• Scholarships 2018-2019
     
    The General Application for Local Scholarships will be available online (Shawnee’s home page and below) from February 1, 2019 until February 22, 2019.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 2/1/19-2/22/19) 

     
      
     
     
     
    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

    New Jersey Relocation Scholarship

    Awarding 3 $1000 awards to high school students who have relocated at least 50 miles during their high school career.  For application, visit https://www.njrc.com/Scholarship-Application  Deadline is February 1, 2019.

     

     

    Medford VFW Auxiliary Post 7677 Scholarship

       Patriotic Art Scholarship awarding monetary prizes.  Deadline is March 31, 2019.  For application, click here

    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, 2019

    NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship

    Awarding 2 four year scholarships. Deadline is April 6, 2019. For eligibility and application, visit www.njua.com

     

    Pointe Pest Control

      Awarding $1000 to qualifying students. Deadline is April 30 2019.  For application, go to https://pointe-pest.com/scholarships/

     
     

    Tzu Chi Scholars 2019 Scholarship

    Awarding a $1000 scholarship to a graduating senior selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement and community involvement.  For application, visit http://www.us.tzuchi.org  Deadline is March 9, 2019.

    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 19, 2019.  For an application, please click here

     

    Vietnam Veterans of America Scholarships

     Awarding 2 scholarships ( one $2500 and one $1500) for a senior attending a Burlington County High School.  Deadline is 4/30/19.  For application, click here

     
    Local Scholarships
     
     

    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 March 1, 2019. 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 22, 2019.  If selected, interview will be held from 4/22/19-5/3/19To download 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 March 31, 2019

     

    Pinelands Garden Club

    Awarding $1500 to a graduating senior planning to pursue a career in agriculture, botany, environmental studies, floral design, forestry, horticulture, landscaping. watershed management, etc. Deadline is March 25h, 2019.  For application, click here

    Medford Lakes Women’s Club

    The Medford Lakes Women’s Club is offering a $500 scholarship to a female 2019 Shawnee High School graduate who is also a graduate of Neeta School. The successful candidate will need to submit a 1000 word essay with 1.5 spacing on the following topic:

    “How has your experience participating in community service as you grew up in Medford Lakes prepared you to go forth into the wider adult world?” 

    Please send your completed essay to Julia Moore, either electronically to juliammoore@yahoo.com or on paper to 143 Nokomis Trail.  All submissions must be received by April 15, 2019.