Juniors get inspired and start an exciting career. The National Cancer Institute at Frederick offers an intern program for students who are interested in Medicine, cancer research, nursing, and many other fields. Come to the Counseling Office for more information on how to apply.
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 seven scholarships this year. To learn more about the criteria for this scholarship, look in the yellow scholarship folder.
Seniors interested in going to Empire Beauty School, there is an Empire Scholarship Day you should plan on attending. You could receive a scholarship for $500, $1,000 or $1,500. For more information on event dates and an application, look in the yellow folder in the Counseling Office.
The Big 33 Scholarship Program will have scholarship applications ready on their website www.big33.org starting January 6, 2014. Big 33 scholarships provide financial assistance to high school seniors who exhibit excellence in a well-rounded educational and extracurricular program.
It's time for the Adams County School Counselors' Association Scholarship. This one-time $500 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 applications for this scholarship are located in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office, and must be submitted to Mrs. Swope by March 15th.
The PA Media Group would like to honor 20 high school seniors as the Best & Brightest to represent the potential of the Class of 2014. Recipients are featured in The Sunday Patriot-News in May and in a photo gallery, videos and profiles on PennLive. For more information on this opportunity look in the yellow folder.
The Adams County Bar Association is sponsoring an essay contest on the topic "Why every vote matters" open to seniors as a way to celebrate Law Day on May 1st. The first place essay will receive $2,000, second place $1,000, and four honorable mentions will each receive $500. The deadline for the essay is March 14th.
Automotive Training Center is hosting its Annual Scholarship program at the Exton Campus on Tuesday, March 25th, at 6:00 pm. This year the combined value of the scholarships awarded is over $200,000. Seniors interested in attending can register either by calling the Admission Department at 1-800-411-8031, or by completing the registration form at their website www.autotraining.edu Parents and friends are invited to attend the information sessions and tour the facility.
Seniors these scholarships have just arrived: The Gettysburg Garden Club Scholarship, this is for students who plan to major in horticulture, landscaping or other related fields. Hagerstown Community College has a scholarship for students who will be attending there and have a GPA of 3.2 or better. The American Society of Highway Engineers Scholarship is open to HS Seniors who are U.S. Citizens and considering an engineering career. The Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers Annual Scholarship is for HS Seniors who have overcome physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment and supplies. The Charles Kidder Scholarship is an essay contest open to HS Seniors who have a parent or grandparent employed by Hanover Area Management Association. Gettysburg Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship is open to HS Seniors who wish to pursue studies in nursing/allied health leading to a degree or certificate. Applicants must be residents of the Gettysburg Hospital service area and be accepted to an accredited college, institution or hospital school of nursing at the time the award is made. The Blue Ridge Summit Lions Club is offering their annual scholarship worth $300. This scholarship is available to high school seniors who reside within a 5-mile radius of the Blue Ridge Summit Post Office, 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. Carroll Valley Citizens Association has a $1000 scholarship for a graduating senior who is a resident of Carroll Valley. Pennsylvania Land Surveyor's Foundation Scholarship is open to Seniors who are pursuing a bachelor's degree or associate degree in land surveying. Omega Chapter-Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship is for a female senior who is pursuing a career in education. Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship is for seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and going to attend a 4 year college or university. The Gettysburg Area Personnel Association Scholarship is available to all HS Seniors who have been residents of Adams County for the last five years, and who are majoring in Business with a concentration in Human Resources, or majoring in Psychology or Human Resources Management and interested in a career in Adams County. Woman's Club of Gettysburg has a $1,500 scholarship for seniors who are accepted to an accredited school for a two year course of study in a business, vocational/technical career field. You must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applications are located in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office.