The Miss Philadelphia Scholarship Organization

Welcome to the Miss Philadelphia Scholarship Organization: a preliminary competition to Miss Pennsylvania and Miss America, the world’s largest scholarship provider to young women.

*** The 2014 pageant will be held Sat March 15th at 8 pm, seating opens at 7:30.  Tickets are $30 and available at the door.

Levitt Auditorium in Gershman Hall at the University of the Arts, 401 South Broad St, Philadelphia ***

Honor the legacy of Col. Kevin McAleese and support our scholarship fund:


Through the generous support of our sponsors, we awarded nearly $15,000 in scholarship money this year:

Miss Philadelphia 2013 - Francesca Ruscio (Temple University)

$10,000 Scholarship

1st Runner-Up - Diamond Edmonds (Millersville University)

$1,000 Scholarship

2nd Runner-Up - Erica Szymanski (Drexel University)

$750 Scholarship

3rd Runner-Up - Julia Rae Schlucter (West Chester University)

$500 Scholarship

4th Runner-Up - Lauren Johns (University of the Arts)

$250 Scholarship

Colonel Kevin J. McAleese Memorial Scholarship for Service - Martice Sutton (Spelman College)

$1,000 Scholarship

Philadelphia Rotary Club Community Service Winner - Erica Szymanski (Drexel University)

$1000 Scholarship

Kenn Berry Non-Finalist Interview Winner - ErykaLynn Waller (Temple University)

$150 Scholarship

Non-Finalist Talent Winner - Carrie Hytha (Phoenixville Area HS Senior)

$150 Scholarship

People’s Choice Award - Diamond Edmonds (Millersville University)


Congratulations to all of our amazing contestants!

Think you have what it takes to be Miss Philadelphia 2015?  Contact us at for an application!