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Foundation for Enhancing Communities

Foundation for Enhancing Communities

G. Thomas Balsbaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Robbie Baron Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Chambersburg/Fannett-Metal School District Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
CODY Foundation Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Lou Drane Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Sue and Ken Dyer Foundation Travel Scholarship Award (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Educational Opportunity Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Family and Children's Services of Lebanon County Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Adrienne Zoe Fedok Art and Music Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Friends of Megan Bolton Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Friendship Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Norma Gotwalt Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Henry and Janet Guareillo Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Gordon B. and Josephine Hewlet Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Carol Hoy Scholarship fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Erin L. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ken and Romaine Kauffman Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Leon I. Lock and Barbara R. Lock Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Carie and George Lyter Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Sam Mizrahi Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Leo F. Moro Baseball Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Pathways to Success Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Harry V. Pfautz Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ruth Cook Pfautz Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Bertha and Byron L. Reppert Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ollie Rosenberg Educational Trust (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ollie Rosenberg Scholarship Travel Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
J. Ward Sleichter and Frances F. Sleichter Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Soroptimist International of Chambers-burg Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Music Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Jack and Edna May Yost Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

200 N Third St., PO Box 678
Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678
ph: (717)236-5040
Fax: (717)231-4463
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.ghf.org

G. Thomas Balsbaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for a Dauphin County high school senior planning to attend a four-year college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have high academic standing and achievement; must exemplify good character; must exhibit a variety of interests and activities in both academic and personal life; and must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Application for the scholarship should include: official academic transcript issued by school; completed personal information; completed financial statement; and personal statement describing current interests and activities as well as future goals and ambitions. Deadline: March 31. Contact: Dawn Morris,

Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

Robbie Baron Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial support for a graduating senior of Cedar Cliff High School who attended Hillside Elementary School. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must be a graduating senior at Cedar Cliff High School and have attended Hillside Elementary. Criteria: Scholarship will be given based on the following: academic achievement; extracurricular activities; services to the community; an essay which identifies the applicant's opinion on values and youth leadership.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may download the application at the TFEC web site. Applicants must submit the following required attachments: completed student application; high school transcript; completed student essay (question attached); and one personal reference letter. Applicants may return their completed application to the High School Guidance Office. Deadline: April 30. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

Chambersburg/Fannett-Metal School District Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for students of Chambersburg High School and Fannett-Metal High School. Focus: Engineering, computer; Computer and information sciences. Qualif.: Applicants must have a desire to pursue a career in computer engineering or computer science and must have an academic achievement of a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Criteria: Selection will be based on financial need, submitted essay, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and personal interview.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must have the following required attachments: completed student background sheet; official high school transcript with raised school seal; 1st and 2nd page of parent's and student's IRS 1040 and/or 1040 A forms; completed student essay (not to exceed 300 words); two personal letters (one letter should be from a teacher and the other letter should be from an employer or a supervisor of a community service volunteer agency). Letters of reference may not be from a family member. Students must return their completed application to their high school guidance counselor. Deadline: March 22.

Remarks: Established in 1999. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

CODY Foundation Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To promote Christian initiatives through education and athletics. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating high school senior students from Greenwood High School, Susquenita High School, West Perry High School or Newport High School. Criteria: Selection will be based on the following: GPA (academic achievements); community involvement; recommendation letters (one from a teacher, the other from an employer, supervisor, or community advisor); completed essay; high moral character (must attend and/or be involved in church activities); and financial need.

Funds Avail.: $250. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants must complete the required attachments: com-

pleted application; official high school transcript; FAFSA student aid report; completed student essay; and two personal reference letters. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

Jan DiMartino Delany Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with their college tuition expenses. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must be a graduating senior of Cumberland Valley High School who will attend a two or four-year institution of higher learning. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application to the Cumberland Valley High School Guidance Office. Include an official transcript of complete high school record, including GPA, through the first half of final year, on which the raised school seal is imprinted. On a separate sheet of paper, list your most significant extracurricular or nonacademic activities, noting work experience and community service with the dates of these activities. Attach an essay answering the question: “What are some of the obstacles that you have overcome or challenges that you have met in your life and how do they impact your future goals?” The essay should be titled, typewritten, double-spaced and must not exceed 300 words. Return the completed application and attachments to the CVHS Guidance Department. Deadline: April 4. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

Lou Drane Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for deserving music students in the areas of classical music composition, teaching, and/or performance. Focus: Classical music. Qualif.: Applicant must have a serious interest in classical music and display unusual ability and/or creativity; must apply for financial aid from the school he/she plans to attend; must attend an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning or have been accepted and plan to attend same; be a citizen of the United States and must maintain a permanent residence on one of the following counties in central Pennsylvania: Adams, Cumberland; Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder or York. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must attach FAFSA Student Aid Report and a letter detailing applicant's financial need. Applicants must submit, along with the application, an example of their ability, in one of the following fields: Composition or composition-teaching - a CD not to exceed 20 minutes in length - and a written music score - of two separate works of you own composition. Identify yourself, your instrument and title at the beginning of the tape. Label the recording with this information also. Audition recordings of original compositions must be of live performances. MIDI and other electronic performances are not accepted; For applications in Performance or performance-teaching submit a CD, not to exceed 20 minutes in length, of two separate works reflecting a variety of style. Identify yourself, your instrument and title at the beginning of the recording. Label the tape with this information also. All instruments with the exception of piano and classical guitar must be accompanied, but avoid lengthy introductions by accompaniment. Deadline: January 31. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

Sue and Ken Dyer Foundation Travel Scholarship Award (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with travel expenses for educational or service trips. Focus: Travel and tourism. Qualif.: Applicants must be junior or senior students enrolled at one of the following schools: Cedar Cliff, Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg, Trinity or the Harrisburg Academy. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. To Apply: Applicants must complete and return the application and required attachments to the Foundation. Required attachments include: scholastic record and extracurricular activities; an essay on the topic: “The purpose of my proposed trip and what I expect to gain from this experience”; two reference letters from individuals who can speak to the quality of your character, your academic prowess and/or your likelihood of utilizing the proposed travel experience as a tool for personal growth; also include financial information. Deadline: April 14. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected] tfec.org.

Educational Opportunity Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to a graduating senior of Harrisburg High School. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must be a graduating senior of Harrisburg High School who will attend a four-year college or university. Scholarship is renewable for up to eight semesters total, providing the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,250. To Apply: Applicants must complete and return the application and required attachments to the guidance counselor at Harrisburg High School. Required attachments include: scholastic record and extracurricular activities; an essay on the topic: “How I am Preparing for My Life Goals”; and a FAFSA Student Aid Report. Deadline: April 5. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

Family and Children's Services of Lebanon County Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for Lebanon County residents pursuing higher education degrees. Focus: Medicine; Nursing, Social work, Mental health. Qualif.: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in schools of advanced education in the fields of medicine, nursing, social work, mental health and other specialized therapies in the treatment of physical and mental disabilities; must demonstrate financial need, academic aptitude and achievement, and commitment to a career in human services; and must be residents of Lebanon County. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria. Applicants are considered without regard to race, creed, color, sex or national origin.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may obtain the application online. Applicants must provide the most recent, either a certified high school transcript or a certified college transcript. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

Adrienne Zoe Fedok Art and Music Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarship to a student from either Central Dauphin High School or Central Dauphin East High

School. Focus: Art; Music. Qualif.: Applicant must be from either Central Dauphin High School or Central Dauphin East High School entering his or her freshman year in post-secondary education in the field of Art and Music. Criteria: Selection will be based on the following criteria: interest in art and/or music education; financial need; SAT scores; GPA; demonstrated leadership and community service; and personal essay on the applicant's educational and career goals.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: The application and the required attachments must be completed and postmarked on or before the deadline. Required attachments include: completed application; high school transcript including GPA; SAT scores; FAFSA Student Aid Report Form (Financial Aid Form); two letters of recommendation (one from a faculty member in the art or music department); a list of extra-curricular activities demonstrating leadership and community service; and personal essay on the applicant's educational and career goals. Deadline: April 3. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected] tfec.org.

