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PSCA Graduate Student Scholarship01/01 Click HereGRGRNot ListedSchool Counseling CertificationNot Listed
Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association01/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedNursingNot Listed
American Academy of Physician Assistants01/15 Click HereUDSRNot ListedPhysician AssistantMust be in professional phase of program
New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation Scholarship Program01/30 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.20Communications fieldU.S. citizen, resident of NY, NJ, CT, PA
Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania 01/31 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.00NursingPA resident
Department of Homeland Security Scholarship01/31 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.30Technology, Engineering, Math, Homeland Security Related ScienceNot Listed
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Alpha Iota State Scholarship02/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedEducationFemale, Delta Kappa Gamma member
American Heart Association02/01 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllMember of AHA/ASA
Long, David A. Scholarship Sponsored by American Water Works Association02/10 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedEngineering, Biology, Chemistry, Business AdministrationPursuing a career related to the water supply industry
Greathouse, Frank L. Government Accounting Scholarship Sponsored by GFOA02/10 Click HereUD,GRJR, SR, GRNot ListedAccountingFull time student pursuing a career in state or local government finance. Citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada
Minorities in Government Finance Sponsored by GFOA02/10 Click HereUD,GRSO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedPublic Administration, Accounting, Finance, Political Science, Economics, Business AdministrationMinority pursuing a career in government or non-profit agencies currently full time or part time student.
Nielsen, George A. Public Investor Scholarship Sponsored by GFOA02/15 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedPublic Administration, Finance, Business AdminFull-time student employed at least 1 year by a state or local government with focus on investing available cash.
Udall, Morris K. Scholarship02/15 Click HereUDSO, JRNot ListedEnvironmental ScienceNot Listed
Institute of Manangement Accountants (IMA) National Scholarship Program02/15 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.00Accounting or FinancePursuing careers in management accounting, financial management or information, minimum 3.0 GPA
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarship02/15 Click HereUG,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.00Instrumentation Systems, Automation disciplinesNot Listed
Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania02/15 Click HereUD,GRJR, SR, GRNot ListedBiologyfurthering education in horticulture, forestry, botany, agronomy, city planning, land management
Bolden, Frank E. Scholarship02/15 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedEarly Childhood Education, Special EducationResident of 18 counties in Western Pennsylvania
Cameron, Stuart and McCloud, Margaret Memorial Education Fund Sponsored by Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)02/15 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAccounting, Finance IMA Student member
Clan Donald Educational and Charitable Trust02/15 Click HereGRGRNot ListedAllTo be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must be a US citizen and an active member of Clan Donald USA, (or be the child or grandchild of an active member). The applicant must also be a full time undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in or has been accepted to an accredited college or university in the US, Canada, or Great Britain.
Buick Achievers Scholarship02/27 Click HereHigh School SR,UDFR, SO, JRNATechnology, Engineering, BusinessU.S. citizen. Academic achievement, financial need, community service involvement. Special consideration will be given to first-generation college, female, minority, military veteran or dependent of military personnel.
Ursano, James MG Scholarship Fund03/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllDependent of a soldier on federal active duty.
Internet Security Scholarship03/01 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllSubmit a 400-600 word essay about 'Where you see Internet security in the next five years'. Be concise, and be creative.
Internet of Things Scholarship03/01 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllSubmit a 400-600 word essay about 'How the Internet of Things will affect your future'. Be concise, and be creative.
Women's Overseas Service League03/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR2.50AllCommitted to advancement in military or other public service careers
Rankin, Jeannette Foundation Scholarship Program03/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllFemale, age 35 or older, low income
National Society of Accountants Scholarship Program03/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.00AccountingNot Listed
Madison, James Memorial Fellowship Foundation03/01 Click HereGRGRNot ListedAmerican History, Political ScienceThe James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per year.
McGrath, Margaret A. Charitable Foundation03/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.00Elementary EducationResident of Sweden or Hamlin, NY
National Italian American Foundation Scholarship03/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.50All •Be a member of NIAF or have a parent or guardian who is a member of NIAF.
