YSU Women’s Club scholarship applications due Feb. 15

February 6, 2012  |  

Application deadline is Feb. 15 for the $1,000 Youngstown State University Women’s Club scholarship and the $1,000 Martha Kryston Shuster Memorial Scholarship, both for currently enrolled YSU students.

The YSU Women's Club is accepting applications for the Martha Kryston Shuster Memorial Scholarship.The Women’s Club scholarship is based primarily on need and will be awarded to full-time female students who have a minimum grade average of 3.3, have completed 31 semester hours and have declared a major.

The Martha Kryston Shuster scholarship, awarded in memory of a former YSU employee and Women’s Club president, provides $1,000 awards to one male and one female undergraduate student, and one graduate student. Undergraduates need to have a minimum grade average of 3.3 and have completed a minimum of 31 semester hours at YSU.  The graduate students must have completed one-third of their degree requirements and have a minimum of 3.5 grade average. The Shuster awards concentrate on academic performance.

A short essay explaining the applicant’s academic and career objectives should accompany both scholarship applications. The application deadline for both scholarships is 5 p.m. Feb. 15. Application forms are available at www.ysu.edu/finaid/scholarships or from the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships in Meshel Hall. Applications should be directed to the Chair of the Committee, Denise Walters Dobson, YSU College of STEM, Moser Hall, room 2325, Youngstown, Ohio 44555.