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

Richard Fetter Nursing Scholarship

Mr. Richard Fetter
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Nursing, Completion, Online | B.S.
    • Nursing, Traditional | B.S.
  • Graduate of Selinsgrove Area High School
  • Graduate of Midd West High School in Snyder County
  • Has successfully completed 60 or more credits
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a third-year ​ ,  or fourth-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

Allyson Wilgar-Jones Annual Scholarship

Ms. Dottie Mathers
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.
  • Submission of two letters of recommendation, may be from two nursing educators, or one nursing educator and one other person of reference
  • Must have applied for and be eligible for financial aid
  • Enrolled full-time​  or part-time
  • Be a first-year ​ , second-year ​ , third-year ​ , fourth-year ​ ,  or transfer student
Semester
  • Fall

Lycoming County Medical Society Auxiliary Scholarship

Mr. Kyle Smith
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.
    • Radiography | A.A.S.
    • Surgical Technology | A.A.S.
  • Non traditional student with family
  • Enrolled full-time​  or part-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Barbara Peterson Memorial Scholarship

Mr. Kyle Smith
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.
  • Has a love for nursing, compassion for people
  • Is an active member of any Christian church
  • First preference: Williamsport area resident
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall