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- Local scholarships are sponsored by our community for Hazleton Area students that meet the criteria set by the sponsor.
- Most scholarships are a 1-time financial award but there are some instances where some are renewable (scholarship sponsor will let you know if that is the case).
- Scholarships are presented to students at our awards ceremony unless a sponsor decides to present the award at one of their local club meetings or at a special ceremony.
- Please read through each scholarship and see that you have filled out and handed in all that the sponsor is requiring.
- Feel free to contact your guidance counselor for more details.
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SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE
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SWE, Society of Women Engineers Scholarship. All applications should be submitted electronically by 5pm on January 28, 2024. Recipients will be notified by April 3, 2024. SWE-LV (Lehigh Valley) has awarded scholarships to top prospective students who identify as women graduating from high schools who were enrolling in engineering at a college or university. Last year we awarded a total of $20,500 to 7 recipients. Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to students who identify as women graduating from area high schools (areas with zip codes beginning 177 through 187 and 195-196. Flyer & Website to Apply
Prevent Suicide PA contest for youth suicide prevention. Link To Apply All submissions must be received by Wednesday, December 15, 2023.
Jackie Robinson Foundation JRF Scholars receive grants of up to $35,000 over four years to supplement the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities. In addition, scholars receive extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, and attend JRF’s annual multi-day "Mentoring and Leadership Conference" in New York City and other regional events throughout the year. Apply here: JRF Scholars & Flyer The application closes at 5PM on January 10, 2024
2024 Essay Contest "Why is the 1st Amendment Important in America?" PA American Legion 89th Annual Contest for Grades 9-12. Before January 9, 2024 - Students must submit their essay to a local American Legion Post. . Flyer & How to Apply
2024 High School Oratorical Scholarship Program "A Constitutional Speech Contest" PA American Legion. Application to a local post no later than (NLT) December 3, 2023. Flyer and How to Apply
Hazleton Area Garden Club, Organized 1922, will be offering the "Michele T. Fellin Scholarship". The deadline is November 20, 2023. To qualify, you must major in one of the following: horticulture, floriculture, landscape architecture, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental science, city planning, land management and or/related subjects. Application Information
The Latoff MS Foundation Scholarship. Application $1,000 college scholarship to a student from northeastern PA whose life has been impacted by multiple sclerosis. The recipient will be chosen by the foundation board of directors based upon review of this application and the accompanying essay. The deadline is July 15, 2024. The scholarship will be awarded in August of 2024.
$2,500 "No Sweat" Scholarship Amount: $2,500 Number of awards: 1 Due Date: December 31st 2023 Eligible Candidates: 8 - 12th grade students Application URL: https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. will once again offer alumni scholarship awards to former Head Start students who will graduate from high school in June of 2024. To qualify, the student must have formerly attended a Head Start program and must be planning to attend postsecondary education. All applications are due by Friday, January 26, 2024 Link to Application & FlyerMarywood University EOC Scholarship. Submission of the Educators of Campus (EOC) Scholarship Application does not guarantee acceptance to Marywood University. All applications must be received by the Office of Admissions no later than December 15, 2023. To qualify, prospective students must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.00 scale and must be referred by an approved Educator on Campus school. For students entering Marywood University in Fall 2024, SAT or ACT test scores will be optional. Students who elect to submit scores must have a minimum SAT score of 1060 in the Evidence-Based Reading and Math section combined (or a minimum ACT score of 21). Prospective students are awarded $1,000 per year for a total of four years. A School Counselor must verify the information provided on this application. Only the first 100 scholarships will be considered. *If additional copies of this form are needed, photocopies are permitted. ApplicationPSATS Scholarships, has announced new achievement scholarships for high school students to inspire the next generation of local leaders!Townships are encouraged to inspire the next generation of local leaders by promoting the brand-new PSATS Scholarship Program. Four $1,500 scholarships are available to high school juniors and seniors: two Local Government Achievement scholarships and two Academic Achievement scholarships.The Local Government Achievement scholarship is an opportunity for students to highlight outstanding citizenship through public service and community involvement. The Academic Achievement scholarship will be awarded to students who exhibit enthusiasm towards education by maintaining high academic standards. Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, reside in a Pennsylvania Township of the Second Class, be currently enrolled as a high school junior or senior and plan for post-high school education towards a professional license, degree, or certificate in the fall of 2024. Due Date: Completed applications must be received by January 26, 2024. Link to Apply Flyer 1 of 2 FAQs Flyer 2 of 2
The Elizabeth Cadwalader Stoddart Scholarship is designated for a female student that meets the specific guidelines detailed on the front page of the scholarship application. Student(s) who meet the criteria must complete the application and attach a copy of their transcripts. Applications must be submitted/postmarked by the due date of March 15, 2024. Mailing Address is: Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18, Attn. Dr. Anthony Grieco. Application
The William Stoddart Scholarship is designated for a male student who has been accepted and will be attending Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Student(s) who meet the criteria must complete the application and attach a copy of their transcripts. Applications must be submitted/postmarked by the due date of March 15, 2024. Mailing Address is: Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18, Attn. Dr. Anthony Grieco.
