3/31/18 Slater & Zurz Scholarshiphttps://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 and write a short essay on “How can the legal system (government, law enforcement, etc.) in Ohio, address and stop the serious opioid drug problem?” 3/31/18 Richard T. Naples, Sr. Education Foundationhttps://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.
4/1/18 Canton Preservation Societywww.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.
04/1/18 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
4/5/18 William D. Squires Education Foundationwww.wmdsquiresfoundation.org The William D. Squires Education Foundation is offering 15 scholarships to seniors in Ohio and each scholarship is worth up to $16,000. 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.
4/13/18John 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 2018. To receive an application email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
4/16/18Moffett/Louisville Scholarship Foundation (one application) (Guidance Office) The Louisville Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarship money and/or loans for over 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 April 16th 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 April 16th.
4/16/18 Homer Unkefer Agricultural Scholarship (File) 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.
04/27/18 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.
4/27/18ASM International Engineering Scholarship www.asminternational.org/web/canton-massillon-chapter/scholarship-opportunities The Canton-Massillon Chapter of ASM International is offering two $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.
4/30/18 DN Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship (File) DN Community Federal Credit Union is offering a one-time $1000 scholarship. Two of these non-need based scholarships will be offered. Applicants must be an active member of the credit union.
5/18/18 Elks Morgan Home Company Scholarship 2018_2019_morgan_home_scholarship_application.pdf The Elks Morgan Home Company Scholarship is offered exclusively 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.
5/25/18Unique 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
06/1/18 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. 7/31/18 Groth & Associates Scholarshipwww.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.
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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Stark Community Foundation Stark Community Foundation is one of Stark County's major sources of college scholarship support. Last year, the Foundation connected 380 students with $487,913 in college scholarships. The website features over 100 funds, each varying by deadline date, criteria for selection, eligibility requirements and application information.
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National Interscholastic Athletic Scholarships National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s (NIAAA) scholarships will recognize the distinguished scholastic, leadership and sportsmanship attributes of high school student-athletes, and the importance of high school athletics in each student’s life. Link to NIAAA Website
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.
Stark Community Foundation https://starkcf.academicworks.com/ 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.