Scholarships

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While receiving some scholarships may adjust your financial aid award from your chosen institution, many of the scholarships listed on this page, especially the locally awarded scholarships, are issued directly to the student. This makes the funds available for expenses beyond tuition. The Guidance office saff strongly suggests you apply for any scholarship for which you qualify.

 

Deadline 10/6/2019

AES Engineers Scholarship: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php
Eligibility: You are NOT required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligbile. Complete a 500 to 1,000 word essay in answer to the question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to donsider your life successful? What relationships of accomplishments will be important on this journey?
Amount: $500
Submit Essay: Via Email only to: scholarships@aesengineers.com

Deadline 10/25/2019

US Bank Scholarship Program:https://www.usbank.com/community/financial-education/scholarship.html
Eligibility: Scholarship program is open and offered to legal residents of the 50 United States (except FL and NY) and the District of Columbia (“U.S.”) who are at least 13 years or older, and current undergraduate students enrolled by September 1 at an accredited two- or four-year U.S. college or university . Winners will be selected at random. Click here for additional details.
Amount: 1 @ $20,00 1 @ $10,000 3 @ $5,000
Submit Application: By the above deadline on the website above. Strictly an on-line application.

Deadline 10/31/2019

Coca-Cola Scholarships: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs
Eligbility: 3.0+ GPA, Current HS senior anticipating completion of HS diploma at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. Additional details on web page. Three different awards are listed, Coco-Cola Scholars, Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team and the Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise. Click here for complete eligibility instructions.
Amount: Varies by award type
Submit Application: Online ONLY at the above link.

Elks Emergency Grant: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/EEFGrants.cfm
Eligibility: The Emergency Educational Grant program provides financial assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks, who wish to obtain or further their college education.
Amount: up to $4,000
Submit Application: All applications—new and renewal—must be submitted to the Elks National Foundation Scholarship Office in Chicago. Upon receipt of the application, our office will contact the parent’s or step-parent’s Elks Lodge to verify membership information.
If you or someone you know qualifies for the Emergency Educational Grant, please contact our office to request a copy of the application. Please call 773/755-4732 or email scholarship@elks.org to request an application.

Medical Assistant Courses Online: http://www.medicalassistantcoursesonline.net/scholarship/
Eligibility: Planning on enrolling, or are currently enrolled in a medical assisting program, over the age of 18, sumit application and 500 word essay or 3 to 5 minute video on the topic: "Why you want to become a medical assistant and how you came to the decision to start a career in medical assisting." Additional Details on web page.
Amount: $2,000
Submit Application: Online only, upload video throug Youtube or Vimeo. Click here for applicaiton and upload instructions.

Patriots Pen: https://www.vfw.org
Eligibility: Students in grades 6th, 7th, & 8th. Write a 300 to 400 word typwritten essay on this years theme. Additional details on the website above (scroll down to see information on Power of the Pen), or click here to download and print the application form.
Amount: Awards are given on a local, state and national level from a pool of $54,000.
Submit Application: Click here for a copy of the local VFW information

Voice of Democracy: https://www.vfw.org
Eligibility: Students in grades 9-12, enrolled in high school or home study program in the US. Write and record an original 3-5 minute essay on an audio CD or flash drive.
Amount: Awards are given on a local, state and national level from a pool of $54,000.
Submit Application: Click here for a copy of the local VFW information. Click here for a printable copy of the application.

Deadline 11/5/2019

NASSP Prudential Spirit of Community Award: http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit
Eligibility: Students in grades 5-12 as of November 3 and a legal resident of the US or the District of Columbia. Engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after 9/1/2018. Complete an application and submit to a school principal or the head of an officially designated local organization by November 5, 2019.
Amount: Varies by level. State honorees receive $1,000 an engraved sliver medallion and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington D.C. in May to compete on the national level. National winners receive $5,000 an engraved gold medallion and other prizes including a $5,000 dontaion to the non-profit of their choice.
Submit Application: On-line by the above deadline at one of the links indicated. Click here to see informational flyer.

Deadline 11/25/2019

Economic Roundtable Scholarship
Eligibility: Attending Mareitta College Fall of 2019, exluding currently enrolled college students. Three letters of recommendation, essay of not more than one page discussion your involvement in your community, your volunteer work, and your post-secondary education plans.
Amount: $2,000 renwable for 3 more years ($8,000 total)
Submit Application: By above date to address on application or online.
Download the Roundtable Scholarship Application

Deadline 12/1/2019

Ohio Lions Clubs International PSA Announcement Contest:   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe35q6Y-k_ukxYAmDuqLV0GNlw7yeyMeEgiYj9ATx-WodR-4g/viewform
Eligibility: High Schoool juniors and seniors. Create a Public Service Announcement (PSA)to spread the word about Ohio Lions. Create a 30 second script encouraging people to get involved with their local Lions Club. Click here for more information on the history of Lions CLub International and/or click here for more information for Ohio Lions.
Amount: $500 first place $300 second place
Submit Application: Form and Instructions on link above.

Deadline 12/31/19 & 4/30/2020

Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution and Accounting Firm Scholarship: https://www.traviswatkins.com/scholarship/
Eligibility: Any current or soon-to-be student who has had their family's life altered by tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.) Essay of no more than 600 words requires. Additional details on the link above.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online at the above link.

