10/25/17 2016 Horatio Alger Scholarshipscholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/ The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. To be eligible, students must have: critical financial need of 55K or lower adjusted family gross income, minimum 2.0 GPA, intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree, and involvement in co-curricular and community service activities. The scholarships range in award value from $5000 to $20,000. 10/31/17Coca-Cola Scholarswww.coca-colascholars.org The Coca Cola Scholarship Foundation supports more than 1,400 college students each year, with annual scholarship of $3.4 million though two nationally recognized programs. Scholarship recipients typically excel academically and in service to others. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and apply online.
12/15/17AXA Achievement & Community Scholarshipwww.axa-achievement.com AXA Foundation is offering the AXA Achievement Scholarship and Community Scholarship. The national awards range from $25,000, $10,000, and $2000. Recipients are known as AXA Achievers and demonstrate drive, determination, respect for self, their families and community, and an ability to succeed in college. The focuses of these two scholarships are on community service and overcoming personal challenges.
01/15/18 Mensa Foundationwww.mensafoundation.org/scholarships The Mensa Foundation of East Central Ohio Mensa will award scholarships based on an essay competition. Contestants do NOT have to be members of Mensa. The foundation typically awards one scholarship of $2000 in the local area, and qualified entries will compete for amounts up to $1000 regionally and nationally. 02/15/18 WACE CO-OP Scholarshipwww.waceinc.org/scholarship/partners.html To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must apply to one of the seven partnering universities. The University of Toledo and the University of Cincinnati are Ohio institutions that are represented for this $6000 renewable award. Applicants must also have a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher to apply.
3/01/18 Seven Seventeen Credit Union Scholarshipwww.sscu.net/scholarships Each year Seven Seventeen Credit Union offers eight (8) $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are members of Seven Seventeen Credit Union or the legal dependent of a Seven Seventeen member. One scholarship each will be awarded to a student planning to attend the University of Akron and Youngstown State University. Two scholarships will be awarded to students planning to attend Kent State University main campus or any other regional Kent State campus. The recipient of these scholarships will be chosen by the Financial Aid Departments of the respective universities, based on the applicant’s grade point average, school and community involvement, and letters of recommendation. Four scholarships will be awarded to teens that are members of Seven Seventeen’s Cha-ChingTM Teen Club or the Edge ClubTM. Both of these programs are designed to teach basic money management skills to teens. These scholarships are available for any post secondary education – ie: any accredited university or trade school. All of these scholarships are not based on financial need.
4/15/18 Paul & Carol David Foundation Scholar Programwww.davidscholar.org The David Scholar Program awards annual scholarships to eligible students attending an accredited college or university in the United States. The purpose of the program is to aid and assist qualified graduating high school students from Stark County who, due to significant financial constraints, would find it difficult to further their education. The annual scholarship award is $7,000, renewable for up to four years for a total of $28,000. See your school counselor for more information.
4/27/18ASM International Engineering Scholarship www.asminternational.org/web/canton-massillon-chapter/scholarship-opportunities The Canton-Massillon Chapter of ASM International is offering one $1500 scholarship to a Stark or Carroll County graduating senior. The student must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering for the 2018 fall semester. A minimum ACT composite of 28 is required. The scholarship is nonrenewable and not a need based award.
06/1/18 Josette Beddell Memorial Foundationwww.josettememorial.org This scholarship is rooted in the ideals of Josette Bedell, who lost her battle with breast cancer but lived her life working to better the community she lived in. The foundation will award a $500 renewable scholarship to a Stark County senior who will be attending a 2 or 4 year college in the fall of 2018. Students must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and have a parent/guardian with or recovering from breast cancer.
06/1/18 Canton Student Loan Foundationwww.cantonstudentloan.org The Canton Student Loan Foundation offers low interest loans to Stark County high school graduates. The application is available online for electronic submission. All Year Ohio National Guard Scholarship Programhttp://www.ong.ohio.gov/ The Ohio National Guard is currently offering scholarships that will pay 100% of your college tuition for a two or four year degree. As a member of the Ohio National Guard, you can serve while you attend high school or college. Call or text SFC Matt Locker at (330)309-0355 or email at email@example.com . You can also visit the Ohio National Guard website or download this file for more information.
Scholarship Information Scholarship information is available and updated on a weekly basis in the Guidance Office and on the high school website. Counselors will be available to assist students with this process.
Be aware of deadlines and make sure applications are submitted before the due dates.
Families seeking financial aid are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after January 1st. Visit the FAFSA homepage for more information.
Nearly all colleges and universities offer scholarships through their financial aid offices. A separate application is sometimes required and the application deadline may be different from the admission application deadline. Consult the college admission office or their website for this information.
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Remember to check with parents' employers, student's employer, churches, and any organizations or clubs you may be involved in for available scholarships.
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Your school counselor is available to assist you at any time.
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Local Foundation Provides Low-Interest College Loans
The Canton Student Loan Foundation was established in 1922 and provides low-interest student loans to graduates or soon-to-be graduates of Stark County high schools.
To be eligible for a loan, students must have at least a 2.0 grade-point average,
Be pursuing an undergraduate course of study, and be attending school on a full-time basis. Students may borrow up to $3,000 per academic year until the maximum of $12,000 has been borrowed.
To receive an application, contact the Canton Student Loan Foundation at (330) 493-0020 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications may also be downloaded or submitted from our website at www.cantonstudentloan.org.
Loan applications are due in the Foundation's office by June 1, 2018.