Doylestown Rotary seeks scholarship applications from CB High School students

The Rotary Club of Doylestown is seeking scholarship applications from graduating seniors from Central Bucks High School East, South, and West. One graduating senior from each Central Bucks High School will receive a grant of $1,000 to apply toward their continued education.

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FLEGC offers scholarships to local horticulture students

Four Lanes End Garden Club (FLEGC) is offering two (2) academic scholarships to qualified students who plan to pursue fields related to horticulture.

The scholarships, each in the amount of $2500, will be awarded to students who are enrolled in or plan to attend an accredited college with a major in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Forestry, Agriculture, Conservation, Plant Pathology, Environmental Science, or other related Earth Sciences.

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The Philadelphia Modifiers award local scholarships

The Philadelphia Modifiers Street Rod Club recently awarded two scholarships of $1000 each to Steve Basset and Levi Clemmer. The awards were based on their achievements and commitment to pursue a career in the automotive industry. The award was made in memory of the late Russell Sift, a member of the club.

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Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation

Since 1956, the Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation (PSF) has been helping Pennsbury graduates pay for higher education. In 2014, the PSF awarded $130,000 in scholarships to 85 graduates. Over the past 59 years the PSF has awarded approximately $2.3 million in scholarships to nearly 1,400 Pennsbury graduates.

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Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation

Since 1956, the Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation (PSF) has been helping Pennsbury graduates pay for higher education. In 2014, the PSF awarded $130,000 in scholarships to 85 graduates. Over the past 59 years the PSF has awarded approximately $2.3 million in scholarships to nearly 1,400 Pennsbury graduates.

Pennsbury students who are planning for college or other post-high school education programs are urged to learn about the requirements and application process early in high school so as to maximize their chances of qualifying for a scholarship. Pennsbury graduates who are working toward an undergraduate degree are urged to apply for a scholarship every year that they are in college.

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First National Bank donates $100,000 to local schools

For the 10th consecutive year, The First National Bank and Trust Company of Newtown has partnered with Buckingham Friends School to distribute its Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program scholarship donation. The $100,000 donation was recently presented to eight area schools. The EITC program is a great way for businesses to direct tax dollars.

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Neshaminy Education Foundation announces scholarship awardees

The Neshaminy Education Foundation (NEF) recently awarded scholarships to eight graduates of Neshaminy High School.

The 2014 NEF $500 Scholarship recipients are: Shealyn Miles and Breanna Schmidt, attending West Chester University; Kristin Pomponio, attending Temple University; Alexis Schreiber, attending Cairn University; Sarah Hertenberger and Emily Singer, attending Penn State University; and Allison Raffin, attending Millersville University.

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Neshaminy Education Foundation announces scholarship awardees

The Neshaminy Education Foundation (NEF) recently awarded scholarships to eight graduates of Neshaminy High School.

The 2014 NEF $500 Scholarship recipients are: Shealyn Miles and Breanna Schmidt, attending West Chester University; Kristin Pomponio, attending Temple University; Alexis Schreiber, attending Cairn University; Sarah Hertenberger and Emily Singer, attending Penn State University; and Allison Raffin, attending Millersville University.

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Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre awards scholarships

The Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre has a rich history of staging local performers in a musical production each year. In April of this year dozens of area thespians staged the classic Cole Porter musical “Anything Goes” to rave reviews. The proceeds of the group’s musical productions fund an annual scholarship grant program.

Over the past 58 years NVMT has awarded $137,500 in scholarships to talented local graduating seniors who plan to pursue their education in the fine or performing arts. This year’s crop of scholarship winners is exceptional and will share $7500 in assistance towards their future education. Each of these students is an outstanding example of the excellent music and performance groups at the Neshaminy High School:

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Consumer Troubleshooter

submitted by Bucks County Consumer Protection Agency

Q. My daughter is graduating from high school. We are in the process of looking over her finances in order for her to decide which direction she should take as far as colleges go. I am a single parent of three children and do not have the financial means to give her much support. I was discussing my concerns about this with my friend and she remembered that your office had information in your Troubleshooter article last year. She also said that you had offered consumers a helpful brochure for college bound kids. Is that brochure still available through your office? B.R., Morrisville.

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