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Gertrude F. Weinert Memorial Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 20, 2020 4:00 pm ET

The Gertrude F. Weinert Memorial Scholarship has been set up to assist high school seniors at Baldwin-Whitehall High School in Pennsylvania who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university.

This 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. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or disability.

Applicants of the Gertrude F. Weinert Memorial Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be high school seniors at Baldwin-Whitehall High School in Pennsylvania.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children of the Gertrude F. Weinert family and PNC Bank N.A. employees are ineligible.

Award information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award up to the full cost of attendance for eligible fees.*
  • Awards are renewable for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first.
  • Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a satisfactory academic performance of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Award will be utilized for tuition, related educational fees, and required books only. Room and Board is not an eligible expense for this award.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only

*This award is meant to be supplemental to other awards and grants; it will only cover the costs of unmet expenses up to the full amount needed for tuition, books, and qualified fees.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in April. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the PNC Trustee of the Gertrude F. Weinert Memorial Scholarship in August.

Scholarship finalists are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need will be considered in determining the amount of each award.

Selection of 10 semi-finalists is made by Scholarship America. A selection committee will select 5 finalists and Scholarship America will select one recipient.

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  1. Current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken.
  2. SAR (Student Aid Report) generated from the FASFA form.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation must be completed on your behalf by 4:00 p.m. ET on February 25, 2020.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

PNC Trustee of the Gertrude F. Weinert Memorial Scholarship has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!