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Scholarship Information


Welcome Students and Parents!

Thank you for visiting our scholarship page.  I will post information as it becomes available.  Consider the following as you prepare your applications.  

  • Think of an unrelated adult who may be willing to write you a Letter of Recommendation.  This could be a teacher, coach, counselor, boss, clergy member etc.  Generally allow three weeks for the adult to prepare the letter.  Many scholarships ask for this, so make copies.
  • Start working on a personal essay.  Have a basic draft that you can tailor to a particular theme.  Common topics include: why you've chosen a particular major/career, a time when you've overcome adversity, describing your community service background, a person who has influenced your life.
  • Come to school!  Some scholarship have attendance requirements.
  • File your FAFSA.  Need based scholarships may require information from your FAFSA.
  • Read applications carefully.  Pay close attention to deadlines, attach all required items and do not leave any section blank.
  • Sign up for updates and reminders from Mrs. Baker

Financial Aid Night –  PHEAA 2018-19 FAN Presentation – email


The PA American Legion Scholarships

Helen Brice Scholarship

  • Scholarship awarded to students(s) who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need
  • Must be used to purse a bachelor's degree
  • Application   Due by April 9, 2018.

Malcom M. Prince WPFOA Scholarship

  • Scholarship established by Western PA Football Officials Assoc.
  • $3,500 per semester for the first four semesters
  • Must have played varsity football in high school
  • Due to Mrs. Baker by April 11, 2018.

Uniontown Lions Club

  • $500 scholarship to a Uniontown HS senior
  • application, essay and acceptance letter due by April 13, 2018.

New Salem American Legion Auxiliary Unit 753

  • $500 scholarship to a senior ranking in the upper 1/5 of the class
  • must be a child or grandchild of a Veteran or Active Service Member
  • Return application by April 13, 2018.

James D. Mathias Memorial Award

  • $500 Scholarship sponsored by the Quality Deer Mgmt Assoc.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA and 95% attendance
  • The student must major in a program that will benefit animals, plants, trees of the wild
  • Pick up application in the library
  • Application and all attachments are due to Mrs. Baker by April 13, 2018.

Knights of Columbus

Arthur & Millicent Gabriel Scholarship

  • must have a 3.2 minimum GPA and major in a STEM field
  • 4 year renewable scholarship
  • apply online by April 15, 2018.

Joseph Robert Marcinek, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

  • Minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Must be involved in a student organization
  • Must participate in a school sport.
  • MARCINEK Application  due by April 16, 2018.

NAACP – Dr. F. L. Vaughns Memorial Scholarship

  • $500 scholarship awarded to two (2) African American Seniors
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Due by April 17, 2018.

Disey E. and Rose M. Simon Memorial Award 

  • $500 scholarship
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Disey Simon 18
  • Due by April 18, 2018

Constance T. Rockwell Scholarship for Musical Theater

  • $4,000 scholarships are awarded based on student's talent, financial need, scholastic merit, school/community involvment
  • Student must be attend a college that offers a four program in music or performing arts
  • Auditions and Interviews for semifinalists will be held the first week of May
  • See Mrs. Baker for application
  • Return applications to Mrs. Baker by April 18, 2018.

Lauren Madison Memorial Scholarship

UAEA Scholarships

  • UAEA –  $1,000 scholarship for a student majoring in Education or Political Science
  • Sandra Morrison Budreck Memorial – $1,000 scholarship for a student(s) majoring in Education
  • Applications due by April 20, 2018.

FVAA – Fayette Veterans Advocacy Association 

  • Three $500 Scholarships awarded to Fayette students 
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be a family member of an Armed Forces person (active or retired)
  • Due to Mrs. Baker by April 23, 2018.

PRFSD Scholarship

  • Pittsburgh Regional Food Service Directors
  • two $2,000 scholarships
  • plan to attend a culinary school or major in a food service related field
  • application due by April 23, 2018.

Spring Valley / New Meadow Run

  • two scholarship awarded
  • Spring Valley 18
  • application is due to Mrs. Baker by April 23, 2018

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary 

  • $500 scholarship 
  • pick up application in library
  • due by April 25, 2018.

Patsy Petro Memorial Scholarship 

Montel-Furin Vets Scholarship

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA, 1000 SAT or 21 ACT
  • Must be involved in school and community affairs
  • M-F VETS_SCHOLARSHIP_APP_2018
  • Applications due by April 27, 2018.

Three Rivers Desk & Derrick Club

  • Three $500 scholarships to students majoring in an energy-related discipline or enrolling in an accredited Trade / Vocational School which offers industry related training and skills.
  • Application due by April 30, 2018.

PA ROFL Scholarship

  • Sponsored by Pointe Pest Control
  • Complete online application and submit your original funny video for a chance to win a $500 scholarship.
  • Apply by April 30, 2018.

Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship

  • Sponsored by the Audubon Society of Western PA
  • $1000 scholarship to a student majoring in an environmentally related field
  • Return apps to Mrs. Baker by May 1, 2018.

Miles J. Cohen Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Currently between $3500 – $4000 annually.
  • UAHS Senior with demonstrated financial need
  • Student must be admitted and enrolled in the Joseph M Katz College of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Admission preference given to qualified graduates of UAHS and/or other Fayette County Public High Schools.
  • Please see Mrs. Baker for further scholarship information.

Be cautious when searching the web for scholarship competitions.  For example, scholarships are not "Guaranteed" and you should never have to provide your credit card or bank account number.  Visit the Federal Trade Commission for more info on project $cholar$cam.   Feel free to browse the new 2017 Collegeboard Scholarship Handbook in the library

Big Future – Free scholarship search 

Black Excel  – Free minority scholarship search 

FinAid – Information about scholarship process, financial aid, scams, and links to fastweb.coom scholarship base.

Fastweb – Create a profile to find scholarship matches. 

Raise.me  –   Raise.me allows students to earn "micro-scholarships" starting in 9th grade, to over 180 colleges and universities. 

Financial Aid Finder – Lists scholarships and financial aid information 

PHEAA – Pennyslvania High Education Assistance Agency – resource for student aid and college planning 

FAFSA  –  Federal student aid application 

 

Congratulations to the 2017 Scholarship Recipients!

2017 Awards Program Program

We would like to thank all of the donors who make these awards possible for our students here at Uniontown High School.  We are forever grateful for your generosity and encouragement.

 

 

Contact Mrs. Baker

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