External Scholarships

AES Scholarship

Applicant must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words answering the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?  The deadline is October 6, 2016.  Visit AES Engineering Solutions for additional information. 

Dr. Lou Bohl-Fabian Memorial Fund

Graduate students at PASSHE universities that are involved in studies focused on research, the environment/outdoors, political science or the arts. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.  For more information, visit this website.

Diabetes Council Scholarships

This website provides a variety of scholarships for students with Diabetes.  Specific requirements and deadlines vary for each scholarship.  Visit The Diabetes Council for additional information.

Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship

Applicant must currently be a full-time student in a graduate program that prepares students for careers in state and local government finance and expecting to be enrolled in the spring 2017 semester.  The applicant must also have a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent.  The deadline is February 10, 2017.  For more information, visit this website.

Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship

Applicant must be employed at least two years by one or more state or local governments and be a current part-time student in a graduate program in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, economics, or business administration that prepares students for careers in state and local government finance and expecting to be enrolled in the spring 2016 semester.  The deadline is February 10, 2017.  For more information, visit this website.

Frank L. Greathouse Scholarship

Applicant must currently be a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate accounting program preparing for a career in state and local government finance and expecting to be enrolled in the 2017 spring semester.  Undergraduate students must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded.  The deadline is February 10, 2017.  For more information, visit this website

The H&P Veterans Helping Veterans Scholarships

Applicants must be veterans of the armed forces and must plan to use their education to help fellow veterans.  The applicants must also provide their personal information and a statement of 300 words or fewer on how the applicant plans to use his or her education toward helping veterans.  The deadline is November 1, 2016.  For more information, visit this website.

Latino College Dollars

The Latino College Dollars is a free online scholarship guide for Latino students featuring information on over 300 scholarships and fully customized searches online. Every scholarship has varying requirements, including its own application. Almost all scholarships will ask for some combination of the following things: one or two essays; letters of reference; writing sample; resume; transcripts; copy of student aid report; parent and student tax returns and W-2 forms; GPA certification form; enrollment verification form; and/or copy of financial aid award letter. Visit Latino College Dollars for additional information.

Legacy Scholarship Fund of Ernst Gottlieb Braun

Applicant must be a resident of Fayette County.  The applicant must also have completed 36 credit hours, maintain a 3.0 GPA and be majoring in a foreign language study, arts and crafts, architecture or history.  For more informaction, visit this website.

Mesothelioma Scholarship 

Applicants should be those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma) or those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer.  Applicants must be in good academic standing, with a minimum GPA of a 3.0 or higher.  The deadline is March 31, 2016 for the Fall 2016 semester and December 1, 2016 for the Spring 2017 semester.  For more information, visit this website.

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

Applicant must currently be a part-time or full-time upper-division undergraduate or graduate student in public administration, governmental accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management) and expecting to be enrolled in the spring 2017 semester.  Applicant should also belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau): Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino.  The deadline is February 10, 2017.  For more information, visit this website

Quit Smoking Community Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time student who is a a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  Applicant must write a 750-1500 word essay relevant to smoking-related problems and a vision on how to inspire more smokers to quit.  Deadline is July 31, 2016 for the fall semester and December 10, 2017 for the spring semester.  For more information, vist this website.

Vol & Tier Digital Excellence in Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Applicant must have a high level of business acumen and a strong entrepreneurial mindset.  Applicants cannot be in their final year of study and must be full-time.  The deadline is November 21, 2016.  For more information, visit this website.

Webucator Computer Science Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled full time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college or university in the United States.  Student must have completed at least one computer science class (if it is unclear by the title of the class, students must explain how the class relates to computer science) with a grade of at least 3.4 out of 4.0 or the equivalent.  Student must also have concrete plans to take at least one computer science class in the upcoming school year and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 or the equivalent.  Finally, the applicant must write a 250 to 350 word essay explaining how they plan to use computer science in their career.  The deadline to apply for the 2017-2018 Academic Year is March 31, 2017.  Visit Webucator for additional information.

Wise Company Scholarship

Applicant must write a 600 to 800 word essay answering the following question: What social impact would a major failure of the aging U.S. power grid have on our country?  And what can the average American do to better prepare for such a potential catastrophe?  The applicant must also 3.5 GPA or higher.  The deadline is November 1, 2016.  For more information, visit this website