Allegheny Scholarship for Women Seeks Applicants for 2016-2017

Jan. 28, 2016 — The Allegheny College Association (ACA), in conjunction with Allegheny College, offers a limited number of scholarships for part-time enrollment at the college.

The Nancy Sheridan ACA Scholarship is available to women at least 25 years of age who are residents of Crawford County, who have completed high school or the equivalent, and who have no more than two years of college toward a four-year bachelor’s degree.

The fully paid scholarship covers a maximum of 12 credits of part-time enrollment for one year (two semesters), an allowance to cover course-related expenses, and a faculty advisor to help with course selection and provide support and guidance. Scholarship recipients have access to the same privileges as other students, including access to the library, athletic facilities, computing and parking. Since its inception, more than 120 women have been selected to participate in the program.

The Allegheny College Association also offers a Returning Scholar Scholarship and oversees the Mary Loretta Walsh Scholarship, both of which include tuition and stipends permitting past Nancy Sheridan Scholarship recipients to return to Allegheny for a second or third year.

Applications for the 2016-17 Scholarship are available at The deadline for submission is March 4. For more information, visit the website or contact Keri Fadden (814-332-6222,