Solanco Education Foundation offering $1,000 scholarships

Important! The deadline for application submission is Sunday, March 31.

Applications are now available for $1,000 scholarships to be awarded by the Solanco Education Foundation to seniors who will continue their education beyond high school.

The Solanco Education Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for all students interested in education beyond high school. A $1,000 Futures Scholarship is awarded to a graduating Solanco senior whose parents did not attend a college, university or trade school. A $1,000 Opportunity Scholarship is available to a senior who may not meet typical scholarship requirements. In addition, the foundation awards a number of $1,000 scholarships to college-bound seniors based on class standing, scholastic ability, involvement in school and community activities, and good character and leadership.

Applications for Solanco Education Foundation scholarships must be completed and submitted in an online program known as Kaleidoscope.

Extraordinary Give Donors… Thank You! You Helped Us Raise Over $4,000.

52 Donors made a statement on Nov. 16. Solanco education is important! We look forward to using those donations wisely. $4,000 means 4 Scholarships for Senior High Students, or 8 Teacher Venture Grants, money to provide Baggie Books, or other spends to improve the educational opportunities of all Solanco students.

If you have an interest in supporting SEF all year long, consider donating on our online PayPal donation page. With the holidays approaching, consider using www.Smile.Amazon.com and specify Solanco Education Foundation as your charity of choice. Amazon returns .05% of eligible purchases back to SEF and it doesn’t cost you a cent more!

Thanks so much!

What is the Solanco Education Foundation?

The mission of the Solanco Education Foundation is to inspire greater academic achievement in the Solanco School District by working with the community to generate funding which provides students and teachers with innovative, exciting and creative educational programs and opportunities.

The top priority of the Solanco Education Foundation is to encourage educational excellence and academic enrichment for all students, kindergarten through 12th grade, in the Solanco School District.

The Solanco Education Foundation is a volunteer, non-profit organization that supports and enhances education in the Solanco School District by partnering with local residents, businesses, and organizations.

Since its founding in 2002, the Solanco Education Foundation has distributed over $300,000 for student scholarships, teacher venture grants, and education programs.

The Solanco Education Foundation has awarded:

  • More than $110,000 in Student Scholarships
  • Over 100 Teacher Venture Grants
  • More than $150,000 in EITC funding

Click here for a brochure about the Solanco Education Foundation.

 

About Us

The mission of the Solanco Education Foundation is to inspire greater academic achievement in the Solanco School District by working with the community to generate funding which provides students and teachers with innovative, exciting and creative educational programs and opportunities.

Contact Us

Get in touch with Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) by calling 717-786-5617 or fill out the form below.

For additional information, please contact SEF’s executive director Keith Kaufman: keith_kaufman@solanco.k12.pa.us

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Mission Statement:

The mission of the non-profit Solanco Education Foundation is to inspire greater academic achievement in the Solanco School District by working with the community to generate funding which provides students and teachers with innovative, exciting and creative educational programs and opportunities.


NEW: Amazon Smile lets you donate to SEF almost every time you make a purchase from Amazon.

If you shop Amazon, use smile.amazon.com and 0.5% of your eligible purchase is donated back to your favorite registered charity. SEF (Solanco Education Foundation) encourages you to select SEF as your charity of choice, but you also can select from many others too.

Important! How to use Amazon Smile

To get the donation, you must go to smile.amazon.com, use your existing Amazon email and password info, or create a new account. Then be sure to select “Your current charity” and search for Solanco Education Foundation. Several other Solanco groups are listed you may wish to consider.

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