Friends of Megan Bolton Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with their college expenses. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Program is open to graduating high school seniors. Criteria: Selection will be based on: financial need; high academic standing and achievement; leadership; and character.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application form can be obtained online. Applicants must submit an official school transcript of their complete high school record, including GPA, through the first half of final year, on which the raised school seal is imprinted. Students should indicate evidence of meaningful leadership and positive character traits, volunteer work or involvement in community or church activities/charities that contribute to the betterment of that community or organization. Submit a resume if available, though not required, and a reference letter written by one of the contacts from the resume. Students are also asked to submit an essay (300 words or less) describing his or her idea of friendship and the significance of having close friends in their lives. Deadline: April 16. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected] tfec.org.

Friendship Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with tuition expenses. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors of Harrisburg High School who will attend a four-year college or university or will further their vocational training at an accredited institution. Criteria: Selection will be based on scholastic ability, career goals, financial need and community service.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application and attachments on or before the deadline. Deadline: March 31. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected] tfec.org.

Norma Gotwalt Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with their college tuition expenses. Focus: Education, Elementary. Qualif.: Applicants must be female junior or senior students studying Elementary Education at the Penn State Capital College

and who have maintained a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA while at Capital College. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application and attachments on or before the deadline. Deadline: February 28. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

Henry and Janet Guareillo Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with their college tuition expenses. Focus: Music; Theater arts. Qualif.: Program is open to graduating seniors who have studied at Cumberland Valley School of Music for four consecutive years; must have been accepted into a college or conservatory to pursue a degree in music or the theater arts; must have demonstrated ability to become successful candidates in their chosen field; and must demonstrate financial need. Other factors will include performance history, teacher recommendations, if the candidate studied more than one instrument at CVSM or was a Merit Scholarship Award winner. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application and the attachments on or before the deadline. Application can be obtained online. Deadline: April 20. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer; 717-236-5040; [email protected]

Gordon B. and Josephine Hewlet Memorial Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students from Franklin County with their nursing studies at a college or university of their choice. Focus: Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must be nursing undergraduate students, however if there are no qualified undergraduate student applicants, scholarships may be given to graduate students. Criteria: Selection will be based on the following criteria: desire to pursue a career in nursing; academic achievement of a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale; extracurricular activities (sports, organizations, clubs); services to the community (volunteering); an essay which identifies the applicant's interest in nursing (not to exceed 300 words); financial need; and residence in Franklin county.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: The application and the required attachments must be completed and postmarked on or before the deadline. Required attachments include: completed student background sheet (attached); official high school transcript with raised school seal; 1st and 2nd page of parents and students IRS 1040 and/or 1040 A form(s); completed student essay (question attached); and two personal reference letters (one letter should be from a teacher and the other letter should be from an employer or a supervisor of community service volunteer agency). Letters of reference may not be from a family member. Application form can be obtained online. Deadline: March 28. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students from Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry Counties studying nursing at a college or university of their choice. Focus: Nursing. Qualif.: Applicants must be nursing undergraduate students and residents of Dauphin, Cumberland or Perry Counties. Criteria: Selection will be based on the following criteria: desire

to pursue a career in nursing; academic achievement; extracurricular activities; services to the community; an essay which identifies the applicant's interest in nursing; and financial need.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. To Apply: Application and the required attachments must be completed and postmarked on or before the deadline. Required attachments include: completed student background sheet; high school transcript or college transcript; letter of acceptance in nursing program or college transcript showing enrollment in program; FAFSA student aid report form (financial aid form); completed essay (question attached); and two personal reference letters (one letter should be from a science teacher and the other letter should be from an individual who can speak to applicant's ability to successfully complete studies), such as a teacher, employer, or mentor. Application form can be obtained online. Deadline: March 31.

Remarks: Established in 1998. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Carol Hoy Scholarship fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students from Mechanicsburg Area High School planning to pursue a career in elementary or early childhood education. Focus: Elementary Education; early childhood education. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Mechanicsburg Area High School. Criteria: Selection will be based on the following criteria: academic achievements; leadership and community service; one or two paragraph essay; personal interview; and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application and the required attachments must be completed and postmarked on or before the deadline. The required attachments include: completed student background sheet; high school transcript; FAFSA student aid report form (financial aid form); completed student essay; resume including leadership and community service; and two personal reference letters. One letter should be from a teacher and the other letter should be from an individual who can speak to applicant's ability to successfully complete studies, such as a teacher, employer, or mentor. Application form can be obtained online. Deadline: April 10.

Remarks: Established in 2006. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Erin L. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To award scholarships for deserving students attending Cumberland Valley High School. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Students must reside in the area defined by the Cumberland Valley School District or its successor. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Students must complete and return the application and attachments to the Foundation. Students must also submit the following: official school transcript; two recommendations; and a list of most memorable community services. (Please write an essay on what meant most to you.) Application form can be obtained online. Deadline: April 18. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Ken and Romaine Kauffman Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with college tuition expenses. Focus: Automotive technology. Qualif.: Students must be

residents of Cumberland Perry Counties pursuing a degree in the mechanical or technical field. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Students must complete and return the application and attachments to the Foundation before the deadline. Application form can be obtained online. Deadline: April 14. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Leon I. Lock and Barbara R. Lock Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with their college tuition expenses. Focus: Automotive technology. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors of a high school in the Harrisburg School District (including Bishop McDevitt High School) who will attend Harrisburg Area Community College, or Penn State, or students who have graduated from one of the two high schools in no more than five years before the year of application. Criteria: Selection will be based on the following: a GPA of 2.5 minimum, financial need, demonstration of good study and work ethic from an employer or volunteer group and an essay which explains the choice of the course of study to be undertaken and why the student is pursuing it.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Students must complete and return the application and attachments to the Foundation before the deadline. Application form can be obtained online. Deadline: April 3. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Carie and George Lyter Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide educational assistance for students attending Greenwood High School, Newport High School, Susquenita High School and West Perry High School. Focus: Education, Elementary; Science; Mathematics and mathematical sciences. Qualif.: Applicants must have a desire to pursue a career in elementary or middle school education with emphasis in science or mathematics; an academic achievement of a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in their junior/senior year; demonstrated talent for leadership; a high moral character (must have attended and be involved in church activities); and must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit the following required attachments: completed student background sheet; official high school transcript with raised school seal; FAFSA student aid report; completed student 300-word essay identifying their interest in Elementary or Middle School Education with an emphasis in science and mathematics (include professional goals); and two personal reference letters. One letter should be from a teacher and the other letter should be from an employer or a supervisor of a community service volunteer agency. Letters of reference may not be from a family member. Deadline: April 24. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Sam Mizrahi Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with their college tuition expenses. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must demonstrate financial need; must have a minimum 2.5 GPA; and must have a high moral character. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete the attached form and any other requested supporting documents and return on or before the deadline to the guidance counselor at Northern York High School. Applicants must include an official transcript of complete high school record, including GPA, through first half of final year, on which the raised school seal is imprinted. On a separate sheet of paper, list the most significant extracurricular or nonacademic activities, noting work experience and community service with the dates of these activities. Applicants must also write a one to two-page essay on the subject “My biggest life challenge and what I learned from the experience”. Deadline: April 1. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Leo F. Moro Baseball Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with their college tuition expenses. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must demonstrate financial need, sportsmanship and leadership; must demonstrate academic achievement based on GPA and SAT scores; and must have a potential for success in the sport of baseball. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and return the attached form and other requested supporting documents to the foundation. Applicants must include an official transcript of complete high school record, including GPA, through the first half of final year, on which the raised school seal is imprinted. On a separate sheet of paper, list the most significant extracurricular or nonacademic activities, noting work experience and community service with the dates of these activities. Please include a photocopy of your FAFSA with your completed scholarship application. Application form can be obtained online. Deadline: April 27. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Pathways to Success Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide high school students a meaningful, educational and highly-involved look at law and law-related career opportunities. Focus: Law; Paralegal studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be minority students accepted by (in the case of high school students) or enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning at its main campus or a branch campus located in Central Pennsylvania. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application form can be obtained online. Applicants must provide a copy of high school or college transcript, certified as true and accurate by your guidance counselor, Registrar's Office or equivalent. Applicants must respond to the essay question (maximum of 500 words and typed). If you are in high school, attach a copy of your letter of acceptance to your application. Applicants pursuing post-secondary education should attach a copy of a certification of good standing from the educational institution which they are attending. Submit two letters of recommendation endorsing your candidacy for the Pathways to Success scholarship with your application. Letters of recommendation from teachers, administrators, or community members may be submitted and must reference at least one example of personal interaction with the applicant to underscore the applicant's academic/leadership and/or contribution to community. Applicants must attach a copy of your FAFSA Student Aid Report. With your FAFSA Student Aid Report, please make sure to include the cover letter of the report,

