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109th Infantry Scholarship

Amount: $250          Due Date:03/31/2024
Description: Military Parent/Guardian
Website: http://www.109thinfantry.org
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION- *See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Www.109thinfantry.org Child/children or legally adopted child/children of a spouse by a prior marriage or dependent child as defined by the United States Armed Services for active duty personnel of the United States military and those guardsmen who are present or past members of the 109th INFANTRY BATTALIONS and or the 55 BDE which draws its linage from the 109th Infantry. Must be a high school senior to apply for this scholarship. Please download application at www.109thinfantry.org. Mail application to: Mr. Ron Barkofsky 27 Circle Drive, EYNON, PA 18403. PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT LEGIBLY.

 

Agriculture, The Heart of a Growing Wayne-Pike County Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:02/28/2024
Description: Agriculture or Support Occupation
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION-The Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau offers the "Agriculture, The Heart of a Growing Wayne/Pike County" Scholarship to deserving high school seniors as a way to heighten a long-term interest in agriculture and its varied positive impacts in our area. The local Farm Bureau also hopes to promote student consideration of the growing field of agricultural career opportunities such as: Food Science & Processing, Nutrition, Biotechnology, Wildlife Conservation, Botany, Forestry, Natural Resources Management, Renewable Energy, Mechanics, Landscaping, Ag Education, Ag Communications, Animal Science, Horticulture and Agronomy. *See Schoology attached application or school counselor office. Winners will be selected from the completed applications received on or before the February 28, 2024, deadline, mailed to Joyce Carson, Secretary Wayne/Pike County Farm Bureau 62 Skyview Lane Hawley, PA 18428. TO ASSURE TIMELY DELIVERY OF SCHOLARHIP APPLICATIONS, PLEASE SEND THEM BY CERTIFIED MAIL. Donor will utilize a scoring combination composed of academics, community and school involvement, work history and career goals, as well as essay. A panel of judges will score the applications and the award will be presented at the Wayne/Pike County Farm Bureau Spring Meeting in April.

 

Albert O. Miller, Dorothy Tozer Miller, and Savona Commandery #89/HNB Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:04/12/2024
Description: Wayne County Resident
Website: https://www.hnbbank.bank/hnb-financial-group/services/miller-scholarship-fund
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hnbbank.bank%2Fscholarships&data=05%7C02%7Ccalabrka%40wallenpaupack.org%7C0bfc76ba5b724413da0b08dc274393b7%7Ca9103b24f0ae41d88744a9050ab742e8%7C0%7C0%7C638428418412381104%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=bDsnywP5GwzhMsvNjFBchGOZpNZYVbeYSd3k3v82hvw%3D&reserved=0 Award recipients must have completed high school with at least the equivalent of a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. Recipients must also, while in college, attain an accumulated GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 for his/her first and second semester and a GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 (or equivalent) in each subsequent semester. Award decisions will be based on the showing of need and the information contained in and attached to the application. Neatness and cogent thought will be considered. All recipients must be of good moral character and of good report within their community and school.

 

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #311 Scholarship

Amount: $500          Due Date:02/27/2024
Description: Trade/Nursing/Military Family
WAHS APPLICATION- Applicant must have a family member who is currently serving or has served in the United States Armed Forces and write an essay on "How this person has impacted your life?" Senior must be attending a Trade School or going into a Nursing Field to apply.

 

Andrew Mazza Diesel Jam Scholarship

Amount: $500          Due Date:04/13/2024
Description: Trade
Website: http://www.andrewmazzafoundation.com
WAHS APPLICATION: Approximately 500-word essay regarding "Character". Prompts may include but not be limited to…What does character mean to you? How would you define character? The importance of character in our lives and in our community. You may also include any personal examples of character.

 

Ann Morgan Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $500          Due Date:04/19/2024
Description: Nursing Major
WAHS APPLICATION: A letter of recommendation from someone in the community and include an essay on "Where do you see yourself in 10 years?"

 

Audrey Ramble Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $10,000 ($2,500/yr.)          Due Date:04/05/2024
Description: Greene Township/Pike County Seniors
WAHS APPLICATION: Per the trust of Audrey Ramble: The trust shall be for the purpose of providing college scholarship funds for students residing in Greene Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania, as selected by the high school faculty of the Wallenpaupack Joint School District as best deserving according to their citizenship, ability and scholarship. A scoring rubric is used for the selection. Scoring rubric is posted on Schoology and can be found in the guidance office. Please pay close attention to the rubric.

 

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Pocono Real Estate LV Award

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:05/05/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Building Trades/Design/Real Estate
WAHS APPLICATION-Must be going into building trades, design or real estate. College or trade school not necessary.

 

Caleb's Pennies Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:05/01/2024
Description: Child Oriented Career along with Community Service
WAHS APPLICATION- Applicants should include a detailed write up of their involvement with children as well as their experiences. Students who are involved with children specifically through community service and extra-curricular activities are encouraged to apply, as well as students who plan on pursuing a career that is child oriented.

 

Carol H. Toyer Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Amount: $1,500 ($750 each)          Due Date:03/15/2024
Description: Nursing Major
WAHS APPLICATION- Student who plans to pursue a 4-year Nursing Degree. Please complete at least 250-word essay explaining your calling to the field of nursing and give examples of how you have positively impacted the health/wellbeing of others.

 

Coldwell Banker Lakeview Realtors Scholarship

Amount: $800 ($400 each)          Due Date:03/25/2024
Description: Business
WAHS APPLICATION-Awarded to a student enrolled in a 2/4-yr. college and majoring in business.

 

Columbia Italian-American Club Scholarship

Amount: $2,000 (1@$1,000-2@$500)          Due Date:03/17/2024
Description: Italian Heritage
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION -*See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Complete 2 pages, attach essay, transcript, extracurricular info and college acceptance letter for a two-year or four-year college. Student must be of Italian heritage and Pike County resident, please name person and how you are related to your Italian heritage.

