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Walter Carlyle Shaw Scholarship Fund Walter Carlyle Shaw and his partner purchased G.C. Murphy Stores circa 1910. The main office opened and remained in McKeesport, PA until the company was sold in 1985. The Walter Carlyle Shaw Scholarship Fund was created to provide scholarships to McKeesport High School seniors.

Award varies
Award Type: Single-Year Award.
Application Period Opens: 1/17/2024
Application Period Closes: 4/1/2024


  • Attend McKeesport High School as a graduating senior.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Plan to attend a 2-or 4-year college or university.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate financial need and those who intend to pursue the medical field, inclusive of veterinarian science.

How to Apply

  • Click the button on this page and follow the instructions from Scholarship America. (This page will show the button when the application period is open.)