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Scholarship Applications

There are many ways for Butler Senior High School Students to search for assistance in paying for further education.   First, check out the links provided below to reputable scholarship search engine websites that will offer students opportunities for hundreds of scholarships nationwide.  Next, you will find multiple organizations from the area that provide us information to pass along to our students each year.  Links to those opportunities appear below as well.  We will update this information as it becomes available to us throughout the year.  Finally, our Senior Recognition Night takes place in late May.  Over $300,000 are awarded to our seniors that evening from local families and organizations.  Applications will be made available to all seniors in February.

Senior Recognition Night Scholarship Information

All seniors were notified during the first week of February about the opening of the application period for the Senior Recognition Night Scholarships.  Below, you will find a link to the scholarship bulletin that lists each scholarship available along with a brief description of the criteria used by the committee to select its winner for that scholarship.   Then you will find a second link to all of the scholarship applications.  These applications must be turned into the Student Services Center at the SHS no later than 2:30 on March 3, 2023.  This year the Senior Recognition Night is being held on May 23, 2023.  Please see you school counselor with any questions.

2023 Scholarship Bulletin

2023 Scholarship Applications

Scholarship Search Websites 


Going Merry

Imagine America Foundation (specifically for Career and Technical Schools)



Scholarship Newsletter (email subscription for a monthly list of scholarships)

Outside Scholarship Applications


Primary Health Network Charitable Foundation has opened its application platform for its scholarship program that awards over $30,000 to students who are pursuing a career in healthcare or allied health.  The application can be completed on the PHN website by the deadline of March 31, 2023.


The Math Medic Foundation has opened a $4000 scholarship for seniors planning to pursue a college degree or training in Data Sciences.  Application information is available on their website.  The deadline for this scholarship is April 14, 2023.


The Ellwood Industrial Maintenance Scholarship is a program offered each year to students who are considering attending a trade school, college or university and pursuing a certificate or degree in Mechatronics, or an equivalent industrial maintenance program.  More information about this $10,000 scholarship can be found on their website.  The deadline for all application materials is April 3, 2023.


The Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $12,000 worth of scholarships who plan to attend a four-year college, community college or career school.  Simply log on to their website and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  The deadline is April 23, 2023.


The Audubon Society of Western PA sponsors the Beulah Frey Environmental Scholarship each year, which awards one $2,500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior from our service area of Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Beaver, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. Students who are applying to two or four-year colleges to further their studies in an environmentally-related field are eligible to apply.  More information and application materials can be found on the ASWP website.  The deadline is April 23, 2023.


The Tri-County Technology Consortium is excited to announce the release of the 2023 TC2 Scholarship application.  Three $1,000 scholarship awards will be awarded to graduating high school seniors from Armstrong, Butler, and Indiana Counties that will be pursuing a degree, diploma, or certificate in a post-secondary IT/Technology education program.  More information can be found on the TC2 website.  The deadline is April 28, 2023.


The Passavant Memorial Homes Foundation (PMHF) Community Service Scholarship was created in memory of Jamie Ellenberger.  This scholarship awards $10,000 in funding for post-secondary education tuition costs to a high school senior who exemplifies the commitment of PMHF and the late Jamie Ellenberger to serving and improving their community.  All application materials and information can be located on the PMHF website.  The deadline for application submission is April 28, 2023.


The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation is accepting applications for the annual $1000 scholarship program.  Current seniors who are accepted into an accredited post-secondary educational institution (college, community college, trade school), have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have at least one parent or grandparent of Hispanic ancestry are eligible to apply.  You will need to complete the application materials and have them postmarked by April 30, 2023.


The Patti & Walter Blenko Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for students interested in attending a four-year college/university to pursue a major in music or performing arts.  If interested you will complete the application and submit it to the selection committee by May 20, 2023.


The Rachel A. Mogielski Scholarship fund gives away 4-5 scholarships each year of $2,000.00 apiece to deserving seniors who intend to further their education.  If interested you will complete the application and submit it to the selection committee by June 1, 2023.


The Horatio Alger Scholarship Program has been providing need-based funding for low-income students pursuing their dreams through further education since 1984.  There are multiple scholarships available with varying deadlines which can be explored on their website.


The Ted & Betty Rice Memorial Fund provides financial assistance for students pursuing further education in a technical or trade school program.  The linked brochure gives application information and the mailing address students would use to apply.  The application must be submitted three months prior to the start of your school program to allow sufficient time for application review and consideration. 


Scholarship Opportunities for Underclassmen


The Pennsylvania American Legion has a variety of scholarship opportunities open to high school students who have parents and/or grandparents who are members.  A list of the scholarships and deadlines can be found on their website.