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Scholarships

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS

Jackie Robinson Minority Student Scholarship:  Applicant must complete and application with essays, be a US citizen and minority student, provide a letter of recommendation, include a digital photo, show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, have an ACT of 21 or higher or SAT of 1000 or higher and include a PDF Copy of high school transcript.  Deadline to apply online is February 1, 2020.  Go to www.jackierobinson.org.

Trucking Association Scholarship (to be used at a Wyoming school): Applicant must plan to pursue a course of study which will lead to a career in the transportation industry in Wyoming. These courses of study include, but are not limited to: Business management, accounting, diesel mechanics, truck driving training, office procedures & management, computer skills and safety. Completed the application, write an essay, provide 3 letters of reference, participate in extra-curricular activities and work experience, exhibit financial need and explain plans for the future.  Due in the counseling office by February 3, 2020.

 Wyoming School Resource Officer Association Scholarship (Any Wyoming College): Applicant must plan to pursue a degree in educations, law or related field, complete the  application, write an essay telling about themselves and an essay explaining how this scholarship will help them to pursue a degree in education or law. Due in the counseling office December 16, 2019.

2019 MECA Memorial Scholarship (any school): Applicant or parent/guardian must be a member of a Montana electric cooperative  (Clark residents). Provide a letter of recommendation, complete the application, write a personal statement, participate in school and community activities and provide transcript with GPA and ACT/SAT scores.  Applications can be found in the counseling office.  Deadline to return application to the counseling office by January 20, 2020.

 SCHOLARSHIPS

Elks National Scholarship 2019 Most Valuable Student Scholarship Competition (to be used at any school) Applicant must be involved in activities and leadership, employment and community service, write an essay, scholarship application  ACT and/or SAT scores, show financial need and provide letters of recommendation.  Apply online at  www.enf.elks.org/mvs  by November 5, 2019.

Schoolhouse Connection Youth Scholarship Program:  The schoolhouse connection youth scholarship program provides scholarships to youth who have experienced homelessness to ensure their completion of a post-secondary education program. Applicants must have been born on or after November 11, 1999, be entering college for the first time during the 2020-2021 school year, have experienced homelessness within the last six years, undocumented students who meet these criteria are eligible, and must reside in the US. Deadline to apply is November 10, 2019.  Applications can be found at www.schoolhouseconnection.org/youth-leadership/scholarship-program/.

Hagan Scholarship Foundation (unique need-based merit scholarship):  Applicant must be a US citizen, attend an eligible high school, student in the graduating class, achieved a 3.75 GPA or higher,  score a 24 or higher on the ACT or 1150 on the SAT, enroll at an eligible four year college or university the fall semester following high school, work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of each academic year of college, complete the FAFSA in 2019 and the EFC must be less than $6,500, apply for eligible Federal and State grants, and not have been convicted of a felony. Apply online at www.hsfmo.org. Deadline is November 15, 2019.

Wyoming Association of Secondary School Principals Scholarship: Seniors interested in applying for this scholarship must submit a copy of their academic resume to the counseling office by November 1, 2019.  One student will be chosen to represent PHS at the state level.  The successful applicant will have to compose an essay and submit letters of recommendation back to the counseling office by November 22, 2019.  Stop by the counseling office with any questions.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship (any 4-year college/university): Applicant must graduate from a US high school in spring 2020, intend to enroll full-time in an accredited 4-year college beginning in fall 2020, have a 3.5 GPA or higher, an ACT composite score of at least a 26 or SAT score of 1200 or higher, demonstrate financial need ($95,000 or less annual family income) and 3 Letters of recommendation from teachers.  Apply online @ www.jkcf.org/college.  Deadline to apply is November 13, 2019.

Daniels Scholarship Program:  Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the US, a Wyoming resident, senior at PHS, demonstrate financial need (adjusted gross income of $85,00 or less–please see the website for more income information), earn an ACT score of 18 in each category or SAT Math score of 490 and Evidence Based Reading and Writing score of 490 and a 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, 2019.

