College Scholarship Opportunities

Promise Scholarship
Rise Scholarship Information
Rise Scholarship Application

Parents and students, Visit www.pheaa.org/pdf/student_aid_guide.pdf for information about Student aid and for other helpful information.
U.S. Scholarship Program
The EMCCC Neiman Memorial Scholarship
American Heritage Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship
Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program (SAG)
Whitemarsh Township Resident Scholarship Opportunity
Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program
Click Here for Other Scholarship Opportunities

Seniors
Financial Aid Information
Get the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – www.FAFSA.ed.gov and as you work on this application keep hitting the save button so you can come back to the application. Don’t hit exit or you will lose all the data and have to start over. The help button will assist you with any questions or call 1-800-4-FED-AID
Get a pin # to sign your FAFSA electronically. Parents and students apply for a pin at www.pin.ed.gov
With the pin # you can electronically sign your FAFSA or print the signature page and sign and mail it in. Parents should have their own pin #
When all is finished click the “submit” button on the last page of the FAFSA you will be sent to another page and receive a confirmation number
www.pin.ed.gov can do the following:
· View information about Federal loans and grants you’ve received
· Sign your FAFSA on the web
· Print a copy of your (SAR)Student Aid Report the SAR
· Review and correct answers electronically on
· Reapply for student aid every year you are in school
You need the following to fill out the FAFSA:
· Driver’s license number if you have one
· Social Security number
· Federal Income Tax Return would be last year’s filing
· Records of stocks, bonds, and other investment documents
· Records of any other untaxed income (welfare or veterans benefits etc.)
· Business or farm records
· Alien registration if you are not a U.S. citizen
· If you are a dependent student you need your parents Social Security numbers

U.S, Scholarship Program
www.rmhc.org for program details and eligibility – deadline is January 27, 2012

The EMCCC Neiman Memorial Scholarship
The Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce is proud to invite your high school and guidance department to participate in our annual call for applications to qualify to win one of three one thousand dollar scholarships in 2012. Each school is asked to distribute appications and select their top 2 candidates for submission. Application materials will be available in late February.
Please see Mrs. Dominello for details.

American Heritage Federal Credit Union Scholarship
American Heritage Federal Credit Union will grant ten $1000 community scholarships to graduating high school seniors who will be attending a post-secondary institution. Applicants must be members of American Heritage Federal Credit Union. For requirements, application and teacher evaluation see www.amhfcu.org

Shell Oil Technical Scholarship
$2500 -20 Awards
To be considered eligible for the Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship you mus be a High School Student who plans to enroll full-time in one of the following: Geology, Geophysics, Physics, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Geological, Goephysical, Mechanical, or Petroleum Engineering.
Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentsscholarship.org/scholarsip.php

Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program
First Trust will be granting $70,000 in academic scholarships to college-bound high school seniors, ranging in amounints from $1,000 to $10,000. The SAG Scholarship Program was created in devoted memory the founder of First Trust, Samuel A. Green, who believed in the power of higher education and the right of all young people to pursue it. For an application please visit the guidance office and look for the green brochure with “I WILL” on the front or visit online at www.firsttrust.com/scholarship.
Students may submit a written essay or a short video

Hearing Loss Association of America
The Generation X or Delaware Valley Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is pleased to announce the 2013 Scholarship for high school seniors.
Two $500.00 scholarships to be awarded to two high school seniors with a hearing loss pursuing a college degree or vocational training. For more information visit www.hearingloss.org

Dunkin Donuts
The third annual Dunkin Donuts Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program is open for online applications. Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four year college, university, or vocational-technical school in fall. For an online application visit www.dunkindonuts.com/scholarship .

Black Women’s Educational Alliance
Black Women’s Educational Alliance (BWEA) of Montgomery County Pennsylvania is offering academic scholarships up to $500.00. Students applying for scholarship consideration must be a current Montgomery County resident in the 12th grade. Priority is given to students of African and/or African-American descent. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. For application materials: Please see Mrs. Dominello in the Guidance office.
BWEA Contact person: Twanna Mae Hall, M.Ed. bweamontco@gmail.com

Whitemarsh Township Resident Scholarship
For a senior girl/boy who has volunteered at least 100 hours during the 4 years of high school. Award is $500. You must be a Whitemarsh Township resident with at least a 2.0 GPA. See Mrs. Dominello for details.

Also please visit these website to check for available college scholarships:
Ron Brown Scholarship applications at www.ronbrown.org and click on the link which reads APPLY
Prudential Community Service Scholarship www.spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc/15440
Hispanicfund.org
Jackierobinson.org
Uncf.org
Horatio Alger Scholarship
Receive up to $20,000 for college with the Horatio Alger Scholarship. You must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assisstance to go to college. See us at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships and apply.

Roanoke College Scholars Program
November 12&16; February 11,15,18,22 & 25. To apply, visit www.roanoke.edu/scholars

John F. Kennedy Library Foundation: 2013
Profile in Courage Essay Contest. Deadline for submission is January 2, 2013. For complete guidelines, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at www.jfklibrary.org.

Daemen College Trustee Scholar’s Day
February 2, 2013: Every student who applies for admission to Daemen College is considered for a merit scholarship — but only those nominated are invited to apply for the Trustee Scholarships. Trustee Scholarships are renewable every year; two full scholarships, four $15,000, and $11,000-12,000 scholarships.

Mount Aloysius College: Mercy Presidential Scholarship.
Candidates must demonstrate a solid academic record, commitment to home, school, and community and posses leadership abilities, participate in extra-curricular activities, volunteer, and be involved in community service projects. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate & Graduate Admissions at 814.886.6383 or mtaloy.edu

DeSales University
Full Tuition Scholarship. Join high school students from across the Northeast United States to participate in a day of Poetry Festivities on Friday, October 26, 2012. For questions, registration, and/or poetry submissions, contact Dr. Myers at 610.282.1100, ext. 1387.

Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program.
Graduating high school seniors, visit www.rmhc.org for more information or to apply today at https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC. Deadline December 20, 2012.

Villanova University
Presidential Scholarship. In order to be considered for the Presidential Scholarship, students must first be nominated by the chief academic officer of their school. For any information contact presidentialscholarship@villanova.edu

The Villanova Scholarship
In order to be considered for a Villanova Scholarship a student must submit a completed application for admission by December 1. For any information, contact gotovu@villanova.edu , 610.519.4000

The Maquire Foundation Scholarship
You may apply for this scholarship for the following schools: Cabrini, Chestnut Hill, Drexel, gwynedd-Mercy, Immaculata, LaSalle, PA Academy of Fine Artys, Penn State, Philadelphia University, Rosemont, St. Joseph’s, University of Pennsylvania, Villanova, CCP and Montco.

See Mrs. Dominello in the Guidance Office for the application form.

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