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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.
Gettysburg College-Gilder Lehrman Institute History Scholarship January 15, 2022 https://admissions.gettysburg.edu/register/gilderlehrmanschol
This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding first-year applicants to Gettysburg College who are interested in the study of history.
Eisenhower Scholarship January 15, 2022 https://www.gettysburg.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid-options/eisenhower-scholarship?utm_source=slate&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=reach-counselor-sec-school-w
This scholarship is awarded to top-performing applicants within a most challenging curriculum who have demonstrated a high level of civic engagement locally, nationally, and/or internationally.
Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania Scholarship February 1, 2022 https://www.pagardenclubs.org/president-s-packet---forms.html
Applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania and must be sponsored by a Federated Garden Club.
Jim Borden Memorial Scholarship February 28, 2022 https://tribtotalmedia.com/jim-borden-memorial-scholarship/
This scholarship is open to students attending or planning to attend a four-year college or university with a major in Journalism, English Writing or Communication and provides financial assistance of up to $7500 per year for up to four years.
Scholarship for Diversity in Media February 28, 2022 https://tribtotalmedia.com/scholarship-for-diversity-in-media/
The scholarship will award an exceptionally talented Journalism, Communication or English Writing high school senior who is culturally, ethnically or racially diverse with financial assistance of up to $7500 per year for up to four years.
Lalitta Nash McKaig Scholarship February 28, 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. 
Hermine Solt Scholarship March 1, 2022 https://www.paeop.com/site/Default.aspx?PageID=71
Criteria:  Scholastic achievement and motivation for higher education; qualities and traits of leadership, citizenship, and service to school and community; financial need; recommendations from business education department member and/or school counselor must accompany application; a career in Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Management, Business Communications, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Computer/Technology, or Secretarial/Admin. Assistant.
Gary R. Brown Environmental Scholarship March 25, 2022 Please contact anorton@pachamber.org 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.