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MATTHEW FITZSIMMONS
PUPIL SERVICES COORDINATOR

SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 11-12 (A-L)

KASEY GRIBBLE
SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 11-12 (M-Z)

RENEE CHERNIN
SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 9-10 (A-L)

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SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 9-10 (M-Z)

JOSEPH TOTSKY
MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR
7TH & 8TH GRADE

LISA JACQUES
MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR

ANNA CULKIN
EVERGREEN SCHOOL COUNSELOR

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EVERGREEN SCHOOL COUNSELOR

ERICA BOOTH
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Scholarship Criteria Application Online Due Date
Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. This year, scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to over 800 students nationwide.

Applicants must:

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior
  • Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or in one of the following NBC or Telemundo markets: Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Los Angeles, McAllen (TX), New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego and Washington, D.C.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need

 

https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/?utm_source=MDReResponder&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Comcast2019

 

December 7, 2018
2018 BluePay STEM Scholarship Detailed description: Payment processing is already driven and enabled by technology. Successful execution in the future of payments requires educated minds that focus on both business goals and cutting-edge innovation. As an industry leader, BluePay is continuing our support of students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines.
Value of scholarship: $1,000 (1 winner), $250 (2 runner ups)
Qualifications: To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study and attending an accredited college or university. The application includes an essay answering 1 of 3 questions in a minimum of 500 and a maximum of 1,000 words:
1. What recent innovation has meant the most to your daily life?
2.  What do you imagine or have you experienced to be the single greatest challenge that arises when you start your own business?
3. What do you think is the biggest threat to the security of your personal information?
https://www.bluepay.com/company/scholarship/

 

December 20, 2018
AXA Foundation Applicants to the AXA Achievements Scholarship must:

Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico

Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities

Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness

www.axa-achievement.com December 14, 2018 or first 10,000 applicants (whichever comes first)
BadCredit.org’s Wealth Wise Scholarship The BadCredit.org Wealth Wise Scholarship is open to US undergraduate and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry.

The scholarship amount is $1,000 and will be awarded based on academic merit and submission of a short essay to be titled How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved.

 

https://www.badcredit.org/scholarship/ December 31, 2018
OppU Achievers Scholarship Award Amount: $2,500

Eligibility: High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident

Deadlines: December 31, March 31, June 30, September 30

To Apply: Students submit a short response to the question “What makes you an achiever?”

 

https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

 

December 31, 2018
Phentermine Clinics Health Scholarship You are currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school. The content you submit in your application must be unique and must offer value to the reader. Creative, high-quality submissions have a higher chance of winning. https://phentermineclinics.net/scholarship/ December 31, 2018
The Cloverfields Scholars Program Established to assist first generation college students who demonstrate the potential to become student leaders.

An applicant must have and SAT score of 1040 or above and a HS GPA of 3.4 or greater.

Recipients will receive full tuition scholarships. (See website for more details).

http://www.marywood.edu/fin_aid/forms/CloverfieldsFoundationScholarshipApplication.pdf January 1, 2019
Drive Smart Contest The Drive Smart Contest sponsored by CTIA Wireless Foundation! Students can create and enter an original digital short about the dangers of distracted driving. Entrants will compete for a grand-prize $10,000 scholarship and other prizes. Students can also download our form to help them receive community service hours for their work.

Who: 13 to 18-year-old residents of the U.S., D.C. & Puerto Rico
What: Create an original 15 to 60 second digital short
When: Now through January 6, 2019
How: Students register, create and submit their digital short online and may submit multiple entries.
Why: Over $26,000 in prizing for students and teachers/mentors!

https://www.drivesmartnow.com/ January 6, 2019
Pennsylvania JCI Senate Scholarship Program The Pennsylvania JCI Senate annually sponsors a scholarship for senior students who are residents of Pennsylvania.  We will be awarding two $500 scholarships this year.  The applications of these two recipients will then be forwarded to the United States JCI Senate Foundation for consideration to receive an additional national grant of $1000. www.usjcisenate.org January 11, 2019
PACAC Scholarship Three students will be selected for the $1,000 PACAC Scholarship, and one student will be selected for the $1,500 Benjamin James Memorial Scholarship.

Please note the selection criteria:

  • Academic performance, financial need & commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • At least one member of the secondary school counseling office, or community-based organization, must be a current PACAC member. Independent Educational Consultants who hold PACAC membership may also submit recommendations in support of their students.

 

http://www.pacac.org/pacac-scholarship January 15, 2019
10 Words or Less Scholarship Scholarship Eligibility:
A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019.
B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:
1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:
In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.2. Before or After writing your Answer you will also need to “Like” our Facebook page. Note we will only read the answers provided from people that have “Liked” our page.

