Guidance - Scholarships


Here are some relatively local scholarships you (mostly seniors) can complete in order to get extra money to pay for college. If you have any questions, contact the guidance office.



Application Deadline Scholarship Name and Criteria
Ongoing through May, 2017 The Athens Area Education Association Community Service Award recognizes one senior for this honor.   This is based on volunteerism of 100 certified hours.

The student selected will receive a $500 scholarship, sponsored by the Athens Area Education Association.

The following criteria apply:

-AAHS graduating senior in good academic standing over a 4-year high school career

-Successful completion of a minimum 100 hours of community service – certified by the organization for whom the student volunteered

-Enrollment at a higher institution of learning (2 or 4 year)

Application availability will be announced in the spring.
December 31, 2016

Rove Pest Control Scholarship

Rove Pest Control sponsors a scholarship of $500


Following are the eligibility requirements:

· Graduating Senior with 3.0 GPA

· Must attend college in the Fall 2017 semester


More information and the online application can be found at:

Only online applications will be accepted.


January 5, 2017

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. This program awards up to 20 college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships (up to $40,000 per recipient)


For more information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application visit: or


January 15, 2017



Washington Crossing Foundation sponsors national scholarships from $500 to $5,000 – available to graduating seniors who are US citizens and are planning a career of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.


Enjoy Politics? Government or Military Service in Your Future?


Visit the website for information and to apply:

January 20, 2017

Pennsylvania JCI Senate Scholarship Program

The PA JCI Senate annually sponsors a scholarship for senior students who are residents of PA. They will award two $500 scholarships this year.

The two recipients’ applications will then be considered for an additional national grant of $1,000.


Visit and click on “Scholarship Program” for the link to apply.

January 20, 2017


Guidance Office deadline

January 17, 2017

GUTHRIE SCHOLARSHIP 2017 application materials are now available in the Guidance Office. The scholarships are valued at $650 per year, renewable for a maximum of four years for undergraduate studies.


Criteria for Health Professions Scholarships:

· High school seniors who plan to enter, in the summer or fall of 2017, an accredited college, university, hospital-based nursing, or allied health program to pursue careers in health professions, including hospital administration or medical research.

Criteria for Guthrie Employee Scholarships:

· High school seniors who are children of full-time Guthrie employees and plan to enroll in an accredited junior college, college or university in the summer or fall of 2017. Any career interest is eligible. Students can also apply for the Health Professions Scholarship if all the criteria for that scholarship are met.


Applications are available in the guidance office and on the following website:


Children of physicians and dentists affiliated with Guthrie are not eligible for any of these scholarships.

February 16, 2017


Note: Most deadlines are February 16th; however, there are some that are later.

Each application will have a due date on it.

Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. offers scholarships to students at our high school. The Foundation is a non-profit public organization funded by a combination of individual gifts and many different estates, or parts of estates that have been donated by members of the Elmira-Corning community. Most scholarship applications are available online.


Some scholarships available to our students are:

A Hope 4 Lyme Scholarship

Alice E. Campbell Scholarship

George Douglas/LPGA Corning Classic Scholarship

Twin Tiers Youth for Christ Scholarship (paper application)


For more information you can check out their website at: Click on “student” tab.

February 28, 2017


(this deadline is not a postmark deadline – the application must be received by this date)

PSECU Scholarships are available to graduating seniors. To qualify for one of six $8,000 PSECU Scholarships, the student must be a PSECU member by December 31, 2016.


The membership eligibility list can be found at:


Student PSECU members can download a scholarship application at:

March 1, 2017


(this deadline is not a postmark deadline – the application must be received by this date)

PA Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP)

Hermine Solt Student Scholarship

PAEOP offers the Hermine Solt Student Scholarship of $500 to a graduating senior who is pursuing higher education in a business-related field (secretarial, office technology, accounting, business education).


Complete details including criteria, guidelines, and the scholarship application can be found a PAEOP’s website:

Click on Award & Scholarships, and then Student Scholarship (left margin)

April 16, 2017

(Project Deadline)

Honors Grad U Multimedia Scholarship Program is offering five – $1000 scholarships.

Following are the eligibility requirements:

· Graduating Senior who will be attending college in the fall of 2017

· US Citizen

For information and to apply in one of the following mediums:

Art – Creative Writing – Music – Photography, visit


Various deadlines

The Pennsylvania American Legion offers scholarship and financial aid information at:


Various deadlines

The Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania offers a Scholarship Resource Guide at:


Various deadlines is another free resource for students to search for scholarship information.


Scholarship updates can be found here:

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