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Altoona, PA Area Scholarships

Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is the principal city of the Altoona Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The population was 46,320 at the time of the 2010 Census, making it the eleventh most populous city in Pennsylvania. The Altoona MSA includes all of Blair County and was recorded as having a population of 127,089 at the 2010 Census, around 100,000 of whom live within a 5-mile (8.0 km) radius of the Altoona city center according to U.S. Census ZIP Code population data. This includes the adjacent boroughs of Hollidaysburg and Duncansville, adjacent townships of Logan, Allegheny, Blair, Frankstown, Antis, and Tyrone, as well as nearby boroughs of Bellwood and Newry.

Having grown around the railroad industry, the city is currently working to recover from industrial decline and urban decentralization experienced in recent decades. The city is home to the Altoona Curve baseball team of the Double A Eastern League, which is the affiliate of the Major League Baseball team Pittsburgh Pirates. It also houses the 75-plus-year-old Altoona Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Teresa Cheung. Prominent landmarks include the Horseshoe Curve, the Railroaders Memorial Museum, the Juniata Shops of the Altoona Works, the Mishler Theatre, the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, and the Jaffa Shrine Center.

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Altoona, PA Area Scholarships

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Robert L. Hite Scholarship

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus

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Robert L. Hite Scholarship

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus

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Minnie Patton Stayman Scholarship

Clarion University of Pennsylvania, General Scholarships

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Minnie Patton Stayman Scholarship

Clarion University of Pennsylvania, General Scholarships

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Minnie Patton Stayman Scholarship

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus

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Minnie Patton Stayman Scholarship

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus

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Schools in and around Altoona, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona
Four or more years; Public; $22,716 average out-state tuition; $14,214 average in-state tuition
YTI Career Institute-Altoona
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
Altoona Beauty School Inc
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
The Salon Professional Academy-Altoona
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit