Scholarships

Current Endowed Scholarships

Jason Hunter Award - $500

This award is given in memory of Jason Hunter, FHS Class of 2015, to the football player who best exemplifies the qualities of a most valuable teammate:  enthusiasm, positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.  The winner is chosen by the Fairview Tigers football coaches.


 

The Schell Family Engineering Scholarship - $1000

This scholarship was established to encourage students to pursue the diverse and challenging career opportunities in engineering.


 

Coach Jim Bowen and Coach Andy Harayda Scholarship - $450

The contributions of these two dedicated coaches to the student athletes of Fairview High School are honored by this scholarship.


 

Barbara F. Junker Scholarship - $375

Established in 2003, in memory of Mrs. Junker, the primary considerations for this scholarship are the applicant’s participation in a sport and contributions to the community.


 

Chris Batchelor Tennis Scholarship - $1,600

The Chris Batchelor Tennis Scholarship reminds others of one young man’s dedication to the team. This scholarship is presented to a graduating member of the boy’s tennis program who best exemplifies the spirit of a true team player.


 

FSF School Service Recognition Awards - 3 awards $1,000 each

The Board of Directors of the Fairview School Foundation annually presents three School Service Recognition Awards. 


 

Jane Imhoff Grunden Scholarship - $300

This scholarship is in honor of a dedicated 1960 Fairview graduate who spent her life working for others in the area of social work. 


 

Julie King Memorial Scholarship - $1,500

Julie King (’91) was a fine student, great athlete, and strong leader. She is remembered for her generous smile, positive attitude, and wonderful sense of humor. Chosen by the high school faculty, this Scholarship is annually rewarded to a female graduating senior who demonstrates leadership, sportsmanship, and citizenship.


 

Mike George Award - $500

Through his accomplishments and service to his country, Mike George was a shining example to others. A memorial award in Mike’s honor is given to one senior who exemplifies excellence in athletics, academics, service, and leadership.  This award is chosen by the high school faculty.


 

PATS Scholarship - $250

Each year the Fairview High School Parent, Administrator, Teacher and Student Association (PATS) awards a scholarship from its endowed scholarship fund.


Current Named Scholarships

Larry D. Kessler Education Scholarship - $500

This scholarship is named after one of Fairview School District's beloved Superintendent's. This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who is planning to pursue a college degree in education.



 

FSD Board of Education Scholarship - $500

This scholarship is presented by the members of the Fairview School Board.  It is awarded to a graduating senior of FHS who demonstrates a strong work ethic and is in need of financial assistance for a college or trade school of his/her choice.


 

Charles “Blackie” Simonian Scholarship - $300

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to further his or her education at Penn State University.


 

Michael McManus Scholarship - $300

Chosen by an independent board upon extensive review of applications, this award is given to a senior who wishes to pursue a career in math or engineering.  This recipient must also possess the same qualities Mike displayed: school spirit, academic excellence, and a willingness to help others.


 

Avis McClintock Award - $100

Started by two former students of Mrs. McClintock's, this award is given in honor of her love of reading and books.  Mrs. McClintock served as a high school English teacher from 1955-1992. This award is chosen by the high school English department.


 

David Orlin Lafferty, Sr. Scholarship - $500

This scholarship will be offered to a graduating senior planning to enter the work force in a vocation that would require tools, or skilled vocational training applicable to the desired career. This student will demonstrate strong motivation, work ethic, an excellent attendance record, and a 2.5 minimum GPA.  The financial needs of the student will be a consideration when awarding this scholarship.  The qualified applicant will be selected by the school's career placement staff.




Superintendent’s Extraordinary Character Award - $500

This scholarship is given to a student who demonstrates the characteristics of kindness, respect, and compassion and who makes Fairview High School a welcoming environment for all students.

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