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SCHOLARSHIPS!       money
These scholarships are available in the Guidance Office. If there is not a deadline date listed and the scholarship is typed in pale gray, we have not received info for that scholarship yet this year.  Once we get the application, a deadline date will be added and the name of the scholarship will be typed in black.

Useful sites to check out when looking for scholarships:
Horatio Alger Scholarship
minimum gpa of 2.0
Family financial need
Community Service
DEADLINE:  October 25, 2018





Kiwanis Student of the Month


*****FOR JUNIORS*****





The Leslie Obush Martin Scholarship for Seniors at Homer-Center High School

For ANY senior planning to further their education.  This includes students planning to attend trade schools, community colleges, and universities.

DEADLINE:  April 1, 2019




 AES Engineering Scholarship

500-1000 word essay





Wendy's High School Heisman

must have a 3.0 or better GPA

DEADLINE:  October 17, 2018



Clearview Credit Union Ralph B. Canterbury Scholarship
Must be a member in good standing of the Clearview Credit Union.
DEADLINE:  March 31, 2019


 ICTC Heidi Allison Character Award
Must be a senior at ICTC
 DEADLINE:  May 1, 2019


PenSPRA Scholarship
For seniors planning to major in communications or public relations

PAEOP Business Scholarship
(Hermine Solt Scholarship)
For seniors planning to major in business related fields.
 DEADLINE:  March 15, 2019

Alert Lodge #936 Oddfellows

Two $1000 scholarships are offered

DEADLINE:  April 1, 2019

The Pennsylvania School Counselors Association Scholarship


Indiana County Fire Chiefs Association Scholarship

For seniors that provide service through one's community.  Special consideration given to those that provide service directly through their local fire company.
DEADLINE: March 17, 2019

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship

For seniors that are planning to pursue a career in the healthcare field.  Special consideration for those going into Home Healthcare.

DEADLINE:  July 31, 2019

 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
Must Demonstrate commitment to community service
Must demonstrate financial need
DEADLINE:  December 7, 2018

VFW - Voice of Democracy
**For students in grades 9-12**
DEADLINE:  October 31, 2018

Mountie Award and Scholarship
For senior Homer-Center football players that participated in HC football their junior and senior years.
Must be an average or above average student.
 DEADLINE:  March 14, 2019

Indiana County Manufacturing Consortium

For students planning to pursue a degree or certificate at a technical school, community college, or university in a manufacturing-related field such as welding, machining, industrial engineering.


The Graham Sefton Baskin and Anna Mae Sweeney Baskin Foundation Scholarship
For students planning to pursue a degree in nursing or PE.
 DEADLINE:  March 8, 2019

Raymond Gordon Memorial Scholarship
Must be adopted or in foster care.
Must have a 2.0 or higher GPA

Must have a PSECU account.
 DEADLINE:  February 28, 2019

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship
For students that are working to end hunger in their communities

Pointe Pest Control Scholarship
DEADLINE:  April 30, 2019

 PACB Foundation Scholarship
Parent must work at one of the participating banks.
Ruth M. Tinker Scholarship
One scholarship given to a student planning to attend Grove City College, and one given to a student that is attending any college of his/her choice.
 DEADLINE:  December 14, 2018
Camp Cadet Scholarship
For any senior that graduated from the Indiana County Camp Cadet Program
 DEADLINE:  April 26, 2019
Homer-Center Education Association Scholarship
For students planning to pursue a career in education.
Must have a 3.0 GPA or better
 DEADLINE:  March 14, 2019
PRFSD Scholarship
For students planning to attend a school of higher education to pursue a degree in a food service related field.
Must have a 3.0 GPA or better


US Bowling Congress of Indiana
* Must be a member or related to a member of the Indiana Area USBC Association
 DEADLINE:  May 1, 2019
Words to Be Heard
 DEADLINE:April 26, 2019

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship

Must hold a current NWTF membership.

3.0 or higher GPA

DEADLINE:  January 1, 2019




College Raptor Scholarship





Professional Athletes Foundation Scholarship

2.0 or higher GPA

Participated at a varsity level in athletics for at least one year

Has NOT accepted any scholarship funds or grants to participate in college athletics

Nominated by a high school coach





 Dr. Michelle Williams Memorial Scholarship


This is for any senior planning to attend IUP.  Special consideration will go to a student planning to major in the field of education.

 DEADLINE:  February 22, 2019





FOE # 1468 Scholarship Essay Competition

Any senior that is a resident of Indiana County


 DEADLINE:  June 1, 2019





 Evergreen Garden Club Scholarship
This is for any senior planning to major in one of  the following fields of study:
Agriculture, Biology, Civic Planning, Environmental or environmental health studies, Land Conservation, Landscape Architecture, Plant Pathology, Water Conservation, Agronomy, Botany, Earth Sciences, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Turf Grass Management.
DEADLINE:  May 24, 2019
Janessa Fleming Memorial Fund Scholarship
This is for seniors planning to have a career in deaf education or research, or a deaf or hard of hearing student that plans to go to a post-secondary school.
 DEADLINE:  March 22, 2019

 Women of the Moose
This is for any senior with a relative that is a member of the Moose.

 DEADLINE:  April 5, 2019

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
Must have a 3.5 or higher GPA
Must have an SAT score of 1200+ or ACT of 26+
Demonstrate financial need
 Jonathan Rado Memorial Scholarship
This is for any senior planning to attend a post secondary institution. 
Must have a 2.5 GPA or better.

