2018-2019 Scholarships

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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. 

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 april.m.thomas@huntington.com for questions regarding the 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

THE ROSE SCHOLARS PROGRAM: The Rose Scholars Program, founded by NBA Star Derrick Rose, offers one scholarship of $200,000 (paid out $25k per semester for 4 years) and two scholarships of up to $20,000. The scholarships are open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA and a 1230 SAT score and/or a 21 ACT score, who are civically minded and display leadership qualities. Applicants must complete an online application that requires SAT scores, extracurricular activities, and an essay. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: September 30, 2018

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, 2018

OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC. KAPPA TAU CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP: Kappa Tau Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will award five scholarships to academically talented minority 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, two letters of recommendation, a picture, a brief autobiography, along with a current high school transcript, and the form to be completed by the counselor. Click here for the application. All materials/parts of the application must be emailed in to the email address listed on the application. DEADLINE: October 19, 2018

ACT STUDENT CHAMPION AWARD: ACT recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. Students in the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria should apply: A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions, students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale, and preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students. DEADLINE: October 31, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application. Click here for the application.

THE ANNE FORD AND ALLEGRA FORD THOMAS SCHOLARSHIPS: The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships offer financial assistance to two graduating high school seniors with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD who are pursuing post-secondary education. Click here for the website to learn more about the two scholarships. DEADLINE: November 12, 2018

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 15, 2018

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 20, 2018

THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMISSION SCHOLARSHIP: The Martin Luther King Jr. Commission will be awarding a scholarship to a deserving student who meets the following criteria: submit a high school transcript, letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor, letter of recommendation from a reputable citizen of the student's community, letter of student's qualifications and financial need, a 500 word essay outlining the impact that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s philosophy of nonviolence has had on the student's life, and a photo of the student.  Click here for the application. DEADLINE: November 30, 2018

UNLIMITED CELLULAR US SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: At Unlimited Cellular, we believe that higher education is essential in the professional development of our younger generation and, as such, we've decided to grant them an alternative funding option, by offering them a chance to win a US $1,800.00 scholarship. To be eligible for this scholarship program, the successful applicant should meet the following criteria: Be a U.S. citizen, be currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate program, be in need of financial support, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. To apply for our scholarship program, you will need to submit an essay detailing your response to the following questions: "How has your online shopping experience changed over the years?" and why we should grant you this scholarship?” The essay should be at least 400-words long and written in a Word doc. The document should be titled “ Unlimited Cellular Scholarship Application". Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: November 30, 2018.

CHILDREN'S DEFENSE FUND-OHIO BEAT THE ODDS SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship program honors outstanding high school students who have overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrated academic excellence and given back to their communities. Annually, CDF-Ohio identifies five Ohio high school students to honor and support by providing each with a $5,000 college scholarship, a laptop computer, an invitation to join CDF’s youth leadership development programs, and other support. Requirements include be a current high school senior in Ohio attending a public, charter or alternative high school, be nominated or seek nomination from a teacher, counselor, caseworker, or other adult who can speak to the student’s challenges; have overcome significant adversity such as, but not limited to, poverty, disability, homelessness or abuse; demonstrate participation in school activities, community organizations, employment and/or community service; and have a current G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher or graduate by July 2019 .Click here for the website and application. DEADLINE: December 8, 2018

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. 14, 2018.

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 14, 2018

MAJESTICVOICE SCHOLARSHIP: The winner of the MajesticVoice Scholarship will receive $1,000 and the opportunity to perform their selection at a MajesticVoice concert. A $500 scholarship will also be given.The genre of music that MajesticVoice Chorus performs is as follows: Blues, Country, Easy Listening, Holiday (including Christmas sacred and secular), Inspirational (including Gospel), Jazz, Pop music, Soft rock and Patriotic. We do not perform Alternative, Hip Hop, Rap, Hard Rock, Indie pop, New Age or World Music. Requirements include resident of the state of Ohio, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an Ohio institution of higher learning in music, submission of a vocal and/or instrumental music performance by the applicant with applicable sheet music, scholastic aptitude, exhibited leadership skills and integrity, community involvement, immediate family members of the Scholastic Selection Committees and MajesticVoice Board members are not eligible. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: All application materials for scholarship must be emailed or postmarked by December 31st each year.

