2019-20 Kiski Area Scholarship Information
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Scholarship NameAmountCriteriaHow to ApplyDeadline
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Vandergrift Lion’s Club$1,000High School senior- resident of Vandergrift, East Vandergrift, North Vandergrift, Oklahoma Boro or Parks Township.Must qualify for admission to a 4 year college or 2 year post secondary school. Complete application and essay.applications in Couseling Center, submit to Ms. ReynoldsOctober 30, 2019
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The Horatio Alger ScholarshipvariesHigh School senior, minimum 2.0 GPA, US citizen, demonstates financial need, involved in community serviceinformation available in guidance. Apply online at scholars.horatioalger.orgOctober 25, 2019
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Elks National Foundation “Most Valuable Student” ScholarshipvariesHigh School Senior, US citizen, application judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need enf.elks.org/mvsNovember 5, 2019
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The NEED Leadership ScholarshipvariesHigh School Senior, African American, minimum 3.5 GPA, must be nominated by your school counselorsee your counselor prior to November 5 to be placed on the nomination listNovember 5, 2019
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Western PA Golf AssociationvariesHigh School senior who has been employed at an affiliated WPGA organization for at least two years.applications in Couseling Center, submit to Ms. SchoenebergerNovember 20, 2019
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Bud Lutty Scholarship$2,500Students who are either employees or dependents of employees of the participating businesses provided on application.applications in Counseling Center or available at www.ufcw1776.org December 31, 2019
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Trib Total Media - Jim Borden Memorialup to $7,500 annuallyMust be enrolled in accredited 4 year college with a major in Journalism, English Writing, or Communication. Resident of Pittsburgh area, minimum 3.25 GPA, must complete summer internship at Trib Total Media.applications in Counseling Center, mail to address providedDecember 31, 2019
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Berkshire Hathaway “Dream-Innovate-Grow”$1,000 renewableHigh School senior, permanent resident status in Western PA, plan to attend college/university or trade school in the fall of 2020 minimum 3.0 GPAapplications in Counseling Center, see Ms. Antonucci with questionsJanuary 3, 2020
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PA American Legion ScholarshipsvariesEssay Contest (9-12), Oratorical Contest (9-12), Sebastianelli Drum Corps Scholarship (seniors only), Joseph P. Gavenonis Scholarship (seniors only), Robert Trace Essay Contestscholarships can be found at: https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/ A general information flyer is posted in the Counseling Centervarious dates
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Westmoreland Columbus 500 Merit Scholarship$4,000/$2,000 $1,000High School senior, must reside in Westmoreland County, must have at least one parent of Italian descent, planning to attend accredited college or universityapplications in Counseling Center submit to Ms. Reynolds by January 9January 17, 2020
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National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame$4,000High School Senior, athletic ability at the Varsity level, evidence of financial need, high academic achievementapplications in Counseling Center, must be mailed to address providedJanuary 13, 2020
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Coolidge ScholarshipFull RideFOR JUNIORS ONLY-- American citizen or legal permanent resident planning to enroll in college Fall 2021. Must demonstrate academic excellence, interest in public policy, etc applications found at www.coolidgescholars.org questions can be addressed to Rob Hammer at coolidgescholars@coolidgefoundation.orgJanuary 16, 2020
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JFK Profile in CourageunknownEssay Contest open to students in grades 9 through 12jfklibrary.org/essaycontestJanuary 17, 2020
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Delmont Lion’s ClubunknownHigh School senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, intention to enroll in accredited college/university or recognized trade school or vocational programapplications in Counseling Center, submit via mail or emailJanuary 20, 2020
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Mabel R. Slagle Nurses Training Scholarship Fundvaries - renewableHigh School senior, enrolling in a nursing program at accredited college/university in the US or entering (first year) a nursing program at a recognized hospital training schoolapply online at www.servingtheheart.orgFebruary 15, 2020
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The Westmoreland County School Nurse Association Memorial Scholarship$750High school senior with at least a 3.0 GPA and accepted into a nursing school with full time status which prepares the individual to become a registered nurse.applications available in Counseling Center or nurse's officeFebruary 28, 2020
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Stephanie Lynn Nicholas Scholarship Fund$1,000HS Senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, lives in Westmoreland Cty, pursuing a degree in business, accounting, marketing, finance, or other related fieldshttps://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsFebruary 29, 2020
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The Bob Williams Memorial Rotary Scholarshipup to $,5000High School senior, minimum 2.5 GPA, planning to attend state-certified, post-secondary institution, US Citizen. Complete details found in application packet.applications available in Counseling CenterFebruary 28, 2020
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Westmoreland Walks Pink Ribbon Scholarship$2,000HS Senior, reside in Westmoreland County, demonstrate financial need. Plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical trade school OR 2-or 4-year college or university.
