2017-2018 Scholarships Due in April

The Delorean Andrews, Release Scholarship--Deadline Pending
Amount:
$500
Who:  Harrisburg High School graduating senior who plans to attend a post secondary school
Major any
Academics:  An average student who has shown academic improvement over his/her high school career. 
Essay:  Write a 500 word essay explaining why you deserve this scholarship.
Scholarship documents must be submitted to your school counselor
Click the attachment for scholarship application and information 
The Release Scholarship info 2017.pdf
The Release Scholarship application 2017.pdf


The Civic Club of Harrisburg Scholarship--Pending
Amount
: $1,000
Who:  High School Senior residing in Dauphin County who has plans to attend a post secondary school.
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  2.5 GPA
Essay:  See Scholarship application for essay question and guidelines
School/Community Service:  preferable
Recommendation:  Provide three letters of recommendations
Click the attachment for the scholarship application and detailed information
civics club of harrisburg scholarship 2017.pdf


The Zachary Warren Memorial Scholarship Class of 1984-- Pending

For seniors graduating with a 2.5 GPA from Harrisburg High School.  Applicant must have participated in a sport during their junior/senior year and must have participated in another extra-curricular activity or have demonstrated leadership qualities. 


The Harrisburg Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Dr. Jesse A. Bryan Scholarship--Deadline Pending
Amount: 500.00
Who:  A graduating High School Senior from the Harrisburg Area
Major: any
Academic Requirements:  Must have at least a 2.5 GPA.  Must submit official transcript
Community/School Involvement:  Demonstrate Personal initiative civic responsibility, and school involvement.
Please click the attachments for application and more information.
Bryan Scholarship Application 2017.doc
Bryan 2017 Scholarship Letter.doc
Galvin H. Brown Memorial Scholarship - Pending
Amount: $1,000
Who:  Harrisburg School District, High School Graduating Senior who plans to attend  a 2 or 4 year state accredited college/university in Pennsylvania
Academic Requirements:  Minimum GPA 2.5 and must submit official transcript in sealed envelope.
Major Area of Study:  Any
Letters of Recommendation:  Three letters--from a teacher, counselor or school administrator, and one from the following:  employer, minister, or community leader
Essay:  Submit 900 - 1000 word essay on statements 1 or 2 as outlined in the scholarship packet (see attachment below).
For application click on the attached file below.
 
Carolyn Larose Henry Memorial Scholarship Award--Pending
Amount:  $1,000
Who:  Harrisburg School District, High School Graduating Senior who plans to attend an 2 or 4 year state accredited college/university in Pennsylvania
Major Area of Study:  Any
Academic Requirements:  Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and submit official transcript in sealed envelope.
Letters of Recommendation:  Two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or school administrator and one from the following:  employer, minister, or community leader.
Essay:  Submit 900 - 1000 word typed essay on How can education impact your future (see attached file below for essay details).
For more information and copy of application, click on the attached file below.
Carolyn_L _Henry_Scholarship1 2017.doc
 

 ​Peacemaker Scholarship - Deadline Pending
Amount:  $1,000
Who:  Graduating High School Senior from Harrisburg School District
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  Submit an official high school transcript:
Essay:  Submit a typed essay on what have you done to promote unity and diversity at Harrisburg High School or write about a situation in which you acted as a peacemaker in your school or in the community.
Other:  Qualified applicants will be interviewed
Click link below for application
peacemaker scholarship application 2017.docx

Return completed application to your school counselor

PA Land Surveyors' Foundation Scholarship--Deadline April 10, 2017

Amount: varies
Who:  The applicant must be enrolled in or be accepted in wither a two-year survey technology program.
Major: puruing a career in land surveying
Academics:  Submit high school or college transcript
For scholarship details and application go to http://www.psls.org/scholarship 
 
