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STARK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS: Click here for a list of scholarships throughout Stark County.
SCHOLARSHIPS 360: Various scholarships to look for! Click here for the website.
UNIGO SCHOLARSHIPS: Various scholarships to look for! Click here for the link.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIPS: Various info about scholarships. Click here for the link.
LENDEDU SCHOLARSHIPS: Various scholarship to look for! Click here for the link
SCHOOL SOUP - Find a variety of scholarships that fit your situation. Click here for link
STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS: This organization is a scholarship management service and a scholarship database for students. Their database is used to find scholarships online and is 100% free for students to use. Click here to look for scholarships
DISCOVER SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH: Discover's college scholarship search tool gives students fast access to over 3 million scholarships. With this tool, students can customize their scholarship search to meet their unique needs. Discover can even e-mail the student a list of the scholarships to select so they can apply when they are ready. Click here to access the website.
THROCKMORTON SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for students who met these specific requirements: Student must be African American or Native American and must reside within the Northeast Ohio or Western Pennsylvania geographic region, have a copy of birth certificate, attend an educational facility that must be in Northeastern Ohio or Western Pennsylvania, have a copy of current High School/College grades and GPA, have a current financial needs form from the school that documents grants, scholarships and loans being presently received, have a current bill from the school for the next semester/quarter, have a copy of the courses being taken for the next semester/quarter, write a one or more short paragraphs that should state why you should be considered, your future goals, college major/minor, needs, extracurricular activities at school or in the community, and send in final high school transcript (if applying during senior year of high school). Click here for more info. Or, email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions regarding the scholarship.
OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarships: Several scholarship programs are available for AFSCME members and their children. Click here for the website to access other scholarships. DEADLINE: Varies per scholarship
DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for any young lady in the class of 2018 who is involved in school and/or community activities, has outstanding in academics, leadership, athletics, or the arts. Click here for the link to the application.
OHIO UNIVERSITY CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is available through Ohio University for any student interested in chemical engineering who is an Alliance High School graduate. Requirements include admission to Ohio University and acceptance into the Engineering college. Click here for the website to access the website. Next, on that page, click on the “search for scholarship” link. Then, on that page, type in “Iden” and the scholarship will appear.
MENSA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: Based on essay contest. Entry form can be found on: Click here for website. Once on the webpage, Click on "Scholarship Application" link on left side of page. Then click "Determine Eligibility and begin process..." Enter zip code which connects to link for our area. DEADLINE: Depends on which scholarships the student is applying for, please check each scholarship and deadline
THE BEAUTY + WELLNESS SCHOLARSHIP: This $1,000 scholarship is to support the health of college women. Requirements: Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States, must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, and must identify as female. All majors and GPAs are welcome to apply! Click here for the application. The scholarship will be given out quarterly. Deadlines are January 1, March 31, June 30, and September 30 every year.
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIPS: These national and state scholarships are based on students pursuing a bachelor's degree, who have at least a 2.0 GPA and who need financial assistance for college. Click here for link.
CARING.COM SCHOLARSHIP: As the population of older adults continues to grow and life spans lengthen, more and more young people are taking on the role of caregiver for older loved ones. While the exact number of young people taking on this responsibility is not well understood, it’s estimated to be well over 1 million.On top of their demanding caregiving duties, many of these young people are simultaneously pursuing high school, college or graduate-level education. Scholarships for student-caregivers help ease the financial burden faced by these extremely hardworking students. Click here for multiple scholarships. DEADLINE: Depends on which scholarship you are applying for.
THE COLLEGE CLUB OF CANTON CENTENNIAL SCHOLARSHIP GRANT: This one time $2500 scholarship is for local women in the Greater Stark County area. Applicants must be attending an accredited college or university in the spring or fall of 2020 and be working toward a two-year, four-year or post graduate degree. Character, need, GPA, work ethic, community participation and commitment to the major and/or career choice will be considered. Click here for application. DEADLINE: September 1, 2019 OPPU ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP: To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response. Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30. To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school and possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30. TIMKENSTEEL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: TimkenSteel is offering college scholarships to the children of their employees. They are offering one $20,000 renewable scholarship, one $10,000 renewable scholarship, and five $5,000 scholarships. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: Oct 10, 2019 OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC. KAPPA TAU CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP: Kappa Tau Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will award scholarships to academically talented African American students who have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and who have participated in a college preparatory program.Candidates must submit a completed application that MUST BE TYPED, two letters of recommendation that MUST BE TYPED, a picture, a brief autobiography, along with a current high school transcript, and the form to be completed by the counselor to this e-mail address: email@example.com. Click here for the application. Click here for the evaluation. DEADLINE: October 18, 2019. ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP - Based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Scholarships range from $1,000-$12,500 per year. Download application here. DEADLINE: November 5, 2019 JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is looking for applicants for their College Scholarship. Requirements include Exceptional academic ability and achievement: Strong academic record, academic awards and honors, and substantive assessments by educators providing confidential recommendations. In addition to GPA and college entrance exam scores, we consider participation in available advanced courses, commitment to learning, and intellectual curiosity; Unmet financial need: Demonstrate unmet financial need/will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000; Persistence: Determination and perseverance in the face of challenges, ability to set and remain focused on goals and to put in the effort needed to meet those goals in the face of obstacles; Leadership: Ability to organize and positively influence others in and out of school (family, religious community, sports, arts, etc.); Service to Others: Purposeful and meaningful commitment to others which may be evidenced by participation in volunteer/community service activities. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: November 23, 2019 ON Q FINANCIAL, INC. SCHOLARSHIP GIVEAWAY: The On Q Financial, Inc.'s Scholarship Giveaway is open to high school and college students of Spanish heritage/descent, Russian heritage/descent, or Chinese heritage/descent. Three (3) winners will each receive a $1,500 (one thousand five hundred dollars) scholarship. Click here for scholarship website. DEADLINE: Nov. 29, 2019. THE DR. JUAN ANDRADE SCHOLARSHIP: The Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders through the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), is seeking to award up to $1,000 to eligible applicants. This scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student, at an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. The applicant must demonstrate financial need and one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: Nov. 30, 2019
ATHENA/WOMAN OF THE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 scholarship to a deserving female high school senior who has demonstrated community involvement, academic achievement, and leadership. Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and be accepted at a recognized institution of learning offering a post-high school curriculum. Essay required as well as a transcript, and three letters of recommendations. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to Alliance Chamber of Commerce Office: December 20, 2019
AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants need to be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college and who demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Click here for the application. Deadline is DEC. 15, 2019. DIRK DERRICK CAR & TRUCK ACCIDENT INJURY SCHOLARSHIP: The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad in the United States who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. The Dirk Derrick Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an auto accident has had on their life as well as their journey to overcome those challenges. Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win this scholarship.There are no conditions or requirements for this essay. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: December 15, 2019 THE HEER LAW ENTREPRENEURSHIP SCHOLARSHIP: At Heer Law, we know students have great entrepreneurial ideas. We also know that many startup businesses start by bootstrapping whereby the initial funding comes from the founder's personal funds. For young entrepreneurs, a lack of personal funds combined with educational costs can seriously stall the progress they make in moving their business ideas forward. So, we've set up a scholarship to help. To apply for the scholarship please send us, in confidence, a copy of the business plan for your current or prospective business, together with the details outlined in the scholarship criteria below. Since we are an intellectual property law firm, your business plan must include a section outlining your business's intellectual property strategy for our consideration. In order to be eligible for the $2000 CAD scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Must be currently attending university or college or set to attend during the 2019-2020 academic year; must be in good standing with their current or prospective institution; must apply via email and provide their name, address, university or college, major and expected graduation month and year; provide their application (a business plan for their current or prospective business which includes a section outlining intellectual property strategy) by December 31, 2019. Applications will be judged on the strength of the business idea and the cogency of the business plan and intellectual property strategy. All submissions should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All business plans submitted in application for this scholarship will be treated as strictly confidential. Click here for more info. DEADLINE: December 31, 2019 CRAZYGAMES SCHOLARSHIP: This $1,500 Worldwide Student Scholarship is for both current students and rising freshmen. It be awarded to one student and the money will be transferred to their University to go towards the tuition fee. The student will be chosen based on their creativity and commitment to digital media and game development. The choice will be made by the scholarship committee of 2 game publishing experts, and 2 game developers. To apply, applicants need to submit one piece of work. There are no limits on the form of this work. Examples of work would be a game prototype, an essay related to games, an overview of game development technologies, and so forth. The work will remain the student's property. CrazyGames will only consider the work for this scholarship, and will not use it for any other purposes. The student wholly reserves the right to submit this work to other bodies and publish it elsewhere. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: December 31, 2019 OHIO TOUR GUIDE SCHOLARSHIP: At The Zebra, we know better than most just what a pain buying car insurance can be. We also know that students suffer from higher-than-average policy rates. Talk about a double-whammy. That’s why, this year, we’ve decided to continue The Zebra’s annual scholarship with the goal of helping to alleviate the financial pressures of college-bound students in the Ohio area, while also getting an insider view of the Buckeye State. So, students, we want to see your favorite road trip destination(s) in your state— from your unique perspective. If it makes sense to hit the open road and be our virtual tour guide, that's great! But there are no limits to what we're looking for: a narrated animation, a slideshow of memorabilia, an illustrated map of the best roadside attractions on the way. This is a chance for you to showcase any place you love in as an original way as possible. Applicants must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States. Upon notification, winner(s) must supply a current proof of enrollment or letter of acceptance. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: December 31, 2019 PHENCLINICS SCHOLARSHIP: To participate in the scholarship, please create a unique content piece in the range of 1,000 to 2,000 words covering the subject of what it means to live a healthy lifestyle in 2019. We’d like to see the following discussions included: Trends in nutrition (intermittent fasting, carb backloading, paleo, IIFYM, etc), Trends in workout/fitness methods, How tech (like mobile devices) has affected the idea of a healthy lifestyle, Your own ideas are also welcome. We will review all submissions and choose the best content piece. The winner will receive the $1,000 scholarship reward which is intended to be used for educational purposes. To be eligible for this scholarship, the following must apply to you: You are currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school, The content you submit in your application must be unique and must offer value to the reader, Creative, high quality submissions have a higher chance of winning. Click here for scholarship link. DEADLINE: December 31, 2019 SUPERMONEY SCHOLARSHIP: SuperMoney is excited to announce that we are offering a scholarship to eligible student who are enrolled full-time in high school as a senior or at least part-time in college, graduate, professional, trade school, or coding bootcamp, have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, be a permanent resident or a U.S. citizen, upload an unofficial transcript or an enrollment verification document, and must provide your written essay. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: December 31, 2019 BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY TRADE SCHOOL & COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Berkshire Hathaway Trade School & College Scholarship opportunity is for three (3) deserving High School Seniors. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services is sponsoring the 2019-2020 Dream...Innovate... Grow Scholarship(s) to three amazing seniors that embody one or more of these traits. Each scholarship is valued at $1000 per year, for up to four years. Seeking three qualified individuals who intend to become a full-time student at a college, university, or trade school for the fall of 2020. The senior must reside within our sales force footprint; 16 counties in Western Pennsylvania and 15 counties in Eastern Ohio (see criteria on application), have maintained at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA (see criteria), and applicants should mirror some of the qualities of our Berkshire Hathaway Home Services team in terms of leadership, volunteerism, character, and an overall positive attitude towards life. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: January 3, 2020 GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP:The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and GE seeks to award a $10,000 per year scholarship that is renewable for up to 3 additional years totally $40,000. This scholarship is available to high school seniors who demonstrate a strong sense of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, at the workplace, and in the community. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: January 3, 2020 THE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING- NORTHEAST OHIO MOREHOUSECOLLEGE/SPELMAN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Scholarship Committee of Cleveland, Ohio invites you to enter an essay contest in honor of the National Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Winners will be known as the “MLK-Northeast Ohio Morehouse College/Spelman College Scholar” and awarded a scholarship toward enrollment Fall 2020 at Morehouse or Spelman College. Entries should be emailed to MLKScholarsCleveland@gmail. FIFTH THIRD BANK FINANCE ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP: Fifth Third is committed to building financial capacity in the communities we serve. To recognize the efforts of students and teachers committed to financial and entrepreneurship education, Fifth Third will award twenty-eight accomplished students across the country with a $2,500 529 College Savings Gift Card via our scholarship contest. Click here for the application. DEADLINE for Fall Entries: January 10, 2020 FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA SCHOLARSHIPS: The National FFA Organization provides scholarships designed to fit the diversity of our applicants. Scholarships sponsored by businesses and individuals, through the National FFA Foundation, are awarded to support a wide variety of higher education plans and career goals. If you are not an FFA member, don’t worry! FFA has scholarships for you as well. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: Jan. 15, 2020 ENGINEERS FOUNDATION OF OHIO SCHOLARSHIP: These scholarships are administered by the Engineers Foundation of Ohio (EFO), a non-profit educational foundation dedicated to the advancement of engineering education in cooperation with the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE). Requirements include 3.0 minimum grade point average (A=4), minimum SAT (Math=600, Reading or Composition=500) or ACT (Math=29, English=25), be a citizen of the U.S. & permanent resident of Ohio, and be a graduating high school senior. Click here for the application link. DEADLINE: January 15, 2020 STOP THE HATE SCHOLARSHIP: Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out celebrates students committed to creating a more accepting, inclusive society. By reflecting on real-life situations and detailing ways to make a positive difference in the world, this next generation of leaders can win big. Stop the Hate is designed to create an appreciation and understanding among people of differing religions, races, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. By challenging young people to consider the benefits of a more inclusive society, the consequences of intolerance and the role of personal responsibility in effecting change, the contest also reflects Jewish values of responsible citizenship and respect for all humanity. Each year, the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage gives out $100,000 in scholarships, awards and anti-bias education in recognition of 6-12th grade upstanders in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull and Wayne counties. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: January 20, 2020
OHIO JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS -For seniors who will be attending a college, university or vocational school. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to address on application: January 24, 2020
ELKS LEGACY AWARD: This scholarship is open to high school seniors whose parents or grandparents are ELK’s members. DEADLINE: January 31, 2020. Click here for the application.
