McKean County Scholarship Applications Are Now Available

McKean County Scholarship Applications Are Now Available 

Bradford, PA: Attention All those attending Colleges, Universities or Vocational schools! The McKean County Community Foundation, (MCCF) is an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Northern Alleghenies added twenty new scholarships this year.  This will increase the total scholarship awards by the Foundation to nearly $250,000 available for students across seven counties. The Community Foundation has distributed all post-secondary or vocational school scholarship applications to the high school guidance departments throughout the area and also have information on their websites.   Please visit:, look for the Scholarship page and the “Information for Students” tab!

Each scholarship that is available has a different focus, so check each one out and see if it is right for you. Some of the new scholarships are the Andrew Taylor Recognition Award, Samuel F. Heffner, Garrick S. Anderson, BAHS Class of 1960 Scholarship, the BAHS & BCCHS Class of 1964 Scholarship, and the Bradford Area Fire Department Scholarship in Bradford and Kristie Chase Memorial Scholarship in Otto Eldred.

Post-secondary music students and high school seniors are also eligible to apply for the Inez Bull Piano or the Ole Bull Violin Scholarships as long as they graduated from a high school in Potter, Tioga, Elk, McKean, Cameron or Clinton County.

The Community Foundation is one of 40 state wide partners with PATH (Partners for Access to Higher Education). Students who receive a scholarship award from the Community Foundation may qualify for matching dollars through PHEAA and the PATH program. In 2019 over $50,000 was matched to our local students.

Visit the websites to see what is available! For further details and deadlines, contact your guidance counselor or the Community Foundation at 844 238-2289.

Pictured 2019 scholarship winners