Dr. Vince Gonino Scholarship
Awarded to a continuing student who has completed one full year of study at Shepherd University in Recreation and Leisure Studies, has a 2.5 GPA or better, is pursuing a degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies. To be considered, students must demonstrate characteristics that exemplify those of Vincent Gonino: A desire to “make a difference” with children and adolescents; commitment and involvement; and honesty, loyalty and integrity.
Award: Amount varies
Availability: One per year
Deadline: February 1st for the upcoming school year
Dr. Sara Helen Cree Scholarship
Sponsor: Shepherd University Foundation
History: In her will and through a trust, Dr. Sara Cree set up this scholarship fund to be used in support of “people of integrity.” Dr. Cree was the head of the Physical Education Department of Shepherd College for many years, and was an Honorary Director on the Shepherd University Foundation Board of Directors. She died in October 2004.
Criteria: Designated Health and Physical Education majors who are juniors or seniors, with 2.5 GPA.
New Student Tuition Waiver
Available to new incoming undergraduate students. This application must be received no later than February 1st for the upcoming school year.
Office of Financial Aid
Link to the Shepherd University Office of Financial Aid website, where students can find information about the different aid programs, including grants, loans, scholarships and student employment. Includes links to private scholarship searches that students can use to “match” themselves to scholarships for undergraduate study, overseas study, internships, and graduate and professional study.