Updates From the Guidance Office

The Aviation Institute of Maintenance, located on Grant Avenue, is offering FREE Jet Summer Camps for students interested in aviation. The application deadline is Monday, May 20. For details and more information, please contact Cindy Feldman, Community Outreach & High School Representative at (215) 676-7700 or email at coramp@aviationmaintenance.edu.
 
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The Asian American Women’s Coalition scholarship recognizes female Asian American high school students who have made a positive and lasting impact on our local community through service and leadership. Multiple scholarships are awarded each year to high school seniors.
 
For eligibility guidelines and an application, stop by the Guidance office.
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Temple University is offering SAT Prep Course and Summer pre-college courses. For more information: precollege@temple.edu or 215-204-2712

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Important Dates for Seniors

US Service Academy Information: The following Programs are good opportunities for students interested in attending a US Service Academy:
 
U.S. Naval Academy Summer STEM Program
https://www.usna.edu/Admissions/Programs/STEM.php#fndtn-panel1-Attending
All applications close April 15th :
  • Rising 9 th Graders: June 3-8
  • Rising 10 th Graders: June 10-15
  • Rising 11 th Graders: June 17-21

The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP Lodge #5) will offer college scholarships for the children and grandchildren of active or retired FOP members.  For more information and an application, visit the website at www.FOP5.org.

The Taco Bell Foundation is offering the Live Mas Scholarship and will be offering over 21 million dollars in scholarship money To apply, students must submit a two minute video describing their passion in life. SAT scores and Essays are not required. For details and deadlines go to http://www.tacobellfoundation.org
 
Philadelphia Federal Credit Union is pleased to offer an Annual Scholarship Program to award selected young members with funds for their continuing education. Criteria and application information is available in the Guidance office or go to https://www.pfcu.com
 
The Feasterville Business Association is offering a scholarship opportunity to academically qualified seniors who plan on attending a four year college. You must be a resident of Lower Southampton Township with the zip code of 19053. For more information: http://www.feasterville.biz
 

Important Dates for Juniors

The University of Pennsylvania is offering a FREE College Exploration Workshop on Thursday, May 30 (6:30 PM-8:30PM ). You must register to attend at https://key.admissions.upenn.edu/register/CollegeExploration19

Anyone who is applying to a Maguire Scholars College Partner School, may apply to become a Maguire College Scholar.  Students should contact the financial aid department of the college/university to which they plan to apply, to obtain the application required to become a Maguire Scholar at their college/university.  Every college/university sets their own guidelines, and students must qualify accordingly.  Some colleges require that the student must first be accepted.  The list of participating colleges is available through the Guidance office.

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Charlotte Drummond Memorial Scholarships

The Charlotte Drummond Foundation is offering a Cardinal Dougherty Alumni Scholarship for a student whose grandparent, parent, or sibling attended Cardinal Dougherty.

The Charlotte Drummond Foundation is offering a Memorial Scholarship that keeps the spirit of Charlotte Drummond and her dedication to Catholic education alive. The Memorial scholarship is open to any rising juniors or seniors who are attending an archdiocesan high school. Sophomores and Juniors are eligible to apply for this scholarship to assist with tuition for the 2019-2020 school year.

Applications and Guidelines are available in the Guidance office.