Skip to Content - Skip to Navigation

Emily A. Fabiny Memorial Scholarship for Journalism and Religious Studies Students

Journalism majors at IUP are invited to apply for the Emily A. Fabiny Memorial Scholarship for 2013–2014.

Journalism majors have a GPA of 3.0 at the close of the Spring semester before the award is made, and must have achieved junior status by beginning of the Fall semester for which the award is being made.

The Emily A. Fabiny Memoral Scholarship for Journalism and Religious Studies majors was established in 2005 and alternates between the two departments every other year. Past Journalism Department recipients:

  • 2005: Kelsey Volkmann
  • 2007: Elizabeth Gaffron
  • 2009: Melissa Thompson
  • 2011: Alycia King

About Emily A. Fabiny

Emily Fabiny, of Blue Ridge Trail, Dorrance Township, died in 2002 in a car accident at the age of twenty while returning to the IUP campus. She was a 2000 graduate of Crestwood High School and was a member of its girls’ track team. Emily was a sophomore at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she was pursuing a dual major in Journalism and Religious Studies. She was a disc jockey, a producer of radio programs, and a past editor of the Penn.

How to Apply

Download and complete an application form. Submit application package to the Journalism Department no later than 2:00 p.m. on April 8, 2013. Scholarships will be announced in April and awarded in the 2013–2014 academic year. The awarding panel reserves the right not to award any scholarships during an academic year if none meet the the required scholarship qualifications.

Finalists may be invited to an interview by the awarding panel.

  • Journalism and Public Relations Department
  • Davis Hall, Room 434
    570 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4411
  • Fax: 724-357-7845
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.