Looking for scholarships? While we list a number of scholarship opportunities on this page, we encourage you to take advantage of the following scholarship and financial aid resources as well:
NEW - Micro-Scholarships: https://www.raise.me
Accounting Scholarships: http://www.mastersinaccounting.info/resources/accounting-scholarships/
College Scholarship: www.college-scholarships.com
Free 4 U: www.free-4u.com
GoodCall Scholarship Search: http://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/search
Guide to Paying for College: https://studentloans.net/guide-to-paying-for-college/
Online College Scholarships for Women: http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/scholarships-for-women/
PA College Scholarships: http://www.college-scholarships.com/schools/pennsylvania/
Pittsburgh Foundation: www.pittsburghfoundation.org
SallieMae College Answer: www.collegeanswer.com
SallieMae Scholar: www.salliemae.com/scholar
School Soup Scholarship Search: www.schoolsoup.com
Scholarship Hunter: www.scholarshiphunter.com
Scholarship America: www.scholarshipamerica.org
Scholarships for Women: http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/scholarships-for-women/
Scholarship Resources for Women: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarships-for-women-guide/
Student Aid: www.studentaid.ed.gov
Below you will find links to scholarship opportunities available to all students. These scholarships are offered by outside organizations not affiliated with OLSH. It is your responsibility to review and complete all application requirements. Be sure to begin the application process well in advance of the posted deadlines.
Remember to check back often, as this page will be updated regularly!
Did you know that students at Carlow University (http://www.carlow.edu/) can receive up to $80,000 in merit scholarships? To find out how much merit aid YOU can get at Carlow, simply write down your cumulative GPA and your SAT scores and find them on the Scholarship and Grant chart here: http://carlow-qa01.carlow.edu/Carlow_Scholarships_and_Grants.aspx. No additional scholarship application is necessary.
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Duquesne University is offering a 50% tuition scholarship for freshmen Education majors. This scholarship is renewable for four years, as long as the student remains an Education major. To learn more, go to http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/education/undergraduate-programs/tuition or contact Rachael Moore at email@example.com or 412-396-5193.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Students of the Year is an exciting leadership development and philanthropy program in which high school students participate in a fundraising competition to benefit LLS. The candidates/teams who raise the most money at the end of the 7 week competition earn the title Student(s) of the Year as well as a $5,000 scholarship. Go to http://www.studentseries.org/high-schools/students-of-the-year to learn more.
Dr. Michael Grandillo, president of Madonna University (MI), is offering an automatic scholarship of $5,000 or more to any OLSH student who applies to Madonna. Madonna University, like OLSH, was founded by the Felician Sisters and is rooted in the Catholic Felician Franciscan tradition. The university offers over 100 career-focused undergraduate majors, as well as 30 graduate-level programs. Students should mention the scholarship offer from Dr. Grandillo when applying. Go to www.madonna.edu/
McDaniels College (MD) will award $25,000 per year Educator’s Legacy Scholarships to children of K-12 educators with four or more years of current and consecutive full-time employment. Eligible positions in education include teachers, counselors, nurses, support staff, custodians, administrators, etc. Verification of employment will be expected in order to show eligibility. McDaniel College is recognized nationally among 40 “Colleges that Change Lives” and is ranked among Money Magazine’s 50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges. For more information, go to http://www.mcdaniel.edu/undergraduate/admissions/apply/educators-legacy-scholarship.
Mount Aloysius College (PA) will award 30 recipients of the Mercy Presidential Scholarships $48,000 over a four-year period. Candidates must demonstrate a solid academic record; a commitment to home, school and community; leadership abilities and involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service projects. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate & Graduate Admissions at 814-886-6383 or visit www.mtaloy.edu.
The Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing offers full tuition scholarships to their 21-month RN program, based on pre-entrance exam scores. For more information, contact Leslee Brewster, RN, Nursing Recruiter, at 412-777-6174. More information about the Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing is available in the Guidance office. You may also visit their website, http://ohiovalleyhospital.org/schools/school-of-nursing/.
Presentation College (SD) is offering an annual, renewable Catholic High School Scholarship of up to $4,000 to students with a QPA or 3.0 or higher. Enter the code “CATHOLIC POSTCARD” and your application fee will be waived. Learn more about Presentation College at http://www.presentation.edu/.
Create an account on College Week Live and you could win a $5,000 scholarship, while learning about an additional $6 million in scholarship money available to students. To learn more, go to http://www.collegeweeklive.com/go?refcode=PAR_CARNEGIE_SPRING2016_EMAILSCHOLARSHIPSAT