PNC Bank, N.A. offers the Laura M. Smedley Scholarship Fund to recognize residents of Venango County, PA 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 scholarships 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, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Laura M. Smedley Scholarship Fund must:
PNC Employees, children of PNC employees or Trust committee members are ineligible.
Award amounts are determined by the selection committee. Awards shall be made upon the basis of scholastic aptitude and, primarily, financial need.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for freshmen or sophomores in undergraduate study only.
All applicants will be notified in August.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of PNC Bank, N.A.. Payment is made in mid-September.
The scholarships are selected by a committee of at least three members appointed by the Board of Directors of the Bank, the Trustee or the committee appointed by the same to determine the distribution of income of discretionary charitable trust.
Financial need will be considered in the selection process. Recipients must demonstrate financial need.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.