American Council of Engineers Companies (ACEC) Member Organization03/01 Click HereUD,GRJR, SR, GRNot ListedEngineeringNot Listed
Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship03/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedHealth CareersNot Listed
Gillespie, H.G. Foundation Scholarship03/01 Click HereUDJRNot ListedAllGeneral McLane graduate
Hightower, George B., P.E. Fellowship03/01 Click HereGRGRNot ListedEngineeringU.S. citizens currently enrolled in or a graduate from an ABET-accredited engineering program who are NSPE Members/Student Members
National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship03/14 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.50AllDisadvantaged background
Hispanic College Fund03/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllHispanic
Gregorits, John W., P.E., FNSPE Management Study Fellowship03/15 Click HereGRGRNot ListedMBA, Engineering Management, Public AdministrationAny engineer intern or licensed professional engineer from any discipline
Fund for Theological Education Fellowships03/15 Click HereUDJR, SR 3.00Allconsidering a career in ministry
ASME Scholarships03/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedMechanical EngineeringMust be a member of ASME
Cooke, Jack Kent Graduate Scholarship03/15 Click HereGRGR3.50All1st year in graduate program. Must be nominated by faculty representative, Dr. Diz
Lord, Ethel F.03/15 Click HereGRGRNot ListedGerontologyFemale student residing within New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware or the panhandle of West Virginia
Remote DBA Scholarship03/15 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNAComputer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical EngineeringGraduating high school seniors must have GPA of 3.5 or above to apply. Must be enrolled in an accredited 4 year university in the US.
Sleeklens Academic Scholarship03/31 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllWrite an essay.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholarship03/31 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedChemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical EngineeringAfrican-American, Hispanic, American Indian
Air Force Sergeants Association03/31 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAlldependent child of the Total Air Force
Urquhart Memorial Foundation03/31 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllAfrican-American
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship04/01 Click HereUD,GRSR, GRNot ListedEngineeringPursuing a career related to the conservation of energy in transportation, agriculture, construction, and power generation.
NCAA Division II Degree Completion Program04/01 Click HereUDSR2.50AllStudent athlete who has exhausted athletic eligibility, not participating in another sport
Progressive Automations Scholarship04/01 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedEngineeringMust be enrolled in a Canadian or American university, and be a citizen. High academic performance and financial need must be demonstrated.
Accountemps Sponsored by AICPA04/01 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.00Accounting, Finance, Information SystemsAICPA Affiliate member
American Association of Critical Care Nursing04/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.00Nursingcurrent member of AACN, active RN license
Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship04/01 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedNursingEntering, served, or immediate family member who is serving or has served in Active Army, Army National Guard or Army Reserve
Carey, John L. Scholarship Sponsored by AICPA04/01 Click HereGRGRNot ListedAccountingLiberal arts undergrad degree
Flamminio, Ralph Memorial Scholarship Sponsored by Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors (PAPME)04/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedJournalismPA resident, pursuing a career in print journalism.
Kralevich, Robin Memorial Scholarship Sponsored by Diversified Family Services04/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedSocial ServicesNot Listed
Housing Authority of The City of Erie-Louis J. Tullio Memorial Scholarship04/01 Housing Authority Office UDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR2.00AllErie resident, reside in Section 8 Housing. Applications for the Tullio scholarship are available at any Housing Authority office or by calling 452-2425. The application process occurs in April of each year and scholarships are awarded in July.
ASCO Numatics04/03 Click HereUD,GRJR, SR, GR3.20EngineeringFull time, U.S. citizen, engineering students who are pursuing careers in instrumentation, systems, electrical, mechanical or automation disciplines.
AICPA Scholarship for Minority Students04/1 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.30Accountingminority
Business and Professional Women Scholarship04/1 Click HereUDJR, SRNot ListedAllfemale, Erie County resident
Gilman, Benjaman A.04/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllStudy abroad, Pell Grant eligible students
A Place for Mom, Inc.04/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JRNot ListedMedical, Nursing, or Social SciencesThe student must intend on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens. The applicant must be attending classes at an accredited college or university at the time of the spring deadline. Must be a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec). Applicants must complete a letter of introduction and an essay that is between 500 and 900 words on a selected topic and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement.
