Pennsylvania Scholarships

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First 10 Pennsylvania scholarships:
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
Student Design Contest
 
Amount:
$500, real-life engineered renderings by Studio B Designs, and a showcase page on Brasco.com.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
Choose from these 4 shelter types and submit a drawing for one or all: Bike Shelter, Bus Stop / Transit Shelter, Parklet Shelter, and Retail Merchandising Unit. Submissions may be a hybrid design of more than one category, but you may not submit more than 4 total drawings. Suggested materials include, but are not limited to: aluminum, acrylic, polycarbonate, plastic, HDPE, and tempered glass. Below are the main criteria that each design will be judged on. 1. Originality (30 PTS) Be creative! Get inspired by local culture, environment, social causes, or just showcase your personal design style. 2. Functionality (40 PTS) Does it accomplish protection, comfort, safety & overall purpose? 3. Engineering Application (20 PTS) Can this design be engineered and built? Designs should be conceptual, but awareness of structural construction should be evident. 4. Accessories (10 PTS) Consider incorporating accessories for both function and fun (signage, seating, lighting, heating, cooling, interactions, power source, ... accessories are endless!).
Contact:
Brasco International, Inc. 32400 Industrial Drive Madison Heights, MI 48071 Phone: 313-393-0393 Contact Person: Jennifer Evans E-mail: jevans@brasco.com Website: www.brasco.com
Outdoor Living Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
Full-time enrolled student in any Canadian or American University. High school students may also apply.
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
 
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/
Bank of American ADA Abilities Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
April 1
Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates or enrolled in an undergraduate school. Under the age of 40 years of age. Applicants must plan to attend college in the fall of the year the award is made. Applicants must pursue a degree in Finance, Business or Computer Systems AND plan on a career with a banking institution. Applicants must maintain a permanent residence in states where Bank of America has retail locations: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Metropolitan Washington DC, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, News York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. Applicants must have written documentation from an appropriate provider supporting that the candidate meets the definition of disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants must be US citizens.
Contact:
QUESTIONS AND ALL MATERIALS MUST BE DIRECTED TO: BANK OF AMERICA ADA ABILITIES SCHOLARSHIP P.O. Box 1465 u TAYLORS, SC 29687 PHONE: (864) 268-3363 u EMAIL: allisonlee@bellsouth.net
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
Runabees Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 15
All students currently attending a high school, trade school, college or university
Josh Palmer Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
April 23
Open to residents of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Tioga, PA Counties. Must demonstrate leadership qualities and be a solid citizen in the community. Students do not need to have the best grades in class but rather strives to be his or her best at all times. Experience overcoming an obstacle related to physical adversity.
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