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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  • Wallenpaupack HS Scholarship Corner

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  •     The following scholarships have been announced for Wallenpaupack Area High School seniors for 2014. This list will be updated periodically but for full information contact the High School Guidance Office.
    If a WAHS applicaton is not accepted, the student needs to use the scholarship source's own application form.
    NEWFOUNDLAND ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
    Accepts WAHS application
    Amount:    $1,000
    Criteria:    Application required-need schedule C or 1040 tax form-must be resident of Greene - Dreher twsp - good
    moral character - good school citizenship-consideration given more for financial need and potential rather than class rank and SAT scores - academic achievement-service to school & community-transcript-permission slip - 3 teacher references -accepted at a 2/4 yr college-GIVE TAX FORM TO MRS. BROWN
    Due:    3/24/14
    R.E.S.C.U.E. BENJAMIN STONE SCHOLARSHIPS
    Does not accept WAHS application
    Amount:  $500 (1) $250 (2)
    Criteria: Senior who exhibits concern for and involvement in environmental issues.
    Due:        3/24/14
    WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
    Does not accept WAHS application
    Criteria:  Application required (1 application for 10 different scholarships).  Must be a Wayne County resident.  Application may be submitted on-line at www.waynefoundation.org (preferred method of submission) or you can pick up a hard copy in the Guidance Office.  If you complete the on-line application you still need to sign up in the scholarship folder in guidance so that they receive the necessary additional paperwork.  If the student does not attend school, the money must be returned.
    Jeri Bigart Memorial Scholarship   2 @ $1,500.00 (vocational/technical)
    Edwin Thomas Memorial Scholarship  3 @ $1,000.00 (academic)  3 scholarships
    Leon Scudder Scholarship 10 @ $2,000.00 (academic) 10 scholarships
    Seeleyville Union Sunday School Scholarship 1 @ $500.00 (theology) (ie nursing, education, etc or missionary vocation.
    Drs. Philip & Rosita Liu Health Care Scholarship 1 @ $2,000.00 (health care)
    Drs. Betty & Lawrence Caruth Health Care Scholarship 1 @ $1,000.00 (health care- emphasis on dentistry)    
    Wayne County Bar Association Scholarships 1 @ $1,000.00 (pre-law, political science, or other career as an attorney)
    Robert Zabady Scholarship 1 @ $1,000.00 (health care or culinary)
    Akers Scholarship 1 @ $1,000.00 (forestry, agri-business and education)
    Wayne County Community 5 @ $1,000.00 9 (financial need and community service)
    WAYNE COUNTY BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    Does not accept WAHS application
    Amount:    $250 varies
    Criteria:    Application required-good academic standing-must attend trade school or college and further education in
    building trades-architecture-landscape-architecture-engineering etc.-verification of acceptance-transcript-interview-Jr/Sr GPA-attendance-character in and out of school-100 word essay "Why you choose a career in the building trades"-note of acknowledgement sent to board members or scholarship forfeited
    Due:    3/24/14
    Page 2 of 2 - THE EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    Does not accept WAHS application
    Amount:    $1,500
    Criteria:    Student  planning  a career in aviation-2/4 year post secondary college or related technical field
    in aviation, aerospace design, aeronautical engineering or pilot training towards commercial flying
    Due:    3/24/14
    VICTORIA T. ROBINSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Does not accept WAHS application
    Amount:    $1,800 (varies)
    Criteria:    Application required-must be accepted by a school of nursing or college offering a degree in nursing-scholastic achievement-financial need-3 personal references from adults not related to applicant (no assessment forms)-community involvement-transcript-essay on development of interest in nursing and reason for applying -include any pertinent information or extenuating circumstances-personal interview-wallet photo
    Due:    3/24/14
    2014 MIKE MUNCHAK COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
    Does not accept WAHS application
    Amount:    $6300
    Criteria:    Candidates must participate in community service programs funded by the United Way, be accepted in a 2/4
    year accredited program.   Demonstrate commitment through community service activities, academic achievement. Demonstrate financial need, must have completed the FAFSA application.
    Due:    3/24/14
    PENNSYLVANIA LAND SURVEYORS FOUNDATION
    Does not accept WAHS application
    Criteria:  Students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree or associate degree in land surveying.  
    Due:        3/24/14    
    AGRICULTURE, HEART OF WAYNE-PIKE COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SCHOLARSHIP
    Does not accept WAHS
    Amount: $750 (2) varies
    Criteria: Application required - not necessarily agriculture oriented - enrolled in a 2/4 yr college -transcript - statement of future goals – letter of recommendation from someone not related outside of school - list activities - work experience
    Due:        3/24/14

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