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, a nurse who served in the Vietnam War and was the first Nurse Practitioner in Pennsylvania. Ms. Roberta Houpt also taught nursing and died in 1991. 

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March 15


Multiple Winners/Up to $2,000

Scholarship FAQ


  1. Resident of Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry counties 
  2. Desire to pursue a career in nursing 
  3. Academic achievement  
  4. Extracurricular activities  
  5. Service to the community  
  6. Financial need 
  7. Letter of acceptance into a nursing program
  8. Essay
  9. Supplemental documents. This may include a resume, letter(s) of recommendation, transcript, FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR), or other scholarship-specific documents. Specific requirements are noted in the application.


Describe your interest in nursing. Essay should be titled, 300 words maximum.


Recipients of this scholarship may reapply for consecutive years. Students must submit a full application but may be prompted to complete a different essay.

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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