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Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Robert L. Lebendig Scholarship. Students of all religions are encouraged to apply for this. Completed applications are to be mailed to the address on the application by May 15

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Blair County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Scholarship. You must be planning on pursuing a career in law enforcement to apply for this scholarship.  Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by May 1.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the GH Miller through 1st Summit Bank are now available in the counseling office.  Completed applications can be turned into any 1st Summit Bank. The deadline for this scholarship is June 22 so please make sure you pick up an application before then end of the school year

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the 2019 Kiera Chirdon Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. This scholarship will be awarded to an orchestra student who will be attending school or college to further their education or to a cancer survivor. Completed applications are due in the counseling office by 3:00 on Friday April 12. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Altoona District USBC Bowling Scholarship. You must be a member of the Altoona District USBC Bowlers Association to apply. Completed applications are to be submitted to the address on the application by April 26.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Blair County Chapter of the PA Association of School Retirees. You must be planning on pursuing your career in education to apply for this scholarship.  Completed applications are to be mailed to the address on the application on or before Tuesday April 30.

 

Attention Senior Soccer Players: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Hollidaysburg Soccer Association Scholarship. You must have at least 2 years of participation in a  high school program. Completed applications must be turned into the counseling office by April 15. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the S & T Bank Scholarship. Completed applications must be sent to the address on the application by March 31

 

Attention Juniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Stephen E. Sauers Sportsmanship Scholarship. This scholarship is for any junior who is currently playing baseball or softball for AAHS. This application must be submitted to the email address on the application before the last day of your Junior year. Please note this scholarship is for Juniors only.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Blair Garden Club Scholarship. You must be planning on majoring in one of the specific majors listed on the scholarship to be eligible.  Completed applications are to be returned to the counseling office by Friday April 5. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for The Carol Jo Sicheneder Scholarship. You must be planning on enrolling in The Salon Professional Academy to be eligible for this scholarship. Completed applications must be submitted to the address on the application by April 1.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available for the Blair County Tea Party Scholarship. Completed applications must be sent to the address on the application by April 30.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available for the Carl Lindberg Memorial Scholarship. You must be a member of the marching band to apply for this scholarship. Completed applications are to be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 on Monday March 15. Please note the deadline for this scholarship is only 2 weeks away and late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Heidelberg Scholarship are now available in the counseling office.  You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Completed applications must be sent to the address on the application and postmarked by March 29.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Kiwanis Club Scholarship. You must be attending Penn State Altoona to apply for this scholarship. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by March 15. Please note the deadline is only 2 weeks away.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available for the Angie Gioiosa Memorial Scholarship. You must have been a 2 year consecutive member of either the cross-country teams or the track and field teams to be eligible for this scholarship. Completed applications are to be returned to the guidance office by Friday March 9. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Donna Sheehan Nursing Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must have already been accepted into a professional Nursing Program to apply for this scholarship. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Friday March 8. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now availbale in the counseling office for the Bob Gallardy Memorial Scholarship. You must be a member of a volunteer fire department located within and serving the communities within your school district. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Friday March 8. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attentions Seniors: Applications for the Vince Frank Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. Completed applications with all required documentation must be sent to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Officer Chris Amerine Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must be seeking post-secondary education in the criminal justice field. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Christina Hughes Purcell Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must be a well rounded student and concerned about the environment along with proven leadership in school and community involvement. Completed applications must be sent to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the William E. Frank & Swiss Club of Altoona Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Because We Care Early Childhood Development Scholarship. You must be seeking post-secondary education in the early childhood development field. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by March 15.

 

