PNC Bank, N.A., as Trustee of the William H. & Henrietta Y. Clough Memorial Scholarship Program, has established a scholarship program to assist top-ranked students from Meadville Area Senior High School who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the William H. & Henrietta Y. Clough Memorial Scholarship Program must:
The Clough scholarship is intended as a “last dollar” award; each applicant must provide all financial aid awards he/she receives (except loans).
Children/grandchildren of PNC Bank, N.A. employees are ineligible to apply for the scholarship. Children/grandchildren of Clough Committee members are also ineligible.
Financial need will be considered in determining the amount of each award. Award will be determined by subtracting other awards and aid from the student’s cost of attendance.
Awards are for tuition, room, board, books/academic supplies and school fees. Transportation, private tutoring/lessons and personal supplies are not covered. Awards are for undergraduate study only.
All applicants will be notified in late July.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of PNC Bank, N.A. Payments are made in August and December.
The program will utilize standard SAI recipient selection procedures including the consideration of past academic performance and future potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational aspirations and goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.
Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of PNC Bank, N.A. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 26, 2021 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.