College Scholarships

 

SCHOLARSHIPS 2019-2020

updated 9-10-19

AES Scholarship

The consulting firm of AES Engineers will be providing scholarships to deserving students, regardless of their field of study. Students are asked to respond to the following essay prompt: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? For more information visit, http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

Application deadline is October 6, 2019.

 

BLUR

A revolutionary new private messaging & gaming app called BLUR is launching and we will be giving away thousands of dollars in scholarships and prizes every day! All you have to do are the things you do every day: be social and game. Download “BLUR: Games, Chat & Prizes” on the App Store for iPhone users or “Blur Messaging Powered Up” on the Google Play store for Android users and being winning scholarship money and prizes from our partner brands. 

 

Cameron Impact Scholarship

The Cameron Impact Scholarship will be awarded annually, in December, to approximately 10-15 high-school seniors (applications are due in May and September preceding the awards). This four-year, merit-based scholarship (“Scholarship”) is intended to cover the full tuition and ‘qualified educational expenses’ (as defined by the Internal Revenue Service) at the recipient’s chosen collegiate institution (estimated to be between $20,000-$50,000 per annum). ‘Educational expenses’ vary amongst higher institutions, but the Scholarship is intended to cover tuition, fees, course-related expenses, books, supplies, and equipment. For more information and to apply, please visit:

https://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/cameron-impact-scholarship

Application deadline is September 13, 2019.

 

Cirkled In-The “No Sweat” Scholarship

A $2,500 scholarship open to all high school students, not just seniors. There’s no minimum GPA and no long essay to write. Just sign up and apply! Create a FREE Student Cirkled In account and increase your chances of winning by completing your portfolio.

For more information and to apply visit, www.cirkledin.com/scholarship.

Application deadline is September 30, 2019.

 

College Board-Opportunity Scholarships

A Clearer Path to College for All Students-Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. For more information and to apply visit, https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/.

Application deadlines vary throughout the school year.

Creative Masonry CT-2019 Scholarship

Creative Masonry CT is offering a scholarship to students who are considering a career in construction, plumbing, carpentry, or other skilled trades. Creative Masonry CT is offering this scholarship to students in the United States who write an essay focusing on their career goals. This can be focused on what inspired them to pursue a career in your target field, a story about a past project, or any other hands-on experience.You have a good deal of flexibility on the topic of your essay. For more information and to apply visit: https://creativemasonryct.com/creative-masonry-ct-scholarship/

Application deadline is December 1, 2019.

 

CT Chimney Repair-2019 Scholarship

CT Chimney Repair is offering a scholarship to students who are considering a career in construction, plumbing, carpentry, other skilled trades. This scholarship is open to students in the United States who write an essay focusing on their career goals. This can be focused on what inspired them to pursue a career in your target field, a story about a past project, or any other hands-on experience. For more information and to apply visit: http://ctchimneyrepair.net/ct-chimney-repair-scholarship/.

Application deadline is December 1, 2019.

 

Davidson College-John M. Belk Scholarship

Students in the senior class, the Belk Scholarship recognizes and rewards students of demonstrated superior intellectual and personal achievement and significant leadership ability. 

For more information about this scholarship visit, www.davidson.edu/belk

If you are interested in being considered as a nominee from Parkland, please email or see your counselor and Mrs. McPeek, mcpeeka@parklandsd.org for additional information by October 21, 2019 as a completed application packet must be received by November 1, 2019 to be considered a nominee.

 

Davidson College-Lowell L. Bryan Scholarships

For the class of 2020, Davidson College is awarding $30,000 annually for top senior scholar athletes. Additional information is available from the office of Merit Programs at merit@davidson.edu or visit the website at www.davidson.edu/bryan

If you are interested in being considered as a nominee from Parkland, please email or see your counselor for additional information by September 16, 2019 as a completed application packet must be received by October 15, 2019 to be considered a nominee.

 

Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship

The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. The Dirk Derrick Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an auto accident has had on their life as well as their journey to overcome those challenges. Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win this scholarship.There are no conditions or requirements for this essay. Please keep submissions to 5 paragraphs and 600 words at the absolute maximum. This is not a standardized test. While spelling, punctuation, and general cohesiveness will make your essay easier to read, and therefore judge, you are not being graded. The winning submission will be one which clearly conveys a non-fictional story of your life before and after an auto accident. For more information and to apply please visit, https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm.

Application deadline is December 15, 2019. 

 

Fogelsville Elementary School-Fogelsville Educators Scholarship

The purpose of this it to provide a scholarship to a high school senior who is pursuing a career in the field of education. Scholarship candidates must have attended Fogelsville Elementary School for a minimum of 2 years. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office. 

