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First 10 Pennsylvania scholarships:

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:
$1000 - $5000
Awards:
30
Deadline:
March 01
Individuals 17-25 years of age. Applicants must be residents of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or the Philadelphia area counties, who are applying to or are students of accredited programs at colleges, vocational, or technical schools in the United States. Open to all students who are graduating high school or will complete homeschooling in 2019 or who previously graduated high school, received their GED, or completed homeschooling. Applicants must either be a senior in high school at the time of application or in their first year of education at a college or vocational/technical school. Please note college sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students are not eligible for this scholarship. Previous winners of the Herb It Forward scholarship cannot apply. Only fully completed applications, which include a transcript, GED, or State Certification will be considered. All applicants have to state clearly in their application material how they have helped their community in the past and how they have chosen career paths to help in the future. Must demonstrate a strong financial need. More specifically students from households qualifying for the reduced price lunch program with/or having a household income that does not exceed the amounts in the chart below: Household Size Annual Income ($) 1 22,459 2 30,451 3 38,443 4 46,435 5 54,427 6 62,419 7 70,411 8 78,403 For each additional family member add 7,992 *Source: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-05-08/pdf/2018-09679.pdf If selected as a finalist, proof of family income will be requested and must include one of the following: Copy of signed Federal Income Tax Return (Form 1040). Copy of EBT Access card and benefit summary.Evidence that your family receives SSI or TANF benefits. Completed copy of your FAFSA Form.
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/
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
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
April 5
The Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association Nursing Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors accepted in or current students enrolled in an NLN-accredited program (LPN, AD, diploma or BSN) SELECTION CRITERIA: %u2022 Must be a resident of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia county in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden or Gloucester county in New Jersey or New Castle county in Delaware %u2022 Must demonstrate financial need %u2022 Preference given to an applicant who is related to or sponsored by a Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing Alum.
Contact:
The Philadelphia Foundation Phone: (215)563-6417 Fax: (215)563-6882 Website: www.philafound.org
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