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Scholarships

Below is a list of scholarships that we have been asked to publicize or have been made known to us.  We are not responsible for the outcome of the scholarships.  Any questions about scholarships should be directed to the persons/organizations sponsoring the scholarship.

 

SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETTERS, TIPS AND RESOURCES

 

https://www.studentscholarships.org/2016scholarships.php

 

 
 
 

For single mothers and single parent...http://oedb.org/single-mother-grant/

 

For women interested in STEM Careers...  http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/women-in-stem/

For athletes...Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

The Simple Dollar - This website offers some great tips on how to approach applying for scholarships... http://www.thesimpledollar.com/college-scholarship-guide/.

 

PA American Legion Scholarships

 

Scholarship America

Masonic Scholarship Resource Guide

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES

 FAST WEB - www.fastweb.com

CAREERS and COLLEGES -  www.careersandcolleges.com

Student Scholarships.org - http://www.studentscholarships.org/

SchoolSoup - www.SchoolSoup.com

Tuition Funding Sources (TFS):  www.TuitionFundingSources.com

 American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards

 College Xpress Scholarship

 Christian Connector

 

 

Unknown - Multiple Deadlines - Offers Multiple Scholarships

Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

Griswold Home Care Bi-annual Scholarship 

Kids Chance of PA

Mount Aloysius College - Mounties in High School Scholarship for Mount Aloysius Dual Enrollment Students

Contact their admissions office.

 

Mount Aloysius College – Mercy Presidential Scholarship

 Eligibility: Students must demonstrate a solid academic record, commitment to home, school and community; and must possess leadership abilities, participate in extra-curricular activities, volunteer, and be involved in community service projects.  For more information, call 888-823-2220.

 

August Deadlines
 
 
 September Deadlines

 

October Deadlines

 

AES Scholarship  

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Horatio Alger National Scholarships 

Horatio Alger State Scholarships

 Young Arts Foundation

Tobacco-Free Life Academic Scholarship

 

 

November Deadlines

 

AED Superstore College Scholarship

Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship

Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student

FuriousGrill Eat Healthy Scholarship

Maguire Foundation and Pennsylvania Society Scholarship Program

 

 December Deadlines

 

ACLS Medical Training 

Imagine America Scholarship

AXA Achievement  Scholarship      

Burger King Scholars Program    

 

Edison International Award         

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Essay Contest 

Women Techmakers Scholarship

     

 

January Deadlines

Dell Scholars Program

College Raptor

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program 

Princeton Prize in Race Relations 

National Wild Turkey Federation's Academic Scholarship Program:  The application can be downloaded on the right side of the page.

Pennsylvania Moose Association Scholarship:  Must have a father, mother, stepparent, grandparent or legal guardian who is an active member of the Order in Good Standing.  Download the application at the bottom of this page.  Deadline in January 15th.

Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Public Housing Authorities Directors Association Scholarship:  There are three scholarship categories for seniors who are living in public housing or in the housing voucher program.  Applications are due January 30.  For an application, stop in the Housing Authority of Indiana County's office at 104 Philadelphia St. or call 724-463-4730.

US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

 

 

February Deadlines

 

Blackwood Music Scholarship

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens $1,000 Scholarship

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

PACB Foundation Scholarship

Primary Health Network Charitable Foundation Scholarship Programs

 

 

March Deadlines

 

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services 2018-19 Dream...Innovate...Grow Trade School & College Scholarships  (see side panel to the right to download application)

 

AIR PRODUCTS Welding Scholarship

Bay Alarm Medical Scholarship 

ALERT LODGE #936 ODDFELLOWS Scholarship

Information taken directly from news release:

One scholarship will be awarded to a student following an academic educational track, and the other to a student following a vocational track.

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) is an old and honorable organization, dedicated to helping others in need through acts of benevolence and charity.  We are also dedicated to helping build a better world through building stronger bonds with our fellow men and women. 

The award will be based on essays, submitted by the interested candidates, that discuss HOW THEY WOULD INTEND TO USE THEIR LIVES AND EDUCATIONS TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.  Candidates will be judged by a three-person panel, and the decision of the panel will be final and unappealable.  Personal interviews with finalists may be requested.

Candidates will be college-bound high school seniors bound for higher educational institutions, who reside in the Counties of Indiana and Jefferson.

Essays should not exceed 250 words.  Entries should be typed, and signed.  They should be submitted to:  IOOF Scholarship, Alert Lodge #936 IOOF, P O Box 26, Rochester Mills, PA  15771. Please indicate in which category you wish to be considered.  

 

(BASKIN) Grahan Sefton Baskin & Anna Mae Sweeney Baskin Foundation

Eligibility:

  • attending or have attended high school in Indiana County, Pennsylvania 
  • intent is to pursue or are pursuing a degree or career in nursing or physical education
  • preference is given to applicants attending or who have attended Marion Center High School

Download application from the right or see Mrs. Lambie.

Bernie Smith Memorial Scholarship     Check back in the spring for download or with Mrs. Lambie.

CNB Bank Scholarship   Applicant must be a graduating senior with intentions to further their education at a college or university and seeking a business-related degree.  Student must attend a high school in the CNB Bank market area.  Dependents of Directors or Officers of CNB Bank are not eligible.  Download from the right or see Mrs. Lambie.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International - Epsilon Chapter

Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central PA Scholarship You can download the application at the right side of this page.
Indiana Health Care Careers Consortium Certified Nursing Assistant Scholarship Award  You can download the application at the right side of this page or see Mrs. Lambie.
IUP Kuzneski Family Scholarship for Fine Arts You can download the application at the right side of this page or see Mrs. Lambie.

Women of the Moose Scholarship

The following information is taken directly from information received by guidance office:

  • Must be a graduating senior.
  • The applicant's father, mother, aunt, uncle or grandparent must be a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose or Women of the Moose in good standing or applicant must live in the household of such as member under his or her care.
  • GPA 2.0 or higher
  • Must plan to enroll in any college, university, technical or business school by the fall 2017.
  • For application, see Mrs. Lambie in the spring
  • Deadline: To Mrs. Lambie by March 22.  She will be mailing applications as a group on Monday March 23. (no exceptions)
 

April Deadlines

 

EDGAR SNYDER & ASSOCIATES "WORDS TO BE HEARD"

 

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA Scholarships

Eligibility:  Applicant must be a girl graduating from Homer-Center, Indiana, Purchase Line or Blairsville/Saltsburg School District this year accepted at an accredited college or university to study education.  See Mrs. Lambie for a copy of the application.

 

American Association of Drilling Engineers: Appalachian Chapter AADE Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduate from high school with an GPA or GPR of 3.5 or above; Scored a minimum 27 on the ACT, or minimum of 600 in Math and 600 in Critical reading on he SAT; Be enrolled in an accredited college in PA, OH, or WV; Be a citizen of the United States of America; and Submit a fully completed and signed AADE Scholarship application. 

The application must be received by Don Robinson via email (aade@rangeresources.com).

Evans Health Fund Scholarship

Frank Sibley Memorial Scholarship  You can download the application at the right side of this page.  Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Father McNelis Council #1481 of Indiana, PA

Freddie Fu Sports Medicine Scholarship Program/Internship

Indiana VFW Scholarship  The following information is taken directly from information received by guidance office:  Any student currently attending an Indiana County High School is eligible, provided that the student applying has already been accepted in any college or university.  Send the following to the scholarship review committee:  Letter of application stating why scholarship assistance is needed; Family size, make up of ages; Parents occupation and income; Other Scholarship aid applied for to date and status of such aid; Any other information that may be of help; Proof of acceptance to college or university; and An official transcript of applicants academic record from his/her respective high school.  Send to the following address:  Scholarship Review Committee, VFW Post 1989, 824 Indian Springs Road, Indiana, PA  15701
LAI Scholarship to Valley Forge Military College  Eligibility:  Applying to Valley Forge Military College; 2.75 unweighted GPA; 1150 score on SAT or 20 composite score on ACT.  For more information, contact Representative Cris Dush's office 814-938-4225.

PA Association of Medical Suppliers Scholarship

This is offered to a PA high school senior who is going on to some type of post-secondary education program who has overcome physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment and supplies.  See Mrs. Lambie for and additional criteria application in the spring.  Deadline:  Competed application must be returned to the PAMS office by close of business, April 7, 2017.

