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 A scholarship is an award of financial aid, given to students to help further their education.

Scholarships are available for current and incoming Geibel Catholic undergraduate students, as well as, for seniors applying to colleges and universities. 

Scholarships, undergraduate and college, come from many sources including; the federal government, the state government, a college or career school, a private organization or a nonprofit organization, and, unlike loans, are not required to be repaid. Scholarships are awarded based on various criteria and eligibility requirements, which usually reflect the values and purposes of the donor organization. Scholarship applications come in many forms and may include written essays, interviews, video presentations or other modes of communication submitted to organizations for review and selection.

Listed below are some scholarship opportunities available through the Geibel Catholic Guidance Department: 

​2017 Student of the Year - The Challenge Program, Inc.​The Student of the Year competition is open to 11th and 12th grade students whose attitudes, behaviors, work habits and/or grades changed as a result of being motivated by The Challenge Program, Inc.
2017 Barbara Morrison Memorial Scholarship Application​The Barbara Morrison Memorial Scholarship is sponsored. by Highlands Hospital
Amerikohl-Geibel Scholarship Information​
Amerikohl-Geibel Scholarship Checklist
​​The Amerikohl-Geibel Scholarship offers tuition assitance to current and incoming students for the following school year.  The deadline for applications is the last day of March of the current school year.
Connellsville Business and Professional Women's Club Scholarship​Connellsville Business and Professional Women's Club is an organization which promotes women in the workplace. Yearly, we offer a scholarship to a graduating senior who is pursuing a post-secondary education or training. Any graduating senior choosing to pursue education following high school is eligible to apply.
Catholic Women's College Club Scholarship​The Catholic Women's College Club Scholarship is open to female high school seniors in the Mon Valley who are active in their Catholic Parishes.
Dugan & Associates Scholarship Essay Contest​Dugan & Associates believes in the values of working hard and playing fair, and we want to help the hardworking young people in the Greater Pittsburgh Area continue their education at a college or technical school. The contest is open to all high school juniors and seniors intent on continuing their education after high school either at a university, community college or technical school.
Eleanor G. Morris Community Service Scholarship​The Eleanor G. Morris Community Service Scholarship, sponsored by the Mountain Laurel Community Support Organization, was created to assist the further education of students who have demonstrated their special commitment to community service, honoring the legacy of community service left by Dr. Morris. The scholarship is open to high school seniors from Cook, Donegal, Saltlick or Springfield Townships or in Donegal Borough.
Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Scout Scholarship​The National Catholic Committee on Scouting has established the Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Scout Scholarship to be awarded to six outstanding Catholic high school seniors who are Scouts in a BSA program and continuing their education in college.
The Freddie Fu Sports Medicine Scholarship Program​The Freddie Fu Sports Medicine Scholarship Program was developed to increase student interest in a career in Sports Medicine. One scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior (as of September 2017) in exchange for a six-week summer internship at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine.
The Jamie Ellenberger Scholarship​The Jamie Ellenberger Scholarship, presented by the Passavant Memorial Homes Foundation, was established in honor of a young man who clearly demonstrated the achievements that are possible for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Candidates must be graduating high school in 2017.
Montel-Furin Vets Scholarship Foundation​The Montel-Furin Vets Scholarship Foundation in Uniontown promotes academic excellence and encourages community involvement. Graduating seniors who are residents of Fayette County are eligible to apply.
​N.A.A.C.P., Dr. F.L. Vaughns Memorial Scholarship​The Fayette County Branch of the N.A.A.C.P. offers an annual scholarship award dispensed through the Dr. F.L. Vaughns Memorial Scholarship Fund. Two awards will be given to graduating African-American high school seniors.
National Federation of the Blind Scholarship​The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers over 30 scholarships to any blind or visually impaired person who will be a full-time student during the 2017-18 school year.
Owen M. Katz High School Scholarship​The Owen M. Katz High School Scholarship, presented by The Pittsburgh Golden Triangle chapter of American Society of Materials International is awarded to a high school senior who wishes to pursue a career in the metals or materials field and enrolls in a related college program.
Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers Foundation Scholarship Fund​High school seniors who are children of a regular member of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers and will enroll as full-time undergraduate students are eligible to apply for the PACB Scholarship.
Paul E. Eckman Memorial Scholarship​The Scottdale Historical Society along with the Eckman family and friends established the Paul E. Eckman Memorial Scholarship Fund offered to graduating seniors from Southmoreland or Geibel High Schools who demonstrate Paul's values: service to the community, interest in local history, a strong work ethic and maximizing educational opportunities.
Stream of Learning Scholarship Program​Pennsylvania American Water's Stream of Learning Scholarship Program was created to provide post-secondary scholarship assistance to students living in the company's service area who plan a course of study critical to the water and wastewater industry.
Valley 1st Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship​The Valley 1st Community Federal Credit Union, located in Monessen, offers a scholarship for any high school senior who wishes to apply.
Community Foundation of Fayette County Scholarships​The Community Foundation of Fayette County offers a variety of scholarships with various criteria.