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Friday, April 30, 2021
is the deadline for all scholarships. Return form with appropriate attachments to the Girard High School office.

 

*THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY,  APRIL 30, 2021*

 

Brian P. Simkovitch Scholarship, $500

  • All graduating seniors with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to apply.
  • Essay: What experience has impacted you the most in making your plans for the future?

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

Outstanding Character and Integrity Scholarship, $500

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior who will be attending a post-secondary educational institution (college, university, trade school, etc.) or entering a US Service Branch and show proof of acceptance.
  • No minimum GPA requirement.
  • Must be actively involved in extracurricular or community activities.
  • Must include at least one letter of reference from a GSD Faculty member, GSD Administrator, or a local clergy, community or business leader.
  • Essay: Who in your life exemplifies outstanding character and integrity, and why?  Describe the impacts this individual has on how you live your life.

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

Girard School District Foundation Ambassador Scholarship, $500

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior who will be attending a post-secondary educational institution (college, university, trade school, etc.) and show proof of acceptance.
  • Must have excellent attendance of at least 95%
  • Must have no disciplinary infractions.
  • Must list involvement in community activities, if any.
  • Must be actively involved in extracurricular activities.
  • Include GPA and class rank and attach your transcript.
  • Essay: Summarize your qualifications.

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

Mina George Scholarship, $500

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior who will be attending a post-secondary educational institution (college, university, trade school, etc.)
  • Must show proof of acceptance into a school of higher education (acceptance letter, tuition bill, etc.)
  • Please attach a transcript; no minimum GPA requirement.
  • Essay: Talk about an adult who has had a positive influence on you throughout your high school career and why.

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

The Bev Miller Scholarship, $500

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior accepted at Edinboro University.
  • Essay:  Discuss why you chose Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and what major you have chosen.

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

The Brook Tolbert Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 pursuing a post-secondary education in a field of law enforcement.
  • Must be attending a post-secondary educational institution (college, university, trade school, etc.) and provide proof of acceptance.
  • Include GPA and copy of transcript.
  • Submit an essay on: How do you feel Conservation Law Enforcement benefits Commonwealth residents? or What experiences or observations have you had that made you choose law enforcement as a career?

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

The Joseph and Lois Legnasky Scholarship, $500

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior attending a college or university, with a major in engineering.
  • Must have maintained a 3.0 GPA over the last three years.
  • Must provide a letter of recommendation from a non-family member.
  • Must provide a letter verifying community service which would have been completed in the last two years.
  • Submit an essay on:  Why do you think you deserve this scholarship?

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

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Past Recipients

 

The Rebecca Kuzma Widdecombe Scholarship, $1,000

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior who will be attending some type of higher education institution.
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA at the time of application.
  • Must submit one letter of recommendation from a non-family member.
  • Submit an essay on: Why do you think you deserve this scholarship?  Be sure to include any of your community service activities in the essay.

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

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Past Recipients

 

The Bob Dunn Memorial Scholarship, $500

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior who will be attending some type of higher education institution or technical school.
  • Must submit one letter of recommendation from a non-family member.
  • Submit an essay on: Why do you think you deserve this scholarship?  Be sure to include specific instances of how you learned more effective ways of building strong academic skills and personal work habits to achieve the goal of post-secondary education.

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

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Past Recipients

 

The Carol M. Nass Memorial Medical Scholarship, $1,000

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior who declares an intention to major in a medical-type academic program in a post-secondary institution. 
  • Must have lived in the Girard School District for at least the most recent 4 years and attended GHS for at least 3 years, including senior year
  • Must have attained an overall 4-year (grades 9-12) grade level of 80% or higher.  
  • Must be involved in extracurricular activities in the school and community.

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

The Donna Marasco Memorial Scholarship, $1,500

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior.
  • Submit an essay on: Describe a development or addition to your local community that you feel would better the lives of those living there.

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

The Girard/Lake City Chamber of Commerce, $1,000

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior attending a post-secondary institution.
  • Submit an essay on: Why do you believe you should  be considered for this scholarship?

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

The Iszkula Family Scholarship, $1,500

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior who will be attending a post-secondary educational institution (college, university, trade school, etc.) and show proof of acceptance.
  • Submit an essay on: What is the best thing about growing up in Girard?

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

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Past Recipients

 

The Richard G. Payne Scholarship in Memory of Isabel Foye, $1,000

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior with at least a 3.0 GPA who will be attending some type of higher education institution.
  • Must submit one letter of recommendation from a non-family member.
  • Submit an essay on: Why do you think you deserve this scholarship?

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

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Past Recipients

 

The Rice Avenue Union High School Class of 1956 Scholarship, $687.50

  • Must be a GHS graduating senior in good academic standing attending a post-secondary educational institution to focus on a career in health care or be attending a trade school.
  • Must submit proof of acceptance and current transcript.
  • Submit an essay on: How will this scholarship benefit you financially?

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

Printable Application
Past Recipients

 

If you have any questions about the scholarships listed above, contact your high school guidance counselor.

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