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.

***Applications available now!***

***Join us for a Cabaret on Saturday, Dec 6th - details on our News page***

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


$10,000 - Miss Philadelphia 2014, Diamond Edmonds

$1,000 - 1st Runner Up, Jocelyn Gruber

$750 - 2nd Runner Up, Sara Abo-Harb

$500 - 3rd Runner Up, Rachel Reese

$250 - 4th Runner Up, Carrie Hytha

$5,000 each - Vocal Scholarship to study with Georgyn Geetlein, Anesha Robinson and Sara Abo-Harb

$1,000 - Rotary Community Service Award, Kate Samuelson

$1,000 each - Kevin J. McAleese Memorial Scholarship for Selfless Service, Emily Luther, Valerie Alcaraz, Vanessa Miller, Rachel Reese, Diamond Edmonds

$500 - Communications Scholarship from Impact Executive Coaching, Diamond Edmonds

$434 - People's Choice Award, Diamond Edmonds

$100 each - Non-finalist Talent Winners, Vanessa Miller and Grace Gamble

$100 each - Non-finalist Interview Winners, Alexis Stinson and Kate Samuelson

Congratulations to all of our amazing contestants!

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

*** Through the generous support of our sponsors, we awarded $29,834 in scholarship money and over $5000 in in-kind gifts. Thank you for your continued support of this unbelievable scholarship opportunity for young women! ***