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Class Day and Viking Helping Vikings Scholarship Awards
Students interested in being considered for Class Day and Vikings Helping Vikings Scholarships must complete an application to be considered for any of these awards. Students will be required to complete one application for consideration for multiple awards. Students failing to complete an application will not be considered for any awards. The application is a Google Form that can be found in the Senior Information Google Classroom. All seniors have access to this form. The deadline for completion is Thursday, April 4, 2019. THERE ARE NO EXECEPTIONS TO THIS DEADLINE.
Munley Law $5,000 Scholarship
Posted - 3/18/19 Deadline - April 8, 2019
Munley Law is offering $5,000 to a graduating high school senior, currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate, or law school student in good standing with their college, university or law school in the United States.
To enter to win, students must answer the following question: Which amendment to the Constitution of the United States do you find most meaningful, and why? Please feel free to be creative– but abide by the rules below. We strongly suggest that you read them in their entirety before you begin your essay or video. Good luck!
For submission and entry information please visit... Munley Law Scholarship
Future Environmental Leaders Scholarship - posted 3/11/19
PPL invites high school seniors who live in homes served by PPL in central and eastern Pennsylvania to apply for this $2,000 scholarship. Winners will have scholarship funds sent to their indicated college or university in their name.
Essay Prompt: Tell us why you’re pursuing an environmentally-related career and what future impact you expect to have on the
world around you. (250 words maximum)
Steps to completing Application:
1) going to www.pplelectric.com/scholarship; (2) printing the downloadable entry form; (3) completing the form accurately and completely, including signing the entry form (or, if Entrant is a minor at the time of Entry, signing the as well as having a parent or legal guardian sign the entry form in the space indicated); (4) completing an original essay in response to the essay prompt on the entry form, where the essay must be submitted in a format readable on standard program or application on a PC computer, and which may be included in a separate file from the scanned entry form; (5) and either emailing a legible scanned copy of the completed entry form and the Entrant’s essay in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line: “PPL Future Environmental Leaders Scholarship Contest Entry” or mailing both the completed entry form and essay to PPL Electric Utilities, ATTN: Mike Hasel, 827 Hausman Rd., Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104.
Future Environmental Leaders Scholarship Link
Northeast Detachment Marine Corps League and Museum's Marine Rose Scholarship Program -$2,000 scholarship for a Riverside Student
Posted 2/28/2019; due 5/15/19
The Northeastern Detachment Marine Corps League and Museum, Scranton, Pennsylvania in conjunction with the Marine Corps League's Marine Rose program, has established a scholarship program to assist senior class members from area high schools, who will be pursuing higher education degrees upon graduation. This year, a Riverside High School student will be the awardee.
The NEDMCL Scholarship Committee will accept resume-type applications from interested seniors through May 15, 2019. The applicant must have the intention of attending an institution of higher learning on a full-time basis. The applicant must be accepted to an accredited college, university, or technical school. A letter of acceptance is required for first-year applicants.
Applicants should also submit any letters of recommendation, certificates of commendation which they have received, as well as a letter of intent to attend a higher level of education. Letters from high school principals, guidance counselors, teachers, cleargy and civic leaders will also be helpful. Additionally, a short essay of one hundred words or more on the topic: "How Can we Build a Better America," is required.
-Application, Activities Resume, Essay, Certificates/Awards/Honors, college acceptance letter, letters of recommendation to support application
-Mail to: NEDMCL Rose Scholarship Program, C/O James McLain (address on application)
Marine Rose Scholarship Program
Road to Safety Scholarship Contest - posted 2/20/19; due 5/10/19
This contest is open to graduating, college-bound seniors who currently reside in Pennsylvania; Please see contest rules and regulations below.
Road to Safety Scholarship Contest
William Popovich Memorial Scholarship - posted 2/20/19; due 4/30/19
High school seniors who live in Lackawanna County and plan to pursue a curriculum in agricultural or vetrinary science field are eligible for a scholarship through the Lackawanna County Conservation District. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has maintained high academic standards throughout their high school years and has shown an interest in agriculture or vetrinary science. Eligible students must complete an application and submit it to the Lackawanna County Conservation District by April 30, 2019 to be considered for this award.
William Popovich Memorial Scholarship
Nancey and William Lange Memorial Scholarship - posted 2/20/19; due 4/30/19
High school seniors who live in Lackawanna County and plan to pursue a curriculum in an environmental science field are eligible for a scholarship through the Lackawanna County Conservation District. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has maintained high academic standards throughout their high school years and has shown an interest in the environment. Eligible students must complete an application and submit it to the Lackawanna County Conservation District by April 30, 2019 to be considered for this award.
