IVY LEGACY FOUNDATION
The Ivy Legacy Foundation has awarded over $250,000 in scholarships to exceptional high school seniors as well as non-traditional students from the greater Philadelphia Area. Many different scholarships are available.
Visit www.ivylegacy.org to see the current offerings.
THE PHILADELPHIA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
More than 50 scholarships are awarded annually by The Philadelphia Foundation from scholarship funds the foundation manages.
Consult the searchable directory at www.philafound.org to discover what each scholarship funds, its requirements, application materials needed and deadlines. Important Note: Each scholarship has individual criteria, deadline and requirements. Before applying, carefully review the information provided to make sure the scholarship is an appropriate one for you.
NURSING SCHOOLS ALMANAC SCHOLARSHIP
Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its second annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Their website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:
This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Interested students can visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.
State Farm Companies Foundation
State Farm Companies Foundation was established in 1963 as an independent private foundation funded by the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company. The Foundation provides support for key initiatives and scholarships, as well as associate-directed programs, including grants supporting volunteerism and matching gifts to charitable organizations and two- and four-year colleges and universities. These programs support the communities where State Farm associates live and work.
American Fire Sprinkler Association
The American Fire Sprinkler Association created the college scholarship program to help with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. In addition, AFSA wants to educate the public at-large about the life-saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers. So, if you meet the contest requirements and want to learn a little during the process, please enter and good luck! Please visit https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/hsstep1/ for more information and the scholarship application. Scholarship deadline is April 1, 2018.
The Horatio Alger Scholarship
The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. The scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $6,000. To $25,000. Eligibility criteria includes: demonstrated financial need ($55,000. or lower adjusted gross family income is required), be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, maintain a GPA of 2.0 and be a U.S. citizen. For additional details and to submit your completed application by October 25 please visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/
The National Co-op Scholarship Program is looking to award merit scholarships to current high school seniors. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better on 4.0 scale. Applicants must be applying for 2018-2019 admission to one of the following
Christensen & Hymas General Scholarship
Kenneth Christensen and Russell Hymas understand the importance of an education. As a result, the Christensen & Hymas law firm is proud to offer a generous $1,000. scholarship for any individuals who qualify. Qualifications include:
Application deadline is August 1, 2018. Please visit https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/ for the application and more information.
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. Whether you're the lead scorer or the most spirited team player, we want to hear how you have taken the skills you've cultivated in the locker room and used to them create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you.
Twenty Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000 in college scholarship money for their excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities. The scholarship will be awarded in four equal annual payments of $5,000 throughout the winner's four-year college career. To be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program, the applicant must: be a current high school senior entering a four-year university or college in Fall 2018, be a member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.), have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade and be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Legal Resident. Please note: Foot Locker employees and their immediate family are ineligible. For more information and to apply, please visit http://footlockerscholarathletes.com/ Applications are due December 15, 2017 by 5 PM.
Imagine America Foundation
This page was created as a hub where anyone can quickly learn about our career college and technical education scholarships. Scholarship deadlines and amounts vary. Please visit https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/ to create an account and start your search today!
The Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
The Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will provide its annual scholarship aid to students regardless of race, sex, in pursuit of higher education.The minimum requirements for applicants include: students must be applying to a two or four-year college or university, minimum “B” average (3.0) and attend a Philadelphia County School. Applicants must submit the following information:
The Bezos Scholarship Program inspires and challenges Scholars to act on their passions and lead their communities. 12 high school Juniors from across the country will be selected to attend an all-expenses paid scholarship to the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado from June 23-29, 2018. Successful applicants are students who demonstrate academic rigor, leadership, and a desire to create positive change in their community.
Requirements for application:
The application deadline is February 9, 2018. Please visit www.bezosscholars.org for more information.
PENNSYLVANIA JCI SENATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The Pennsylvania JCI (Junior Chamber International) Senate is an organization affiliated with the Pennsylvania Jaycees and the United States JCI Senate. Together, both organizations promote leadership training through community involvement and believe “that service to humanity is the best work of life.” Commitment to working with communities and serving others is the basis for the scholarship program.
