Allegheny Bonner Service Leader Program

About the Program


The Allegheny Bonner Program, started in 1998, is a unique program that merges leadership, education, and service to transform the lives of students as well as their campus and local communities. Allegheny College is 1 of 75 schools that have the Bonner Program.

Currently, there are about 45 students in the Allegheny Bonner Program. This year, we will recruit an incoming class of 16 students, 8 Bonner Leaders and 8 Bonner Scholars.

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What is an Allegheny Bonner?

  • Committed to working alongside the Meadville community
  • Dedicated to personal growth and social justice
  • Enthusiastic about cultivating community
  • Work to implement systems of compassion
  • Change-makers

Allegheny Bonner Scholars (8 per yearly class) receive:

  • A combination of grants, scholarships, and loans to meet total documented need based on the FAFSA
  • Federal work study or campus employment for Bonner Hours

Allegheny Bonner Leaders (8 per yearly class) receive:

  • Federal work study or campus employment for Bonner Hours