AES Scholarship We will be awarding $500 to the winner(s) each year. Scholarship Deadline – October 6, 2017. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. The essay prompt is: 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?
The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) awards more that $10 million in scholarships each year. Individual awards range from $1,000 to $18,000. Scholarships are awarded based on talent, merit, academic excellence and financial need. If you plan to attend AMDA and qualify, see your counselor to discuss nomination procedure.
Assumption College is sponsoring the Light the Way Scholarship which will award $25,000/year to up to 50 students impacting the world in a positive way. A completed application includes a brief essay on how you are contributing to make the world a better place, along with a letter of recommendation and a visual representation of your work. To be considered, you must apply for admission to the College and complete the scholarship application by December 15, 2017. Learn more at www.assumption.edu/lighttheway.
The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to female students who are leading healthy lifestyles. Students are asked to write a brief 500 word essay on their experiences maintaining health + wellness while enrolled in college. Here is the link to the details and the requirements to apply for this scholarship: https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/
Chatham University – Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award & Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship to attend Chatham University . Applicants must meet all scholarship requirements and be accepted to Chatham in order to qualify for scholarship interview. For more information and to apply, visit chatham.edu/scholarships. Deadline: November 1, 2017.
Christensen & Hymas General Scholarship – is a law firm sponsoring a scholarship opportunity for students who are interested in furthering their education. Kenneth Christensen and Russell Hymas are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. Qualified applicants must be planning to further their education at a college or university in the United States, have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students will write an essay explaining your life balance including educational, familial and personal goals. Additional details and the online application can be found at: https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/ The deadline for application submissions is August 1, 2018.
- Davis Scholarship
The deadline is approaching for the 2017 B.Davis Scholarship. Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to provide your students with an opportunity to apply for our scholarship. Applications must be received by May 22, 2017. Amount of Scholarship: $1,000. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Davidson College sponsors the John Montgomery Belk Scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated superior intellectual and personal achievement and significant leadership ability. Information is available in the counseling office. If you are interested in being nominated for this opportunity, please see your counselor by November 7, 2017 if you are interested in being considered for this opportunity.
Davidson College also sponsors the Davidson College Bryan Scholarships – valued at $30,000 annually for top senior scholar athletes. If you are interested in being considered as a nominee from Parkland, see your counselor for additional information by September 20, 2017. Additional information is also available from the Director of Merit Programs, Ms. Gardner Roller Ligo at email@example.com or on the website at www.davidson.edu/Bryan.
2018 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards Based on the Jewish concept of tikkun olam, or “repair of the world,” the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards seek to recognize teens who are exceptional role models in their communities and beyond. The awards celebrate teens who have demonstrated remarkable leadership and are actively engaged in projects that embody the values of tikkun olam. Teen projects may benefit the Jewish community or the general community. Additional information can be found at https://www.dillerteenawards.org/. DEADLINE: JANUARY 8, 2018
Discover® Student Loans Scholarship Award that will give away a total of $100,000 in scholarships to 40 individuals. New this year, both students and parents of eligible students can register. Now through December 31, 2017, eligible students and parents can enter to win one of the $2,500 scholarships by signing up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college at CollegeCovered.com/Assist. Students and parents can earn up to three additional entries into the Discover Student Loans scholarship sweepstakes when they share the sweepstakes via Facebook, Twitter and/or email and their friend enters via the link in their share. No purchase or student loan is necessary for students to enter or win. For the official scholarship rules, visit Scholarship.collegecovered.com/do/rules.
Fleet Reserve Association Black Diamond Branch 115 Lehigh Valley Americanism Essay Contest – Students in grades 7-12 will write a 350 word essay centered around the theme” What Patriotism Means to Me”. Details are available in the counseling office. Deadline for all entries is December 1, 2017.
Fogelsville Educator’s Scholarship One scholarship will be awarded 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 two years. Applications are available in the counseling office. Application deadline is April 2, 2018.
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
High School seniors who demonstrate Exceptional leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship are invited to apply for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. In honor of the legacy and character of President Ronald Reagan, this program annually rewards up to 20 college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships (up to $40,000 per recipient). Applications for the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted online until January 4, 2018. For more information, eligibility requirements, and an online application, visit reaganfoundation.org/scholarships, or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships.
The 2016 Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Programs –This scholarship 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 2017, commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree, and U.S. citizenship. Scholarships range from $5,000 to $20,000. Students may apply online by October 25, 2017 at scholars.horatioalger.org.
NC State University – The Park Scholarship 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. If you are interested in being endorsed for this opportunity, you must see your counselor by October 1, 2017. Additional information can be found at https://park.ncsu.edu/.
