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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
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Scholarship Criteria Application Online Due Date
Western Wayne Education Association Aid for Continuing Education

 

(WWEA – ACE Scholarship)

Respond to the following: schools applied and accepted, intended major, any honors received, activity involvement, community activities/jobs, honors and AP courses, two written letters that address your character. See Guidance for details April 17, 2019

(by 2:30 pm)

Northeasters Barbershop Chorus Scholarship The Northeasters Barbershop Chorus, Honesdale Chapter, will be presenting a $350 graduation award to a student who will be pursuing further education in the field of music at college, junior college or special arts school. See Guidance for details. April 18, 2019
Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens Scholarship Who may apply?

If you have demonstrated a commitment to farming and are presently a high school senior living in the

Upper Delaware River Basin, we would like to hear from you!

Instructions

1. Application may be printed or handwritten.

2. The following should be attached to the application submittal:

a. Letter of recommendation(s) (i.e. principal, teacher, mentor, etc.) – limit to two (2) please.

b. Transcript of agricultural courses completed; any agriculture classes in progress also please

submit.

c. A biographical statement; please tell us about yourself, accomplishments and reasons for

applying for this scholarship. Include participation in related organizations such as 4-H,

Future Farmers of America (FFA), or similar clubs.

See Guidance for details April 23, 2019
Collins Memorial Scholarship Open to seniors who will be pursuing their education, with an emphasis on community service. See Guidance for details April 26, 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
Jake Burkhardt Memorial Scholarship Jake was a former Western Wayne student who loved photography. Construct a photo essay consisting of 3 or more pictures depicting aspects of your life that mean the most to you. Include a physical copy of each picture and at least 250 words per picture explaining why you chose it. $500 award. See Guidance for details April 26, 2019
Kelly Sledzinski Memorial Scholarship Open to seniors who will be pursuing their education See Guidance for details April 26, 2019
Lake Ariel Lions Club Scholarship Open to seniors who will be pursuing their education See Guidance for details April 26, 2019
Laurel Chapter – Order of the Eastern Star Educational Scholarship Awarding three $500 scholarships to high school seniors in the local communities who exemplify good citizenship and high moral character; one student from Western Wayne, one from Wayne Highlands and one from Forest City. See Guidance for details April 26, 2019
LHTC Broadband Scholarship Open to seniors who will be pursuing their education See Guidance for details April 26, 2019
Sydney Fahrenbach Memorial Scholarship The 2019 Sydney Fahrenbach Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship worth $1,000 awarded by Sydney’s family to a senior female athlete of good academic standing, and who upon high school graduation will continue her education. See Guidance for details April 26, 2019
Wayne County Grown

Members of the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture

This scholarship (a minimum amount of $500) will be awarded to students who plan to study for careers related to sustainability in Agriculture, Conservation, Renewable Natural Resources, Environmental Education, and Environmental Science occupations, for example but not limited to: plant scientist, soil scientist, watershed scientist, etc. Preference given to Agriculture and Conservation. See Guidance for details April 27, 2019
Waymart Lodge 542 – Masonic Scholarship Open to seniors furthering their education after graduation. 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
PPL Future Environmental Leaders Scholarship •Who: High school seniors looking to attend two- or four-year schools are eligible.

•What: PPL is providing $14,000 for the scholarship program in 2019. One winner will be picked from each of seven geographical regions to receive $2,000. Applications will be judged by an internal PPL committee.

•When: Submit an application between March 1 and April 30. Applications will be judged by an internal PPL committee and winners will be announced in early June.

•Where: Our service territory in eastern and central Pennsylvania.

https://www.pplelectric.com/safety-and-community/environment/future-environmental-leaders-scholarship/application.aspx

 

April 30, 2019
Wayne County Business and Professional Women Eligible to a graduating senior who plans on attending college or trade school. See Guidance for details. April 30, 2019
Wayne County Business and Professional Women Eligible to a graduating senior who plans on attending college or trade school who has a parent/grandparent who was/is a member of the military. Use the same application as the scholarship above. 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
Jaycees Jennifer Killam Scholarship The scholarship will be for $1,500 for the chosen recipient https://honesdalejaycees.org/scholarship-application/

 

May 1, 2019
John P. & Elizabeth Knash Memorial Scholarship Eligible to graduating seniors in Wayne County interested in pursuing a field in horticulture/floral design, or a related field such as agriculture, agribusiness, etc. See Guidance for details. May 1, 2019
Fraternal Order of Police – 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
Cherry Ridge Experimental Aircraft Association Any high school senior planning on attending a two or four year college or technical school in the fall of 2019, and planning on pursuing a major in general aviation, aerospace design, all engineering majors, or pilot training towards commercial flying. See Guidance for details. May 3,2019
School Counselors of NEPA – High School Scholarship Application Scholarship Requirements:

1. Applicant must submit a fully completed application requesting a scholarship.

2. Applicant must be a high school senior who will graduate during the year of his/her application.

3. Criteria for the scholarship (see attached rubric):

❏Biographical Cover Page

❏Personal Essay

❏Involvement/Leadership (Employment, Leadership, Awards, Community Service, Extracurriculars, etc.)

❏Letter of Recommendation from School Counselor

❏(must be an active member of SCofNEPA as of February 1, 2019)

❏Official high school transcript

❏Proof of Acceptance to any post-secondary program or institution (all majors considered)

 

See Guidance for details. May 3, 2019
National Stop the Bleed Day Scholarships Are you a high school student? You can help yourself and help your school by making a 1 to 2 minute video or writing an essay from 250 to 500 words to tell us about why Stop the Bleed is important to you, to your school and to your community. Winning students will receive scholarship money towards post secondary education provided by the Stop the Bleeding Coalition. The schools that winning students attend will receive free Stop the Bleed Kits. https://nationalstopthebleedday.org/scholarship-program/ May 9, 2019
Albert O. Miller, Dorothy Tozer Miller, and Savonna Commandery #89 and The Honesdale Bank, Trustees 2019 Scholarship Wayne County residents can be awarded $1,000 up to five times. https://www.hnbbank.bank/about/scholarships/

 

May 10, 2019 (4pm)
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
Road to Safety Scholarship Contest Eligible to graduating, college-bound high school seniors who currently reside in Pennsylvania. 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
Harriet Greene Chapter #198, Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship $300 scholarship awarded to a WWHS senior, who portrays the attributes of the Order.  While not a requirement, we would like to see a student who is interested in church and community activities. See Guidance for details. June 1, 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
Horatio Alger Career & Technical Education Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2019
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

 

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/ 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
Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship You are eligible to apply for this scholarship if you are a high school senior that has been accepted into college or a current college student that hasn’t reached their last year in college.

To apply for the Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship you must submit a 500-word essay that answers the following question:

“When was the exact moment that you knew what you wanted to major in?” The more details the better.

https://adrianrubinfoundation.com/ July 1, 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.

Topics Covered

 

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

 

Varies

 

 

USAR Minuteman Scholarship See Guidance for details. See Guidance for details.