Scholarships

You're committed to preparing for your career and your future. Penn College corporate partners, community members, employees, and alumni are committed to investing in your passion through scholarship support.

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One application , open each year between December 1 and March 1, is all that's needed to be considered for more than 300 unique Penn College Scholarships.

Scholarship application

Academic Area
Major
Semester
FT/PT

School of Hospitality Endowed Scholarship

Mr. Brian D. Walton
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Baking & Pastry Arts | A.A.S.
    • Culinary Applications | Certificate
    • Culinary Arts Technology | A.A.S.
  • Demonstrates academic quality
Semester
  • Fall

Peter Hellermann Scholarship

Mr. Brian D. Walton
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Baking & Pastry Arts | A.A.S.
    • Culinary Applications | Certificate
    • Culinary Arts Technology | A.A.S.
  • Demonstrate leadership and service to Penn College Hospitality Department and the hospitality industry
  • Complete Essay "Career Goals Essay"
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Zachary Bigelow Memorial Scholarship

Mrs. Carolyn Miele
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Baking & Pastry Arts | A.A.S.
    • Business Administration: Restaurant & Hospitality Operations | B.S.
    • Culinary Arts Technology | A.A.S.
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Chester D. Schuman Scholarship

Mrs. Pamela Schuman
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Baking & Pastry Arts | A.A.S.
    • Culinary Arts Technology | A.A.S.
    • Landscape/Plant Production Technology | A.A.S.
    • Landscape/Horticulture Technology: Plant Production Emphasis | Associate of Applied Science Degree
    • Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Plastics & Polymer Technology | A.A.S.
  • Have successfully completed 24 credit hours of post-secondary education
  • Must be a graduate from Warrior Run high school in Northumberland County
  • Enrolled full-time​  or part-time
  • Be a first-year ​ , second-year ​ , third-year ​ ,  or fourth-year student
Semester
  • Fall

D. L. Stroehmann Culinary Scholarship

Mr. David L. Stroehmann
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Baking & Pastry Arts | A.A.S.
    • Culinary Arts Technology | A.A.S.
  • Have applied for, and be eligible for financial aid
  • Have received honors or recognition indicative of good scholarship and participation in co-curricular and community activities
  • combined SAT scores of 1050 or higher
  • Placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in any state or national VICA culinary or baking competition
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Lenfest Scholars Program

The Brook J. Lenfest Foundation
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Accounting | A.A.S.
    • Accounting, Online | A.A.S.
    • Advertising Art | A.A.A.
    • Architecture | A.A.S.
    • Automated Manufacturing Technology | A.A.S.
    • Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics | Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics
    • Automotive Restoration | Certificate
    • Automotive Service Sales & Marketing | A.A.S.
    • Automotive Technology | A.A.S.
    • Automotive Technology: Honda PACT | A.A.S.
    • Aviation Technology | A.A.S.
    • Baking & Pastry Arts | A.A.S.
    • Building Construction Technology | A.A.S.
    • Business Management | A.A.S.
    • Business Management, Online | A.A.S.
    • Civil Engineering Technology | A.A.S.
    • Collision Repair Technology | A.A.S.
    • Concrete Science Technology | A.A.S
    • Culinary Arts Technology | A.A.S.
    • Dental Hygiene | A.A.S.
    • Diesel Technology | A.A.S.
    • Electric Power Generation Technology: Diesel Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Electrical Construction | A.A.S.
    • Electrical Technology | A.A.S.
    • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology: Electronics & Computer Engineering Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology: Robotics & Automation Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Emergency Management & Homeland Security and Paramedic Science | Dual Degree Option
    • Engineering CAD Technology | A.A.S.
    • Forest Technology | A.A.S.
    • General Studies | A.A.
    • Health Arts: Practical Nursing Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Health Information Technology | A.A.S.
    • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology | A.A.S.
    • Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Caterpillar Equipment Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Operator Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Technician Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Human Services & Restorative Justice | A.A.S.
    • Individual Studies | A.A.S.
    • Information Technology: Network & User Support | A.A.S.
    • Landscape/Plant Production Technology | A.A.S.
    • Landscape/Horticulture Technology: Plant Production Emphasis | Associate of Applied Science Degree
    • Machine Tool Technology | A.A.S.
    • Mechatronics Technology | A.A.S.
    • Metal Fabrication Technology | A.A.S.
    • Nursing, LPN to RN | A.A.S.
    • Nursing, RN Preparation | A.A.S.
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant | A.A.S.
    • Paramedic Science | A.A.S.
    • Physical Therapist Assistant | A.A.S.
    • Plastics & Polymer Technology | A.A.S.
    • Radiography | A.A.S.
    • Surgical Technology | A.A.S.
    • Surveying Technology | A.A.S.
    • Welding Technology | A.A.S.
  • Graduate from a Philadelphia Mastery Charter high school or a high school graduate from the Philadelphia Futures program
  • Complete the "Mastery Charter/Philadelphia Futures Essay"
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Barbara Johnson Memorial Pastry Arts Scholarship

Mr. & Mrs. Scott Yeagle
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Baking & Pastry Arts | A.A.S.
  • Enrolled full-time​  or part-time
  • Be a first-year student

Patty E. Hackenberg Memorial Scholarship

Ms. Annie Hackenberg
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Baking & Pastry Arts | A.A.S.
    • Business Administration: Restaurant & Hospitality Operations | B.S.
    • Culinary Arts Technology | A.A.S.
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student

Beverly J. Boob Memorial Scholarship

Mrs. Pamela R. Smith
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Nursing, RN Preparation | A.A.S.
  • All practical nursing programs are eligible
  • Enrolled and accepted into program
  • Female age 25 or older
  • Applied for and eligible for financial aid
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Ruth Ann Van Horn Nursing Scholarship

Mr. Chalmer Van Horn
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Nursing, Completion, Online | B.S.
    • Nursing, LPN to RN | A.A.S.
    • Nursing, RN Preparation | A.A.S.
    • Nursing, Traditional | B.S.
  • First preference to student enrolled in the Practical Nursing program
  • Student age 23 or older
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year ​ , second-year ​ , third-year ​ , fourth-year ​ ,  or transfer student
Semester
  • Fall

Williamsport Rotary Club Scholarship

Mr. Mike Wolf
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Nursing, Completion, Online | B.S.
    • Nursing, LPN to RN | A.A.S.
    • Nursing, RN Preparation | A.A.S.
    • Nursing, Traditional | B.S.
  • First preference given to a student enrolled in a nursing program
  • Second preference given to a student that is enrolled in any School of Nursing and Health Sciences major
  • Applied for and eligible for financial aid
  • Demonstrates citizenship and dedication
  • Graduate of Bishop Neuman High School
  • Graduate of Loyalsock Township High School
  • Graduate of South Williamsport High School
  • Graduate of Williamsport High School
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

William G. and Marie E. Knecht Scholarship

Mr. William G. Knecht
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Nursing, Completion, Online | B.S.
    • Nursing, LPN to RN | A.A.S.
    • Nursing, RN Preparation | A.A.S.
    • Nursing, Traditional | B.S.
  • First preference is a student from Lycoming County
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall