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

Tracy A. Garis Memorial Scholarship

Mrs. Cheryl Garis Bauder
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Dental Hygiene | A.A.S.
    • Dental Hygiene | B.S.
    • Dental Hygiene, Completion, Online | B.S.
  • Is an active student-leader on campus
  • Enrolled full-time
Semester
  • Fall

United Concordia Dental Hygiene Scholarship

Ms. Katie Miller
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Dental Hygiene | A.A.S.
    • Dental Hygiene | B.S.
    • Dental Hygiene, Completion, Online | B.S.
  • Are a racial or ethnic minority
  • Female student
  • Demonstrates citizenship and community service
  • Enrolled full-time
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.
    • Practical Nursing | 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 | 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

Senator Gene Yaw Scholarship

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Operator Emphasis | A.A.S.
  • U.S. Military veteran
  • Be a first-year ​ , second-year ​ , third-year ​ , fourth-year ​ ,  or transfer student
Semester
  • Fall

Steelyn Kanouff/Amerikohl Mining, Inc., Scholarship

Mr. John Stilley
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Operator Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Technician Emphasis | A.A.S.
  • Employees of Amerikohl Mining, Inc. or family members of employees of Amerikohl Mining, Inc.
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Rick Taylor Memorial Scholarship

Mr. Doug Taylor
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician | Certificate
    • Diesel 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.
  • Are employees, including interns of Earthborne, Inc.
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Suburban Contractors Association/Michael P. Castellano Scholarship

Ms. Lena Torelli
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Diesel 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.
  • Are family members and/or employees of member companies of the Association enrolled in any Penn College program
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Demonstrates academic quality
  • Be a first-year ​ ,  or transfer student
Semester
  • Fall

Wolyniec Construction Scholarship

Mr. Steven Schenck
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Building Construction Technology | A.A.S.
    • Civil Engineering Technology | A.A.S.
    • Civil Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Construction Management | B.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.
    • Residential Construction Technology & Management: Building Construction Technology Concentration | B.S.
    • Surveying Technology | A.A.S.
  • Has received scholarship from the Fund in previous years
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a second-year ​ , third-year ​ , fourth-year ​ ,  or transfer student
Semester
  • Fall

The H & K Group Scholarship

Mr. Stephen Nelson
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Construction Management | B.S.
    • Diesel 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.
  • Enrolled full-time

The Hawbaker Family Scholarship

Mr. Daniel Hawbaker
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Civil Engineering Technology | A.A.S.
    • Civil Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician | Certificate
    • Diesel Technology | A.A.S.
    • Heavy Construction Equipment Technology: Operator Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Surveying Technology | A.A.S.
  • Any major if an employee of dependent of an employee of GOH, Inc.
  • Graduated from Bald Eagle Area School District
  • Graduated from Bellefonte Area School District
  • Graduated from Penns Valley Area School District
  • Successfully completed a program with Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a second-year ​ , third-year ​ ,  or fourth-year student
Semester

Brubacher Excavating, Inc. Scholarship

Mr. Keith Brubacher
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Innovation Leadership | Competency Credential
    • Applied Innovation | Minor
    • Construction Management | B.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.
    • Surveying Technology | A.A.S.
  • Employed by (including interns and/or immediate family members of Benton Foundry, Inc.
  • Enrolled full-time
Semester
  • Fall

Wayne Township Landfill Scholarship

Mr. Jay Alexander
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • 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.
  • Enrolled full-time