Spring on the York College campus

Scholarships and Awards

  • Rodger and Joyce Arnold Scholarship

    The Rodger and Joyce Arnold Scholarship Fund was established in 2000.

    Eligibility:

    • Students enrolled in an engineering program with preference given to married and of non-traditional age, or, not married and of non-traditional age, or awarded to  a deserving student regardless of age.
    • Scholarship may be awarded to Freshmen students who have attained a satisfactory secondary school average and show promise of achievement, and to YCP students who have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5.
    • Scholarship may be renewed for students who maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.

    Selection of the recipient will be done by the Director of Financial Aid. 

  • Johnson Controls James T. Dresher Scholarship

    The Johnson Controls James T. Dresher Scholarship Endowment Fund was established in 1995 by York International Corporation to honor Mr. Dresher, former Chairman of the Board. 

    Eligibility:

    • Full-time students (at least 12 credit hours per term).
    • Freshman students majoring in either Mechanical Engineering or Business who have attained a satisfactory secondary school average and show promise of achievement, and to YCP students who have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5.
    • Scholarship may be renewed for students who maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.

    Selection of the recipient will be done by the Director of Financial Aid.

  • Johnson Controls Dr. Michael R. Young Scholarship

    The Johnson Controls Dr. Michael R. Young Scholarship Endowment Fund was established by York International Corporation in recognition of Dr. Young's accomplishments and contributions on the occasion of his retirement as Chief Executive Officer. The Fund will support two initiatives of great interest to Dr. Young: The York Future Leaders Scholarship Program and the Mechanical Engineering Program at York College of Pennsylvania.

    Eligibility:

    • Full-time students, (at least 12 credit hours per term).
    • Scholarships may be awarded to students who have enrolled at York College of Pennsylvania through the York Future Leaders Scholarship Program (YFLSP).
    • Scholarships may be awarded to Freshman students majoring in Mechanical Engineering who have attained a satisfactory secondary school average and show promise of achievement, and to YCP Mechanical Engineering students who have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5.
    • Scholarships may be renewed for students who maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.

    Selection of the recipient will be done by the Director of Financial Aid.

  • H. Dietz Keller Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund

    The H. Dietz Keller Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund was established in 1993 by his family and friends. Mr. H. Dietz Keller was a supporter of education, trained as an engineer, and built a business in his community which enabled many people to find good employment. 

    Eligibility:

    • Full-time student majoring in engineering and has completed at least one semester's work.
    • Student shall be an honor student with at least a 3.2 GPA and demonstrate academic need.
    • Student shall demonstrate and maintain qualities of integrity, self reliance, a commitment to the free enterprise system, and a measure of community involvement.

    Selection of the recipient will be done by the Director of Financial Aid.

  • Semmelman Engineering Scholarship

    The Semmelman Engineering Scholarship Endowment Fund was established by Jean Semmelman in 1997.

    Eligibility:

    • Full-time student with at least 12 credit hours per term.
    • Scholarships may be awarded to Freshman students majoring in engineering who have attained a satisfactory secondary school average and show promise of achievement, and to YCP students who have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5.
    • Scholarships may be renewed for students who have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5.

    Selection of the recipient will be done by the Director of Financial Aid.

  • The Paul Wojciechowski Scholarship Fund

    The Paul Wojciechowski Scholarship Endowment Fund was established by his colleagues on the occasion of his pending retirement in December, 2005. While many people had a hand in the development of the Mechanical Engineering program at York College of Pennsylvania, Dr. Wojciechowski was clearly its first academic leader.

    Eligibility:

    • Full-time students, (at least 12 credit hours per term).
    • Scholarships may be awarded to Freshman students majoring in the Mechanical Engineering program who have attained a satisfactory secondary school average and show promise of achievement, and to YCP students who have maintained a GPA of 2.5.
    • Scholarships may be renewed for students who maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • The Harry E. and Sadie M. Zumbrun Memorial Engineering Scholarship Fund

    The Harry E. and Sadie M. Zumbrun Scholarship Fund has been established by the Morehouse Instrument Company, founded in York in 1920. 

    Eligibility:

    • Full-time students (at least twelve credit hours per term), enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering Program. In the event that no mechanical engineering students are eligible, the scholarship may be awarded to students enrolled in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program at York College of Pennsylvania.
    • Preference will be given to graduates of The York County School of Technology. If no such graduates are eligible, the order of preference will be:
      • graduates of a school district in York County, PA
      • graduates from a school district in the state of Pennsylvania
      • any York College student otherwise eligible under these Guidelines
    • Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 within Engineering and a 2.5 GPA overall.
    • For a maximum of 4 years, the Scholarship will be renewed for students who maintain minimum GPA requirements.
  • The Henry A. and Margery E. Zumbrun Engineering Scholarship Fund

    The Henry A. and Margery E. Zumbrun Scholarship Fund has been established by Henry A. Zumbrun. 

    Eligibility:

    • Full-time students (at least twelve credit hours per term), enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering Program. In the event that no mechanical engineering students are eligible, the scholarship may be awarded to students enrolled in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program at York College of Pennsylvania.
    • Preference will be given to graduates of The York County School of Technology. If no such graduates are eligible, the order of preference will be:
      • graduates of a school district in York County, PA
      • graduates from a school district in the state of Pennsylvania
      • any York College student otherwise eligible under these Guidelines
    • Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 within Engineering and a 2.5 GPA overall.
    • For a maximum of 4 years, the Scholarship will be renewed for students who maintain minimum GPA requirements.
  • The Harlowe Hardinge Scholarship Endowment Fund

    The Harlowe Hardinge Scholarship Fund was established from memorial gifts received in memory of Mr. Hardinge, a former Trustee to the College. Mr. H. DeForest Hardinge's request is to designate the scholarhip to students enrolled in Engineering at York College.

    The preferred eligibility guidelines are:

    • Full-time students (attempting at least 12 credit hours per term) matriculated to degree programs at York College of Pennsylvania are eligible for consideration.
    • Scholarships may be awarded to freshman students majoring in engineering who have attained a satisfactory secondary school average and show promise of achievement, and to upperclass YCP students who have maintained a minimum grade point average of 2.5.
    • Scholarships may be renewed for students who maintain a prerferred minimum grade point average of 2.5.
  • The Engineering Society of York Award

    The Engineering Society of York Award is given annually to the outstanding sophomore electrical engineering major. The faculty of the Engineering and Computer Science program chooses the recipient of the award.

  • The York Water Company Award

    The York Water Company Award is given annually to the outstanding sophomore mechanical engineering major. The recipient is chosen by the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Program.

  • The Sardari and Saroj Khanna Award

    The Sardari and Saroj Khanna Award is given annually to a student who has shown outstanding proficiency in Physics. The recipient is chosen by the Engineering and Computer Science Department Chair.