SCHOLARSHIP INFO

LOCAL AND COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS ARE DUE TO MRS. HICKERNELL VIA EMAIL  OR IN PERSON BY THE FIRST FRIDAY IN MAY:  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2021.

MRS. HICKERNELL'S EMAIL

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TOGETHER.

INCOMPLETE SCHOLARSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS THAT ARE NOT RECEIVED BY THIS TIME, WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

SCHOLARSHIPS TO CHECK OUT!

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

All Local Scholarship applications listed below can be found HERE.

AMERICAN LEGION CARL NEFF POST #571

This scholarship is open to any senior from Iroquois High School with a G. P. A. of 2.5, and is planning to pursue a bachelor associate degree from an accredited college. A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

JIM BONNIGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is for graduating seniors who have been active in extracurricular activities at Iroquois High School. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

THE JEAN FORSYTH SCHOLARSHIP
A scholarship will be awarded to an Iroquois female athlete. The recipient of this scholarship is to be both an athlete and a scholar. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

IROQUOIS ALL SPORTS BOOSTERS SCHOLARSHIP
The Iroquois All Sports Boosters are offering scholarships to Iroquois Senior Student Athletes who are attending an institution of higher education. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

IROQUOIS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
The IEA is offering a scholarship totaling $1,000 to an Iroquois Senior who plans to pursue a career in education. The Association will award $250 per year for each of the four years that the student attends an accredited college while working towards certification in elementary or secondary teaching.Other requirements listed on the application.Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.


IROQUOIS SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

THE CADDEN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
The Cadden Family will present a $500 scholarship to a graduating IHS senior who best meets the academic and extra-curricular criteria described on the scholarship application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

IROQUOIS CLASS OF 1979 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
In memory of their deceased classmates, the Iroquois High School Class of 1979 will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating IHS senior who best meets the academic and extra-curricular criteria described on the scholarship application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

THE RYAN M. JOHNSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
In memory of Ryan M. Johnson, the Johnson and McLean families will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating IHS senior who best meets the academic and extra-curricular criteria described on the scholarship application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

WILLIAM G. BAXTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Dr. G. William Baxter Memorial Scholarship will be given to a student who embodies “the spirit of Iroquois.” It is to be based on scholarship, industry, (a willingness to work), volunteerism, and financial need. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

THE INA RAE COREY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Ina Rae Corey Memorial Scholarship will be given to a senior student who embodies “the spirit of Iroquois.” It is to be based on scholarship, industry, (a willingness to work), volunteerism, and financial need. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

THE BUZANOWSKI SCHOLARSHIP
The Buzanowski family will present a scholarship to one senior student from Iroquois Junior-Senior High School. The applicant will be awarded a scholarship based upon scholarship (grades), industry (a willingness to work), volunteerism, and financial need. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

LAWRENCE PARK ATHLETIC CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
A scholarship is offered to 2 male and 2 female students each, who plan to attend a 2- or 4-year program at a technical school or college. The student will receive the award based on scholarship, character and leadership. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

THE BILL VORSHECK SCHOLARSHIP
Two students, one male senior athlete and one female senior athlete from Iroquois Jr./Sr. High School, will receive this scholarship. To receive this renewable scholarship, students must maintain status as a full time student in good standing, be drug-free, and have no felony record. All applications will be given consideration based upon, but not limited to, the following criteria: financial need, citizenship, leadership, academic standing and multi-sport athlete. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

THE ERIC WINGROVE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Two students, one male and one female, will be awarded a college scholarship. The following criteria must be met for consideration: a graduating senior at Iroquois Jr./Sr. High School, sports participation, and financial need. Other requirements are listed on the application.Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

LAWRENCE PARK EAST LAKE SHORE LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
A scholarship is offered to a student, who plans to attend a 2- or 4-year program at a technical school or college. The student will receive the award based on scholarship, character and leadership. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

THE DANIEL HOLDNAK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
TIER NY, LLC will present a scholarship to one graduating senior from Iroquois Junior-Senior High School in honor of school alumnus Daniel Holdnak, Class of 1982, who passed away in 2009. Requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

THE MATTHEW AND MARGARET CUNNINGHAM SCHOLARSHIP
This annual scholarship will be awarded to an Iroquois Jr./Sr. High School student in memory of John P. Cunningham and Blanche Archer Cunningham. The student must be active in extracurricular activities. Other requirements are listed on the application. Please return completed applications to the counseling office by the first Friday in May.

