• Scholarships 2019-2020
     
    The General Application for Local Scholarships will be available online (Shawnee’s home page and below) from February 1, 2020 until February 22, 2020.These scholarships are awarded by various local and school affiliated organizations.  Students are notified at graduation unless the awarding organization notifies the recipient(s) at an earlier date.  Graduating Seniors should strongly consider completing the online application by its due date. Any late applications will not be considered. Additional local scholarships that have their own paper application or essay requirements will be available at the bottom of this page under the heading Local Scholarships. These applications must be filled out in addition to the General Application for Local Scholarships if you want to be considered. Please check the applications for specific requirements and eligibility.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Zechman  in the Counseling Center.
     

    ** Online Local Scholarship Application (Open 2/1/20-2/22/20) 

     
     
     
     
     
    Here is a link for free scholarship searches online.  Please be advised:  You should never pay for a scholarship search, there are plenty of reputable free sites available.  Make sure to check out FastWeb, it is located on this link and is one of the more helpful sites available. http://college-scholarships.com/scholarship-information/free-scholarship-searches/
     
    Guaranteed College Scholarship List
     
     
     
     

    Sixt Rent a Car Scholarships

    Awarding 5 deserving students $5,000 towards their study at any 2 or 4-year course at an accredited university.  For application, click here

    Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

    Awarding $1000 to students pursuing a health related field who have been affected by addiction. For application, go to https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

     Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

    Awarding 2 $5000 awards to seniors who demonstrate DAR’s Good citizen qualities.  For application, visit www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships

     

     SEAP

    The application for the 2020 Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program has officially opened. Visit  http://seap.asee.org/.

     

     New Jersey Tour Guide Scholarship

    Awarding $1000 to a student portraying a tourist place in NJ.  For application directions, visit https://www.thezebra.com/new-jersey-car-insurance/#scholarship

     

     Inspirasian Scholarship

    InspirASIAN is a non-profit Employee Resource Group of AT&T, seeking qualified applicants for its 2020 National InspirASIAN Scholarship Program.  We are proud to announce that at least 15 National InspirASIAN scholarships, worth $2,000 each, will be awarded for the 2019 academic year.  Besides national scholarships, we are also offering 10 state scholarships (worth $1,000 each) to New Jersey State students. Deadline is January 31, 2020.  For application, visit https://inspirasian.us/scholarships

     

    Rolling Thunder Scholarship

    Awarding a $1000 scholarship to a student who is a child of military member, veteran or fallen soldier.  For criteria and application, visit www.rollingthunder-nj2.org Deadline is March 31, 2020

    ERA EDGE Scholarship

    Awarding scholarships to students who embody the following: Ethical, Dedicated, Genuine and Entrepreneurial. Deadline is April 3, 2020.  For application, visit www.EDGEscholarship.com

     

    NJCTS Youth Scholarship Award

    Awarding scholarships to high school seniors who have been diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome and will continue his or her education at a college or trade school.  Deadline is April 3, 2020.  For application, visit www.njcts.org

    NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship

    Awarding 2 four year scholarships. Deadline is April 11, 2020. For eligibility and application, visit www.njua.com

     

    NJ State Elks Special Children’s’ Scholarship Award

    Open to high school seniors that are physically and/or mentally challenged and will furthering their education after graduating. Deadline is April 17, 2020.  For an application, please click here

    Vietnam Veterans of America Scholarships

     Awarding 2 scholarships for $2000 each for a senior attending a Burlington County High School.  Deadline is 4/30/20.  For application, click here

     
    Local Scholarships
     
     
     

    Anthony Telesca Foundation

     Awarding $1000 to a senior student who promotes safe driving.  Must submit a 200 word essay on “What safe driving means to me and how I promote it” to jzechman@lrhsd.org by March 1, 2019.

    Class of 2018 Renegade Service Scholarship

    Awarding (1) $500 scholarship to a senior who has participated in many school events, has been involved with clubs/activities and/or sports, has had some type of service to the graduating class and school and who has maintained at least a 3.0 GPA.  Interested applicants must write in 100 words or less: “Explain your service to Shawnee High School and why you feel you deserve this award”  Deadline is 3/1/19. Email Essay to Mrs. Zechman at jzechman@lrhsd.org

    Medford-Vincentown Rotary

    Rotary is offering ten $5,000 scholarships and two $2500 Scholarships for deserving seniors residing in the 08055 or 08088 zip code, who exhibit financial need, academic excellence, and a history of public service. The financial information will be held in strict confidence.  The essay should describe the reasons why you are deserving of this scholarship and can include financial need or extenuating circumstances. The essay must be typed and double spaced.  There is not a required number of written pages but the essay should be approximately two pages.  The application, copy of transcript and essay are due to Mrs. Zechman by March 20, 2020.  If selected, interview will be held from 4/20/20-5/3/20.  To download application, click here

    Medford Education Scholarship

    Awarding scholarships to high school seniors who are continuing their education. Applicants must have attended Medford Township Public Schools for at least 5 years. Deadline is March 25th 2020 with materials mailed to Rina Cardenas, 400 Fairview Road Medford, NJ 08055.  For application, click here
     
     Nicholas Sayles Memorial WishList Fund Scholarship

    Awarding a scholarship to a senior pursuing Pre-Med or Law. For application, click here  Deadline is April 1, 2020


    Burlington County Retirees’ Education Association Scholarships

    Awarding $3500 to a student attending a NJ four year college and $2000 to a student attending a NJ two year college.  Additional applications for 3 NJREA scholarships are included.  Deadline is April 1, 2020.  For applications, click here