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    Roy W. Piper Charitable Trust Scholarships - posted 1/9/19 - due March 15, 2019
    The Roy W. Piper Charitable Trust, Tunkhannock, announces the availability of annually renewable scholarships, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year.  Principle preference will be given to Wyoming, Lackawanna, and Luzerne County students.  Scholarships are awarded based upon a combination of financial need, academic merit and community service/extra-curricular activities, and are for use of education at an accredited higher education institution.

    Roy W. Piper Charitable Trust Career Technology Scholarship
    Roy W. Piper Charitable Trust Military Scholarship
    Roy W. Piper Charitable Trust Scholarship
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    Posted 1/9/19:
    NET Federal Credit Union Scholarship
    Students must be members of the NET Credit Union in Scranton, PA
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    Feel Good Charities Scholarship- posted 12/21/18 - due April 30, 2019
    Feel Good Charities Scholarship Application
    Students must submit a typed essay of approximately 250 words explaining how you are "Paying it Forward" and positively impacting your school and/or surrounding community.

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    James F. Swift Scholarship Program - posted 12/21/18 - due: March 15, 2019
    James F. Swift Scholarship Flyer - James F. Swift Scholarship Link
    Criteria:
    1.  Student must be a senior one of the Lackawanna County schools named on the applicaton. 
    2.  Student is planning to enroll for the first time in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four year college or university, preferably one of the following Lackawanna County Schools:  Summit University, Johnson College, Keystone College, PSU-Scranton, Lackawanna College, Marywood University, or the University of Scranton.
    A high school transcript is required.  The student is responsible for forwarding all required information to Scholarship America. 
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    2019 - Mike Munchak Community Service Scholarship - posted 12/18/18
    due: March 31, 2019 - 2019 Mike Munchak Scholarship Application
    To be eligible, candidates must be actively involved in community service activities in programs funded by this United Way, be full-time
    resdient and/or students of school districts withing Lackawanna or Wayne Counties and be accepted by an accredited university, college or trade school, in a two or four year degree program track, for the 2019/2020 school year.
    List of Programs Funded by the United Way
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    Pennsylvania Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP) - 12/11/2018
    Hermine Solt Student Scholarship - $500 Scholarship for Business Majors due March 1, 2019

     

    The Pennsylvania Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP) welcomes all qualifying students to submit a scholarship application for the 2019 Hermine Solt Student Scholarship. This is a $500 scholarship that was established in 1992 for the purpose of aiding students in Pennsylvania to pursue higher education in a business-related field.  This scholarship will be given to an eligible senior applicant graduating from a Pennsylvania High School or Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to be used as either tuition assistance or as a school bookstore credit at any approved two or four-year post-secondary institution, college, or university majoring in the business field.  (Examples include but not limited to: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Management, Business Communications, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Computer/Technology, or Secretarial/Admin. Assistant)

     

    Complete details including criteria, guidelines, and scholarship application can be found at PAEOP’s website:  www.paeop.com – under Award & Scholarships.   Applications can now be sent via email from your school guidance counselor ONLY or via regular mail to:  Applications must be complete to be considered.  Thank you.

     

    Scholarship Committee Chairperson and contact is:

    Lenore Filipovic

    Phoenixville Area School District

    386 City Line Avenue

    Phoenixville, PA 19460

    Email:  filipovicl@pasd.com  or herminesoltstudentscholarship@gmail.com

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    Paul T. Bordi Scholarship - posted 12/6/2018
    This is a $1,000 award which requires an essay, a letter of recommendation from a school counselor or coach, at least a 2.9 GPA, must have participated in a school-sponsored sport, and must be attending an institution of higher education in the fall.
    Paul T. Bordi Scholarship Information 
    Criteria for Paul T. Bordi Scholarship
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    Here is information about a new scholarship program at Marywood University...
    FREE TUITION FOR TEN LOCAL STUDENTS!!!!! - Posted 12/4/2018

    Marywood University is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for freshmen beginning in the fall 2019.  The Cloverfields Scholars Program, a scholarship made possible through the philanthropy of a generous donor, provides for the awarding of ten scholarships which cover full tuition and required fees at Marywood University.