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the David D. Brozgal Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must be pursuing training in a medical field and have a GPA of 3.75 or higher. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Zack Hinish Foundation Nursing Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must be planning on majoring in nursing with an emphasis in pediatrics to be eligible for this scholarship. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Friday March 8. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Zack Hinish Foundation Special Education Major Scholarship are now available in the counseling office.  You must be planning on majoring in Special Education intending to receive either a B.S. or B.A. Degree. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by March 8. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Oakes Family Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. This scholarship is for students majoring in accounting. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Center for Adoption Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to a senior whose life has been directly touched by adoption. Completed application must be mailed to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Hancock Group Employee and Associates Foundation Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Bessie Levine Memorial Nursing Scholarship are now available in the counseling office.  You must be pursuing a degree in nursing. Completed applications should be returned to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Todd Gardner Sparks Performing Arts Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Performing Arts/Theater Arts. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Blair County Civic Music Foundation Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. This scholarship is for a student pursuing study/training in the performing arts. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Douglas Sparks Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who is attending a 4 year post-secondary educational institution who is majoring in science, math linguistics or international studies. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by March 15.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Blair County United Survivor Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has had a family member that was a victim of a violent crime resulting in the death of that family member. If you think you are eligible for this scholarship, please see your counselor.  Deadline is March 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Josephine Haines Mock Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must be planning on attending a 4 year college in Pennsylvania and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  You also must be a first generation prospective college student. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by March 22.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Robert L. Hite Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is for a student who has outstanding academic achievement, exemplary citizenship qualities, proven leadership traits, and community service through volunteerism. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Monday March 4.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the 2019 Kiera Chirdon Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to a cancer survivor student graduating from AAHS who will be attending school or college or to an orchestra student graduating from AAHS who will be attending a school or college to pursue a career in music or music education. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office no later than 3:00 on Monday March 4. Late applications will not be accepted. If you are absent for any reason, it is your responsibility to have the application turned in by the deadline.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Rotary Club Scholarship. This scholarship is based on financial need, scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities and community involvement. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by March 12. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason. If you are absent for any reason, it is your responsibility to have it turned in by the deadline

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Richard McEldowney Scholarship. Total household income must be between $40,000 & $100,00, you must have completed 25 hours of documented community service, and your GPA must be equivalent to a 3.0. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 Friday March 15. Late applications will not be accepted. If you are absent for any reason, it is your responsibility to have the application turned in by the deadline.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and have a completed applications. Applications can be submitted online or mailed to the address on the application. They must receive your completed application by close of business on March 1.

 

Attention Seniors: This is a reminder that the deadline for the Altoona Area High School Scholarship and the Elementary PTO Scholarship is Friday February 8. Also, please remember late applications will not be accepted for any reason. Completed applications are to be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 Friday February 8

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the William Whittaker Scholarship are now available in the counseling office.  You must have a typed essay not to exceed 500 words, that includes information about your educational and career aspirations, accomplishments and interests. Completed applications along with an OFFICIAL transcript are to be turned into the counseling office by Friday March 1. Late applications will not be accepted. If you are absent for any reason, it is your responsibility to have the application turned in by the deadline.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available for the Brian Morden Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is for a student who has a fascination with technology and a love of music and have completed all parts of the application. Applications are to be sent to the address listed on the application and must be postmarked or emailed by March 17.

 

Attention Seniors:  The Erin Dodson Memorial Scholarship applications are now available in the counseling office. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who participates in any high school athletics, who appreciates doing volunteer work, and have completed all parts of the application. Completed applications should be sent to the address on the applications and postmarked no later than March 17

 

Attention Seniors: The Edgar Snyder Words to Be heard Scholarship applications are now available in the counseling office. This scholarship is offered to any student who plans on attending a 2 year or 4 year college, university, or trade school. Completed applications must be sent to the Edgar Snyder office and postmarked by April 26.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Valley Rural Electric Scholarship. You must be an active member of Valley Rural Electric. Completed applications are to be mailed to the address listed on the application by April 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the ARC Scholarship. This scholarship is based on financial need, essay questions, academics, and a personal interview. Applications must be returned to the address on the application by the close of business Friday March 1.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Kiera Chirdon Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to a senior who has been a part of the AAHS Music Department throughout high school. Completed applications must be sent to the address on the application and postmarked by March 15

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the guidance office for the Altoona Business and Professional Women’s Club Scholarship. They will be awarding a $500.00 scholarship to a 2019 high school graduate who plans to continue his/her education. Completed applications are to be mailed to the address on the application. Deadline is April 11.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Coach William Smearman Memorial Scholarship. You must be a member in good standing of the AAHS class of 2019 & have participated in at least one recognized varsity sport during your senior year. Completed applications must be turned into the counseling office by 3:00 February 28. Late applications will not be accepted. If you are absent for any reason the day of the deadline, it is your responsibility to get your application turned in on time.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the 2019 Big A Booster Scholarship. You must be a member of a varsity sport and your parent or guardian must be a current member of the Big A Booster Club. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 February 25. If you are absent for any reason the day of the deadline, it is your responsibility to get your application turned in on time.  Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the counseling office for the National Federation of the Blind Scholarship. Please visit the website at www.nfb.org/scholarships for more information and to apply for this scholarship. Deadline is March 31.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the counseling office for the 2019 Student-View Scholarship Program. This program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  Please visit the website at www.student-view.com to complete the application. Deadline is April 22.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Dick Logan Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any senior who has participated on one or more athletic teams and is planning to attend an accredited university, college or trade school. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Monday February 25 at 3:00. Late applications will not be accepted. If you are absent from school for any reason, it is your responsibility to have your application to guidance by the deadline.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Blair County Bar Association Scholarship. You must be in the upper 10 percent of your class to be considered for this scholarship. Completed applications are to be mailed to the address on the application. Application deadline is Thursday March 22.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Altoona Area High School Alumni Scholarship.  The Alumni Association will be awarding ten $1000.00 scholarships.  You must have attended AAHS all three years and be moving on to post secondary education.  Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by March 1. Late applications will not be accepted. If you are absent the day of the deadline, it is your responsibility to make sure your application is turned in on time.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the counseling office for the Primary Healthcare Network Scholarship. This scholarship is for any student who is pursuing a degree in healthcare. It applies to students who could be attending a technical school, a 4 year school , or even obtaining a certificate. You can find all of the guidelines and qulifications for this scholarship at www.phnfoundation.net

