At conference, the PSBA Trust announced a new series of scholarships that recognize outstanding students. The Student Leader Scholarships have been established to provide a one-time award of up to $5,000 to graduating seniors from PSBA member districts who have demonstrated ongoing leadership and meet the criteria for one of four available scholarships. Each award is named to honor the first chair or president of the following: the Pennsylvania Public Education Foundation, the Pennsylvania School Safety Institute, PSBA and the PSBA Trust.
- The Frerichs Scholarship recognizes a student planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in education.
- The Marcus Scholarship supports a student planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in public safety, criminology, forensics, or other law enforcement or safety major.
- The H.H. Quimby Scholarship honors a student who has served as a student representative to their local school board during their high school academic career.
- The Swope Scholarship recognizes a student planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the arts.
Submissions for the 2024 scholarships are due by February 15. For more information visit PSBATrust.org.