College Scholarships


 Available in the Counseling Office

SENIORS:  When you bring in Scholarship & College applications, please make sure  you have them to us at least a week before the due date to insure that they are mailed on time.

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New Scholarships

KFC REACH Educational Grant ProgramSeptember 28, 2017 (50 Awards – $3,000)

MyProjectorLamps ScholarshipSeptember 30, 2017 (2 Awards – $500)





Are you a middle level or high school student who’s making a difference through volunteering?  The Prudential Spirit of Community Award recognizes students in grades 5-12 who make meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.  Apply for a 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1000 and a trip to Washington, D.C.
Access the application at  November 7, 2017.


The Horatio Alger Association awards college scholarships to high school seniors who exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree, demonstrate financial need and who display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity while maintaining a 2.0 GPA.  Go to to apply.  Deadline:  October 25, 2017

​ Future of Assisted Living Scholarship.  Three $2000 scholarships are available to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2 year college or 4 year university.  Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay in response to the question:  How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?  Go to for an application.  Deadline:  December 31, 2017.  ​

Mediacom Communications is offering fifty five $1000 scholarships through its World Class Scholarship Program.  Applicants must live in areas serviced by Mediacom.  For an application go to www.mediacomworldclass.comDeadline:  February 16, 2018.

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