Cheyney Alumni Scholarships

Cheyney Alumni Scholarships

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The Cheyney University National Alumni Association is proud to recognize the academic achievements, community and university involvement, and outstanding potential of current and incoming students by offering a few scholarships each year to qualified candidates. The Cheyney University National Alumni Association and its Chapters help students reach their academic goals by awarding scholarship funds annually.

Incoming students and those who are currently enrolled at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are encouraged to dDownload the CUNAA Scholarship Application form and apply for any of the following scholarships.

Cheyney University National Alumni Association
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
1837 University Circle
P.O. Box 121
Cheyney, PA 19319

The W. McKinley Menchan & Katherine Russell Wilson Scholarship $1,250

Applicant must be an incoming freshman and has been accepted to Cheyney University for the current academic year. Consideration will be given to those students who: rank in the top 20% of their high school graduating class, have a minimum combine SAT score of 800 (or ACT equivalent of 17), and have made significant contributions to their community and / or school. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. to retain the scholarship for the second semester. The scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen only. Recipients are not eligible to reapply once they have completed their freshman year.

The Ashley H. Cooke, Sr. Scholarship $1,000

This scholarship will be granted to full time students with a G.P.A. of 2.5 or better; sophomores, juniors, and seniors only. Applicants must complete an essay that must includetheir reasons for attending Cheyney University and cite their contributions in the community and/or school activities.

NEED/Cheyney University of Pennsylvania National Alumni Association Matching Scholarship $1,000

The student must: Be enrolled as a full time student at Cheyney University of PA; have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 or better; and show evidence of financial need. To receive the matching scholarship, up to $1,000, the student must receive a PHEAA State Grant and have applied for a student loan. See Director of Financial Aid.

Last Dollar Scholarship Application

Click here to download the application form.

Cheyney University Alumni Chapter of Delaware Scholarship $1,000

For more information, please contact the President of the Delaware (State) Chapter.

James A. Daisy Jones Scholarship $1,000

The Cheyney University Alumni Chapter of Philadelphia is the proud sponsor of the James A. and Daisy Jones Scholarship for $1,000. Students must have a 3.0 G.P.A. or above, exhibit financial need and a commitment to complete his/her degree at Cheyney University. This scholarship is renewable contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. For more information, please contact the Philadelphia Chapter.

Cassie Stuart Scott Scholarship $1,000

The Cheyney University Alumni Chapter of Philadelphia is the proud sponsor of the Cassie Stuart Scott Scholarship for $1,000. The student must: be enrolled as a full-time student; be an upcoming sophomore; have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 or better; and have made a significant contribution to Cheyney University through activities or service. For more information, please contact the Philadelphia Chapter.

Cheyney Alumni Chapter of Delaware County Book Scholarship $800

Click here to download the application form.

The Class of 1947 Marcus Foster Memorial Scholarship $500

The Marcus Foster Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors with preference given to those who have graduated from Simon Gratz High School and will attend Cheyney University. Students must show evidence of financial need. Applicants are therefore requested to include an explanation of financial requirements.

The Elvira Wilson Scholarship $500

The Elvira Wilson Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen who are accepted to Cheyney with a high school G.P.A. of 3.0 or better and an 800 or more combined SAT score. Applicant should site in their essay his/her community involvement as well as the reason(s) for choosing Cheyney University to further his/her education.

The Booker Reeves/Sylvester Pace Scholarship $1,000

This scholarship will be granted to full time students with a G. P. A. of 2.5 or better; sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible. Applicants must include their reasons for attending Cheyney and cite their contributions in the community and /or school activities.

Eunice Murray Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area Cheyney University Alumni Chapter is the proud sponsor of the Eunice Murray Memorial Scholarship Fund. This scholarship fund is designed to encourage students as they complete their undergraduate education to pursue lives that will benefit themselves and their fellow men and women. The Fund is a restricted cash grant that will be awarded to college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania who have demonstrated passion, dedication, and a high capacity for self-direction and originality in pursuit of a goal that will strengthen civil society. For more information, please contact the Washington, D.C. Metro Chapter.

1837 Scholarship Book Fund

The Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area Cheyney University Alumni Chapter is the proud sponsor of the 1837 Scholarship Book Fund. The mission of the 1837 Scholarship Book Fund is to provide students from the Washington, D.C. Metro Area with the funds necessary to assist them in the purchasing of textbooks. our scholarships are given to undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and whose address of record is from the Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland, and Washington, D.C. jurisdictions. For more information, please contact the Washington, D.C. Metro Chapter.

Ed Bradley Scholarship $1,500

More information coming soon.

Wade Wilson, Ph.D Scholarship $1,500

More information coming soon.

Fannie Jackson Coppin Scholarship $1,500

More information coming soon.