Scholarship Information

January Scholarship Information

 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Award

·         Criteria: All students in grades 7-12 grade.  

·         Application: Please visit www.artandwriting.org for further information.

 

Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh Scholarship

·         Criteria: Seniors who are enrolled and accepted in college for Fall of 2015 and are planning to major in the areas of mathematics, physics, or astronomy.  

·         Application: E-mail or see Mrs. Atkinson for an application.  

·         Deadline: Application due to Mrs. Atkinson by Friday, March 27, 2015

 

American Legion

·         A variety of scholarships are available through the American Legion.  Please visit the following websites www.legion.org/scholarships.

 

Big 33 Scholarship Foundation

·         Criteria: Current Pennsylvania high school seniors enrolled in a public or accredited private school who have attained a 2.0 GPA for the previous two academic years (10th and 11th grade) and planning to continue their education after high school in an accredited institution of higher education or technical school.

·         Application: Online application can be found on the following website www.big33.org/big-33-scholarships/apply-for-scholarships

·         Deadline: February 27, 2015.

 

Blackwood Music Scholarship

·         Criteria: High school seniors intending to pursue a career in instrumental music performance.

·         Application: May be obtained online at www.blackwoodmusic.org

·         Deadline: Must be postmarked  no later than February 1, 2015.

                       

Bob Williams Rotary Scholarship

·         Criteria: Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and must complete an essay which highlights the candidates community/school service.

·         Application: See Mrs. Atkinson for an application.

·         Deadline: Application must be turned into Mrs. Atkinson by Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

 

Buick Achievers Scholarship

·         Criteria: High school seniors who plan to enroll in a four-year college or university and plan to study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

·         Application:  https://buickachievers.scholarshipamerica.org/

·         Deadline: February 278, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

 

Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service

·         Criteria: Any Jewish high school senior with demonstrated financial need who is a resident of Allegheny County.  

·         Application: On-line applications are available on http://www.centralscholarship.org/ For further information, contact Jewish Family and Children’s Service at 412.422.5627.

·         Deadline: February 11, 2015

 

Chatham University

·         Visit http://www.chatham.edu/admission/aid/undergraduate/scholarships.cfm to review a variety of scholarship for accepted students into Chatham University.

 

Clarion University

·         Visit http://www.clarion.edu/admissions/ to view a variety of scholarship opportunities for accepted students into Clarion Univeristy.

 

Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central PA

·         Criteria: Applicant must have a diagnosis of epilepsy/seizure disorder and proof of acceptance to a post-secondary academic or vocational program.  Applicant must also be a graduate of the Class of 2015.

·         Application:  See Mrs. Atkinson for an application.

·         Deadline: Must be received by March 15, 2015.

 

Gannon University National Science Foundation Scholarship Program: Scholars of Excellence in Engineering and Computer Science

·         Criteria: Incoming Gannon student enrolled in computer science, management information science, electrical, environmental, mechanical or software engineering at Gannon University.  

·         Application: To obtain the application and learn more information, go to gannon.edu/seecs. (Mrs. Atkinson also has information.)

 

Good Orthodontics Scholarship

·         Criteria: Current high school seniors who are past or current patients of Good Orthodontics.  Write an essay describing “How my GOOD smile has influenced my life.”  Submit the essay directly to one of the Good Orthodontics Office.

·         Deadline: Friday, January 30, 2015.

 

Hope Through Learning Scholarship

·         Criteria: A senior who is experiencing or has experienced homelessness during school attendance years and is currently residing in Allegheny County.  The recipient must plan to attend a college, university, community college, business school or technical school.

·         Application: Please visit www.homelessfund.org/hope

·         Deadline: May 31, 2015  

 

Junior League of Pittsburgh

·         Criteria: Female seniors of Allegheny County that have obtained a GPA of 3.0 or higher with a minimum of at least 100 hours of verified  volunteer service during high school.  The candidate must plan to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university.  

·         Application: See Mrs. Atkinson for an application.

·         Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2015.  

 

Pittsburgh ASM Chapter-Owen M. Katz High School Scholarship

·         Criteria: The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding high school senior who plans to pursue a career in engineering (metals or materials) and enrolls in a related college program.

·         Application: See Mrs. Atkinson for a copy of the application.

·         Deadline: Application due to Mrs. Atkinson by Friday, January 26, 2015.

 

Pittsburgh Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

·         Criteria:  There are a variety of scholarship opportunities for any senior pursuing some type of community college, two or four year college.  

·         Application: Visit  http://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarship_search for the application process and criteria.

 

PSECU 2015 Scholarship

·         Criteria: A graduating senior who is a PSECU member by December 31, 2014.  

·         Application: For complete information on membership elibibility, membership, status and application information, please visit https://www.psecu.com/scholarships/.

·         Deadline: Application materials and the Counselor Form must be turned into Mrs. Atkinson by Thursday, February 12, 2015.

 

The National Society of High School Scholars Scholarships

·         Criteria: There are various scholarship opportunities on this site.  

·         Application: For more information and application materials please go to www.nshss.org/member-benefits/scholarships/.

·         Deadline: Varies

 

Scholarship Experts

·         Many of the scholarships require you to write an essay on a specific prompt.  Be sure you follow the deadlines and requirements.  The website is as followed http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/our-scholarships.

 

White Oak Rotary Club Scholarship

·         Criteria: Must be a graduating senior.

·         Application: See Mrs. Atkinson for an application.

·         Deadline: Completed application are due to Mrs. Atkinson by Thursday, January 29, 2015.