2023 Scholarship Information

The deadline for applications has passed. The committee is reviewing the applications and winners will be contacted within the next few weeks. 

 2023 marks the fifth year for our scholarship program, with over $9,500 in scholarship money being awarded to area students to help them reach their educational and career goals.

Jacob Campbell Scholarships of $1000 will be awarded to a pair of high school seniors from Cambria County. These scholarships are named after Jacob Campbell, a charter member of Alma Lodge #523 and former United States Congressman.

Up to three Alma Lodge I.O.O.F. Educational Scholarships of $500 each will also be awarded to Alma Lodge #523 members or their family members who are high school seniors or currently attending a post-secondary institution.

 Completed applications and materials must be postmarked by March 31, 2023. Winners will be announced in late April/early May and will be invited to attend an awards ceremony at Alma Hall. For more information, call the Lodge office (814-536-8341) or visit www.almalodge523.org


Alma Lodge #523

​Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Scholarship Information


Jacob Campbell Scholarships- Reagan Hajjar (Central Cambria) and Alexis Nibert (Westmont)


Jacob Campbell Scholarships- Brooke Litzinger (Richland) and Sydney Richards (Conemaugh Valley)

David Brown Memorial Scholarship- Kayla Ringler (Penn Cambria)


Jacob Campbell Scholarships- Addison Carbaugh (Westmont Hilltop) and Abbey Lansberry (Cambria Heights)

David Brown Memorial Scholarship- Josh Koval (Penn Cambria)

2021 Alma Lodge Scholarship Ceremony Video (Thanks to Brother Jim Kuntz for making this)


Jacob Campbell Scholarships- Alexandra Thompson (Glendale) and Bridgette Flanagan (Central Cambria)

Alma Lodge I.O.O.F. Educational Scholarship- Madelyn Oliver (Richland/Univ. of Pittsburgh)