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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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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
 
 
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.
Career & Technical Education Student Scholarship   This scholarship is designed exclusively for PA students enrolled in a state approved Career & Technical Education program.  You must be a PA resident, enroll as a first-time, full-time student, have completed a minimum of one year (or 360 hours) in a PA Dept. of Education approved Career & technical Education (CTE) program, earn a 2.0 cumulative GPA for all CTE completed coursework, submit the Penn College Scholarship application,  and submit final, official CTC/CTE transcript.
American Association of Drilling Engineers April 28, 2021
 
This scholarship is NOT being limited to Petroleum Engineering majors; or for that matter, engineering majors. Scholarships will be awarded based on (1) academic excellence, (2) financial need, (3) extenuating circumstances.  Candidate must graduate from high school with a minimum 3.5 GPA, scored at least a composite 27 on the ACT or a minimum 600 in Math and 600 in Critical Reading on the SAT, be enrolled in an accredited college in PA, OH or WV, be a citizen of the USA, and submit a fully completed and signed AADE Scholarship Application.
Conemaugh Rotary Scholarship April 25, 2021 Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to students in the Windber Area School District who are heading to a university or technical program.  Click on the link to apply.
Ernie Esposito Scholarship April 26, 2021
Contact Kim George at k.george@afscme13.org
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, be enrolled in a full-time degree program or a fully accredited institution.  The applicant's parent, legal guardian or grandparent is a full dues-paying Affiliate Union member of The Greater Johnstown/Somerset CLC, AFL-CIO or applicant is a student enrolled in one of the high schools located in Cambria or Somerset Counties.
Penn Highlands Foundation Scholarship Application opens April 5, 2021 and will close on May 15, 2021
 
There are over 17 scholarships to apply for through the Penn Highlands Foundation.  Please go to the website to apply online.  Applicants are notified via email if they have received the award.
Somerset County Builders Association Scholarship May 3, 2021
Questions: contact SCBA at 814-267-2139 or see Mrs. Spangler in the Counseling Office
One $1,000 scholarship is available to a deserving student planning to continue further education after high school to learn and develop skills in the building trade i.e. plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, drafting, architecture, etc., at an accredited school.
PB&J Scholarship May 31, 2021 For students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically.  High GPA is not needed to qualify!  Open to high school seniors attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college in the U.S.   An application, transcript and one letter of recommendation (2 preferred) is all that is needed to apply.
Three Rivers Desk and Derrick Club Scholarship June 30, 2021
See Mrs. Spangler for application
Students planning to pursue a four-year degree in an energy-related program, at an accredited Western PA College or University, or to enroll in a Western PA accredited Trade or Vocational degree program to learn an industry related skill or trade, may apply to receive one of two available $500 scholarships.