College And Graduate Student Scholarship Opportunities

Faerie L. Angle Memorial Scholarship Fund

The scholarship supports young persons from Franklin County, Pennsylvania, studying to be lawyers. Awards will be made to students entering the first, second, and third year of a J.D. Program. If you’re not currently in a 3-year J.D. Program, but plan to attend, click here to sign up to receive annual reminders when the application… Read More

Award: Multiple Winners / Amount Varies
Deadline: June 1

Samuel L. Abrams Foundation

Graduates of select schools in Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties attending a college or university.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies
Deadline: May 31


Ivin S. and Virginia D. Bear Fund

This fund supports students attending Franklin & Marshall College, Shippensburg University, or Harrisburg Academy, and Eagle Scouts nominated by the New Birth of Freedom Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies
Deadline: See application summary

Beistle Company Scholarship

Students who are legal dependents of full-time employees of the Beistle Company; second preference may be given to students graduating from Shippensburg High School; third preference may be given to students graduating from high schools within a 30 mile radius of Shippensburg.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Up to $1,000 each per year for up to 4 years
Deadline: March 15

Simon and Eva Brenner Student Travel & Enrichment Award

Established in 1988 by Janet B. and Melvin J. Brownold and in memory of Janet’s parents, this fund supports an educational travel scholarship for students at Harrisburg Area Community College.

Award: Multiple winners/up to $1,000
Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: February 7 for Spring 2020 & Summer 2020 travel

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 program.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies
Deadline: June 30

Harry N. and Melva A. Derickson Scholarship

Students who are residents of Dauphin, Cumberland, and Perry Counties, for study in preparation for medical or dental school, nursing, physical therapy, other medical related fields, or engineering.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies
Deadline: March 15

Lou Drane Fund Music Scholarship

Students from Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, and York counties, studying classical music composition, teaching, and performance.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $5,000 each
Deadline: March 1

Education Matters – The J.M. Heberlig/B.J. Helterbran Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established by J.M. Heberlig & B.J. Helterbran who both believe that education matters and know that it is becoming more difficult than ever to afford to reach your goals. Together with family, friends, and community, we can all accomplish great things. Jody, a High School Art Teacher, and Beth, who has worked… Read More

Award: Number of recipients varies / Amount Varies
Deadline: June 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 / Amount Varies
Deadline: April 1

Gordon B. and Josephine Hewlett Memorial Scholarship

Students from Franklin County, with a 2.5 GPA or higher, who wish to study nursing; priority is given to undergraduate students, but graduate students may apply.

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies
Deadline: April 1

James G. Hewlett Memorial Scholarship

Students from Franklin County studying nursing or other medical support occupations, such as radiological technology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, laboratory technology, nurse practitioners, inhalation therapy, etc. Students must also have a minimum GPA of 2.5, participate in extracurricular activities, and demonstrate service to the community and financial need. Priority is given to undergraduate students, but graduate… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies
Deadline: April 1

HomeBuilders Association Sales & Marketing Council Scholarship Fund

The Sales & Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg established its scholarship program in 2007. Originally named the Building Independent Women Scholarship, the name was changed to The Building Industry Careers Scholarship in 2015. It uses academic factors, applicant performance, career goals and a personal essay to determine deserving students to… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies
Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 15

HomeBuilders Association Scholarship Fund

The Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg established its Scholarship Program in 1987. This Association typically awards 10 – $1,000 scholarships to local area youth based on academic factors, applicant performance and career goals, with preference given to students furthering their education in the Building Industry or its related fields. The Association is an enthusiastic… Read More

Award: Number of awards varies / $1,000 each
Deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 15

Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship

Students from Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties, studying nursing.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $2,000 each
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 30

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

Leon Lowengard Scholarship

Students attending Harrisburg City Public Schools and surrounding districts with a minimum GPA of 2.5; must be an undergraduate student. Preference will be given to students who are of Jewish faith.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies
Deadline: July 15

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

PARTS Scholarship Pennsylvania Automotive Recycling Trade Society

A child or step child of an owner who is an eligible active PARTS member or an employee who has worked for an eligible PARTS member for at least one year prior to March 15 or a child or step child of such an employee.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies
Deadline: April 1

Gary D. Radine Scholarship

The Gary D. Radine Scholarship Fund of the Holding Company System of Delta Dental of California was established in 2016 as a project of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. This scholarship program is for the children of employees of Delta Dental to assist with college tuition expenses.

Award: 2 winners/ $5,000 each
Deadline: March 15

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

Mary Grace Shearer MSW Scholarship for the Advancement of Social Work Fund

The Mary Grace Shearer MSW Scholarship for the Advancement of Social Work is established for students entering their junior or senior year of college majoring in social work at CSWE accredited bachelor’s degree program in selected counties in Pennsylvania. The eligible student would have at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need that the award… Read More

Award: Number of recipients varies / at least $500 each
Deadline: June 1

Ray S. Shoemaker Scholarship

Students attending Harrisburg City Public Schools and surrounding districts with a minimum GPA of 2.5; must be an undergraduate student.

Award: Multiple winners/Amount varies
Deadline: July 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

Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Architecture Scholarship

Students who are present or former residents of one of the following Pennsylvania counties: Dauphin, Cumberland, York, Perry, Franklin, Lebanon, Adams, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Montour, Snyder, Bedford, Blair, Centre, Clinton, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Union, or Northumberland, and studying in the final three years of a Bachelor of Architecture program OR in a graduate program leading to… Read More

Award: Multiple winners/up to $5,000 each
Deadline: February 15

Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Music Scholarship

Students from Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Synder, and York counties, studying classical music composition, teaching, and performance.

Award: Multiple winners/Up to $5,000 each
Deadline: March 1

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: EXTENDED DEADLINE: June 1

Pauline M. Whitekettle Scholarship Fund for St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

This scholarship fund was established through the estate of Pauline M. Whitekettle. The scholarship supports residents of the greater Newport area (defined as students residing in the Newport School District or those with a Newport address) in their second, third, and fourth years of college. Preference will be given to students who are members of St. Paul’s… Read More

Award: Number of recipients vary/Amount varies
Deadline: June 1