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.
4/1/17Stark 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.
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.
4/15/17AADE Scholarshipwww.aade.org/chapters/appalachian-basin/ The American Association of Drilling Engineers is offering twenty $1000 scholarships. Minimum criteria includes a 27 composite ACT score and a 3.5 cumulative GPA. The scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence, financial need, and extenuating circumstances.
4/15/17 Homer Unkefer Agricultural Scholarship (File Attached) Consumers National Bank is sponsoring the Homer Unkefer Agricultural Scholarship which grants two $1000 scholarships. Seniors pursuing a career in agriculture and have a minimum 3.0 GPA are encouraged to apply.
4/14/17 John E. Harris III Architectural Scholarship Award SOL Harris/Day Architecture is now accepting applications for the John E. Harris III Architectural Scholarship. This $1000 award will be given to a Stark County high school senior entering an accredited school of architecture as a freshman in Fall 2017. To receive an application email: email@example.com
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.
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.
5/1/17 Junior Achievement (file) Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio believes in life long learning and encourages students to expand their education past high school. Our local office offers one-time awards to high school seniors who have participated in JA programs in Stark County, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties. JAonline.org
5/1/17 Carnation City Players Education Award (file) The Carnation City Players are offering a minimum of one $500 scholarship to a graduating senior who has participated in Alliance area community theatre and/or school theatre. Students must be planning to study theatre arts and/or plan future involvement with community theatre to be eligible.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 email@example.com. 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.