Scholarship Opportunities
Road to Safety Scholarship Contest:  available to senior students, submit a creative project about the dangers of drunk and/or distracted driving for a chance to win college scholarship money. 1st place $1000, 2nd place $750, 3rd place $500. Visit arrivealivepa.com or stop in guidance for an application.

United Steelworkers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Fund: $4000 scholarships available to senior students who will be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree, must be a child or legal ward of a member (active, retired, or deceased) of United Steelworkers District 10 local union. See guidance for more information. Deadline to apply is 3/15/17

The Drive Smart Teen Digital Short Contest, sponsored by CTIA Wireless Foundation, launches today. Students enter a digital short educating others about the dangers of driving distracted for a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship!
Who: 13 to 18-year-old U.S. residents
What: 15-60 second digital short
When: October 16, 2017 through December 18, 2017
How: Students register, create and submit their digital short online, and may submit multiple entries
Why students should enter early: Each week one winner will be chosen out of all entries received to date, to receive a $100 gift card.

Visit https://drivesmartnow.com/ to register

ACT Student Champion Scholarship:  $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition.
Open to students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT and meet the following:
A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.
Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete an additional form to complete the application. See guidance for information on the additional form.


National Society SAR Knight Essay Contest: Essay guidelines available in guidance. Monetary awards ranging from $100-$5000. Submission Deadline prior to 12/31/17. 

ELKS Most Valuable Student Scholarship: 500 monetary awards ranging from $1000-$12,500/year, open to senior students who will be pursuing a 4-year college degree, applicants judged based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications will become available online www.elks.org/ENF .Deadline to apply: TBD

Raise.me:
a new way to earn money for college. With Raise.me any student can earn money for college starting in 9th grade based on their achievements in school and life. Raise.me partners with colleges and universities to offer microscholarships.
PA American Legion Scholarships- 6 scholarship opportunities.

StudentScholarships.org- 10 scholarship programs available for PA students. www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php

Schuylkill Area Community Foundation- multiple scholarship opportunities available for Schuylkill Haven students. Visit www.sacfoundation.com and click on the Students section then select Scholarships.