Pennsylvania Scholarships

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First 10 Pennsylvania scholarships:
Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) Multimedia Challenge Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 14
Each year, PABJ awards exceptional future journalists with $1,000 scholarships. The program is open to African-American high school students throughout the Delaware Valley, as well as African-American college students who reside in or attend classes in the Delaware Valley. Applicants must be pursuing degrees in journalism or communications (broadcast, radio, print, new media). Scholarship winners will be recognized at the PABJ Awards Ceremony in Philadelphia.
Contact:
PABJ Multimedia Challenge P.O. Box 8232 Philadelphia, PA 19101 Questions should be directed to PABJ President Johann Calhoun e-mail: char.pabj@aol.com Phone: (215) 977-5353 Website: www.pabj.org
Seol Bong Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Nov 5
The Seol Bong Scholarship is available to U.S. Citizens or permanent residents of Korean ancestry who are legal residents and pursuing an advanced degree in one of the following states: CT, DE, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, or VT. Minimum GPA of 3.5. Formal application, essay, transcripts and recommendations due by November 5th.
Contact:
Ryu Family Foundation, Inc., 186 Parish Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470. Attn: Jenny Kang. Tel: 973-692-9696 Fax: 973-692-0999
Mother & Baby Care Center Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Mother and Baby Care Center is an independent organisation involved in raising awareness about breastfeeding, pregnancy and women's health. It has been widely observed that even mothers in developed nations like USA, suffer from low rate of breastfeeding. Mother and Baby Care Center is trying to make breastfeeding mainstream again. We are the forefront this movement to ensure that babies get what's their due. Breastfeeding is not only nutritious for a babies health but also protects her from short term and long term diseases. Submit essay: How can social media improve breastfeeding rates in USA? Must be minimum 1000 words. Must be U.S. Resident.
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
ACT High School Poster Contest
 
Amount:
1st place: $5,000 and 25 posters of the ACT poster 2nd Place: $2,500 3rd Place: $1,000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
The ACT Poster Contest will not be offered during the 2014-15 school year.
11th and 12th graders high school students who are residents of Colorado, Louisiana, Ohio, Virginia or Pennsylvania who are applying for admission to a 2 or 4 year college in the U.S. Create a poster to be posted in high schools nationwide to announce the ACT test date information.
Bonner Scholar Scholarships
 
Amount:
$4500
Awards:
1600
Deadline:
Varies by College
Open to students actively involved in community service and/or social justice issues. Financial need.
Contact:
Bonner Foundation 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 Phone: 609-924-6663 Fax: 609-683-4626 E-mail: info@bonner.org Website: www.bonner.org
Hanna Family Scholarship
 
Amount:
$40,000 (paid over four years, must meet renewal requirements)
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Contact
In honor of Mary Jeanne Hanna, family members established the Mary Jeanne Hanna Scholarship. Each year, the committee, comprised of family members and community members, awards one $28,000 four-year scholarship. * Scholarships are awarded to a graduating senior from the Burgettstown Area High School in Pennsylvania. * Students must demonstrate extracurricular activities, community service and financial need.
Contact:
Burgettstown Area High School Guidance Department at 724.947.8110
The William Henry Fitch Memorial Trust Fund Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Pursue a degree or studies in: Nursing. Have residence in: Allegheny County. Demonstrate financial need. Institution at which to use scholarship: an accredited school of nursing in Allegheny County. Preference will be given to minority students. Priority given to junior/senior level students in a four-year institution ad second year students in a two year program. Maintain a GPA of: 2.00
Contact:
Duquesne University School of Nursing: Kathy Mayle, Director, Center for Healthcare Diversity (mayle@duq.edu) Url: pittsburghfoundation.org/node/1739
Taylor Community Foundation (Allied Health Students)
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Applications are accepted from May 1st through the last business day in November.
Open to students majoring in an allied health profession and who reside in the Taylor Community Foundation service area.
Contact:
Taylor Community Foundation P. O. Box 227 Ridley Park, PA 19078 Phone: 610-461-6571 E-mail: info@taylorcommfdn.org