Since 1946, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) has awarded more than $23 million in scholarships to outstanding NHS seniors. This year, we are awarding $2 million in scholarships to 600 students. Each year, scholarship recipients are selected based on their demonstration of the four pillars of NHS: Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character. Check out the information below and apply today! To be eligible, a student must be: a high school senior expecting to receive a high school diploma during the current academic year. An active member in good standing of a National Honor Society chapter, meeting all membership requirements and obligations of the local chapter. An NHS student account holder, verified by the NHS chapter adviser. Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. college or university. Link to Apply November 30, 2023 at 5:00 p.m is the submission deadline.
The Hagan Scholarship Foundation is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, providing recipients with the opportunity to graduate from college debt-free. The scholarship provides up to $7,5000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters. Flyer 1 of 2 Flyer 2 of 2
Below you will find a link providing lists of Scholarship Programs that will give out more than 550+ Individual Scholarship Awards during the 2023-2024 school year. You are eligible for all awards. *Weekly Scholarship Newsletter available here: https://scholarshipguidance.com/newsletter Sign up to receive these newsletters!
College Board: BigFuture Scholarships simplify the college planning process and give you chances to earn money for college. When you take steps in BigFuture to prepare for college, you can become eligible for monthly $500 and $40,000 scholarships. Search for Scholarships
Scholarship America. Searching for Scholarships? Browse our scholarships here: Link to Applications
Are you a full-time college student in the US? Do you have a passion for raising awareness about the dangers associated with substances and addiction? If you answer "yes" to both questions, you'll want to enter the Addictions.com scholarship contest. Three scholarships will be awarded to qualified college who write the winning essays. Please visit the website below for more information and applications: https://www.addictions.com/scholarship/
EXPIRED 2023-2024 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATONS:
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship. Flyer and Eligibility Available online starting August 1, 2023 at: Link to Apply Due on or before November 13, 2023. 500 4-year awards. 480 Scholarships worth $4,000 and 20 Scholarships worth $30,000! (Awards paid over 4 years)
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to students in their final year of high school. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 35th class in 2023, the Foundation has provided over 6,750 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $81 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. The 2024 application is now open here for students who will graduate during the 2023-2024 academic year. The deadline to apply is Monday, October 2, 2023, by 5 pm Eastern.
$2,500 "No Sweat" Scholarship, Amount: $2,500, Number of awards: 1, Due Date: September 30th 2023, Eligible Candidates: 8 - 12th grade students Link to Apply
Golden Door Scholarship. For DACAmented and undocumented students. The Golden Door Scholarship provides significant college scholarships, career and fellowship support, mentorship, and community-building opportunities for high-achieving undocumented students. English Flyer & Spanish Flyer Application Link The deadline is October 1st, 2023.
2023 Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship. The Elks National Foundation awards $2.44 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student contest. Eligibility: High School Senior and U.S Citizen. 500 4-year awards, 2 $50,000 scholarships, 2 $40,000 scholarships, 2 $30,000 scholarships, 14 $20,000 scholarships, 480 $4,000 scholarships. *Awards paid over 4 years. Available online starting August 1, 2022 at enf.elks.org/MVS Deadline: Due on or before November 14, 2022. Flyer
Are you an undocumented student interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree? The application is now open and due October 23rd, 2022. Golden Door Scholars Link to Apply Golden Door Scholars will also have access to mentors, fellowship and career support, along with other professional growth opportunities.
Hazleton Area Garden Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship. Deadline for submitting applications is November 15th, 2022. Article/ Info on obtaining an application
Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online applicationessay that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2022, at 5 p.m. Eastern.
2022 Heisman Scholarship Link to Apply The Heisman High School Scholarship is proud to continue its 28-year tradition of honoring the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors and supporting high school academic and athletic programs across the country. The program recognizes and rewards male and female high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities. The Heisman Trophy Trust is proud to reward community-minded scholar-athletes at the state and national level. Deadline: Apply before October 18, 2022.
Are you applying to Marywood University? EOC Scholarship The application can be submitted via email firstname.lastname@example.org or printed and submitted by fax to 570-961-4763.The deadline for submitting the EOC application is November 30, 2022.
2023 High School Oratorical Scholarship Program. "A Constitutional Speech Contest" The deadline is December 4, 2022. Winner: $7,500. First Runner-up: $5,000. Second: $4,000.
Prevent Suicide PA is excited to announce the launch of the 11th Annual PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention! This is a great opportunity to engage students in a dialogue around suicide prevention, the importance of positive messaging, and communicating effectively. Staff who have participated in the past have seen this as a way to teach students on many levels (academically, socially, and emotionally), and students have been empowered to use their voice to reach out to their peers. Please visit https://psa.preventsuicidepa.org/ to find full details including contest rules, timeline, and information about how to submit an entry. Be sure to read the letter to the schools and the full contest rules as they outline some changes, as well as unique opportunities for those who enter. The contest application is now available on the PSA website through December 14, 2022. Contest Flyer
2023 PA American Legion 88th Annual Essay Contest for grades 9-12 "What does Americanism mean to me?" 1st place winner: $3,500. 2nd place winner: $3,000. 3rd place winner: $2,500. The deadline is before January 9, 2023.
Are you a college-bound, minority high school senior? The 2023 Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) scholarship application grants of up to $30,000 over four years to supplement the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities. In addition, scholars receive extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, and attend JRF’s annual four-day "Mentoring and Leadership Conference" in New York City and other regional events throughout the year. Flyer & QR Code The application closes at 5:00 p.m. ET on January 11, 2023.
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. will once again offer alumni scholarship awards to former Head Start students who will graduate from high school in June of 2023. In order to qualify, the student must have formerly attended a Head Start program and must be planning to attend postsecondary education. All applications are due by Fri., Jan., 27, 2023 Link to Apply
Society of Women Engineers Scholarship. All applications should be submitted electronically by 5pm on January 29, 2023. Recipients will be notified by March 31, 2023. Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to students who identify as female graduating from area high schools. Recipients are chosen every year based on academic achievement, extracurriclar and leadership activities, an evaluation form, and an essay. Flyer / Application Link
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JUNIORS ONLY: The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-time, 4-year, merit scholarship that may be used to study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Any high school 'junior' who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2024 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply. Current seniors are not eligible to apply. The submission deadline is Thursday, February 23, 2023. Link to Criteria & Application
2023 Blair E. Caboot Memorial Scholarship. The applicant should excel in mathematics in high school and have future plans in a mathematics-related field. Application window ends March 3, 2023. Link to Application
NUCAR Foundation Community Scholarship: Seniors graduating in 2023 from secondary schools in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, are eligible to apply for a scholarship of $4,000 per year for up to four years. These scholarships are made possible through the Nucor Foundation, which was established in 1974 as a non-profit corporation for charitable and educational purposes. Please note that all applicants must major in Engineering or Metallurgy. The deadline for submission is March 1, 2023. Application
Do you have a C or higher GPA and are applying for a military-related education? You may qualify for this scholarship: The Roy W Piper Charitable Trust Scholarship ( Military-Related Scholarship). Application Applications must be received by March 1, 2023.
Do you have a C or higher GPA? You may qualify for this scholarship: The Roy W Piper Charitable Trust Scholarship (Career-Technology Scholarship). Application Applications must be received by March 1, 2023.
Do you have a C or higher GPA? You may qualify for this scholarship: The Roy W Piper Charitable Trust Scholarship (Academic Scholarship). Applications must be received by March 1, 2023. Application
In an effort to inspire and empower STEM education, Amcor, a manufacturing employer operating in the Hazleton Area, is pleased to share scholarship opportunities for students. Applications are accepted from January 23rd, 2023 through March 6th, 2023 at 3PM central time. To browse the scholarships: Flyer & QR Code
Each year the PA Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP) offers the Hermine Solt Student Scholarship, which is a $500 scholarship for a Pennsylvania High School senior who is pursuing higher education in a business-related field (office technology, accounting, secretarial, business education (including business education teaching), business management, etc.). Complete details including criteria, guidelines, and scholarship application can be found at PAEOP’s website, www.paeop.com, under Awards & Scholarships.Application Link Scholarship Packets must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2023.
United Steelworkers USW Scholarship Program in Memory Hugh Carcella. Applications must be postmarked no later than midnight, March 15, 2023. To be eligible for the award, applicants must be in the graduating class of the year the scholarships are awarded. Applicants who have graduated high school or completed one semester or more at any college or university are ineligible. Total value of $4,000 per award ($1,000 per year for four years). 1 of 2 USW Flyer 2 of 2 USW Flyer
Link to Apply PSECU Scholarship 2023. Our scholarship program helps graduating high school seniors reduce the financial burden of pursuing postsecondary education. Each year, we award six scholarships, worth up to $8,000 each (up to $2,000 per year, up to four years.) The 2023 PSECU Scholarship is reserved for students who are PSECU members by December 31, 2022.To apply, you’ll need to provide contact, academic, and extracurricular information, as well as an essay. Applications are due February 28, 2023 at 12 p.m. (noon).
