• Questions about Scholarships can be emailed to:

    Christy McMillen, High School Guidance Counselor: cmcmillen@bbsd.com

    Please return all scholarship applications to: cgrasser@bbsd.com


     

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  • BERLIN BROTHERSVALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS - This includes the Daniel Sterner Memorial Scholarship, McKenzie-Raupach Memorial Scholarship, Berlin Brothersvalley School District Foundation Scholarship, Matthew Deeter Technology Scholarship, Education Scholarship, William Harris Memorial Scholarship, Stutzman Family Foundation Scholarship.  The Berlin Brothersvalley School District Foundation administers the scholarships listed above.  By completing this application, you will be considered for any of the scholarship categories listed.  Some categories include multiple scholarships.  Scholarships ranging from $500 to  $1,000 each will be awarded to Berlin Brothersvalley High School seniors.  Scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to attend accredited post-secondary four-year colleges, post-secondary two-year programs and vocational or technical schools.  Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or better.  The award will be presented to your college or technical school on your behalf after successful completion of the first term at the post-secondary institution.  The three Stutzman Family Foundation scholarships will be $10,000 each and will be dispersed before the recipients' first academic year at an accredited four-year college or university.  School attendance will be a consideration in the awarding of all scholarships.  Applications are available in the high school guidance office.  Application deadline is Friday, January 29, 2021.

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  • COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR THE ALLEGHENIES SCHOLARSHIPS - Click Here

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  • AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY ESSAY CONTEST - For grades 9-12.  Any student wishing to do the American Legion Auxiliary Essay Contest should stop in the guidance office for more information and essay title.  Essays must be turned in to the guidance office by the close of school on Thursday, February 11, 2021.

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  • AMERICAN LEGION NEED A LIFT CATALOG WITH SCHOLARSHIPS- Any student wishing to view the scholarships, essay contests, etc. available from the American Legion - please visit their website for the "Need a Lift" at www.needalift.org.  This contains extensive information on scholarships for veteran's dependents.  Various deadline dates.

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  • DOYLE E. PAUL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - This $1,000 scholarship is for a graduating senior of a Somerset County School District pursuing post-secondary education in the field of agriculture, agribusiness or technical education related to the field of agriculture.  Application deadline is January 29, 2021.  https://www.grantinterface.com/sl/lKls0V

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  • FIRST COMMONWEALTH BANK SCHOLARSHIP - for seniors - applicant must complete an application and a 500 word or less essay detailing how they put their community first by their community involvement and how they put their academics first by excelling in the classroom.  Application and essay must be received in their office by 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2021.  Interested students please stop in the guidance office for an application and more information.

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  • FRITZ SCHOLARSHIP – This is a local $1,000 scholarship for Berlin seniors only.  This scholarship consists of a 500 word or less essay.   Essay deadline is Friday, January 29, 2021.  Interested seniors please stop in the guidance office for more information.

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  • LALITTA NASH MCKAIG SCHOLARSHIP - applicant or his/her immediate family cannot be an officer or director of PNC Bank Corporation, or any of its affiliates; or be in any way involved in the selection of scholarship recipients for the LaLitta Nash McKaig Foundation.  Applicants may apply anytime after January 1 for the upcoming academic year.  Applications and all required information must be in the hands of the McKaig Foundation by May 31.  Late applications will not be considered.  Applications are available in the high school guidance office. 

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  • MASON'S SCHOLARSHIPS – For seniors - scholarship, grant and loan opportunities for Masons, their siblings, children, grandchildren and members of the Masonic-related youth groups.  Check out their website at https://pmyf.org/scholarships/masonic-scholarship-resource-guide/.  Various deadline dates.

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  • MOUNT ALOYSIUS MERCY PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS - Seniors planning to attend Mount Aloysius College should check out their Mercy Presidential Scholarships at www.mtaloy.edu or contact the undergraduate and admissions office at (814) 886-6383.  Criteria include:  solid academic record, commitment to home, school and community, possess leadership abilities, participate in extra-curricular activities, volunteer and be involved in community service projects.

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  • PENNSYLVANIA FREE ENTERPRISE WEEK - any 10th or 11th grade student interested in participating should stop in the guidance office for an application.  Applicant will spend a week at Lycoming College or Pennsylvania College of Technology depending on the week chosen.  During this week the applicant will act as an executive management team, running your own business, you and your peers will learn about our free enterprise system.  With the task of turning an "imaginary company" into a financial success, you will determine selling prices, marketing costs, budgets for production, research and development, financing and stock offerings.  Your graduation from this award winning, internationally acclaimed program will be a recognized accomplishment. 

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  • SOMERSET RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP -
    This is a $1,000 scholarship for students whose parents receive electricity from Somerset Rural Electric Cooperative.  The applicant needs to be a senior enrolled in an accredited college or university.  Applications are available in the high school guidance office.  The application needs to be completed and returned to the office of Somerset Rural Electric no later than April 5, 2021 – address:  Somerset Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc., Emily Baer, Director of Marketing, 223 Industrial Park Drive, Somerset, PA  15501. 
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