College Scholarships


SCHOLARSHIPS 2018-2019

updated 3-18-19

 

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants-Scholarship Program

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship, you will need to write an essay on the following topic: Describe your educational, career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submission must be sent by email to: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com. For more information visit, http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php.

Application deadline is June 14, 2019.

 

Adam Wolk Memorial Scholarship

Adam Wolk was a 2003 Parkland High School graduate who was diagnosed with leukemia just two weeks before graduation. Adam underwent challenging medical treatment and battled his leukemia with an underlying strength and unbreakable human spirit. This scholarship honors Adam’s life, strength, courage and spirit through the most difficult circumstances. Applicants must have been affected by a chronic or life threatening condition. Applicants must be a solid school citizen with a minimum 3.0 GPA who has, despite his/her condition, persevere through hard work, dedication and a passion for life. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and all application materials will need to be submitted in an envelope addressed to Adam Wolk Scholarship. Envelopes need to be turned in to the Guidance Office by the application deadline.

Application deadline is April 12, 2019.

 

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://wwwaesengineers.com/scholarships.htm.

Application deadline is October 6, 2018.

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Allentown-West Rotary Club-2019 Scholarship

Two students from this year’s graduating class will be eligible to receive a scholarship of $1,000 to their selected college or university based on service, scholarship and need. Winners will be honored at a breakfast at LCCC on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. For more information and to download the application please visit, www.temptingtastes.net/AWRScholarship.pdf.

Application deadline is March 31, 2019.

Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Organization for Women Educators, Alpha Chapter-Memorial Scholarship Award

The Alpha Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators, has a scholarship for any student in the senior class that is planning to major in education. The scholarship is for one year only and is in the amount of $1,200. For more information and to apply please visit, www.adkalpha54.wixsite.com/paalpha. Application packets can also be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is April 15, 2019.

 

American Society of Highway Engineers-ASHE 2019 Civil Engineering Scholarships-Robert L. Brown and the Robert L. Donovan Memorial Scholarships

The East Penn Section of the American Society of Highway Engineers has a Scholarship Program for high school seniors who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a program leading to a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil and Construction Engineering Technology. This scholarship is available to students that attend a school in School Districts that serve Berks, Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Monroe and Schuylkill Counties. There are 4 scholarships, and each scholarship will be for a minimum $3,000. An application packet, which includes eligibility requirements, the student application form, and the guidance counselor/teacher recommendation form, can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is March 1, 2019.

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Assumption College-Light the Way Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school seniors who are applying to Assumption College. It will be awarded to students who utilize their abilities to Light the Way for others. Whether it’s community service to help people in need, innovation to improve society, or volunteering to heal our planet, this scholarship recognizes and supports students who positively impact the world in their own meaningful way. A completed Light the Way Scholarship application includes a brief essay from the student on how they are contributing to make the world a better place, a letter of recommendation and a visual representation of their work. For more information and to apply, visit, www.assumption.edu/LightTheWay. To be considered for the scholarship, the student must apply for admission to Assumption College and complete the scholarship application by the application deadline.

Application deadline is December 15, 2018.

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BeActive-Scholarship

BeActive is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior who will be attending an accredited university or college. Applicants will be judged on the content of the essay they provide. The essay topic is “How to Maintain a Healthy Mental and Physical Lifestyle” and must be at least 500 words. Students must also provide information on their academic and non-academic achievements. For more information and to apply visit, https://www.beactive.com.au/scholarship/.

Application deadline is January 1, 2019.

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BigSun Organization-Big Sun Scholarship

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. The successful applicant must be a high school senior. For more information and to apply visit, http://www.bigsunathletics.com.

Application deadline is June 19, 2019.

 

BLUR

A revolutionary new private messaging & gaming app called BLUR is launching and we will be giving away thousands of dollars in scholarship 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.

 

Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation-The Coolidge Scholarship for America

“The Coolidge” is among America’s most generous: a full-ride scholarship that covers student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2020 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply(unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply). Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service. For more information and to apply visit, www.coolidgescholars.org.

Application deadline is 5pm, January 23, 2019.

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Cardinal Digital Marketing-2 Scholarship Awards

Cardinal Digital Marketing is proud to offer 2 scholarship awards, each for $500, to a high school senior whose scholarship essay application answers the following question: “Tell us about your entrepreneurial experience and how this scholarship would help achieve more growth for you and our economy”. Applicants will be judged on the content of the essay they provide and their academic achievements. For more information and to apply visit, https://www.cardinaldigitalmarketing.com/cardinal-digital-marketing-scholarship-fund/.

Application deadline is July 15, 2019.

 

Cetronia Elementary School-Parent’s Association of Cetronia (PAC) Charles A. Klein Jr. Memorial Scholarship

One $750 scholarship will be awarded to a Parkland High School graduating senior who will be attending an institution of higher learning. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have attended Cetronia Elementary School for a minimum of one full academic year. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and all application materials will need to submitted in an envelope addressed to PAC-Charles A. Klein Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Envelopes need to be turned in to the Guidance Office by the application deadline.

Application deadline is April 2, 2019.

 

Cirkled In-”Your Gift to the World” Scholarship

A $2,500 scholarship open to all high school students, not just seniors. Create a free account on www.cirkledin.com and click the apply now button. In 3 sentences, tell us: “If you could give one gift to the world, what would it be?”. For more information and to apply visit, www.cirkledin.com/scholarship.

