EPHRATA HIGH SCHOOL
High School Code/CEEB Code 391-265
Counselor Bulletin #8 December 17, 2008
Senior College Applications: It is the students’ 2009 Ephrata Lodge No. 665, of the Free and
responsibility to mail letters of recommendations if Accepted Masons and the W. Frank Bolster
the letters are not submitted to the guidance Memorial Scholarship: For an applicant who is a
department with the student college applications. resident of the Ephrata, Cocalico, Garden Spot or
Warwick school districts and will be enrolled in a
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid post-secondary school, either full or part-time.
(FAFSA): You need to complete this form to be Applications are available in the guidance office.
eligible for most forms of financial aid. Many Deadline to return to guidance is March 3, 2009 to
colleges and states use a student’s FAFSA meet the receive date of March 15, 2009. TYPED
information to award their own grants and APPLICATIONS ARE PREFERRED.
scholarships. May 1, 2009 is the PA State Grant
filing deadline for 2009 high school graduates who Cargill Community Scholarship Program: Is
plan to enroll in a four-year baccalaureate degree awarding 350 (nationwide) $1,000 scholarships to
program and want to be considered for PA State seniors who live in communities where Cargill has a
Grant assistance. August 1, 2009 is the filing business presence (Wilbur Chocolate, 201 West
deadline for 2009 high school graduates who plan Lincoln Ave., Lititz). Scholarship applications are
to enroll at a two-year business, trade or technical available online at: www.ffa.org under the National
school, or a hospital school of nursing. Scholarship Program heading. You do not need to
be in FFA to be eligible. Deadline to apply is
Benefits.com: Who may be eligible for government February 15, 2009.
benefits? You! Someone you know! Visit:
www.GovBenefits.gov for your benefits connection KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program: It could mean
that includes grants, scholarships and fellowships. up to $5,000 per year for tuition, fees, books and
room and board for one senior who has a 2.75 GPA
PA College of Art & Design Open House: Will be or higher! Apply online at: www.kfcscholars.org.
held Saturday, January 17, 2009 and March 21, The online application will be available until
2009 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. February 10, 2009.
Free Food & Clothing for Needy Families:
Available on Saturday, December 20th from 7:30
a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 435
Main Street, Akron, PA. Phone: (717) 859-2100.
Ephrata Area Student Services Scholarship: Two
$500 scholarships are available to Ephrata seniors
who meet the following criteria: 1) must be a
member of the high school student body, 2) must be
a student with a disability, and 3) must plan to
attend a post-secondary institution (college, trade
or tech school) in the next school year. Applications
are available in the guidance office. Deadline to
guidance is March 15, 2009. Enjoy your winter vacation!