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This is a list of scholarship funds at Berks County Community Foundation. You can view the entire list here or search by school. When viewing on a  desktop, the menu to search by school is to the left. On mobile and some devices, the menu to search by school is at the bottom of the page. To apply for a scholarship, click on “Apply for a scholarship” under “Scholarships + Grants” in the website menu.

Amin Family Nursing Scholarship Fund

The Amin Family Nursing Scholarship Fund was established in 2019 by the Amin Family to support scholarships for Reading High School seniors who plan to pursue their education in nursing after graduation. Good grades [...]

Amin Family Scholarship Fund

The Amin Family Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 to support scholarships for students who attend Reading High School. Reading High School seniors who plan to continue their education after high school, have achieved a [...]

Amos Lemon Burkhart Art Scholarship Fund

The Amos Lemon Burkhart Art Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2018 in memory of Amos Lemon Burkhart, a 2017 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School. Amos possessed both great technical [...]

Annie B. Fritch Scholarship Fund

This fund was established by a bequest in the will of Annie B. Fritch. Annie was the first teacher to use Phonetics at Parkland School District. She began teaching because she wanted to help young [...]

Antietam Scholarship Fund

Scholarships will be awarded to graduating Antietam High School students who will be pursuing post-secondary education as full-time students. Scholarship recipients will exhibit strong commitment to academic achievement by having at least a B average, [...]

Arrow International Scholarship Fund

This scholarship supports high school seniors who are Berks County residents who achieved high scholastic and personal development, demonstrated leadership skills, and plan to continue their education after high school at a four-year college or [...]

Barry and Deborah Weinhold Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2015 by Barry and Deborah Weinhold to provide scholarships to students graduating from Reading High School. Barry was an engineer and Deborah was a music teacher, and they both graduated [...]

Battle of the Badges Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2007 to support one or more scholarships for graduating high school seniors who are children of active police officers or firefighters serving in the City of Reading or who are [...]

Bertolet M. Bossler Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the fund is to support scholarships for students graduating from Reading High School who were active in Arxalma, Knight Life, Red and Black, or Red Pen. No application is needed. This scholarship [...]

Bill Brumbach Sportsmanship Award

This fund supports graduation awards for seniors graduating from Wilson High School who are known for team spirit, fair play, enthusiasm and a willingness to hustle. This award commemorates Wilson's former athletic director who was [...]

Boyertown AMBUCS Scholarship Fund

The American Business Club (AMBUCS) is an organization dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities. The first AMBUCS chapter was founded in Birmingham, Alabama in 1922. The Boyertown area chapter of AMBUCS [...]

Boyertown Young Woman in Science Fund

Dr. Deborah S. Patt, former owner of The Patt Veterinary Hospital in Gilbertsville, established the Boyertown Young Woman in Science Fund. Dr. Patt is a native of the Boyertown area and is the daughter of [...]

Carl A. Yescavage Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded in memory of Carl A. Yescavage. Carl served the Boyertown Area School District for 35 years as a teacher and principal, with 24 of the years serving as principal of New [...]

Carol and David Batdorf Scholarship Fund

To support scholarships in equal amounts for the boy and girl graduating from Tulpehocken High School who have, respectively, the highest class rank upon graduation. This fund is also known as the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship. [...]

Charles Hottenstine Memorial Award Fund

The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual award for a senior male or female student at Schuylkill Valley High School, Leesport, Pennsylvania, who has exhibited superior achievement and contributions in at least [...]

Christopher Whitehead Memorial Fund

This fund honors the memory of Christopher Whitehead, who was a Wilson student at the time of his accidental death. This fund provides awards to graduating seniors from Wilson High School who have suffered from [...]

Coach Ray Buss Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the Coach Ray Buss Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships to Fleetwood High School seniors who played varsity boys soccer during high school, will be pursuing a college degree, and have the [...]

Daniel C. Kubacki Sportsmanship Award

In 2004, friends of Daniel C. Kubacki established The Daniel C. Kubacki Sportsmanship Award Fund of Berks County Community Foundation to help honor their long-time friend Dan. Dan is a 1935 graduate of Reading High [...]

Dave McCanney Scholarship Fund

During the first part of David McCanney's professional career, he was employed in the corporate lending and/or bankruptcy departments at American/Meridian Bank and Wilmington Trust Bank. Later, while working full time, he attended Widener University [...]

Diana M. Everson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Diana M. Everson enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting and cross-stitching. She was intrigued and fascinated by many aspects of the world. She didn't just live life; she studied and explored life. She was an avid reader [...]

DJ Wetzel Fund of First United Church of Christ

The DJ Wetzel Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2017. Scholarships will be awarded to members of Berks County UCC churches who are continuing their education after high school at a college [...]

