German Language College Scholarships Liederkranz German Language Scholarships are made possible by funds raised from our annual Christmas cookie sale, Easter candy egg sale, donations by the Liederkranz Hobby Chor, Small Games of Chance, and the Youth Cultural Grant Fund.
The Liederkranz awards scholarships to seniors from Lancaster Co. and surrounding area high school students who will further their education in German studies. The successful candidate will be a leader and scholar who demonstrates an interest in German language and culture beyond the classroom. Interested applicants should contact their high school language department.
Internal Cultural Grants The Club also offers financial grants to the children and grandchildren of Club members who wish to further their German cultural interests. Examples such as financial aid for travel expenses to Germany with an accredited program, German cultural learning experiences, or expenses incurred in purchasing tracht for dancing, etc.
If you are interested in learning more about this type of grant for your member child or grandchild, please contact Grant/Scholarship committee chair, Judy Zodet by email or by phone: 717-392-7166.
2019 German Language College Scholarship Recipients
Lancaster Liederkranz scholarships are made possible each year by the annual Christmas cookie sales, Easter candy egg sales, Hobby Chor donation, and the Small Games of Chance donation.
The Scholarship Committee has named Memorial Scholarships in honor of three former member teachers who perpetuated the Club's mission of preserving German culture by offering German language classes at the Club: Helga Barisits, Monica Fasnacht and Milan Kratzer.
Liederkranz $1,000 Memorial Scholarships:
Milan Kratzer Memorial Scholarship Curran Schmitt – Hempfield HS Attending: Case Western Reserve Univ. (OH)
Monica Fasnacht Memorial Scholarship Skye Reinacher – Lampeter Strasburg HS Attending: Cabrini University (PA) Helga Barisits Memorial Scholarship Joshua Schmidhuber – Manheim Central HS Attending: Temple University (PA)
Liederkranz $1,000 Scholarships:
Emily Glatfelter – Hempfield HS Attending: University of South Carolina (SC)
Grace Tepes – Northampton Area HS Attending: Susquehanna University (PA)
Lily Malone – Cumberland Valley HS Attending: University of Pittsburgh (PA)
Rachel Edwards – Cocalico HS Attending: Millersville University (PA)
Liederkranz $500 Scholarship:
Madelyn Nagel – Elizabethtown HS Attending: Hood College (MD)
Hobby Chor $1,000 Scholarship Donation designated to Liederkranz member child:
Grace Buckwalter – Hempfield HS Attending: Penn State University (PA) Parents: Greg & Kathy Buckwalter
Lancaster Liederkranz Preserving German music, song, dance, language, customs, and culture since 1880.