External Scholarships

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

John C. Cavanaugh International Education Award

The purpose of this award is to provide funding for a PASSHE student to participate in an international education experience. Applicant must be a full-time student at a PASSHE university, PA resident, in good academic and judicial standing, and participating in an institutionally approved overseas program. For more information, visit this website.

Clearfield County Conservation District Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student at a PASSHE university, a resident of Clearfield County, and majoring in an environmental field related to conservation, forestry or agriculture. The amount varies, and the deadline is Feb. 26th. For further information, contact Clearfield County Conservation District, 511 Spruce Street, Ste. 6, Clearfield, PA 16830 or by calling 814.765.2629.

Fitz Dixon Memorial Scholarship

Applicants for this scholarship must be attending a PASSHE university, demonstrate academic excellence, voluntary service within the community at home and at their university, and demonstrate financial need. For more information, visit this website.

Martha M. Dohner Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a female permanent resident of Dauphin or Cumberland County and attend an accredited college or university in Pennsylvania. Applicant must also complete at least 15 credits toward a Bachelor's Degree by the end of spring term 2015 with a GPA of at least 3.25, and also demonstrate financial need. The amount is up to $1,000, and the deadline is June 1st. For more information, visit this website.

Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

The Frank L. Greathouse Government Scholarship is available for award to two undergraduate students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Visit this website for more information.

Amount: $7,000

Deadline: February 20, 2015

William D. Greenlee Scholarship

Applicants must be a full-time student at a PASSHE university majoring in political science, journalism or communications, must have completed 60 credits with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and demonstrate financial need. For more information, visit this website.

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) Hospitality Scholarship

Applicants must be a full-time student at a PASSHE university majoring in hospitality, marketing, human resources, information technology, or criminal justice, a PA resident, and earned 60 credits with a 3.0 GPA or better. For more information, visit this website.

Kids' Chance

The mission of Kids' Chance of PA is to provide scholarship grants for college and vocational education to children who demonstrate financial need due to a parent's work-related injury or fatality. Applicant must be an undergraduate under the age of 25. For eligibility requirements or to apply for a scholarship, visit this website.

Deadline: April 15, 2015

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.

Amount: varies

Nordson BUILDS Scholarship

Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 with a major in Engineering, Information Technology, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Industrial Management, or STEM majors leading to a career in industry. Eligible students should be planning on pursuing careers in the manufacturing industry and corporate America. The amount ranges between $2,000-$10,000, and the deadline is May 15th. For more information, visit this website. Password: BUILDS2015.

PASFAA Scholarship

Applicant must be a PA resident for an least 12 months before filing the FAFSA, enroll at least half-time, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and full-time undergraduate student at a post-secondary institution of higher education. The amount is up to $500, and the deadline is May 1st. For more information, visit this website.

PASSHE Board of Governors Chair, Guido M. Pichini, Endowed Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be a full-time student at a PASSHE university, demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA, and maintain a GPA of at least 3.2. Applicant must also demonstrate leadership aspirations at the university or in the community. For more information, visit this website.

PSECU International Education Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student at a PASSHE university, a Pell Grant or PHEAA Grant recipient, a resident of PA participating in an institutionally approved overseas program and be in good academic and judicial standing. Preference will be given to students who have no overseas experience. For more information, visit this website.

Sue. C. Peck Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time student pursuing a Bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university in Pennsylvania with demonstrated financial need. In addition, applicant must have completed at least 15 credits toward a Bachelor's degree in the spring 2015 term, and also have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and be a permanent resident of Dauphin or Cumberland County. The amount is up to $1,000, and the deadline is June 1st. For more information, visit this website.

The Quido and Anna Pichini Merit Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time student at a PASSHE university or an incoming freshman enrolled as a full-time student with a GPA of 3.5 or better. Applicant must participate in voluntary service at his/her university, high school or community. First preference given to a Berks County resident who is also of either Italian or Polish descent, otherwise a PA resident who meets the other requirements. For more information, visit this website.

Stephen and Sandy Sheller Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time student at a PASSHE university pursuing an undergraduate degree leading to a career in law, social services or art therapy. Applicant must have completed 60 credits with at least a 3.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA. For more information, visit this website.

Beverly J. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a female permanent resident of Dauphin, Cumberland or Perry County and attend an accredited college or university in Pennsylvania. Applicant must also have completed at least 60 credits toward a Bachelor's Degree in the spring 2015 term with a GPA of at least 3.4, and also demonstrate financial need. The amount is up to $2,500 and the deadline is June 1st. Further information acn be found here.

Walmart Foundation Scholarship Programs

Several scholarship programs available, including: The Walmart Associate Scholarship available to Walmart and Sam's Club associates; The Sam Walton Community Scholarship available to graduating seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA and a demonstrated financial need; The Walmart Dependent Scholarship available to Walmart and Sam's Club dependents of associates who are graduating seniors with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and a demonstrated financial need; and Walton Family Foundation Scholarship available to dependents of Walmart and Sam's Club associates who have at least a 22 ACT or 1030 SAT score and prove financial need. Visit Walmart for additional information.

Amount: varies

Deadline: varies