Scholarships

2022-2023 Scholarships
 
Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA's Scholarship - Must have a diagnosis of epilepsy/seizure disorder. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office.  Due back to Ms. Burdick by April 3, 2023.
 
Vietnam Veterans of America - Applicant must be a relative of a Vietnam Veteran (living or deceased) [son, daughter, niece, nephew, grandchild, step relative, etc.]. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office, in Naviance  and on the right hand side of this page. Due back to Ms. Burdick by April 1, 2023
 
Allegheny Mountain Chapter NAM KNIGHTS OF AMERICAN, MC 2023 Scholarship -  Senior student at St. Marys High School, Clearfield or DuBois High School with a GPA of 80% or higher.  Attending a 2 or 4 year accredited College, Trade School or University. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's officeDeadline to apply May 1, 2023.
 
ELK COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS ARE ALL ON LINE.  PLEASE SEE THE STUDENT INFORMATION SHEET ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THIS PAGE. 
 
Bennetts Valley PTO Scholarship  - Must be a current senior who attended BV Elementary School for at least (3) school years. May not be a relative of a current BV PTO Executive Officer. Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page and in NavianceApplications must be returned to Ms. Burdick by April 3, 2023
 
Bennetts Valley Alumni Scholarship - Applicant must be a senior from SMAHS or ECCHS living in Bennetts Valley. Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance. Due back to Ms. Burdick by April 12, 2023
 
The American Legion Valley Post 978 Scholarship -   Any senior attending a trade school or secondary school.  Must have attended school at Bennetts Valley Elementary.  Application are available in Ms. Burdick's office and on the right hand side of this pageDue back to Ms. Burdick by April 30, 2023. 
 
John "David" Dever Memorial Scholarship Must be an incoming Freshman at Gannon University. All award recipients must be a union member, dependent of a union member or grandchild of a union member in good standing of a local union affiliated with the Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.  Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office.  Deadline: April 21, 2023
 
Tom Wagner & Theo Sabin Meyer Memorial Scholarship - Must be a current senior that is pursuing a post secondary education. All award recipients must be a union member, dependent of a union member or grandchild of a union member in good standing of a local union affiliated with the Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.  Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office.  Deadline: April 21, 2023 
 
Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council Scholarship: Must be a current senior that is pursuing a post secondary education. All award recipients must be a union member, dependent of a union member or grandchild of a union member in good standing of a local union affiliated with the Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council AFL-CIO. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office. Deadline: May 20, 2023
 
2022 Anna J. Rickert Memorial Scholarship -Must be a child/step child of a Union Member in good standing from one of the Mercer County Central Labor Council's participating unions. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office. Due back to Ms. Burdick office by April 30, 2023
 
Jean Marie Swanson Family Scholarship -Senior students continuing their education.  $10,720.00 will be awarded to a female and a male senior student. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance.  Applications must be return to Ms. Burdick no later than April 1, 2023.
 
South St. Marys Street Elementary School PTO Scholarship - Must be a current senior who attended South St. Marys Street Elementary School for at least 3 years (these do not have to be consecutive). Two scholarships will be awarded - one scholarship to a graduating male senior, and one to a graduating female senior. Applications available in Mrs. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance. Applications must be returned to Mrs. Burdick by March 11, 2023.
 
Herman Pontzer Memorial Scholarship - Must be a current senior who plans to continue their education in the field of education.  Applications available in Mrs. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in NavianceDue back to Mrs. Burdick office by March 10 2023
 
Kersey High School Alumni Scholarship - Must be a current senior that lives in the Fox Township area. Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance. Due back to Mrs. Burdick by March 15, 2023
 
Gladys Tozier Memorial Scholarship Award - Must be a current senior with a financial need. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance. Due back to Ms. Burdick by March 17, 2023 @ 12:00pm.  Applications will not be accepted after deadline date & time. 
 
Joseph Petrocchi Memorial Scholarship - Must be a current senior that is a full time resident of Fox Township that plans to pursue post secondary education. Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office.  Due to Ms. Burdick no later than April 8, 2023
 
W. PA. Trial Lawyers Association President's Scholarship - Available to Senior Students.  Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office.  Due to Ms. Burdick no later than March 22, 2023
 
Fox Township Elementary PTO Scholarship - Must be a high school senior that attended Fox Township Elementary School for at least 3 years (these do not have to be consecutive). Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page and in NavianceApplications must be returned to Ms. Burdick by March 17, 2023
 
David Hutton Memorial Track & Field Scholarship - Applicant must be a member of the track & field team for at least three years, including applicant's senior year. Applications can be picked in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance. Deadline May 1, 2023.
 
