Scholarships

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Deadline 11/24/2017

Economic Roundtable Scholarship
Eligibility: Attending Mareitta College Fall of 2018, 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 11/27/2017

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 serious consider submitting an application!

Deadline 11/30/2017

**This scholarship is for current college students only**
Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship: https://www.directenergy.com/scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a registered college student for the 2017-2018 School year, GPA of 3.0+, submit essay or video. Additonal details on the link above.
Amount: 1@$5,000 2@$2,500
Submit Application: By the above deadline. Deatils on the link above.

Deadline 12/1/2017

**This scholarship is for current college students only**
American Legion Auxiliary Continuing Education Grant
: http://www.alaohio.org/Scholarships/
Eligibility: Upperclassman in college, university or other institution, active duty or an honorably discharged veteran or a spouse, daughter or son (adopted, step, grand, or great-grand) of a lviing, deceased, or disbaled honorably discharged war veteran who served during specific dates (outlined on application), resident of OHio, sponsored by an Ohio American Legion Auxiliary Unit, show proof of program enrollment. Additional requirements outlined on application.
Amount: 15 @ $200
Submit Application: Received by above deadline to address or email listed on application.
Click Here to Download Application

Deadline 12/8/2017

VarsityBrands.com American Spirit Leader Awards: https://www.varsitybrands.com/awards/2018-categories
Eligibility: One Cheer and One Dance Team will be chosen for a cash award and national recognition. Nominees must be affiliated with a high school in the United States (students, faculty,
coach, staff, etc.). Entrants must be nominated by a student, colleague or community
member. You may nominate yourself. Entries must include: One 500 or 700-word essay demonstrating why the nominee is deserving of this award, one letter of recommendation from a school principal, administrator or
community leader, two photos of the nominee and his/her/their work and optional: links to additional media (including but not limited to press releases, videos, photos, articles, etc.) Additional details on link above.
Amount: A total of $100,000 is available for distribution across 25 categories
Submit Application: Register on website to submit. Application period opens November 27th.

Deadline 12/15/2017

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 12/18/2017

Study Pug Math Help Scholarship: https://www.studypug.com/scholarship.html
Eligibility: The annual scholarship award is for students who are currently enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada. Students register and submit a to 1,000 word essay that meets the following criteria: Math is everywhere around us. Benjamin Franklin once said: "No employment can be managed without arithmetic, no mechanical invention without geometry."

To the best of your ability, complete a 500-1000 word article discussing how a math teacher, a math class, a math tutor, or a math lesson has changed how you see the world around you.
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Register on-line. Essay must be submitted in .pdf format at the above link.

Deadline 12/31/2017

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.

Cappex Unique Scholarships: https://www.cappex.com/scholarships/
Eligibility: Current HS Senior. There are three scholarships; the Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship, the #1 Cappex Fan Scholarship, and the "My College Review Scholarship. See Web link for details on each scholarship.
Amount: $1,000
Sumbit Application: Online See Web Link Above.

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. Click here to upload video or submit essay.

**This scholarship is for current college students only**
Senior Advisor.Com: Future of Assisted Living Scholarship: https://www.senioradvisor.com/ind/assisted-living#VD1zmC4AADAAdvp_
Eligibility: This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) during the academic year. Scholarship requires a 250 word maximum introductory biography, a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town? and a signed Scholarshp Award Agreement, click here to download agreement. Additional details on link above.
Submit Application: Introductory paragraph, essay and sgined Award Agreement must be emailed to: scholarship@senioradvisor.com by the above deadline.

Deadline 1/1/2018

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. Listed on application

Deadline 1/4/2018

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 1/13/2018

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

Deadline 1/15/2018

Egineers 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. List of approved schools and their individual scholarships avaialable at the above web link.
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: http://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/us-scholarship-process/
Eligibility: High School Senior. 550 word essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals. Additional details on web page.
Amount: Unspecified. Last year over $87,000 was distributed
Submit Application: Online. Details on link above

Deadline 1/28/2018

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 1/30/2018

NHS Scholarships Program: https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply, a student must be a current high school senior and a member in good standing of an active NHS chapter. Eligible members must request application procedures from their NHS adviser. Beginning on October 6, NHS advisers may log in to download the materials to distribute to members and the principal.
Amount: A total of $1.5 million will be awarded, disbursed among 500 NHS seniors
Submit Application: Once the scholarship opens October 6th see your NHS adviser for application and submission details.

