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General Scholarships

Thanks to generous donors with a passion for supporting the future generation, each year we are able to award scholarships to help advance Lancaster County students’ education. We offer scholarships for students pursuing an education in any field of study and you can apply at any stage of your undergraduate career.

Applications for the 2022 – 2023 school year will open on November 1st.

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Learn more about eligibility, required documents, and apply.

How to fill out an application

Our application process is managed by Scholarship America. See instructions on how to navigate the Scholarship America Hub and apply.

Meet 2021 recipients

In 2021 we awarded 33 scholarships to extraordinary students pursuing careers in various fields such as mechanical engineering, international relations, biochemistry, journalism, nursing, and much more!

 

See if one of these scholarships might be right for you:

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Joseph and Claudine Hess

Available to all Lancaster County students regardless of the field of study. $2,000 per year, renewable.

2 scholarships available for the 2021-2022 school year.

Albert S. Rosman

Available to Conestoga Valley High School students regardless of the field of study. $1,400 for one year.

1 scholarship available for the 2021-2022 school year.

 

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James R. Buescher

Available to Lancaster County students planning a course of study in Creative Writing, Journalism, Marketing, Mass Communication, and Media Studies. $500 for one year.

1 scholarship available for the 2021-2022 school year.

George W. McKibbin

Available to African American students from Lancaster County. $2,000 per year, renewable.

1 scholarship available for the 2021-2022 school year.

 

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Charles W. Shoff

Available to Lancaster County students planning a course of study in Geology, Medicine, Agriculture, Mechanical Engineering, or Mechanical Drafting. $1,000 per year, renewable.

There are no Charles W. Shoff scholarships available for the 2021-2022 school year.

Jason M. Truitt

Available to any current, graduating high school senior or recent graduate who is or was a Big or Little with Big Brother Big Sisters of Lancaster County. $400 for one year.

1 scholarship available for the 2021-2022 school year.

The Community Foundation is a participating partner in PHEAA’s PATH (Partnerships for Access to Higher Education) program, which means that some of our scholarship awards could be matched by PHEAA on a dollar-for-dollar basis up to $2,500.

 

 

 

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School-Specific Scholarships

Looking for even more scholarships? Your individual school might have a school-specific scholarship available!

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Community Resources and Scholarships

In an effort to expand our resources for students, we have compiled a list of community resources and scholarships available for Lancaster County students. Browse the list to see if one of these programs might be right for you.

Email Program Officer, Alma Felix, at AFelix@LancFound.org if you have any questions.

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Contact our Program Officer, Alma Felix

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