The outside scholarships listed below are available to students at Delaware Valley College. If you have questions regarding these scholarships from other sources, please contact the sponsor directly or the financial aid office.

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A

  • Agriculture Future of America
    • This is an academic scholarship program that awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors enrolling in agriculture-related, four-year degree programs across the nation. Qualifying recipients will be entered into the AFA’s leader development program and will be eligible to receive an academic scholarship for the freshman year of college. 
  • Horatio Alger Association Scholarships
    • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen enrolled full time as a high school senior with a commitment to pursue a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution. Student must have critical financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community activities and have a minimum grade point average of 2.0. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year vary. 
  • American Business Women's Association
    • Applicant should reside and attend college full-time in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery or Philadelphia Counties. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of need and scholastic ability to undergraduate, full-time students who have completed 30 credit hours with a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year vary.
    • For more information, please contact either:
      American Business Women's Association
      New Directions Charter Chapter
      P.O. Box 3036
      Warminster, PA 18974
      OR
      American Business Women's Association
      New Endeavors Charter Chapter
      c/o Mr. George F. Bauer
      Education Chairman
      118 Lafayette Drive
      Norristown, PA 19403-2518
  • American Chemical Society
    • To qualify, students must be an African-American, Hispanic/Latino or American Indian, U.S citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Applicant must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college, university or community college with a 3.0 grade point average or better and demonstrated financial need. Must be a high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or chemically-related science and planning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology. The scholarship is awarded up to $5,000. The amount of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, visit the ACS site or contact:
      American Chemical Society
      ACS Scholars Program
      1115 Sixteenth Street, N.W.
      Washington, DC 20036
      1-800-227-5558 (ext. 6250)
  • American Institute of CPA Minority Scholarship
    • Undergraduate students must be a declared accounting major with an overall and accounting GPA of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale; a minority student who has satisfactorily completed at least 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or equivalent college work, including at least six semester hours in accounting and enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student (12 semester hours or equivalent) unless the student is completing a final semester of study at a four-year or upper division institution. Students who will be attending a four-year school for the first time must include an acceptance letter from the school. The scholarship award is between $1500 and $5000; the number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, visit the AICPA site or contact:
      American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
      1211 Avenue of the Americas
      New York, NY 10036
      212-575-6200
  • American Legion Legacy Scholarship
    • Applicants must be a child or legally adopted child of active duty United States Military and Guard and Reserve personnel who were federalized and died on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for the scholarship. Scholarship is for undergraduate study at a U.S. school of higher education. The amount and number of awards depends upon the income derived from the trust. Scholarship recipients may reapply for the award.

B

  • Bucks County Bank Future Business Leaders Scholarship
    • The recipient of this $,2500 scholarship will be a second-, third- or fourth-year student at Delaware Valley College with a 3.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need, is active in the community, and enrolled in one of the following programs of study within the Department of Business Administration: accounting, entrepreneurship, financial services, general business administration, and management.
  • M. Verna Butterer Scholarship/Loan
    • The M. Verna Butterer Educational Scholarships/Loans are intended for individuals who demonstrate financial need for educational purposes as determined by the Trustees of M. Verna Butterer Educational Trust. Candidates may be graduating high school seniors or other persons pursuing post higher education. Candidates must be U.S. citizens who are residents of Bucks County, Pa. There is a two-year residency requirement. The scholarship award is up to $12,000; the amount of scholarships available per academic year varies.
  • Bucks County Foundation Happ Grover Trust
    • Applicant must be a resident of the Central Bucks School District and attend either Delaware Valley College or Bucks County Community College, be deserving and have financial need. Awards are renewable to each recipient until graduation, provided he/she remains qualified. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available vary. 