EPSILON SIGMA ALPHA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: The ESA Foundation has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships and continues to award numerous scholarships annually. Students do not have to be an ESA member to apply for a scholarship, and the application process is 100% online. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: January 31, 2020
AHS FOUNDATION THERESA UTTERBACK FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: Single parent family, GPA, financial need, and work experience. Fill out the AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: February 15, 2020.Click here for application
AAA OHIO AUTO CLUB SAFETY PATROL SCHOLARSHIP: The AAA Ohio Auto Club is offering high school seniors the opportunity to apply for one of ten $1,000 grants by competing in the AAA School Safety Patrol $1,000 Grant Scholarship Program. To apply, students must complete the application form, which includes the student's academic record, safety patrol experience, in-school and out-of-school activities, and references. Students must also provide a transcript, a letter of recommendation, and write a minimum of 500 word double spaced essay. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: Friday, February 28, 2020
THE COLLEGE CLUB OF CANTON SCHOLARSHIP LOAN: Each year the College Club of Canton extends to at least one deserving female student a loan in the amount of $6,000 which is given over a period of four years. The money is loaned in the amount of $1,500 per year. Requirements for this scholarship loan include attending a four-year college or university, be a female resident of a Stark County school district, and maintaining at least a 2.5 GPA while in college. Application is also on website; click here for website. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 1, 2020
ALLIANCE KIWANIS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - Six- $1000 scholarships. Must plan on attending a college, university, technical school or special training school. Scholarship achievement, leadership abilities, extracurriculars, and community service are necessary. Financial need is not a consideration. DEADLINE to guidance: March 1, 2020. Click here for application
SEVEN SEVENTEEN CREDIT UNION: Eight $1500 scholarships for seniors who are members or legal dependents of a Seven Seventeen Credit Union. Click here for link. DEADLINE: March 1, 2020
YWCA OF ALLIANCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Must be a senior girl who shows financial need and has at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Essay required as well as two letters of recommendation and a transcript. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 2, 2020
AHS FOUNDATION DOROTHEA AND OWEN MCCOY FOREIGN LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP: Must have 5 credits in foreign language. Fill out AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application.Click here for the application. DEADLINE to Mrs. Davis at AHS: March 6, 2020.
YLS BOOK SCHOLARSHIP: College textbooks are a necessary, but costly, expense that is not typically covered by academic scholarships. The United Way of Stark County’s Our Young Leaders Society (YLS) helps ease that burden for students through its textbook scholarship fund. This scholarship is a $1,000 award, renewable for up to four years, created to offset the expense of books needed to further a student’s education after high school. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 6, 2020
A-1 TRANSPORT, INC. SCHOLARSHIP: A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. is pleased to announce three scholarships worth $1,000, $500, and $250 will be awarded under the A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship every year. The scholarship will be sent directly to the school/university/college’s financial aid office. Any current, full-time, part-time student of an accredited or non-accredited institute, truck driving school or other logistics program is eligible to apply. Also must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to become eligible. There is no requirement of minimum age. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 10, 2020
CLASS OF 2020 BLOOD DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP FOR PRE-MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS STUDENTS - Must have GPA of 2.5 and plan to attend a 2 or 4 yr. college. School, community activities and awards must be attached as well as transcripts and letters of recommendation. See Mrs. Woodruff for deadline and application.
ALLIANCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP - Must have attended one of our elementary schools, including the Early Learning Center for a combo of 3 or more years. GPA of 3.0 or higher. DEADLINE to guidance: March 11, 2020. Click here for application
AHS FOUNDATION MEL KNOWLTON SCHOLARSHIP - Must be a varsity letter winner in any sport (cheerleader and managers included). Financial need. Fill out AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 12, 2020. Click here for application
AHS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - MUST fill out this application if applying to ANY of the AHS Foundation scholarships. Checkmark any scholarship for which you wish to apply (See the application for the complete list). Only one application necessary UNLESS YOU ARE APPLYING FOR THOSE LISTED THAT SPECIFICALLY HAVE A SEPARATE APPLICATION. DEADLINE to Guidance: March 13, 2020. Click here for the application.
AHS STUDENT SENATE OUTSTANDING SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP - Five $200 scholarships to a graduating senior planning on attending college or technical school. Applicants must have been a member of Student Senate for at least two years and must have maintained a 3.0 four-year cumulative GPA or higher.. DEADLINE to Mrs. Davis (224) or Mrs. Boehm (310) by March 13, 2020. Click here for application.
AHS FOUNDATION MEGAN ADELMAN SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for any senior girl/boy who has lettered in cross country for four years. See Mrs. Morrison in the guidance office for an application. DEADLINE: March 13, 2020
AHS FOUNDATION CARLI-COWAN MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP - Senior who has taken precalculus and will be pursuing a career in a mathematics-related field. Fill out AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 13, 2020. Click here for application
HARRY FAILS, JR. SCHOLARSHIP - $500 scholarship for any senior who has at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrates financial need. DEADLINE to guidance: March 13, 2020. Click here for application
ROBERT H DOWLING SCHOLARSHIP - Senior who is planning on attending college or technical school. Based on academics, references, and financial need. DEADLINE to guidance: March 13, 2020. Click here for application
KIMI KORLESKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Must have GPA between 2.5 - 3.5 and must be pursuing a degree in music, drama, or fine art. DEADLINE to guidance: March 15, 2020. Click here for application
AHS FOUNDATION CHRISTOPHER L. PENNY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP- This scholarship is for someone who plans to attend an accredited college/university, demonstrates good character and potential for success in college, and maintained at least a 3.0 GPA. Fill out AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 16, 2020. Click here for application.
