The Erie Community Foundation

Corry Community Foundation Scholarships

All applications for Corry Community Foundation scholarships are available through the Corry High School guidance office.


Larry Amy Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually (renewable for undergraduate education for a maximum of two years)
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School graduate
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited four year higher education institution and have completed your sophomore year
  • Must have an excellent attendance record and demonstrated commitment to community service
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Preference will be given to students currently enrolled in an accredited Civil Engineering program

Terry Babcock Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School graduating senior
  • Candidate must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or science school entering the field of biology, marine biology or veterinarian science
  • Selection will be based on financial need and scholastic record

Louise Butters Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School graduating senior

Corry Evangelical United Methodist Church Scholarship
Tammy Rath Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Recipient must be in active fellowship with the church family of the Evangelical United Methodist Church of Corry, PA, with preference given to high school seniors.
  • The following characteristics will be considered when choosing the recipient: wholesome Christian relationship with peers; high achiever; attitude; dependability; good steward of time and means; resourcefulness; honesty; congenial and friendly; financial need

James Bugbee Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Recipients must be in active fellowship with the church family of the Evangelical United Methodist Church of Corry, PA, with preference given to high school seniors
  • The following characteristics will be considered when choosing the recipient: wholesome Christian relationship with peers; high achiever; attitude; dependability; good steward of time and means; resourcefulness; honesty; congenial and friendly; financial need
    Preference will be given to an applicant preparing for a career in Graphic Design, Commercial Art, Interior Decorating, Mechanical Drawing, Architecture, Cartography, Pictorial Art, Music or Art Teaching. If there are no such applicants, the scholarship may be awarded to a student who is preparing for a career in Christian Ministries; Education or attending a Christian Education Institution

Corry High School Alumni Scholarshiip

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School graduating senior

Wendy Danner Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $300
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School graduating senior
  • Selection will be based on financial need and scholastic record
    Preference will be given to a marching band participant.

Richard A. Fox Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $500
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School graduating senior
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must be attending an accredited two or four year college
  • Must have participated in scholastic sports at the varsity level
  • Priority will be given to those who will be majoring in English/Education

Joseph Gentileman Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School graduating senior
  • Must be enrolled full time in an accredited college or science school
  • Selection based on financial need and scholastic record

William P. Hayes Scholarship

Amount: $4,000 ($1,000 per year for four years)
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Parent or grandparent of the applicant must be employed at Erie County Plastics Corporation (ECPC)

HE Football Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: May 31
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Varsity Football player graduating from Corry Area High School
  • Must be accepted and registered to attend a four year college or vocation program

Preference will be given to players maintaining at least a "B" grade point average


Barbara Keppel-Graham Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School graduating senior
  • Enrolled full-time at an accredited institution entering a field of nursing
  • Selection will be based on financial need, scholastic record and required essay

Diana M. Lewis Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Minimum of $750
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry High School graduating senior or graduate
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be obtaining a degree in the field of human services
    Preference will be given to Social Work majors.

Rebecca A. Lewis Memorial Adult Scholarship

Amount: $750
Deadline: June 27 (Applications available April 1)
Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have been residents of the Corry, Union City or Clymer, NY school districts since at least September 1 of the preceding year, and turn at least age 25 by September 1 of the current year.
  • Must be participating financially in your education to a level at least equal to the scholarship.
  • Must be enrolled in a certificate or degree program and taking a minimum of three credits per semester.

How to Apply:
Applications are available beginning April 1 from the Corry Higher Education Council, 221 N. Center St., Corry, PA or from the Education Council’s website.


Paul & Vera Meerdink Award

Amount: $500
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School graduating senior
  • Selection is based on outstanding citizenship and moral character

Lucy A. Morris Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: April 15
Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be graduating seniors who live in Sparta Township and have attended Corry Area High School for at least two years, or students who have previously completed one or more years of study at an accredited institution provided they graduated from the Sparta Merged School or its successor
  • Students must have financial need and acceptable character

Terry Parker Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry High School graduating senior
    *Selection is based on outstanding performance in the study of science

Stacey R. Skinner Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: Check with Corry High School
Eligibility: Check with Corry High School


Elizabeth J. Smiley Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: April 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior or graduate of Corry Area High School
  • Preference will be given to library science and accounting majors

A. L. Smith Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: April 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry Area High School, Corry, PA student
  • Student must be accepted to a college, university or professional school

Elizabeth & Donald Watson Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:

  • Must be a Corry High School graduating senior

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