The Larry J. Kramer Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation by his family in 2013 in memory of Larry, who passed away in 2005. Larry taught math at Hamburg Area High School and Hamburg Area Middle School for 37 years.

This fund will provide scholarships to high school seniors who are graduating from a high school located in Berks County, Pennsylvania, and who will be attending Kutztown University majoring in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Development, Math, or Secondary Education with a concentration in Math. Preference will be given to seniors graduating from Hamburg Area High School. Preference will also be given to applicants pursuing a Math degree or a degree in Secondary Education with a concentration in Math; however, all applicants who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, been active in school and/ or community activities or have held a work-related commitment, and have a financial need.

To be considered for this scholarship, apply between January 1st and March 15th. All applicants will be notified in May.

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