Scholarships for Students in Pennsylvania for 2019 – 2020

The US supports education on all levels of community, stretching from national initiatives down to your neighborhood programs. Scholarships range from nationwide offerings to state, county, or even school specific scholarships. At Going Merry, we bring local and statewide scholarships to you – including scholarships in Pennsylvania – and let you fill out your applications all in one place! 

Check out the list below for some Pennsylvania scholarships for you to explore!

1. Alpha Kappa Alpha Incorporated Scholarship

Provider: Alpha Alpha Omega Chapter

Amount: Up to $1,500

Alpha Kappa Alpha Incorporated, the first Black Sorority of college-educated women of the world, is pleased to offer achievement awards to graduating high school seniors planning to attend a historically black college or university.

2. Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship

Provider: Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania

Amount: Up to $2,500

Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania connects the people of southwestern Pennsylvania to birds and nature through our programs, projects, and places.

We have three public properties: Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve (Fox Chapel), Succop Nature Park (Butler), and Todd Nature Reserve (Sarver). We offer programs for people of all ages and encourage our visitors to connect with nature in a way that will motivate them to become active and engaged in our natural world.

We established the PPL Electric Utilities Environmental Leaders Scholarship to give a helping hand to the next generation of students pursuing careers in the engineering and science fields that will benefit the natural world that surrounds and sustains us. We invite high school seniors who live in homes served by PPL in central and eastern Pennsylvania to apply for this $2,000 scholarship.

3. Dionna Satteson Youth Sports Camp Scholarship

Provider: Dionna Satteson Memorial Fund

Amount: Up to $50

The Dionna Satteson Memorial Fund was created to honor the life of Dionna Satteson.

4. Future Environmental Leaders Scholarship

Provider: PPL Electric Utilities

Amount: Up to $2,000

We established the PPL Electric Utilities Environmental Leaders Scholarship to give a helping hand to the next generation of students pursuing careers in the engineering and science fields that will benefit the natural world that surrounds and sustains us.

5. Indiana Area School District Scholarship

Provider: Indiana Area School District

Amount: Up to $830

The Indiana Area School District Scholarship was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide scholarships to benefit graduating seniors of the Indiana Area School District.

6. Marguerite Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Provider: Children of Marguerite Johnson (William, Raenetta & Aneisha)

Amount: Up to $500

Marguerite Johnson was very active in the Mid Mon Valley community and had a passion for helping others. In order to honor her memory, the family has decided to create a scholarship that will continue the works of Marguerite Johnson.

7. Michelle Marion Memorial Scholarship

Provider: Coworkers & Friends of Michelle Marion

Amount: Up to $500

This scholarship was established in memory of a dear friend and colleague Michelle Marion who passed away in early 2018. Michelle held her doctorate in Physical Therapy, going back later in life to receive her advanced degree. She worked in a variety of therapy settings including in-patient, out-patient, and home health. Michelle was a firm believer in the value of education. She was a beloved member of the Warren Community both professionally and personally. Every patient that came in contact with Michelle felt respected and well cared for. Her coworkers and friends felt the best way to honor her memory was to establish this scholarship in her name.

8. Neinken Scholarship

Provider: Bucks County Foundation

Amount: Up to $5,000

These scholarships are primarily financial-need based; any student with demonstrable financial hardship is eligible to apply. We also give preference to (1st) students who have/had family members who worked in the Royal Pants Mfg. Company in Perkasie prior to 1962, (2nd) students whose families have a background in the garment manufacturing industry in Upper Bucks County, or (3rd) students who have any factory/manufacturing background in their families. Please be sure to explain any family connection that might help qualify you for this scholarship.

9. Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

Provider: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

Amount: Up to $6,000

The Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation (PHLF), was founded in 1964 by a group of citizens who passionately believed that historic preservation, rather than massive demolition, could be a tool for renewing communities, creating pride among residents, and achieving sustainable economic development.

10. The Emre Umar and Correctional Medical Care Future Health Leaders of America Scholarship

Provider: Correctional Medical Care, Inc.

Amount: Up to $1,000

Correctional Medical Care, Inc. (CMC) has the mission of providing a comprehensive range of high quality, compassionate, cost-effective healthcare and healthcare administration services to correctional facilities, offering our clients the best value for every dollar they spend while concurrently supplying healthcare that meets or exceeds all local and national standards established by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC). CMC is committed to providing innovative solutions and working in partnership with each of its clients to satisfy the unique and specific needs of each facility. CMC on-site healthcare administration and programs are staff-driven and offer our clients the highest level of professionalism, dedication, and integrity. CMC’s ultimate goal is to be, through demonstrated client satisfaction, the best and most logical choice for correctional institutions seeking healthcare solutions.

11. Peter S. Kramer Trade School Scholarship

Provider: Friends and Family of Peter Kramer

Amount: Up to $1,000

As the owner and operator of Macmobile, a vehicle repair service in Mt Bethel, PA, I wanted to create this scholarship to remember Peter.

Peter’s interest in vehicles allowed us the opportunity to hire him to assist in the business during the summer months.

I am also Peter Kramer’s uncle and am blessed to have had him as part of my life.

12. Washington Area Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Provider: Washington Area Federal Credit Union

Amount: Up to $1,000

This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue post-secondary education in the upcoming Fall.

13. Orrstown Bank Foundation Inc. Scholarship

Provider: OrrstownBank Foundation Inc.

Amount: Up to $1,000

The Orrstown Bank Foundation annually awards scholarships to eligible high school seniors attending secondary schools within the core communities that Orrstown Bank serves.

Come back to check for updates and get ready as another scholarship application season approaches!

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Kelly Lamano

Though always a creative, Kelly's momentum into the world of writing and publishing arrived when she attended college. She quickly learned the financial value - and cost - of honing her craft, and sought scholarships that would be crucial to not only funding, but fueling her education. She wants to help new students thrive with Going Merry's easy scholarship finder. Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in Broadcast, Print and Online Media, and a minor in Spanish from Florida Southern College.

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