$1,000 First Place Prize and $500 Runner-Up Prize. PA Attorney General Office Partnership / PIAA to Combat Opioid Abuse Contest. Create your own PSA announcement. Link to Information & Rules and Guidelines The deadline is 5PM on March 11, 2023.
The FNCB Bank Foundation awards three $1,000 merit scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Link to Application The 2022-2023 scholarship application is open until March 15, 2023.
This scholarship is specifically designed for male students that have been accepted and will be attending Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. William Stoddart Scholarship for Male Students Application The deadline is April 1, 2023.
This scholarship is designated for a female student who cannot, without such aid, meet the expenses of learning a trade, vocation, business or profession to enable them to support themselves. Elizabeth Cadwaalader Stoddart Scholarship for Female Students Application The deadline is April 1, 2023.
2023 PA House of Representatives Scholarship Program. The Program enhances educational opportunities for graduating high school seniors who reside in the Commonwealth of PA. The Program is administered through The Foundation for Enhancing Communities and provides four-year scholarships to two high school seniors per year. Each award consists of the value of one semester of tuition at the State System of Higher Education for each of four years. Students must maintain eligibility criteria in all four years in order to receive the ongoing award. Details on how to apply and submit required documents are available online www.tfec.org or by clicking here. The deadline for all materials is April 1, 2023.
The Luzerne Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications through our online scholarship portal. Students have the opportunity to view all of our available scholarship opportunities as well as review the specific eligibility requirements for each award. They can also search for available scholarships by clicking on their high school. There is a “Copy Previous Answers” feature that students can use to save time completing the various applications as well as instructions on how to use them:
James M. Desiderio, Jr. Memorial Scholarship (Wrestling)
Ed Hughes Scholarship (Greater Freeland Area residents)
Kevin Karl Music Foundation Scholarship (Music-related majors)
Thomas P. Kilduff Memorial Scholarship (Golf)
Steven P. Geraci & Paul W. Penkala Memorial Scholarship
Adam B. Slamas Scholarship (Golf)
“Big Red” Leonard Williams Scholarship (Democratic/Liberal/Progressive political volunteerism required)
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The deadline for online scholarship applications is Friday, March 24th at 11:59 p.m.
The Scranton Area Community Foundation has opened its scholarship portal and is now accepting applications. The SAFDN distributes over $900,000 in scholarships annually. Scholarships include athletic, volunteer-based, merit-based and technical school scholarships. View the Scholarship Listing and apply on their Portal. Additional information could be found here: Flyer The deadline for these scholarships is April 1st, 2023. When you are searching the scholarship listing, look for scholarships that match the county you live in. For example, if you live in Hazleton, then your county is Luzerne. The scholarships below are for Luzerne County applicants:
Anthracite Scholarship. This scholarship is available for a graduating senior from a Lackawanna or Luzerne County high school or an aspiring student entering into post-secondary education. Preference will be given to a student who (in this order):
1-Plays golf, 2- Works in golf, i.e. pro shop, caddy, cart attendant, etc., 3- Demonstrates leadership skills
Cinderella's Closet Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to one female or female-identified senior student per year currently attending a high school program within the NEPA counties of Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, or Wyoming.The scholarship will be given to a student who shall be selected by the SAF Scholarship Committee using the following guidelines:
1. 50 or more documented volunteer hours with 25 or more of those hours must be recorded at a single Northeast Pennsylvania non-profit organization. Priority will be given to those who have volunteered for Cinderella's Closet in the past 4 years. 2. A grade point average of 3.0 or greater is 3. Plans to pursue a post-secondary school education. The student shall provide one written character reference. Financial need is not a stated criterion, but may be considered in selecting a candidate for the scholarship.
#GaryInspiredMe Scholarship. Two scholarships will be awarded each year, one from a public or private high school in Lackawanna County and one from a public or private high school in Luzerne County for education expenses at a four-year college or university. The scholarship grants will be given to qualified senior students selected by the SAF scholarship committee from applications received using the following guidelines: Selection Criteria Requirements 1. Academic Excellence (GPA) 2. Good citizenship. 3. Participation in an athletic group within school or community. 4. Active member of a faith-based or religious organization. Students must submit an essay on how they are an inspirational person based on the qualities of Gary Lukasiewicz. Gary was an inspirational Riverside High School senior who exemplified qualities which inspire others to become better people, such as learning how to overcome a challenge, conquering adversity, and never giving up.