Deadline 1/20

Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship:https://form.jotform.com/91816494621159
Eligibility: Demonstrate and show a continued commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity, 3.+ GPA, attending an OHIO college or uniersity. Sumit an application, transcript, counselor recommendatin and personal statement by the above deadline.
Amount: $1,500
Submit Application: Online using the link above. Click here for appliation details.

Deadline 5/1/2020

Save A Life Health Education Scholarship:https://www.onlinecprcertification.net/scholarship.php
Eligibility: 18 years of age, enrolled or enrolling in a degree program in the fields of healthcare or eduation in an accredited US university. Email with essay and an attached transcript. Addtional details on web page.
Amount: $1,500
Submit Application: By 10/1 for fall 5/1 for spring. Applcation to be submitted via email to: scholarship@onlinecprcertification.net.

Deadline 6/30/2020

Snow, Carpio, and Weekley Academic and DREAMers Scholarships:
Academic: http://workinjuryaz.com/phoenix-social-security-disability-attorn eys/
DREAMer: http://workinjuryaz.com/tucson-social-security-disability-attorneys/
Eligibility: Merit and need based, transcript, letters of recommendation or resume not required but encouraged, high school senior or recent graduate seeking degree. Must submit a video addressing the prompts listed on the web sites for each scholarship. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Amount: $2,500
Submit Application: Online at the above links.

Variable Deadlines

Discover Business Scholarships: https://www.discoverbusiness.us/resources/business-degree-scholarships/  
Elgibility: Planning to major in business or a business realted field. There is a variety of scholarships listed on this site. Each has it's own due date and eligbility guidelines.
Amount: Varies by scholarship
Submit Application: Guidelines outlined on each individual scholarship.

Early Childhood Educations Scholarships: https://teachearlychildhood.org/scholarships/
Eligibility: There is a variety of scholarships listed on this site. Each has it's own due date and eligibility guidelines.
Amout: Varies by scholarship
Submit Application: Guidlines outlined on each individual scholarship.

Unigo Scholarships: www.unigo.com/scholarships
Eligibility: Varies by individual scholarship. There is a variety of scholarships listed on this site. Each has it's own due date and eligbility guidelines.
Amount: Varies by scholarships. Over $47,000 available
Submit Application: Guidlines outlined on each individual scholarship.

No Set Deadline

Imagine Americal Scolarships for Trade Schools in Ohio: https://www.imagine-america.org/high-school-scholarships-trade-schools-ohio/
Eligibility: Apply, be accepted to and attend the college that offers a specific scholarshp. Details vary be scholarship
Amount: Varies by school and scholarship
Submit Application: Contact the school of interest of an enrollment application and details about the scholarship process

National Guard Scholarship: https://www.nationalguard.com/tools/guard-scholarships
Eligibility: Two available: To receive one of these scholarships, you must be involved in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) with a National Guard unit while in school, and have a letter of acceptance from a local Guard unit stating that they will accept you in an SMP status. Following graduation, cadets begin a new Military Service Obligation (MSO) contract and serve eight years in the Guard, which includes training.
Amount: Varies by award given details on web page.
Submit Application: See National Guard recuruiter

New Harvest Mission Service Scholarships: http://www.newharvestmission153.com/
Eligibility: 2.5+ GPA. Additional details available on web site
Amount: Scholarships range from $300 to $25,000
Submit Appliation: email mission@newharvestmission153.com for application and details

Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP): https://www.ohiohighered.org/nealp
Eligibility: An applicant must: An applicant must: Complete a FAFSA and online NEALP Application and be an Ohio resident, be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident, be enrolled in or be accepted for enrollment approved nurse education programs in Ohio colleges, universities, hospitals, or vocational schools, Not be in default or owe a refund to any Federal Financial Aid program, Maintain an academic record which places the student in good academic standings within the institution
Note: Due to limited funding available and the continued abundance of practicing LPNs, NEALP will once again make awards for the 2016-2017 academic year only to RN and nurse instructor candidates 
Amount:
annual award for most recent academic year was $1,500/year
Submit Application: At above link.

Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG): https://www.ohiohighered.org/ocog
Eligibility: Ohio residents in an associate’s degree, first bachelor’s degree, or nurse diploma program at an eligible Ohio or Pennsylvania institution with an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of 2190 or less and a maximum household income of $75,000.
Amount: Varies by student
Submit Application: Complete the FAFSA.

Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Fund: https://www.ohiohighered.org/safety-officers-college-fund
Eligibility: Children or spouse of peace officer, fire fighter and certain other safety officers who were killed in the line-of-duty anywhere in the United States.
Amount: Varies
Submit Application: See site for details.

Ohio War Orphans Scholarship: https://www.ohiohighered.org/ohio-war-orphans
Eligibility: Awards tuition assistance to the children of deceased or severely disabled Ohio veterans who served in the armed forces during a period of declared war or conflict. Must be an Ohio resident, under the age of 25 and enrolled for full-time undergraduate study at an eligible Ohio college or university.
Amount: Varies
Submit Application: See Site for Details

Washington County Career Center Scholarships: http://www.mycareerschool.com/high-school-scholarships
Eligibility: 2.5+GPA, 90% or better attendance junior and senior years.
Amount: 30% of tuition cost at the Career enter Adult Technical Training.
Submit Application: To the address on the application
Click here to download application form.

Specific College's Individual Scholarships

Remember to check the college website to which you are applying or check the Guidance Resource room file cabinet

Deadline: Varies Check website