This fund was established in 2013 to provide college scholarships to immigrants who are not eligible for Federal and/or Pennsylvania financial aid. Applicants must be seniors at or graduates of a high school located in Berks County, Pennsylvania; and the applicant’s current primary home at time of application must be located in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Applicants must be age 30 or under at time of application.

Applicants who are high school seniors or who have not yet attended college must have obtained a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or an 83% or higher on a 100% scale. Applicants who are currently attending college or who previously attended college must have obtained a college cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above in order to apply. Family income must be 187% of the federal poverty level or less.

Previous recipients must reapply each year if they want to be considered for another scholarship from this fund.

To be considered for this scholarship, apply between January 15th and March 15th. All applicants will be notified in May.

To apply, click on “Apply for a Scholarship” under the “Scholarships + Grants” section of the website menu.