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Scholarship Opportunities

Over 50 scholarships totaling in excess of $52,000 are awarded annually to eligible students who demonstrate success in the areas of academic achievement, leadership, and service through the generous support of the Punxsutawney community, university alumni, and members of the faculty and staff.

Scholarship
Award
Eligibility
Criteria
Punxsutawney Area College Trust Scholarship

$1,000

(divided between Spring and Fall semesters)

Punxsutawney Area School District graduates

Graduates of school districts contiguous to the Punxsutawney Area School District

Academic, leadership and service
Col. Leonard and Mary McQuown Memorial Scholarship

$500–$800

(divided between Spring and Fall semesters)

Graduates of school Punxsutawney Area School District, Punxsutawney Christian School, or Jefferson County Vocational Technical School
Highest Cumulative Grade Point Average
Punxsutawney Rotary Book Scholarship

$250

(Spring semester)

Punxsutawney Area School District graduates
Highest Cumulative Grade Point Average
Punxsutawney Endowed Scholarship

$500

(Spring semester)

All students
Academic, leadership and service
Punxsutawney Person of Purpose Scholarship

$100

(monthly)

All students
Classroom and campus engagement


  • IUP Punxsutawney
  • 1012 Winslow Street
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
  • Phone: 814-938-6711
  • Fax: 814-938-1163
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.