Pennsylvania Scholarships

James Cothran KD3NI Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by The American Radio Relay League (ARRL), a noncommercial organisation of radio amateurs which operates within five pillars: Public Service, Advocacy, Education, Technology, and Membership.

Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural and forestry production, communication and education, management and finance, marketing, merchandising, sales, agricultural science or engineering.

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or sales & marketing.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Carlozzi Family Scholarship

New York Women in Communications' Carlozzi Family Scholarship is created to provide financial assistance to women who want to pursue an advanced degree in a communications-related field at an accredited college/university in the U.S. Communications-related fields and demonstrated a talent for writing.

Clarkston Scholars Program

The Clarkston Scholars Program was designed to provide financial assistance to highly-driven students who excel in the classroom, has a focused interest and passion for the Life Sciences industry, and intend to enter the Life Sciences industry upon graduation.

Pennsylvania National Guard EAP

This scholarship is offered by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and administered by the PHEAA for students who enter a service commitment with the Pennsylvania National Guard for a period of 6 years.

Horatio Alger Pennsylvania Scholarship Program

This scholarship program funded by Neubauer Family Foundation/Alan B. Miller is for the students in the state of Pennsylvania who aim to pursue higher education despite of difficulties and misfortunes they faced in their personal lives.

The Belinarts Scholarship

The goal of this scholarship is to aid recipients to wish to pursue their career in the fine arts. This scholarship has been given in the past to fund painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, dance, literature, and architecture.

Nancy Stewart Professional Development Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by Tourism Cares for the Allegheny Branch of the Mid-America Chapter. This scholarship is meant to be used for an ASTA or Travel Institute Educational Program or for the registration fee for the ASTA International Destination Program.

Hertz Fellowship

This scholarship is provided by the Hertz Foundation for recipients that want to understand and solve human concern through knowledge of physical and engineering sciences.

Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship

ASWP awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from our service area of Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Beaver, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. Students who are applying to two or four-year colleges to further their studies in an environmentally-related field are eligible to apply.

Air & Waste Management Association Scholarship

Students interested in pursuing a career in Environmental Science, Engineering or Law are invited to apply. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide scholarships to qualified students enrolled in an undergraduate program leading to a career in a field related directly to the environment.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.


Unique To Pennsylvania

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service Mental health and substance abuse social workers Emergency medical technicians and paramedics
Salary: $22323 $32331 $23958
# of Open Positions: 10080 9240 9200
Competition*: 1.9 2.4 1.7


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Family and general practitioners Psychiatrists Podiatrists
Salary: $141623 $136524 $112600
# of Open Positions: 6640 810 330
Competition*: 2 1.8 2
Job Title: Actuaries Agricultural sciences teachers, postsecondary Economics teachers, postsecondary
Salary: $87665 $81680 $77437
# of Open Positions: 910 160 240
Competition*: 1.9 13.2 1.8

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Pennsylvania Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Office clerks, general
Salary: $21350 $15719 $23485
# of Open Positions: 157820 136780 125780
Competition*: 1 1.1 1.1


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Lawyers Financial managers General and operations managers
Salary: $89689 $87173 $86051
# of Open Positions: 19450 15890 40090
Competition*: 0.9 0.9 0.6
Job Title: Sales managers Computer software engineers, applications Computer software engineers, systems software
Salary: $85486 $75216 $73050
# of Open Positions: 11120 12020 11260
Competition*: 0.9 0.7 1

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Pennsylvania table above, which shows where jobs in Pennsylvania are unusually common compared to other states, the Pennsylvania Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.