 

Community of the Endless Mountains: R.E.S.C.U.E. Benjamin B. Stone Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:03/15/2024
EMail: www.community-foundation.org/scholarships
Description: General
Website: http://[email protected]
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: Student may complete on-line with this address: www.community-foundation.org/scholarships. Established by the staunch environmental organization "Return Susquehanna Country Under Ecology" to recognize Benjamin'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 high school graduates who, write a winning essay addressing his or her past environmental interests and accomplishments, describing future plans to protect the environment. The delegated selection committee is responsible for selecting the recipient in consultation with The Community Foundation.

 

Cristopher Ciarrocchi Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $500          Due Date:03/22/2024
Description: Law
WAHS APPLICATION-This scholarship will be awarded to a recipient who is planning on pursuing a four year degree in Pre-Law, Political Science, Philosophy, or a related field. Student will submit a short essay on how and why this field was chosen.

 

Crossing Boundaries Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:03/07/2024
Description: Senior in Theatre/Music/Choir Plus be an Athlete
WAHS APPLICATION: Senior must be actively involved in Theatre, Music, Choir and be an Athlete. Please include an essay on "How athletics and music impacted your life and how these experiences in these programs will impact you professionally?" Essay should be 250-1000 words.

 

Delaware Highlands Conservancy - Vanessa VanGorder Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $2,000          Due Date:03/22/2024
Description: Education or Environmental Studies
Website: https://delawarehighlands.org/learn/scholarships/
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION- The $2,000 scholarship is open to high school seniors pursuing a career in education or environmental stewardship, in school districts bordering the Upper Delaware River in New York and Pennsylvania. These include Hancock Central, Deposit Central, Eldred, Monticello, and Sullivan West in NY, and Wallenpaupack Area, Honesdale, Western Wayne, and Delaware Valley in PA. PLUS your transcript and two teacher assessment forms. *See schoology for attached application or school counselor office.

 

Disabled Veteran's Scholarship

Amount: $500          Due Date:04/24/2024
Description: Disabled Parent/Grandparent Vet
Website: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/
WAHS APPLICATION- USE 3X5 index card and DD-214 Form- Student must me a relative of Disabled Vet Parent/Grandparent. Criteria- (1)Complete 3 X 5 index card (blank cards in guidance if needed) with necessary information (name, address, name of parent/grandparent disabled & branch of service, high school.) name, name of college/trade school). (2)Student must further education in a 2/4-year college or trade school. (3)Student must have a parent or grandparent who is a disabled veteran honorably discharged from any branch of service. (4)Student must submit copy of form DD 214 for the veteran parent or grandparent. Www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

 

Dorisann Mooring Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:03/07/2024
Description: Female HFCA Resident
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION-*See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Female resident of Hemlock Farms, Lords Valley. Submit their essay and extracurricular information if available-Must be attend a credited institution of higher learning-Attach a copy of acceptance letter. Mail application to: Hemlock Farms Women's Club 1363 Hemlock Farms Lords Valley, PA 18428

 

Dr. Alice Marie Horst Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:03/25/2024
Description: General
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION- *See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Senior must be WAHS student for minimum of 4-years. Student must secure enrollment in Vocational/Trade school or college-Student must have good character and a financial need-1 reference letter from non-family member-A brief statement about yourself.

 

Dwight Haupt Memorial Award

Amount: $300          Due Date:03/15/2024
Description: Vo-Tech
WAHS APPLICATION- Student must pursue a career in skilled trade in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, mechanics, etc. Student must attend a 2/4 year college vo-tech/trade school/college.

 

Eileen Eddins Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:03/01/2024
Description: Education
WAHS APPLICATION-Scholarship awarded to a Senior going into education. Plus 200-word or less essay on any hardships or obstacles that you had to overcome and mention the Pre-School or Head-Start Program you attended if applicable. $500 given at the Awards Program for Semester 1 and it's the recipients responsibility to sent their semester 1 transcript to donor to receive the final $500 for Semester 2 courses.

 

Fraternal Order of Police, Northeast Lodge #63 Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $500 (2)          Due Date:04/01/2024
Description: Criminal Justice or Municipal Police Officer
Website: http://www.masd.info/guidance/scholarships/docs/FRATERNAL%20ORDER%20OF%20POLICE.pdf
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION-*See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Www.masd.info/guidance/scholarships/docs/FRATERNAL%20ORDER%20OF%20POLICE.pdf *Please send them your HS transcript, teacher recommendations, acceptance letter from institute of higher learning and 500-word essay answering the following: What are your educational & career goals? & How do you hope to have an impact on society? For two students in our five county area who wish to pursue a career in Criminal Justice or become a Municipal Police Officer.

 

Fueling Futures: The Class of 96' Scholarship for Power Mechanics Scholarship

Amount: Up to $3,000 TBA          Due Date:04/03/2024
Description: Automotive Technology Excellence
WAHS APPLICATION- Eligibility Criteria for Scholarship Applicants - 1. Passion for Automotive Technology: Demonstrated interest in automotive technology through prior courses, projects, or extra-curricular activities. 2. Academic Excellence: A consistent academic track record. For applicants with previous struggles in academics, a demonstrable improvement trajectory or strong recommendation highlighting their dedication will be considered. 3. Financial Need: Priority will be given to students who demonstrate a genuine financial need and might not be able to pursue this course without monetary assistance. 4. Commitment to Safety: Given the course's emphasis on safety protocols and practices, students should understand and commit to maintaining safety standards. 5. Team Player: As the course emphasizes teamwork, candidates must demonstrate the ability to work well in teams, be it through past group projects, sports, or other team activities. 6. Communication Skills: Strong ability to communicate effectively, as the course involves customer relations, technical writing, and understanding complex technical documentation. 7. Problem Solving Ability: An innate knack for design/problem-solving as it's a significant component of the course.

 

Gail Masker Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:04/03/2024
Description: Community Service/General
WAHS APPLICATION- Student must further education at a 2/4-year school. Senior should show good citizenship and dedication to his/her peers within community activities.

 

Greene-Dreher-Sterling Community Fair

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:06/01/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: GDS Fair Essay Contest
Website: http://[email protected]
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION- *See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Student must be a member/child/grandchild of a member of the GDS Fair and have contributed significantly to the preparation and/or conduct of the Fair within the past 3 years. Student must be a senior of WASD and furthering their education in 2 to 4 year program in college or trade school. Application must be post marked no earlier than March 1, 2024 and no later than June 1, 2024. This scholarship will be presented at opening night of the GDS Fair, Auge 23, 2024.

