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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 BOOTH
RDW SCHOOL COUNSELOR

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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
Flavorful Futures Looking for fun and unique candidates for the Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding five $5,000 scholarships to eligible seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures.

 

Eligible to graduating seniors with a GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4-point scale).

https://www.flavorfulfutures.com/ February 15, 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 or Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to be used as either tuition assistance or as a school bookstore credit at any approved two or four-year post-secondary institution, college, or university majoring in the business field.  (Examples include but not limited to: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Management, Business Communications, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Computer/Technology, or Secretarial/Admin. Assistant)

 

https://www.paeop.com/page/68 March 1, 2019
“Agriculture, The Heart of a Growing Wayne- Pike County” Scholarship Eligible to graduating seniors in Wayne or Pike counties.

 

Awards may be used for tuition, room, board, books, and school supplies.

See Guidance for details. March 1, 2019
PA House of Representatives Scholarship Graduating seniors and legal residents of PA, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, planning to attend any 4 year college in PA, and demonstrating leadership and community service. https://www.tfec.org/scholarships/pennsylvania-house-of-representatives-scholarship/ March 1, 2019
Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program Graduating seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.5, planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university in the US, majoring in one of the many specified eligible STEM programs. https://lockheedmartin.com/scholarship March 12, 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
R.E.S.C.U.E Benjamin B. Stone Memorial Scholarship Will be awarded to high school graduate who writes a winning essay addressing his or her past environmental interests and accomplishments and describes future plans to protect the environment. Community-foundation.org/scholarships March 24, 2019
Mike Munchak Community Service Scholarship The United Way of Lackawanna & Wayne Counties has established a scholarship to assist high school students from Lackawanna & Wayne Counties, who plan to pursue a post-secondary education.  Students must be involved in community service activities in programs funded by this United Way, full time resident of Lackawanna or Wayne County and be accepted by and accredited university, college, or trade school, in a 2 or 4-year degree program for 2019-2020. See Guidance for details

 

Or

 

https://www.uwlc.net/mike-munchak-community-service-scholarship

 

March 31, 2019
National Federation of the Blind of PA Any legally blind person who will be a full time student during the 2019-2020 school year is encouraged to apply, even if you have had no previous involvement in the organization, and/or if you have applied for a scholarship in the past. http://www.nfb.org/scholarships

 

or

 

See Guidance for details.

March 31, 2019
Cinderella’s Closet of NEPA Scholarship Award Eligible to one female or female-identified senior student currently attending high school within the NEPA counties.

Requirements include:

·         Student must have 50 or more documented volunteer hours. 25 or more must be recorded at a single NEPA non-profit organization.

·         GPA of 3.0+

·         Plans to pursue a post-secondary school education

·         One written character reference

See Guidance for details. April 1, 2019
Rotary Club of Hamlin/Lake Ariel Scholarship Seniors in the Western Wayne School District that will attend post-secondary school in the fall of 2019 who demonstrate a commitment to community service. See Guidance for details. April 1, 2019
Wayne County Community Foundations, 2019 Scholarship Program Various scholarships. Check website for details, or see Guidance. www.waynefoundation.org

 

or

 

See Guidance for details.

April 1, 2019
Wayne Conservation District Scholarship Eligible to graduating seniors in Wayne County entering an agricultural, conservation, or environmentally oriented curriculum. See Guidance for details. April 5, 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
Munley Law $5000 Scholarship Eligible to students currently enrolled as a high school senior, undergraduate, graduate, or law school student in good standing with their college, university, or law school. https://munley.com/munley-law-scholarship/

 

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
Jeremy Hiller Scholarship See application for details. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNdw0hCrO7Ypiarcz54SxuUSAPTJdHRI3yaqier9m1AhU_rw/viewform April 15, 2019
The Kids’ Chance of PA 2019 Scholarship Eligible to graduating seniors planning to receive an undergraduate bachelor or associate’s degree who has a custodial parent or step-parent who has been seriously injured or killed in a work-related accident that has been documented by the parent’s emploer. https://www.kidschanceofpa.org/scholarships/scholarship_applications.php 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
Feel Good Charities Scholarship Honor one graduating senior student, who exemplifies the concept of “Paying It Forward” by being kind to others and making others in the community “feel good” about life.  Student must attend a 2 or 4 year college or vocational/tech school or enlist in the military.  $500 will be awarded. See Guidance for details. April 30, 2019
Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society Must be a graduating senior who wishes to major in an environmental field such as Forestry, Natural Resources, Environmental Planning, Environmental Engineering, Fish, Game, or Wildlife Management, Ecology and/or Environmental Science at an accredited two or four year college. This is a $4000 scholarship that will be awarded in increments of $1000 per year for each year of the degree program. http://www.nepaaudubon.org/about/scholarships/

 

April 30, 2019
Pleasant Valley Grange #1074 Scholarship Must be a graduating senior and residing in Wayne County. Preference will be given to applicants that are planning on a future in agriculture or some related field such as, but not limited to: Forestry, Environmental science, Veterinary medicine, Veterinary Tech, Technology program, Natural gas industry. See Guidance for details. April 30, 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
Bill & Caye von Ahnen Memorial Scholarship What is required:

‐Completion of the attached application. Return to your Guidance Department by 5/1.

‐Completion of the FAFSA. Attach a copy of your SAR (Student Aid Report) to confirm EFC

(Estimated Family Contribution). Black out any sensitive information (SSN, etc).

‐Minimum senior‐year GPA of 2.0

‐Demonstrated financial need (as reflected on your SAR). Scholarships/grants are not to exceed

the amount of tuition/books.

‐Enrollment at PSU‐Scranton as a full‐time student.

What is awarded:

‐One non‐renewable one‐year scholarship for $2,000 for attendance at PSU Scranton.

See Guidance for details. May 1, 2019
Northeast Lodge #63 Memorial Scholarship Any high school senior within NEPA (except within the City of Scranton or the Borough of Dunmore) in good standing within their respective community. See Guidance for details. 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
Richard Van De Linde, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Student pursuing a career in the trades. See Guidance for details. May 10, 2019
Forest City Rotary Scholarship Students who excelled in volunteering/service with the goal of helping others. See Guidance for details May 10, 2019
Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Eligible to graduating seniors pursuing a career in Nursing.

·         Student must be notified of their acceptance prior to graduation

Applications should include:

·         High school transcripts

·         3 letters of recommendations from adults not related to the applicant

·         A full page essay describing “why nursing?”

·         A copy of acceptance to a nursing program

·         A wallet size photo

See Guidance for details. May 12, 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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