Available Scholarships
 
Deadlines are noted in bold. Many scholarships are available online, however, If an application is marked as being available in Guidance, students may pick up a copy in the Scholarship file drawer next to Mrs. Olley's desk in the Pupil Services Suite. 
New scholarships are added weekly. Check the page regularly to learn about new opportunities. 
If you have any questions, please see your counselor in the Pupil Services Suite. Good luck with your search!
 
 
Civic Club of Harrisburg
  • $1,000 Scholarship
  • Any graduating senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline April 4, 2017 
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Amount of scholarship will be determined by number of winners 
  • Any graduating senior is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 22, 2017 
Harrisburg Chapter of The Links, Inc.
  • Amount of scholarship will be determined by number of winners
  • Any graduating senior is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 15, 2017 
American Business Women's Association Impact Scholarship
  • $1,000 scholarship
  • Any graduating female student who will be attending a community college or trade school is eligible to apply
  • Interested students should email Denise Shade at dmshade@ptd.net (you will then receive an email from ABWA National with a sign on to complete the application).
  • Deadline March 30, 2017 
Furious Grill Eat Healthy Scholarship **OPEN TO ANY STUDENT IN GRADES 9-12**
Hershey Horticulture Society
  • Two-Year $500 (each year) scholarship
  • Graduating seniors who will be majoring in Horticulture, Landscape Design, Botany, Floriculture, Forestry, Agronomy, Conservation, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns or City Planning are eligible to apply 
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 31, 2017 
Furhman Scholars Program **FOR JUNIORS ONLY**
  • At least $20,000 per year ($80,000 over four years) in scholarships
  • Juniors (class of 2018) with a GPA of at least 3.5,  at least at 1300 on the SAT and will be applying to Furman University are eligible for nomination
  • Students must be nominated by their counselor for this program, please notify your counselor if you're interested in this program
  • Deadline April 1, 2017 
Quest Bridge College Prep Scholars Program **FOR JUNIORS ONLY**
  • Full four-year scholarships or generous financial aid to attend a partner school of Quest Bridge
  • Low-income juniors (class of 2018) that are excelling academically are eligible to apply
  • Apply at www.questbridge.org
  • Deadline March 22, 2017 
PA Association of Medical Suppliers
  • $1,000 scholarship
  • Any graduating senior who has overcome physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment and supplies (such as wheelchair, respiratory devices, diabetes devices, asthma devices, etc.)
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline April 7, 2017 
Harrisburg Cedarettes No. 43
  • Two $500 scholarships
  • Any graduating senior who will be attending HACC in the fall and will be pursuing a career in the Healthcare field (i.e. Nursing, EMT, Dental, Medical Assistant, etc.)
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 17, 2017 
Michael J. Santanna Jr. Turnaround Achievement Award
  • $1,000 scholarship
  • This award recognizes a senior who has made significant "turnarounds" in one or more aspects of their life
  • This award is by nomination only; if you're interested in being nominated, please see your counselor
  • Deadline to request nomination is March 15, 2017 
Orrstown Bank Foundation Scholarship
  • At least one $1,000 scholarship
  • Any graduating senior is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 31, 2017  
James L. Portlock Memorial Scholarship
  • $1,000 scholarship that the recipient may reapply for all four years of college
  • Any graduating senior planning to attend an HBCU (Historically Black College or University) is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 25, 2017 
Andrew M. Bradley Scholarship
  • Two $1,000 scholarships and two $500 book awards
  • African-American and Hispanic males graduating in 2017 are eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 25, 2017
 
PAEOP Hermine Solt Student Scholarship
  • Multiple $500 scholarships
  • Any graduating senior persuing a career in secretarical, office technology, accounting or business education is eligible to apply
  • Apply at http://www.paeop.com/page/71 
  • Deadline March 1, 2017 
American Society of Highway Engineers
  • Minimum of seven $2,000 scholarships (awarded as lump sums)
  • Any graduating senior, pursuing a career in engineering is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance
  • Deadline April 7, 2017 
Dauphin Co. Chapter PA Association of School Retirees
  • One $1,000 scholarship
  • Any graduating senior who is planning a career in the field of education is eligible for this scholarship
  • STHS may only nominate one student for this scholarship, if you are interested in being nominated, please notify Mrs. Olley or your counselor by March 1, 2017 
  • Deadline to nominate is March 31, 2017 
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship
  • Amount of scholarship will depend on number of qualified applicants
  • Any graduating senior in financial need is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline February 27, 2017 
John Q. Waters Scholarship
  • Four $500 scholarships
  • Any graduating senior is eligible to apply for this scholarship
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE 
  • Deadline April 30, 2017 
PA School Public Relations Association Scholarship
  • Three $1,000 scholarships
  • Any graduating senior who will be studying fields related to Public Relations (i.e. journalism, English, public relations, advertising, graphic arts, etc.) is eligible to apply  
