2/22/17 Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation https://coolidgescholars.org The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited American college or university. Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study, may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind, program. 3/1/17 OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarshipwww.oapse.org
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 one winner from each of the ten (10) OAPSE Districts selected from the applicants who meet the eligibility requirements
3/1/17 Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program Scholarship http://oogeep.org/teachers-students/scholarships/ The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) is offering a $1000 renewable scholarship to students who have a career goal in the crude oil or natural gas industry. Twenty two students were selected last year for this scholarship.
3/1/17 Chapter AC, P.E.O. SISTERHOOD Chapter AC of the P.E.O. Sisterhood has a renewable $800 scholarship available for a qualified graduating senior woman in Stark County. Criteria for selection will include academic promise, contribution to the school/community, and financial need. The female applicant must also be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree. (Download File)
03/1/17 Stark County School Counselor’s Association Scholarship The SCSCA is offering a $600 scholarship to (4) Stark County seniors wishing to pursue a degree in education or psychology (with an interest in counseling). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. This is not a need based scholarship. (Download file)
3/01/17 Seven Seventeen Credit Union Scholarship www.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.
3/01/17 College Club of Canton (interest-free loan program) www.collegeclubofcanton.org The College Club of Canton is offering interest free loans to five female senior students in Stark County. The loan is for $1500 a year for four years totaling $6000. Five loans will be awarded per year. Applicants must plan on attending a 4-year institution and be pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree. Those interested should return their applications promptly.
3/3/17 Business Excellence Scholarship Awardwww.dayketterer.com/2017-day-ketterer-business-excellence-scholarship-award The law firm of Day Ketterer, in partnership with the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, established an annual scholarship award. Students with strong academic achievement are encouraged to apply for this $2000 award. A 500-1000 word essay is required. This is an essay based scholarship and not based on financial need.
3/6/17Moffett/Louisville Scholarship Foundation (one application) (Guidance Office) The Louisville Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarship money and/or loans for thirty different local scholarships. Each scholarship is unique, but you may be considered for more than one by being financial need based and others based on academics only. Completed applications are due by March 6th in the Guidance Office. The Robert L. Moffett Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarship money to Louisville High School seniors. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholastic excellence as demonstrated by previous records, promise of success as judged by recommendations and aptitude test scores, vocational objectives, quality of leadership, character, and financial need. Accordingly, the method used in awarding scholarships emphasized competitive factors that are at once academic, personal and financial. Completed applications are due to the Guidance Office by March 6th. See Mrs. Lutz, Guidance Secretary, for an application.
03/15/17 Ohio Gas Association Scholarship www.ohiogasassoc.org/scholarship/ The Ohio Gas Association is offering a $1000 scholarship for college or technical school training that will be renewable for an additional 3 years. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a career goal in the crude oil/natural gas industry, or related energy field.
3/15/17 Canton Lincoln High School Alumni Association www.cantonlincolnhighschool.org The Canton Lincoln Scholarship awards numerous deserving students $600 who are descendants of graduates or attendees of Canton Lincoln Junior or Senior High School. A separate scholarship from the Rumberger Foundation for a one time award of $5000 is also available to five Canton Lincoln Junior or High School descendants. Applications for the Rumberger Foundation Scholarship may be requested from the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Students who wish to pursue any type of post high school education are eligible and encouraged to apply for either scholarship.
3/15/17 Stark County Farm Bureau www.starkfb.org The Stark County Farm Bureau is awarding up to four Stark County seniors with $1000 scholarships. Four scholarships will be given to applicants pursuing a degree in an agricultural related field and one for students pursuing any field of study. An applicants’ immediate family must be members of the Stark County Farm Bureau in order to apply. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, extracurricular activities, and other relevant issues.
03/24/17 Alliance Community Hospital/Dr. James Thomas Scholarship (File Attached) The Alliance Community Hospital is offering the Dr. James Thomas Scholarship to seniors pursuing a career in the medical field. These are need based $1500 awards. Scholarships will be awarded with one specifically designed to a student who is entering into nursing education.
3/24/17 Joseph & Rhea Jeffries Memorial Scholarshiphttp://www.josephajeffries.com/scholarship.html The Jeffries Memorial Scholarship will be granted to Stark County students who have demonstrated academic achievement, character, leadership, and service to school and community. This is a $500 scholarship award. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.6 on a 4.0 scale.
3/31/17 Women’s Network/Judith Resnik Scholarship for Women (File Attached) This scholarship, in honor of Judith Resnik, was established to benefit high school female graduates who are pursuing a baccalaureate degree program in science, engineering, or mathematics at an accredited university. The $1000 scholarship is renewable annually for a maximum of four years ($4,000). The scholarship will enable one talented young woman each year to begin the educational program necessary to become a scientist or engineer. *Medical, nursing or pharmacy programs are excluded from eligibility.
3/31/17 Slater & Zurz Scholarship https://slaterzurz.com/scholarship/ The Slater & Zurz Scholarship is a $1000 nonrenewable award granted to one senior who will attend an Ohio college or university. It is NOT based on GPA, class rank, or ACT scores. Applicants will create a 2 - 4 minute YouTube video addressing one of two topics and write a short essay.
3/31/17 Ohio Newspaper Foundation www.ohionews.org/aws/ONA/pt/sp/foundation_scholarships The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award two scholarships of $2,000 each to students who are enrolled in an Ohio college or university and majoring in a field relevant to our industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program.
3/31/17 Drs. Bernard and Eimer Annual Scholarship Award (File) The Dr. Bernard and Dr. Eimer Orthodontics office is offering three $1000 scholarships to seniors who have been (or are being) treated by their practice. A five-hundred word essay on “A Vision of My Future after High School” is required. This scholarship is not based on grades or financial need. See file attached.
