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Samuel L. Abrams Foundation

Samuel L. Abrams, a Harrisburg businessman, distinguished himself during a lifetime of participation in his community through philanthropic, social and political activities. Born in Lithuania, Mr. Abrams immigrated with his parents to the United States and Harrisburg at the age of three. He attended Harrisburg city schools, graduating from Harrisburg Technical High School in 1922…. Read More

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

Deadline: June 30

ACES Foundation Fund

The Americans for the Competitive Enterprise System (ACES) Foundation Fund wishes to offer a scholarship to Cumberland, Dauphin, or Perry County high school seniors planning to attend a school of higher education whose study shall be of business focus; i.e. management, administration, finance, actuarial sciences, etc. This can also include students studying trades such as… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

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, planning to attend a four year college or university,… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners / Amount Varies

Deadline: December 31

Ivin S. and Virginia D. Bear Fund

This fund supports students attending Franklin & Marshall College, Shippensburg University, or Harrisburg Academy, and Eagle Scouts nominated by the New Birth of Freedom Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Award: Multiple Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: September 1

Beistle Company Scholarship

The Beistle Scholarship Fund of the Franklin County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC, is a scholarship for legal dependents (natural or adopted) of full-time employees of the Beistle Company. If there are no eligible children, or if funds are available beyond those needed; second preference may be given to students graduating from Shippensburg… Read More

Award: One Winner/ Amount Varies

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. They must also be high school seniors at… Read More

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

Deadline: March 15

Justin Boose Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Justin Boose Memorial Scholarship Fund of Perry County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC, supports one male graduating senior of West Perry High School planning to attend a two or four year college as a full time student. This scholarship fund was established in memory and honor of Justin. Justin Boose was a… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners / Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Janet B. Brownold & Simon and Eva Brenner Student Travel & Enrichment Award

This award was established by Mr. and Mrs. Melvin J. Brownold in memory of Mrs. Brownold’s parents, Simon and Eva Brenner. The award is given to enable a student(s) of HACC Central Pennsylvania’s Community College to travel either in the United States or abroad for the purpose of personal or educational enrichment and/or for costs… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Up to $1,000

Deadline: January 15

George Caldwell Scholarship Fund

This scholarship will be awarded to a member of the Boys and Girls Club of Harrisburg that is in good standing.

Award: 1 Winner/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

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

Chambersburg High School Class of 1963

The Franklin County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC, wishes to offer a $1,000 scholarship to a descendant of members of the Chambersburg High School Class of 1963.  

Award: Multiple Winners/Up to $1,000

Deadline: March 15

CODY Foundation Scholarship Fund

This $500 scholarship, presented by The CODY Foundation Scholarship Fund of the Perry County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, is available to graduating students from Perry County high schools.  The CODY (Christian Organization for Distinguished Youth) Foundation Scholarship Fund was established by Bob, Cheryl and Derek Yohn and close… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/$500 each

Deadline: March 15

Baird and Mary Jane Collins Scholarship Fund

The Baird and Mary Jane Collins Scholarship fund is available through the Perry County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC, to assist and encourage students living within the West Perry School District to pursue a college degree.  Both Baird and Mary Jane have teaching degrees and Baird taught in the West Perry School District… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Up to $2,500

Deadline: March 15

Harry N. and Melva A. Derickson Scholarship

The Harry N. and Melva A. Derickson Scholarship Fund is an endowment fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. The income from the fund is used to assist residents from Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry Counties for a course of study in preparation for medical or dental school, nursing, physical therapy, other medical related fields, or… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Lou Drane Fund Music Scholarship

Income of the Lou Drane Fund and the Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Fund is used annually to grant scholarships to students of classical music in the fields of composition, teaching, and performance. There is only one application to complete through the universal application. 

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

Deadline: March 15

Roland E. Dunkelberger Scholarship Fund

Roland E. Dunkelberger, born October 15th, 1928, grew up and lived most of his life in Perry County. He enjoyed antique cars and their restoration, and in earlier years working on the family farm and orchard. Roland was a 1945 graduate of the Landisburg Joint High School. Roland was also member of Christ Lutheran Church… Read More

Award: Number of Recipients Vary/ Award Varies

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 an 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 in an early learning center or preschool program by… Read More

Award: Number of Recipients Vary/Up to $3,000 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: Mutiple Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

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: March 15

EITC Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship provides opportunities to 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

As more people become conscious of how humans are affecting the planet, opportunities abound for college graduates to make a living protecting the Earth. This scholarship was created to provide assistance to Central PA high school seniors pursuing degrees in fields related to environmental science and sustainability.  It is meant for young women and men… Read More

Award: Number of Recipients Vary/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Frank M. Magee Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

Frank M. Magee Jr. was born in Harrisburg Hospital, and eventually studied at Phillips Academy Andover and Yale University. During his time at Yale, he was a member of the Society of Orpheus and Bacchus. He then went on to serve in the U.S. Army as a Cartographer in the Signal Corps, China Theatre, during… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Thad G. Gayman Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Thad G. Gayman Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to memorialize Thad Gayman, an alumni from Northern York High School who passed this life at age 23 on May 17th, 2015 as the result of assisting an individual of domestic violence. Thad also graduated from HACC’s GM-ASEP Program in 2012.  Thad worked at Lawrence Chevrolet… Read More

Award: One Award / Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

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 / Award based on two semesters at HACC

Deadline: March 15

Henry and Janet Guarriello Scholarship

The Henry and Janet Guarriello Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who has studied at Cumberland Valley School of Music for four consecutive years. This scholarship is a fund of the Franklin County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC.  

