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

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

Pathways Scholarship

Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Nursing, LPN to RN | A.A.S.
    • Paramedic Practice | Certificate
    • Paramedic Science | A.A.S.
  • Students who have previously completed their EMT coursework through Workforce Development at Penn College and are enrolled in the Paramedic Science, Paramedic Technician Associate degree, Paramedic Science Certificate, or corresponding Pre-Program; or
  • Students who have previously completed their LPN program through Workforce Development at Penn College and are enrolled in LPN-to-RN major, or corresponding Pre Program.
  • Enrolled full-time​  or part-time
Semester
  • Fall
  • Spring

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

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

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

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 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

Allan Myers Scholarship

Mr. A. Ross Myers
Requirements
  • Enrolled in one of the following majors:
    • Automotive Technology | A.A.S.
    • Automotive Technology: Honda PACT | 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.
    • Surveying Technology | A.A.S.
  • Family members and/or employees of Allen Myers
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Be a first-year student
Semester
  • Fall
  • Spring