Thanks to our generous donors, EAP’s Educational Foundation provides the families of our member companies and students in the region with access to over $20,000 in scholarship funds!

Scholarships are intended to help graduating high school students advance their educational endeavors.  There are three scholarship funds students may apply to (based on eligibility):

  1. EAP Educational Foundation Scholarships - 3 available at $4,000/each: for member families only
  2. EAP Regional Technical School Scholarship - 1 available at $2,000: open to students in the region
  3. Ellen Barag Women in Engineering Scholarship, funded by G&W Electric - 1 available at $5,000*: open to member families of EAP AND open to students in the Philadelphia region.

*an additional $5,000 is available for a total of $10,000; learn more here.

View eligibility requirements below.


Application Process

Please gather the following information as you prepare to apply to one or more scholarships:

  • Your intended college of choice (if you have not yet selected one, list your top choice)
  • A copy of your high school transcripts (they do need to be “official,” but must include your name)
  • A list of your extracurricular activities, honors, and awards
  • A list of your community service and volunteer activities
  • An essay (or essays) answering the following question (s) (max 1,000 words each essay):
    •  EAP Scholarship Fund Essay: Please tell us about your career aspirations, a challenge you have overcome, or your how you wish to make an impact on the world.
    • EAP Regional Technical School Scholarship Fund EssayWhy have you selected a career in the electrical/HVAC trades? or, Where do you see yourself after completing vocational/technical school?
    •  Ellen Barag Women in Engineering Scholarship: Thomas Edison was tenacious in his search for the successful construction of the electric light bulb. He once said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Discuss what this quote means to you.

Previous Winners

Learn more about previous scholarship winners here!


Annual Program Timeline:

Application Opens: January 3, 2024
Application Closes: March 29, 2024

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Applications

Eligible students can apply for multiple scholarships.

EAP Educational Foundation Scholarship

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EAP Regional Technical School Scholarship

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Ellen Barag Women in Engineering Scholarship

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Applicants must meet all the following criteria to be eligible for the EAP Educational Foundation Scholarship:

  • Be a High School senior planning on attending your freshman year of college beginning in the Fall of 2024 (at least 12 credits per semester).
  • Be a dependent son, daughter or grandchild of a full-time employee of an EAP member company.
  • The parent/guardian must have been employed by the EAP member company for at least one year as of January 1 of the year in which the scholarships are awarded.
  • The parent/guardian must be employed the EAP member company at the time awards are announced.
  • The EAP member company must be in good standing by March 31 of the scholarship year.

Applicants must meet all the following criteria to be eligible for the Regional Technical School Scholarship:

  • Currently attend a high school located in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia Counties (located in Pennsylvania) planning on attending your freshman year of vocational/technical school beginning in the Fall of 2024(at least 12 credits per semester).
  • Be majoring in a degree/certificate in Electrical or HVAC Technology.
  • Membership affiliation with The Electrical Association of Philadelphia is not a requirement.

Applicants must meet all the following criteria to be eligible for the Ellen Barag Women in Engineering Scholarship funded by G&W Electric:

  • Applicant must be a female high school senior student, attending a high school in the Greater Philadelphia region+, starting their freshman year of college beginning in the Fall of 2024 (at least 12 credits per semester) at a not-for-profit, four-year college/university.   +The geographical requirement does not apply to members of the EAP.
  • This one-time, $5,000 Scholarship will be available to young women, who are high school seniors, planning to attend a four-year accredited college or university to pursue a degree in engineering.
  • Membership affiliation with The Electrical Association of Philadelphia is not a requirement.
Applications are read and judged by a non-biased, outside third-party scholarship program management company.
Scholarships will be awarded based upon the submission about academic performance, extracurricular activities, and volunteer/community activities. Applicants will need to upload a copy of their most recent high school transcript and will have to respond an essay prompt.
Support from our members and affiliates is critical to sustaining the Funds ability to provide scholarships. Each donation is tax deductible.

Donors to the General EAP Scholarship Fund will be recognized by donation category as follows:
  • President’s Circle - $1,500 (or more)
  • Full Professor - $1,000
  • Doctorate Degree - $500
  • Master’s Degree - $300
  • Bachelor’s Degree - $100

Contributions by check can be mailed to:
The Educational Foundation of the Electrical Association of Philadelphia
P.O. Box 1947 Blue Bell, PA 19422

Contributions by credit card can be made by clicking here.