C

  • Career Incentive Awards - Lighthouse International’s Women’s Committee
    • Recognizes outstanding students who have overcome the challenges of vision loss by awarding scholarships for college and graduate studies. 
  • Cargill Community Scholarship Program +
    • This scholarship is open to all high school seniors living in communities near Cargill operations, who will graduate in the spring and whose parents derive at least half their income from farming. Candidates must be enrolled full-time next fall at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational school. The scholarships application requires a signature of a Cargill or Cargill joint-venture employee from the community where the student lives. Students do not need to be members of FFA to be eligible.
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange & National Cattlemen's Association
    • Fort Dodge Animal Health Legacy Scholarship
      • Fort Dodge Animal Health will sponsor five scholarships of $5,000 each. Three scholarships will be directed to veterinary school students who have designated an emphasis in beef production. Two scholarships will be directed to undergraduate students enrolled in an animal science program.
    • W D Farr Scholarship
      • W D Farr Scholarship will offer two annual $12,000 graduate scholarships. Scholarship criteria includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae (a summary of educational and academic background, resume), description of applicant’s professional goals and leadership experience, statement of belief in the industry, review of applicant’s graduate research and three letters of recommendation.
    • For more information, visit the National Cattlemen's Association site or contact Roxanne Johnson or Jonathan Beitia at ncf@beef.org.
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange & National Pork Producers Council
    • Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship Program
    • Student must be in a two-year swine program or a four-year agricultural institution. Students must submit a brief letter indicating what role you see yourself playing in the pork industry after graduation, write an essay of 750 words or less words describing an issue you see confronting the pork industry today or in the future and offer your solutions, obtain two letters of reference from current or former professors or industry professionals and provide a cover letter. There are four scholarships in the amount of $2500 available each academic year. 
    • For more information, please National Pork Producers Council site or contact:
      Contact: John Wrigley - Director of Resource Development
      National Pork Producers Council
      P.O. Box 10383
      Des Moines, IA 50306-9960
      Email: wrigleyj@nppc.org
  • Clemens Family Corporation Scholarship
    • Students must be a junior or senior with financial need majoring in Large Animal Science with a GPA of 3.0 or better. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year vary. Contact the financial aid office for more information.
  • The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation - Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program
    • Deadline: January 19
    • Applicants must be a student attending a community college or two-year institution in the US and be planning to transfer to a four-year institution. There are approximately 50 scholarships with awards up to $30,000 available per academic year.

D

  • Delaware Valley Unit Herb Society of America - Pennsylvania Heartland Unit Scholarship
    • The Pennsylvania Heartland Unit of The Herb Society of America, a group dedicated to the purpose of studying and actively sharing horticulture history and the use of herbs, offers a scholarship in the amount of $1,500. This scholarship is available to a third- or fourth-year student within the study of horticulture. It will be awarded to a student living in the Heartland area (Berks, Montgomery, York, Lancaster and Schuykill counties). The department chairperson will nominate recipient. One scholarship is available per academic year; the scholarship award amount varies.  
  • Delmarva Farmer Scholarships
    • Five $1,000 Awards
    • Applicants must be residents of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, New Jersey or Pennsylvania, and members of farm families, employed in an ag-related field, and/or studying for a career in agriculture.
    • Applicants must include application, a high school or college transcript and a 500-word essay relating to the applicant’s agricultural background, career plans and financial need.
    • Winners from last year are ineligible to receive a scholarship in the following year.
    • For more information, contact 1-800-634-5021 or 410-822-3965 or go to www.americanfarm.com
  • Doylestown Nature Club Scholarship
    • This student must be a junior or senior majoring in agronomy/environmental science, ornamental horticulture/environmental design or horticulture with an exceptional academic record. Bucks County,Pa., residents preferred. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year vary. Department recommendation.

E

  • Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student +
    • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. Current college students are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; resident alien status does not qualify. Male and female students compete separately. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Approximately 500 scholarships are available per academic year; scholarship amounts range from $1000 to $15,000 per academic year.
    • For more information, visit the the Elks National Foundation site or contact:
      Contact: Elks National Foundation
      2750 N. Lakeview Ave.
      Chicago, IL 60614

