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 2016-2017 Scholarships

All available scholarships are listed below. Please visit their websites or come to the guidance office to look through the scholarship crate. Some applications must be completed online and others can be completed and mailed in. Please pay close attention to deadlines and collect all required documents early. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Davidson or Mrs. Landis in the guidance office.
 

Scholarship  

 Amount

 Description

Deadline

   Scholarships available as of 3/20/2017 
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities  VariesTFEC Scholarships  Access this link to see over 20 scholarships available to students in Perry County.  When your application is complete, please print the counselor page and bring it to the guidance office. See Mrs. Davidson with any questions.  Varies
PSECU
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If you are a graduating senior and a member of PSECU , you may qualify for one of six scholarships! If you are not a member but are eligible for membership, you must join by December 31, 2016.  Please visit the guidance office to see a list of how to be a qualifiying member.  You may pick up a paper copy in the counseling office or download and complete the application packet at www.psecu.com/scholarships and provide Mrs. Davidson with the information to be completed by the guidance office. 
 Feb. 27
The Garden Club of Harrisburg $1,000  Awarded to a graduating student (or current college student) in the field of Floriculture, Plant Pathology, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design and related studies.  Please pick up an application in the counseling office. February 1  
Altrusa International of South Central PAvaries This is an academic scholarship for individuals enrolled or aspiring to enroll in a post secondary education program for the 2017-2018 school year.  Applicants must demonstrate strong academic performance, financial need, and dedication to community involvement and service. Please come to the counseling office to pick up an application.    March 1 
PA Restaurant Association  variesHigh school seniors who are graduating this year and have been accepted into a hospitality or culinary arts program at an accredited post-secondary institution.  Download the application from www.prla.org/scholarship or stop by the counseling office to pick up a paper copy.  Three letters of recommendation are needed, along with a 200 word essay and an acceptance letter from post secondary institution.   March 1
United Steelworkers District 10: In Memory of Hugh Carcella $4,000 For seniors planning to achieve a Bachelor's Degree in the US or Canada. Applicant must be a member, son/daughter, or legal ward of a member of a United Steelworkers, District 10 (Eastern) local union; or the son, daughter, or legal ward of a disabled or old age retiree or deceased member of an affiliated local union who was in good standing with the United Steelworkers at the time of their retirement or death. 

To Apply: Request an application from participating local unions. Application must be signed by the President and Recording Secretary of the respective local union.