Ronald Scott Brouse Memorial Scholarship - Applicant must be a senior form SMAHS or ECCHS living in Jay or Benezette Township. Preference will be given to the field of teaching or education, otherwise open to any qualified applicants. Applications available in Ms. Burdick's officeDue to Ms. Burdick no later than May 5, 2023
 
Hermine Solt Student Scholarship Must be a senior student majoring in the business field.  Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office, Naviance and right hand side of this page.  Deadline to apply is March 1 - No exceptions
 
Milikowsky Foundation Scholarship - Must be a high school senior who will matriculate.  Full-time at a U.S. accredited four-year college or university at the beginning of the Fall semester or quarter of 2023. Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance.  Due to Ms. Burdick no later than March 20, 2023
 
CNB Bank Scholarship-   HS graduating senior furthering their education at a college or university, seeking a business-related degree.  Student must attend a high school in the CNB Bank market area.  Applications are available in Mrs. Burdick's office, or on-line at www.CNBBank.bank/scholarship.  Due to Mrs. Burdick no later than February 23, 2022 or submit on-line by 11:59pm March 17, 2023.
 
Elk County Association of Township Officials Scholarship - Must be a HS senior residing in one of the nine Elk County Townships. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance. Due by  April 28th, 2023. 
 
United Electric Cooperative, Inc. "Shine the Light" Scholarship- Must be a member within the service area of United Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Boone's Mountain Area).  Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office. Due back to Ms. Burdick's office by April 15, 2022
 
Bennetts Valley Lions Club Scholarship - Must be a current senior that lives in Houston Township, Clearfield County or Jay Township, Elk County areas know as "Bennetts Valley".  Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office. Due back to Mrs. Burdick office by March 13, 2023
 
On-line Applications
 
AES Engineers Scholarship - Deadline to apply is October 8, 2023.  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
 
PA American Legion Scholarships - Can be found at https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-and-youth/essay-program/
Oratorical Contest - Open to any students 9 - 12 who is enrolled in a PA school. 
Sebastianelli Drum Corps Scholarship - Any senior student who is a child/grandchild of a PA Legionnaire
living or deceased.  Must be a member of the high school band and is going onto higher education with a major in music.
Joseph P. Gavenonis Scholarship - Any senior who is a child/grandchild of a PA Legionnaire.  The student
needs to be seeking a four year degree in a PA college or university 
Robert W. Valimont Endowment - Any senior who is a child/grandchild of a PA Legionnaire. The student
needs to be seeking a two year career, oriented education or training in a less-than-four-year program. 
Robert Trace Essay contest - Open to students 15-18 years of age who is a child or grandchild of a PA 
legionnaire or a child of a PA soldier killed as a result of war or terrorism.
 
B. Davis Scholarship: Available to students in 9th - 12th grade.  Apply online at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm Deadline: May 21, 2023
 
BigSun Scholarship - Application is available to any high school student athlete.  To apply visit website at http://www.bigsunathletics.comDeadline: June 19, 2023
 
Horatio Alger ScholarshipMust be a Junior student on track to graduate in spring of 2023. Pursuing a post secondary education in the fall of 2023. Display Integrity & perseverance, financial need, involved in community service & good academic record.  Must apply on-line at scholars.horatioalger.org.  Application Deadline: March 15, 2023.
 
Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement - Junior students.  Apply on line at ritm.yale.edu/yale-bassett-award-community-engagement-application.  Deadline to apply Feb. 1, 2023
 
Student View Scholarship - Senior student willing to complete a 15-20 minute survey.  No other requirements or essay are required.  Log on to www.student-view.com. $13,000.00 worth of scholarships will be given.  Deadline to apply is April 23, 2023
 
First Commonwealth Bank ScholarshipMust be a HS senior with a 3.00 GPA or better.  Applications available on-line at http://fcbanking.com/scholarship . Deadline to enter March 1, 2023
 
Northwestern PA Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO Scholarship:  Must be a current senior that is pursuing a post secondary education. All award recipients must be a union member, dependent of a union member or grandchild of a union member in good standing of a local union affiliated with the NWPA ALF. Apply on line at https://nwpaalf.paaflcio.org/
 
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship - Any Junior or Senior student.  Applications available on-line at http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php  Deadline: June 10, 2023
 
Benjamin Franklin Scholar Award - Available to all Junior students. Apply on line at https://www.pasociety.com/scholarship.Deadline to apply is Friday, February 24, 2023.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wapiti Roost National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF)- Must be a High School senior and a resident of Elk County.  Must have a 3.0 GPA and a active hunter.  Applications available at www.elkcountyfoundation.org. Due January 15, 2023.
 
Western Pennsylvania Golf Association Scholarship (WPGA) - Must be a High School Senior & a member of the WPGA for at least 2 seasons. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office. Deadline: Nov. 30, 2022
 
Central PA Chapter of the Women's transportation seminar (WTS) scholarship - Student must be a senior female.  Application available at https://www.wtsinternational.org/chapters/central-pennsylvania/scholarships.  Deadline to apply December 9, 2022.
 
