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 12/15/2019

AXA Achievement Scholarship: https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html
Eligibility: Outstanding achievement in school, work or community related activities. Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric or our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness. Additional detail on web page.
Amount: $10,000 and $25,000
Submit Application: Online

Burger King Scholarship:https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/
Eligibility: There are three tracks availabel, General, Employee-Based, James W. McLemore WHOPPER Scholarships. Details for each are listed on the link above.
Amount: Varies by Scholarship
Submit Application: Online

Deadline 12/31/2019

AFSCME Family Scholarship: http://www.afscme.org/members/scholarships/afscme-family-scholarship
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior whose parent, legal guardian or financially responsible grandparent is a full dues-paying AFSCME member. At the time the scholarship is awarded, be enrolled in a full-time degree program either at an accredited four-year institutuion or at a two-year institution that will transfer credits to a four-year institution. Have taken the SAT or the ACT. Additional documentation is requiered to apply, please check instructions carefully.
Amount: 10 @ $2,000 renewable up to four years
Submit Application: Application (click on the link above, copies available in the college room) and all supporting documentation must be postmarked by the above date to: AFSCME Family Scholarship Program, Attention: AFSCME Advantage, 1625 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Click here to download the AFSCME Family Scholarship

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

Settlers Bank Marietta College Scholarship: https://www.settlersbank.com/index.php
Eligibility: enrolling for the first time in Marietta College. Preference given to Wash. County residents.
Amount: $2,000 Renewable for a total of $8,000
Submit Application: To Settlers bank by deadline. Form available in college room, of FFHS website or on bank site.
Click here for Settler Bank Scholarship Application

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 1/1/2020

National Wild Turkey Federation: http://www.nwtf.org/resource-library/detail/jakes-scholarship-application
Eligibility: 3.0+GPA, have a current hunting license, current NWTF member, extracurriculars, 3 letters of recommendation. To join, contact Dave Fox (ifnormation is listed on the application linked below). Membership fee is $10 for 17 and under, $35 for 18 and over.
Amount: $250 - $10,000
Submit Application: To local chapter contact. Local chapter information is included on the application linked below.
Click here to print applications and information

Deadline 1/3/2020

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program: www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships
Eligibility: Current HS senior planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the US for the entire 2017-2017 academic year AND has a 3.0+ GPA, can demonstrate financial need. Demonstrates at school, at the workplace, and withing the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship, U.S. Citizen.
Amount: 20 @ $10,000 renewable up to 4 years for $40,000 total
Submit Application: Online application and additional details available at the link above.

Deadline 1/15/2020

Engineers Foundation of Ohio: www.ohioengineer.com
Eligibility: Senior 3.0+ GPA, ACT (Math 29 English 25) Admitted to engineering program approved by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology. 
Amount: Varies
Submit Application: Application and specific scholarship packet available in college resource room or by clicking the above link

George Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship: http://www.gwcf.org/AppDownload.html
Eligibility: Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. All awards are for one year. Additional details available on the above web link or the downloadable application below.
Amount: Undisclosed - Varies by year and student
Submit Application: Essay and Application must be postmarked by the above date. See application for details.
Click here to download application

Mensa Foundation Scholarship: www.mensafoundation.org
Eligibility: High School Senior. 550 word essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals. Additional details on web page. Award is based entirely on they essay, GPA and test scores are not considerations.
Amount: Unspecified number of $2,500
Submit Application: Online. Online, details on link above

Deadline 1/17/2020

Ann Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships: https://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards/

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
Eligibility: Enrolling in a two year college, financial need, documentation of an identified learning disability. Additional eligibilty requirements on web link above.
Amount: $2,500
Submit Application: Mail to address on application. Student must create an account and apply online.

Ann Ford Scholarship
Eligibility: Enrolling in a four year college, 3.0+GPA, financial need, documentation of an identified learning disability Additional eligibilty requirements on web link above.
Amount: $10,00 to ($2,500 per year renewable)
Submit Application: Mail to address on application. Student must create an account and apply online.

Deadline 1/20/2020

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 1/24/2020

Ohio JCI Senate Foundation: www.usjcisenate.org
Eligibility: Scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors who are U.S. Citizens graduating from Ohio Accredited schools, and plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. There are two categories for consideration: 1. Academic Based (assessment more strongly weighted on GPA) 2. Need based (assessment more strongly weighted on financial statelment) . There is one appplication, students will check the category they want to be conisdered for. Additional details available on application.
Amount: Up to 25 @ $1,000 with an opportunity to advance to national consideration
Submit Application: Postmarked by above date to address on application
Click here to download the Ohio JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Form

Deadline 1/28/2020

Ohio Township Association Scholarship: https://ohiotownships.org/scholarship-program
Eligibility: US Citizen residing in an Ohio township and plan to attend a two or four year Ohio college or university in the fall of 2020. Two scholarships are offered, Local Government Achievement and Academic Achievement. Students may apply to both but will only be awarded one. Applications must include form, transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a 500 word essay. Essay topics are on application form available at the link above or in the college resource room. Additional important details are included on the aplication form.
Amount: 4 @ $1,000
Submit Application: All materials must be received by above deadline to address on application.
Click here to see a list of Ohio Townships by County
Click here to download the application