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation04/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR2.00Allchildren of current or former United States Marines
National AMBUCS04/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedPhysical Therapy, Occupational TherapyNot Listed
Marketing EDGE Scholarship Awards04/15 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.0MarketingReside in the U.S. as a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Currently enrolled in an accredited 4-year institution. Show commitment to pursuing a career in marketing.
Cornaro Scholarship for Graduate Studies Sponsored by Kappa Gamma Pi04/20 Click HereGRSR, GRNot ListedAllcurrent Kappa Gamma Pi Membership required
Guelcher, Walter and Florence (ECF)04/29 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.00EngineeringGraduate of an Erie County High School
Loomis, Harry04/30 Gannon Financial Aid Office High School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedBusinessResident of Erie County; Business major; accepted at any institution of higher education. Application required.
Pennsylvania Federation of Democratic Women05/01 Click HereUDJRNot ListedAllJunior, registered Democratic voter, PA resident
Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania05/05 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllFemale
Smith, Beverly J. Memorial Sponsored by AAUW05/15 Click HereUDJR3.40AllFemale resident of Dauphin, Cumberland or Perry Counties
Tylenol Scholarship05/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedHealth SciencesNot Listed
American Council of Engineering Co. of PA05/2 Click HereUDSO, JRNot ListedEngineering or Environmental SciencePA resident and US Citizen; attend a PA college
Davis, B Scholarship05/22 Click HereHigh School JR, High School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllall students
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 05/22 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR2.5AllFull time student; exhibits leadership ability and participates in community service activities. Preference will be given to students living in or attending school in a Congressional Black Caucus member district.See website for all application materials.
Nelson, Hugh, M Memorial Engineering Scholarship 05/23 Click HereUDSO, JRNot ListedEngineering•Applicants must be Erie County, PA residents who are currently sophomores or juniors enrolled in a BS Engineering Program at Gannon University. •The curriculum must be within ABET accredited engineering degree program leading to a B.S. in engineering. •Recipients are selected on academic standing, faculty recommendation, college activities, required applicant letter outlining their goals, and financial need.
Roberts, Samuel J Chief Justice Scholarship Sponsored by ECBA05/31 Click HereGRGRNot ListedLawEnrolled in first year at law school
Quirk Law Firm First Generation College Scholarship05/31 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SRAllAvailable to incoming freshmen and college students whose parent(s) did not complete any post high school education.
Quirk Law Firm Foster Child Scholarship05/31 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllStudents who are currently or were placed in any kind of foster care.
Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants06/01 Click HereUDJR, SR, GR3.00AccountingNot Listed
DeDad Scholarship Sponsored by Erie Chapter of Credit Unions06/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllBetween the ages of 17 and 24, participating credit union members
Christophers Video Contest06/01 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllFive minute or less short film interpreting the theme: One Person Can Make a Difference
Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants06/12 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllBetween the ages of 16 and 30
BigSun Scholarship06/20 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllAll student athletes
National Health Service Corps07/01 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedPre-Med, Pre-Dent, Nurse Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistantswork requirement
Legal Scholarship07/01 Click HereUDSR, GR3.0LawYou must currently be enrolled at a college, university, or law school You must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA at the time of application. The recipient must provide the following documents in order to be considered eligible: A transcript reflecting the students current academic standing, including a minimum GPA of at least 3.0. Proof of admission or enrollment to an ABA approved law school for Fall.
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship08/15 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.0AllIf you’ve battled a form of cancer yourself, or witnessed a loved one receiving treatment, we want to hear your story. Applicants must submit a typed essay (500–800 words)detailing your personal experiences with cancer. Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, or in a graduate degree program.
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest Sponsored by Ayn Rand Institute09/15 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllNot Listed
AFL-CIO Northwestern PA1/1 Click HereGRGRNAAny Graduate ProgramFull-time student; union member or dependent child of a union member. Submission of essay required along with application.
AES Engineering Scholarship10/06 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllAwarded on basis of character as determined by evaluation of submitted essay. 500 to 1,000 word essay required.
