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Frank D. and Clara R. Williams Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: May 24, 2021 3:00 pm CT

PNC Bank, N.A. offers the Frank D. and Clara R. Williams Scholarship Program to recognize students that are or were residents of Venango County, PA during their senior year of 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, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Frank D. and Clara R. Williams Scholarship Program must:

  • Be or were residents of Venango County, PA during their senior year of high school.
  • Be current high school and preparatory seniors or college graduates planning to enroll full-time or already enrolled full-time for the entire upcoming academic year at, in order of preference, (i) Allegheny College or (ii) an accredited co-educational four-year college or university for student’s freshman or sophomore year.
    • Priority goes to those students matriculating to Allegheny college.
  • Have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Children of PNC Bank employees are ineligible to apply for this scholarship.

Awards

Award amounts are determined by the selection committee. Awards shall be made upon the basis of scholastic aptitude and, primarily, financial need.

For students attending Allegheny, awards are renewable for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever comes first.

For students not attending Allegheny, awards are renewable for up to one year after the initial award; students are only eligible to receive this award as a freshman or sophomore.

Awards are to be used for education-related expenses

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship Fund Committee will select recipients and determine award amounts.

Financial need will be considered in the selection process. Recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in August.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of PNC Bank, N.A. Payment is made in mid-September.

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
  • Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Student Aid (FASFA).
  • Financial Aid Award Letter from your college/university.
  • Documentation of school cost.

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

PNC Bank, N.A. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!