The Iris M. Balthaser Adam Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation by her family in 2014 in memory of Iris, who passed away in 1991. Iris was a school teacher at Hamburg Area School District for 30 years.
This fund will provide scholarships to high school seniors who are graduating from a Berks County, Pennsylvania, school district who will be attending Kutztown University and majoring in Elementary Education. Preference will be given to seniors graduating from Hamburg Area High School; however, all applicants who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.0 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.
Deadline & Cycle
This fund awards scholarships to Berks County high school seniors who will major in education at Kutztown University.
January 1 - March 1
Scholarships and Awards