3/31/17 Richard T. Naples, Sr. Education Foundation https://wfboom.com/scholarships The Richard T. Naples, Sr. Education Foundation will award scholarships in the amount of $800 to twenty five students who reside in Trumbull, Mahoning, or Stark County. Students who will be attending colleges, universities, trade schools, or vocational schools are eligible and encouraged to apply. A minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required.
4/1/17 Stark Community Foundation http://www.starkcf.org/grants-and-scholarships/for-students Starting in January, students can begin applying for scholarships for the 2017-2018 Academic Year through Stark Community Foundation's Application Portal. The application deadline for the majority of the Foundation's scholarships is April 1. Stark Community Foundation is one of the area's major sources of college scholarship support. Offering more than 80 diverse scholarships, these opportunities are made possible by generous and caring individuals, families and businesses to benefit students from particular geographic areas or schools, attending certain universities or entering certain fields of study.
04/1/17 Italian-American Festival Foundation The Italian American Festival Foundation of Stark County will be awarding a total of $8,000 in college scholarships to high school graduates. Students will be judged on a basis of need, scholastic ability, extracurricular involvement and character. Along with the application, students must submit a written essay and a letter of recommendation from a Senior Year Faculty Member. Applicants must be of Italian decent and graduating Stark County senior.
To obtain an application the qualified student must request an Application form in writing from: Italian American Festival Foundation, PO Box 9345 Canton, OH 44711-9345 Attn: Louie Mattachione
4/1/17 Canton Preservation Society www.cantonpreservation.com/news.html The Canton Preservation Society’s annual $1000 scholarship provides financial assistance to a Stark County student preparing for a career in/or related to Historic Preservation. Eligible students must be enrolling in a technical or undergraduate program in Building Preservation, History, Architecture, American Studies, Urban Planning, or Museum Studies. The student’s eligibility will be based partly on financial need.
4/5/17 William D. Squires Education Foundation www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org The William D. Squires Education Foundation is offering 15 scholarships to seniors in Ohio and each scholarship is worth up to $12,000. This scholarship is primarily financial need-based. This year, applicants must have an EFC (Expected Financial Contribution) under $8000. The EFC amount will be noted on your completed FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR). Candidates must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and be working toward a specific career goal.
4//7/17 Quota International of Canton, Ohio (file) Quota International of Canton, Ohio is offering a $1000 scholarship to seniors who wish to major in the field of communication disorders, speech-language pathology, audiology, or deaf education. Applicants can also be speech or hearing impaired majoring in any field of study. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.
4/15/17 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 for the 2015 class of David Scholars is $7,000, renewable for up to four years for a total of $28,000.
4/1/17Stark County Dairy Promoters (www.starkcf.org/scholarships ) The Stark County Dairy Promoters are once again offering scholarships to qualified students in Stark County. To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must be a Stark County resident; pursuing a 2-year or 4-year degree in the field of dairy science, large animal veterinary medicine, human nutrition, or food science; have a minimum 2.5 GPA; and have a demonstrated financial need. The scholarship can be accessed on the Stark Community Foundation website.
04/21/17 Tiny Tots Preschool Scholarship (file) Tiny Tots Preschool is awarding one $250 scholarship to a graduating senior of a Stark County high school. The applicant must have attended Tiny Tots. The award can be applied to any form of education or training and is not need based.
4/28/17 ASM International Engineering (File) 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 2017 fall semester. A minimum ACT composite of 28 is required. The scholarship is nonrenewable and not a need based award.
5/15/17 NEOSBA Teacher Education Book Grant(File) The Northeast Region of the Ohio School Boards Association (NEOSBA) is offering a $1000 “book grant” scholarship to a graduating senior pursuing a degree in education. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to apply.
5/19/17 Elks Morgan Home Company Scholarship (File) The Elks Morgan Home Company Scholarship is offered exclusivley to schools within the Alliance Elk’s Lodge jurisdiction. This scholarship is awarded for any post-secondary education and may be renewable. Criteria for this scholarship are leadership activities, community service and a strong financial need. There is a minimum 2.5 GPA to apply. 5/26/17 Unique Club of Stark County (Italian Decent) The Unique Club of Stark County will be awarding a minimum of $10,000 in college scholarships to seniors of Italian decent. Students will be judged on a basis of financial need, scholastic ability, and character. To obtain an application the qualified student must request an Application Form in writing from: The Unique Club of Stark County - 1241 Shawn Circle Louisville, OH 44641
06/1/17 Canton Student Loan Foundation www.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.
6/1/17 Groth & Associates Scholarship www.grothlaw.com/scholarship The Groth & Associates $1,000 Scholarship is open to any graduating senior. A 500-word essay about difficulties and/or hardships you have had to personally overcome is required. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to apply.
10/1/17 KSU: Stark Scholarship Match KSU: Stark Campus will match any outside scholarship for the Fall 2017 Semester, up to a total of $1,000. Download application
VariesChoose Ohio First: STEMM Scholarships www.ohiohighered.org/cof/programs This renewable scholarship will range in amount from $1500-$4700 per academic year. Students who wish to pursue an associate or bachelor degree in a STEMM field (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or medicine) are eligible to apply for scholarships from one of 45 Ohio colleges, universities, or technical schools. Eligibility and deadlines vary by institution. All participating schools are linked to the website above.
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.
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Local Scholarships: Stark Community Foundation’s scholarship season is now open! The Stark Community Foundation and its family of donors awarded nearly $600,000 in scholarships last year to help students pursue their educational dreams. Visit www.starkcf.org/scholarships to view more than 80 scholarship opportunities made possible by generous caring individuals, families and businesses. The deadline for the majority of scholarship opportunities is April 1, 2017.
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, 2017.