Greg Legg NEPA Diamond Scholarship The Greg Legg NEPA Diamond Scholarship will be awarded to a student who plays baseball and is graduating from a high school located in Lackawanna, Luzerne, or Wayne County. The applicant should meet the following criteria: 1. High school senior residing in Lackawanna, Luzerne, or Wayne Counties. 2. Must currently be playing baseball in a high school program. 3. Preference is given to a previous/present member of the All-Star team for the Lackawanna League or the Wyoming Valley Conference 4. Must be planning on playing baseball in college 5. Demonstrated Academic achievement 6. Must show leadership skills and/or be involved in community service.7. Financial need is not a stated criterion, but may be considered in selecting a candidate for the scholarship.Students must submit an essay regarding the impact of playing baseball on the applicant’s life thus far.
Harry and Carol Kuzmick Scholarship. Established in December 2021 by Carol Kuzmick, the Harry and Carol Kuzmick Scholarship Fund supports students from Northeastern Pennsylvania who are or will be attending accredited colleges and universities.The student must be: 1. A resident of Northeastern Pennsylvania. 2. Currently or intend to pursue a degree from a college or university preference, in the following order, who will be shown to students applying who: 1. Have a grade point average in the C+ to B range 2. Can trace their ancestry to Poland, Ireland, or Russia 3. Have worked hard and achieved academic potential, but not necessarily as an honor roll student 4. Receives recommendations from teachers, coaches, employers, and/or other non-related individuals who can speak to the student's integrity and strong moral character. 5. Have shown dedication to their family 6. Have performed community service. 7. Have a demonstrated financial need
Laura Wesolowski Scholarship Fund. The Laura Wesolowski Scholarship Fund was established in memory of a long-term employee and manager of the McDonald’s in Clarks Summit, PA. The scholarship, which will be $1,000 unless the donor specifies otherwise or based on available assets, is intended to annually support an employee of a McDonald’s in the Northeastern Pennsylvania region who is pursuing a post-secondary education. The following criteria MUST be met in order for an individual to be considered for the scholarship: A graduate senior from a high school. Current employee of a McDonald's located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, specifically from one of the following locations: a. Clarks Summit h. Tunkhannock b. Scranton i. Bell Mountain c. Old Forge j. Eynon d. Wyoming k. Carbondale e. Hanover l. Honesdale f. Mountain Top m. Lehigh g. Shavertown n. S. Bethlehem. Preference, in the following order, will be shown to applying students who: 1. Intend to pursue a degree and/or career in the hospitality industry 2. Have a demonstrated financial need 3. Exemplify the characteristics and values of Laura, as listed below, as demonstrated through an essay. a. Hardworking b. Dedicated c. Leadership d. Service to others
Neal J Fasula Scholarship. This scholarship is available to students who have worked or who’s parent has been employed at Gerrity’s Supermarkets or Gerrity’s Ace Hardware Store for the required amount of time. Criteria for selection includes: 1. Good citizenship and service to others, 2. Desire for education opportunity, 3. Preference will be given to those enrolled in an accredited degree granting institution of higher learning, 4. Minimum of 12 credits per school year. 5. Financial need is not a stated criterion, but may be considered in selecting a candidate for the scholarship. This scholarship may be renewed for a maximum of 4 years with a 2.5 GPA.
Raoul Wallenberg Scholarship. This scholarship is for a current or forthcoming student at Keystone College.The student must demonstrate: 1- Good citizenship and community service 2- Financial need Preference will be given to applicants nominated by the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors of Friends of the Poor. Applicants are required to write an essay on the importance of diversity and the role of tolerance in your life or the world, generally.
Tolerance Scholarship. A scholarship is available to current or forthcoming students at Keystone College. The student must demonstrate: 1- academic achievement, 2- good citizenship and service to others, 3- leadership and community service. Preference will be given to applicants who have been nominated by the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors of Friends of the Poor, have been nominated by The Map Program in Philadelphia and have demonstrated financial need. Applicants are required to write an essay on the importance of diversity and the role of tolerance in your life or the world, generally.
JUNIORS ONLY: Horatio Alger National or State Scholarship.The deadline to submit a completed application is March 15th, 2023. To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger National or State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States. Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and be a United States citizen Link to Scholarships
The Lindsey Vonn Foundation provides underserved girls with the tools they need to pursue their passion, overcome obstacles, and achieve their goals through scholarships, programs, and mentorship. A scholarship ($5,000) from the Foundation is a financial aid option for academic, athletic, and enrichment activities. Eligibility Requirements Gender: As of January 1, 2023, our scholarships are for girls only. Age: 10 to 18 years of age at the time of application. Location: National (U.S.).Financial needs based on household income, number of dependents, and location/cost of living. Students can receive only one scholarship per year, but can receive three scholarships in total during their period of eligibility. Scholarships will be awarded twice each year in the Spring and Fall for both the Lindsey Vonn Foundation Enrichment and Sport Scholarships. In order to apply for a scholarship, applicants must follow the application eligibility and guidelines. All applicants must fill out the online application on the Foundation's website. The application requires one letter of recommendation and a written or video essay with extra requirements for LVF scholar winners who reapply. After initial application review, the Scholarship Selection Committee may contact you for a phone or video chat panel interview. Application Link The deadline is March 31, 2023.
Roebuck PA Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship Awards. You must be a resident of the Commonwealth of PA, a person of color, and be a graduating high school senior. Flyer Submission deadline is Friday, April 7, 2023. Apply Now
Road to Safety Scholarship Contest. Each year, many young lives are drastically changed or cut short by risky behaviors like driving under the influence of alcohol or texting while driving. Motor vehicle crashes involving teenagers are especially heartbreaking, because most of these teen tragedies are fully preventable. At Metzger Wickersham personal injury law firm, we are committed to promoting education and awareness about safe driving through community outreach. Metzger Wickersham is now accepting entries for the tenth annual 2023 Road to Safety Scholarship Contest, which encourages young drivers to get involved in spreading the message to keep our roads safe. Pennsylvania college-bound high school seniors may submit a creative project about the dangers of drunk driving or distracted driving for their chance to win college scholarship money. First, second and third place winners will be selected by our panel of judges and will receive $1,000, $750 and $500 scholarships, respectively. All projects must be the original work of the entrant. Entries cannot include copyrighted graphics, photos or songs. We are no longer accepting essays or poems Click here to view the Road to Safety Scholarship Contest rules and eligibility. All entries must be submitted with a completed 2023 Entry Form. Please feel free to post the scholarship information on your website and/or social media for distribution to your senior class of 2022. The deadline for entries is April 7, 2023.
The Athena Club Award is a one-time (non-recurring) scholarship awarded to a female student that possesses the qualities of a leader and embodies the mission of the Athena Club, which is to empower other women. Deadline to submit will be Thursday, April 6th. Application
West Hazleton Alumni Scholarship. Application The deadline is April 15th, 2023. Do you live in West Hazleton or in a surrounding area mentioned in the scholarship criteria?
The HAEA Educational Grants will be awarded to children of current full dues paying HAEA members who provide proof of matriculating to institutions of higher learning as full-time students. The HAEA member must be a full-time teacher and has been a member of the Association for the past five consecutive years; however, this requirement may be waived under special circumstances by a majority vote of the Representative Council. Application Students are to submit their completed application only postmarked no later than April 15, 2023 to: Mary Jo Zola, 422 East County Rd. Drums, PA 18222
Remembering Ryanne Cara Foundation. Describe your involvement with your community. The deadline is April 17th, 2023. Application
Monsignor Andrew J. Mcgowan Memorial Scholarship Award. Luzerne/Wyoming County Resident, Economically disadvantaged, Completed Junior year in high school, Exceeds the minimum admissions standards at the Institution to which he/she has applied, Maintains good academic standards throughout Matriculation. $1,500 per year; up to five years. Application Return to guidance by April 12th.
Wilkes Barre UNICO Scholarship. Applications must be received on or before April 15th, 2023. The applicant must reside in Luzerne County or be the child of a member of the Wilkes Barre Chapter of I-JNICO National. The candidate shall be of Italian descent. (Must have one parent or grandparent of Italian origin). Application
White Haven Lions Club 2023 Scholarship. The applicant’s primary residence must be within a White Haven telephone exchange (i.e. “443”) or within the 18661 zip code. Application The deadline is April 12th, 2023.
Fourth Annual Georges Lieber Essay Contest on Resistance. Deadline: 8PM EST April 19, 2023. Flyer & Information
2023 Civic Partnership Application The Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership Technical Scholarship Award is $4,000 per year for up to two years, or for a total maximum scholarship of $8,000. The following criteria will be used in the screening of applications for the 2023 Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership Technical Scholarship. 1. Candidates must be pursuing technical studies ranging from a certificate program of less than one year’s duration to an associate or baccalaureate degree program at an accredited institution. 2. Candidates must either attend a school in the Hazleton Area School District; or attend school at ICS, MMI, Marian, or a school in the Weatherly Area School District. 3. Adult learners residing within the boundaries of the Hazleton Area School District are welcome to apply. 4. Candidates must be in good academic standing and must achieve a 2.75 or equivalent average each semester in their post-secondary studies in order to renew the scholarship. 5. Applications are due no later than April 21, 2023.
2023 Hazleton Rotary Application Hazleton Rotary will offer three Memorial Scholarships in 2023. The first award will be $2,500 annually for four years ($10,000 scholarship total). The second award will be $2,000 annually for four years ($8,000 scholarship total). The third award will be $1,000 annually for four years ($4,000 scholarship total). The following criteria will be used in the screening of applications for the 2023 Hazleton Rotary Memorial Scholarships. 1. Candidates must be a graduating senior in the spring/summer of 2023. 2. Candidates must graduate from a public or private high school within the geographic boundaries of the Hazleton Area School District. 3. Candidates must be in good academic standing and must achieve a 2.75 or equivalent average each semester in their post-secondary studies in order to renew the scholarship. 4. Candidates will be asked to attend one Hazleton Rotary Meeting per year to give a brief report to the Rotary members. 5. Dependents of Hazleton Rotary members are not eligible. 6. Applications are due no later than April 21, 2023.
