To honor Joe’s character and passion for philanthropy, Sheetz Family Charities, Inc. created The Joseph M. Sheetz Scholarship Fund, Inc. — also known as The Big Joe Scholarship Fund. Sheetz is a PFMA member and Corporate Leadership Sponsor.
For the 2019-2020 academic year, the Big Joe Scholarship Fund awarded 16 scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $10,000! Scholarship recipients are selected by an independent panel based on academic success, overall excellence of character, and community involvement and leadership.
To be eligible to apply for the 2020-2021 scholarship, an applicant must either be an eligible Sheetz employee or the child/step-child of an eligible Sheetz employee. An eligible Sheetz employee must have been in active employment and must have worked at least 320 hours (average 10 hours per week) from October 1, 2019 through May 8, 2020. Children/step-children of employees must be full-time post-secondary students for the 2020-2021 academic year. Employee applicants may be full-time or part-time students. Click here for more details and to download the application.
The 2019-20 Recipients are:
Alexis Vukmanic Donovan Brubaker Emili King Evan Johnson Jade Sayers John Soyka Kiersten Young Kristen Cherry Kylie Crawford Laura Fidler Logan Bethmann Nicole Taulton Parker Zacher Sarah DeMuth Tyler Petucci Zachary Hlatky