 March 15
 Joni Williamson Scholarship $250 Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Perry County school, an acknowledged dedication to and/or aptitude for the Arts, planning to continue his or her artistic pursuits (academic or extracurricular) at a two or four year institution.  Applications must include one recommendation from an adult who is able to comment on his/her artistic endeavors and a short (500 words or less) essay.  Applications and more information are available in the scholarship crate in the guidance office.   April 1
Rotary Club of Perry County $500 Available for graduating seniors attending college in the fall. Scholarship winners will be based heavily on community service and school activities. The scholarship will be awarded after successfully enrolling for the second semester of college. Applications can be found in the scholarship crate in the guidance office. March 1
Pinnacle Health Auxiliary Varies Any graduating senior who will be pursuing a health career is invited to apply.  You must include two letters of recommendation and a short essay.  Visit http://www.pinnaclehealth.org/giving-back/the-foundation/our-programs/pinnaclehealth-auxiliary/our-programs-and-activities/auxiliary-scholarship/ for the application or pick up a paper copy in the counseling office.  March 24
 Susquehanna Valley Association of Neonatal Nurses (SVANN) $500Several $500 scholarships will be awarded to students in Dauphin, York, Cumberland, Franklin and Perry counties who are entering the nursing profession at the RN level in either an ADN or BNS program.  Candidates should have a GPA of at least 2.75, submit their high school transcript, scholarship application, college acceptance letter and a 500 word essay.  Applications can be found in the scholarship crate in the guidance office.   March 31
Perry-Juniata County Penn State  $1,000 Any student planning to attend a Penn State affiliated school (including Penn College, School of Technology) is eligible to apply.  Must have a 500 word essay and 3 character reference letters.  Applications are available in the scholarship crate in the guidance office. April 1
Perry County Sportsman for Youth  $1,000  Available to a senior entering the field of study relating to wildlife management, forestry, conservation, environmental science or a related field. Applications can be found in the guidance office in the scholarship crate March 31
PA State Hunters Organization $500 Awarded to one senior from Greenwood who is planning to enter the field of study relating to wildlife management, forestry, conservation, environmental science or a related field.  Applications can be found in the counseling office in the scholarship crate.   April 2
American Business Women's Association $1,000 Awarded to a female student who will be attending accredited U.S. colleges, universities and community/vocational schools.  Applicants must be US citizens, residents of Cumberland, Perry or Dauphin County, a high school graduating senior, college freshmen in August 2017 with a 2.8 GPA of higher and involved in community service. Eligible women interested in applying for the scholarship should contact: Denise Shade, Camelot Chapter at dmshade@ptd.net  Applications must be completed through www.sbmef.org .   March 30
Orrstown Bank Foundation   Varies Applicants must attend a high school in Cumberland, Franklin, Lancaster, or Perry Counties.  Application includes a letter of introduction, three letters of recommendation and an official high school transcript.  Applications can be submitted via mail or email to scholarships@orrstown.com  March 31
The Capital Area Education Association: Special Education Scholarship $500 Students planning to enroll in a post-secondary program which leads to a degree in Special Education, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Adaptive Physical Education or School Psychology.  Two references, including letters, are needed.  Applications are available in the scholarship crate in the guidance office.  April 15
ASHE (Engineering Scholarship) $2,000Applicants must be a graduating senior planning to attend post-secondary education in the fall. You must be enrolling in a four year college program for a Bachelors degree in engineering. You may obtain an application from the guidance office or go to: www.harrisburg.ashe.pro/Scholarship.htm  April 7
PA Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP): Herman Solt Student Scholarship  $500Offered to a PA High School senior who is pursuing higher education in a business related field (career in secretarial, office technology, accounting, business education, business management, etc).  Please visit www.paeop.com to find a scholarship application under "Award and Scholarships". April 1
PA School Public Relations Association: PenSPRA  $1,000Applicant must attend a public, Pennsylvania high school and plan to major in communications or public relations.  Applications and more information can be found at http://www.penspra.org/Scholarshipinfo.aspx   March 15 
PACB Foundation $1,000 (renewable) Applicant must be a dependent child of a parent working at leas 1,000 hours per year for a minimum of two years, for a regular member of the PA Association of Community Bankers and applicant must enroll as a full-time, undergraduate student.  This is a renewable scholarship if minimum GPA standards are maintained. For a complete list of participating banks, and to complete the application you may Click Here or pick up a paper application in the counseling office, scholarship crate.  February 11
HFC/JLC Memorial Scholarship $6,000 ($1,500 annually-4 years) Senior students graduating from a Perry County High School and entering the medical field. Recipient must be of high character and integrity. A personal interview may be required by the scholarship committee. Applications can be found in the guidance office in the schoarship crate. April 29
Stephenson J Olson Memorial Scholarship $500 minimum Graduating high school seniors from Newport High School, Newport Pennsylvania and Greenwood High School, Millerstown, Pennsylvania, Perry County furthering their education in the information technology services field who have been accepted in a computer or related program in an accredited post-secondary institution April 1
 Todd C. Black Memorial Award Varies 
The award will be presented to a student entering the field of Communications, Wildlife Management, or a related environmental field. The applicant must demonstrate a strong work ethic and possess many of the personal qualifications and traits as mentioned in detail on the application form in addition to a basic “love for life” and “love for the outdoors and respect for the environment.”
The applicant may also be entering the United States Army majoring in one of the related fields of occupation as described above.
If there is no graduate entering the Communications, Wildlife Management, or related fields, the award will then be presented to a graduate based solely on personal characteristics that closely model those of the late Todd C. Black.
May 9 
Irvin E Herr Foundation Varies Any student graduation from a secondary school in Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry and Northunberland counties.  Must submit an application, official transcript, 500 (or less) word essay, 2 letters of recommendation and SAT scores.  Applications can be found in the scholarship crate in the guidance office.    June 15
James K. and Arlene L. Adams Foundation Varies Students graduating from high schools in eastern and central Cumberland County or of high schools in Perry County who have applied for further education. Tuition Assistance will be awarded based on merit, community involvement, good moral character, a promise of success or achievement, and financial need for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must have applied for a 2 or 4 year degree program. 

