Scholarships in Pennsylvania

Legacy Tuition Reduction Grant

Award: -, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must be a nonresident and the child of a parent with a degree from U of Arkansas, Fayetteville and who is a current member of the Arkansas Alumni Association. Applicant must submit Arkansas Alumni Legacy Data Form and apply for and be accepted for admission.

Zimmermann Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be of Swiss descent or have one parent who is a Swiss citizen, be a permanent resident of Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania, and have a minimum 3.8 GPA.

Non-Resident Award

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who is not a resident of Michigan. Applicant must meet Oakland admission criteria and live in university housing for two years.

President's Grant

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be the child or stepchild of a Kent State University graduate and be an out-of-state resident.

Pittsburgh Auto Trade Association Annual Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum 2.5 GPA. First preference will be given to a student from Pittsburgh, followed by the state of Pennsylvania.

Global Tiger Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must be a non-resident International undergraduate student, with high GPA and ACT scores, 575 or above for TOEFL score. Selection is based upon leadership potentials, two letters of recommendation from a teacher of school master requested.

National Scholars Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be a non-resident or international student with a minimum admissions index score of 129.

Blue & Gold Level 2 Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is a not a resident of West Virginia.

Honors College National Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status and be eligible for admission to the Honors College.

Honors College Tuition Grant

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status and be a member of the Honors College receiving a Professional Assistantship.

Red Cedar Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status and be the dependent or grandchild of an alumni/ae.

Merit Recognition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have out-of-state residency status who is a National Merit Scholar and has listed Michigan State University as a first choice with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

University Scholars Award

Award: $8,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a domestic non-resident student who is not invited to the Honors College. Minimum 3.5 GPA and minimum composite ACT test score of 24 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1100) required.

Chancellor's Merit Award

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be able to fall into one of these categories: (a) a non-Indiana resident, ranking in the top quarter of their class, with a minimum 1650 composite SAT (composite ACT score of 24 with writing), or or have earned a SAT score of 1800 (27 ACT with writing); (b) a transfer student from another regionally accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 credits and a cumulative GPA of 3.0; (c) a transfer student from another regionally accredited college or university having completed 24 credit hours or more at more than one college with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above at each institution attended. Transfer students with fewer than 24 credits completed will be evaluated on their high school record and test scores. International students who are beginning at the university must have scored a minimum 600 on the TOEFL if the test was paper-based or a minimum of 87 if the TOEFL was Internet-based. International students must ask the Office of International Education to recommend them for scholarship consideration.

Opportunity Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a non-Wisconsin resident entering in the fall semester. FAFSA required.

Incentive Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a student who resides outside of Indiana and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Technology Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 30

Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident who is a high school graduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be enrolled in an approved science, technology, or allied health program at a Pennsylvania school, including community colleges, independent two-year colleges or private licensed schools offering approved programs. The goal of this program is to help address the critical need to educate and retain a workforce of highly trained technology experts that will help Pennsylvania attract and support new employers. Recipients of these scholarships must agree to work full-time in Pennsylvania following graduation, one year for each year that a scholarship award is received.

PHEAA Academic Excellence Scholarship Award Program

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have applied and qualified for a federal Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program award, but did not receive the scholarship. Applicant must be a high school senior and a Pennsylvania resident who is enrolled full-time at a PHEAA approved, Pennsylvania postsecondary institution for the academic year following high school graduation. Applicant must be a Pennsylvania State Grant recipient for at least one term during your freshman year.

Jonathan Lax Scholarship for Gay Men

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an out gay man who is from the five county Philadelphia region (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties) or Camden County, or who is attending an accredited college, or graduate or professional school anywhere within the Philadelphia region. Purpose of award is to encourage gay men to obtain additional education, aspire to positions in which they contribute to society, be open about their sexual orientation, and act as role models for other gay men with similar potential.

13th Street Gang Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a freshman who has graduated from Reading High School, Northeast Middle School, and 13th & Green and/or 13th & Union Elementary Schools.

Investing in Pennsylvania's Future Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15 (Priority)

Applicants must be low income, disadvantaged students who reside in the Pennsylvania counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland.

Keystone Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 15 (Priority)

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT I score of 1000. Applicant must reside in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Ruth N. Pici Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must rank in the top two-fifths of their class and have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1000. Preference is given to graduates of the East Allegheny, Elizabeth Forward, McKeesport, and Gateway School Districts.

Mildred Quick Muller Business Scholarship

Award: $1,900, Deadline: February 16 (FAFSA deadline); March 1 (nomination form)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman in the College of Business who ranks in or above the upper 30% of their secondary school class. Minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1050 with a minimum of 500 on each section required.

C.H. Burgess Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 16 (FAFSA deadline); March 1 (nomination form)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student with financial need. Preference given to applicants who reside in Luzerne County.

Laura Taylor Booth Presidential Scholarship Endowment

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must rank in the top 5% of class and have a minimum combined SAT I score of 1250.

Joseph Mowad Scholarship

Award: $1,690, Deadline: February 16 (FAFSA deadline); March 1 (nomination form)

Applicant must be a full-time incoming freshman student from Northumberland, Snyder, or Union Counties. Financial need required.

Fred G. Smith Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 16 (FAFSA deadline); March 1 (nomination form)

Applicant must be a resident of Ashland, Mt. Carmel, Shenandoah Boroughs or Mt. Carmel Township who is a student from any of the following high schools: Shenandoah Area, North Schuylkill Area, Mount Carmel Area, Marian Catholic, Pottsville Nativity, or Our Lady of Lourdes.

Wachovia Scholars

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 30

Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students based on academic standing and financial need. Applicant must be from the Wachovia service area.

Pittsburgh/Greensburg/Altoona/Johnstown Catholic High School Graduates' Discount

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a graduate of a Roman Catholic high school in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Altoona, or Johnstown and must enroll as a full-time student immediately following graduation.