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College Scholarships in the 2019 McCort Auction

You may bid on the following scholarships at the auction:


Carlow University Scholarship $1,000 for full time undergrad/first year/2019-20

Duquesne University Scholarship $5,000 full-time undergrad for 2019-20 year

LaRoche College Scholarship $5,000 for incoming freshman entering fall 2019

Mercyhurst University Scholarship $ 500 for first semester/incoming student

Mount Aloysius College Tuition Certificates (3) $1,000 tuition certificates for incoming freshman in 19-20

Point Park University Scholarship $1,000 for 2019-20 year

Saint Vincent College Grant $5,000 for undergrad

Waynesburg University Grant $4,000 distributed over 4 years/$1000 minimum bid


General Information Sites and Helpful Scholarship Search Links Comprehensive financial aid information Information on Pennsylvania institutions US Department of Education financial aid page FAFSA on the Web To request a Federal Student Aid PIN for electronic signatures Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, 800-692-7392 Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program American Education Services Resource for student loans, including information on private student loans.


FastWeb Scholarship Search

Peterson’s Guide to Scholarships

College Board Scholarship Search

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search

Student Scholarship Search

Look at the Schools you are interested in FIRST to see what kind of Financial Aid, Scholarships, & Awards offered. Follow this link to access just a few of many College Specific Scholarship Pages! These can also be found directly through the college's websites - every school has one!


Never Too Early For Scholarships!

Start immediately earning scholarship money for your high achievements through micro-scholarships like

Students can automatically earn scholarships from colleges for entering information on their completed goals inside and outside of the classroom (grades, part time jobs, volunteer hours, extracurricular, etc.) Ask the Guidance Department for instructions on how to create a "" account. You should sign up your junior year! Once you create an account, make sure to follow your school of interest and check their requirements prior to the deadline!
Going to pursue a career in technical education? Apply for the Horatio Alger National Career & Technology Scholarship Program! The application opens March 25th. Apply online at:

Community & Local Scholarships! 

Click Here for McCort Specific & Local Scholarship Opportunities!! This will continue to be updated for the 2019 school year throughout March and April, so check back periodically!



PARENTS, Don't know where to start with FAFSA?

Here is a good introduction: