2019-2020 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. 

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. 

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: kappataukrs@oppf.org. Click here for the applicationClick here for the evaluation. DEADLINE: October 11, 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 scholarship@heerlaw.com. 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, 2019

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