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  • Featured News / GuidanceMarch 1, 2024
    Scholarships & Career Opportunities –…The March edition of Scholarships & Career Opportunities is now available. All grades should read this document to get information on college, careers, important dates, SAT/ACT exams and of course…scholarships! Click here:  https://ww3.westernwayne.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Scholarships-and-Career-Opportunities-March-2024.pdf Like this:Like Loading... [...]
  • Featured News / Guidance / High SchoolFebruary 20, 2024
    Western Wayne AlumniThe High School Counseling Department is interested in coordinating with our alumni to offer career experiences for current students. If you are interested in working with our department to help in student career exploration, please take a moment to complete this survey.  * By completing this survey, it does not guarantee  we will be scheduling career exploration with you at this time.* https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSePpaPFOJCnon0Q-8SbrTgEymy512s3kSixDVzBkKrwSWPoSA/viewform Like this:Like Loading... [...]
  • Around the Schools / Featured News / GuidanceFebruary 9, 2024
    339 Advisory Council – The…On February 7, 2024, the Western Wayne School Counseling Department held their 339 Advisory Council Meeting.  Dr. Jill Murray, President of Lackawanna College, presented to the stakeholders on the “New Collar Economy”.  The NCE is creating many opportunities for the people, especially students, of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  On behalf of WWSD, we would like to thank Dr. Murray,  Sara Grande (Assistant Director of Enrollment) and all our stakeholders for supporting our school counseling program! Like this:Like Loading... [...]
  • Featured News / GuidanceJanuary 31, 2024
    Scholarships & Career Opportunities –…The February edition of Scholarships & Career Opportunities is now available. All grades should read this document to get information on college, careers, important dates, SAT/ACT exams and of course…scholarships! Click here:  https://ww3.westernwayne.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Scholarships-and-Career-Opportunities-February-2024.pdf Like this:Like Loading... [...]
  • Around the Schools / Featured News / Guidance / RDW ElementaryJanuary 24, 2024
    RDW Club Models KindnessThe Kindness Club at RDW recently performed a play for students in grades K-2. The play was called A Day in the Life of an RDW Student and included five different scenarios that a typical student might encounter. In each scene, one or more of the characters chose to demonstrate kindness in a challenging situation. The club members had questions for students to discuss between acts. At the conclusion of the play, Kindness Club members encouraged students to practice acts of kindness throughout their day and to consider joining the Kindness Club when they are in fifth grade. Members, left to right from first photo: Ryan Nixon, Paxton Shiner-Lewis, Caden Reeger, Saga Bryden, Lillian Sorrentino, and Kelly Talarico Like this:Like Loading... [...]

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Scholarship Criteria Due Date Application Location
Ben Franklin Scholar Award The Pennsylvania Society’s Benjamin Franklin Scholar Award invites Pennsylvania public school juniors to submit an original essay discussing the modern-day relevance of a Benjamin Franklin quote. March 1, 2024 https://www.pasociety.com/scholarship

 

Blair E. Caboot Memorial Scholarship The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NPCTM) annually presents a $750 scholarship to a deserving senior student from northeastern Pennsylvania. 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.

Eligible applicants must attend school in one of the following counties: Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Sullivan, Wayne, & Wyoming.

March 1, 2024 https://sites.google.com/ctclc.edu/npctm/scholarship-information?authuser=0

 

Hagan Scholarship Foundation The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, providing recipients with the opportunity to achieve their goals and graduate college debt-free. Applicants must graduate from a high school located in the United States. Applicant’s Adjusted Gross Household Income reported for 2022 Federal Income Tax Purposes must not have exceeded $100,000. Free workshops, Free Schwab Brokerage Accounts, and Free Study Abroad provide recipients with a practical understanding of important life skills not typically covered in the school curriculum. Recipients graduating college while in the Hagan Scholarship Program can apply for a Hagan Graduate Scholarship good for up to four additional consecutive semesters. March 1, 2024 https://haganscholarships.org/

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Hermine Solt Student Scholarship Criteria:
1. Scholastic achievement and motivation for higher education
2. Qualities and traits of leadership, citizenship, and service to school and community
3. Financial need
4. Recommendations from business education department member and/or school counselor must accompany application
5. A career in Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Management, Business Communications, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Computer/Technology, or Secretarial/Admin. Assistant are qualified pursuits.
March 1, 2024 https://www.paeop.com/site/Default.aspx?PageID=71

