Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation

Since 1956, the Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation (PSF) has been helping Pennsbury graduates pay for higher education. In 2014, the PSF awarded $130,000 in scholarships to 85 graduates. Over the past 59 years the PSF has awarded approximately $2.3 million in scholarships to nearly 1,400 Pennsbury graduates.

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Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation

Since 1956, the Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation (PSF) has been helping Pennsbury graduates pay for higher education. In 2014, the PSF awarded $130,000 in scholarships to 85 graduates. Over the past 59 years the PSF has awarded approximately $2.3 million in scholarships to nearly 1,400 Pennsbury graduates.

Pennsbury students who are planning for college or other post-high school education programs are urged to learn about the requirements and application process early in high school so as to maximize their chances of qualifying for a scholarship. Pennsbury graduates who are working toward an undergraduate degree are urged to apply for a scholarship every year that they are in college.

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First National Bank donates $100,000 to local schools

For the 10th consecutive year, The First National Bank and Trust Company of Newtown has partnered with Buckingham Friends School to distribute its Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program scholarship donation. The $100,000 donation was recently presented to eight area schools. The EITC program is a great way for businesses to direct tax dollars.

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Neshaminy Education Foundation announces scholarship awardees

The Neshaminy Education Foundation (NEF) recently awarded scholarships to eight graduates of Neshaminy High School.

The 2014 NEF $500 Scholarship recipients are: Shealyn Miles and Breanna Schmidt, attending West Chester University; Kristin Pomponio, attending Temple University; Alexis Schreiber, attending Cairn University; Sarah Hertenberger and Emily Singer, attending Penn State University; and Allison Raffin, attending Millersville University.

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Neshaminy Education Foundation announces scholarship awardees

The Neshaminy Education Foundation (NEF) recently awarded scholarships to eight graduates of Neshaminy High School.

The 2014 NEF $500 Scholarship recipients are: Shealyn Miles and Breanna Schmidt, attending West Chester University; Kristin Pomponio, attending Temple University; Alexis Schreiber, attending Cairn University; Sarah Hertenberger and Emily Singer, attending Penn State University; and Allison Raffin, attending Millersville University.

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Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre awards scholarships

The Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre has a rich history of staging local performers in a musical production each year. In April of this year dozens of area thespians staged the classic Cole Porter musical “Anything Goes” to rave reviews. The proceeds of the group’s musical productions fund an annual scholarship grant program.

Over the past 58 years NVMT has awarded $137,500 in scholarships to talented local graduating seniors who plan to pursue their education in the fine or performing arts. This year’s crop of scholarship winners is exceptional and will share $7500 in assistance towards their future education. Each of these students is an outstanding example of the excellent music and performance groups at the Neshaminy High School:

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Consumer Troubleshooter

submitted by Bucks County Consumer Protection Agency

Q. My daughter is graduating from high school. We are in the process of looking over her finances in order for her to decide which direction she should take as far as colleges go. I am a single parent of three children and do not have the financial means to give her much support. I was discussing my concerns about this with my friend and she remembered that your office had information in your Troubleshooter article last year. She also said that you had offered consumers a helpful brochure for college bound kids. Is that brochure still available through your office? B.R., Morrisville.

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Student volunteers at St. Mary Medical Center awarded scholarships

The Community League of St. Mary Medical Center has awarded scholarships to 10 student volunteers to further their education at the colleges of their choosing. To qualify for each $1,000 scholarship, students completed a minimum of 200 hours of volunteer service at St. Mary, and then submitted an essay for review by the cabinet of The Community League. This year’s student scholarship recipients are: Connor Laigaie, (biology, Arcadia University); Alexandra Nixon (biomedical sciences, Messiah College); Jessica Vadaketh (biology and Spanish, Ursinus College); Katie Malicka (nursing, DeSales University); Harsh Patel (information technology, Temple University); Bhaumik Shah (finance, Boston University); Jenna Blackstone (communications, University of Pittsburgh); Shu Yun Liu, Michael Wu, and D’nae Monford.

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Shealyn Miles earns three scholarships

Shealyn Miles, a senior at Neshaminy High School, is the recipient of three higher-education scholarships which she will put to good use as she enters West Chester University this fall as an Elementary Education/Special Education major. The scholarships are: Helen R. Bates Scholarship, Neshaminy Education Foundation Scholarship, and the Dr. Esther M. Wenrich Elementary Teaching Scholarship.

Congratulations and best of luck to Shealyn!

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Three CB students receive Foundations scholarships

Foundations Community Partnership awarded $1000 scholarships to three Central Bucks High School seniors through its annual Partnership in Education program this month. Joy S. Kim (CB East), Idan Zonshein (CB South), and Katy Ma (CB West) are the honored recipients.

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