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Scholarship Opportunities

Senior Class Scholarship

An award is given to the Senior Class President, Senior Class Vice President, Senior Class Secretary and Senior Class Treasurer

 

Aaron Coyle Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a $500 scholarship to a senior from Greater Johnstown High School in Aaron's memory.  Aaron's strength of character and purpose in the way he lived his life shall serve as a model for candidates to encourage the connection between service and faith in our community.

 

Academic Alumni Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide scholarships to JHS graduates who wish to further their education in a college, university or technical school.  A group of teachers, both active and retired, established this fund in 1997.  Caring graduates of JHS contribute monies for this fund.

 

Challenge Program Award - Community Service

These awards are presented to seniors for Community Service, Academic Improvement, Attendance, Academic Excellence and STEM

 

Conemaugh Valley Culinary Association

Robert Forquer Memorial Scholarship

To provide a scholarship to a Cambria County resident who has been accepted to attend an accredited school for the culinary arts.  This scholarship is open to high school seniors and also non-traditional students

 

Daniel and Marcia Glosser Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to benefit various local non-profits.  This fund will also award a $1000 scholarship annually to a full-time student at GJHS.  The recipient should be a student who exhibits excellence in studies, concern for others and one who is involved in some form of community service.  A prime requisite of the student is a good moral character, evidenced by a positive moral influence on others.  The student must be one who works to the best of his/her ability and maintains a B average or better.  With the foundation of an education in the GJSD school system, the student should be planning to further his/her education in a college, university, or a two year trade school.

 

David A Glosser Memorial Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to benefit the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown scholarship fund

 

David and Florence Herring Award

This scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in Business or Communications.  The recipient is chosen by the family based on which eligible seniors will be majoring in Business and/or Communications.

 

David A Rizzo Soccer Sportsperson of the Year Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a soccer player who exemplifies true sportsmanship.

 

Dr John Melleky Memorial Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship for a student at GJHS who resides in the Oakland, Walnut Grove or Stonycreek Township areas, is pursuing a college education, and demonstrates financial need and academic potential.  This fund was created by his daughter Susan Eastman as part of the 100 Families Project

 

Elbert and Lillie Mae Jones Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide an endowment which will provide a scholarship to be distributed annually from the Fund, to a Conemaugh Valley HS or GJHS senior.  The Greater Johnstown Minority Scholars Club will distribute the scholarship.  In selecting a recipient of the scholarship, the criteria shall be an African American, average or better student, and attending an accredited post-secondary school.

 

Eleanor and Carlton Haselrig Family Scholarship

The intent of this fund is established by their children, to provide a scholarship to an outstanding senior member of the Greater Johnstown Minority Scholars Club pursuing a post-secondary education.  Created as part of the 100 Families Project

 

Elizabeth L. Brawley Nursing Scholarship Fund

The intent of this fund is to provide scholarships to graduating seniors at Bishop McCort High School, Blacklick Valley High School, Central Cambria High School, Conemaugh Township Area High School, Conemaugh Valley High School, Forest Hills High School, Greater Johnstown High School, Richland High School, Westmont Hilltop High School, or Windber Area High School who plan to attend the nursing program at the University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Mount Aloysius College, Saint Francis University or the Conemaugh School of Nursing.

 

Genevieve Milkie Scholarship Fund

This fund provides an endowment which will provide scholarship support for students pursuing voice study, music education, or related field from Greater Johnstown SD, Westmont Hilltop SD, or a member of St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Johnstown.

 

GJEA Honorarium Award

This award is presented by the GJEA to a student whose parent(s) is a teacher at Greater Johnstown School District and who plans to attend college after graduation

 

Hollis Family Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide an endowment which will provide a scholarship to a deserving minority academic student who is a graduating student from a high school in Cambria or Somerset County and has been accepted to a college or university

 

Homer D Rice Sportsmanship Award

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship award to one male and one female student-athlete graduating from Greater Johnstown High School who exemplifies the values Homer Rice ascribed to in his athletic endeavors, such as good sportsmanship

 

InShore Technologies Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide an annual scholarship(s) to student(s) from various high schools.  The recipient shall be determined by the various high schools and while a preference for students interested in the field of technology and those attending Mount Aloysius College will be considered, it is not required for student(s) to receive the scholarship(s).

 

Jack Buchan, Sr./Trojan Stadium Award

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a Johnstown High School graduating football player who has demonstrated academic excellence, good character, sportsmanship, leadership, and financial need.