Douglas S. Miller Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is being awarded in memory of Douglas S. Miller, a 1985 graduate of Schuylkill Valley High School. Mr. Miller was the founder and CEO of a fast-growing Internet company (Germany-based) in the late [...]

Earl and Mary and Gary W. Redner Scholarship Fund

The Earl and Mary Redner Scholarship Fund will provide six $2,000 one-year scholarships to employees of Redner's Markets, Inc. or to children or step-children of employees of Redner's Markets, Inc., who will be furthering their [...]

Earl L. Speicher Memorial Scholarship Fund

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships to students of Brandywine Heights Area School District who will be furthering their education after high school. The scholarship recipients shall be better than average students [...]

Edith Dohner Fund

The Edith Dohner Memorial Scholarship Fund honors the memory of Edith Dohner, who passed away at age 99 in 2007 after a lifetime of service to her church as a Sunday School teacher and to [...]

Elizabeth Horvath Swimming Scholarship Fund

This fund was established by Stephanie Hunsberger to commemorate the influence that her grandmother, Elizabeth Horvath, had on Stephanie's achievements and focus toward her goals. Elizabeth encouraged Stephanie to remember that in difficult times we [...]

Elizabeth Martelli Scholarship Fund

Elizabeth Martelli was a 2001 graduate of Reading High School and a student at Kutztown University when she passed away in an automobile accident in March 2008. Elizabeth had a talent and a passion for [...]

Fred W. and Pearl P. Griemes Scholarship Fund

The Fred W. and Pearl P. Griemes Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2013 to provide scholarships to Governor Mifflin High School students. This fund will provide scholarships to outstanding Governor [...]

Fund for the Advancement of Access to Justice

The Fund for the Advancement of Access to Justice provides financial assistance to Berks County residents seeking to become certified as legal interpreters in Berks County. Scholarships from the fund help students pay fees associated [...]

Gene D. Schoch Memorial Scholarship Fund

This fund was created through a trust established by Gene D. Schoch, who passed away in 2002. The purpose of the fund is to support scholarships for students graduating from the Boyertown Area School District [...]

Gerald and Pauline Seiler Scholarship Fund

Gerald and Pauline Seiler established this fund at Berks County Community Foundation in 2017 to provide scholarships to students who graduate from Tulpehocken Senior High School. Pauline and Gerald have lived in the Tulpehocken Area [...]

Governor Mifflin Continuing Education Loan Fund

THIS FUND WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. This fund provides monetary loans to student graduates of the Governor Mifflin Senior High School for use in an accredited post high school course for the [...]

Graduate Nurse Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available to any member or associate member of the Alumni Association of The Reading Hospital School of Nursing who is pursuing an advanced degree in nursing. Applicants must be enrolled in an [...]

Greg Prosseda Memorial Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2005 in memory of Greg Prosseda. Gregory Joseph Prosseda was born September 13, 1946 in Milton, PA. He was an extremely dedicated family man and a hard worker. One of [...]

GRIP Dreamer Scholarship Fund

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 [...]

Haupt Family Fund

This fund awards two scholarships: one for Berks County residents pursuing a master's degree in social work, and one for Berks County residents furthering their education in a mechanical technology field, automotive technology field, technical [...]

Helen M. Clymer Scholarship Fund

One or more scholarships will be distributed annually to single mothers who are residents of Berks County and who are furthering their education. For the purposes of this fund, a single mother is defined as [...]

Henry E. Williams, Jr. Memorial Golf Award

The Henry E. Williams, Jr. Memorial Golf Award Fund was established in 2002 in memory of Henry by his family. Henry was a long-time professional golfer and retired head pro at Moselem Springs Golf Club. [...]

Hispanic Center Scholarship Fund

One or more scholarships will be awarded annually to a resident of Berks County who will be pursuing post-secondary, undergraduate education at an accredited institution and whose ethnic background originates from Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, [...]

Howard D. and Rose E. Goodwin Scholarship Fund

Scholarships will be awarded annually to students who reside in the Antietam School District area and are graduating from Antietam High School. The recipients must be pursuing a college education and be in need of [...]

Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Fund

The fund is in memory of Howard Fox, who was a member of the Berks County Bar Association and an attorney in the Public Defenders Office at the time of his accidental death. Berks County [...]

Iris M. Balthaser Adam Scholarship Fund

The Iris M. Balthaser Adam Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation by her family in 2014 in memory of Iris, who passed away in 1991. Iris was a school teacher at Hamburg [...]

Irv Noll Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2006 in memory of Irv Noll. Irv was an intensely competitive person who made his way through life through hard work and took advantage of [...]

James A. Gilmartin Paramedic Scholarship Fund

The James A. Gilmartin Paramedic Scholarship Fund was established in 2017 to support residents of Berks County who are enrolled in the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Paramedic Program. Recipients must have been an [...]

