Scholarships

There are many scholarship opportunities available to students.  Please be aware of deadlines.  On this page you will find scholarship search engines, various non-local scholarships and local scholarships.  Please also check with your chosen college/university for their specific scholarships. 

 


 

As reported in US News and World Report the top 5 scholarship search engines are:

1.  Collegeboard.com
2.  Collegenet.com
3.  Fastweb.com
4.  Scholarships.com
5.  Scholarshipmonkey.com
6.  CollegeCovered.com



Scholarships available for the Class of 2018:

Posted 2/12/18: KNR Don't Text and Drive Scholarship - 
At KNR, we are committed to combatting this issue, and that fight starts with greater awareness amongst the younger generations, and we believe that greater awareness of this issue can make a difference. We are proud to announce the KNR Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship which awards $5,000 to a student pursuing higher-education.

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for the KNR Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Demonstrate good character and high initiative.

Click here to apply.

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2018.

Posted 1/17/18: United Federal Credit Union Scholarship - 
The purpose of the United Federal Credit Union Scholarship program is to recognize academic excellence and community support provided by our young Members. Recognizing that these individuals are the key to our future, the leadership of the credit union has established this scholarship program to demonstrate their belief in our young people’s potential. We believe that, just as we honor the legacy of our past, we also have a responsibility to invest in our future.

United Federal Credit Union will award scholarships to high school seniors who demonstrate community service and academic achievement. Six scholarships will be granted in the amount of $1,000 each.* Applicants must:

  • Be an active Member of United Federal Credit Union;
  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to community services;
  • Be accepted as an incoming freshman at an accredited college, trade school or university;
  • Achieve one of the following academic requirements:
    • A cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4-point scale) or 3.5 (on a 5-point scale)
    • An SAT score of at least 1,008
    • An ACT score of at least 21.2

Click here for application and more information.

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2018

Posted 1/17/18: The 2018 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship - 

Nursing Schools Almanac is proud to announce our fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship.  We will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.  The winner will best demonstrate:

  • A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics courses.
  • A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.

Applicants are encouraged to read the competition guidelines here before completing the online application.

Deadline to apply: August 31, 2018


Posted 1/17/18: The William D. Squires Scholarship - Attention: Class of 2018

15 scholarships are being offered to Ohio Seniors.

  • The Scholarship award amount is $4,000 per year
  • Scholarships are renewable - for a total of up to $16,000!
  • Applications will be accepted from February 1 until April 5th.
  • It is free to apply.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

  1. Eligibility is primarily based upon financial need.  The EFC on your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) must be less than 7,000 to apply.
  2. Applicants must already know their career goal.
  3. Applicants must be highly motivated and have good character.
  4. Applicants must show academic promise: minimum 3.20 cumulative GPA.

Did we just describe you? If so, please apply for this scholarship. Our Foundation would love to help you follow your dreams! 

Click here for scholarship application and detailed information.

Deadline: April 5, 2018.


Posted 1/10/18: Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE/AFSCME  Local 4/AFL-CIO) Memorial Scholarship Foundation Program - 

The OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship Program is available to children whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE/AFSCME Local 4/AFL-CIO). Under the program, scholarships of $2,500.00 each are awarded to at least one winner from each of the ten (10) OAPSE Districts selected from the applicants who meet the eligibility requirements.

Any graduating high school senior who is a daughter or son of an active OAPSE/AFSCME member or whose legal guardian is an active OAPSE/AFSCME member and who intends to enroll in a full-time degree program in any two (2) or four (4) year accredited university, college, business or technical school is eligible to apply for a scholarship. The scholarships may be used for any field of study.

Deadline: To be eligible, all information or supportive documentation requested in the application must be received by the committee by March 1 each year.

Members, click here to download a current scholarship application.