ERIE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The Erie Community Foundation is home to 105 donor named scholarships, and each has its own eligibility and criteria requirements. Many scholarships target students graduating from specific high schools, some for specific areas of study and others for financial need. Each scholarship is unique according to its donor's wishes, and each offers the opportunity to earn a scholarship for your education.

To obtain an application for any of the scholarships listed alphabetically below, please contact your high school guidance office, college financial aid office, or other organization listed as part of the How to Apply information that is provided at the end of each scholarship description below. Application packets are distributed to all public and private high schools and colleges by February 15 of each year.

For any questions, please contact Meghan O'Brien, Director of Grants & Scholarships, at (814) 454-0843. 
https://www.eriecommunityfoundation.org/scholarships
Deadline: refer to website application for date.

ZONTA CLUB OF ERIE SCHOLARSHIP (*Juniors)
A female or male resident of Erie County, Pennsylvania, who possess good scholarship and good character. Individuals must be attending a 4-year accredited college, and have financial need. Please follow the listed links below for the scholarships Zonta Club offers.

Amelia Earhart Fellowships - Since 1938, Zonta has awarded 1,227 Amelia Earhart Fellowships totaling US $7 million to women pursuing PhD degrees in aerospace science and engineering - women following Amelia's dream for gender equality. http://www.ninety-nines.org

Young Women in Public Affairs Awards - Since 1990, Zonta has presented 498 district and international Young Women in Public Affairs Awards to young women from 49 countries.

Malin Karolina Varma (Sweden) always wanted to help others, but when she was afflicted with child rheumatism at the age of 11, it became more important than ever. “I could not walk for four weeks and nobody knew what was wrong with me,” said Malin. “Later when I got my diagnosis it was both a relief and a shock. I knew then that what I wanted to do was to help others in the same situation, especially children in countries without the same opportunity to healthcare as we do in Sweden.” Since then, Malin has been actively involved in helping other children, mothers and women to a better life.

Women in Business Scholarships - Today, women are still more likely to be pouring the coffee in global boardrooms than sitting on the boards. According to Corporate Women Directors International, women hold just 10.4% of the board seats of global 200 companies, as ranked by Fortune Magazine. Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are helping women pursuing undergraduate degrees in business management overcome gender barriers, from the classroom to the boardroom. Since 1998, Zonta Women in Business Scholarships have helped women find their place in the business world.Deadline: refer to website application for date.

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

The Conclave-Six Radio/TV- Music Industry- Scholarships are now available

  • Valuable Conclave Scholarships are now available to attend Broadcast Center/St. Louis-MO, Brown College/Minneapolis, MN, McNally Smith College of Music/St. Paul, MN, or Specs Howard School of Communication Art, Southfield, MI

  • The current school year scholarship competition ends (refer to website for deadline) for Broadcast Center, Brown College and Specs Howard Scholarships and (refer to website for deadline) for the McNally Scholarship.

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund– A variety of scholarships are available to student attending the 47-member public Historically Black Colleges and Universities. More information and applications available at http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/Deadline: refer to website application for date

Washington University in St. Louis- Students who are interested in attending Washington University in St. Louis have the opportunity to be nominated for the Danforth Scholars Program. Candidates should exhibit a capacity for service and leadership, academic excellence, maturity, strong moral character, selflessness, and commitment to the community.https://danforthscholars.wustl.edu/ Deadline: Please refer to website application for date

Westminster College: the Jerb Miller Scholarshipis awarded to a student with a 3.5 or higher grade point average who has been nominated by a Westminster alumnus in the field of education. Applicants may choose any college major offered at Westminster. Applications and nominations can be submitted online, at www.westminster.edu/jerb Westminster also has several merit-based scholarship opportunities. Deadline: Please refer to website application for dates

Youngstown State University Scholarships– A variety of scholarships for students enrolling in the Fall of 2009. Descriptions and the applications are available at www.ysu.edu/finaidDeadline: refer to website application for date

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania www.edinboro.eduPlease click on the following links to visit Colleges and Universities around the area. Further information is available in the Iroquois Guidance Office.

Mercyhurst University www.mercyhurst.edu

Gannon University www.gannon.edu

Penn State Erie- The Behrend College www.erie.psu.edu

Penn State University- Main Campus www.psu.edu

Slippery Rock University www.sru.edu

California University of Pennsylvania www.cup.edu

University of Pittsburgh www.pitt.edu

Duquesne University- Pittsburgh, PA www.duq.edu

Point Park University www.pointpark.edu

Allegheny College www.allegheny.edu

Clarion University www.clarion.edu

The Ohio State University www.osu.edu

Drexel University www.drexel.edu

University at Buffalo www.buffalo.edu

Cleveland State University www.csuohio.edu

West Virginia University www.wvu.edu

Youngstown State University www.ysu.edu

Westminster College www.wvu.edu

University of Pennsylvania- Penn www.upenn.edu

Temple University www.temple.edu

Ohio University www.ohio.edu

Please click on the following links to visit Business and Technical Schools around the area. Further information is available in the Iroquois Guidance Office.

Erie Institute of Technology www.erieit.org

Triangle Tech www.triangle-tech.edu

Tri-State Business Institute www.tsbi.org

Toni Guy Hairdressing Academy https://www.toniguy.edu/

Great Lakes Institute of Technology www.glit.org

ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP & FINANCIAL AID INFO AND COLLEGE SEARCH ENGINES

http://www.pheaa.org

http://www.supercollege.com

http://www.educationplanner.org

http://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/

http://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/#3__What_should_you_know_about_scholarships_

http://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/#4__How_do_scholarship_search_platforms_work_

http://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/#5__What_students_should_know_before_they_search_for_a_scholarship_

http://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/#7__Guide_to_applying_for_scholarships

National Scholarship Website: http://www.fastweb.com

College Board Website: http://www.collegeboard.com

Federal Financial Aid: http://www.fasfa.ed.gov

Register and learn NCAA rules: http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/how-re...

Princeton Review Online Applications: http://www.apply.embark.com

To apply online for the common application: http://www.commonapp.org

Find Money for college: www.scholarships.com

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship- This scholarship is designed to attract outstanding students to careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit to students who are college sophomores or juniors during the current academic year, who have excellent academic records, and who have demonstrated interest in and potential for careers in these fields. For more information regarding the program and application materials, visit www.act.org/goldwater or email goldwater@act.org

Deadline: refer to website application for date.

Coca-Cola- (National Scholars for four years) (Regional Scholars for four years). This scholarship is available to seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or better and part-time employment. The applicants should show leadership qualities and participate in community service. https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org  Deadline: refer to website application for date.

Colonel’s Kids Scholars Program- (funded by KFC) This national competition is open to high school seniors committed to attending a public college or university in their state of residence. The program emphasizes community involvement, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit. The scholarship covers tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a determined amount per academic year, renewable for four years. Scholars must work towards a 4-year degree and complete an internship during their tenure as a Colonel’s Kids Scholar. Each scholar must work a minimum of 10 hours per week, beginning in their sophomore year, and maintain a satisfactory academic record. Applications are available online at http://www.kfcscholars.org/Deadline: refer to website application for date.

Dell Scholars Program- This scholarship offers an opportunity for underserved and lower income students to go to college. The scholarships are offered to high school seniors for full-time study towards a bachelor’s degree at an accredited university of their choice. The Dell Scholars Program emphasizes a student’s determination to succeed over academic records or test scores. To encourage through preparation, the program requires that students participate in an approved college readiness program, have a high school GPA of 2.4 or higher, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and have a demonstrable financial need. More information is available online at https://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship Deadline: refer to website application for date.

Discover Card Tribute Award- This award is available to juniors who have a GPA of 2.75 or better and are planning on continuing their education. Various monetary awards are available. https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarship...Deadline: refer to website application for date.

The Gates Foundation - Gates Millennium Scholars Program, provides scholarships to one thousand minority students who have attained a minimum GPA of a 3.3 and meet a variety of other criteria. To apply for this program, interested students must fill out three required forms: a Nominee Personal Information Form, a Nominator Form, and a Recommender Form. Nomination forms are available at www.gmsp.orgDeadline: refer to website application for date.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund- The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation’s leading organization supporting Hispanic college students. During its 29-year history, it has awarded more than 68,000 scholarships, more than $114 million to students from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information on scholarship opportunities for Hispanic Americans, including eligibility requirements, go to www.hsf.net or call 1-800-HSF-INFO. Deadline: refer to website application for date.

National Merit Scholarship- To participate in the National Merit® Scholarship Program, a student must: take the PSAT/NMSQT® in the specified year of the high school program and no later than the third year in grades 9 through 12, regardless of grade classification or educational pattern; be enrolled full-time as a high school student, progressing normally toward graduation or completion of high school, and planning to enroll full-time in college no later than the fall following completion of high school; and be a citizen of the United States or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident (or have applied for permanent residence, the application for which has not been denied) and intend to become a U.S. citizen at the earliest opportunity allowed by law. The National Merit Scholarship is awarded in three forms: Deadline: refer to website application for date.

  • National Merit® Scholarships
    Every finalist competes for these single payment scholarships, which are awarded on a state representational basis. Winners are selected without consideration of family financial circumstances, college choice, or major and career plans.

  • Corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards
    Corporate sponsors designate their awards for children of their employees or members, for residents of a community where a company has operations, or for finalists with career plans the sponsor wishes to encourage. These scholarships may either be renewable for four years of undergraduate study or one-time awards.

  • College-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards
    Officials of each sponsor college select winners of their awards from finalists who have been accepted for admission and have informed NMSC by the published deadlines that the sponsor college or university is their first choice. These awards are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.

Prudential Spirit of Community Award- (Awards vary) State and national honors are given to award recipients. Young people in grades 5-12, who live in the 50 United States or Washington, D.C., who have conducted a volunteer service activity within the past year, are eligible to apply for The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Also eligible are American students in these grades who live elsewhere as long as their parents or guardians are legal voting residents of one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia. (Employees of Prudential, NASSP, or any of its affiliates, and any firm involved in the program, their children, and previous National Honorees are NOT eligible. Previous State Honorees are eligible only if their submitted activities are significantly different from previously honored activities.) Eligible students may complete a Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program application and submit it to their middle or high school principals; or to the head of one of these officially designated local organizations: a Girl Scout council, county 4-H organization, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA, or member Volunteer Center of the Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network. Students cannot apply directly to The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. They must apply through one of the approved channels for local judging.https://spirit.prudential.comDeadline: refer to website application for date.

SAE Engineering Scholarship- ($1,000 to $10,000) To qualify, the applicant must enroll in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) at a university of the applicant's choice. Undesignated scholarships are paid directly to the college or university. All scholarships are contingent upon the applicant's enrollment in engineering and acceptance from their chosen college or university. Judging will be based on the criteria established by the sponsor and as outlined in the individual scholarship descriptions. Applicants must intend to enroll in an engineering program accredited by ABET; be a citizen of the United States (not permanent resident) at the date of application; be a high school senior at the date of application; meet minimum requirements with regard to grade point average; SAT I and/or ACT scores as outlined in the individual requirements of each scholarship. Deadline: refer to website application for date.

The Society for Range Management (SRM) Masonic-Range Science Scholarship- offers financial assistance and recognition to a high school senior, college freshman, or college sophomore planning to major in/presently majoring in range science and/or closely related field. The recipient of the scholarship must be planning to attend or be currently in attendance at a college or university with a range science program. Applicants must be sponsored by a member of the Society for Range Management (SRM), the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD), or the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS). The SRM Student Affairs Committee will select the recipient(s) and announce their selection at the SRM Annual Meeting held in February each year. Applications are available online at http://www.rangelands.org/

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes – High school seniors can win a determined amount scholarship for their first year expenses at an accredited college or private career school. Each winner’s school of attendance will also receive $1,000 for their General Scholarship Fund. For complete details visit suntrusteducation.comDeadline: refer to website application for date.

Toyota Community Scholarships- ($10,000 and $20,000 over four years to outstanding high school seniors nationwide) Participating high schools may nominate one student who exemplifies outstanding academic excellence, leadership and most importantly - commitment to community service. Past Toyota Community Scholars have done everything from spearheading charity drives and organizing cultural and educational summits, to establishing their own community service organizations. The program includes an all-expenses paid recognition trip. Educational Testing Service administers the program. The school's nominee should have a consistent record of academic excellence, be active in school programs, and be recognized as a leader by his/her peers and instructors. In addition, the nominee must have initiated or be actively involved in a service program that addresses a school or community need. Only one nominee will be accepted from a school. The Scholarship and Recognition Programs unit at Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, New Jersey handles all phases of selection. Please visit the counseling office for more information. Deadline: refer to website application for date.

Elks National Federation 2020 Most Valuable Student Scholarship Competition– The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the current competition. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. More information and the application are available at http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm. Deadline is January.

Wal-Mart Scholarships- The following scholarships are sponsored by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. http://walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving/235.aspxDeadline: refer to website application for date.

  • Higher REACH Scholarship - Up to a determined amount per year

Students out of high school 1 year OR have GED equivalency (see application for details)
Employed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. at least 1 continuous year as of January 20
Meet/Exceed Expectations on most recent Associate Evaluation
Can prove financial need by required documentation

Associate Scholarship – a determined amount please check website

Employed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. at least 1 continuous year
Senior, graduating High School in spring  OR have GED equivalency (see application for details)
Minimum 18 ACT or 800 SAT score
Can prove financial need by required documentation

  • Walton Family Foundation Scholarship – a determined amount please check website

Son/Daughter of a full time Wal-Mart Associate
Senior, graduating High School in spring  OR have GED equivalency (see application for details)
Minimum 22 ACT or 1030 SAT score
Can prove financial need by required documentation

Wendy’s High School Heisman- This scholarship recognizes the nation’s most accomplished high school seniors for excellence in academics, community service, and athletics. Wendy’s late founder, Dave Thomas, created this scholarship in partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trophy Committee, which annually honors one outstanding college football player. Principals, guidance counselors, and coaches at all U.S. high schools are asked to nominate one male and one female student who are active in any of the 32 sports sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. Nominees are judged on their academic achievements, community service involvement, and athletic accomplishments. State and national finalists are selected each fall. Men and women entering their senior year of high school who have at least a “B” grade average and participate in at least one of the 32 sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. Students are judged based on their academic achievements, community service involvement, and athletic accomplishments. More information is available online at http://www.wendysheisman.com/

The AXA Achievement Scholarship- Awarding AXA Achievers

  • Forty-two State Winners and ten National Winners

  • To qualify, you must demonstrate:

  • oAmbition and drive

  • oDetermination to set and reach goals

  • oRespect for self, family and community

  • oAbility to succeed in college

  • Deadline: refer to website application for date

Ron Brown Scholar Program awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated African American students who are currently seniors in high school and plan to pursue undergraduate degrees full-time. Applications can be found online at www.ronbrown.org. There are 2 application deadlines. Students who apply by November 1, are considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program AND will have their application information forwarded to a select and limited number of additional scholarship providers. Deadline: refer to website application for date

