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Scholarship Opportunities

Important Notes



York-Adams County, PA Central Labor Council Richard L. Boyd Workers' Memorial Day Essay Contest:  Due 04/19/24 to Council President.  This is an essay contest with the winner receiving a $500 cash scholarship.  Any high school senior living in York or Adams County planning to pursue post-secondary education is eligible to participate.  This year's essay topic is "The Importance of Workplace Safety."  Brochures with more information are available for pick up in the Counseling Office.

SPC Cameron J. Stambaugh VFW Post 5265 Scholarship:  Due *04/22/24* to SGHS Counseling Office.  One $1,000 scholarship is being awarded to a graduating senior of the Spring Grove Area School District.  Applicants must be graduating from/attending Spring Grove Area High School, and planning to attend full-time at a four year post-secondary school with classes starting immediately following high school graduation.  Applications are available for pick up in the SGHS Counseling Office.

V.F.W. Post 5265 Auxiliary Scholarship:  Due *04/22/24* to SGHS Counseling Office.  Four total scholarships being awarded to Spring Grove and Littlestown students in the amount of $500, plus one additional scholarship of $500 to a student that is an Auxiliary member not attending either school.  Applications are available for pick up in the SGHS Counseling Office.

The Hanover Area Council of Churches Stolte Scholarship:  Due 04/23/24 to scholarship committee member listed on application.  This is a one-time grant of $1,000.00 to an individual pursuing a career in the field of ministry, missions, or humanitarian service.  Applicant should be a high school senior, college student, or seminary student residing in the greater Hanover area.  Paper applications are available for pickup in the Counseling Office.

Student-View Scholarship Program:  Due 04/23/24 to scholarship website.  Program is offering over $14,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  There are no minimum SAT/ACT scores or GPA requirements, no essays to write, and no lengthy application or forms to complete.  See the website for more information and to complete a survey about colleges in the area. Scholarship winners will be selected at random from those who complete the survey.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Scholarship:  Due 04/30/24 to scholarship.  This is a one-time scholarship of $750 to 1 - 2 high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in chemical engineering.  The application must be RECEIVED by the scholarship by the due date; applications received after this time may not be considered.  For more information, see application.  *An OFFICIAL transcript is required, see Counseling Office for assistance ASAP.*

 The Authorities Future Leaders Scholarship:  Due 04/30/24 to scholarship.  Awards in the amount of $1,000 for individuals pursuing a career in Authority services such as public water, wastewater, stormwater, solid waste and recycling, airports, transportation, parking, redevelopment, emergency/medical, recreation, etc.  Applicants must be a student in a high school, technical school, undergraduate or graduate college/university OR an employee of a PMAA member municipal authority pursuing continuing education or credentialing/certification with less than two years of employment in the industry.  More information and the application can be found on their website.

YCCF Fuel Their Fire Scholarship:  Due 04/30/24 to scholarship.  Three scholarships in the amount of $2,000 being awarded to high school seniors seeking to pursue an education is the area of Emergency Services (firefighter, paramedic, EMT, law enforcement), Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Nursing, and Conservation.

Scott & Hoffnagle Scholarship Fund:  Due *05/06/24* to SGHS Counseling Office.  Three awards being offered in the amounts of $5,000 - $7,500 - $10,000.  Applicants must live in the surrounding service area, have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.50 in the most recent academic year, and has been admitted as a full-time student at an accredited college/university, community college, or trade/technical school located in either PA or DE.  More information on eligibility and requirements can be found on the application and on their website.  **An OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT is required; due date has been modified to allow preparation of transcripts and timely submission to scholarship via mail.*

Jefferson Sportsmen's Association Scholarship:  Due 05/12/24 to scholarship.  $2,000 scholarship being offered to high school senior pursuing a post-secondary education in Environmental Studies and Conservation.  Applications are available for pick up in the SGHS Counseling Office.

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Pennsylvania Scholarships:  Due 06/01/24 to Department Chairperson listed on application.  Two different scholarships, both valued at $2,400 each, are being awarded to PA resident who is a senior in high school.  Applicants must fit criteria as listed on application for each scholarship to be considered.  Applications are available for pickup in the Counseling Office.

 American Legion Auxiliary Department of Pennsylvania Past Department Presidents' Memorial Scholarship for Medical Field:  Due 06/01/24 to Chairperson of Past Presidents' Parley, as listed on application.  A $1,200 scholarship is being awarded to a Pennsylvania high school senior entering the medical field at an accredited institution in Pennsylvania.  Applicants shall be the son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter of a living, deceased, or disabled veteran.  See application for more information.