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    These scholarship applications have arrived and can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office:
     
     
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    Scholarship Event! 
     
    Automotive Training Center is hosting its Annual Scholarship program at the Exton Campus on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm.  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  
     
    Scholarship Opportunity for students who already graduated!   SeniorAdvisor.com is pleased to announce their annual scholarship opporunity for graduated seniors. This general scholarship is open to students who are already enrolled at a 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2017-2018 academic year. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to three individual students who write the most compelling essay as judged by SeniorAdvisor.com staff.  The deadline to apply is December 31, 2017.  For more information, please come to the Counseling Office.

    If integrity, determination, and courage describe you - you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar.  Their scholarships range in value from $6,000 to $25,000. Their scholarship programs provide financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need, and exhibit integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity and to apply, visit their website:  scholars.horatioalger.org  The deadline to apply is October 25th.
     
    The United States Senate Youth Scholarship Program offers an outstanding opportunity for superb student leaders. Sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the program features an all-expense paid, week-long adventure (March 3-10, 2018) with government leaders in Washington, D.C., as well as the award of a $10,000 collegiate scholarship.  The student must be a junior or senior in the current academic year and a resident of Pennsylvania.  In addition, the student must be an elected officer or representative in class government, or student council. The application must be postmarked by October 11, 2017, so don't delay in getting this process underway.  Please come to the Counseling Office for more information and an application.
     
    The Lexus Eco Challenge is a national STEM competition for grades 6-12 that empowers students to make a difference in the eco health of our planet.  Students are challenged to tackle eco issues related to land, water, air, and climate.  In the contest, teams of 5-10 students create practical solutions while competing for amazing prizes and up to $500.000 in scholarships.  Learn more about the contest at scholastic.com/lexus  
     
    In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, Parentinn has created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship for high school seniors planning to enter college.  This is a $1,250 scholarship which requires all participants to research and submit a 600 - 1000 word essay reguarding the following topic:  "Why and How to Stop Cyberbullying"  For the application form and full eligibility criteria visit their website:  http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship 
     
    The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) has scholarships open to female senior students considering a career in Transportation.  Transportation careers can include:  Engineers, Economistis, Public Relations, Air Traffic Controllers, Finance, Wildlife Specialists, and many more.  Directions and the applications are available for download on the WTS Central PA website scholarship page:  http://www.wtsinternational.org/centralpennsylvania/scholarships/   The deadline to apply is December 6th.
     
    Pennsylvania Society Scholarship:  to apply a student must be a senior, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate study at a four-year college or univerisity in Pennsylvania, demonstrate financial need, and be an active participant in community service. To apply go to their website:  www.scholarsapply.org/pennsylvaniasociety  The deadline to apply is November 1st.
     
    Kenneth L. Christensen and D. Russell Hymas understand the importance of education.  As a result the Christensen & Hymas law firm has decided to offer a $1,000 Scholarship to a student of their choosing. The student must be accepted and planning to attend a University or College in the United States, and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.  To apply go to their website:  https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/
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    See Mrs. Balogh for more details.