This award is not eligible to high school seniors. Eligible individuals must have successfully completed at least one semester or term at an institution of higher education.
The purpose of the fund is to support Berks County residents who are furthering their education at an undergraduate or graduate school. The first preference for distribution from the fund is primarily for living expenses, professional testing fees, books, childcare, transportation, uniforms and other emergency needs. Secondly, the fund will cover tuition or academic fees.
Preference will be given to applicants who were born and raised in Berks County, PA. Preference will also be given to students attending Berks County institutions, with a secondary preference expressed for students attending schools at Pennsylvania institutions located outside of Berks County. Priority will be given based on financial need. Special preference will be given to students studying Electrical Engineering.
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.