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Scholarships

Download the 2020-2021 Scholarship Guidebook Here: 2020 Scholarship Guidebook

Seniors:  The Daniels Fund Scholarship Program is offering informational webinars Monday through Friday from September 14th through November 10th.  If you are interested in the Daniels Fund Scholarship, please go to https://www.danielsfund.org/scholarships/daniels-scholarship-program/webinars for more information and to register to attend via zoom.

Seniors:  If you are interested in the Michigan State University STARR Scholarship, there will be virtual informational meetings about the scholarship and Michigan State University held on Sunday, October 4th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm EDT.  Reservations are required and can be made at https://starr.msu.edu/ . If you have any questions, contact Ben Brown at [email protected].

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS  

Daniels Scholarship Program (any school)

Criteria:

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the US
  • Wyoming resident
  • Senior at PHS
  • Demonstrate financial need (Adjusted Gross Income of $85,000 or less on 2019 tax return.  Please visit the website for more information)
  • Earn an ACT score of 18 in each category (writing score not required) or an SAT Math score of 490 and Evidence Based Reading and Writing score of 490.
  • Students who were unable to take the SAT or ACT due to COVID 19 cancellations are eligible to apply with a minimum GPA of 3.3 in high school on an unweighted 4.0 scale and do not need to provide standardized test scores.
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale at time of application and upload an official transcript with application
  • Recommendation from a school official (teacher, coach, principal, counselor, etc)

You must access the scholarship application online via the Daniels Fund website (DanielsFund.org).  Application window is from October 1-November 15, 2020.

Hagan Scholarship Foundation (unique need-based merit scholarship)

Criteria:

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must attend an eligible high school
  • Must have achieved a 3.75 CGPA or higher
  • Must be ranked by the school and in the top 20% of the high school graduating class
  • ACT and SAT scores are not required
  • Must enroll at an eligible four year college or university the fall semester following high school
  • Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of each academic year of college
  • Must complete the FAFSA and the EFC must be less than $6,500
  • Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony

Apply online at www.hsfmo.org. Deadline is November 15, 2020.

SCHOLARSHIPS     

Horatio Alger Scholarship Program:

State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.  The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.  The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders.  .

Criteria:

  • high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen

Deadline to apply online is October 25, 2020. Apply at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/.

Alert Magazine:  Applicants for this scholarship must write an essay about a personal encounter themselves or someone they know had with drug or alcohol abuse, how it was dealt with and what they learned from it.  Information about this scholarship is available in the counseling office.  There is no deadline for this scholarship. Download information here:  Writing Competitions for Website

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