Keppra Family Epilepsy Family Scholarship– The purpose of this scholarship program is to demonstrate the continued commitment of UCB, Inc. to people with epilepsy, their families, and caregivers. The award is a one-time scholarship in an amount to be determined. Twenty scholarships will be awarded to people with epilepsy, and 10 scholarships will be awarded to family members or caregivers of people with epilepsy, for use toward tuition at a United States-based center for higher learning. Information and the application are available online at http://www.ucbepilepsyscholarship.com/. Deadline: refer to website application for date

Imagine America Scholarship Program– Helps fund students’ education at hundreds of career colleges nationwide. For more information, go to https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarshi... Deadline: refer to website application for date

Discover Colleges offers a "one-stop-shop" for receiving free information from Christian universities and colleges. You can conveniently choose to get information from a number of Christian universities and colleges all in one place! We also provide a $1,000 Christian university and college scholarship drawing. The scholarship can be used at any Christian university or college. The site includes information and links for Christian universities and colleges, as well as admissions and financial aid tips and all of our information services are offered absolutely free!

STATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Big 33 Waste Management Scholarship- As a major sponsor of the Big 33, Waste Management is committed to supporting their efforts to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who have exhibited excellence in the area of environmental preservation. Student must be a high school senior enrolled in a public or accredited private school in Ohio or Pennsylvania; attained a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for the previous two academic years (grades 10 and 11); and plans to continue his/her education beyond high school in an accredited institution of higher education or technical school. www.big33.orgDeadline: refer to website application for date

Big 33 Academic Scholarship Award Program- The Big 33 Scholarships provide financial assistance to high school seniors who exhibit excellence in a well-rounded educational and extracurricular program. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, community service, financial need, leadership, obstacles overcome, special talents and unique endeavors. Student must be a high school senior enrolled in a public or accredited private school in Ohio or Pennsylvania; attained a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for the previous two academic years (grades 10 and 11); and plans to continue his/her education beyond high school in an accredited institution of higher education or technical school. www.big33.orgDeadline: refer to website application for date

Big 33 Scholarship Award Program- ($250-$2500)- This scholarship is available to seniors who possess talent, leadership, an ability to overcome obstacles, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, plan on continuing their education, have community service experience as well as unique endeavors and show financial need. www.big33.orgDeadline: refer to website application for date

Big 33 Nursing Scholarship-provides financial assistance to high school seniors who exhibit excellence in a well-rounded educational and extracurricular program. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, community service, financial need, leadership, obstacles overcome, special talents and unique endeavors. Student must be a high school senior enrolled in a public or accredited private school in Ohio or Pennsylvania, attained a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale for the previous two academic years (grades 10 and 11), and plan to continue his/her education beyond high school in an accredited institution of higher education or technical school. www.big33.orgDeadline: refer to website application for date

Horatio Alger Franklin Scholarship Program- There are twenty-five $10,000 scholarships awarded annually in Pennsylvania that are funded through The Pew Charitable Trusts. The program is designed to increase student understanding and appreciation of the contributions of Benjamin Franklin and Horatio Alger, Jr. The Horatio Alger Franklin Scholarship Program provides assistance to students in the state of Pennsylvania who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue higher education.

