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Scholarships for High School Students in Cumberland County
Samuel L. Abrams Foundation
Graduates of select schools in Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties attending a college or university

Deadline: May 31

Multiple winners/Amount varies
ACES Foundation Fund

Graduating seniors from high schools in Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, planning on attending a school of higher education, and whose study shall be of business focus (management, administration, finance, actuarial sciences, etc.); also includes students studying trades such as cosmetology or HVAC with the intent to own their own business

Deadline: April 1

Multiple winners/Amount Varies

Helen R. Ahl Scholarship

Graduating seniors of Carlisle High School, who are planning to attend a 2 year or 4 year college or trade/technical school of higher education

Deadline: Springtime

Multiple winners/Amount varies
Ames True Temper Charitable Foundation Graduating seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who are dependent children of associates of Ames True Temper Inc., and plan to attend a post-secondary educational institution

Deadline: April 15
Varies/up to $4,000 per year for up to 4 years
Robbie Barron Memorial FundGraduating seniors from Cedar Cliff High School, who also attended Hillside Elementary

Deadline: April 1 
1 winner/Amount varies
Beistle Company ScholarshipStudents who are legal dependents of full-time employees of the Beistle Company; second preference may be given to students graduating from Shippensburg High School; third preference may be given to students graduating from high schools within a 30 mile radius of Shippensburg

Application Deadline: February 1
FAFSA SAR Deadline: March 1
Varies/up to $1,000 per year for up to 4 years
Friends of Megan Bolton Memorial FundGraduating seniors from Camp Hill High School

Deadline: April 1 
Varies/up to $1,000 each
George P. Boucek Memorial Scholarship of Delta DentalStudents who are dependent children of associates of Delta Dental (either a management employee or an employee who is a member of PJB Local 170), with a minimum 2.5 GPA

Deadline: April 15
2 winners/up to $1,500 each
Seidle Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Cynthia L. Coller Memorial ScholarshipGraduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School who plan to pursue a career in the healthcare field

Deadline: April 1
Varies/Varies
David L. Danner United States History AwardGraduating seniors from Cedar Cliff High School with a minimum GPA of 93%

Deadline: April 1
Varies/Varies

Jan DiMartino Delany Memorial Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Cumberland Valley High school, attending any two year or four year institution of higher education

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/up to $2,000

Harry N. and Melva A. Derickson Scholarship

Students who are residents of Dauphin, Cumberland, and Perry Counties, for study in preparation for medical or dental school, nursing, physical therapy, other medical related fields, or engineering

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners; Amount varies

It is preferred that the number of scholarships be split equally between males and females.
Louise A. Dixon Memorial Scholarship Fund
Students who are graduating high school seniors from Northern High School or Cedar Cliff High School with a minimum 2.5 GPA, plans to attend any four-year college or university, and evidence of volunteerism and/or extracurricular activities.

Deadline: April 15

2 awards - one from Northern HS, one from Cedar Cliff HS/up to $5,000

Lou Drane Fund Music Scholarship

Students from Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, and York counties, studying classical music composition, teaching, and performance

Deadline: March 30
Multiple winners/up to $5,000 each

Sue and Ken Dyer Foundation

High school juniors and seniors from Cedar Cliff, Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg, Trinity, or Harrisburg Academy for missions or educational travel

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/up to $2,000 each

Erik J. Fullas for Wrestlers Scholarship Fund

Graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School who have wrestled on the MAHS wrestling team and who intend to continue wrestling in college

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/Amount varies

Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship

Students from Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties, studying nursing

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/up to $2,000 each

Carol Hoy Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School, who wish to pursue careers in the fields of elementary education and early childhood education

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/Amount varies

Erin L. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Cumberland Valley High school

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/up to $1,500

Ken and Romaine Kauffman Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Cumberland Valley High School or Cumberland-Perry Vo-Tech, who plan to attend a four-year college, university, technical school, or community college; first preference will be given to students studying automotive technology

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/up to $500

Law and Justice Careers Scholarship

Student of color who either (1) has been accepted by (in the case of high school students), or enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning located in Central Pennsylvania or (2) is a senior or a graduate of a high school located in Central Pennsylvania and who has been accepted by (in the case of high school students), or enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning; and intend to pursue a law-related career, including criminal justice, law enforcement, paralegal, and pre-law as well as other law-related fields; this does not include forensic science or crime scene investigation

Deadline: Rolling
Multiple winners/up to $5,000 each
Leader Scholarship Fund
Graduating seniors from a school in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, or York county with plans to attend HACC Harrisburg's campus as a full-time student to study in the LPN program

Deadline: April 1

Varies/Varies
Leon I. Lock and Barbara R. Lock Scholarship

Graduating seniors and graduates within the last five years of any high school in Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon or Perry county, who will attend HACC to study nursing

Deadline: April 1

Multiple winners/up to $500 each

McInroy-Sheffer People Trust Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Cumberland, Dauphin, Lycoming, Tioga or York counties, attending HACC, Mansfield University, Central Pennsylvania College, York College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, or Harrisburg University and studying culinary arts, elementary education, fundamental business operations, nursing, hands-on trades, management and e-business, or communications.

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/up to $2,000 each

Mechanicsburg Area High School Alumni Association Fund

Graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg High School, attending any four year college

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/Amount varies

Parts Scholarship Pennsylvania Automotive Recylcing Trade Society

A child or step child of an owner who is an eligible active PARTS member or an employee who has worked for an eligible PARTS member for at least one year prior to March 15 or a child or step child of such an employee

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/Amount varies
 Penn HOSA Foundation Scholarship Affiliated, paid HOSA chapter members by January 1 with financial need

Deadline: April 4

Multiple winners/Amount varies

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship

Graduating seniors and legal residents of PA, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, planning to attend any 4 year college in PA, and demonstrating leadership and community service

Deadline: March 1

2 winners/Amount varies

Bertha and Byron L. Reppert Scholarship

Graduating seniors of Mechanicsburg Area High School, in the top one-third of their graduating class, who demonstrate good citizenship and actively exhibit an interest in political science, history, horticulture, journalism, or related fields.

Deadline: April 1

2 winners (1 male;1 female)/Amount varies

Rice Family Scholarship Fund of Eichelbergers, Inc.

Graduating seniors who are dependent children of employees of Eichelbergers, Inc. (employed for at least one year), with a minimum 2.5 GPA, planning to attend any two or four year college in PA

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/up to $2,000 each per year for up to 4 years

Delores Angle Ryder Memorial Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Shippensburg High School, with a minimum 2.5 GPA, planning to study business

Deadline: March 1
1 winner/up to $500 per year for up to 4 years
Tommy Sgrignoli Scholarship FundGraduating seniors from East Pennsboro High School planning to attend a school of higher education whose interests are in sports, community service, and outdoor activities.

Deadline: April 1
Varies/Amount varies

Singiser Family Fund

Graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School, in the top 20% of his/her graduating class, attending any four year college

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/Amount varies

J. Ward and Frances F. Sleichter Memorial Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Shippensburg High School, with a minimum 2.5 GPA, planning to attend any four year college

Deadline: April 1

1 winner/up to $5,000 per year for up to 4 years

Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Music Scholarship

Students from Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Synder, and York counties, studying classical music composition, teaching, and performance

Deadline: March 30
Multiple winners/up to $5,000 each

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund #2

Students from Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties with a minimum 2.0 GPA studying a medical related discipline

Deadline: April 1 
1 winner/Amount Varies
Skyler James Wenger Scholarship
Graduating seniors from Cedar Cliff High School with plans to attend any 2 or 4 year college, university, or trade school as a full-time student, who are also athletes and from a single-parent household

Deadline: April 1

1 winner/Amount varies
Richard N. Wevodau Schoalrship

Graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School with plans to study in the area of business or a trade, involvement in school related activities, leadership, community service, church involvement, and a minimum 2.5 GPA

Deadline: April 1

1 winner/amount varies for up to 4 years
Wildcat Foundation/Mechanicsburg Club Scholarship
Graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School who have achieved academically as well as have participated in community service activities.

Please see your counselor or someone at the Wildcat Foundation for an application.

Deadline: April 15

Multiple Winners/up to $2,000 each
Mabel M. Witmer Scholarship Fund  Graduating seniors from Cumberland or Franklin county who have plans to attend a technical or trade school to further their education. Preference is given to students who have worked or co-oped in their chosen profession

Deadline: March 1 
Varies/Amount varies 

Jack and Edna May Yost Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Dauphin or Cumberland county high schools, with a minimum 2.5 GPA, attending any two or four year college or university; preference will be given to children of postal employees and students who plan to major in nursing or education

Deadline: April 1
Varies/up to $5,000 each



The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, 200 North Third Street, P. O. Box 678, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678,
Telephone: (717) 236-5040, Fax: (717) 231-4463