Award: Number of Recipients Vary/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

HomeBuilders Association Scholarship Fund

The Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg established its Scholarship Program in 1987.  Each year this Association awards 5-10 up to $2000 scholarships to local area youth based on academic factors, applicant performance and career goals, with extra consideration given to students furthering their education in the Building/Construction Industry and related fields such as Architecture,… Read More

Award: 5-10 Awards / Up to $2,000

Deadline: March 15

Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship

The Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship Fund will assist students from Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties studying nursing at a college or university of their choice. This scholarship fund was established in 1998 by Lyndell S. Houpt, a long time secretary of the Camp Hill High School, in loving memory of her daughter Roberta L. Houpt,… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Up to $2,000

Deadline: March 15

Lawrence and Julia Z. Hoverter Scholarship

The Lawrence and Julia Z. Hoverter Scholarship Fund will award a graduating senior from Greenwood High School and Newport High School who has shown a commitment to community service and will be entering a service-related field (i.e., social work, nursing, church, teaching, working with non-profits, etc.). The Lawrence and Julia Z. Hoverter Scholarship is typically… Read More

Award: 2 Winners/$1,000 Per Semester For Up to Four Years

Deadline: March 15

Ken and Romaine Kauffman Scholarship

The Ken and Romaine Kauffman Scholarship Fund awards a scholarship to a graduating senior of Cumberland Valley High School or Cumberland-Perry Career & Technical Center who plans to attend a four-year college, university, technical school, or community college. While all students are eligible to apply, extra consideration will be given to students studying automotive technology,… Read More

Award: Number of Recipients Vary/Up to $500

Deadline: March 15

Leon I. Lock and Barbara R. Lock Scholarship

The Leon I. Lock and Barbara R. Lock Scholarship fund is an endowment of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. This scholarship is available to graduates of any high school in Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, or Perry counties who will attend Harrisburg Area Community College to study a health career. Scholarship is available to graduating seniors… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Dr. George H. and Mrs. Hettie S. Love “Love of Learning” Scholarship Fund

The Dr. George H. and Mrs. Hettie S. Love “Love of Learning” Scholarship is established by the Bishop Nathan Baxter Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians for Students of Color with a primary focus on the Black community, entering a 2-year or 4-year college majoring in Education. Preference is given to a student attending… Read More

Award: Number of Awards Varies / Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Carrie and George Lyter Scholarship

The Carrie and George Lyter Scholarship, established in 2002, is an endowment of the Perry County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC. It is available for students attending Perry county high schools and entering a 4-year degree in an education field. Preference will be given to those studying with emphasis on science or math;… Read More

Award: 1 Winner/ Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Bruce Mangione Fund

The Bruce Mangione Fund is an endowment of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. This fund was established through memorial gifts in honor of Bruce Mangione, former President and owner of Harrisburg Steam Works. Bruce was involved in the development of the Hilton Harrisburg Hotel and Towers, on the board of the Harristown Development Corporation, and… Read More

Award: Number of Awards Varies / Up to $3,000

Deadline: March 15

Lee C. Morrissey Student Public Service Award

Lee C. Morrissey came to Duncannon from Kingston, Pennsylvania, in 1934 to become a pharmacist at Bihle’s Corner Drugstore at the corner of Market and Cumberland Streets. He later purchased this same drugstore and operated it until his retirement in 1973. He died on September 12, 1975. During those 41 years, “Doc”, as he was… Read More

Award: 1 Winner / Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Megan Moyer Seiber Memorial Scholarship

The Megan Moyer Seiber Memorial Scholarship offers a scholarship for a female graduating senior of West Perry High School. Megan graduated from West Perry in 1983. She was very involved in school and community events and excelled in sports and academics. Megan was married to Juan Seiber and together they raised three West Perry graduates:… Read More

Award: 1 Winner/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Conrad Siegel “Numbers Matter” Community Scholarship Fund

The Conrad Siegel “Numbers Matter” Community Scholarship was developed by the Board of Conrad M. Siegel, Inc. (Harrisburg, PA). The award was established to promote math and financial education for Central PA’s underserved/minority communities. Conrad M. Siegel, Inc. noticed that they do not see much diversity in the applicants for their math and finance positions…. Read More

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

Deadline: March 15

PARTS Scholarship Pennsylvania Automotive Recycling Trade Society

The Pennsylvania Automotive Recycling Trade Society (PARTS) Scholarship was established to memorialize the late members and honor some special current members of PARTS who contributed time, effort, and monies to create a viable automotive recycling industry and association. Applicant must be the child or step child of an owner who is an eligible active PARTS… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: May 31

