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These scholarship applications have arrived and can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office:
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 March 31, 2016.
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 subjects during their senior year. He/she must also be committed to attending a secondary program in a vocational area. Deadline is March 31, 2016.
Omega Chapter-Delta Society is for a female senior pursuing a career in education. Deadline is April 1, 2016.
York-Adams Two-Cylinder Club, Inc. is for all career choices, those affiliated with Agriculture, Technical, Trade School & Business will take preference. Deadline is March 31, 2016.
American Society of Highway Engineers Scholarship is for any HS Senior who is a US Citizen, and considering an engineering career. Deadline is April 15, 2016.
The Fall 2016 scholarship foundation is open to students who will attend HACC after graduation. There are almost 200 scholarships available. Visit hacc.edu/scholarships or email HACCScholarships@hacc.edu .
The Aspiring Nurse Scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN and BSN programs. This is a $1000 scholarship and they are asking interested students to visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click in the banner on the right-hand side of the websites homepage. Here you will find detailed scholarship information and the official application form. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2016.
Promoting Future Educators Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship for seniors who are planning on going into a field in which they will assist individuals with disabilities. Those who apply for this scholarship may be majoring or minoring in special education, planning to be a Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist or a Speech/Language Pathologist. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2016. Applications can be found in the yellow folder.
The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship doesn't require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need. Seniors must have a GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 and plan to enroll full-time at a 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational school. Go to https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/ to apply. The deadline is March 2, 2016.
"Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2016.
"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. Interested students can visit their website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2016.
The PA Media Group Best & Brightest Scholarship is here. You must have a 3.0 GPA and is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and service to school, peers and community. The deadline to apply is March 7, 2016.
Seniors if you are entering a nursing program or health related field the Gettysburg Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship has arrived. You must be accepted to an accredited college, institution or hospital school of nursing at the time the award is made. This is a $2,000 scholarship and the deadline to apply is April 17, 2016.
To encourage Pennsylvania student seniors to prosper in their postsecondary education, the Pennsylvania Society and the Maguire Foundation are offering renewable scholarships worth up to $8,000 per year. To apply, students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be planning to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study at a four-year college or university in Pennsylvania for the entire 2016-2017 academic year, and have financial need. The deadline to apply is February 2, 2016. For more information and to apply visit their website: www.scholarsapply.org/pennsylvaniasociety
Snowmobile Club of Adams County Scholarship is here! Seniors who are pursuing any 2 or 4 year advanced degree majoring in some form of carpentry, engineering and or civil service work are encouraged to apply. The deadline is March 23, 2016.
The Buick Achievers Scholarship is here! This scholarship is for seniors who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business with an interest in the automotive industry. Go to their website for more information and to apply: https://buickachievers.scholarshipamerica.org The deadline is February 29, 2016.
The Conewago Enterprise Scholarship is here! Seniors must commit to maintaining a 3.0 GPA throughout the length of the 4 year $20,000 scholarship and major in a construction related field which includes Accounting, Architecture, Business Management, and Engineering. The deadline to apply is April 4, 2016. The application for this scholarship is located in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office.
The Charles Kidder Scholarship application is here! This 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, the deadline to apply is March 20, 2016. The application is located in the scholarship drawer.
The Slush Puppie Scholarship Essay application is here. It is open to high school seniors who plan to further their education at a college, university or certified trade school in the United States. This scholarship is not based on financial need, but solely on essay merit. Go to www.slushpuppieplus.com for more information and an application. The deadline to apply is April 29, 2016.
It's time for the Adams County School Counselor's Association Scholarship. This one-time $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to one high school senior in Adams County who is planning to study Psychology, Sociology, or other related field in a post-secondary institution following graduation. The application for this scholarship is located in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office, and must be completed and submitted to Dr. Swope by March 1st.
The Brian Rebert Scholarship is open to a graduating senior who has been diagnosed with a physical or learning disability and is going on to higher education. This scholarship is $200.00, and the deadline to apply is April 30, 2016. The application for this scholarship is also located in the scholarship drawer.
The Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB) has established the PACB Foundation that provides scholarships to children of PACB member institutions employees and directors. The scholarships are available to high school seniors who are planning to attend an accredited college, university, or community college on a full-time basis. For eligibility requirements, list of all PACB member financial institutions and an application go to their website: http:www.pacb.org/about/the-pacb-foundation/scholarship-selection-process/ Go to the bottom of the page for the scholarship information packet and application. The deadline is February 12, 2016.
Seniors if you attended the Young Women's and Young Men's Leadership Conference as a 7th grader and planning to attend a post-secondary institution following graduation then this new $500.00 Gettysburg Hospital Foundation Scholarship is for you. The application can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office. The deadline is March 15, 2016.
Attention Juniors!! Apply online for the 2016 Hamilton Award. Winners are enrolled in the Hamilton Leaders Academy and receive: A $500 cash scholarship, leadership training, college application assistance, scholarship and financial aid search assistance and internship and mentor-ship opportunities. The Hamilton Leaders Academy is a three-year, no student cost program that helps students gain acceptance to college and transition successfully to university life and the work force. For more information and to apply go to their website: www.hamiltonscholars.org
Seniors if you are going to attend the University of Pittsburgh next year the application period for the Nordenberg Leadership Scholars Program for Fall of 2016 has opened. For more information go to their website. www.nordenbergscholars.pitt.edu
The Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central PA has a scholarship program for students who have epilepsy or seizure disorder. This foundation is proud to offer eight scholarships this year. For more information and an application, please stop by the Counseling Office. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2016
The Pennsylvania JCI Senate annually sponsors a scholarship for senior students who are residents of Pennsylvania. They will be awarding two $500 scholarships this year. The applications of these two recipients will then be forwarded to the United States JCI Senate Foundation for consideration to receive an additional National grant of $1000. For more information and an application please come to the Counseling Office. The deadline is January 15, 2016.
Seniors if college is on the horizon, you have the opportunity to receive scholarship funds from PSECU. To qualify for one of six scholarships awarded for up to $8,000, you must be a PSECU member by Thursday, December 31, 2015. The scholarship application deadline is February 29, 2016. Go to their website for more information and the application: psecu.com/scholarships
College bound 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 winner receives a $1,000 college scholarship. The deadline for all entries is Friday, May 6, 2016. Go to their website for an application: arrivealivepa.com
Seniors if you have been accepted to Millersville University and plan to attend, there is a scholarship available from the Clarence Schock Foundation. The deadline is February 26, 2016. www.millersville.edu
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________See Dr. Swope or Mrs. Balogh for more details.