Scholarship opportunities are listed as a convenience to students and families and are for informational purposes only. The Mt. Lebanon School District is not directly affiliated with nor does it endorse listed opportunities.
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2013 WGAWP SCHOLARSHIP
Women’s Golf Association of Western Pennsylvania
This scholarship is to offer assistance to qualified participants who have demonstrated exceptional merit, citizenship, academic achievement, as well as service and commitment to the mission of the WGAWP. A $2,000 scholarship is available based on selection criteria for a maximum of 2 participants.
· Nominees must be high school seniors or presently in college as of the fall semester 2012
· Nominees must have participated in at least two WGAWP Junior Events over the last three years
· Nominees must have at least a 3.0 GPA
· The level of participation in the WGAWP Junior Program
· Academic Strength
· Involvement in various community service opportunities
Scholarship Award Criteria
· A $2,000 per academic year based on selection criteria
· Scholarship is good for an accredited degree program
Evaluation and Award
· The WGAWP will collect all applications directly from the applicant. Applications are due by August 1, 2013. The Scholarship Committee will determine up to two awardees. Recipients will be notified on or prior to September 1, 2013. Each application will be reviewed and scored by multiple judges. The decision of the Scholarship Committee will be final.
Applications are available in Room 526.
Questions: call 412-279-7154
2013 ROTARY SERVICE ABOVE SELF SCHOLARSHIP
· An unweighted grade point average of at least 3.0
· Completed a minimum of 120 hours of documented community service
· Been accepted by a college, junior college or vocational school for the 2014 academic year
· Completed and signed application form (also available in Room 526)
· One page endorsement letter from a teacher, guidance counselor or principal verifying the applicant’s grade point average, hours of community service and acceptance by a college, junior college or vocational school
· An essay of at least 350 but not more than 500 words describing the applicant’s community service activities and achievements during high school as well as a statement of plans and objectives following graduation, including one paragraph on how those plans will implement the Rotary Four Way Test: Is it the Truth? Is the Fair to all concerned? Will it Build Good Will and Better Friendships? Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?
Questions or to receive an electronic version of this information or to send your completed application electronically, please direct them to Ms. Dorn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 THREE RIVERS DESK AND DERRICK SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Range Resources is offering THREE $1,000 Scholarships for students who are furthering their education in the field of energy. These scholarships are not only for 4-year university students, but any student who is accepted at a technical school and studying for an energy-related career. Deadline is May1. Applications are available in Room 526.
DR. J. MARTIN NICKLAS – UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
J. Martin Nicklas was a Director of Instruction for the Mt. Lebanon School District. After his death, his family established a scholarship fund in his name. Dr. Nicklas was a proud University of Pittsburgh graduate. In recognition of this, The J. Martin Nicklas Award is given to the student in the senior class who has the highest weighted QPA and who will be attending the University of Pittsburgh.
Students who would like to be considered for this award should register in the school counseling office, by providing their name and homeroom, by Friday, May 3, 2013. A clipboard list will be available in the counseling office.
AUDUBON SOCIETY OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
2013 Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship
Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania’s 2013 Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship period is now open. These scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who are interested in furthering their studies in an environmentally-related field. Eligible seniors are those applying to two or four-year colleges and universities who are majoring in an environmental area of study. Over the past 15 years, ASWP has provided over $28,000 to help students defray the costs of college tuition.
Application, policies and procedures: www.aswp.org
Deadline: Postmarked on or before April 30, 2013
Questions: 412-963-6100 x24 or email@example.com
NORDSTROM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - JUNIORS
Applications for the 2013 Nordstrom Scholarship Program are available for deserving high school juniors. The company will award 80 college scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each to students in states where Nordstrom has a store. Live and attend school in one of the participating 30 states where Nordstrom currently has a full-line store. Have at least a 2.7 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) throughout high school. Volunteer or participate in community services or extracurricular activities. Plan on attending an accredited four-year college or university during the four years over which the scholarship is distributed. The scholarship is paid out in equal installments of $2,500. Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college Deadline is May 1, 2013. Questions: 206-373-4550 or firstname.lastname@example.org. http://shop.nordstrom.com – search Scholars Program.
