Private Scholarships

On occasion, Albright College receives notices from generous non-profit organizations seeking scholarship applications from our students.  All of the scholarship descriptions and applications included below for your consideration were reviewed by Albright College financial aid before posting.   If you have any questions about the programs listed, or about other private scholarships not noted below, please feel free to contact us for guidance and support. 

Scholarship Name Description Eligibility Application Method
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Harrisburg   Beverly J. Smith Memorial $2500/ Year Female, Junior, Full time, Min GPA 3.4, Demonstrated Need, Permanent Resident of Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry County online application
AAUW Reading Branch
          Graduate $2,000 From Berks County, Female, Grad student, Academic Excellence, Demonstrated Need online application
          Re-entry $500 From Berks County, Mature Female, Academic Excellence, Demonstrated Need online application
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants $1,000 HS Junior, Senior, or current college student, ages 16-30 online application
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Minority Accounting Students $1500-$5000 Declared Accounting Major, Full-time. Sophmore, Min 3.3 GPA, student of color, APICA member, US citizen or permanent resident online application
          Accountemps/AICPA Scholarship $2,500 Declared Account or Finance Major, fulltime, sophomore, Min 3.0 GPA, US citizen or Permanent resident, AICPA member online application
American Chemical Society Scholars  up to $5000 renewable African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, US citizen or perm res., Full time at high school or accredited college, university, 3.0 GPA or better, Demonstrated Need, HS senior, college fresh, soph, or jr, intending to or already majoring in chem, biochem, etc online application
Army Emergency Relief
          James Ursano Varies Dependent children of Soldiers on federal active duty, retired, or deceased while in active or retired status, Min 2.0 GPA, fulltime online application
Berks County Community Foundation Several different scholarhsips available Varies online application
Business and Professional Women Varies Female, at least 25, US citizen or US national, EFC less than $2,500, at least a sophomore online application
Central Chapter of Pennsylvania Society of Public Accountants $1,000 Accounting Major, minimum of 36 hours completed, min GPA of 3.0, PA resident, attending PA school, demonstrated leadership online application
College Scholarship Foundation $1000-10000 Varies online application
Dollars for Scholars of Lancaster County Interest free loans that varies in amount. Lancaster county student based on financial need. online application
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Scholarship Varies Junior or Senior in college.  Must write an essay about ethics. online application
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Varies US citizen, fulltime college student online application
Hispanic College Fund Varies US Citizen or permanent resident,  min 3.0 gpa, fulltime college student online application
Institute of Management Accountants $1000-$2500, plus one scholarship for $5000 At least part time, must be an IMA student member, majoring in accounting, finance, or information technology, min GPA of 3.0 online application
James Madison Fellowship Program Varies Graduating college senior who wants to go to grad school in education online application
John Gyles Education Awards Varies US or Canada citizen, full time college student, min 3.0 gpa online application
Marian J. Wettrick Charitable Foundation Varies Female student graduating from a PA college or university and who have gained admission (and will or are attending) a PA medical school. Contact financial aid office of the PA medical school you plan to attend.
The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) $12,000 Women from developing countries studying at a US college, must be enrolled full time, 25 years of age, record of service to women and children online application
National Federation of the Blind up to $12000 Legally blind, reside in the US, and enrolled fulltime at an accredited school online application
National Mutiple Sclerosis Society $1000-3000 HS senior with parent that has MS or has MS themselves online application
New York Women in Communications, Inc. Foundation Varies Must be permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT, or PA  with adclared major in a communications-related field, and has a 3.2 GPA or better online application
Oak Ridge Associated Universities  Varies Various scholarships for students interested in persuing a fiel in science or related to science. online application
Pennsylvania’s Best 50 Women in Business  up to $3000 High School graduate, female, and PA residency, decided on submitted essay online application
Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education Varies At least a sophmore, demonstrated leadership online application
PHEAA Scholarship Search Varies Varies online application
United Methodist Communications  $2,500 United Methodist student, at least a junior or senior, majoring in religion journalism or mass communications online application
The United Methodist Student Loan and Scholarship Program Varies Must be ACTIVE in the United Methodist Church for at least 1 year, full time student, and min GPA of 2.5 online application