which will indicate your EFC (Estimated Family Contribution). Deadline: March 1. Contact: Central PA Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel, c/o Frank Miles, Esq., 27 West Chocolate Ave., Hershey, PA 17033.

Dr. Harry V. Pfautz Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist Susquenita High School students with their college expenses in the field of Forestry and/or Agriculture with an emphasis in forestry. Focus: Forestry. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students of Susquenita High School who have a GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 point scale. Criteria: Selection will be based on financial need, community involvement and work ethic, scholastic performance and student essay.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete the attached form and requested supporting documents and send to the foundation. The supporting documents include: official transcript of the complete high school record, including GPA, through the first half of final year, on which the raised school seal is imprinted; list of extracurricular or non-academic activities; and reference letter. Deadline: April 10. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Ruth Cook Pfautz Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist Susquenita High School students with their college expenses in the field of Elementary Education. Focus: Education, Elementary. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students of Susquenita High School who have a GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 point scale. Criteria: Selection will be based on financial need, community service, leadership qualities and career plans.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application form can be obtained online. Applicants must complete the attached form and requested supporting documents and send to the Foundation. The supporting documents include: official transcript of the complete high school record, including GPA, through the first half of final year, on which the raised school seal is imprinted; list of extracurricular or non-academic activities; reference letter; and a 300-word student essay explaining why they have chosen Elementary Education as a career path and describing their educational plans to achieve their career goal. Deadline: April 10. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Bertha and Byron L. Reppert Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To encourage and recognize two senior students from the Mechanicsburg Area School District who demonstrate good citizenship. Focus: Political science; Horticulture. Qualif.: Applicants must have an interest in political science or horticulture; must be in the top one-third of the graduating class; must be accepted to an accredited college or university; must demonstrate good citizenship within the school and local community; and must complete an essay explaining how they meet the criteria. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application form can be obtained online. Applicants must attach the following documents: official transcript of the complete high school/college record, including GPA, through the first half of the present year, with the raised school seal imprinted; list of extracurricular or non-academic activities; FAFSA Student Aid Report; and an essay describing how they meet

the eligibility criteria of this scholarship. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Ollie Rosenberg Educational Trust (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with business, technical or trade school tuition expenses. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Students must attend a state supported school in Pennsylvania; must have a job; must have a Pennsylvania student loan; and must demonstrate financial need. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application and required documents to the Foundation. Required documents include official transcript of the complete high school record, including GPA, through first half of final year, on which the raised school seal is imprinted, and a 300-word essay explaining how applicant has overcome the challenges in life and how he or she will apply these lessons to his or her vocation. Applicants must list their most significant extracurricular or nonacademic activities, emphasizing work experience and community volunteer service. Deadline: April 6. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Ollie Rosenberg Scholarship Travel Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with business, technical or trade school tuition expenses. Focus: Travel and tourism. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors who wish to travel to Israel to study traditional Jewish customs and culture. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete the following required attachments: completed student background sheet, verification of family income, completed student essay and two personal reference letters. One letter should be from your Guidance Counselor and the other letter should be from an individual who can speak to your ability to successfully complete your studies, such as a teacher, employer, or mentor. Your letter of reference should not be from a family member. Deadline: April 11. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

