A Tribute to Sister Edward Ann

The Sister Edward Ann Wierzalis Memorial Scholarship has been established in order to help make the dream of completing a college degree possible for students who demonstrate financial need and a commitment to academic excellence while fostering Sister Edward Ann’s legacy to inspire others in developing their spiritual values in celebration of the gift of life.


The following are general requirements and considerations for the scholarship application:


  1. Only full-time students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher who have successfully completed one academic year will be considered.

  2. Applicants must demonstrate financial need as defined by the Office of Student Financial Services

  3. Students must complete a scholarship application by March 15 and compose a brief statement describing his/her commitment to being a life-long learner, a reflective professional, and an ethical leader with moral courage.

  4. A letter of recommendation from an Alvernia University faculty or staff member must accompany the application supporting the student’s commitment as described above.


Please contact the Office of Student Financial Planning at 610-796-8201 or sfs@alvernia.edu with requests and questions.