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.

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.

Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund

Applicant must submit proof of a mobility disability (applies to daily use of a wheelchair or other walking aid) and have a GPA of at least a 2.5.  The applicant must also write an essay or poem about how disability laws can be improved or changed.  The deadline is September 1, 2016.  Visit The Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund for additional information.

The Lang Antiques Fine Arts Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program and write an essay of 500 words or less which includes the applicant's name, address, phone number, email address, and the college, university or institute of attendance on September 1, 2016.  The essay must also answer the following question: Please share an example of how you were inspired by a work of art from the past and describe how it influences your present day artistic style. And what style or technique in today's art world do you think might be popular in the future?  Please note, your essay does not have to be about jewelry in particular.  You may draw from any of the fine arts - painting, sculpture, music, dance, or whatever moves you.  The deadline is August 31, 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.

Mig Vapor Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time student and be at least 18 years old.  The applicant must also write an essay of at least 800 words.  The deadline is November 1, 2016 for the Sring 2017 Semester and May 31, 2017 for the Fall 2017 Semester.  Visit Mig Vapor for additional information. 

National Debt Relief Scholarship

The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in United States.  Graduate and undergraduate students can apply.  Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.  Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor's degree which can be in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).  The applicant must also create a YouTube video, write an essay or create an infographic to provide a unique solution to the following issue: Come up with a unique way to solve $1+ trillion dollar student loan crisis.  The deadline is January 31, 2017.  For more information, visit this website.  

The Opportunity Influence of Social Media Scholarship

Applicant must write an essay of 500 words or less answering the following question: "Social media is becoming a major factor when applying for jobs. How has it affected or how will it affect your job/internship search? Tell us what's working and what's missing currently. How would you make the process better? Be specific. Tell us ideas, suggestions and features that you would like to see."  The deadline is August 31, 2016.  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