To be eligible to apply, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Students must produce two essays regarding Benjamin Franklin during the application process. With the submission of the essays, students do not need additionally apply for the Pennsylvania Scholarship, as they will be automatically considered;

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in Pennsylvania, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation;

  • Have a strong commitment to pursue a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and later transfer to a four-year institution;

  • Critical financial need ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred; if higher, an explanation must be provided);

  • Involvement in co-curricular and community activities;

  • Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum grade point average of 2.0);

  • Be a resident of Pennsylvania;

  • Be a citizen of the United States

TO APPLY FOR THE HORATIO ALGER FRANKLIN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PLEASE VISIT http://www.horatioalger.org/schoalrships/apply.cfmDeadline: refer to website application for date

Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers Foundation Scholarship-(Four renewable scholarships)- The goal of the PACB Foundation is to provide scholarships to children of PACB member institution’s employees and directors. It is the Foundation’s desire to not only be a part of helping students financially, but also to take an active role in developing tomorrow’s leaders. Student must be a high school senior; be a legal dependent of either a PCAB member bank employee (working a minimum of 1,000 hours annually) or of a director of a PCAB member institution; plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school (colleges, universities and community colleges) full time and complete application, including an essay. In addition, an interview will be conducted. www.pacb.orgDeadline: refer to website application for date

Pennsylvania Association Of Educational Professionals Scholarship- This Scholarship Was Established In 1992 To Assist Students Pursing Higher Education. Criteria Used In The Selection Process Include Scholastic Achievement, Motivation For Higher Education, Leadership, Citizenship, Service To The School And Community And Financial Need. Student Must Be A High School Senior And Complete Application. Field Of Specialization: Secretarial, Office Technology, Accounting, Business Education And Business Education Teaching. Http://Www.Paeop.ComDeadline: Refer To Website Application For Date.

Pennsylvania Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (PBFAA) Scholarship- a Chartered State Association of the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA), Scholarships are awarded on the regional, state and national levels. PBFAA is the state trade association for professional burglar and fire alarm companies. Members are companies that design, sell, install, maintain and monitor electronic burglar and fire alarm systems. The scholarship is a way for the industry to thank the dedicated public safety community and to help pay for advanced education. Student must be a high school senior; have a father, mother or legal guardian who is a full-time active fire or police employee and not on disability; parent or guardian must be a member of the police or sheriff’s department or a full-time paid or volunteer member of a fire department in Pennsylvania; submit proof of acceptance to a college or university (letter acceptable); submit proof of parent’s occupation (ID or supervisory letter acceptable) and complete application and essay.
https://www.collegedata.com/cs/search/scholar/scho.. Deadline: refer to website application for date

Pennsylvania Elks “Most Valuable Student - For the 2006 Most Valuable Student Scholarship Competition, the Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to be administered over the 2006-07 through 2009-10 academic years. Male and female students compete separately for identical awards. The amounts are as follows: 2 First-Place Awards of $60,000 ($15,000 per year); 2 Second-Place Awards of $40,000 ($10,000 per year); 2 Third-Place Awards of $20,000 ($5,000 per year); 494 Fourth-Place Awards of $4,000 ($1,000 per year); Total of $2,216,000. The contest is for high school seniors who are U.S. citizens; college students are not eligible. You do not need to be related to an Elks member. For information concerning deadlines and an application go to http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm  Deadline: refer to website application for date

Pennsylvania Land Surveyors’ Foundation, Inc. Scholarship- Several scholarships totaling up to $20,000. The amounts will be paid as lump sum awards. The Pennsylvania Land Surveyors’ Foundation, Inc. is an affiliate of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors. The goal of the organization is to promote, improve and encourage the profession and practice of land surveying in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Student must be a high school senior; plan to pursue higher education at a two-year or four-year institution; be a citizen of the United States and a resident of Pennsylvania and complete application. Students must be entering a Two-year surveying technology program or four-year Bachelor of Science program in land surveying. https://psls.org/foundationDeadline: refer to website application for date.