 

Scranton Area Community Foundation Scholarship The Scranton Area Community Foundation administers over 50 scholarships. Some of the funds help students from a particular school or area; others provide financial assistance to those pursuing a specific field of study, and some assist students that are most in need. Students interested in one or more of our scholarships can create an account through our online portal to complete an eligibility questionnaire. After completing the eligibility questionnaire, the student will be directed to the scholarship application(s) they qualify for. March 1, 2024 https://safdn.org/scholarship/#scholarships

 

FNCB Bank Foundation Scholarship Who is eligible?
A student is eligible to apply if:

  1. The student or their parent(s)/guardian(s) must be an FNCB customer* and;
  2. The student must be a graduating high school senior who will be enrolled in a full-time accredited undergraduate or trade/technical school in the 2024-2025 school year.

*All accounts must be active and in good standing, with no delinquent or charged off loans.

Children of FNCB Bank employees or officials are not eligible to apply.

How are recipients selected?
FNCB Bank Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Community and School Involvement
  • Citizenship
  • A well written, informative essay (AI written essays will be disqualified).

 

March 15, 2024 https://www.fncb.com/scholarship

 

Horatio Alger Scholarship
  • Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States immediately after high school graduation (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
  • Be a United States citizen

 

March 15, 2024 https://horatioalger.org/scholarships-and-services/undergraduate-scholarships/?_location=pennsylvania&_class_year=hs-junior

 

R.E.S.C.U.E. Benjamin B. Stone Memorial Scholarship DESCRIPTION

Established by the environmental organization “Return Susquehanna County Under Ecology” to recognize Benjamin Stone’s courageous and life-long efforts that both halted threatening pollution to our region and established the Susquehanna County Recycling Center. Provides two post-secondary scholarships to Susquehanna County and Honesdale high school graduates who write essays addressing their past environmental interests and accomplishments and describing their future plans to protect the environment.

REQUIREMENTS

Attend high school in Susquehanna or Wayne County
Essay
Environmental work/interest

March 15, 2024 https://app.smarterselect.com/matching/496/result_page?layout=single_column

 

United Steelworkers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Applicants must be a member in good standing or child of a member in good standing of the United Steelworkers. Students must be graduating high school seniors. Selection is based upon academic excellence. March 15, 2024 See Guidance for details.
The Vanessa Joy VanGorder Memorial Scholarship This $2000 scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to pursue a career in education or environmental studies. March 22, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship Include

* Completed Application

* Official HS transcript

* 3 letters of reference

* Wallet Sized photo (or copy of photo)

* Signed photo release (for local paper/ Hospital website)

* Copy of letter of acceptance to College Nursing Program*** Please ensure acceptance letter states Nursing Major

*Full 1-2 page essay discussing your interest in pursuing a career in nursing, and reason for applying for the scholarship.

March 25, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Waymart American Legion Post 889 Scholarship Applicant who has a relative (Parent, Grandparent, sibling, aunt or uncle) (hereafter known as the Sponsor) who is a member of the Waymart American Legion (If sponsor is deceased, please indicate so when you list his/her name as well as date of death). March 29, 2024 See Guidance for details.
NEPA Pride Scholarship SCHOLARSHIP QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be a resident in the Northeast Region of Pennsylvania (NEPA)

• GPA of 2.8 or higher (on 4.0 scale) or equivalent

• Must be admitted to a college/university on a full-time basis majoring in any aspect of the arts (i.e. performing arts, vocal, instrument, painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.)

• Submit a sample of portfolio work (optional)

• Participation in phone/in-person interview (finalist only) with committee members

March 29, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Mike Munchak Community Service Scholarship The United Way of Lackawanna, Wayne & Pike has established the Mike Munchak Community Service Scholarship program to assist high school students from Lackawanna, Wayne and Pike Counties (PA) who plan to pursue a post-secondary education. The 2024 recipient will receive a onetime award of $6,300 to commemorate Mike’s #63 which he wore throughout this playing days and which was retired by the Houston Oilers in 1996.

