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Scholarships

BHS Local Scholarships

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Bath
Music
Association
Scholarship
3:00 p.m.
March

 $ Varies 1. The applicant must be a graduating senior and a member in good standing in the Bath High School Choir or Band program.
2. The applicant must have a recommendation from their current HS music director.  This must be included in the application.
3. The scholarship will be paid directly to the student upon receipt of verification by the High School Music Director that the student is a member in good standing of a musical performance group in a College or University.  This verification must be provided as soon as possible during the next school year.  Failure to provide this verification will cause the scholarship to be withdrawn.
4. There may be at least one scholarship for an instrumentalist and one scholarship for a vocalist.
5. Any incomplete or late applications or those missing reference materials or Principal's signature will not be considered.                                                                                                                                                  

Vicki Mauk Memorial

April
$1,500 The Vicki Mauk Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to one female senior athlete from Elida High School and one female athlete from Bath High School.  Scholarship recipients must:
*Have earned a varsity letter in a minimum of 2 sports
*Participated in athletics during her senior year in high school
*Have a GPA of at least 2.5 
*Plan on attending a 4-year college/university
*Write an essay 300-500 words 
Hauss-Helms Foundation Scholarship On or Before April
 $ Varies  

Applicants must submit:
1. Student Aid Report (SAR)
2. High school transcript (with class rank as of the end of first semester in January 2017)
3. Verification of ACT or SAT scores
4. Complete the application process on the Foundation's website 

See website for rules, regulations and downloadable applications.

BEA Scholarship Last Friday in April  $500 1. Looking for a well-rounded individual
2. GPA 3.0 or above
3. Must be accepted by March 31 at your college of choice
4. Two character references from people not associated or employed by Bath Schools (ex. can't be coach or board member, etc.) Must be minister, employer, etc.
5. Submit an essay on "Why I am deserving of this scholarship?" 
Jim & Jackie
Ehresman
Scholarship 
Last Friday in April  $1,000 Student who is an all-around honor student
1. Must have a GPA of 3.5 or above
2. Active in volunteering
3. Leadership roles in school and community
4. Does not have to be an athlete 
Bath High School Class of '66 Scholarship May

$1,000 to one male

and

$1,000 to one female

in 2017 & 2018

Must be graduating Bath High School and intend to enroll at a college or university.  

Consideration will be given to students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher and a need for financial assistance.  

Students should submit the application, including a writing sample, list of involvement, as well as a transcript to the guidance counselor.
Ryan Young
Memorial
Scholarship 
May
 At least $1,000 1. Must be of good moral character
2. 2.5 GPA or above
3. Must be true leader both on and off the court/field
4. Submit 3 letters of recommendation:
-Coach
-Teacher or administrator
- Community leader (minister, scout leader, et.)

Ron Dixon
Memorial
Scholarship 

May
1
 At least $1,000 High school senior must be going into the field of education
1. GPA of 3.0 or above
2. Most varsity letters among member of graduating class
3. Must  have had no violations of the BHA Code of Conducts or Athletic Training Rules
Guadalupe
Rodriguez
Memorial
Scholarship 
May
1
 $500-$1,000 High school senior who is a well-rounded person who has added to quality of student experience at BHS by positive example.
BHS Legacy
Scholarship
 
May
1
 $ Varies 1. Must be well-rounded individual
2. Must submit 2 letters of recommendation
3. Must submit a 300 word typed essay on "Why I am deserving of this scholarship?"
Mary E.
Brenneman
Memorial
Scholarship 
May
1
$1,500  1. 3.0 GPA or above
2. Must have followed a HS curriculum that supports his/her goals as outlined in a brief goal/statement
3. Must be accepted and enrolled in post-secondary institution
4. First consideration will be given to applicants who have contributed to the Cairo Community. 
Kathy Wangler
Memorial
Scholarship 
May
1
 $ Varies

1. This scholarship is based strictly on your volunteerism
2. Must have a minimum of 100 volunteer hours
3. All hours must be documented and approved
4. Must write an essay of 750 words or less on: "What volunteering has meant to me?"

Kyle's Heart
Scholarship 
May
1
$ Varies   

To award a scholarship to a well-rounded student who demonstrates high academic achievement, school leadership qualities, community involvement, and interscholastic athletic participation.
1. 2.0 GPA or higher with a minimum of 20 on ACT
2. BHS seniors planning on attending college, university, trade school or a technical school
3. Must be of good moral character
4. Must be an interscholastic athlete with proven leadership qualities
5. Must show a passion for BHS athletics/clubs by their participation and/or support

Applications may be picked up in the guidance office. 

Kody Knight &
Bryan Taylor
Memorial
Scholarship 
May
 1st-$1,000
2nd-$500 

1. Current HS Senior
2. Must have played soccer in high school
3. Applicant may be male or female
4. 2.5 GPA or above
5. Applicant must write a 250-500 word essay on: "How could I help reduce/eliminate peers and friends from driving while intoxicated?"

Applications are available in the guidance office.

Bath Dollars for Scholars May 
No interest loan paid back after college

1. Complete application (available in guidance office)
2. Pay back after graduation from college or when you stop attending college 

Ron Houston Memorial Scholarship May
19
Amount yet to be determined and is non-renewable  

A scholarship will be given to one Bath High School Senior who plans to pursue a future in the medical field.

Please submit a 300 word essay on why you have chosen to enter the medical field.

Medical Mutual Scholarship Program May 31 
at 
5:00 p.m. 
$500 Student Materials:
Students will need the following material to apply:
* Student Aid Report for FAFSA
*One-page essay describing the student's major choice and what receiving a scholarship would mean to the student
*Current official transcript 
BEA College
Sophomore 
Last Friday in June  $ Varies One student, upon completing his/her sophomore year in an accredited college, will be awarded a scholarship to help defer the costs of a college degree.

 

August

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Digital
Innovation
Scholarship
August 12 $1,000

Write a 500 word essay describing your personal experience with internet entrepreneurship
or the importance of new ideas in the digital realm.

Courage to Grow Scholarship August
31
$500

*Be a high school senior or a college student
*Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better
*Be a U.S. Citizen
*Statement of 250 or less on why you believe that you should be awarded this scholarship 

 

September

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Monthly

$1,000

Monthly essay contest. Please see website for details.

Distinguished Young Women of Ohio Program September
29

Over $1.5 Billion Available Each Year

Criteria:
*A girl in the Class of 2018
*Involved in school and/or community activities
*outstanding in academics, leadership, athletics or the arts

Are you a talented, intelligent, well-spoken young lady?  

You can compete in the Distinguished Young Women competition for scholarship money.  The Competition is comprised of 20% academics, 25% interview, 25% talent, 15% fitness routine (NO SWIMSUIT), and 15% self expression.

POSTER

Courage to Grow Scholarship September
30 

$500

*Be a high school senior or a college student
*Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better
*Be a U.S. Citizen
*Statement of 250 or less on why you believe that you should be awarded this scholarship 

Free Speech Essay Contest TBA

$10,000

TBA


October

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Monthly $1,000 Monthly essay contest.  Please see website for details.
Outstanding Students of America October
1
$1,000 High school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA can be considered for this award. You must be able to
demonstrate outstanding commitment to community and school activities. Additionally, you must submit a 250-word essay highlighting your accomplishments and reasons why you feel that you deserve or need this scholarship. 
Wendy's High
School Heisman 
October

 National honor
and recognition
during ESPN's
national telecast
of the collegiate
Heisman Memorial
Trophy presentation.
Wendy's High
School Heisman
Trophy, Heisman
Patch, $10,000
award donated to
their high school in
their name, and
$500 Wendy's
Gift Card. 

