THE "COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP" - for 11th grade students. This is a full-ride presidential scholarship covering tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study and leadership training and can be used by recipients at any accredited U.S. college or university. More information and the application is available at Coolidgescholars.org
ASPIRING BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - This is a $1,000 scholarship for seniors pursuing a business related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Business related fields include, but are not limited to the following programs: Business Administration, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Quantitative Analysis, Human Resource Management, International Business, Entrepreneaurship, eCommerce. Interested seniors can stop in the guidance office for more information. Applicants must submit an on-line application by June 1, 2017.
RED KNIGHTS INTERNATIONAL FIREFIGHTERS MOTORCYCLE CLUB PA 22 SCHOLARSHIP - for any high school senior who is a current member of a volunteer fire or EMS association. Interested seniors should stop in the guidance office for an application and more information. The application postmark deadline is March 20, 2017.
ROSS F. DIMARCO SCHOLARSHIP - for seniors that exemplify the characteristics espoused by Lions Clubs International. Preference will be given to applicants who are members in good standing of a Leo Club. If interested in applying for one of the four $1000 scholarships being offered, please stop in the guidance office for an application. Application must be received by e-mail only no later than Midnight on March 6, 2017.
ENGINEERGIRL ESSAY CONTEST 2017 - for boys and girls grades 9-12. This is a 1000-1500 word essay contest. Applicant should choose an animal that is ranked by IUCN (listed on their website) as either: vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered. Learn about the animal and consider how engineering might improve life for that species. Interested students must complete the online Entry Form and submit their essay at http://www.engineergirl.org/EssaySubmission.aspx - the competition ends at 6:00 p.m. on February 1, 2017 Eastern Standard Time. First place winner will be awarded $500, second place $250 and third place $100.
PENNSYLVANIA HIGHLANDS BOARD ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP 2017 - Apply today and check out the scholarship information at pennhighlands.edu. This is a full tuition scholarship that will be awarded for a maximum of five semesters (no more than 66 credits) and is valid for one associate's degree provided criteria is met. On-line applications are due by January 31, 2017
"ASPIRING ANIMATION PROFESSIONAL" SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - This $1,000 scholarship is for seniors pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested seniors can stop in the guidance office for more information or apply at their website http://www.animationcareerreview.com. Application deadline is June 1, 2017.
SOMERSET RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE YOUTH TOUR - for 11th grade students. This is an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. on June 11-16, 2017, with only spending money needed by the participant. Applicants should display leadership qualities, strong character and sound moral principles. Applications are available in the guidance office or on their website at www.somersetrec.com. Application deadline is Wednesday, January 25, 2017.
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY ESSAY CONTEST - For grades 9-12. Any student wishing to do the American Legion Auxiliary Essay Contest should stop in the guidance office for more information and essay title. They will be awarding Unit Awards for 1st place $75, 2nd place $50 and 3rd place $25 for each class. Council will also be awarding 1st place $25 for each class. Essays must be turned in to the guidance office by the close of school on Friday, February 17, 2017.
ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - for seniors - they will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page for their web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. Application deadline is June 12, 2017.
AMERICAN LEGION NEED A LIFT CATALOG WITH SCHOLARSHIPS - Any student wishing to view the scholarships, essay contests, etc. available from the American Legion - please visit their website for the "Need a Lift" at www.needalift.org. This contains extensive information on scholarships for veteran's dependents. Various deadline dates.
MOUNT ALOYSIUS MERCY PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS - Seniors planning to attend Mount Aloysius College should check out their Mercy Presidential Scholarships at www.mtaloy.edu or contact the undergraduate and admissions office at (814) 886-6383. Criteria include: solid academic record, commitment to home, school and community, possess leadership abilities, participate in extra-curricular activities, volunteer and be involved in community service projects.
PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY BANKERS (PACB) SCHOLARSHIP – for seniors - this scholarship is for a dependent child of either an employee working a minimum of 1,000 hours or a director of a PACB member institution in good standing. Parental employment or board service must be for a minimum of two years as of the application deadline, but it need not be with the same member for a full, two-year period. Applications are available in the high school guidance office. Application postmark deadline is February 11, 2017.
EDGAR SNYDER & ASSOCIATES WORDS TO BE HEARD SCHOLARSHIP – for seniors – Edgar Snyder & Associates will offer scholarship money to a graduating high school senior in western Pennsylvania through their annual ‘Words to be Heard” scholarship contest. High school seniors who will be attending a four-year college or university are encouraged to participate. Postmark deadline for application and other items is March 24, 2017. You can download an application and contest rules at www.edgarsnyder.com or stop in the guidance office for a application and additional information.