AHS FOUNDATION DAVID R. AND IRENE GOLDIE MAINWARING SCHOLARSHIP- Demonstrates character, leadership, scholarship, and community service. Fill out AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 16, 2020. Click here for application.
DISTRACTED DRIVING FAMILY PLAN SCHOLARSHIP: The Parnall Law Office is proud to offer the 2020 Scholarship Program that is designed to help interested high school (upon graduation from high school) or college students in the United States to attend an institution of higher education, while also bringing to attention to the dangers of distracted driving. $5000 in prizes will be awarded to the top 3 applicants. Essay required on the topic of Distracted Driving. Student will need to create a “Distracted Driving Family Plan” within which the student addresses the safety of their family by proactively committing to a plan that avoids the occurrence(s) of distracted driving by the student and the members of their family. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: March 17, 2020
AHS FOUNDATION PIETROCOLA FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP - Based on academics and demonstration of active role in volunteerism. GPA of 3.0 or higher. Fill out AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 18, 2020. Click here for application
JOHN ONAITIS MEMROIAL SCHOLARSHIP: The John Onaitis Memorial Scholarship was established by his family after his death at 35, in an automobile accident December 9, 2003 near his home in Washington Township. Requirements include: must be a graduating senior of Alliance High School Vocational program, must have a minimum GPA 2.5, must show evidence indicating potential success at the post secondary level, must demonstrate good character and integrity, must complete and submit the application by the due date, must submit four letters of recommendation, one from a Vocational Teacher and one from an employer, and has or will be enrolled in a degreed engineering program at an accredited institution. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 18, 2020
JERAMY KEANE SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 scholarship to a varsity athlete that has a least a 2.5 GPA. Click here for application.DEADLINE to guidance: March 20, 2020.
MARC A. ANDERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Must have at least a 2.5 GPA, participated in a varsity athletic for at least 2 years, entering the education or government service fields, show evidence indicating potential success at the college/university/technical school level, and demonstrates good character and integrity.DEADLINE to guidance: March 20, 2020. Click here for application
FRAN BAXTER SCHOLARSHIP - Must have participated in a sport recognized by the OHSAA during his/her high school years, must attend an accredited College or Technical Institute within one year of receiving this scholarship, or forfeit the scholarship, must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, must have one letter of recommendation, and must complete essay portion of the application. March 20, 2020.Click here for application
RILEY P. COUNAHAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is has a scholarship opportunity for students who demonstrate community service/volunteer experience. The purpose of this scholarship is to honor the memory of Riley Counahan, who lived life with a strong desire to help others, and to promote student volunteerism at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 20, 2020
ALLIANCE KEY CLUB/WEBSTER SCHOLARSHIP - Must have GPA of 3.0. Essay required. DEADLINE to guidance: March 23, 2020. Click here for application
OLIVER COXEN SCHOLARSHIP - Along with application, submit at least one but no more than four letters of recommendations from teachers, and a copy of your transcript. DEADLINE to guidance: March 23, 2020.Click here for application
ANN McCONAHAY SCHOLARSHIP - Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, show financial need, demonstrate good character and integrity, and show evidence indicating potential success in college. DEADLINE to guidance: March 26, 2020. Click here for application
ALLIANCEWORKS SCHOLARSHIP: Alliance High School students completing an Alliance High School Career and Technical Program in good standing are eligible for a one of five full tuition scholarship (excluding books and fees) to Stark State College. Requires a completed application, one page essay (typed, double spaced) on your passion and commitment to a career tech program and future career, one letter of recommendation from your career tech teacher, a current transcript, and a completed FAFSA. For more information, see your counselor in the guidance office. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 27, 2020
ALLIANCE MUSIC STUDY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: This scholarship is worth $1500. Applicants will be asked to perform at an audition for judges' use and furnish their own music and accompanists, if needed. The winner will be chosen based on the quality of the performance at the audition. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 27, 2020
ALLIANCE LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 scholarship upon confirmation of college enrollment. DEADLINE to guidance: March 27, 2020. Click here for application
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU LIFE LESSONS SCHOLARSHIP: BBB Life Lessons is a theme-based essay contest that challenges students to reflect on living a life of ethics and integrity. Students should collect ideas from real life experiences and reflect and write how these experiences could impact my life. There is no minimum GPA requirement to apply for this scholarship. Scholarship funds must be used to attend a career/technical, college, university or trade school after high school graduation. The theme for the 2020 contest is "ETHICS". The BBB's mission is building an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers trust each other. Students should state what code of ethics they live their life by. What are the values/principles they hold themselves to regardless of the situation. Essays should clearly demonstrate use of the theme topic. Students may begin submitting entries after January 2, 2020. Click here for the application link. DEADLINE: March 27, 2020
THE NELLIE V. VISI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Nellie V. Visi Memorial Scholarship will award one $500 scholarships to a deserving high school senior who will be enrolled in an undergraduate course of study during the 2018-2019 school year an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university, vocational, or technical college in the United States. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 and demonstrate integrity, respect, responsible stewardship, and spirit of Nellie V. Visi. Each applicant is required to submit two letters of recommendation and a copy of their high school transcript. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: March 27, 2020
O.A.P.S.E. LOCAL CHAPTER #265 SCHOLARSHIP - $300 scholarship for any senior whose parent(s)/grandparent are active members of the O.A.P.S.E. Local Chapter #265. DEADLINE to guidance: March 27, 2020. Click here for application
