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SCHOLARSHIP OFFERINGS 

If you are interested in any of these scholarships offered, please click here to download document, write your name on the top of the sheet, check off which scholarship information you would like and bring it to the Guidance Office.  Scholarship information will be ready for pick up the following day at 2:45 pm.  If you have any questions about the opportunities listed please see Ms. Norton or Ms. Acuff in the Guidance Office.

Gettysburg CollegeGettysburg is offering two scholarship opportunities. The first is the STEM Scholars Program - a cohort of students will be chosen based on their interest in pursuing a major and career in a STEM-related field. They  are looking for academically-promising, underrepresented minority, and first-generation students with demonstrated financial need to be part of the incoming STEM Scholars cohort. Students can go to:  http://www.gettysburg.edu/s-stem for more information  and to apply online. The second opportunity is a new scholarship for talented musicians who seek to earn a music degree through the Sunderman Conservatory of Music. Preference will be given to students focused on the keyboard/piano. Learn more about music scholarships and deadlines on their website at:  http://www.gettysburg.edu/scholarships_aidPlease see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for application and further information

Virginia Wesleyan University – The Batten Honors College will prepare you to become an impactful leader and environmental steward in the global community.  Scholarship, Leadership, and Stewardship are the pillars of our educational philosophy.  Visit http://www.vwu.edu/academics/batten-honors-college for more information.

Skidmore CollegeFour to six $60,000 Filene Music Scholarships are awarded each year through a performance competition coordinated by Skidmore's Department of Music.  The scholarship package—$15,000 per year toward tuition, plus lesson fees—is awarded independent of any additional need-based aid. Financial aid applicants who demonstrate financial need will receive Skidmore grant aid in addition to their scholarships. The competition is open to high school seniors who meet the criteria for admission to Skidmore College and who apply for admission by January 15, 2019. For more information, as well as scholarship application, please visit:  https://www.skidmore.edu/music/scholarships/filene.php.   Filene application deadline is:  January 20, 2019.

Comcast NBC Universal - We are pleased to announce that the 2019-2020 application is now live. New this year, the program now allows students to self-nominate with no limitations to the number of applicants from each school who can apply to receive a one-time scholarship of $2,500.  Students can go to their website at https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/ to learn more about eligibility requirements and the application process.  Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must:  Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadershipAll scholarship application materials must be submitted by December 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST, in order to be considered.

 Monk’s Home Improvement Service ScholarshipCollege-bound students who have demonstrated a leadership role in community service are encouraged to apply.  Five scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded. Applicants must be from the local area with plans to attend, or continue attending, an accredited college or university for the 2019-2020 school year.  Additional details, as well as application can be found online at:  https://monkshomeimprovements.com/scholarshipDeadline:  March 31, 2019.\Discover College Covered -

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UNIGO - $5,000 Education Matters Scholarship - As a scholarship seeker, you're probably already well-aware of the importance of an education. But, what about the naysayers? Have you come across someone who's tried to talk you out of college, saying that it's not worth it? While continuing your education takes time, and money, there's a certain value that everyone is hoping to achieve. Our Education Matters Scholarship is giving you the chance to state why education matters. Why does education matter to you? What is the value you hope to receive from college? What would you do to convince the college cynics? Speaking up for education could lead to helping you pay for your own. One applicant will be awarded our $5,000 Education Matters Scholarship.  Deadline:  November 30, 2018.  For more information on this scholarship and other scholarships, visit the UNIGO website at: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship.

JV Voluntarism ScholarshipThe Junior League of Morristown, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

The JLM offers Voluntarism Scholarships to recognize outstanding dedication to community service by graduating high school seniors. Since the establishment of the Scholarship Fund in 1986 the JLM has awarded scholarships to 145 students totaling more than $235,000.  Up to four $2,500 scholarships will be awarded. Awards will be sent directly to the college or school designated by the recipient.  Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for application and further information.  Completed applications must be received by January 31, 2019.

New Jersey Schoolwomen’s Club - New Jersey Schoolwomen’s Club Scholarship - THE NEW JERSEY SCHOOLWOMEN’S CLUB is a group of women educators engaged in all aspects of public education in New Jersey.  The objectives of the club include promoting the interests of our profession, encouraging capable young women to become educators, and recognizing outstanding women in the field of education.  Any young woman who is a senior in a New Jersey high school and is a New Jersey resident is invited to apply.  She should be planning to complete a professional program (minimum baccalaureate) leading to a degree and certification in the field of education.  The Jeannette Hodge, Mary Ann Giovannini, and Patricia Barber memorial scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000, and two educational awards, in the amount of $500, will be awarded for academic achievement.  Involvement in extra-curricular and community service activities will also be considered.   Deadline:  March 4, 2019.

NJESA Scholarship - The New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA), an official chartered chapter of the Electronic Security Association (ESA), is pleased to announce the availability of college scholarship awards to sons and daughters of active-duty police and fire personnel.

The ESA has more than 2,500 members and the NJESA has over 300 members.  Our members are companies that sell, design, install, maintain, and monitor electronic burglar and fire alarm systems.  This scholarship award is a small way for our industry to say thanks to our very dedicated public safety community and to help pay for an advanced education for deserving students.

The scholarship awards, in the amounts of $1,500 for first prize and $1,000for second prize, are available to qualified high school seniors.

A copy of the requirements and application can be found at http://esaweb.org/ysapplyNJ.  All applications must be submitted online.  Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and the essay. In addition to completing the application and submitting the appropriate documentation, each student must write an essay explaining “What it means to me to have my parent or guardian involved in securing our community.

Deadline to submit an online application is March 1, 2019.

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GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year.
 
High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.
  
Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online at:  https://www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarshipsApplications for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 4, 2019. 
 

Scholarships.org – miscellaneous scholarships https://studentscholarships.org/.