Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Foundation
Scholarship Opportunities

PinnacleHealth Health Care Industry Scholarship for Rising Juniors and Seniors

Funded by PinnacleHealth, this scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to rising juniors and seniors who are pursuing a degree in a field to benefit the health care industry.


  • Must be a full-time junior or senior at one of the 14 State System universities.
  • Must have graduated from a high school located within 20 miles of Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital at 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101.
  • Must be pursuing a degree in a field that benefits the health care industry including, but not limited to: allied health, nursing, health science, biology, pre-medicine, pre-physician assistant, marketing, information technology or human resources.
  • Must have earned 60 credits or more with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Number of Awards and Amount Awarded

  • Five scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded for the Fall 2017 semester.

Applicant Requirements

Recipient Requirements

  • Send a thank you to PinnacleHealth via the PA State System Foundation.
  • Attend the State System Foundation's annual Scholarship Donor Appreciation Luncheon.

Selection Procedure

Recipients of this scholarship will be selected by a committee comprised of representatives from the State System Foundation Scholarship Committee.