Scholarships

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Deadline 10/17/2018

Wendy's High School Heisman: wendysheisman.com
Eligibility: GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must perform in at least one of the 43 school sponsored sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association.
Amount: Up to $500 Wendy's gift card. The first 1,000 applicants will receive a $10 Wendy's gift card.
Submit Application: Online by the above deadline at the Wendy's Heisman site.

Deadline 10/25/2018

Horatio Alger National Scholarship: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
Eligibility: Enrolled ful-time as a high school senior in the US, on track to graduate in spring/summer of 2016 with plans to enter a college in the US no later than the fall following graduation. $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required. Extracurricular (sports and community service a plus), 2.0+ GPA, US citizen.
Amount:106 @ $25,000
Submit Application: By above deadline. "An online application is available at the link above. Per the scholarship site: "This form must be filled out online. Faxes, emails, or letters will not be accepted."

Deadline 10/26/2018

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, 2017 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 10/31/2018

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 application 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.

Patriots Pen: https://www.vfw.org/VOD/
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, 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/VOD/
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 11/7/2018

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 9/1/2015. Complete an application and submit to a school principal or the head of an officially deignated local organization by November 6, 2018.
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 11/12/2018

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship: https://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards
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: https://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards
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 11/15/2017

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition: http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm
Eligibility: The Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Male and female stuents compete separately. See the FAQ section of the Elk's page or the FFHS Guidance Office for assistance.
Amount: National awards vary betewen $1,000 and $12,500 per year.
Submit Application:The application is completely on line this year. There is a counselor form that has to be completed.
There are local awards for this scholarship, please seriously consider submitting an application!

Deadline 11/20/2018

Jack Kent Cook Foundation: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/
Eligibility: Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2019. Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019. 3.5+ GPA. SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above. Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant.
Amount: Varies by applicant. However, funding is available for up to four years (Up to $40,000 per year).
Submit Application: Online using the Common App by the above deadline. Important additional details are available on the web page. Please read carefully.

Deadline 11/23/2018

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 11/30/2018

**This scholarship is for current college students only**
Steroidal 2018 Student Fitness Scholarship
: https://www.steroidal.com/scholarship/index.html
Eligibility: Currently enrolled in a 4 year accredited college. Fill out survey linked on Web Page. Additional details on link above.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: By the above deadline, on-line only.

Deadline 12/31/2018

WikiLawn.com: https://www.wikilawn.com/scholarship/?msID=0c327b5a-765c-4502-85c6-17ed7159b41e Eligibility: Currently own a lawn care service or landscaping business, ran one in the past, or plan on starting a lawn care service or landscaping business upon graduating college. Hhigh school senior pursuing a college degree or full-time college student enrolled in a two-year, four-year, or graduate program. This scholarship is open to all seniors. Essay (500-700 words) required. See details on web page. Amount: $1,000 Submit Application: Online, by the above deadline. Submission details available on the web page.

Ziprecruiter.com Scholarship: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship
Eligibility:
18+ years of age, resident of the US, enrolled in an accredited high school or post-secondary institution. 1. Write a Follow-up Email for After a Job Interview Include a subject line, email body, and sign-off Use a specific job title Write the company name as [BLANK] 250 words max. 2. On a separate page, describe the sections of your job interview follow-up email template, and explain why each section was included (250 words max) Submission details on web link above. This site also has excellent resume, job search and job applications tips.
Amount:
$3,000
Submit Application: Online by the above deadline. See web page for details.

Deadline 1/9/2019

UnderRecruited Preps Student Athlete Scholarship: https://underrecruitedprep.com/scholarship
Eligibility: 3.0+ GPA, currently enrolled and pursuing a high school diploma, continuing your athletic career at the next level. D1, D2, D3, NAIA, Junior College, or Prep School. Build your profile at UnderRecruitedPrep.com or sign up for the free e-book. Write a 100- to 500-word article on “What will I do with the $2,000 scholarship”
Amount: $2,000
Submmit Application: Online at the above link

Deadline 2/10/2019

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

Deadline 2/15/2019

WACE National CO-OP Scholarship Program: www.waceinc.org
Eligibility: 3.5+GPA, be accepted to: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Wentworth Institute of Technology. Application deadlines for each instituttution is listed on the scholarship web page. 200 word essay describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program. Applying early for this scholarship is STRONGLY encouraged.
Amount: Up to 160 scholarships totaling $4.2 million
Submit Application: Online or paper and pencil- Work copies are available in the college resource room. Or you can mail a completed copy to : WACE; 600 Suffolk Street, Suite 125; Lowell, MA 01854. Mailed applications must be postmarked on or before the above deadline.

