Applicants for the Herb it Forward Scholarship must be residents of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, or the Greater Philadelphia Area, who are applying to or are students of accredited programs at colleges, vocational, or technical schools anywhere in the United States. At the time of application, eligible counties of residency include Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, and Delaware counties in Pennsylvania and Camden, Gloucester, and Burlington counties in New Jersey. This is offered to individuals 17-21 years of age.
The scholarship is open to all students from the aforementioned region, who are graduating high school or will complete homeschooling in the year the scholarship is awarded or who previously graduated high school, received their GED, or completed homeschooling. Applicants must either be a senior in high school at the time of application or in their first year of education at a college or vocational/technical school. Please note college sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students are not eligible for this scholarship. Previous winners of the Herb It Forward scholarship cannot apply. Applications run from the Winter until the due date.