QUOTA INTERNATIONAL OF ALLIANCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Available to senior girls residing in the Alliance area who plan to attend an accredited college or university upon graduation. Essay required as well as a transcript, two teacher and two personal reference letters. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to address on cover letter: March 27, 2020
THE HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL LEADERS BI-ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP: The High School Social Leaders Bi-Annual Scholarship will award $1,000 every 6 months to students who are focused on solving critical social issues either in their communities or at a global scale. The scholarship is open to any high school students who plan on pursuing higher education. To apply, students must be actively involved in organizations working to solve key social issues that we face today. The scholarship is not restricted to a particular issue or type of organization. Students may be working locally or globally, and may be working independently, with a non-profit, or with a for-profit. Preference will be given to students who are pursuing new or innovative approaches to a particular issue, with a focus on why they believe their approach makes most sense for the issue they’re working to solve. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 28, 2020
BRYCE A SKIDMORE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - For a senior officially enrolled in college or university. GPA of 2.8 or higher. Must be involved in extracurricular activities. DEADLINE to guidance: March 30, 2020. Click here for application.
KISLING, NESTICO, AND REDICK DON'T TEXT AND DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP: This is for a $5,000 scholarship for students enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program. The purpose of the scholarship is to challenge students to come up with the best plan to discourage people from distracted driving. Click here to apply for the scholarship.DEADLINE: March 31, 2020
GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET SYMPOSIUM/UNIVERSITY OF AFTERMARKET FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS:Qualified applicants must be a graduating high school senior, or have graduated from high school or received a GED certificate. There is no minimum GPA requirement for GAAS awards. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full time student in a 2 or 4 year college or an ASE/NATEF certified postsecondary automotive, collision repair, or heavy duty program. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 31, 2020.
ELEVATE IWOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP: Elevate Women in Technology ScholarshipScholarship: From shaping our behavior, to shifting our beliefs, to redesigning our interactions, technology is rapidly changing the world. The rise of technology has created a wealth of personal and professional opportunities and the ability to leave a positive dent in the universe. It’s critical that women be at the forefront of our tech-driven world. Globally, women are significantly underrepresented in the tech sector. While many factors contribute to the gender imbalance in tech, it’s indisputable that having more women in tech will fuel innovation and lead to better social and business outcomes. The Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship exists to move the tech industry in the right direction by empowering the next generation of extraordinary women leaders. The scholarship is open to students at any educational level and field of study. The only application requirement is that students are women who intend to enter a technical or non-technical career that leverages technology to make the world a better place. While not required, being involved in entrepreneurial endeavors and STEM fields of study will be a plus on student applications. DEADLINE: March 31, 2020. Click here for the application website.
THE ELEVATE MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP: The Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship The scholarship is open to students at any educational level and field of study. The only application requirement is that students have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges. Students applying to the scholarship will be required to write an essay about how their experience with mental health has influenced their beliefs, relationships, and career aspirations. While not required, working or volunteering at organizations that increase mental health awareness, provide mental health support, or research mental health solutions will be a plus on student applications. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 31, 2020
RICHARD T. NAPLES, SR. EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship will award 25 graduating seniors in Trumbull, Mahoning, and Stark County with an $800 scholarship who plan on attending a college, university, institute for fine and performing arts, or trade/vocational school. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 31, 2020.
STAY RATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP: Beese Fulmer Private Wealth Management, a leading investment firm known for its rational approach to wealth preservation and growth is thrilled to announce that Stark County high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in business are eligible to apply for our “Stay Rational” Business Scholarship. To enter, students simply need to compose a 500- to 1,000-word essay creating a rational and compelling business case for T-Mobile, imagining the essay as a letter to CEO Mike Sievert, a GlenOak High School graduate and Canton native. The essay will need to address such business issues as how to maximize shareholder returns, make strategic capital investments, grow market share, motivate and retain employees, and grow T-Mobile’s customer base. Submit essays and contact information via email to email@example.com or by mail to Beese Fulmer, 220 Market Ave. South #1150, Canton OH 44702. Click here for the flyer for more information. DEADLINE: March 31, 2020
THE OPPU ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP: The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates students who transform opportunity into results. It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others. Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement. Applicants need to be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school and possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0. Applicants should also submit a short essay responding to the prompted question: In 500 words or fewer, please tell us why you’re an achiever. How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams—or the dreams of others—come true? Please include links to any relevant material that demonstrates your accomplishments. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response. Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.