PennHOSA Foundation Scholarship

The mission of the Penn HOSA Foundation Scholarship Fund is to promote careers in healthcare professions that enhance the delivery of compassionate care and meet the needs of the community by awarding post-secondary education scholarships to deserving HOSA student members throughout Pennsylvania.  The Penn HOSA Foundation also selects one student to receive the Helen Heidelbaugh… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Amount Varies (Avg. amt. $3,000)

Deadline: March 4

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Scholarship Program enhances educational opportunities for eligible students who reside in Pennsylvania. The program is privately funded by individual and corporate donors; no tax or other public funds are used. The program is administered by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (a 501(c)(3) community foundation) and uses the nowU Pennsylvania 529… Read More

Award: 2 Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: April 15

The Gary D. Radine Scholarship for Education

The Gary D. Radine Scholarship for Education 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

Kenneth G. Robinson, APR Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Kenneth G. Robinson, APR, Memorial Scholarship will provide opportunities to rising or current undergraduate students attending Pennsylvania colleges or universities who are civic-minded and require tuition assistance to continue their education in the communications or public relations fields. It is jointly sponsored by the members of the Pennsylvania Public Relations Society and Public Relations… Read More

Award: 1 Winner/$1,000

Deadline: March 15

Royer Family Scholarship Fund

Hannah and Lester Royer are the Matriarch and Patriarch of Royer’s Flowers and Gifts. They both attended Elizabethtown College and studied to become teachers in the 1920’s. It was very rare for a woman to attend college in that period of time, but Hannah and Lester both had a strong determination to improve themselves by… Read More

Award: Up to 4 awards / $1,000 to $2,500 each

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: March 15

Mary Grace Shearer MSW / Scholarship for the Advancement of Social Work Fund

The Mary Grace Shearer MSW Scholarship for the Advancement of Social Work is established for students entering their junior or senior year of college majoring in social work at Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited bachelor’s degree program in selected counties in Pennsylvania. The eligible student would have at least a 3.0 GPA and… Read More

Award: Multiple Winner/ Min. $500

Deadline: June 1

Larry C. Sheibley-Beasom Salutatorian Scholarship Fund

this scholarship fund will be awarded annually to the second academic performer, Salutatorian, of the Newport School District. The scholarship will be paid, following the successful completion of graduation from Newport High School, toward tuition and fees and book expenses for a college education and is to continue over (4) years.

Award: One Winner / Amount Varies

Deadline:

Larry C. Sheibley-Beasom Third Highest Ranking Academic Scholarship Fund

this scholarship fund will be awarded annually to the third academic performer, the Third Highest Ranking Academic Student, of the Newport School District. The scholarship will be paid, following the successful completion of graduation from Newport High School, toward tuition and fees and book expenses for a college education and is to continue over (4)… Read More

Award: One Winner / Amount Varies

Deadline:

Larry C. Sheibley-Beasom Valedictorian Scholarship Fund

this scholarship fund will be awarded annually to the top academic performer, Valedictorian, of the Newport School District. The scholarship will be paid, following the successful completion of graduation from Newport High School, toward tuition and fees and book expenses for a college education and is to continue over (4) years.

Award: One Winner / Amount Varies

Deadline: May 30

Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Architecture Scholarship

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

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

Deadline: June 1

Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Music Scholarship

Income of the Lou Drane Fund and the Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Fund is used annually to grant scholarships to students of classical music in the fields of composition, teaching, and performance. There is only one application to complete through the universal application. 

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

Deadline: March 15

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund

The Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund will be used to assist graduating seniors from any high school in Cumberland, Dauphin, or Perry County, or current college students with permanent residences in Cumberland, Dauphin, or Perry counties, for the study of math, science, and engineering, or a medical related discipline.

Award: 1 winner/Amount varies

Deadline: March 15

Kenneth A. Viani & Pauline M. Viani Scholarship Fund

Kenneth A. “Tony” Viani had his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biology, and taught Biology and Physical Science in the Harrisburg School District. He then went on to serve as a principal in several schools within the Susquenita school district, including Susquenita Middle School, which he was instrumental in helping to create. Towards the end… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Walters Services, Inc. Fabe & Beverly Walters Scholarship Fund

We Love People…. Especially our teammates and their families. Love is an action word which means that our team would like to assist with the financial burden higher education places on our families. We want to assist in making education more accessible because it can open doors for the future and enable individuals to pursue… Read More

Award: Multiple Awards / Amounts Vary

Deadline: March 15

Pauline M. Whitekettle Scholarship Fund for St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

Pauline Whitekettle was a life-long resident of Perry County having died in the house in which she was born. She taught the second grade for 40 years in the Newport Schools. In retirement, she never missed Friday lunch and Saturday breakfast at Bitting’s, the well-known local restaurant, where she would routinely see her former students,… Read More

Award: Number of Recipients Vary/Amount Varies

Deadline: June 1