 

Janet Bala Anthony Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a $500 scholarship to a graduating Greater Johnstown High School student intending to major in education with a concentration in English.  Created as part of the 100 families project.

 

Jennifer Hege Demuth Memorial Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to the graduating senior at Greater Johnstown High School that is ranked 10th in the class.

 

Jim Janak Memorial Student Athlete Award

This fund was created in memory of Jim Janak, who excelled in sports.  It recognizes outstanding high school athletes from Cambria County and supports their academic pursuits.  Eligible applicants must have lettered in two high school sports, display a strong work ethic in their sports and classroom, demonstrate teamwork, loyalty and selflessness when dealing with others, and have a GPA or 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

 

Jimmy L Kist Memorial Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to award one or more scholarship(s) to a graduating senior student(s) at Greater Johnstown High School in memory of educator Jimmy L Kist

 

Johnstown Area Music Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to assist a student in the pursuit of an education in music.  Students from the following schools are eligible for this scholarship: Bishop McCort High School, Conemaugh Valley High School, Ferndale Area High School, Greater Johnstown High School, Richland High School, and Westmont Hilltop High School

 

Johnstown Football Reunion Association Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide financial aid to graduates of Johnstown High School who participated in the football program as either a player, manager, or trainer and who intends to obtain a post-secondary degree or certificate from accredited education institutions, with a preference being given to students of Pennsylvania-accredited institutions.

 

Johnstown High School Class of 1950 Scholarship

Provides an annual scholarship to a deserving senior of Greater Johnstown High School who plans to further his or her education in post-secondary studies (college, trade or technical school).  The student must carry a C or better grade average and exhibit dire financial need

 

Johnstown High School Class of 1955 Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a $500 scholarship for one Johnstown High School student in good academic standing who participates in community service and has unmet financial need.

 

Johnstown High School Class of 1957 Scholarship

This fund supports a $250 annual scholarship for senior students at Greater Johnstown School District who will be attending either University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown or Pennsylvania Highland Community College.

 

Johnstown High School Class of 1959 Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for the class salutatorian from the graduating class from Greater Johnstown High School to attend an accredited post-secondary institution of learning not limited to a college or university.

 

Kamnikar Award

On June 14, 1960, John Kamnikar was killed in a car accident.  The accident occurred two months before John's senior year at Johnstown High School.  John was the quarterback for the Trojan football team and he as in the top ten of his class.  To honor his memory, the football coaches decided to present an annual award to a senior athlete with the highest academic standing.

 

Ken and Ann Horoho Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to one female and one male student who display good community service and involvement.  The scholarship recipient is chosen by the JHS Scholarship committee.

 

Kiwanis Club Scholarship

This fund provides two scholarships supporting students at Greater Johnstown High School:  the Key Club Scholarship and the John Ayres Memorial Scholarship

 

Larry J. McGiboney Music Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to at least one senior student at a local high school within Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 6, with preference given to a Windber High School student, who plans to attend college with a major in music.

 

Loretta Stumpo Memorial Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to benefit a student from Greater Johnstown High School

 

Margaret Mekis Scholarship

This scholarship fund is to provide a Greater Johnstown High School graduating senior with a scholarship to attend a two or four year post-secondary accredited institution of their choice.  The recipient of the scholarship will be a student who shows fairness in dealing with peers, shows a willingness to serve others and demonstrates a strong work ethic.

 

Marie and Frank Slabe Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to graduating students of Johnstown High School who will attend a four-year liberal arts undergraduate college/university with the intention of attaining a bachelors of arts degree.  Eligible students should be in the top 10 percent of his/her graduating class and participate in school or community activities.

 

Marlene J. Sipe Award

Provides scholarship awards for deserving students from Greater Johnstown High School with unmet financial need who plan to attend the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

 

McCready Family Scholarship

This fund provides a scholarship to a high school graduate from Cambria, Somerset or Bedford county who plans to pursue an academic degree relating to journalism at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

 

Michael Francis Carey Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School, who exhibits financial need, who will be pursuing a post-secondary education at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, who intends to attend the University of Pittsburgh Main Campus for their remaining two years

 

Penn Highlands Board of Trustees Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to Pennsylvania Highlands Community College for a senior from Greater Johnstown High School, and is selected by Pennsylvania Highlands

 

Robert B and Frances C Hornick Family Scholarship

The intent of this fund is established by the daughters of Robert and Frances Hornick in honor of their parents.  The fund will provide a scholarship to a senior from Bishop McCort, Conemaugh Valley, Ferndale, Greater Johnstown, Richland, or Westmont Hilltop High School who intends to pursue a bachelor's degree at any University of Pittsburgh campus in the fall semester after graduation.

