Melissa Anne (Bertolini) Zalewski Memorial Dance Scholarship Fund

Melissa Anne (Bertolini) Zalewski graduated from Warren Area High School, Warren, Pennsylvania (1987), who lived a life of love for the arts with a special gift as an accomplished ballet dancer and dance instructor. She was offered an opportunity to join the...

Lynn Brakefield Memorial Scholarship Fund for Veterinary Studies

Landmark Commercial Real Estate was founded in 1988. The organization’s growth in South Central Pennsylvania has been sustained through the company’s dedicated leadership, teamwork and commitment to customer service. The Lynn Brakefield Memorial Scholarship Fund for...

Harold E. Matthew Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Harold E. Matthew Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in 2023 to honor Harold E. Matthew, an educator who spent his entire career in the Tulpehocken Area School District. The Fund awards scholarships each year to two graduating Tulpehocken seniors, one male, and...

George Alexander Scholarship Fund

George M. Alexander 1953-2020 John Wooden said “a good coach can change a game…a great coach can change a life”. Many of George Alexander’s students think he was a great coach. George was a reading specialist in the Susquenita School District for 30 years. He coached...

The LeTort Scholarship Fund

The LeTort Scholarship Fund is an endowment fund that provides scholarships to three distinct groups of individuals with a mission to empower deserving students in their educational journeys and cultivate a brighter future for all. The three groups are: Graduates from...

Lippert-Sizemore Scholarship Fund

The PFLAG – Greater Harrisburg Chapter developed the Lippert-Sizemore Scholarship Fund in 2023. The scholarship recognizes outstanding persons from Central PA for their involvement in the LGBTQ+ community and encourages post-secondary education of LGBTQ+ persons...

Nick Pantalone Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Nick Pantalone Memorial Scholarship Fund honors Nicholas “Nick” Pantalone who was a brother, son, friend and Four Diamonds child. He passed away in 2013 from a 3 year battle with desmoplastic small round cell tumor, an extremely rare yet aggressive form of cancer...

Kahl Family Scholarship Fund

The Kahl Family Scholarship was created in honor of Lewis J. Kahl, who will be remembered for his huge heart and zeal for life. Lewis lived in Ephrata School District for over 60 years. He and his wife, Roberta,  have three children who all attended Ephrata High...

JEM Group Diversity in Construction Scholarship Fund

JEM Group is a woman-owned construction services firm located in Central Pennsylvania. From the beginning, the driving force of the JEM Group has been to improve the communities where they live and build. The JEM Diversity in Construction Scholarship Fund was born out...

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....

Adiv Vivek Lift Soccer Award

This fund was established on May 20, 2014 in memory of Adiv to honor his spirit and love for soccer, and recognize those who reflect his values of good sportsmanship and teamwork in a positive environment. Through soccer, he would take the opportunity to bring kids...

Vincent J. Lochetto Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Vincent J. Lochetto Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Vincent’s parents Fred & Lori after he passed away in September 2018. Through this scholarship Vincent’s parents would like to assist a family in sending their child to Bishop McDevitt High...

Melvin J. and Alice Gayle Reeder Scholarship

Established on February 11, 2005, on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary, the Melvin J. and Alice Gayle Reeder Scholarship was created by the Reeder children in memory of their parents to assist graduates of Northern York County Senior High School in...

Kowallis Family Scholarship Fund

The Waynesboro Community Concert Association (WCCA) established the Kowallis Family Scholarship Fund in recognition of longstanding community service by Gerald (Jerry) Kowallis as a high school vocal director, member and former President of WCCA and his family’s...

Bertha and Byron L. Reppert Scholarship

Bertha and Byron L. Reppert moved to Mechanicsburg, PA in 1960. In the years that followed, all four of their children graduated from Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School: Carolynn in 1965, Marjorie in 1968, Nancy in 1971, and Susanna in 1980. Both Mr. and Mrs....