J. Ward Sleichter and Frances F. Sleichter Memorial Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide aid for needy and deserving students who otherwise would not have the financial means to obtain a four-year college education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be full-time students who maintain a B average or equivalent. Students must reside in the area defined by the Shippensburg Area School District, or its successor. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete the following required attachments: application; official school transcript; two recommendations (one from the student's guidance counselor and one from a teacher who can discuss the student's personal characteristics such as motivation, character, ability, and potential); and FAFSA Student Aid Report (make sure to include the cover letter of the report, which will indicate the student's Estimated Family contribution). Deadline: April 6. Contact: Erica Frontino, Guidance Counselor, Shippensburg Area High School, 317 N. Morris St., Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Purpose: To provide assistance for female seniors of Chambersburg Area Senior High School. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Recipients must be accepted at an accredited college or university at the time the awards are made. Criteria: Selection will be based on academic performance, citizenship, interest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, citizenship, attitude and cooperative spirit, dependability, financial need, and recommendations from a teacher and also a counselor.

Funds Avail.: $500. To Apply: Applicants must complete the required attachments. Required attachments include: application; two letters of recommendation (one from your guidance counselor, containing your GPA, course of study and general character assessment and the other from one of your teacher containing a general character assessment of you as a person and a student); FAFSA Student Aid Report; a paragraph of approximately 150 words answering the question “Why I Have Chosen to Continue My Education”. Deadline: April 18. Contact: Chris Butler, Guidance Counselor, Chambersburg Area Senior High School, 511 S Sixth High School, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Music Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist needy students of classical music in the fields of composition, teaching and performance. Focus: Music. Qualif.: Applicant must have a serious interest in classical music and display unusual ability and/or creativity; must apply for financial aid from the school he/she plans to attend; must attend an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning or have been accepted and plan to attend same; must be a citizen of the United States and must maintain permanent residence in one of the following counties in central Pennsylvania: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montour, Northurberland, Perry, Snyder or York. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Each applicant is required to submit the attached application on or before the deadline. Submit, along with the application, an example of your ability, in one of the following fields: Composition or composition-teaching - a CD not to exceed 20 minutes in length and a written music score for two separate works of your own composition. Identify yourself, your instrument and title at the beginning of the tape. Label the tape with this information also; Performance or performance-teaching - a CD, not to exceed 20 minutes in length, of two separate works reflecting a variety of style. identify yourself, your instrument and title at the beginning of the recording. Deadline: January 31. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To encourage educational pursuits by providing financial assistance. Focus: Mathematics and mathematical science; Science; Engineering. Qualif.: Program is open to students, intending to study Math, Science and Engineering, from the City of Harrisburg School District and Sci-Tech High School, or to high school students in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties intending to study in a medical-related discipline. Applicants must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Criteria: Selection will be based on leadership/community service; character; and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. Number Awarded: 2.

To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the application and other required attachments on or before the deadline. Applicants must provide the following attachments: official transcript of complete high school/college record, including GPA, through the first half of the present year, with the raised school seal imprinted; list of most significant extracurricular or nonacademic activities, emphasizing work experience and community service. Attach a 300-word essay on the following statement: “What was my biggest life challenge and what did I learn form the experience.” Deadline: March 31. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

Jack and Edna May Yost Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students with their college tuition expenses. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors of a Dauphin or Cumberland County High School who will attend a two or four-year accredited college; must have a minimum SAT score of 1,000; must have an overall average between C+ and B-; must be full-time students planning to attend a two or four-year accredited college; must be graduates of any Dauphin or Cumberland County high school; and must be able to demonstrate past or current community service and willingness to work to attain future goals. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must complete and submit the following attachments: official transcript of complete high school record, including GPA, through the first half of final year, on which the raised school seal is imprinted; a FAFSA Student Aid Report; and list of most significant extracurricular activities, noting work experience and community service with the dates of these activities. Deadline: April 14. Contact: Dawn Morris, Program Officer at the above address (see entry 3089).

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