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Trade or Technical School Eligible

Below is a list of scholarships that include students who are enrolling in a trade or technical school as eligible applicants

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

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

Bobby Wise Memorial Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Central Mountain High School living in Clinton County with plans to pursue a two- or four-year higher education degree majoring in a healthcare discipline. The student must have a GPA of 92% or higher, demonstrate moral character through extracurricular, co-curricular, and/or community involvement. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who are currently… Read More

Award: 1 Winner/Up to $1,000

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

Chambersburg High School Class of 1963

Graduating seniors who are descendants of 1963 graduates of Chambersburg High School, who are planning to attend a two year or four year college, trade school, or university.

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

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

Douglas W. Pfautz Memorial Scholarship Fund

Doug Pfautz was a wonderful husband and family man. He was a highly valued employee of the UGI Corporation, and an active member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. He was President of the Elizabethtown Borough Council, on the Library Board, and involved in many other organizations and projects over the years, all designed to make… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/up to $500 each

Deadline: March 15

Dr. Marshall H. Layton Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Marshall H. Layton Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Dr. Rock to support Harrisburg City Students in efforts to continue their life long love of learning.

Award: Up to 2 students (not of the same gender)/$500-$800

Deadline: April 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

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

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: 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

Justin Boose Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established in memory and honor of Justin.  Justin Boose was a 2008 graduate of West Perry High School where he was involved in football, wrestling and track and field.  Justin loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He was an avid Dallas Cowboys and Texas Longhorns fan.  Justin was in a… Read More

Award: Number of Recipients Varies / Amount Varies

Deadline: April 1

Ken and Romaine Kauffman Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Cumberland Valley High School or Cumberland-Perry Career & Technical Center, 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 15

Leo F. Moro Baseball Memorial Scholarship

The Leo F. Moro Baseball Memorial Scholarship is for graduating seniors of Malden High School or Malden Catholic High School in Malden, Massachusetts, who played baseball and will attend a two or four year college or university.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies

Deadline: May 31

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

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

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

Louise A. Dixon Memorial Scholarship Fund – Northern 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

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: April 1

McInroy-Sheffer People Trust Scholarship

Graduate or graduating seniors from Cumberland, Dauphin, Lycoming, Tioga or York counties 1. Attending one of the following post-secondary institutions: HACC, Mansfield University, Central Pennsylvania College, York College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Harrisburg University, Shippensburg University, Penn State Harrisburg, or Penn State York 2. And studying one of the subject areas below: (subject areas are… Read More

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

Deadline: April 1

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: April 15

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

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 $2,000

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, 2021 and have… Read More

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies

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

Richard N. Wevodau Scholarship

The Richard N. Wevodau Scholarship supports graduating seniors of Mechanicsburg Area High School who possess average academic abilities and plan to pursue further education in the area of business or plan to pursue education in regards to a trade (plumbing, electrical work, HVAC, etc.).

Award: One Award / Amount Varies

Deadline: April 1

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

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

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

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

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