 

To be eligible, candidates must be actively involved in community service activities in programs funded by this United Way, be a full-time resident and/or student of school districts within Lackawanna, Wayne and Pike Counties and accepted by an accredited university, college or trade school, in a two or four year degree program track, for the 2024/25 school year.

Program Eligibility Criteria and Highlights

  • The scholarship amount for 2024 is $6,300.00.
  • The scholarship will be awarded for a one (1) year period only.
  • Open only to graduating seniors within school districts in Lackawanna, Wayne or Pike Counties (PA).
  • Demonstrate commitment through community service activities.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement.
  • Applicants must be graduating seniors from a public, private, parochial or charter school within either of the three counties.
March 31, 2024 https://uwlc.net/mike-munchak-community-service-scholarship

 

Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P.) – Northeastern Lodge #63 Scholarship Scholarship is open to any high school senior, who is looking to pursue a career in criminal justice, law enforcement or entering the Act 120 municipal police academy. April 1, 2024 See Guidance for details.
The Wayne County Community Foundation Scholarship The Wayne County Community Foundation is very excited to announce the opening of our 2024 scholarship application window for local students! From February 1st to April 1st, high school seniors can apply for a scholarship through our online portal. April 1, 2024 https://apply.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarships/2024WayneCountyGeneralApp

 

The Hideout Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge 3010 Scholarship The details are as follows:

One scholarship is available for $1000.

Open to any senior of Italian descent that is enrolled (by senior night) in a 4 year undergraduate program or an accredited vocational school or tech school program.

Candidates need to submit a letter of recommendation and an essay:

  1. Letters of Recommendation:  Submit the names and email addresses of 1 reference (teachers, professors, or educational administrators) who can provide a letter of recommendation.
  2. Essay: Submit an original essay of 200-500 words about a personal experience that demonstrated or generated pride in your Italian heritage.

Letters and Essays can be submitted to Guidance.

April 3, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Perry/Westgate Memorial Scholarship Amount of Scholarship $1000.00

 

Contest is open to any student entering a 2 or 4 year college under an agricultural, conservation, or environmentally oriented college curriculum.  If there are any questions regarding the curriculum you plan to study, contact the office.  Some examples would be Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Engineering, Aquatic Biology, Soil Sciences, Parks and Recreation, Forest Sciences, Agronomy, Wildlife Biology, etc.

 

STUDENT MUST BE ENTERING FIRST YEAR OF COLLEGE IN CURRENT YEAR.

 

The contest is open to Wayne County students only.

 

There is no discrimination to race or sex.

 

The scholarship is for one payment of $500 the first year of college and one payment of $500 the second year of college.  Payments will be made directly to the school that the winner is planning to attend.  Before the second payment is made the winner will be responsible for submitting a copy of the first year transcript and a confirmation from the college that the student is still enrolled in a qualifying curriculum.

 

The application is to be completed to the best of the student’s ability.

 

One letter of reference must be included with the application.  The reference may not be a teacher or family member.

 

A one page, double-spaced essay describing future goals and objectives must be submitted with the student’s application.

 

A transcript of the applicant’s educational record must be included.

 

The school’s guidance counselor or principal must sign the application for the contest.

 

The judging is completed using the application and material submitted, and how much the activities and information given pertain to the college curriculum that is chosen.

April 5, 2024 See Guidance for details.
The Albert O. Miller, Dorothy Tozer Miller, and Savona Commandery #89 Scholarship The Albert O. Miller, Dorothy Tozer Miller, and Savona Commandery #89 Scholarship Fund was established by the last will and testament of Dorothy Tozer Miller. The Millers understood and advocated the primary masonic ideals of education, worship and charity. This scholarship fund was established to promote intellectual enlightenment among the youth of Wayne County, Pennsylvania. April 12, 2024 https://www.hnbbank.bank/scholarships

 

EverGreen Elementary PTA Scholarship Awarded To: Two (2) scholarships will be awarded to two (2) Western Wayne High School Seniors. The selected graduates must have attended EverGreen Elementary for a minimum of two (2) years.

 

Purpose: To continue his or her education after high school at a college, junior college, trade, or business school.

