Scholarship Opportunities

         2023-2024 Scholarship Bulletin




Welcome to your senior year!  This bulletin contains information that will assist you with various scholarship opportunities.  The scholarships posted will be from various places such as community groups, websites, and other organizations. Please share this bulletin with your parent or guardian. Scholarships are organized by the month in which they are due. 


Please observe all deadlines since most organizations, colleges and universities offering scholarships or awards will NOT accept late applications.  Be sure you are aware if transcripts or letters of recommendation are needed with each application.  Remember, you must give the Guidance Department one week to process a transcript request.  The scholarship market is very competitive: do not disqualify yourself by missing a deadline. It is your responsibility to submit all required materials when submitting an application either to the committee or Mrs. Staffen


The college/university is a primary source of scholarships and each college has its own financial aid program. Please remember to check college websites for available scholarships.


The details in this bulletin will also be posted on the Remind app. The bulletin will be updated throughout the year as more scholarships become available, so be sure to monitor it by checking this bulletin and the Remind messages. 

To receive REMIND text messages via text, text the message @ckb486 to 81010. To receive messages via smartphone, download the mobile app by going to Follow the instructions to sign up. Additional opportunities may be posted on REMIND so you are highly encouraged to sign up!

Lastly, good luck as you begin the college and scholarship application process. It takes time, hard work, and patience, but your future self will thank you! 

-Mrs. Staffen


Pittsburgh Foundation:


Useful Post -Secondary Planning Websites  (Includes video tours and interactive campus maps) (Browse hundreds of college and university videos, compare colleges, hear student reviews, etc.) website that includes a survey to determine if you are ready for college, self-assessment surveys, etc.)  (College selection process made easier and more personal through a host of interactive features)   Provides many articles to help with college admissions)       (Military Careers)


Job Corps

Job Corps is a FREE government training program that pays for your tuition, books, supplies, gas card/bus pass and clothing allowance at CCAC.  It also pays a monthly stipend to attend classes. * You must be eligible for the Pell Grant for this opportunity. Eligibility is determined through applying for your FAFSA. 



Pittsburgh Technical College

Offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for accepted students

The College Board

Offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for completed steps in the college application process

Students Against Destructive Decisions Scholarship                                                         May 10, 2024

Scholarship for a graduating senior with proof of fulltime employment or acceptance to college/trade school. You can choose how the scholarship is spent (books, uniforms, transportation, etc.) All entries must be submitted by May 10th. See Mrs. Staffen for an application or Dr. Brownfield if you have any additional questions. 


Ginger Hill Grange: Clyde Henry Memorial Scholarship                                                   May 15, 2024 

The Ginger Hill Grange has reopened and is offering a scholarship to a student from the RHS Class of 2024. The scholarship is designed for a senior who has experience growing up around animals and agriculture. See Mrs Staffen for an application. 


Monongahela – Donora Area Lions Club Scholarship                                                                       Deadline: May 15, 2024

The members of the Monongahela-Donora Lions Club is please to offer a $1,000 academic grant to a member of the Ringgold High School graduating class, who is planning a career in health or social services, vision or hearing services, physical therapy, special education or medicine. Special consideration will be given to students with vision or hearing challenges. This grant will be renewed each academic year for a total of four years. This grant is intended help the recipient further his/her education.

To apply for this grant the student is required to:

· Complete the personal information application form. A parent or guardian signature is required

· Submit a short essay, not to exceed 500 words, describing your career plans and how you hope to better the lives of the people you will serve.

Please see/email Mrs. Staffen for the application. Applications MUST be turned into Mrs. Staffen by May 15th. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Mark J. Magone Scholarship                                                                                           May 20,2024                                                                                                        

Any senior student from Ringgold High School can apply for the scholarship. 

You must be in good standing in high school with a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average. 

You must provide two letters of recommendation by an adult of your choice (not a family member) which will support why you are deserving of this scholarship. Scholarship payment will be made directly to the Post-Secondary Institution.

The successful application will be asked to provide: a separate cover sheet should be included with the following information: 

➢ Name 

➢ Address 

➢ Email Address 

➢ Telephone Number 

➢ Information (if you have it) on your post-secondary institution including the mailing address and student identification number. 

Please see/email Mrs. Staffen for the application. Applications MUST be turned into Mrs. Staffen by May 20th. NO EXCEPTIONS.

SADD SCHOLARSHIP                                                                                                                   Deadline extened: May 20, 2024

See Mrs. Staffen or Dr. Brownfield for an application.