton Counties. Graduating seniors and non-traditional students.

Category: Violin, Music

  • Graduate from Potter, Tioga, Elk, McKean, Cameron, Clinton Counties
  • Must be pursuing a degree in music field from any accredited college with a music department.
  • Preference given to violin majors, but other music majors will be eligible.
  • Financial need is important criteria

Greiner/Roof Law Scholarship

The Greiner/Roof Memorial Law Scholarship was created in memory of the Honorable Paul B. Greiner and the Honorable Vernon D. Roof, past President Judges of the 59th Judicial District of Pennsylvania. Judge Greiner served as President Judge from 1964 until 1986, after which he served as a senior judge until his death at age 83 in 1999. Judge Roof’s tenure on the bench was much shorter, as he served as President Judge from 1996 until 2002, when he died at age 51. Both Judge Greiner and Judge Roof were respected and renowned as fair and impartial jurists not only in Elk and Cameron

Amount: Minimum: Approximately $500, to determined annually. 
Eligibility: Graduate Level, Elk and Cameron counties
Category: Law

  • Applicant must be accepted or in attendance at an accredited law school
  • Must be permanent resident of Elk or Cameron Counties, or a graduate of one of the high schools located in these counties
  • Award based on academic standing and achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, and general life experience. 

Blair Hornung Memorial Scholarship

The Blair Hornung Scholarship has been awarded to honor Blair who was tragically killed in an automobile accident shortly after his high school graduation in 1989. Although a serious injury shortened his football career and deprived him of an opportunity to play in the Big 30 All-Star Game, everyone knew of his talent. In track that spring he was the District 9 Class AA champion in the 100-and 200-meter dashes for the season.

Amount: Minimum: Approximately $500, to determined annually. 
Eligibility: Cameron County
Category: Sports Participant

  • Must be a graduating senior of Cameron county High School
  • Must be accepted into a 2 0r 4-year post-secondary program
  • must have participated in 2 varsity sports during their senior year (band and cheering considered varsity)
  • Must show academic merit. 

Gladys Schultz Scholarship sponsored by the Singing Dutchmen Chorus

This scholarship is in memory of Gladys Schultz. Although born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she married Arthur Schultz and they made Emporium their home. During her residency in Emporium, she worked in the finance department of Sylvania. Gladys was an accomplished pianist/organist and shared her talents and love of music at many local events. She was the organist for Emmanuel Episcopal Church for over 50 years, piano accompanist for the Singing Dutchmen Men’s Chorus for over 45 years and was an accompanist for the Emporium Community Chorus for many years. Gladys died at the prime of her life- at the age of 94. Despite her age, she still continued to be very active in her community

Amount: Minimum: Approximately $500, to determined annually. 
Eligibility: Cameron County High School
Category: Music or English Preference

  • Graduating senior of Cameron county High School
  • Preference given to students pursuing a degree in Music or English field
  • Show Academic Merit
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

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