April 12, 2024 See Guidance for details.
First Western Wayne Graduating Class Scholarship The 1973 class was the first to graduate from Western Wayne High School.  In January 1973, students were asked to make significant changes by moving to their new school for the greater good of the new Western Wayne High School.  This class would like to award a graduating senior from Western Wayne that demonstrates positive leadership skills, influences those around him/her in an inspiring/positive way, rises to change and challenges, and maintains a positive attitude despite adversity. April 12, 2024 See Guidance for details.
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
  • 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 12, 2024 See Guidance for details

Or

https://lackawaxenriver.org/the-lackawaxen-river-conservancy-scholarship/

 

Robert D. Wison PTA Scholarship Awarded To: Two (2) scholarships will be awarded to two (2) Western Wayne High School Seniors. The selected graduates must have attended RDW Elementary for a minimum of two (2) years.

 

Purpose: To continue his or her education after high school at a college, junior college, trade, or business school.

April 12, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Human Resources Foundation Scholarship HRF offers five $1,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors.

 

Eligible students/learners will reside in Susquehanna, Wayne, Pike, or Monroe County. He/she will be planning to pursue a career in Human Services, Social Work, Health Care, Votech, or Special Education. Preference will be given to individuals who are looking to pursue human services, social work, educational, or health/clinical career paths working directly with individuals with disabilities.

April 15, 2024 https://www.hrfnepa.org/scholarships

 

Jeremy J Hiller Scholarship Criteria
• Complete an application.
• List all activities, achievements, volunteerism, employment and extracurricular involvement throughout your high
school career.
• List the 2 or 4 year college or technical school you plan on attending post high school.
• Essay Questions. Attach short answer essay responses to the application (1 paragraph minimum per essay. Essays should contain detailed and meaningful responses.)
April 15, 2024 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNdw0hCrO7Ypiarcz54SxuUSAPTJdHRI3yaqier9m1AhU_rw/viewform

 

PA House of Representatives Scholarship Scholarship applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  1. Graduating High School Senior
  2. Legal residency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  3. Attendance at a Pennsylvania college, university, or career school as a full-time student
  4. Academic achievement (minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA in high school)
  5. Commitment to community and demonstrated leadership qualities
  6. Extracurricular activities
  7. Financial need
April 15, 2024 https://www.tfec.org/scholarships/pahr/?utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=https%3a%2f%2fwww.tfec.org%2fscholarships%2fpahr%2f&utm_campaign=EXPANDED+Property+Tax%2fRent+Rebate+Program+Now+Open

 

Road to Safety Scholarship Enter the Law Firm of Metzger Wickersham’s Road to Safety Scholarship Contest by submitting a creative project that educates people about the perils of dangerous driving. In your own creative way, tell us how teens can drive with safety in mind, all the time. Applicants must be a graduating, college-bound high school senior that resides in Pennsylvania. April 15, 2024 https://www.mwke.com/about-us/road-to-safety-scholarship/

 

Laurel Chapter Order of the Eastern Star Educational Scholarship Laurel Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, awards three $500 scholarships to high school seniors in the local communities who exemplify good citizenship and high moral character; one to a student at Forest City, one to a student at Wayne Highlands, and one to a student at Western Wayne. April 17, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Sydney Fahrenbach Scholarship A scholarship worth $1000 awarded by Sydney’s family to a senior female athlete of good academic standing, and who upon high school graduation will continue her education. April 19, 2024 See Guidance for details.
WWEA ACE Scholarship A Western Wayne graduating senior looking to further their education. April 19, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Student-View Scholarship Program The Student-View Scholarship is a unique opportunity for high school seniors. It is open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need. April 23, 2024 https://student-view.com/

 

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 114 Scholarship All that is needed is a 3″ x 5″ index card with:

– Senior’s name

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

– High school’s name

– Name of intended college, university, trade school, or military plans, etc. and along with proposed major/specialty.

 

We were forced by regulation that the parent/grandparent must have been disabled (military service connected) in some way. We DO NOT need you to send military discharge paperwork, Veteran Administration proof, etc. sent.

April 26, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Elm Tree Physical Therapy Scholarship List all activities, achievements, volunteerism, employment, and extracurricular involvement throughout your high school career.