  • Apply at http://www.penspra.org/ScholarshipInfo.aspx
  • Deadline March 15, 2017 
National Federation of the Blind
  • Thirty national scholarships ranging in value from $3,000 to $12,000 and two statewide scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000
  • Any graduating senior that is blind or visually impaired is eligible to apply 
  • Apply at http://www.nfb.org/scholarships
  • Deadline March 31, 2017
Mid Penn Bank Anna Woodside Scholarship
  • Three $1,000 scholarships
  • Any graduating senior that can prove dedication to academic excellence and community service is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 17, 2017 
Hershey Area Art Association Scholarship
  • $1,000 scholarship
  • Any graduating senior that will be furthering their art education at a college, university or an approved art training institute is eligible to apply
  • Apply at www.hersheyareaartassociation.com 
  • Deadline March 31, 2017
Kiwanis Club of Harrisburg Scholarship
  • One-time $2,400 scholarship
  • Any graduating senior is eligible to apply (need not be a member of Key Club)
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline February 27, 2017
  • SPECIAL NOTE: Your Kiwanis Club Scholarship Application must be turned in to the STHS Guidance Office by February 27.  We may only submit EIGHT applications, so they will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  
William S. & Arthur R. Stambaugh Scholarships
  • Value of scholarships will depend on the number of applicants and scholarships awarded
  • Any graduating senior that can demonstrate financial need is eligible to apply
  • Apply at http://www.csascholars.org
  • Deadline March 1, 2017, 5:00 PM 
Capital Region Association of Irish and Celts Scholarship
TopStretch Scholarship
League of Women Voters of PA Video Contest **OPEN TO ANY STUDENT IN 9TH - 12TH GRADE**
  • $1,000 first prize, $500 second prize, $250 third prize
  • Any high school student in the state of PA is eligible to apply
  • More information and how to submit entries at https://www.palwv.org/home/videocontest/ 
  • Deadline March 1, 2017
ForGardening.Org Scholarship
Ernest R. McDowell Health Career Scholarship
Job Application Database Scholarship
Home Builders Association Sales & Marketing Council 
Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg
Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship **OPEN TO ANY STUDENT IN 9TH-12TH GRADE**
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (ONLY FOR STUDENTS LIVING IN DAUPHIN COUNTY)
  • Many scholarships that are available ONLY for students living in Dauphin County
  • Click HERE for a list of available scholarships (a printout of the list is available in Guidance also)
  • Click HERE for a PowerPoint presentation of how to use TFEC's new website!
  • TFEC is also on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram: @TFSscholarships
  • Deadline Varies with Each Scholarship
Capital Area Chapter of the PA Sports Hall of Fame
  • $1,000 Scholarship
  • Any graduating senior that has participated in one or more sports during their high school career is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE 
  • Deadline April 30, 2017
Altrusa International Scholarship
  • Minimum value of $500 (could be more)
  • Any graduating senior is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 1, 2017 
The Sergeant Philip German Memorial Scholarship
  • A one year scholarship in an amount not exceeding $5,000 (actual amount of award based on the number of qualified applicants)
  • Only children of US Armed Forces Veterans are eligible for this scholarship
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline June 15, 2017 
Zonta Club of Harrisburg/Hershey Young Women in Public Affairs Award
  • Local winner - $1,000; District winner - $1,000; International winner - $4,000
  • Any female, graduating senior that can demonstrate commitment to the volunteer sector, provide evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and dedication to the advancement of the status of women is eligible to apply
  • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
  • Deadline March 1, 2017
    Oral Roberts University Quest Whole Person Scholarship
    • Scholarships up to $20,000 per year
    • Any graduating senior, planning to attend Oral Roberts University is eligible to apply
    • You must be nominated by your counselor for this scholarship; please see your individual school counselor, if you're interested
    • Deadline April 7, 2017
    Epilepsy Foundation Scholarship
    • Eight scholarships, totaling $10,000
    • Any graduating senior with Epilepsy or a Seizure Disorder is eligible to apply
    • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
    • Deadline March 17, 2017
    Irvin E. Herr Foundation Scholarship
    • $2,500 scholarship
    • Any graduating senior is eligible to apply
    • Applications are available in Guidance or by clicking HERE
    • Deadline June 15, 2017
    Robert Trace Essay Contest **OPEN TO STUDENTS AGES 15-18**
    • $500 scholarship
    • Open to any student age 15-18 who is a child or grandchild of a PA Legionnaire OR a child of a PA soldier killed as a result of the war on terrorism
    • Application and more information at http://pa-legion.com/quick-links/forms/
    • Deadline May 31, 2017
    PA American Legion Robert W. Valimont Endowment Scholarship
    • Amount varies depending on number of awards granted
    • Open to any graduating senior who is a child or grandchild of a PA Legionnaire and will be seeing a two-year career oriented education or training in a less-than-four-year program at a PA school
    • Application available at http://pa-legion.com/quick-links/forms/
    • Deadline May 30, 2017
    PA American Legion Joseph P. Gavenonis Scholarship
    • Amount not given
