Scholarships

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Deadline 12/8/2018

Children's Defense fund - Ohio Beat the Odds scholarship: https://cdfohio.org/programs/beat-the-odds/
Eligibility: Be a current high school senior in Ohio attending a public, charter or alternative high school, be nominated or seek nomination from a teacher, counselor, caseworker, or other adult who can speak to the student’s challenges, have overcome significant adversity such as, but not limited to, poverty, disability, homelessness or abuse, demonstrate participation in school activities, community organizations, employment and/or community service, 3.0+GPA, graduate by July 2019.
Amount: $5,000 scholarship, plus a laptop and other awards and recognitions
Submit Application: Online details available on the above link.
Click here to go directly to the Children's Defense Fund Scholarship Application

Deadline 12/14/2018

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

Deadline 12/15/2018

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 12/20/2018

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

Deadline 12/31/2018

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

**This scholarship is for current college students only**
Direct Engergy Live Brighter Scholarship: https://www.directenergy.com/scholarship
Eligibility: 500 word essay OR a 60 to 120 second video covering the assigned topic. Additional details about the essay or video available on link above. Current college student, 18 years or older, 3.0+GPA additional requirements on web page.
Amount: $2,500
Submit Application: Onlie by above deadline. Details on web page.

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 1/1/2019

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
Amount: $250 - $10,000
Submit Application: To local chapter contact. Local chapters include: McConnelsville, OH Wolf Creek, OH or Vincent for information on these chapters, contact: Shawn Dickey,sdickey@nwtf.net, (216) 848-0245.
Click here to print applications and information

Deadline 1/4/2019

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 2019-2020 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 1/9/2019

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 1/11/2019

Ohio JCI Senate Foundation: www.usjcisenate.org or www.usjcisenatefoundation.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

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 1/15/2019

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. Last year over $87,000 was distributed
Submit Application: Online. Details on link above

Deadline 1/21/2019

Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship: https://oacac.org/student-scholarships/
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 1/28/2019

Ohio Township Association Scholarship: https://ohiotownships.org/scholarship-program
Eligibility: US Citizen residing in an Ohio township andplan to attend a two or four year Ohio college or university in the fall of 2016. 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.
Amount: 3 @ $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 1/31/2019

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

Deadline 2/1/2019

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

Deadline 2/6/2019

FFA Scholarships: https://www.ffa.org/scholarships
Eligbility: High School senior, current FFA member, (additional details on web page)
Amount: A number of scholarships are available and amounts vary by scholarship awarded.
Submit Application: Online. Details on link above

Deadline 2/8/2019

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 Instruction and Application

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

Educational Office Professionals of Ohio: Lila M. Van Sweringen Scholarshp: http://www.eopo-oh.org/sscholar.html
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: Mrs. Carla Huntsinger, EOPO Scholarship Chairperson, 100 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45241
Click here to download appliation

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 2/28/2019

Ohio Farm Burea Women's Leadership in Agriculture Scholarship: https://ofbf.org/foundation/scholarships/womens-leadership-agriculture/
Eligibility: Ohio resident. Applicant must be enrolled in one of the following courses of study:An accredited high school program, with personal plans to pursue a degree as a full time student in an accredited two-year technical school or four–year college or university program.A course of study leading to completion in an accredited GED program, with personal plans to pursue a degree as a full time student in an accredited two-year technical school or four–year college or university program. An accredited two-year technical school. An accredited four‑year college or university program. An accredited graduate program. Applicant is not required to be pursuing a degree directly connected to a school and/or college of agriculture, they must explain how a particular aspect of the field of agriculture or community development (food production, scientific research, education/outreach, marketing, policymaking, advocacy, leadership development) pursued by the applicant benefits from her career plans. 3 letters of recommendation, 500 words or less essay, High School trancript. Additional details on link above.
Amount: Undisclosed - scholarship is renewable
Submit Application: Online ONLY at the above web page. The adminstrators state the the application can take up to one hour.
**Application opens on January 1, 2019**

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

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.
Amount: Varies

Submit Application:Applications submitted online

Deadline 3/8/2019

PVC Scholar Athelete Award
Eliginility: 1 male and 1 female athlete (any students who receive athletic scholarship at at NCAA Dvision I or Division II schools are NOT eligible for this award) who have received PVC Scholar Athlete patches or lamp, varsity letters and/or been recognized as First Team All Conference/League, First Team All-District, and All State Honors. Idividual Sports: First Team All-Conference/League, State Tournament Qualifier and Pacement at State. An Essay is also required, application MUST be typed,, see application linked below for additional details.
Amount: 2 @ $500
Submit Application: FFHS can submit 1 femal and 1 male athlete. A committee will choose the strongest candidates from the applications submitted. Due in the Guidance Office by 3:30 on the above date.
Click here to download the PVC Scholar Athlete Award

 

Deadline 3/15/2019

SAE Engineering Scholarships: https://www.sae.org/participate/scholarships/freshman/
Eligibility: Nine different scholarships are available, each with it's own specifice requirements.
Amount: Varies by scholarship
Submit Application: By above deadline. Details on each scholarship link.

Deadline 4/25/20019

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, 2019 To: Century National Bank, Trust Department, P.O. Box 1515, Zanesville, Ohio 43702-1515.
Click Here to Download McCann Applicaton

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: 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.