Leonard “Big Red” Williams Scholarship Fund

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Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Who should apply? Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduate of a Hazleton Area High School
  • Community or volunteer service that supports Democratic/Progressive/Liberal activities
  • Preferably, a student pursuing the study of accounting
  • A hard-working student producing to the best of his or her academic ability
  • Demonstrating financial need
  • Planning to enroll as an undergraduate in an accredited two or four year college/university as a full-time student


The children of “Big Red” Williams established this Fund in honor of the 60th anniversary of his high school graduation and in honor of his 77th birthday. A scholarship will be awarded to progressive-minded students from the Hazleton area.
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