Scholarships can help students and their families offset the cost of attending college. The amount a student receives in scholarship money is directly related to the amount of effort they put into researching and applying for scholarships. Franklin Towne students are eligible to receive multiple types of scholarships (listed below). Throughout the year, the FTCHS Guidance Office receives numerous scholarship opportunities from community organizations, corporations, foundations, and academic institutions. All scholarships are listed below. Students should also create profiles on scholarship search engine websites (listed under RESOURCES below). These search engines match student information to scholarships all over the web and will email students when matching scholarships are available.

There are many different types of scholarships available to students pursing all types of post-secondary education.

The most common scholarships may be classified as:

Merit-based: These awards are based on a student's academic, artistic, athletic or other abilities, and often factor in an applicant's extracurricular activities and community service record. The most common merit-based scholarships, awarded by either private organizations or directly by a student's intended college, recognize academic achievement or high scores on standardized tests. Most merit-based scholarships are paid directly by the institution the student attends, rather than issued directly to the student.

Need-based: In the United States, these awards are based on the student and family's financial record and require applicants to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to qualify if the scholarship is a federal award. Private need-based scholarships also often require the results of a FAFSA, which calculates a student's financial need through a formula that looks at the expected family contribution and cost of attendance at the intended college.

Student-specific: These are scholarships for which applicants must initially qualify based upon gender, race, religion, family and medical history, or many other student-specific factors. Minority scholarships are the most common awards in this category. For example,The Gates Millennium Scholars program is minority scholarship funded by Bill and Melinda Gates for excellent African American, American Indian, Asian Pacific Islander American and Latino students who enroll in college.

Career-specific: These are scholarships a college or university awards to students who plan to pursue a specific field of study. Often, the most generous awards to students who pursue careers in high-need areas such as education or nursing. Many schools in the United States give future nurses full scholarships to enter the field, especially if the student intends to work in a high-need community.

College-specific: College-specific scholarships are offered by individual colleges and universities to highly qualified applicants. These scholarships, given on the basis of academic and personal achievement, usually result in either a full-ride to the college, or for a reduced rate of tuition.

Helpful Scholarship Tips

  • Start the process early and search for scholarships every year of high school
  • Create a resume to help organize academic achievements and document important activities you have done (volunteer work, part time jobs, leadership opportunities)
  • Reach out to family and friends and let them know that you are looking for scholarship opportunities
  • Respect scholarship deadlines and the application requirements
  • Use free sites to access scholarship information (see search engines and resources below)
  • Highlight your individuality!



Tuition Funding Sources (TFS) scholarship website gives you free access to over 7 million scholarships and grants just a click away. You can sign up on the website to start searching for scholarships, financial aid opportunities and student loans that are most promising to you. Please visit to view scholarship opportunities and to apply.


Published by Purdue Global, this resource shares more than 45 scholarships for future and current students to supplement the cost of their education and professional development endeavors. The page outlines information on where to find the scholarships and grants, as well as organizes opportunities dedicated to specific demographics, including African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinx students, and several others. The featured scholarships are current and provided by trusted organizations. The page is consistently updates to ensure students can apply to the most accurate opportunities available. Follow this hyperlink to access this resource:  45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students


The Ivy Legacy Foundation has awarded over $350,000 in scholarships to exceptional high school seniors as well as non-traditional students from the greater Philadelphia Area. Many different scholarships are available.
Visit to see the current offerings.

Student Poetry Contest

Please visit Appelley Publishing Poetry Contest for more information about the application. 


More than 200 scholarships are awarded annually by The Philadelphia Foundation from scholarship funds the foundation manages. 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.

Visit the searchable directory at to discover what each scholarship funds, its requirements, application materials needed, and deadline. 

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 who want to pursue a college degree or trade school education. In addition, AFSA wants to educate the public at-large about the life-saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers. Their High School Senior Scholarship Contest gives High School Seniors the chance to win 1 of 10 $2,000 College Scholarships. 

To enter visit:

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 please visit

Scholarship opens annually August 1 and closes October 25. 

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 to create an account and start your search today!

