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Gene Hummel Scholarship


Lancaster County Chapter of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees

LCCPASR Executive Board has established the scholarship program for Lancaster County high school seniors who have maintained a 3.5 average and who wishes to go into the field of education and has been accepted by a college or technical school.

Apply Here



AES Scholarship Deadline is Approaching


AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.  

Scholarship Criteria

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.  You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Deadline for entry: October 6, 2019

Please see link for more information:  Apply Here





“B. Davis Scholarship”


The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
 
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
 
The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019
 
Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000




PA Association of Educational Office Professionals Hermine Solt Student Scholarship


The Pennsylvania Association of Educational Office Professionals' Student Scholarship Fund was established in 1992 for the purpose of aiding students in Pennsylvania to pursue higher education in a business-related field. Scholarships of $500 each will be offered to students who meet the requirements.

Criteria:  
  1. Scholastic achievement and motivation for higher education
  2. Qualities and traits of leadership, citizenship, and service to school and community
  3. Financial need
  4. Recommendations from business education department member and/or school counselor must accompany application
  5. Goal:  A career in Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Management, Business Communications, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Computer/Technology, or Secretarial/Admin. Assistant)
Additional Criteria can be accessed on the link below:

APPLY HERE

Must be postmarked by March 1, 2019


                 Millersville University 

Clarence Schock Foundation Scholarship 


The Clarence Schock Foundation Scholarship is awarded annually to a Millersville University freshmen on the basis of scholastic record. financial need and personal attributes.

Criteria:

1. Be a legal PA resident and currently enrolled or a graduate of a secondary school in the following Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Berks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York. 

2. Complete and submit the 2019-2020 FAFSA prior to February 22, 2019, 
    a. The FAFSA can be completed online at fafsa.ed.gov. And can be completed any time after      October 1, 201 8. 
    b. Be sure to list Millersville as a school choice so that we receive your information. Our school code is 003325. 

3. Complete and submit this application by Friday, February 22, 2019 to: Office of Financial Aid Millersville University P.O. Box 1002 Millersville, PA 17551-0302

If you have questions, please call the Financial Aid office at 717-871-5100.




PENNSYLVANIA AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIPS


ESSAY CONTEST* - Open to any student in 9th-12th grade who is enrolled in a Pennsylvania school is eligible.  Essay is between 500-1000 words on a topic chosen by the committee.  1st-$3500.00, 2nd-$3000.00 and 3rd-$2500.00 placed awarded.

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  2. ORATORICAL CONTEST* - Open to any student in 9th-12th grade who is enrolled in a Pennsylvania school is eligible.  Consists of two parts, one a memorized oration and an ex-temporary oration on an assigned topic.  1st-$7500.00, 2nd-$5000.00 and 3rd-$4000.00 places awarded.
     
  3. SEBASTIANELLI DRUM CORPS SCHOLARSHIP* - Open to any senior who is child or grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire living or deceased.  The student must be a member of a high school band and is going on to higher education with a major in music.  Winner received $500.00.
     
  4. JOSEPH P GAVENONIS SCHOLARSHIP* - Open to any Pennsylvania high school senior who is child/grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire.  The student needs to be seeking a four year degree in a Pennsylvania college or university.
     
  5. ROBERT W VALIMONT ENDOWMENT* - Open to any Pennsylvania high school senior who is a child/grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire.  The student needs to be seeking a two year career-oriented education or training in a less-than four-year program in a Pennsylvania school.
     
  6. ROBERT TRACE ESSAY CONTEST* - Open to students 15-18 years of age who is child or grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire living or deceased or child of Pennsylvania soldier killed as a result of war on terrorism.  300-500 word essay on the topic "Patriotism and Citizenship - What America means to me?"  Winner receives $500.00.

WEEK-LONG CAMPS WITH THE POSSIBILITY TO EARN SCHOLARSHIP MONEY

  1. KEYSTONE BOYS STATE* - Open to any male student who has completed their junior year and resides in Pennsylvania.  KBS students practice and operate fictitious cities, four counties and one state, based on the statues and codes of the State of Pennsylvania.  About the 3rd full week of June @ Shippensburg University.  Local legion posts will sponsor the students to attend.  There is a Keystone Girls State - Contact an auxiliary unit.
     
  2. STATE POLICE YOUTH WEEK* - Open to any male or female student who is 15-17 years old and resides in Pennsylvania.  The student should be in good health and physically fit.  This camp is run like a boot camp, to introduce students interested in law enforcement or a branch of the armed forces. Cadets march in platoons, do physical training and have instructional time.  About the second full week of June @ York College of Pennsylvania.  Local legion posts will sponsor the student to attend.

* Please see individual applications/brochures for complete rules, instructions, and more information.


More Information Here



NAAAP Philadelphia Scholarship 

This $1,000 scholarship is available to students who are Asian/Asian American. The deadline for this Pennsylvania scholarship is in April.





NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships 

This $3,500 scholarship is available to high-performing students. It has an application deadline in March.




Pennsylvania Engineering Foundation Scholarships 

The Pennsylvania Engineering Foundation issues a variety of scholarships to engineering students. The application deadline is in April.





The Pennsylvania Chafee Education and Training Grant


This grant is available to undergraduates who previously were part of the state’s foster care system. Awards are approved for up to $3,000 each.


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Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant


This grant for up to $20,000 is award to individuals attending colleges and universities in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grants are based on need and merit.

