Scholarships Available

The ARC of York County/Dudley & Sylvia Kramer Scholarship: Residents of York County who will pursue higher education in fields that will deal with persons with intellectual disabilities are eligible to apply for this award. Must demonstrate financial need. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 3/2/18

Irvin E. Herr Foundation: Awards based on scholastic record, character as well as achievements and goals. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 5/15/18

York Traditions Bank/ Her Traditions Scholarship Program: Female residents of York County who have demonstrated success in leadership, academics and community service are eligible to apply. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 2/28/18

Epilepsy Foundation Scholarship: 11 $1000 scholarships offered to qualifying seniors. Must have a diagnosis of epilepsy/seizure disorder confirmed by doctor’s statement and plan to attend school full-time in the 2018-19 school year. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 3/16/18

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars: Minority senior students with demonstrated leadership potential, dedication to community service and planning to attend a 4 year college are eligible. Must show financial need, be a US citizen and a minimum SAT score of 100 or ACT composite of 21. All information online: DEADLINE: 2/1/18

Sergeant Philip German Memorial Scholarship Foundation: Dependents of US veterans of the armed services are eligible for up to $5000 toward tuition costs beginning fall 2018. Awards based on character, academic record, and achievements and goals. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 6/1/18

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities Scholarships:  The Foundation sponsors a variety of scholarships for York County seniors.  All info is available online:  Assorted deadline dates. 

Pennsylvania American Legion Scholarships: All information is online: Several scholarships offered with various awards and criteria.

Millersville University Clarence Schock Scholarship: Applications available for students who will attend Millersville based on financial need and personal attributes. Must have completed the FAFSA form by 2/23/18. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 2/23/18

Her Traditions Scholarship Program: $500 scholarship to York County women who have demonstrated leadership potential. GPA of 3.0+ and community service. Applications in guidance file or online: DEADLINE: 2/28/18

York County Hispanic Coalition Scholarship: Students of Hispanic/Latino heritage who will go on to higher education in the Fall of 2018 are eligible. Essay and recommendations are required. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 3/9/18

Altrusa International of South Central PA: Academic scholarship offered to seniors who will enroll in higher education during the 2017-18 school year. Successful candidates will have shown strong academics, financial need and dedication to community involvement and service. Finalists will be interviewed. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 3/1/18

Road to Safety/Metzger Wickersham Scholarship: Seniors may submit original, creative projects highlighting the dangers of distracted driving and/or drunk driving. Official rules and Entry forms are available in guidance file. DEADLINE: 4/27/18

American Society of Highway Engineers, Harrisburg Section: Seniors considering a career in engineering are eligible to apply. Teacher recommendation required. Online info: Also applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 4/6/18

Harrisburg Singers/Patricia Reber Memorial Scholarship: $1000 scholarship offered to seniors who will pursue Music Education, Performance, Theatre or Therapy with a vocal concentration following graduation. Application info online: Applications also in guidance file. DEADLINE: 2/13/18

DAR Scholarship- Cumberland County/PA State Chapter: 3 separate scholarships ( one general, one nursing, one American History) offered with one application. There is also information online for the National Society of DAR.   Online info:    DEADLINE: 2/28/18

Ernest R. McDowell Health Career Scholarship: Seniors pursuing health careers are invited to apply for this Pinnacle Health Auxiliary sponsored scholarship. Online info: DEADLINE: 3/23/18

Susquehanna Valley Federal Credit Union/ Larry Stoner Scholarship & Volunteers Scholarship: $1000 scholarships to SVFCU member honoring retired CEO and $500 award to SVFCU member actively volunteering in school and community. Essay required. Information online: DEADLINE: 2/27/18

Hermine Solt Student Scholarship/PA Assn of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP): $500 scholarship awarded to senior pursuing higher education in business related field. Awards based on financial need, academic record (3.0+), activities in school/community and proven leadership and service. Online info: DEADLINE: 3/1/18

West Shore Sertoma Club Scholarship: Seniors who will be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in a speech and hearing field of study with a GPA of 3.2+ may apply for this renewable $1000 scholarship. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 4/1/18

Cumberland County Chapter of PA Assn of School Retirees: Two $1000 awards to graduating seniors who will pursue teaching careers. Criteria: financial need, academic record. Completed applications (in guidance file) go to Mr. Moore. DEADLINE: 3/9/18 to Mr. Moore

Best & Brightest/Patriot News/PennLive: Local seniors will be honored in the newspaper and at a luncheon this spring. Selection is based on academic record, extracurricular activities and service, and autobiographical essay and recommendations. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 3/9/18

Harrisburg Cedarettes: Two $500 scholarships offered to local graduating seniors who will attend
HACC this fall pursuing a career in a healthcare field. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 3/16/18

Student Insights: Scholarships are awarded by random drawing to students who will attend 4 year college, community college or career school program. All info and applications online: DEADLINE: 4/22/18

Spark Scholarship Fund: Seniors with a demonstrated record of leadership and community service who will attend college this fall are eligible to apply for this $2500 award. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 5/21/18

Stream of Learning/PA American Water Scholarship:  Seniors who live in household serviced by PA American Water Company who will attend college in environmental science, biology, engineering or chemistry majors are eligible to apply. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 3/23/18

PA House of Representatives Scholarship: Online information and applications at: DEADLINE: 3/1/18

National Federation of the Blind of PA (NFB): Scholarships offered at the State and National levels. All info and applications online: DEADLINE: 3/31/18

Eureka-West Shore Lodge #302 F. & A.M.: D.H. Schwarz Memorial Scholarship based on financial need, scholastic record, community service and work history. Award applied to tuition at business or trade school or two or four year college. Applications in guidance file. DEADLINE: 3/15/18

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