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Merit-based scholarships are generally awarded to students in recognition of special skills, talents, and/or academic achievements. These scholarships are not based on financial need. Merit-based scholarships can come from specific colleges, scholarship foundations, community organizations, professional associations, corporations, etc.
Additional sources of information about merit-based scholarships include:
• Internet sites, such as
• College websites.
• Hometown high schools, public libraries, and local newspapers, all of which should have listings of local scholarships.
• Parents’ places of employment. Companies may offer college scholarships to children of employees.
• The College Counseling Office maintains a file of other scholarship opportunities.
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Established in 1888, The Kiski School is one of the oldest, independent, all-boys, college preparatory boarding schools in Pennsylvania and the United States.  Home to 200 boys, Kiski offers an academically rigorous curriculum that includes Advanced and Honors courses, 12 varsity sports, and a community that allows boys to thrive through project-based learning and self-discovery. Kiski's beautiful, 350-acre campus is located in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, 30 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA.

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