Scholarship Opportunities for Prospective IUP Punxsutawney Students

  • More than 50 scholarships totaling close to $60,000 are awarded annually to eligible students who demonstrate success in the areas of academic achievement, leadership, and service through the generous support of the Punxsutawney community, university alumni, and members of the faculty and staff.

    After you check out the Punxsutawney scholarships below, see our scholarships page in Financial Aid for more information on IUP scholarships.

    Scholarship
    Award
    Eligibility

     Regional Advantage Scholarship  $1,500
    (divided between
    spring and fall
    semesters)
     Degree-seeking students attending IUP Punxsutawney

    Punxsutawney Area College Trust Scholarship
    $1,000
    (divided between spring and fall semesters)
    Punxsutawney Area School District graduates, graduates of school districts contiguous to the Punxsutawney Area School District


    Col. Leonard and Mary McQuown Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    (divided between spring and fall semesters)
    Graduates of Punxsutawney Area School District, Punxsutawney Christian School, or Jefferson County Vocational Technical School

    Punxsutawney Rotary Book Scholarship
    $250
    (spring semester)
    Punxsutawney Area School District graduates

    Punxsutawney Endowed Scholarship
    $1,000
    (Sophmore year)
    All full-time, degree-seeking students. Awarded based upon application and essay submitted in the spring semester.

    Punxsutawney Person of Purpose Scholarship
    $250
    (bi-monthly)
    All degree-seeking students

    Punxsutawney Essay
    Scholarship
    $1,000
    (spring semester)
    All degree-seeking students