SCHOLARSHIPS

 
 
                                                                       
 

SCHOLARSHIP LINKS

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Attention Juniors!  The Pennsylvania Society is pleased to announce the ninth annual Benjamin Franklin Scholar Award.  This is a writing competition open to all Pennsylvania public school students in their Junior year.  You will need to submit an original essay of not more then 750 words discussing the modern day relevance of a selected quotation by Benjamin Franklin.  First place receives $3,000, second place, $2,000 and third place receives $1,000. The deadline is October 24, 2014.  For more information see Mrs. Balogh in the Counseling Office. 
 
Automotive Training Center is hosting its Annual Scholarship program at the Exton Campus on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.  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 ad friends are invited to attend the information sessions and tour the facility. 
 
Are you a student who's making a difference through volunteering?  If so, you need to apply for a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.  You could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. next May.  Go to http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit to access the online application.  The deadline is November 4, 2014. 
 
If integrity, determination and courage describe you, you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar.  This scholarship helps students to overcome the financial barrier of pursuing higher education.  To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college.  To learn more and apply visit:  www.horatioalger.org/scholarships. The deadline is October 25, 2014.
 
Pittsburgh Technical Institute offers high school  seniors who are active in student organizations such as FBLA, FCCLA, NHS, and Student Government by awarding PTI partial tuition scholarships valued up to $6,000.  For award amounts, application information, and deadlines, please refer to the scholarship information listed on www.pti.edu.You must apply before the March 6, 2015 deadline
 
High School Senior Females:  The Gettysburg PEO Chapter offers the DAISY scholarship worth $200.00 for a female who is the 1st female in her family to attend college, or an average but dedicated student who plans to attend a trade or technical school, or a well deserving female student who wants to continue her education but has limited means.  The deadline is October 31st so apply soon.  Applications are located in the yellow folder in the Counseling Office.
 
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 if college is on the horizon, you have the opportunity to receive scholarship funds from PSECU. To qualify for one of the six scholarships awarded for up to $8,000, you must be a PSECU member by Wednesday, December 31, 2014.The deadline for applying is February 27, 2015.  For more information, check out their website psecu.com .
 
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. To learn more about the criteria and get the application, check out their website:  www.efwp.org.  The deadline is March 15, 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 Mrs. Swope or Mrs. Balogh for more details.