Must be a senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport and have leadership skills. 

Get Schooled TRL
(Tuition Request Live)
Contest

October 2

$20,000

How to Enter. There are two ways to enter:

  • (a)Entry via Get Schooled.com.
  • a.Visit www.getschooled.com and log in and/or create an account. You must include a phone number during the Get Schooled registration to be considered eligible to win the prize.
  • (b)Go to the entry page and tell us in 250 words or less:
  • a.What cause would get you into the streets and why?
  • b.What would you risk your life for?
  • c.If you could hang out with three people dead or alive who would they be and why
  • d.How do you feel about your last name?
  • e.How much does your neighborhood define who you are?
  • f.What are your secret survival strategies?
  • g.What event in your life pushed you out of your comfort zone?
  • (c)Entry via Email. You can enter by sending an email to Sponsor at info@GetSchooled.com with the following in the body of your email: (1) your first and last name, (2) your email address, (3) your date of birth, (4) your school (optional), and (5) your phone number (required). Your 250 word answer to one of the prompts should follow. The email subject line should be “TRL Scholarship Contest.” You must also copy and paste the statement below in bold exactly as it appears in order to agree and acknowledge that you have accepted these Official Rules and the terms of Sponsor’s Privacy Policy
AES Engineers
Scholarship 
 October
 $500

Scholarships awarded based on character. Students will submit an essay on one of the two topics that appear on scholarship page. 

Young Arts
Award 
 October
13 

 Has 600 Winners
and
awards

$500,000
each 
year. 

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors who are passionate about:
*Cinematic arts
*Dance
*Jazz
*Music
*Photography
*Theater
*Visual Arts
*Voice Writing 

Distinguished
Young
Women 
October
21 

Various
Amounts
Totaling
$1,000,000

*A girl in the Class of 2017
*Involved in school and/or community activities
*Outstanding in academics, leadership, athletics or the arts
*Interested in earning scholarships for college 

Horatio Alger Scholarship October
25 

Up to
$25,000 

To be considered for National and State Scholarship:

*Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the U.S. with plans to enter college no later than the fall semester following graduation
*Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution
*Demonstrate financial need($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
*Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
*Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
*Hold a minimum GPA of 2.0
*Be a United States citizen 

Coca Cola
Scholarship 

 October
31 
 Awarding
$3 Million

in
Scholarships 

Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.  High school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 may apply.

 

 

November

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Monthly $1,000 Monthly essay contest.  Please see website for details.

Prudential
Spirit of
Community
Award 

November
Recognition
Awards and
Traveling 
Recognize young people for volunteer service in their communities.

Elks
Most Valuable Student Scholarship
 Contest 

November
27 
$2,000
(2) 
*Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply
*Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks
*College students are not eligible to apply
*Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify
*Male and female students compete separately 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

November
14 
Up to
$40,000 per year for up to four years 

Be a high school senior.

Enroll full time in an accredited 4-year college next fall.

Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.

Receive standardized test scores in the top 15% (SAT critical reading/math 1200+; ACT composite 26+)

Demonstrate financial need.

An information webinar will be held September 9 @ 4:00 p.m. and Twitter chats will be available on October 1 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET and again on October 13 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. ET.

Beat the Odds Program November
30 
  • A $5,000 college scholarship paid (over four years) directly to the college/university
  • A laptop computer
  • Special recognition at the annual Beat the Odds Ceremony
  • Opportunities to participate in CDF-OH policy and programs, CDF Freedom Schools® program, Young Advocate Leadership Training® (YALT®) and Proctor Institute
  • Membership to an extensive Beat the Odds alumni network
 

For consideration in the Ohio Beat the Odds scholarship program, an applicant must:

  1. Be a current high school senior in Ohio attending a public, charter or alternative high school;
  2. Be nominated or seek nomination from a teacher, counselor, caseworker, or other adult who can speak to the student’s challenges;
  3. Have overcome significant adversity such as, but not limited to, poverty, disability, homelessness or abuse;
  4. Demonstrate participation in school activities, community organizations, employment and/or community service;
  5. Have a current G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher; and
  6. Graduate by July 2017.


December

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Monthly $1,000 Monthly essay contest.  Please see website for details.
Sidney A. Ribeau
President's
Leadership
Academy
(PLA) 
Dec
Renewable scholarship equivalent to the cost of in-state tuition and general fees for a maximum of four years. Must be a high school senior graduating in 2014 and entering BGSU for fall 2015.

A unique four-year leadership development program which combines academics, diversity, and co-curricular components to assist students in developing their leadership skills through community engagement and social interactions.
Rhodes State College December
Over 50 
Scholarships Available- 

Apply online and write your personal essay on "How one of your life experiences has influenced your development" and "How a scholarship will help you meet your educational and career goals".

Ohio Attorney General's Take Action Video Contest December

1st Place
$2,500

2nd Place
$1,500

3rd Place
$1,000

Individuals or teams must submit a 60-second video on consumer scams, cybersecurity, or identity theft.  This contest allows Ohio high school students to compete for college scholarships and statewide recognition while expressing creativity.
AXA Achievement Scholarship December
15 
$10,000 & $25,000
(a winner in every state) 

*Are you active in your community?
*Have you led a project that benefits others?
*Have you overcome personal challenges? 

Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted.  APPLY EARLY

BURGER KING Scholars Program December
15 
Up To
$50,000 

High school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can apply 


*Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent

Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship Flyer

Foot
Locker
Scholar
Athletes
December
15
 $20,000
(20 Winners)
Applicants will be judged based on:
*Embody good sportsmanship and strong moral character
*Are passionate and committed to empowering the community in which they live
*Are confident and enthusiastic about being a leader
*Are Foot Locker Scholar Athlete material
*Are diverse 
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award December
18 

$1,000

Graduating high school seniors with their own small business are eligible to receive a NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award from the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation. 

Odenza
Marketing
Group
Volunteer
Scholarship
 
December
30 
$500 1. Must be between the ages of 16 & 22 on December 30th
2. A student must also possess at GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her last academic year
3. A student must have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community in the last 12 months. 

Josten's Scholarship

#forwhatIstand

December
31
$5,000 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 one winner for the best photo submission and one for the best video.
Gen and Kelly
Tanabe
Scholarshi
 December
31 
 $1,000 *Applicants must be 9th-12th grade high school students, college students or graduate school students who are legal U.S. residents.  Students may study any major and attend any college in the U.S.
*Complete the online application form and submit an essay on one of the following in 250 words or less:

1. Why do you deserve to win this scholarship
2. Describe your academic or career goals
3. Any topic of your choice 


January

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Monthly

$1,000

Monthly essay contest.  Please see website for details.
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship January

Roughly 20 $10,000 Renewable
4-Year Scholarships

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

  • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
  • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
  • be citizens of the United States of America;
  • be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and home-schooled students are also eligible); and
  • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

    Pamphlet
Army ROTC Scholarship January
10 
Tuition & all required fees, $1200 per year for books and a monthly stipend

REQUIREMENTS

Be a U.S. citizen
Be between the ages of 17 and 26
Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
Have a high school diploma or equivalent
Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
Meet physical standards
Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
YOUR COMMITMENT
An eight-year service commitment with the Army.
Serve full time in the Army for four years and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR).
Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career Wright State University is one of the colleges who has the AROTC Program. See their website for more information. http://www.wright.edu/army-rotc

SAE Engineering Scholarship January
13 
$ Varies See website
Ohio ICI Senate Foundation Program January
15 
$1,000
(Fifteen Scholarships)
See Website
or
Applications are available in the guidance office.
Engineers Foundation of Ohio Scholarship January
15 
$ Varies

Eligibility Criteria-for ALL Scholarships (exceptions noted) *3.0 minimum grade point average *Minimum SAT (Math=600, Reading or Composition=500) or ACT (Math=29, English=25) *Citizen of the U.S. and permanent resident of Ohio *Be a graduating high school senior

BGSU
Science
and Math
Education
in Action
(ACTION) 
January
15 
$4,000 the
first year of
college with
increases
each year
up to $5,200
for the fourth
year - a
scholarship
valued at a
total of 
approximately
$20,000 

 

High school seniors considering teaching either secondary science or math OR middle childhood science and math may be eligible for this scholarship program.