Application deadline is December 31, 2018.

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Cirkled In-The “Live Forever” Scholarship

A $2,500 scholarship open to all high school students, not just seniors. Create a free account on www.cirkledin.com and click the apply now button. In 3 sentences, tell us: “If you could make one person in the world (other than yourself or your family) immortal, who would it be and why?”. For more information and to apply visit, www.cirkledin.com/scholarship.

Application deadline is March 31, 2019.

 

College Raptor-Scholarship

To help students take a thoughtful approach to the college decision process and pay for college, College Raptor is awarding a $2,500 scholarship. For more information visit, https://www.collegeraptor.com/2500scholarship/.

Application deadline is September 30, 2018.

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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.

 

CTIA Wireless Foundation-Drive Smart Contest

Students age 13-18 are eligible to participate in the 5th Annual Drive Smart Contest. Students can strengthen the skills they need to become leaders by entering their original digital shorts about the dangers of distracted driving. Digital shorts must be an original work that is 15-60 seconds in length and students can submit multiple entries. Entries are eligible for a grand-prize $10,000 scholarship and other prizes. For more information and to apply visit: https://drivesmartnow.com/.

Application deadline is January 6, 2019.

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DAR Good Citizens Program and Scholarship Contest

The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all students in the senior class. The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must have the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism to an outstanding degree.

If you are interested in being considered as a nominee from Parkland, please email or see your counselor for additional information by October 5, 2018 as a completed application packet must be received by October 15, 2018 to be considered a nominee.

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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 26, 2018 as a completed application packet must be received by November 9, 2018 to be considered a nominee.

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Davidson College-Bryan Scholarships

For the class of 2019, Davidson College is awarding $35,000 annually for top senior scholar athletes. Additional information is available from the Director of Merit Programs, Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo, at galigo@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 14, 2018 as a completed application packet must be received by October 15, 2018 to be considered a nominee.

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DaVinci Science Center-2019 Hall of Fame Awards-Student Excellence Awards

The Student Excellence Awards recognize four exceptional high school students who have demonstrated passion for the sciences both in-and-out of the classroom. Each student receives a $2,000 scholarship. Applicants must be: high school students in grades 9-12, passionate about science, uncommonly creative, insatiably curious, involved in science beyond the classroom, enrolled at a school in eastern Pa. or western N.J., in good standing academically, able to attend the Center’s annual gala at the ArtsQuest Center at Steel Stacks in Bethlehem Pa. on Saturday, April 27, 2019, and interviewed in a video feature in advance of the Hall of Fame event, date TBD. For more information and to apply, please visit, https://www.davincisciencecenter.org/student-excellence-awards/.

Application deadline is January 11th.

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Dunkin Donuts-10th Annual Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program

Dunkin’ and its franchisees are committed to a strong local community, and we understand that an important part of building our community is helping students gain a quality education. As part of our commitment, Dunkin’ will award up to 25 $2,000 scholarships to qualified students. Applicants must be high school seniors or current undergraduate students who plan to enroll in a part-time or full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational technical school in Fall 2019.  Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of “well-rounded” character: positive academic record, demonstrated leadership, commitment to school and community activities, and experience in a work environment. For more information and to apply please visit, https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/dunkinphilly/.

Application deadline is April 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 April 1, 2019.

 

Furman University-Furman Scholars

We are interested in students who will immerse themselves in academics with a desire to know, connect, and contribute to the campus community at Furman. We will offer students the opportunity to embark on an individual academic path, that will be guided by a community of mentors and infused with guaranteed hands-on learning experiences. Students selected as Furman Scholars are eligible for at least $20,000 per year, $80,000 over four years, in scholarships upon acceptance to Furman University. Furman Scholar nominees must be current juniors who meet the following requirements: *a genuine interest in an education in the liberal arts and sciences, *a high school weighted grade point average of 3.5 or higher, at least a 1360 on the SAT, a 1360 on the PSAT, or a 29 on the ACT, *significant involvement in extracurricular activities and community service, and *demonstrated leadership potential.

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 March 18, 2019 as a completed application packet must be received by April 1, 2018 to be considered a nominee.

 

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Goodwill Fire Company No.1-Fred Gross Memorial Community Service Award

As part of celebrating over 100 years of service as an all-volunteer fire department, our members established the Fred J. Gross Memorial Community Service Award. This award will be presented annually to one graduating senior who resides within our fire coverage area which is comprised of Upper Macungie Township and Lower Macungie Township and has freely given his/her own free time to assist others through community service. Award eligibility is as follows: *reside in Upper of Lower Macungie Townships, *applicants must list the total number of Community Service hours they performed during the school year and the organization(s) they assisted, *must complete the application, including letter(s) of recommendation from a supervisor in your role as a volunteer in a Community Service project(s) or organization.

An information packet with application included, can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is May 1, 2019.

 

Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia-2019/2010 Scholarships for students of Greek descent or declared majors in Greek Studies

Applicants must be high school seniors accepted for enrollment in such a degree program and have outstanding academic qualifications. Please note that some scholarships have special eligibility requirements. To determine eligibility status and for more information please visit, http://hucphiladelphia.org/undergraduate-application/. If eligible, access and complete the Undergraduate Application on the same site.

Application deadline is April 1, 2019.

 

Hispanic Heritage Foundation-2018 Youth Awards

The 20th Annual Youth Awards will award students who are in the graduating Class of 2019 with up to $3,500 in educational grants to fund their higher education or a community-based project. Recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their excellence in various educational categories. Categories include; Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Technology & Engineering. For more information and/ or to apply visit www.HispanicHeritage.org. Please note that if selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient's expense.

Application deadline is October 15, 2018.

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Horatio Alger Association 2019 Scholarship Programs

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 2019, 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, 2018 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.

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Indiana University-IU Academic Scholarships and Selective Scholarship Application

A complete application for IU Admission must be received by November 1, 2018 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, 2018.

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation-College Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is inviting applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country. Up to 40 spaces are available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. To be eligible, applicants must plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in the spring of 2019 and enroll in an accredited four-year college in the fall; have earned a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above; achieve an SAT combined math and critical reading school of 1200 or above or an ACT composite score of 26 or above; and demonstrate unmet financial need. For complete scholarship guidaelines, an FAQ, and application instructions visit, https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/.

Application deadline is November 20, 2018.

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Jaindl Elementary School-PTO Scholarship

Jaindl Elementary PTO will award two $500 scholarships to former Jaindl students who will be attending an institution of higher learning(college, university, trade school) after graduating from Parkland High School. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have attended Jaindl Elementary for a minimum of one year. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and all application materials will need to submitted in an envelope addressed to Jaindl Elementary PTO Scholarship along with printing your name and phone phone number. Envelopes need to be turned in to the Guidance Office by the application deadline.

Application deadline is April 3, 2019.

 

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum-2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest

This essay contest is open to United States high school students in grades 9-12. Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. For more information about the contest and for all eligibility and essay requirements visit https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx.

Contest deadline is January 18, 2019.

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Justin Sheftel Memorial Scholarship Award

In June 2005, a drunk driver tragically killed Justin Sheftel. The Justin Sheftel Memorial Scholarship Award has been established to honor and remember Justin’s life. The ideal candidate for this scholarship would possess many of the characteristics and qualities that Justin exemplified in his life. “We are looking for the uncommon hero; a hard worker, reliable friend, and determined student. Interested candidates must: be a senior who will be graduating from Parkland in June 2019 and attending a college/university in the fall of 2019, has been active on an athletic team, has a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better, has financial need, has been involved in extracurricular activities, community service or an after school/summer job. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office. A complete application, which includes 3 letters of recommendation and an essay, can be submitted to Mr. Eric Roberts in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline in April 12, 2019.

 

Kernsville Elementary School-PTO Scholarship

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to two Parkland High School graduating seniors who will attend an institution of higher learning after high school. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and all application materials will need to submitted in an envelope addressed to 2019 Kernsville Elementary PTO Scholarship Fund. Envelopes need to be turned in to the Guidance Office by the application deadline.

Application deadline is March 11, 2019.

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Kratzer Elementary School-PTO Scholarship

One $500 scholarships will be awarded to a former Kratzer student who will be attending a post-secondary institution of high learning (college, university, trade school) after graduating from Parkland High School. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have attended Kratzer Elementary School for a minimum of 3 years. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and all application materials will need to submitted in an envelope addressed to Kratzer Elementary PTO Scholarship. Envelopes need to be turned in to the Guidance Office by the application deadline.

Application deadline is April 1, 2019.

 

Lehigh County School Nurses Advisory Board-2019 Nursing Scholarship

The Lehigh County School Nurses Advisory Board was established in 2006 with school nurse representative from each Lehigh County School District. Central to our mission is continuing education for school nurses as well as our students. There will be up to three $1000 scholarships awarded to students graduating from a Lehigh County High School who have been accepted into a nursing program at an accredited postsecondary institution. For more information and to apply please visit, http://www.lcsnab.com/Scholarship_Information.html.

Application deadline is April 1, 2019.  

 

Lehigh Valley Community Foundation-Olexa and Weber Scholarships

We are pleased to inform you that the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the following scholarships to be awarded to either graduates of the Class of 2019 or students currently attending community college in Bucks, Lehigh, or Northampton Counties. Multiple one-year scholarships will be awarded in 2019 totaling $4,400.
The Stephanie Olexa and Seth Weber Scholarship for Criminal Justice will be awarded to a high school senior or community college student majoring in criminal justice or law enforcement at an accredited institution for post-secondary education.

The Stephanie Olexa and Seth Weber Scholarship for the Life Sciences will be awarded to a high school senior or community college student majoring in life sciences at an accredited institution for post-secondary education.
To apply, students should go to the online grant portal on the Community Foundation’s website at https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=lehighvalley.

Application deadline is April 21, 2019.
 

Lehigh Valley Fleet Reserve Association Black Diamond Brand 115- 2018 Americanism Essay Contest-”What Freedom of Speech Means to Me”

Students in grades 7-12 are encouraged to participate in the Americanism Essay Contest. Participants are invited to submit a 350(maximum) word essay, legibly written or typed on one side of the paper, centered on this year’s theme. Please refer to the FRA Americanism Essay Rules and complete the FRA Americanism Essay Cover Sheet as the cover sheet must be completed and submitted with the essay. The contest rules can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office. To learn more about the Fleet Reserve Association essay contest, refer to www.fra.org/essay.

Application deadline is December 1, 2018.

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Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council-2019 LVMAC Scholarship

The LVMAC is seeking applicants for their 2019 scholarship living in Lehigh & Northampton County in order of priority as follows: 1. Veterans of working age seeking meaningful first-time civilian employment. 2. Veterans of working age seeking meaningful reemployment due to job loss. 3. Children, whether of a military veteran or not, who are enrolled in Advanced ROTC at a college or university for the purpose of completing an active duty commitment. 4. Graduating high school seniors, whether or a military veteran or not, who are joining an ROTC detachment upon entering college or university and intend to serve an active duty commitment. 5. Children and un-remarried spouses of service members killed in action. 6. Children of veterans.

For more information and to apply please visit, www.lvmac.org.

Application deadline is May 31, 2019.

 

Lehigh Valley Water Supplies-2019 Scholarship

The LVWS group is a non-profit organization made up of 16 public water utilities in the Lehigh Valley region, who got together in the 1980s to promote public awareness of important environmental issues regarding our precious water resources. Each year we offer two scholarships in the amount of $250 to graduating high school seniors who can demonstrate interest in environmental issues through their planned studies, community involvement, or other activities. Considering that the vast majority of a water utility’s workforce is made up of workers in plumbing and construction trades, we like to offer scholarships to a mix of students who may be pursuing a career in environmental science field or skilled trades. Email submissions are strongly preferred, but mailed applications are fine as well as long as we receive them by the deadline.  Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office or please email Mrs. McPeek at mcpeeka@parklandsd.org for an electronic application.

Application deadline is April 12, 2019.

 

Marywood University-The Cloverfields Scholars Program

This scholarship, made possible through the philanthropy of a generous donor, provides for the awarding of ten scholarships which cover full tuition and required fees at Marywood University. The Cloverfields Scholars Program is established to assist first generation college students who demonstrate the potential to become student leaders. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students. An applicant must have an SAT score of 1040 or above (ACT 21), and a high school GPA of 3.4 or greater. S/he must be a legal resident of one of the 14 Northeastern Pennsylvania counties surrounding Marywood University. For more information and to apply visit, www.marywood.edu/cloverfields.

Application deadline is January 1, 2019.

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Mesothelioma Help-Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Mesothelioma Help is pleased to announce their 2019 scholarship which asks applicants to write an essay in response to one of 2 prompts. This scholarship is great for students interested in a medical career. For more and information and to apply please visit, http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship/.

Application deadline is July 20, 2019.

 

Mike Rowe Works Foundation-Work Ethic Scholarship Program

Calling all skilled workers! We’re looking for the next generation of aspiring workers who will work smart and hard. This program doesn’t focus on test scores, grades, or grammar. It’s about people who share our values and the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification, and a positive attitude. For more information and to apply please visit, www.mikeroweworks.org/scholarship. If prompted to enter a Program Key when you apply, enter MRW.

Application deadline is March 29, 2019.

 

National Association of Secondary School Principals-2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Are you a high school student who’s making a difference through volunteering? Apply for a 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., in May. Applications for 2019 awards are available at spirit.prudential.com and nassp.org/spirit. Students must submit their completed applications to Mrs. McPeek, in the guidance suite, by November 2, 2018.

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National Co-op Scholarship Program with WACE Partner Institutions

The 17th Annual National Co-op Scholarship Program consists of 160 merit co-op scholarships for high school seniors who are planning to participate in college cooperative education. Many of these merit co-op scholarships are renewable for four years valued at $4.2 million.To qualify for this scholarship, students must: have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 of better on a 4.0 scale, apply for admission for the 2019-2020 academic year at one of the following institutions    (Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, Wentworth Institute of Technology) as well as meeting other merit scholarship criteria as established by the institution(s) that you are applying to. For a scholarship application or to complete your application online, please visit: www.waceinc.org.

Application deadline is February 15, 2019. (please note deadline exceptions for Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College and SUNY Oswego)

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The National Federation of the Blind and the National Federation of the Blind Pennsylvania-National Scholarship

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is a national organization of blind persons who believe in promoting the opportunities of blind students. There are 30 national scholarships awarded annually ranging from $3,000 to $12,000. The National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania (NFB of PA) and its network of local chapters is a state affiliate of the NFB and shares its commitment to aid blind students in achieving their educational goals. The NFB of PA also offers 2 college scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000. Pennsylvania residents are eligible for both the national and state scholarships and should submit both applications according to the separate directions on each application. For additional information and to apply please visit http://www.nfb.org/scholarships (national scholarship) and www.nfbp.org/scholarships (state scholarship).

Application deadline is March 31, 2019.

 

National Wild Turkey Federation-Dr. James Earl Kennamer Academic Scholarship Program

Eligibility requirements for this scholarship included but are not limited to; students should be graduating seniors with a 3.0 on 4.0 scale or equivalent grade point average, students must be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education, students must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting sports, students must hold a current NWTF membership. For the full list of eligibility requirements and for an application, please visit www.nwtf.org and select “Resource Library” or they can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is January 1.

