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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:
The Fraternal Order of the Eagles will have money available this year for their scholarship!! They will be awarding a $4,000 scholarship to one Fairfield senior. They only require the student to further his/her education beyond high school. The application can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office and the applications must be turned in by April 11th.
Dollars for Scholars Scholarships will go live on January 2, 2017. Go to their website for a list of scholarships available to Fairfield students and to apply. www.adamscountydfs.org
The Snowmobile Club of Adams County Scholarship. This scholarship if for seniors pursuing any 2 or 4 year degree majoring in some form of carpentry, engineering, and/or civil service work. The deadline to apply is March 22, 2017.
The Conewago Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship. This scholarship is for seniors who want to major in Accounting, Architecture, or Business Management & Engineering and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The deadline is April 3, 2017.
Charles Kidder Essay Contest Scholarship is for seniors who are employed or have a sibling, parent or grandparent employed by Hanover Area Management Association. This is a $1,500 scholarship and the deadline to apply is March 20, 2017.
Omega Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society is a $750 award for a female senior pursuing a career in education.
Walter D. Fohl, Jr. Medical Education Loan Foundation is an interest free loan for a senior who will be majoring in the medical field.
The One Mountain Foundation Scholarship has updated their application and has a new name The Mason Dixon Scholarship. They will be giving four $500 scholarships to seniors pursuing a career requiring college, business, trade or technical education beyond Grade 12.
Rotary Club Academic Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship for a senior who has taken academically oriented subjects in high school, achieved a B average, and has been accepted in a four-year college or university majoring in a business or professional field. Deadline is April 3rd.
Rotary Club Vocational Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship for a senior who has taken vocationally oriented subjects in high school, and achieved a B average on vocational subjects and a grade of C or better on all other subjects during their senior year. He/she must also be committed to attending a secondary program in a vocational area. Deadline is April 3rd.
The York-Adams Two Cylinder Club Scholarship is for all career choices, but those affiliated with Agriculture, Vocation, Technical, Trade School and Business will take preference. Deadline is March 31st.
The Gettysburg Hospital Auxiliary offers a scholarship of up to $5,000 available to any senior who wants to pursue studies in nursing/allied health leading to a degree or certificate. The scholarship recipient must be accepted to an accredited college, institution or hospital school of nursing at the time the award is made. The deadline to apply is April 19th.
The Woman's Club of Gettysburg Scholarship application is here! They offer four $1,500 scholarships to seniors who plan to continue their education beyond high school in a business, vocational/technical career field. This is for a two year course of study only. A student from Fairfield is guaranteed one of these scholarships! The deadline to apply is April 4th.
Fairfield Football Inc. will present a $500 scholarship to one female and one male athlete. Applicants must have participated in at least one season with Fairfield Youth Football or Cheer, participated in at least one PIAA sport during each of their high school years, and be accepted into a two or four year college, university or trade/vocational school. The deadline to apply is April 15th.
The Lawyers at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a generous $1000 scholarship for any seniors who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship you must have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better, and write an essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome. The deadline for application submissions is July 31, 2017. To apply go to their website: http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/
The Elizabeth Ferciot Roby Art Scholarship is for a senior pursuing post-secondary education at a school, college or university in the field of art, preferably studio art, but other forms of art such as photography, sculpture or pottery may be considered. This scholarship is $500 and the deadline to apply is April 14, 2017. Applications can be found in the Counseling Office.
The Delta Kappa Gamma International is a professional organization for key women educators that sponsors a scholarship to a graduating female high school student who is going to pursue a degree in education. This is a $500 award and the deadline to apply is April 20, 2017. Applications are located in the Counseling Office.
Nursing School Almanac Scholarship is a $1,000 award to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, and has a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of health care. The deadline is June 30, 2017. Interested students can go to their website for the scholarship application: www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com
Each year the York-Adams County Central Labor Council conducts a scholarship essay contest. The 2017 Richard L. Boyd Workers' Memorial Day Essay contest is a onetime, $500 cash scholarship. Any high school senior living in York or Adams County planning to pursue post-secondary education is eligible to participate. For more information, please come to the Counseling Office for a brochure. The deadline is April 10, 2017.
The Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS) will once again award a $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding senior who has been successful in their academic pursuits while overcoming physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment and supplies such as wheelchairs, respiratory devices, diabetes devices or asthma devices etc. Applications can be found in the Counseling Office and the deadline to apply is April 7, 2017.
The Biglerville Garden Club is pleased to announce the availability of two $500 scholarships this year. The Olivia Carey Scholarship and The Angela Nadeau Scholarship. Seniors must have good academic standing, community service, club activities, participation in extra-curricular activities and financial need. The application is located in the Counseling Office and you only need one to apply for both scholarships. The deadline is April 15, 2017.
The Adams County Bar Association is sponsoring an essay
contest on the topic "The 14th Amendment and the Bill of Rights" open to seniors
as a way to celebrate Law Day on May 1st. To be eligible you must plan on
attending a four-year college or university and enter a law-related career. The
first place essay will receive $2,000, second place $1,000 and four honorable
mentions each receiving $500. Historically, few seniors apply for this
scholarship and applicants stand an excellent chance of receiving scholarship
funds. The deadline to apply is April 3rd and applications are located in the
College bound seniors are encouraged to enter Metzger Wickersham's Road to Safety Scholarship Contest by submitting a creative project that highlights the dangers of distracted driving and/or drunk driving. First place winner receives $1,000 , second place $750 and third place $500. The deadline for all entries is May 5, 2017. Go to their website: www.arrivealivepa.com for more information and an application.
Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship application is available
online. The Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated
integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, and strength of character: have
financial need, and are committed to pursue a career or technical
certificate/degree. Please go to their website for more information and the application. application.horatioalger.org
See Mrs. Balogh for more details.