 

Hawley Women's Club Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:04/08/2024
Description: Nursing/Vocational/Trade
WAHS APPLICATION-Applicant must attend a Nursing, Vocational and Trade School (such as building, welding, plumbing, beautician, etc.) And write a brief statement about self and career plans-course of study in any of those field.

 

Hemlock Farms Conservancy Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:03/24/2024
EMail: https://www.hfconservancy.org/funding--scholarships.html
Description: Conservation
Website: https://www.hfconservancy.org/funding--scholarships.html
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://www.hfconservancy.org/funding--scholarships.html The HFC Scholarship is a $1,000 award to an eligible high school senior who resides in Pike County, Pennsylvania. Prospective applicants must: 1. Have excellent character 2. Have engaged in community service, extra-curricular and/or work experience related to conservation and/or environmental issues 3. Have plans for post-secondary education following graduation 4. Plan to use their talents and abilities to pursue a career in an environmental field, such as (but not limited to) ecology, botany, fisheries, forestry, geology, geography, natural resource management, agriculture, entomology, watershed protection, conservation, wildlife management while good academics are expected, emphasis will be placed heavily on students' experience with environmental, agricultural, or conservation activities, projects, or work. Applicants should expect that if they are a recipient of this scholarship, their name and likeness may be used in Conservancy promotions. The deadline for the 2024 applications is March 24, 2024.

 

Human Resources Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:04/15/2024
EMail: www.hrfnepa.org
Description: Human Services/Social Work/Special Education
Website: http://www.hrfnepa.org
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION-Applications must be received by Donor before or on April 15th. Eligible students will reside in Wayne, Pike, or Monroe County. The student will be planning to pursue a career in Human Services, Social Work, or Special Education. Preference will be given to individuals who are looking to pursue human, social, educational, or health/clinical career paths that work directly with individuals with disabilities. We encourage student to apply on the HFR website at www.hrfnepa.org but we have a paper copy located in the guidance department. The selected scholarship recipients will be notified in July, prior to the upcoming school year. The monetary award will be payable to their school of choice.

 

Jay Russell Rose Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:03/15/2024
Description: General
WAHS APPLICATION-Must prove to be accepted to a 2/4 yr school/college. Complete essay of 500-1000 words "How Living in Pike/Wayne County has shaped your life?" The essay should include what outdoor activities you enjoy and how it has influenced your life.

 

Jennifer Killam Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,500          Due Date:05/01/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: General
Website: https://honesdalejaycees.org/scholarship-application/
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION- http://honesdalejaycees.org/scholarship-application/ Due May 1st 2024. Online applicationreads 2022 but does open for you to apply. Criteria: Emphasis on students actively involved in volunteering and community service. Teacher recommendations, resume to include extracurricular activities and work experience. Must include essay on secondary education plans, field of interest and reason for choosing this field, your future ambitions

 

Jeremy J. Hiller Scholarship

Amount: $500          Due Date:04/15/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: General
Website: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNdw0hCrO7Ypiarcz54SxuUSAPTJdHRI3yaqier9m1AhU_rw/viewform
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION- https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.google.com%2Fforms%2Fd%2Fe%2F1FAIpQLSeNdw0hCrO7Ypiarcz54SxuUSAPTJdHRI3yaqier9m1AhU_rw%2Fviewform&data=05%7C02%7Ccalabrka%40wallenpaupack.org%7C6ae15b19c7a54551680e08dc0c6ef924%7Ca9103b24f0ae41d88744a9050ab742e8%7C0%7C0%7C638398917991489136%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=vbThT6OWVKljk8Qc86zS44DhwQK8u0K1RojiO4JevxE%3D&reserved=0 DUE TO DONOR APRIL 15th. Student must attend a 2/4 year college or technical school. Please complete essay responses on their application.

 

John P. & Elizabeth Knash Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:05/01/2024
Description: Agriculture/Horticulture/Floral design
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION-*See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Must be a resident of Wayne County, attending an accredited college majoring in horticulture/ floral design or related field such as agriculture, agribusiness, etc.

 

League of Women Voters of Pike County High School Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:05/01/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Pike County High School Senior
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION: *See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Complete essay topic: Citizenship and Civics and attach letter(s) of acceptance to college or university, trade/vocational school or the military. The recipient must show good citizenship and discipline. Applicant must provide a list of high school activities (student government, sports, publications, school-sponsored community service programs, art, music, etc.) along with volunteer service and/or community activities. Parental permission is required if under 18 years of age. Please submit completed essay with application and parent’s signed permission form to the League of Women Voters, c/o Bonnie Samuelsen, 113 Great Bear Drive, Greentown, PA 18426 or submit via email to [email protected]. Must be postmarked or delivered by email by May 1, 2023.

 

Mark Graziadio Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1000          Due Date:05/01/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Wayne County Senior
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: The Wayne County Democratic Committee is pleased to announce the first Mark Graziadio MemorialScholarship. This scholarship, in the amount of $1000, has been established in the memory of Mark Graziado, past Chairperson of the Wayne County Democratic Committee. Mark was deeply committed to the ideals which shaped the United States of America and devoted much of his life to service in our local community. Wayne County residents owe a debt ofgratitude to Mark for his tireless efforts. We hope that this scholarship inspires community activism in Wayne county. 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.Deadline is May 1, 2024. The recipient and his or her school will be notified May 15, 2024.

 

Mike Munchak Community Service Scholarship

Amount: $6,300          Due Date:03/31/2024
EMail: www.uwlc.net
Description: Participant in programs funded by United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties
Website: http://www.uwlc.net
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: www.uwlc.net The scholarship amount for 2019 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 or Wayne 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 two counties.

 

Milford Masonic Lodge #344 F. & A.M. Grant

Amount: $500 (2)          Due Date:04/26/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: General
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION: *See schoology for attached application or school counselor office. If needed email the Milford Masonic Lodge No. 344F & A.M. Grant for them to email you their application at [email protected] $500 award will be presented to two students who exhibit strong moral character and ethical behavior, positive community involvement, and plan to pursue further education at a professional, vocational, or trade school, college, or university.