F

  • Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund
    • Applicants must be dependent children or spouses of persons who were killed or are permanently disabled as a direct result of the terrorist attacks in the United States on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Applicants may be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States. The amount and number of scholarships available per academic year vary.
    • For more information, visit the Families of Freedom site or contact Scholarship America at 1-877-862-0136.
  • Founders Scholarship
    • Applicants must be of Greek descent and a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties in Pa., or Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester or Salem counties in NJ. The student must have outstanding academic achievement and express financial need. They must be enrolled full-time in a degree program at an accredited four-year college or university. High school seniors accepted for enrollment in such a degree program may also apply.
    • For more information, visit the Hellenic University Club site or contact:
      Scholarship Chairman
      Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia
      P.O. Box 42199
      Philadelphia PA 19101
      Telephone: 215-483-7440
      ScholarshipChair@hucphila.org
  • FSCD Munch, Clark, and Schauer 2013 Scholarship
    • Three $2,000 awards
    • Applicants must be New Jersey Residents of Middlesex or Monmouth County, entering at least their junior or senior year of college in Fall 2013, majoring in a field related to conservation of our natural resources including, but not limited to: agriculture, conservation studies, environmental education, environmental science, forestry, geology, landscape design, resource management, soil science, etc. Applicants must include a copy of their driver’s license or other proof of residency.
    • For more information, please contact Karen Rowe at info@freeholdscd.org or 732-683-8500.

G

  • Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania Scholarships
    • The following scholarships are awarded to students who plan to further their education in horticulture, floiculture, landscape architecture, conservation, forestry, biology, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning, land management and/or allied subjects. Applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania and must be sponsored by a Federated Garden Club. The following scholarships are available to high school seniors, college students and post-graduate college students. Each scholarship award is a minimum of $1,000. Available scholarships include the Loise W. Dimmic Endowed Scholarship, the Marjorie E. Hamblin Annual Endowed Scholarship, the Catherine H. Kenworthy Endowed Scholarship, the Lois Dupre' Shuster Endowed Scholarship and the Mary Alice Wheeler Endowed Scholarship.
    • Miriam A. Steel Scholarship - Available to a high school senior. Preference will be given to a high school gardener, FFA or 4-H member. The State Chairman must receive all applications by March 1.
    • Katherine L. Reiger Scholarship - Available to a college student or post-graduate college student whose scholastic average is a "B" or above. Applicants may apply in their sophomore year. The state winner will compete for one of the National Council Scholarships of $3500.
    • Constance H. Smith Endowed Scholarship - Available to a college student or post-graduate college student each year. Applicants may apply in their freshman year. A minimum award of $1,000 is granted.
    • Jane Layman Scholarship - Available to a high school senior every four years. A "B" average must be maintained to keep this scholarship enforced. On or before July 1, the recipient must send his/her scholastic record to the State Scholarship Chairman. Failure to comply will result in loss of the remaining money. Should the recipient forfeit by dropping out of school or not maintain a "B" average, a new winner will be selected the following year instead of the four-year period. The State Chairman must receive all new applications by March 1.
    • Edith Clemmer Steinbright Endowed Scholarship - Available to high school seniors, college students and post-graduate students each year. Preference will be given to a student from the southeastern part of the state. A minimum of $1,000 is provided.
    • Audubon Scholarship - Available for the amount of $500 and is available to a Federated Garden Club member, a teacher or a college student for the Audubon Camp of his/her choice. A Garden Club member may receive this scholarship once every five years. The winner is responsible for their own transportation and any increase in fees. The sponsoring Garden Club may pay additional fees. The State Chairman must receive all applications by March 15, 2010.
    • For more information for any of the Garden Club Federation scholarships, visit their wesbite or contact:
      Connie Lucia
      GCFP Scholarship Chairman
      1771 Hull Hill Road
      Youngsville, PA   16371-3807
      Phone: 814-563-7112
  • Garden Club of America
    • Includes Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarship and Regional Horticulture Scholarship
    • Applicants must be current college sophomores, juniors, seniors or Master's degree candidates majoring in horticulture or related field. Preference is given to residents of IN, KY, MI, OH, PA and WV. A grade average of "B" or better is expected. A personal interview in Cleveland is required of finalists. Several scholarships of up to $3,000 are awarded annually.
    • For more information, visit the Garden Club of American website or contact:
      Scholarship Committee
      The Garden Club of America
      14 East 60th Street
      New York, NY 10022
      212-753-8287
  • Garden Club of Harrisburg
    • Applicants must be a graduate of a local high school or current college student, preferably from the local area, pursuing the study of floriculture, plant pathology, forestry, horticulture, landscape design and related studies. Scholarship award is $1,500; the number of scholarships available varies.
  • Garden Club of Somerset Valley, Inc. - Rudolf W. & Ans Van Der Goot Memorial Scholarship
    • Must be a resident of Somerset, Middlesex or Hunterdon County, or must be a New Jersey resident, in that order of preference. Must be enrolled full-time as a sophomore at Delaware Valley College and must have achieved outstanding academic excellence in a chosen major field of Horticulture, Plant Science or related flora areas such as a Landscape Architecture and Landscape Contracting and Management. Financial need is taken into consideration. The award and number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
  • Gates Millennium Scholars Program
    • Applicants must be entering a college or university as full-time, degree-seeking freshman. All applicants must also meet the eligibility criteria established for the federal Pell Grant Program. The Gates Millennium Scholars Program invites nominations for minority students completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs, particularly in the fields of mathematics, science, engineering, education or library science. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, visist the Gates Millenium Scholars Program website or contact:
      The Gates Millennium Scholars
      P.O. Box 10500
      Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
      877-690-GMSP (4677)
  • Katherine M. Grosscup Scholarship (Sponsored by the Garden Club of America)
    • Applicants must be current college sophomores, juniors, seniors or Master's degree candidates majoring in horticulture or related field. Preference is given to residents of IN, KY, MI, OH, PA and WV. A grade average of "B" or better is expected. A personal interview in Cleveland is required of finalists. Several scholarships of up to $3,000 are awarded annually.
    • For more information, please contact:
      Scholarship Committee
      The Garden Club of America
      14 East 60th Street
      New York, NY 10022
      212-753-8287
  • Gundaker Foundation Inc. Grants
    • Award: between $1,000 and $10,000/year
    • Applicants must be enrolled as a junior or senior of an undergraduate program in any college or university in Rotary District 7450, or be residents of Rotary District 7450 enrolled as a junior or senior at any college or university anywhere. Applicants must be full-time students, and must win approval and be sponsored by the District 7450 Rotary Club closest to the candidate’s address. Rotary District 7450 includes all of Philadelphia County, much of Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties, and part of lower Bucks County.

H - J

  • Edward R. Hall/Robert R. Hanna Scholarship – Firman E. Bear Chapter of SWCS
    • Applicants must include completed application, a copy of current college or university transcripts, a list of clubs and organizations related to natural resources with applicant is a member/contributor of, a list of experiences related to conservation/natural resources including both volunteer and/or professional experiences, a one page short essay that briefly describes the applicant’s passion for conservation or natural resources and their qualifications for the scholarship (applicant may include academic performance, experiences, and financial needs), and a list of two references with complete contact information (including name, title, affiliation, mailing addresses, telephone number, and email address).
  • Hispanic College Fund Scholarships
    • Eligible students must be Hispanic or of Hispanic descent, must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico, must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year, must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year 2010-2011, must have earned and maintain a cumulative GPA of no less than a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5000; the number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    • You or your family must be descended from at least one of the following countries: Spain, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Cuba, Puerto Rico or the Dominican Republic. Students from Brazil are eligible to apply. Students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent), be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 and be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate or graduate degree. Students must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), be enrolled or plan to enroll full-time as an undergrad or graduate student in a degree seeking program at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year varies. Please note: Each scholarship program has its own requirements, so make sure you are eligible before you apply!
    • For more information, visit the Hispanic Scholarship Fund website or contact:
      Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Headquarters
      55 Second Street, Suite 1500
      San Francisco, California 94105
      Telephone: 877-473-4636
  • Herb Gathers
    • Student must be enrolled in the ornamental horticulture curriculum with a special interest in herb propagation, be an upperclassman from Pennsylvania with a "B" average and have financial need. The recipient is nominated by the department chair. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year vary.
  • Hughesian Grant-In-Aid
    • The applicant must be a legal resident of Buckingham Township in Pennsylvania and must obtain the College Scholarship Service (CSS) financial aid profile brochure from his or her high school or college. This brochure tells you exactly how to register and apply (two different steps) for this service. Indicate your interest in the Hughesian Free School Trust, Code # 7188. 