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 11, 2019

DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP: Architects Foundation offers a scholarship that supports high school and undergraduate minority students who are entering, enrolled in, or transferring into a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)-accredited undergraduate architecture program. Scholarships may be renewed every year until the student’s degree is completed, for up to 5 years ($20,000 total award). Click here for the application. DEADLINE: January 16, 2019

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: The Cavaliers and Huntington Bank will award ten (10) Northeast Ohio high school seniors with a $2,000.00 college scholarship. Graduating seniors must submit a 500 word essay, perform a high level of service in their communities, provide a high school transcript, ACT and/or SAT scores and one letter of recommendation. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: January 25, 2019.

OAASFEP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: The purpose of the OAASFEP scholarship program is to financially support postsecondary education for qualifying Ohio high school seniors who are planning to attend a college/university located in the state of Ohio for the fall semester. Requirements include documentation of High School GPA, extracurricular activities/leadership activities within the community, school, or church, and three letters of recommendation, including letters from a principal or faculty member, an OAASFEP member, and a non-family member. A 300 word (maximum) essay outlining his/her leadership activities and future goals. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: January 31, 2019

ELKS LEGACY AWARD: This scholarship is open to high school seniors whose parents or grandparents are ELK’s members. DEADLINE: February 1, 2019. Click here for the application.

JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. Eligibility includes be a graduating high school senior; plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States; show leadership potential; demonstrate a dedication to community service; present evidence of financial need; be a United States citizen; have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21; and not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: February 1, 2019

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 1, 2019.Click here for application

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: Feb. 6, 2019

BILL OF RIGHTS INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP: The Bill of Rights Institute is offering a “We the Student” essay contest. A national grand prize of $5,000 (plus a scholarship to Constitutional Academy) will be awarded along with six runners up scholarships at $1,250 each and eight honorable mention scholarships at $500 each. One scholarship essay prompt per student. The prompt is titles “What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?” Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: February 14, 2019.

FLAVORFUL FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP: We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. If this sounds like one of your students, tell them to apply today! Qualifications include must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States, must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019, must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale (high school/home schooled seniors), must enroll for Fall 2019 as a freshman or 1st year student in part-time or full-time study at a 2-year, 4-year, college, university, trade or vocational school, must not be a relative or dependent child of an employee of Talking Rain or any of its retail customers. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: February 15, 2019

THE PHILOMATHEON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND, INC SCHOLARSHIP: Since 1978, The Philomatheon Society of the Blind has made a scholarship grant available each year for a qualified visually impaired Stark County high school senior or qualified former student.The grant is for one thousand two-hundred and fifty dollars ($1,250.00) for each of two years of college or advance training. Any visually impaired high school senior or former student who qualifies for such a grant, may apply. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: February 15, 2019

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 22, 2019

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, 2019

THE NORTHEAST OHIO CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) is offering ten $1,000 scholarships to students residing in the Northeast Ohio area enrolled in a Public Works field of study including Engineering, Administrative, Vocational/Trade, and Environmental Impact/Water Quality disciplines. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 1, 2019

OAPSE/AFSCME MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION PROGRAM: Available to any graduating high school senior 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) and who intends to enroll in a full-time degree program. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 1, 2019

THE PREFERRED REALITY TRADE SCHOOL AND COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty, Western Pennsylvania and Ohio’s leading real estate company, has launched its inaugural Trade School and College Scholarship program. Three renewable scholarships valued up to $4,000 ($1,000 per academic year) will be awarded to three qualified individuals. The Dream… Innovate… Grow scholarship is inspired by the key beliefs and attributes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty has been built on. The sponsor will choose recipients who also embrace these ideals both personally and academically. To qualify, candidates must reside within the company’s represented service area (which includes 15 counties in Pennsylvania and 15 counties in Ohio), have maintained at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and intend to become a full-time student at a college, university or trade school for the fall of 2019. Applicants should also demonstrate leadership, volunteerism, character and an overall positive attitude. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 1, 2019

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, 2019

THE OHIO OIL AND GAS ENERGY EDUCATION PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP: The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) and the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Foundation (Foundation) are pleased to announce our scholarship program targeted at students pursuing careers in the crude oil and natural gas industry. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of $1,000 per year and can be renewed for up to four years. The minimum scholarship applicant criteria includes: Must be a U.S. citizen, must have a career goal in the crude oil and natural gas industry, must be an OHIO resident OR a student attending, or planning to attend, an accredited OHIO college, university, technical or trade school, and must have and maintain a grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 or higher. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 1, 2019

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 directions to the application. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 4, 2019

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. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: March 8, 2019. Click here for the application 

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, 2019

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, 2019. Click here for application

CLASS OF 2019 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.

