Allentown

There are many scholarships for Allentown students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Allentown, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Allentown students in the following categories:

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Scholarships

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
$2,000
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$50,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true! It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet!) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses! Who Can Apply All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
$7,000
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school D) You must be located...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2022
$25,145
The $25,050 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being: A) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most...

To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$10,000
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services. To be eligible for the CollegeXpress...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Francis D Raub Middle School
Harrison-Morton Middle School
Louis E Dieruff High School
Parkland High School
Parkland Senior High School
Roberto Clemente Charter School
Salisbury High School
Salisbury Middle School
Salisbury Senior High School
South Mountain Middle School
Springhouse Middle School
Trexler Middle School
William Allen High School

The city of Allentown is located within the Pennsylvania's Lehigh County. It is the 3rd most popular city in the state after the much larger Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Within the country, the city ranks as the 215th largest city. Presently, it is the fastest growing city within state of Pennsylvania with a total population of roughly 118,032 as of the year 2010. Allentown is also the county seat of Lehigh County.

As one of the 3 adjacent cities in Lehigh Valley, the city of Allentown is located near Western New Jersey in the eastern region of Pennsylvania, and is located along the Lehigh River. Harrisburg is the state capital and the city of Allentown is situated 80 miles or 130 km east of this city and 90 miles or 140 km west of New York City and 97 km or 60 miles north of Philadelphia.

Wildwater Kingdom and Dorney Park are among the more popular establishments within the area. Dorney Park is a famous amusement park located just on the outskirts of the city. Cedar Crest College and Muhlenberg College are two four-year colleges likewise located within Allentown.

Commercial airline services are provided by the Lehigh Valley International Airport or also referred to as LVIA. The Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport likewise provides charter service and general aviation services as well as LVIA.

The economy of the city has originally been manufacturing based and continues to thrive in this industry. Allentown serves as corporate head office site for a variety of global companies including Air Products Chemicals, PPL as well as others. The Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network is the biggest business within the city with more than 7800 staff.

Mack Trucks had been in the city of Allentown for over 100 years, when the company announced in 2008 to move their corporate headquarters to Greensboro, North Carolina the following year. Mack still operates a primary manufacturing facility in the nearby Lower Macungie Township. It is estimated that the move cost roughly 600 individuals their jobs.

Until the middle part of the 1970s the primary shopping district in Allentown was the Center City area along Hamilton Street between 10th and 5th Streets. The "Downtown" as it was referred to was anchored at Hamilton and 9th by Hess's, on 7th and Hamilton by H. Leh and Company and on 6th and Hamilton by the department stores of Zollinger and Harned. There were numerous retail stores along Hamilton Street and numerous restaurants, lunch counters, large banks and movie theatres.

During 1986, an arts and crafts festival was established referred to as the Mayfair Festival of the Arts. This yearly event is held every year at Cedar Beach Park in Allentown City every May. In early month of September of each year, the Great Allentown Fair has been held ever since the year 1889 on the grounds of the Allentown Fairgrounds. During the year 1852, the very first Allentown Fair was hosted. This fair was held at the "Old Allentown Fairgrounds" between the years 1852 and 1899. The grounds were situated between 6th and 5th Streets north of Liberty Street. Also, each and every year, the J. Birney Crum Stadium plays host to the Collegiate Marching Band Festival as well as other competitions. This Festival has been another local event since the year 1995.