Be involved in fundraising or support for breast cancer charities.
https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsFebruary 29, 2020
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Dorothy & Richard Barr Scholarship$500 to $2,000HS Senior, minimum 3.5 GPA, reside in Westmoreland County, plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical school or 2-4 college or universityhttps://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsFebruary 29, 2020
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Owen M. Katz Scholarship$1,500HS Senior enrolling in a college program related to the metals or materials fieldapplications in Counseling CenterFebruary 18, 2020
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The Columbus Foundation CBC Charities Scholarship$8,000 or $2,000HS senior, GPA between 2.5 and 3.5, enrolling in a 2 or 4 year educational institution or accredited trade or apprenticeship programhttps://tcf-apply.fluidreview.com/March 1, 2020
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First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship$1,000High School senior, GPA of 3.0 or above, children of First Commonwealth Bank employees not eligiblehttp://www.fcbanking.com/scholarshipMUST be received by March 2, 2020
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The Pennsylvania School Counselor Association Scholarship$1,000High School senior planning to pursue postsecondary education. Submit a 500 word essay on a School Counselor who made a difference in your life.applications in Counseling Centerdue to Ms. Schoeneberger March 11, 2020
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Tzu Chi Scholarship$1,000High School senior, demonstrate financial need for college tuition, minimum of 3.0 GPA, will enroll in accredited U.S. college for 2020-2021 full-timeapplications in Counseling CenterMarch 14, 2020
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Robert A. Goldstrom S. Memorial Scholarship$25056 Mini Storage is offering five $250 scholarships for high school seniors planning to attend a 2-4 year college or vocational/technical schoolwww.56ministorage.com/scholarshipMarch 31,2020
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James H. Caldwell Inspirational Scholarship$500High School senior, must have a relation to a Westmoreland County Firefighter or be one themselvesMarch 31, 2020
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Rotary Scholarship for Community Service$1,000High School senior who exemplifies the spirit of community volunteerism by involvement, leadership and accomplishments in community projects throughout high school careerMarch 31, 2020
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Delta Kappa Gamma-Alpha Upsilon Grant$1,000Female high school senior, who will major in Education during the 2020-2021 school year at a recognized institution.applications in Counseling Centerdue to Ms. Reynolds by April 2, 2020
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Pittsburgh Italian Scholarship$16000 ($4,000 per yr)High School senior, must have at least one parent of Italian heritage, must demonstrate excellent academic performance.applications in Counseling CenterApril 6, 2020
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Kiski Area Get on Track Scholarship$2,500HS Senior, minimum GPA 2.0, participated in track or cross country at the high school level, plan to attend a 2-4 year college or universityhttps://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsApril 15, 2020
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Kenneth P. Rutter (Rotary) Scholarship$2,500HS Senior, reside in Westmoreland Cty, demonstrate financial need, minimum GPA of 2.0. Plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical trade school OR 2-or 4-year college or university. Preference will be given to students who seek to enter the Christian Ministry and/or have exhibited a strong interest in community service.https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsApril 15, 2020
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PMHF (Passavant Community Service Scholarship$10,000Graduating senior from one of the counties listed on the application, qualified to attend 2 or 4 year post secondary program applications in Counseling Centerdue to Ms. Antonucci April 15, 2020
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Bernie Matthews Opportunity Foundation Scholarship$1,000 renewableGraduating senior entering college in Fall 2019, must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), be involved in community service, 2.5 minimum GPA, US citizenapplications in Counseling Centermail to address provided before April 15, 2020
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Freddie Fu Sports Medicine Scholarship Program$2,000High School JUNIOR, must exhibit a substantial interest in a career in sports medicineapplications in Counseling CenterDue April 15, 2020
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Community Church of Pine Run Scholarship$500High School seniorapplications in Counseling Centermail to: The Community Church of Pine Run, Attn: Scholarship Committee, 190 Pine Run Church Road, Apollo, PA 15613 by April 17, 2020
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Deno Castelli Charitable Scholarship FundunknownHigh School senior pursuing a 4 year course of study at a college or university, must reside in Westmoreland Countyapplications in Counseling Center, see Ms. Reynoldsemail to gnichols4@gmail.com or mail to Deno Castelli Charitable Scolarship, 35 W. Pittsburgh St, Suite 311, Greensburg, PA 15601 by April 17, 2020
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Apollo Chapter #125 Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship$500High School senior, minimum 3.5 GPA, acceptance at technical school, 2 year or 4 year college.applications in Counseling CenterApril 17, 2020
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K9 Officer Derek Kotechi Memorial Scholarship$500High School senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, intended for higher education available through college or technical school, must be a current basketball player or interested in working towards becoming a first responder (police, EMT, etc)applications in Counseling CenterApril 17, 2020
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Kiski Area Junior Olympics Scholarship$250High School senior planning to further their education in Exercise Science, Sports Management, Physical Education and Health, Athletic Training or a related field, minimum PPA of 88%applications in Counseling CenterApril 17, 2020