Scholarships

Note we will only read the answers provided from people that have “Liked” our page.

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

January 31, 2019
PA Elk State Association Open to students who are a child or grandchild of a living Elk member. Accepting students who are furthering their education. http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy/rules.cfm

 

February 1, 2019
Society of Women Engineers – Lehigh Valley Professional Section – Scholarship Program Since 2001 a major focus of SWE-LV has been to distribute scholarships for high school senior women who intend to major in engineering at their respective college or university. Scholarship funds are provided by area businesses and all of the work for administration of the program is provided by SWE volunteers. 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 can be granted to the successful applicants http://lv.swe.org/scholarships.html February 10, 2019
Masonic Scholarships A resource guide is available to students who have a family member in the Masons. http://pmyf.org/scholarships/ March 15, 2019
The Lackawaxen River Conservancy Scholarship APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

1.        Completed student application

2.        Essay discussing an environmental issue of concern to applicant and why.

3.        School report completed by counselor

4.        Official transcript including GPA

5.        Recommendation from a science teacher

 

See Guidance for details. April 8, 2019
COAL Foundation Scholarship Criteria for application:

1.        Community involvement.

2.        Having engaged in leadership activities on and off the sports field throughout high school.

3.        Having played a PIAA recognized high school sport (unless unable to do so due to illness, injury, disability, etc.).

4.        Anticipating playing a sponsored collegiate sport at the post-secondary level (unless unable to do so due to illness, injury, disability, etc.).

 

 

See Guidance for details. April 15, 2019
The 109th INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY: Child/children or legally adopted child/children of a spouse by a prior marriage or dependent child as defined by the United States Armed Services for active duty personnel of the United States military and those guardsmen who are present or past members of the 109th INFANTRY BATTALIONS. Must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for this scholarship.

 

http://www.109thinfantry.org/includes/109th%20Inf%20Reg%20Assoc%20Legacy%20Scholarship%20Program.pdf

 

April 15, 2019
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 114 Scholarship Need a 3″ x 5″ card with:

– Senior’s name

– Name of their parent / grandparent that is a Disabled veteran (and what branch of service ),

– High school’s name

– Name of intended college, university, trade school, etc. the student plans to attend (and major/focus of study)

 

We were forced by a new regulation that the parent/grandparent must have been disabled (military service connected) in some way.

 

See Guidance for details. April 26, 2019
Blair E. Caboot Memorial Scholarship The applicant should excel in mathematics in high school and have future plans in a mathematics-related field.  $750 Scholarship open from October 15th to May 1st. www.npctm.org May 1, 2019
Eric Enslin Memorial Scholarship For a graduating senior pursuing a career working with children with disabilities. See Guidance for details. May 10, 2019
B. Davis Scholarship This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution.

  • There is no age restriction
  • Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
  • This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.
http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

 

May 24, 2019
Firemen’s Association of the State of Pennsylvania Open to seniors furthering their academic education through college level courses in the Fire Sciences or related academic programs. Two annual scholarships will be offered in each of the sic sections of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as prescribed by the F.A.S.P. as follows: One $1,000.00 Scholarship Toward a Bachelor Degree; One $500.00 Scholarship Toward an Associate Degree. http://pafirefighters.org/scholarships/

 

June 15, 2019
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship To be eligible for the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship a student must:

1) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US no later than the Fall of 2019.

2) Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.

3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada.

 

https://www.studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php

 

June 15, 2019
Lift Parts Express Scholarship To be eligible for the Lift Parts Express Scholarship a student must:1) A Current Senior in High School or2) A Freshman or Sophomore in College/University3) Be a legal resident of the United States or Canada4) Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 20195) Submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline. https://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php

 

June 30, 2019
BSN Education – Nursing Scholarships If you want to become a nurse, you don’t have to let the cost of education get in the way of your dream. There are scholarships available in many areas of nursing, and for all types of people, with special scholarships for LGBTQ, men in nursing and much more.

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https://bsneducation.com/nursing-scholarships/ Dates Vary
Go Transcript Academic Scholarship Program Requirements:

1.        Applicant must be a high school senior or current full-time college freshman.

2.        Participants must register using your university or college issued email

 

https://gotranscript.com/scholarship-program

 

Accepted year round
American Legion Scholarships Many different scholarships available. https://www.legion.org/scholarships

 

Check website for deadlines
Discover Nursing Open to seniors pursuing the field of nursing. Will help you find scholarships. http://www.discovernursing.com/scholarships#levels=high-school

 

Check website for deadlines.
Nursing Scholarships Many different scholarships available. https://bsneducation.com/nursing-scholarships/

 

Check website for deadlines.
Student Scholarships A variety of scholarships are open to different grade levels. www.studentscholarships.org

 

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