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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)

RACHAEL PALKO
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

TARA MORCOM
EVERGREEN SCHOOL COUNSELOR

ERICA GERMANI
RDW SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Current Students: When prompted for a username, type wwsd\ and then your school computer username.

Scholarship Criteria Due Date Application Online
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors middle level and high school students for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

Applications are now open for 2019 awards!

Now through November 6, 2018, students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have volunteered within the past year. Top honorees earn cash awards and all-expense-paid trips to Washington, D.C. Qualifying honorees also receive President’s Volunteer Service Awards.

Applications can be certified by a middle or high school principal or head of a Girl Scout council, county 4-H organization, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or affiliate of Points of Light’s Hands-on Network.

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November 5, 2019 https://spirit.prudential.com/apply/2020
Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as access to a thriving network of more than 2,600 fellow Cooke scholars and alumni. November 13, 2019 https://apply.jkcf.org/register/notify-educator?SFMC_cid=EM190588-&rid=47525211
EOC Scholarship Submission of the Educators of Campus (EOC) Scholarship Application does not guarantee acceptance to Marywood University. All applications must be received to the Office of Alumni Engagement no later than November 27, 2019. To qualify, prospective students must possess a minimum SAT score of 1060 total on the Evidence-Based Reading and Math sections combined (or a minimum ACT score of 21), a cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.00 scale and must be referred by an approved Educator on Campus school. Prospective students are awarded $1,000 per year for a total of four years. A Guidance Counselor must verify the information provided on this application. Only the first 100 scholarships will be considered. November 27, 2019 See Guidance for details.
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.ScholarshipsNote we will only read the answers provided from people that have “Liked” our page.
November 30, 2019 https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

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

December 15, 2019 or first 10,000 applicants (whichever comes first) www.axa-achievement.com
2019 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?
December 31, 2019, 12PM https://www.bluepay.com/company/scholarship/

 

PhentermineClinics 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.

 

 

December 31, 2019 https://phentermineclinics.net/scholarship/
National Wild Turkey Federation’s

Dr. James Earl Kennamer

Academic Scholarship Program

High School senior graduates who are eligible are encouraged to apply for NWTF’s Dr. James Earl Kennamer Academic scholarship program. January 1, 2020 https://www.nwtf.org/resource-library/detail/scholarship-application
PACAC 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.

January 15, 2020 https://www.pacac.org/pacac-scholarship
PA American Legion 85th Annual Essay Contest  This year’s Essay Contest title is: “Does the US Military Receive the Respect They Deserve?” Any student in grades 9-12 in PA is eligible to participate. Students must prepare essays without assistance and provide a statement to that effect on the last page. January 17, 2020 https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/essay/
APIA Scholarship The APIA Scholarship is open to Asian and Pacific Islander American students who’ll be enrolling or are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in the fall of 2020. Learn more about the application process and minimum eligibility criteria. January 22, 2020 https://apiascholars.org/scholarship/apia-scholarship/?SFMC_cid=EM190588-&rid=47525211
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. January 31, 2020 http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy/rules.cfm

 

The Jackie Robinson Foundation No one succeeds in college alone. That’s why The Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students not only a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending college, but also a full support network of fellow scholars, alumni, and professional mentors to help them excel in school and beyond. February 1, 2020 https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?SFMC_cid=EM222207-&rid=47525211
McDonald’s® HACER® National Scholarship Program Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply to any of the scholarships offered through this Program.

 

Must be a current high school senior who is eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school.

 

Must be a legal U.S. resident.

 

Must be less than 21 years of age.

 

Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

 

Must be of Hispanic/Latino heritage.

 

Hispanic/Latino is an ethnic category, not a racial category; student applicants may be of any race. Applicants must be from a family that came from at least one of these countries/territories: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Spain, Uruguay, or Venezuela.

February 5, 2020 https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

 

The National Scholarship We think of our National Scholarship as the “Pell Grant” for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial need. While we consider your GPA and test scores, we place great emphasis on your demonstrated commitment to community service and your ability to overcome the barriers and challenges that DREAMers face each and every day. February 27, 2020. https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/
2020 Blair E Caboot Memorial Scholarship The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics annually presents a $750 scholarship to a deserving senior student from northeastern PA. The scholarship is in memory of Blair E. Caboot, a past president of NPCTM and mathematics educator in the Abington Heights School District and Keystone College. The scholarship applicant should excel in mathematics in high school and have future plans in a mathematics-related field. March 2, 2020 www.npctm.org
Masonic Scholarships A resource guide is available to students who have a family member in the Masons. March 15, 2020 http://pmyf.org/scholarships/
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. April 15, 2020 http://www.109thinfantry.org/includes/109th%20Inf%20Reg%20Assoc%20Legacy%20Scholarship%20Program.pdf

 

The Lackawaxen River Conservancy Scholarship The Lackawaxen River Conservancy Scholarship is open to all college-bound twelfth-grade students who

attend school in the Lackawaxen Watershed.  (The high schools in the Lackawaxen Watershed are Honesdale H. S., Wallenpaupack Area H.S., Western Wayne H. S., and Canaan Christian Academy H. S.), intend to pursue a career supporting environmental conservation and plan to major in college in a subject area that will lead to the achievement of this career goal.

The amount of the award is $500.

April 15, 2020 See Guidance for details.
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. June 15, 2020 http://pafirefighters.org/scholarships/

 

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.

 

June 15, 2020 https://www.studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php

 

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. June 30, 2020 https://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php

 

American Legion Scholarships Many different scholarships available. Check website for deadlines https://www.legion.org/scholarships

 

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

 

Student Scholarships A variety of scholarships are open to different grade levels. Varies

 

 

www.studentscholarships.org