Pittsburgh Regional Food Service Directors (PRFSD) Annual Student Scholarship  Deadline:  Postmark by April 28, 2017   See Mrs. Lambie for application in the spring.

Red Dragon Foundation

Triangle Tech Scholarships

 

May Deadlines

 

AFSCME Union Local 2247 Scholarship     See Mrs. Johnson, local Scholarship Chairperson

B. Davis Scholarship

bestmattressreviews.com Scholarship

Corporation Service Company Scholarship

Evergreen Garden Club of Indiana County Scholarship

The applicant must be a graduating senior who is a legal resident of Indiana County with GPA of 3.25 or greater.  The intended major of agriculture, biology, civic planning, environmental or environmental health studies, land conservation, landscape architecture, plant pathology, water conservation, agronomy, botany, earth sciences, forestry, horticulture, land management, landscape design, turf grass management, or wildlife science.  See Mrs. Lambie for application or download from the bottom of the page in the spring.   

Indiana Area Youth Bowling Scholarship See Mrs. Lambie for application or download from the list on the right.

Indiana County Health Care Careers Consortium Scholarship See Mrs. Lambie for application and more information in the spring.

Jeffrey Buck Memorial Fund Scholarship Must meet the following criteria: be a senior; be pursuing post-secondary education in a college or trade school; active with a fire company or EMS service in Clearfield County.  Download application below.  Look for updated application in the spring.

mikeroweWORKS Work Ethic Scholarship

Pearce Law Firm- Aspiring Pennsylvania Attorneys Scholarship

Pennsylvania American Legion Sebastianelli Drum Corps Scholarship

Pennsylvania American Legion Joseph P. Gavenonis Scholarship

Pennsylvania American Legion Robert W Valimont Endowment

Pennsylvania American Legion Robert Trace Essay Contest

PLEA (Purchase Line Education Association) Scholarship

The PLEA Senior scholarship is awarded by the Purchase Line Education Association, your teachers' association, to a deserving senior graduate each year.  The scholarship is a $300 per year award, renewable for a total of 4 years.  Recipients must remain as full-time students at an accredited institution and maintain a 3.0 grade point average on a 4-point scale to be considered for renewal each year.  Recipients must contact the Purchase Line Education Association in writing each year and submit a registrar's transcript of grades for renewal.

 See Mrs. Saylor or the Guidance Office for an application.  Write a brief essay stating why you believe you are a worthy candidate for this scholarship. Limit your essay to one typed page, double spaced.  In your essay, please state your career goals, detail your financial needs, and, if selected, how you would use this award to further your education.  Candidates indicating future careers in education will be given first consideration.

Purchase Line Sports Boosters Scholarship

Deadline – May 15 to guidance office

 Scholarship requirements:  1)  Must be accepted to a college or trade school; 2) Funds will be paid to the college or trade school; 3) Must have a grade point average of 3.0; 4) Recommended by a coach; 5) Students must apply at the Guidance Office; 6) No income eligibility; and 7) This is for all Booster Club affiliated sports.

United Electric Cooperative - "Shine the Light" Scholarship

Three Rivers Desk and Derrick Club

Three Rivers Adoption Council:  Raymond Gordon Memorial Scholarships

HireInfluence, Inc.

PB & J Scholarship

 

 

June Deadlines

 

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants  
Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship Program

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

AutoAccessoriesGarage.com Trade School & College Scholarship

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship

BBG Communications Scholarship

Big Sun Scholarship

Green Twp Community Association (Cookport Fair) Scholarship Program

Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship

 

 

July Deadlines

 

Console and Hollawell Legal Scholarship

Groth & Associates Scholarship

SportFacts.org Scholarship

Van Cornish Scholarship

  • Sponsored by the Dayton Fair
  • Award: $300 (2 available)
  • Deadline: July 15
  • Student must be accepted to or attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution.
  • Applicant must have completed their senior year of high school.
  • The applicant must have shown livestock or have participated in racing horses at the Dayton Fair.
  • call 814/257-8332 for an application.