Application deadline is March 30, 2020.

 

Going Merry-the only app you need to find scholarships
Millions of dollars in scholarships are available. Get matched and apply online now, absolutely free. Going Merry has national, local, and school-specific scholarships so you don’t need to spend time browsing dozens of random sites. https://www.goingmerry.com/

 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include high school graduation in spring/summer 2020, commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree, and U.S. citizenship.  Scholarships range from $5,000 to $20,000. Students may apply at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/.

Application deadline is October 25, 2019 and please be sure to email or see your counselor to let them know that you applied as they need to complete a Certification Form online for your application to be considered complete.

 

Indiana University-IU Academic Scholarships and Selective Scholarship Application

A complete application for IU Admission must be received by November 1, 2019 for highest scholarship consideration. This includes official test scores and official high school transcripts. 

For additional opportunities, including IU and non-IU scholarships, visit www.scholarships.indiana.edu.

Application deadline is November 1, 2019.

 

Lehigh Valley Business Group-Human Services Scholarship

The Lehigh Valley Business Group’s Lehigh Valley Interagency Committee announces two $500 scholarships for students intending or currently pursuing a degree in the field of Social of Human Services. One scholarship will be awarded based on financial need; the other will be awarded regardless of financial need. Please note that as part of the application, an essay is required.  Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office. 

Application deadline is September 1, 2019.

DEADLINE HAS PASSED

 

Mount Aloysius College-Mercy Presidential Scholars

The Mercy Presidential Scholarships are designed to enhance and bring student leadership to the college. There are 30 competitive scholarships available. Candidates must: demonstrate a solid academic record and a commitment to home, school, and community and possess leadership abilities, participate in extra-curricular activities, volunteer, and be involved in community service projects. 

For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions.

 

NC State University–The Park Scholarship Program 

This program brings exceptional students to NC State based on their accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Parks Scholars receive a four year scholarship to cover tuition and fees; room and board; books and personal expenses. Additional information can be found at https://park.ncsu.edu/.  

If you are interested in being endorsed for this opportunity, you must email or see your counselor and Mrs. McPeek, mcpeeka@parklandsd.org, by October 1, 2019. 

 

Practicereasoningtests.com-Student Scholarship

This scholarship (available to any US student in high school or college) aims to support individuals from lower-income backgrounds who need financial assistance with their job applications. Applicants must be attending a public or accredited private senior high school or college, must be applying or planning to apply for an entry position at a US company with a recognised graduate development program, and must currently be receiving a recognised grant determined by financial need. For more information and to apply please visit, https://practicereasoningtests.com/student-scholarship/.

Application deadline is August 31, 2019.

DEADLINE HAS PASSED

 

SallieMae Scholarships as Unique as you Are 

Scholarship search by SallieMae. Learn more at: SallieMae.com/ScholarshipSearch.

 

Sprinkler Supply Store Scholarship

Here at Sprinkler Supply Store, we celebrate students who strive for excellence and are proud to present a scholarship for an outstanding university student. This scholarship will be open to both undergrad and graduate students attending any accredited university within the United States. Criteria of who can apply: Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa.Must be currently enrolled in horticulture programs and plant sciences and other related fields, and accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in any accredited U.S. university, college or school. Must be 18 years or older. How to apply: Please write a 300-word essay telling us: Water efficiency is not just about product innovation & system design. How can a proper horticultural program reduce water usage in landscape and/or agricultural applications? Essays must be sent to andy@sprinklersupplystore.com with the subject line Scholarship, as a PDF file, along with your full name, address, phone number, school name, and date of birth. Only one submission per person is allowed. The winner will be notified via email on January 24, 2020. The winner should respond in 7 days, otherwise another awardee will be selected. For further information, interested students should contact andy@sprinklersupplystore.com.

Application deadline is January 10, 2020.

 

StudentsScholarships.org 

On this website you will find a list of 10 Scholarship Programs that will give out more than 1 million dollars to students in the 2018-19 school year. Students from Pennsylvania school districts are eligible for all of the awards listed. To download this newsletter in a PDF, please visit the link at www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php.

 

University of Virginia: The Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia 

Nominations are now being accepted for the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2024.  Jefferson Scholarships provide full tuition, fees, and a living stipend for four years of undergraduate study at U.Va., plus a number of generous enrichment benefits including a study abroad experience. I encourage you to learn more about the scholarship, the selection criteria, and the multi-stage selection process by visiting the Foundation’s website. 

If you are interested in being endorsed for this opportunity, you must email or see your counselor and Mrs. McPeek, mcpeeka@parklandsd.org, by Friday, November 15, 2019. 




 

  .