 

Milford Valley Quilters' Guild Scholarship

Amount: $500 (2)          Due Date:03/01/2024
Description: Field of Art
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION: *See schoology attached application or school counselor office. High School transcript-teacher letter recommendation-ESSAY- stating short personal history and goals for future career-copy of acceptance letter to a college to further studies in field of art, graphic design, oil, watercolor, or acrylic painting, mixed media, sculpture, fashion design, fabric design, interior decorating, photography or other related fields (excluding performing arts) -3.0 GPA average or above -letter of recommendation from teacher-portfolio of art work (CD/Jump drive accepted)

 

Nationwide ~ Be Bold Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:10/01/2025
EMail: https://studentscholarships.org
Description: Bold Individual
Website: https://bold.org/apply/
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION-*See schoology attached application or school counselor office. The $10,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being: (A) Earnest (B) Determined © Moving. The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics. Furthermore, the scholarship will be unique in that it will favor students who apply earlier-who are bold and seize the day without procrastinating.

 

Nationwide ~ Horatio Alger Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:03/15/2024
EMail: APPLICATION.HORATIOALGER.ORG
Description: High School Juniors-General
Website: https://horatioalger.org/
NATIONWIDE SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION-https://scholars.horatioalger.org/horatio-alger-scholarship-applications/ Application open on December 1, 2023 with Due date March 15, 2024. Eligibility Criteria- Must be a high school junior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2022 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation-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 (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)-Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 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; and be a United States citizen.

 

Nationwide ~ PB & J Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:05/31/2024
EMail: pbjscholarship.org
Description: Personal Challenges
Website: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION: *See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Complete their application, send transcript, 1 - 2 letters of recommendations. To learn about this scholarship listen to this interview- http://bit.ly/PBJInterview

 

Newfoundland Rotary Scholarship Awards

Amount: $3,000 ($1,000 each)          Due Date:04/01/2024
Description: Must reside in either Greene or Dreher Townships
WAHS APPLICATION: Senior must be resident of Greene township/Dreher township. Senior should show good moral character, school citizenship. Consideration will be made for financial need & potential rather than class rank/SAT scores. However student will show academic achievement, service to school & community provide their transcript, plus a schedule C or 1040 tax form from guardian and three teacher references with an acceptance letter from a 2/4-year college.

 

Northeast Design Scholarship

Amount: $400          Due Date:04/26/2024
Description: Architecture/Engineering
WAHS APPLICATION: Student shall seek to further their education toward a career in architecture/engineering field. Student must continue their education in a 2 to 4 year school. Design/Drafting or CADD/Drafting students are welcome to apply.

 

NTHA Community Forests Scholarship

Amount: $1,500          Due Date:04/30/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Community/Urban Forestry, Arboriculture
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATON: *See Schoology attached application or school counselor office. Pike/Wayne County Seniors or senior student members of NTHA going into Community/Urban Forestry, Arboriculture or related field of study. Senior must provide an acceptance letter to a technical school, college, or university and provide three references, including one from outside of school.

 

PAITDM Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:03/08/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Information Technology/Computer Science
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION: The PAITDM Scholarship is exclusively available to high school seniors who will be attending a minimum two-year post-high school academic or vocational program. Eligibility is determined by the active membership status of either: The participating local education agency (LEA): applicants must be enrolled in an LEA with an active paid *PAITDM membership. Seniors who plan to apply from Wallenpaupack must fill in the "PAITDM LEA/School District or Member name" with Wallenpaupack Area High School/Dr. Diane Szader Or The student’s parent: applicants must be children of paid *PAITDM members *Note: Chapter dues may be waived at the discretion of Chapter Officers. If chapter dues are waived, eligibility for the scholarship extends to all students enrolled in LEAs with active PAITDM participation and children of PAITDM members who are actively involved in PAITDM Meetings or logging into Ning/PASBOLink. APPLICATION PROCESS A scholarship committee, appointed by the PAITDM President, will review candidate applications and make recommendations to the PAITDM membership for approval. A completed application and all accompanying materials, as described below, are required in order to be considered for a scholarship. An applicant must: Pursue a career in the field of information technology / computer science Present evidence of character and leadership qualities. Compile all required documents, preferably in a single file in the order listed below, and email the file to: [email protected] 1. Completed Application Form (typed forms make a great impression) 2. Copy of current transcript 3. Letter(s) of Recommendation - up to three (3) 4. Resume or personal fact sheet, Emphasize your leadership qualities and community service activities such as co-curricular activities (sports, educational, social, civic, and other), job experiences, or family responsibilities in which you have undertaken positions of leadership 5. Essay In approximately 300 words, explain why a technology / computer science background will assist you in achieving your future goals Current School Year: 2023-2024 Application Deadline: March 8, 2024 Submit to: [email protected] *See Schoology attached application or school counselor office.

 

PASCD Scholarship

Amount: $2,000 (1) $3,000 (1)          Due Date:04/30/2024
Description: Education Majors
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: Pennsylvania ASCD is committed to supporting preservice educators as they begin their teaching careers in the Commonwealth. Since 1994, PASCD has been providing scholarship awards to students who are majoring in education at colleges and universities in Pennsylvania. Two scholarships are awarded annually. $2000 scholarship $3000 Dr. Mary Ravita Memorial Scholarship Deadline to Apply: April 30th, 2024. For more information, please visit our website or contact: Dr. Felix Yerace, PASCD Scholarship Chair [email protected]

 

Perry/Westgate Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 (over 2 yrs)          Due Date:04/05/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Agriculture/Conservation /Environment/Wayne County Resident
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION AND MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATION TO: WAYNE CONSERVATION DISTRICT ATTN: JAMIE KNECHT WAYNE COUNTY PARK STREET COMPLEX 648 PARK STREET HONESDALE, PA 18431 *See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Senior must be Wayne County resident and must enter two to four-year college in agriculture, conservation or environmental curriculum mail completed application with transcript, counselor signature & recommendation letters (none from teacher or family) and essay on future goals (1 page, double spaced) Award is for $1,000 OVER 2 YEARS ($500 awarded 1st year)& ($500 awarded 2nd year after conservation receives college freshman year copy of transcript).

