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*4/26/2023 scholarship-april-2023 
This scholarship is for students in 8-12 grade.

*4/18/2023 is the largest independent scholarship provider in the country. With high school seniors approaching graduation (and potentially college as well), it's more important than ever for you to start applying to scholarships!

We recently published an exclusive list of new scholarships and we'd love to receive applications from Canton Junior/Senior High School students.

Along with the list of scholarships, the page is full of useful information. It talks about why scholarships are necessary, the different types of scholarships available, and how to apply/earn scholarships.

COMPLETE *4/14/2023 Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsman Scholarship

The deadline for the 6th Annual Historical Scholarship, offered by the Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsmen, is May 1, 2023. For more information, please visit our website: or send us an email.

Nicholas Superko, Secretary
Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsmen
Cell: 570-721-5209

COMPLETE *3/27/2023 Bradford County Dairy Scholarship

*2/14/2023 Kid's Can't Fight Cancer Alone


COMPLETE *2/8/2023 CANM Canton Area Network Ministers (copy link into browser) (copy and paste into browser)

COMPLETE *2/8/2023 David Morris Scholarship Deadline 4/28/2023 NO EXCEPTIONS

COMPLETE *2/8/2023 Running Scholarship (if you are a runner, this may be for you)

Please see attached for the Southern Tier Running Club scholarships for 2023. Last year, the club gave out 6 Norm Ward Athletic Scholarships in the spring and an additional 3 in the summer.  We are looking to match that number or possibly exceed it in the future so that the club can continue to give back to the local community.

 Norm Ward Athletic Scholarship 2023

 STRC Coach nomination for Athletic Scholarship ...

COMPLETE *3/27/2023 Dot Kemp Scholarship 
Dorothy Kemp Leonard Scholarship Application
This scholarship was established by the estate of “Dot Kemp” to provide tuition payments for a
student graduating from Canton Area High School, who desires to go to a technical institution,
trade school and similar schools. This scholarship is for applicants interested in learning and
practicing trades such as cosmetology, plumbing, welding, forestry, masonry, carpentry, auto
mechanics, auto body, licensed practical nurses, horticulture and courses of a similar nature
Eligibility Criteria:
• Graduating senior from Canton Area High School.
• Accepted into an accredited university, college, or technical school.
• Essay (250 word double spaced) on what makes you an excellent candidate to further
pursue your education.
• A transcript of your high school grades.
• Attach two reference letters.
• An attendance report that includes your past three or four years of education.
• Please provide your expected family contribution (EFC) number which is generated by
the Free Application for Federal Student Aid Form (FAFSA)
 DEADLINE 4/28/2023

COMPLETE *3/9/2023 Hillside Rod and Gun Club Scholarship Complete

Deadline April 28, 2023 to the Guidance Office so I have time to get them to the club. No exceptions!!

COMPLETE *3/7/2023 The Peter C. Van Vlack Scholarship fund. 
The scholarship is available to students pursuing a degree in medicine, education, public service or trades.  This is intended to be used toward first year college expenses such as tuition, room and board and/or books.

Applications are also available by visiting the C&N website at (Click on About, select Community Matters, then Scholarships and Grants, Peter C. Van Vlack Application)The application is in fillable form format so students should type directly in the application.  Link: Scholarships & Grants | NY, PA Bank Scholarship | C&N (

Jennifer Schultz at

COMPLETE *3/7/2023 AMVET Post 187 Scholarship
AMVETS Post 187 is accepting essays from any 12th grade student attending high school in Canton. The the theme of the essay this year is "What a veteran means to me". All essays should be no more than three typed double-spaced pages. Essays need to be sent to the AMVETS Post 187, 97 Echo Beach Road, Towanda, PA 18848 or prior to the deadline of May 1, 2023. This will allow the committee time to review the essays and award the winner prior to the end of the 2022-2023 school year. We look forward to reading your essays.

