Horatio Alger Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans

Eligibility:  Must be a full time high school JUNIOR planning to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree. Student must be in critical financial need.  The applicant must also hold a minimum 2.0 GPA, be involved in community service, and show integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.

Amount:  ranging from $10,000 to $25,000

Application: Online only – click here

Deadline:  March 15, 2024

****High school SENIORS may apply for targeted scholarships by clicking here

Lenfest College Scholarship – JUNIORS ONLY

Lenfest College Scholarship – JUNIORS ONLY

Amount: up to $12,000 per year (for four years) – up to $48,000 total

Eligibility: Lenfest is open to SWHS JUNIORS who excel academically. Lenfest winners will receive personalized college counseling and support from the Lenfest College Scholars Program as well as financial support of up to $12,000 per year of college (depending on individual need). The Lenfest application consists of a first round application completed online, a semi-finalist application also completed online, and finalist interviews.

Application: Online only – click here

First Round Applications DueJanuary 5, 2024

Garden Club Federation of PA


Eligibility:  Be a resident of PA and plan to further your education in Agriculture Education, Agronomy, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Botany, Biology (not medical), Conservation, Environmental Concerns, Forestry, Plant Pathology, City Planning, Wildlife Science, Land Management, and/or allied subjects

Amount: Multiple scholarships with a minimum $1,000 award

Application:  Online Application ; Paper copies available in the counseling

**ALL applications must be signed by a sponsoring federation garden club in your area which is the Hanover Garden Club; contact Jan Fritz, jfritz1@comcast.net

Deadline:  February 1, 2024

Mail to:  Sandra Hendricks / 411 Main St / Watsontown, PA 17777-1619

Hanover Garden Club Scholarship

Hanover Garden Club Scholarship

Eligibility:  High school senior from Biglerville, Gettysburg, Littlestown, South Western, Delone, Hanover, New Oxford, or Spring Grove whose major of study must be one of the following: Agriculture Education, Agronomy, Biology (excluding medical), Botany, City (Rural/Urban) Planning, Conservation, Environmental Concerns, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Land management, Landscape Architecture, Plant Pathology, Wildlife Science

Amount:  (2) $2,000 awards

Application:  Hanover Garden Club ScholarshipPaper copies available in the counseling office; Online Link

Deadline:  Postmarked by February 15, 2024

Mail to:  Heidi Kozak, Scholarship Chair / 340 Musselman Rd / Hanover, PA 17331

Starview Sportsmen’s Association


Eligibility: Current high school student planning to pursue post secondary education in a field that enhances or supports the outdoor activities of hunting, fishing, and trapping.  Some examples include Marine Biology, Forestry Management, Ecology related fields, and Natural Resource Management.

Amount: up to five $1,000 awards

Application: Starview Sportsmens Association Scholarship ; Paper copies in the counseling office

Deadline: April 15, 2024

Mail to: Dennis Ashton, 170 Southview Dr, York, PA 17402 OR dea4@comcast.net

1st Ed Credit Union Scholarship



  • You are a member of 1st Ed Credit Union*.
  • You are currently a high school senior that will enroll in a full-time
    undergraduate program during the 2024-2025 school year at an accredited two or four year college/university or a vocational/technical school in the United States.
  • You will be available to attend our Annual Meeting on April 15, 2024, at 6:30 p.m.

Amount: (5) $1,500

Application: Online only  https://www.1edcu.org/scholarship-application/

Deadline: January 8, 2024



Delta Kappa Gamma Society International for Key Women Educators


Eligibility: York County high school senior in pursuit of a teaching career

Amount: $500

Application: Delta Kappa Gamma Beta Gamma Chapter Application ; Paper copies in the counseling office

Deadline: March 1, 2024

Mail to: Barbara H. Snare / 3672 Cheltenham Rd / York, PA 17402

Women’s Transportation Seminar of Central PA

Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) of Central PA Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Female students currently residing in Pennsylvania considering a career in the transportation field.  Careers can include Planners / Engineers / Economists / Scientists / GIS Mappers / CADD Specialists / Managers / Public Relations / Construction / Geologists / Air Traffic Controllers / Public Policy / Finance / Wildlife Specialist / Historians / Architects / Surveyors / and many more…

AMOUNT: Varies per scholarship (see link for details)

DUE DATE: Applications must be received by mail or email no later than DECEMBER 12, 2023; email submission is preferred

APPLICATION: Online Application

MAIL TO:  Hannah Landvater, WTS Central PA Scholarship Co-Chair, c/o RK&K, 651 East Park Drive, Suite 105, Harrisburg, PA 17111

Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA


ELIGIBILITY:  Applicants must have a diagnosis of epilepsy/seizure disorder confirmed by a physician; Provide proof of acceptance to a post secondary academic or vocational program; Be a high school graduate of the class of 2024; Attend school full time in the 2023-2024 school year; Be a legal resident of western or central PA; Must attend at least one of the EAWCP’s Run/Walk in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Altoona, or Erie

AMOUNT:  Three (3)  $1,500 scholarships and seven (7) $1,000 scholarships

DUE DATE: Applications must be received by April 1, 2024

APPLICATION: Online link and paper copies are available in the counseling office

MAIL TO: The Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA, ATTN: Jordan Hinds, 1501 Reedsdale St – Suite 3002, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Questions can be answered by calling the EAWCP at 1-800-361-5885


Garden Club of York

The Garden Club of York

Eligibility: In order to qualify, students must major in one of the following areas:  biology (except pre-med), horticulture, floriculture, landscape architecture, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, land management, wildlife services, environmental studies, rural and urban planning. Students must also be a resident of York County and have high academic standing and apparent need.

Amount: $1,500 (multiple scholarships)

Application: Click here to apply online

Deadline: February 1, 2024