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Harris Scholarship Fund
Application status: Closed

The Harris Scholarship Fund assists high school seniors who are attending Salem High School in Salem, NJ and plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Harris Scholarship Fund must be:

  • High school seniors attending Salem High School in Salem, NJ
  • Planning to enroll in full-time study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical  school for the entire upcoming academic year.

PNC Bank Employees, children of PNC Bank employees or Trust committee members are not eligible to apply.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award in the amount of $1,000.

Awards are one-time only. Past recipients may not reapply.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and objectives, any unusual personal or family circumstances and an online recommendation.

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.

Scholarship America will provide all eligible applicants to PNC Bank, Trustee and the Trust committee will select recipients. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.  All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of PNC Bank, Trustee. Payment is made in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 26, 2021 3:00 pm.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

PNC Bank, Trustee has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!