Bezos Scholars Program

The Bezos Scholars Program, a year-long leadership development program for current high school Juniors. Each year 17 student and educator pairs are selected to create a lasting impact on their community.

The program starts with Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado from June 25-July 1, 2021. It also includes $1000 in funding to launch community change and college advising support during the student's senior year.

For more information and to apply, please visit

Gettysburg College

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:

  • Attend a STEM-focused pre-orientation workshop with other STEM Scholars.
  • Enroll in an exclusive First-Year Seminar taught by STEM faculty.
  • Participate in bi-monthly luncheons with STEM faculty and a variety of learning activities on and off campus.
  • Take advantage of various STEM offerings, including faculty-student research, peer-mentoring, preferential residence in Gettysburg College's Science House, and internship opportunities with industrial partners.

Please visit the website for more information and eligibility requirements.

Gettysburg College

The Gettysburg College Jewish Studies committee is offering their annual contest for high school students on Resistance. For more information and to submit your essay, please visit: Essay Contest

Hermine Solt Student Scholarship

The Pennsylvania Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP) welcomes all qualifying students to submit a scholarship application for the 2020 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: - under Award & Scholarships. 

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Applications are available at . In each state, the top high school youth volunteer will be named State Honoree and will receive an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., in May. During this trip, 10 of the State Honorees will be named America's top youth volunteers of the year and will receive $5,000 awards, engraved gold medallions, trophies for their school, and $5,000 grants from The Prudential Foundation for nonprofit charitable organizations of their choice. Email completed application to your Counselor for submission. 

Voice of Democracy Youth Scholarship

Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient's American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Deadline: October 31 (annually).  Want to apply? Click here


Higher education: that magical time when deadlines are tight and budgets are tighter. Whether you're living off of insta-coffee or insta-noodles, we get it-and we'd like to help fund your brain fuel for the coming school year. Just write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $2500! Please visit

Ayn Rand Institute Essay Contest

Have you read one of Ayn Rand's thought-provoking novels? Now's the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand's fiction for more than thirty years. This year we will award over 230 prizes, totaling more than $70,000.  Please visit for more information.

Discover Student Loans Sweepstakes

Sign up for e-mails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 11 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $10,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.   Please visit

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

  • Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.
  • Age Eligibility: Must be 14 years or older at time of entry and be enrolled in High School, College, University or Homeschool.
  • The finalists will again be decided by voting!
  • Visit for rules and application

Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship

Every year, Comedy Defensive Driving awards $1,500 to help students obtain a quality education.  To apply, design an advertisement that will educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving, and convince them with a clear call to action not to text and drive, drink and drive, eat and drive, or any other distraction you choose to focus on. You may focus on distracted driving as a whole, or pick a specific kind of distracted driving, but the message/focus of your advertisement must be clear. You will be judged based on the quality of the content, it’s usability as an ad (billboard, commercial, PSA, poster, radio ad, etc.) and how it effectively convinces drivers to stay focused on the road. We are looking for creative, and helpful ads with maybe a bit of humor or irony.  For form information, please visit


The Hispanic Heritage Foundation's (HHF)  Youth Awards Grant Program

The Youth Awards honor Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Finances, Entrepreneurship, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Sports, and Technology. Gold, Silver, and Bronze recipients are selected in each category and receive a one-time grant to fund their college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue.

For the application and more information visit:

Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education Dr. Judith A. W. Thomas High School Scholarships

Each year the Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education (PBCOHE) will award $1,000 scholarships to three high school seniors from high schools of the host Region for the annual PBCOHE Conference. PBCOHE will solicit scholarship applications from those schools/districts where members of the organization have active community service projects.

