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Attention Seniors: Applications for the Dr. James E. Smith Scholarship are now available in the counseling office.  This scholarship will be awarded to needy and worthy young men and women in Methodist Colleges of Pennsylvania . Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application and received in their office by June 15.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the G.H. Miller & Jeanne Wolford McKelvey Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must provide proof of full-time enrollment. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Thursday May 17. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Senior Football Players: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Malcolm M. Prine WPFOA Scholarship. You must have played football in high school, but you do not have to intend to play football in college. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by May 1. Please note the early deadline.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Robert Lebendig Sholarship. This scholarship is open to all seniors regardless of your religious beliefs. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by May 15.

 

Attention Seniors: If you are applying for the NAACP scholarship, this is a reminder that completed applications will have to be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 Thursday March29 due to no school Friday. Applications will NOT  be accepted Monday!!

 

Attention Seniors: If you are planning on majoring in education after graduation,  please stop in the counseling office to pick up the application for the Blair County Chapter of the PA Association of School Retirees Scholarship. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by May 4.

 

Attention Seniors: Students enrolling full time at an NCAA Division I or II college or university in Fall 2018 may request their final amateurism certification  starting April 1. This is a requirement to compete their freshman year.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Logan Lodge No. 490 Scholarship. This scholarship is for student who plan on attending Penn State Altoona full time. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Friday March 23. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the S&T Bank Scholarship. Please follow the instructions on the application to apply for this scholarship. Application deadline is March 23.

 

Attention Seniors: The Financial Aid Office at Mt. Aloysius will be offering a financial aid night to help with the forms needed for FAFSA. It will be held March 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.   If you are interested, you will need to stop by guidance to pick up the proper paperwork needed to attend. There is no charge for this workshop.

 

Attention Seniors:  The Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers is pleased to announce that they will once again award a $1000.00 scholarship to a deserving student who has overcome physical challenges with the help of home medical equipment and supplies. Applications are available in the counseling office. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by March 23.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Altoona Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is for students attending Penn State Altoona. Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application by March 16.

 

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 Tuesday March 13. 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 13. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

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 16.

 

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 16

 

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 16.

 

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 16.

 

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 16.

 

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 16

 

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 16.

 

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 16.

 

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 16

 

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 address on the application by March 16.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Vince Frank Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. Completed applications with all required documention must be sent to the address on the application by March 16

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Angie Gioiosa Memorial Scholarship. You must have participated in either Cross Country and/or Track and Field for 2 consecutive years to be eligible for this scholarship. Completed applications can be returned to the counseling office, Mrs. Quinn, or Mr. Adams.  Deadline is March 15.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Heidelberg Scholarship is now available in the counseling office. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by April 3.

 

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 by March 23.

 

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 Friday March 23. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must have a 3.0 GPA. Completed applications are to be mailed to the address on the application. Deadline is close of business on March 9.

 

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 12.

 

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 postmarked by March 12

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Blair Garden Club Scholarship. Qualifications are listed on the scholarship. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by Friday April 6. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Attention Seniors: This is just a reminder that the AAHS Scholarship and the Elementary PTO Scholarship applications are due in the counseling office no later than February 9 at 3:00.  Late applications will not be accepted for any reason!!

 

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 and there are no exceptions.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the William Whittaker Scholarship. This scholarship will be determined by the character of the applicant, scholastic record, and the achievements and goals of the applicant. Completed applications must be returned to the address on the application by February 26.

 

Attention Seniors:  The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is offering a scholarship to a graduating senior. Please stop in guidance for more information or visit the website at www.youngleadersofafa.org   Application deadline is February 15.

 

Attention Seniors Who Are Interested in Nursing:  Nursing Schools Almanac is once again offering it Aspiring Nurse Scholarship.  This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has an a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and math and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. Please visit the website atwww.nursingschoolsalmanac.com for more information. Deadline is August 31.

 

Attention Seniors: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Blair County Bar Association Scholarship. Applicants should be planning to enroll in a full-time degree program at an accredited college or university.  You must be in the upper 10 percent of your class to be considered. Completed applications are to be mailed to the address on the application no later than Thursday March 29.

