Scholarship Application Tips

  • Check criteria. Apply only for scholarships you are eligible for.

  • Answer every question – Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Turn in applications on time – local scholarships are due by March 31st.

  • Neatness counts.

  • Provide all requested additional materials.

  • STAPLE all pages together– no paper clips

  • When you request a reference from a teacher or community member, provide plenty of time for them to complete it, and provide them with a stamped envelope that is addressed to the appropriate recipient.

 

To access local scholarship applications online:

  • Go to https://www.punxsy.k12.pa.us/

  • On the high school page, click on Counselors, then College Information, then Scholarships.

  • Each scholarship has a short description. Click the icon to open the application. You may complete the application online or print it and fill out by hand.  Staple all pages together, and submit it to the guidance office.

 

Paper applications will also be available in the guidance office.

All applications are due by March 31st

 

Boles Foundation Loans

Boles Foundation Loans:  this is no longer available, Starting January 2020 this is now a scholarship.  Information and application will be listed with the local scholarships that are available the month of March.

All former Boles loans will still need to be paid as per the loan agreement.  Following completion of school, you will begin repayment of this loan in monthly installments until the loan has been paid back. Even if you don't graduate, you must repay this or any other school loan.