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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 September 26, 2018. DEADLINE HAS PASSED

 

Neffs UCC Preschool-Senior Scholarship

The Neffs UCC Preschool is offering a $250 scholarship to a graduating senior who plans on continuing their education. The senior must be a graduate of the preschool and submit an essay. The essay should be 500 words or less in which the applicant tells about themselves, their future plans, and a preschool memory. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and at www.neffsuccpreschool.org

Application deadline is March 1, 2019.

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Norwich University-”Take the Lead” Scholarship

Norwich University wants to reward those students who are on top of all things college with a special $2,000 scholarship. To be eligible for this scholarship student needs to do the following; complete an online application to Norwich University for fall 2019 enrollment, send in any required supplemental items (i.e. high school transcript, test scores) and complete the FAFSA and include Norwich University (00369200).

Application deadline is December 15, 2018.

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Orefield Middle School-PTO Scholarship

Scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded to 2 Parkland High School graduating seniors who will be attending an institution of higher education. Packets containing scholarship requirements, instructions and application, can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office. All application materials will need to submitted in an envelope addressed to Orefield Middle School PTO Scholarship to the Guidance Office as well as submitting the essay in Microsoft Word format via email to Ingrid L. Martz at: livelaughlove823@yahoo.com, with the following in the subject line, “OMS PTO Scholarship Essay”.  Please be sure to submit all application materials by the deadline.

Application deadline is March 15, 2019.

 

Parkland Education Association (PEA)-2019 Scholarship

PEA will be awarding 3 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to graduating seniors who plan to teach in public schools.To be eligible, students must be enrolled in an institution of higher learning by May 1, 2019. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is April 12th.

 

Parkland Garden Club-2019 Scholarship

The Parkland Garden Club is pleased to once again announce a $2,000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior furthering their education in the fields of horticulture, floriculture, landscaping, agriculture, environmental sciences, or some related field. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is April 15th.

 

Parkland Trojan Alumni Varsity Club-2019 Scholarships

The Parkland Trojan Alumni Varsity Club is offering the $2,000 Art Halderman Scholarship for a senior male varsity letter winner and the $2,000 Marlin Burkhardt Scholarship for a senior female varsity letter winner. The Trojan Alumni Varsity Club has awarded a scholarship to a deserving letter winner since 1964. The scholarship is presented after successful completion of the first semester of the freshman year. The cub is proud that to date, every selected winner has successfully completed their first semester and received the scholarship for use in their second semester. The criteria used in determining the scholarship winner is as follows: must be a senior varsity letter winner (athletic ability has no bearing), must have been accepted by the school of their choice by the date of the scholarship announcement (May 29, 2019), must have a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA, extra-curricular activities, leadership, financial need, two letters of recommendation and the completion of an essay. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and should be submitted to Mrs. McPeek in the Guidance Office by the application deadline.

Application deadline is April 26, 2019.

 

Parkway Manor Elementary School PTO, Inc.-Annual Scholarship

Parkway Manor Elementary School PTO, Inc., is offering either one $500 scholarship or two $250 scholarships to Parkland High School graduating seniors who will be attending an institution of higher learning. Scholarship candidates must have attended Parkway Manor Elementary School for at least one full academic year. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is March 22, 2019.

 

Patti Heffner Memorial Scholarship

This is a scholarship open to all senior female student athletes. This scholarship winner will be determined by a committee of family members, teachers and school counselors. Eligibility for this scholarship are as follows: must be a senior female student athlete who will be attending a college or university in the fall of 2019, must have a 3.25 cumulative GPA, must have played a varsity sport for a minimum of 2 years while in high school, including senior year, must demonstrate financial need. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and all completed applications should be submitted to Mr. Eric Roberts in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is April 19, 2019

 

Pennsylvania Association of Educational Office Professionals-2019 Hermine Solt Student Scholarship

This is a $500 scholarship that was established in 1992 for the purpose of aiding students in Pennsylvania to pursue higher education in a business-related field. This scholarship will be given to an eligible senior applicant graduating from a Pennsylvania High School to be used as either tuition assistance or as a school bookstore credit at any approved 2 or 4-year post-secondary institution, college, or university majoring in the business field. For more information visit, www.paeop.com, and click on “Award & Scholarships”. A completed application can be mailed or it must be emailed or faxed by your school counselor.

Application deadline is March 15, 2019.

 

Pennsylvania JCI (Junior Chamber International) Senate-Scholarship Program

The Pennsylvania JCI Senate is an organization affiliated with the Pennsylvania Jaycees and the United States JCI Senate. Together, they promote leadership training through community involvement and believe “that service to humanity is the best work of life”. The Pennsylvania JCI Senate annually sponsors a scholarship for senior students who are residents of Pennsylvania. They will be awarding 2 $500 scholarships this year. The applications of these 2 recipients will then be forwarded to the United States JCI Senate Foundation for consideration to receive an additional national grant of $1,000. For more information and to access the application, please visit, www.usjcisenate.org and click on “Scholarship Program” in the top header/drop down box for the link to the 2018-2019 Foundation Scholarship Application. Each student needs to submit only one copy of the completed application and appropriate attachments to the following address, via postal mail, for judging.

Nancy Salopek   46 Longvue Circle   Ambridge, PA 15003

A completed application, with all appropriate attachments, must be postmarked by January 11, 2019.