    • Open to any graduating senior who is a child or grandchild of a PA Legionnaire and will be seeing a four-year degree at a PA college or university
    • Application available at http://pa-legion.com/quick-links/forms/ (under the heading "Scholarships")
    • Deadline May 30, 2017
    United Steelworkers Hugh Carcella Scholarships
    • 6 four-year scholarships, each with a total value of $4,000 ($1,000 per year)
    • Graduating seniors who are a dependent of a member of a United Steelworkers, District 10 Local Union OR retiree, disabled or deceased former member are eligible to apply
    • Applications are only available from participating local unions
    • Deadline March 15, 2017
      HACC Scholarships
      • More than 200 scholarships are available
      • Eligibility requirements vary with each, individual scholarship
      • Go to http://www.hacc.edu/scholarships for application information
      • Deadlines vary with each scholarship
      Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
      • Over 200 scholarships in varying amounts
      • Any African-American or black graduating senior is eligible to apply
      • Application information at http://www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships/
      • Deadlines vary with each scholarship
      University Tutor Monthly Scholarship
      Parchment Scholarship
      • If we continue to utilize Parchment our students will be eligible for a $10,000 scholarship provided by Parchment.  Currently our utilization rate of transcripts per enrolled student is 0.66; if we get to 0.80 our students will be eligible for this scholarship and more information will be provided from Parchment.
      Varsity Tutors Scholarships
      Mount Aloysius College Mercy Presidential Scholarship
      • $48,000 over a four-year period
      • Only students matriculating to Mount Aloysius College are eligible
      • Apply at http://www.mtaloy.edu
      • No Deadline Given
      Marist College Full Tuition, Room & Board Technology Scholarships
      • For students enrolling at Marist College, majoring in Computer Science or Information Technology & Systems
      • Applications and more information available at http://www.marist.edu/technologyscholarships
      • Deadline Varies with each scholarship
      Edinboro University
      • Text the word "Scots" to 467467, when prompted enter all requested information including your GPA & ACT/SAT score
      • You will instantly receive an estimated scholarship offer (scholarship offer are confirmed and finalized upon receipt of official high school transcripts and test scores)
      • Text message rates apply 
      • For questions, call 1-888-8GO-BORO
      • No Deadline
      The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund - (Honoring the sons and daughters of our military)
      • Award Amount: depends on financial need
      • Criteria:
      • The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman, or Marine who has become permanently disabled as a result of an operational mission or training accident.
      • The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Solider, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has been killed in action.
      • The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Solider, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has been classified as Prisoner of War (POW) or Missing in Action (MIA).
      • All applicants must also meet with the following eligibility requirements in order to qualify.
        • Currently in their senior year of high school, a high school graduate or a currently enrolled full time undergraduate student.
        • Under age 26 at the time of application.
      • Please click here to apply http://www.FAScholarship.com
      • Deadline: rolling
      Herman DeVry High School Scholarship
      • You must have applied for admission to DeVry University
      • You must have met the DeVry University entrance requirements
      • Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and recommendation by a high school guidance counselor or principal.
      • The recipient can receive $2,500 per semester
      • The students must have either a minimum high school GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale at the end of the junior year (or a minimum ACT or SAT of 22 or 950, respectively
      • No Essay Required
      • Scholarship funds are available until they are exhausted.
      • Click here to get more information http://www.devry.edu/financial-aid-tuition/scholarships/devry-scholarships.html
      Technology Scholarship
      • Award Amount:$2,500 per semester
      • Students must be enrolled in a program within DeVry’s College of Health Sciences, Media Arts & Technology, or Engineering & Information Sciences.
      • High school graduates with either a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 2.80 or a minimum ACT or SAT of 23 or 1000, respectively
      • Required documentation: high school transcript.
      • No Essay Required
      • Scholarship funds are available until they are exhausted.
      • Click here to get more information http://www.devry.edu/financial-aid-tuition/scholarships/devry-scholarships.html
      NextStepU
      • Enter to win free tuition
      • Go to NextStepU.com/WinFree Tuition for official rules http://www.NextStepU.com 
      • Deadline is rolling

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      College Navigator www.collegenavigator.ed.gov
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      Legion Financial Aid Handbook www.legion.org/needalift
      Go College www.gocollege.com
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      Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency www.pheaa.org
      Princeton Review www.prinetonreview.com
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