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Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship


The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 31st class in 2019, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $69 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Apply now! High school seniors may  APPLY HERE through 5 pm est on Thursday, October 31, 2019. 

Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship

The Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship is awarded to local high school seniors with a strong caddie background. To be eligible to apply for a Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship, all applicants must meet the following requirements: a strong caddie record, excellent academics, demonstrated financial need and outstanding character. Deadline is October 30th. Applications are accepted at http://www.wgaesf.org/site/c.dwJTKiO0JgI8G/b.7512567/k.47CB/Evans_Scholarship_Application.htm

Redfin Scholarship

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This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education.

Ready to Succeed Scholarship

For the first time this school year, a Ready to Succeed Scholarship Program will be available for college students attending private and public schools in Pennsylvania. The state has allocated $5 million in the budget for the merit-based scholarship, and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will be administering the program.

To qualify, students must have completed at least one academic year - defined as having earned at least 24 semester credits - have at least a 3.25 GPA and family income cannot exceed $110,000. Students who receive needs-based scholarships are eligible as well. A full-time student can receive up to $2,000 and part-time students can get up to $1,000. The minimum award is $500. The scholarship can be used toward tuition, books, living expenses, fees or supplies.

PHEAA will forward the colleges and universities a roster of students who qualify for the grants based on income, and it will be up to the schools to certify a student’s academic eligibility. Colleges are able to start nominating students now and applications will need to be submitted by September 15th. The state will notify students between mid-October and November if they have received an award.

There is no limit for how many students a school can nominate and awards will be given out on a first come, first served basis. In Pennsylvania, with nearly 700,000 college students, PHEAA estimates tens of thousands of students will qualify for these grants, but expects about 3,600 students will actually receive an award based on the low state allocation for this program.

Students should be doing everything possible to lower their college debt and I am pleased the Commonwealth has introduced another resource for those looking to continue their education after high school. Oftentimes, middle income students do not qualify for state grants because there are other students in more financially desperate situations. The Ready to Succeed Scholarships offer these middle income students a new opportunity for financial freedom.

To learn more about if you are eligible for one of these scholarships or how to apply, please contact your college or university’s Financial Aid Office.

Pittsburgh Foundation

The Pittsburgh Foundation has a tremendous website that serves as a portal for a large number of scholarships offered to Allegheny county residents. This site is HIGHLY recommended. Create an account and see which scholarships are available to you and apply right through the website.
 
 
 
When you create an account you will see a list of scholarships available to you.
 

ROTC Scholarships

ROTC Scholarships are awarded to students through either the Army, Air Force, or Navy.  Students receive full-tuition scholarships in exchange for an 8 year committment (4 of which during college) to a specific branch. Certain schools and programs are eligible for ROTC scholarships.
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
 

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

CollegeBoard is offering opportunity scholarships. Learn more here: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/ The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action
  1. 1. Build Your College List: $500

    Get started by exploring colleges you're interested in. 

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  2. 2. Practice for the SAT: $1,000

    Use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® to get ready for test day. 

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  3. 3. Improve Your Score: $2,000

    Show how practice pays off by improving your SAT score. 

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  4. 4. Strengthen Your College List: $500

    Make sure your college list has a mix of academic safety, fit, and reach schools. 

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  5. 5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000

    Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid. 

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  6. 6. Apply to Colleges: $1,000

    Apply to the schools you want to attend. 

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    7. Complete Your Journey: $40,000

    Complete all six scholarship steps to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship. 

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National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship

 The Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame will be awarding scholarships of $4,000 to five very deserving 2020high school seniors.   Senior athletes who have high academic achievement, financial need, athletic ability at the varsity level and an anticipated June 2020graduation date are encouraged to apply.   Students may apply online or download an application at 0673FC8867E7/NationalItalianAmericanSportsHallofFameapplication.pdf The deadline for entries is January 31, 2020.

The Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service

The Central Scholarship and Loan Referral Service of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh awards grants to students who reside in the Greater Pittsburgh area.   Any Jewish high school senior who demonstrates financial need is eligible to apply.   For the school year 2019-2020, the Central Scholarship will be using an online application process.   The online application is available at https://www.jfcspgh.org/services/scholarships/   Information is available in the guidance office.   The deadline for application is February 12, 2020.
 

The Louise Salinger Academy of Fashion Fund

Seniors interested in pursuing a career in Fashion Design are invited to review the information for the Louise Salinger Academy of Fashion Fund scholarship (The Pittsburgh Foundation) at http://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarship/1867 
 Students must apply online by March 31, 2020.

National Garden Club High School Essay Contest

The High School Essay Contest is open to High School students attending 9th through 12th grades. A $1,000 National Garden Club Scholarship will be awarded to the National Winner. If the winner is an underclassman, the $1,000 Scholarship will be held by NGC, Inc., without accrued interest, until such time that the student enters college.
 
PA State Deadline is December 1st. Local essays should be submitted prior to Thanksgiving break  to our local chapter president,  Helen Galluppi hlg632@gmail.com
 
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Tuition Funding Sourcesis a national website that allows you to enter criteria and learn about different scholarships for which you might be eligible.Tuition Funding Sources
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