PSECU Scholarship Program – If you are a member of PSECU (credit union), you may apply for a scholarship at psecu.com/scholarships. This year the application is a new electronic application and paper applications will not be accepted. All applications must be submitted by 12 p.m. (ET) on February 28, 2018.
Pennsylvania American Legion Scholarships can be found at http://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/. Various scholarships including an Essay Contest – open to any high school student; an Oratorical Contest-open to any high school student; Sebastianelli Drum Corps Scholarships –open to senior who is a child or grandchild of a legionnaire in the band is going on to higher education with a major in music; Robert W Valimont Endowment – open to senior who is a child/grandchild of legionnaire seeking a two year career -oriented education or training; Robert Trace Essay Contest – open to students 15-18 years old who is a child/grandchild of legionnaire or child of Pennsylvania soldier killed as a result of war on terrorism. Please see website for individual applications/brochures for complete rules, instructions and more information. Deadline is May 1, 2018.
The Pennsylvania Society Scholarship Program, partnering with the Maguire Foundation, is offering scholarships to 25 Pennsylvania Seniors. Recipients will receive an annual renewable $8,000 scholarship for 4 years of study. A recipient must enroll in a 4-year accredited PA college, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and have demonstrated financial need and a commitment to serve the community. Scholarship winners are required to complete 9 credits of study in history, civics or government studies. Applications are available at www.scholarsapply.org/pennsylvaniasociety . Deadline: November 1, 2017.
The 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Students who have made a difference through volunteering over the past could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington D.C. Application information is available at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit. Application deadline is November 7, 2017.
Rove Pest Control in Minneapolis is pleased to offer The Rove Pest Control Scholarship application for 2017. This scholarship opportunity is open to high school students and graduates nationwide in the United States of America who have been accepted to a college or university. This award will be presented to a United States student for the following academic year in the amount of $500.00 and will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2018). Rove Pest Control has an excellent track record in both residential and commercial pest control services in the Minneapolis metropolitan area. Although this scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education, special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree in entomology or a related field. Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/
SallieMae Scholarships as Unique as you Are – Scholarship search by SallieMae. Learn more at: SallieMae.com/ScholarshipSearch.
Seton Hall University is sponsoring a contest entitled Pitch Perfect to win cash and a scholarship. Pirate Pitch is a contest designed by Seton Hall to teach the basics of entrepreneurship and idea generation to high school students. Students should submit an original business idea that describes an innovative product or service that they would like to create, in 350 words or fewer. Or, they can tell us about a business they’ve already launched! Deadline is October 18, 2017, at midnight. Learn more by visiting shu.edu/go/HSPitch.
Simon Youth Community Scholarship program – Lehigh Valley Mall is partnering with Simon Youth Foundation (SYF) to sponsor the Simon Youth Community Scholarship program. A one-time award of up to $1,500 will be given awarded. Scholarship applications will only be available online. Students can apply by visiting syf.org/scholarships. Deadline is February 15, 2018.
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 2017-18 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
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.
United Steelworkers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Program for 2017 Scholarships, each with a total value of $4,000 ($1,000) per year), will be awarded in June, 2018. An applicant must be a member in good standing, or the son or daughter of members of the United Steelworkers are eligible. Deadline is March 15, 2018. Details can be found in the Counseling Office.
University of Virginia: The Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia is now accepting nominations for the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2022. 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 nominated by Parkland for this scholarship, please see your counselor. Deadline: December 1, 2017.
Washington University in St. Louis is seeking candidates for the Danforth Scholars Program who have exhibited a capacity for service and leadership, as well as, academic excellence. If you are interested in being nominated, see your counselor before November 15, 2017. Deadline Passed
WealthyEducation.com is excited to offer their Annual Scholarship Program to Parkland High School students who share a passion for investing and personal finance. They are inviting all bona fide students of Parkland High School to submit an essay from which they will choose winning applicants who will receive $3000 towards their costs of education. To apply for the Wealthy Education Scholarship, students are required to write and submit an essay on stock investment and personal finance before October 30, 2017. For reference and information regarding application, students may visit their website at https://wealthyeducation.com/scholarship/.
The WECID? Scholarship
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the senior Parkland High School 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: firstname.lastname@example.org by March 12, 2018.
Wendy’s High School Heisman
Students in the class of 2018 who have a “B” grade average and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport can apply online at WendysHeisman.com. Deadline October 2, 2017. Wendy’s is also giving away $10 Wendy’s gift cards to the first 1,000 applicants.