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Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association-Scholarship Program

High school seniors who are graduating this year and have been accepted in a hospitality or culinary arts program at an accredited post-secondary institution are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Your application must include the following pieces: three letters of recommendation(one from a teacher/instructor, one from an employer, one from a personal reference), a copy of your transcript(unofficial is accepted), a 200-word essay that describes why you wish to pursue a career in hospitality. For more information and to access the applications please visit,  https://www.prla.org/scholarship.html.

Application deadline is March 1, 2019.

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Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (LVPSPE)-2019 Scholarship

One of the goals for the society is to encourage and support area students who decide to pursue a career in engineering. At our local chapter of PSPE, we are in the process of awarding scholarships for 2019 local high school graduating seniors who will major in an engineering curriculum in college. The college should be an ABET accredited program. For more information and to access the application please visit, http://www.lvpspe.org/Scholarships. In addition, please feel to email the scholarship committee chairperson with any questions or concerns at adezubay@dezubay.com.

Application deadline is March 3.

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Pointe Pest Control

Pointe Pest Control is excited to offer another scholarship opportunity this year to students in the senior class. The scholarship is unique and fun for your students to apply for, and we enjoy looking through their funny applications. The scholarships is worth $1,000. For more information and to apply visit https://pointe-pest.com/scholarships/.

Application deadline is April 30, 2019.

 

Portuguese Heritage Day Committee-Portuguese Heritage Day Scholarship

Applicant must be of Portuguese ancestry such as mother, father, maternal or paternal grandparent, must be a graduating senior (class of 2019), must be awaiting acceptance or already been accepted as a full time student to any two or four year college or university, must live in the Lehigh Valley and must submit a completed application to be considered for this award. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and applications should be mailed in to the address listed on the application form.

Application deadline is April 15, 2019.

 

PPL Electric Utilities-Future Environmental Leaders Scholarship

At PPL Electric Utilities, we not only work to protect the environment, we want to enhance it.
We established the PPL Electric Utilities Environmental Leaders Scholarship to give a helping hand to the next generation of students pursuing careers in the engineering and science fields that will benefit the natural world that surrounds and sustains us. We invite high school seniors who live in homes served by PPL in central and eastern Pennsylvania to apply for this $2,000 scholarship. Winners will have scholarship funds sent to their indicated college or university in their name. For more information and to apply please visit, https://www.pplelectric.com/safety-and-community/environment/future-environmental-leaders-scholarship/application.aspx.
Application deadline is April 30, 2019.

 

ProjectorLamps.com-Entrepreneurial Scholarship

The ProjectorLamps.com $1,000 scholarship is available to a student enrolled as a Business major who may one day be an entrepreneur and start their own business. This is an annual scholarship that will be offered every year. For more information and to apply please visit, https://www.projectorlamps.com/t-scholarship.aspx.

Application deadline is June 1, 2019.

 

PSECU-2019 Scholarship

Graduating high school students will have the opportunity to apply for scholarship funds from PSECU. To qualify for 1 of 6 scholarships awarded for up to $8,000 (up to $2,000 per year, up to 4 years), the student MUST be a PSECU member by Monday, December 31, 2018. Students interested in joining PSECU must be eligible for membership. Joint owners are not automatically PSECU members. There are many ways for students to qualify for membership. To learn how to join and apply visit: https://www.psecu.com/about-psecu/become-a-member?utm_source=PSECU&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=PSECU%20Scholarships&utm_content=Scholarship%20Announcement%20to%20School%20Counselors

Members of PSECU can access the scholarship by visiting:

https://www.psecu.com/benefits/scholarships?utm_source=PSECU&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=PSECU%20Scholarships&utm_content=Scholarship%20Announcement%20to%20School%20Counselors

Application deadline is 12pm on February 28, 2018.

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Pureland Supply-Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship

Pureland Supply is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship to high school students interested in attending a Vocational School or Community College. The $1,000 scholarship is open for students who have been accepted to an accredited community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade school. Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and how the student expects to play a part in the future of their trade or field. For more information and to apply please visit, https://www.purelandsupply.com/t-scholarship.aspx.

Application deadline is June 1, 2019.

 

Recovery Village-Health Care Scholarship

The Recovery Village is dedicated to maintaining exceptional service while providing unique opportunities for education and personal development. As part of this commitment, The Recovery Village is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing a medical-related course of study. To enter to win, simply submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing why you are passionate about substance use disorder and mental health treatment. Essays can be in the form of a personal narrative with a medical perspective or focus specifically on clinical experience. For more information and to apply visit, https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/.

Application deadline is June 30, 2019.

 

Rider University-The Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition

High school seniors, juniors and sophomores are eligible to apply by writing a 400 word description of a business concept. Students will need to submit their idea at www.rider.edu/BrodskyCompetition and can email Lisa Teach at teachl@rider.edu with any questions.

Entry deadline is November 18, 2018.

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute-GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships-up to $40,000 total per recipient-and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. For more information and to apply visit: www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships.

Application deadline is January 4, 2019.

