April 1st, 2021 Scranton Area Community Foundation Scholarship Deadline Approaching!
Calling all students!
Are you graduating from a high school in Lackawanna or Luzerne County and looking for a way to help pay for higher education? You may qualify for one or more of our 30+ scholarship opportunities! We have over $420,000 in scholarship funding available through our online scholarship portal! A full list of scholarships and eligibility information can be found at safdn.org/scholarship/.
Applicants don’t need to know which school they’ll be attending in order to apply for a scholarship. With our easy to use scholarship portal provided by Foundant Technologies, users simply fill out a brief eligibility questionnaire to see which of our many scholarship opportunities they can apply for.
Examples of some of our scholarship opportunities and their eligibility include:
- Jefferson Scholarship: This scholarship is available to qualified seniors from any high school in Lackawanna County for regular courses of study in a nursing program, or in a related field of study, at a college or university. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and/or be an honor student, good citizenship and service to others, leadership and financial need.
- Cinderella’s Closet of Northeastern Pennsylvania Scholarship: This scholarship is available to a female or female-identified high school senior from Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne or Wyoming counties pursuing a post-secondary school education. Applicants must have 50 or more volunteer hours with a documented non-profit organization in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
- #GaryInspiredMe Scholarship: This scholarship is available to one student from public/private high school in Lackawanna County and one from a public/private high school in Luzerne county. Applicants need to demonstrate academic excellence, good citizenship, participation in an athletic group within school or the community and be an active member of a faith based or religious organization.
- Chris Till Sender Scholarship: This scholarship is available to a senior student graduating from a Lackawanna County High School attending a school of cosmetology in Lackawanna County. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to his/her profession, community involvement, and service to others.
The deadline for Scranton Area Community Foundation scholarships is Thursday, April 1, 2021. Applications must be started before this date in order to be considered.
Click the following link to apply: Apply for a Scholarship
Questions? Contact Cathy Fitzpatrick at the Scranton Area Community Foundation at 570-347-6203 extension 301.