Deadline 1/31/2018

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
Submit Application: Online

Deadline 2/1/2018

Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA): www.epsilongsigmaalpha.org
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.
Amount: 155 scholarships of $6,000 each
Submit Application: Online by the above deadline

Deadline 2/10/2018

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 DAR Wings of Eagles Scholarship Application

Deadline 2/15/2018

DAR - National Scholarships: www.DAR.org
Eligibility: Citizen of the US and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the US. Packet MUST include the following (typed or computer generated) in the following order; Applicaiton, statement of 1,000 words or less setting forth career objective, transcript, up to bu(but not more thatn) 4 letters of recommendation, list o extra-curricular acitvities etc. on 1 side of an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper, photocopoy of proof of US citizenship; birth certificate, naturalization papers of information page of US passort, Financial need form (if required by specific scholarship), self-addressed, stamped postcard. GAP varies by scholarship.
Amount: Varies
Submit Application: Postmarked to address for specifiec scholarship by above deadline. Application packets are avaialable in the college resource room, or can be downloaded below or from the DAR website.
DAR National Scholarship Application Form
DAR Financial Need Form

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 of $6,000 each
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 2/28/2018

Parentinn Anti-Cyberbullying Scholarship: http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship
Eligbility: A U.S. University or college for undergraduate or graduate studies. A high school, college or graudate student or a student planning to enter college. Submit a 600-1,000 word essay on: "Why and how to stop cyberbullying"
Amount: $1,250 to graduate or post-graduate student $1,250 to a High School Student
Submit Application: Download application at the site above and submit application and essay to: scholarship@parentinn.com.

Deadline 3/1/2018

Battle at the Fort
Eligibility: Fort Frye senior who participates in community service/volunteerism activities. Please fill out and and submit both the Battle at the Fort Application and the Community Service/Volunteerism form.
Amount: Varies. Total amount available $3,000
Submit Application: Postmarked by above deadline to address on application.

Battle at the Fort Letter and Application
- Fill and Print
Battle at the Fort Community Service/Volunteerism Grid

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation: www.pacfwv.com
Eligibility: Will vary see web site for detalis. Please note: NEW for the 2016 school year, 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. Scholarship applications will open in December.
Amount: Varies

Submit Application:Applications submitted online

Deadline 3/15/2018

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

Deadline 7/21/2018

Groth & Associates Scholarship: https://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/
Eligibility: 3.0+ GPA, Complete online form, High School Transcript, 500 word essay
Amount: $1,000
Submit Application: Online using above link

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 11/1/2017

University of Dayton Leadership in Service Scholarship: Form in Guidance Office
Eligibility: Stduent must meet University of Dayton Admission Standards, apply and be accepted. Award is not based on GPA and test scores. Student who have an innate desire for personal development and are committed to service within their schoool, church, or community are ideal candidates.
Amount: $2,500 per year (renewable for four years for a total of $10,000)
Submit Application: See the Guidance Office if interested. Counselor must complete a nomination form.

Deadline 12/1/2017

Ohio University DHI-Quidel Cutler Scholar Award: http://cutlerscholars.org/become-a-cutler-scholar
Eligibility: Graduating senior from Washington, Hocking or Morgan County. Applications are evaluated holistically and scholarsh are selected based on demonstrated merit and future promise in fourt areas: intellectual curiosity, civic responsibility, leadership and character. Applicants are not required to meet minimum GPA or ACT cirteria. However, selection is competitive. Application requires a resume, three short essays and two recommendations (one academic and one extracurricular). Also, a guidance counselor's evaluation of applicants' academic achievement and involvement as copared to other students at FFHS. Additional details available at the link above.
Amount: $23,000 renewable for up to four years
Submit Application: Details available at the link above.

Deadline 1/15/2018

Bowling Green State University Science and Math Education in ACTION: https://www.bgsu.edu/action/
Eligibility: Incoming BGSU freshman considering a career in teaching high school or middle school science and/or mathematics. Ohio resident, 3.0+ GPA, ACT of 23+. Please not that this is highly competitive scholarship and most ACTION scholars are well above the minimum requirements.
Amount: $4,000 the first year of college with increases up to more than $5,000 th fourth year up to $20,000 for all four year. Recipients also receive addtional programming, internship and networking opportunities. Deatlis at link above or the College Resource Room.
Submit Application: Online at above link.

Deadline 2/2/2018

Fairmont State Department of Music Scholarship Audition Day: www.fairmontstate.edu/music
Eligibility: Scholarships available for Students applying or attending Fairmont State interested in a Major or Minor in Music.
Amount: $20,000 in total available
Submit Application: Contact: Brian F. Wright, Scholarship Chair; bwright12@fairmontstate.edu; 304-33-3645 or click on the above link for application and details.

Deadline 4/15/2018

Youngstown State University Trailblazer Scholarship: http://cfweb.cc.ysu.edu/finaid/sec_scholarships.cfm
Eligibility: Admitted to Youngstown State University as an incoming freshman. Complete entire application including essays. 3.0+GPA AND 19+ACT or 990+ composite SAT. Member of an underrepresented group (ethnic or socio-economic) and/or must be "first generation" college student (neither parent has a 4-year college degree from any country) Demonstrate financial need as defined by Federal Guidelines.
Amount: Up to $2,000 renewable for 6 semesters
Submit Application: Online at above link OR pick up applicaiton in Guidance Office.

 

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.

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