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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 the Harrisburg School District attending John Harris High School, Sci-Tech High School, The Cougar Academy and The Harrisburg Virtual Learning Academy attending HACC to take college-level courses.

Click here to apply in 2022


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Rolling Deadline


Multiple Winners/Amount Varies

Scholarship FAQs


Scholarship applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  1. Current junior or senior attending Harrisburg School District campuses
  2. Plans to attend HACC to take college-level academic courses
  3. Minimum 2.5 GPA – official transcript must be submitted
  4. Essay


Recipients must create a video testimonial showing how helpful this fund has been for them. At the end of the semester, students will be asked to submit to The Foundation for Enhancing Communities their video testimonial.

Would you like to support the ? You can make a donation directly to this fund, to help grow its impact and ability to provide educational resources for students in our community — forever!



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