Justin Boose Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Justin Boose Memorial Scholarship Fund of Perry County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC, supports one male graduating senior of West Perry High School planning to attend a two or four year college as a full time student. This scholarship fund...

Charlotte and William W. Skerpon Memorial Scholarship Fund

William W. “Bill” Skerpon, a high school geography and Pennsylvania history teacher, taught at Sayre Area High School for 25 years, retiring in 1980. Over the years, in addition to teaching, he served as the Athletic Director, and coached numerous football, and track...

Darin Kehler Scholarship Fund

The Darin Kehler Scholarship Fund was established to provide educational support to a graduating senior student at Tri-Valley High School who plans to further their education at a post-secondary institution. In honor of Darin Kehler, a Tri-Valley and Yale University...

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,...

Joseph T. Simpson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Joseph T. Simpson led the transformation of Harrisburg Steel Corporation into the world-wide corporation known as HARSCO, which established this scholarship fund for disadvantaged youth through the Boys & Girls Club of Central PA.  This scholarship will award to...

David M. Kleppinger Family Scholarship Fund

The David M. Kleppinger Family Scholarship Fund wishes to offer a scholarship to a graduate 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...

Louise A. Dixon Memorial Scholarship Fund

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...

TFEC Early Education Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides opportunities to eligible Pre-K students ages 3 to 5 years old to attend an early learning center or preschool program located in Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry Counties as well as the Dillsburg area of Northern York...

Jill B. Whiting Scholarship

Established in memory of Jill B. Whiting, who graciously volunteered her time in the music department at Central Dauphin High School. The income from the fund is used to assist students of the Central Dauphin School District for a course of study in music or music...

Jeff Woods Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Jeff Woods Memorial Scholarship was established in 2017 to honor the life and memory of Jeffrey S. Woods.  Jeff was a sports enthusiast all of his life and proudly cheered on his children in all of their athletic endeavors at Cedar Cliff High School and throughout...

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...

York Rotary Foundation

York Rotary Foundation 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...

EITC Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship provides opportunities to 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...

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.

Sam Mizrahi Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Sam Mizrahi Memorial Fund was established to memorialize Sam Mizrahi, a student at Northern York High School who passed this life at age 16 on June 25, 2006, from injuries sustained in an auto accident. He attended Northern High School as part of the class of...

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...

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. Volunteers consider the following criteria when selecting scholarship recipients: 1. Essay explaining why the...

Lou Drane Fund Music Scholarship

Income of the Lou Drane Fund and the Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Fund is used annually to grant scholarships to students of classical music in the fields of composition, teaching, and performance. There is only one application to complete through the universal...

Joseph C. Shevock Fund

This scholarship fund was established in 1984 by the family of Joseph C. Shevock, a teacher and coach in Steelton. Scholarships are awarded annually to two students who reflect Mr. Shevock’s ideals.

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...

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...

McInroy-Sheffer People Trust Scholarship

The McInroy-Sheffer People Trust Fund is for students who graduated or will be graduating from a high school in one of the following Pennsylvania Counties:  Cumberland, Dauphin, Lycoming, Tioga or York; and who will be enrolled as a freshman during the upcoming school...

Wiconisco High School Alumni Scholarship Foundation

Originally established in 1991, the Wiconisco High School Alumni Scholarship Foundation (WHSASF) annually awards a scholarship to graduates of Williams Valley High School, with the highest class rank (GPA) who also live in Wiconisco Township. WHSASF leaders...

Delores Angle Ryder Memorial Scholarship

Delores Angle Ryder graduated from Shippensburg High School in 1948 and entered the business world. She used her education and business skills that she acquired from Shippensburg to hold such positions as clerk typist, secretary, accountant, and office manager. If she...

Leon I. Lock and Barbara R. Lock Scholarship

The Leon I. Lock and Barbara R. Lock Scholarship fund is an endowment of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. This scholarship is available to graduates of any high school in Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, or Perry counties who will attend Harrisburg...

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....

