Jason Ungurian worked for 10 years as a Corrections officer at SCI/Mahanoy. A member of the Regional Hostage Negotiations Team and the Honor Guard, he was a friend to all of his fellow Corrections Officers. This scholarship program has been created in his memory to help the children of his “brothers” and “sisters.”
This fund provides an Annual Book Scholarship of $500 to a student whose parent(s) is currently a member of the Pennsylvania State Corrections Officer Association. This is a one-year scholarship.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
- Must be either a graduating senior or a current full-time student in a 2 or 4-year college/university or trade school who has a parent who is currently a member of the Pennsylvania State Corrections Officer Association;
- Demonstrated community service and/or work experience;
- A student who has demonstrated strength of character and perhaps exceeded the expectations of their life situation;
- Preference is given to any student or family that has not received this scholarship in the previous three years.
Scholarship Deadline is April 29, 2024