 

Pike County Public Library Scholarship

Amount: $750          Due Date:04/26/2024
Description: Education
WAHS APPLICATION: Student must be furthering their school and majoring in Education or similar field of study.

 

Pike-Wayne Trout Unlimited Scholarship

Amount: $500          Due Date:04/04/2024
Description: Environmental
WAHS APPLICATION: Student must major in aquatic biology/fishery management/or some type of environmental studies and plan to continue education at a 2/4-yr college, show a financial need.

 

PMVB - Harry & Mary Kiesendahl Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 with certificate          Due Date:04/30/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Vocational
Website: https://www.poconomountains.com/about-pmvb/scholarships/high-school/
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION:*See schoology with attached application or in the school counselor office. Submission: 1. Completed Hospitality Scholarship Application 2. Narrative (100+ words on desire to work in hospitality) 3. Letter of Recommendation from current or former hospitality employer 4. High School Transcript. Qualifications: 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. 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. Applicant’s major must be Hospitality Management/Travel & Tourism Management or Culinary Arts.

 

PMVB - PMVB Scholarship

Amount: $500 - $1,000          Due Date:04/30/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Vocational
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION:*See schoology with attached application or in the school counselor office. Submission: 1. Completed Hospitality Scholarship Application 2. Narrative (100+ words on desire to work in hospitality) 3. Letter of Recommendation from current or former hospitality employer 4. High School Transcript. Qualifications: 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. Applicant must be accepted for admission to either a two- or four-year college which grants a degree in hospitality management, or recreation and leisure services management. Applicant’s major must be Business or Design, that would support Hospitality, Tourism or Recreation.

 

PMVB - Robert Uguccioni Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 with certificate          Due Date:04/30/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Vocational/Hospitality
Website: https://www.poconomountains.com/about-pmvb/scholarships/high-school/
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION:*See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Submission: 1. Completed Hospitality Scholarship Application 2. Narrative (100+ words on desire to work in hospitality) 3. Letter of Recommendation from current or former hospitality employer 4. High School Transcript. Qualifications: 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. 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. Applicant’s major must be Hospitality Management/Travel & Tourism Management or 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.

 

PPL Powerful Tech & Trade Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:03/01/2024
EMail: pplelectric.com/recycle
Description: TRADES
Website: https://www.pplweb.com/communities/brighter-future-scholarships/#:~:text=The%20PPL%20Foundation%20will%20award,and%20tech%20and%20trade%20roles.
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://www.pplweb.com/communities/ppl-foundation/brighter-futures-scholarships/ Applicants to the Powerful Tech and Trade Scholarship must meet all the following criteria: Reside within Pike or Wayne. -Be a high school senior, graduate, current undergraduate or non-traditional student.-Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year college or vocational,technical/trade school for the entire upcoming academic year within the PPL Power Scholars Network* of schools.-Plan to purse a certificate, diploma, or degree in: Engineering, Industrial, Computer Science, Natural Resources Technologies, Electrical, Electronics, Project Management, HVAC, Building Construction, or another trade.-Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.-

 

PPL Powering a Brighter Future Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:03/01/2024
Description: Engineering/Information Technology
Website: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/powerscholars/
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: PPL Foundation has established a scholarship program, which aims to advance diversity, equity and inclusion and attract more women and minorities to careers in engineering and information technology.This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.Be a high school senior, graduate, current undergraduate or non-traditional student. Student must be a Resident of Pike or Wayne-Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college/university for the entire upcoming academic year.-Plan to purse a degree in Engineering, Information Technology or related majors. -Have a minimum grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.

 

Promised Land Sportsman's Association Scholarship

Amount: $1,500 ($750 each) and certificate          Due Date:03/25/2024
Description: General
WAHS APPLICATION: Student must attend college/technical school. Club will select on basis of financial need, academics, contribution to school and community. All applicants considered; however, preference is given to students pursuing studies in the field of conservation and preservation of wildlife. Club request that you are able to attend their July or August membership meeting to receive their check.

 

Scholar/Athlete Award

Amount: $250          Due Date:04/24/2024
Description: Academic
WAHS APPLICATION: Student must sign up in guidance-continue education at an accredited 2/4 year college/trade-Student must participate and complete the season in at least 2 varsity sports over the course of Jr & Sr year

 

