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Samuel L. Abrams Foundation

Graduates of select schools in Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties attending a college or university.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: May 31

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… Read More

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

Helen R. Ahl Scholarship

this scholarship fund is to benefit 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.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: Springtime

TFEC Aspire to Rise Scholarship Fund

The TFEC Aspire to Rise Scholarship provides financial assistance for non-traditional students who have experienced adversity in their lives but are looking to overcome those struggles through further education. The TFEC Aspire to Rise Scholarship specifically supports individuals who are 22 years of age or older, who have not completed a post-secondary degree, and plan… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners / Amount Varies

Deadline: Fall Semester: June 1
Spring Semester: November 1
GED Testing: Rolling Deadline

Robbie Barron Memorial Fund

This scholarship fund will provide scholarships to Robbie’s classmates upon graduation.  Robbie was a third grader at Hillside Elementary in New Cumberland at the time of his death in 1996.

Award: 1 winner/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

Beistle Company Scholarship

Students 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.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Up to $1,000 each per year for up to 4 years

Deadline: March 15

Big 33 Academic Scholarship Fund

The Big 33 Academic Scholarship is open to students in Pennsylvania who are planning to attend a technical school or accredited college or university following high school graduation. Eligible students must maintain a grade point average of 2.0 during their sophomore and junior year of high school. Students must be high school seniors at a… Read More

Award: Multiple winners / up to $2,000 each

Deadline: March 1

Benjamin Pash Bloser Memorial Scholarship Fund

Graduating seniors from Big Spring High School with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and participation in 2 sports – one of which must be track or cross country – with plans to attend a school of higher education as a full-time student

Award: 1 winner/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

Friends of Megan Bolton Memorial Fund

To preserve Megan’s memory and perpetuate her giving spirit, this fund has been established to support graduating seniors of Camp Hill High School students with a scholarship to a higher educational institution of their choice. Student should exemplify good character, demonstrate high academic standing and achievement, and commitment to the community, church activities/charities and demonstrated… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/up to $1,000

Deadline: April 1

Simon and Eva Brenner Student Travel & Enrichment Award

Established in 1988 by Janet B. and Melvin J. Brownold and in memory of Janet’s parents, this fund supports an educational travel scholarship for students at Harrisburg Area Community College.

Award: Multiple winners/up to $1,000

Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: February 7 for Spring 2020 & Summer 2020 travel

Central PA Architects Foundation Fund Architecture Scholarship

Students who are present or former residents of one of the following Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, or York, and currently enrolled in an architecture degree program.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: June 30

Seidle Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Cynthia L. Coller Memorial Scholarship

The Seidle Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Cynthia L. Coller Memorial Scholarship supports one graduating high school senior from Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School with plans to attend an accredited degree-granting post-secondary educational institution to pursue a career in the healthcare field. The student must also demonstrate academic ability, good citizenship, leadership qualities, good character, and financial need.  

Award: One Winner / $1,000

Deadline: April 1

Jan DiMartino Delany Memorial Scholarship

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

Award: 2 winners/up to $5,000

Deadline: April 1

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.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: March 15

Louise A. Dixon Memorial Scholarship Fund – Cedar Cliff High School

This scholarship is given in memory of Louise A. Dixon by her family. There was no stronger advocate of advanced learning than Louise and it was her utmost desire to see the scholarships awarded to high school seniors who might not otherwise have an opportunity to attend college.

Award: 1 winner/Up to $2,500

Deadline: March 15

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.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $5,000 each

Deadline: March 1

Sue & Ken Dyer Foundation Travel Scholarship

For juniors and seniors enrolled at Cedar Cliff, Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg, Trinity, or Harrisburg Academy wishing to travel for educational, service, or mission work.

Award: Multiple winners/up to $2,000 each

Deadline: March 15

TFEC Early Education Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides opportunities to eligible Pre-K students ages 3 to 5 years old to attend a quality early learning center or preschool program located in Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry Counties as well as the Dillsburg area of Northern York County. Students must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an early learning… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies - Up to $2,500 per child

Deadline: August 1

Eash-Potter Scholarship

The Eash-Potter Scholarship Fund is named after Melinda Eash and Sharon Potter, to honor their legacy in developing support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in central Pennsylvania through Common Roads, the youth group of the LGBT Center of Central PA. The scholarship will support students committed to improving the campus and… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

