Our Opportunities

Welcome to Berks County Community Foundation’s Scholarship Application System. To apply for a scholarship from one of the charitable funds listed below, create an account (Sign Up) or log in (Sign In). Once you create an account and sign in, you will see the funds that are currently accepting applications (the word “None” will change to “Apply”). To apply for a scholarship, click on the fund name to submit a general application and then answer a few additional fund-specific questions.

In addition to these scholarships that require an application, Berks County Community Foundation also awards scholarships through a different process. To view those scholarship funds, click “External” under the Opportunities menu above. If you have any questions or feedback on the scholarship application process, email scholarships@bccf.org.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Educational Improvement Tax Credit/Berks County Scholarship Tax Credit Fund
Applications will be accepted from May 15, 2018 through May 31, 2018. This fund was established to provide scholarships to financially needy...
Applications will be accepted from May 15, 2018 through May 31,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Opportunity Tax Credit Scholarship Fund
Applications will be accepted from May 15, 2018 through May 31, 2018. Scholarships are awarded to residents of Berks County who reside within the...
Applications will be accepted from May 15, 2018 through May 31,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Arrow International Scholarship Fund
**In 2008, the Arrow International, Inc., Scholarship Trust was transferred from Wachovia Bank to Berks County Community Foundation to establish...
**In 2008, the Arrow International, Inc., Scholarship Trust was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies 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...
*This fund was established in 2007 to support one or more scholarships...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$500.00 Berks County Association of School Retirees Scholarship and Grant Fund - Scholarship
The Berks County Association of School Retirees Scholarship and Grant Fund provides an annual scholarship to a high school senior who is graduating...
The Berks County Association of School Retirees Scholarship and Grant...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$500.00 Berks County Scholastic Athletic Trainer's Association Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2005 by the Berks County Scholastic Athletic Trainer’s Association to...
This scholarship was established at Berks County Community Foundation in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$0.00 Betty M. Moulder Elementary Education Scholarship Fund
The Betty M. Moulder Elementary Education Scholarship Fund was established in 1995 and transferred to Berks County Community Foundation for...
The Betty M. Moulder Elementary Education Scholarship Fund was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
1,000 Building Industries Exchange of Reading and Berks County Fund
The purpose of the fund is to support Berks County residents who are pursuing post-secondary education to pursue careers in the building trades...
The purpose of the fund is to support Berks County residents who are...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,000
1,900 Byron F. "Corky" Knoll Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is being awarded in memory of Byron F. “Corky” Knoll, Jr. Corky had a love for the game of golf and an interest in the grounds...
This scholarship is being awarded in memory of Byron F. “Corky” Knoll,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,900
1,750 Carpenter Technology Retired Employees Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2005 by a retired Carpenter Technology employee, Dan Kubacki. Mr. Kubacki worked at Carpenter Technology for 41 years...
This fund was established in 2005 by a retired Carpenter Technology...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,750
$1,500 Carrol A. and L. May Weimer Memorial Scholarship Fund
*Carrol A. Weimer devoted his entire life to farming and ranching in Nucla, Colorado, which he loved to call home. He was a pioneer in cattle...
*Carrol A. Weimer devoted his entire life to farming and ranching in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
$500 and up Community General Hospital Foundation June A. Roedel Healthcare Scholarship Fund
For a woman who spent so much of her life helping others achieve their goals, a scholarship program named in her memory is a fitting tribute. June...
For a woman who spent so much of her life helping others achieve their...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500 and up
$1,000.00 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...
During the first part of David McCanney’s professional career he was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
1,000.00 Delta Kappa Gamma International Beta Chapter Scholarship Fund
This fund will provide a scholarship to a female who graduated from one of the public schools in Berks County and who will be entering her senior...
This fund will provide a scholarship to a female who graduated from one...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,000.00
$1,000.00 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...
Diana M. Everson enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Varies DJ Wetzel Fund
The DJ Wetzel Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2017. Scholarships will be awarded to members of Berks County UCC...
The DJ Wetzel Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$2,000.00 Earl and Mary Redner 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...
The Earl and Mary Redner Scholarship Fund will provide six $2,000...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
6,200 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...
The Edith Dohner Memorial Scholarship Fund honors the memory of Edith...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 6,200
$2,000.00 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...
This fund was established by Stephanie Hunsberger to commemorate the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
1,000 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...
Elizabeth Martelli was a 2001 graduate of Reading High School and a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,000
$3,600.00 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...
Gerald and Pauline Seiler established this fund at Berks County...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,600.00
Varies 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...
This scholarship is available to any member or associate member of the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$500.00 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...
This fund was established in 2005 in memory of Greg Prosseda. Gregory...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
Varies 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....