K

  • The Keystone Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society Scholarship
    • Two $500 scholarships are being offered to college undergraduate students in the fields of agriculture, environmental studies, soils or natural resources.  Applicants should have sophomore, junior or senior status. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of a combination of academic merit and program of study, quality of the written essay, financial need, and educational and career goals that are consistent with the SWCS mission. The SWCS strives to foster the science and art of natural resource conservation. Our work targets conservation of soil, water and related natural resources on working land — land that is used to produce food, fiber and other services that improve the quality of life people experience in rural and urban communities. We work to discover, develop, implement and improve ways to use land that sustains its productive capacity and enhances the environment. The scholarships will be available in March. Successful applicants will be notified by postal mail soon after the committee has arrived at a decision. We request that winners of previous years not apply a second time. 
    • Applications are available on the Keystone website or in the financial aid office, 2nd floor Lasker Hall.

L

  • Lancaster Agriculture, Equine Research & Collaboration Center -- $2,000 Scholarship
    Eligibility requirements:
    • Must be enrolled as a full-time student in an agricultural program at Delaware Valley College
    • Must be a full-time freshman, sophomore or junior in the year the award is made
    • Must be a current subscriber to Lancaster Farming’s online products
    • Must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.5 or better
    • Must complete an essay
    • Download the application
  • The Liberty Mutual Scholarship Fund
    • Must be a full-time student at a private college/university affiliated with the Foundation for Independent Higher Education located in a qualifying state or be a legal/permanent resident and enrolled full-time at a private college/university affiliated with the Foundation for Independent Higher Education. Qualifying states include California, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin. A list of the 655 private colleges and universities affiliated with FIHE can be found on the Foundation's website. Also, the student must have a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, be matriculated as a junior at the time of application and have an appropriate major and interest in working in a business environment. The scholarship award is $5000; the amount of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, visit the FIHE website or contact:
      Contact: FIHE
      Liberty Mutual Scholarship
      1920 N Street, N.W., Suite 210
      Washington, DC 20036

M

  • The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation +
    • Must be the son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the Reserve, a former Marine or Marine Reservist who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge or who was killed while in the service of our country or a former U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving or has served with the U.S. Marine Corps. Recipients may be a high school senior or a high school graduate who is currently enrolled as an undergraduate in an accredited college or university, a post high school or a vocational/technical school. Please see additional criteria on scholarship application. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For additional criteria and more information, visit the MCSF website or contact:
      Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
      P.O. Box 3008
      Princeton, NJ 08543-3008
      1-800-292-7777
  • Martha Washington Garden Club Scholarship
    • Must be a high school or college student who plans to pursue a career in any of the following fields: horticulture or related fields, such as landscape architecture, forestry, conservation or floriculture, and plan to attend an accredited college to further their education in one of the listed fields. If in high school, applicants must provide a college acceptance letter, a copy of their transcript, a list of high school activities, community service, work experience and references as requested on the application form. Applicants should also write an essay on why they are interested in these fields. Scholarships awards start at a minimum $500; the number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, please contact:
      Mrs. Kathleen Kuffel
      22 Jericho Run
      Washington Crossing, PA 18977
  • John McKee Scholarship Program
    • Applicant must be a high school senior or graduate not over the age of 19 at time of application, who are fatherless boys (i.e. the father is actually dead or has been declared missing by a competent authority) of any race in need of financial assistance and are native to the five-county Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia). Preference is given to those who desire of obtaining a naval education and training. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, visit the John McKee Scholarship Program website or contact:
      John McKee Scholarship Committee
      c/o George S. Forde Jr, Executive Secretary
      2600 One Commerce Square
      Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships
    • Applicants must be enrolled for the academic year following the award in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of post-secondary education and be a citizen or legal resident of the U. S. General awards are unrestricted as to age, race, gender, level of post secondary education, grade point average and financial need. Awards are made on the basis of an essay that describes the applicant's career, vocational or academic goals. Scholarship awards range from $300 through $1000; the number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, visit the Mensa Scholarships website or contact:
      Mensa Foundation Scholarships
      18 W. Felton Avenue
      Ridley Park, PA 19078
  • The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Scholarship Fund
    • The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Scholarship Fund was established in 1948 to provide educational assistance for children of military families. It is based on one of the Association's founding principals that "education's the cornerstone of a strong Democracy." It is supported by donations and bequests from MOAA chapters, members, corporations, and others. MOAA offers scholarships and grants for students seeking undergraduate degrees.
  • Morris Land Conservancy's Scholarship Program
    • Applicant must be a resident of New Jersey, considering a career in New Jersey in an environmental field, a student in good academic standing (at least 15 credits completed) at a college or university offering a recognized degree in environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, horticulture, park administration or a related field and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Available scholarships include the Russell W. Myers Scholarship and the Rogers Family Scholarship. Two $6000 scholarships are available per academic year.
    • For more information, visit the Morris Land Conservancy website or contact:
      Morris Land Conservancy
      19 Boonton Avenue
      Boonton, NJ 07005
      973-541-1010

