• National Scholarships

    These are scholarships that you can find online and are open to applicants across the country.

    Scholarships can be found on search websites including:

    • Bigfuture.collegeboard.org
    • Fastweb.com
    • ScholarshipAmerica.org
    • Finaid.org
    • Peerlift.org
    • Collegegreenlight.com

    Scholarships Open Now

    Horatio Alger Association

    The Horatio Alger Association provides multiple scholarships to students’ whose families make under $55,000 a year and are planning to pursue college or technical school. https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

    The Nordenberg Leadership Scholars Program

    The Nordenberg Leadership Scholars Program is a University of Pittsburgh scholarship and leadership development opportunity available to current Pennsylvania high school seniors who excel academically and plan on enrolling as Pitt freshmen in the Fall of 2020. The Nordenberg Leadership Scholars Program will provide 5 incoming Pennsylvania freshmen with a full-tuition scholarship, paid internships, and leadership training. Applications and nominations can be submitted by going to the web link  www.nordenbergscholars@pitt.edu.


    QuestBridge runs a very competitive scholarship program for top students whose families make under $65,000 a year. There are full scholarships to academic summer programs as well as full-ride scholarships to America’s top colleges and universities. https://www.questbridge.org/

    Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

    Large scholarships to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need. https://www.jkcf.org/

    Pennsylvania American Legion Scholarships https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/

    FirstEnergy Corporation Scholarship

    FirstEnergy Power Systems Institute - receive a two year Associate of Applied Science degree in Electric Utility Technology.  Tuition, books and lab fees paid by FirstEnergy for qualified students.  Program available at Pennsylvania Highland Community College and Porreco College of Edinboro University.  https://www.firstenergycorp.com/careers/student_opportunities/technical_schools/psi.html

    Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Program: A scholarship for students interested in the skilled trades. https://www.mikeroweworks.org/scholarship/

    Penn State Millennium Scholars - Due Dec 6th [PSU Priority App Due Nov 1st]

    This is a full-ride (tuition, room & board) scholarship for top students planning to study science, engineering, or agriculture at Penn State University Park. The application process is quite extensive so if this interests your student it would be good to get an early start!