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Scholarship/Award Opportunities

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

Butler County Community College - 2019-2020 (BC3) Scholarship Program
Eligibility: Butler County residents who will be 2019 graduates from a Butler County public high school; who rank in the top 10 percent of their class; and have a minimum 3.5 GPA.
Information: Free tuition for up to three (3) consecutive semesters as long as a 3.5 GPA is maintained. For details, click on the following:

PhentermineClinics Health Scholarship

Eligibility: Students enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school.
Deadline: 12/31/19
Information: $1,000 scholarship. Application must be unique and must offer value to the reader. Creative, high-quality submissions have a higher chance of winning. Winner will be selected by Jan. 15, 2020,.

2019 Miracle League of Southwestern PA Scholarships:

Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors.
Information: One (1) $500 scholarship for a female senior and one $500 scholarship for a male senior. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.


College Sports Scholarships — Get Recruited to Play College Sports  


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


C. Harper Positive High School Athlete Awards and Scholarships


H&R Block Budget Challenge
Eligibility: Budget Challenge is limited to those students playing in a classroom registered by their teacher. Students and parents, be sure to tell teachers to enroll your class for the chance to win some big bucks to put towards your future.
Information: Challenge helps teens get real-world ready from the safety of a classroom. Students pay bills, manage expenses, save money, invest in retirement, and pay taxes as if they were recent college graduates.


Ted & Betty Rice Memorial Fund

Eligibility:  Grade 12

Deadline:  Open

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:  


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.