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First 10 Pennsylvania scholarships:

Amount:
$650 per year x 4 years
Awards:
9
Deadline:
January 20
All area students included (exclusive of children of Guthrie physicians). Students must be a member of the class of 2017 and plan to enroll at an accredited college/university or hospital-based nursing or allied health program in the summer or fall of 2017. Applicants must plan to enter a health career such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, allied health professions, health care administration, or medical research. The value of each Guthrie Health Professions scholarship is $650 per year or $2,600 over four years for undergraduate studies. One scholarship will be awarded to each grouping as outlined below: 1. Owego Free Academy, Spencer-VanEtten, Tioga Central, Newark Valley, Candor 2. Towanda, Wyalusing Valley, North Rome Christian School, Northeast Bradford, Tunkhannock 3. Troy, Canton, Sullivan County 4. Wellsboro, Mansfield, Mansfield New Covenant Academy, Liberty, North Penn, Elkland, Cowanesque Valley, Williamson 5. Athens, Sayre, Waverly 6. Corning-Painted Post, Addison, Bath-Haverling, Campbell-Savona, Bradford Central, Hammondsport, Corning Christian Academy 7. Horseheads, Thomas Edison, Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour, Elmira, Notre Dame, Elmira Christian Academy, Twin Tier Christian Academy 8. Ithaca, Dryden, Newfield, Lansing, Groton, Charles O. Dickerson 9. Maine-Endwell, Union Endicott, Vestal, Johnson City, Binghamton, Seton Catholic Guthrie Employee Scholarships (4 Awarded) %u2013 Children of Guthrie employees only. The applicant must be the son or daughter of a Guthrie employee* (exclusive of the physician staff). The student must be a member of the class of 2017 and plan to enroll at an accredited junior college, college or university in the summer or fall of 2017. The applicant may elect any major field of study. These students can apply simultaneously for the Guthrie Health Professions Scholarship if the criteria for that scholarship are met. The value of each Guthrie Employee scholarship is $650 per year or $2,600 over four years for undergraduate studies.
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
19-20
Deadline:
January 30
Open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in a communications-related field such as advertising, broadcasting, marketing, communications, journalism, new media, and public relations. Only students from (permanent resident of) New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Connecticut may apply. Students are eligible even if they attend a school outside these states, as long as their home address is located in one of them. Applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA.
Contact:
New York Women in Communications, Inc. 355 Lexington Ave., 15th Fl, New York, NY 10017-6603 T 212-297-2133 F 212-370-9047 Website: www.nywici.org/foundation/scholarships Contact: Meridith Taylor 212-297-2133
Amount:
$2000-$3000
Awards:
20 per year
Deadline:
February 1
Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education. For more information, applicants should read with care the Founders Prologue in the History and Mission of the Fund. Location of Applicants: As a rule, The Roothbert Fund does not make Scholarship Grants EXCEPT to applicants whose current or permanent address is located in one of the following States of the United States and applicants planning to move to one of such States prior to March 1 of the year in which the application is made: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina. Interview may be required for applicants. Transportation is NOT provided. If selected, applicant must attend at least a one weekend fellowship conference during the first year of award.
Contact:
The Roothbert Fund, Inc. 475 Riverside Drive Room 1830 New York, NY 10115 Phone: (212) 870-3116 E-mail: mail@roothbertfund.org
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
15
Deadline:
February 7
Essay contest. For 2016, in 500-800 words, answer the following question: The Founders believed in the sanctity/vital importance of the individual liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. To what extent (or in what ways) has our government compromised on these liberties in the name of security or the general welfare? In your answer, incorporate the principles and specific examples (including current events) that support your conclusion.
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
Amount:
Winners receive scholarships totaling $100,000.
Awards:
The top six prize winning teams receive scholarship awards ranging from $2,500 to $20,000, which are divided equally among team members and paid directly to the colleges or universities at which the winning students enroll. Honorable Mention winners receive team prizes of $1,000.
Deadline:
February 20 (Registration Closes)
11th and 12th graders from all over the United States. Teams must be comprised of three to five students and one teacher-coach and a maximum of two teams per high school may register.
Contact:
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 3600 Market Street, 6th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688 USA Phone: 215.382.9800 Website: m3challenge.siam.org
Amount:
Funding to attend Clarion writing workshop
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 01
The Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholarship enables writers of color to attend one of the Clarion writing workshops, where Octavia got her start. It furthers Octavia's legacy by providing the same experience/opportunity that Octavia had to future generations of new writers of color. In addition to her stint as a student at the original Clarion Writers Workshop in Pennsylvania in 1970, Octavia taught several times for Clarion West in Seattle, Washington, and Clarion in East Lansing, Michigan, giving generously of her time to a cause she believed in.
Amount:
$500
Awards:
16 (1 in each eligible state)
Deadline:
March 2
Relay Scholarship is to support students who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking in their post-secondary education. The Hamilton Relay Scholarship is extended to a qualifying high school student living within one of the states where Hamilton Relay is the contracted telecommunications relay and/or captioned telephone service provider. This includes California, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah, and Virginia.
Contact:
Contact Hamilton Relay Customer Service: Voice/TTY: 800-618-4781 (toll-free) Fax: 402-694-5110 E-mail: info@hamiltonrelay.com Write: Hamilton Relay Corporate Office 1006 12th Street Aurora, NE 68818
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
Full-time enrolled student in any Canadian or American University. High school students may also apply.
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 01
Graduating seniors from high schools in Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, planning on attending a school of higher education, and whose study shall be of business focus (management, administration, finance, actuarial sciences, etc.); also includes students studying trades such as cosmetology or HVAC with the intent to own their own business.
Contact:
ACES Foundation Fund Scholarship Attn: Allison Moesta, Program Associate for Educational Enhancement 200 N. 3rd Street, 8th Floor PO Box 678 Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678 Website: www.acefoundation.org
Amount:
Miss Black Pennsylvania USA Talented Teen
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 01
Applicant must be 14-27 years of age, born a female, no children and enrolled in a high school in Pennsylvania.
Contact:
Miss Black Pennsylvania USA 12138 Central Avenue Suite 343 Mitchellville, PA 20721 Contact Person: Angel Mills, Executive Director E-mail: missblackpennsylvaniausa@gmail.com Phone: 586-744-5433 Url: www.missblackpennsylvaniausa.org/