Updates From the Guidance Office

Bensalem residents Police and Fire Credit Union
Four $ 2,5000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors.Applications require:
  • Transcript
  • Teacher recommendation
  • Two essay questions
  • Application is available at www.pfcu.com/scholarship.
  • Deadline is April 26, 2019
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Dunkin Scholarship
Dunkin Donuts will award 25 $2,000 scholarships to qualified seniors who are planning to enroll in a two-year, four-year or vocational-technical school in Fall 2019.  Applications are available at learnmore.scholarsapply.org/dunkinphilly. Deadline is April 15, 2019
 
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Empire Beauty School
Scholarship opportunities are available for graduating Seniors. There is an Open House on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. For information regarding the scholarship and Open House, please contact www.empire.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 Seminar
https://www.usna.edu/Admissions/Programs/NASS.php#fndtn-panel1-Steps-For
All applications close March 31st:
  • Session 1: June 1-6
  • Session 2: June 8-13
  • Session 3: June 15-20
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
West Point Summer Leadership Experience
https://www.usma.edu/admissions/summer-program
Application closes March 31 st :
  • Session 1: June 1-7
  • Session 2: June 8-14

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

There is Junior Parent College Information Meeting on Wednesday April 10, 2019 from 6:30-7:30 in the auditorium. An admissions counselor and financial aid adviser from Immaculata University will be presenting. Information regarding college admissions, the application process, and financial aid resources will be
provided. This is a valuable information session for you and your parents as you begin making plans for senior year and post-secondary education.

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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.