WHAT IS THE ELIZABETH FORWARD STUDENT AID FUND?
The Elizabeth Forward Student Aid Fund (EFSAF) was created in 1962 as a non-profit corporation to provide undergraduate loans to deserving students. In 1992, the EFSAF Board of Directors dedicated the fund’s existence to the memory of Dr. Frank R. Bondi who was one of the founders of the organization and served as its president for 30 years.
In 2012, the Board of Directors voted to transition EFSAF from an organization that provides loans to one that provides scholarships to graduating seniors of Elizabeth Forward High School (EFHS) who plan to continue their education as full-time students, and to EFHS alumni who are full-time undergraduate students, continuing their education at the sophomore, junior, or senior level.
For 2021, four $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors and four $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to continuing students. To learn more about these scholarships and to get an application, click on the appropriate link below:
- EFSAF Bondi Scholarships for EFHS graduating seniors
- EFSAF Fleischauer Scholarship for EFHS graduating seniors
- EFSAF Scholarships for EFHS alumni – Continuing Education
HOW CAN ONE CONTRIBUTE TO THE FUND?
Donations (which are tax deductible) are to be made payable to the Elizabeth Forward Student Aid Fund and should be mailed to:
c/o Mr. Scott Biddle, Treasurer
5136 Daube Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
“The continued operation and success of the Elizabeth Forward Student Aid Fund will depend on the dedication and efforts of the Fund’s Board of Directors and the response of the community we serve.”-Dr. Frank R. Bondi-
ELIZABETH FORWARD STUDENT AID FUND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
|Robert G. Xides, Jr. – President and Legal Advisor||Scott Biddle – Treasurer|
|Carolyn Adams – Vice President||Darla Twale – Secretary|
|Christopher Foster||Keith Gephart|
|Tim Guffey||Mickey O’Rourke|
|Kevin Ryan||Jon Shank|
|Honorary Board Members|
|William L. Benedetti||Richard P. Bondi|
|David Caird, III||Pamela Bondi Cignetti|
|Jay H. Feldstein||Daniel Pavlic|
|Donna Shultz||Donald Similo|
|Ex-Officio Board Members|
|Christine Brookins – Financial Advisor||Beth S. Mills – District Magistrate|
|Todd Keruskin – EFSD Superintendent||Michael Routh – EFHS Principal|
|Joe McManus – EFHS Guidance Counselor||Nancy Gierl – EFHS Guidance Counselor|