Puerto Rican Cultural Association offering two scholarships

The Puerto Rican Cultural Association of Bucks County (PRCABC) is currently offering two $250 scholarships. Applicants must be Hispanic or actively involved in the Hispanic community, have a GPA of 3.4 or better, be a graduating student from a high school in the U.S., be a U.S. citizen residing in Bucks County, be accepted by a college or University, and demonstrate financial need.

Applicants are to submit an essay of no more than 500 words expressing their course of study, GPA, involvement in the community, plus a letter from an advisor or head of community program that describes their character and hours spent helping with the program.

For more information, contact Nereida by calling 215-439-6619 or mail your application to PRCABC, PO Box-1035, Bristol, PA 19007. Deadline for applications is May 25th.

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The Hispanic Society of Doylestown announces scholarship awards program

The Board of Directors of Sociedad Hispana Doylestown has announced awards totaling $8,000 for the current school year. Nine high school seniors will receive scholarships for Spanish language achievement. Participating high schools are Central Bucks West, East, South; Council Rock North and South; New Hope Solebury High School; and Palisades High School. In addition, the Society has added two scholarships available to any high school senior that meets the qualifications outlined in the scholarship application, available on the website, http://www.sociedadhispanadoylestown.org/becas.html.

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Doylestown Rotary seeks scholarship applications from CB High School students

The Rotary Club of Doylestown is seeking scholarship applications from graduating seniors from Central Bucks High School East, South, and West. One graduating senior from each Central Bucks High School will receive a grant of $1,000 to apply toward their continued education.

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FLEGC offers scholarships to local horticulture students

Four Lanes End Garden Club (FLEGC) is offering two (2) academic scholarships to qualified students who plan to pursue fields related to horticulture.

The scholarships, each in the amount of $2500, will be awarded to students who are enrolled in or plan to attend an accredited college with a major in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Forestry, Agriculture, Conservation, Plant Pathology, Environmental Science, or other related Earth Sciences.

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The Philadelphia Modifiers award local scholarships

The Philadelphia Modifiers Street Rod Club recently awarded two scholarships of $1000 each to Steve Basset and Levi Clemmer. The awards were based on their achievements and commitment to pursue a career in the automotive industry. The award was made in memory of the late Russell Sift, a member of the club.

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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.

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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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