Hammermill Scholarship Application

FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED OR PLANNING TO ENROLL AT PENN STATE ERIE, THE BEHREND COLLEGE

Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to full-time students who are enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, who have achieved superior academic records or show promise of outstanding academic success. Student must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  First preference shall be given to students who are former employees of Hammermill Paper Company (at the time of its closing) or any of its successor corporations; their spouses; and their descendants. Applicants must give evidence of their relationship with Hammermill Paper Company. Recipients must currently reside in Erie County, PA.

DO NOT COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION UNLESS YOU

MEET THE ABOVE CRITERIA


First Name:  Mid Init: 

Last Name:   

Email:

Home/Permanent Address 1 :

Home/Permanent Address 2:

City:   State:   Zip:

Name of Family Member Formerly Employed by Hammermill Paper Company:

Relationship to Student:

RELEASE STATEMENT:

In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), I hereby authorize the Pennsylvania State University to release personally identifiable information from my education records, including but not limited to major, activities, grade point average, financial need information, and other information to donors who will be considering me for the scholarship for which I have applied. This release of information is necessary for the selection process for the award. I also authorize the University to periodically release personally identifiable information to the scholarship donor for the purpose of updating the donor on my progress at the University. I also authorize the release of personally identifiable information to the public through a press release; newsletter announcement; or a banquet or program booklet. I understand that (1) I have the right not to consent to the release of my education records under FERPA; (2) I have the right to receive a copy of such records upon request; (3) and that this consent shall remain in effect until revoked by me, in writing, and delivered to the Penn State Behrend Financial Aid Office.

I understand that scholarship awards may be adjusted or revoked due to unsatisfactory academic progress, change in enrollment status, ceased enrollment at Penn State Behrend, or otherwise failing to meet the guidelines of the awarded scholarship.

PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 1

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ALL YEAR


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