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Albert P. Gettings Memorial Scholarship

Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio

On January 5, 2006 in Fallujah, Iraq, Cpl. Albert Gettings was shot along with another Marine in a firefight around midday. As stated in the after action report," Corporal Gettings saved the life of one Marine, maybe more, by his levelheaded assessment of the situation and courageous combat leadership. Mortally sounded he demonstrated that on that day, One Marine Made a Difference. Little did they know, He was a Red Hurricane, and they don’t give up. This scholarship was established shortly after his death to honor his memory and to assist graduating seniors from New Castle High School planning to attend a two or four year post secondary school. Sign Up to Start Applying
Award Varies
Acceptance StartJanuary 1, 2023
Deadline March 15, 2023
Winner AnnouncedApril 15, 2023
Number of Awards Granted1

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