Scholarships & Awards

Last Updated: 2/24/2021 3:56 PM

Scholarship information is available in the Counseling/Main Office. Available scholarships will be updated as the deadlines are passed and new scholarships become available. We will also include any scholarships that have been sent to POASHS in your newsletters.

 

The 2021 Local Scholarship applications have been distributed to seniors. The deadline for the application is March 26th. If your son/daughter is in cyber school or quarantine, you can pick up their application at the high school reception window. 

 

 

Current Scholarships Available:  (shown in chronological order by due date)

AMVETS National Americanism Contest: Essay Contest for students in Grades 9-12. Essay topic: "What do I think of when I see the American Flag?" Applications available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: February 22, 2021.

 

W.G. "Turk" Jones Memorial Trust Fund and Claude Schickling Foundation: Student must live in Clearfield County and must be planning to enter an environmental relating to conservation, forestry or agriculture. Application available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: February 27, 2021

 

Clearfield Educational Foundation Scholarships: Student must be accepted and planning to attend the Clearfield Campus of Lock Haven University. Multiple scholarships are available. Application includes essay on "What influenced your decision to purse your major?" More information is available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: February 28, 2021

 

First Commonwealth Bank Scholarships: Student must be a graduating senior with a 3.0 or 85% GPA or better. Application includes a 500 word or less essay detailing how you put their community first by their community involvement and how they put their academics first by excelling in the classroom. Entries must be submitted online at http://www.fcbanking.com/scholarship. Deadline: March 1, 2021

 

Questeq Technology Award: Application includes application, essay describing how the applicant's education has been influenced by the technology utilized in his/her district, leadership and service profile, two letters of recommendation. Applications available in the Counseling Ofiice or online at www.fcbanking.com/scholarship Please email completed application to scholoarship@questeq.com. Deadline: March 10, 2021

 

Clearfield Jefferson Suicide Prevention Team Scholarship: Student must be a Clearfield County resident who will be pursuing a degree in a human services field. Student must show evidence of volunteer work. Application also requires a teacher recommendation and an essay. Applications are available online at 1istoomany.org Deadline: March 31, 2021

 

Janet McCracken Hansard Memorial Scholarship: Student must be pursuing a degree in Social Work or related major. Application includes packet and essay on "How volunteering has affected my life." Applications are available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 2, 2021

 

Pennsylvania American Water Scholarship: Student must live in Pennsylvania American Water's service areas. this program is to support outstanding students who are charting a course of study that is critical to the water and wastewater industry, from engineering to enviornmental science. Applications are available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 2, 2021

 

Centre County Foundation Scholarships: 

Michael Davis Mattil Memorial Scholarship: Open to all seniors planning to attend any post-secondary education including Bachelor's Degree, Associate's Degree, Trade or Vocational Certification. Must complete Centre County Foundation general application online. More information available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 9, 2021

 

William Keno Beezer Scholarship: Student must complete Centre County Foundation general application onling. More information available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 9, 2021

 

Colonel Gerald F. Russell Scholarship: Student must be child, grandchild, or sibling of a US military veteran. Must complete Centre County Foundation general application online. More information in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 9, 2021

 

Virginia Higgins Suhey Scholarship: Student must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher, must demonstrate financial need. Must complete Centre County Foundation general application online. More information available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 9, 2021

 

Scott Michael Long Scholarship: Scholarship is for students who want to further their education in the field of computers and music. Preference will be given to students enrolled at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center. Must complete Centre County Foundation general application online. More information available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 9, 2021

 

Centre County Bar Association: Student must be in good academic standing, must have completed at least 50 hours of community service. Must complete Centre County Foundation general application online. Deadline: April 9, 2021

 

Student Insights: Application is online at www.student-view.com sign on to complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average, No essay required, No lengthy application forms and no application fees. Any questions please contact 724-903-0439. Deadline: April 22,2021

 

Taylor Harpster T-HARP Memorial Scholarship: Student must be planning to further your education by attending a college, university, or trade school. Must be in good standing in school and community, be involved in extra-curricular activities in PO school district or in the community. Must also submit 2 letters of recommendation and a short essay. More information available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 26, 2021

 

SPE Federal Credit Union Scholarship: Student must be a Centre County resident, planning to attend a trade or technical school. Complete Centre County Foundation general application online. Deadline: April 30, 2021

 

Les Edmondson Scholarship: Student must participate in at least one athletic sport, be enrolled at or accepted to an accredited college or University or accredited technical college or institute, submit an essay, and complete application. Applications available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: May 1, 2021

 

 

 

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