Ken and Romaine Kauffman Scholarship

The Ken and Romaine Kauffman Scholarship Fund awards a scholarship to a graduating senior of Cumberland Valley High School or Cumberland-Perry Career & Technical Center who plans to attend a four-year college, university, technical school, or community college....

Erin L. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship

The Erin L. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship awards scholarships to students attending Cumberland Valley High School.  The award memorializes Erin L. Jenkins, the daughter of Bruce and Kitty Jenkins, a Cumberland Valley student who died from injuries she received in an...

Carol Hoy Scholarship

The Carol Hoy Scholarship Fund assists graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School who wish to pursue careers in the fields of elementary education and early childhood education. This scholarship fund was established in 2006 to honor Carol Hoy who...

Erik J. Fullas Scholarship Fund for Wrestlers

The Erik J. Fullas Scholarship Fund for Wrestlers offers a scholarship to a Mechanicsburg Area High School wrestler who has wrestled on the MAHS wrestling team and who intends to continue wrestling in college.  This scholarship is a fund of the Mechanicsburg Area...

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...

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...

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...

Jan DiMartino Delany Memorial Scholarship

The Jan DiMartino Delany Memorial Scholarship, an endowment fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, offers a $3,000 scholarship for graduating seniors of Cumberland Valley High School attending a two-year or four-year institution of higher education. The...

Skyler James Wenger Scholarship

The Skyler James Wenger Scholarship was established in 2012 by his mother in memory of her son. Skyler was a freshman at Cedar Cliff when he lost his life at the age of 14 on October 28th, 2011 of injuries sustained being hit by a car during trick-or-treat. He was a...

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...

Oliver Rosenberg Educational Trust

The Ollie Rosenberg Educational Trust Fund is used to assist students with business, technical, or trade school tuition expenses. This scholarship fund was established in memory of Ollie to carry on his quiet tradition of helping others to reach their education and...

Lynn E. Poffenberger Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Middle Paxton Lions Club wishes to honor the memory of Mr. Lynn E. Poffenberger, who was a longtime supporter of the community with his service to the Club. Through this Poffenberger Scholarship, awarded annually to two graduating seniors who meet the following...

Henry and Janet Guarriello Scholarship

The Henry and Janet Guarriello Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who has studied at Cumberland Valley School of Music for four consecutive years. This scholarship is a fund of the Franklin County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC....

Dr. Paul E. Hoffner Leadership Fund

The Dr. Paul E. Hoffner Leadership Fund assists a senior from Upper Dauphin Area High School who will attend a four-year college or university. 

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 TFEC. It is available for students attending Perry county high schools and entering a 4-year degree in an education field....

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...

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...

Baird and Mary Jane Collins Scholarship Fund

The Baird and Mary Jane Collins Scholarship fund is available through the Perry County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC, to assist and encourage students living within the West Perry School District to pursue a college degree.  Both Baird and Mary...

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund

The Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund 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,...

Larry C. Sheibley-Beasom Valedictorian Scholarship Fund

this scholarship fund will be awarded annually to the top academic performer, Valedictorian, of the Newport School District. The scholarship will be paid, following the successful completion of graduation from Newport High School, toward tuition and fees and book...

Larry C. Sheibley-Beasom Salutatorian Scholarship Fund

this scholarship fund will be awarded annually to the second academic performer, Salutatorian, of the Newport School District. The scholarship will be paid, following the successful completion of graduation from Newport High School, toward tuition and fees and book...

Singiser Family Fund

This fund was established by Dr. Robert E. and Glenda Scott Singiser to provide scholarships for academically sound students in need of financial assistance, and who are seniors or have graduated from Mechanicsburg Area High School.  This fund is in recognition of the...

Tommy Sgrignoli Scholarship Fund

The Tommy Sgrignoli Scholarship Fund awards a scholarship for graduating seniors of East Pennsboro High School to help further their education. The scholarship memorializes Tommy Sgrignoli, a 1999 graduate of East Pennsboro High School, who was tragically killed in a...

