Applicants must be high school seniors, current college students, graduate students, or professional students.
Applicants must have resided within the boundary limits of Lackawanna County for at least one year prior to graduating high school and/or completing an application for the Kirtland Foundation Scholarship.
Applicants must be business students. Accepted fields of study include business, accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, public administration, tax, economics, management, labor relations, or some other related major leading to a career in the business field.
High school senior applicants must maintain grades that fall within the top 20% of their class and be participating in an academic curriculum which would qualify them for acceptance into a business related field.
College applicants must maintain grades which qualify them for the Dean's List at their college.
Family income or qualifying students cannot exceed amounts set forth as follows: Current adjusted gross income limitations are $77,535 for one dependent, $82,183 for two dependents, and $86,750 for three or more dependents.