Official Transcript - signed, dated, stamped, sealed and sent by a school official; remains official only when sealed and/or submitted directly by the school.  If a scholarship requires an official transcript, you must submit the application and all supplemental documentation to the counseling office at least ONE WEEK prior to the deadline for processing.  Office staff will then submit all items to the scholarship on your behalf.

    Unofficial Transcript - unsigned, undated, unstamped, and unsealed; not required to be submitted directly by school;  Current students can obtain updated transcript copies in their student Sapphire portal.  

  • 2022-2023 Scholarship Bulletin

    Updated 06/22/22 11:22 am

    Please pay attention to the deadlines listed on the Scholarship Bulletins, as well as the scholarship applications.  

    A scholarship requesting an OFFICIAL transcript is due to the Counseling Office at least one week prior to the deadline listed on the application - this is to ensure we can process your documentation and get it mailed/portmarked for you.  Any scholarship not requiring an OFFICIAL transcript does not need to be submitted to the Counseling Office unless otherwise indicated on the Scholarship Bulletin. 

    For all applications to be submitted by the Counseling Office to a scholarship, you are responsible for ensuring you have turned in all required documentation.  This includes the application, essays, letters of recommendation, and any other supplemental documents.  Transcripts and/or report cards requested will be provided by Office Staff.

    It is not advisable to wait until the day of or the day before due dates to seek help on a scholarship.  If you have questions about scholarships, requirements, documentation needed, deadlines, etc., please come see us or send an email to eylerj@sgasd.org as soon as possible so that we can best assist you.

    Scholarship Guidance Newsletter May 18 - August 31

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    YORK COUNTY Scholarship Guide - CLICK HERE

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    THE BEACON SCHOLARSHIP from YTI Career Institute

    This scholarship can be applied to any YTI program at either York or Lancaster campuses.  Scholarships cannot be transferred from one campus to another.

    Application Process: 

    Applicants must be in their senior year of high school and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15

    Applicants submit an essay on “Where do you see yourself in five years, and how will an education from YTI Career Institute help you get there?” This essay should include, but is not limited to, why you have chosen your career path, what you believe that path holds for you, and what contribution to society you intend to make via your career. The essay scores as graded by the Committee will determine the scholarship recipients. 

    YTI Career Institute Campus and Programs: 

    York Campus: 

    Business Administration – Business Operations Management (ONLINE) 

    Computer Aided Drafting and Design (ONLINE) 

    Computer and Data Management (ONLINE) 

    Dental Assisting 

    Electrical Technology 

    Electronics Engineering Technology 


    Medical Assistant 

    Veterinary Technician (ONLINE with Clinical at the end) 

    Lancaster Campus: 

    Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management 

    Health Information Management (ONLINE) 

    Medical Billing and Coding (ONLINE) 


    Please visit https://yti.edu/financialaid/scholarship for the application and scholarship procedures. For any questions, please contact us. We are happy to help. All applications can be emailed to beacon@yti.edu 



    The new Career & Technical Education Student Scholarship is designed exclusively for Pennsylvania students enrolled in a state-approved Career and Technical Education program. We believe in the value of hands-on education. This $2,000 annual scholarship can make a big difference.

    To take advantage of this opportunity, students must:  

    • Be a Pennsylvania resident  
    • Enroll as a first-time, full-time student  
    • Have completed a minimum of one year (or 360 hours) in a Pennsylvania Department of Education approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) program 
    • Earn a 2.0 cumulative GPA for all CTE completed coursework  
    • Submit the Penn College Scholarship Application  
    • Submit final, official CTC/CTE transcript 

    Click HERE for more information.



    The National Merit Scholarship Program, conducted by NMSC, is an annual academic competition for recognition and college undergraduate scholarships.  Established in 1955, NMSC is a privately financed not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance.  The competition is open to all U.S. high school students who meet published participation requirements.  Approximately 1.5 million high school students enter the program each year.

    The 2020 PSAT/NMSQT (offered in October 2020 and January 2021) is the qualifying test for entry to the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.  The PSAT™ 10 and PSAT™ 8/9 are NOT used for entry to the National Merit Scholarship Program.  For more information, please consult the PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide.  Information about the National Merit Scholarship Program as well as information for any student who does not take the PSAT due to an extenuating circumstance, can be found at www.nationalmerit.org/resources.


    NEW!!!  Optimist International Oratorical Contest

    2021 Optimist International Oratorical Contest open to youth under the age 19 as of October 1st, 2021.  Click the link above for more details, or visit their website HERE.