Scholarships for the Fleer Center
The Fleer Center office offers several scholarships each semester. Applications may be downloaded here. Deadlines for all Fleer Center applications are August 1 for the fall semester and December 15 for the spring semester.
Martha Fleer Prime Times Alumnae Club Scholarship
This scholarship pays for one full course at Salem College and must be used within a 12-month period. Applicants must represent Salem College sisterhood and be currently enrolled in two or more Salem College courses. In addition, applicants must have completed at least six Salem classes and have a 3.5 GPA in coursework completed at Salem. A letter of recommendation and a brief essay is required.
Patricia McAleer Scholarship
This scholarship was created by adult education student Patricia McAleer and is available to students who merit financial support based on the applications and previous educational endeavors. Preference will be given to single mothers over the age of 25. Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation and a brief essay discussing their educational goals and how they intend to contribute to the Salem College community. No previous Salem College coursework is required.
Shirley D. Shouse Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Robert Elberson, a member of the Salem Academy and College Board of Trustees, in honor of his friend Shirley D. Shouse. Ms. Shouse was a 2001 graduate of Salem College. She was an adult education student with a major in Religion. Preference will be given to students majoring in Religion. Applicants must have taken at least one class at Salem College and must provide a one-page essay and two letters of recommendation.
Stuart I. Bellin Scholarship
This award was created by Marie Van Hoy Bellin in memory of her late husband. He was a businessman and continued his education at Salem College for the pure joy of increasing his business acumen. Marie is a Salem College graduate in the Classics and more recently studied the organ at Salem. In keeping with the Bellins’ many interests and their passion for lifelong learning, this scholarship recognizes Salem students who are passionate about their own educational pursuits. Scholarship monies are available for students who are degree-seeking or who are enrolled in a certificate program, especially those who may be studying in business, music, languages or literature. Applicants must have taken at least one class at Salem College and must provide a one-page essay and two letters of recommendation.
Robert E. Elberson Scholarship for Female Adult Education
This scholarship was created by Robert E. Elberson, a member of the Salem Academy and College Board of Trustees. It will be awarded to need- and/or merit-based Salem College female students enrolled in the Fleer Center for Adult Education.
Outside Scholarship List
In addition to Salem College scholarships, you may want to review our list of outside scholarships and general financial aid information. This list covers a wide range of scholarships and loans available to students in every major and is available through the financial aid webpage under forms.