AVIATORS SPORTS BOOSTERS OUTSTANDING ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP- For male or female. Based on athletic accomplishments, coach recommendations, personal essay, character, leadership, and academics. GPA of 2.8. DEADLINE to guidance: April 1, 2020. Click here for application
ITALIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL FOUNDATION OF STARK COUNTY: A total of $8,000 will be given out to high school seniors and will be judged on a basis of need, scholastic ability, extracurricular involvement, and character. Along with the application form, applicants must submit a written essay and a letter of recommendation from a senior year faculty member. Applicants must be of Italian descent and a 2018 May/June graduate of a Stark County High School. In order to obtain the application form, please request one in writing to “Italian American Festival Foundation, PO Box 9345, Canton, OH 44711-9345, Atten: “Louie” Mattachione, Scholarship Chm. DEADLINE: April 1, 2020
NANCY L. PENNY SCHOLARSHIP - Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, have been accepted as a full-time student at a college/university, and demonstrates good character and potential for post-secondary education success. Application is accessible in January of 2020. DEADLINE: April 1, 2020. Click here for the website to gain access to the application
ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH DEPT. BLOOD DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP - For seniors who will be attending college in the fall of 2019. Essay required. DEADLINE to guidance: April 3, 2020.Click here for application
BOB LEE MEMORIAL WRESTLING SCHOLARSHIP: The Bob Lee Memorial Wrestling Scholarship was created in memory of Bob Lee. Bob was a longtime supporter of all Alliance athletics, specifically wrestling. This scholarship is for senior wrestlers on the Alliance High School Varsity Wrestling team. Click here for the application.DEADLINE: April 6, 2020
TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants of this $500 scholarship must be going to college and enrolling in a program that leads to a bachelor’s degree. Click here for the application.DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: April 8, 2020
TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants of this $500 scholarship must be continuing his/her education at an institution offering a post high school curriculum such as a technical school, trade school, or specialty training school. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: April 8, 2020
ALLIANCE AREA RETIRED TEACHER'S ASSOCIATION (AARTA) BOOK AWARD - For students planning a career in education. Based on academic and civic accomplishments, personal essay, and scholarship information. Materials needed include complete application and transcript. Letters of recommendation may be included. $600.00 scholarship. DEADLINE: To guidance office by April 10, 2020. .Click here for application
THE PAUL AND CAROL DAVID SCHOLAR PROGRAM - A four year renewable scholarship for Stark County high school seniors. Must demonstrate financial need; above average academic performance; participates in extracurriculars; has overcome some obstacle in their life; exhibits good character. Click here for website. DEADLINE TO THEIR OFFICE: APRIL 15, 2020. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
ALLIANCE FCS/FCCLA SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship will be awarded to a current or former FCCLA member who exhibits outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community service. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the application provided. The recipient will be chosen by a selection committee comprised of the FCS Department and Advisory Board members. Submit the completed application, two letters of recommendations (one must be from a teacher), a transcript, and an essay about your FCCLA community service or memorable experience. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to Mrs. Demaiolo at AHS: Monday, April 17, 2020
P.E.O CHAPTER CP BOOK AWARD: The purpose of this $500 award is to help local women students with the cost of college/university books.The P.E.O. Chapter CP Book Award goes to a woman in her final academic year of secondary education meeting the following requirements and providing documentation (modeled after the P.E. O. STAR Scholarship): Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and future potential, Has a minimum cumulative un-weighted GPA of 3.0 – on a 4.0 scale, Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States, Is accepted and plans to attend an accredited post – secondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full – time or part time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation, Is recommended and receives the vote of local P.E.O. chapter CP after reading submitted essays. To be considered for the PEO Book Award, the student must submit by a written recommendation from a teacher or counselor that testify that the above requirements are true. Accompanying the teacher/counselor recommendation, the student will submit a one page single spaced, typed, 12 point, standard font response to the prompt listed below: Identify a book, story, poem, essay or news article and explain in a well developed and specific response how it has influenced your thinking and in turn your plan to further your education. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: April 30, 2020
REDWOOD FINANCIAL NETWORK SCHOLARSHIP: Redwood Financial Network, a boutique wealth management firm is delighted to announce that they will be accepting 5th annual $1,000 scholarship application. This non-need based scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior who has intentions of attending college in the Fall of 2019. Candidates will be judged on the academic and 500-word essay. The question to be answered is “What Does Financial Responsibility Mean To You?” All applications must be submitted to Sunwook Jin via email (SJIN@REDWOODFN.COM). Applicants MUST include the following in the email: 1. Write “Redwood Scholarship Application for 2019” in the subject line, 2. Provide your name, date of birth, address, email address and the best phone # to reach you, 3. Name of your High School, 4. Proof of your GPA: Either copy of your transcript or a letter from a school official on school’s letterhead, 5. Future Academic Plans: Accredited Post-Secondary Institution, 6. How did you hear about the scholarship?, 7. 500-word essay (attach a word document). Applications will be reviewed by members of the Redwood Financial Network Judges Panel. 50% of the weighting of your application will be based on the answer to our essay question. Click here for the website to view the application requirements. DEADLINE: No later than 5:00 pm on April 30, 2020
