Philadelphia Emerald Society Scholarship Program

Deadline: June 1st of each academic year

Offered by:

The Philadelphia Emerald Society, Inc.

Mailing Address:

Philadelphia Emerald Society

Chairman, Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 2430

Philadelphia, PA 19147


Award Amount:


Number of awards: 2

Eligibility Criteria:

Two(2) scholarship awards will be granted annually to graduating high school seniors. Awards are for one year of academic study in a vocational-trade school, or an undergraduate study in an accredited college or university (fall semester). All applicants must be U.S. citizens and sponsored by a parent or legal guardian who has been a member of the Philadelphia Emerald Society for at least three years prior to application.

Eligibility criteria will be based on academic record, leadership responsibilities in both community and school activities, a brief but clearly written statement (essay) of academic and career goals, most recent school year GPA of 3.0 or higher. Please include all after school activities, including sports and any other activities that show a positive impact on their school and community.

All previous scholarship award recipients are ineligible.

Application Criteria:

A current official high school transcript of grades, signed by the applicants guidance counselor or school administrator must accompany all scholarship applications. The current transcript copy must accompany the written statement (essay) of academic and career goals. All applications must be postmarked no later than June 1st for consideration and must have a self addressed, stamped envelope.

Additional Information:

Award winners will be notified by mail in October of each year. Proof of registration in a vocational or trade school or accredited college or university is mandatory before any award will be paid out. The scholarship award may be used towards a student's tuition, books, personal computer, or on-campus room & board. The scholarship must be used within twelve (12) months of the date the winners are notified.



Applicants's Personal Data:

United States Citizen (____)yes

Applicant's Name:



Street Address_________________________________________________________________________________________

City________________________________________________________ State___________ Zip_______________________


Home: (_________) ____________________________________________________________

Other: (_________) ___________________________________________________________

Educational Data:

High School:




Graduation (Mo/Yr)




Semester (Mo/Yr):


Sponsor Data:

Member - Philadelphia Emerald Society for the last three consecutive years? (____) YES

Sponsor's Name



Street Address___________________________________________________________________________________________________

City________________________________________________________________ State__________ Zip_________________________


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