Equitable Excellence Scholarship - Available to high school seniors.  To learn more and apply visit https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/equitableexcellence/Deadline: Dec. 16, 2022
 
Hagan Scholarship - Available to a high achieving, self-motivated student in financial need attending a 4 year college.  Application are available on-line at haganscholarships.org.  Application deadline:  Dec. 1, 2022 
 
Heisman High School Scholarship - Apply on-line using the link provide. https://heismanscholarship.com/  Deadline 10/18/22.  
 
Pennsylvania American Legion Essay Contest - Available to any students in grades 9 - 12.  Apply on line at https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-and-youth/essay-program/ Information can also be obtained in Mrs. Burdick's office.  Deadline to apply is January 9, 2023
 
PAST DEADLINE 2021-2022
NIAAA scholarship - Must be a senior athlete with a minimum of a B+ average, ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1100 or higher.  Must have participated in 2 sports for at least 2 years in each sport.  Applications are available in Mrs. Burdick's office, in Naviance & attached link on the right hand side of this page.  Deadline to apply is October 31, 2021
 
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 2019 Scholarship Essay Contes- Must be a current senior that is pursuing a post secondary education. All award recipients must be a union member, dependent of a union member or grandchild of a union member in good standing of a local union affiliated with the PA AFL-CIO.  Applications are available in Mrs. Burdick's office.  Deadline: February 28, 2022
 
 
 
Pennsylvania CPA Foundation Scholarships - Graduating senior students planning to pursue a accounting career.  Apply on-line at https://www.picpa.org/future-cpas/scholarships-awards?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=&utm_content=Enter%20Link%20Label&utm_campaign= . Deadline to apply is March 15th.
 
Ridgway Rifle Club Scholarship - Senior student pursing a post-secondary degree.  Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance.  Applications are due to Ms. Burdick by April 1, 2022
 
St. Marys Nurses Study Club Scholarship - A senior student who will be attending a nursing program that qualifies him/her to become a certified Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse. Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance.  Applications must be returned to 
Ms. Burdick by April 1, 2022
 
CMF, CMF Wild Game & Protective Fraternal League Scholarship - Senior student furthering their education through a Vocational, Trade or Technical School.  Student must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in NavianceDeadline to apply: April 8, 2022
 
 
 
Jerry Troha Music ScholarshipMust be a graduating High School Senior pursuing a career in music and/or one of the following related areas: music performance, music education, media, sound engineering/audio, event technology, production, administration, management and/or marketing.  Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office.  Application must be post marked by April 15, 2022
 
Frederick J Morrica III Memorial Engineers & Surveyors Scholarship - Must be a HS senior pursuing a career in Engineering or Land Surveying.  Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance.  Return Applications to Ms. Burdick no later than April 15, 2022.
 
Penn Highlands Elk Auxiliary Scholarship - Senior student must be a current Penn Highlands Elk employee and/or volunteer or have a parent/Grandparent/guardian be an employee and/or volunteer at Penn Highlands Elk.  Must be furthering their education in a medical related field.  Recent volunteer work in the local area.  Submit a letter of consideration to Penn Highlands Elk Auxiliary, PO Box 39, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA  15857 with the listed information 1) Letter of acceptance 2) Recent volunteer work in the local area .  Deadline: April 20, 2022.  
 
Elk County Women's Association  Scholarship - Must be a current senior in Elk County. Applications available Ms. Burdick's office and on the right hand side of this page. Applications must be returned to by April 30, 2022.
 
AADE (American Association of Drilling Engineers) - Available to high school seniors furthering their career in the oil and gas industry. Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office, on the right hand side of this page as well as in Naviance.  Sign, scan and return completed applications to [email protected] no later than April 29, 2022  
 
Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary - Open to all students. Application are available in Ms. Burdick's office, and attached link on the right hand side of this page
 
Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses & Practitioners (PASNAP) Future Nurse Scholarship - Senior student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in nursing.  Applications are available in Ms. Burdick's office. Deadline to apply: June 1, 2022
 
John Servidea Memorial ScholarshipMust be a current senior.  Applicants must have a mother, father, grandparent, brother, sister or him/herself be a member of Penntech Federal Credit Union. Applications available in Ms. Burdick's office.  Applications must be returned to Mrs. Burdick by May 16, 2022

PB&J Scholarship - Open to all seniors that will be attending a 2-year or 4-year college in the fall 2022.  Applications available on-line bit.ly/pbjscholarship2021 or by scanning the barcode, link is attached on the right hand side of this page.  Deadline to apply is May 31, 2022.
 
Keystone Elk Country Alliance & Seneca Resources Company Scholarship - Available to a senior student pursuing a career in an environmental field (including but not limited to: Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Earth Science, Education Environmental Engineering, Forestry, Botany, Wildlife and Fisheries Science.)  Apply online at [email protected]Deadline to apply is June 30, 2022.