Education Matters – The J.M. Heberlig/B.J. Helterbran Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established by J.M. Heberlig & B.J. Helterbran who both believe that education matters and know that it is becoming more difficult than ever to afford to reach your goals. Together with family, friends, and community, we can all accomplish great things. Jody, a High School Art Teacher, and Beth, who has worked… Read More

Award: Number of recipients varies / Amount Varies

Deadline: June 1

EITC Opportunity Scholarship

For students residing in a district of one of the lowest 15% achieving schools as determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to receive funding to attend an out-of-district or private elementary, middle, or high school within Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry counties, and the Dillsburg Area.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: April 15 (March 15 deadline for families who received the scholarship in 2020)

Ely-Wain Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was created to provide assistance to Central PA high school seniors pursuing degrees in fields related to environment and sustainability. It is meant for young women and men who aspire to make a difference as well as a salary. Areas of study must contribute to the integration of environment, economy, and social systems… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

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.

Award: 1 winner/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

Thad G. Gayman Memorial Scholarship Fund

The main goal of the Thad Gayman Memorial Scholarship Fund is to keep Thad’s spirit alive through both his passion for cars and the joy he found in repairing them. Our goal is to provide a student with financial support toward their education and to pursue their own passion. Through our scholarship, we hope to… Read More

Award: One Award / Amount Varies

Deadline: April 1

Grove Family Fund #2 – HACC

This scholarship was established to support students attending HACC as a full-time or part time student.

Award: Two winners / Amount Varies

Deadline: April 1

HomeBuilders Association Sales & Marketing Council Scholarship Fund

The Sales & Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg established its scholarship program in 2007. Originally named the Building Independent Women Scholarship, the name was changed to The Building Industry Careers Scholarship in 2015. It uses academic factors, applicant performance, career goals and a personal essay to determine deserving students to… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

HomeBuilders Association Scholarship Fund

The Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg established its Scholarship Program in 1987. Each year this Association awards 10 to 12 – $1,000 scholarships to local area youth based on academic factors, applicant performance and career goals, with preference given to students furthering their education in the Building Industry or its related fields. The Association… Read More

Award: 10 to 12 winners / $1,000 each

Deadline: March 15

Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship

Students from Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties, studying nursing.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $2,000 each

Deadline: April 1

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.

Award: 1 winner/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

Judith A. Ingram Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Judith A. Ingram Memorial Scholarship supports graduating seniors from the Mechanicsburg Area, Camp Hill, Cumberland Valley and West Shore School Districts with plans to attend college and major in elementary education, a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and financial need.  

Award: Multiple winners / Amount Varies

Deadline: March 1

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.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Up to $500

Deadline: April 1

Leader Scholarship Fund

Legal residents of Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, or York county who have been accepted into HACC’s LPN program.

Award: Number of recipients vary/ up to $5,000 each

Deadline: November 30

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.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $500 each

Deadline: April 1

Bruce Mangione Fund

Students who attend school within the city of Harrisburg and children of the employees of NRG Energy (Harrisburg office) or Harrisburg Hilton and Towers.

Award: 2 winners/Up to $1,500 each

Deadline: April 1

McInroy-Sheffer People Trust Scholarship

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

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $3,000 each

Deadline: April 1

Mechanicsburg Area High School Alumni Association Educational Scholarship Fund

TFEC is extending the application deadline for all scholarship funds with an April 1 deadline to April 7. Click here for more information. The MAHS Alumni Association established this fund to provide scholarships to graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School, including the Harry A. Berkheimer scholarship for the outstanding football lineman.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE : April 20

Operation Wildcat Scholarship Fund

Operation Wildcat was formed in 2006 to pool the resources in the community to help school district students and families in need. In honor of our 10 year anniversary, Operation Wildcat established this scholarship fund. The scholarship is for any student enrolled in the Mechanicsburg Area School District, planning on attending a 4 year school,… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Up to $1,000 each per year for up to 4 years

Deadline: April 1

PARTS Scholarship Pennsylvania Automotive Recycling 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.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

Dorothy M. Peele Scholarship Fund

Female athletes graduating from Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School with participation in at least one high school sport. Student must plan to enroll in a four-year college to pursue a career in education, or to attend a two-year community college in a program that will result in a specific career certification, or attend a higher-level vocational… Read More

Award: One Award / Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

PennHOSA Foundation Scholarship

The Penn HOSA Foundation scholarships are awarded to HOSA student members throughout Pennsylvania who are accepted to an accredited school for either 4-year or 2-year Associate Degrees in health care related fields of study or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) diploma program. Applicants must be affiliated, paid HOSA chapter members by October 1, 2020 and have… Read More

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

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. Essay Prompt changes each year and will be updated no later than January 1.

Award: 2 winners/Amount varies

Deadline: March 1

Gary D. Radine Scholarship

The Gary D. Radine Scholarship Fund of the Holding Company System of Delta Dental of California was established in 2016 as a project of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. This scholarship program is for the children of employees of Delta Dental to assist with college tuition expenses.

Award: 2 winners/ $5,000 each

Deadline: March 15

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.

Award: Multiple winners / up to $1,000 each

Deadline: Deadline April 1

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.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $2,000 each per year for up to 4 years

Deadline: April 1

Delores Angle Ryder Memorial Scholarship

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

Award: 1 winner/Up to $500 per year for up to 4 years

Deadline: March 15

Mary Sachs Memorial Scholarship Fund

Mary Sachs was called a “Merchant Princess” by U. S. Sen. Edward Martin in 1958, and Eleanor Roosevelt described her in 1960 as “a very remarkable woman.” She came to the United States from Lithuania as a 4-year-old. After losing her job in a Harrisburg dress shop for being honest with a customer, she decided… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

Tommy Sgrignoli Scholarship Fund

Graduating seniors from East Pennsboro High School planning to attend a school of higher education whose interests are in sports, community service, and outdoor activities.

Award: 2 Winners/up to $1,000 each

Deadline: April 1

Singiser Family Fund

This scholarship fund is for graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School, in the top 20% of his/her graduating class, attending any four year college.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

J. Ward Sleichter and Frances F. Sleichter Memorial Fund

This fund awards scholarships to deserving students in Shippensburg School District (in Cumberland and Franklin Counties). The scholarship award shall be for a four-year term and renewed annually, so long as the student remains in a four-year college or university and maintains a B average. The recipient must be a full time student. The fund… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/up to $5,000 per year for up to 4 years

Deadline: April 1

St. Hilaire French Scholarship Fund

The St. Hilaire French Scholarship Fund will benefit graduating seniors from Cumberland Valley High School who have plans to study French as a major or minor at a college or university, or who have plans to study in a summer program in the province of Québec, Canada. The Fund has been established for those who… Read More

Award: up to two recipients / up to $2,500 for students studying French, up to $1,000 for students studying in Quebec

Deadline: April 1

Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Architecture Scholarship

Students who are present or former residents of one of the following Pennsylvania counties: Dauphin, Cumberland, York, Perry, Franklin, Lebanon, Adams, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Montour, Snyder, Bedford, Blair, Centre, Clinton, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Union, or Northumberland, and studying in the final three years of a Bachelor of Architecture program OR in a graduate program leading to… Read More

Award: Multiple winners/up to $5,000 each

Deadline: February 15

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.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $5,000 each

Deadline: March 1

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund #1

Graduating seniors from any high school in Cumberland, Dauphin, or Perry county OR current college students with permanent residences in Cumberland, Dauphin, or Perry county with a GPA between a 2.0-3.0, and plans to study math, science, or engineering.

Award: 1 winner/Amount varies

Deadline: March 15

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund #2

Graduating seniors from Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties, with a minimum GPA between 2.0-3.0 studying a medical related discipline.

Award: 1 winner/Amount varies

Deadline: March 15

Walters Services, Inc. Fabe & Beverly Walters Scholarship Fund

Walters Services Inc has established the Fabe and Beverly Walters Scholarship Fund to assist with the financial burden higher education places on employee families. Applicants must be children of employees under the age of 26, or must be a seasonal employee under the age of 26, with plans to attend college, university, or a trade… Read More

Award: Multiple awards / Amounts vary

Deadline: April 1

Skyler James Wenger Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Cedar Cliff High School and Red Land 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.

Award: 1 winner from Cedar Cliff and 1 Winner from Red Land/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

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 visit the the Wildcat Foundation website for an application.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $2,000 each

Deadline: April 1

Mabel M. Witmer Scholarship Fund

The Mabel M. Witmer Scholarship Fund wishes to assist students in obtaining training beyond high school level in trade or technical schools.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: March 1

Jeff Woods Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Jeff Woods Memorial Scholarship will award Cedar Cliff High School graduating student(s) who are active in athletic, school, and community pursuits while at Cedar Cliff and plan to continue their athletic involvement at a four-year college or university.

Award: 2 Winners (1 male; 1 female) / Amount varies

Deadline: March 15

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.

Award: Multiple winners/up to $5,000 each

Deadline: March 15