2023 Application The 2023 Hazleton Rotary Technical Scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000. The following criteria will be used in the screening of applications for the 2023 Hazleton Rotary Technical Scholarship. 1. Candidates must be pursuing technical studies ranging from a certificate program of less than one year’s duration to an associate or baccalaureate degree program at an accredited institution. 2. Candidates must reside in the geographic boundaries of the Hazleton Area School District. 3. Applicants can be of any age. 4. Applications are due no later than April 21, 2023. 5.This is a one-time award.
The Drums Lioness Lions Club will, again, be offering an award to one outstanding 12th grade woman (with a Drums address) for her service and leadership qualities. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 28th. The Lioness Lions Club looks forward to acknowledging and celebrating this outstanding young woman. Microsoft Link to Apply: HERE
AAUW: American Association of University Women in Memory of Karen Pfuetze Graziano. A female student planning on becoming a teacher. Application
David Nelson Jr. Memorial Fund. David Nelson Jr. passed away suddenly in July 2006. During his journey, David’s compassion for others resulted in his decision to be an organ donor. David saved the lives of five other people. In his memory, David’s family and friends have established the David Nelson Jr. Memorial Fund. The Fund provides educational scholarships for children of deceased organ and tissue donors. The Nelson family has provided these scholarships since 2009 and have awarded over $40,000 in scholarships to children of organ and tissue donors. The David Nelson Jr. Memorial Fund will annually award a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving child of a deceased donor parent or guardian. The funds will help pay for high school or college. You can download the application and mail it to the Gift of Life office or you can complete the online submission form below. David Nelson Jr. Memorial Scholarship Criteria & David Nelson Jr. Memorial Scholarship Application Now accepting applications until April 30, 2023
The Joseph A. Maddon Sr. Scholarship. Write an essay about a memorable moment in your life. Application The deadline is April 28, 2023.
HAZLETON CHAPTER OF UNICO 2023 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION UNICO National is an Italian-American Service Organization. The Hazleton Chapter, founded in 1950, was the first one chartered in the state of Pennsylvania. UNICO is an acronym that stands for unity, neighborliness, integrity, charity, and opportunity, and our motto is “Service Above Self”. Must upload a 300-500 word essay. Apply for the scholarship. Link to Apply The deadline is May 1st, 2023.
Reverend Louis Garbacik Memorial Scholarship Fund. The deadline is April 30, 2023. Write an essay of 1,000 words or more on the subjects of "Why I am proud of my Polish ancestry and who I consider to be the greatest Pole or Polish American and why. Application
Brighter Futures Scholarships
As PPL works to create the utility of the future, PPL Foundation’s Powering Brighter Futures scholarship program aims to foster greater diversity in key fields and to expand access to high-quality education for students in our communities. The PPL Foundation today (1/25) opened its annual scholarship program, inviting women and underrepresented students pursuing careers in engineering, technology and trade to apply. The Powering Brighter Futures Scholarship program will award more than $1 million over the next decade in an effort to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, and attract more women and underrepresented students to careers that will help shape our energy future. The program is open to students who live within communities served by PPL’s Pennsylvania and Rhode Island utilities. Non-traditional students, such as adult learners and those in need of funding in the later years of their educational career, are also eligible to apply for scholarships. Up to $150,000 in scholarships will be awarded annually through the following scholarships: 25 Power Scholars awards to women and underrepresented students pursuing degrees in engineering and information technology. The $5,000 awards are available to students entering any year of full-time, post-secondary education at a college or university. 10 Powerful Tech and Trade awards of $2,500 each to women and underrepresented students entering any year of a full-time, post-secondary career training at a community college or technical school in PPL’s service territories in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Link to Applications
Greco Scholarship. Senior student who plans on attending a 4 or 2 year post-secondary program. Return your completed application to the guidance office by May 4th, 2023. Application
Tim Martin Scholarship Write a brief essay highlighting your involvement in volunteer service to school and/or community. The deadline is May 12th.
Kinghts of Columbus Application The applicant must be a current high school student on track to graduate in 2023. The applicant must be a current active member of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Ringtown or St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Sheppton, PA. Attending an institution of higher education in the fall of 2023: two or four-year college or university, community college, business or trade school. Attendance may be part or full time. Applicants planning to attend a Military Academy are also eligible. Complete the attached application form and submit the completed application and essay by May 12th.
