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The Scranton Area Community Foundation is home to over 50 donor named scholarships, and each has its own eligibility and criteria requirements. Many scholarships target students graduating from specific high schools, some for specific areas of study and others for financial need. Each scholarship is unique according to its donor's wishes, and each offers the opportunity to earn a scholarship for your education.

To obtain an application for any of the scholarships listed alphabetically below, please contact your high school guidance office, college financial aid office, or other organization listed as part of the Application information that is provided at the end of each scholarship description below. Application packets are distributed to all public and private high schools and colleges by February 15 of each year.

For any questions, please contact Cathy Fitzpatrick, Grants & Scholarships Manager, at cathyf@safdn.org or (570) 347-6203 extension 301.

List of Scholarships and Criteria

American Legion A. Pierson Hurd Academic Scholarship Fund

Angelina Fricchione and Michael Cupple Scholarship Award Fund

Ann Wall Scholarship Fund

Ashley & Erin Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund

Blakely Borough Scholarship Association Fund

Caroline Ace, LPN/Angela Muchal, LPN Scholarship Fund

Catherine A. Alu Memorial Scholarship Fund

Chris Moran Scholarship

Chris Till Sender Scholarship Fund

Cinderella’s Closet Fund

Constance M. and Joseph A. Brocavich Memorial Scholarship

Danielle Faramelli Scholarship Fund

David Gallagher Memorial Foundation

Dr. Bernard Shair Memorial Scholarship Fund

Dr. E. C. LaCoe Scholarship Fund

Dulcey Degilio Scholarship Fund

Edward C. Snyder Memorial Scholarship Fund

#GaryInspiredMe Scholarship Fund

Dr. George J. Hallesky Memorial Scholarship Fund

Greg Legg NEPA Diamond Scholarship Fund

James F. Swift Scholarship Fund

James M. Akens North Pocono Athletic Trust Fund

Jane H. Rushmore Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

Jason Evans Memorial Wrestling Scholarship Fund

Jefferson Scholarship Fund

Jeffrey Morgan Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund

Jennifer Morgan Scholarship Fund

John R. and Maureen J. Pesavento All Saints Interparochial Academy Scholarship Fund for Holy Cross High School

John R. and Maureen J. Pesavento All Saints Interparchial Academy Scholarship Fund for Scranton Preparatory School

John R. and Maureen J. Pesavento Keystone College Scholarship Fund

John R. and Maureen J. Pesavento Lackawanna College Scholarship Fund

John & Grace Kreig Scholarship Fund

Joseph(Firp) and Charles Pacino Scholarship Fund

Joseph J. Costa Memorial Scholarship Fund

Joseph P. McDonald Memorial Fund

Junior League of Scranton Scholarship Fund

Keisling Family Scholarship Fund

Matt McGloin Scholarship

Margaret Briggs/Lackawanna College Scholarship Fund

The Melvin-Deininger Scholarship

Midori Yamanouchi-Rynn, Ph.D. Scholarship Fund

Neal J. Fasula Scholarship Fund

Patrick Andrew Luptak Scholarship

Pay It Forward Scholarship

The Raoul Wallenberg Scholarship Fund

Richard and Sally Marquardt Education Fund

Russell J. O’Malley and James E. O’Brien Memorial Scholarship Fund

Sarah Beth Beynon Memorial Scholarship Fund

Scranton Central High School Alumni Scholarship Fund

The Scranton Central High School Class of 1964 Memorial Scholarship Fund

Scranton High Class 1992 Scholarship Fund

Sean J. Calpin Automotive Technology Scholarship

Teddick Family Fund

Todd Angelo Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Tolerance Scholarship Fund

Willard M. Henkelman, Esq. Scholarship Fund

SAF online scholarship portal

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