Peter Sontag, a 1969 West Liberty graduate, established this scholarship in memory of his mother Maria Cigalle-Sonta, who passed away in 1995. Peter was the Chief Executive Officer of the Crown Marketing Group, and he was previously the chairman and CEO of USTravel, which he co-founded in 1986 and sold in 1994. Peter is originally from Austria, and he also holds and honorary doctorate of law from West Liberty.
Either one $500 scholarship will be awarded in increments of $250 per semester of the recipients freshman year or two $250 scholarships will be awarded during the first semester of the recipients freshman year.
Requirements: Eligible applicants must be a full time female student majoring in physical education. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a score of 20 or above on the ACT.