Scranton Area Community Scholarship

Amount: $Varies          Due Date:03/01/2024
EMail: https://safdn.org/
Description: General
Website: http://www.safdn.org
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION-https://safdn.org/ -Their 2024 application will open on JANUARY 2 and closes on MARCH 1st. Just one application to complete for scholarships awarded each year! Here is a list of some of the scholarships offered: Applications on SAF Scholarship portal (www.safdn.org/apply ) Please Note: Students do NOT look these up by title. The eligibility quiz will direct students to the scholarships they are eligible for. (1) Cinderella's Closet Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to one female or female-identified senior student per year currently attending a high school program within the NEPA counties of Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, or Wyoming.The scholarship will be given to a student who shall be selected by the SAF Scholarship Committee using the following guidelines:1. Fifty or more documented volunteer hours with Twenty-five or more of those hours must be recorded at a single Northeast Pennsylvania non-profit organization. Priority will be given to those who have volunteered for Cinderella's Closet in the past 4 years. 2. Grade point average of 3.0 or greater 3. Plans to pursue a post-secondary school education. The student shall provide one written character reference. Financial need is not a stated criterion, but may be considered in selecting a candidate for the scholarship. (2) Greg Legg NEPA Diamond Scholarship - The Greg Legg NEPA Diamond Scholarship will be awarded to a student who plays baseball and is graduating from a high school located in Lackawanna, Luzerne, or Wayne County.The applicant should meet the following criteria:1. High school senior residing in Lackawanna, Luzerne, or Wayne Counties. 2. Must currently be playing baseball in a high school program. 3. Preference given to a previous/present member of the All-Star team for Lackawanna League or the Wyoming Valley Conference 4. Must be planning on playing baseball in college 5. Demonstrated Academic achievement 6. Must show leadership skills and/or be involved in community service. 7. Financial need is not a stated criterion, but may be considered in selecting a candidate for the scholarship. Students must submit an essay regarding the impact of playing baseball on the applicant’s life thus far. (3) Harry and Carol Kuzmick Scholarship - Established in December 2021 by Carol Kuzmick, the Harry and Carol Kuzmick Scholarship Fund supports students from Northeastern Pennsylvania who are or will be attending accredited colleges and universities.The student must be: 1. A resident of Northeastern Pennsylvania. 2. Currently or intends to pursue a degree from a college or university Preference, in the following order, will be shown to applying students who: 1. Have a grade point average in the C+ to B range. 2. Can trace their ancestry to Poland, Ireland, or Russia. 3. Have worked hard and achieved academic potential, but not necessarily as an honor roll student. 4. Receives recommendations from teachers, coaches, employers, and/or other non-related individuals who can speak to the student's integrity and strong moral character. 5. Have shown dedication to their family. 6. Have performed community service. 7. Have a demonstrated financial need. (4) Laura Wesolowski Scholarship Fund - The Laura Wesolowski Scholarship Fund was established in memory of a long-term employee and manager of the McDonald’s in Clarks Summit, PA. The scholarship, which will be $1,000 unless the donor specifies otherwise or based on available assets, is intended to annually support an employee of a McDonald’s in the Northeastern Pennsylvania region who is pursuing a post-secondary education. The following criteria MUST be met in order for an individual to be considered for the scholarship: Graduating senior from a high school. Current employee of a McDonald's located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, specifically from one of the following locations: a. Clarks Summit h. Tunkhannock b. Scranton i. Bell Mountain c. Old Forge j. Eynon d. Wyoming k. Carbondale e. Hanover l. Honesdale f. Mountain Top m. Lehigh g. Shavertown n. S. Bethlehem Preference, in the following order, will be shown to applying students who:1. Intend to pursue a degree and/or career in the hospitality industry. 2. Have a demonstrated financial need.3. Exemplify the characteristics and values of Laura, as listed below, as demonstrated through an essay.a. Hardworking b. Dedicated c. Leadership d. Service to others. Note: Make sure to use your personal email address and the have your counselor/recommender emails entered correctly on the application. You also need to make sure that you hit submit at the end of the application process for it to be considered. Scholarships are paid directly to the college/trade school therefore you will need the proper ID# for the school you are going to. Only student can make the account, not the parent/counselor.

 

Shohola Area Lions Club Scholarship: In Memory of Andy Bartsch

Amount: $1,500          Due Date:04/08/2024
Description: General
WAHS APPLICATION: Student must reside in area served by Shohola Lions (Lackawaxen Township, Pike County) and passing in all subjects. Student must exhibit good behavior and participate in local community organizations-show leadership-good work record. Please send copy of acceptance letter from college *Student must reside in Masthope-Rowlands-Greeley-Lackawanna Township.

 

Stanley J. Segal Scholarship

Amount: $500          Due Date:04/30/2024
EMail: www.delawarevalleyartalliance.org
Description: Wayne County-Visual Arts
Website: https://delawarevalleyartsalliance.org/stanley-segal-scholarship/
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: [email protected] The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance is offering this $500 scholarship to assist a graduating high school senior in Wayne County PA who wishes to pursue advanced studies in the visual arts.

 

Statewide ~ Current College Students - The Lariat Future Innovators Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:06/15/2024
EMail: https://lariatfoundation.org/scholarships/
Description: STEM Studies COLLEGE STUDENTS ONLY
AWARD FOR STUDENT IN COLLEGE: Please see details regarding scholarship opportunities be visiting: LariatFoundation.org Our Lariat STEM Scholarship is directed towards students between 18-24, from lower-income families in rural areas, who are pursuing a degree in math or science. Example Eligible Degree Programs - Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering - Biosciences & Pre-med - Chemical Engineering - Chemistry - Materials Science and Engineering - Mathematics - Nuclear Engineering - Oceanography - Physics. Details of Scholarship: Students awarded the scholarship, and who continue to meet eligibility requirements, will receive funding annually as follows: $6,000 as a Freshmen /$6,000 as a Sophomore / $8,000 as a Junior/$10,000 as a Senior

 

Statewide ~ Heisman High School Award

Amount: Certificate          Due Date:10/18/2024
Description: Athletic
Website: https://heismanscholarship.com/
STATEWIDE SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://apply.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarships/2023HeismanHighSchoolScholarship DUE October 17, 2023 3:00 pm/PT 6:00 pm ET: The Heisman High School Scholarship program will recognize a winner from each high school in the nation that has student participation in the Program by way of application. The top male and female applicants from each state will be awarded $1,000. Among the top male and female applicants from each state, the twelve (12) most outstanding will be identified as national finalists and win at least $2,000. Of the national finalists, a male and a female winner will be selected as the winner of the $10,000 National Heisman High School Scholarship. Community-minded scholar-athletes can learn more and apply at https://heismanscholarship.com.

 

Statewide ~ Road to Safety Scholarship Contest

Amount: $Varies          Due Date:04/05/2024
EMail: email: [email protected] Website: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeKX3J34_8RL5wTlhBLqWiCelpc-ssXhCyYE2qjc7LxuJVNbA/closedform?pli=1
Description: General
Website: http://facebook.com/MetzgerWickersham
STATEWIDE SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeKX3J34_8RL5wTlhBLqWiCelpc-ssXhCyYE2qjc7LxuJVNbA/closedform?pli=1 Each day, over 200 people are injured and 4 people are killed in traffic accidents in Pennsylvania. At Metzger Wickersham law firm, we have represented thousands of people injured in auto accidents, and we know how a serious or fatal car crash can devastate a victim’s family, friends and the surrounding community. Many motor vehicle crashes are caused by risky behaviors like driving under the influence of alcohol or texting while driving. These types of accidents are especially heartbreaking, because they are fully preventable. Metzger Wickersham’s scholarship program encourages students to take a stand against dangerous driving. The Road to Safety Scholarship Contest provides Pennsylvania high school seniors with the opportunity to submit a creative project about the dangers of drunk driving or distracted driving for the chance to win college scholarship money. The ultimate goal of the contest is to help spread the message to drive with safety in mind all the time! First place winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship, second place winners will receive $750 and third place winners will receive $500. Metzger Wickersham’s Road to Safety Scholarship Contest is open to graduating, college-bound high school seniors in Pennsylvania. High school seniors may enter the contest by submitting a creative project that sends a memorable message about the dangers of drunk driving or distracted driving.

