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For the Windber Area Scholarship Application, you will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer to view and fill out the forms. Save/Download the form first then fill it out and attach to email and send to the high school counseling department at sponczek@windberschools.org or print and turn in a copy to the counseling department. You can download Adobe Reader for free here. To get help with filling out forms with Adobe Reader, please click here.
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  • You have to pay a fee
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PSCA Graduate Student Scholarship
 
The PSCA graduate student scholarship provides financial assistance to graduate students in an approved School Counselor Education program at a college/university in Pennsylvania.  The scholarship is open to PA residents who plan to enter or are already enrolled in a graduate program which leads to a certification in school counseling.  Up to $2,000 in scholarship aid may be awarded to one or more candidates.  The grants are given annually.  The selection and presentation of the award is under the direction of the Professional Recognition Committee and all decisions regarding this award rests with that group.
 
Click here to apply for a scholarship.
 
The awards are presented at the annual PSCA conference.  For additional information, please contact the PSCA Professional Recognitions Chair:  Lindsay Schoeneberger, lindsay.schoeneberger@kiskiarea.com
 
 
General Scholarship Opportunities
 
Name of Scholarship Due Date Link Notes
Trade School Scholarships   www.imagine-america.org Ex:  Triangle Tech, YTI
Mercy Presidential Scholarship   mtaloy.edu  
Josh Moore Fulfilling Your Dreams Memorial Fund  On going
 
 
Non-mandated community service or volunteerism is the main requirement.
B. Davis Scholarship May 24, 2019 www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
Good Neighbor Award
  www.washjeff.edu/goodneighbor
Students from PA who have achieved a high school GPA of 3.7 after junior year, have a minimum SAT score of 1200 or a 27 ACT, and are eligible for the Pennsylvania State Grant program may qualify for this award.
Lockheed Martin Scholarship Application period opens January 15, 2019 www.lockheedmartin.com/scholarship
Lockheed Martin has launched a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarship for high school and college undergraduate students planning to pursue a major in engineering and computer science.
Lee Initiatives "Emily Lee" Scholarship May 10, 2019 
The program is directed toward deserving young people pursuing health care careers.  Individuals can be enrolled in post-secondary technology certification programs or degree programs.  Selection of the recipients is based on academic excellence, financial need, and volunteer involvement in the community.  Graduating high school seniors as well as currently enrolled post-secondary students are encouraged to apply.
Three Rivers Desk and Derrick Club Scholarship May 31, 2019
Scholarships awarded to students seeking to further their education by either enrolling in a College or University in an energy related discipline, or enrolling in an accredited Trade or Vocational Institution which offers industry related training and skills.
G.H. Miller Scholarship June 22, 2019
Pick up an application in the High School Counseling Office.
No essay required.
College Board Opportunity Scholarships  
This scholarship program is open to all current juniors and rewards them for actions they take in the college application process.  The potential rewards range from $500-$2,000 with a potential capstone scholarship of $40,000.