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 15, 2019.Click here for the 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, 2019. Click here for application

STARK COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP: Applicant’s immediate family must be members of the Stark Farm Bureau. Four $1000 scholarships will be given to a Farm Bureau Member’s Dependent for anyone working towards a degree related to agriculture and one $1000 scholarship will be given to a Farm Bureau Member’s Dependent working towards a degree, regardless of the field of study. Click here for application. DEADLINE: March 15, 2019

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 15, 2019. 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 15, 2019

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 15, 2019. 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 15, 2019. Click here for 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 15, 2019. 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 15, 2019.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 15, 2019. Click here for application

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 15, 2019. Click here for application

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 20, 2019. Click here for application

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 21, 2019. Click here for application

ALLIANCE KEY CLUB: WEBSTER SCHOLARSHIP - Must have GPA of 3.0. Essay required. DEADLINE to guidance: March 22, 2019. Click here for application

DORMAN-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 22, 2019.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 22, 2019.Click here for application

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: March 22, 2019

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: March 22, 2019

DR. JAMES J. THOMAS SCHOLARSHIP: $1,500 non-renewable scholarship for senior students pursuing a career in the healthcare field. The scholarship committee will make their selection based on the following areas: financial need, volunteer work in any location, school and community involvement, and general academic achievement. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: The student must return the application and their high school transcript to the Alliance Community Hospital Gift shop no later than 3:00 pm on March 22, 2019

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 22, 2019. 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 29, 2019

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 2019 essay contest is ‘TRUST’. The BBB’s mission is building an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers trust each other. Students should consider how trust plays a vital part in living a life of integrity and ethics. Students may reflect on a situation where trust or a lack of trust impacted your own or someone else’s life. Essays should clearly demonstrate use of the theme topic. Students may begin submitting entries after January 2, 2019. Click here for the application link. DEADLINE: March 29, 2019. 

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 29, 2019. 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 29, 2019. Click here for application

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 the 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 29, 2019

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 30, 2018

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 30, 2019

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 30, 2019. Click here for application

THE BOYD WALLBROWN JR. AGRICULTURE INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants must be in their senior year and a candidate for graduation from high school or vocational school or already enrolled in a two year or four year undergraduate college program. Applicants must have plans to pursue a higher education degree with the following focus(es): Agricultural production, Research/development in agriculture production, Crop production, Livestock/farm animals, Agriculture engineering, or Emphasis on innovation and agriculture production advances. Must also provide with the application two letters of recommendation: one from a current or former teacher, preferably one in the agriculture disciplines, and a letter of recommendation from a community member who is not a relative of the applicant. Lastly, applicants must be available for a personal interview, if requested. Click here for application. DEADLINE: March 31, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019.

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.

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, 2019. 

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, 2019

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 2018. DEADLINE: April 1, 2019. Click here for the website to gain access to the application

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, 2019. Click here for application

THE CANTON PRESERVATION SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP: The Canton Preservation Society's annual scholarship provides financial assistance to a Stark County student preparing for a career related to historic preservation. Eligible applicants include students in technical, undergraduate or graduate study intending to enroll, or already enrolled, in a program in Historic Preservation or a related field which can include, but need be not limited to, Building Preservation, History, Architecture, American Studies, Urban Planning, or Museum Studies. The program of study must be at a U.S. university, college, or institution. The student’s eligibility will be based partly on financial need and partly on the application materials, academic performance, community service and promise shown for future achievement, based on the judgment of a review panel. The award is for a maximum of $1000.00 toward school tuition and paid directly to the school. page. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: April 1, 2019.

CURVIS F. RHYNE SCHOLARSHIP: In January 2017, the Benefit of Hope established the Curvis F. Rhyne Scholarship Fund for seniors residing in the Alliance area who plan on attending an accredited college or university upon graduation. Requirements include a completed application form, transcript, two faculty reference letters, two personal reference letter, and an essay of 100 words or more on your career goals. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: April 2, 2019 OR student can mail application to address listed on application. 

