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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 [email protected] 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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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, [email protected]
 
 
College Board Opportunity Scholarships
 
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.
Lalitta Nash McKaig Scholarship
February 28, 2022
 
Deadline has been extended to March 31, 2022.
 
Applicants must be a student who is graduating from or who has graduated from high school in one of the following counties:  Bedford & Somerset Counties in PA; Mineral & Hampshire Counties in WV; Allegany & Garrett Counties in MD.  Student must plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two or four year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year. 
Pennsylvania CPA Foundation Scholarship March 16, 2022
Scholarships for aspiring CPA's.  Click on the link for more information.
 
Gary R. Brown Environmental Scholarship March 25, 2022 Please contact [email protected] for an application
The scholarship is open to students from Pennsylvania and New Jersey pursuing a degree in the field of Environmental Sciences or Environmental Engineering.
Somerset Rural Electric Cooperative Scholarship April 6, 2022 See Mrs. Spangler for an application.
This scholarship is for students whose parent's primary residence receives electricity from Somerset Rural Electric Cooperative.  To be considered, the student needs to be a high school senior, enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Rotary Scholarship April 15, 2022 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KGL9BSR
 
The Conemaugh Township Rotary Club is extending two scholarships to Windber Area students - one for a student attending a technical school and one for a student attending a university.  The scholarships are $1,000 each.  Please apply using the link or the link on their Facebook page.
Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship April 15, 2022 See Mrs. Spangler for an application.
Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Delta chapter, is offering a recruitment grant to a high school senior girl planning to attend a post-secondary school in the field of education.  The chosen recipient receives a cash award of $600.
Patti & Walter Blenko Scholarship May 20, 2022 See Mrs. Spangler for an application.
Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $4,000.  Scholarships must be applied towards tuition for the student's freshman year at an accredited college, university, or conservatory that offers a four-year program in theater or performing arts, e.g. dance, drama, music, voice, costume design, set design, lighting or sound.
Pennsylvania Engineering Foundation Scholarship May 31, 2022 https://www.pspe.org/pef-scholarship/
$1,000 scholarships are being offered to high school seniors who are entering their freshman year of college.  High school senior must be attending a PA ABET-accredited engineering program and must be a resident of PA.