Deadline 3/1/2019

Mid-Ohio Valley Safety Council Scholarship
Eligibility: raduating or graduated senior, 3.0+GPA, Studying Environmental Health and/or Safety related field. This scholarship is sponsored by the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce and co-sponsored by the Ohio Burau of Workers' Compensation Devision of Safety and Hygiene.
Amount: 2 @ $500
Submit Application:Received by above deadline to: MACC, Attn: Safety Council Scholarship, 100 Front Street, Suite 200, Marietta, OH 45750
Click here to download application

Deadline 7/31

ABC Law Center Cerebral Palsey Scholarship: https://www.abclawcenters.com/birth-injury-caring-for-life-scholarship-2/
Eligibility: High school senior, undergraduate in college or graduate student who has cerebral palsey. 3.0+ GPA Essay required. Details on web link above. Application available on link above or click below to download application. Scholarship not open to current or past clients of ABC Law Center.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Emailed to: Genevieve Kotasek (gkotasek@abclawcenters.com). With the subject line: Cerebral Palsy Scholarship Application Materials.
Click here to download ABC Law Center Cerebral Palsey Scholarhip Application

 

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 11/1/2018

Ohio State University Morill Scholars Program: https://odi.osu.edu/msp/future-students/application-process.html
Eligibility: Apply for admission to OSU by 11/1, attending the Columbus campus, BE SURE YOU CHECK YES on the Common Application indicating your interest in the Morill AND you provide an essay response the question.
Amount: Varies Details regarding Enrichment opportunities and scholarship benefits are available on the above web page or the brochure in the College Resource Room in the file cabinet marked College Specific Scholarships.
Submit Application: Online: http://apply.osu.edu/ Complete the Common App, click that you are interested in the Morill and provide and essay response. Once you are accepted to the OSU Columbus Campus, your Application will be forwarded to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Deadline: Varies Check website

Mount St. Joseph University: http://www.msj.edu/tuition-aid/financial-aid-grants-loans-scholarships/scholarships/
Eligibility: Accepted to Mt. St. Joseph, additional criteria listed by scholarship
Amount: Varies by scholarship
Submit Application: Apply for admission to Mount St. Joseph. Other guidelines listed bys scholarship.
Notice: The award amounts have increased for seveal scholarshps. Click Here to see the updated amounts and requriements for selection.

Ohio Valley University: https://ovu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/scholarships.html#StepOne
Eligibility: OVU offers a number of academic scholarships to students with at least a 21 ACT composite and a 3.0 Accumulative GPA.
Amount: Varies by Academic Factor [(ACT Score) x (High School GPA) = Academic Factor]
Submit Application: Apply to OVU to be considered for any institutional scholarships.

Ohio Valley University Niche Scholarships: https://ovu.edu/admissions/niche-groups.html
Eligibility: Applicant to OVU. Interested in one of the niche topics: social media, ultimate frisbee, missions, videography, and performing arts.
Amount: $38,000 divided among the different categories
Submit Application: Students applying to OVU can go to the address above and click the scholarship link to apply.

Oral Roberts University: http://questscholarship.org/
Eligibility: High School Senior or College transfer student accepted to ORU for fall of 2017- nomination required
Amount: Up to $20,000
Submit Application: Nomination form online

Washington State Community College Foundation Scholarships: www.wscc.edu/foundation/scholarships
Eligibility: Accepted to Washington State Community Colleg and have completed a 2008-2019 FAFSA.
Amount: Varies by award
Submit Application: After February 1st at the above link

West Virginia University Parkersburg: http://www.wvup.edu/alumni-giving/scholarships/
Eligibility: Many scholarships are available for incoming freshmen, including academic awards, awards by major, special circumastances and many others.
Amount: Varies by Scholarship
Submit Application: Use the link above to locate details on scholasrhip qualifications and application rules.