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:
 
Omega Chapter-Delta Kappa Gamma Society - for a female senior pursuing a career in education. Deadline is April 1, 2015.
 
Conewago Enterprises, Inc. - for a senior majoring in Accounting, Architecture or Business Management and Engineering. Deadline is April 1, 2015. 
 
Snowmobile Club of Adams County - for students pursuing any 2 or 4 year degree, majoring in some form of carpentry, engineering, and/or civil service work. Deadline is March 21, 2015.
 
Charles Kidder Scholarship - 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 is March 20, 2015.   
 
Gettysburg Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship for Nursing & Allied Health is open to seniors who with to pursue studies in nursing/allied health leading to a degree or certificate. The recipient must be accepted to an accredited college, institution or hospital school of nursing at the time the award is made.  Deadline is April 17, 2015.
 
Walter D. Fohl Foundation, is an interest free loan for students pursuing a career in the medical field. Deadline is April 17, 2015.
 
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 in the scholarship drawer, and must be completed and submitted to Dr. Swope by March 15th. 
 
The Gettysburg Garden Club Scholarship, is for seniors who want to major in landscaping, horticulture, or related fields. The deadline is April 15, 2015
 
The Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers Annual $1,000 Scholarship is for High School Seniors who have overcome physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment and supplies which includes respiratory and asthma devices.  The deadline is March 20th. 
 
American Society of Highway Engineers is a $2,000 scholarship for a senior who is considering an engineering career.  The deadline is March 20, 2015.
 
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 at a four-year college or university majoring in a business or professional field. Deadline is April 1, 2015.
 
Rotary Club Vocational Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship for a senior who has taken vocationally oriented subjects in high school, two completed during their senior year, 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 April 1, 2015.
 
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.
 
The Good Samaritan Masonic Lodge No. 336 has a new scholarship application and deadline of 4/1/2015. This scholarship is open to students with any worthy career goal and is designed to reward and further encourage an interest in the Liberal Arts. The new scholarship application is located in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office. 
 
"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
 
Realtors Association of York & Adams Counties is offering a $500 scholarship to seniors who are interested in a trade, tech or college to pursue education for any housing-related field such as:  real estate, appraiser, inspector, carpentry, building trades, landscaping, interior design, architecture, finance and banking.  If you would like an application for this scholarship, look in the yellow folder in the Counseling Office.  Deadline is April 1, 2015.
 
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.  
 
If you are planning on attending Hagerstown Community College stop by the Counseling Office to pick up an application for their academic excellence scholarship program.  This award provides $550 per semester at the college, and the recipient who maintains satisfactory academic records will be supported for four consecutive semesters of college study for a total of $2,200.  To apply go to http://www.hagerstowncc.edu and click on future students, then pay for college and click on HCC scholarships.  Scroll down to HCC Faculty/Foundation Scholarship for Academic Excellence.  The deadline is April 15, 201
 
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. 
 
Attention Seniors, win a $500 cash scholarship sponsored by York-Adams Counties Central Labor Council. This is an essay contest about issues that impact the Labor Movement.  Come to the Counseling Office to get a brochure with additional information on this opportunity. The deadline is April 13, 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.
 
 
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.