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.

Showing 1-20 of 76 scholarships
View Details The You've Got a Friend in Pennsylvania Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are member of The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) and a resident of the Commonwealth of PA.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Lucille Runkel Nursing Scholarship Fund Crawford Heritage Community Foundation
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  • 350
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Crawford, PA|Mercer, PA|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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This scholarship was established in honor of Mary Lucille (Lucille) Runkel, a Registered Nurse in Greenville, Meadville, Kittaning, Mercer and Cochranton, Pennsylvania as well as at the Polk State School. She was loved caring for people, gentle, friendly, ambitious and determined. The program benefits students who are residents of Crawford County or Mercer County, Pennsylvania who wants to become a Registered Nurse. Applicants must be planning to enroll at an accredited two-year community college or four-year college/university in a program leading to an associate degree in nursing or bachelor of science in nursing.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Pennsylvania Chafee Education and Training Grant Program Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
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The Pennsylvania Chafee Education and Training Grant Program is awarded to student resident of Pennsylvania. Applicants must be youth in foster care or a youth discharged or adopted from foster care after age 16.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Evelyn and Chalmer Jordan Scholarship Fund Crawford Heritage Community Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Saegertown, PA|
  • School (K-12): |Saegertown High School, Saegertown, PA|
  • School (College): |University|College|Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship is open to graduating seniors residing within a two-mile radius of Saegertown Borough or attending Saegertown Junior-Senior High School who will be attending an accredited college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Jun-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Horace M. Thayer Scholarship Program is awarded to a sophomore student from Pennsylvania or Delaware. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a field of arboriculture, horticulture, forestry, or urban forestry
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar-Intern Program Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Ohio|Minnesota|Wisconsin|New Mexico|Arizona|California|Texas|Georgia|Pennsylvania|Tennessee|Colorado| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Maryland|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited University|Florida|New Jersey|Connecticut|Massachusetts|Accredited Community College|
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The CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar-Intern Program is awarded to students pursuing health-related careers. Applicants must be full-time enrolled at an accredited community college or four-year university
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details The James Cothran, KD3NI, Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|West Virginia|Georgia|Alabama|Pennsylvania|South Carolina|Southern New Jersey, NJ|Western New York, NY|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|Maryland|Washington|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |North Carolina|Florida|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students with active Amateur Radio License Class. Applicants must be residents of Atlantic Division (DE, MD, PA, Southern NJ, Western NY), the Roanoke Division (NC, SC, VA, WV), the Southeastern Division (AL, FL, GA) or Washington, D.C.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 8,000
  • 25 awards
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Home School|private high school|Any Pennsylvania secondary school|
  • School (College): |Four-year|College|Accredited College or University|Accredited Non-Proprietary College or University|Commonwealth of Pennsylvania|
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The scholarship is administered by Scholarship America. It is available to current high school seniors at any Pennsylvania secondary school (public, private or homeschool). Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must also be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited, non-proprietary four-year college or university in the state of Pennsylvania for the entire academic year.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Ohio College Opportunity Grant Ohio Board of Regents, Office of Financial Aid
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  • 108 - 2,832
  • 1 award
  • Oct-1-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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Ohio College Opportunity Grant is provided to residents of Ohio who are pursuing degrees and diplomas at an Ohio public university main campuses, Ohio private, non-profit colleges or universities, and Ohio private, for-profit institutions. The grant is determined through the FAFSA application that the student completed.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Jun-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
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Fran Ward Women in Arboriculture Scholarship Program aims to foster an appreciation of shade trees and practice of arboriculture in Pennsylvania and Delaware. The scholarship is provided to university or college female students whoa re residents of Pennsylvania and Delaware. The award gives $2,000 for each eligible applicants.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Katherine M. Grosscup Scholarships Landscape Architecture Foundation
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  • 3,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|Michigan|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Indiana|Kentucky|
  • Major: Study |Horticulture|
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This scholarship was established in 1981 by Margaret Evans Berdan in memory of her friend Katharine MacConnell Grosscup. Katharine was a talented gardener, enthusiastic conservationist and active member of the Shaker Lakes Garden Club in Ohio. This award was designed to encourage the study of horticulture and related fields. Open to rising college sophomores, juniors, seniors and Masters degree candidates majoring in horticulture or related fields at institutions in IN, KY, MI, OH, PA or WV.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Philadelphia, PA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|Post-doctoral level study|
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American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowship is given to Ph.D. candidates and graduates who can show a need to work in the Society's collections for one to 3 months. Applicants who resides is farther than a 75-mile radius of Philadelphia will be given preference. Applicants do not need to hold the doctorate, although Ph.D. candidates must have passed their preliminary examinations.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Blind or Deaf Beneficiary Grant Program Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • Disability: |Legally Blind|Deaf|
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The Blind or Deaf Beneficiary Grant Program is awarded to blind or deaf students attending a postsecondary institution. Applicants must be resident of Pennsylvania
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Honda Scholarship Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
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  • 1,000
  • 5 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|Wisconsin|Michigan|Pennsylvania| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • School (College): |Indiana|Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology - Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to financially assist junior and senior college students who are member of under-represented groups. Students must be pursuing study in the fields of Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Master of Science in Engineering. Financial need is preferred.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,000
  • 10 awards
  • Apr-30-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|West Virginia|Pennsylvania|District of Columbia|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|Maryland|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Scottish|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to college juniors and seniors or graduate students who are Scottish descent and a U.S. citizen residing in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details John M. Haniak Scholarship ASM International Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • Organization: Material Advantage (Club)
  • Major: Study |Metallurgy|Materials Science|
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John M. Haniak Scholarship was established by the family of John Myron Haniak in 2003. The scholarship provides a $1,500 to a student from Pennsylvania. The student must be a Material Advantage student member pursuing a degree in metallurgy or materials science engineering.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Fayette, PA|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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This scholarship was established in 2004 to benefit students who best represent their school with regards to community service. Applicants must also demonstrate academic ability and be a resident of Fayette County .
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Keystone Pro Spotlight Contest Society of Professional Journalists - Los Angeles Professional Chapter
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  • n/a
  • 3 awards
  • Mar-9-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Journalist|
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Keystone Pro Spotlight Contest is open to journalists of Pennsylvania. The contest aims to award journalists who published an investigative story or series scooped other media and placed the public's right to know. The contest awards $100 to the category 1 winners with plaques to honor their work.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Hetty Sherwin Scofield Scholarship Fund Crawford Heritage Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Crawford, PA|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Regionally Accredited College or University|Nonsectarian|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to award graduating senior who ranked in the top quarter of his/her class and planning to attend in a regionally accredited, nonsectarian, two- or four-year college.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Crawford, PA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Crawford, PA|
  • School (College): |Accredited Theological School|Divinity School|Seminary|
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The scholarship was established to help qualified students who are planning to pursue a program leading to a masters or doctoral degree in an accredited theological school, divinity school, seminary or equivalent.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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