Scholarship Requirements

In order to apply for the Foundation’s scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Your overall GPA must be 3.0 or above.
  • College applicant’s major must be in technology, engineering, math, or metals.
  • Trade school applicant’s must be in a program of Welding, Machine Shop, Mechatronics (or similar), Networking, Automation, or a technology based program.
  • You must not have completed more than 5 years of undergraduate or trade school education.
  • You must be registered or plan to be registered as a full-time student in your post-secondary program.
  • Priority is given to students with-in 150-mile radius of Houston, PA.
  • Priority is given to students attending a university within 150-mile radius of Houston, PA.
  • You cannot be directly related to a current or former Board Member/Director/Officer of the James T. and Rose M. Perryman Family Foundation.
  • You cannot be directly related to a current employee of the Perryman Company.
  • You cannot be related to James T. or Rose M. Perryman.
  • Video and essay required.
  • A minimum of 2 letters of recommendation are required. Please note: The Perryman Family Foundation can not accept letters of reference from Perryman Company Employees or Perryman Family members.
  • Finalist are required to complete an interview.

The scholarship amount awarded to each Perryman Scholar will vary. Our focus is to fund up to 97% of tuition capped at $25,000 per year.