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Local Scholarships The Richard J. Madden Scholarship PGH Foundation Scholarships

Local Scholarships

Applying for Local Scholarships

Local scholarships are made available each year for Mt. Lebanon High School students ONLY. Applications are made available annually in mid-January in the counseling office at the High School. Interested students should obtain application(s), complete all necessary forms and return them to the counseling office prior to mid-February. Local scholarship deadlines and requirements for application are noted on respective applications.

The School Counseling Office strongly encourages eligible students to apply, as the candidate pool for these opportunities is limited to Mt. Lebanon High School students.  Students receiving awards will be recognized at an awards ceremony in May.

2013 - 2014 LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

  • Each year our local service clubs and organizations offer scholarships to our graduating class.
  • Interested SENIORS may apply for as many local scholarships as they are eligible.   
  • Applications are available in the counseling office until February 14, 2014. 

 

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BARBA FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The Barba Family Scholarship was inspired by the perseverance of the donorís immigrant parents to provide their six children with a higher education.  The scholarship honors her parentsí ambition by providing a Mexican American student at Mt. Lebanon High School with $1,000 to be used towards the costs of attending a four year university.  APPLICATION

 

BASH

The Black Association of South Hills for Women (BASH) annually awards scholarships to minority students in the South Hills Area of Pittsburgh.  Although academic success is important it is not the only aspect considered for this scholarship.  Community involvement and desire to further one's education will also be considered.  Applications are also available on the organizationís website:  www.bashforwomen.com

 

BLUE DEVIL CLUB / ANNE MATHISON QUINN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded, one each to a male and female, who are varsity sport letter winners in the senior year, towards continued education.  Award is weighted towards athletic achievement APPLICATION

 

CELIA SLAGER WEST KUSHNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in memory of Coach West-Kushner who started the Field Hockey Program in Mt. Lebanon in 1997.  The scholarship is to be awarded to a senior from the current Mt. Lebanon Field Hockey Team.  APPLICATION

 

DAVE BRAGDON SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was created to help a deserving graduate feel the joy that Dave Bragdon (Class of 2001) got and spread to his family and friends from reading, music and arts, including visual arts, literary arts, performing arts, music, theatre, dance, band, film, etc.  This scholarship has been funded to celebrate the life tragically cut short at age 18, of a young man who brought joy to everyone whose life he touched with his humor, compassion, love and hugs.  APPLICATION

 

DR. SHIRLEY DAVIDSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Scholarship is awarded annually, in memory of Dr. Shirley Davidson, Principal of Hoover Elementary School, Mt. Lebanon School District, from 1965 to 1993, to a Mt. Lebanon High School graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in elementary educationAPPLICATION

 

GIANT OAKS GARDEN CLUB

This scholarship is awarded to students who plan to study earth sciences such as Agronomy, Biology, Botany, City Planning, Conservation, Environmental Control, Environmental Science, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Architecture, Land Management, Plant Pathology, and/or allied subjects.  APPLICATION

 

 

HOLY CROSS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH PHILOPTOCHOS SOCIETY PHILANTHROPY AWARD

This scholarship is to serve a senior graduating from Mt. Lebanon High School.  The purpose of this award is to assist and recognize a personal philanthropic experience that a student has been actively involved with during their time in high school.  The amount of the scholarship is $1,000.  APPLICATION

 

 

JENNIE ERMOLD BEACHLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Jennie Ermold Beachler Scholarship Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation was created to provide post secondary scholarship assistance to students attending Mt. Lebanon High School.  The students must demonstrate financial need, plan to attend a two or four year college or technical school, and demonstrate athletic, music, theater, art, or other extracurricular achievement.  APPLICATION

 