Posted 12/11/17: $2,500 College Raptor Scholarship - The application process is:

1. Register with College Raptor.

2. Use the College Search tool to find the best colleges for you. 

3. Submit your essay by January 31, 2018.

For eligibility, applicants must:

  • Be legal residents of the United States, District of Columbia, or a U.S. Territory.
  • Be age 16 or older.

Be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2019) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school).

Deadline: 1/31/18

Posted 12/8/2017: Pathable Women in Science Scholarship 
- $1,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a female student going into their freshman year of college or

B) Be a female student who is currently enrolled in a computer science or computer related degree from an accredited university.

Application click here.

Deadline: 1/15/2018

Posted 12/8/2017: Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship$5,000 - 5 Awards

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a high school senior who is a US citizen.

B) Be planning a career of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.

Application can be found here.

Deadline: 1/15/2018

Posted 12/8/2017: Profile in Courage Scholarship$10,000 - 7 Awards

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a United States high school student in grades nine through twelve.

B) Be attending public, private, parochial, or home schools and be under the age of twenty.

Click here for application.

Deadline: 1/4/2018

Posted 12/8/2017: VIP Voice Scholarship$1,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Must be at least 13 years of age or older.

B) Submit you entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.

C) You can submit multiple entries by following the instructions on the sponsors website.

For application - click here.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

Posted 12/8/2017: CrossLites Scholarship$4,000 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a student that is currently enrolled in a high school, college, or graduate school.

B) There are no minimum GPA or test score requirements in order to qualify for the scholarship contest.

For application - click here.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

Posted 12/8/2017: SP Scholarships$10,000 - 10 awards

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2018.

B) Answer the Essay question on the sponsors website

For application - click here.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

Posted 12/8/2017: HP Scholarship$1,000 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a legal resident of the 50 United States and DC who are:

B) 13 years or older at the time of entry,

Applications can be found here.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

 

Posted 12/8/2017: You Deserve it Scholarship$1,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: 

A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories.

B) You must be 16 years of age or older.

Click here for application.

Deadline: 12/29/2017

Posted 11/30/2017: $2,500 College Raptor ScholarshipOne, $2,500 merit-based scholarship will be awarded based on the student’s academic achievements and essay. Please click here to start the application process.

Deadline: 1/31/2018

Posted 11/9/2017: The Engineers Foundation of Ohio (EFO) Scholarship: The Engineers Foundation of Ohio (EFO) in conjunction with the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE).  To be eligible for these scholarships, a student must meet all of the following criteria: 

  • be a graduating high school senior (exceptions noted in individual scholarship descriptions);
  • have at least a 3.0 (A=4.0) grade point average;
  • meet the minimum SAT (Math=600, Reading or Composition=500) or ACT (Math=29, English=25) test scores as set by the National Society of Professional Engineers; 
  • be a citizen of the United States and a permanent resident of the State of Ohio.

Additional criteria are specified for some scholarships. Please read each scholarship description carefully.  Our scholarship program is for graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in an ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) accredited college engineering program next fall. 

The application needs to be completed and either mailed or dropped off at EFO prior to the deadline specified on the application.  No emailed or faxed copies will be accepted.  The  brochure lists the criteria for our scholarships and describes which scholarships are available this year.

Deadline: January 15, 2018  

Posted 11/7/2017: Groth & Associates Scholarship: The Attorney’s at Groth and Associates have spent years in school learning how to help you in different aspects of law ranging from personal injury to business law. They understand the stresses of life and want to lend a hand outside of their normal duties.  Their time in school has helped them all understand the importance of education. It takes hard work and perseverance to earn an education and they would like to reward you for your hard work by offering a scholarship to relieve a bit of the financial stress that education can bring. The scholarship awarded will be for $1,000 to one student to use towards furthering their education.   To apply click here.

To qualify for this scholarship;

-Must have a G.P.A. of 3.0+
-Fill out the form with your contact information
-Attach school transcript to verify enrollment
-Attach a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome

Deadline: July 31, 2018

Posted 11/7/2017: NurseRecruiter.com Scholarship: Various scholarships available.  Click here for information, application and how to submit.