 

The basic criteria for consideration includes:
*Ohio resident
*Incoming freshman beginning in the fall
*Minimum high school GPA of 3.0*
*Recommended minimum ACT of 23*
*Considering a career in teaching science and/or math

*Most ACTION scholars are well above these minimum requirements. 

(NOTE: One additional BGSU full-tuition Jadel Scholarship worth up to $10,000 per year for four years will be awarded to an incoming ACTION student based on financial need.) 

 

Midwest Electric Inc. Scholarship  January
13 

 

1st - $3,400
2nd- $2,400
3rd-$1,900
4th-$1,800
5th- $1,700
6th-$1,600
7th-$1,500
8th-$1,400
9th-$1,300 

High school seniors whose parents are customers of a Midwest Electric member and with a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA

Division I - Boys
Division II - Girls

Applications are available  in the guidance office.

Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship January 
19 
 $1,000

 

This scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria:
*Demonstrate and show a continued commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity.
*Attend an OACAC member high school.
*Have an accumulated grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale in a college preparatory curriculum.
*Required to attend an Ohio college or university.
*Submit the Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship application, an official high school transcript, a counselor recommendation and a personal statement by the published deadline.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship January
20 
 Up to six $2,000 scholarships will be awarded

High school seniors, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 are judged on how well their activities reflect the Touchstone Energy core values of accountability, integrity, innovation, and commitment to community, as well as their drive and dedication to achieving a college education despite any personal obstacle or special challenges they've faced.

Applications are available as a PDF or in the guidance office.

The Alumni Scholars Program (ASP)-The Ohio State University January
27 
Varied

To receive the ASP award, a student must:

*Be admitted to the university
*Preferably rank in the top 10% of their high school class
*Be recommended by a school principal, counselor, and/or teacher based on scholastic ability and character
*Have a record of performance in activities both in school and in the community
*Impress the OSU Alumni Association area Club Scholarship Committee with a sound interest and positive attitude toward college work
*Be a resident or attend high school in the county/area in which the participating alumni club's membership is based

The ASP is designated for incoming freshman.  Ohio State varsity student athletes are not eligible to apply.

Applications available in the guidance office. 

Ohio Township Association Scholarship January
29 

3 Scholarships
$1,500 each

2 Scholarships: Local government achievement

and 1
Scholarship: Academic achievement
 

High school seniors who are U.S. Citizens; reside in an Ohio township; and plan to attend a two- or four-year Ohio college or university in the fall.

To apply for either scholarship, you must submit:
*Complete application form
*Statement of activities, honors and leadership including school and community activities and years in which you participated.  Identify leadership positions or awards you received
*Copy of high school transcript
*College admission test scores
*Two letters of recommendation from teachers and/or community leaders
*A 500-word essay on the importance of local government in Ohio for the Academic Achievement Scholarship, and detailing a community project or event you participated in that made an impact on your life for the Local Government Achievement Scholarship 

Northwest Region Ohio School Boards Association Educational Book Grant Application January
30 
$500 

 

1. Applicant must be a graduating senior currently enrolled in a school district in the Northwest Region of the Ohio School Boards Association, and have plans to major in teacher education at an accredited college or university in the state of Ohio.

 

2. Applicant must have a 3.00 or greater grade point average (GPA).

 

Robert Kumpe Scholarship  January
31 
Over
$10,000
Available 

High School Seniors who have played Soccer at the High School Level.

 

Each year NWOYSL gives away over $10,000 in scholarships to eligible seniors attending college next fall, 2017.


February

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Monthly $1,000 Monthly essay contest.  Please see website for details.
Elks Emergency Educational Grants February
$1,000
(2) 
Seniors planning to attend a career or technical school.
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship February

$1,500

Over $500,000
in all

Students interested in an ag-related field of study may apply.

Students must seek two farmer endorsements of their application by February 1st.

Winners will be announced in April-May 2017.

Program is managed by the National FFA Scholarship Program, but applicants are not required to be FFA members.

ESA Foundation Scholarships  February
$ Varies Multiple scholarships available, please see website.
Ohio Valley Associated Builders and Contractors Emerging Leaders Group Scholarship February
$1,000
(2)

10th-12th grade students in Allen County who plan on attending a post high school program in a construction related field may apply.  This scholarship can be used to fund programs at a trade school, technical school, community college, or a 2 or 4 year university.  

Applications available in the guidance office.

Honda Excellence in Manufacturing Scholarship February
$2,500
(2) 

Requirements:
*To be considered, the student must be or plan to be enrolled part or full-time at Rhodes State College.

* Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 Scale
* Two reference letters must be from a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) instructor.
*Students may submit a scholarship application in succeeding years. 
*Financial need is not a consideration in awarding scholarships, except when two or more applicants have equal qualifications. 

Alcohol Addiction Awareness Essay Contest February
$3,000 (1)
$2,000 (1)
$1,000 (1) 

Applicants must be:

  • Enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate program. (U.S. territories are excluded)
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolee
  • At least 18 years old

    The submitted essays must not exceed 1,200 words and should answer the following questions:

    • How alcohol abuse and addiction affects the modern society?
    • What steps can be taken to decrease the impact of alcohol abuse and addictions on people and society?

Big 33 Scholarship Foundation February
24 
$ Varied High school seniors who have attained a 2.0 GPA and planning to continue his/her education beyond high school.
Ruth Adgate Wagner 4-H Scholarship February
1
$500 
(2) 

A 4-H'er is eligible to apply for the Ruth Adgate Wagner 4-H Scholarship if he or she is:

*A high school senior panning to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited two or four-year college, university or technical school
*A current member of an Allen County 4-H Club

Applicants must be able to provide the Selection Committee with information regarding the applicant's character, leadership abilities and communication skills with both peers and adults.

Applications are available in the Guidance Office. 

Allen County Agricultural Society Scholarship February

at 4:30 p.m. 
$500
 

Eligibility:

1. Student must be an active Allen County Jr. Fair participant and must have exhibited a Jr. Fair project for the past three years.

2. Student must be enrolled (or plans to enroll) full-time at an accredited 4-year college, Jr. College, or 2-year technical college

3. This scholarship will be awarded only once to an individual 

Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

Allen Co. Horse Council Scholarship February
1
 $500

A 4-H'er is eligible to apply for the Allen Co. Horse Council Scholarship if he or she is:

*A high school senior panning to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited two or four-year college, university or technical school
*A current member of an Allen County 4-H Club

Applicants must be able to provide the Selection Committee with information regarding the applicant's character, leadership abilities and communication skills with both peers and adults.

