2018-2019 Scholarships Due in April

Harrisburg Chapter of the LINKS Scholarship--Deadline April 1, 2019
Amount:
not specified
Who: 
High School seniors going to college
Major: any
Academic requirements: 
Must submit transcript
Essay: 
See application for essay requirements
Recommendations:
Must submit 2 letters of recommendations
Click on the attachment for scholarship application and details Links Scholarship Application 2019.doc and Links History 2019.doc


Harrisburg Chapter, NCBW (100 Black Women Scholarship)--Deadline April 1, 2019
Amount:
$500.00
Eligibility Criteria
  • Must be a female student of color who will graduate from high school in 2019
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must have performed at least 20 hours of verifiable community service with an established organization
  • Plans to enroll in a full-time technical, associate or baccalaureate degree program in the fall of 2019
  • Must reside in Central PA
Click the link for scholarship application NCBW Harrisburg Scholarship-2019.docx

John Harris Class of 1969 Scholarship-Deadline April 1, 2019
Amount:
not specified
Who:  Harrisburg High School graduating Seniors
Major: Any
Academics: Submit transcripts; SAT/ACT scores
Essay:  400-600 word essay.  See application for topic.
Other: Provide college acceptance letter
Click the link for scholarship application John Harris Class of 1969 Scholarship 2019.docx

Hbg Area Civic Garden Schoarship--Deadline April 1, 2019
Amount: 
$500.00
Who: High School Seniors
Major: Horticulture, Floriculture, landscape design, botany, biology, forestry, agronomy, conservation, plant pathology, environmental concerns, city planning, and other similar fields
Academics:  Submit transcript
Essay:  discuss goals and financial need
Recommendations:  Provide three
See scholarship application for details.  Hbg Civic Garden scholarship 2019.pdf

Walters Services, Inc. Fabe & Beverly Walters Scholarship--Deadline April 1
Amount: varies
Who: 
Applicants must be children of employees under age o 26 or must be seasonal employees under who plan to go to college or a trade school.
Go to https://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/ click on the scholarship name



Central Pennsylvania Coalition United to Fight Cancer, CATALYST Scholarships-April 30, 2019
Several scholarships are available.  For more information click link: http://www.catalystpa.org/catalyst-scholarships-2019.html
Engineering Scholarships-Deadline April 5, 2019
Amount: $2,000
Who:  High School graduate residing in Dauphin county (see application for other participating counties).
Major:  Interest in engineering
For more information go to http://www.harrisburg.ashe.pro/Scholarship.htm 


DCPASR Scholarship -- April 10, 2019
Amount:  $1,000
Who:  Graduating Senior of a Dauphin County Public High School
Major:  Must Enroll in a teaching preparation curriculum
Academic Requirements:  Must submit an official high school transcript.  Provide SAT/ACT scores.
Extracurricular/Community Activities:  preferable
Letters of Recommendation:  Must submit three reference letters from :  1) a teacher, 2) a counselor, and 3) a family friend.
Essay:  See scholarship application for essay requirements
See your high school counselor for scholarship application

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Scholarship Essay--Deadline April 13, 2019
Amount:   not specified
Who;  High School seniors who are continuing their education at a college or university in Pennsylvania.
Essay:  no more than a 100 0 word essay on Advocating for Social Justice
Click the attachment for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.  Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority KOS SCHOLARSHIP 2019.docx

ABWA Impact Scholarship--Deadline April 15
Amount: $2,000
Who:  Graduating female high school student residing in Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry counties
Academic Requirements: 2.8 GPA
Click the attached link for scholarship information ABWA Impact Scholarship pdf.pdf

    Road to Safety Scholarship Contest--Deadline April 19, 2019
Amount: 
up to $1,000.00
Who: Graduating college-bound seniors
Requirements:  Must submit a audio/visual project about the dangers of drunk and/or distracted driving.
For more information go to https://www.mwke.com/about-us/road-to-safety-scholarship-contest/

