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Scholarships: Lancaster County & Surrounding


Commonwealth Medical College: extensive listing of scholarships. Includes several Lancaster-based scholarship

Delaware Valley College: extensive scholarship list includes scholarship descriptions and links

The Empire Beauty School scholarship listing

Harrisburg Area Community College: extensive list of scholarship, including some which are for Lancaster County residents only

Lebanon Valley College: extensive listing of scholarships

Millersville University: extensive searchable database of scholarships available to high school and college students

Pennsylvania School of Art and Design (downtown Lancaster) offers both merit and needs-based scholarships

Penn State University Communications: list includes several Lancaster-based scholarships

Penn State HarrisburgListing of academic scholarships available to students at Penn State Harrisburg

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology: many students receive full grants based on economic need

York Technical Institute: extensive scholarship list, with emphasis on technical careers in medical, food service, hospitality, construction and mechanical fields

Other State and Lancaster-based Listings

Big Brother/Big Sister participant scholarships for Lancaster County

The Dutchman Crier lists many Lebanon/Lancaster based scholarships and more

The Farm and Home Foundation encourages higher education for Lancaster County youth by offering scholarships each year to students beginning their freshman year of college and majoring in fields of agriculture, family living, and consumer sciences.  Each scholarship is worth $1,000 per year.

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities lists scholarships available to graduating seniors in a number of PA counties, including Lancaster

Free lists scholarships for students from Lancaster County or the State of Pennsylvania, attending trade schools or colleges

The Jay Irwin/Lancaster County Poultry Association Scholarship for students studying poultry technology and management

The Lancaster County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association awards seven $1,000 scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors from Lancaster County who enroll at a Penn State campus for each fall semester.

The Lancaster County Community Foundation lists four different funds, including some for students from specific high schools

The Lancaster County Osteopathic Health Foundation offers tuition scholarships to Lancaster County graduates entering nursing education

Lancaster Dollars for Scholars provides interest free loans for qualifying students for up to four years

The Pennsylvania Farm Show offers a scholarship to anyone who exhibited a Pennsylvania Farm Show junior market animal since 1993 and is enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency:  Information on state grants and loans

Pennsylvania Online Colleges scholarships listing.

The Susquehanna Association for the Blind scholarship listing

The Town and Country Garden Club of Lancaster Scholarship Program

Recovery Village Health Care Scholarships offers a $1,000 scholarship for students pursuing a medical-related course of study.

Lancaster County Scholarship Listings on High School Guidance Office Pages