This scholarship supports high school seniors who are Berks County residents who achieved high scholastic and personal development, demonstrated leadership skills, and plan to continue their education after high school at a four-year college or university. Strong preference will be given to applicants who are children, stepchildren, grandchildren, or step grandchildren of former or current Arrow International employees who were employed by Arrow International as of the date of the sale of Arrow International to Teleflex, October 1, 2007.

In order to apply, applicants must have obtained a high school cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or a 90% or higher on a 100% scale. The ideal recipients will have participated in high school and community activities and demonstrated some leadership roles.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit apply between January 15th and March 15th. Applicants will be notified in May.

To apply, click on “Apply for a Scholarship” under the “Scholarships + Grants” section of the website menu.

*In 2008, the Arrow International, Inc., Scholarship Trust was transferred from Wachovia Bank to Berks County Community Foundation to establish the Arrow International Scholarship Fund of Berks County Community Foundation.

**In addition to providing scholarships, the Arrow International Scholarship Fund supports innovative projects designed to respond to unmet needs in the fields of human services, education and health.