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 a 2-year or 4-year college or university located in Berks County. For the purposes of this fund, a single mother is defined as a woman who has sole guardianship for one or more natural children. One or more of her children must be 17 years of age or younger in order for the mother to receive awards from this fund.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit this application between January 15th and March 15th. All applicants will be notified in May.

In order to apply for a scholarship, you must click the Sign Up button in the top right corner to create an account. If you already established an account, click Sign In to proceed with applying for a scholarship.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a resident of Berks County, PA?
  2. Are you a single mother who has sole guardianship for one or more natual children and at least one of the children is under 17 years of age?
  3. Do you plan to attend a college or university that is located in Berks County, PA?
  4. Provide the names and birthdates of your children for which you have sole guardianship.
  5. Write an essay (between 250 and 500 words) that addresses the following topic: Describe your career aspirations, and why you qualify and have a need for a scholarship from this fund.
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