National Leased Housing Assoc. Educ .Fund Scholarship--Deadline April 20, 2019
Amount:
Varies
Who:  These scholarships provide support for higher education for low income students living in federally assisted rental housing managed by members of the National Leased Housing Association
Click on the link for the scholarship applications.  This site list several scholarships
https://nlhascholars.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx#4371597136646D517975544F5976596D4E73384E69673D3D



The Delorean Andrews, Release Scholarship--Deadline Pending
Amount:
$500
Who:  Harrisburg High School graduating senior who plans to attend a post secondary school
Major any
Academics:  An average student who has shown academic improvement over his/her high school career. 
Essay:  Write a 500 word essay explaining why you deserve this scholarship.
Scholarship documents must be submitted to your school counselor
Click the attachment for scholarship application and information 


The Civic Club of Harrisburg Scholarship--April 16, 2019
Amount
: $1,000
Who:  High School Senior residing in Dauphin County who has plans to attend a post secondary school.
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  2.5 GPA
Essay:  See Scholarship application for essay question and guidelines
School/Community Service:  preferable
Recommendation:  Provide three letters of recommendations
Click the attachment for the scholarship application for detailed information
Civic Club of Harrisburg Scholarship 2019.pdf

 Walter T. Lightner Memorial Scholarship--Deadline April 12, 2019
Amount:  $500
Who:  Graduating Senior who has a bank account with NCFCU
Academic Requirements: 2.5 GPA
Essay:  see scholarship application for essay topic 
Click the attachment for scholarship information
Walter T. Lighter Memorial Scholarship 2019.pdf 

The Harrisburg Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Dr. Jesse A. Bryan Scholarship--Deadline Pending

Amount: 500.00
Who:  A graduating High School Senior from the Harrisburg Area
Major: any
Academic Requirements:  Must have at least a 2.5 GPA.  Must submit official transcript
Community/School Involvement:  Demonstrate Personal initiative civic responsibility, and school involvement.
Please click the attachments for application and more information.

Galvin H. Brown Memorial Scholarship - April 1, 2019
Amount: $1,000
Who:  Harrisburg School District, High School Graduating Senior who plans to attend  a 2 or 4 year state accredited college/university in Pennsylvania
Academic Requirements:  Minimum GPA 2.5 and must submit official transcript in sealed envelope.
Major Area of Study:  Any
Letters of Recommendation:  Three letters--from a teacher, counselor or school administrator, and one from the following:  employer, minister, or community leader
Essay:  Submit 900 - 1000 word essay on statements 1 or 2 as outlined in the scholarship packet (see attachment below).
For application click on the attached file below.
 
Carolyn Larose Henry Memorial Scholarship Award--April 1, 2019
Amount:  $1,000
Who:  Harrisburg School District, High School Graduating Senior who plans to attend an 2 or 4 year state accredited college/university in Pennsylvania
Major Area of Study:  Any
Academic Requirements:  Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and submit official transcript in sealed envelope.
Letters of Recommendation:  Two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or school administrator and one from the following:  employer, minister, or community leader.
Essay:  Submit 900 - 1000 word typed essay on How can education impact your future (see attached file below for essay details).
For more information and copy of application, click on the attached file below.
 Carolyn_L _Henry_Scholarship 2019.doc

 ​Peacemaker Scholarship - April 26, 2019
Amount:  $1,000
Who:  Graduating High School Senior from Harrisburg School District
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  Submit an official high school transcript:
Essay:  Submit a typed essay on what have you done to promote unity and diversity at Harrisburg High School or write about a situation in which you acted as a peacemaker in your school or in the community.
Other:  Qualified applicants will be interviewed
Click link below for application peacemaker scholarship application 2019.docx
Return completed application to your school counselor

