Local Scholarships

Local Scholarships


Local Scholarship Information


Local Philadelphia Scholarships

The School District of Philadelphia has scholarship monies that will be made available to students from the Class of 2016 later in the school year.  Please check back for links to the applications.

Asian American Educators Scholarship - The Association of Asian American Educators is offering scholarship for high school seniors in the amount of $1,000 toward his/her first year’s study at a college or university. To be eligible as a candidate for the scholarship, the student has to be an Asian American high school senior in Philadelphia demonstrating excellent academic performance and potential.  Deadline is April 29, 2016.

Omega Psi Phi Scholarship - This scholarship is open to graduating African American males in the Philadelphia Public School system.  Deadline is April 29, 2016.

PFCU Scholarship Program - This scholarship is open to any high school seniors in Philadelphia that has and account at Philadelphia Federal Credit Union. There are 4 scholarships available.  Deadline is April 29, 2016.

Thomas W. O'Brien Memorial Scholarship - The Thomas W. O'Brien Memorial Scholarship is an annual $1,500 scholarshipavailable for a career and technical education student enrolled in a secondary CTE program in Pennsylvania and planning to attend a post-secondary institution majoring in a career and technical field. Deadline is April 29, 2016.

NAUW Suburban Philadelphia Scholarship - There are a total of three scholarships available, please make sure to open the application and view the requirements. Deadline is April 30, 2016.

The Benjamin and Fredora K Wolf Scholarship - Scholarship for Philadelphia Public High School seniors only.  Deadline is May 15th, 2016.  The link above is an online application.  If you are interested in completing a paper application and mailing it in, please click this link for instructions and this link for the application.

Wilt Chamberlain Memorial Fund Scholarship - This scholarship provides money for academically and athletically talented seniors in the Philadelphia area.  Deadline is May 15th, 2016.

The Philadelphia Foundation - Students can apply for close to 50 scholarships awarded annually by The Philadelphia Foundation from scholarship funds they manage.  Click on the link to view the scholarships and deadlines. 

Philadelphia Education Fund - Last Dollars Scholars - This scholarship is a need-based "gap-filling" award. It is awarded when a family's expected family contribution (EFC) and financial aid package total are less than the cost of attendance; resulting in unmet financial need. Through the Philadelphia Education Fund, the Philadelphia Scholars Program administers Last Dollar Scholarships to high school graduates of our College Access Program and partner high schools who have a documented unmet need between $200 and $5,000 during an academic year. Application is now open.

Invictus Scholarship for Male Students applying to Manor College - This program is focused on male African-American, Hispanic and underserved high school seniors and recent grads, but inclusive to all. • 100% of tuition and fees are covered by a combination of Federal and State financial aid over two years for many who qualify. Through this program, Manor College will guarantee any gap in costs via institutional aid, limited to 20 students from the following Philadelphia area high schools: School of the Future, Martin Luther King High School (West Oak Lane), Simon Gratz High School - Master Charter Schools, and Murrell Dobbins Career & Technical Education High School.