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SENIOR AWARDS 2017
The Senior Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 31 at 7 PM. Listed below are available scholarships. Be sure to adhere to deadlines. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Heller.
* Updated 3/16. Please note more applications will be added soon.
MULHALL SCHOLARSHIP—applications due in Guidance April 28. Eligibility: Students studying for a career in visual, graphic or industrial arts; or in related fields
ROCKY PILGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—applications due in Guidance April 28. Eligibility: Grades, financial need, community service
COACH MIOLI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—applications due in Guidance April 28. Eligibility: senior football players.
DR. IRVING SCHREIBER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP—applications due in Guidance April 28. Eligibility: Record of improvement in Junior and Senior year; financial need
PRHS SCHOLARSHIP FORM—applications due in Guidance April 28. Every senior should apply.
Pascack Historical Society Ellen Berdais Memorial Scholarship
Award: $2000 to a Park Ridge HS senior
Eligibility: A highly motivated student with financial need who has demonstrated good character throughout his or her high school years. It is not necessary for the student to be attending a 4 year college to be eligible for the scholarship as long as he or she is determined to further his or her education at a community college, trade school or some other institution of higher learning
Apply: Historical Society Application. Essays and letter of recommendation are required
Deadline: due in the Guidance Office by Monday, May 1 at 3:00 PM
**End of Senior Award list***
PBA Local Scholarship
Eligibility: criminal justice or a related field; financial need; good academic record
Apply: PBA application
Deadline: received by April 30, 2017
Armenian Relief Society
Award: $750 scholarship
Eligibility: seniors who are of Armenian heritage (proof is needed), live in Bergen County for at least one year, plan to attend a four-year college, and have an A/B average
Apply: ARS application
Deadline: completed applications and a signed transcript release from are due to your counselor by April 21, 2017
200 Club of Bergen County
Eligibility: senior; a child or stepchild of an active, retired or deceased Bergen County law enforcement officer, fire fighter, or ambulance corps member.
Applicants may qualify on their own merit if they are members of the ambulance corps, police or fire auxiliary and have been so before September 1, 2016.
Criteria considered: community and civic involvement; academic (including SAT/ACT scores); financial need; service of the applicant or family member
Apply: applications available at www.200club.org
You will need to provide a transcript, SAT/ACT report, and tax returns.
*Make sure you follow directions: you need one original and 4 copies for a total of 5—this includes attachments (ex.—you will need 5 transcripts)
Deadline: April 20 at 5:00 PM
New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome
Eligibility: NJ seniors who have been diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome and plan to attend a college or trade school
Apply: download application from www.NJCTS.org
Deadline: all materials received by April 21
The Columbians: An Italian-American Philanthropic Organization
Award: approximately 30 scholarships ranging from $1000 to $5000
Eligibility: seniors of Italian heritage; good academic standing; community involvement; financial need; and an essay concerning Italian heritage
Forward completed application, three (3) references, and a copy of your parents’ IRS Form 1040 to your School Counselor. If you prefer, you may mail financial information directly to the Columbians.
Deadline: Application and supporting documentation due to your counselor by April 24. Must provide a transcript release. Application and transcript must be mailed by PRHS (if in paper copy).
If you submit the application online via the Columbians’ website, then your counselor mails your transcript and documentation.
Completed applications must be received by May 1.
The Thorton Sisters Foundation, Inc.
Eligibility: senior; female of Color (e.g., African-American, Latino-American, Caribbean-American, Native American, etc.); GPA of C+ or higher
Apply: see Mrs. Heller for application. Applicants must complete application, include transcript, 3 letters or recommendation, family income tax form, essay, photo, and verify college acceptance
Deadline: postmarked by May 7, 2017
AIA/ALNNJ Architects League
Eligibility: senior who will be pursuing a college degree in architecture from an NAAB accredited architecture program
Applications include an essay, resume, official transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, and examples of student’s work
Deadline: May 8, 2017
Mid-NJ Association: Liesel Krehan Memorial Scholarship Award
Award: two $1,000 scholarships—one awarded to a male, one to a female student
Eligibility: seniors who have been associated with a MNJYSA affiliates club/team as an athlete, volunteer trainer, or as a referee during high school. Financial need is NOT considered as one of the elements of the selection process
Deadline: postmarked by May 15
Pomptonian Food Service
Award: four $1000 scholarships
Eligibility: seniors; considerations: financial need, work experience, community service, essay and letters of recommendation (2)
Apply: Pomptonian Application
Deadline: materials received by April 21, 2017
Student must mail the application to the address included with the application. Do not submit to the Guidance office.
The Lep Foundation for Youth Education: John Lepping Memorial Scholarship
Award: at least four $5,000 scholarships
Eligibility: The John Lepping Memorial Scholarship is specifically designed to support students with disabilities who demonstrate academic success and are motivated to move their lives forward through education despite their disabilities
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Lep Foundation—Cure Magazine Scholarship
Eligibility: students who have been affected by cancer and the financial burdens on them and their families as a result of the disease and all related treatments. Scholarship recipients must be able to provide proof of their condition with a letter of confirmation by a physician. Proof will be required after award notification; please do not submit with application. Applicant must reside in the United States of America
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants
Apply: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Deadline: June 12, 2017
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
Eligibility: high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Will be awarded to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates: A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics; and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
Apply: visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage.
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Valley Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship
Eligibility: seniors who plan to major in a health-related field
Apply: Valley Hospital Auxiliary Application. Application must be accompanied by the following: HS transcript; 2 letters of recommendation; evidence college acceptance; essay; parent and School Counselor signature
Print outs of the application are also available in the Guidance office
Deadline: received by May 1, 2017
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
Eligibility: students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship
Eligibility: students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship
Eligibility: students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.
Deadline: June 1, 2017
Eligibility: senior student athletes
Deadline: June 19, 2017
B. Davis Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.
Deadline: May 22, 2017
|Last Updated: 4/18/17|