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Home to America’s First University (the University of Pennsylvania), the Keystone State has always had a strong belief in supporting its students education. In fact, there are several college scholarships just for Pennsylvania residents to help with educational expenses. If you don’t currently reside in Pennsylvania but plan to attend one of its prestigious colleges or grad schools, such as: the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), Penn State University, Temple University, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), University of Pittsburg, or Swarthmore College, you could also add to your college savings with these scholarships for Pennsylvania students. Don’t miss your chance to add to your college savings fund. Browse our directory of Pennsylvania scholarships, and apply online today. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

QuestBridge College Match Program

The QuestBridge College Match was created to fund complete scholarships to lower-income students so they can attend a variety of top schools. The students must show a high level of academic merit to be eligible.

Total: $47000 Awards:  204
Deadline:  September 27
2018

Community College Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are enrolled full-time at a public community, junior or city college. Students must submit three short essays addressing the questions provided in the scholarship application.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 29
2018

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Unigo Shout It Out Scholarship 2018

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Hertz Fellowship

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is available to graduate students majoring in physical sciences at select partner universities of the foundation. The list of eligible schools can be found at www.hertzfoundation.org/dx/Fellowships/Guidelines/Schools.aspx. All applicants are evaluated on merit only.

Total: $33000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  October 24
2018

Horatio Alger Pennsylvania Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who are residents of Pennsylvania and demonstrate critical financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  29
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 2018

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Lax Scholarship

This award is available to openly gay men from the five-county metropolitan Philadelphia region (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties) studying anywhere in the U.S., or openly gay men from anywhere in the U.S. who are studying in the five-county metropolitan Philadelphia region.

Total: $20000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Harvey Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. and international Christian graduate students. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and commitment to Christian values.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 1
2018

'Make It With Wool' Contest

This award is available to high school and undergraduate students 24 years of age or younger who have an interest in sewing, knitting or fashion design. The applicant must live in or attend school in a state that has an American Sheep Industry Association.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 15
2018

ASHRAE J. Richard Mehalick Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in mechanical engineering and attending the University of Pittsburgh. The student must plan to pursue a career in an heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R)-related field, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15
2018

David C. J. Peters Scholarship

This award is for an international or U.S. student who is majoring in engineering and plans to work in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession. The applicant must attend one of the eligible institutions and be in the third year of a four year program, or the fourth year of a five-year program.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15
2018