Applications are available in the Guidance Office. 

Allen County Cattlemen Scholarship Application February
Up to four scholarships of $500

Student must be a son or daughter of a member of the Allen County Cattlemen Association in good standing for the past two years or have carried a 4-H or FFA beef project for at least three years.

Student must be enrolled (or plans to attend) full time at an accredited 4 year college, Jr. College or 2 year technical school.

Student must have at least one year remaining before graduation from college or technical school.

Student must carry a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average.  

All other criteria and scholarship information is available on the website.

Craft’s Educational Fund February
$1,000 renewable each year upon evidence of satisfactory progress for a four year period. 

 

1. Applicants must be a graduating senior from any parochial or public high school in Allen Co.

 

2. This is a need based scholarship.

Please see guidance counselor for additional information and an application.

Elks Legacy Awards February
??

Be the child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2012 or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2013.  Your Elk sponsor must also be a paid-up member.  Great-grandchildren are not eligible.  

Please see website for additional information.

KFC Colonel's Scholars February
8  
Awards up to
$20,000 

High School Students:
1. GPA of 2.75 or higher
2. Enroll in public college in Ohio
3. Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree
4. U.S. Citizen
5. Demonstrate financial need 

National
Co-Op
Scholarship 

February
15 
160 Merit
Scholarships
Totaling
$4.1 Million

To qualify for this scholarship, students must:
*Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
*Apply and be accepted  at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed.
Applicants must:
Complete the National Co-Op Scholarship Program Application including a typed one-page essay (300) words describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program.

Early applications are encouraged.

Arthur and Marian Rudd Scholarship

February
1

3 Full-Tuition Awards

3 Half-Tuition Awards

(renewable for up to 4 years for students who remain on Lima Campus)

Five new freshmen students are named Rudd Scholars each academic year; one will receive a full-tuition scholarship, and four will receive half-tuition scholarships renewable for a maximum of 8 semesters while attending Ohio State Lima. Students must be enrolled full-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to Allen and Auglaize County students who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other Ohio State Lima scholarships.

 

Cargill Community Scholarship  February
15
 $1,000 The selection process takes into account the whole student 
FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. 
P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle and You) Aug. 1-
Feb. 15 
$1,000 The contest is open to U.S. residents.  Now purchase necessary.  All participants must be enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors.  Entries are limited to one submission per person. 
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences February
16 
$2,000
(2) 

Only high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college or university and intend to pursue a career in television or television related fields are eligible to apply.  

Applicants need to fill out an online application.
Once you've entered the website, mouse over the "Students" tab at the top right of the page.  Then select "Scholarships" from the drop down menu. 


SUCCEED Scholarship-
Stolly Insurance
 

February
17 

$750

There are two categories for which an applicant will be considered:
1. a young leader pursuing his or her post-secondary education that  is related to a current or retired employee of Stolly Insurance Group
2. a young leader pursuing his or her post-secondary education that is not related to a current or retired employee of Stolly Insurance Group 

Eligibility: 

*Any student graduating high school who is a primary resident of Ohio and will enroll in a post-secondary education for next school year.
*The committee will consider current grades, extracurricular activities, leadership, work ethic, the application/essay, and the applicant's commitment to continued education.

*The scholarship may be applied to tuition, room or books. 

Knights of Columbus 4th Degree, Patriotism Essay Contest

February
20 

The top three essays will presented a monetary award.

Applicants must be in the 2017 Senior Class of an Allen, Putnam or Van Wert County High School or attend a church in Van Wert, Putnam or Allen County.  

Applications and 125 word or less essays are required.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

UNCF STEM Scholarship

February
23
11:59 p.m. EST 

Tiered Tuition Scholarships up to a Total of $25,000

 

General Eligibility:
1. African American
2. 3.0 GPA
3. High School Senior entering U.S. accredited college or university in the fall
4. U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident 

 

Participation In:
* K-12 STEM Summer Institute (pre-college)
* UNCF Student Tech Empowerment Workshop 

 

Mercy Health St. Rita's Health Partners Scholarship Application

February
24
4 p.m. 

$1,500
(10) 

Future medical providers are invited to apply for one of ten $1,500 scholarships.  

Please see guidance counselor for additional information and an application.

District 8 FCA Huddle Leadership Scholarships February
24 

$500
(8) 

District 8 Fellowship of Christian Athletes are offering eight $500 scholarships to senior students participating in FCA high school Huddles in their eight county area.

Criteria for the scholarship will be based on the student's Huddle leadership, community impact, financial need, and leadership, both on and off the field.  Each scholarship will be for one year and be awarded at District 8 FCA's spring banquet.

For additional qualifications, information and an application, please see your Guidance Counselor.

Simon Youth Foundation Scholarship February
25 

$1,500

Students from any school or district in communities that are home to a Simon® Property are eligible to apply for the scholarship.  See website for additional details.

The Alumni Freshman Scholarship
(BGSU)
 

February
26 

$500

Presented annually to an incoming freshman student who has been admitted to BGSU with a declared major in Biological Sciences.  The one-time award is $500; at least one awards is made annually.

See your guidance counselor for additional information.

Farm Credit Mid-America Scholarship February
27 

The scholarships are in increments of $1,500 and $1,000

Farm Credit Mid-America will offer scholarships available exclusively to customers and their children, spouses or grandchildren.

File that FAFSA-Graduate for Mas February
28 

$1,000

Follow @GetSchooled on Twitter.  Tweet #FAFSA and tag @GetSchooled.  You're entered for a $1,000 scholarship!  It's the easiest scholarship you will apply for.  Send your tweet before the February 28, 2017 deadline.

 

March

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Sigma Mu Omega Scholarship March
 $1,000 The applicant must:
*be an African American female or male high school senior in Lima-Allen County School System

*have a grade point average of 2.50 or above, on a 4.00 scale

*plan to or currently attends a Four-year College/University


Charles River-Spencerville Biomedical Research College Scholarship March
1
$1,000
non-renewable 

Charles River is a global pre-clincal research business that strives to bring new pharmaceutical products to the marketplace in order to treat diseases and bring a better quality of life to all mankind.  In order to encourage students to pursue a career in research, the Spencerville division of Charles River offers a $1,000 non-renewing college scholarship to high school seniors intending to pursue an undergraduate degree in the biological or chemical sciences.

A total of five winners will be selected from Allen County High Schools.

Please see your guidance counselor for an application.
Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Foundation Scholarship March
$1,000
may be renewed up to four years

Are you interested in a career in the crude oil and natural gas industry?

*Must be a U.S. Citizen
*Must have a career goal in the crude oil and natural gas industry, or related energy field.
*Must be an OHIO resident or a student attending, or planning to attend an accredited OHIO college, university, technical, or trade school.
*Must have and maintain a grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 or higher. 

Last year 50 scholarships were awarded.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Monthly $1,000 Monthly essay contest.  Please see website for details.
Allen County Pork Producers March
1  
$ Varies  Must be son/daughter of a pork producer, 4-H or FFA Member, and have a swine project at A.C. Fair.
OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship March
1  
 $1,500

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)

Applications are available in the guidance office.

Lima & Allen County Medical Alliance March
1  
$ Varies 

*Applicant must be enrolled in or have applied to an Ohio school of higher education entering the first year of studies
*Applicant must enter into a human health/human science based field of study
*Applicant must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in high school
*Applicant must demonstrate financial need
*Applicant must include all necessary information upon submission

Applications available in the guidance office. 