N - O

  • National Achievement Scholarship Program for Outstanding Negro Students
    • Applicants must take the PSAT/NMSQT, usually as a high school junior, and request consideration in the program. 
    • For more information, please contact:
      National Achievement Scholarship Program for Outstanding Negro Students
      National Merit Scholarship Corporation
      One American Plaza
      Evanston, Illinois 60201
  • National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania
    • Two Awards of $1,000
    • Applicants must be Pennsylvania Residents, be legally blind, pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time postsecondary course of study in fall of 2010, not a winner of another National Federation of the Blind Scholarship within the same year, and must participate in the entire Pennsylvania State Convention held in November.
  • National FFA Scholarships
    • Applicants must be a FFA member planning to pursue a college degree majoring in any area of farming after graduation. Financial need will be considered and is a very important criteria. Applicants shall be residents of the following states: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. 
    • For more information, visit the National FFA website or contact:
      Scholarship Office
      National FFA Headquarters Operations
      P.O. Box 1410 - Suite 400
      Alexandria, VA 22314
  • National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program
    • To be considered for a NIAF scholarship, a student must be enrolled in an U.S. accredited institution of higher education for the Fall 2008, have a grade-point average of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 (or the equivalent), be a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien, fit into one of the two NIAF scholarship categories and, for the purposes of the NIAF Scholarship Program, to be "Italian American" the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, visit the NIAF website or contact:
      NIAF Scholarships
      Mailbox T
      1860 19th Street, NW
      Washington, DC 20009
  • National Merit Scholarship Corporation
    • Deadline: Please see PSAT/NMSQT Student Bulletin
    • Eligibility: All areas of study. Students must be U.S. citizens. Students enter the competition by taking the PSAT/NMSQT in October of their junior year in high school. There are approximately 7000 awards per year; non-renewable scholarships are awarded at $2500; renewable scholarships are awarded between $250 and $2000 or more.
    • For more information, please contact:
      National Merit Scholarship Corporation
      1560 Sherman Ave.
      Suite 200
      Evanston, IL 60201-4897
  • National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation
    • Eligible students must be majoring in accounting with a "B" or better grade point average, students enrolled in a degree program at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university and be in their second, third or fourth year committed to their major in accounting. Only undergraduate students are eligible; only U.S. or Canadian citizens attending a U.S. accredited business school, college or university may apply. Each year, 34 scholarships are available; scholarship awards range from $500 to $2000.
    • For more information, visit the NSA website or contact:
      NSA Scholarship Foundation
      1010 North Fairfax Street
      Alexandria, VA 22314-1574
      1-800-966-6679
  • New Jersey Foster Care Scholars Program
    • Applicant must be between the ages of 16 and 22, have been in the care and custody of the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) for a period of nine months or more following the youth's 16th birthday, currently reside in or have previously resided in a New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services paid placement for at least two years, be adopted through the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services after age 12 or be in a subsidized adoption at the time of application, reside in or have resided in an independent living arrangement or transitional living program for youth in out-of-home placement ( the facility or program must be established, operated or approved for payment by the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services, the federal government pursuant to the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act or the New Jersey Homeless Youth Act ), be in possession of a high school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency, be granted admission to an accredited degree or certificate granting post-secondary institution and register and participate in the E-Mentoring Program through Project MY SELF while receiving any assistance through the NJFC Scholars Program. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, please contact:
      Natalie Petrillo - Project Supervisor, Scholarship Programs
      Foster & Adoptive Family Services
      PO Box 518,
      4301 Route 1 South
      Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
      609-520-1500
  • J.J. Noonan scholarship
    • Students must be pursuing a career in the laboratory animal sciences. Awards are based on merit, achievement and financial need. Scholarships of $800 are awarded; the number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • For more information, contact the department chair or the financial aid office.
  • Norristown Garden Club Scholarship
    • Applicants must have permanent residence in Montgomery, Bucks, Chester or Delaware Counties with the plan to further their college education in horticulture and/or related fields. These fields include the following: floriculture, landscape architecture, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control and land management. The winning candidates, selected by the committee, will be awarded a $2,000 Scholarship. This scholarship will be applied to their college tuition.
    • For more information, contact the financial aid office.

