Miss PA Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Form
Applying for the State Scholarship:
1. Your local competition must have mailed to you or attached via email, a letter indicating that your local scholarship has been paid. This letter should be on your local competition organization letterhead and signed by the Local Executive Director. NOTE: The Miss PA Scholarship Foundation, Inc. CANNOT pay state awarded scholarships until we have received this letter. Local organizations have been made aware that they will now send this letter directly to their titleholder.
2. Please fill out the form attached. Indicate the award(s) you have won as well as the dollar amount of the scholarship(s) earned. Also include on the request form, your student or loan ID number.
3. Be sure to include a CURRENT statement from your school or loan institution (i.e. Sallie Mae, American Education Services). The Miss PA Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and it’s local organizations CANNOT make payments to personal loans even if those loans are intended to pay off student loans. Personal loans are different than school loans. MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENT ID OR LOAN ID NUMBER IS VISIBLE.
4. Include the Scholarship Request Form, current school/loan statement and an official letter from your local organization indicating your paid local scholarship and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTE: We do not intervene in local scholarship payments unless absolutely necessary. DO NOT include the Miss PA Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors in any email correspondence between you and your local directors. Under certain circumstances, the Miss America Organization will pay local scholarships.
Once we have compiled and checked all your information, please allow up to 3-6 weeks for processing . Processing may occur sooner.
WE DO NOT REQUIRE TRANSCRIPTS in order to process your request.
We make every attempt to remind the local directors to urge their titleholders to request their scholarships.
Please do not wait until the last minute to send your request. Once you have received your local scholarship, you may request your state award.
YOU HAVE ONE YEAR FROM THE DAY OF THE STATE COMPETITION TO REQUEST YOUR SCHOLARSHIP. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. THIS IS A MISS AMERICA RULE.
Please note there may be times, due to scholarship availability , through the Miss America Foundation to our organization, where delays will occur. We will make you aware if your scholarship will be paid in this manner. Processing could take six (6) weeks or more.