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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

Ames Charitable Foundation

Graduating seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who are dependent children of associates of The Ames Companies, Inc. and plan to attend a post-secondary educational institution.

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

Deadline: March 15

G. Thomas Balsbaugh Memorial

Graduating seniors of high schools in Dauphin county, planning to attend a four year college or university.

Award: 1 winner/up to $1,000

Deadline: March 15

Binder Family Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Steelton-Highspire High School, planning to attend a four year college or university.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

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: December 21 for Spring 2019 & Summer 2019 travel

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.

Award: 1 winner/up to $1,000

Deadline: April 1

Linda T. Butler Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Linda T. Butler, a devoted educator and resident of Susquehanna Township. Annually a scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Senior from Susquehanna Township High School that has not received any other monetary scholarships or awards, demonstrated academic growth through their high school career, and shows evidence of strong character… Read More

Award: 1 winner/up to $500

Deadline: March 31

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

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

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

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

Educational Opportunity Fund

Graduating 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.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $1,250 each per year for up to 4 years

Deadline: April 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

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

Adrienne Zoe Fedok Art and Music Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Central Dauphin High School and Central Dauphin East High School, pursuing post secondary education in the field of art or music.

Award: 1 winner/Up to $2,000

Deadline: March 15

Dr. Paul E. Hoffner Leadership Fund

Graduating 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.

Award: 1 winner/up to $2,000 per year for up to 4 years

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

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… Read More

Award: 2 winners, one Hershey HS graduate, one Emmaus HS graduate/$1,000 each

Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 10

George M. and Mary Jane Leader Scholarship

This fund was established after the passing of Mr. and Mrs. Leader with the intent to support and motivate youth from the City of Harrisburg to attend Harrisburg Area Community College and succeed in college level work. The George M. and Mary Jane Leader Scholarship was established specifically to support students from Harrisburg High School… Read More

Award: Multiple winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

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: February 28

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

Leon Lowengard Scholarship

Students attending Harrisburg City Public Schools and surrounding districts with a minimum GPA of 2.5; must be an undergraduate student. Preference will be given to students who are of Jewish faith.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: July 15

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, or Harrisburg 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

Zachary Moore Music Memorial Fund

The Zachary Moore Music Memorial Fund is intended to support music development as envisioned by our son, Zachary. He wanted to pursue a non-traditional, innovative, and creative approach to bring forth music and help release the music he heard in his mind, body and soul.

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

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

PennHOSA Foundation Scholarship

Affiliated, paid HOSA chapter members by January 1 with financial need.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: March 31

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.

Award: 2 winners/Amount varies

Deadline: March 1

Lynn E. Poffenberger Memorial Scholarship Fund

Graduating seniors who are residents of Middle Paxton Township or Dauphin Borough, exhibit financial need, and have been active members of the community.

Award: 2 winners, up to $1,000 each

Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE : April 10

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

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

Oliver Rosenberg Educational Trust

Graduating seniors from Sci-Tech High, Harrisburg High School, Bishop McDevitt, and Dauphin County Technical School, attending a college or university in Pennsylvania.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

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

Ray S. Shoemaker Scholarship

Students attending Harrisburg City Public Schools and surrounding districts with a minimum GPA of 2.5; must be an undergraduate student.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: July 15

The Elaine and Robert Siegel Scholarship Fund

The Elaine and Robert Siegel Scholarship Fund has been established to support college-bound students from Harrisburg. This includes graduating seniors and recent graduates of Harrisburg High School, SciTech High School, Dauphin County Technical School, Susquehanna Township School District, Central Dauphin High School, and Central Dauphin East High School.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: March 15

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

Dr. Francis J. Viozzi Memorial Educational Scholarship for Environmental Studies

Graduating 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.)

Award: 1 winner/Up to $1,500

Deadline: April 1

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

Jill B. Whiting Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Central Dauphin High School, with a minimum 2.5 GPA, studying music or music education.

Award: 1 winner/up to $1,000

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