 

List the college/university you plan on attending post high school. Student must be pursuing a major in Physical Therapy or a related field.

 

Essay is required. Why I am pursuing a career in physical therapy

 

Attach a high school transcript to the application

April 26, 2024 See Guidance for details.
LHTC Broadband Scholarship A Western Wayne graduating senior looking to further their education.  The award will be two $1500 scholarships. April 26, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Wayne County Business & Professional Women Walk of Honor Scholarship Additional Requirements:

  1. Current or most recent Transcript;
  2. Proof of enrollment in college or vocational training program;
  3. Two (2) letters of Recommendation from two (2) different sources. Recommendations can’t be from a relative. Recommendations from a teacher, professor, guidance counselor, school official, employer, clergy, and the like are preferred;
  4. Family Member is/was a veteran or service person
  5. An essay which addresses your specific educational and career goals and how your educational endeavor will help you accomplish these goals and/or make a difference in your professional career.  Include information concerning your background, your family, education, volunteer activities; your goals in life; your strengths/weaknesses, and the reasons why you want to pursue your selected career.  Additionally, and most critical to this scholarship application, please discuss how the family member’s service to America impacted your life. The Wayne County Business and Professional Women’s Scholarship Committee will consider your essay carefully when your application is evaluated.  It should be well thought out and relevant to your career goals.  (Please limit your essay to 500 words);
  6. Certification and Release; and
  7. Completed Waiver Request, if desired.

 

April 26, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Annual Accounting & Finance Scholarship A Western Wayne High School senior with plans to attend a four year university after high school, majoring in Accounting or Finance. April 30, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Northern Tier Hardwood Association Community Forests Scholarship The Northern Tier Hardwood Association Community Forests Scholarship is offered to all High School Seniors in the nine-county area of Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming counties, or to members of NTHA. To qualify for the $1500 scholarship, students must complete the following application, providing as much detail as possible, and submit it to: Northern Tier Hardwood Association, PO Box 7, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.

*Please note, the scholarship amount has been increased from $500 to $1500 starting in 2017. There will be one Community Forests Scholarship awarded each year*

Deadline for applications is April 30th of each year. In addition, applicants must meet the following criteria:
– Be accepted to a Community/Urban Forestry, Arboriculture, or related field of study
– Be accepted to a Technical School, College or University
– Provide 3 references, including one outside of school
– Provide proof of acceptance, when received
– The Northern Tier Hardwood Association Community Forests Scholarship is offering a scholarship open to all High School Seniors in the nine-county area Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming counties.

April 30, 2024 https://nthardwoods.org/scholarships/

 

Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau Scholarship Qualifications: 1. Applicant is in their senior year of study and has prior work or volunteer experience for a local company in the for- or non-profit sector. 2. Applicant must be accepted for admission to either a two- or four- year college. 3. Applicant’s major should be in an area, such as business or design, that would support hospitality, tourism or recreation.

 

Amount: $500 to $1,000 will be paid to the recipient’s college after completion of first semester. The payment is to be applied to second semester tuition.

April 30, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Robert Uguccioni Memorial Scholarship Qualifications: 1. Applicant is in their senior year of study and must have work experience in the hospitality industry, culinary arts or recreation and leisure services management. 2. Applicant must be accepted for admission to either a two- or four- year college which grants a degree in hospitality management, culinary arts or recreation and leisure services management. 3. Applicant’s intended major must be Hospitality Management/Travel & Tourism Management, Culinary Arts or Recreation and Leisure Services Management. Hospitality Management applicants must concentrate either in Food & Beverage Management or Hotel Management. Recreation and Leisure Services Management applicants must pursue emphasis on Commercial Recreation management/marketing.

 

Amount: $1,000 will be paid to the recipient’s college after completion of first semester. The payment is to be applied to second semester tuition.