APPLY HERE:


Partnership for Access to Higher Education (PATH)


When students receive funding from PHEAA, they may also be considered for the PATH program, which provides supplemental grant funding to students demonstrating need.

APPLY HERE:


 

BigSun Scholarship


The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official. 

Deadline               -     June 19, 2019  

Amount of Award  -        $500.00

APPLY HERE:



Ervin L. Steele Nursing Scholarship

District # 9 VFW and Auxiliary


Two Nursing Scholarships of $1000 each are being offered to graduating High School students residing in Lancaster or Chester County.

Applications due to your Guidance Counselor on or before April 15, 2019.


Apply Here:




Lancaster Chapter of The Military Officer's Association of America


For the twenty first year, the Lancaster Chapter of The Military Officer's Association of America is offering a one time scholarship of $1,000 to a deserving young person from Lancaster County.

APPLICATION MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MARCH 30, 2019

Apply Here:



The Towne Club of Lancaster


Criteria for awarding the Scholarship is:
Financial Need
Scholastic achievement
Seriousness of purpose
Qualities/traits of leadership, citizenship and service
Recommendation from Business Education Department
Goal:  A career in secretarial, office technology, accounting or business education (Not Teaching)
MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MARCH 15, 2019





Lancaster-Lebanon Association of 
Educational Office Professionals 
This scholarship is being offered for the 8th year for 3 student that will be attending Penn State University (any campus).

The Lancaster-Lebanon School Business Officials (LLSBO), partnering with the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO), announces its intent to award scholarships to senior students attending Lancaster and Lebanon public school districts and Lancaster Catholic High School. Scholarship criteria and eligibility are listed below as well as within the scholarship application. The scholarships honor Joseph F. Kurjiaka, deceased Business Manager/Chief Operating Officer for Manheim Township School District. Mr. Kurjiaka previously served as Business Manager of Columbia Borough School District and Auditor for the Pennsylvania Auditor General's Office. He was a graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School and Pennsylvania State University.

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LANCASTER-LEBANON ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS


The Lancaster-Lebanon Association of Educational Office Professionals is pleased to offer a Scholarship in the amount of $1,300.00 to a 2019 Lancaster County or Lebanon County High School graduate who shows promise and interest in the secretarial/business field. An impartial selection committee will choose the winner. Final selection will be made by April 30, 2019. Payment of the scholarship will be made directly to the college/school upon written notification of the student’s acceptance in a business related program. Enclosed are applications for candidates to complete. CRITERIA: Criteria for awarding the scholarships are: 1. Financial need 2. Scholastic achievement 3. Seriousness of purpose 4. Qualities/traits of leadership, citizenship, and service 5. Recommendation from Business Education Department 6. Goal: A career in secretarial, office technology, accounting, business education (not teaching)

APPLY HERE

All applications MUST be returned to me and postmarked by March 15, 2019. 

Mail completed applications to: 

Mrs. Sherry Zimmerman 

LLAEOP Scholarship Committee 

Annville-Cleona School District 

520 South White Oak Street Annville, PA 17003-2249



THE PATRIOT NEWS AND PENNLIVE - BEST & BRIGHTEST SCHOLARSHIP



For the 27th year, the PA Media Group - The Patriot News and PennLive will honor 20 high school seniors as the Best and Brightest to represent the potential of the class of 2019.
Applications are due in our office by Friday, March 8, 2019

APPLY HERE:



The Deborah P. Altman Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award

The Junior League of Lancaster and the Deborah P. Altman Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award is available to apply. This award is an annual cash award given to a Lancaster youth that exhibits an exceptional interest in volunteerism in the community. 

All applications must be  emailed to grants@jllancaster.org by Monday, March 18, 2019

APPLY HERE:



ORRSTOWN BANK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Orrstown Bank Foundation is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to 2019 graduating students planning to pursue higher education.  These are a one time, $1,000 scholarship. There will be two offered at $2,500 each to students planning to attend Shippensburg University.  Selections will be made some time in April, and only those selected will be contacted.

Must be postmarked or submitted electronically by:  Friday, March 15, 2019

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Lancaster County Conservation District - Ann Brown Memorial Scholarship 


The Lancaster County Conservation District Ann Brown Scholarships are made possible through an Ann Brown bequest, and from contributions of individuals concerned that we maintain and protect our natural resources.  Applications are accepted from December through March from students continuing their education with the intent of majoring in a curriculum which focuses on natural resources and/or conservation. Some examples of acceptable programs of studies would be: Environmental Sciences; Wildlife and/or Fisheries Biology; Environmental Resource Management; or other related programs, leading to an advanced degree (2 yr Associate Degree or 4 yr Baccalaureate Degree). 

 Basis for the selection will be determined on past performance and activities, current school and community involvement, future purpose and direction plus the applicant’s ability to communicate.  The scholarship committee, prior to the final selection, will interview the top candidates in April. The District is looking to provide two $2,000 scholarships in 2019.

Completed applications must be received by LCCD by March 29, 2019

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Donegal Chapter of the Daughters of Revolution Scholarship

The Donegal Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is happy to be offering The Catharine Oster Scholarship in the amount of  $2,500 this year to a High School Senior in Lancaster County.

More information is attached below
Must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2019

To Learn more, click here:

Financial Need Form and School Recommendation Form



John Apple Swim Fund Memorial Scholarship



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