 

Attention Seniors:  Applications are now available in the counselling office for the Kiera Chirdon Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to a cancer survivor student graduating from AAHS or an orchestra student graduating from AAHS that plans to pursue a career in music or music education. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 PM on Monday February 26. Late applications will not be accepted. No exceptions!!

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the Carl E. Lindberg Memorial Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. You must be a member of the marching band and planning to attend college. Lock Haven University is preferred but not required. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 PM on Monday February 26. Late applications will not be accepted. No exceptions!!

 

Attention Seniors: Applications for the AAHS Alumni Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. The alumni are once again offering 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 3:00 PM Friday March 2. Late applications will not be accepted. No exceptions!!

 

 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: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the STI Cares Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is available to seniors who have attained a 2.0 GPA and are planning on continuing your education at an accredited college or institution of higher education. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 1 and mailed to the address on the application.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the counseling office for the AES Scholarship. This award is available to all students, regardless of your field of study. To be eligible you must visit the website at www. aesengineers.com/scholarships and answer one of the essay questions. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Deadline is October 6, 2018

 

ATTENTION SENIORS: Applications for the Richard McEldowney scholarship are now available in the guidance office.  Your total household income must be between $40,000 and $70,00 annually and you must have 25 hours of documented community service.  Completed applications must be returned to the guidance off by 3:00 on Monday February 26. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS: Applications for the Ardie Dillon Memorial Scholarship are now available in the guidance office. You must be a male who will be attending Penn State Altoona to be eligible for this scholarship. Completed applications are to be returned to the guidance office by 3:00 on February 26.  Late applications will not be accepted.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS: Applications for the BIG A Booster club scholarship are now available in the guidance office. 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 are to be returned to the guidance office by 3:00 on Monday February 26.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Applications are now available in the guidance office for the Robert Hite Memorial Scholarship. Completed applications must be returned to the counseling office by 3:00 on Monday February 26.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Applications are now available in the guidance office for the Coach Smearman Memorial Scholarship. You must be a member in good standing at AAHS and participate in at least one recognized varsity sport during your senior year. Completed applications must be returned to the guidance office by 3:00 on Tuesday February 27.

 

 

ATTENTION SENIORS: Applications are now available in the counseling office for the Elementary PTO Scholarship. Completed applications must be returned to the guidance office by 3:00 on Friday February 9.  LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 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 9. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. THERE ARE NOT EXCEPTIONS.

 

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 12.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS: Applications are now available in the guidance office for the 2018 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: There is now a list of Pennsylvania American Legion Scholarships available in the guidance office.  Each scholarship has its own criteria so please read them carefully. The list can also be found on pa-legion.com/programs/student-progams     If you have any questions, please see your counselor.

 

Attention Senior Football Players: Applications are now available in the guidance office for the Altoona Football League Scholarship. You must have played at least one year in the Altoona Football League and in good standing with Altoona Area High School. Completed application should be mailed to the address on the application.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the guidance office for the 2017 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship. For more information, please visit the website atscholarship@senioradvisor.com  Submission deadline is December 31.

 

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 doublecheck the deadlines on these scholarships as some of them are fast approaching.

 

Attention Seniors: Information is now available in the counseling office for the Hugh Carcella United Steelworkers Scholarship.  An applicant must be a member in good standing, or the son or daughter or legal ward of a member of a United Steelworkers, District 10 local union participating in the Scholarship Program. Applications may be obtained, upon request, from participating local unions.  Applications must be postmarked no later than midnight, March 15, 2018.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Information is now available in the counseling office for the 2018 Epilepsy Foundation Scholarship. They will be awarding eleven $1000.00 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 Ron Brown Scholarship.  You must be African American and demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities, and have demonstrated financial need to be eligible for this scholarship.  There are 2 deadlines.  The first is November 1st for early consideration and the other one is January 9th.  Completed applications must be mailed to the address on the application.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Information is now available in the guidance office for the Blackwood Music Scholarship.  You must be planning on pursuing a career in music, have musical talent, and have instructor recommendation.  Please visit the website at www.blackwoodarts.org to apply.  Deadline is February 1st.

 

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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