Harvey Fellows11/01 Click HereGRGRNot ListedAllChristians engaging in graduate study at premier universities
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowships11/01 Click HereGRGRNot ListedAllPursuing a career in teaching and research at the college level
National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships11/01 Click HereGRGRNot ListedPhysical Science, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Science, EngineeringNot Listed
Pennsylvania Society Scholarship Program with the Maguire Foundation11/1 Click HereHigh School SRSRNAAll•Be a current high school senior at any Pennsylvania high school (including home schooled) •Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent •Be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited, nonproprietary, four-year college or university in Pennsylvania for the entire 2016-2017 academic year •Demonstrate financial need: Family adjusted gross income less than $60,000 •Have been and continue to be an active participant in community service
BrainTrack Nursing Schools Scholarship11/1 and 03/01 Click HereUD,GRSO,JR,SR,GRNot ListedNursingThe scholarship is open to students with at least one semester of credits towards graduation with an appropriate degree in nursing.
Ford Foundation Dissertation Diversity Fellowships11/15 Click HereGRGRNot ListedAllPh.D. or Sc.D candidate pursuing a career in teaching and research at the college level and are members of one or more of the following groups: Alaska Native, Black/African American, Mexican American, Native American Indian, Native Pacific Islanders, Pue
Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowships11/15 Click HereGRGRNot ListedAllIndividuals with a Ph.D. or Sc.D pursuing a career in teaching and research at the college level.
P.E.O. Scholar Award11/20 Click HereGRGRNot listedDoctoral levelFemale only. U.S. or Canadian citizen. Full time student. Substantial merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral level degree at an accredited college or university. Must be within 2 years of degree completion. Contact: Susan Wellman wellmansusan@gmail.com
Dish Promotions Scholarship11/30 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllIn 1,000 words or less, briefly explain the types of technology used to view television since 1928 and then provide your own analysis on how transmitting and viewing live TV programming will change by the year 2035.
Get-Frontier Scholarship11/30 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SRNot Listed AllIn 1,500 words or less, compare two technologies for delivering high-speed internet (>=25Mbps download) and reach a fact-based conclusion regarding which technology you believe will win greater market share by 2030.
Penn State Certified Master Gardener Scholarship11/30 Click HereAllAllNot ListedEnvironment ScienceErie county resident
Sage Accounting Love11/30 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNo minimumAccounting, Entrepreneurship, Business, Economics, FinanceMust be legal resident of U.S. Must be either a High school student who is graduating within the next 12 months or a postsecondary college/University student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited institution in U.S. Create a Vine video.
Cooke, Jack Kent Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships11/7 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAll1st year transfer from a community college.
Wiesel, Elie Prize in Ethics12/01 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAll3,000-4,000 word essay
Presque Isle CPCU Chapter 12/05 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR2.0 and higherBusiness majorsApplicant must be in good academic standing and have completed a minimum of 30 credits. Qualified applicants are required to submit an application and an essay.
Future of Assisted Living Scholarship12/15 Click HereHigh School SR, UD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.0AllCitizen or Permanent Resident of US attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, enrolled in an associate, bachelor or graduate level program.Submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: 'How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?'
Flosum Scholarship12/15 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNoComputer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, MathEnrolled in an accredited 4-year University or college located in the US. Submit a 1000-word essay comparing 3 the use of Salesforce with Jenkins, Changesets and Ant Migration tool. Also, explain the issues in using GIT with Salesforce.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.12/15 Click HereGRGRNot ListedAllResearch for service in HVAC&R industry.
Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program12/15 Click HereUDFR,SO,JR,SRNot ListedAllEssay contest for students
Hearst, William Randolph Endowed Fellowship12/15 Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllMinority, internship requirement
Paradigm Malibu Anxiety Treatment Education Scholarship12/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllPlease submit an essay (1,000 word minimum) and tell us about your educational goals and plans for after graduation. Tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship and what it would mean to you if you won. We are excited to hear your story. Good luck!
Sachs Marketing Group12/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SRnoneAllForm to be completed on web page. Please submit an essay (1,000 word minimum) and tell us about your educational goals and plans for after graduation. Tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship and what it would mean to you if you won.
Paradigm Malibu Depression Treatment Scholarship12/15 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllPlease submit an essay (1,000 word minimum) and tell us about your educational goals and plans for after graduation. Tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship and what it would mean to you if you won. We are excited to hear your story. Good luck!
