Williamsport, Pa. — With costs for higher education outpacing inflation at many colleges and universities, the future may be daunting for many promising young people.
To help alleviate some of that strain, the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) has worked to create scholarship funds for graduating seniors and nontraditional students.
Endowed scholarship funds at FCFP are created from gifts made by individuals, families, and organizations. These gifts are invested to provide income to award scholarships every year to different students. In many instances, scholarships are awarded based on predetermined criteria that are reflective of the personal values and