University of Wyoming Trustees Scholarship:  University of Wyoming Applications, official transcripts and test scores need to be submitted by December 1, 2019 to be considered for the UW Trustees Scholarship.  A committee will review completed applications and make selections based on the applicant pool reviewing GPA, test scores and academic rigor.  Students who are identified to proceed to the next level will be invited to submit a resume and complete short answer questions.  These materials are due in January 2020.  A committee will review candidate packets and invite finalists to UW for an on-campus interview scheduled in February 2020.

MSU-Bozeman 2020 Presidential Scholarship: The applicant must apply to Montana State University as an entering freshman. Deadline for fall 2020 awards is December 6, 2019 by 3PM MST. Applicants need to submit their materials by December 6, 2019.  Supportive materials (2 letters of recommendation, transcripts and the counselor verification need to be submitted online by December 13, 2019.)

MSU-Bozeman Fall 2019 Freshman Scholarships:  Applicant must apply for admission to Montana State University, send ACT and/or SAT scores sent.  Check out their website for the most up to date info:  www.montana.edu/scholarships.

Burger King Scholars Program (to be used at any school) Applicant must have GPA of 2.5 or better and plan to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school Fall 2020.  Apply online @ www.bkmclamorefoundation.org Deadline is December 15, 2019.

Wyoming State PEO Scholarships:  Applicant must be a female nominated by local chapter, exhibit excellence in leadership extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success, be a senior and under the age of 20, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a citizen or legal permanent resident of US, and plan to attend college fall after high school graduation.  Applications are in the counseling office.  Deadline to submit applications back to the counseling office is December 18, 2019.

 Daughters of the American Revolution: The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is offering a couple of scholarship opportunities.  The Good Citizen Award and Scholarship Contest as well as the General Scholarship.  Information for both can be picked up in the counseling office or online at www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships.  For more information, contact Karin Neilson, scholarship chair, at 412-715-2927 or [email protected].

2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program: This national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace and at home. Applicant must exhibit leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Apply online through www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships. Deadline is:  January 4, 2020.

National Co-op Scholarship Program (to be used at specific Co-op Schools): If you are planning to attend any of the following colleges that offer Cooperative Education, contact the counseling office for information about merit-based scholarships. Colleges participating in the scholarship program are:  Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, University of Cincinnati, Merrimack College, The University of Toledo and Wentworth Institute of Technology. Applicant must have a 3.5 GPA or better, write an essay (200 Words) describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program, and must complete the application process and be accepted at one of the participating schools. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2020.  For scholarship information and to complete your application online, visit www.waceinc.org

Wyoming Auctioneers Association Scholarship (any school): Applicant must graduate from an accredited Wyoming high school, a Wyoming resident, have a 2.5 GPA or higher, write an essay, include academic resume, 3 letters of recommendation, an official high school transcript and a completed application. Completed application due electronically to [email protected] by February 15, 2020.  More information and application can be found at http://www.wyoauctioneers.org/scholarship/.

  Washington Crossing Foundation (any school): Visit their website:  www.gwcf.org or call them at 1.215.949.8841.  The deadline to apply is January 15, 2020.

Society of Women Engineers/Rocky Mountain Section (any school): 

Applicant must plan to enroll in engineering, engineering technology, or computer science programs at an ABET accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020, have a 3.5 GPA or higher and ranked in the top 25% of class, be female, and a current resident of Wyoming or Colorado.  Applications are due in the Counseling Office by January 24, 2020.  More information and application can be found at www.swe-rms.org/scholarships.html. 

Flavorful Futures Scholarship (any school): Applicant must be a US Citizen, high school senior, have a 2.5 or higher GPA, must not be related to an employee of Talking Rain or its retail customers, answer two essay questions and create an original video showing who you are in 3 minutes or less.  Apply online at www.flavorfulfutures.com by deadline of February 15, 2020.

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.

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