OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIORS
It is the policy of the North Andover Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, color, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, housing status, disability or national origin in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments and Chapter 622 of the Acts of 1971.
The following scholarships are offered by local and national organizations. More detailed information on these scholarships is available on the websites listed below and also in the Guidance Office. Please note that deadlines and specific requirements for each of the scholarships differ greatly. It is the responsibility of the student to make certain that their applications and supporting documents are complete.
This list is updated daily, as scholarship opportunities for the Class of 2016 come in to Guidance, so check back often. Updated as of 05/02/2016.
The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc. - Applicants will be judged on academic achievement, leadership and a willingness to work to contribute towards college. Application deadlines: May 2, 2016 by 12Noon
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship - This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page. Application Deadline: June 1, 2016
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship - This is a $1,000 scholarship for students interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit their website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find elligibility information and the online application. Application Deadline: June 1, 2016
Lawrence Vietnam Memorial Scholarship - $6,000 in scholarships were awarded last year. Applicants must be a high school senior. Applicants must submit an essay in 100 words or less describing "What a Veteran Means to Me". Applications are available in the Guidance Department. Application Deadline: May 7, 2016
Women's Golf Association of Massachusetts 2016 Junior Scholarship - In order to apply to become a WGAM Junior Scholar an applicant must be a MA resident female high school senior who is one of the following: WGAM member; Daughter/Granddaughter of a WGAM member; Massachusetts Resident with an interest in golf. Applications are available in the Gudance Office. Application Deadline: 5:00 pm on Monday, May 9th, 2016
Methuen Memorial Music Hall - There are two college scholarships of $1,000 each for Merrimack Valley high school seniors planning to major in music, musical performance or music education. Applications are available in the Guidance Department. Application deadline: May 15, 2016
Methuen Festival of the Trees, Inc. - The applicant for this scholarship must be a resident of the Merrimack Valley who is a high school senior. The criteria for selection are: Strength of quality of essay; Activities and community service; Grades and academic qualifications; Financial need; Volunteers at the Festival of Trees and students pursuing studies in historic preservation or related disciplines will receive special consideration. Applications are available in the Guidance Dept. Application deadline: May 6, 2016
North Andover Republican Town Committee James Gammie Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is open to any graduating senior who is a resident of the Town of North Andover going on to a four year college or university who has demonstrated leadership skills, participated in community service and has shown good overall citizenship. Applications are available in the Guidance Dept. Application deadline: Extended to May 2, 2016
Phillip A. Wood Memorial Scholarship - This is an annual scholarship awarded by the Essex County Fire Warden's Association. This is awarded to a qualified applicant graduating from high school in 2016, and is seeking a degree in one of the following fields: Forestry, Botany, Horticulture, Soil Service, Plant Biology, Conservation, Watershed Management, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Biology, Animal and Veterinary Services, Wildlife Ecology, Park and Recreation Management, Fire Suppression and Fire Prevention. Applications are available in the Guidance Dept. Application Deadline: May 9, 2016
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program - Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical education. This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include high school completion by spring of 2016, commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, and United States citizenship. Students may apply online at application.horatioalger.org. Application Deadline: June 1, 2016