Scholarship at Penn State DuBois
– In order to support Penn State DuBois students, William and Nancy Allenbaugh
of DuBois have established the William and Nancy Allenbaugh Scholarship. The scholarship will provide recognition and
financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students who are enrolled, or
plan to enroll in the Human Development and Family Studies program at Penn
State DuBois, who also have a need for funds to help cover college expenses.
Allenbaugh's have pledged their support to campus students in two ways. They will make an annual $5,000 contribution
beginning this year. Additionally, they
have bequeathed the campus a minimum of $50,000 in their wills, which will
endow the scholarship in perpetuity.
Allenbaugh is a Penn State DuBois alumnus and adjunct faculty member. He graduated in 1973 with a BS in Law
Enforcement and Corrections. He then
went on to earn his masters from Slippery Rock in 1990, and became a licensed
psychologist in 1994. Bill and Nancy
opened a private practice together in 1995, with Nancy serving as financial
director. The practice was dedicated to
treatment of sex offenders, victims of sexual abuse, and drug and alcohol
has taught classes on human behavior related to drug use and sexuality at Penn
State DuBois since 1994. Both Bill and
Nancy have demonstrated strong support of the campus and students over the
years. They have volunteered for
alternative spring break service trips to such places as Washington D.C. and
Arizona where they joined students in community service projects. They have
also sponsored scholarships for summer youth programs on campus.
and I have both seen rough times and know individuals who, due to financial
reasons, were unable to follow their dream of college," Bill said. "We hope this scholarship will assist a
deserving student in fulfilling their dreams of a college education. We also hope that the student will work in
the social service field and dedicate their career to helping others help themselves
in an honest, ethical, caring and non-biased fashion."
and Nancy met in high school and married in 1973. They have two adult children, Bill and
Devany, and two grandchildren, Alexia and Madison.