The Daniel B. & Florence E. Green Foundation and Firstrust Bank Call for Submissions for Annual College Scholarship Program

Samuel A Green Scholarship
52nd Annual Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program Grants $140,000 in Academic Scholarships

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA — The Daniel B. & Florence E. Green Foundation and Firstrust Bank are now accepting submissions for its 52nd annual Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program. College-bound high school seniors are invited to compete for academic scholarships totaling $140,000.

“With this exciting scholarship program, The Green Family Foundation and Firstrust are privileged to support regional high school students as they continue their higher education,” said Richard J. Green, Trustee of the Foundation and Chairman and CEO of Firstrust. “Now in its 52nd year, the Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program is built on the legacy of my grandfather, Firstrust’s Founder, who was a staunch believer in encouraging students to pursue their education and fulfill their dreams. Now more than ever, we need to build up our communities, so it is an honor to assist those who are committed to using their education to better their community.”

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Eligible to apply for the Samuel A. Green Scholarship are high school graduating seniors from public, private, parochial and charter schools, home-schooled students, technical school graduates, and GED recipients, who plan to attend a four-year, not-for-profit, accredited college and are legal united states citizens living within the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas.

The scholarships will be awarded in four prize levels:

  • Three (3) – Top Winners to Receive $10,000 Each
  • Five (5) –  2nd Place Winners – $7,500 Each
  • Seven (7) – 3rd Place Winners – $5,000 Each
  • Fifteen (15) – 4th Place Winners – $2,500 Each

Applying for the Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program

Students must submit an essay of 300 words or less, typewritten in a 12-point font with 1-inch margins, that answers the question: “How Will Your College Education Help You To Make A Substantial Impact In Your Community?”

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Students must apply online at Essays must be submitted on or before March 19, 2021. Only one essay per student may be submitted.

Winners will be notified in early May 2021. Due to our current environment, this year’s awards ceremony may be held virtually to support safe social distancing and statewide stay-at-home orders.

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