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 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
2,200 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...
This scholarship was established at Berks County Community Foundation in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2,200
Ended
$1,000.00 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...
This fund was established in 2016 in memory of Steven Yeager, a 2007...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Taylor N. Seitzinger Hamburg Area High School Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in 2009 to honor the memory of Taylor N. Seitzinger who was a senior at Hamburg High School when she tragically...
This scholarship was established in 2009 to honor the memory of Taylor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Thomas T. and Christine Hegeman Wheatley Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Thomas T. Wheatley Memorial Scholarship Fund was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2006; but was initially established at...
The Thomas T. Wheatley Memorial Scholarship Fund was established at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,400.00 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...
Wallburga E. “Wally” Weber received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,400.00
Ended
Varies Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund (Application for students currently in 5th grade - 8th grade)
The Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund was established in 2015 to honor the founder of Wexcon, Inc., Wendell Yoder. Wendell founded Wexcon, Inc.,...
The Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund was established in 2015 to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund (Application for students currently in 9th grade - 12th grade)
The Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund was established in 2015 to honor the founder of Wexcon, Inc., Wendell Yoder. Wendell founded Wexcon, Inc.,...
The Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund was established in 2015 to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund (Application for students currently in college - undergraduate only)
The Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund was established in 2015 to honor the founder of Wexcon, Inc., Wendell Yoder. Wendell founded Wexcon, Inc.,...
The Wendell Yoder Education Award Fund was established in 2015 to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
3,000 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...
The fund is in memory of Howard Fox who was a member of the Berks County...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3,000
Ended
Varies Wilson Scholarship Fund
This fund supports scholarships for students graduating from Wilson High School who are pursuing post-secondary education of any kind (college,...
This fund supports scholarships for students graduating from Wilson High...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: 6,200
Ended
2 @ $2,000 Sweet Street Desserts Scholarship Fund
The Sweet Street Desserts Scholarship Fund is for children of Sweet Street Desserts’ employees. This year there were no applications for the...
The Sweet Street Desserts Scholarship Fund is for children of Sweet...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 @ $2,000
Ended
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 Seidel Family Scholarship Fund (Gettysburg College attendees)
This scholarship is for current or former Berks County, Pennsylvania, residents who are currently enrolled at and attending Gettysburg College for...
This scholarship is for current or former Berks County, Pennsylvania,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Seidel Family Scholarship Fund (Penn State Dickinson Law attendees)
This scholarship is for current or former Berks County, Pennsylvania, residents who are or will be attending Penn State Dicksion Law in Carlisle,...
This scholarship is for current or former Berks County, Pennsylvania,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500.00 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...
The James A. Gilmartin Paramedic Scholarship Fund was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
Varies Alumni Association of the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences - Nursing Program Scholarship Fund
This fund will provide scholarships to students who are enrolled in The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences – Nursing Program. In order to...
This fund will provide scholarships to students who are enrolled in The...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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
$600.00 Penny Jar Fund
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...
The Penny Jar Fund was created by Dorothy Lehman Hoerr in memory of her...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $600.00