Scholarship Information

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 2:23pm

Scholarships and Award Updates--Updated 3/15/17

See the Scholarship List in your Naviance account to download application materials (unless otherwise noted) or visit the Student Services office. If you have questions about a scholarship, instead of replying to this email, please see the description for contact information.

Atholton Scholarship Opportunities

Athletic Boosters Scholarship

The Atholton Athletic Boosters awards two $500 scholarships to recognize seniors who have contributed significantly to Atholton Athletics through participation in one or more varsity sports.

Eligibility:

Be a senior attending Atholton High School.

Have a cumulative, un-weighted grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above.

Have participated in one or more varsity sports at Atholton High School (ice hockey players are eligible)

Have at least one family member who is a member of the 2016-17 AHS Athletic Boosters.  Membership fee must be paid no later than Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

Complete the application in full.

Maintain appropriate behavioral decorum.

Return all parts of the completed application to Mr. Cohen  in the Student Services Office by the end of the school day Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Contact Curt Bathras (410-531-6442 or cjbathras@comcast.net) with questions.

PTSA Scholarships

The PTSA Selection Committee will award up to five scholarships of $1000 each. See the Scholarship List in your Naviance account to download the application materials or visit the Student Services office.

Eligibility:

Be a senior attending AHS.

Have a cumulative, un-weighted grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above.

Have at least one family member who is a member of the 2016-17 AHS PTSA.  Membership fee must be paid no later than Friday, April 14, 2017.

Complete the application in full.

Maintain appropriate behavioral decorum.

Return all parts of the completed application to Ms. Richardson in the Student Services Office by the end of the school day Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Contact Curt Bathras (410-531-6442 or cjbathras@comcast.net) with questions.

Taylor Hubbard Military Book Award

This $300 award is provided to an Atholton graduating senior who has participated in the JROTC program for the full school year and plans to attend college and pursue a military career afterwards. Return all parts of the completed application to Ms. Richardson in the Student Services Office by the end of the school day Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Contact Mr. R. M. Taylor for questions (RMarc725@yahoo.com).

V.W. Brown Educational Partnership Scholarship

This $1000-$3000 scholarship is provided by V.W. Brown Insurance Company to an Atholton graduating senior who plans to pursue a business degree in college. Return all parts of the completed application to Student Services by the end of the school day Monday, March 27, 2017. Contact Ms. Richardson for questions (kimberly_richardson@hcpss.org).

 

Regional Scholarship Opportunities

John L. Champion Memorial Scholarship

This award seeks to help support the financial needs of students whose lives have been affected by cancer. Award amounts will be between $250 and $1000 each. Applicants must be a graduating HCPSS senior and must have a parent/guardian who had or has cancer or has lost a parent/guardian to cancer. Applicants will need two letters of recommendation and to write a 250 word essay. Applications should be mailed and are due no later than March 31, 2017. For questions, contact championagainstcancer@gmail.com.

Robert Davison Scholar Athlete Award 2017 - Columbia Rotary

The Columbia Rotary provides two winning awards of $2000 and two runner up awards of $1000 to Howard County high school seniors who excel both as scholars and as athletes. Applications are due April 28, 2017. For application materials, go to http://columbiarotary.org/our-programs/robert-davidson-scholar-athlete-awards/.

Contact Tom Glaser, Howard Community College, 4430518-4442, tgalser@howardcc.edu for questions.

Young Women in Public Affairs Awards

This award is for female students ages 16-19 who may be interested in pursuing a public affairs given by the Zonta Club of Howard County. THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MARCH 24, 2017. Ten (10) international scholarships of $4,000 each and up to 32 district/region scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded each year. Go to zonta.org for more information on this annual award and other scholarship opportunities for women.

Aronson/Willis Memorial Scholarship

The deadline for the Aronson/Willis Memorial Scholarship is March 31, 2017. Contact information for an application is listed on the Scholarship List in Naviance. Two individual $2000 scholarships will be awarded to one graduating male and one graduating female chosen: Criteria for the award are: 1) The application must be completed by the applicant and returned to the Office of Medical Staff Administration no later than Friday, March 31, 2017. 2) A letter of recommendation directed to the Aronson/Willis Memorial Award Committee from someone knowledgeable of the applicant's academic and sports abilities. The letter must accompany the application. Applicants must have participated in at least two varsity sports while maintaining a high grade point average.