Endowed Scholarships (Grants in Aid): Student Aid
Student Aid: All Students who apply for financial assistance and are determined to have financial need will be considered for these scholarships (grants-in-aid). Recipients are selected by the College.
Though the College administers scholarships restricted to members of a particular sex, the discriminating effect of these awards has been eliminated in the overall administration of the financial aid program through the use of other funds made available to the college.
George H. (1949) and Janet L. Allamong Scholarship Fund
Established by George H. Allamong and Janet L. Allamong, to be awarded to one or more worthy and promising students.
David P. ’77 and Jennifer C. Alldian Scholarship
Established by David P. ’77 and Jennifer C. Alldian; awarded to worthy and promising students.
Frederic S. Almy Sr. Scholarship Fund
Created by the son of Mr. Almy, in memory of "a man who did not have the opportunity to attend college," to be awarded to a deserving and financially needy student.
Ruth C. Apple Scholarship Fund
Ruth C. Apple Scholarship Fund: Established by members of the Apple family of Sunbury, Pennsylvania, to honor their mother. To be awarded to promising but needy students, with a preference to those from Snyder, Union, or Northumberland Counties in Pennsylvania, especially those with skills and aspirations in the performing arts.
Nelson P. Arigo ’43 Scholarship Fund
Established by Henrietta Arigo in memory of her husband, Nelson P. Arigo.
Dean B. Armold, Class of 1929 Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to one or more worthy and promising students in need of scholarship funds.
Dean B. Armold Scholarship Fund
Established by Dean B. Armold ’29, to be awarded to a highly qualified scholar involved in extracurricular activities, with emphasis on academic excellence.
Richard A. Arms Scholarship Fund
Created by the Class of 1924 in memory of the chair of the mathematics department (1920 –1963), to be awarded to a worthy student.
Gertrude and Albert Bachman and Albert Eric Bachman ’58 Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to one or more worthy and promising students, with preference given to students majoring in French, music (B.A.) or psychology.
Dr. Joseph B. (1901) and Rena L. Baker Scholarship Fund
Established by the Woman’s General League of Gettysburg College for a needy and deserving student in the music department.
William Balthaser (1925) Scholarship Fund
Created from a bequest by William Balthaser, to be awarded to needy and promising students.
The William K. Bane ’38 Scholarship
Created by Walter A. Dubovick ’38 in memory of his friend and classmate killed in WWII. Awarded to a first-year student and continued up to four years, if the recipient maintains a satisfactory grade point average. The scholarship can also be awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior.
Dr. Ray Alfred Barnard (1915) Scholarship Fund
Established by Dr. Barnard, to be awarded to a male student from the Central Pennsylvania Synod who is preparing for the Lutheran ministry.
Rev. Sydney E. Bateman (1887) Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a needy ministerial student.
The Milton T. and Catherine K. Becker Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in appreciation of the education of their son, Donald T. Becker ’67, and grandchildren, Richard T. Becker ’97 and Jasmin Becker ’91, to be awarded to one or more worthy and promising students in need of scholarship funds.
Admiral William W. Behrens Jr. Scholarship Fund
Established by the family of Admiral William W. Behrens (Hon’74), to be awarded to one or more worthy and promising students entering the final year of undergraduate study and preparing for a career in public service.
Henry S. Belber II Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a first-year student and may be continued up to four years; preference is given to individuals who engage in extracurricular activities
Belt Hess–Quay Scholarship Fund
Created by Effie E. Hess Belt (1898) in commemoration of several relatives. First preference is given to a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Westminster, Maryland; second preference to any other resident of Carroll County, Maryland, who is pursuing theological studies at the College; and third preference is given to any deserving student.
Helen A. Giles and James B. Bender Scholarship Fund:
Awarded on the basis of need and ability; preference is given to residents of Adams County, Pennsylvania, majoring in economics and/or management.
Jesse E. Benner (1907) and Minerva B. Benner Scholarship Fund
Awarded to worthy students, preferably preministerial students.
Endowed funds provide extraordinary experiences for Gettysburg College students.
For more information about endowed funds or to establish a new fund at Gettysburg College, please contact the office of Donor Relations and Special Events, 717-337-8057.
- The John A. Hauser Executive-in-Residence Fund brought Jake Schindel '03 to campus to speak to the students of Professor Dan Gilbert in April 2011.
- The J. Douglas Shand Fund for Faculty-Student Summer Research in Psychology allowed Valerie Martin '11 to examine perceptions of God with professors Abigail Scholer and Brian Meier in the summer of 2010.
- The Dee Hess '82 Memorial Fund for Service Learning funded research by Chido Munangagwa on hyperinflation in Zimbabwe.
- The Carl Hoshin Peterson Summer Student Research Grant and the Leslie R. Schwiezer '45 and Thomas C. Schweizer '73 Summer Research Grant funded Alex Steel's research on plasma physics.
- The Mary Catherine Albaugh (Class of 1954) Chemistry Fund for Student Research help fund biochemistry research by Chris Stiteler '11, Monica Schmidt '11, Joel Musser '11, Nicole Meredyth '11, Jenna Korsan '11, Kyla Rodgers '11, Will McCanney '12, Katie Dempster '11, Amrit Khalsa '11.
- The Henry M. Scharf Lecture Fund brought former Pennsylvania Governor and Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge to speak on campus.