The application process and evaluation of the Dr. Judith A. Thomas scholarship candidates will be the responsibility of a sub-committee of the PBCOHE Scholarship Committee that includes three members from the annual conference committee and two representatives from the local school district(s).The student selection criteria are as follows:
  • Student applicants must have applied and been accepted to a Pennsylvania college or university.
  • Students must have a significant documented financial need. (The local school district members of the sub-committee will verify or document need).
  • Student should have completed a FAFSA or provide verification that they completed and submitted the FAFSA after submitting the PBCOHE application prior to the awarding of the scholarship.
  • Students should have at least a B average Provide official high school transcript.
  • The student and/or location sponsor(s) must submit an essay of no more than three 8 1/2 x 11 double-spaced typewritten pages. The essay should emphasize the following characteristics of the candidate: The application must include three references reachable by telephone or e-mail.
  • Student applicants should be African American or of African descent.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to the student once he/she has matriculated to a Pennsylvania college or university. (The student must present proof of registration to PBCOHE secretary.)
  • Scholarship will be awarded directly to the student. Student will be assigned a mentor from the PBCOHE

PACAC Scholarship

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.

 PACAC Scholarship Application (completed by the student) 

Mildred B. Dudley Scholarship Application

The Omega Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. extends the opportunity to apply for the 2020 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. Details are available at

The Urquhart Memorial Foundation

Attention Philadelphia High School Seniors, apply for the Urquhart Memorial Foundation Scholarship. Please visit and click on "download the UMF Scholarship Application" for details and instructions.  

The Tax Ladies

Attention Seniors, The Tax Ladies are pleased to offer a total of five (5) scholarships this academic year. This is a one time (non-renewable) award of $200. and will be awarded to a worthy student who is interested in continuing their academic endeavors through higher education. Please visit for the application and more information.

American Heritage Credit Union

American Heritage Credit Union is offering twenty five $1000. college scholarships to deserving high school seniors who will be attending a post-secondary institution the following academic year. Please visit the link below for the application, criteria as well as additional information

Viriva Scholarship Program

Viriva Community Credit Union is hosting their annual scholarship contest. Our scholarship contest brings students closer to achieving their academic endeavors by providing up to $4,000 in scholarships. Awards can be used to pay for school expenses, such as tuition, books, computers, and more.  Please visit for more information.

House Scholarship Applications Available

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives' Scholarship Program enhances educational opportunities for eligible students who reside in Pennsylvania. The program provides four-year scholarships to two high school seniors per year. The award is to be used toward the cost of tuition and fees for a four-year program at a college, university or career school in Pennsylvania. Please visit for more information and to fill out an application. 


ELIGIBILITY : Seeking full-time admission to a two-year or four-year college, university or trade/technical school; GPA of at least 2.5 or B-; Resident of public housing, scattered site, housing choice voucher, or receiving subsidized rent through a PHA partner household (verified by the lease) for at least one (1) year. Please see the bottom of this page for the PHILLY SEEDS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM application. 

Dunkin' Scholarship

Dunkin' Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program is proud to announce their  annual award. Dunkin' will be awarding 25 $2,000. scholarships to qualified students. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of "well-rounded" character: positive academic record, demonstrated leadership, commitment to school and community activities and experience in a work environment. Information and applications are available at

S.C.W. DREAMers Scholarship

The Arizona Law Offices of Snow, Carpio & Weekley are pleased to offer the S.C.W. DREAMers Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2020. Applicants must be an High School Senior or undergraduate United States DREAMer. Immigrants who meet certain criteria as listed below are referred to as DREAMers as they fill the requirements of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need. Please visit for more information.

Career & Technical Education Scholarship

The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States. Please visit for more information and to fill out an application.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards have been supporting creativity since 1923. They offer many direct and tuition awards for students. To learn more, visit

The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police

The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police FOP Lodge #5 will offer college scholarships for the children and grandchildren of active or retired FOP members. The FOP Lodge #5 Scholarships intend to provide supplemental funding for the cost of tuition, room and board, or related educational expenses for deserving students seeking a college degree.    Please visit for the application and more information.  

