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Frank E. Bolden Scholarship Fund

History

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The Frank E. Bolden Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 to provide scholarships for students who are pursuing a teaching career in Early Childhood Education or Special Education in accredited education programs in Western Pennsylvania.

Eligibility Criteria

 To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:

  1. Be an undergraduate or graduate education student pursuing a Special Education or Early Childhood teaching certification in the state of Pennsylvania.
  2. Provide evidence of community service work with children.
  3. Intend to pursue a career focusing on the education and development of special needs children.
  4. Attend a college or university within the 18 county Western Pennsylvania area (Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Warren, Westmoreland, and Washington counties) that offers a teachers certification program in Special Education or Early Childhood.

Scholarship Amount

Two, $2,000 scholarships are available in 2014.

Timeline

The application is availalbe beginning on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM and will close on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 3:00 PM.  

How to Apply

To apply, click on the link below and select the Frank E. Bolden Scholarship Application. Note the online application is only available during the application period, noted in the Timeline above.

Click here to get started on your scholarship application!

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