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Current Scholarship List

HUNTINGDON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The following list is scholarships available for the 2016-2017 school year. The applications are at the bottom of the webpage unless otherwise noted.

This list includes scholarships that the Counseling Office receives information about, and is in no way a comprehensive list. Students are HIGHLY encouraged to check their college’s website to find information about school-specific scholarships. If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office!

Due DateScholarship NameCriteriaApplication Location
10/02/2016 by 5:00 PMWendy's High School HeismanSenior athletes who exhibit academic and athletic excellence www.wendysheisman.com
10/31/2016LendEDU $2500 ScholarshipGPA: 2.5 or higher. Essay topic (750 words): "How do you plan to avoid excessive student loan debt?" lendedu.com
12/31/2016John S. Morrison ScholarshipPlease see Guidance for details. For students majoring in engineering, physical science, or computer science at CMU, Cornell, MIT, RPI, Stevens Institute, or YaleIn Guidance Office
01/05/2017GE-Reagan Foundation ScholarshipDemonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, citizenshiphttps://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/
02/11/17PA Association of Community BankersMust be a dependent of either an employee or a director of a PACB member institutionhttp://www.pacb.org/about/the-pacb-foundation/scholarship-selection-process/
02/19/2017PA Head Start ScholarshipMust have attended Head Start for at least one yearAttached below
02/28/2017PSECU Scholarship ProgramMust be a PSECU member by Dec. 31 of the previous yearhttps://www.psecu.com/scholarships/
03/01/2017Hermine Solt Business ScholarshipPursuing a career in secretarial, office technology, accounting, or business educationhttp://www.paeop.com/page/76
03/01/2017PA House of Representatives ScholarshipGPA: minimum 3.0. Demonstrating leadership and community servicehttp://www.tfec.org/scholarships/pennsylvania-house-of-representatives-scholarship/
03/01/2017Foundation for Enhancing Communities--SEVERAL scholarshipsAmounts awarded and deadlines varyhttp://www.tfec.org/tfec-scholarships/scholarships-overview/
03/01/2017Walmart Associate Scholarship ProgramMust be employed with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the application
due date for the award period in which the associate is applying.
https://www.scholarsapply.org/walmartassociate/
03/03/2017ARC Federal Credit UnionMust be a graduating senior attending a two or four year institution who is a member of ARC Federal Credit Union or a dependent of a member. www.arcfcu.org
03/04/2017Big 33 ScholarshipsOpen to all high school seniors in PA and Maryland. http://big33.org/apply-for-scholarships/
03/15/2017Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central PA Scholarship ProgramMust have diagnosis of epilepsy/seizure disorder, graduating in 2017, and planning to attend school full time in 2017-2018.Attached below
03/17/2017Center for Adoption Education of Central PA Foundation ScholarshipGraduating senior pursuing post-secondary education whose life has been directly touched by adoption.Attached below
03/24/2017Edgar Snyder & Associates 'Words to be Heard" Scholarship Contest The contest is open to all western and central Pennsylvania high school seniors who plan to attend a college or university in the Fall of 2017.https://www.edgarsnyder.com/giving-back/drive-safe/scholarship/
04/01/2017Sons of American Legion Scholarship Essay Contest This contest is open to 2017 HAHS grads. Must write an essay on the topic, "What more should America do to protect her borders?" See details below.Attached below
04/01/2017 Walmart Dependent ScholarshipGraduating senior with minimum GPA of 2.0, must be the dependent of an associate (employee) of any division of Walmart who has been actively employed with Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of April 1, 2017.https://walmartdependent.scholarsapply.org/
04/07/2017Bette Jane Heine Scholarship & Cindy Taylor ScholarshipGraduating Huntingdon County senior that has been accepted to a Registered Nursing Program. Hand completed application to Guidance Office. Interview required. Attached below; return completed application to Guidance.
04/07/2017PA Association of Medical Suppliers Annual Scholarship (PAMS)Resident of PA or DE, must be a senior, purpose is to recognize outstanding students who have been successful in their academic pursuits while overcoming their physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment such as wheelchairs, respiratory devices, diabetes devices, asthma devices, etc. Attached below
04/10/2017Pennsylvania Land Surveyors' Foundation ScholarshipMust be accepted to a two- or four-year ABET accredited Surveying or similarly named programAttached below
04/15/2017Valley Rural Brighter Future ScholarshipApplicants must be a Valley REC member or dependent of a member, planning to attend post-secondary institution and enroll full-time for the 2017-2018 school year.Attached below
04/21/2017Broad Top Area Medical Scholarship AwardApplicants must have a GPA of 90% or higher, enrolled in a medical field of study, involved in community and school. Attached below