United Steelworkers Scholarship Program

The United Steelworkers (USW) Hugh Carcella Program offers scholarships each year with a total value of $4,000. ($1000. Per year for four years).    The scholarships will be available for use in an accredited college or university that the winner wishes to attend in the US or Canada.  Winners may follow any course of study normally leading to a recognized bachelor’s degree. A two-year Community College is acceptable when matriculating toward a four-year bachelor's degree program.  To be eligible, applicants must be in the graduating class of the year the scholarships are awarded.  Also, applicants must be the son, daughter, or legal ward of a member of the United Steelworkers, District 10 (Eastern) in good standing with the local union participating in the Scholarship Program; or the son, daughter, or legal ward of a disabled or old age retiree or deceased member of an affiliated local union who was in good standing with the United Steelworkers at the time of their retirement or death.  Applications must be obtained, upon request, from participating unions.  No application will be accepted unless properly signed by the President and recording Secretary of the respective local union.  When completed, the forms should be mailed to the

Scholarship Fund Committee, United Steelworkers
10 Canal Street; Suite 310
Bristol, PA 19007

Please see your counselor for more information.   

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.  Please visit to complete the application and for more information. 

The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can accessover $300 million in scholarship awards. Learn more about scholarships.


TheDream.US is the nation's largest college access and success program for immigrant youth with DACA or TPS status, or that meet TheDream.US immigration eligibility criteria.

Learn more by visiting

The Jackie Robinson Foundation

No one succeeds in college alone. That's why The Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students not only a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending college, but also a full support network of fellow scholars, alumni, and professional mentors to help them excel in school and beyond.

 Learn more by visiting

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Alpha Alpha Omicron Zeta Chapter 
Please visit Guidance for a copy of the guidelines and application.  

Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship 
The Live Más Scholarship is a unique opportunity for Passioneers—young adults (ages 16-24) who confidently pursue their dreams and inspire others to do the same. This scholarship is more than educational funding; it provides opportunities and connections for recipients to develop their passion for the professional world and beyond. This is for any secondary education; trade schools included. How to apply: All you have to do is submit a 2-minute video about your passion—no essays, grades, or athletic ability required! Applications are open at LIVE MAS SCHOLARSHIP .  Questions? Check out full program details and frequently asked questions at LIVE MAS SCHOLARSHIP. For specific inquiries, contact the Taco Bell Foundation at [email protected].

The Culinary Institute of America 

Students, are you interested in a career in the food business?  Apply to the CIA and you will receive a $1,000 Early Application Grant from The Culinary Institute of America!  Please visit for the application and more information.  

The Pennsylvania JCI (Junior Chamber International) Senate 

The Pennsylvania JCI Senate annually sponsors a scholarship program for senior students who are residents of Pennsylvania and plan to continue their education at an accredited college, university or vocational school. We will be awarding two $750 scholarships this year. The applications of these two PA recipients will then be forwarded to the United States JCI Senate Foundation for consideration to receive an additional national grant of $1000.

The scholarship application is available on the U.S. JCI Senate website. Go to www.usjcisenate.organd click on "Scholarship Program" in the top header/drop down box for the link to the Foundation Scholarship Application.

Solomon Page Scholarship 
At Solomon Page, we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in Business Administration. The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.   Please visit

PB & J Scholarship

The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.  Please visit PB&J Scholarship for more information and the application. 

If you are a student that is interested in education, specifically secondary education, please check out the  SAJE Fellowship program to learn more details

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union is pleased to offer an Annual Scholarship Program to award selected young members with funds for their continuing education.  Four $2,500 scholarships are awarded to high school seniors that are members in good standing of the Credit Union. Applications require transcripts, a teacher's reference and two completed essay questions.  Please visit PFCU Scholarship Program for more information and to access the application.  

Catto Scholarship: Transforming students’ lives through education

With the rising cost of higher education and the crippling student debt crisis, the Kenney Administration partnered with CCP to develop a scholarship program that would help more students obtain postsecondary degrees and credentials so they can prepare to enter the workforce and have fulfilling careers. As a result, students will be able to focus less on their finances and more on their education and achieving their dreams. Please visit Catto Scholarship for more information. 

Porch Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarship 

Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and technology means it’s a great time to go back to school and enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help keep up with demand and assist the next generation of professionals, Porch will award a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students. Please visit : Porch Scholarships  for more information and the application.  

American Legion Essay Contest

Please see 2021-Dept.-Essay-brochure-9-12-grades-2.pdf for more information. 