COMPLETE *3/7/2023 Troy Auxiliary Scholarship Application Deadline is April 11, 2023 no Exceptions.

COMPLETE *3/1/2023 Scholarships to Study or Intern Abroad From the U.S Department of State

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. To be eligible for the Gilman Program, applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship.

The John S. McCain International Scholarship for Military Families (Gilman-McCain Scholarship) is a congressionally funded initiative of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and named after the late senator John S. McCain from Arizona. The Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of $5,000 for child and spousal dependents of active or activated United States military personnel during the time of application to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs. Applicants must be recipients of any type of Title IV federal financial aid during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving Title IV federal financial aid during their study abroad program or internship. The application deadline is Thursday, March 9, 2023.

COMPLETE *2/20/2023

COMPLETE *2/16/2023 Gladys Tozier Memorial Scholarship (ONLY students that reside in Lycoming County) Deadline is March 17, 2023 to the high school Guidance Office (Mrs. May)

COMPLETE *2/16/2023 Fallen Warrior Scholarship DEADLINE 4/28/2023 TO THE GUIDANCE OFFICE, NO EXCEPTIONS!

COMPLETE *2/14/2023 FCFP

COMPLETE *2/6/2023 Joseph R. Every Scholarship Fund

Citizens & Northern Bank serves as Trustee for the Joseph R. Every Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to area high school seniors. We are seeking applicants for the 2023 fall semester. High school seniors pursuing further education, especially in the Medical or Education fields, are invited to apply.

Applications are also available by visiting the C&N website at (Click on About, select Community Matters, then Scholarships and Grants, Every Application)The application is in fillable form format so students should type directly in the application. Please feel free to post this link to your online scholarship announcements: Scholarships & Grants | NY, PA Bank Scholarship | C&N (

If you have any questions or need anything further, please feel free to contact us by phone at (570) 268-3041 or toll free at 1-888-987-8784. We also welcome correspondence by email. You may contact Lori Brown at or me at

Leslie A. Fassett

Trust Administrative Assistant

423-433 Reuter Blvd, Towanda, PA 18848

P: 570.268.3041

F: 570.265.9196

COMPLETE *2/2/2023 Beekeepers Scholarship for biology, agriculture, beekeeping.
Susquehanna Beekeepers Association College Scholarship
(Updated January 2023)

Mon. Feb 13:                            Scholarships available online
Sun. March 26:                       Application Deadline
Fri. March 31:                         Deadline for Guidance contact to supply transcript
April 1 – April 30:                  Selection Committees Evaluate Applicants
Mid May:                                   Community Foundation notifies Guidance of recipients, provides certificates and instruction letters for award ceremony.

All applications are completed online at

Susquehanna Beekeepers Association College Scholarship:  Established by the Susquehanna Beekeepers Association.  Provides a post-secondary scholarship to a high school graduate of northeastern Pennsylvania who will major in agriculture, biology or beekeeping and who write a winning essay about their experience as a beekeeper. The delegated selection committee is responsible for selecting the recipient in consultation with The Community Foundation.

COMPLETE *2/2/2023 SWE Twin Tiers Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
The Twin Tiers Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is pleased to announce our 2023 Margaret R. Brewster scholarship program.  Five non-renewable scholarships will be distributed for the 2023-2024 school year.  These $2,000 scholarships will be open to high school seniors who identify as female within the Twin Tiers region.  The eligible seniors must plan to major in an ABET accredited engineering or CSAB accredited computer science program during the 2023-2024 school year.  You will find a copy of our local section application attached, along with eligibility requirements.  Interested students can also download the application from the website: Scholarship Application - Twin Tiers Section (

The deadline for submission for the Twin Tiers SWE application is Friday March 24, 2023.  The five recipients will be announced in mid-May.  An awards dinner for the recipients and their parents will be held with local SWE members in early June. 
The Society of Women Engineers National Scholarship Program is also available and includes multiple scholarships with various due dates.  Applications for these scholarships, along with a complete version of the SWE scholarship brochure, are now online at the following link:  and select the “Scholarships” link under the website menu.

