Scholarships Using the Schreiber Common Application



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Scholarships Using the Schreiber Common Application


2014

Part I – Financial Need Scholarships
The following scholarships are for students who are in need of financial assistance to pay for college. Along with the application, a copy of the EFC found on the SAR Report from the FAFSA will be required for these scholarships. To access your FAFSA Student Aid Report, log on to FAFSA.ed.gov and click on “View and Print your Student Aid Report”. Select the year you want to print. Enter the requested Student Access Information. Select the Transaction you want to print. The screen will display your “Processing Information”. The entire report can be printed by clicking on “Print Summary”.

  • Beacon Hill Women’s Club #1 (Need Based)

Two scholarships at $500 each




Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Financial need, academic achievement with involvement in extracurricular activities

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation




  • Beverly Broglio Pavlak, Class of 1965, Scholarship

One scholarship for a student pursuing a teaching career, amount varies
Description: General scholarship for pursuing a teaching degree

Criteria: Financial need

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation



  • PW Custodial, Maintenance & Transportation Workers Scholarship

Two scholarships for $500 each
Description: General scholarship for study in college, vocational or technical school.

Criteria: A student in good standing, financial need, participates in extracurricular

activities (sports, band/orchestra, clubs, steady employment, volunteer)



Required: Completed scholarship application, two recommendations

(teacher, employer, coach, counselor). A personal statement with career

plans and whatever you would like to say (dreams, hopes, philosophy,

goals, opinions, accomplishments)




  • Community Chest Scholarship Fund


The number and amount of the scholarships vary
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Financial need; 2.5 GPA

Required: One copy of completed scholarship application, a personal statement (which can be your college essay), a copy of the FAFSA/Student Aid Report, the name of the college you will be attending, the financial aid package offered by the college and a copy of your financial aid award letter from the college, when you receive it, and a counselor recommendation

  • Daisy Bacon Scholarship Fund

The number and amount of the scholarships vary
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Students with outstanding quality of character, doing their best with their God-given

intelligence in their grades and studies; financial need.



Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation


  • Dance Arts Centre Performing Arts Scholarship

One scholarship for a student involved in performing arts
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Financial need; academic performance and dedication to the performing

arts at Schreiber High School



Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation


The number and amount of scholarships vary
Description: Scholarship for study at a college program for graphic arts

Criteria: Financial need; demonstrated passion for graphic arts and design and a commitment to a career in a field that exposes these skills

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation

  • Dr. E.K. and Joyce Johnson Memorial Scholarship


One scholarship for $100
Description: Scholarship for study at a college program for medicine or a related area

Criteria: Financial need; involvement in athletics and extracurricular activities

Required: Completed scholarship application

  • Harvey Lewis Foundation Scholarship


Renewable for each of 4 years, the number and amount of scholarships vary
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Financial need.

Required: Four (4) copies of the common scholarship application; 1 copy of the family’s latest tax return (first two pages); 2 teacher recommendations; counselor recommendation


  • Melissa Bowne Gulitti, Class of 1979, Memorial Scholarship


One scholarship for $500
Description: General scholarship for pursuing a degree in performing arts

Criteria: Financial need, good academic standing, demonstrates a passion for performing arts;

preference will be given to a student who also is engaged in a variety of activities and

community service

Required: Completed scholarship application; 1 teacher recommendation

  • Port Washington Association of Educational Secretaries (PWAES)


Two scholarships for $500
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Financial need; academic achievement

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation


Number and amount of scholarships vary
Description: Scholarship for study in college/vocational/technical school

Criteria: Financial need; academic achievement; community and school activities

Required: 1 copy of scholarship application; counselor recommendation, personal statement,

On FAFSA, SAR Page showing EFC only.




  • Port Washington Paumanok Masonic Lodge 855 Tibbits Fund Scholarship

Number and amount of awards vary

Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Financial need; academic achievement

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation; copy of family’s most

recent tax return (first two pages); brief essay describing plans for future and why you

deserve the scholarship.

