Scholarship applications are available in the Main Office in the file cabinet next to the Restricted Study Hall Room. All scholarships are in alphabetical order and located in the top drawer of the file cabinet. Check the high school website, the senior bulletin board, the daily announcement sheet and the scholarship bulletin board for updates and new postings. .
If the folder is empty, please inform one of the Guidance Department Secretaries and additional copies will be made. In order to receive paper copies of scholarships students are responsible for picking them up personally. No scholarships will be mailed home. Often a scholarship will only report a website, please visit the website for appropriate materials and requirements.
It is the students’ responsibility to honor deadlines established by each scholarship. If supplemental materials are required to complete a scholarship (i.e. Transcripts, letters of recommendations) they should be handed into Mr. Hanlon well before the scholarship deadline to allow for processing.
If you have questions regarding scholarships please call or write Mr. Hanlon at (845) 620-3814 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can always stop in the Guidance Office with questions too.
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American Legion/ John H. Secor Post 329 and Thomas Dexter Scholarships: Available to PRHS high school seniors. Transcript, essay, community service and resume are required. Financial information is also requested. Deadline for submission is June 3, 2013.
John Bellew Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Lt. John Bellew of the NYFD who died in the line of duty. This scholarship is available to the son/daughter of an active, retired or deceased NYC firefighter. College acceptance, student involvement, application, essay and interview are required. Deadline for submission is May 17, 2013.
Ed Bowden Memorial Scholarship: Dedicated to the memory of educator and coach Ed Bowden. Available to seniors planning to major in education and also participated in athletics. Essay is required. Deadline for submission to Mr. Hanlon is May 24, 2013.
***Brenner Good Government Award: Essay of 500 -1000 words, “What Good Government Means to Me”, submit to Mr. Hanlon no later than May 17, 2013.
Daniel Carmody Memorial Scholarship: Dedicated to a the memory of Daniel Carmody, who cared deeply for community service. Two $1000.00 scholarships will be offered to PRHS seniors, one female and one male. Essay and community service is required. Deadline for submission to Mr. Hanlon is May 17, 2013.
Chance Cosgrove Memorial Fund Scholarship: Given in memory of Chance Cosgrove, this scholarship is made available to outstanding individuals committed to enhancing our community through service, compassion and character. Deadline for submission to Mr. Hanlon is May 8, 2013.
Evans Park Alumni Scholarship: Available to students who are alumni of Evans Park and seeking higher education. Community service, recommendations, transcript and essay are required. Deadline for submission to Mr. Hanlon is May 11, 2013.
William Harris Memorial Scholarship: Established to celebrate the life and community spirit of Bill Harris. Seniors will be asked to write an essay on their community service experience and provide letters of recommendation with a resume. Return to Mr. Hanlon by Friday May 17, 2013.
The Levitt Comninos Carlotti Foundation: Available to seniors with a deceased or terminally ill parent. Please review additional criteria. Deadline for submission is May 15, 2013.
Francis T. O’Shea Memorial Scholarship: Dedicated to the memory of Francis O’Shea a PRHS graduated who died tragically in April of 2008. Two $1000.00 winners will be announced at the awards assembly. Essay and application required. Deadline for submission to Mr. Hanlon is May 15, 2013.
Pearl River Little League: Available to seniors who have participated in the Pearl River Little League program. Essay is required. Return completed applications to Mr. Hanlon no later than Friday, May 17, 2013.
Sons of the Union/ Veterans of Civil War: Available to all seniors, seeking high academic achievement, an interest in history and an essay. Deadline for submission is April 30, 2013.