Student HandbookThe primary task of the Franklin County Career and Technology Center is to provide a meaningful program of studies that will aid you in becoming an efficient worker and a self-supporting, respectable citizen. To accomplish this goal, you must not only become skilled in your chosen occupational field, but develop those traits necessary to interact with other people. The staff and administration of FCCTC will provide you with tremendous opportunities to explore new horizons and reach for your ... More
ART INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIPS
Students who will attend the Art Institute may apply for a variety of scholarships for majors in culinary arts, fashion design/marketing, graphic design, interior design, media arts, etc. Information is available at www.AiCompetitions.com
IMAGINE AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP
FCCTC will select three students to receive the Imagine America Scholarship of $1000 which is available to students attending certain technical institutes as well as career colleges. The ten page list of participating schools can be reviewed and the application can be obtained in the Counseling Office. The application must be completed and returned to the Counseling Office no later than April 12, 2013.
THADDEUS STEVENS LEGACY AWARD
Seniors who will attend Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology may apply. The FAFSA form must be completed after Jan. 1, 2013. Further details are available in the Counseling Office or at www.stevenscollege.edu; click on Prospective Students and then Financial Aid.
Deadline: April 1, 2013 (deadline for the FAFSA)
CHRISTIAN CONNECTOR SCHOLARSHIP DRAWING
Seniors who plan to attend a Christian college may enter a scholarship drawing at www.christianconnector.com
Deadline: May 31, 2013
HAGERSTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
For details about HCC scholarships, go to www.hagerstowncc.edu Click on Paying for College, Financial Aid Office, and Scholarships.
DEVRY UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Seniors who will attend Devry may apply for these scholarships. Visit www.devry.edu
/scholarships to view the criteria and to apply.
All senior athletes may apply for this scholarship. A short essay is required. Stop by the Counseling office for details.
Amount: $500-several could be awarded
Deadline: June 21, 2013
WILLIAMSON FREE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
The Williamson Free School offers free tuition, room and board for three years. A documentary about their program may be a viewed at www.williamson.edu/admissions/documentary.htm
The Chambersburg Area Education Association will select a CASHS senior to receive this scholarship. The applicant must be entering college as an education major. Applications are available in the Counseling Office.
Amount: $750 – two awards
Deadline: None provided at this time
MY MAJORS SCHOLARSHIP
Seniors may sign up for a $500 scholarship at http://www.mymajors.com/mobile-brc.cfm or www.mymajors.com/read by registering to receive information from various post-secondary schools.
MY MAJORS GIFT CARD
You may sign up for a chance to win a $25 Starbucks Gift Card by taking a 7 question survey to help improve the resources for school districts, counselors and students. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Y6G5RHG
THE PA FOUNDATION-PASSHE SCHOLARSHIPS
There are scholarships available for seniors who are residents of Franklin County and plan to attend one of the 14 universities that are part of the PA State System of Higher Education. Apply online at www.pafoundation.org. Click on Scholarship Opportunities to view the scholarships and list of universities – M &T Bank, Highmark, etc.
Deadline: May/June 2013
DALE BOCK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Chambersburg seniors who plan to pursue a career in math or math education or attend a technical institution and pursue a math-related field may apply for this scholarship. Applications are available in the Counseling Office.
Deadline: May 17, 2013
PCRA VIDEO CONTEST
The PA Court Reporters Association wants students’ help to create a video that can be used to inform and educate students and others about careers in court reporting, captioning, and Computer Access Realtime Translation. These are professions that can make over $100,000 a year. Students should create a 3 to 5 minute video suitable for posting on YouTube and/or PCRA’s website to showcase what court reporting means to them. For more information, including contest entry form, rules and contest deadlines, go to www.pcra.com .
Amount: $250, $500, $1000
Deadline: June 15, 2013
FCCTC – Check scholarship lists in the following areas:
- Cafeteria bulletin board
- Hallway bulletin board outside Counseling Office
- Bulletin board in the Counseling Office
- FCCTC website – www.franklinctc.com
- Some scholarship applications are available in the FCCTC Counseling Office.
Sending Schools - There are numerous scholarships available through your sending high schools….contact your high school counselor for details or check the following website that advertises scholarships on the school’s website (click on High School and then Guidance or Counseling Dept.):
Chambersburg Area School District – www.chambersburg.k12.pa.us
Shippensburg Area School District – www.ship.k12.pa.us
Tuscarora Area School District – www.tus.k12.pa.us
Waynesboro Area School District – www.wasd.k12.pa.us
NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHES
www.careercruising.com - (Username is fcctc, Password is franklin) Click on Financial
Aid and then Financial Aid Selector
www.blackexcel.org/100minority.htm - minority scholarship search
www.hsf.net - Hispanic scholarship search
www.iefa.org - international scholarship search
www.internationalscholarships.com - international scholarship search
www.naacp.org/page/s/scholarship2 - minority scholarship search
For general information about Financial Aid:
2012-2013 PA STUDENT AID GUIDE-www.pheaa.org- under College Planning you will find the guide.