Contact Information 
District Offices
236 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512

Phone: (717) 684-5525
Fax: (717) 684-2538

222 S. Market Street, Suite 103
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Phone: (717) 367-5525
Fax: (717) 367-6425

Capitol Office
43A East Wing
PO Box 202098
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2098
Phone: (717) 783-2076
Fax: (717) 787-9175
House of Representatives' Scholarship Program Applications Now Available, Says Hickernell
1/23/2009
Applications are now available for the 2009-10 Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Scholarship Program. Pennsylvania high school seniors are being urged to apply by Wednesday, April 1, Rep. Dave Hickernell announced today.
 
Applicants must have a 3.0 grade point average to apply and will be evaluated on leadership qualities, commitment to their community, extra-curricular activities and financial need.
 
Additionally, applicants are required to write an essay based on the following statement: “On January 1, 2009, Pennsylvania’s new open records law took effect, bringing greater transparency to government at all levels in the Commonwealth. Openness in government is key to democracy and it is expected that the effect of the new law will be widely felt. Discuss the impact and substance of this law favoring broader public access to public records.”
 
The scholarship can be renewed for each of four years of college and is the value of one semester of tuition at a State System of Higher Education school (approximately $2,500 for the 2009-10 academic year). However, recipients may attend any eligible Pennsylvania public or private post-secondary institution. 
 
Students may also be eligible to receive matching funds from SAGE Scholars Inc. (Savings and Growth for Education) and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency’s (PHEAA) PATH Program. Recipients’ names are automatically submitted to PHEAA, and a matching award may be granted based upon financial need.
 
The House Scholarship Program was established in 2003 by the state House of Representatives and is independently administered by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. It is not affiliated with any political party.
 
The House program is funded by donations from organizations and individuals, including former and current House members, as well as proceeds from various special events.
 
For information about the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Scholarship Program, including complete eligibility requirements and application information, visit RepHickernell.com, or contact either of Hickernell’s district offices at (717) 684-5525 or (717) 367-5525.
 
Rep. Dave Hickernell
98th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

(717) 367-5525
(717) 684-5525
(717) 783-2076
www.RepHickernell.com
Contact: Sean Yeakle
House Republican Public Relations
(717) 787-3406
www.pahousegop.com