About the Scholarship

M. Verna Butterer Educational Trust offers a combination scholarship and interest-free loan to Bucks County region citizens, Pennsylvania residents who demonstrate financial need and want to pursue a post-high school education are picked for this scholarship.

A recipient of a scholarship may be eligible for up to four years of scholarship funding for attendance at colleges, universities, technical schools, nursing schools and other post-secondary education institutions located within the U.S.


What is the application procedure?

  • Students must first complete the M. Verna Butterer Financial Aid Application Form that can be found on the official website.

  • A candidate must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form for the intended school year to determine the financial position of a student's family to pay for the education.

  • Provide a copy of your Student Aid Report with the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) form. The U.S. Department of Education will send you this report upon completion of the FAFSA application. The application will be considered incomplete if the EFC is not provided.

  • Submit a copy of current transcript from high school or post-high school institutions to prove your excellence in academics.

  • Provide three letters of recommendation from any non-family member.

  • In addition to that, an applicant must write an essay on the topic given by financial aid.


Award Amount and Deadline

The annual scholarship award amount is $14,000 available to all qualifies applicants.

All forms, letters and other documents must be postmarked no later than March 15 to the concerned department to ensure they get the scholarship amount. Any application sent post deadline will be rejected.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate student or non- traditional returning student.

  • Candidates must be U.S. citizens and meet a two-year residency requirement as a resident of Bucks County
    in the State of Pennsylvania.

  • Applicants must demonstrate and prove that they need financial assistance to pay for their tuition.