James E. Mabon, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

An annual scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Exeter High School student who will be pursuing a bachelor's degree as a full-time student. Scholarship recipients will demonstrate outstanding academic performance and involvement in both [...]

James W. Churchill Memorial Scholarship Fund

This fund will provide scholarship support to a male senior who is graduating from Governor Mifflin Area Senior High School and who will be pursuing a four-year degree at a college or university after high [...]

Jan Millard Memorial Fund

The Jan Millard Memorial Fund is in memory of Jan Millard, a member of the Twin Valley High School Cross Country Team from 1991-1993. Although Jan was not one of the top runners, his leadership, [...]

Jeffrey S. Remley Memorial Scholarship Fund

Jeff Remley could bring a smile to anyone's face. His reputation as an easygoing person and his ability to get along with everyone was widespread. He graduated from Fleetwood High School and Lehigh University and [...]

Jere Gabrielle Award

This fund is named in honor of a Wilson alumnus who was in the first graduating class of Wilson High School, Class of 1930, to support graduation awards for seniors graduating from Wilson High School [...]

Jere O’Boyle Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Jere O'Boyle Memorial Scholarship Fund for Daniel Boone High School was established in 2002 by the Estate of Grace V. Marshall. Grace established this fund through her will in memory of her late son, [...]

Jim and Ruth B. Daley Family Fund

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 [...]

Jim Brett Global Conservation Education Fund

The Jim Brett Global Conservation Education Fund was established to provide support for persons who are citizens of a country other than the United States of America to study environmental management, particularly, but not exclusively, [...]

John Catalano Scholarship Fund

The John Catalano Scholarship Fund was established in 2019 through the Last Will and Testament of John Catalano. Chief Warrant Officer, 4th Class, U.S. Navy, John Catalano passed away in May 2018 at the age [...]

John Rich Curran Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established in 2005 by the family and friends of John Rich Curran to recognize outstanding graduating seniors from Schuylkill County high schools. John was born in Pottsville in 1955. He was [...]

Joseph W. Favinger Scholarship Fund

The Joseph W. Favinger Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2015 in memory of Joe Favinger, a 2007 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School where he played football and baseball. Joe [...]

Krista Staudt Memorial Scholarship Fund

Shortly after her 2nd birthday, Krista Leigh Staudt was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She courageously fought and won that battle at such a young age. For the next 20 years, Krista lived with the [...]

Larry J. Kramer Scholarship Fund

The Larry J. Kramer Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation by his family in 2013 in memory of Larry, who passed away in 2005. Larry taught math at Hamburg Area High School [...]

Linda Schrufer–Whitey Miller Scholarship Fund

The Linda Schrufer - Whitey Miller Scholarship Fund honors the memory of Linda and Whitey. Linda Schrufer was born and raised in Reading. She graduated from Reading High School and from Penn State University. She [...]

Liz Martelli “Voices” Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established in 2008 by an anonymous donor in memory of Liz Martelli and is awarded to Berks County residents who are graduating high school seniors and who wrote articles for the [...]

Lombardo Family Memorial Fund

The Lombardo Family Memorial Fund was established in 2018 in memory of Ronald J. Lombardo, Jr. and Raenette M. (Lombardo) Minicozzi. Ronald (RJ) was a graduate of Holy Name High School, Class of 1978. Shortly [...]

Lombardo Family Scholarship Fund

The Lombardo family established this fund in 2000 to provide scholarships to Muhlenberg High School seniors who participate in varsity sports, have a positive attitude, show team leadership and good sportsmanship, and are pursuing a [...]

Marc Mario McKently Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2014 to honor the memory of Marc Mario McKently, who was a senior at Oley Valley High School when he tragically lost his life in [...]

Marguerite E. Swartz Scholarship Fund

Marguerite E. Swartz (nee Addams) graduated from Wilson High School in 1937 and remained fond of Wilson all of her life. She spent her youth on a farm along State Hill Road and operated a [...]

Marion L. and Ernest L. Angstadt Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in 2014 by Marion Angstadt. Marion and her husband Ernest were lifelong farmers in the Kutztown area, growing crops and raising chickens on their 100-acre farm. Following Ernest's death, Marion established [...]

Masano Family Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to graduates of Reading High School who will be furthering their education at a college, university, vocational or technical school. Selected students must have been active [...]

Michael S. Ziolkowski Memorial Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to both male and female graduates of Wilson High School who have participated in sports at Wilson. The recipients will be pursuing college degrees and will [...]

Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Fund

The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) Program provides scholarships to residents of Berks County who reside within the attendance boundary of a state-defined low-achieving school and plan to attend a school that is participating in the program. [...]

