Chief Points For Seniors

December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017

Chief Points is a newletter targeted at providing information to students about topics pertinent to their education and future.


The below scholarships can also be found on Naviance along with additional scholarship opportunities that have been shared with our office.

Feel Good Charities

Amount: $500

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Through this scholarship opportunity, Feel Good Charities will honor one graduating senior student, in each of fifteen different local school districts, who exemplifies the concept of "Paying It Forward" by being kind to others and making others in the community "feel good" about life. This scholarship is intended for a student of good moral character, who exhibits a desire for helping others and has a positive impact on his/her community. The student must also attend a two-year or four-year college, vocational/technical school or enlist in military service next year.

Mike Munchak

Amount: $6300

Deadline: March 31, 2018

The United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties has established the Mike Munchak Community Services Scholarship to assist high school students from Lackawanna or Wayne Counties, PA who plan to continue their education. To be eligible, candidates must be actively involved in community service activities in programs funded by this United Way, be full-time resident and/or students of school districts within Lackawanna or Wayne Counties and accepted by an accredited university, college or trade school, in a 2 or 4 year degree program track for the 2018/19 school year. Following are program eligibility criteria and highlights: Scholarship amount of 2018 is $6,300 The scholarship will be awarded for a 1 year period only Only open to graduating seniors within our school districts Demonstrate commitment through community service activities Demonstrate academic achievement Applicants must be graduating seniors form a public, private, parochial or charter school within either of the 2 counties

College Raptor

College Raptor’s $2,500 Scholarship has a January 31, 2018

Pointe Pest Control

Amount: $500

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Pointe Pest Control in Pennsylvania is offering a $500 scholarship for 2018. The scholarship will be given to a graduating senior or college freshman from Pennsylvania. There are more details about the scholarship and its qualifications in the link listed below.


Inside Wireman (Electrician) Apprentice

The Scranton Electricians Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committtee accepts applications for apprenticeship from 2:00PM to 4:00PM at the Scranton Electricians JATC Training Center, 4 East Skyline Drive, South Abington Township, PA 18411. You must apply in person. A $20.00 application fee is required. You can also print out the application at, fill it out, and bring it to the Scranton Electricians JATC Training Center with the required documents and the application fee.

To meet the minimum qualifications for apprenticeship, applicants must:

  1. complete the application form.
  2. meet the minimum age requirement of 17 at the time of application (must provide evidence of minimum age as required by the JATC, in accordance with state laws and regulations).
  3. Be at least a high school graduate, have a GED, or in lieu of a high school diploma or GED, have a two year Associate Degree or higher.
  4. Show evidence of successful completion of: one full credit of high school algebra with a passing grade or one post high school algebra course (e.g. Adult Educations, Continuing Education, Community College, etc.) with a passing grade.
  5. Provide an official transcript(s) for high school and post high school education and training. All GED records must be submitted if applicable.
  6. Provide and official transcript for high school and post high school education and training. All GED records must be submitted if applicable.
  7. Obtain a qualifying score of "4" or higher, using the electrical trades aptitude test developed and validated by the American Institutes of Research.
  8. Possess a valid Driver's License reflecting residence within our jurisdiction.
  9. Submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if they are a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training/experience.
  10. Be a resident of Local Union #81, I.B.E.W., and the Scranton Division, Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter of N.E.C.A's jurisdiction as stated in the Collective Bargaining Agreement for a period of at least six (6) months prior to making application.

Lakeland School Counseling Office

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