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Scholarships for High School Students in Dauphin 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
Ames True Temper CharitableGraduating 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
G. Thomas Balsbaugh MemorialGraduating seniors of high schools in Dauphin county, planning to attend a four year college or university

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/up to $1,000
Binder Family ScholarshipGraduating seniors from Steelton-Highspire High School, planning to attend a four year college or university

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/Amount varies
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
Owen Cole Brezitski Memorial Scholarship 

Graduating seniors from Bishop McDevitt High School with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 with plans to attend any 2 or 4 year college, university, or trade school.

Deadline: April 1

1 winner/up to $1,000 
Harry N. and Melva A. Derickson ScholarshipStudents 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.
Lou Drane Fund Music ScholarshipStudents 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
Educational Opportunity FundGraduating seniors from Harrisburg High School and Sci-Tech High, with a minimum 2.5 GPA, pursuing higher education at a four year college or university

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/up to $1,250 each per year for up to 4 years
Adrienne Zoe Fedok Art and Music ScholarshipGraduating seniors from Central Dauphin High School, pursuing post secondary education in the field of art or music

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/up to $1,000
Dr. Paul E. Hoffner Leadership FundGraduating seniors from Upper Dauphin High School, with a minimum 3.25 GPA, planning to attend a four-year college or university, who demonstrate leadership skills

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/up to $2,000 per year for up to 4 years
Roberta L. Houpt ScholarshipStudents from Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties, studying nursing

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/up to $2,000 each
David M. Kleppinger Family Scholarship Fund

 The David M. Kleppinger Family Scholarship Fund wishes to offer a scholarship to a graduating senior of Hershey High School in Hershey, Pennsylvania or Emmaus High School in Emmaus, Pennsylvania who will attend Penn State Main Campus in State College, Pennsylvania or Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida as a full-time student and who plans to study political science, pre-law, finance, nursing, or general liberal arts.

Deadline: April 1

2 winners, one Hershey HS grad, one Emmaus HS grad/$1,000 each
Law and Justice Careers ScholarshipStudent 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 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
Leon Lowengard ScholarshipStudents attending Harrisburg City Public Schools and surrounding districts with a minimum GPA of 2.0; preference will be given to students who are of Jewish faith and to undergraduate students

Deadline: July 15
Multiple winners/Amount varies
Bruce Mangione FundStudents who attend school within the city of Harrisburg and children of the employees of NRG Energy (Harrisburg office) or Harrisburg Hilton and Towers

Deadline: April 1
2 winners/up to $1,500 each
McInroy-Sheffer People Trust ScholarshipGraduating 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
PARTS Scholarship Pennsylvania Automotive Recycling Trade SocietyA 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 ScholarshipGraduating 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
Lynn E. Poffenberger Memorial Scholarship FundGraduating seniors who are a resident of Middle Paxton Township or Dauphin Borough, exhibits financial need, and has been an active member of the community.

Deadline: April 1
 
2 winners/up to $1,000 each
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
Oliver Rosenberg Educational TrustGraduating seniors from Sci-Tech High, Harrisburg High School, Bishop McDevitt, and Dauphin County Technical School, attending a state supported college or university in Pennsylvania

Deadline: April 1
Multiple winners/Amount varies
Ray S. Shoemaker ScholarshipStudents attending Harrisburg City Public Schools and surrounding districts with a minimum GPA of 2.0; preference will be given to undergraduate students, but graduate students may apply

Deadline: July 15
Multiple winners/Amount varies
Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Music ScholarshipStudents 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 #1Graduating seniors from the City of Harrisburg School District and Sci-Tech High, with a minimum 2.0 GPA, studying math, science, or engineering

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/Amount Varies
Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund #2Graduating seniors from Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties, with a minimum 2.0 GPA, studying a medical related discipline

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/Amount Varies
Jill B. Whiting ScholarshipGraduating seniors from Central Dauphin High School, with a minimum 2.5 GPA, studying music or music education

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/up to $1,000
Dr. Francis J. Viozzi Memorial Educational Scholarship for Environmental StudiesGraduating seniors from any Dauphin or Lebanon County high school with plans to attend a 4-year institution of higher education. The student must have a concentration in science related to environmental conservation (biology, wildlife management, environmental studies, engineering, etc.)

Deadline: April 1
1 winner/up to $1,500
Jack and Edna May Yost ScholarshipGraduating 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



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Telephone: (717) 236-5040, Fax: (717) 231-4463