Sasshay Brown Nursing Scholarship--Deadline April 15, 2017

Amount:
$1,000
Who:  Harrisburg High School graduating senior
Major:  Nursing career
Academic Requirements:  3.3 GPA
Essay:  500-750 word essay on why you want to become anurse.
Recommendation:  Provide 2 letters of recommendation.
Other:  submit a professional picture of yourself.
Click the link for details and for the scholarship application
Sasshay Brown Nursing Scholarship information.pdf
SASSHAY BROWN NURSING SCHOLARSHIP Application 2017.pdf
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Capital Area Education Association Scholarship - April 15, 2017
Amount:  $500.00
Who:  Graduating High School Senior
Major:  Must pursue a degree in Special Education, Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Adaptive Physical Education or School Psychology,
Academic Requirements:  Must submit an official high school transcript.
Extracurricular/Community Activities:  preferable
Work Experience:  Preferable
Essay:  not required
Letters of Recommendation:  not required
Other:  Must provide financial information.
Click the attachment below for a copy of the scholarship application.
 Beta Pi Boule Scholar Awards--Deadline April 30, 2017
Amount:  not specified
Who:  African-American male high school senior
Major: any
Academic Requirements:  3.0 GPA
Recommendation:  Obtain lettter of recommendation from school counselor
School/Community Involvement: preferable
For scholarship application and details click the linkBoule Scholars Program 2017.pdf


HACC Scholarships -- Deadline April 1 - April 30
Amount:  varies
Who: Students planning on attending HACC
HACC now has a scholarship page online to make applying for scholarships  a breeze . 
Go to

https://hacc.academicworks.com/

Scholarship deadline is April 01
 
HACC is offering a full-ride scholarship--Deadline April 30
 To apply Go to hacc.edu/FullRide 

Mary Sachs Memorial Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:  varies
Who:  Female graduating high school seniors who plans to attend a 2 or 4-year college/university in Pennsylvania 
Major:  Must plan to study fashions, fashion design, retailing, or entrepreneurship
 
George P. Boucek Memorial Scholarship of Delta Dental - Deadline April 15
Amount:  $1,500
Who:  High School Seniors who are dependents of employees of Delta Dental.  Must attend a two or four year accredited college in Pennsylvania.
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  At least 2.5 GPA, must submit official school transcript
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form
Must Apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/
 
AMES True Temper Charitable--Deadline April 15
Amount:  $2,000
Who:  High School Seniors who are dependents of employees of Ames True Temper.
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  At least 3.0 GPA, submit official transcript
Essay:  Submit 300-word-typewritten personal essay describing your current interests and activities, as well as sharing future goals and ambitions. 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit three personal reference letters.  One should be from high school teacher on school letterhead.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form
Must apply online at    http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/
 
 Health Partners Foundation, Community College Connection Scholarship --Deadline April 15, 2017

Amount:  FULL TUITION (not exceeding $13,000.00)
Who:  Harrisburg High School Students planning on attending HACC.
Major:  preferably health related area of study
Academic Requirement:    "B" average.  Must submit transcript and SA scores.
Essay:  Must submit an essay on "My Connection to My community"
Recomendation:  Provide a reference letter from a teacher, counselor, or a principal.
Other:  Must submit college acceptance letter
Click on the attachment for scholarship application and details.
Community College Connection 2017.pdf  



Mary Yost Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:  up to $5,000
Who:  High School seniors from Dauphin or Cumberland counties.  Must plan to attend any two- or four-year college.
Major:  Must plan to study nursing or teaching.
Academic Requirements:  At least 2.5 GPA.  Must submit official high school transcript. Must have overall SAT score of at least 1000.  Submit SAT score report.
Essay:  Submit 300-word-typewritten personal essay on "How I will continue my community involvement during my college years." 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit two personal reference letters.  One should be from high school teacher on school letterhead.  The other should be from someone who can discuss your personal characteristics, such as motivation, character, ability and potential.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form
Must apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/
 
HomeBuilders Association Sales&Marketing Council Scholarship--Deadline April 1
Amount: varies
Who: Students who have graduated from high school in Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry County and plan to attend college or trade school furthering their education in the Building Industry or related field.
Apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/

Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:  $2,000
Who:  High School seniors  from Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties.
Major:  Desire to pursue a career in nursing.
Academic Requirements:  High academic achievement.  Must submit official school transcript.
Essay:  Submit 300-word typewritten essay describing your interest in your chosen career field of study. 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit two personal reference letters.  One should be from a science teacher on school letterhead and the other letter should be from an individual who can speak to your ability to successfully complete your studies, such as a teacher, employer, or mentor.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form
Must apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/ 
 
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Educational Opportunity Fund - Deadline April 1
Amount:  $1,250
Who:  High School Seniors from Harrisburg and Sci-Tech High Schools
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  At least 2.5 GPA.  Must submit official transcript.
Essay:  Submit 300-word-typewritten personal essay on "How I am preparing for my Life Goals". 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit two personal reference letters.  One should be from high school teacher on school letterhead.  The other from an employer, supervisor or community leader.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form
Must apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/  
 

Harry N. and Melva A. Derickson Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:  varies
Who:  High School Seniors who are residents of Dauphin, Cumberland, and Perry counties.
Major:  Study in preparation for medical or dental school, nursing, physical therapy or other medical related fields.
Academic Requirements:  High academic achievement.  Must submit official school transcript.
Essay:  Submit 300-word typewritten essay describing your interest in your chosen career field of study. 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit two personal reference letters.  One should be from a science teacher on school letterhead and the other letter should be from an individual who can speak to your ability to successfully complete your studies, such as a teacher, employer, or mentor.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form

G. Thomas Balsbaugh Memorial--Deadline April 1
Amount:  $1,000
Who:  Students from Dauphin County, attending any 4-year college
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  High academic standing and achievement.  Must submit official transcript.
Essay:  Submit 300-word-typewritten personal essay describing your current interests and activities, as well as sharing future goals and ambitions. 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit two personal reference letters.  One should be from high school teacher on school letterhead.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form
Must apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/
 

ACES Foundation Fund--Deadline April 1
Amount:  $2,000
Who:  High School Seniors from Cumberland, Dauphin or Perry Counties
Major:  Planning a career in business and attending a program with a business focus
Academic Requirements:  At least 2.5 GPA and submit official transcript.
Essay:  Submit 300-word-typewritten personal essay describing your current interests and activities, as well as sharing future goals and ambitions. 
Letters of Recommendation:  Submit three personal reference letters.  One should be from high school teacher on school letterhead.  References should be sealed in an envelope and should not be opened by the student.  All reference letters must remain confidential.
Activities:  Must demonstrate commitment to community, leadership qualities, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including employment and/or volunteering.
Other:  Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report form 
Must apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/
 
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Leon I Lock and Barbara R Lock Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:multiple $500 awards
Deadline: April 1
Who: Graduates of any Harrisburg School District High School (including Bishop McDevitt) attending HACC or Penn State for automotive technology
 

Bruce Mangione Fund - Deadline April 1
Amount: 2 winners / $1,500 each
Deadline: April 1
Who: Students from Harrisburg City schools and children of employees of Harrisburg Hilton & Towers, or NRG Energy (Harrisburg office)
Must apply online at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/

McInroy-Sheffer People Trust Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount: multiple / $1,200 each
Deadline: April 1
Who: Graduates from these counties: Cumberland, Dauphin, Lycoming, Tioga or York and attending Mansfield University, HACC, York College, Central Penn College, PA College of Tech or Harrisburg University.
Must apply online at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/