Deadline: Summer Semester: May 15, 2018, Fall Semester: September 15, 2018

Posted 11/7/2017: Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarship: The ESA Foundation Board of Directors offers more that 200 scholarships a year for deserving United States and International students who meet the criteria of individual endowments. Click here for information about the scholarships, requirements and applications.  Please be advised that there is a $5.00 fee per each application.

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Posted 11/7/2017: $2,500 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award: Sign up for e-mails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 40 eligible students and parents will be randomly selected to win a $2,500 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses. Click here to sign up!

Deadline: 12/31/2017

Posted 11/7/2017: Jostens - #forwhatIstand Scholarship:  See official contest language here.

ENTER TO WIN A $5,000 SCHOLARSHIP

What do you stand for? Your passion and purpose could win you $5,000 to support your dreams. Tell us who you are, what defines you, and what you stand for. Share a video or picture and a written statement that tells us what you stand for on Instagram with #forwhatIstand and tag and follow @jostensinc to enter and win. We will award $5,000 to one winner for the best photo submissionand $5,000 to one winner for the best video.

Entry Deadline: 12/31/2017


Posted 11/7/2017: American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) Buckeye Chapter Scholarships: 

The ASMC Buckeye Chapter offers:  1 - $1,000 High School Scholarship, 1 - $750 High School Scholarship, 1 - $500 Community Service Scholarship. 

National ASMC offers: 1 - $3,000 High School Scholarship, 5 - $2,000 High School Scholarships, 5 - $1,000 High School Scholarships.

Our committee will evaluate all applications received and select recipients.  There is the potential for one student to earn up to $4,000 in scholarship money between our local and national organizations!  Each scholarship winner, along with two guests, will be invited to attend our April 2018 ASMC luncheon for recognition.

Requirements for Mary Ann White Community Service Scholarship Program:

·       Student must be a senior and must submit application.

·       Student must have 100 hours of Community Service over and above required for graduation, or 5 extra volunteer activities, of at least 20 hours each.

·       Student must be entering a field of study directly related to financial/resource management (such as, business administration, economics, public administration, accounting, finance).

·       The application package must include three letters of recommendation from any combination of their high school principal, academic dean, guidance counselor, volunteer organization representative, or high school teacher.

 

Requirements for High School Scholarship Program:

·       Student must be a senior and must submit application.

·       Student must be entering a field of study directly related to financial/resource management (such as, business administration, economics, public administration, accounting, or finance).

·       The application package must include three letters of recommendation from any combination of their high school principal, academic dean, guidance counselor, or high school teacher.

 

Interested candidates should click here and select Scholarships from the main menu.

Deadline: Applications must be received NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 28, 2018 to asmcbuckeye.scholarship@gmail.com.

Posted 11/7/2017: SeniorAdvisor.com Fourth Annual Scholarship OpportunityThree $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university.  Each eligible student must submit 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?  Essay topic and scholarship details can be found by clicking here. This is an annual scholarship and will be offered every year.

Deadline: December 31, 2017.  Scholarship award recipients will be announces January 31, 2018.

 

Posted 10/17/2017: Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship -Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship:  One time $2,000 based on financial need. Please complete application  and financial need form.  Submit the forms for this application to OccupationalPhysicalTherapyScholarship@NSDAR.org.

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2018 at 12 midnight (EST).

Posted 10/17/2017: Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship - Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship:  One time $2000 based on financial need. Please complete application  and financial need form.  Submit the forms for this application to MildredNuttingScholarship@NSDAR.org

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2018 at 12 midnight (EST).

Posted 10/17/2017: Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship - Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship:  $5,000 renewable for 4 years.  Based on academic merit with an initial 4.0. Please complete application  and financial need form.  Submit the forms for this application to REDeanScholarship@NSDAR.org.

