Pennsylvania Scholarships

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First 10 Pennsylvania scholarships:
Frankel-Adair Scholarship for LGBT Students
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
Applicant must identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Must reside in the greater Philadelphia area. Must be pursuing post-secondary education (may be enrolled or enrolling as a full-time or part-time student).
Contact:
ACLU of Pennsylvania PO Box 40008 Philadelphia, PA 19106 info@aclupa.org 215-592-1513 Questions? Contact us at frankelscholarship@aclupa.org or 215-592-1513.
John Starks Foundation 3 Point Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
Open to graduating high school seniors in the New York/Tri-State Area who plan to enroll full-time at a two-year or four-year accredited institution during the upcoming academic year. Minimum 3.0. Financial need. Commitment to community service.
Contact:
John Starks Foundation, Inc. 1127 High Ridge Road, Suite 331 Stamford, CT 06905 www.johnstarks.org
Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association Nursing Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
May 16
Open to individuals entering nursing or currently enrolled in NLN-accredited programs granting associate or bachelors degrees and who reside in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties.
Contact:
The Philadelphia Foundation Attn: Bryn Mawr Nursing Scholarship 1234 Market Street, Suite 1800 Philadelphia, PA 19107 Phone: 215-563-6417 Ext. 119 Fax: 215-563-6882 E-mail: mmarkovcy@philafound.org Website: www.philafound.org
The Unmet Need Grant Program
 
Amount:
$1000-$3500
Awards:
Varies ($750,000 in available funds for 2014)
Deadline:
May 31
Must be a United States citizen, Must be a resident of one of the following counties for one year prior to entering a school or college: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Washington or Westmoreland Pennsylvania. Demonstrate unmet financial need of at least $1,000 after the financial aid award package has been determined, Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and be a high school senior or graduate planning to enroll, or a student already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited postsecondary institution. Have an expected family contribution (EFC) of less than $5000.
Contact:
Student Services Department The Warner Centre 332 Fifth Avenue, First Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Telephone: 412-566-2760 Email: atyler@needld.org Webpage: www.needld.org
Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1,000-$2,000 (depending on location)
Awards:
60
Deadline:
May 31
-Eligibility Requirement Current High School Junior (class of 2016) -Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above -Current resident of the United States of America -Participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club.
Contact:
Contact Person: Casey Miller 1001 N. Rengstorff Ave. Suite 100 Mountain View, CA 94043 E-mail: casey_miller@positivecoach.org Url: www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/
Estamos Unidos de Pennsylvania Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 30
Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must be enrolled in a regional college, university, technical or vocational program for a minimum of 6 credit hours. Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA (high school seniors), 3.0 GPA (college students) or 2,925 points on GED. Complete FAFSA by March 15.
Contact:
Estamos Unidos de Pennsylvania P. O. Box 1853 Harrisburg, PA 17105 www.estamosunidospa.org
Disabled Students Pursuing a Career in Law New!
 
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 01
Minimum GPA - 2.8 Proof of Disability. U.S. Citizen Must be enrolled in accredited college for fall 2015.
Contact:
Friedl Richardson 19840 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024 Phone: randy@friedlrichardson.com Url: www.friedlrichardson.com/scholarships/disabled-students-pursuing-a-career-in-law-scholarship/
We the Students Scholarship
 
Amount:
First place - $4,000 Second place - $2,000 Third place - $1,000 Honorable Mention - $500 (2 prizes)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 13
Essay contest. The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students (1) in Grades 9-12 attending public, private, religious, and charter schools but who are no older than 19 as of the end of the Contest Period (December 1), (2) enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program but who are no older than 19 as of the end of the Contest Period, or (3) attending a homeschool program who are no younger than 13 as of the beginning of the contest period and no older than 19 as of the end of the Contest Period.Students must attend school in one of the following states, territories, or district, regardless of their state of residence: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, the District of Columbia, all U.S. Territories, and American Armed Forces Schools Abroad. All essays must be submitted by your teacher.
Contact:
The Bill of Rights Institute 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 200 Arlington, VA 22203 Fax: 703.894.1791 Phone: (800) 838-7870 ext.10 E-mail: essaycontest@billofrightsinstitute.org Website: www.billofrightsinstitute.org
Chemung Canal Trust Company Scholarship
 
Amount:
$8000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Unspecified
Demonstrate leadership and outstanding citizenship. Evidence of strong desire and motivation to go to college. CCTC Employees and immediate family members are eligible to apply. Demonstrate financial need. Students do not need to have the highest grades to apply. Must graduate in a community where a Chemung Canal Trust Company is located.
Contact:
Community Foundation of Elmira- Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. 307 B East Water Street Elmira, NY 14901 Tel: 607-734-6412 Fax: 607-734-7335 Contact: Nancy Van Fleet nvf@communityfund.org
George Douglas/LGPA Corning Classic Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5500
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Unspecified
Open to high school seniors in the following counties: Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler, Tioga, Tompkins, Allegany and Bradford-PA. Student must be a diligent, responsible and concerned citizen who demonstrates motivation and likehood of success to complete post-secondary education. Awarded for 4-year institutions. 2-year institutions will be considered if student is intent on transferring to a 4-year institution. Must have financial need.
Contact:
Community Foundation of Elmira- Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. 307 B East Water Street Elmira, NY 14901 Tel: 607-734-6412 Fax: 607-734-7335 Contact: Nancy Van Fleet nvf@communityfund.org