PURELAND SUPPLY SCHOLARSHIP: Pureland Supply offers a $1,000.00 scholarship to students accepted to an accredited trade school, vocational college, technical school, or community college for the study of trade, craft or labor occupations. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: May 1, 2020
PROJECTOR LAMPS SCHOLARSHIP: ProjectorLamps.com offers a $1,000.00 scholarship to budding entrepreneurs attending college and university with a Business major of study. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: May 1, 2020
BRADY/COBIN LAW GROUP SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship will have three prizes, ranging from $500 to $2,500. High school seniors are eligible to apply, as long as they plan to use the money to pay for college-related expenses. To apply, students must submit an essay response to one of three prompts. Click here for the scholarship website. DEADLINE: May 1, 2020
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS ITALIAN MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP : Must be a high school senior, be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA 3.0, must be a citizen of the United State and of Italian-American descent who is attending Alliance, Marlington, St. Thomas, Sebring McKinley, or West Branch High Schools. Click here for the application.DEADLINE: May 15, 2020
CANTON STUDENT LOAN FOUNDATION: The Canton Student Loan Foundation provides low interest student loans to Stark County graduates who have and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA and who are pursuing post high school education or training on a full-time basis. Qualified applicants can borrow each academic year up to a total maximum loan of $12,000. Freshmen can borrow $3,000 per year, sophomores, $4,000 and juniors can receive $6,000 for a maximum of $12,000. Seniors wishing to borrow, qualify for $6,000 for their final year. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: June 1, 2020
FIFTH THIRD BANK FINANCE ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP: Fifth Third is committed to building financial capacity in the communities we serve. To recognize the efforts of students and teachers committed to financial and entrepreneurship education, Fifth Third will award twenty-eight accomplished students across the country with a $2,500 529 College Savings Gift Card via our scholarship contest. Click here for the application. DEADLINE for Spring Entries: June 1, 2020
THE JOHN & ROENE KLUSCH MEMORIAL HOT STOVE SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants of this $1000, renewable scholarship must have at least a 2.5 GPA or better and have played in the Alliance Hot Stove Charter in H and G leagues. Click here for application. DEADLINE: June 1, 2020
ROSEN & OHR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: An accident shouldn’t get in the way of your education. Pursuing a college education is a costly endeavor for most students, especially those who are coping with the financial fallout from a serious accident. For this scholarship, write an essay explaining in detail how a serious accident involving you, a family member, or a close friend has impacted your life. This could have been a car crash, a slip-and-fall accident, a work-related injury, or any other serious accident. Explain how an injury from the accident has affected you or a loved one by: Limiting or restricting daily activities, affecting feelings and relationships, and impacting finances. The essay should be between 750 and 1,000 words. In the essay, you must include the name of the college you are applying to or are enrolled in and how you plan to finance your education (loans, grants, scholarships, work, etc.). Click here for the application link. DEADLINE: July 20 2020
PRIME SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarships is open to applicants working toward a two year or four year degree with a the intent of becoming a RN or LPN upon graduation. This award will be given to up to five students, worth $1000. click here for the application. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: July 31, 2020
BACHUS & SCHANKER LLC LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP: Bachus & Schanker LLC law firm is offering a $2,000 scholarship open to any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university or students currently enrolled at a four-year university in the United States. Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to the 7th Amendment and have a 3.0 GPA. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: DEADLINE: July 30, 202 for Fall Semester and November 30, 2020 for Spring Semester.
THE BESTSCHOOLS.ORG SCHOLARSHIP: The BestSchools.org will award a total of six $1,000 scholarships for use by winning students enrolled in an accredited online college or accredited online university degree program, comprising three scholarships awarded for the Fall Semester(Deadline for application: July 31), and three scholarships awarded for the Spring Semester (Deadline for application: November 30). Requirements include be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident, be currently enrolled in an accredited, 100%-online degree program or taking at least 80% of their courses online, provide proof of a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (most recent college GPA; otherwise, if entering first year of college, then final high school GPA), and be 18 years of age or older. Click here for application website. DEADLINE: July 31, 2020 for Fall Semester and November 30, 2020 for Spring Semester.