 

Statewide ~ The Carl A. Bongiovanni Vo-Tech Scholarship

Amount: $2,000 up to 3-yrs.          Due Date:04/19/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Vo-Tech
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION: *See schoology attached application or school counselor office. The Carl A. Bongiovanni Scholarship was made possible by the outpouring of love and donations from his friends and family with the guidance and support of the Pittsburgh North Optimist Foundation (PNOF). The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a student with funding for continuing their education in the building / construction trades at a post-secondary institution. The scholarship is worth $2,000 / year, sent directly to the educational institution, for as long as the student is enrolled in the program (maximum of 3 years). The scholarship will be awarded during the finalist’s institution’s award ceremony or some other relevant event/function. Eligibility: • The applicant must be a senior high school student enrolled at an approved vocational or career and technical school, and looking to continue their education in one of the following trades: Carpentry, Construction Management, Drywall/Lathing, Electrician, Horticulture, HVACR, Ironworking, Masonry, Plumbing, Construction Trades (or equivalent program), Welding • The applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA or better • If accepted, the recipient must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA for the duration of the scholarship • The applicant must complete the attached application form and essay

 

Statewide ~ USW District 10 Hugh Carcella Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 over 4 years          Due Date:03/15/2024
Description: Be a son, daughter or legal ward of United Steelworkers District 10(Eastern) Union Member
Website: http://www.usw.org
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION FROM PARTICIPATING LOCAL UNION: Eligibility: An applicant must be the son, daughter or active legal ward of a member of the United Steelworkers, District 10 (Eastern). Can be disabled, retiree or decreased but in good standing with the Local Union participating in the Scholarship Program. To apply you must contact www.usw.org

 

Student-View Scholarship

Amount: $10,000 (1) $1,000 (2) $500 (5)          Due Date:04/23/2024
Description: General
USE THEIR ONLINE SURVEY: Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute survey about colleges in your area. The scholarsip will be awarded via random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May. Deadline is April 23

 

Suzanne C. Hope - Outstanding Girls Field Hockey Player of the Year

Amount: $500          Due Date:03/03/2024
Description: Field Hockey
WAHS APPLICATION-Senior who played all four years and made a difference to their team. Please submit an essay on , "What has being on a team meant to you?"

 

The Brady Reynolds Little League Award

Amount: $500 Baseball/ $500 Softball          Due Date:04/26/2024
Description: Baseball/Softball
WAHS APPLICATION: Criteria: 1. Senior must have participated on WAHS baseball/softball team for 2+ years and played with Wallenpaupack Area Little League for at least 3 years. 2. Write a brief statement on what little league meant to you and demonstrate your dedication to the game, must have shown great sportsmanship and active community involvement.

 

The Dime Bank Director's Award

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:04/10/2024
Description: Business/ Finance
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION: *See schoology attached application or school counselor office. Student must pursue career in business, finance, marketing, economics or accounting. She must have acceptable grades and plans to attend a college for a 4 yr degree. Due to donor by April 8th or to the High School by April 1st.

 

The Lackawaxen River Conservancy Scholarship

Amount: $500          Due Date:04/12/2024
Description: Environmental Conservation
Website: http://www.lackawaxenriver.org/
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: http://www.lackawaxenriver.org/ or mail to the address provided on their application. *Don't forget to complete their essay discussing environmental issues. DUE TO DONOR NO LATER THAN APRIL 12th. Recommendation from science teacher and counselor report will be your responsibility to email them to complete. Your college major should lead to a career in environmental conservation.

 

WAHS Field Hockey Award

Amount: $500          Due Date:03/29/2024
Description: Field Hockey Player
WAHS APPLICATION: Senior who played at least one year and made a difference to their team. Please submit an brief essay on:"What has being on the team has meant to you?

 

WAHS Swim Team Scholarship

Amount: $400 ($200 each)          Due Date:03/11/2024
Description: Swim Team Scholarship
WAHS APPLICATION: Add additional 200-word ESSAY on "How did swimming affect your life?" Applicant must be attending 2/4-year college or trade school. 1 Female and 1 Male Senior swimmer will be chosen. Preference given to students who swam 4 years but not less than 2 years.

 

Wallenpaupack Area Education Association Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:05/05/2024
Description: Declared Education Major
WAHS APPLICATION: Add essay. Where and How to Submit Your Scholarship Essay • Complete two essays. Each essay is to be on its on page • Once this is complete submit both essays as a Word document to Mrs. Petrillo at [email protected]. Title email WAEA Scholarship • Any questions, please see Mrs. Petrillo or Mrs. Hessling • Essays are due to Mrs. Petrillo by Saturday, May 7th at midnight. Late submissions will not be considered • As part of the process the committee will review your discipline record • You are competing for a significant award and the committee expects that you will take time to craft your response. You may seek writing help from non-committee members; however, the writing must be your own. On two separate pages, applicants will word-process their well-written responses to Short Essay 1 and Short Essay 2: double-spaced, Times-New Roman, and 12-point font. Be sure to check spelling, grammar, and mechanics. Insert a header containing the applicant’s full name, essay number, and application due date. Imagine that you are about to graduate from college and are filling out teaching applications. You know that you are competing with many others who desperately want to win this ideal teaching position. Consider what distinguishes you from everyone else. Then, answer the following in 250-500-word essays: Essay 1: Describe the strengths, talents, and skills you will bring to the classroom. Essay 2: How will you also be able to use these strengths, talents, and skills to help young people in extra-curricular activities.

 

Wayne County Community Foundation

Amount: $Varies          Due Date:04/01/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: General
Website: https://www.waynefoundation.org/Scholarships
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://www.waynefoundation.org/Scholarships Website opens on February 1st and closes on April 1st. Award is based on academics and student needs-Student must plan to attend a 2/4yr college--Student needs to provide a list of activities. Many different majors are considered in the many different fields-if student does not attend school, scholarship money must be returned.

