Senior Scholarship Bulletin

Good students are often automatically considered for scholarships & grants by the college once you are accepted and complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal and PHEAA Aid) form. When accepted by colleges, Bring all your acceptance letters and Financial Award letters from each college to which you’ve applied to the Guidance Center. We will make copies for your file and the graduation profile. If you prefer, you may make a copy and bring the copy(s) to us. Check websites for updated dates for deadlines.
Following is a list of scholarships or grants for which you may apply. This bulletin will be published once a month, or more if needed, and distributed to all seniors in their homerooms. We also have information on trade or technical schools. Review this information and KEEP IT with your college materials. Please re-check the exact dates on the scholarship's website for exact deadlines.
A brief summary of qualifications is given. If you meet those qualifications or need further information, come into the guidance Center located outside the cafeteria. Scholarships are listed by numbers in our scholarship file drawer. It goes by the number beside each scholarship or award listed below. We have some applications for scholarships/grants in the Guidance Center. (Please do not take the last application from the files. See Counselors to make copies or to order more.) Many applications can also be done online. Listen, too, to the Daily Announcements for further scholarship news. Counselors will be happy to assist you.
We may nominate one (1) student no later than December. Students should come to the Guidance Center and nominate themselves by providing a short resume detailing their leadership activities. The award is a one-time grant of $1,000. Judge students have won this scholarship before. Check out on
This scholarship rewards students who have at least a 2.8 GPA and have demonstrated a commitment to community service, positive attitude, and leadership skills. Employees of Comcast & their families are NOT eligible.
Parishioners of Catholic Churches are eligible for this $3,000 renewable scholarship. The pastor may nominate any number of parishioners (new freshmen or transfers) for this award.
Criteria: Must be applying for admission to Catholic U. by Nov. for Early Action or by Feb. for Regular Decision. Scholarship application should be submitted with your Undergraduate Application for Admission. We have scholarship applications in Guidance.
Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Seniors in Catholic high schools are eligible. We may submit one (1) applicant by December 1 and the student must submit his essay (750 words max) by November to the Guidance Counselor.
The essay should address: “How is your religious education influencing your life?” We will select the student we think most successfully embraces his religious education. For more info, go to: [email protected].
An award of $5,000, $2,500, and five awards of $1,000 will be given to students who write an essay explaining why free speech and First Amendment rights are crucial to higher education and how abuses of these rights harm the college experience. Students should answer the question “Why is free speech important at our nation’s colleges and universities?” Essays should be 800-1,000 words.
Deadline: . For more information, go to
To apply go to:
You must intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree and may start your studies at a two-year institution. Criteria: financial need, involvement in co-curricular and community activities, demonstrating integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a minimum GPA of 2.0, & U.S. citizenship. Twenty-five $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to students in the state of PA. Critical financial need ($50, 000 or less per family) is preferred. The program is designed to increase student understanding and appreciation of the contributions of Benjamin Franklin and Horatio Alger. Father Judge students have won these awards previously.
Through the generosity of the Neubauer Family Foundation, an additional fifty $5,000 awards be given to students who meet the above criteria.
Students may be nominated by applying to the Guidance Office and then responding to a Scholars-specific essay. For more information go to
This is a free, private college information service as well as a $2,500 scholarship drawing. Log onto: to request information & be automatically entered in the scholarship drawing.
Located just outside Burlington, VT, St. Michael’s College is offering the Edmunite Scholarship, worth $20,000, to a student who graduates from a Catholic high school and is admitted to St. Michael’s. Students who wish to be considered must apply for admission by January. For more information go to
This program honors the student who embraces high ideals, whose life choices are guided by personal integrity, selflessness, a commitment to community, and a dedication to leadership. For more information, come to the Guidance Office.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is awarding $3 million in scholarships to seniors who demonstrate leadership, commitment to community, and academic achievement. For eligibility requirements and application information, go to
The Kim Hill Scholarship is offered to a high school senior who has battled or is currently battling cancer. One full tuition is also available for St. Joseph’s University and Drexel University. For more information go to [email protected]
Awards will be made on the basis of an essay of fewer than 550 words which describes the applicant’s career, vocational, or academic goal toward which the scholarship is to provide aid. Awards are made in amounts ranging from $300 to $1,000. For more information go to
An applicant must be a member in good standing, or the son or daughter of a member of a United Steelworkers, District 10 local union, participating in the Scholarship Program. Applicants are requested to submit scores obtained in the SATs, which should be taken no later than the January test date in which applications are made.
