Scholarships

Scholarship Funds are presented annually to further education of students in the greater Scranton/Lackawanna Region. Scranton Area Foundation provides scholarships that benefit a variety of students, educational institutions, and fields of study.

Our Current Scholarships

The Scranton Area Foundation manages numerous Scholarship Funds.  SAF Scholarship funds cover a diverse selection of studies, schools and recipients.

Whether the scholarship encourages a specific field of study, promotes a particular school or benefits a given type of scholar, each Scholarship is unique and was created to fulfill the philanthropic aspirations of the original donor.

Please feel free to review our list of current Scranton Area Foundation Scholarships to see if might qualify for one or more of the listed scholarships.

See a full list of all SAF Scholarships

 [The Scranton Area Foundation has numerous Scholarship Funds which cover a diverse selection of studies, schools and recipients. If you feel that you meet the eligibility criteria for one or more of the listed scholarships, contact your High School Guidance Counselor for application instructions.]

A Closer Look at a Special SAF Scholarship Programs

James F. Swift Scholarship Program

The Scranton Area Foundation has established the James F. Swift Scholarship to assist students from Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania high schools, who plan to continue their education in a college or university program. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution, preferably one of the Lackawanna County colleges or universities, of the student’s choice.    learn more…

SAF Scholarship Recipients

Numerous Scholarship Funds, which benefit a variety of students, are presented annually to further education of students in the greater Scranton/Lackawanna Region.  Visit our 2016 scholarship photo gallery to view a few images from our Scholarship Awards Ceremonies.

Create a New Scholarship

Many donors find the creation of a scholarship fund within a community foundation the simplest and most cost effective alternative to a private fund.

Donors enjoy the rewards of helping a student realize their dreams while promoting a particular educational institution or field of study.  … learn more