Deadline 1/31/2020

AFSCME Union Plus Scholarship: www.unionplus.org
Eligibility: 3.0+ GPA,Parent or Guardian an AFSCME member for 1 year, academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor considered. NEW for 2018 - Isaiah's Award applicant's for Isaiah's Award must have a special conection to the foster care systm, and wil be aksed in their application
Amount: $500 to $4,000 students may re-apply each year
Submit Application: Online

Elks Legacy Scholarship: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm
Eligibility : High school senior, child, step-child , grandchild, or legal ward or a living ELk. Additional details available on the web site.
Amount: $4,000
Submit Application: Online by the above deadline

Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA): https://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants
Eligibility:Applications vary by STATE OF RESIDENCE. All applications are online based. Visit site and follow directions. Information sheet available in the College Resourse Room. Please note there is a fee associated with application to these scholarships.
Amount: 155 scholarships of $6,000 each
Submit Application: Online by the above deadline

Deadline 2/7/2020

DAR - Wings of Eagles
Eligibility: Graduating High School senior, awards based on academic excellence tnad financial need. Citizen of the US, legal resident of hte state of Ohio, planning to attend a college or university in the US. Additional details outlined on scholarship application.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Via mail or email (addresses listed on application) and received by DAR by the above deadline.
Click here to download the Wings of Eagles Scholarship Application

Washington Electric Cooperative, Children of Members: www.weci.org
Eligibility: Parents/Guardians members of the Washington Electric Coop, 3.5+ GPA, no received a full tuition scholarship, APPLICATION MUST BE TYPED Hard Copies in College Resource Room.
Amount:Local amounts are from $500 to $1,500. State qualifiers are eligible for more. Details on application on link above or instructions and appliation linked below.
Submit Application: Received in office by February 8, 2019. Mail to: Washington Electric Cooperative, 440 Highland Ridge Road, P.O. Box 800, Marietta, OH 45750-0800 Attn: Scholarship Coordinator..
Click here to download Instructions
Click here to download Application

Deadline 2/10/2020

Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Award
Eligibility: Women of age 16-19, living in a Zonta District/Region, active commitment to volunteerism, experience in local or student government, workplace leadership (paid or unpaid), volunteer leadership achievements, knowledge of Zonta International (www.zonta.org) and it's programs, advocating for Zonta International's mission to advance the status of women worldwide.
Amount: 1 @ $1,00 (district level) 10 @ $4,000 (international level)
Submit Application: Turn in to the Guidance Office by the above deadline.
Click here to download Zonta YWPA Application

Deadline 2/14/2020

American Council of the Blind: https://acb.org/scholarships
Eligibility: Certification of legal blindness from an opthalmologist, optometrist or physician, transcript, autobiographical sketch, two letters of recommendation, 3.3+GPA.
Amount: $1,000 to $4,000
Submit Application: Online by the above date

Educational Office Professionals of Ohio: Lila M. Van Sweringen Scholarship:https://eopo-oh.org/Student_Scholarship
Eligibility: This scholarship program is open to all Ohio students who attend Ohio high schools and will be attending a post-secondary institution during 2016-2017 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded to one who wishes to pursue an office-related career.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Postmarked on or before above deadline to: Kristine Kozlowski, EOPO Scholarship Chairperson, ESC of Northeast Ohio, 6393 Oak Tree Blvd., Suite 300, Independence, OH 44131
Click here to download appliation

Deadline 3/1/2020

OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship: http://oapse.org/scholarships/
Eligibility: Parent/Guardian a member in good standig of OAPSE, essay, 2 letters of recommendation (see details on application), copy of transcript.
Amount: 10@ $2,500
Submit Application: Postmarked on or before above deadline.
Click here to download the scholarship form

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation: www.pacfwv.com
Eligibility: Will vary see web site for detalis. Please note: applicants will fill out an online form and the site will show which scholarships students are eligible for. Click Here to preview a list of available scholarships. A sheet with general guidelines is available in the College Resource Room or click here for a downloadable version. Scholarship applications are open.
Amount: Varies

Submit Application:Applications submitted online

Deadline 3/20/2020

Mattress Advisor Sleep Scholarships: https://www.mattressadvisor.com/sleep-scholarships/
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship. Domestic, international, online and undocumented students are welcome to apply. Multiple scholarships available on the site. Details for each are listed on the page.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online by the above date.

Deadline 4/25/2020

J. Bryan and Norma R. McCann
Eligibility:Graduating Senior or 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year College Student who are graduates of Fort Frye High School or any public or private High School in Washington County, Ohio. High School students should submit an official transcript. Per Century National Bank, College Students do not need to submit an offical transcript BUT the transcript you send must have all of your college grades to date on it, not just the current semester grades.
Amount: Varies
Submit Application: Postmark on or before April 25, 2020 To: Century National Bank, Trust Department, P.O. Box 1515, Zanesville, Ohio 43702-1515.
Click Here to Download McCann Applicaton

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 1/31/2020

Ohio Valley University Presidential Scholarship: https://www.ovu.edu/scholarships
Eligibility:High school senior, 3.5+GPA, letter of recommendation from church or civic leader, essay. Click here for details.
Amount: $10,000 renewable
Submit Application: via email: admissions@ovu.edu

Deadline: Varies Check website