Scholarships for Pennsylvania Residents

Pennsylvania is home to one of America’s first universities – the University of Pennsylvania. The Keystone State also is home to many residency-based scholarship opportunities. In addition to residing in Pennsylvania, recipients may need to meet a minimum GPA, demonstrate financial need or have a record of community service to qualify for these scholarships, often awarded by nonprofits, corporations and individual schools. Applicants may need to submit academic transcripts, a personal essay and letters of recommendation to be considered. If you're a Pennsylvania resident – or planning to attend school in Pennsylvania – check out the scholarship opportunities below.

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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Northumberland, PA|Selinsgrove, PA|
  • School (College): |Any Undergraduate Institution|Graduate Program|Certification Program|Any Institution of Higher Education|
  • Major: Study |Dental Hygiene|Nursing|Allied Health|Medicine|Dentistry|Health Education|Health-Related|Therapy|
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The scholarship was established to help students who reside in the Shikellamy, Selinsgrove, and Line Mountain school districts who are majoring in a health profession field for the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Mifflinburg, PA|
  • School (K-12): |Mifflinburg Area High School, Mifflinburg, PA|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|Technical School|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial support to graduates of Mifflinburg High School pursuing degrees in Agriculture and/or Forestry at an accredited two or four-year college, university or technical school programs
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|Crawford, PA|
  • School (K-12): |Cochranton High School, PA|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|
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The scholarship fund was established to award outstanding graduating senior from Cochranton High School who has demonstrated talent in the field of academics, arts, athletics, community service and music and planning to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details APIASF /Darden Restaurants Foundation Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Philadelphia, PA|Chicago, IL|Cleveland, OH|Atlanta, GA|Boston, MA|Houston, TX|New York, NY|Orlando, FL|Pittsburgh, PA|Tampa, FL|Dallas, TX|Denver, CO|Phoenix, AZ|Salt Lake City, UT|San Antonio, TX|Seattle, WA|Jacksonville, MS|Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, FL|Nashville, TX| as a |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington, DC|Los Angeles, CA|San Francisco, CA|Detroit, MI|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Pacific Islander|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students who are Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are planning to pursue a degree in Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts degree at a U.S. accredited college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Philadelphia, PA|
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Raquel and Arthur Seidel Fellowship in the History of Intellectual Property and Patents is funded by the Eugene Garfield Foundation. The fellowship aims to produce work on the history of chemistry and the law. The work must give understanding on how the legal system has interacted with scientific process as it relates to discovery, patenting, commercialization, and public perception.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Pennsylvania State Grant Program Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |Post-secondary School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|High school graduate|
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The grant is administered by PHEAA. It provides financial assistance to deserving Pennsylvanians and helps them afford the costs of higher education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Zackery R. Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund Community Foundation of Fayette County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Fayette, PA|
  • School (College): |Technical School|College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Zackery R. Nelson to benefit students residing in Fayette County. Applicants must be planning to attend or attending any college, university or technical school. Adults who would like to continue their education are also eligible to apply.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Pellegrini Scholarships Swiss Benevolent Society of New York
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Pennsylvania| as an |U.S. resident|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Swiss|
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The Pellegrini Scholarships is awarded to post-secondary, undergraduate and graduate student resident of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania or Delaware. Applicants must demonstrate a financial need and with minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Steven and Judith Bottiger Scholarship Fund Central Susquehanna Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • School (K-12): |Selinsgrove Area High School, Selinsgrove, PA|Snyder, PA|Lewisburg Area High School, Lewisburg, PA|Union, PA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to fund second, third and fourth-year undergraduate students who are pursuing a bachelor's degree in Architecture and studying at a College or University within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details West Virginia Higher Education Grant West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
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  • 2,600
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |West Virginia|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |Eligible College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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This grant was established to support high school graduates from West Virginia pursuing a post-secondary education at a participating institution in West Virginia or Pennsylvania. Applicants must demonstrate academic promise and financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Carlozzi Family Scholarship New York Women in Communications Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |New Jersey|Connecticut|Accredited U.S College or University|
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|English|Journalism|Communications|Advertising|Film|Publishing|Broadcast Journalism|Digital Media|
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This scholarship was established to support undergraduate students who have demonstrated accomplishment as a writer. Applicants must be planning to or majoring in an advanced degree in a communications-related field at an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship New York Women in Communications Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|New Jersey|Connecticut|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Sports Media|
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This scholarship is for students who wants to pursue a career in sports brodcasting, programing, or production.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Scholarship New York Women in Communications Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|New Jersey|Connecticut|
  • Major: Study |Communications|Nonprofit Management|
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This scholarship is for the students pursuing studies in communication in the nonprofit sector.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Betty Bayne Barnes Scholarship Fund for Women Community Foundation of Fayette County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Fayette, PA|
  • School (College): |College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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This scholarship was established to benefit female students residing in Fayette County. Applicants must be planning to attend or attending a college or university.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details The Olivia M. Marquart Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • Disability: |Cancer|Cancer Survivor|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to young or adults of Pennsylvania who are a cancer patient and are pursuing a degree at a college or university in the US.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Montour, PA|Columbia, PA|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to provide funds for High school graduates who have resided in the Columbia and Montour County School Districts and are looking to pursue higher education in the field of nursing.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Sue Novak, RN, CHPN Nursing Scholarship Union County College Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
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  • Residence: Live in |Plainfield, PA|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Crawford, PA|
  • School (College): |Accredited Medical School|Accredited Dental School|Accredited Osteopathic School|Accredited Podiatric School|
  • Major: Study |Medicine|Dentistry|Osteopathy|Podiatry|
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This scholarship was established to support students residing in Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Students must be planning to enroll in a program leading to a degree of doctor of medicine, dentistry, osteopathy or podiatry at an accredited medical, dental, osteopathic or podiatric school.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Thomas M. Watson Memorial Scholarship Fund Crawford Heritage Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Crawford, PA|
  • School (College): |Accredited Medical School|Accredited Dental School|Accredited Osteopathic School|Accredited Podiatric School|
  • Major: Study |Medicine|Dentistry|Osteopathy|Podiatry|
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This scholarship was established in 1999 in honor of Dr. Thomas M. Watson to support students residing in Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Students must be enrolled in an accredited medical, dental, osteopathic or podiatric school in a program leading to a degree of doctor of medicine, dentistry, osteopathy or podiatry.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Zimmermann Scholarships Swiss Benevolent Society of New York
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Pennsylvania| as an |U.S. resident|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Swiss|
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The Zimmermann Scholarships is awarded to graduate student with a minimum of 3.8 GPA. Applicants must be a resident of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania or Delaware.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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