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Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications Until March 15

January 13, 2022

READING, PA (January 13, 2021) – Most of the nearly 100 scholarship funds administered by Berks County Community Foundation will accept applications until March 15, 2022.

By completing one online application at, students can be matched to any of the nearly 100 scholarship funds for which they may qualify.

The Community Foundation has awarded more than $10 million in scholarships to local students since its founding in 1994.

To review all of the scholarships that the Community Foundation has available, visit

Applicants with questions can email Kim Sheffer, Lifelong Learning Program Associate, at or

Almost all of these scholarships were created by Berks County residents to support local students.

The online application for K-12 tax credit scholarships in Berks County will be available on our website in May for the 2022-2023 school year.

Berks County Community Foundation last held its annual Scholarship Luncheon in 2019. After taking a two-year break due to the pandemic, the Community Foundation is planning to next hold the luncheon in June 2022 to honor this year’s scholarship recipients.


Berks County Community Foundation is a nonprofit corporation that serves as a civic leader for our region by developing, managing and distributing charitable funds aimed at improving the quality of life in Berks County. More information is available at


Contact: Jason Brudereck, Director of Communication,, 610.685.2223

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