Scholarships

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Josephine Haines Mock Scholarship. You must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be a first generation prospective college student. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 Friday March 27. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Emily Lee Scholarship. You must have been accepted in a full time health related program at an accredited undergraduate college or university or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate college or university with a health related major. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by May 8.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the William “Billy” Charles Garber Military Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship will be given to a graduating senior who is enlisted in the Armed Forces. Completed applications must be mailed to the address listed on the application no later than April 20.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Sweat 4 Vets Scholarship. Completed applications are to be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 Friday March 27.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Youth Scholarship Program for Children of Law Enforcement & Fire Service Personnel. You must have a parent who is a full time employee of the police, sheriff, or fire department. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by April 10.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the 2020 Kiera Chirdon Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to a cancer survivor or orchestra student. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by March 27 at 3:00. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the 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 on Friday March 20. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Blair County Tea Party Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by April 3rd.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications area now available in the counseling office for the Angie Gioiosa Memorial Scholarship. You must have been a member of either the cross-country team or the track and field squads.  Completed applications are due to Mrs. Quinn or Mr. Adams by March 16.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Rosalind Sky LOL Future Educator Scholarship. You must be planning on majoring in education to apply for this scholarship. Please return completed form to the counseling office by 3:00 Thursday March 12. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Chris Amerine Memorial Scholarship. You must be planning on majoring in the criminal justice field. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00  Thursday March 12. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Donna Sheehan Nursing Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must have been accepted into a professional RN program to apply for this scholarship. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 Thursday March 12. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Zack Hinish Special Education Major Scholarship. You must be planning on majoring in Special Education. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 Thursday March 12. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

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. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 Thursday March 12. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

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 13.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available 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 13. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

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 13.

 

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 13.

 

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 13.

 

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 13.

 

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 13.

 

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 13.

 

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 13.

 

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 13.

 

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 13.

 

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 13.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Because We Care Foundation Criminal Justice Scholarship. You must be planning on majoring in criminal justice. Completed application must be mailed to the address on the application by March 13.

 

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 13.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the P. Jules and Pamela J. Patt Memorial Scholarship. You must have a 3.0 or higher GPA and have been involved in high school athletics to apply for this scholarship. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Friday March 6. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Logan Lodge No. 490- F.S.A.M. Scholarship. You must be planning on attending Penn State Altoona full-time beginning in the fall semester. Completed applications must be received in the guidance office by Monday March 2. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason. Please note the deadline for this scholarship is fast approaching.

 

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

 

Attention Seniors who attended Wright Elementary School and W & J Elementary School: Applications are now available in the counseling office specific to these two elementary schools. This will be the last year this scholarship is offered. Completed applications should be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 Wednesday February 19. Please note the fast approaching deadline!!  Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

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 should be postmarked or emailed by March 16 to the address on the application.

 

Attention Seniors: The Erin Dodson Memorial Scholarship application is 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 postmarked by March 16 to the address on the application.

 

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. Deadline is March 6.

 

Attention Seniors: This is a reminder that the AAHS Scholarship and the Elementary PTO Scholarship applications are due in the counseling office this Friday February 7. Late applications will not be accepted after that date for any reason. If you are absent for any reason it is your responsibility to have them turned in by this Friday.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the McEldowney Scholarship. You must have a minimum grade equivalent of 85% and 25 hours of documented community service to apply for this scholarship.  Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by March 12. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Courage for Kiera Scholarship. You must have been part of the Music Department throughout high school to apply for this scholarship. Completed applications are to be sent to the address on the application. Deadline is March 13.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Altoona Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must be attending Penn State Altoona to apply for this scholarship. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application. Deadline is March 13.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Heidelberg Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher to apply for this scholarship. Completed applications must be sent to the address on the scholarship and postmarked by March 20.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply for this scholarship. Completed applications must be sent to the address on the application. Deadline is March 2.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Blair Garden Club Scholarship. Please stop in guidance to see what you must be majoring in to be eligible for this scholarship. Completed applications are due in the counseling office by April 3.

 

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 to be eligible for this scholarship. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by March 31.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the 2020 Line Mountain Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must have been a team member for Odyssey of the Mind and participated in regional competitions for 3 years or more. At least 2 of those years must have occurred in Pennsylvania.  Deadline is March 21

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Dick Logan Jr. Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must have participated on one or more athletic teams and  plan on attending an accredited university, college or trade school. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Monday February 24 at 3:00. 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 for the Rotary Club Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by March 13. Late applications will not be accepted. If you are absent for any reason, it is your responsibility to meet the deadline.

 

Attention Seniors: The National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania is once again offering scholarships to qualified seniors. Any legally blind person who will be a full time student during the 2019-2020 school year is encouraged to apply. Please visit the website at www.nfb.org/scholarships to complete an application. Application deadline is March 31.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the 2020 Alumni Scholarship. You must have attended AAHS all three years and be moving on to post secondary education to qualify for this scholarship. Completed applications must be turned into the counseling office by 3:00 on March 2. Late applications will not be accepted. If you are absent for any reason, it is your responsibility to have your application turned in on time.

 

Attention Seniors: The Western PA Trial Lawyers Association is offering three $2000.00 scholarships to be awarded in May. You will be asked a question relating to the Religion and Equal Protection Clauses of the United States Constitution. If you are interested in this, please see your counselor. Deadline is January 10.

 

Attention Students: Applications for the Altoona Area High School Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. This one application covers many scholarships that are offered within the high school.  Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 on Friday February 7. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason. If you are absent for any reason the day of the deadline, it is still your responsibility to have the completed application turned in on time.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the elementary PTO Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. Completed applications must be turned into the counseling office by 3:00 Friday February 7. They DO NOT  get turned into the elementary schools. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason. If you are absent for any reason the day of the deadline, it is still your responsibility to have the completed application turned in on time

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the 2020 Epilepsy Association Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to a student wh has epilepsy or seizure disorders. Awards will be based on the quality of the student’s application determined through a competitive scoring system that balances need with achievement. Application deadline is April 1, 2020

 

Attention Seniors: The Central Pennsylvania 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 who is considering a career related to transportation. Please visit the website at www.wtsinternational.org/centralpennsylvania/scholarships for more information. Completed applications must be received at the email or mailing address by Tuesday November 12. Please note the deadline is fast approaching.

 

Attention Juniors:The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University is now accepting applications from talented high school juniors for their summer 2020 program. PGSS is an intensive, five-week summer residential program, which emphasizes cooperative learning and hands-on laboratory research, for 56 talented high school juniors pursuing careers in science and math. Accepted applicants will receive a full scholarship to the program. Interested students must apply on-line only. No paper applications will be accepted. Apply at https://pgss-applications.pa-gov-schools.org. The submission deadline is January 31, 2020.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available for the Bud Lutty Scholarship. Please stop by guidance to pick up the Preliminary Scholarship Application and a listing of the employers that contribute to the fund. Students who are either employees or dependents of employees of these contributing employers are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  Application deadline is December 31.

 

Attention Seniors: The Elks National Foundation is offering the Most Valuable Student Scholarship. Please visit the website at enf.elks.org/mvs to apply or contact your local Elks Lodge at elks.org/lodges. Applications deadline is November 5.

 

 

 

*********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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