See the scholarship crate in the guidance office for an application or visit www.adams.foundation to find an application.
 April 4
Lee C. Morrissey Award Varies Any student engaged in volunteer activities that benefit school, church, community, state or nation. All nominees require two nominations. Nominees will be selected on basis of merit withough regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical/mental disability or political affiliation April 30
 Perry County Fair

 up to four, $1,000 scholarships

 You must be a graduating senior planning to attend post-secondary education in the fall. You must be a Perry County resident. See the scholarship crate for an application. May 6
 Stephen E Scott Scholarship Program Two $5,000 one$2,500Applicant must be attending an accredited college/university, community college or trade/technical school in a 50 mile radius of Leola, PA or a 25 mile radius of Wilmington, DE; maintain a minimum grade point average or 2.5 in the most recent academic year.   May 30
    
   Community Organization Sponsored Scholarship/Awards Now Available..... 
 John H. Teats Community Involvement Award  Sponsored by Liverpool LionsClub. Goes to the student that best exemplifies the qualities of community leadership and service concurrent withLion beliefs. The winner should be mindful of the Lions Motto “We Serve” and should promote good citizenship, take an active interest in the civic, social and moral welfare of the community and encourage others to serve. April 17
    
  Scholarships listed below are not yet available, they will be updated when available (as of 3/20/2017) 
 The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg  up to $1,000 Applicant must be a citizen of the United States of have permanent resident status.  Must submit: a) an application with the recommendation of a building industry related instructor or professional; b) an essay (minimum 200 words) describing their career goals and why they should be awarded the scholarship; AND c) copy of latest grade transcript and SAT scores. 
Applications are avaialable in the scholarship grate outside of the guidance office. 
 April 1
 Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg  $1,000 Applicant must be a citizen of the US or have permanent resident status.  Applicant planning to study any field is eligible but preference will be given to: a) a dependent of or an employee or owner of an HBA member firm enrolled in or planning to enroll in any educational program OR b) non-member enrolled in an educational program in the construction field or a construction related field.  Each applicant will be evaluated on a point system. 
 
Applications are available in the guidance office in the scholarship crate. 
 March 11
 Greenwood Education Association Varies 
If you are currently a senior at Greenwood High School and you are planning to attend a post graduate training program of two or more years, you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applications can be found in the scholarship crate outside the guidance office. 
 
Applications can be found in the scholarship crate in the guidance office.
 May 2
 PA Land Surveyors' FoundationVaries  
Available to students who are planning to attend a two or four year Land Surveying degree program. Applications can be found in the guidance office in the scholarhip crate.
 April 11
 Carrie Hackenberger Memorial Student Cooperation Award $500 

This award is presented to a senior who demonstrates a strong work ethic, cooperation, and respect in the school setting and is continuing his/her learning in higher education.

Applications can be found in the scholarship crate in the guidance office.

 May 6
 The Carrie Hackenberger Memorial Scholarship $500 

This award is presented to a student who plans to attend a college or university to pursue a degree in education.  The recipient will be determined by the scholarship committee through and application process and will be awarded $500 after proof of being enrolled in higher education.

Applications can be found in the scholarship crate in the guidance office.
 May 6
 Greenwood Parent Teacher Organization $500  You must be a graduating senior planning to attend post-secondary education in the fall, plannning to major in Education/Teaching.

See the scholarship crate for an application.
 May 6
    
   Community Organization Sponsored Scholarship/Awards (Not yet available, as of 3/20/2017) 
 Seth Goodling Memorial Scholarship up to $1,000Eligible candidates must be committed to furthering his or her education through a college or technical school.  This individual must also display compassion for others and demonstrate a genuine interest in service to others, their church, school or community.  To be considered, applicants should possess a high degree of character and integrity.  Special consideration may be given to students indicating financial hardship.      Applications can be found in the scholarship crate in the guidance office.    May 15
 Florence Nightingale Award Sponsored by the Liverpool Civic Club will be presented to a student majoring in Nursing.   
 Herman Bradley Award Sponsored by Dixie Bradley Gordon.  Based on integrity, scholarship and citizenship  
 Caroline Ruehr Scholarship Sponsored by Caroline Ruehr Family.  Based on student working up to potential, his or her integrity and involvement in school and extra curricular activities.   
 William J. Willard Memorial Award Awarded to a student, if any, who has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and exemplifies community leadership and service.   
 Mahoney Rebekah Lodge Award Based on Honesty, Faith and Integrity as well as demonstrating Good Citizenship.   
 J. P. Russell Memorial Award  Based on Academics and Citizenship   
 
Last Modified on March 20, 2017
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