Scholarship Opportunities
Phi Delta Kappan: multiple awards available for students planning on entering the field of education. Please see guidance for application materials. Deadline to apply is 3/15/18.

South Schuylkill Garden Club
: $1000 award available to a senior that is planning to attend college and intends to major in horticulture, landscape architecture, conservation, botany, land management, or another related field (see application for full list). Applications available in guidance. Deadline to apply 4/1/18.

Schuylkill County Quilters Guild: $75 award for a senior who displays an interest and aptitude in the use of textiles. Application information available in guidance. Deadline to apply is 4/2/18.

Ralph W. Morgan Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund provides a scholarship to a high school graduate from a Schuylkill County secondary school who completed a program of study at the Schuylkill Technology Center and plans to pursue a technical career at a post-secondary accredited institution. Deadline to apply is 4/1/18. Applications available at

Schuylkill Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance Scholarship Fund:
Provides scholarships to one or more individuals who are enrolled in a post-secondary educational program, course, or course of study which focuses on the physical, psychological or financial protection and well-being of the elderly. Eligibility shall be limited to individuals who live or work in Schuylkill County or who are graduates of a Schuylkill County high school. Applications available in guidance or at Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.

We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:
+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.

Interested students may visit and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

Spark Scholarship: $2500 award available for high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited college or university with a demonstrated record of leadership and community service. Applications available in guidance. Deadline to apply is 5/21/18.

Child Development Memorial Scholarship – open to any student who attended a Child Development, Inc. Center or Home Visit. Applications available in guidance or online at, click on Memorial Scholarship. Deadline to apply is 4/2/18.

Snayberger Memorial Foundation Scholarship
: preference given to a Schuylkill County student whose parent or grandparent worked for the Walkin Shoe Company at any time up to 9/20/74. Applications may be obtained by contacting Randa R. Simmons at 800-278-5141 or between 1/15/18 and 3/31/18. Deadline to apply is 3/31/18.

Eastern Region PSEA Scholarship Program: open to senior students who have a parent/step-parent/guardian that is a dues-paying PSEA member in Berks, Schuylkill, Carbon, Lehigh, or Northampton county and that will be pursuing a post-high school program or attending a college/university.  Five awards of $1000 each, one per represented county will be presented. Applications available in guidance. Deadline to apply is 2/21/18.

PA Association of School Business Officials (PASBO) Scholarship:
$500 award available to seniors who have selected business administration as their education and career goal. Applications available in guidance. Deadline to apply is 3/30/18.

PACB Foundation Scholarship Program:
$1000 renewable scholarships open to high school seniors who will be pursuing a full-time college education and are a legal dependent of a PACB bank employee or a director of a PACB member institution. Applications available in guidance. Deadline to apply is 2/23/18.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) 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.
Our deadline for Regular Decision admission (using the Common Application) is January 15, and students should file both the CSS Financial Aid Profile and FAFSA by January 15.
Visit for details and an application.

The East Penn Section of the American Society of Highway Engineers
has a Scholarship Program for high school seniors who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a program leading to a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil and Construction Engineering Technology. $3000 award available. Applications available in guidance. Deadline to apply is 3/2/18.
Road to Safety Scholarship Contest:  available to senior students, submit a creative project about the dangers of drunk and/or distracted driving for a chance to win college scholarship money. 1st place $1000, 2nd place $750, 3rd place $500. Visit or stop in guidance for an application.

United Steelworkers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Fund: $4000 scholarships available to senior students who will be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree, must be a child or legal ward of a member (active, retired, or deceased) of United Steelworkers District 10 local union. See guidance for more information. Deadline to apply is 3/15/17

ELKS Most Valuable Student Scholarship: 500 monetary awards ranging from $1000-$12,500/year, open to senior students who will be pursuing a 4-year college degree, applicants judged based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications will become available online .Deadline to apply: TBD
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PA American Legion Scholarships- 6 scholarship opportunities. 10 scholarship programs available for PA students.

Schuylkill Area Community Foundation- multiple scholarship opportunities available for Schuylkill Haven students. Visit and click on the Students section then select Scholarships.