Scholarships

Please note: If a link is broken or says Page Cannot be Displayed, simply copy and paste the address from under the Scholarship Name or type the address in the browser bar. If all else fails, do a search of the scholarship name.

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 staff strongly suggests you apply for any scholarship for which you qualify.

Attention senior students and families:

SCHOLARSHIP DUE DATES ARE CHANGING REGULARLY DUE TO THE SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER. PLEASE CHECK THIS PAGE FREQUENTLY!

In light of the current restrictions FFHS can provide the following information as of 5/21/2020:

The Guidance Office will be staffed Mondays- Firday through the first week of June.
The best practice is to call, text, or email and let us know when you will be by.


WE ARE CHECKING EMAILS REGULARLY, please stay and touch and ask any questions you may have.

Deadline 5/31/2020

PB&J Scholarship: http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020
Eligibility: Current high school senior planning to attend at 2 or 4 year institution in fall of 2020.
Amount: $500-$1,000
Submit Application: Online at link above

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship:https://cincinnati.sigep.org/bms/
Eligibility: Enrolled as a full time student at the main campus ; University of Cincinnati
Submit Application: Online by the above due date. Click on the link above to acces online application

Deadline 6/1/2020

Justice Pays Scholarship: https://www.justicepays.com/scholarship
Eligibility: Must be either attending, or planning to attend a university or college within the 2020 – 2021 academic year. Applicants under 18 must have permission from a parent or legal guardian. Must be in good standing with the university or college to be attended. Complete and submit an essay. Topic and Guidelines listed on the above website.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Submit essays via email to scholarship@justicepays.com. Must include your name and the name of the school you are attending or planning to attend.

OVAC Scholarships

OVAC Athletic and Sportsmanship Scholarships - The OVAC Sponsors 20 scholarships (less than 20 are listed as FFHS does not offer some of the sports required) including specifications for all athletes, athletes participating in a specific sport and non-athletes. The only scholarships for non-athletes is the Huntington Bank Do the Right Thing Scholarship and the Todd Peyton Memorial Spirit Award. Specific qualifications are listed for each scholarship. Most scholarships allow only 1 or 2 applicants per school and are listed under March 18th above. Any to be sent directly to OVAC are listed below.

The following scholaraships should be mailed directly to OVAC (address on application) upon completion:

Douglas S. Pilney Memorial Golf Scholarship

Local - Washington Soil & Water Conservation District:  www.washingtoncountyswcd.com
Eligibility: Record of volunteerism and extracurricular participation. 2.0+GPA, planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school disciplining in agriculture or natural resources. Additional required documents listed on scholarship application.
Amount: 2 @ $250
Submit Application: Received by above deadline to address on application
Download Washington Soil & Water Scholarship

Deadline 6/10/2020

Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival Essay Contest: http://www.movmcf.org
Eligibility: 2016 High School senior in Wood County, WV or Washington County, OH who plan to continue their education. Essay topic, questions and requriements are outlined on the application.
Amount: $500
Submit Application: By the above deadline to this email: cowensus@yahoo.com please put MOVMCF Scholarship in the subject line.
Click here to download the MOV Multi Cultural Festival Essay Contest Application
Click here to download the MOV Multi Cultural Festival Essay Topics

Deadline 6/30/2020

Eldabe/Ritter Scholarship: https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship
Elilgibility: Enrolled inan accredited University in the USA. 3.0+GPA. Additional details available on link above.
Amount: $1,500
Submit Application: Online by the above deadline

Injury Doctor Scholarship: https://www.injuredcalltoday.com/#scholarship-application
Eligibility: Based primarily on merit and need, 3.0+GPA. Transcript, 500 word essay on why applicant is interested in the medical field. Additional details on link.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online at the above link

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.

Deadline 7/4/2020

Organize Your Life Scholarship: https://www.closetworks.com/scholarships.shtml
Eligibility: Any U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending a college or university as a full-time student within the United States. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance/full-time enrollment at your college or university, and/or a college transcript
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online at the above link.

Deadline 7/31/2020

City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship: https://www.cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link
Eligibility: 3.0+ GPA, planning to attend college fall of 2020. Based primarily on need and merit. Additional details available on the link.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online at the above link.

Deadline 8/1/2020

2020 ImproveNet Scholarship: https://www.improvenet.com/scholarship
Eligibility: U.S. Citizen accepted to or currentl attending a college or university within the United States. 500 to 1,000 word essay. Topics listed on the website.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Essay and application are to be submitted using the link above. Details listed on the website.

Deadline 8/20/2020

Mrs. Prindables Future Educator Scholarship: https://www.mrsprindables.com/news/education-scholarship/
Eligibility: Incoming or current college student majoring in education.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online at the above link.

Deadline 9/2/2020

Clunker Junkers Scholarship: https://theclunkerjunker.com/cash-for-cars-and-college
Eligibility: All college aged females who are pursuing a degree or certification in an automotive technology field such as engineering, mechanics, design, or auto body at an accredited college or technical school in the Winter of 2020. To apply for the scholarship, please write a minimum 500 word essay telling us how you became interested in automotive technology, what your career goals and ambitions are, and why you feel you’re the best qualified for this scholarship.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: email essay to: scholarship@theclunkerjunker.com

Deadline 11/1/2020

Electric: Mobile Device IT Innovation: https://www.electric.ai/mobile-device-innovation
Eligibility: Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us about your great idea for a solution that could help the world with our ever-expanding usage of mobile devices and our collective needs to manage, secure, use and improve them. There are no conditions or requirements for this essay. Please keep submissions to 5 paragraphs and 600 words at the absolute maximum. Additional details available on link above.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online by the above deadline

Deadline 11/30/2020

McCann Systems STEM Scholarship: https://www.mccannsystems.com/2020-mccann-systems-scholarship/
Eligibility: U.S. Citizen accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. 200 word essay describing why applicant should receive the scholarship.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online at the above link by the indicated deadline.

Deadline 12/20/2020

Dirk Derreck Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship: https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm
Eligibility: The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad in the United States who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. The Dirk Derrick Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an auto accident has had on their life as well as their journey to overcome those challenges. 600 word maximum essay. Details on link above.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online by the above deadline on the provided link.

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.

OVAC Scholarships

Local - OVAC Athletic and Sportsmanship Scholarships - The OVAC Sponsors 20 scholarships (less than 20 are listed as FFHS does not offer some of the sports required) including specifications for all athletes, athletes participating in a specific sport and non-athletes. The only scholarships for non-athletes is the Huntington Bank Do the Right Thing Scholarship and the Todd Peyton Memorial Spirit Award. Specific qualifications are listed for each scholarship. Most scholarships allow only 1 or 2 applicants per school and are listed under March 18th above. Any to be sent directly to OVAC are listed below.

The following scholaraships should be mailed directly to OVAC (address on application) upon completion:

Douglas S. Pilney Memorial Golf Scholarship

 

OVAC Wrestling Scholarship: No online link available
Click here for the scholarship application

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

Walsh University Doctor of Physical Therapy Scholarships: https://www.walsh.edu/doctorate-physical-therapy-tuition-fees
Eligibility: Must maintain a 3.0+ GPA. Preference givnen to students who display leadership and commuity service activites. Dinancial need (must complete FAFSA & Walsh University application for finanacial aid by deadline). Essay. Additional details on application. Applications are available in the Walsh file in the HS Guidance Office.
Amount: 2 @ Undiclosed amounts
Submit Application: To the financial aid office at Walsh by the financial aid deadline.

Deadline: Varies Check website