PA Land Surveyors' Foundation Scholarship--Deadline April 1, 2019
Amount: varies
Who:  The applicant must be enrolled in or be accepted in wither a two-year survey technology program.
Major: puruing a career in land surveying
Academics:  Submit high school or college transcript
For scholarship details and application go to http://www.psls.org/scholarship 
     

Capital Area Education Association Scholarship - PENDING
Amount:  $500.00
Who:  Graduating High School Senior
Major:  Must pursue a degree in Special Education, Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Adaptive Physical Education or School Psychology,
Academic Requirements:  Must submit an official high school transcript.
Extracurricular/Community Activities:  preferable
Work Experience:  Preferable
Essay:  not required
Letters of Recommendation:  not required
Other:  Must provide financial information.
Click the attachment below for a copy of the scholarship application.
 
 Beta Pi Boule Scholar Awards--Deadline April 1, 2019
Amount:  up to $8,000 over four years
Who:  African-American male high school senior
Major: any
Academic Requirements:  3.0 GPA
Recommendation:  Obtain lettter of recommendation from school counselor
School/Community Involvement: preferable
For scholarship application and details click the link https://betapiboule.org/#scholarship


Grove Family Fund #2 for HACC --Deadline April 1
Amount: 
varies
Who:  for students attending HACC as a full-time or part-time student.
Academics:  Must have at least 2.0 GPA
For scholarship information go to https://www.tfec.org/wp-content/uploads/GroveHACC_OnePageSummary.pdf
        
    Mary Sachs Memorial Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:  varies
Who:  Female graduating high school seniors who plans to attend a 2 or 4-year college/university in Pennsylvania 
Major:  Must plan to study fashions, fashion design, retailing, or entrepreneurship
   
   
   Health Partners Foundation, Community College Connection Scholarship --PENDING
Amount:  FULL TUITION (not exceeding $13,000.00)
Who:  Harrisburg High School Students planning on attending HACC.
Major:  preferably health related area of study
Academic Requirement:    "B" average.  Must submit transcript and SA scores.
Essay:  Must submit an essay on "My Connection to My community"
Recomendation:  Provide a reference letter from a teacher, counselor, or a principal.
Other:  Must submit college acceptance letter
Click on the attachment for scholarship application and details.

       
 
HomeBuilders Association Sales&Marketing Council Scholarship--Deadline April 1
Amount: varies
Who: Students who have graduated from high school in Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry County and plan to attend college or trade school furthering their education in the Building Industry or related field.
Apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/

Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:  $2,000
Who:  High School seniors  from Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties.
Major:  Desire to pursue a career in nursing.
Academic Requirements:  High academic achievement.  Must submit official school transcript.
Essay:  Submit 300-word typewritten essay describing your interest in your chosen career field of study. 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit two personal reference letters.  One should be from a science teacher on school letterhead and the other letter should be from an individual who can speak to your ability to successfully complete your studies, such as a teacher, employer, or mentor.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form
Must apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/ 
 
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Educational Opportunity Fund - Deadline April 1
Amount:  $1,250
Who:  High School Seniors from Harrisburg and Sci-Tech High Schools
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  At least 2.5 GPA.  Must submit official transcript.
Essay:  Submit 300-word-typewritten personal essay on "How I am preparing for my Life Goals". 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit two personal reference letters.  One should be from high school teacher on school letterhead.  The other from an employer, supervisor or community leader.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form
Must apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/  
    
   
ACES Foundation Fund--Deadline April 1
Amount:  $2,000
Who:  High School Seniors from Cumberland, Dauphin or Perry Counties
Major:  Planning a career in business and attending a program with a business focus
Academic Requirements:  At least 2.5 GPA and submit official transcript.
Essay:  Submit 300-word-typewritten personal essay describing your current interests and activities, as well as sharing future goals and ambitions. 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit three personal reference letters.  One should be from high school teacher on school letterhead.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form 
Must apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/
 