This fund was established in 2013 to provide college scholarships to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
1,400 Haupt Family Fund (For master's degree in social work)
This fund was established in 2016 by the three daughters of Marjorie and Wilbur Haupt to honor their parent’s memory. Marjorie Haupt was raised in...
This fund was established in 2016 by the three daughters of Marjorie and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,400
$1,400.00 Haupt Family Fund (For mechanical/automotive technology field, or a Wilson High School student majoring in engineering)
This fund was established in 2016 by the three daughters of Marjorie and Wilbur Haupt to honor their parent’s memory. Marjorie Haupt was raised in...
This fund was established in 2016 by the three daughters of Marjorie and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,400.00
Varies 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 at...
One or more scholarships will be distributed annually to single mothers...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
1,000 Henry E. Williams, Jr. Memorial Golf Award Fund
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...
The Henry E. Williams, Jr. Memorial Golf Award Fund was established in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,000
Varies Hispanic Center Scholarship Fund - Non-Traditional Student Application
One or more scholarships will be awarded annually to a resident of Berks County who will be pursuing post-secondary, undergraduate education at an...
One or more scholarships will be awarded annually to a resident of Berks...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Hispanic Center Scholarship Fund - Traditional Student Application
One or more scholarships will be awarded annually to a resident of Berks County who will be pursuing post-secondary, undergraduate education at an...
One or more scholarships will be awarded annually to a resident of Berks...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
1,100. 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...
The Iris M. Balthaser Adam Scholarship Fund was established at Berks...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,100.
$400.00 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...
This scholarship was established at Berks County Community Foundation in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $400.00
Varies James DiCindio, Jennifer Gilbert, Leslie Saponsky, Boyertown Area Key Club, Kiwanis Club Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is named in memory of three Boyertown students who perished in an automobile accident in 1996, James DiCindio, Jennifer Gilbert...
This scholarship is named in memory of three Boyertown students who...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$4,750.00 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...
The Jan Millard Memorial Fund is in memory of Jan Millard, a member of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $4,750.00
1,100 Jim and Margie Fegley Orchestral String Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2013 by Marjorie Fegley in memory of her husband James E. Fegley, who passed away in 2003. Jim and Margie Fegley...
This fund was established in 2013 by Marjorie Fegley in memory of her...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,100
Varies 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...
This award is not eligible to high school seniors. Eligible individuals...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies 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...
*This scholarship fund was established in 2005 by the family and friends...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$1,900.00 Jorge Luis Acevedo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2003 by the family of Jorge Luis (“J.R.”) Acevedo, Jr. in J.R.’s memory. J.R. was a student at Reading High School at...
This fund was established in 2003 by the family of Jorge Luis (“J.R.”)...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,900.00
1,100 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...
The Larry J. Kramer Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,100
1,100 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...
*This scholarship fund was established in 2008 by an anonymous donor in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,100
1,000 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...
The Lombardo family established this fund in 2000 to provide...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,000
$2,000.00 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...
This scholarship was established at Berks County Community Foundation in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
2,100 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...
This scholarship was established in 2014 by Marion Angstadt. Marion and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 2,100
$1,000.00 Martha Ann Boyer and Morris William Boyer Scholarship Fund
In 2003 Martha Boyer established the Martha Ann Boyer and Morris William Boyer Scholarship Fund in memory of her twin children who died of multiple...
In 2003 Martha Boyer established the Martha Ann Boyer and Morris William...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Varies Matthew Kelly Epitome of Courage Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship fund was established to honor the memory of Matthew Kelly. Matthew Todd Kelly courageously battled Cystic Fibrosis for 29 years....
This scholarship fund was established to honor the memory of Matthew...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Officer Scott A. Wertz Memorial Berks County Scholarship Fund
Officer Scott A. Wertz was a life-long resident of Berks County, Pennsylvania. He attended Reading and Wilson School Districts before graduating...
Officer Scott A. Wertz was a life-long resident of Berks County,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies 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...
This fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2008...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$500.00 Reading-Berks Association of Realtors Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in 2003 by the Reading-Berks Association of Realtors to recognize outstanding high school seniors who are...
This scholarship was established in 2003 by the Reading-Berks...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
Varies Snyder Family Scholarship Fund (Conrad Weiser High School)
This fund was established in 2015 in memory of Mary Jane Snyder and in honor of Roy Snyder. Mary Jane graduated from Alvernia College in 1975 at...
This fund was established in 2015 in memory of Mary Jane Snyder and in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Snyder Family Scholarship Fund (Wilson High School)
This fund was established in 2015 in memory of Mary Jane Snyder and in honor of Roy Snyder. Mary Jane graduated from Alvernia College in 1975 at...
This fund was established in 2015 in memory of Mary Jane Snyder and in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies