Student Awards and Scholarships

Student Awards and Scholarships

Alumni Society Scholarship

In 2013, the Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society Board of Directors created a scholarship for students at the campus.  The scholarship is based on scholarship, leadership, and need. 

Applications are generally accepted until September 1 each year. The recipients are selected by a committee of the Society.  

Fill out the scholarship application

Student Awards

Do you know an undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated potential for future achievement in a chosen field? Does this person meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Active in community affairs or professional organizations
  • Active in campus activities
  • Achieved academic distinction
  • Worked his/her way through college

If you know an undergraduate or graduate student who meets these qualifications, they are eligible to be nominated for the Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society Undergraduate or Graduate Student Award, both of which are presented annually at the Alumni Awards Reception in October.

Nominations may come from faculty, staff, other students, or be self-nominating. They are due by April 1 each spring.

Graduating Senior Award

The Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society honors a graduating senior and a graduate student each April with the Graduating Senior and Graduate Student Awards.

   Past Recipients of the Graduating Senior Award

Graduate Student Award

   Past Recipient of the Graduate Student Award

Nomination Form

Nominators need only send a letter of recommendation. The student will be asked to complete the online form. Each nomination may include up to three letters of recommendation. No resumes will be accepted.

Alumni Society Student Awards Nomination Form