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GCASR Grant Application

Mental Health Movement Scholarship, in partnership with the Mental Health Movement, is awarding $3,300 in scholarship funding to high school students who have battled with mental health, or who have had a loved one battle with mental health.  An essay is required for this scholarship.  Deadline to apply is April 4th, 2021.



Community Foundation of Greene County Scholarships 2021 Application


The Community Foundation of Greene County Scholarships 2021 Application process is now ready to accept applications.  This is an online application process with a general application that will take students to specific scholarship opportunities for which they meet the eligibility criteria.


How to apply:

1) Go to the CFGC website

2) Click on the green APPLY box

3) This will take you to a log-on page. For the first time, you will enter your email address and then click Create a New Account.

4) Complete the registration info to set up your account with basic name, mailing address, birth date, etc. info. and set a password.

5) Once you do that you will get a confirmation page. Click continue.

(After your first time setting up the account – you can enter your password to log into the account and won’t see the registration page again.)

6) Click Apply which will take you to a screen with a list of available applications

7)  Select Community Foundation of Greene County Scholarships.  (This is a general application that has 25 scholarship opportunities tied to it based on answers to the questions.)You can click on the "Preview" button in the lower left of the section to download a preview of the general application before you start the application. For a list of the requirements for the specific scholarship opportunities, see the webpage above.


8) Please complete all the information in this form. When completed, click 'Submit'.
9) You will get a screen with a list of the scholarships  for which you meet the eligibility. 

10) Click "Continue" (bottom right).  Then click on each listed scholarship opportunity to request any required Letters of Reference, write essays, or other needed information.

11) Click "Submit" for each specific opportunity you complete.

If you choose not to submit an application for a scholarship you can click "Decline."


Students applying for scholarships can click "Save" at any time and come back later to complete the scholarship application.



Scholarship opportunities available to:

Students graduating from the Greene County Career & Technology Center

All Greene County Students (public school, private school, home school, etc.)

All Greene County public school students

Students graduating from Carmichaels Area High School

Students graduating from Jefferson-Morgan High School

Students graduating from Mapletown High School

Students graduating from Waynesburg Central High School

Students graduating from West Greene High School

Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships


There are hundreds of available scholarships to be awarded for the 2021-22 academic year to students training to become automotive, heavy duty or collision repair technicians, as well as those studying engineering, accounting, business or other courses of study. Graduating high school seniors, full-time post-secondary students, and former recipients are welcome to apply. Each completed application is considered for all scholarships where the student meets the qualifications. Deadline to apply is March 31st, 2021.

The Bernie Matthews Scholarship


The 2021 Applications are now being accepted for a $4,000 (a $1,000/yr for 4 years) scholarship. Student must be accepted into college for next fall, demonstrate a critical financial need (family income of $55,000 or less) and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Deadline to apply is April 15th, 2021.

Please see the attached document for more details.


Bernie Matthews Opportunity Foundation

Greene County Association of School Retirees (GCASR) 

The Greene County Association of School Retirees is pleased to award a $1000 scholarship to a graduating senior from each of the county high schools plus the Greene County Career and Technology Center who has been accepted at an accredited institution of higher learning or a trade/technical school. The award will be paid upon completion of the first semester of higher learning when a transcript is submitted to GCASR. Application deadline is March 31, 2021.

2021 Scholarship Application

Ralph K. Bell Bird Club Scholarship


This is a great local scholarship. 1st place is $1,000.00 and 2nd place is $500.00. Please see the attached document for details and the scholarship application. Deadline is March 31st.


Washington County Community Foundation Scholarships


The Washington County Community Foundation is happy to announce that the online 2021 Post-Secondary Scholarship application is now open through April 1!


There are a number of scholarships available through the foundation, four of which are available to Greene County students:

Chapman Family Scholarship Fund

Sam & Bev Minor Fund

CAS / Dr. Kim Stacher Scholarship Fund

William and Sara Litle and Roy and Sara McCullough Scholarship Fund

"You Will Be Found" College Essay Writing Challenge 2021

During the past year, finding connection has never been more integral to our daily lives, yet it's also required more creativity than ever to maintain it.

We invite 11th-grade and 12th-grade students to write a college-application style essay (no longer than 650-words) that describes how you have managed to ensure those around you were a little less alone in recent months – or, alternatively, a moment where you yourself have found comfort in connection.

Entries will be judged by a panel of writers and theatre professionals. The winner will receive a $10,000 college scholarship from Dear Evan Hansen Lead Producer Stacey Mindich and a free six-week Gotham Writers class. Additional prizes may also be awarded by regional Broadway touring venues across the country.



Three Rivers Desk and Derrick Scholarship


Three Rivers Desk and Derrick Scholarship


(2) $500.00 scholarships for students seeking to further their education by either enrolling in a college or university in an energy-related discipline, or enrolling in an accredited trade or vocational institution in which offers industry-related training and skills.


See the attached file for the application and the website for more details.


Three Rivers Scholarships PDF




“Service Above Self” Scholarship Application for Greene County, Pa Students


31st Annual Greene County Chamber of Commerce Educational Fund


$1,500 Cash Scholarship and Laptop.


    1.         Student must reside in Greene County, Pennsylvania and be a graduating senior in 2021
    2.        Student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 minimum on the date of application
    3.        Student must have applied and been accepted to a College or Technical School of their choice


PA Association of Educational Office Professionals


The Hermine Solt Student Scholarship which is a $500 scholarship for a Pennsylvania High School senior who is pursuing higher education in a business-related field (office technology, accounting, secretarial, business education, business education teaching, business management, etc.). Complete details including criteria, guidelines, and scholarship application can be found at PAEOP’s website. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021.



Perryman Foundation
Quick Facts:
Applications Dates: February 1st - March 30th
How to Apply: Online through our website
Phone: 724-503-5060
College Majors: Engineering, Math, Metals, Technology
Trade School Programs: Welding, Machine Shop, Mechatronics (or similar), Networking, Automation, or a technology based program.
Award Range: $5,000 - $25,000, renewable up to 5 years
Requirements: 3.0 GPA, within 150 miles of Houston, PA, video, essay

We are a scholarship foundation, based south of Pittsburgh, that is dedicated to rewarding hard-working students pursuing post-secondary education and who hope to apply their education to make a difference in the world.  In our 6th year of operation we currently support 31 scholarship students and are hoping to add an additional 8-10 scholars in 2021.  Our GPA requirement is a 3.0 and we strive look beyond grade point averages and traditional activities to reward motivation.  If you are receiving this email you are within our 150 mile application radius already. We hope that you have some hardworking students that you can encourage to apply. 

Please feel free to reach out if you have questions! This email is just for high school counselors to connect with us.

Diane Damon - director 

CareerSafe (OSHA) Scholarship Contests

Each year, CareerSafe sponsors several scholarship opportunities for students and individuals who demonstrate the knowledge they have earned through completing a CareerSafe course. The winners of each scholarship contest will receive a cash prize, along with a highlight on the CareerSafe website. We encourage everyone to apply! Please see the link below for more details.

American College Foundation

The ACF Annual Visionary Scholarship Program offers multiple awards starting at $1,000 each and a top prize of $5,000. High school Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are invited to apply. Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels may apply. To begin the application process, visit the registration page. After registration, you will be advised as to the next steps in the application process. Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2021.

Perryman Family Foundation Scholarship

Perryman Family Foundation Scholarship If you are a high school, trade school, or college student interested in or already studying technology, engineering, math, or the field of metals, consider applying to be a Perryman Scholar. This scholarship is worth $25,000 and up to $125,000 over the lifetime of the scholarship. The application opens up February 1st, 2021, but reviewing the application process now and getting prepared is a good idea! Please visit their site for the full details of the scholarship.

Mon Health Medical Center Scholarship

The Mon Health Medical Center Foundation Health Career Scholarships are available to area students who have chosen to go into selected health care professions and meet scholastic and financial need requirements. 45 scholarships, ranging from $500-$1,000, are awarded annually. Apply now for the 2021/2022 school term. Application deadline is March 1, 2021.

Lions Young Ambassador Scholarship

The Award is open to students in grades 8 – 12 who reside in Fayette, Greene, Somerset, or Washington Counties. Three (3) Awards (1st- $500.00, 2nd- $300.00, and 3rd- $100.00) will be presented at the Youth Luncheon at the District 14-M Lion Convention on May 1, 2021. Applications must be received by Mach 1, 2021 to be eligible for consideration.

Ross F. DiMarco Scholarship for Seniors

Ross F. DiMarco Lions Scholarship Applications are now available for the Lion Club Scholarship. Four (4) $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to seniors that exemplify the characteristics espoused by Lions Clubs International: • Creates and fosters a spirit of understanding among peoples of the world • Promotes the principles of good government and good citizenship • Takes an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and/or moral welfare of the school and community • Serves the school or community without personal financial reward

OppU Scholarship

Scholarship Name: OppU Achievers Scholarship Award Amount: $2,500 Eligibility: High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident Deadline: December 31, March 31, June 30, and September 30 To Apply: Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?" The link to apply for this scholarship..

Construction Trades Scholarship

The American Subcontractors Association of Western PA is committed to filling the void of workers entering into the construction industry. If you are in this trade or plan to pursue something related upon graduation, this scholarship might be for you. Here is the link where you can find the application.. Scholarship Funds can be used in the following ways: Tuition (as long as it doesn’t interfere w/ financial aid) Money will be sent to learning institution Books, tools, supplies, computer, printer Student will be reimbursed for supplies by submitting their receipts Fill out the application and submit online below. If you have any questions about the application or the review process, please email

Epilepsy Scholarship

Students who have a diagnosis of epilepsy/seizure disorder can apply for this scholarship. The deadline is April 1, 2021. Please see the attached document for more details.

PB & J Scholarship

The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed. Applicants will be evaluated based on their essay and letters of recommendation; there is no GPA requirement. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2021.

2021 Oratorical Scholarship Program

2021 PA American Legion Essay Contest


Prudential Spirit Scholarship

The American Subcontractors Association of Western PA

The American Subcontractors Association of Western PA is committed to filling the void of workers entering into the construction industry. A newly released Scholarship Program will help us to meet this goal by inviting future workers who are currently enrolled in high school, trade and Vo-tech schools, community college, entering the workforce after a career in the military and apprentices. Scholarship Funds can be used in the following ways: Tuition (as long as it doesn’t interfere w/ financial aid) Money will be sent to learning institution Books, tools, supplies, computer, printer.

Student will be reimbursed for supplies by submitting their receipts.


Please apply at the link below if you are interested.


Subcontractors Association of Western PA