  • Senior Class Awards

Two scholarships, amount varies




Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Financial need; active participant in school and community


Required: Completed scholarship application; 1 teacher recommendation; counselor

recommendation


  • Stop and Shop Scholarship

One scholarship for $500
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Community service; school service and financial need

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation; an

essay explaining how you have enhanced and/or maintained the Port Washington community



  • Sumeet Chopra Memorial Scholarship


One scholarship, amount varies
Description: Scholarship for study in education or a helping profession

Criteria: Financial need; academic achievement

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation

Part II – Non-financial need based scholarships
The following scholarships do not require any proof of financial need.

  • AGATE – Toula J. Halperin Award for Academic Excellence

The number and amount of scholarships vary



Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Overall academic excellence and outstanding achievement

in one specific area. Minimum GPA 4.0., SAT/ACT scores from CollegeBoard.org



Required: Completed scholarship application (omit financial information)

Submit a graded paper from any subject area or a piece of

original writing, artwork, photography, audiotape or videotape

that demonstrates talent in a particular area OR an essay describing

an area of talent/aptitude demonstrating excellence, commitment

and/or leadership in improving lives of others. Counselor

recommendation

  • Beacon Hill Women’s Club #2 (Non-Need Based)

Two scholarships for $500 each




Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Academic achievement; minimum 3.75 GPA, extracurricular activities and


community service.

Required: Completed application, SAT/ACT scores from CollegeBoard.org, personal statement

(can use college essay), counselor recommendation.





  • FKPC Scholarship (Faith Korean Presbyterian Church of LI)

Two scholarships for $1,000 each
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: To aid and motivate Korean-American students in pursuing their education to

become outstanding members of their communities.



Required: Completed scholarship application, copy of the family’s latest tax return (2013) or family financial statement, and a personal statement (can either be in Korean or in English).


  • The Happy Montessori School of Port Washington

One scholarship for $1,000

Description: General award for college study

Criteria: Student must be a graduate of The Happy Montessori School

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation, student must have a GPA over 4.5. In the absence of any applicants with GPAs greater than 4.5, the highest GPA will be selected, the student must be carrying a demanding course load and must be involved in at least two extra-curricular activities. In the case of a tie, financial need will be used as a criterion.




  • Jan Havasy Memorial Scholarship


Two scholarships, the amount varies
Description: Scholarship for college study in nursing, teaching or the ministry

Criteria: Student in good standing planning a career in nursing, teaching, or the ministry

Required: Completed scholarship application; 1 teacher recommendation; counselor recommendation


  • HEARTS Award for Excellence in the Arts

Two awards, $500 each
Description: Scholarship for students who are continuing with higher education with a primary focus

in a field of creative arts (e.g. music, performing arts, fine arts, film-making, creative

writing, etc.).

Criteria: Candidates have made significant contributions and provided leadership to help enrich,

support and promote the arts among their fellow students and within the greater Port

Washington Community.

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation and one (1)

recommendation from a teacher in the Creative Arts Department. Write a brief

description of what you hope to accomplish creatively in the future. You may submit a

sample or any supplemental material that you have created (musical score, CD, poetry,

fiction or non-fiction writing, film, documentary, visual arts, etc.).


  • Janie Corrigan-Rankin Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship for $500

Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Student who works hard, cares about the people around you; whether they are

family, friends or friends you’ve yet to meet


Required: Completed scholarship application; submit an essay on “What Port Means to Me”.




  • Joshua David Blumenfeld Memorial Scholarship

Number and amount of scholarships vary

Description: Scholarship award for college or vocational/technical study.

Criteria: Past or present ESL student in the Port Washington School District; financial need

Required: Completed scholarship application; one ESL Department

recommendation; Counselor recommendation




  • Justin Bakst Scholarship # 1 – Positive Qualities


Two scholarships for $1,500 each
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Positive personal qualities; extracurricular participation; demonstrates school spirit;

2.5 GPA


Required: Completed copy of scholarship application and a counselor recommendation
  • Justin Bakst Scholarship #2 – The Arts, Writing


One scholarship for $1,500 each
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Student must be active in theatre and arts at Schreiber High School and pursuing a career in the arts, writing field.

