• CAMP CADET OF SOMERSET COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP - this fund provides scholarship support for two $1,000 scholarships for graduating Somerset County seniors pursuing post-secondary education and who are graduates of Camp Cadet of Somerset County.  Application deadline is April 15, 2019.  For more information please stop in the guidance office.  Click here to apply online.

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  • CAMP PARC HELPING HAND SCHOLARSHIP - The purpose of this scholarship is to provide resources to equip higher education-bound students who have excellent academic achievement and a record of outstanding service to Camp PARC.  In the spirit of People Always Responding with Compassion, the scholarship committee seeks well-rounded, kindhearted, and community-minded individuals who are interesrted in making a difference in our world.  Applicants must have served as a Junior Counselor, Peer Buddy, Childcare Counselor, Resident Staff Assistant, or a combination of these positions for a minimum of two years for the full duration of any of the camping sessions at Camp PARC in addition to or including the summer in which they apply for the scholarship.  Application deadline is June 1, 2019.  Please stop in the guidance office for more information.  Click here to apply online.

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  • DOYLE E. PAUL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - This 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.  Please stop in the guidance office for more information.  Application deadline is April 21, 2019.  Click here to apply online.

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  • LARRY J. MCGIBONEY MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP - this scholarship is for a senior student at a local high school within Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 6, with preference given to a Windber High School student, who plans to attend college with a major in music.  Please stop in the guidance office for more information.  Application deadline is April 21, 2019.  Click here to apply online.

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  • MCCREADY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND - for a high school graduate from Cambria, Somerset or Bedford county who plans to pursue an academic degree relating to journalism at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.  Please stop in the guidance office for more information.  Application deadline is April 21, 2019.  Click here to apply online.

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  • SETH LANDIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - This scholarship was created in memory of Seth Landis by his family.  The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to qualified students pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited four-year college.  Experience or interest in agriculture, 4-H Club, or Future Farmers of America preferred, but not required.  Three $500 scholarships will be awarded, one each to a student at Berlin Brothersvalley, Meyersdale, and Somerset.  Application deadline is April 21, 2019.  Please stop in the guidance office for more information.  Click here to apply online.

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  • WILLIAM R. LLOYD JR. SCHOLARSHIP - This scholarship is for a graduating senior of a Somerset County public high school enrolled in an accredited college or university who intends to major in Government, Political Science, or Politics.  This scholarship was endowed by former State Representative Bill Lloyd (D-Somerset) for the purpose of encouraging Somerset County students to pursue careers in public service.  The scholarship will be paid out in the winner's sophomore year of college and is renewable for their junior and senior years if certain eligibility requirements are met.  Application deadline is April 14.  Please stop in the guidance office for more information.  Click here to apply online.

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  • DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP- For seniors - this scholarship is for a deserving individual who plans to pursue a college education in an Engineering or Science Field.  This recipient should be the motivator and the person who will not take no for an answer, who will not let anything or anyone stand in the way of reaching their goals, who is not afraid to do something a little different.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Applications must be returned to the guidance office by the close of school on May 8, 2019.

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  • KEYSTONE BOYS STATE - Any 11th grade boy interested in attending Keystone Boys State June 16-22, 2019 at Shippensburg University please stop in the guidance office for more information.

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  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE YOUTH WEEK - Any student interested in attending the State Police Youth Week June 9-15, 2019 at York College of Pennsylvania please stop in the guidance office for more information.  Any student between the ages of 15-17 prior to entering the camp on June 11 is eligible.  The program includes physical training, forensics, canine, crime codes, SERT team, rock climbing, drug laws, radar, marksman course and familiarity with weapons.

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  • TRIANGLE TECH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM - for any senior with a 2.5 or higher gpa planning to attend Triangle Tech please stop in the guidance office for an application.  These are merit scholarships, applicants do not have to demonstrate financial need.  Application deadline is April  20, 2019

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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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  • BERLIN BROTHERSVALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS - This includes the Daniel Sterner Memorial Scholarship, McKenzie-Raupach Memorial Scholarship, Berlin Brothersvalley School District Foundation Scholarship, Stutzman Family Foundation Scholarship.  The Berlin Brothersvalley School District Foundation administers the scholarships listed above.  By completing one application, you will be considered for any of the scholarship categories listed.  Some categories include multiple scholarships.  Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded to Berlin Brothersvalley High School seniors for the Daniel Sterner, McKenzie-Raupach and Berlin Brothersvalley Foundation Scholarships.  Scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to attend accredited post-secondary four-year colleges, post-secondary two-year programs, 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 during the recipients' first academic year at an accredited four-year college or university.  Applicant must plan on attending an accredited four-year college or university or on entering the United States Armed Forces with expressed intent to enroll in higher education after service.  Applicants for this scholarship must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Consideration will be given to academic achievement, financial need, and the student's community service involvement.  School attendance will be a consideration in awarding of all scholarships.  Applications are available in the high school guidance office.  Application deadline is Friday, March 29, 2019.

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  • DAILY AMERICAN WRITING AWARD - Must be a senior planning on furthering their education at a college, must have one of the following qualifications:  is entering the field of writing, print journalism or English education or has shown outstanding work on the high school newspaper/yearbook or High School Highlights.  Application deadline is April 15, 2019.

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  • EDGAR SNYDER & ASSOCIATES WORDS TO BE HEARD SCHOLARSHIP – for seniors – Edgar Snyder & Associates will offer scholarship money to a graduating high school senior in western Pennsylvania through their annual ‘Words to be Heard” scholarship contest.  High school seniors who will be attending a two or four-year college, university or trade school are encouraged to participate.  Postmark deadline for application and other items is April 26, 2019.  Applications are available in the high school guidance office.

     

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  • FRITZ SCHOLARSHIP – This is a local $1,000 scholarship for only Berlin seniors.  This scholarship consists of a 500 word essay.  Interested students please stop in the guidance office for more information and an application.  Application deadline is Friday, April 5, 2019.

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  • JOHNSTOWN/SOMERSET CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL AFL-CIO SCHOLARSHIP - For seniors - The Central Labor Council administers an annual essay contest to encourage students to conduct research about the many contributions Organized Labor has made to the American Society and current issues that affect all working people.  Interested seniors can pick up an application and more information in the guidance office.  Entries must be postmarked by March 25, 2019.

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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 www.pagrandlodge.org/pmyf .  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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  • 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 3, 2019 – address:  Somerset Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc., Emily Baer, Director of Marketing, 223 Industrial Park Drive, Somerset, PA  15501. 
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  • SOMERSET COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP – for high school seniors who meet the following criteria:  is a member of the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce, an employee of a Chamber member, a child of a Chamber member or child of an employee of a Chamber member.  If you are unsure if your parent or you work for a Chamber member, you can go to the website www.somersetcountychamber.com to see a list of members.  Application deadline is April 5, 2019.

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  • SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF SOMERSET COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP - Soroptimist International of Somerset County will award three $500 scholarships this spring.  Seniors (male or female) who plan to attend college, junior college or a trade or technical school are encouraged to apply.  Applications will be judged on various criteria including financial need, grades, extracurricular activities and a short essay.  Applications must be returned to Soroptimist Club by April 10, 2019.  Interested seniors can pick up an application in the guidance office.

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  • THREE RIVERS DESK AND DERRICK CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - A $500 scholarship for seniors.  Applicant must be accepted and scheduled to attend full time (12 credit hours or more) in a College or University, or to enroll in a Western Pennsylvania accredited Trade or Vocational degree program to learn an industry-related skill or trade.  Interested students please stop in the guidance office for more information and an application.  Application postmark deadline is May 31, 2019.

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