Alumni Legacy Scholarship

The YSU Office of Alumni Engagement annually awards four $1,000 academic scholarships to children of current paid members of the YSU Alumni Society who are also graduates of Youngstown State University or any of its predecessors. Award will be utilized toward their tuition, course or lab fees, parking, library and/or computer fees. Fines are ineligible to be paid from this scholarship and direct payment will not be made to students. Current YSU students must attend full-time and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for the award. Incoming freshmen must be registered full-time. Students must qualify each semester to ensure that they are in attendance full time at YSU. An essay (500 words or less) on why this type of scholarship is important and why the applicant will benefit from it will be required with the application. Applications without the essay will be disqualified. The scholarship must be used within one year of awarding, beginning fall semester.

  • YSU Foundation Scholarship:  No
  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000
  • Awards Available:   4
  • Deadline Date:   In February of the application year (see application)
  • Renewable: Yes, but must reapply

To apply for this scholarship, use the link below.

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2016 Recipients

  • Jamie N. Giambattista, Nursing major

  • Sydney M. Metzel, Marketing Management major

  • Zachary G. Shoaf, Criminal Justice major

  • Claire F. Tevis, Dietetics major

2015 Recipients

  • Rachel R. Briach, Biology major
  • Michael J. Carney, Pre-Business major
  • Erik C. Engartner, Geography major
  • Claire F. Tevis, Dietetics major

2014 Recipients

  • Ian M. Friend, History major
  • Briana L. Scott, Accounting major
  • Amber L. Spirtos, Biology major
  • Caitlin S. Worley, Early Childhood Education major

2013 Recipients

  • Amanda M. Hatfield, Communication Studies major
  • Anna M. Kolar, Information Technology B major
  • Briana L. Scott, Accounting major
  • Michael A. Thomas, Finance major

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