Required: Completed copy of scholarship application and a counselor recommendation


  • Levine-Kaufman Memorial Award

Two scholarships for $1,000 each, 1 male & 1 female

Description: General scholarship for college study, a true teammate with unselfish devotion.

Criteria: Student who has participated in a youth sports program as well as varsity sports on an interscholastic level. Maintain a reasonable academic record.

Required: Completed scholarship application; submit an essay (1,000 words or less) describing their athletic career with respect to their team participation and individual contribution whether they received awards or not.


  • Peggy Gallagher Award

One award - $500 savings bond
Description: General award for college study

Criteria: Former Manorhaven Elementary School student who was enrolled in a Kindergarten class taught by Fredda Meltzer and Peggy Gallagher

Required: Completed scholarship application; essay on a Kindergarten experience or memory with or about Mrs. Gallagher in Kindergarten. Essay must demonstrate attributes of student’s kindness, cooperation and creativity


  • Port Washington Education Foundation (PWEF) Scholarship

One scholarship for $500
Description: All college-bound seniors are eligible, with the exception of relatives of current PWEF

board members and advisors who are excluded from applying.



Required: Completed scholarship application, applicants must be in academic good standing,

must provide transcript, activity sheet, and/or resume, and an essay in response to the

following question:

How has the PWEF affected your educational experience in Port Washington? Your response could include information regarding any PWEF grants, an experience at the PWEF Education Support Center, the impact of a PWEF-donated SmartBOARD in your classroom, participation on a trip that was funded by the PWEF, etc. Please limit your response to no more than one page. Although the PWEF does not require a formal recommendation letter, please provide the name of one teacher who can serve as a reference to be contacted if needed.




  • Port Washington Police Department (PWPD) PBA Sheila Breen Scholarship


Amount of scholarship varies
Description: Scholarship for study of law or law enforcement

Criteria: Port Washington Police Dept. District resident; financial need; academic achievement.

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation

  • Port Washington Teachers Association (PWTA)

Number and amount of scholarships vary
Description: General scholarship for college study

Criteria: Top half of class; active in school/community

Required: Completed scholarship application; an essay that includes why you feel you are deserving of this scholarship, how you have contributed to the school and/or community and how your years in the Port Washington schools have helped you to develop as a person; 1 teacher recommendation; counselor recommendation
  • Student Council Scholarship

Amount of scholarship varies

Description: Senior planning study in 2 or 4 year college

Criteria: Student Council Member

Required: Completed scholarship application; counselor recommendation




Scholarships Using Their Own Application


2014
Part III – The following scholarships use their own application and are not a part of the common application. Copies of these scholarships are available in the Guidance Office.


  • Ernie Simon Award (Lions Club)

One award for $500
Description: Scholarship for significant accomplishment in the area of journalism or communications

Criteria: Academic achievement in the area of journalism or communications

Required: Completed application; counselor recommendation


  • Douglas E. Larsen Award (Lions Club)

One award for $500
Description: Scholarship for significant accomplishment in the area of accounting

Criteria: Academic achievement in the area of accounting

Required: Completed application; counselor recommendation


  • W. Davis Hegeman Scholarship (Lions Club)

One award for $500
Description: Scholarship for significant accomplishment in business studies

Criteria: Academic achievement in business studies

Required: Completed application; counselor recommendation

  • George Mahoney Law Enforcement Award (Lions Club)

One award for $500



Description: Scholarship for study of criminal justice or fire science

Criteria: Academic achievement; involvement in fire science or criminal justice

Required: Completed application; counselor recommendation

  • John M. Marino/Sons of Italy Scholarship


The number and amount of scholarships vary
Description: Scholarship for college or vocational/technical study

Criteria: Italian ancestry; academic achievement

Required: Completed application; personal statement; 2 recommendations (teacher, employer, etc.)






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