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available for the Isabelle Christenson Memorial Scholarship.  You must be an organ transplant candidate, recipient, donor family member, or immediate family member of a transplant candidate or recipient. Completed applications must be sent to the address on the application by March 30.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the counseling office for the 2019 Hermine Solt Scholarship. This is a $500.00 scholarship that was established for the purpose of aiding students in Pennsylvania to pursue higher education in a business-related field. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application and be postmarked no later than March 1.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the NAACP Scholarship. This scholarship is open to all seniors. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by March 31. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors: The Jaffa Shrine Highlander’s Pipes & Drums Band is proud to announce the availability of a $500 cash award for one graduating senior who plans to attend college, a university, or some other post-secondary school. Applications and instructions are now available in the guidance office. Submission deadline is no later than January 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the counseling office for the Cirkled In Scholarship. There is no minimum GPA for this scholarship and you will be awarded $2500.00 to use immediately after receiving it. For information on how to apply, please pick up the information in the counseling office.  The deadline is December 31

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Elementary PTO Scholarship.  This will be the last year that Wright Elementary School will be participating in this scholarship so if you attended Wright, please take advantage of this opportunity. Completed applications must be received in the guidance office by 3:00 on Friday February 8. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason. If you are absent from school the day of the deadline, it is your responsibility to make sure the completed application is turned in on time. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Altoona Area High School Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. Completed applications must be received in the guidance office by 3:00 on Friday February 8. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason. If you are absent from school the day of the deadline, it is your responsibility to make sure the completed application is turned in on time. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the counseling office for the 2019 Epilepsy Foundation Scholarship. They will be awarding 9 scholarships for students who have epilepsy/seizure disorders. Completed applications should be mailed to the address on the application by March 16.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the guidance office for the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association Scholarship. Students must maintain a 2.8 GPA to be eligible for this scholarship. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application. Deadline is November 30.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the guidance office for the Bud Lutty Scholarship. The completed preliminary scholarship application must be mailed to the address on the application by December 31, however, the earlier the application is received the smoother the submission process will be.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the counseling office for the scholarships that are offered by StudentScholarships.org. These scholarships are offered to all Pennsylvania school districts. You can also visit the website at www.studentscholarships.org. Please double check the deadlines on these scholarships as some of them are fast approaching.

 

Attention Senior Football Players: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the AFL Football Scholarship. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by November 21.

 

Attention Seniors: The Central PA Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar is announcing the continuation of its local and national scholarship program. The scholarships are open to female students currently attending high school, trade school, junior college, undergraduate school, or graduate school in Pennsylvania. Any female student who is considering a career related to transportation may apply. For directions and applications, please visit the website at www.wtsinternational.org/centralpennsylvania/scholarships  Completed applications must be received at the email or mailing address by Monday November 12.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS: Those who are interested in attending Penn Highlands Community College: Penn Highlands is once again offering their Board of Trustees Academic Scholarship. A total of 9 scholarships will be offered annually. This scholarship is valid for one associate degree and is renewable each academic semester. More information can be found at www.pennhighlands.edu   Application deadline is November 30

 

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Information is now available in the guidance office for the Horatio Alger Scholarship.  Applicants must demonstrate a critical financial need of $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income.  Also there is a portion of the process for your counselor to fill out so please make contact with your counselor if you plan on applying for this scholarship.  You must apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org.  Deadline is October 25.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Information is now available for the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association Scholarship.  Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application.

 

 

 

*********This is just a reminder when filling out scholarship applications to please be aware of deadlines. We will not accept late applications for any scholarships that are being returned to the counseling office. NO EXCEPTIONS!!*********

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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