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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

Scholarship Criteria Application Online Due Date
AES Scholarship Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

 

October 6, 2019
Horatio Alger Scholarship Open to seniors that plan to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the U.S. Demonstrate critical financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. https://scholars.horatioalger.org/ October 25, 2019
Coca-Cola Scholar Open to seniors who will be pursuing their degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Must have demonstrated leadership, commitment to community, academic achievement, and employment. https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/ October 31, 2019
Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition The Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition is open to high school students. To enter, you must write and record a three- to five-minute broadcast script on the following theme: “Why My Vote Matters.” https://www.vfw.org/VOD/ October 31, 2019
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship Applicant must be 13 years of age or older. A short 250-word or less essay on the following topic required: Imagine that your high school/college has been overrun with Zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Use your brain to flesh out a plan to avoid the Zombies, including where you would hide and the top five things you would bring with you to stay alive. http://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship/2026241/?utm_source=In-House&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GC_CXSS_091716

 

October 31, 2019
Ron Brown Scholarship Named for the late secretary of commerce and inspired by his dedication to public service, the Ron Brown Scholar Program offers a $40,000 scholarship to up to 30 African American high school seniors each year based on academic excellence and commitment to public service. Recipients are young African Americans of outstanding promise who are offered intensive mentorship, service opportunities, leadership experiences, and extensive professional development throughout all stages of their careers. https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-application?SFMC_cid=EM190588-&rid=47525211 Early deadline of November 1, 2019, or the regular deadline of January 9, 2020.
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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https://spirit.prudential.com/apply/2020 November 5, 2019
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. https://apply.jkcf.org/register/notify-educator?SFMC_cid=EM190588-&rid=47525211 November 13, 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

 

November 30, 2019
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 15, 2019 or first 10,000 applicants (whichever comes first)
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?
https://www.bluepay.com/company/scholarship/

 

December 31, 2019, 12PM
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. https://phentermineclinics.net/scholarship/ December 31, 2019
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. https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/essay/ January 17, 2020
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. https://apiascholars.org/scholarship/apia-scholarship/?SFMC_cid=EM190588-&rid=47525211 January 22, 2020
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

 

January 31, 2020
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. www.npctm.org March 2, 2020
Masonic Scholarships A resource guide is available to students who have a family member in the Masons. http://pmyf.org/scholarships/ March 15, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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.
Student Scholarships A variety of scholarships are open to different grade levels. www.studentscholarships.org

 

Varies

 

 

 

Horatio Alger Scholarship Open to seniors that plan to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the U.S. Demonstrate critical financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. October 25, 2019 https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
Coca-Cola Scholar Open to seniors who will be pursuing their degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Must have demonstrated leadership, commitment to community, academic achievement, and employment. Check website for deadlines www.coca-colascholars.org

 

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship

 

Open to all high school and college students. Simply log in or create a free account below to apply. September 30, 2019 https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/?utm_source=gPPC&utm_medium=Paid%20Search&utm_term=Scholarships&utm_content=NES&utm_campaign=gPPC_NES_Display&gclid=CPP18_mZ4tYCFdNMDQodsZgKow

 

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition The Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition is open to high school students. To enter, you must write and record a three- to five-minute broadcast script on the following theme: “Why My Vote Matters.” October 31, 2019 https://www.vfw.org/VOD/
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship Applicant must be 13 years of age or older. A short 250-word or less essay on the following topic required: Imagine that your high school/college has been overrun with Zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Use your brain to flesh out a plan to avoid the Zombies, including where you would hide and the top five things you would bring with you to stay alive. October 31, 2019 http://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship/2026241/?utm_source=In-House&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GC_CXSS_091716

 

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
Barbra Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers (Physics) Open to seniors who will be pursuing a future as a high school physics teacher December 1, 2019 http://www.aapt.org/programs/grants/lotze.cfm

 

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/

 

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
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/
Ron Brown Scholarship Named for the late secretary of commerce and inspired by his dedication to public service, the Ron Brown Scholar Program offers a $40,000 scholarship to up to 30 African American high school seniors each year based on academic excellence and commitment to public service. Recipients are young African Americans of outstanding promise who are offered intensive mentorship, service opportunities, leadership experiences, and extensive professional development throughout all stages of their careers. Early deadline of November 1, 2019, or the regular deadline of January 9, 2020. https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-application?SFMC_cid=EM190588-&rid=47525211
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
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

 

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

 

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

 

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. Check website for deadlines 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.

 

Check website for deadlines 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