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Rosen & Ohr Law-Scholarship Program-2019 Annual Essay Contest

Pursuing a college education is a costly endeavor for most students, especially those who are coping with the financial fallout from a serious accident. At Rosen & Ohr, we believe that an accident should never get in the way of one’s education, and because of this, we are continuing the Rosen & Ohr Scholarship Program this year. Write an essay explaining in detail how a serious accident involving you, a family member, or a close friend has impacted your life. This could have been a car crash, a slip-and-fall accident, a work-related injury, or any other serious accident.Explain how an injury from the accident has affected you or a loved one by: limiting or restricting daily activities, affecting feelings and relationships, impacting finances.
Your essay should be between 750 and 1,000 words. In your essay, you must include the name of the college you are applying to or are enrolled in and how you plan to finance your education (loans, grants, scholarships, work, etc.) For more information and to apply visit: www.rosenohrlaw.com/scholarship.

Application deadline is July 20, 2019.

 

Saint Joseph University sponsors the John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Mathematics.

The program provides full- and partial-tuition scholarships to highly qualified women majoring in the natural sciences, chemical biology, environmental science, computer science, or mathematics. Additional information can be found on the following website: sju.edu/mcnultyscholars. If you have questions about the program, contact the Office of

Undergraduate Admissions by calling 610-660-1300 or emailing McNultyScholars@sju.edu.

 

SallieMae Scholarships as Unique as you Are

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

 

Schnecksville Elementary School-PTO Scholarship

Schnecksville Elementary School PTO will award two $500 scholarships to former Schnecksville students who will be attending an institution of higher learning(college, university, trade school) after graduating from Parkland High School. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have attended Schnecksville Elementary School for at least three full academic years. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and all application materials must be emailed to stellasmom@ymail.com.

Application deadline is March 8, 2019.

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Schnecksville Playground Association-2019 Sandi Riley Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship honors the memory of Sandi Riley, an untiring volunteer in our youth sports programs, our community and our schools. The SPA is privileged to establish this award to honor her leadership, dedication and commitment to helping young people of our community. The SPA will award 3, $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors. To be eligible for the award, a student must be a 2019 high school school graduate, demonstrate solid academic standing, be accepted to a college, university, trade school, or some other post-secondary school in the fall of 2019, and must have played sports for the Schnecksville Playground Association. Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and applications can be submitted via email or mail.

Application deadline is April 1, 2019.

 

Semper Fidelis All-American Program

Selection as a Semper Fidelis All-American is determined by your willingness to fight and conviction to win life’s battles. Students must meet these minimum requirements for nomination:

be a Junior in high school, have a 3.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale ( or equivalent), be active in community service, play a competitive team sport, hold a student or community leadership position. Students can nominate themselves or be nominated by members of the faculty. For more information and to make a nomination visit, https://sfaap.marines.com.

Application deadline is December 31, 2018.

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SeniorAdvice.com Senior Caregiver Scholarship

We are offering a $2,000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the fall of 2019, will receive $2,000 for tuition and/or books. For more information and to apply please visit, https://www.senioradvice.com/senior-caregiver-scholarship-fall-2019.

Application deadline is July 15, 2019.

 

Simon Youth Foundation-Simon Youth Community Scholarship

A one-time award of up to $1,500 will be given to one high school senior who lives near Lehigh Valley Mall or a nearby community. The student must plan to attend an accredited university, two- or four-year college, or technical or vocational school full-time in Fall 2019. Scholarship applications will only be available online and can be found at syf.org/scholarships.

Application deadline is February 20, 2019.

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Society of Women Engineers-Lehigh Valley Professional Section-2019 Scholarship

The Lehigh Valley Professional Section of Society of Women Engineers grants scholarships to graduating high school seniors who identify as female and will be entering an accredited engineering program. Evaluation is based on academic achievement, extracurricular and leadership activities, an evaluation form, and an original essay. A one-time award of up to $5,000 will be granted to each of the successful applicants. Each recipient will be invited to attend out annual brunch in May where she will be formally presented with the award. For more information and to apply visit, http://lv.swe.org/scholarships.

Application deadline is 5pm, February 10, 2019.

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Spark Orthodontics-Spark Scholarship Fund-Ignite Your Future

Dr. Hartman and Spark Orthodontics are sponsoring a $2,500 yearly scholarship for a college-bound senior who has a demonstrated record of high academic standing, leadership, and community service. Applicants are not required to be patients at Spark Orthodontics. An information sheet/application can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is May 20, 2019.

 

Sparkling Ice-Flavorful Futures Scholarship

Sparkling IceⓇ is awarding five $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. To apply, students must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent legal resident of the United States, must be a high school senior graduating in 2019, must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale, must be applying to a vocational/trade, 2-year or 4-year program. To apply visit, www.flavorfulfutures.com.

Application deadline is February 15, 2019.

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St. John’s United Church of Christ-Rev. Dr. John Tisdale College Scholarship

Congratulations! You are about to finish high school and begin the next exciting phase of your life. If you chose to further your education, St. John’s UCC is offering a $1,000 merit and need-based scholarship honoring the life and ministry of Rev. Dr. John Tisdale. For more information and to apply visit, http://www.stjohnslaurys.org/index.php/education/rev-dr-john-tisdale-scholarship.

Application deadline is May 15, 2019.

 

Student Insights-2019 Student-View Scholarship Program

The 2019 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May, 2019.

Application deadline is April 22, 2019.

 

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.