The Kiwanis Club of Pittsburgh Foundation, Inc. provides scholarships to students residing in Allegheny County attending post-secondary educational institutions, who have demonstrated leadership qualities and/or who have participated in community service organizations and/or activities.
The postmark deadline for this year’s scholarship cycle has been extended to April 30, 2013 and the decisions will be announced in May, 2013. A copy of the Foundation’s Scholarship Packet can be found at either Dropbox Link:
http://db.tt.AAP1j0Gb Questions: 412-848-6188 or email: RJT185@gmail.com
WIN $1,000 AND LEARN ABOUT THE ULTIMATE TEXTING CAREER
Pennsylvania Court Reporters Association wants your help in creating a video that can be used to inform everyone about the exciting careers of court reporting, captioning, and Computer Assisted Realtime Translation. Your video could win $250, $500 or the grand prize of $1,000. Submission Deadline: June 15, 2013 Open to: All PA High School Students
For details go to: www.PCRA.com
GIANT OAKS GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Giant Oaks Garden Club in McMurray, Pennsylvania is sponsoring their annual $1,000 scholarship to a high school student who plans to study earth sciences such as Agronomy, Botany, City Planning, Conservation, Environmental Control, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Land Management, Plant Pathology, or an allied subject. Members of the scholarship committee will judge applicants upon interest, goals, character, scholastic records, and personal recommendations. Please include the following documentation with the application:
1. Official transcript of academic records including the latest grading period
2. Letter by the applicant explaining special interest(s), background, goals, and personal commitment, to one or more of the listed fields of study.
3. Three reference letters: scholastic, character and work (if applicable) or a second scholastic or character reference letter.
4. Signed application, which indicates your agreement to attend a GOGC luncheon meeting in May, June, July or August.
Applications are available in Room 526.
Deadline: March 28, 2013 in Room 526
YOUTH VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
BBG provides the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award to recognize and reward a student who demonstrates a passion for volunteering, while maintaining a high level of academic achievement.
1. Over the past 2 years a student must have completed a minimum of 50hours of volunteer work
2. Over the past 2 years a student must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater
3. A student must be under the age of 21 years of age on the day of the deadline
4. A student must submit an essay: Explain in less than 1000 words why you have chosen to volunteer your time with the organization(s) that you have and how your experience has changed your life.
Scholarship Value: $500 Deadline: April 15, 2013
SCHOLARSHIP BY DESIGN AWARD
To be eligible for StudentScholarships.org “Scholarship by Design Award” a student must be attending full-time school as a current high school senior or as a college undergraduate student.
A student must come up with a Scholarship Program idea that is aimed at high school and/or college students. The two most important aspects of the “Scholarship Program” that you come up with are:
1. That it is Unique – Don’t simply find another scholarship that you have heard of and copy it.
2. That it is Appealing – The more interested a student would be in applying to your “Scholarship Program” the better.
A student who comes up with the best idea for a new Scholarship Program will receive the scholarship. Check the website for detailed instructions. http://www.studentscholarships.org/2013scholarships.php
THE FREDDIE FU SPORTS MEDICINE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
(Must be senior in Sept., 2013)
The scholarship program was developed to increase student interest in a career in sports medicine. One scholarship for the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to a selected individual in return for a six-week summer internship (40 hours per week for 6 weeks in a row; starting date to be mutually agreed upon) at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine. The recipient must have transportation to the clinic during the summer internship. The recipient will have the opportunity to observe patient evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation by physical therapists and athletic trainers, observe clients in the Sports Performance Department and observe surgery with Dr. Fu. The recipient will also have responsibilities comparable to those of a Physical Therapy Aide including: greeting patients, preparing treatment areas, and preparing hot and cold packs. Deadline: April 27, 2013 Applications: http://www.upmc.com/Services/sportsmedicine/services/Pages/athletic-training.aspx
Call: 412-432-3770 for additional information.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH ADHD
Shire, a global specialty biopharmaceutical company, is again offering its 2013 ADHD Scholarship Program for individuals diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) who are pursuing higher education at a college, vocational school, or technical school. The Shire ADHD Scholarship includes a $2,000 monetary award and offers a prepaid year of ADHD coaching services from the Edge Foundation to assist the scholarship recipient with the transition to higher education. In addition to weekly coaching sessions, ADHD coaches offer support to students via e-mail and phone to help students meet their goals. Fifty scholarships will be awarded in June, and the deadline to apply is March 27. For information on eligibility requirements, visit the website: www.ShireADHDscholarship.com
THE WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
The Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (WPTLA) is pleased to extend an invitation to high school seniors to compete for three $1,000.00 scholarships to be awarded in May, 2013. The scholarships will be awarded based upon the submission of an essay by participating students. For this year’s essay contest, students will be asked to address property owner’s rights in connection with a Marcellus Shale drilling operation. Each school district is invited to select one senior student’s essay for submission to the WPTLA. The essays are to be three to five pages double spaced. The WPTLA will select three winning essays from all of those submitted.
Deadline: March 8, 2013. APPLICATION
THE KEYNOTES OF MUSIC FOR MT. LEBANON
Auditions in the $10,000 Keynotes Scholarship Competition, sponsored by the Keynotes of Music for Mt. Lebanon, will be held Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3319 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216. The number of contestants is limited to 20. Applicants must be under 26 years of age by June 1, 2013, except for voice students, who must be under 30. Contestants must be full-time music majors currently enrolled in a music school or in the music department of a college or university. Graduating high school students are eligible if they have been accepted for admission and will enroll as full-time music majors in the fall of 2013. Deadline is April 15, 2013. APPLICATION
PITTSBURGH ITALIAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The Board of Directors will be awarding $12,000 scholarships to be paid at $3,000 per year. The awards are renewable at $1,500 a semester provided the student maintains a 3.0 QPA. The “Matching Funds Scholarship Program” has been established to increase the scholarship amount to the awardees. The following colleges and universities participate in our program:
Carlow University Chatham College
Duquesne University La Roche College
University of Pittsburgh Saint Vincent College
Seton Hill University Washington & Jefferson College
Carnegie Mellon University Point Park University
Robert Morris University California University of Pennsylvania
Saint Francis of Loretto
· Student must demonstrate excellent academic performance
· Student must demonstrate financial need
· At least one parent must be of Italian heritage.
The final selection of the scholarship awardees rests with the Pittsburgh Italian Scholarship Fund Committee. Verification of all information is required. All information in the application is strictly confidential. APPLICATION
PITTSBURGH HISTORY & LANDMARKS FOUNDATION
Building relationships with capable young people who care deeply about the Pittsburgh region
· Tell us about a place in Allegheny County that is important to you. Briefly explain the significance of the history, architecture, and/or landscape design of that place. Then, focus on how that place has affected you personally.
If you can answer this question in an essay of between 500 and 1,500 words and meet the eligibility criteria below, then you can apply for this college scholarship.
The recipient of the award will receive $1,000 for his/her first year of undergraduate study to help pay tuition and book expenses. The scholarship award will be renewed each year, with a maximum grant of $4,000, if the student maintains good academic standing and demonstrates involvement in campus activities. If, for any reason, the recipient leaves school, the remainder of the award will be forfeited.
The prerequisites necessary to apply for the award are as follows:
· The applicant must be a resident of Allegheny County.
· The applicant must be a high school senior who has been accepted at a college or university.
· The applicant’s cumulative Grade Point Average at the end of the first semester senior year must be 3.25 or greater (although exceptions may apply).
· The award is based on a student’s academic achievement, community service/work experience, financial need, and interest in the history, architecture, and/or landscape design of Allegheny County.
· The applicant must write an essay, provide a high school transcript, a copy of his/her college acceptance letter, and at least one letter of recommendation.