Knights of Columbus Scholarships March
Amount
Varies 

 

Most recipients are the children of Knights or Knights working toward bachelor’s degrees at Catholic colleges and Catholic universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Philippines.

 

These figures include $327,500 in grants to 131 seminarians in the United States and Canada.

 

Click on a scholarship name below for additional information and to download an application:

 

 

Fourth Degree Pro Deo and Pro Patria Scholarships are also reserved for freshmen entering The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and are administered by the university’s Office of Student Financial Assistance.

 

We Build the USA Scholarship Video Contest March
$500 to $2,500

All entrants must be enrolled as a high school senior in the 2016-2017 school year.

This scholarship can be used to fund continuing education programs at a trade school, technical school, community college, 2 or 3 year university or to support purchase of tools of the trade.

Create a short video-up to 60 seconds-about Why you want to pursue a career in Construction?  How did you become interested in Construction?

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship March
 

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
*Be a graduating senior
*High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 3.2 or a 4.0 scale
*Plan to enroll full-time in the fall at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational-technical school
*Must be a U.S. citizen 

*Bath
Music
Association
Scholarship
3:00 p.m.
March
$ Varies 1. The applicant must be a graduating senior and a member in good standing in the Bath High School Choir or Band program.
2. The applicant must have a recommendation from their current HS music director.  This must be included in the application.
3. The scholarship will be paid directly to the student upon receipt of verification by the High School Music Director that the student is a member in good standing of a musical performance group in a College or University.  This verification must be provided as soon as possible during the next school year.  Failure to provide this verification will cause the scholarship to be withdrawn.
4. There may be at least one scholarship for an instrumentalist and one scholarship for a vocalist.
5. Any incomplete or late applications or those missing reference materials or Principal's signature will not be considered.
James Kura Memorial Scholarship March
15 
(3)
$1,000 

Ohio high school seniors who will be attending a 4 year accredited college.

Rules and details available online.

American Association of University Women (AAUW)- Lima Branch March 10

$1,000


10 Scholarships

 To qualify for an AAUW Lima Branch Scholarship, an applicant must be female, a graduate of an accredited high school, plan to enroll, or be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the Fall of 2014 semester, and meet one of the following two qualifications:
1. If studying for a baccalaureate degree, she must be a graduate of an Allen County, Ohio high school.
2. If studying for a graduate degree, she need not be a graduate of an Allen County, Ohio high school, but she must presently have her primary residence in Allen County.   

Applications are available in the guidance office.

The Ohio Black Caucus of School Board Members-Leo Lucas Scholarship  March
3
$500
6 Scholarships 
Eligibility Requirements:
*Students must be African-American
*Student must be eligible to graduate from a public high school in the spring
*Student must provide proof of acceptance to an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning with the intention to complete a 2-year or 4-year degree
*Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a four-point scale

Ohio Association of Garden Clubs-Region 2 Scholarship March
15 
$ Varies  Applications available in the guidance office.
GROB Apprenticeship Program March
17 

The benefits of GROB’s Apprenticeship program include, but are not limited to :

-FREE Associate’s Degree from Rhodes State College in Manufacturing Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology

-Option for +2 program where apprentices can receive their Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the following schools ( Bowling Green State University, Ohio Northern University, Miami University, University of Dayton or the University of Toledo)

-FREE health, dental and vision insurance, $0 comes out of employee’s check for insurance.

-401K – we match 50% of the first 6% of the employee contribution

-FREE meals catered from Old Barn Out Back – Daily

-12 Paid holidays per year including a plant shut down from December 24th through January 1st.

-A pretty sizable Christmas bonus ($1500) given out on the Thursday before Black Friday.

-GROB provides uniforms

-GROB provides $160 per year for work boots

 

Apply to take the GROB Apprenticeship Test:

1. Create your resume
2. Gather your transcripts
3. Come to GROB
4. Fill out an application
5. Submit application, resume and transcripts

GROB will review your information and will call you to schedule a testing date and time.

Informational Flyer 

 

College Dollars Badge-Graduate for Mas March 
17 

$1,000

Every student who completes the College Dollars Badge is entered to receive a $1,000 scholarship.  Winners will be selected based on your quality, persuasive answer to the essay prompt in the 3 Tips to Improve Your College Essay tool. 

College Challenge Student Ambassador-Graduate for Mas March
17 

$1,000

All College Challenge Schools qualify for additional $1,000 student ambassador scholarships for completing the College Dollars Badge.  If your school is the National winner, not only will you earn $5,000 for your school, the five Student Ambassadors will each receive a $1,000 scholarship for a grand total of $10,000

WTLW TV College Scholarship March
21 
$1,000

Any senior who plans to attend a post-secondary educational institution and pursue a degree in any type of communications field is eligible.  Areas of study include:
* Broadcast Journalism
* Public Relations
* Graphic Design 
*Print Journalism
*Web Design
* Photo Journalism
* Business or Corporate-Communications
* Any type of mass media

Applications are available in the guidance office. 

Northwest Ohio Chapter of Whitetails March 17
$1,000
(1)
$500
(3) 

High School Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
*Pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education.
*Students must support the preservation of the hunting tradition.  A copy of current hunting license is required. 
See the guidance office for additional information and a copy of the application. 

Central Ohio Farmers Co-op Scholarship March 27 $1,500 Requirements:
1. Patrons and families of employees are eligible.
2. Qualifying majors: All agricultural and ag-related majors.
3. High school seniors through college are eligible.
4. A grade point average of 2.0 or higher must be maintained.
5. Repeat winners are eligible for up to two years.

The William P. and Pauline J. Deisel Scholarship March
22
by noon 

$ Varies

Graduating seniors from Allen County with at least a 2.5 and wishes to pursue his or her education after high school
AAA School Safety Patrol March
29 
$1,000
(10 Awards)

$250
(5 Awards)
High school seniors must complete an application form, which asks for information on their academic record, safety patrol experience, in-school and out-of-school activities, and references.

Students are required to write a 500-word essay, submit official school transcripts, and provide at least one written letter or recommendation.

Applications are available in the guidance office. Additional information can be found on the website.
Odenza
Marketing
Group
Fall 
Scholarship
 March
30 
$500   

1. Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on September 30th.

2. Submit answers to essay questions, which can be found on the application page. 

Bob Smith Youth Leaders of Bowling Scholarship March
30
12:00 a.m. 
 

This fund will allow youth bowlers in the Lima area to be rewarded for their hard work and service to the sport of bowling and other community services.  This scholarship will be awarded annually, attempting to help offset the costs of furthering their education.

Potential winners will be selected via an application process that includes an essay displaying their service to their community, the sport of bowling, and their plans for the development of bowling's future.

Scholarship available in the guidance office.

Lima Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship March
31 
$1,500 (2) 

Eligible HS students who are pursuing a health-related career program.  A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Applications available in the guidance office.

George Wilson Memorial Scholarship Foundation March
31
$1,000 Applications available in the guidance office.
Ohio Newspaper Foundation Minority Journalism Scholarship

March
31 

$1,500

Graduating Seniors who:
* Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
*Must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or American Indian

Applications and additional information available in the guidance office. 

The Barbara Fleming Memorial Scholarship

March
31 

A minimum of $500

This scholarship is meant to promote the career of nursing.  Therefore, the scholarship money may be used toward a degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse, a degree as a Registered Nurse, or a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.

The scholarship is to be used to pay school related expenses toward any of these degrees.

The individual must be entering a course of study that leads to a career in nursing or advancement of a degree in nursing.

