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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 2024
$2,000
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: May 01, 2024
$25,000
The "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) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Niche $25,000 Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2024
$25,000
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 $25,000 to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 29, 2024
$1,000
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

Common App Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2024
$2,000
To encourage students to spend more time preparing for the Common App, Scholarship Guidance has created an annual scholarship to reward students.To be eligible for the Scholarship Guidance "Common App Scholarship" a student must:A) Be in Grade 11 or Grade 12B) Be attending college or university no later than October 1, 2026.C) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 2024
$2,500
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

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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.