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  • DelVal Farm Show Scholarship
    • Pennsylvania Farm Show scholarship recipients chosen by the selection committee will receive matching funds for the award year the scholarship was issued. The amount of the matching scholarship is $2,000.
  • The Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship
    • Deadline: October 15
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    • The Pennsylvania Heartland Unit of Herb Society of AmericaDeadline
      • Includes: PA Heartland Scholarship Award for $1500 and the Linda Rider Memorial Scholarship for $1000
      • Home residence must be Berks, Montgomery, York, Lancaster or Schuylkill counties. Must be a junior or senior full-time horticulture student or second year of an associate degree program in horticulture. An official school transcript must be sent along with two references: one adviser or professor and one person of the student's choice. Applicants must write an essay, entitled "Why did you choose the field of horticulture and what do you plan to do with your education in the future?" If no undergraduates apply, consideration will be given to a full-time graduate student. Applicants may reapply the following year.
      • For more information, please contact:
        Jeannette M. Lanshe
        7 Gibraltar Road
        Reading, PA 19606
    • Pennsylvania New Economy Technology Scholarship Program (Sci-Tech)
      • Deadline: Must complete a FAFSA for a State Grant and Federal Pell Grant by August 1 to be considered for NETS funds in the academic year.
      • Applicants must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, be a graduate of a Pennsylvania high school, be at least a sophomore who is enrolled as a full-time student pursuing a bachelor's degree in an approved science or technology field in an approved Pennsylvania public or private college or university, complete an approved internship or relevant work experience in a technology-intensive field with a Pennsylvania company prior to receiving a degree, begin employment in the state within one year after completion of studies, one year for each year that the grant was awarded and apply for a Federal Pell Grant and Pennsylvania State Grant by filing the required Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Scholarships are awarded up to $3000; the number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
      • For more information, visit the PHEAA website or contact:
        The Pennsylvania New Economy Technology Scholarship Program
        PHEAA State Grant and Special Programs Division
        1200 North Seventh Street
        Harrisburg, Pa. 17102-1444
        1-800-692-7435
    • Race For Education Scholarships
      • Horseman Scholarship:  Available to children of horse farm and back stretch employees.
      • Thoroughbred Scholarship: Available to students from any background wishing to pursue a career in the equine or agriculture industry.
      • Winner’s Circle:  Available to veterinary students in their 3rd year of study who are intending to enter equine veterinary medicine

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    • Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship Foundation Inc.
      • Applicant must be an undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university in the United States (or in a California community college), must be a sophomore, junior or senior for the 2008-2009 academic year, majoring in a degree program related to the field of floriculture (production, distribution, research or retail) and intend to work in some phase of commercial floriculture in the United States after graduation. Grades, need, work status, character and intent are considered. Applications, letters of recommendation, transcripts, etc., must reach the foundation no later than March 30 to be eligible. The scholarship award and number of scholarships available per academic year varies.
    • Westchester Foundation Scholarship
      • Must be a senior in high school accepted to an accredited college, university, or community college in a course of study related to agriculture or agribusiness. Students already enrolled in such institutions/courses of study may also apply. Applicant must be a full-time student and complete at least 12 hours per semester to qualify/maintain scholarship. Applicant must submit completed application and all documents no later than deadline for consideration for fall semester.
      • Minimum award of $1,000 per academic year, up to four years
    • W.W. Smith Charitable Trust
      • Includes: W.W. Scholar Award of $2000 to $5000
      • Student must be enrolled full time, at sophomore, junior or senior level, with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and have demonstrated financial need. Must be a permanent resident of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Must also have involvement in the community.
      • Information available at the financial aid office