The Pennsylvania JCI Senate annually sponsors a scholarship for senior students who are residents of Pennsylvania. We will be awarding two $500 scholarships this year. The applications of these two recipients will then be forwarded to the United States JCI Senate Foundation for consideration to receive an additional national grant of $1000. Each student needs to submit only one copy of the completed application and appropriate attachments (via postal mail), for judging. The scholarship application is available on the U.S. JCI Senate website. Go to www.usjcisenate.org and click on "Scholarship Program" in the top header for the link to the application.
The completed application, with all appropriate attachments, must be postmarked by January 5, 2018.
Please mail to:
46 Longvue Circle
Ambridge, PA 15003
The Philadelphia City Scholarship
The City of Philadelphia wants to help more students afford college and graduate with as little debt as possible. That’s the idea behind the Philadelphia City Scholarship. 50 Philadelphia students will be awarded $1,000 per year for four years of college.
The deadline for application submissions if February 24, 2018. For more information and specifics on how to apply please visit https://beta.phila.gov/documents/philadelphia-city-scholarship-program-application/
With help from a generous grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), we are offering a STEM scholarship program for students interested in STEM fields (Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics). STEM Scholars will have their full demonstrated financial need met for all four years with no loans, and have the opportunity to:
Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB)
The PACB has established the PACB Foundation that provides scholarships to children of PACB member institutions’ employees and directors. The scholarships are available to high school seniors who are planning to attend an accredited college, university, or community college on a full time basis. This is an annual $1000. award that is renewable every year for a maximum of 4 years. To ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements, please see your Guidance Counselor. Applications are due February 23, 2018.
The PACAC Scholarships are each a one-year non-renewable scholarship for high school seniors graduating from PACAC member high schools. This scholarship is intended to support a student's goal of continuing his or her education.
Multiple scholarships will be awarded in April 2018. The top recipient will receive the $1,500 Scholarship in memory of one of our PACAC founding fathers, Benjamin James. The other three recipients will receive a $1,000 Scholarship.
High school seniors will be selected based on:
Hermine Solt Student Scholarship
The Pennsylvania Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP) welcomes all qualifying students to submit a scholarship application for the 2018 Hermine Solt Student Scholarship. This is a $500 scholarship that was established in 1992 for the purpose of aiding students in Pennsylvania to pursue higher education in a business-related field. This scholarship will be given to an eligible senior applicant graduating from a Pennsylvania High School or Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to be used as either tuition assistance or as a school bookstore credit at any approved two or four-year post-secondary institution, college, or university majoring in the business field. (Examples include but not limited to: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Management, Business Communications, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Computer/Technology, or Secretarial/Admin. Assistant)
Complete details including criteria, guidelines, and scholarship application can be found at PAEOP’s website: https://www.paeop.com/page/71 – under Award & Scholarships. Due March 1, 2018
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Omega Omega Chapter
The Omega Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. extends the opportunity to apply for the 2018 academic, music, art and education scholarships (Male students may only apply for the art and music scholarship). These scholarship opportunities are offered for 12th grade students from Philadelphia High Schools, Charter High Schools or Catholic High Schools who plan on attending a 4-year college or university. Last year, over $20,000. in scholarships was awarded.
Applications must be completed and returned to the chair of the scholarship committee by April 1, 2018. Please stop and see Ms. Runyen in guidance for more details.
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. The website will award a $1,000. to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018. We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates: a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.
This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight August 31, 2018.
Interested students may visit https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.
"I CAN" Scholarships
AMHFCU will award (20) $1,000 "I CAN" Scholarships to graduating high school seniors enrolling in an accredited undergraduate program or trade school in the fall of 2018. The recipients of this scholarship are selected based on the applicant's demonstrated academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, community service involvement, resume, reference letters and writing skills.
Applicants can apply beginning Thursday, February 1, 2018 and the deadline is Friday, March 16, 2018.
Scholarships are updated frequently.
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