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"Alletta M. Schadler Scholarship"

The scholarship of $500.00 will provide support to any Lebanon County resident pursuing a degree or continuing education in the area of Family and Consumer Sciences.

This includes areas such as, but not limited to: clothing and textile sciences, foods and nutrition, food safety, consumer education, family relations and child and adolescent development. We encourage both traditional and non-traditional, undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing areas of Family and Consumer Sciences to apply. The application deadline is March 31, 2017.

Alletta Schadler (Letie) served as Home Economist, Family Living Agent and County Extension Director with Penn State Extension in Lebanon County from 1969 thru 1999. In 1974 she was appointed the first female County Extension Director in Pennsylvania. Her main program focus was food and nutrition, food safety and food preservation but she also worked in the areas of leadership development, textiles and clothing and home management.

For more information on the Alletta Schadler Scholarship, please contact Penn State Extension in Lebanon County at 717-270-4391.