High School Oratorical Scholarship Program 

Please see 2021-oratorical-brochure.pdf for more information. 

Brandywine Nature Narratives Writing Contest

Please visit Nature Narratives for more information.  

United Steelworkers- Hugh Carcella Scholarship Program 

Scholarship opportunity offered to children of United Steelworkers union members.  Applications can be obtained, upon request, from participating Local Unions.  

The Thiel Fellowship 

Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation’s network of founders, investors, and scientists.  Please visit for more information.  

Be Bold Scholarship 

At, we believe that the world will be shaped by the bold—the fighters, the risk-takers, the earnest overachievers who won’t take no for an answer—the ones who know that a mountain is climbed a step at a time. is built for students, like you, who are determined to make the climb.As you join the platform, you get the opportunity to showcase your goals, achievements, and drive to scholarship panels via your student profile.The $25,000 “Be Bold” Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile.  Please visit for more information.  

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes 

Foot Locker wants to celebrate YOU–not just because you scored the game-winning point–but because sports have helped you grow into a strong leader at school and in your community.  For more information, please visit

DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship 

At Dairy Farmers of America, we believe it is important to invest in the next generation of leaders to ensure a bright future for the dairy industry. That is why we established the DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship Program.  Visit for more information.

DECA Student Scholarships 

DECA’s scholarship program provides over $200,000 in scholarships to high school and college DECA members at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) each year. Many corporate partners of DECA provide scholarships through the DECA scholarship program. DECA Inc. administers the program based on guidelines set by the donor. DECA scholarships are strictly merit-based.  Visit for more information.  

SP High School Scholarship 

The SP High School Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.  Visit for more information.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation's largest 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) with financial need. Applicants must register for a free account on the scholarship provider's website to complete the application. Please visit APIASF scholarship program for more information.

Union Plus Scholarship
Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of union families. Over 3,200 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege. The Union Plus Education Foundation is funded in part by donations from Capital One N.A., the provider of the Union Plus Credit Card (You do not need to be a Union Plus Credit Card holder to apply for this scholarship.) For the application, please visit Union Plus Scholarship

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship 
The SME Education Foundation inspires, prepares and supports the next generation of manufacturing and engineering talent through its Student Summit event series, SME PRIME® (Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education) initiative and Student Scholarship program. For more information, please visit SMEEF Scholarship

Material Handling Education Foundation Scholarship
The Foundation will offer scholarship award opportunities to students who are pursuing a material handling or supply chain career.  The student should clearly demonstrate dedication to achieving excellence, strong leadership skills, potential for future growth as a leader and persistence in the pursuit of education.  Please visit for more information.

Mensa US Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. Applicants must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals. For more information, visit

Zeta Phil Beta Sorority

The principles of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. are Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood. We value education immensely, and to honor our sorority’s principle of scholarship, the women of Alpha Alpha Omicron Zeta Chapter will be offering non-renewable academic scholarship awards of up to $1000 to high school senior females who are residents of  or attend a high school in our service area of Northeast Philadelphia, or Bucks County, Pa.  area high school and have been accepted into a four (4) year college/university.


Please visit the link below for more information and the application

NSBE STEM Futures Scholarship

The NSBE Greater Philadelphia Professionals Chapter STEM Futures Scholarship! This year NSBE will award Four $500 scholarships to graduating seniors, pursuing a Science Technology Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) degree and entering college/university during the upcoming Fall semester.  

Please visit the link below for eligibility requirements and the application  

Cirkled In No Sweat Scholarship 

There is no income or GPA requirement for this $2500. scholarship.  Create an account and get started today! Please visit

SJEA Fellowship Program 
Addressing the nationwide lack of diversity and cultural competency in the teaching profession, Arcadia’s Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship prepares students to serve as classroom teachers, provide mentorship in diverse communities, and lead schools, programs, and educational opportunities geared toward social justice. Arcadia's SAJE Fellowship expands dual enrollment and enhances mentorship opportunities for participating students, and increases pathways for students of color. Each SAJE fellow will earn a bachelor’s degree aligned with Arcadia’s Secondary Education track, leading to certification in Biology, Chemistry, English, General Science, Mathematics, or Social Studies. For more information, please visit SJEA Fellowship Program

