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    March 15, 2022

    Find information and deadline information for various awards and scholarships with upcoming deadlines below.


    Francis P. Boland, MD Memorial ScholarshipJUNIOR PRE-MED STUDENTSEligibility RequirementsCandidates for this award must be considered juniors in 2022-2023 and intend to graduate in May 2024.

    First consideration will be given to sons and daughters of the Regional Hospital of Scranton (formerly the Mercy Hospital family). Family is intended to signify persons affiliated with the hospital. If there is no candidate associated with the Regional Hospital of Scranton (formerly the Mercy Hospital), consideration will then be given to Lackawanna County residents.

    Candidates for the award should intend to pursue a medical degree. The award recipient will be a declared pre-med student.

    Candidates must submit a profile including G.P.A., classwork and extra-curricular involvement.

    Candidates must also submit a one-page typed essay expressing their goals in medicine.

    The candidate will be selected based on merit. Financial need will only be used as the determining factor for a final decision when there is a tie.

    Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, April 15, 2022.Applications available online at scranton.edu/financialaid. Click on Scholarship and Grants; Additional Scholarship Opportunities.

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    The Rev. J.J. Quinn, S.J. Achievement Award

    ELIGIBILITY: The Rev. J.J. Quinn, S.J. Achievement Award was established by the late Fredrick A. Hensley, Jr., M.D. ’75 to be awarded to a University graduating senior majoring in any discipline and accepted at an accredited U.S. medical school.

    This award is a merit-based award and the award will be made on Class Night.Deadline: Friday, April 22, 2022.

    Applications are available online at scranton.edu/financialaid. Click on Scholarships and Grants; Additional Scholarship Opportunities.

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    The Edward J. Spitzer Scholarship

    The Edward J. Spitzer Scholarship was endowed to The University of Scranton by the estate of Marian Robling to be awarded to a University graduating senior who will be attending a graduate program in Business Administration at any college. The award will be made on Class Night.

    Application is available online at scranton.edu/financialaid. Click on Scholarship and Grants; Additional Scholarship Opportunities.

    DEADLINE: MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2022.

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    The Congressman & Mrs. Joseph McDade Program for Public Service Scholarship

    The Congressman & Mrs. Joseph McDade Program for Public Service Scholarship is awarded based on the following guidelines:• The applicant must be a University of Scranton sophomore or junior who intends to do the internship in her/his junior or senior year. The internship could be any academic session (summer, fall, intersession, or spring).• First preference is for students majoring in political science. Consideration will be given to students majoring in other fields traditionally linked to public service such as, but not only, criminal justice.• Student must have an overal l GPA of at least 3.3.• The student will be responsible for arranging a 3 credit (120 hour) internship with an agency in the local area and identifying a specific project on which to work at the agency. The agency may be at the city or borough level, county level, state level, or federal level. The local office for the 10th Congressional District is an eligible assignment, as is Tobyhanna Army Deport and the Veterans Hospital in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre.• A University committee will review applications for internship support. A representative from Political Science Department will coordinate selection.• The selected candidate must have final approval by the office of Financial Aid.• The scholarship award may be used for tuition, out of pocket expenses or any other appropriate purpose related to completion of a public service internship.Please submit with application:1. Unofficial transcript.2. Eight-hundred-word essay, outlining the proposed internship projectand detailing how the internship experience will enhance the qualifications of yourintended career choice.Application deadline for 2021-2022 Friday, April 22, 2022Applications available online at scranton.edu/financialaid. Click on Scholarship and Grants; Additional Scholarship Opportunities.

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    Additional Scholarship Opportunities 2022-23

    Applications are available online at scranton.edu/financialaid  Click on Scholarship and Grants; Additional Scholarship Opportunities.Cinram Manufacturing ScholarshipFleet PA Services Scholarship/Bank of AmericaJames Burns Memorial ScholarshipIrving Grossman ScholarshipJohn and Lucille Guzey Scholarship FundJoseph P. Gallagher Memorial ScholarshipLeslie Fay ScholarshipMonsignor Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone ScholarshipPurple ClubNeal J. Fasula Scholarship -Undergraduate Students of dependent employees of Gerrity’s SupermarketsThe William E. Atkisson & William J. Brady, Sr. ScholarshipTimes-Shamrock Communications ScholarshipTRL Associates ScholarshipUnited Gilsonite Laboratories Scholarship

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    Scully Scholars Summer Internship Program

    The program is to provide University of Scranton students with financial assistance to pursue summer internships in public policy and to honor the memory of long-time professor of history and political science, Timothy H. Scully.Eligibility:All full-time University of Scranton students who will have completed at least two full years of study by May 2021 are eligible.Applicants must have identified a potential summer internship sponsored by a Member of the United States Congress, a congressional committee, a state legislator, a state legislative committee, a federal or state agency (inc luding the White House or a governor’s office), a think tank, a national political party, or a public policy organization.Academic Requirements:The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences will determine the number of credit hours to be awarded for the internship. The recipient must submit a paper of scholarly quality, on a public policy subject, during the semester following end of the internship. The paper’s topic must be approved by the chairperson of the University’s Political Science Department, although approval is not required prior to commencement of the internship.Application and Selection Process:• Every applicant must submit:• A completed application form, is available online https://www.scranton.edu/financial-aid/add-schol-opp.shtml• A brief essay which demonstrates your interest in public policy (no more than two pages, typed and double-spaced).• An unofficial transcr ipt (available at the Registrar’s Office or on-line).• Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a University professor.• A current resume.Deadline Monday, May 16, 2022.

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