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Scholarship Funds

Funds Established in 2021

Ardell Bressler Memorial Scholarship Fund: This scholarship was established in memory of Ardell Bressler who served for 25 years as an English Teacher with the Clearfield Area School District. The scholarship will be awarded by the CHS English Department annually to a student who has achieved high grades in the English curriculum throughout their academic career at CHS.

Donate to Ardell Bressler Memorial Scholarship Fund

Scott Beers Memorial Scholarship Fund: This scholarship fund was established by Gordon and Valerie Beers along with the family and friends of Scott Beers to honor his memory. Scott was a 2017 graduate of Moshannon Valley High School where he was a member of the Black Knights football and wrestling teams. He was known for his love of the outdoors and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends hunting and riding ATVs. His proudest accomplishment was realizing his dream to work as an Apprentice Lineman for Penelec as a member of IBEW Local 459. Plans are for this scholarship to be awarded annually to students who are looking to go into the trades with special consideration given to those in financial need. .

Donate to Scott Beers Memorial Scholarship Fund

CRI / Reitz Theater Performing Arts Scholarship: Established in July of 2021, this scholarship will be awarded annually to a DuBois area graduating senior who has participated in a theatrical event at the Reitz Theater with special consideration given to a student who is pursuing a career in the arts or a related field.

Donate to CRI / Reitz Theatre Performing Arts Scholarship Fund

Barbara Bishop / Christ the King Manor Scholarship Fund: Established in 2021, this scholarship fund is to provide scholarships to employees of Christ the King Manor who wish to further their education and upgrade their certifications for the benefit of their employment with Christ the King Manor.  

Donate to Barbara Bishop / CTK Manor Scholarship Fund

Funds Established prior to 2021


DuBois Rotary Club Scholarship Fund: To provide scholarships to high school seniors selected annually by the Scholarship Committee.

DONATE Bob E. Day Memorial Scholarship Fund: To honor the memory of popular DJ Bob E. Day by providing scholarships to students of the Clearfield Area High School who demonstrate a strong dedication to community service with special consideration for those pursuing a career in broadcasting or communications.

Taylor Harpster T-HARP Memorial Scholarship Fund: This scholarship was established in honor of Taylor who died tragically in a traffic accident on Dec. 26, 2018. Applicants must be students at Philipsburg-Osceola and display Taylor’s positive attitude and characteristics. This includes being involved with extracurricular activities at the school and the community, as well as being a hard worker, a good student, and “an uncommon hero”.

Pictured L-R John Harpster , Abigail Lonjin – 2021 recipient of T-Harp Scholarship, Kyle Reese – 2021 recipient of T-Harp Scholarship, Macy Neideigh (Harpster) and Bobbi Harpster.

2019 winners

For full scholarship details and application,

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DONATE Golden Bison Alumni Association Fund:  Funds are designated to endorse and enlarge a previously established scholarship in memory of former Superintendent of Schools, S.F.W. Morrison.  A scholarship committee, with approval from the Board of Directors, determines the eligibility, regulations, quantity, and amount of the scholarship(s).

 Clearfield Area High School Class of 1962

2020 Winner Parker Marshall


 Clearfield Area High School Class of 1975

2019 winners

2018 winners

2017 winners

 Donate Clearfield Education Foundation:  This fund provides local students with scholarships to the Clearfield Campus of Lock Haven University.
Donate  Marty Clarke Scholarship Fund:This fund was established in loving honor of Marty by her daughter Rachel & other family members.  It awards scholarships to graduates of Clearfield Area High School pursuing a teaching degree.

Jerry Read Scholarship Fund:This fund was established by his classmates in the Clearfield High School Class of ’73 to honor Jerry Read.  A scholarship will be awarded annually to an Eagle Scout to help continue his education.

2020 Winner John McKenzie

2019 winner

2017 winner


Janet McCracken Hansard Memorial Scholarship Fund:This fund was established in memory of Janet by her family to pay tribute to her life as a social worker and community volunteer.  The scholarship will be awarded to an area student who embodies this same spirit of service and is pursuing a degree in social work or related field.  This scholarship is open to students from Clearfield, Curwensville, Clearfield Alliance, Philipsburg-Osceola and West Branch High Schools.

2019 winner

2018 winner

 Donate Shirley Rowles Miller Scholarship Fund: This scholarship in memory of Shirley is for students graduating from the Curwensville Area High School.
 Donate Eileen C. Withey Scholarship Fund:This annual scholarship is for Curwensville High School students pursuing higher education in the field of speech and communications.

Marsha Novey Scholarship Fund:This scholarship has a preference for swimmers from the Clearfield Area High School.

2020 Winners Parker Marshall (left) and Noah Jordan (right)


Cunningham Scholarship Fund:This scholarship fund for students of the Clearfield Area High School will be based on the applicant’s citizenship and compassion for others.

2020 Winner Parker Marshall


Meghan E. Deininger Scholarship Fund: An annual scholarship for high school students from Clearfield, Centre, or Northern Blair Counties who have Meghan’s epicurean passion for culinary arts and are desirous of pursuing a degree in this field or hotel/restaurant management.

Deininger Scholarship Application

Link to general fund list