· The applicant cannot be related to Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation Board members nor to board members of any of its affiliates or to any employees of any of those entities.
Application Deadline: Applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 26, 2013.
Application: www.phfl.org. Click on Education, then Landmarks Scholarship
Questions: call: 412-471-5808 x536 or email: email@example.com
PASSAVANT MEMORIAL HOMES FOUNDATION – Jamie Ellenberger Scholarship Program
Candidate Eligibility Requirements
· The candidate must be graduating high school in 2013, and in good academic standing, as verified by the signature of their guidance counselor or principal.
· The candidate must be qualified and planning to attend an accredited two or four-year post high school education program.
· The candidate must complete the application form and have it signed by their guidance counselor or principal.
· The candidate must complete an essay in response to the Essay Discussion Question that is included in the packet.
· If requested, the candidate must participate in an interview with the Passavant Memorial Homes Foundation’s Scholarship Review Committee.
Deadline: March 15, 2013
Questions: 412-820-1015 x565 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are available in Room 526.
TZU CHI FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Tzu Chi Foundation is pleased to announce its annual scholarship program for students with financial need and academic achievements. Open to all High School Seniors.
· Demonstrates financial need for college tuition
· Is a U.S. high school graduating senior or equivalent
· Has a minimum 3.0 GPA
· Will enroll in an accredited U.S. college full-time for the entire academic year 2013/2014.
Application: www.us.tzuchi.org Must be postmarked by April 23, 2013.
WESTINGHOUSE WOMEN IN NUCLEAR 2013 SCHOLARSHIP - $2,500
Females graduating in spring 2013 from a Pittsburgh area high school are eligible. The students must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree program in engineering, mathematics, or physical sciences at an accredited college or university. If the student was eligible to apply for the Westinghouse 2013 Family Scholarship, the student cannot apply for this scholarship.
Questions: call: 412-374-6431 email: email@example.com
Deadline: Postmark deadline is April 5, 2013
PENNSYLVANIA AMERICAN WATER – Stream of Learning Scholarship Program
Pennsylvania American Water’s Stream of Learning Scholarship Program was created to provide post-secondary scholarship assistance to students living in the company’s service area who plan a course of study critical to the water and wastewater industry. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2013. For more information and an application, click here.
BLACKWOOD MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Since 2000, 52 scholarships, totaling $176,000, have been awarded to high school seniors from out-of-state as well as from the greater western Pennsylvania area. Their instruments have ranged throughout the spectrum—harp; percussion, the strings, brass, woodwinds, piano, and organ—and they have continued their education as some of the most prestigious music schools in the country. Scholarships and grants totaling $25,000, ranging from $2,000 to $5,000, will be available for the year 2013. Interested students may download the guidelines and application forms at: www.blackwoodmusic.org. Applications must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2013.
EDGAR SNYDER & ASSOCIATES - Words to Be Heard Scholarship Contest
This year Edgar Snyder & Associates will hold its 7th annual “Words to be Heard” scholarship contest, with the grand prize being a $5,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior in western Pennsylvania. Any high school senior who plans to attend a four-year college or university is encouraged to participate. To be eligible for the scholarship, the student must return the following items by March 29, 2013: a completed application, including a recent photo, a presentation (video/PowerPoint/brochure/website/essay) that discourages underage drinking and drunk driving or texting while driving.
To download an application and view the official contest rules, visit www.EdgarSnyder.com or www.facebook.com/EdgarSnyderAssociates Questions: 1-800-9-4EDGAR.
PHI SIGMA PI – National Honor Fraternity
Phi Sigma Pi is a national co-educational honors fraternity dedicated to a tripod of ideals: scholarship, leadership and fellowship. The Alpha Omega Chapter at the University of Pittsburgh is offering a $300 scholarship for graduating high school seniors. Applicants must have a minimum 3.00 GPA and have plans to continue their education at the college or university level. This is a one-time gift from current college students to future college students. Applications are available in Room 526. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, March 8, 2013. Questions: Mkw25@pitt.edu
2013 MASONIC SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCE GUIDE
EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOLS
Scholarships are available in the amounts of $1,500, $1,000 and $500.
