Colonel Gerald F. Russell Scholarship

  • Graduating senior of a Centre County school district, including St. Joseph Catholic Academy
  • Must be a child or grandchild of a military veteran or the brother or sister of a military veteran
  • Applicant must have demonstrated academic achievements and leadership in community, school, and/or religious activities.
  • Must have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Preference will be given to a student exhibiting financial need

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you the child or grandchild of a military veteran; or the brother or sister of a military veteran?
  2. Share your military affiliation, including family member and branch of the United States military served.
  3. Explain a little bit about yourself, including any activities where you showed leadership or gave back to your community. In addition, please explain your need for this scholarship, what your career goals are, and how this scholarship will benefit the pursuit of these future plans and goals.
  4. Please include a letter of reference from an adult that can attest to your leadership qualities.