LAURA CROWLEY MEMORIAL CHEERLEADING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is given in memory of Laura Crowley, a 2008 graduate of Mt. Lebanon High School, who unexpectedly passed away in January, 2009.  Laura loved traveling, cheerleading and was pursuing a career in medicine when her life tragically ended.  She was a leader in all aspects of her life and always had time to lend a hand or an ear to a friend or co-worker.  Laura left an unforgettable impression on many hearts through her enthusiasm, uplifting spirit and gorgeous smile.  This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified candidate who emulates Laura's spirit, leadership and ambition.  APPLICATION

 

LAURIE E. LUST ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

This $5,000 award is being given in memory of Laurie E. Lust, 1979-1994.  Laurie lived life with startling exuberance and enthusiasm.  She let very little get her down and when things sometimes didn't go her way she dealt with them honestly and maturely.  The goal of this award is to recognize and reward a senior student at Mt. Lebanon High School for achieving to their highest potential scholastically and/or athletically while coping with their individual challenge.  APPLICATION

 

LEO AND MARIE RUSSELL SCHOLARSHIP

The children of Leo and Marie Russell will award two $1,000 scholarships annually to a Mt. Lebanon High School male and female senior who will be attending Penn State University with a preference given to students entering the School of Engineering, but not necessarily required.  The student must also demonstrate academic achievement, leadership potential and community service.  The scholarship will be merit based.  APPLICATION

 

LIEUTENANT TERRENCE MULKEEN MEMORIAL AWARD

Lieutenant Terrence Mulkeen was a 1977 graduate of Mt. Lebanon High School where he played football and basketball.  After ten years as a pilot in the U.S. Navy, Terry was killed in the line of duty.  The recipient of this award must have earned a varsity letter in any interscholastic sport.  The recipient will receive a total of $7,000.    APPLICATION

  

MATTHEW CONOVER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is being given in memory of Matthew Conover.  Matthew, who died in July, 2002 after a courageous battle with lymphoma, was a 12 year old student at Mellon Middle School.  He played drums in the band, enjoyed playing sports and was known for his friendly smile.  This scholarship will be awarded to an individual who has been involved in a music program, has been involved in sports and plans to attend a two or four year college or a technical school.  APPLICATION

 

MICHAEL COHEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Michael N. Cohen Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to a graduating senior (or seniors) intending to continue his/her education as a full-time student at The Pennsylvania State University or any of its branch campuses.  Although academic success is important, it is not the only aspect considered for this scholarship.  Michael lived his life to the fullest, brought laughter to all who knew him, and enriched othersí lives by reaching out to people in friendship, acceptance, and loyalty.  This scholarship wishes to recognize students who embody the same special qualities that Michael exemplified.     APPLICATION

 

MT. LEBANON ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

This $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually for up to four years to a qualifying senior attending one of the Ivy group of colleges and at the same time participating in intercollegiate athletics.  The Ivy Group of colleges consists of Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Pennsylvania, Princeton and Yale UniversitiesAPPLICATION

                                                                                                                                                      

MT. LEBANON EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Mt. Lebanon School District's custodial and maintenance union (ESPA) is offering this scholarship to any senior who is interested in pursuing a career in the fields of automotive technician, carpenter, electrician, HVAC, aviation mechanic, plumber, pipefitter, welder, secretarial, culinary arts or any other skilled trade job.  The committee will also consider academic records and involvement in the school community when selecting finalistsAPPLICATION

 

MT. LEBANON FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

The Mt. Lebanon Federal Credit Union Scholarship will be awarded to a Mt. Lebanon High School student who is the son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a current or former Mt. Lebanon School District employee who is also a current member of the Mt. Lebanon Federal Credit Union.  The scholarship committee will also consider academic merit. The scholarship will be a one-time award of $1,000 APPLICATION

 

MT. LEBANON JUNIOR WOMENíS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

The Mt. Lebanon Junior Womenís Club is interested in recognizing young women who have contributed to their community and school while demonstrating leadership skills and high academic standards by awarding this $1,000 scholarship  APPLICATION

 