 DEADLINE:  March 14, 2019
Homer-Center Alumni Scholarship
For any senior planning to further their education

 DEADLINE:  March 14, 2019
Indiana Business & Professional Women's Club
Open to all seniors from an Indiana County High School planning to attend a college, university, trade or vocational school in the fall.
DEADLINE: March 18, 2019
 Knights of Columbus Scholarship
Must be Catholic.
Must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher.
Must be a child or grandchild of a member in good standing of the Father McNelis Council.

Primary Health Network Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Must be planning to pursue a degree in the health care field.  Must have a 3.0 GPA or better.

Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship

Must be a female majoring in education.
DEADLINE:  April 7, 2019

CNB Bank Scholarship

Seniors planning to obtain a business-related degree.

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship

500 Scholarships available ranging from $4000 to $50,000.  It is open to any Senior.  You do not have to have any family affiliation with the Elks.

Homer-Center Lady Wildcats Athletic Association Scholarship

This is for any female senior athlete who has participated in basketball, softball, volleyball, or indoor track while attending Homer-Center.
DEADLINE:  March 22, 2019

  Homer City Area Business Association Scholarship

For seniors planning to major in a business related field.
DEADLINE:  March 14, 2019
American Legion Post 493
Filling out this one application offers the opportunity to receive a scholarship from the American Legion, the Ladies Auxiliary, The Sons of the American Legion, and the Lisle R. Davis Memorial Scholarship. 
 DEADLINE:  March 14, 2019

 VFW Post 1989 Scholarship
For any senior in Indiana County.  Giving 3 scholarships of $3000 each.

Kai Paul Hrabovsky Memorial Scholarship
Must participate in at least one school sport.
Must be a member in good standing in the National Honor Society.
 DEADLINE:  March 29, 2019

 FOE 1468 Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship
For Members' Children & Grandchildren


B. Davis Scholarship

For Juniors & Seniors

DEADLINE:  May 24, 2019

Student View Scholarship Program

One $4000 scholarship
Two $1000 scholarships
Ten $500 scholarships



Pennsylvania Society Scholarship
(Maguire Foundation)

Minimum 3.0 GPA
Financial Need
Community Service

Isabelle Christenson Memorial Scholarship

Must be an organ transplant candidate, recipient, donor family member, living immediate family member of a transplant candidate or recipient.

G.H. Miller & Jeanne Wolford McKelvey, Esq. Scholarship
(1st Summit Bank)

Must be a HS graduate of Cambria, Somerset, Indiana, Blair, or Westmoreland counties.



Jack E. Loughner Memorial Scholarship (Homer-Center Historical Society)

For any senior that is planning to attend a post-secondary school.
DEADLINE:  March 1, 2019
 Dennis M. Buggey Memorial Scholarship

Must have a relative that is a member of The Club Savoy
DEADLINE:  March 22, 2019

PA American Legion Scholarships

Several scholarships available on this website.  Some for students in 9-12 grades.

 Indiana Garden Club

For seniors that are planning to major in ecology, horticulture, landscape design, landscape architecture, conservation, botany, forestry, agriculture or earth science.

PA Moose Association Scholarship

Father, Mother, Stepparent, or grandparent must be a member of the Moose in good standing. 
DEADLINE:  January 15, 2019
 Kuzneski Family Scholarship

Must have a 3.0 or better GPA.
Must be attending IUP as a Fine Arts Major.
DEADLINE:  April 1, 2019

NAACP Shirley Sadler-Reeder Memorial Scholarship

Current membership with the Indiana County PA NAACP is preferred but not required.
Must have a GPA of 2.20 or better.


First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship

Must have a 3.0 GPA or better.
DEADLINE:  March 1, 2019

 American Association of Drilling Engineers Appalachian Chapter

Must meet the following criteria to apply:
1.  3.5 or better GPA
2.  Minimum of 1600 on SAT or 25 on ACT
3.  enrolled in an accredited college in PA, OH, or WV
4.  Citizen of the USA


 Mindtap Scholarship

$2500 scholarship

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship

For seniors planning to pursue a degree in business.


Three Rivers Desk and Derrick Club Scholarship

Seniors planning to pursue a degree in energy-related programs at a Western PA College or University or Trade/Vocational Degree Program.

Caressa Kovalcik Memorial Scholarship

Must be adopted or his/her parent was adopted or in/was in foster care or raised by grandparents.
Demonstrate financial need.
Student participates in community service.
Student has a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.
DEADLINE:  March 31, 2019

The Bernie Matthews Opportunity Foundation
2.5 or higher GPA
Demonstrate Financial Need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
involved in extra-curricular activities & community service
Deadline:  April 1, 2019

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

For students interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

Kids' Chance of PA Scholarship


Dell Scholarship

Thomas W. O'Brien Memorial Scholarship

For students enrolled at ICTC and planning to go to a post-secondary institution majoring in a career & technical field.
DEADLINE:  April 26, 2019

William T. "Doc" Lucas Memorial Scholarship

Any senior is eligible for this scholarship.
DEADLINE:  March 22, 2019


Nurture for Nature Scholarship


Great Clips Scholarship

For students planning to become a cosmetologist

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

 CNB  Bank Scholarship
For seniors planning to get a business-related degree
DEADLINE:  March 17, 2019

Groth & Associates Attorneys at Law Scholarship

Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher


Kamona Scholarship
Must be planning to major in a health related field.
Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.
DEADLINE:  March 29, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway Trade School & College Scholarship
$1000 per year for up to 4 years
3 Scholarships will be given out
Must have a 2.5 GPA or better
DEADLINE:  March 1, 2019
Pennsylvania JCI Senate Scholarship Program
DEADLINE:  January 11, 2019
 Diana Lynn Holben Scholarship
2.0 or higher GPA
Deadline:  March 29, 2019