 

Robert E and Theodore R Shahade Scholarship

This fund supports a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown School District, Westmont Hilltop School District, or a member of the St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Johnstown, with a scholarship award to attend the University of Pittsburg at Johnstown.

 

Ron DiBuono-Don Gallucci Friendship Award

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School.  The recipient will be a student whose actions typify the friendship toward others that Ron DiBuono and Don Gallucci exhibited during their school, athletic, and professional careers, and especially towards each other.  In selecting a student, it is the families' wishes that the student be involved with school and outside activities and be a well-rounded-person who is caring towards others.

 

Ronald F. Rivera Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a graduating senior of Greater Johnstown High School intending to major in the field of business.

 

Ryan Carosi Memorial Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing post-secondary vocational or technical education.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Richard Buchan Memorial Scholarship Fund and Veterans Education Project

The intent of this fund is to provide scholarships to Bishop McCort, Conemaugh Valley, Ferndale, Greater Johnstown, Johnstown Christian, Richland, Somerset Area, Westmont Hilltop, and Windber High School seniors who either have made a commitment to serve in the military or have a family member who is serving or has honorably served in the military.  This scholarship was created by Richard and Jean Buchan in memory of their son, Sergeant Buchan, a Westmont graduate, who was killed in action in Iraq in July 2007.

 

Sara E. Polacek Heart of Johnstown Scholarship

 

Steve J Terebus Memorial Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to benefit a senior from Greater Johnstown High School.  The recipient of this scholarship should be in good scholastic standing, have a demonstrated talent in some form of athletics, be in need of financial help and intend to further his or her education following high school.

 

Steve Purich Scholarship

Provides scholarships to students from the following school districts:  Greater Johnstown, Ferndale Area, Conemaugh Valley, Westmont Hilltop, and/or Richland Area

 

TCAP/CHRISLYNN Energy Services Inc.

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education

 

TCAP/Corporal Terry McGrath Memorial Fund

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education and majoring in Criminal Justice

 

TCAP/EADS Group

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education and majoring in Engineering

 

TCAP/Jacob Fend Foundation

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education, and is 17 years of age

 

TCAP/Johnstown High School Class of 1953

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education and majoring in Health

 

TCAP/Johnstown High School Class of 1956

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education and majoring in Education

 

TCAP/Kira Baumgardner Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education, and majoring in Education

 

TCAP/Mary Antoinette Spenger Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education, and majoring in Music and/or Dance

 

TCAP/Ed Sr. and Nancy Cernic Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education

 

TCAP/Michael Smith Memorial Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education and majoring in Education

 

TCAP/Patrick "Stu" Stewart Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education and majoring in Criminal Justice

 

TCAP/Pitt Johnstown Partnership

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

 

TCAP/Raymond "Archie" Arcurio Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education

 

TCAP/Rudolph "Vince" Janicsko Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education towards a Vocational or Technical Degree

 

TCAP/Sharon Birch Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education, and majoring in Music and/or Dance

 

TCAP/West End Lions Club Award

This fund provides scholarship support for a graduating senior from Greater Johnstown High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education

 

Tim Guyer Award

This award is given to students who will be majoring in education

 

Top Ten Academic Awards

These awards are given to students at Johnstown High School who are in the top ten of their class

 

Trojan College Access Fund Scholarship

Provides scholarships to students committed to furthering their education beyond high school, thus enhancing their future.

 

Walter F. Mitchell St. Memorial Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a graduating senior at Greater Johnstown High School, Richland Area High School or Turkeyfoot Area High School who intends to pursue a career in electrical engineering at a four-year accredited school and who meets certain criteria: a grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, participation in extra-curricular school activities and community activities, and demonstrates financial need.  If no electrical engineering student applies, then the award will go to a student in financial need.

 

Wilfred Jr. and Karen (Brandon) Carter Scholarship

The intent of this fund is to provide for a deserving, African-American male or female student from Greater Johnstown High School with financial support during their first year and second year of college.  The award will honor students who excel in the classroom, model admirable leadership, and serve their community.

 

William E Gruver Music Scholarship

This scholarship is in honor of Management Professor Bill Gruver, holder of the Howard I. Scott Chair in Global Commerce, Strategy & Leadership at Bucknell.  The scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need