Lange Memorial Scholarship
LIAA Scholars Athlete Scholarship Application
1. Student must rank in the top 20% of their class.
2. Student must have received at least a 1000 on their SAT Math/Reading.
3. Student must have participated in at least one Varsitiy sport during high school.
2019 LIAA Scholarship Application
Eligible students will need to create a list of their sports participation and extracurricular activity involvement. They will also need to write an essay based on the following prompt: "In what ways have athletics impacted you and prepared you for success beyond high school?"
Applications are due March 31, 2019.
Jefferson Scholarship Award
This scholarship is for students pursuing nursing as a major (or a related field of study), at a college or university. Application must include a copy of student's high school transcript and a one page typed essay on what a career in healthcare means to you. Applications should be returned to the Scranton Area Foundation by March 29, 2019.
Jefferson Scholarship Award Application
The Scranton Area Foundation is proud to offer the Melvin-Deininger scholarship opportunity to seniors graduating from a Lackawanna County High School and planning on attending a Pennsylvania college, university or trade school. The applicants must have at least one parent served or serving in the military and/or one parent who is deceased. There is no limit as to how many applications from each school. The award amount will be $1,000. Completed applications must be mailed to the Scranton Area Foundation by Friday, March 29, 2019. No late applications will be accepted.
Melvin-Deininger Scholarship Application
$1,000 Brian Piccolo Award and Scholarship
This award is given to an Italian senior student athlete, male or female, who has exhibited excellence on the athletic field and in the classroom and who has displayed the attributes of Brian Piccolo as shown by hard work, dedication, loyalty, and teamwork. Piccolo, a native of Pittsfield, was a running back for the Chicago Bears who ided of cancer at 26. The Keystone Chapter of UNICO National will be honoring one high school student athlete from a Lackawanna County high school with this award. The criteria for the award winner include:
-senior student athlete male or female going on to college; at least 1/4 Italian ethnicity; community service hours; minimum 3.0 GPA. Students will need to complete an application, submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or coach outlining the student's accomplishments both in and out of the classroom, and a short essay (1 page or less). If eligible, please submit all components to Mrs. Getts by March 29, 2019.
2019 Brian Piccolo Award and Scholarship Application
The Scranton Area Community Foundation is excited to announce the Gregg Legg NEPA Diamond Scholarship. The Greg Legg NEPA Diamond Scholarship will be awarded to a student who shall make application through the guidance department at their high school located in Lackawanna, Luzerne, or Wayne County. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually. If eligible, please submit the applicaiton to the Scranton Area Foundation by March 29, 2019.
2019 Greg Legg Scholarship
GARY INSPIRED ME SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is in honor of Gary Lukasewicz, given to 1 students residing in Lackawanna County and 1 student in Luzerne
County. Only 1 nominee per school will be considered for this award. Students must meet the
following criteria: Academic excellence, good citizenship, participation in athletics (in school or
community) and an active member of a faith based or religious organization. The essay
requirement will be written on the topic of: “How are you an inspirational person based on the
qualities of Gary, including overcoming adversity, never giving up and inspiring others to be
2019 GaryInspiredMe Scholarship
Applications and essays are due by March 29, 2019.
2019 Cinderella's Closet Scholarship
Cinderella’s Closet of NEPA Scholarship Award - This $500 scholarship will be awarded to
one female or female-identified senior student currently attending a high school program within
NEPA counties of Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, or
Wyoming. Criteria for application are:25 or more hours documented for a non-profit
organization in NEPA; GPA of 3.0 or higher; and plans to pursue post-secondary school
education. The student must also provide one written letter of recommendation. Applications
are available in the Guidance office. The deadline to apply is March 29, 2019.
Cinderellas Closet Application
Completed Applications should be mailed to:
Scranton Area Foundation, Inc.
615 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 102
Scranton, PA 18510
2019 Chris Till Sender Scholarship -
This award will be presented to a student attending a school of cosmetology in Lackawanna County. The
student should obtain an application in the guidance office, and must also submit a personal essay
describing future goals.