Questions: Btrbovich@empire.edu / 412-527-9216
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN – Ann Arbor
The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the following merit scholarship opportunity: The Geisinger Scholarship Program.
· The scholarship program will provide $20,000 in annual support to students from selected geographic areas
· Scholarships will be awarded to first-year students admitted to the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for the 2013-14 academic year.
· Recipients must be enrolled full-time at the University of Michigan and pursuing an undergraduate degree program in engineering.
· Scholarship support is awarded for four years of undergraduate study or through graduation, whichever is less; annual renewal is contingent on satisfactory academic progress and maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
· Scholarship applications must be received no later than 11:59 pm EST, January 15, 2013.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Amount of Award: $500
Deadline: June 21, 2013
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF WESTERN / CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA – www.efwp.org
· Have a diagnosis of epilepsy / seizure disorder; this must be confirmed by a statement from the applicant’s physician.
· Provide proof of acceptance to a post-secondary academic or vocational program.
· Be a high school graduate of the class of 2013.
· Attend school full-time in the 2013-2014 school year.
· Be a legal resident of Western/Central Pennsylvania.
· November 1, 2012 – Scholarship Availability Announcement
· March 29, 2013 – Postmarked deadline
· May 17, 2013 – Winners Award Announcement
· June, 2013 – Award Presentation at the EFWCP Family Fun Run/Walk
Six scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded.
Applications are available in the High School Counseling office.
Questions, please call 412-322-5880. www.efwp.org
SAINT VINCENT COLLEGE – www.stvincent.edu
Saint Vincent College established the Wimmer Scholarship Program to give recognition and substantial financial awards to high school seniors who have achieved academic success as evidenced by a grade-point-average of at least 3.5 or higher. The competition offers a top prize of a full tuition, room and board scholarship. Second through fifth place winners receive a full tuition scholarship. The competition is comprised of an exam that includes subject matter in English, Mathematics and general knowledge. The Wimmer Scholarship Competition takes place on November 17, 2012. High school seniors with a GPA of at least a 3.5 or higher may register themselves online or by calling the admission office by Friday, November 9. They must also submit an official copy of their high school transcript to verify their qualifying GPA and complete the application for admission form by the date of the test.
DAVIDSON COLLEGE - www.davidson.edu
The John Montgomery Belk Scholarship recognizes and rewards students of demonstrated intellectual and personal achievement and significant leadership ability. Up to eight Belk Scholars will be chosen in Davidson’s Class of 2017, each receiving an annually renewable scholarship equivalent to the college’s comprehensive fees (valued in 2012-13 @ $52,155). In addition, each scholar receives two special study stipends (up to $3,000 per stipend) to pursue international study and other enrichment opportunities. If you would like to be considered for nomination for this scholarship, please contact Mrs. Becker in the high school counseling office at 412-344-2056 or firstname.lastname@example.org by November 1, 2012.
JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY - www.jcu.edu
MS – Magis Scholarship - $20,000 to $22,500 GPA: A- ACT: 30 SAT: 1340 Rank: 10%
PS – Presidential Scholarship - $15,000 - $20,000 GPA: B+ ACT: 25 SAT: 1150 Rank: 25%
US – University Scholarship - $10,000 to $15,000 GPA: B ACT: 21 SAT: 1000 Rank: 35%
IA – Ignation Award - $7,500 Students not eligible for the above scholarships will be considered for this award which emphasizes strong work ethic, leadership and commitment to service.
MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE - www.mtaloy.edu 814-886-6383
Mercy Presidential Scholarship – 30 Competitive Scholarships Available
$48,000 is dispersed over a four-year period
· Demonstrate a solid academic record, commitment to home, school, and community
· Possess leadership abilities, participate in extra-curricular activities, volunteer, and be involved in community service projects.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA - CHARLOTTE
The Levine Scholars Program
The program seeks outstanding seniors who demonstrate evidence of experience, motivation, and commitment toward the ideals of the Levine Scholars Program.