Dorothy M. Peele Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established by family, friends, colleagues, and students to honor Dorothy M. Peele, a Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School teacher from 1957 through 1966. She taught physical education and health and was a very successful Girls’ Sports faculty...

Dr. George H. Love Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established in memory of Dr. George H. Love, a devoted educator and influential member of the Harrisburg and Philadelphia communities. The scholarship will be awarded annually to the highest scholastic-ranked graduating African American male...

Richard N. Wevodau Scholarship

The Richard N. Wevodau Scholarship is an endowment fund is awarded to graduating seniors of Mechanicsburg Area High School who possess average academic abilities. Ideally the student will pursue further education in the area of business; however, the scholarship could...

William Murray Foundation

This scholarship fund will be awarded annually to a member of the debate team at the Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School, located in Mechanicsburg, PA. One award will be selected by the Mechanicsburg Area Senior High (MASH) School debate coach using the following...

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...

Judith A. Ingram Memorial Scholarship Fund

Judith Anne Ingram spent a long career in elementary education, first in Virginia, then in the Titusville (PA) School District and for many years in the Mechanicsburg Area School District.  She served as principal at several schools in the MASD, with her longest...

PennHOSA Foundation Scholarship

The mission of the Penn HOSA Foundation Scholarship Fund is to promote careers in healthcare professions that enhance the delivery of compassionate care and meet the needs of the community by awarding post-secondary education scholarships to deserving HOSA student...

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...

Friends of Megan Bolton Memorial Fund

The Friends of Megan Bolton Memorial Fund Scholarship is used to assist students with college expenses. The Fund was established through memorial gifts in honor of Megan Anne Bolton, who passed this life at age 17 on July 8, 2003, of injuries sustained in an auto...

David L. Danner American History Award

David L. Danner is a retired teacher with a career spanning thirty-seven years. He started his career at Mechanicsburg Junior High School in 1959 where he taught United States and Pennsylvania History and Civics until 1965. Mr. Danner then transferred to Cedar Cliff...

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...

Leon Lowengard Scholarship

 The Leon Lowengard Scholarship has been established to memorialize the late Leon Lowengard.  The award is for students attending Harrisburg City Public Schools and surrounding districts with special consideration given to students who are of Jewish faith.

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...

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...

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.This is scholarship fund of the Franklin County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC.

Educational Opportunity Fund

This fund was established by a Lemoyne couple to benefit graduating seniors from Harrisburg High School, and John Harris Sci-Tech Campus pursuing higher education.

Binder Family Scholarship

The Binder Family Fund Scholarship was created by Richard G. Binder to award scholarships to graduating seniors of Steelton-Highspire High School to assist him/her in receiving a higher education at a four-year college or university.  Mr. Binder was a 1940 graduate of...

Dr. Marshall H. Layton Memorial Scholarship

Having been an educator his entire life, Dr. Rock only ever wanted to see others succeed in life. The Dr. Marshall H. Layton Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Dr. Rock to support Harrisburg City students in efforts to continue their lifelong love of...

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...

Thad G. Gayman Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Thad G. Gayman Memorial Scholarship 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...

Beistle Company Scholarship

The Beistle Scholarship Fund of the Franklin County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC, is a scholarship for legal dependents (natural or adopted) of full-time employees of the Beistle Company. If there are no eligible children, or if funds are...

PARTS Scholarship Pennsylvania Automotive Recycling Trade Society

The Pennsylvania Automotive Recycling Trade Society (PARTS) Scholarship was established to memorialize the late members and honor some special current members of PARTS who contributed time, effort, and monies to create a viable automotive recycling industry and...

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...

Norman and Lois Sollenberger Fund

Mr. and Mrs. Sollenberger and their children established this fund to provide scholarships for eligible students of the New Guilford Brethren in Christ Church. This scholarship is a fund of the Franklin County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of...