Otis S. Rothenberger Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established to perpetuate the memory of Otis S. Rothenberger. Otis was raised in Ontelaunee Township and graduated from Leesport High School in 1904 and from Kutztown Normal School (now Kutztown University) [...]

Owls Sports Club Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in 2006 to provide scholarships to members of the West Lawn Owls Legion baseball team. At the time of application, the applicant must have just finished his senior year in high [...]

Pamela A. Heid Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in 2020 by the estate of Gregory W. Heid. Gregory's wife, Pamela A. "Pam" (Barrell) Heid, was a 1972 graduate of Kutztown Area High School. She achieved her bachelor's degree in [...]

Penny Jar Fund – Scholarship

The Penny Jar Fund was created by Dorothy Lehman Hoerr in memory of her father, who always saved his pennies in glass jars. In Dorothy's junior year of college, her father was out of work [...]

Private School Tuition Assistance Fund

This fund was established to assist students who attend parochial schools in Berks County and demonstrate financial need. *No application is required for consideration of support from this fund. Scholarships will be awarded in cooperation [...]

Ralph H. and Florence Moyer Fund

This fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2008 through the Estate of Ralph H. Moyer. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial assistance to Berks County Youth (18-30 years of [...]

Reading High School Scholarship Fund

A scholarship will be awarded to a Reading High School graduating senior who demonstrates the potential to exceed in college, is not receiving other substantial scholarships, has a financial need, and will be attending a [...]

Robert and Kenneth Mace Scholarship Fund

This fund is named in memory of Robert Mace, a Boyertown Area High School graduate who was killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, and his brother, Kenneth, who [...]

Russell L. Hiller Charitable Trust

The Russell L. Hiller Charitable Trust Fund of Berks County Community Foundation was established in December 2003. Judge Russell L. Hiller, a 60-year resident of Shillington, PA, passed away in May 2003 at the age [...]

Samuel Brooklyn Reed Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is being awarded in honor and loving memory of Samuel Brooklyn Reed, a 2006 graduate of Schuylkill Valley High School. Sam was an honor student with a concentration of study that included history, [...]

Scott G. Daelhousen Engineer’s Award Fund

This fund provides two annual awards. One award is given to the student who obtains the highest grade on the annual MathCounts test administered by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers. The other award is [...]

Small Steps Scholarship Fund

Brad R. Small, FIC, is a Conrad Weiser graduate and a native of Robesonia. Throughout his years at Conrad Weiser, he was actively involved in basketball, soccer and various extracurricular activities. Other activities he was [...]

St. Andrew United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2006 by Dr. Deborah Patt to provide scholarships to members of St. Andrew United Methodist Church who are high school seniors and whose scholastic record [...]

Stephen J. Faralli Scholarship Fund

*NOTE: This award is available to students every four years, starting in 2019. The next award cycle will be available in 2023.* The Stephen J. Faralli Scholarship Fund is named in memory of Stephen J. [...]

Steven Yeager Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2016 in memory of Steven Yeager, a 2007 graduate of Wilson High School where he was a member of the swim team. At Wilson Steven was a 4-time district qualifier [...]

Sweet Street Desserts Scholarship Fund

The Sweet Street Desserts Scholarship Fund is for children of Sweet Street Desserts' employees. Sweet Street employees must have been employed at Sweet Street Desserts for a minimum of one year in order for their [...]

Tim Braun Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established in 2007 in memory of Tim Braun, a highly respected member of the athletic community in Berks County and a former softball coach at Muhlenberg High School for 22 years. [...]

Wallburga E. Weber Scholarship Fund

Wallburga E. “Wally” Weber received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Gettysburg College in 1963. Wally started her master of arts degree in teaching at New York University while working at Pfizer Laboratories in Brooklyn, [...]

Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund

The Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund was established in 2015 to honor the founder of Wexcon, Inc., Wendell Yoder. Wendell founded Wexcon, Inc., a water, sewer, and utility line construction company located in Mohrsville, PA, [...]

Western Berks Ambulance Scholarship Fund

This fund was established by the Western Berks Ambulance Association in 2019 to provide scholarships to graduating seniors who attend a Berks County high school and who will be pursuing a certification as an emergency [...]

William and Beulah Eshelman Memorial Fund

*This fund will not accept applications in 2020. The next time this scholarship fund will accept applications will be in spring 2021.* This fund was established in 2010 through a bequest to Calvary United Methodist [...]

William M. Hoffman Scholarship Fund

The William M. Hoffman Scholarship Fund was created in memory of William Hoffman, who served the Berks-Mont community for decades as a police officer, ambulance driver, school board member, and a man of faith. He [...]

Wilson Scholarship Fund

This fund supports scholarships for students graduating from Wilson High School who are pursuing post-secondary education of any kind (college, university, trade or technical school) and have balanced extracurricular activities with academics, participated in activities [...]

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