Walter Morales Scholarship 
The Walter Morales Scholarship announces the annual award directed towards a university student or high school senior in the United States who has an interest in improving the education system in the United States, and more specifically the education system in urban areas. For more information, please visit Walter Morales Scholarship program

Edgar Radjabli Scholarship

This scholarship is available for students in the United States who are currently enrolled in a university or High School and have plans to attend a university.  The scholarship is meant to give back a little to those that are embarking on the journey to become a healthcare professional. The Edgar Radjabli Scholarship will be awarded to the winner of an essay competition.  For more information, please visit Edgar Radjabli Scholarship

Dike Ajiri Scholarship
This is the first annual scholarship that is directed towards the minority students to help generate awareness for the struggles that minorities face within the school system today. To apply, students much be a current undergraduate student at a United States University or High School student that will attend a university. For more information, please visit Dike Ajiri Scholarship

Dr. Eugene Kramer Scholarship 
The Dr. Eugene Kramer Scholarship announces the annual scholarship directed towards undergrad and high school students who plan to attend medical school to become a doctor. Dr. Kramer knows first hand the pressure and costs involved with medical school, and he would like to help a little bit to a worthy student who shares his passion for healthcare. For more information and to apply, please visit

Dennis C. White Memorial Scholarship 

The Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Nu Sigma chapter presents the Dennis C. White memorial scholarship. For more information, please visit

The Christopher Nohl Scholarship for Diverse Backgrounds 

The Christopher Nohl Scholarship for Diverse Backgrounds is a scholarship focused on helping first generation college/high school students. You must be a current student who plans on attending college in the future. For more information on how to apply for this scholarship, please click on the link below.

Brownlee Scholarship Fund

Brownlee Scholarship Fund is a nonprofit organization that was founded by William Brownlee in 2019.  Our mission is to change the trajectory of the African American community by providing necessary tools which will lead to positive outcomes and break the negative stigmatization that our culture has identified as a normality. Brownlee Scholarship Fund stands on this motto “ Being The Change That You Want To See."  To apply for a scholarship, please send an email to [email protected] Subject Line: Scholarship Fund Inquiry -First and Last Name -Telephone Number A representative will reach out by phone and send the application in 2 business days. You may also send a direct message on Instagram to brownleescholarshipfund

2022 Common Scholarship Application 

The Philadelphia Foundation is now using a Common Scholarship Application.  Each scholarship applicant should fill out only one application and we will match you with any scholarship for which you are potentially eligible.  Please visit  Common Scholarship Application for more information and to apply.  

Noel Soccer Foundation Scholarship 
The Noel Soccer Foundation is a certified 501c3 organization that provides scholarships to graduating high school students and financial support to local soccer organizations throughout the Tri-State area and Florida. Each year, the foundation provides an initial one-year scholarship to graduating high school student-athletes to be used in their first year of studies at a college or trade school. Scholarships are awarded to students based on their academic achievement, commitment to the game of soccer, and contributions to their school and local communities.  You can find the application here: Annual Scholarship Application 2022.pdf

Nihar Gala Scholarship 

The Nihar Gala Scholarship for American Entrepreneurs announces our annual scholarship which is directed towards university business students and high school students who have an interest in entrepreneurship. For more information and to view the application, please visit Nihar Gala Scholarship

Michael Scarpaci Scholarship for Student Entrepreneurs

The “Michael Scarpaci Scholarship for Student Entrepreneurs” is a scholarship available for students in the United States who are currently enrolled in a University or High School and have plans to attend a University. The scholarship is meant to help a deserving student with scholarship funding who wishes to start their own business in the future. If you are interested in learning more information about the scholarship or plan to apply, please visit the website below for additional information!

Sigma Gamma Rho Soroity, INC. 
Alpha Eta Sigma Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter

It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U. S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Our members, affiliates, staff, and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with our vision. For more information and to apply, please visit

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