Pennsylvania New Economy Technology Scholarship (NETS) offered byThe Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). (Technology scholarships provide up to $1,000 per year based on total educational costs.) Technology scholarships are offered to prepare students to succeed in the new, technology-based economy of the 21st century, and to stem the migration of Pennsylvania’s young people to other states. Student must be a high school senior; resident of the Commonwealth of PA; be enrolled in an approved science or technology program at an approved Pennsylvania community college, two or four-year college or a licensed technical institute; begin employment in the state within one year after completion of studies, one year for each year the scholarship was awarded and apply for a Federal Pell Grant and Pennsylvania State Grant. http://www.pheaa.org/specialprogramsDeadline: refer to website application for date

Pennsylvania School Public Relations Scholarship– The Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association wants to encourage and promote the field of public relations to high school students through an educational scholarship for those interested in studying the field or related subjects. In an effort to share this scholarship, PenSPRA will present three $500 awards to worthy recipients from the East Region, Central Region and West Region of the Commonwealth. More information and the application are available at http://www.penspra.org.Deadline: refer to website application for date

Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) Scholarship- (Six scholarships of $4,000 each will be awarded.) Student must be a high school senior planning to enter a two or four- year college or university; be a member of PSECU by the date specified on the application; compile a list of school, work, civic and other activities including awards, honors and part-time employment (note the number of hours of involvement); and compose a typed, double-spaced essay. http://www.psecu.com
Deadline: refer to website application for date

Pennsylvania State Foster Parent Association (PSFPA) Scholarship- (Scholarships of $500 are awarded with the highest qualifying applicant receiving $1,000.) This scholarship is offered annually to convey that the association believes in students. Student must be a high school senior planning to pursue post-secondary education; be a foster child, adoptive child or biological child of PSFPA and complete application and essay. https://www.psrfa.org/education/the-parfa-scholarship/Deadline: refer to website application for date

Pennsylvania State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship- The amount of the scholarship will be determined by the organization.) The Pennsylvania State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution offers this scholarship on the basis of academics, recommendations and financial need. No affiliation or relationship with the DAR is necessary to qualify for the scholarship. Student must be a high school senior enrolled in an accredited, registered, approved or licensed school; resident of Pennsylvania; planning to attend an accredited college or university which confers associate or bachelor degrees; and agrees to acknowledge the scholarship in a letter to the State Chairman. http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfmDeadline: refer to website application for date

PHEAA Academic Excellence Scholarship Award Program- ($1500)-This scholarship is available to seniors who have applied for the Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Program, but did not receive the scholarship. This scholarship program is open to seniors who are ranked in the top 5% of their class or hold a ranking of 1, 2, or 3 in a class of 60 students or less. Applicants must have GPA of 3.50 or above on an unweighted 4.00 scale, and a SAT score = 1150 combined critical reasoning and math only or an ACT score of 25 or above. The student must be a Pennsylvania resident, be enrolled full-time at a PHEAA approved Pennsylvania postsecondary school following graduation, and be a Pennsylvania State grant recipient for at least one term during his/her freshman year.
https://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/pheaa-a...Deadline: refer to website application for date

Phi Delta Kappa International and Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation Scholarship- (A minimum of 30 scholarships will be awarded- twenty-seven grants. Two of the 30 grants will be awarded to dependents of Kappans.) Phi Delta Kappa International has established this scholarship to support future educational careers. The criteria used in the selection process are academic standing, school and community activities and the student’s essay and letters of recommendation. Student must be a high school senior; and complete application and essay. Students must be education majors. https://pdkintl.org/programs-resources/scholarship...
Deadline: refer to website application for date

Post-Secondary Education Gratuity Program– Full tuition, room and board, and fees paid to a student attending a public college in Pennsylvania whose parent was a Pennsylvania police officer, firefighter, rescue and ambulance squad member, correction employee, or National Guard member and was killed in the line of duty. Information available at https://www.pheaa.org/funding-opportunities/other-educational-aid/postsecondary-educational-gratuity.shtml Deadline: refer to website application for date

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program recognizes middle and high school students solely on the basis of volunteer work in their communities. Each participating school may select at least one Local Honoree. One high school and one middle school student in each state will receive $1000, a medallion, and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C. with a parent or guardian. If you are interested, more information is available in the Guidance Office.www.prudential.com/spirit or www.principals.org/prudential Deadline: Please refer to website application for dates