The Mabel M. Riedinger Scholarship
Beta Lambda Chapter of Pi Lambda Theta
The University of Akron

The Beta Lambda Chapter of Pi Lambda Theta is proud to offer the Mabel M. Riedinger Scholarship for students at The University of Akron. The scholarship was established in 1972 in honor of Mabel M. Riedinger, the founder of the Beta Lambda Chapter. Having served the Akron Public Schools as a teacher and Board of Education member, she later served The University of Akron as Professor in the College of Education.

Beta Lambda Chapter members (including new initiates) who wish to be considered for this scholarship should submit an essay (no more than 3 double-spaced typed pages) addressing the following:

  • Cover page including candidate name, address, phone number, and email address
  • Need for the scholarship
  • Reasons why the candidate should receive the award
  • Reference to future goals.

Essays should be submitted via email attachment to Dr. Rebecca McElfresh no later than May 1, 2011.  Award recipients will be notified via email no later than June 15, 2011.


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