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Leon I Lock and Barbara R Lock Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:multiple $500 awards
Deadline: April 1
Who: Graduates of any Harrisburg School District High School (including Bishop McDevitt) attending HACC or Penn State for automotive technology
 

Bruce Mangione Fund - Deadline April 1
Amount: 2 winners / $1,500 each
Deadline: April 1
Who: Students from Harrisburg City schools and children of employees of Harrisburg Hilton & Towers, or NRG Energy (Harrisburg office)
Must apply online at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/

McInroy-Sheffer People Trust Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount: multiple / $1,200 each
Deadline: April 1
Who: Graduates from these counties: Cumberland, Dauphin, Lycoming, Tioga or York and attending Mansfield University, HACC, York College, Central Penn College, PA College of Tech or Harrisburg University.
Must apply online at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/

Rice Family Scholarship Fund of Eichelbergers Inc. - Deadline April 1
Amount: multiple winners / up to $2,000 each
Deadline: April 1
Who: Children of employees of Eichelbergers, Inc. (employed for at least 1 year) attending any 2 or 4 year college in PA – min GPA 2.5
Must apply at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/
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Oliver Rosenberg Educational Trust - Deadline April 1
Amount: multiple winners for varying amounts
Deadline: April 1
Who: Students from Sci-Tech, Harrisburg High, Bishop McDevitt, or Dauphin Co. Vo-Tech attending any college in PA.
PARTS Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount: multiple winners amount vary
Deadline: April 1
Who: 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 1 year prior to March 15 or a child or step child of such an employee
Dr. Francis J. Viozzi Memorial Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:  1,500
Who:  Graduating Seniors from Dauphin or Lebanon County High School planning to attend a 4-year college
Major:  The student must have a concentration in science related to environmental conservation (biology, wildlife management, environmental studies, engineering, etc.)
for more information and to apply go to http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/


          
              
Eash-Potter Scholarship--Deadline April 1
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 Center of Central PA. The scholarship will support students committed to improving the campus and community climate for LGBTQ people
Apply on line at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin


Ely-Wain Scholarship Fund-Deadline April 1

This scholarship was created to provide assistance to Central PA high school seniors pursuing degrees in fields related to environment and sustainability. It is meant for young women and men who aspire to make a difference as well as a salary.
Any area of study in the sciences, social sciences, or the humanities will be considered, provided it contributes to the integration of environment, economy, and social systems into a healthy, sustainable world for future generations.
Apply online at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin


Zachary Moore Music Memorial Fund-Deadline April 15
Who: Graduating seniors from local high schools in the Harrisburg area and Steelton including CASA who plans to attend a tw-year. 4-year, or trade school to study music.
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 soul.
Award: 2 winners/up to $500 each

Capital Area Chpt., PA Sports Hall of Fame -April 30, 2019   
Amount:  $1,000
Who:  Graduating High School Senior who has participated in one or more sports
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  Submit high school transcript with GPA and Rank,
Essay:  See scholarship application for short essay topics
Recommendation:  not needed
Extracurricular Activities:  this is helpful
Community/Leadership Activities:  Provide information on your community involvement

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Scholarship-Deadline April 30, 2019
Amount: 
not specified
Who: 
Graduating High School Seniors planning to attend a four-year college/university
Major: 
any
Academics: 
submit high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores
Essay: 
See scholarship application for essay topic
References: 
Submit two letters of recommendations
Click on attachment for scholarship application Kappa Omega Scholarship Packet 2018-2019.doc

    John  Q Waters Scholarship--April 30, 2019
Amount: $500.00
Who:  High School Graduating Seniors
Major: Any
Academic Requirement:  Provide transcript and SAT scores
Essay:  Write a 300 word essay about your career plans and goals.
Letter of Recommendation: Submit three letters of recommendation one must be from a guidance counselor.
Click on the attachment for scholarship application JOHN Q WATERS SCHOLARSHIP Application 2019.pdf