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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

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

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

Bernice M. Brightbill Fund

The Bernice M. Brightbill Fund will award one scholarship annually to a senior female student graduating from the Central Dauphin School District who is pursuing a college degree in business studies.

Award: 1 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

Bobby Wise Memorial Scholarship

The family of Bobby Wise, a member of the Class of 2012 at Central Mountain High School, created a scholarship fund in his memory, to provide an annual award to a graduating senior who will be extending their education to pursue a career in a healthcare field. The fund was established through memorial gifts in… Read More

Award: 1 Winner/Up to $1,000

Deadline: April 1

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

Chambersburg High School Class of 1963

The Franklin County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, 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

Chambersburg High School Class of 1988

The Chambersburg High School class of 1988 established this fund to offer scholarships to descendants or adopted children of the class’s members.

Award: 1 Winner/At least $1,500

Deadline: March 15

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. 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

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: Mutiple Winners/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

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: Multiple Winners / Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

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

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

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 a major listed under Health Careers at HACC.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $500 each

Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: June 1

Linda T. Butler Scholarship

Linda T. Butler was born in Harrisburg, PA. She graduated from John Harris High School in 1955, and went on to graduate from Bucknell University in 1959 with a degree in Elementary Education. She then attended Penn State University to earn her Master’s degree in Reading and Education. Linda traveled and taught overseas with the… Read More

Award: 1 Winner/Up to $2,500

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: EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 1

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: EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 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: 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

On March 17, 2011, 8-year-old Owen Cole Brezitski was killed by a distracted 17-year-old driver while walking in a crosswalk with his family in front of Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, PA. Owen’s Foundation, the Orange 4 Owen Project and the Owen Cole Brezitski Memorial Scholarship Fund were born out of this tragedy. Our… Read More

Award: 1 Winner/Up to $2,500

Deadline: March 15

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

 The Robbie Barron Memorial Fund wishes to offer a scholarship to a senior from Cedar Cliff High School. This scholarship fund was established in 1996 in memory of Robbie Barron, a third grader at Hillside Elementary School at the time who drowned in a flood in January of that year.   This scholarship fund will provide… Read More

Award: 1 Winner/Amount Varies

Deadline: March 15

Ross Scholarship Fund

The Ross Scholarship Fund was established to support graduating high school seniors from Franklin County planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education. Recipients will be of a character, attitude, ability, aptitude and previous educational record as shall give promise of their being able to successfully pursue a higher educational course. Extra consideration will… Read More

Award: Number of awards vary / $2,000 per semester for up to four years

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

Sam Mizrahi Memorial Scholarship Fund

Graduating seniors from Northern York High School, with a minimum 2.5 GPA, who plan to attend a two year or four year college, university, or trade school.

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

Deadline: April 16

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

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

Thad G. Gayman Memorial Scholarship Fund

The 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 as a service technician as… Read More

Award: One Award / Amount Varies

Deadline: March 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

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

Wildcat Foundation/Mechanicsburg Club Scholarship

Supports graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School who have achieved academically as well as have participated in community service activities. Applications can be obtained through the MASH counseling center and/or Naviance. It is also posted on the Wildcat Foundation web site (www.wildcatfoundation.org). Volunteers consider the following criteria when selecting scholarship recipients: 1. Essay explaining… Read More

Award: 4 winners/ $4,000 each

Deadline: April 8, 2022 at 4pm

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