1ST SUMMIT BANK G.H. Miller & McKelvey Family Scholarship

The scholarship, sponsored by 1st Summit Bank and the McKelvey Family, will award not one, but two winners a $2,500 scholarship.

The scholarship is awarded annually in memory of G.H. Miller, a former 1st Summit Bank president, and his granddaughter, Jeanne Wolford McKelvey, Esq., who served on the bank’s Board of Directors, and in honor of the McKelvey Family.


Amount: $2,500 awarded to two winners for a total of $5,000 in scholarships.

Eligibility: A resident of either Cambria, Somerset, Indiana, Blair, or Westmoreland County who is enrolled as a full-time student at a Pennsylvania-based institution this fall.

How to Enter: Complete the entry form, which includes responding to an essay prompt (800 characters or less).


Deadline to enter is July 10, 2023.

Please complete the below form, or click here to access the form externally.

gh miller scholarship winners

Last year’s scholarship winners, Kiera Nadolsky and Dionte Coleman, with Colt and Rachel McKelvey and Eric Renner, 1st Summit Bank President and CEO.


 A true community bank for the past 99 years, 1st Summit Bank primarily focuses on relationship banking for both consumers and businesses within our region. Altogether, 1st Summit Bank provides banking, financial, and investment services throughout the counties of Cambria, Somerset, Indiana, Westmoreland, and Blair.

1ST SUMMIT BANK Professionals and their families are not eligible. 

NO PURCHASE OR TRANSACTION NECESSARY. Open to students who: (a) are registered as a full-time college student for the upcoming fall term at a Pennsylvania-based institution; (b) will be a high school graduate by July, 2023*; (c) reside in Cambria, Somerset, Indiana, Blair, or Westmoreland county; and (d) complete the essay on the entry form. One entry per person. Employees of 1st Summit Bank and their immediate families are not eligible. Entry must be completed on or before July 10, 2023.

Two winners will be selected based on their essay response, and the decision of the judges will be final. Each winner will receive $2,500 with the check being paid to the institution in which they are enrolled in the Fall of 2023. Winners must provide proof of full-time enrollment. If a winner cannot be contacted by July 31, 2023, the Bank may select another winner in their place at a later date. For more details and up-to-date information about the submission requirements, visit www.1stsummit.bank.

*Home-schooled students may enter if their course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school.

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