MT. LEBANON POLICE ASSOCIATION

This scholarship will be awarded annually to three (3) members of the senior class for the purpose of continued education at the college, university, technical school or business school of the recipient's choice.  Each applicant shall be evaluated based on financial need, personal responsibility, community involvement and academic achievementAPPLICATION

 

MT. LEBANON PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Friends of the Mt. Lebanon Public Library will award up to two $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors who exhibit community leadership through volunteerism at the Library.   APPLICATION

 

MT. LEBANON RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION

The MLRSEA Scholarship will be awarded to a Mt. Lebanon High School senior who will be continuing his or her education at a four year college/university or business school, secretarial school, vocational school, or technical school.  The award for 2014 is $3,000.    APPLICATION

 

MT. LEBANON STRING FESTIVAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Mt. Lebanon String Festival Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior(s) who will pursue a music major or music minor at an institution of higher education.  Applicants must have participated in the Mt. Lebanon String Festival during their junior or senior year.  The applicantís participation in past Mt. Lebanon String Festivals and his/her dedication and spirit of participation to the Mt. Lebanon High School Orchestra will also be consideredAPPLICATION

 

 

PAUL L. WELLENER III MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship award is being given in the memory of Paul Wellener, a long time member and past president of the Mt. Lebanon Parent's Athletic Council.  Paul was a former school board member and served his community in many capacities as a coach of the youth of Mt. Lebanon and as a community volunteer and leader.  The purpose of this award is to recognize and reward a Mt. Lebanon High School senior student-athlete who has been accepted to and is planning to attend the University of Pennsylvania or Carnegie Mellon UniversityAPPLICATION

 

PARENTS ATHLETIC COUNCIL OF MT. LEBANON, INC. SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Three $2,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to graduating seniors who have participated in varsity or non-varsity sports in Mt. Lebanon.  The award focuses on student athletes who have shown dedication to both individual athletic achievement and to the Mt. Lebanon community.  APPLICATION

 

 

PAUL ROBERT GARLITZ, JR., MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

In tribute to Paul Garlitzís character, dedication to Mt. Lebanon as both a student athlete and an adult resident, and his commitment to the development of the sports programs and student athletes in the Greater Pittsburgh Area, the Garlitz Family, Friends and his Mt. Lebanon Class of 1954 have established an annual $1,000 scholarship in his memory.  In graduation years ending in an odd number the award will be given to a female student, and in a year ending in an even number, the award will be given to a male studentAPPLICATION

 

RICHARD O. DUNHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is to be awarded to a Mt. Lebanon High School senior who has an interest in music and/or archaeology and is average or better in scholastic performance.  The scholarship has been established by the family of Richard O. Dunham, a Mt. Lebanon graduate of 1975, who died accidentally in Colorado in August, 1977.  APPLICATION 

 

SOUTH HILLS COLLEGE CLUB

This scholarship, in an amount of at least $2,000, will be awarded at the regular May meeting of the College Club.   The criteria to be used to evaluate and select the awardees in order of importance are financial need, academic standing, and personal evaluation, participation in school and extracurricular activities or employment APPLICATION

  

TIMOTHY C. KENNEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Timothy C. Kenney Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Timothy Kenney, a mathematics teacher at Mt. Lebanon High School from 1971-2006.  The scholarship is established to recognize a graduating senior who achieves academic excellence in the field of mathematics and plans to pursue a career in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics. APPLICATION

 

TY SHIELDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Ty Shields Memorial Scholarship will be awarded each year to a graduating senior wishing to continue his/her education at an institute of higher learning.  The $15,000 scholarship will be given to the applicant that best exemplifies the qualities that Ty strove to achieve including tolerance and respect for all individuals, a spirit of participation in school and community and the ability to enrich the lives of others by a simple word or deed.  APPLICATION

  

WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship was created to provide a scholarship to a worthy and deserving former Washington Elementary graduate.  The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has continued to show leadership qualities, with a commitment to putting others first, while also demonstrating integrity and dedication toward academics and their community.  APPLICATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

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