DVRHS Local Scholarship Application ProcessThe Local Scholarship Application includes scholarships that are awarded to DVRHS seniors by school or community organizations.To be considered for these scholarship opportunities, students must complete the application form and checkoff sheet. Students can edit/type into the PDF form and save/print OR print and hand write the application. No preference is given to either method, but all materials must be submitted in paper form to the School Counseling office by the deadline.Deadline: March 22, 2018We recommend downloading the documents to your device before you begin working on the application, so that you can save as you work.
Current Scholarship OpportunitiesScholarship opportunities are e-mailed to seniors throughout the year from Mr. Scott Woodland, School Counselor. The below opportunities have also been sent via email.
Music in the Somerset Hills' Young Musicians Scholarship
This $1000 award is granted to two students in New Jersey who demonstrate exemplary musicianship and plan to pursue a music major in college. Materials may be mailed to the address on the application or submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: April 13th
Application: 2018 Young Musicians Application
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are committed to continuing efforts at helping those have desire and ambition to succeed. A $1000 scholarship is available to high school juniors and seniors. Students must submit a 500-1000 word essay describing educational and life goals.
Deadline: June 14, 2018
More information/application: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Frenchtown-Milford VFW Post 7857 ScholarshipThe Frenchtown-Milford VFW Post 7587 scholarship is available to any student who is a relative (child, grandchild, brother, sister, niece, nephew or cousin) of a veteran (living or dead) or active service member of any branch of the United States military. Please provide proof in the form of discharge papers or form DD214. Awards are in the amount of $5000 (for those attending a 4 year college or university) or $2500 (for those attending a two year college university). Completed application and essay required.Deadline: Return to Counseling Office by May 1, 2018Application: Click here to download
James Harrison Memorial Scholarship for Musical Creativity
The James Harrison Memorial Scholarship for Musical Creativity is offered every year by the Harrison Family to honor James who graduated from Del Val in 2013. The scholarship is awarded to the student who best demonstrates musical originality and creativity. Every student in the Class of 2018 is eligible to apply. Applicants must provide an original piece of music and a brief write up of future plans. If you have questions or you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please see Mr. Woodland in the School Counseling Office for more details.
Deadline: May 4, 2018
Nursing Schools Almanac-Aspiring Nurse ScholarshipNursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. The website will award a $1000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who demonstrates: a track record excellence, particularly in science and mathematics and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.Deadline: August 31, 2018More information/application: https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2018-aspiring-nurse-scholarship
Sawyer Controls - Technology Award ScholarshipSawyer Controls will award a scholarship to a graduating senior from Del Val who will be attending a four-year college or university to pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Students will be considered based on their academic potential, community service, and extracurricular activities. Please include any relevant information in regards to these three areas. The School Counseling Office will provide a copy of your transcript.Essay Topic: TBAApplication Deadline: TBA
Zeller Family ScholarshipThe Zeller Family scholarship is for students who plan to continue a technical, "hands on", or labor skilled career. Some possible careers include, but are not limited to: auto mechanics, carpentry, computer design and repair, robotics, culinary arts, cosmetology, gardening/landscaping, child care, small business innovations, etc. There will be two $500 scholarships awarded (one for a male student and one for a female student).Essay required (500-600 words): "A job worth doing is worth doing right"Personal statement required explaining your future plans, goals and dreams.Deadline:TBAMore information: If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please see Mr. Woodland.
Additional Scholarship OpportunitiesRaise.me partners with 180 colleges to offer micro-scholarships to students for their achievements starting as early as the 9th grade. Students can earn micro-scholarships for their grades in core classes, their involvement in a club or sport, their volunteer hours, and more things they are already doing! When students are accepted into a partner college, the micro-scholarships they earn will automatically be calculated into their financial aid package for that college. Use the following link to sign-up for Raise.me: https://www.raise.me/join/
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