Additional Scholarship Details

value of Scholarship award


The number of recipients and the amount of each scholarship may vary from year to year due to fluctuations in the Fund's value and/or applicable document restriction. Subject to the trust terms, the awards are only to be applied to the cost of tuition, fees, books, and supplies should not exceed these costs. Scholarship awards must be used in the year they are awarded.

Failure to submit the required materials will result in the permanent loss of the scholarship. Unused funds must be returned to the David L. Kirtland and Marijo M. Kirtland Foundation Scholarship.

school eligibility

Recipients may attend any accredited, public or private, two-year or four-year college, university, technical college or graduate school. All recipients must be full-time students each semester and working toward a degree in business. By business, it is meant a field of student in business, accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, public administration, tax, economics, management, labor relation, or some other related major leading to a career in the business field.

The institution must be an educational organization that normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of pupils or students in attendance at the place where its educational activities are regularly carried on. To the extent the institution is involved in the selection of the recipients (if at all), such involvement must comply with the Fund's policy of awarding scholarships on an objective and non-discriminatory basis as well as the Fund's Conflict of Interest Policy.

Inability to Attend Consecutive Semesters: Extenuating circumstances requiring a student to sit out a semester must be explained in writing to the Kirtland Foundation Scholarship Committee, c/o Tellie and Coleman, 310 E. Drinker Street, Dunmore, Pennsylvania 18512.  You will be notified of the final decision. If a recipient is out for a semester, then that semester is forfeited.


  • Applicants who successfully meet ALL the eligibility requirements, including the residency requirement, and who meet the filing deadline requirements are selected to receive the scholarship.
  • Scholarship grants shall be made on the basis of academic qualifications and business needs. There will be absolutely no discrimination as to race, religion, gender, age, national origin, mental or physical handicap, or veteran status.
  • All recipients will be notified by email.
  • Scholarships may be renewable. All applicants must submit a new complete application each year.