Scholarships for Chester Residents

Are you a high school senior or college student and a resident of Chester who is looking for college scholarships? Do you know someone who is? Check out these scholarship opportunities.

The Dora and John Brown Scholarship Fund

The Dora and John Brown Scholarship Fund is accepting applications now.  Dora and John Brown, longtime residents of Chester, were extremely active in their community and believed in the promise of young people from their community.  The purpose of this Fund is to award one scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior residing in Chester

One (1) $1,500 scholarship will be awarded for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.  The scholarship will be paid directly to the student’s college/university.

– Graduating Senior
– Resident of Chester, PA
– Plans to attend a not-for-profit, post-secondary educational institution
– Maintains at least a 3.0 GPA
– Active in Community Service

Deadline to Apply: March 4th, 2022

For more information and to apply, click here.

Chester Housing Authority MAD Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors or college students who are residents of Chester may apply for a $1,000 Chester Housing Authority 2022 Making a Difference Scholarship. Visit for directions and the application. Deadline for application submission is Friday, March 15, 2022.

Continental Societies

Metropolitan Philadelphia Area Chapter Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors who attend school in Philadelphia, Bucks, Delaware, or Montgomery Counties are eligible to apply for the MPAC scholarship. More information is available by clicking here. Application deadline is February 28, 2022.