Return to Campus Plan for Fall 2020

Messiah University is in session this fall with flexible in-person and remote learning options, health and safety protocols and student care and support.


Scholarship Information for Messiah College Students


Listed below is information on other outside scholarships. Some of these scholarships are renewable each year. Also, check out Scholarship Search Engines for free scholarship searches.



MDG Advertising's Sixth Annual "Looking Beyond College" Scholarship Essay Contest

This scholarship is available to students of all majors. Because good writing skills are essential to success in college and the workplace, they developed their $1000 scholarship to not only offer financial support, but also to motivate students to express themselves creatively in writing and empower them to communicate clearly and effectively. We’re looking for compelling essays that describe a student’s ideal job after college (it doesn’t have to be in advertising), what skills they believe they’d bring to the job, and why they think it would be rewarding. Here is the link to their submission page on their website: All submissions must be received by November 20, 2020.



AES Scholarship renewed 2020

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study. To be eligible, the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on The $500 scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.  Entry is due October 5th. Submitted by Bob Glendinning, HR Manager, AES Engineers


 The Citizens Scholarship

The Citizens Scholarship Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students as well as their parents or sponsors to help them pay for college. Entering is easy, all they need to do is fill out the registration form online and submit. Students and parents can enter May 1 – June 30.


PNC Student Lending Scholarship

·         PNC Student Lending Scholarship – Next drawing June 1st!   We launched the PNC Student Lending Scholarship Sweepstakes program in 2015 to further support students by giving them a chance to win $2,000 to spend on their education expenses. Feel free to share the attachment electronically with your students.  We award a total of $24,000 annually to eligible undergraduate students who have entered the sweepstakes through their Financial Literacy account: