Pennsylvania Scholarships

Scholarships for students Pennsylvania. Some scholarships specifically open to Pennsylvania students, and others give preference to students in Pennsylvania.

NYWICI Scholarships
Sponsor: New York Women in Communications
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 26, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who live in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. Applicant must be high school seniors or current undergraduate or graduate college students majoring (or planning to declare a major in) in a Communication-related field.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Lou Manzione Scholarship
Sponsor: The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania who are registered with USA Hockey.

Press Club of Western Pennsylvania Scholarship
Sponsor: The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomore and junior journalism students enrolled in an accredited college or university with a primary residence in one of the 29 counties of Western Pennsylvania.

Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: The Roothbert Fund
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Scholarships are open to students in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background, but it does seek to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Finalists will be invited for a brief in-person interview usually in New York, New Haven, Philadelphia and Washington, DC (travel costs not paid for by organization).

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2018. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

ABC Keystone Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: ABC Keystone
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 23, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a trade school, college or university program that is directly related to a construction career. This includes skill trades, engineering, or construction management. Applicant must live in the Pennsylvania counties of Lancaster, Franklin, Adams York, Dauphin, Berks, Cumberland, Lebanon, Perry, or Juniata.

Philadelphia City Scholarships
Sponsor: City of Philadelphia
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 24, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 who live in the city of Philadelphia.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2018 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship
Sponsor: The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are legal residents of Pennsylvania with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must be planning to attend a four-year college in Pennsylvania and demonstrate leadership and community service.

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Scholarships
Sponsor: Ulman Fund for Young Adults
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals who have been affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. Applicant must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 during their own diagnosis/treatment or during the diagnosis/treatment of their parent or sibling. In addition to the general scholarships, there are specific scholarships open to residents of Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, DC and education majors.

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