Eligibility requirements and application guidelines specific to each scholarship can be found on The Pittsburgh Foundation website. Be sure to include required evidence such as academic record, community service, and letters of recommendation.  All applications must be submitted electronically at the site. For additional information, please click on this link.  Immediate family members of any person currently serving on the Ligonier Valley Endowment Board of Governors are ineligible for all LVE-sponsored scholarships.

Ligonier Valley ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIPs


The Thomas and Nancy Donchez Scholarship​

For graduating seniors enrolled at Ligonier Valley High School planning to attend a four-year college and major in education. 


The Mary L. and Thomas Gantz Scholarship

For graduating seniors residing within the geographic area comprising the Ligonier Valley School District planning to attend a two- or four-year college, or a vocational or technical school.


The Ligonier Valley Endowment Scholarship

For graduating seniors residing within the geographic area comprising the Ligonier Valley School District planning to attend a two- or four-year college or technical school.


The Carmen Joseph Marotta Scholarship

For students residing within the geographic area comprising the Ligonier Valley School District who are enrolled in a graduate program in veterinary medicine or pre-veterinary coursework and are currently in or have completed their fourth year of college.  If there are no applicants who meet this criteria, current undergraduate students pursuing studies in an engineering field may be awarded this scholarship.


The McMullen Family Scholarship

​For graduating seniors residing within the geographic area comprising the Ligonier Valley School District planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university, or an accredited vocational or technical trade school.


The R.K. Mellon Family Scholarship

For graduating seniors residing in the geographic area comprising the Ligonier Valley School District who are planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university or an accredited vocational or technical trade school.


The Patricia Urban Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors enrolled at Ligonier Valley High School planning to attend a two- or four-year college or technical school.