Please see your guidance counselor for additional information and an application.

Ohio State Aerie Scholarship Program

March
31 

$2,500

The money is available to worthy and needy boys and girls seeking a higher education (grades are also a factor).  Two scholarships are awarded in each of the 5 Zones; one boy and one girls as selected by the judges at Wilmington College.

Eagle Scholarships must be used in the college or university of your choice provided the school selected is an accredited college, giving a four-year course of study followed by granting of an appropriate degree, an accredited two-year college or technical school. Eagle Scholarships must be used during the first year of school.

This application must be signed by the local Aerie Secretary verifying the membership of the parent(s) or application is disqualified.

Applicants must be a graduating senior.

We strongly urge you to write a personal letter about yourself to further enable the judges in making their decisions.

You must submit a transcript with your application of your high school records with your ACT or SAT scores.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

Printing Industries Ed. Fund (PIEF)

March
31 

Amount Varies

*Be interested in a graphic communications career. Preference is given to those wishing to fulfill their career in Ohio or Northern Kentucky following graduation
*Be a high school senior or graduate, or a college freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in a two-or four-year college with an accredited graphic communications program or be a professional working in an Ohio or Northern Kentucky company in the graphic communications industry, seeking to increase their industry knowledge
*Be a legal resident of Ohio or Kentucky
*Have a minimum of 2.5 GPA or GED Equivalent 

Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences Student Production Awards

March 31

??

The purpose of these awards are to recognize outstanding student achievements in production by conferring awards of merit in our region. The awards are intended to be an incentive for the continued pursuit of excellence by those studying media and journalism and to focus public attention on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements by undergraduate college and/or high school students.

The first two entries per high school are free. Additional entries will be welcome and will pay a $20 administrative fee. 


April

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
*Vicki Mauk Memorial April
$1,500   The Vicki Mauk Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to one female senior athlete from Elida High School and one female athlete from Bath High School.  Scholarship recipients must:
*Have earned a varsity letter in a minimum of 2 sports
Participated in athletics during her senior year in high school
*Have a GPA of at least 2.5 
*Plan on attending a 4-year college/university
*Write an essay 300-500 words 
ACME Baseball Congress Scholarship Program April
$500
(5) 

Requirements:
1. Must have played at least one year of Varsity ACME Baseball
2. Applicant must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 on 4.0 scale 
3. Applicant's official high school transcript (through 7th semester) must be enclosed

Procedures:
1. Applicant's and applicant's parent(s) must sign to verify the application
2. Application must be signed by a school official (principal or counselor) & high school coach
3. Return completed application to ACME Baseball Commissioner by April 1st.

See your guidance counselor for an application and additional information. 

Peter
Pasula
Study
Habits
Scholarship 
April
1
$500 1. Be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by fall.
2. A student can be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer.
3. Students must answer the essay question on the website online application form.
B.P.O. 
Elks #54 
"Student of 
the Month"
 1st of
Each
Month
$100
Cash
Award &
Certificate 
Students judged on character, leadership, service,
citizenship, and scholastics.
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Monthly $1,000 Monthly essay contest.  Please see website for details.
Lima 370 AUX-Past President's Memorial Scholarship  April
1

Applicant must be a daughter or granddaughter of an Auxiliary 370 Member.  

Applications available in the guidance office.

Allen County Farm Bureau Scholarship April
$500   

1. Applicant or parent/guardian must be a paid member of the Allen co. Farm Bureau when applying for the scholarship
2. HS Senior who will be enrolled full-time majoring in an agriculture-related program
3. Minimum GPA of 2.5

Applications available in the guidance office. 

Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship 5:00 p.m. (EDT)
April 1

2- $10,000


Over 100 - $2,500 

Eligible applicants must be:
Full or Part-Time Meijer Team Members
OR
Children of Full or Part-time Meijer Team Members.

The application stresses that it is the applicant's responsibility to follow up with the college financial aid office to ensure that our Financial Information Form is received by April 15.

Wal-Mart Scholarship April

$
Varies 

The Wal-Mart Foundation offers two scholarship programs that benefit Wal-Mart associates and their high school senior dependents.

CHS High School Scholarship Program April

$1,000
(200 will be awarded) 

Requirements:
1. Be a high school senior, graduating in the spring and attending college in the fall.
2. Plan to pursue an agricultural degree at a college or university within the United States
3. Be pursuing a STEM field of study with an interest in agriculture. 

CIAO Scholarship April 3

$1000 Non-Renewable

Open to any high school senior in Allen County with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better.

Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement, participation in extra-curricular, civic, community service and religious activities as well as recommendations and individual need.

Italian ancestry is NOT required.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

HY-HO Scholarship April
 

Selection of Scholars is based on a number of factors, with special emphasis on each individual's character, personal merit and background.  Merit is determined by leadership in school, civic and extra-curricular activities; academic achievement; and motivation to serve and succeed in all endeavors.

Scholarships are designated for African American Students who are current high school seniors in Allen County.  Applicants must have plans to attend a two or four year institution.  This includes Business or Technical Colleges.  The students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

William D. Squires Educational Foundation April
5
$3,000 renewable for up to four years, with a value up to $12,000

15 scholarships offered to Ohio high school seniors
Requirements:
1. Eligibility is primarily based upon financial need.  The EFC on your FASFA must be under 8,000 to apply
2. Applicants must already know their career goal
3. Be highly motivated and have good character
4. Show academic promise: minimum 3.20 cumulative GPA
Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools Scholarship  April
220 Scholarships available ranging from $2,000-$44,000  High school seniors planning to attend college at a qualifying Career College or School.  Please see your guidance counselor for a packet of information and a list of participating colleges.
The Adrian G. and Anne M. Werst Scholarship April
16 
$ Varies 

Scholarships will be offered annually to high school senior(s) whose father or grandfather is, or at the time of his death was, a member in good standing within the 10th Masonic District under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Ohio, F. and A.M. The applicant must reside within the 10th Masonic District, which is defined as one of the following counties: Allen, Auglaize, Hardin or Hancock within the state of Ohio.  The award must be used toward the tuition and other related educational expenses at an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school
*Provide evidence of acceptance at an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school
*Have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a scale of 4.0
*Submit a completed application form which must be accompanied by:
1. A recent letter of recommendation from a teacher or an employer
2. A most recent grade transcript
3. A 400-600 word essay outlining educational/career goals

Applications are available in the guidance office. 

*Hauss-Helms Foundation Scholarship On or Before April
 $ Varies

 

Applicants must submit: 
1. Student Aid Report (SAR)
2. High school transcript (with class rank as of the end of first semester in January 2017)
3. Verification of ACT or SAT scores
4. Complete the application process on the Foundation's website 

See website for rules, regulations and downloadable applications.

Ohio American Legion  April
15 
$ Varies  

Any senior who is a child or grandchild of a veteran (living or deceased). 

See website

The Howard N. Butch Pangle Memorial Scholarship Fund  April
15 
$1,000 

Applicants must reside in Allen county, Ohio, pursing post-secondary education in the general field of law enforcement.  Applicant must be of good moral character and have maintained a "C" or better.

Applications are available in the guidance office.

C.R. Myers Memorial Scholarship April
15  
$1,000 

An applicant must be enrolled or planning to be enrolled at an accredited Ohio college, university, or technical school.  An applicant must also enroll in a major relating to Environmental Science or Environmental Education.

