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This spreadsheet has information the scholarships listed below. It can be organized by columns to see upcoming due dates, possible candidate pools, etc.      
 

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.

Big Sun Scholarship

The Big Sun Scholarship is offering a scholarship to help young athletes in their academic pursuits.  The successful candidate must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport.   The individual award is $500.  Check out the scholarship binder in the Guidance Office or http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ The deadline is June 19, 2019.

Redfin Scholarship

Scholarship Details

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

 
https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship

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.
 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants are offering a $1,000 scholarship for an essay on the following topic for Juniors and Seniors: describe your educational career and life goals.   Explain your plan for achieving these goals.   Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.   The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words.   The submission must be sent by email at:   scholarships at abbottandfenner.com by June 14, 2019. 

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. 

    Learn More
  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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Updated 3.22.2019

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This is a national website that allows you to enter criteria and learn about different scholarships for which you might be eligible.

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www.Cappex.com
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(Tip - Don’t be afraid to apply for scholarships that require essays!  Too often students don’t want to write essays, so there ends up being a ton of money left on the table for those scholarships that require essays!)
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