Scholarships available for 2021 for nursing and higher education
Applications for nursing, higher education and music scholarships for graduating students meeting certain requirements are available from Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton.
The William C. and Loretta K. Shirar Memorial Scholarship for Nursing was established for the purpose of awarding scholarships to high school seniors or older individuals pursuing a career as a registered nurse. First consideration is to be given to any person pursuing a baccalaureate degree, followed by associate degree or diploma program. Should there be no candidate from Trinity Lutheran Church, any applicant from Lehighton Area School District will be considered.
The Jean D. and Robert A. Benner Nursing Scholarship was established for the purpose of awarding a scholarship to a high school senior or older person pursuing a career as a registered nurse. First consideration is to be given to any person pursuing a baccalaureate degree, followed by associate degree or diploma program. Any applicant from a school district in Carbon County will be considered.
The Thomas L. Reisenweaver Memorial Higher Education Scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in music or a finance-related field. If there are no applicants in these fields, then preference will be given to a member of Trinity in any course of study.
The Marian A. Ashner Memorial Scholarship in Education awards up to two scholarships to Lehighton area students majoring in education enrolled at a Pennsylvania college or university. Scholarship recipients can reapply in subsequent years for consideration for additional scholarship grants.
The Trinity Higher Education Scholarship and Mark Krieger Memorial Scholarship were established to provide help to people pursuing a degree or diploma from an accredited school of higher learning. Should there be no candidate from Trinity, any applicant from Lehighton Area School District will be considered.
Application forms with further details may be obtained through the church’s website: www.tlclehighton.com, requested via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or regular mail by calling 610-377-4303 during office hours.
Application deadline is June 1.