    The Cloverfields Scholars Program is established to assist first generation college students who demonstrate the potential to become student leaders.  The scholarship is renewable for up to a total of four years, provided the student maintains a 3.0 GPA and submits and annual progress report on specified accomplishments and experiences.  Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students.

    An applicant must have an SAT score of 1040 or above, and a high school GPA of a 3.4 or greater and must be a legal resident of one of the fourteen Northeastern Pennsylvania counties surrounding Marywood University.  Please refer to the scholarship application or online application for further information.  

    Cloverfields Scholarship Application
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    Penn East Scholarship - Link - posted 11/27/18

    Penn East FCU is proud to recognize the achievements of three area students through a $2,500 scholarship. The award is based on applicant’s essay, academic excellence, citizenship, community and school involvement.

    Who Is Eligible?
    Graduating high school seniors who will enroll in a full-time undergraduate program during the 2019-2020 school year at an accredited two- or four-year U.S. college/university or vocational/technical school are eligible. Students must be a member of Penn East FCU or have a parent or guardian who is a member(active and good standing). Children of Board of Directors or children of Penn East FCU employees are not eligible.
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    Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    2019 Blair E Caboot Memorial
    Scholarship


    The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NPCTM) annually presents a $750 scholarship to a deserving student from northeastern Pennsylvania.  The scholarship is in memory of Blair E. Caboot, a past President of NPCTM and mathematics educator in the Abington Heights School District and Keystone College.  The scholarship applicant should excel in mathematics in high school and have future plans in a mathematics-related field.

    Eligible applicants must attend school in one of the following counties: Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Sullivan, Wayne, Wyoming.

    To apply, students should fill out the outline form at www.npctm.org .  A transcript and recommendation letter from one of the student’s mathematics teachers is required.

    Deadline is March 16, 2019.   Any questions regarding the scholarship should be directed to Vincent Pricci, Student Awards Chariman, at vpricci@gmail.com

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    2019 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) of Lehigh Valley
    The Lehigh Valley Professional Section of Society of WOmen Engineers grants scholarships to graduating high school seniors who identify as female and will be entering an accredited engineering program.  Evaluation is based on academic achievement, extracurricular and leadership activities, an evaluation form, and an original essay.  A one-time award of up to $5,000 will be granted to each of the successful applicants.

    Apply online:  LV - Society of Women Engineers Link.  Applications due February 10, 2019.

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    109th Infantry Scholarship - Scholarship Application

    ELIGIBILITY: 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.

    Must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for this scholarship.

    Please download application at www.109thinfantry.org.

    Mail application to: Mr. Ron Barkofsky

    27 Circle Drive, EYNON, PA 18403.


    109th Infantry Scholarship

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    The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

     A $1,000 award will be given to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field). Applicants must submit an essay no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional experience. Deadline June 30, 2019

    For more information visit  https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/  

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    LOCKHEED MARTIN STEM SCHOLARSHIP

    Lockheed Martin is offering 200 STEM scholarships of $10,000 each. It is designed for students who demonstrate financial need and come from an underrepresented group or underserved community. It is designed to provide opportunities to groups that are traditionally underrepresented in STEM: Women, people of color, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTQ, and those that are first-generation college students. PLTW students do receive priority. Lockheed Martin internship opportunities and wraparound services, such as mentorships, will be built into the program. It is open to US Citizens attending US colleges.  Applicants must also meet the following criteria:

    ·    Majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Math, Physics, Information Systems/Management Information Systems or Information Assurance

    ·    High school senior with a 3.5 or above GPA

    ·    Attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. four-year college or university

    ·    U.S. citizen

    ·    Be willing to consider a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following their freshman, sophomore or junior year of college, other circumstances notwithstanding (note: the internship is not required to receive a scholarship)

    The application process opens January 15, and closes March 12.  For more information please visit Scholarship Link
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