James A. McCavitt and Annie LePors McCavitt Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 14

Friday
Awarded By:

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a high school senior at the time of application.
  3. Must be a resident of Pennsylvania.
  4. Must graduate from Tussey Mountain High School in Saxton, Pennsylvania, and must have completed all four years at this school.
  5. Must enroll full time at an accredited college or university.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The James A. McCavitt and Annie LePors McCavitt Scholarship is available to high school seniors graduating from the Tussey Mountain School District in Bedford and Huntingdon Counties, Pennsylvania.

Application requirements for the James A. McCavitt and Annie LePors McCavitt Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Financial statement
Additional Information: James Donald McCavitt of Palo Alto, California, has established this scholarship in honor of his parents. In setting up this scholarship in honor of James A. McCavitt and Annie LePors McCavitt, their son hopes that they will be remembered throughout the Tussey Mountain School District and the Broad Top area as model parents who would want others to profit by their humble words. Preference will be given to students who meet the criteria of need for financial assistance and demonstrate strong educational motivation.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 14

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 14

Information about this award is available on the Peninsula Community Foundation website. Applications may be obtained by contacting Wendy Gates using the contact information provided. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: two signed and dated letters of recommendation sealed in their own envelopes (the letters must be from the people listed on the application); an official transcript of grades; a signed and dated personal statement addressing the topics listed on the application; and evidence of financial need. The complete application packet must be received by Wendy Gates by 3:00 p.m. on the deadline.
Contact: Wendy Gates
Address: Tussey Mountain School District Route One, Box 178-A Saxton, Pennsylvania 16678

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