The Pittsburgh Penguins awards an annual Bob Johnson Memorial Scholarship to a Western Pennsylvania high school senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, good citizenship, and school/community involvement. The student should demonstrate an intense love for the game of hockey personified by on-ice hustle, achievement beyond his/her talent level, leadership, sportsmanship and teamwork. Applicants must have at least a 3.2 GPA.
The Penguins are proud to offer this scholarship to help deserving student-athletes continue their hockey and academic careers. This award is named in honor of a man who helped thousands of high school, college and professional athletes become better people as well as outstanding students and athletes. Scholarship checks will be made payable to the institution the student will attend.