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These scholarship applications have arrived and can be found in the scholarship drawer in the Counseling Office:
Clarence Schock Foundation is for seniors who have been accepted and plan to attend Millersville University. The deadline to apply is February 24, 2017.
Dollars for Scholars Scholarships will go live on January 2, 2017. Go to their website for a list of scholarships available to Fairfield students and to apply. www.adamscountydfs.org
The Snowmobile Club of Adams County Scholarship. This scholarship if for seniors pursuing any 2 or 4 year degree majoring in some form of carpentry, engineering, and/or civil service work. The deadline to apply is March 22, 2017.
The Conewago Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship. This scholarship is for seniors who want to major in Accounting, Architecture, or Business Management & Engineering and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The deadline is April 3, 2017.
PA Media Group for the Best & Brightest is a scholarship for seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 and is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and service to school, peers and community. The deadline to apply is March 6, 2017.
Charles Kidder Essay Contest Scholarship is for seniors who are employed or have a sibling, parent or grandparent employed by Hanover Area Management Association. This is a $1,500 scholarship and the deadline to apply is March 20, 2017.
Omega Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society is a $750 award for a female senior pursuing a career in education.
Walter D. Fohl, Jr. Medical Education Loan Foundation is an interest free loan for a senior who will be majoring in the medical field.
Gettysburg Hospital Foundation Young Women's/Young Men's Leadership Conference Scholarship is awarded to one female and one male senior in each of the six public schools in Adams County who attended the Young Women's/Young Men's Leadership Conference as a 7th grader who is planning to attend a post-secondary institution following graduation. This year the scholarship will be $1,000 and the completed application must be submitted to Mrs. Harvey by March 15th.
The One Mountain Foundation Scholarship has updated their application and has a new name The Mason Dixon Scholarship. They will be giving four $500 scholarships to seniors pursuing a career requiring college, business, trade or technical education beyond Grade 12.
Rotary Club Academic Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship for a senior who has taken academically oriented subjects in high school, achieved a B average, and has been accepted in a four-year college or university majoring in a business or professional field. Deadline is April 3rd.
Rotary Club Vocational Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship for a senior who has taken vocationally oriented subjects in high school, and achieved a B average on vocational subjects and a grade of C or better on all other subjects during their senior year. He/she must also be committed to attending a secondary program in a vocational area. Deadline is April 3rd.
The Florence deHaven Stick Memorial Scholarship is for seniors who are enrolled in an accredited nursing program or accepted for classes beginning in the fall for a career as an R.N. or L.P.N. It is based on financial need, academic performance and extracurricular activities. Deadline is March 17th.
The York-Adams Two Cylinder Club Scholarship is for all career choices, but those affiliated with Agriculture, Vocation, Technical, Trade School and Business will take preference. Deadline is March 31st.
The Gettysburg Hospital Auxiliary offers a scholarship of up to $5,000 available to any senior who wants to pursue studies in nursing/allied health leading to a degree or certificate. The scholarship recipient must be accepted to an accredited college, institution or hospital school of nursing at the time the award is made. The deadline to apply is April 19th.
The Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central PA has a scholarship program for students who have epilepsy or seizure disorder. This foundation is proud to offer eight scholarships totaling $10,000 this year. Please come to the Counseling Office for an application. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2017.
The Lawyers at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a generous $1000 scholarship for any seniors who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship you must have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better, and write an essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome. The deadline for application submissions is July 31, 2017. To apply go to their website: http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/
The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship doesn't require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need. For the criteria for this scholarship and the application to apply go to their website: https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/ The deadline to apply is March 1, 2017.
The Elizabeth Ferciot Roby Art Scholarship is for a senior pursuing post-secondary education at a school, college or university in the field of art, preferably studio art, but other forms of art such as photography, sculpture or pottery may be considered. This scholarship is $500 and the deadline to apply is April 14, 2017. Applications can be found in the Counseling Office.
The Delta Kappa Gamma International is a professional organization for key women educators that sponsors a scholarship to a graduating female high school student who is going to pursue a degree in education. This is a $500 award and the deadline to apply is April 20, 2017. Applications are located in the Counseling Office.
Nursing School Almanac Scholarship is a $1,000 award to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, and has a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of health care. The deadline is June 30, 2017. Interested students can go to their website for the scholarship application: www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com
Each year the York-Adams County Central Labor Council conducts a scholarship essay contest. The 2017 Richard L. Boyd Workers' Memorial Day Essay contest is a onetime, $500 cash scholarship. Any high school senior living in York or Adams County planning to pursue post-secondary education is eligible to participate. For more information, please come to the Counseling Office for a brochure. The deadline is April 10, 2017.
The Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS) will once again award a $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding senior who has been successful in their academic pursuits while overcoming physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment and supplies such as wheelchairs, respiratory devices, diabetes devices or asthma devices etc. Applications can be found in the Counseling Office and the deadline to apply is April 7, 2017.
The Biglerville Garden Club is pleased to announce the availability of two $500 scholarships this year. The Olivia Carey Scholarship and The Angela Nadeau Scholarship. Seniors must have good academic standing, community service, club activities, participation in extra-curricular activities and financial need. The application is located in the Counseling Office and you only need one to apply for both scholarships. The deadline is April 15, 2017.
See Mrs. Balogh for more details.