COMPLETE*1/20/2023 Mary Ann Fox Scholarship (Lycoming County Students ONLY)

Center for Scholarship Administration 
4320 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Suite G ♦ Taylors, SC 29687 
Phone: 864-268-3363 ♦ Fax:  1-864-268-7160 

COMPLETE *1/18/2023 Community Foundation of the Twin Tiers Scholarships can be found at the following link.

Deadline for the following scholarships is April 28, 2023. Your application and supporting documents are to be handed in to Mrs. May in the Guidance Office. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED, NO EXCEPTIONS!!

COMPLETE *Donald & LaRene Ayres Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2012 by the estate of LaRene Ayres. This annual scholarship is for a graduate of Canton Area High School who is pursuing any worthwhile education or training program. This is not restricted to a formal two or four year college and the decision is based on merit and not need.

Amount Available: $4,350

COMPLETE *Dr. Jean E. Brenchley Science Award

Dr. Jean E. Brenchley Science Award was established through the estate of Dr. Jean E. Brenchley. This award recognizes the achievements of Dr. Brenchley who was a Professor Emeritus, Microbiology and Biotechnology at Penn State University. She was the Director of the Biotechnology Institute at Penn State University. Among many of her honors and awards received, Jean received the Alice Evans Award from the American Society for Microbiology for her long standing commitment to the professional development of women in microbiology. She was a member of the Central Pennsylvania Women’s Anglers group and was an avid fly fisherman. This award is given to a woman in the senior class at Canton Area High School who has demonstrated excellence in academics and who is pursuing science as a career.

Amount Available: $975

COMPLETE *Guthrie Federal Credit Union Scholarship

This is a newly established scholarship by Guthrie Federal Credit Union. Guthrie Federal Credit Union is deeply committed to supporting the education goals of graduating seniors. This scholarship is open to graduating seniors from Waverly Central High School, Tioga Central High School, New York or from any Bradford County, Pennsylvania high school, as well as parochial schools and home schooled students within these school districts. Applicants should have a strong work ethic and an understanding of community service through volunteerism.

Amount Available:  Two awards of $1,000 each

COMPLETE *John H. Hyde, Jr. And Dr. Marcella M. Hyde Scholarship

John was the principal at Canton High School from 1961-1983 and Marcella was a teacher and held positions including reading consultant and coordinator, Director of Curriculum and Federal Programs. She also authored the book “Bradford County, The Story of its People”. Applicants must be a Canton Area High School graduate, be in the top 25% of their graduating class, and be of high moral character and going into elementary or secondary teaching as a profession.

Amount Available: $3,500

COMPLETE *Leo K. Shedden Scholarship

COMPLETE *Towanda Musical Society Scholarship

Barbara Sowinski started this fund in 2009 to benefit any Bradford County High School Graduate pursuing a career in music. Applicant must be a resident of Bradford County, accepted into the music department of an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in music. The head of the music department of each eligible high school in Bradford County can nominate up to two candidates for the scholarship. The applicants will perform at a Towanda Music Society function for the selection committee.

Amount Available: $550

COMPLETE *Tri County Rural Electric Scholarship

This scholarship offers accessible and future focused opportunities for students studying electrical technology. With a particular emphasis on inclusion of two-year technical certificate programming that supports current and future generations of students in electronic technology.

Amount Available: $2,625


COMPLETE *1/6/2023 2023 David T. Terrill Environmental Stewardship Scholarship

2023 David T. Terrill Environmental Stewardship Scholarship offered by Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority (NTSWA).   Applications must be postmarked by April 5, 2023.  
Leigh Twoey
Recycling, Safety & Education Coordinator
Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority
108 Steam Hollow Road, Troy,  PA 16947
Ph: 570-297-4177

COMPLETE *1/3/2023 Guthrie Scholarship 2023