The Tree Center Scholarship12/19 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR3.0AllMust be an American citizen, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa. Must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.) Must submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation. The essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work.
International Erosion Control Association12/28 Click HereUDSO, JR, SREnv Science, Marine ScienceStudents considering a career in stormwater management,erosion and sediment control industry or related field.
Gates Millennium ScholarsRevolving Click HereUDFR 3.30AllMinority: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American. Are a citizen, or legal permanent resident of the US. Cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 or earned a GED. Enrolling for the first time at a U
Gates Millennium Scholars - GradRevolving Click HereGRGRNot ListedMathematics, Science, Engineering, Education, Library ScienceMinority: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American. Are a citizen, or legal permanent resident of the US. Pursuing Graduate degree in specified majors
Goldberg, Daniel B. Scholarship Sponsored by GFOARevolving Click HereGRGRNot ListedFinancePursuing a career in state and local government finance
International Study Abroad ResourcesRevolving Click HereUG,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllStudy Abroad
AmeriCorps Segal Education AwardRevolving Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllComplete service hours within 9-12 months
Harris Injury ScholarshipRevolving Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllA scholarship for college students who have suffered a serious injury, and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college.
Future Entrepreneurs of AmericaRevolving Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR3.0BusinessIn 500 to 1,000 words (No more, no less) answer AT LEAST two of these three questions: 1.In your opinion, what is it that makes someone an entrepreneur? 2.In your opinion, what major characteristics do successful entrepreneurs exhibit, and why these characteristics? 3.Describe your entrepreneurial experiences and why you would make a great future entrepreneur or business leader.
Yeager, Peter A. Memorial ScholarshipRevolving Click HereUDJR, SRNot ListedEnvironmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental EducationPreference given to graduates of Erie Cathedral Prep or a Crawford County high school
UCT Charities Trust ScholarshipRevolving Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedSpecial EducationDesire to teach persons with intellectual disabilities
Goodcall ScholarshipRevolving Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.0AllWrite an essay between 400 and 500 words detailing one of the most important decisions you've made in your life. What information did you rely on? What decision did you make? How did you know it was the right choice?
GE - Reagan Foundation Scholarship2/17 Click HereHigh School SRFRAllHigh school seniors who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Yearly $10,000 renewable scholarships (up to $40,000 per recipient).
Drive to Learn Scholarship3/1 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAll
Create-A-Greeting-Card3/2 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SRNAAll
AAUW Erie Branch3/20 Click HereUDSO, JR, SR3.0AllErie county women over the age of 24 working towards first undergrad degree. Must have completed a minimum of 24 credits to apply.
Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council Scholarships3/23 Gannon Financial Aid Office High School SRFRNot listedAllGraduating high school senior. Must be union member or dependent child of union member. Application and essay required.
MassMutual Scholars3/31 Click HereUDSO, JR, SR3.0Insurance or financial services industry.African American, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic descent. Legal U.S. citizen or legal permanent residency.Full-time student at a U.S. accredited institution.
National Federation of the Blind Scholarship3/31 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllBlind or visually impaired
Wettrick, Marian J. Charitable Foundation3/31 Email:
eileenb@cnbankpa.com
UD, GRSR, GRPreMedFemales who have gained admission to or are attending any Pennsylvania medical school, including osteopathic. Also internships at accredited medical teaching hospitals.
Campbell, Michelle Nursing Scholarship4/01 Click HereUDSO, JR, SR2.75NursingTO QUALIFY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP, YOU MUST BE A GRADUATE OF ST. MARYS AREA, ELK COUNTY CATHOLIC, JOHNSONBURG AREA, OR RIDGWAY AREA HIGH SCHOOLS AND ENROLLED AS A SECOND YEAR STUDENT OR HIGHER IN AN ACCREDITED NURSING PROGRAM AT A POST SECONDARY LEARNING INSTITUTE. A GPA OF AT LEAST 2.75 IS REQUIRED.
iModules Scholarship4/01 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR2.0AllFull time student attending an iModules client school (Gannon University students qualify). Application and two essay questions submitted online.
