Scholarships & Awards

Last Updated: 4/28/2022 12:50 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.



SPE Federal Credit Union Scholarship: Student must be a Centre County resident, planning on attending a trade or technical school. Student must complete Centre County Foundation general application. Deadline: April 29, 2022.


Life Fast Forward Scott Beers Memorial Scholarship: Any Senior interested in a Trade or Vocational School. Provide a letter of recommendation from an instructor or community member, Provide information regarding the following; interests, hobbies, school involvement, extra-curricular activities. Explain your educational/career goals, Enroll in a post-secondary college/ trade/ technical school. Must compete a 500 (or less) word essay answering the following prompt; If you could fast forward your life to adulthood, where do you see yourself? What would you do better to improve our community? Applications are available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 29, 2022.


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 29, 2022.


Rachelle Edmiston Scholarship: For any graduating student who will be pursing further education of any kind is eligible to submit their entry for consideration. Students must write an essay answering these questions: What are your plans for continuing your education, and what do you hope to achieve with this education? Be sure to include your full name and the name of the school you attend. To submit your essay, please email it to or you can mail/drop off at any branch location. More information is available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: April 29, 2022.


Christian Witness Scholarship: Any Senior graduating and accepted into a College, University, or Technical School please send a copy of acceptance to First Church of Christ 1437 Tyrone Pike Philipsburg, PA 16866. Please provide 2 letters of reference (Pastor, Youth Leader, Teacher, Sunday School Teacher, etc.) Deadline: April 29, 2022.

Pennsylvania American Water Scholarship: Student must live in the 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 online at Deadline: April 30, 2022.


iRONman Scholarship: Student must be attending a trade school, community college, or other accredited university. Proof of acceptance to school, Parent/guardian or self must be a member of the Moose or a Union member and proof of association. Scholarship funds will be awarded based on the quality of the essay, regardless of personal financial need of the participant. There will be no exceptions for missing the standard submission deadline. There is more information in the Counseling Department, as well as sample cover sheets. Deadline: April 30, 2022.


Philipsburg KIWIANS Scholarship: Scholarship application is now available in the Counseling Office. Requires a completed application and essay "What Community Service Means to Me." Also need three letters of reference. Deadline: May 1, 2022.


POEA Teachers Memorial Scholarship: This is presented in honor of members of POEA who passed away while in service to the district. This award is presented to a child of a current POEA member (professional) who is a senior at any high school and will be attending post- secondary school next year. Deadline: May 3, 2022.


Bryan Gregory Ennis Memorial Scholarship: Applicant must be any 2021 High School Graduate, and planning to continue their education at a college, university, trade, or technical school beginning in the Summer of Fall 2022 semesters. Must show proof of acceptance. Applications available in the Counseling Office. Deadline: May 13, 2022.


Osceola Mills Veterans' Organization 2022 Scholarships-- Frank Wawrynovic Memorial Scholarship, Martin J. Hollis JR Memorial Scholarship, Osceola Mills Veterans Scholarships (2), Osceola Mills Veterans Memorial Scholarship. VFW Post 5020 Scholarships; Osceola Mills Veterans Scholarship (2), Honor Guard Scholarship: Applicant must be related to a current or past member of the military, must be accepted by a two or four year program of post-secondary study, show evidence of community service, and provide contact information for questions from the review committee. Deadline: May 15, 2022.


Bill Dix Music Scholarship: Must display a genuine love of music. Must be utilizing a musical talent, be it voice, dance, instruments, or other... within either the high school structure or in another setting. Must plan to continue a musical activity or endeavor after graduation; college is NOT a requirement and majoring in music is NOT a requirement if college is planned. More information in the Counseling Office. Deadline: May 23, 2022.




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