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2018 at 12 midnight (EST).

Posted 10/17/2017: Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship - Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship:  One time $2000.  Needs to demonstrate an advanced interest in history and major in history. Please complete application  and financial need form.  Submit the forms for this application to LBFindleyHistoryScholarship@NSDAR.org

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2018 at 12 midnight (EST).

Posted 10/17/2017: Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship - Dr. Aura Lee Pittenger and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship:  $2000 renewable for 4 years; student must enroll in 24 hours in college of American History/Government.  Please complete application  and financial need form.  Submit the forms for this application to  PittengerAmerHistoryScholarship@NSDAR.org.

Deadline to apply is February 15, 2018 at 12 midnight (EST).

 

Posted 10/11/2017: The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing ScholarshipThe Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in SEO and content marketing. Unlike most scholarships which simply require good luck to win, the Publicity.ai scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to appreciate and explain genius marketing!  This is a $1000.00 scholarship and it is awarded on December 20th. Click here for more details and to apply.  

Deadline to apply is December 15, 2017

Posted 10/11/2017: The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing. Unlike most scholarships which require a simple essay and "good luck" to win, the Lead Roster scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to market and sell your own ideas!  This is a $1000.00 scholarship and it is awarded on December 20th. Click here for more details and to apply.  

Deadline to apply is December 15, 2017

Posted 10/2/2017: ACT Student Champion AwardThe ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. 

ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. 

Students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria can apply: 

  • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
  • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.

Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application.

 

 

Posted 9/25/2017:  The Elks National Foundation Awards $2.44 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student contest.

Eligibility:  High School Senior and a U. S. Citizen

Judging Criteria:  Scholarship, Leadership and Financial Need

500 four-year awards

(2 x $50,000 scholarships)

(2 x $40,000 scholarships)

(2 x $30,000 scholarships)

(14 x $20,000 scholarships)

(480 x $4,000 scholarships)
 

Applications are available online at enf.elks.org/mvs

Deadline:  Due online on or before November 27, 2017

Posted 8-28-2017 - Distinguished Young Women Scholarship - Distinguished Young Women is the oldest and largest scholarship program for high school girls. Last year, participants received more than $2.2 million in cash scholarships through our programs across the nation. This money can be used for tuition, room and board, books, or other educational expenses (like lab fees or a computer). Interested in competing for college scholarships? APPLY today! Remember, it costs nothing to enter! 

Deadline September 29, 2017

Local Scholarships and Applications

Applications and links will be activated as the scholarships become active for the current year.

 

Marion Technical College Scholarships for High School Seniors
Deadline: May 1, 2018

Columbus State Community College Scholarships for Graduating College Credit Plus Students

The Trachsel Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: March 22, 2018

Mid Ohio Energy Cooperative Scholarship
Deadline: February 9, 2018

Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship
Deadline: February 9, 2018

Marion Community Foundation Scholarship Program
Deadline: March 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST

The Ohio State Alumni Scholars Program Scholarships
Deadline: February 5, 2018

Honda Manufacturing Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2018


The Delaware Arts Festival Association Scholarship
Deadline: April 7, 2018

ProScape Lawn and Landscape Services, LLC Scholarship

The Farm Bureau - James H Johnson Scholarship Fund

Timothy J. Millisor Memorial Scholarship

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2018

Marion Lecture Recital Music Club Scholarship
Deadline: March 9, 2018

Central Ohio Farmers Co-op Scholarship
Deadline: March 28, 2018

Battle Run Fire and EMS Scholarship

Share the Glow Memorial Scholarship

The Seiter Family Scholarship

Green Camp Lions Club Scholarship

Prospect Lions Club Scholarship

Hardin County Sheriff's Volunteers in Police (VIPS)

OSDAR Wings of Eagles Scholarship

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

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1150 Keener Rd. South  
Marion, OH 43302

Phone: 740.223.4300  
Fax: 740.223.4310