Remler, Helen E. Memorial Educational Scholarship Grant4/01 Email:
kaylaleskovic@hotmail.com
UDSO, JR, SRNot ListedAllFemale U.S. citizen, resident of Meadville or surrounding area, demonstrates financial need. 2nd year or more in academic program.
Veterans of the Vietnam War Jack Greer Memorial Post 524/1 Gannon Financial Aid Office High School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNAAllU.S. Citizen, resident of Crawford County, PA. Essay and documentation required.
ECHHO - Educators and Community Helping Hispanics Onward4/1 Click HereHigh School Sr, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllHispanic, Ohio resident
R. Benjamin Wiley / Walter L. Osborne Minority Scholarship 4/15 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SR2.5AllEthnic minority student who is a resident of Erie County Pennsylvania. Current high school senior or a rising second through fourth year college student attending school full time. If a high school senior, must currently have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA or have scored at least a 22 on the ACT or a 1020 on the SAT. A rising second through fourth year college student must have at least a 2.8 cumulative GPA.
Balmer, Louis W. Erie Engineering Societies Council Scholarship4/15 Gannon Financial Aid Office High School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SR3.0Engineering, Science or Technology•Must be a resident of the Northwestern PA geographical area. •Should be scholastically outstanding, worthy, and a promising student as determined by school administration.
McNamara, Ellen Elizabeth Memorial Scholarship4/15 Gannon Financial Aid Office UDSO, JR, SRNot ListedAllFemale attending Gannon University. Financial need. Outstanding academically, in character, in faith and in personality.
CHCI Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute4/16 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllCHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.
NW PA AFL-CIO4/23 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot listedAllMember or dependent of NWPA ALF affiliated unions. Application and essay required.
Gerner, Edward Scholarship Program4/27 Click HereUD, GRSO, JR, SR, GR3.0Healthcare Information ManagementPursuing a career related to the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.
GreenPal Scholarship4/30 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO3.0Business, Economics, FinanceGreenPal's scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior, college freshman or sophomore who owns and operates his/her own small business, or has put together a business plan to start a business while in college. Submit a 500-1000 word essay.
Rickert, Anna Memorial Scholarship4/30 Gannon Financial Aid Office High School SRFRNot ListedAllChild or step child of a member of the Mercer County Central Labor Council's Unions. Application and essay required.
Carpenters Local 81 Scholarship4/30 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SR3.0All•Must be a child or grandchild of a member of Carpenters Local 81 •Must be graduating or have graduated from a High School in Erie, Crawford, Warren or Venango Counties in PA, Ashtabula County in Ohio, or Chautauqua County in New York; resident of one of these counties. •Must have an excellent attendance record, demonstrated commitment to community service and have a demonstrated need for financial support. •Essay required.
WyzAnt College Scholarships5/1 Click HereHigh School Sr, UDFR, SO, JRNAAllRequires a written essay.
Entrepreneur Endorsement Scholarship5/1 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR2.5Business, Entrepreneurship•Majoring in business, entrepreneurship, or small business management •Currently operating a side business while in college •Involvement in a family business •Being involved in an activity that will support their business/career goals of entrepreneurship. For example: if you wish to open a dance studio, and you’re majoring in dance, but you teach dance on the side to a few kids, or if you’re an active member of an entrepreneur club or organization at your school.
Cash Store Continuing Education Scholarship5/1 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GR2.75All•Be a high school graduate at the time of application. •Reside in the United States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. •Be 25 years of age or older at the time of application. •Be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two year or four year college, university, or vocational/technical school at the time of application.
PASFAA Scholarship5/1 Click HereUDSO, JR, SR3.0AllPennsylvania resident - Enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking program in a post-secondary institution of higher education. Must have completed 30 credits or the hours equivalent from a post-secondary institution of higher education at the time of application.Preference will be given to applicants attending schools that are part of the PASFAA membership.
PASCD Tuition Scholarships5/31 Click HereUDSO, JR, SRNot ListedEducation PA residents; full time student in a PA school. Also available for Teacher Certification.
Addiction Resource Scholarship5/31 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNAAllApplication and essay required.
