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Campus Employment/College Work Study—Student employment is an integral part of the financial aid program at AWC. Eligibility is based on financial need and work abilities. Students are expected to enroll full-time, maintain satisfactory academic progress, and perform their jobs in a
satisfactory manner. Since campus jobs are limited, some students will have to seek off-campus work.
Presidential Scholarship—This scholarship may be awarded by the President to students on the basis of academic excellence coupled with Christian character. The amount of the scholarship will be determined by the President on a semester basis. The scholarship may be renewed at the discretion of the President.
Public Relations Scholarship—A public relations representative may offer, at his/ her discretion, a scholarship to be divided evenly over four semesters. One must be a full-time, on-campus student to be eligible. Final approval for the scholarship and the amount must come from the President.
Ministry in Music Scholarship—Scholarships are available to those who qualify as a member of a full-time traveling musical group. This scholarship will cover for up to 16 hours of tuition, room and board, and fees after all entitlements have been applied. This scholarship is more fully described in the “Public Relations Group Contract” which each member signs.
Missionary Kids in College—A scholarship worth $250 per semester per eligible student is provided by the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Woman’s Missionary Society. This scholarship is available only to children of Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist missionaries and is based on age and grade average. Details concerning requirements are available from the college Business Office.
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Youth Scholarship—This scholarship, under the jurisdiction of the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Youth Society, makes $2,000 available per year to young people desiring to attend Allegheny Wesleyan College. Details of the requirements are available from the Business Office.
C. R. McPherson Memorial Scholarship—Rev. C. R. McPherson was a staunch proponent of a spiritual, well-trained ministry. Family and friends have established this scholarship to assist a worthy senior who is a Pastoral Ministry major.
T. A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship—Rev. T. A. Robertson served The Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection for over sixty years as pastor and leader. To honor his memory, his family and friends have established this scholarship to assist a worthy junior or senior who is a Pastoral Ministry major.
Rev. and Mrs. Stanley Kendall Memorial Scholarship—Rev. Stanley Kendall spent thirty-nine years as an evangelist in the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection. A scholarship has been established to aid a student or students who demonstrate an exemplary Christian attitude and who face a current financial need. This scholarship will be presented to freshmen or sophomores.
Forrest and Naomi Plowman Memorial Scholarship—A scholarship has been established to honor the memory of Forrest and Naomi Plowman. As members of the Johnstown Wesleyan Methodist Church for more than fifty years, they consistently supported the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection. Students who meet the following criteria will be eligible to receive this scholarship: PRIMARY; Children of missionaries, pastors, and full-time Christian workers who demonstrate Christian character and have a financial need; or SECONDARY; any student who demonstrates Christian character and has a financial need.
D.R. Kaufman Memorial Scholarship—It was established to provide financial assistance to a junior or senior mission major student attending Allegheny Wesleyan College. Award: Scholarship for use in any year; renewable.Eligibility requirements: Applicant must be a Missions major student (junior or senior)Amount: $480
Alumni Scholarship—Any graduate of Salem Bible College or Allegheny Wesleyan College may take any class they have already taken (or similar class) as a refresher course free of tuition cost.
Christian Worker Scholarship — Any full-time Christian worker may take classes at a reduced rate. The reduction is a 50% discount on tuition. Regular fees still apply.
Pastor Scholarship—Any full-time AWMC pastor may take one class tuition free per school year. Additional classes will receive a 50% discount on tuition. Regular fees still apply.
Senior Citizen Scholarship—Anyone over the age of 62 may take classes at a reduced rate. The reduction is a fixed tuition charge of $50.00 per credit hour. Regular fees still apply.
High School Scholarship—A junior or senior in high school may take one class per semester, tuition-free (fees may apply).
Summer Camp Scholarship—Opportunities may exist to assist at various youth camps and also represent the college. Any compensation/award will be applied to the applicant’s school bill over two semesters (half each semester).
Recruitment Scholarship—Students (except those in a Public Relations group) who are directly responsible for encouraging a new student to attend Allegheny Wesleyan College will receive $200.00 on their school bill. The new student must complete one full semester before the award will be applied.