04/21/2017Collin Brumbaugh Memorial ScholarshipApplicant must be a graduating HAHS senior, accepted to a post-secondary program, participated in athletics, and will likely continue to participate in athletics in the future. Application, letter of rec, copy of acceptance letter and submit to Guidance Office by May 6.Attached below
04/26/2017Ted Braxton Creative Arts ScholarshipHAHS graduating senior with GPA of 2.5 or better, accepted to a 2 or 4 year post-secondary institution, participated in creative arts and likely to continue in college. Application, teacher rec, and portfolio required. Attached below
04/27/2017PA Association of School Retirees: Huntingdon County ChapterApplicants must be a graduating senior who has been accepted to study to be a teacher or in the educational profession. 250-350 word essay, prompt on application. Attached below
04/28/2017Community State Bank Business ScholarshipApplicant must have been a business student for at least junior and senior year, and enrolled in a two- or four-year college pursuing a degree in the business field. Application and materials should be turned into Guidance. Attached below
04/28/2017Paul Edward Mitchell and Joseph Raymond Mitchell Memorial Scholarship ApplicationGraduating senior planning to enroll in a pre-medical course of study at any accredited college or university. Must include letter of rec, transcript, and copy of acceptance letter. Turn into Guidance by 4/27.Attached below
04/29/2017Huntingdon Second Tee ScholarshipApplicant must be a graduating senior of HAHS planning to attend a 2 or 4 year post secondary institution. Applications to be handed into the Guidance Office. Attached below
05/05/2017Woodcock Valley Lions Club ScholarshipApplicant must be graduating senior with financial need, good academic performance, leadership skills, citizenship, and positive recommendations. Application and materials should be turned into the Guidance Office. Attached below
05/10/2017Standing Stone Garden Club ScholarshipApplicant must be planning to further education in botany, ecology, environmental engineering, environmental science, floriculture, horticulture, landscape architecture, nursery production, plant pathology, soil science, turf management, or another allied subject. Must also have a "B" average, and include 2 letters of rec, brief activities resume, and short essay. Due to Guidance by 5/9/17. Attached below
05/13/2017M. H. Deforrest Memorial ScholarshipApplicant must be entering post-secondary education as a criminal justice major. Turn application into Guidance. Attached below
05/13/2017Richard and Mary Hudy Teaching ScholarshipApplicant must be a graduating senior from HAHS who is entering the field of education and enrolling at a college, display good sportsmanship, good citzenship, show patriotic attitude, show respect and demonstrate a positive behavior. Letters of rec required, ask ahead of time! Turn in application materials to the Guidance Office.Attached below
05/20/20172Inspire Positive Messaging Scholarship ContestApplicant must be accepted as a full time college student at a 4-year, 2-year, or trade school. Preference given to applicants who follow 2inspire on Instagram and Twitter and have given a shout out using the hashtag #2InspirePA on how they stay drug and alcohol free.Attached below
05/27/2017NY-Penn League Charitable Foundation 2016 Scholarship Applicant must be graduating senior with a min. GPA of 3.0, show leadership, participate in community service and extracurriculars, and explain impact State College Spikes has had on his/her life. Must include 3 letters of rec, copy of acceptance letter, transcript, and application. Applications must be sent to Spikes Office by June 1, so mailing by May 27 is recommended. Attached below
05/27/2017Huntingdon County Foundation: Leone Family ScholarshipHuntingdon County resident pursuing higher education at Penn State in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences or College of Engineering and is first-generation college student with a balance of academics and extra-curricular activities. Please turn in application to the Guidance Office by May 27. Attached below
06/01/2017Athnet Athlete ScholarshipMust be a current or former athlete at the high school or college level.
Must be a current college student or high school senior entering college.
http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm
06/15/2017Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Application Information2017 graduating senior with plans to enroll at a community college for the first time by fall 2017, exhibit strong commitment to pursue career or technical program, demonstrate financial need, perseverance in overcoming adversity, be involved in community service, and be a US citizen. Need digital copy of transcript and Student Aid Report from FAFSA. application.horatioalger.org
06/21/2017Dick Smith Memorial Scholarship, presented by Standing Stone Golf ClubA 2017 graduating senior who attends high school in Huntingdon County. Applicant must fill out application and 250 word essay on what the game of golf means to them. Applications can be sent to:
SSGC
PO Box G
Huntingdon, PA 16652.
Attached below
06/30/2017MSGR. John W. Mignot Memorial ScholarshipPA resident, currently (or previously) active for at least 2 years in a fair that is a member of PSACF and will be attending college in the Fall. www.pafairs.org

Ted Braxton Creative Arts Scholarship Application 2016

Collin Brumbaugh Sports Memorial Scholarship 2016

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