Applications can be downloaded from the website, www.oalprp.org

Click the link for "Scholarship"

Allen Lima Leadership Class of 2015 Scholarship April
22 
$500
(2) 

Graduating high school seniors who are also graduates of the Allen Lima Youth Leadership program.

Applicants must be planning to attend a two or four year college, military, vocational or trade training school.

Apply and complete the essay online.  Scholarships will be awarded in May.

For details, contact:
Allen Lima Leadership Executive Director Heather Rutz
144 S. Main St., Suite 202, Lima, Ohio 45801
all@wcoil.com
(419)222-2711 


Student-View Scholarship April
22
1
Scholarship =$4,000
2 Scholarships= $1,000
9 Scholarships= $500

Scholarship contest for HS seniors.

*No minimum ACT/SAT score or GPA
*No essay required
*Simply log on to:
www.student-view.com
and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area
*The scholarships will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. 

*BEA Scholarship  Last Friday in April    $500 1. Looking for a well-rounded individual
2. GPA of 3.0 or above
3. Must be accepted by March 31 at your college of choice
4. Two character references from people not associated or employed by Bath Schools (ex. can't be coach or board member, etc.) Must be minister, employer, etc.
5. Submit an essay on: "Why I am deserving of this scholarship?" 
*Jim & Jackie Ehresman Memorial Scholarship  Last Friday in April  $1,000  Student who is an all-around honor student
1. Must have a GPA of 3.5 or above
2. Active in volunteering
3. Leadership roles in school and community
4. Does not have to be an athlete 
Ohio Credit Union Foundation (OCUF) Video Scholarship Competition April
30 
$5,000

To qualify for the video scholarship, student applicants must:

*be at least a high school senior
*be a member of an Ohio-based credit union, and
*plan to pursue an undergraduate degree during the 2014-2015 school year

Applicants must:

*create a 60-second to 2 1/2- minute video answering the scholarship question: "What is the most significant benefit to being a credit union member? 

Allen County Bar Association Scholarship April
24 
$2,500 (2) 

 

Must be a high school senior in Allen County, planning to attend an institution of higher education next fall, and will be awarded to the authors of the two best essays submitted. 

Applications available in the guidance office.

Lima Junior Service League Scholarship April
22 
$1,000

The group will award one of five $1,000 scholarship to an Allen County high school student who intends to pursue a degree in education or an education-related field.

Requirements:
*A completed application
*Two 250-500 word essays (typed on a separate piece of paper)

Applications available in the guidance office.

Lima Garden Club Horticulture-Floriculture Scholarship April
29 
$ Varies 

Applications available in the guidance office.

Sign Pro Scholarship Design April
30 
 $500 All high school seniors desiring a career in graphic design.  Each senior must design their school graduation announcement and submit it with the application.  Academic achievement, volunteer/work experience, community involvement, and leadership along with design ability will be among the considerations in awarding this scholarship.
PFLAG Scholarship April
30 
$
Varies 
See Website.


May

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
*Kyle's Heart Scholarship  May
 $ Varies

To award a scholarship to a well-rounded student who demonstrates high academic achievement, school leadership qualities, community involvement, and interscholastic athletic participation.
1. 2.0 GPA or higher with a minimum of 20 on ACT
2. BHS seniors planning on attending college, university, trade school or a technical school
3. Must be of good moral character
4. Must be an interscholastic athlete with proven leadership qualities
5. Must show a passion for BHS athletics/clubs by their participation and/or support

Applications may be picked up in the guidance office. 

*Bath High School Class of '66 Scholarship May

$1,000 to one male

and

$1,000 to one female

in 2017 & 2018
 Must be graduating Bath High School and intend to enroll at a college or university.  

Consideration will be given to students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher and a need for financial assistance.  

Students should submit the application, including a writing sample, list of involvement, as well as a transcript to the guidance counselor.
*Ryan Young Memorial Scholarship May
At least $1,000  1. Must be of good moral character
2. 2.5 GPA or above
3. Must be true leader both on and off the court/field
4. Submit 3 letters of recommendation:
-Coach
-Teacher or administrator 
-Community leader (minister, scout leader, etc.) 
*Kody Knight and Bryan Taylor Memorial Scholarship May
 1st-$1,000
2nd-$500 

1. Current HS Senior
2. Must have played soccer in high school
3. Applicant may be a male or female
4. 2.5 GPA or above
5. Applicant must write a 250-500 word essay on: "How could I help reduce/eliminate peers and friends from driving while intoxicated?"

Applications available in the guidance office. 

*Bath Dollars for Scholars May
No interest loan paid back after college

1. Complete application (applications available in the guidance office).

2. Pay back after graduation form college or when you stop attending college.

Scholarship by Design Award May
1  
$500  To be eligible for the Scholarship by Design Award a student must:
*Be currently attending school as a high school senior
*Be a resident of either Canada or the U.S.
*Be currently attending school on a full-time basis 
*Mary E. Brenneman Scholarship May
1  
$1,500

1. 3.0 GPA or above
2. Must have followed a HS curriculum that supports his/her goals as outlined in a brief goal statement
3. Must be accepted and enrolled in a post-secondary institution
4. First consideration will be given to applicants who have contributed to the Cairo Community. 

*Ron Dixon Memorial Scholarship May
 At least $1,000 High school senior must be going into the field of education
1. GPA of 3.0 or above
2. Most Varsity award letters among members of graduating class
3. Must have had no violations of the BHS Code of Conduct or athletic training rules 
*Guadalupe Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship  May
$500-$1,000  High school senior who is a well-rounded person who has added to quality of student experience at BHS by positive example
*BHS Legacy Scholarship   May
1
 $ Varies 1. Must be well-rounded individual
2. Must submit 2 letters of recommendation
3. Must submit a 300 word typed essay on "Why I am deserving of this scholarship?" 
*Kathy Wangler Memorial Youth Scholarship   May
1
$ Varies  1. This scholarship is based strictly on your volunteerism
2. Must have a minimum of 100 hours
3. All hours must be documented and approved
4. Must write an essay of 750 words or less on: "What volunteering has meant to me?" 
CIAO Charitable Italian-American Organization May
$1,000

Open to all Allen County High School Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or better

Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement, participation in extra-curricular civic, community service and religious activities, as well as recommendations and individual needs.

*Two letters of recommendation
*Transcript and ACT/SAT scores
*An essay of not more than 200 words that reveals a significant aspect of your character. 

Medical Mutual Scholarship Program May 31 
at
5:00 p.m. 
 $500

Student Materials:
Students will need the following material to apply:
* Student Aid Report for FAFSA
*One-page essay describing the student's major choice and what receiving a scholarship would mean to the student
*Current official transcript 

Live Mas Scholarship May 
12 
$1 Million in scholarships for post-high school education to 100 young adults (ages 16-24)

Scholarships will range from $5,000-$25,000 and will be awarded to young people who can clearly explain their life's passion and how the Live Mas Scholarship will help them reach their dreams through a 2-minute video.

Ohio War Orphans Scholarship

On or Before May
15

Amount Varies

1. Read eligibility requirements carefully.
2. Attach copy of DD214 form. DO NOT SUBMIT ORIGINALS
3. Attach copy of Veteran's Administration disability rating or Death Certificate if applicable. DO NOT SUBMIT ORIGINALS
4. This completed form and required documents must be mailed on or before May 15th.
5. Incomplete applications will be returned.  In order to qualify for assistance beginning with the fall term, the fully completed application and required documentation must be submitted no later than May 15.  Incomplete applications mailed to the War Orphans Scholarship Board when there is insufficient time to complete and resubmit the application and, if applicable, required documentation by May 15 will not be processed.