April 30, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Wayne County Fair Scholarship Guidelines/ Eligibility

  1. Be a High School Graduate
  2. Copy of High School Transcript
  3. Copy of college acceptance letter.
  4. Submit 2 Letters of Recommendation (non-family)
  5. Participated at the Wayne County Fair, worked, volunteered, exhibited, etc…within the last three out of four years.
  6. 2 Essay Questions
  7. Return applications to:

Wayne County Fair

c/o Fair Scholarship

270 Miller Drive

Honesdale, PA 18431

 

April 30, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Business & Professional Women/PA (BPWPA) Scholarship BPW PA FOUNDATION: Scholarship Fund

Provides grants for individuals who:

• Are interested in furthering their educations;

• Had proved financial need

• Are United States citizens

• Meet the requirements set forth in the scholarship application

• Have been a paid member of BPW/PA or a resident of Pennsylvania for at least two years prior to application

• Submit a complete application with supporting data to the PA BPW Foundation scholarship committee.

 

May 1, 2024 https://bpwpa.wildapricot.org/page-1839239

 

Catherine Collins Memorial Nursing Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

Residency:

·         Resident of Wayne or Pike County Pennsylvania

Qualified Institutions and Level of Study

·         Any Nursing Program

·         Two-year college

·         Four-year college

·         School must have an accredited nursing program

·         School must be in the United States

Academic Requirements

·         Good academic standing planning to graduate on time

·         Accepted into a nursing program

May 1, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Ellis Collins Memorial Scholarship A senior looking to further their education with an emphasis on community service. May 1, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Jennifer Killam Memorial Scholarship Scholarship for a graduating senior looking to further their education. May 1, 2024 https://honesdalejaycees.org/scholarship-application/

 

John P. & Elizabeth Knash Memorial Scholarship A graduating student who is a resident of Wayne County and interested in pursuing a field in horticulture/floral design or a related field such as agriculture, agribusiness, etc. May 1, 2024 See Guidance for details.
Wayne County Democratic Scholarship – Mark Graziadio Memorial Scholarship The Wayne County Democratic Committee is pleased to announce the first Mark Graziadio Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship, in the amount of $1000, has been established in the memory of Mark Graziado, past Chairperson of the Wayne County Democratic Committee.  The successful applicant will complete a short essay on civic engagement (approximately 500 words) and be able to verify the following:

  • Wayne County, PA resident
  • High school senior graduating in June 2024
  • Acceptance into a post-secondary educational program 
May 1, 2024 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSez5qWQyryYWRumooMU2QTh_cFFLkfrIihcu3kyxl6Wj3lqYg/viewform

 

Thorpe Scholarship The Thorpe Merit Scholarship is a $500 award given to a graduating Western Wayne senior that demonstrates academic excellence as well as community involvement and/or extracurricular activities. Eligibility is limited to graduating seniors planning on attending a two or four year college/university, or trade school. May 17, 2024 See Guidance for details.
GDS Fair Scholarship ELIGIBTLITY REQUIREMENTS

1. Students must be a graduating high school senior in any of the following schoot districts: Deiaware Valley, East Stroudsburg North, Forest City, North Pocono, Wallenpaupack, Wayne Highlands or Western Wayne including those enrolled in a state-approved home school program who is enrolled in either an associate or bachelor degree level program or a post-secondary trade or technical school. Students must be starting their courses in the summer or fall semester of the current year.

2. Applicant must have contributed to communit5r service locally or in school.

3. Applicant must meet at least ONE of the following requirements: Be a member of the GDS Fair Be a child or grandchild of a member of the GDS Fair Have contributed significantly to the preparation and/or conduct of the GDS Fair in the past 3 years

June 1, 2024 See Guidance for details.
SchoolHouse Connection’s Scholarship Students are Eligible If They:

  • Are currently residing in the United States (undocumented applicants are eligible)
  • Were born on or after June 1, 2004
  • Are beginning college (four year, community college, or trade school) for the First Time in 2025 (not including dual-enrollment courses)
  • Experienced homelessness in the last six years
June 1, 2024 https://schoolhouseconnection.org/scholarship-outreach/?emci=d230d0ac-24c5-ee11-b660-002248223197&emdi=c0059fb3-24c5-ee11-b660-002248223197&ceid=11620619

 

Pennsylvania American Legion Scholarships Many different scholarships are available. Check website for deadlines https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-and-youth/scholarships-program/

 

To schedule an appointment for working papers, please contact Mrs. Kim Field via email at kfield@westernwayne.org or by calling the High School Guidance Office at 1-800-321-9973 (Option #7).

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