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Kiski Area Education Association ScholarshipTBDKiski High School senior planning to enter the education field (documentation required)applications in Couseling Centeremail to Ms. Reynolds at michelle.reynolds@kiskiarea.com by April 17, 2020
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Lacey Huskuliak ScholarshipunknownHigh School senior planning to continue with higher education in the Fall of 2020applications in Counseling CenterApril 17, 2020
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Vince Putignano Memorial Scholarship$2,000High School senior, must reside or have parent who resides, in the 15690 area code for at least one year, must have at least one parent of Italian descent.applications in Counseling Centermail to address provided before April 17, 2020
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The Jaime Vick Moran Memorial Scholarship Program$5,000Female, High School senior, student athlete of KAHS, minimum 3.0 GPAapplications in Counseling Centeremail to jodie.mccartney@kiskiarea.com or mail to Jodie McCartney 257 Beaver Run Rd, Apollo by 4/17/2020
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Patti & Walter Blenko Scholarship-Performing Arts$4,000HS senior, planning to attend a four-year program in accredited music or performing artsapplications in Couseling Centerpostmark by April 17, 2020
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KAEF Student Scholarship Program$1,000High School senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, planning to attend a post-secondary school, exemplify the spirit of devotion to the KASD through positive involvement in extracurricular activities and community involvement. application posted on Google Classroom - College and Career Readiness-Class of 2020submit via email to Ms. Reynolds by April 24, 2020
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KAEF Louis V. and Joyce S. Slivan Scholarship$1,000High School senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, must be used for higher education at a college, university or nursing school.application posted on Google Classroom - College and Career Readiness-Class of 2020submit via email to Ms. Reynolds by April 24, 2020
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PMAHCC Foundation ScholarshipTBDHigh School senior, must have at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry, minimum 3.0 GPA, currently reside in specified county, enrolled or accepted into an accredited post-high school educational institution.applications in Counseling Center or online at http://pmahcc.orgApril 30, 2020
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PAR MAR Stores ScholarshipTBDHS Senior, must reside in PA, OH, WV or KYapplications in Counseling CenterApril 30, 2020
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Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival$1,000There are 3 separate scholarships. Two for Visual Arts and one for Literary Arts. Must be a Westmoreland County resident planning on enrolling full time in a visual or literary arts program at college.http://artsandheritage.com/the-arts/scholarships/April 30, 2020
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Westmoreland County Coaches Association$1,000HS Senior, Athlete, must attend a county school that participates in at least one of their sponsored events or whose coaches are active member of the WCCA.applications in Counseling Centerdue to Ms. Reynolds by April 24th or mailed directly by May 1st
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Allegheny-Kiski Health Foundation$1,000+Multiple Scholarships available. Flyer with more information is posted in the Counseling Centerwww.akhealth.org/scholarships/May 15, 2020
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The Pittsburgh Foundation Scholarshipsranging from $500 to $2,500There are currently 5 scholarships posted that could apply to Kiski students and more will continue to be added. Students should apply online or download the PDF where appropriate. See "How to Apply" on the Pittsburgh Foundation website. There are many other scholarships offered which are NOT specific to a school.
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Robert J. Love Jr Memorial Scholarship$1,000senior, must be a resident of Washington Twp, minimum 3.0 GPA, planning to major in Education
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Constance T. Rockwell Scholarship for Musical Theater$4,000High School senior, must have applied to an accredited college, university or conservatory that offers a four-year program in theater or performing arts (dance, drama, music, voice, costume design, set design, lighting or sound).
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NPALF (Northwestern PA Area Labor Federation)$500High School senior, students may be eligible for the scholarships based on their own union memberships, or the membership of a parent, guardian or grandparent. More information can be found on the website provided.
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The Carl A. Bongiovanni Scholarship$1,000 renewableHigh School senior intending to pursue an education in carpentry, construction management, electrician, horticulture, HVAC, masonry, plumbing, construction trades or welding.
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Vandergrift Veterans Honor Guard Scholarship$1,000Senior with proof of acceptance to either a military academy or ROTC program
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Imagine America Scholarship$1,000Any high school senior graduating by December 31, 2019, plans to attend a career school participating in the Imagine America High School Scholarship Program, 2.5 GPA minimum.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial ScholarshipunknownHigh School senior, exhibits financial need and scholastic ability
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Peter Samios ScholarshipunknownHigh School senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, pursuing art education or a related field of study
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Quality Deer Management Association Scholarship$500High School senior, must reside in Fayette or Westmoreland Cty, have overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, have maintained a 95% attendance rate, must be majoring in a field that benefits animals in the wild, plants/trees, law-enforcement of the wild or a field of study that improves natural resources for the white-tail deer.
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WholeRen Education Award for Multiculturalism$1,000High School senior who has made a contribution to multiculturalism through his or her actions.
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