*Ron Houston Memorial Scholarship

May
19

Yet to be determined and is non-renewable

A scholarship will be given to one Bath High School Senior who plans to pursue a future in the medical field.

Please submit a 300 word essay on why you have chosen to enter the medical field.

B. Davis Scholarship May
22 
$1,000 

This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution.
1. There is no age restriction
2. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. 
3. To apply for this scholarship, you will need to write an essay of less than 1,000 words on the topic below:

Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. 

Maple
Leaf
Dentistry
Scholarship 

May
30 
$500 1. To be eligible a student must be attending school at the undergraduate level in the fall of 2014 and can be enrolled in any year of their undergraduate program.  High school seniors who will graduate in 2014 are considered eligible.  If you are attending a trades and/or technical school, the program must be at least 2 years in length or longer.
2. A student must have done at least 100 hours of volunteer work over the last 2 years.
3. Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on his/her last academic year. 

Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Georgia Properties

May
30
$1,000

The contest is open to U.S. residents.  No purchase necessary.  All participants must be enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors.  Entries are limited to one submission per person.  Immediate family members of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Georgia Properties employees are excluded from this contest.  All essay submissions must be received by 11:59pm EST on 5/30/2014.

To apply students must submit an essay based on one (1) of three (3) essay questions about their personal experience with homeownership.

Robert A. Klingler Co., L.P.A. Ohio Problem-Solving Scholarship

May
31 
$1,000

1. Write an essay that is 500-1,000 words in length telling us the one thing you would change about this world if you could, and how you would do it.
2. Submit your application, along with your essay.
3. That's it!

Terms & Conditions
On-line Application

U.S. Bank Scholarship  May
31 
$1,000  At U.S. Bank, we know paying for college can be challenging, especially with the cost of college tuition increasing and student financial aid sources decreasing.  Here's your opportunity to apply for one of forty $1,000 scholarships.
Caretenders Scholarship Program May
31 
$500 Criteria:
1. Be attending an accredited university or college in the fall.

2. Be a resident of the U.S.A. or Canada and attending a school in the U.S.A. or Canada.
3. Submit an online application, including the essay question by no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on May 31st
LM Scholarship Program May
31 
$500 *Be currently enrolled or expecting to be enrolled in a degree program by September
*GPA of 3.0 or higher
*Submit an essay on the topic of choice 
Christian Connector, Inc.

June
1
through
May 31 

$2,500 The Christian Connector provides a free Christian college information service as well as a $2,500 Christian college drawing.


June

 

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Wal-Mart Scholarship  June
$ Varies  The Wal-Mart Foundation offers two scholarship programs that benefit Wal-Mart associates and their high school senior dependents.
Last Dollar Scholarships  June
$ Varies  1. HS senior who resides in or attends a HS in Allen County
2. Must have demonstrated unmet need
3. Must file the FAFSA
4. Must be accepted to an accredited post-secondary institution and be enrolled as a full-time student in the fall 
Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship  June
 $500 You must be attending school on a full-time basis during the fall and be in an undergraduate degree program at any level.  Additionally, you must have contributed a minimum of 10 hours of non-paid, volunteer service within your community during the last 12 months and have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or greater
"Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship Program June
$1,000

Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who:
1. Intend to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
2. Have a demonstrable record of academic success.
3.
Have a passion and drive for a fashion related career.  

"Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program June
$1,000

Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who:
1. Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
2. Has a demonstrable record of academic success.
3. Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.  

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program June
15 
Up to
$2,500 

To be eligible for the Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

*Have completed high school (or earned a GED) by the spring 
*Be enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate granting program in the fall that will lead to employment
*Demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible
*Be under the age of 30
*Be a United States citizen 

NAACP Scholarship June
15 
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The NAACP is awarding scholarships to African American Seniors who are pursuing higher education as outlined in the attached letter.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship  June
12 
$1,000 

Submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Full details are available on the website.

Sedary & Associates Scholarship  June
15 
$500  *Be between the ages of 16-22 on the day of the application deadline
*Be enrolled in a college or university no later than the fall
*Submit an essay answering the questions on the sponsor's website 
Global
Lift
Equipment
Scholarship
June
15 
$500 To be considered eligible, you must:
1. Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the U.S.A. in the fall. 
2. Submit a short essay.  Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.
3. Have a GPA or 2.5 or greater 
10 Words or Less Scholarship June
15 
  Eligibility:
1. Be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the fall.
2. Submit an answer to the question on the studentscholarships.org Facebook page. 
Big Sun
Scholarship
 
June
17 
 $500 The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
*BEA College Sophomore Scholarship The last Friday in June  $ Varies One student, upon completing his/her sophomore year in an accredited college, will be awarded a scholarship to help defer the costs of a college degree.
Sussle Scholarship June
30 
 $5,000

Mission: Sussle is an encyclopedia of the things you care about.  This is not your usual scholarship.  There is no application or essay.  By participating you will be posting your knowledge for the benefit of others, and in return, the best contributor will win the scholarship.

*Full-time undergraduate or graduate student for the fall at an accredited college or university in the United States, U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident.

How to enter: Use Sussle.org by contributing knowledge about your interests.

National All-Around Student Scholarship  June
30 
 $2,000 Scholarship for HS seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshman
Fraser Institute Student Scholarship   June
30 
$1,000   A written essay on the topic chosen by the Fraser Institute
Storage Mart Scholarship  June
30  
 $5,000 Student must be enrolled in the Fall semester at any college and submit an essay.
Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship  June
30  
$1,5000  HS or college students
Lift Parts Express Scholarship  June
30  
$500  Eligibility Requirements:
1. Be a current senior in high school or a freshman or sophomore in college/university.

2. Enrolled or expected to be enrolled in the fall.
3. Submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline.
Division I High School Awards   June
30 
$1,000   1. Any student 18 or younger
2. Projects may be submitted by individuals or teams of no more than 5 students
3. The project may be a structure, a repair or an item made for home, farm, shop or recreational use. 
Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship June
30 
$1,000
(2 Awards) 
Eligibility:
1. Be attending college or university no later than September 30th.
2. Current high school seniors who will graduate are eligible.  You can enroll in any field of study.
3. Submit answers to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30th deadline.
4. Have a GPA or 2.5 or greater. 
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship June
30 
$1,000

The Nursing School Almanac is offering a scholarship to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/VLN, ADN, and BSN programs.  

The scholarship will be awarded to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:
*A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
*A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.
  


July

Scholarship Due Amount Criteria
Spokeo
Connections
Scholarship
 
July
1st      
 $1,000  Applicant must be either a recently graduated high school senior who will enroll as a freshman at a four year or two year college or university in the Fall OR a student currently enrolled on a full-time basis at an accredited four-year or two-year college or university.
Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
Essay must be no fewer than 1,000 words and no greater than 1,600 words.
Essay must be applicant's original work.
 Essay must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. (PST) July 1st.                                                    
Solar Scholarship July
1st
$1,000

Submit a 500-1000 word essay to answer the following question:

What excites you most about the future of solar?

1. You must be (or planning on being) a full-time student at an accredited institute of higher education. In order to verify this, you must provide us an official statement verifying your enrollment.

2. You must have at least a 3.2 (out of a 4.0 scale) GPA.

3. Our annual scholarship deadline is July 1st. Winner will be notified by August 1st. Due to our scholarship being annual, the years will change, but the days will stay the same for the deadline.