Iris M. Balthaser Adam Scholarship Fund

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.

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Iris M. Balthaser Adam Scholarship Fund

This fund awards scholarships to Berks County high school seniors who will major in education at Kutztown University.

January 1 - March 1

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Berks County


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