Colleen Donlin Memorial Award Application Application. The deadline is May 12th. Eligibility: Member of the HAHS Girls’ Basketball and/or Softball Teams, Community Involvement , Good Academic Standing, Completed Application and Personal Statement. Application
John Gould Memorial Scholarship. Application Presented by: the Kiwanis Club of the Valley/Conyngham, in order to be eligible for this award, the student must have attended either, Valley, Drums or Freeland elementary/middle school and been a member of the builders' club in that school. Return completed to guidance before May 5, 2023.
The Anonymous Scholarship. Criteria: Senior student who is actively involved with community service or volunteerism. Must submit a list of: Honors & Awards/ GPA -85 or better, School Organizations, Extracurricular Activities. Please enclose an official transcript of grades & SAT scores. Financial information must be provided. The deadline is May 5th 2023. Application
Mary Santella Swartz Scholarship. Are you in financial need, volunteered in your community, and done well in school?
Application The deadline is May 10th, 2023.
Bernadine L. Lingousky scholarship, sponsored by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series, Inc. Eligible applicants must attend a 2 or 4 year program at the college level to major in the fields of music, theatre, or dance. The deadline for applications is May 12th, 2023. Microsoft Link to Apply: Link to Application
Twin County Lions Club Scholarship. Any senior who lives in: East Union Township, North Union Township, Black Creek Township, Parts of Sugarloaf Township west of Yost Road and Tomhickon, All of Eagle Rock Resort including Hazle Twp. portion. This would include addresses of Sheppton, Oneida, Zion Grove, Nuremburg, Weston, Rock Glen, Fern Glen etc. Return the application to the guidance office. Please submit them by May 19, 2023.
The Geraldine S. Shepperson Memorial Award. Must be active in community service/volunteerism. 3.0 GPA and must be pursuing a 4-year college/university. The deadline is May 17th, 2023. Application
The Alexis Memorial Scholarship. Senior student who is actively involved with community service or volunteerism. Honors & Awards/ GPA 85 or better. Write an essay (min 250 words) describing your Italian heritage and what it means to you. The deadline is May 17th, 2023. Application
The Robert G. Stetz Memorial Award. STEM senior student interested in pursuing a career in engineering and/or a science-related field. The deadline is May 17th, 2023. Application
Cynthia Parva Prize for Exceptional Promise in the Performing Arts. Must excel in one or more performing arts, showing potential in, but not limited to, acting, singing, dancing, and/or music. The deadline is May 17th, 2023. Application
Schuylkill County Fire Chiefs Association $50.00 Scholarship. Any student that resides in Schuylkill County and has volunteered for emergency services or shown outstanding dedication to your community is eligible for this scholarship. Students whose parents are active in the Schuylkill County Volunteer Emergency Services may also apply. Please, see your Guidance Counselor by May 19th to apply
West Hazleton Lions Club. Qualifications: - Student must be accepted to an Institute of Higher Education. (Must provide a copy of acceptance letter.) Must be a good student (not necessarily outstanding). (Please provide a copy of most recent transcript.) Student must be a resident of Banks Twp, Black Creek Twp, Conyngham, East Union, Hazle Township, North Union Twp, Sugarloaf or West Hazleton. The deadline is May 15th, 2023. Application
The Knelly-Podany American Legion Post 616 and Sons of Legion $1,000 Scholarship. Must reside in East Union Township or be a child or grandchild of a post member, son of legion or ladies auxiliary. The deadline is May 26th, 2023.
Daniel Paul Kostick 2023 Memorial Scholarship. All requirements below must be completed by May 31, 2023. The recipient will be notified by June 15, 2023. Must be a high school senior attending Hazleton Area, MMI or Marian Catholic High School. You must be a hard-working student and athlete. Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at any accredited 2 or 4-year college/university or trade school as a full-time student. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Must submit a 300–500-word essay Application
PA American Legion Scholarships (Flyer) or visit: Link to Applications *Each application has its own complete rules, instructions and other information. Scholarship values range from $500 to $7,500. (Scholarships, but not all, available up until May 31, 2023).
The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide recipients with the opportunity to graduate from college debt-free. Applicants must attend a traditional public high school governed by a school district. Free workshops, Free Schwab Brokerage Accounts and Free Study Abroad provide recipients with a practical understanding of important life skills not typically covered in the school curriculum. Recipients graduating from college while on the Hagan Scholarship Program can apply for a Hagan Graduate Scholarship good for up to four additional consecutive semesters to attend graduate school. Hagan Scholars have attended 429 colleges and universities located in 48 states. haganscholarships.org The deadline is April 20, 2023.
Latoff MS Foundation Scholarship. Has your life been affected by multiple sclerosis? Application must be received by July 15th, 2023 Application