Dr. George H. and Mrs. Hettie S. Love “Love of Learning” Scholarship Fund

The Dr. George H. and Mrs. Hettie S. Love “Love of Learning” Scholarship is established by the Bishop Nathan Baxter Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians for Students of Color with a primary focus on the Black community, entering a 2-year or 4-year college majoring in Education. Preference is given to a student attending an Historically Black College and University (HBCU), especially Cheyney University of PA, Lincoln University in PA, or St. Augustine’s University, Raleigh, NC. An eligible student would have financial need and will exhibit promise for entering into the education field. The scholarship is designed to support Black students and students of color entering into the education profession. 

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March 15


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Scholarship FAQ


  1. Graduating high school senior planning to attend a four year or two year college or university as a full-time student to major in education. (K-12)  
  2. Student must be a resident of the geographic area is the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania which is these 24 counties: Blair, Bedford, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry, Franklin, Lancaster, Potter, Tioga, Adams, Franklin, York, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Union, Clinton, Lycoming, Sullivan, Clearfield, and Centre 
  3. Student must be a person of color, the primary focus will be on the Black Community 
  4. Extra consideration will be given to students attending HBCUs, especially Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Cheyney, PA; Lincoln University of PA, Lincoln University, PA; and St. Augustine’s University, Raleigh, NC;  
  5. Demonstrated volunteerism or community service 
  6. Financial need 
  7. Essay
  8. Supplemental documents. This may include a resume, letter(s) of recommendation, transcript, FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR), or other scholarship-specific documents. Specific requirements are noted in the application.


Describe your career goals after you complete your college education. 500 words maximum.


This scholarship is a one-time award; however, college students who received the award as a graduating high school senior, may reapply for up to three additional years. Students must submit a full application but may be prompted to complete a different essay.

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