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BASD Superintendent’s Scholarship

BASD Superintendent’s Scholarship

Moravian University, in partnership with the Bethlehem Area School District (BASD), annually will offer one full-tuition, four-year scholarship to a Liberty High School graduating senior and one full-tuition, four-year scholarship to a Freedom High School graduating senior. The recipient of the BASD Superintendent's Scholarship receives full tuition to Moravian University, room and board is not included.

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Scholarship Selection Guidelines 

  • Admission to Moravian University as a traditional undergraduate day student for the fall semester immediately following the student’s high school graduation.
  • Attendance at Liberty/Freedom High School for at least the junior and senior years
  • Evidence of meaningful service to the larger community
  • Submission of a scholarship application
  • Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) and release to Moravian University (School Code: 003301)

Scholarship Selection Process

  • Completed scholarship applications are reviewed by a guidance/administrative team at each high school, with recommendations for finalist candidates made to the Superintendent of Schools.
  • The Superintendent, in consultation with representatives from Moravian University (from the Office of the Provost, Admissions and Financial Aid), selects the scholarship recipients. 

Scholarship Awarding Policy

  • MC/BASD Scholarship recipients are ineligible for all other forms of MU-funded gift aid, including grants, scholarships and tuition benefits.
  • Any gift aid (grants, scholarships or tuition benefits) obtained from State, Federal or other external (non-MC-funded) sources will be credited toward the applicable tuition charges before finalizing the MU/BASD award amount. The MU/BASD Scholarship is intended to cover the remainder of tuition charges after subtracting all other available sources of gift aid.

Announcement of Scholarship

  •  March / April 2024

Contact Information

  • For more information about the Superintendent's Scholarship, please contact your guidance counselor.
  • For more information about Moravian University, please contact Joshua Tehonica at