Applicant must write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. For more information go to
Scholarships are being offered by the FIRST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM to high school students on FIRST teams. Awards range from $1,000 to full four-year programs. Deadlines vary: For more information, go to
For students in the top ten percent of their class and active leaders in schools and communities. Each scholar receives a renewable scholarship covering four-year undergraduate tuition. For more information, come to Guidance or visit
Prestigious award for youth volunteers in school and community. Applications and more information are available at
Students will need to log on to: and follow the application process to submit 3 short essays of 500 words or less on a selection of topics. Deadline: (CHECK WEB SITE)
Open to students in grades 9-12. Record your original 3-5-minute essay on a standard cassette tape or CD. All recordings must be in your own voice. Contact for more information.
Respond to the question: “Should the Supreme Court be appointed or elected?” in no more than 1,000 words. The first-place winner will receive a scholarship of $3,500; the second, $3,000, and the third, $2,500. Entries should be submitted to the Guidance Office by Jan. 
A two-part contest: first, prepare an 8-10 minute memorized oration on some phase of the US Constitution; second, a 3-5 minute extemporary oration on one of the four “assigned topics” assigned by National Headquarters. For more information go to or come to the Guidance Office.
Villanova Presidential Scholarships are for students with a GPA of 4, a SAT score of 1450/1600 or a composite 33/36 on the ACT. Students must be nominated by their school Come to Guidance for more information.
The Brother Gerard Brassard Scholarship of $2,500 is available to any student from Father Judge who applies and is accepted. Come to Guidance for more details.
A scholarship offering for students planning careers in government service. Each student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he plans a career in government service, including any inspiration that can be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his crossing of the Delaware. College scholarships range from $500 to 5,000. For more information, go to
Open to students with a GPA of 3.5 or better. 195 merit scholarships to be awarded. For more info, go to
Six, four-year scholarships, each with a total of $4,000 ($1,000 per year) will be awarded in June. The scholarships will be available for use in an accredited college or university. An applicant must be a member in good standing, or the son or daughter or legal ward or a member of a United Steelworkers, District 10 (Eastern) local union participating in the Scholarship Program; or the son or daughter of a disabled or old age retiree or deceased member of an affiliated local union. For more info, come to Guidance.
Various scholarships are available in the fields of art, writing, cooking, design, etc. For more info, go to
All student-athletes are eligible for this award in the amount of $500. Visit the website: to learn how to apply.
Scholarships are available to interested and qualified students. Visit for more information.
Residents of participating American Mensa local groups who are preparing for a post-secondary education for fall, 2013, are eligible to apply for awards of $300 to $1,000. For an entry form, go to
Exceptional students are invited to apply for a 201 Ge-Reagan Scholarship. This program awards up to 20 college-bound students who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships. For more information, go to [email protected]
Six $8,000 scholarships are available to any student who is a member of PSECU or who is interested in joining. This is a PA-approved Credit Union. Come to Guidance for more information or call 800.237.7328 and select option 6, then extension 2113.
Scholarships are available for four-year assistance to undergraduate students in the amount of $1,000 per academic year for 50 deserving students. For more information, go to [email protected].
To be eligible, a student must answer two essay questions which can be found on the application page, prior to the June deadline. Go to the above for more information.
Stephen A. Brady Scholarships - $5,000 (5 Awards) Applicants must have demonstrated ongoing commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.
$50,000 is available to students who meet the criteria – Go to the above site for more information.
One $500 award is available to those who meet the criteria – Go to the above for more information.
