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Scholarship/Award Opportunities

The following are current scholarship/award opportunities open to students at Mars Area High School:

2022 Three River Desk and Derrick Scholarship Program

Eligibility: High School students planning to pursue a career in an energy-related program ant an accredited Pennsylvania college or university or trade or vocational degree program.
Deadline: 06/30/22
Information: Two (2) $500 scholarships available. For more information, click on the following:

Duke Kunshan University Scholarship
Eligibility: High school students (Grades 9-12)
Deadline: N/A
Information: Full-tuition scholarship for the duration of the four-year program

Cambrian Foundation — Legare R. Hole III Memorial Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: High school students age 18 and older.
Deadline: N/A
Information: Opportunity to work with the Cambrian Foundation research teams on intensive hands-on environmental/marine science study. Experience can be recognized for academic credit. 

Pegare R. Hole, III, Memorial Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: High school students (age 18) who demonstrate an interest in marine science or in a related field
Deadline: N/A
Information: Scholarship awarded to enable the recipient to participate in Cambrian Foundation research projects and day-to-day operations.

University of Dayton - Leadership in Service Scholarship 

Eligibility: Students who have an innate desire for personal development and are committed to service within their school, church or community. 
Information$10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year for 4 years). Recipient will be considered for a merit scholarship worth $98,000 over four (4) years. For more information, call (800) 837-7433 or e-mail [email protected]

Ted & Betty Rice Memorial Fund
Eligibility: High school seniors
Deadline: N/A
Information:  For anyone pursuing vocational training after high school who is in need of financial assistance.  Grants of $1,000 or more may be available for students with demonstrated financial need.  For more information, click on the following:


College Sports Scholarships — Get Recruited to Play College Sports  



Jack Stephan Mind’s Eye Scholarship

Eligibility: All High School Graduates
Deadline: Open
Information: Students who demonstrate financial need and are planning to pursue an art or art-related program of study after High School. For more information, click on the following:


*Deadlines are often dates by which all materials should be received by the sponsoring organization. Be sure to leave time for the processing of all materials by the Guidance Office.


 — Applications, transcripts, and letters of recommendation take time. Please allow a minimum of five (5) school days for these to be processed and mailed.


For more information regarding any of the above scholarship opportunities, contact the Mars Area High School Guidance Office at (724) 625-1581. Forms and further details are available in the Guidance Office.



Any organizations and/or links listed on this page are offered for informational purposes only and do not constitute any endorsement or warranty of services by Mars Area School District. Any individual choosing to contact any of the above organizations does so at their own risk and Mars Area School District, it agents and employees assume no liability that may be attributed to use of these providers/agencies.