· Students must be applicants for freshman enrollment at UNC Charlotte in a baccalaureate program for the fall term immediately following their high school graduation. Students must be admitted to UNC Charlotte to receive a Levine Scholarship.
· We anticipate that successful candidates will have a grade point average of 3.8 – 4.00 (unweighted) and score 1800-2400 on the three combined sections of the SAT or 29-36 on the ACT composite.
· Students should demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained intellectual curiosity, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that will carry students through college and beyond.
If you would like to be considered for nomination to this program, please contact Mrs. Becker in the high school counseling office at 412-344-2056 or email@example.com by October 1, 2012.
FURMAN UNIVERSITY – www.furman.edu 864-294-2000
The Wylie Scholarships in Mathematics
The Wylie Scholarships are awarded annually by the department of mathematics at Furman to students with outstanding mathematical ability and a serious interest in pursuing the study of mathematics. These scholarships, which vary in amount and may be worth up to $15,000 per year, are given to students in combination with any other grants they may receive from Furman or other sources. To be eligible for a Wylie Scholarship, students must have a very high SAT score or ACT score, outstanding mathematical ability and good character. Awards are based solely on these criteria, without regard to race, creed, color, sex or the student’s objectives for studying mathematics. The scholarships are renewable each year, based on the completion of specific academic requirements and on active participation in Furman’s mathematics program. To apply for a Wylie Scholarship, visit the department’s web site and link to an on-line application form. Application requirements include, among other items, letters of recommendation, an essay describing your interest in mathematics, and application for admission to Furman. The application deadline is January 15. Visit the website at: http://math.furman.edu
INDIANA UNIVERSITY www.scholarships.indiana.edu
IU has a variety of scholarships available to students who will enroll as freshmen in the fall of 2013. Students are automatically considered for Automatic Academic Scholarships when they submit all required application materials for admission by November 1. No separate application is required. These scholarships are renewable for four years of study at IU by maintaining a 3.0 GPA. For more information, visit scholarships.indiana.edu
HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS, INC
The Horatio Alger Association annually awards more than $8 million in college scholarships and grants, making it one of the nation’s largest scholarship providers. In keeping with the educational mission of the Horatio Alger Association, the scholarship programs provide financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Online application at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships. Due date is October 25, 2012.
SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARDS
Open to every student in grades 7 – 12. www.artandwriting.org
Presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers
Deadlines: December 15 – January 15 by Region
ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their scholarship program for the 6th year. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. Full details are also available. They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s). Deadline is June 14, 2013.
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What Makes Your School Rock Scholarship - $800 – 3 Awards – Deadline: 10/22/2012
Horatio Alger Scholarship - $5,000 – 50 Awards – Deadline: 10/25/2012
Youth Activity Fund Student Grants - $5,000 – Deadline: 11/01/2012
Free Speech Essay Contest - $10,000 – 9 Awards – Deadline: 11/25/2012
Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship Application - $500 – 1 Award – Deadline: 12/15/2012
RMHC U.S. Scholarships - $1,000 – 100 Awards – Deadline: 12/20/2012
The Presidential Scholarship is a renewable, merit-based award covering full tuition, room, board (up to 10 meals-per-week plan), general fee, and the cost of textbooks for eight consecutive semesters. In order to be considered for the Presidential Scholarship, students must first be nominated by the chief academic officer of your high school – or an official school designee – and must submit a completed application for admission by December 1. Upon nomination, students will be given further instruction on how to apply for the Presidential Scholarship.
While there are no minimum grade point average or standardized test score requirements for Presidential Scholarship eligibility, Presidential Scholarship finalists for the Class of 2016 averaged:
· A grade point average of 4.19/4.00 on a weighted scale
· A combined score of 1450/1600 on the SAT
· A composite score of 33/36 on the ACT.
If you are interested in being nominated for this Scholarship, please contact Mrs. Diana Becker in the high school counseling office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-344-2056 or Room 525.