Nursing Scholarship Program6/1 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNANursingU.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident. Full time students with need given preference.Recipients are required to work 2 years at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
Discountrue Scholarship6/30 Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR3.0AllU.S. citizen or possess an authorization to study in the U.S., and be accepted into a United States university. To apply submit your resume, a required essay, and an official copy of your undergrad transcript, or the most current academic transcript/an acceptance letter from a U.S. university if a freshman.
Console and Hollawell Legal Assistance Scholarship7/15 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JRNot listedLegal StudiesAll applicants must submit along with the application a 500 word essay on why you believe in the American civil justice system.
Petkey Scholarship7/22 Click HereUD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.0AllApplicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States Submissions must be sent by July 22nd. Winner will be notified August 26th. Must be (or planning on being) a full-time student at an accredited institute of higher education. You must provide an official statement verifying your enrollment. This can be done through your school’s registrar.
National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania8/15 Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllBlind or visually impaired resident of Pennsylvania
Thermo Scientific Pierce ScholarshipRevolving Click HereUD, GRSO, JR, SR, GR3.0Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related life science fieldEnrolled in U.S. college or university for Fall semester
P.E.O. Educational Loan FundRevolving Click HereUD, GRJR, SR, GRNot ListedUndergrad, Grad, nurse training, non-collegiate commercial Female only.Educational Loan Fund (ELF), established in 1907, makes loans available to qualified women who desire higher education and are in need of financial assistance. An applicant must be recommended by a local chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and be within two years of completing her course of study. U.S citizen or permanent legal resident of U.S. Contact: Susan Wellman. wellmansusan@gmail.com
P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education GrantRevolving Click HereUDJR, SRNot listedAllFemale only. Need based grants to women in the United States and Canada whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and/or their families. Has had at least 24 consecutive months as a nonstudent sometime in her adult life while being within 24 months of completing degree. Contact: Susan Wellman wellmansusan@gmail.com
Latino College DollarsRevolving Click HereHS SR, UD, GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRvariesAllFree online scholarship guide for Latino students.
Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)Revolving Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedPre-Dental, Pre-Medical, NursingNavy Medical Corps
PA Chafee Education and Training Grant ProgramRevolving Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllWas a youth in foster care or adopted from foster care
Bureau of Indian EducationRevolving Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SRNAAllNative American Indian
National Society of Professional Engineers Revolving Click HereUDSO, JR, SRNot ListedEngineeringMust have completed a minimum of two semesters of undergraduate engineering studies. Students who are children, dependents, or relatives of NSPE members are given preference in the scholarship selection process
Westmoreland County Community FoundationRevolving Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRAllThe Community Foundation of Westmoreland County’s scholarships are managed alongside those of our parent organization, the Pittsburgh Foundation. You can search for and learn more about individual scholarships on their site.(See 'The Pittsburgh Foundation')
Families of Freedom Scholarship FundRevolving Click HereUDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllDependent children or spouses of persons who were killed or are permanently disabled as a direct result of the terrorist attacks in the US on 9/11/01.
The Pittsburgh FoundationRevolving Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllHS Senior includes scholarships for high school seniors for their first year of college. Some scholarships are renewable. Undergraduate includes scholarships for both 2- and 4-year educational institutions, including trade schools (vocational and technical), community colleges and universities. Graduate includes scholarships for advanced degrees including master’s, doctoral, law and medical degrees.
P.E.O. Foundation Chapter X, ErieRevolving Gannon Financial Aid Office High School SR, UD FR, SO, JR, SR, GRNot ListedAllContact: mchrisman0312@yahoo.com Women seeking to improve their lives through higher education. Grants, scholarships and loans are offered.
American Association of Colleges of NursingRevolving Click HereUD,GRFR, SO, JR, SR, GR3.25Nursingcurrent member of the AACN
Erie Community Foundationvaries Click HereHigh School SR, UDFR, SO, JR, SRNot ListedAllResidents of Erie county, Corry, North East and Union City. Home to 105 donor named scholarships, and each has its own eligibility and criteria requirements. Many scholarships target students graduating from specific high schools, some for specific areas of study and others for financial need. Each scholarship is unique according to its donor's wishes, and each offers the opportunity to earn a scholarship for your education.