One $500 award to the student who submits answers to the essay questions and who has a GPA of at least 2.5. For more information, go to the above site.
One $500 award to a student who answers the questions on the website. Go to the above for more information.
Seniors, Burger King employees are eligible to receive up to $50.000 in awards for the 2013-2014 school year. Visit
Students may nominate themselves by signing up in Guidance by Jan. 25. Five OAS scholarships in the amount of $3,000, $5,000, $8,000, and $10,000 and full tuition are being offered. Students who are in the top 10% of their class, have SAT scores well above the mean, and are interested in attending Temple should apply. Come to Guidance.
Metropolitan Scholar Awards are offered to students whose SAT is 1300 or more, and who rank in the top 10% of their class. For more information, call 800-338-8803
One scholarship is offered to a graduating senior to be named the Leadership in Service Scholarship in the amount of $10,000 ($2,500 per year for four years.). Open to a student who has an innate desire for personal development and is committed to service with his or her school, church, or community. Come to Guidance for more details. Deadline: February
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Scholarships available from $2,000 to $12,000 for students who qualify. The scholarship is fully administered online. Come to Guidance for a nomination form and more info.
Cash awards available to those who qualify. Visit for more information. Submission deadline January 21, 2013. Categories include best fiction, documentary, experimental, animation, edition, etc.
St. Dominic’s Scholarship of up to $2,000 per year will be awarded to high-achieving students from Catholic high schools, in addition to an already generous scholarship and grants program. For more info, contact 1-866-4DC-INFO.
Talent scholarships are available as well as academic and need-based assistance. Programs are offered in acting, music theatre, dance, and performing arts. Based in LA and NY. For more info, call 212-957,3313 or come to Guidance.
The Foundation seeks to provide a one-time scholarship of $10,000 to a high school senior who lost his or her mother to cancer and who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university. (A Judge student won this last year.) Applications are available in the Guidance Office.
This scholarship is open to a Judge student who intends to attend LaSalle University, who has completed all required application materials, and who completes a one-page essay explaining how his experiences at Judge will help make him make a difference in college. The essay should be submitted to Guidance by Jan. 30. For more information, come to Guidance.
This fund provides educational scholarships for children of organ and tissue donors. The criteria and more information can be found at
Two Scholarships are available: The Oblate Parish Scholarship and the Oblate Sponsor Scholarship. Each award provides a total of $20.000 over four years. Come to Guidance for more info.
Scholarships are available to students interested in St. John’s and who meet the criteria. Go to
The financial value of the scholarship is $8,000 payable over 4 years. Applicants must have a GPA of at least a B and a minimum 1500 SAT score or ACT equivalent. Come to Guidance for an application or more information.
Scholarships are available to children of PACB employees and directors. For more info, come to Guidance.
Compose an essay that explains how your college education will help you cultivate prosperity in your neighborhood/community. 1st prize - $10,000; 2nd, $5,000; 3rd, $5,000; and 30 additional awards will be given. Come to Guidance for more information. (A Judge student won one of these scholarships last year.)
This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to major in business or education. Selection will be based on leadership ability, GPA of 3.0 or higher, community service, and activities. Come to Guidance for more information. 
For a senior who plans to major in culinary arts. Come see Guidance. 
For a senior who plans to attend the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The recipient must write an essay on the contributions of John B. Sample, Jr. Come to Guidance for more information.
A new online scholarship application process that allows students to search and apply for multiple scholarships by completing one online application. Students can visit to search and complete the application process.
Annual Culinary and Chocolate competitions to showcase talents to provide scholarship opportunities to contestants. Registration is due no later than Friday, April 12, 2013. Scholarships are available for $6,000, $3,000 and $1,800. Come to Guidance for more info or visit
Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who are members in good standing of the Credit Union. An excellent opportunity to open an account and become eligible. Call 215-934-3577.
Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to qualified students on the basis of “well-rounded character,” positive academic work, demonstrated leadership, commitment to school and community activities, and experience in a work environment. Call 610-397-1058 or visit [email protected].