Pat Ganter Scholarship

The Pat Ganter Scholarship is a $1,000 award available annually to a Berks County High School Senior who is active in substance abuse prevention in their school or community. Each year, scholarships are awarded in May.

To apply, students must fill out an online application by April 16. Applicants must be planning to pursue an education in one of the following areas: human services, behavioral health, social work, addiction studies, criminal justice, or psychology. The student must explain in a biographical statement how he or she plans to use this education to work in the field of substance abuse.


2021 Scholarship Submissions

Application period is March 1 - April 16, 2021

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Congratulations to our 2019 winners, Ashleigh Huhn and Izahne’ Williams

Scholarship Background

Patricia Ganter, as a dedicated employee of the Council on Chemical Abuse and Caron Treatment Centers, was recognized by colleagues for her commitment to the field of addiction and recovery.

In her role as Administrative Assistant with these drug and alcohol organizations, Patricia joined a high degree of professionalism with a compassion for those challenged by addiction. With her optimistic demeanor, Patricia will long be remembered for her steadfast belief in the power of recovery.


2021 Application

Thank you for your interest in applying for the 2021 Pat Ganter Scholarship. Unfortunately, applications are no longer being accepted. The deadline to apply was April 16, 2021