Scholarship Opportunities


Please use the Outside Scholarship Form to report any scholarships you will receive for the upcoming academic year from sources other than federal, state, or Allegheny funding.  These will be added to your financial aid package, so they can be factored into your tuition bill.  If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 814-332-2701.

Scholarship Scams:

Terms to look out for:

  • You have to pay
  • Money back guarantees
  • Anything asking for credit card or bank account information
  • Unsolicited emails that encourage you to visit a website and/or ask for your back account information
  • *Never give out your social security, credit card, or bank account numbers to unknown sources
  • For more information on how to prevent scholarship scams as well as how to report them, go to:

Allegheny Specific Scholarships:

B.J. Smith College Scholarship – The American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) Franklin Section is offering a scholarship to students residing or attending a college/university in Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, or Warren counties, PA and pursuing a career in civil engineering or transportation/highway related fields.  Applications are due by March 31st.

Clarence Frisbee Ross Scholarship – Available for an outstanding junior in the top five percent of their class who has demonstrated significant contributions to Allegheny College through outstanding academic and extracurricular accomplishments and community service.  Application deadline is April 1st.

Colleges that Change Lives Scholarship Available to new first-year students, including international and undocumented students who choose to attend a CTCL-member college or university.  Applications are due by March 1st, but admission letters to a CTCL-member college or university are due by April 7th.

Dr. Alfred W. Stone Scholarship – Available through The Erie Community Foundation. Applications are due May 26th.

Frank & Clara Williams – Available through the Venango Area Community Foundation 507-931-8205 (Venango County).  Applications are due June 10th.

Laura M. Smedley – Available to residents of Venango County. Applications are due June 10th.

Nordson BUILDS Scholarship Program– This scholarship is available to students who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Eligible majors are, Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, and Software), Engineering Technology, Machining, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Management, Business, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Industrial Management, Information Technology, and engineering- related STEM majors planning to pursue a career in industry.  Applications are due May 15th.

Scholarship Search Engines

Paul Hyland Harris – Applications available for current students and incoming students at the Office of Financial Aid at Allegheny College (Crawford, Venango, and Warren County)

Phi Delta Theta Scholarship – Available for an initiated undergraduate member of Phikeia or Legacy of a Brother of the PA Delta chapter of Phi Delta Theta.  Application deadline is April 1st.