Scholarships

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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

David and LuAnn Shifter Annual Scholarship for Power Generation

Mr. and Mrs. David Shifter
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Electric Power Generation Technology: Diesel Emphasis | A.A.S.
  • must be enrolled in Power Generation major
  • Applied for and eligible for financial aid
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year ​ ,  or transfer student
Semester
  • Fall

Dwight E. Stoltzfus Memorial Trade Scholarship

Mrs. Kay D. Stoltzfus
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Architecture & Sustainable Design | B.S.
    • Architecture | A.A.S.
    • Automated Manufacturing Technology | A.A.S.
    • Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics | Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics
    • Automation Engineering Technology: Robotics & Automation | B.S.
    • Building Automation Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Building Construction Technology | A.A.S.
    • Civil Engineering Technology | A.A.S.
    • Civil Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Concrete Science Technology | A.A.S
    • Construction Management | B.S.
    • Diesel Technology | A.A.S.
    • Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician | Certificate
    • Electric Power Generation Technology: Diesel Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Electrical Construction | A.A.S.
    • Electrical Technology | A.A.S.
    • Engineering CAD Technology | A.A.S.
    • Engineering Design Technology | B.S.
    • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Design Technology | B.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.
    • Industrial Design | B.S.
    • Landscape/Horticulture Technology: Plant Production Emphasis | Associate of Applied Science Degree
    • Landscape/Plant Production Technology | A.A.S.
    • Machine Tool Technology | A.A.S.
    • Machinist General | Certificate
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Mechatronics Technology | A.A.S.
    • Metal Fabrication Technology | A.A.S.
    • Nanofabrication Technology | Competency Credential
    • Residential Construction Technology & Management | B.S.
    • Residential Construction Technology & Management: Building Construction Technology Concentration | B.S.
    • Residential Construction Technology & Management: Architecture Concentration | B.S.
    • Surveying Technology | A.A.S.
    • Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Welding Technology | A.A.S.
    • Welding | Certificate
  • Dependent of DESCCO Design and Construction Company
  • Non-traditional student with children
  • Must not have any drug related offenses
  • Letter of recommendation from a previous employer or provide reference regarding good character
  • Have been a recipient of a scholarship from the Fund in prior years
  • Enrolled full-time​  or part-time
  • Be a first-year ​ ,  or transfer student
Semester
  • Fall

Earth Science Center Scholarship

Mr. Justin Beishline
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician | Certificate
    • Diesel Technology | A.A.S.
    • Electric Power Generation Technology: Diesel Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Forest 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.
    • Landscape/Plant Production Technology | A.A.S.
    • Landscape/Horticulture Technology: Plant Production Emphasis | Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student

IMG Energy Solution, IMG Energy Services Scholarship

Mr. Christopher R. Clary
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Electric Power Generation Technology: Diesel Emphasis | A.A.S.
  • Complete Essay "Career Goals Essay"
  • 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.
    • 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

Benton Foundry, Inc. Scholarship

Mr. Jeffrey Hall
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Automated Manufacturing Technology | A.A.S.
    • Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics | Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics
    • Automation Engineering Technology: Robotics & Automation | B.S.
    • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology: Electronics & Computer Engineering Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology: Robotics & Automation Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Engineering CAD Technology | A.A.S.
    • Engineering Design Technology | B.S.
    • Machine Tool Technology | A.A.S.
    • Machinist General | Certificate
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Mechatronics Technology | A.A.S.
  • Employed by (including interns and/or immediate family members of Benton Foundry, Inc.
  • Enrolled full-time​  or part-time
Semester
  • Fall

Pneu-Dart, Inc. Scholarship

Mr. Blair D. Soars
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics | Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics
    • Automation Engineering Technology: Robotics & Automation | B.S.
    • Building Automation Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Engineering CAD Technology | A.A.S.
    • Engineering Design Technology | B.S.
    • Machine Tool Technology | A.A.S.
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology | B.S.
  • Graduated in the top third of their high school class
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Robert E. Parrish Memorial Scholarship

Mr. Kyle Smith
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Automated Manufacturing Technology | A.A.S.
    • Machine Tool Technology | A.A.S.
  • Demonstrates dedication and leadership
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a second-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Robert F. and Dorothy J. Dietrich Machining Scholarship

Mr. Robert Dietrich
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Automated Manufacturing Technology | A.A.S.
    • Automotive Restoration | Certificate
    • Machine Tool Technology | A.A.S.
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Welding Technology | A.A.S.
    • Welding | Certificate
  • Graduate of Windber High School, any high school in Somerset or Cambria counties
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Bracalente Manufacturing Scholarship

Ms. Brenda Diehl
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Automated Manufacturing Technology | A.A.S.
    • Machine Tool Technology | A.A.S.
    • Machinist General | Certificate
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology | B.S.
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a second-year student

Wolstenholme Scholarship

Mr. Ralph Wolstenholme
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics | Automation Engineering Technology: Mechatronics
    • Automation Engineering Technology: Robotics & Automation | B.S.
    • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology: Electronics & Computer Engineering Emphasis | A.A.S.
    • Engineering CAD Technology | A.A.S.
    • Engineering Design Technology | B.S.
    • Machine Tool Technology | A.A.S.
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology | B.S.
    • Plastics & Polymer Technology | A.A.S.
  • Graduate of Galeton High School
  • Graduate of Williamson High School
  • Graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School
  • Graduate of Northern Potter High School
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall

Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship

Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Automated Manufacturing Technology | A.A.S.
    • Machine Tool Technology | A.A.S.
    • Machinist General | Certificate
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology | B.S.
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Enrolled full-time
Semester
  • Fall