Scholarships still available to Cumberland High School seniors

Scholarships still available to Cumberland High School seniors

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland High School Guidance Department has announced applications are still being accepted for the following scholarships, available to graduating seniors, unless otherwise noted. Applications are available in the Guidance office.

* Roland Roy Book Award, $500 to $2,500, goes to a four-year male or female participant in cross country and/or track and field who is pursuing their education at an accredited college. Must have demonstrated both academic achievement and athletic prowess. The intent of the award is to cover the first year expenditure for books and materials. Deadline is May 16.

* CHS Athletic Hall of Fame, two $500 awards, goes to a male and female senior student athlete who has participated in CHS athletics and demonstrates good sportsmanship, the attitude of a team player and community service, Deadline May 15.

* The Michael J. Gannon Scholarship, two $500 awards, goes to a graduating CHS senior boy and girl pursuing a post secondary education. Based on financial need and academic promise. Deadline May 16.

* The Kyle James McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship, $250. Criteria include club, sport, activity participation, community service, and essay. Deadline May 16.

* Cumberland Youth Soccer Association Scholarship, two $750 awards, for college bound seniors who have participated in the CYSA as a player, referee, coach, or volunteer. Deadline May 23.

* The Carr - Lancaster Memorial Scholarship sponsored by VFW Post 10113, two awards of $2,000, will go to a CHS graduating senior who is college bound, demonstrates financial need and is a son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a U.S. veteran. Essay required. Deadline May 16.

* The Wood Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 to $4,000 per year, renewable for up to four years, will be awarded to a CHS graduating senior who will be pursuing a one-year, two-year or four-year degree at an accredited institution in any major. Primary criteria are a minimum of a C average, financial need and any special circumstances. Deadline May 16.

* Sodexo Scholarship, $1,000, goes to a CHS college bound senior, based on academics, service to others, and personal character. Deadline May 16.