James A. McCavitt and Annie LePors McCavitt Scholarship Fund

James Donald McCavitt of Palo Alto, California has established this scholarship in honor of his parents – James A. McCavitt and Annie LePors McCavitt.

This scholarship was inspired by a sentence said by his parents with the aim that others benefit from their words – “Get an education and make something of yourselves.”

The James A. McCavitt and Annie LePors McCavitt Scholarship is available thanks to the generosity of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation which gives $1,000 annually to one candidate who is considered the most deserving one, based on the application documentation.

Full Description

The application process starts on January 7th and application forms will be accepted until the deadline on April 12th.

Who's eligible?

You are suggested to get familiar with the eligibility requirements, no matter what scholarship you want to apply for, due to the fact that ineligible applicants will not be taken into consideration.

Only if you are a current graduating senior from the Tussey Mountain School District in Pennsylvania who will have completed all four years at his/her school and who is planning to enroll on a full-time basis in a college or university while able to demonstrate financial need and desire to contribute knowledge in service-oriented areas of study such as education, nursing, law enforcement, medical research or social work, you can consider yourself eligible for the James A. McCavitt and Annie LePors McCavitt Scholarship Fund.

Preference will be given to students who need financial assistance and demonstrate strong educational motivation.

Otherwise, we advise you not to waste your time applying.

How to Apply

Applications may be obtained by contacting Wendy Gates using the contact information provided Phone: (814) 635-2975 and Email: wgates@tmsd.net

The required documents that you need to submit so as to be accepted as a possible winner are:

  • Transcript
  • Resume/Activity List
  • Essay – a personal statement addressing topics noted in the application instructions. You are supposed to answer the question: Why are you the best candidate for the scholarship(s) for which you are applying.
  • Recommendation Letters – Two letters of reference which should be uploaded by your recommender
  • A completed online application
  • Applicable financial need documentation.

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