Resources and Scholarships for the Lancaster Community

Scholarship Searchers:

FastWeb – Scholarship Search Provider

Mission: “To empower students to improve their lives”
Focus: Every Student (any stage of life)
Offers: College, Scholarship, Financial Aid information and more
Website: www.fastweb.com

FinAid – Scholarship Search

Mission: Offer the “most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools – on or off the web”
Focus: Every type of student
Offers: Scholarship, Loan, Savings, and Beyond Financial Aid information and more
Website: www.finaid.org

CollegeNET – Scholarship Search

Mission: Provide scholarships
Focus: Every student
Offers: College and Scholarship information
Website: www.collegenet.com

Loans and Scholarships:

DAR National SocietyScholarship Provider

Mission: Provide Scholarships
Focus: Students pursuing disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education
Website: www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm

2015 Green Home Improvement Scholarship
Website: www.homeadvisor.com/r/scholarships

DIY Home Repair Scholarship (2015)
Website: www.improvenet.com/scholarships/home-repair

Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning Loan Provider

Mission: Provides interest-free loans
Focus: Residence of Lancaster County
Website: www.lancdollars.org
Phone: 717.397.7920

Jeannette Rankin FoundationScholarship Provider

Mission: Provide scholarships and support
Focus: Low income women 35+
Website: www.rankinfoundation.org

Lancaster Osteopathic Health FoundationsScholarship Provider Mission: Meet the need of the community for Health professionals

Focus: Lancaster County Nursing Students
Website: www.lancasterosteopathichealthfoundation.org
Phone: 717.397.8722

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships
Website: nshssfoundation.org/scholarships/stem-scholarships

SallieMae Loan, Savings, and Insurance Provider

Mission: “Turn educational goals into reality for American families”
Focus: Every Student
Website: www.salliemae.com
Phone: 888.272.5543

Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity AwardGrant Provider

Mission: “To improve the lives of women and girls”
Focus: Women providing the primary financial support
Website: www.soroptimist.com

Sunshine Lady Foundation – Women’s Independence Scholarship Program

Mission: Enhance efforts to end domestic violence
Focus: Survivors of intimate partner abuse and those who work to prevent domestic violence
Website: www.wispinic.org
Phone: 706.208.1211

Stephanie Beavers Davis Memorial Fund – Scholarship Provider

Mission: Help others overcome financial difficulty in pursing school
Focus: New Choices women pursuing further education
Website: http://www.pawomenwork.org/scholarships.html

Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund – Scholarship provider

Mission: Assist women in returning to school
Focus: Women seeking college degrees who have graduated at least 10 years ago
Website: www.scholarshipamerica.org/talbotswomen/instructions.php

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships – Scholarship database

Mission: Support women in a BS program or graduate program seeking careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science
Focus: Women
Website: societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels

American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants, and Awards – Scholarship database

Mission: Advancing the science and practice of psychology
Focus: Every Student
Website: www.apa.org/about/awards

Business Management Scholarships – Scholarship database

Mission: Provide a database of scholarships for traditional or online business management programs
Focus: Every Student
Website: www.businessmanagementdegree.com/scholarships/

American Dental Association Scholarships – Scholarship database

Mission: Support students entering a dental career
Focus: Every Student
Website: www.adea.org/Secondary.aspx?id=20820
 

Job Searchers:

College Central – College Job Search

Mission: Connect job seekers, employers, and opportunities
Focus: Job seekers
Website: www.collegecentral.com

Key Education Resources – Financial Service Provider

Mission: Offer community development banking
Focus: students to adults
Website: www.key.com

Lancaster Resources:

United Way

Website:  www.uwlanc.org/Home.aspx

VITA – Income Tax Assistance

Mission: Provide free tax preparation
Focus: Individuals and Families making less than $50,000
Website: www.uwlanc.org/PriorityAreas/FinancialStability/VITA.aspx
Phone: 717.291.5462

FOOD RESOURCES – Food bank information

Website: www.uwlanc.org/PriorityAreas/FinancialStability/FoodResourcesLancaster.aspx

BANK ON LANCASTER – Banking resources in Lancaster

Website: www.uwlanc.org/PriorityAreas/FinancialStability/BankOnLancaster.aspx

YOUR MONEY MATTER$ – Financial Education Classes

Website: www.uwlanc.org/PriorityAreas/FinancialStability/YourMoneyMatterFinancialEducation.aspx

Tabor Community Services – Free Credit Counseling

Website: www.tabornet.org/financial_homeownership/consumer_credit/