Rice Family Scholarship Fund of Eichelbergers Inc. - Deadline April 1
Amount: multiple winners / up to $2,000 each
Deadline: April 1
Who: Children of employees of Eichelbergers, Inc. (employed for at least 1 year) attending any 2 or 4 year college in PA – min GPA 2.5
Anil and Neema Thakar Family Fund #1 - Deadline April 1
Amount: 1 winner/ $3000
Deadline: April 1
Who: Students from Harrisburg School District & Sci-Tech High studying math, science or engineering, with a min. 2.0 GPA
Must apply online at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund #2 - Deadline April 1
Amount: 1 winner / $3,000
Deadline: April 1
Who: Students from any high school in Cumberland, Dauphin, or Perry counties studying a medical related discipline, with a min. 2.0 GPA
Must apply online at  http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/

Oliver Rosenberg Educational Trust - Deadline April 1
Amount: multiple winners for varying amounts
Deadline: April 1
Who: Students from Sci-Tech, Harrisburg High, Bishop McDevitt, or Dauphin Co. Vo-Tech attending any college in PA.
PARTS Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount: multiple winners amount vary
Deadline: April 1
Who: A child or step child of an owner who is an eligible active PARTS member or an employee who has worked for an eligible PARTS member for at least 1 year prior to March 15 or a child or step child of such an employee
Dr. Francis J. Viozzi Memorial Scholarship - Deadline April 1
Amount:  1,500
Who:  Graduating Seniors from Dauphin or Lebanon County High School planning to attend a 4-year college
Major:  The student must have a concentration in science related to environmental conservation (biology, wildlife management, environmental studies, engineering, etc.)
for more information and to apply go to http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/



Leader Scholarship fund - Deadline April 1
Amount: Varies
Who:  Graduating seniors from Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, or York County who plans to attend HACC full-time
Major:  Must study LPN 
Must apply on line at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin/ 
 
Penn HOSA Foundation Scholarship - Deadline April 6
Amount: varies
Who:  Must be a paid member of HOSA with a financial need.
Eash-Potter Scholarship--Deadline April 1
The Eash-Potter Scholarship Fund is named after Melinda Eash and Sharon Potter, to honor their legacy in developing support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in central Pennsylvania through Common Roads, the youth group of the LGBT Center of Central PA. The scholarship will support students committed to improving the campus and community climate for LGBTQ people
Apply on line at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin


Ely-Wain Scholarship Fund-Deadline April 1

This scholarship was created to provide assistance to Central PA high school seniors pursuing degrees in fields related to environment and sustainability. It is meant for young women and men who aspire to make a difference as well as a salary.
Any area of study in the sciences, social sciences, or the humanities will be considered, provided it contributes to the integration of environment, economy, and social systems into a healthy, sustainable world for future generations.
Apply online at http://www.tfec.org/county/dauphin



Zachary Moore Music Memorial Fund-Deadline April 15
Who: Graduating seniors from local high schools in the Harrisburg area and Steelton including CASA who plans to attend a tw-year. 4-year, or trade school to study music.
The Zachary Moore Music Memorial Fund is intended to support music development as envisioned by our son, Zachary. He wanted to pursue a non-traditional, innovative, and creative approach to bring forth music and help release the music he heard in his mind, body and soul.
Award: 2 winners/up to $500 each

Capital Area Chpt., PA Sports Hall of Fame - Deadline April 30 2018 
Amount:  $1,000
Who:  Graduating High School Senior who has participated in one or more sports
Major:  Any
Academic Requirements:  Submit high school transcript with GPA and Rank, SAT/ACT test scores, and other achievement scores
Essay:  Describe in 100 words or less your academic achievements and community/leadership service activities
Recommendation:  not needed
Extracurricular Activities:  this is helpful
Community/Leadership Activities:  Provide information on your community involvement
For copy of application, go to https://cachof.wordpress.com/scholarships/ 

John  Q Waters Scholarship--Pending
Amount: $500.00
Who:  High School Graduating Seniors
Major: Any
Academic Requirement:  Provide transcript and SAT scores
Essay:  Write a 300 word essay about your career plans and goals.
Letter of Recommendation: Submit three letters of recommendation one must be from a guidance counselor.
Click on the attachment for scholarship application
John Q Waters Scholarship App 2017.pdf