Scholarship List and Requirements

Jasper Drake Scholarship

The Erie Community Foundation began administering the Jasper Drake in 1994. According to Mr. Drake's Last Will and Testament, "It is the purpose of this Trust Fund to enable students, graduates of the Union City Area High School, of good habit with normal intelligence to obtain a higher education, technical skills, vocation, college, or other advanced learning, as they would otherwise not be able to do so or could do so only at a sacrifice of health in the struggle to obtain such further education and earn a living at the same time, in order that they may become better citizens of this country in general, and their community in particular, and to better able them to meet their responsibilities and ultimately to provide for themselves and their families a better livelihood."

Amount: Determined Annually

Deadline: April 30

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating senior from Union City High School
How to Apply:

Contact the Union City High School Guidance Office or click below to download the application.

LaRue Ottaway Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually

Deadline: April 30

Eligibility:
  • Awarded to graduating seniors and graduates of Union City High School
  • Must be pursuing a degree in the medical field
How to Apply:

Contact the Union City High School Guidance Office or click below to download the application.

Donald E. Barteldt Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $500

Deadline: May 1

Eligibility:
  • Students must be graduating senior in the Union City Area School District, with at least a 3.0 GPA, who are planning to attend college or university.
  • Students must apply for the scholarship by writing a one or two page essay on his/her life goals, including educational, career, altruistic, and spiritual. Also include the things in their lives for which they are most grateful.
  • The scholarship award will be disbursed directly to the college or university that the recipient is planning to attend.
  • A factor to be considered in the judging of the essay will be the student’s need for the scholarship.
  • Essays should be delivered to the guidance off on or before May 1st. A cover sheet should indicate the student’s name and address as well as GPA. DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME ON THE ESSAY.
  • The winner will be chosen at random from all essays which meet the essay criteria.
How to Apply:

Contact the Union City High School Guidance Office

Sidney and Sylvia Carlburg Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually

Deadline: April 30

Eligibility:
  • Awarded to graduating seniors of the Union City Area High School
  • Must have a G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher
  • Participation in athletics and/or extracurricular activities (music, art, FFA, Scouts, etc.)
  • Leadership achievement and/or community service
How to Apply:

Contact the Union City High School Guidance Office or click below to download the application.

Raymond and Angela Gocal Memorial Scholarship Fund

Raymond and Angela Gocal – Lifelong Residents of Union City 1916-2006

Amount: $1,000 renewable up to four years. Up to five scholarships available.

Deadline: May 15

Eligibility:
  • Demonstration of self-initiative and the desire to pursue a career in any STEM field.
  • A copy of acceptance letter to a post-secondary four or a two year institution or a two year technical school is required to be submitted with the application.
  • Two letters of recommendations from two Union City Area High School teachers or one teacher and one employer.
  • Write a brief essay describing how you meet requirement one and how these activities influenced your career choice.
How to Apply:

Contact the Union City High School Guidance Office

Edward Margie Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $503.97

Deadline: April 17

Eligibility:
  • Must be a graduating high school senior from Union City Area High School
  • Enrolled in an accredited four-year higher education institution
  • Applicants must have participated in one of the following sports for at least two seasons: varsity football; varsity wrestling; varsity track & field
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have passed the PA State Driver's License Exam
How to Apply:

Contact the Union City High School Guidance Office

Jenine Mineo Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Determined Annually

Deadline: April 15

Eligibility:
  • Must have graduated from Union City Area High School and be enrolled in an accredited four year institution
  • First preference will be given to students enrolled in an accredited choral or music academic program
  • Scholarships will be awarded to students based on musical achievement, excellent attendance record and demonstrated commitment to community service
How to Apply:

Contact the Union City High School Guidance Office