Pennsylvania Scholarships

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First 10 Pennsylvania scholarships:
The Clarence James Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
1st Place-$2,500 2nd Place-$2,000 3rd Place-$500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
Mar 01
Applicants must be high school seniors. Must be African American, Hispanic, or Native American. Demonstrated leadership role in community organization or project. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Must be a United States citizen and resident of Western Pennsylvania.
Contact:
The Clarence James Memorial Scholarship Hightower Scholars, Inc. 2614 Anne Street Lower Burrell, PA 15068 Phone: 724-335-4027 E-mail: hscholars@yahoo.com Website: www.hscholars.org
The Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholarship Fund
 
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.
Hamilton Relay Scholarship
 
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
Frances R. Hesselbein Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 30
Be an African American, Latina, Asian, or Native American female student deeply committed to working or volunteering in social series in the Lehigh Valley. Be a Lehigh Valley resident, and enrolled as an undergraduate student at an institution in the Greater Lehigh Valley. Submit a copy of your college transcript with your application. Meet all requirements stated in the scholarship guidelines. Submit a copy of your Student Aid Report (the result of the financial aid application), or a copy of your federal tax return. Have a minimum GPA of 3.00. Be willing to be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee. Have financial need as evidenced by your application for financial aid or tax return.
Contact:
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley 1110 American Parkway Northeast, Allentown, PA 18109 Phone: 610-758-8010 Fax: 610-867-7255 If you need help with the application or have questions, contact Renee Saleh at 610-395-0534 or by email at rlsaleh@ptd.net
Aces Foundation Fund
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 01
Must be a legal resident of Cumberland, Dauphin or Perry County, Pennsylvania. Must be a full-time student attending a post-secondary institution. Must exhibit academic achievement, with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher. Must have commitment to community and demonstrated leadership qualities and participate in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering. Must submit personal essay 300 words maximum, typewritten, 12 pt. font, double spaced. Financial need. Plan to pursue a business related career such as: management, administration, finance, actuarial sciences, etc.. This can also include trade professions such as cosmetology or HVAC, with the intent to become business owner, or any other entrepreneurial enterprise. Scholarship awards must be used for qualified higher education expenses. This includes tuition, mandatory fees, required books and supplies, required equipment, room and board, and special needs services for special needs students.
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
Miss Black Pennsylvania USA Pageant New!
 
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/
Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 15
The Latino Leadership Alliance of the Leigh Valley provides scholarships to students of a Hispanic heritage who live in Northampton or Lehigh County. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need, participation in extracurricular activites, and show future potential based on academics.
Contact:
Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley P. O. Box 572 Allentown, PA 18105 Website: www.llalv.org
CORE Lehigh Valley Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 15
The Latino Leadership Alliance of the Leigh Valley provides scholarships to students of a Hispanic heritage who live in Northampton or Lehigh County. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need, participation in extracurricular activites, and show future potential based on academics. Applications are available on the website.
Contact:
Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley P. O. Box 572 Allentown, PA 18105 Website: www.llalv.org
PABJ Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 21
Open to African American students who reside in or attend classes in the Delaware Valley. Must be pursuing degrees in journalism or communications. Scholarship winners will be recognized at the Banquet of Honors and Scholarship Awards Ceremony in Philadelphia. Open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an accredited 4-year college or university, minimum 2.5 GPA or undergraduate students in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year, minimum 2.5 GPA. All applicants must submit official transcripts and 1000 word (maximum) essay.
Contact:
PABJ Scholarship P. O. Box 8232 Philadelphia, PA 19101 Contact Person: Porsha Grant, PABJ Scholarship Co- Chair E-mail: pabj.scholarship@gmail.com
Appalachian Health Career Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $2500 per semester
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 25
Open to to Appalachian students seeking education in health or a health-related field. Because of the shortage of health care providers in the Appalachian region, along with the expected retirement of many physicians and an aging population that demands more health care, the need to educate and then retain young health care professionals is a real priority. Scholarships are allocated for full-time students with a maximum award of $2,500 per semester. Part-time students are eligible to apply for partial scholarships. Students must be from an ARC defined Appalachian county to be eligible. Scholarship is for one year.
Contact:
CEDIK c/o Alison Davis 411 C.E. Barnhart Building Lexington, KY 40546 Url: cedik.ca.uky.edu/resources