A scholarship established in memory of an IUP alumna will benefit future student teachers for years to
A gift from Warren K. Martin, of Honey Brook, Pa., made in
memory of his wife, Eileen, creates the fund from which a scholarship will be
awarded. Awards will be made annually to a married female student who is on the
cusp of completing her education with a student teaching experience.
Eileen Martin, a 1963 IUP graduate, earned her teaching
degree as a married mother of four children and went on to become an elementary
teacher in the Apollo Ridge School District in Armstrong County. Warren Martin
served for many years as a minister at the Apollo United Presbyterian Church
and the First Presbyterian
Church in Beaver.
married women who return to school usually do so to improve their family's
situation, and balancing full-time academic work while managing their family's
needs can be a financial struggle," said Edward Nardi, associate dean of
the College of Education and Educational Technology. "Mr. Martin's
generous act in memory of his wife creates a wonderful opportunity not only for
future teachers but also their families. We are grateful for his
Interested students may obtain more information in the dean's office.