Larry J. Kramer Scholarship Fund

The Larry J. Kramer Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation by his family in 2013 in memory of Larry who passed away in 2005. Larry taught math at Hamburg Area High School and Hamburg Area Middle School for 37 years.

This fund will provide scholarships to high school seniors who are graduating from a high school located in Berks County, Pennsylvania, who will be attending Kutztown University majoring in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Development, Math, or Secondary Education with a concentration in Math. Preference will be given to seniors graduating from Hamburg Area High School. Preference will also be given to applicants pursuing a Math degree or a degree in Secondary Education with a concentration in Math; however, all applicants who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above or 86% or above in order to apply, been active in school and/ or community activities or have held a work-related commitment, and have a financial need.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit this application between January 15th and March 15th. All applicants will be notified in May.

In order to apply for a scholarship, you must click the Sign Up button in the top right corner to create an account. If you already established an account, click Sign In to proceed with applying for a scholarship.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a high school senior who attends a high school located in Berks County, PA?
  2. Will you be attending Kutztown University after high school?
  3. Did you achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, or 86% or above?
  4. Select the field of study you will be majoring in at Kutztown University.
  5. Write an essay (between 250 and 500 words) that addresses the following topic: What motivated you to pursue a degree in your selected field of study, and what do you intend to do with your degree?
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