Chris Till Sender Scholarship
Fraternal Order of Police - posted 2/5/2019; due 5/1/19
The Fraternal Order of Police, Northeast Lodge #63 is proud to continue the
tradition of awarding two $500 annual scholarships to two eligible high school seniors who wish
to pursue a career in the criminal justice field. This scholarship is open to any eligible high
school senior who intends to pursue a career in law Enforcement, either by majoring in criminal
justice in college or entering the act 120 police academy. Students may have had no disciplinary
problems in or out of the school. They must have maintained a 2.0 GPA or “B” average
throughout their final two years of high school. Application can be obtained through the school
counseling office. A 500 word essay outlining the reasons why they wish to pursue a law
enforcement career and what their career goals will be and how they hope to impact society.
Attach a transcript of grades as well as a copy of the acceptance letter to either a
college/university or the act 120 police academy. Applications will be screened and read by the
FOP Lodge #63 committee.
2019 Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship Application
Wyoming/Lackawanna County Farm Bureau Scholarship - posted 2/5/2019; due - 3/29/2019
This scholarship is for an Agricultural student who is pursuing a degree to advance Agriculture in the future.
2019 Farm Bureau Scholarship Application ______________________________________________________________________
Scranton Kiwanis Club Scholarship Award- posted 2/4/2019; due - April 5, 2019
This scholarship is sponsored annually by the Scranton Kiwanis Club. The Club awards 2 $3000 annual
scholarships to students who will be attending Keystone College, The University of Scranton or Marywood
University in the fall. The student must submit the application, two letters of recommendation, an essay
500-1000 words describing college goals, personal circumstances and commitment to community service,
name of the college you will be attending, and an official transcript.
Scranton Kiwanis Club Scholarship
Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society Scholarship
The Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society offers a $4,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who wishes to major in an environmental field such as Forestry, Nautral Resources, Environmental Planning, Fish, Game or Wildlife Management, Ecology and/or Environmental Science at an accredited two or four year college or university. The scholarship is awarded in increments of $1,000 per year for each year of the degree program. An application form for this schoalrship is available on the Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society website at: http://www.nepaaudubon.org/about/scholarships. Applications are due by April 30th.
Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society Scholarship
The Century Club of Scranton - Nursing Scholarship
posted 1/25/2019; due 4/15/2019
The Century Club of Scranton offers to high school graduates, who reside in Lackawanna County an opportunity for scholarships in nursing. The college or university of choice must be located in the state of Pennsylvania. Selection for these scholarships are granted on the basis of school record, scholarship, need and aptitude.
2019 Century Club of Scranton Nursing Scholarship
Aspiring Pennsylvania Attorneys Scholarship-
posted 1/25/2019; due 5/31/2019
The Pearce Law Firm is awarding a $2000 scholarship for graduating seniors in Pennsylvania who are planning to pursue law school. Students must meet the following criteria: Have a minimum GPA of 3.0, must be seeking a law oriented degree, and submit a copy of transcripts. Acceptance for scholarship will be primarily based on academic achievement through financial need. Students must apply on http://thepearcelawfirm.com/aspiring-scholarship. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2019.
CORABELLE CHAPPELL SCHOLARSHIP FUND –
available 2/5/2019; due 4/1/52019
This scholarship is for Lackawanna County residents planning on attending Keystone College in the fall. The student must have at least a 2.0 GPA and be in need of financial assistance to attend college. You can find this application and search for
Pennsylvania American Water - Stream of Learning Scholarship
posted 1/24/19; due: March 22, 2019.
2019 Stream of Learning Scholarship -
Open to all students.
National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania - posted 1/23/19 - due: 3/31/19
Any legally blind student who will be a full time student during the 2018-2019 school year is encouraged to apply, even if you have had no previous involvement in the organziation.
National Federation of the Blind Scholarship
Feel Good Charities Scholarship- posted 12/21/18 - due April 30, 2019
Feel Good Charities Scholarship Application
Feel Good Charities will honor one graduating senior student, in each of fifteen different local school districts, who exemplifies the
concept of "Paying It Forward" by being kind to others and making others in the community "feel good" about life.
This scholarship is intended for a student of good moral character, who exhibits a desire for
helping others and has a positive impact on his/her community. The student must also attend a
two-year or four-year college, vocational/technical school or enlist in military service next year.
A scholarship of $500 will be awarded to each student selected by the committee. Applications
can be obtained in the guidance office. There is an essay of approximately 250 words
explaining how you are "Paying It Forward" and positively impacting your school and/or
surrounding community. Mail the complete application packet to the following address: Feel
Good Charities Scholarship, c/o Feel Good Motors, Inc., 924 Scranton Carbondale Highway,
Dickson City, PA 18519.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.