Gannon Receives $45,500 in Scholarships From Marquette Savings Bank
Posted: August 9, 2013
Marquette Savings Bank donated $45,500 in annual awards and
scholarships to Gannon University. The corporate gift will help
fund both the Marquette Savings Bank Endowed Scholarship as well as
the Marquette Savings Bank Annual Scholarship Award and benefit
students from both Erie and Crawford counties.
"We established this program to help students in Erie and
Crawford counties with financial need," said Marquette's CEO
Michael Edwards. "With this donation,
Marquette is able to give area students an opportunity to continue
their education locally at Gannon University."
The scholarships endowed by Marquette are among the almost 200
scholarships at Gannon endowed by corporations, foundations,
families and individuals. Last year, Gannon University
awarded nearly $914,000 in scholarships to more than 400 deserving
students from a diversity of locations, backgrounds and financial
Combined with the dozens of scholarships given by the university
itself, these awards reached 337 students last year. Approximately
97 percent of students at Gannon University receive some sort of
scholarship award in the academic year just concluded.
Endowed gifts to Gannon can also help fund faculty positions,
professorships, chairmanships, faculty excellence and study-abroad
programs at the University.
For more information on endowed scholarships and/or gifts of
securities, please contact Tony Fulgenzio,
director of philanthropy at (814) 871-7786 or