 

Wayne County Community Foundation: Gayle Akers Koropchak Scholarship

Amount: $5,000 (over 4 yrs)or $2,500 (over 2 yrs)          Due Date:04/01/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: General
Website: https://www.waynefoundation.org/Scholarships
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://www.waynefoundation.org/Scholarships Website opens on February 1st and closes on April 1st. This scholarship requires an acceptance letter. It will be awarded to a motivated, hardworking, and actively involved with community/sports Senior, going to a 4-year college or trade school preferred. Essay on- "How will you use your further education and/or profession to help the community where you will live?" 300-500 words and description of your family dynamics, your activities, desire for math a plus, and class standing. MOST IMPORTANTLY *Please specify your financial need. If chosen, you will need to maintain GPA of 3.0, payment described as Option 1- 4-year degree: Award Amount $5,000 to be broken up as 1st year $500/2nd year $1,000/3rd year $1500/4th yr $2000 Option 2- 2-year degree: Award amount $2,500 to be broken as 1st yr $1,000/2nd year $1,500

 

Wayne County Community Foundation: Greene-Dreher Alumni Association

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:04/01/2024
WAHS APPLICATION: Due to Donor on April 1st. Senior must be a resident of Greene or Dreher Township. An interview is required as part of the application which will make you eliable for 5-10 different scholarships with amount varying based on yearly donations.

 

Wayne County Community Foundation: Karllina Schmidt Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000          Due Date:04/01/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Education/Counseling/Art Therapy/Construction/Management/Entrepreneurship
Website: https://www.waynefoundation.org/Scholarships
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://www.waynefoundation.org/Scholarships Website opens on February 1st and closes on April 1st. Scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating senior from Wallenpaupack Area High School. The senior must be accepted into an institution of higher learning such as a college, university, or trade school, intending to study in one of the following areas: Education, Counseling, Art Therapy, Construction Management, Construction, or Entrepreneurship are eligible to apply. Karllina had an amazing spirit and zest for life that was infectious. Living by the mantra "Be kind whenever possible, it is always possible". (Dalai Lama) Karllina chose a life of giving and kindness. Her random acts of kindness came naturally to her, leading her to choose a life dedicated to helping others, particularly children. Karllina would set her intention each day to spread kindness, respect, and love to her family, friends, co-workers, and the children she spent her days with at the Wallenpaupack Primary School. In the spirit of spreading love and kindness, the Karllina Schmidt Scholarship Fund strives to commemorate the amazing legacy that Karllina has bestowed upon the Wallenpaupack community and the life she shared with her amazing husband, Duane Schmidt and their two wonderful children, Paulina and Arthur. Honoring her passion to teach, ability to embrace differences, and desire to cultivate the development of respectful young people, and their uplifting impact on the community through the family run construction business and long family history in the region.

 

Wayne County Community Foundation: Pleasant Valley Grange Scholarship

Amount: $1500 (varies)          Due Date:04/01/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Science, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Technician, Technology Program, Natural Gas Industry
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://www.waynefoundation.org/Scholarships Website opens on February 1st and closes on April 1st. Provide biographical statement-Student must reside in Wayne County & currently enrolled as a senior in high school. Applicant must state reason for applying for this scholarship. Preference will be given to applicants that are planning on a future in agriculture or related field, not limited to: Forestry, Environmental Science, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Tech, Technology Program, & Natural Gas Industry.

 

Wayne County Community Foundation: WAMF Health Science Award

Amount: $2,000          Due Date:04/01/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Health Science Major
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION: https://www.waynefoundation.org/Scholarships Website opens on February 1st and closes on April 1st. Along with application, this award requires an essay on "Why are health science important?"

 

Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

Amount: $TBA          Due Date:03/25/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Nursing
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION: Along with the application, you will need signed release of photographic autorization, mail "three letters" of reference from teacher or adult not related to applicant (no assessment forms are accepted), a copy of acceptance letter into a nursing program in the fall, one full page essay describing the reason for pursuing a career in Nursing and applying for the scholarship and INCLUDE wallet size photo of yourself. Student will be contacted for a personal interview with WMH Auxiliary Scholarship Committee to be held the end of April/beginning of May. Criteria for the scholarship recipients are multifaceted and include academic achievement, community service, financial need and personal presentation in the interview. *See schoology attached application or school counselor office.

 

Wayne Pike Building Association Scholarship

Amount: $4,500 Total: (1@$2,500) (2@$2,000)          Due Date:04/08/2024
EMail: [email protected]
Description: Vocational Bldg Trade/Engineering
SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES YOU TO USE THEIR APPLICATION: Due to Donor by April 8,2024. Your application plus transcript with copy of acceptance letter, and 100-word essay on "Why you choose a career in the building trades"-(if one on our app does not meet the required topic)-good academic standing-must attend trade school or college and further education in building trades-architecture-landscape architecture-engineering etc.-verification of acceptance-interview-Jr/Sr GPA-attendance-character in and out of school-note of acknowledgement sent to board members or scholarship forfeited.*See schoology for attached application or school counselor office.

 

William C. Weber Continuing Education Award

Amount: $4,000 ($2,000 each)          Due Date:03/25/2024
Description: General
WAHS APPLICATION: This scholarship is based on need first, then transcript & 2 letters of recommendation-Must live in area served by Tobyhanna-Newfoundland Lions Club (Greene-Dreher twnsp Newfoundland, Greentown or South Sterling address)-attend a 2/4 yr school or vocational school-community service-financial need-academic performance-plus additional "letters" of recommendation from teacher and one from community leader, clergy or employer-250 word Essay typed on "The Importance of Community Service"-money returned in full if student does not to attend school or attend a meeting to receive monetary in either June, July or August or it'll be forfeited.

 

Woodloch Family Hospitality Scholarship

Amount: $500 (2)          Due Date:04/19/2024
Description: Hospitality/Business/Human Resources
WAHS APPLICATION: Preference given to Woodloch employee. Applicant must be attending 2/4-year college with hospitality/vocational/business/trade school. Student must be involved in extracurricular activities/community service/school involvement with good academic achievement.