Port Allegany Jr/Sr High School Counselor

Local Scholarships

2016 Scholarships


Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS) will award $1000 scholarship to a deservicng student who has overcome physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment and supplies.  If interested, please see a school counselor for more information.  Due March 20, 2015.  PAMS scholarship 2015.pdf


The Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association (PenSPRA) will award a one-yr scholarship worth $1000 to our region.  Scholarship will be awarded to a worthy Pennsylvania public high school student who plans to pursue a career in a communications field (i.e. journalism, English, public relations, advertising, graphic arts, etc.)  The canidate should have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA, and have been accepted at or applied to a two-or four-year college, vocational-technical school, or other institution of higher learning.  Completed applications must be returned and received by Friday, March 13, 2015.  Interested students should pick up an application in the School Counseling office.  PenSPRA Scholarship.pdf


Bradford Ecumenical Home Inc. is offering a $1000 nursing scholarship to a local senior who plans to pursue a career in nursing and must be accepted into an accredited Nursing Program or has the intent to enroll in an Accredited Nursing Program in the Fall (proof of enrollment is required). Interested students must complete the scholarship application (available in the school counseling office), complete a 250 word essay -- Reason for pursuing a career in nursing, and obtain 3 scholarship recommendations.  Applications are due May 2, 2016.  2016 Bradford Ecumenical Home Inc. Nursing Scholarship.pdf  


E&M Engineers and Surveyors PC is offering a Civil Engineering/Land Surveying Scholarship ($1000).  To be eligible, students must intend to enroll in a matriculated program in the fields of Civil Engineering or Land Surveying; however, other engineering degrees will also be considered.  The student must also provide a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or principal.  Finally, the student must submit a 200 word (min) essay stating why you think Civil Engineering or Land Surveying are important professions and why you would like to enter the field.  Applications are due no later than April 1, 2015  E&M Scholarship.pdf


Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) of Northwest PA will award One (1) $1000 Scholarship and four (4) $500 scholarships.  Requirements include living in Northwest PA, enrolling ina plumbing, HVAC, mechanical engineering, or other construction related field.  Completed entries must be post-marked by May 1, 2015. MCA Scholarship.pdf   Further information can be found at www.mcanwpa.com


Big 33 Scholarship Foundation is offering several scholarships.  The due date is Feb 27th.  For more information and applications, please visit www.big33.org


Cole Memorial Nursing/Allied Health Scholarship Programs provide up to $5000 per year for each year of teh covered program the studetn is to attend, (i.e., a four-year program would enable the recipient to receive up to $20,000).  Upon graduation, the recipient would be required to fulfill an employment commitment to Cole Memorial.  Should the student withdraw from the approved program or change curriculum, they are required to repay all the funds paid to them.  Applications should be completed and turned in no later than June 1, 2015.  Cole Memorial Scholarship.pdf


Robert J. Edgreen Memorial Scholarship is a renewable $1000 scholarship awarded to a Port Allegany Senior who exhibited the ideals that were important to Mr. Edgreen.  The senior must have a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.  For more information, please see a school counselor or click the link for the application.  Applications are due by March 9, 2015.  Edgreen Scholarship Application 2015.pdf


T. Lee Bennett Scholarship is a scholarship up to $1000 awarded to a student who has been accepted to a college or university in the field of teaching, the ministry, or related field of helping people.  Applications are due to the School Counseling Office by March 29, 2016.  T.Lee.Bennett 2016.pdf


PSCA School Counseling Scholarship Competition:  This is a $1000 scholarship for high school seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education.  Students will need to submit a one (1) page essay of no more than 500 words (single spaced, double spaced between parargraphs) on a School Counselor who has made a difference in your academic, career and /or social-emotional development.  All Essays must be submitted with a PSCA Essay Competition Entry Form.  The scholarship must be postmarked by March 18, 2016.  PSCA Scholarhsip Competition 2016.pdf

Elizabeth Losey Memorial Educational Fund Scholarship:  This is a $525 scholarship awarded to a "worthy and needy girls of outstanding intellectual ability.  The recipient shall be a Protestant, a native born resident of Pennsylvania and perferably shall not be a resident of the Bouough of Port Allegany.  Applications are due May 1, 2016.  Elizabeth Losey Memorial Scholarship 2016.pdf