SCHOLARSHIPS

 
 
                                                                       
 

SCHOLARSHIP LINKS

*Reminder*

NEVER pay for a scholarship or a scholarship list!!

 
 
These scholarship applications have arrived and can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office:
 
Woman's Club of Gettysburg is offering four $1,500 scholarships to seniors who plan to continue their education beyond high school in a business, vocational/technical career field requiring a two year course of study.  Deadline is April 30, 2015.
 
Seniors!  If you are going to major in the field of education and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, you need to apply for the Fairfield Education Association Scholarship.  The application can be found in the scholarship drawer. 
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The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) has scholarships open to female students considering a career in Transportation. Transportation careers can include, Engineers, Economists, Public Relations, Air Traffic Controllers, Finance, Wildlife Specialists and many more. Directions and applications are available for download on the WTS Central PA website scholarship page:  http://www.wtsinternational.org/centralpennsylvania/scholarships/
 
Seniors interested in going to Empire Beauty School, there is a $1,000 scholarship available for one graduating senior attending Empire Beauty School to pursue a career in cosmetology.  For more information visit their website at:  www.empire.edu  The deadline is May 1, 2015.
 
"Aspiring Fashion  Professional" Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students who are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link  http://www.fashion.schools.org/ and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page.  The deadline is June 1, 2015. 
 
"Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to a senior who is interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  If you are interested visit their website:  http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application.  The deadline is June 1, 2015
 
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship is a four-year award given to two high school seniors in the state of Pennsylvania per year.  Each award consists of the value of one semester of tuition at the State System of Higher Education for each of four years. Eligible educational institutions include all colleges, universities and career schools in Pennsylvania.  For eligibility criteria and more information on how to apply visit their website:  www.tfec.org
 
If you are a senior who is going to began a career as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse and has been accepted in an accredited nursing program, you can apply for The Florence deHaven Stick Memorial Scholarship.  This is between $1,000 and $2,000 and is awarded on the basis of financial need, academic performance and extracurricular activities.  The application is located in the yellow folder in the Counseling Office.  
 
College bound high school seniors are encouraged to enter Metzger Wickersham's Road to Safety Scholarship Contest by submitting a creative project that sends a memorable message about the dangers of drunk driving and distracted driving.  First place winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship, second place $750, and third place $500.  All students who enter will be given a fun prize for their participation.  Visit arrivealivepa.com for details. Deadline is May 15, 2015. 
 
The Pearce Law Firm has put together a $2,000 scholarship "Aspiring Pennsylvania Attorneys Scholarship" for high school graduates in the state of Pennsylvania who aspire to attend law school after college.  You can find the application and rules for this scholarship at:  http://thepearcelawfirm.com/aspiring-scholarship  The deadline is December 31, 2015.
 
Seniors if you are attending HACC next year you can apply for a full-ride scholarship.  Thanks to the support of the HACC Foundation, six full-ride scholarships are available for each of their five campuses as well as their Virtual Learning Program.  Visit hacc.edu/FullRide to learn the eligibility requirements.  The deadline to apply is April 30, 2015. 
 
Gerald E. White Memorial/Gettysburg Teener League Scholarship is for seniors who played a minimum of two years in the Gettysburg Teener League, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and accepted to a post secondary institution.  This scholarship is for $1,000 and the deadline is May 1st.  Applications can be found in the Counseling Office.
 
 
A wide array of local scholarship applications are available in the High School Counseling office.  There are scholarships offered for students who are planning to attend trade/business/technical schools and for students who are not particularly academically minded.  Deadlines occur throughout the year.
See Dr. Swope or Mrs. Balogh for more details.