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 GUIDANCE: Monday, April 1, 2019

ALLIANCE ASSOCIATION OF OFFICE PROFESSIONALS - Must be pursuing a degree in the fields of business-related to medical, legal, executive, or international office sciences.Click here for application. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: March 29, 2019 OR to the Alliance Chamber of Commerce by April 2, 2019 

THE JOHN WEITZEL "DAYS OF GLORY" SCHOLARSHIP: A minimum of $500.00, 4 year renewable scholarship, given in conjunction with the Alliance City Schools Music Department, to be awarded annually to a graduating Alliance High School senior of each current school year, who plans to continue his/her education beyond high school. The award is based on scholarship, leadership, and participation in music education and extra-curricular musical arts activities during the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades at Alliance High School. Applicants must have a 3.25 or better grade point average and have participated in band, choir, orchestra, and/or musicals from 9-12th grade. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE PURSUING MUSIC TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP. Click here for application. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: April 5, 2019

WILLIAM D. SQUIRES SCHOLARSHIP: 15 scholarships being offered to Ohio seniors. Scholarships are renewable; Amount is $4,000 is per year, so a total of up to $16,000. Financial need-based. Applicant's EFC from FAFSA must be less than 7,000. Ideal candidates must already know their career goal and are highly motivated and have good character but require financial assistance to pursue their dream of a higher education. Applicants must show academic promise, minimum of a 3.2 cumulative GPA. Click here for the website for the application. DEADLINE: April 5, 2019.

TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH/EMPOWERMENT CENTER’S EMPOWERING OUR FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP: This fund was created by Tabernacle Baptist Church/Empowerment Center to provide (2) $500scholarships to a Alliance High School graduating seniors who have plans to continue his or her education at an accredited college, university, training or technical school. The Empowering our Future Scholarship committee will give consideration to the following criteria: Financial Need, Grade point average, School activities, Noteworthy achievements, Awards and recognition, Work history, Class rank or percentile ranking, Special talent, and Community and personal activities. If you are applying for this scholarship, you will need to attach a transcript with ACT/SAT scores, class rank and 3 personal references from a teacher, coach, school counselor or administrator. Also, if employed, you should have your present employer give you a letter of reference that describes your present job, performance, attitude, attendance etc. Attach in writing any community groups or activities that you are involved in, along with an essay describing your career goals, life mission and why you feel that you should be a recipient of this scholarship. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: April 5, 2019

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 5, 2019.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 8, 2019

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 12, 2019.Click here for application

LEADS! SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: The Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools is once again offering our 2019 LEADS! Scholarship Program for Ohio and Michigan high school seniors graduating in Spring 2019! This year we are offering over 185 scholarships ranging from $500 to $8,000 and exceeding a total of $268,000! Click here for the application. DEADLINE: April 12, 2019

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. Average family income $55,000 per year and not exceed $120,000 per year. Click here for website. DEADLINE TO THEIR OFFICE: APRIL 15, 2019. Questions? Contact info@davidfoundation.org 

CANTON-MASSILLON CHAPTER OF ASM INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants for this non-renewable $1500 scholarship must attend a Stark County or Carroll County high school, have direct enrollment in an ABET accredited College of Engineering for the Fall of 2018 semester (cannot be a College of Technology), and have a minimum ACT composite score of a 28. Click here for application link. DEADLINE: April 26, 2019

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, 2019

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 10, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

PURLAND SUPPLY SCHOLARSHIP: Pureland Supply is located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania and is offering an annual $1,000.00 scholarship to high school students interested in attending a Vocational School or Community College. The $1,000.00 Pureland Supply Scholarship is open for students who have been accepted to an accredited community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade School. Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and how the student expects to play a part in the future of their trade or field. Click here for the website to apply. DEADLINE: June 1, 2019

PROJECTORLAMPS.COM SCHOLARSHIP: ProjectorLamps.com is located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. The ProjectorLamps.com $1,000.00 Scholarship is available to a student enrolled as a Business major who may one day be an entrepreneur and start their own business. This is an annual scholarship that will be offered every year. Click here for the website to apply. DEADLINE: June 1, 2019

SIGMA PHI EPSILON SCHOLARSHIP: Sigma Phi Epsilon will again offer Balanced Man Scholarships (BMS) to students at Cleveland State University. To be eligible for the Balanced Man Scholarships, a student must meet these criteria: Must be a male student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, must be registered as a full-time student at Cleveland State University in the 2019 fall semester, applicants must not be affiliated with another fraternity, and applicants are not required to join Sigma Phi Epsilon. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: August 15, 2019

VETERAN CAR DONATIONS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 (1 winner) and $250 (2 runner ups) scholarships for students pursuing STEM-related degrees (fields of study include computer sciences, engineering, mathematics, natural sciences (including physical, biological, and agricultural sciences), and related fields. Must be attending an accredited college or university. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: August 15, 2019