 

The Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania-multiple scholarships

All scholarships are awarded to students who plan to further their education in Agriculture Education, Agronomy, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Botany, Biology, Conservation, Environmental Concerns, Forestry, Plant Pathology, City Planning, Wildlife Science, Land Management, and/or allied subjects. Applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania and sponsored by a Federated Garden Club. For more information and to apply please visit, http://www.gardenclub.org/scholarships/scholarship-application.aspx.

Application deadline is February 1, 2019.

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The William J. Wester Foundation for Mental and Neurological Health and Wellness-Scholarship Opportunity

The William J. Wester Foundation for Mental and Neurological Health and Wellness is pleased to announce the following scholarship opportunities for high school seniors who have been diagnosed with a mental health or psychiatric disorder, who are at-risk of a mental health disorder as a result of a parent’s suicide death, or who have been diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, NF1 or NF2. Three scholarships are available for three senior students who have been diagnosed with a mental health or psychiatric disorder or who are at risk due to the trauma of losing a parent to suicide, and one scholarship is available for one senior diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, NF1 or NF2. The scholarship recipients must be attending a 2-or-4-year college or university or a technical school beginning in the fall 2019 or earlier. For more information on how to apply and what needs to be submitted, information packets can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office

Application deadline is April 5, 2019.

 

Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women

Toptal started a scholarship program to award 12 scholarships over the next 12 months to help young women pursue their technical career aspirations. It is open to more than just young aspiring developers; the award applies to anyone with a passion for tech and we welcome applicants from high school who have a growing interest in STEM. Each scholarship winner will receive a stipend, and in addition, a year of mentorship and guidance from the senior developers within our network. Additional information and scholarship guidelines can be found at https://www.toptal.com/scholarships-for-women.

Application deadline is March 31, 2019.

 

University of Michigan, College of Engineering-Geisinger Scholarship

The Geisinger Scholarship is a $20,000 per year annual award. Scholarships will be awarded to first-year students admitted to the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA, is enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering, and declares an Engineering major. For scholarship applications or additional information, please visit, http://scholarships/engin.umich.edu/new-students/.

Application deadline is January 18, 2019.

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

Nominations are now being accepted for the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2023.  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 November 19, 2018.

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Upper Lehigh Lions-2019 Scholarship

The Upper Lehigh Lions Club would like to award 3 students from this year’s graduating class a $1,000.00 scholarship. An information packet/application can be found in the Scholarship Drawer in the Guidance Office and applications can be delivered to the Guidance Office at PHS, the Guidance Office at LCTI or mailed to Lions Club of Upper Lehigh, PO Box 84, Schnecksville, PA 18078.

Application deadline is March 22, 2019.

 

Upper Macungie Township Station 56-Samir (Sam) Ashmar Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to Parkland High School, Emmaus High School, and/or Northwestern Lehigh High School graduating seniors who will be continuing their education at an accredited college, university, or technical school. Scholarship eligibility is as follows: -must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, -applicants with experience in the emergency services field preferred, but not required (fire, EMS, police, etc.), -must complete the application, including 2 letters of recommendation from non-family members, and the short essay (if involved in emergency services, one letter must be from a supervisor in your role as as emergency service provider). An information packet/application can be found in the Scholarship Drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is April 3, 2019.

 

Valley Forge Chapter Sons of the American Revolution(SAR)-National Society SAR George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

To participate, entrants must submit an original 800-1200 word essay based on an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the US Constitution. Judging at all levels emphasizes following contest rules. The contest rules can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is December 30, 2018.

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WECID? Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the 12th grade Parkland H.S. student who most exemplifies a commitment to helping others and best answers the question What else can I do? A completed application includes a brief essay and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, or guidance counselor. The essay should detail current activities or career plans that display their dedication to help others.

To be considered, your letter of recommendation and essay must be sent to wecidphs@aol.com by March 11, 2018.

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Wendy’s High School Heisman

The Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes two winners-one male athlete and one female athlete-from each state. Students in the class of 2019 who have a “B” grade average, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrate leadership at school and in the community can apply online at https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/. Wendy’s is also giving away $10 Wendy’s gift cards to the first 1,000 applicants.  

Application deadline is October 17, 2018 at 6pm.

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Wilshire Law Firm-2019 Student Scholar Award

The winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to use towards their college education and a possible springboard to a career in law. If you believe that you are that Student Scholar, please let Wilshire Law Firm know by completing the application and submitting your essay for consideration. For more information and to apply please visit, https://wilshirelawfirm.com/scholarships/student-scholar-award/.

Application deadline is June 28, 2019.

 

Women’s Business Council (Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce)-2019 WBC Merit Scholarship

The WBC Scholarship recognizes outstanding female high school seniors who have demonstrated academic ability and a commitment to learning, achievement, and community service. The scholarship assists young women in their pursuit of higher education and their desire to assist other young women in reaching their full leadership potential after post-secondary graduation. The recipient of the scholarship must: be a student in good standing at her high school and must have maintained an overall 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated community service, will be attending an accredited post-secondary educational program during the following academic year and be an employee or the daughter of an employee of a business or organization that is a current member of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. (Children of the chamber staff, WBC Board, or the scholarship selection committee are ineligible.)  Applications can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office and please note that you will need your Guidance Counselor’s endorsement for this scholarship.

Application deadline is March 29, 2019.