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Can I reapply?

Below is a list of scholarships that allow students who received the award as a graduating high school senior to reapply for additional funding.

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

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund #1

The Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund is an endowment fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. This scholarship 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,… Read More

Award: 1 winner/Amount varies

Deadline: March 15

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund #2

The Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund is an endowment fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. This scholarship will be used to assist students from Cumberland, Dauphin, or Perry counties for the study of a medical related discipline.

Award: 1 Winner/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Benjamin Pash Bloser Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was created on June 22, on Ben’s birthday; in his memory. Ben lost his life in a tragic car accident in 2011 at age 21. Ben excelled in cross-country and track. His senior year he received the Outstanding Athlete Award from Big Spring High School. Not only was he an outstanding athlete, but… 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: 2 Winners/Up to $1,500 Each

Deadline: April 1

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 TFECs. It is available for students attending Perry county high schools and entering a 4-year program in the area of elementary or middle school education. Preference will be given to those studying with… Read More

Award: 1 Winner/ Amount Varies

Deadline: April 1

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

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: 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/$2,000 each

Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 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… Read More

Award: Number of awards varies / Amount varies

Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: June 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. In response to the delayed release of… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: March 15 for families who received the scholarship in 2021 (April 15 deadline for new families)

Family & Children’s Services of Lebanon County

Students who are residents of Lebanon County, pursuing higher education degrees in social sciences and human services, including fields such as medicine, nursing, social work, mental health, and other specialized therapies in the treatment of physical and mental disabilities.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 30

G. Thomas Balsbaugh Memorial

The G. Thomas Balsbaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund wishes to offer scholarships to Dauphin County high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university.   

Award: Multiple Awards/Up to $2,500

Deadline: March 15

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

Gordon B. and Josephine Hewlett Memorial Scholarship

Students from Franklin County, with a 2.5 GPA or higher, who wish to study nursing; priority is given to undergraduate students, but graduate students may apply.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

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

HomeBuilders Association Scholarship Fund

The Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg established its Scholarship Program in 1987. This Association typically awards 10 – $1,000 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 Industry or its related fields. The Association is an… Read More

Award: Number of awards varies / $1,000 each

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

James G. Hewlett Memorial Scholarship

Students from Franklin County studying nursing or other medical support occupations, such as radiological technology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, laboratory technology, nurse practitioners, inhalation therapy, etc. Students must also have a minimum GPA of 2.5, participate in extracurricular activities, and demonstrate service to the community and financial need. Priority is given to undergraduate students, but graduate… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: April 1

Jerry Bennett Memorial Scholarship Fund

Born in 1962 in McConnellsburg, PA and raised in rural Mercersburg, Jerry was an accomplished musician and songwriter. He was chosen at an early age by his hometown minister who noted that his hands were going to be used to do the work of the Lord. He graduated from James Buchanan High School in 1980… Read More

Award: 1 winner/Up to $500

Deadline: March 15

Jill B. Whiting Scholarship

This scholarship fund supports graduating seniors from Central Dauphin High School and Central Dauphin East High School, with a minimum 2.5 GPA, studying music or music education.

Award: 1 winner/up to $1,000

Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE - August 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

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

Leader Scholarship Fund

Governor George Leader was born in York County in 1918. His term as Governor of Pennsylvania in the 1950’s was the highlight of his life. He was a champion for those with disabilities as well as education and worked hard to bring about positive change in both areas. Mr. Leader was a man of convictions… Read More

Award: Number of Recipients Vary/ Up to $5,000 each

Deadline: November 15

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 a major listed under Health Careers at HACC.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $500 each

Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: June 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

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. If you are completing this application, you do not need to complete the Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Music Scholarship Application. Music scholarships are funded by both the Lou Drane… Read More

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

Deadline: March 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

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 CSWE accredited bachelor’s degree program in selected counties in Pennsylvania. The eligible student would have at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need that the award… Read More

Award: Number of recipients varies / at least $500 each

Deadline: June 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

Mercer Vu Farms/ Ron and Judy Hissong Scholarship for Agriculture Fund

The Mercer Vu Farms/Ron and Judy Hissong Scholarship for Agriculture Fund was set up in honor of Ron Hissong, a life-long dairy farmer, who along with his wife, established Mercer Vu Farms Inc. The scholarship was set up by his wife Judy and their sons Rick and Rod to continue Ron’s passion for agriculture and… Read More

Award: up to 4 students/up to $5,000 each

Deadline: March 15

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

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

Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship

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

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

Deadline: April 1

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: April 1

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: May 31

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

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: Rolling Deadline

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

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

York Rotary Charitable Endowment Fund

York Rotary Charitable Endowment Fund provides financial support for the academic success of York students seeking higher education. Thanks to the generous support of Club members, York Rotary Scholarships have been established to reward the academic success, community service, and student determination of York residents attending college, university, trade, or technical school. York Rotary Charitable Endowment… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners / Amount Varies

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