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2017-2018 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.


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


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.


P.E.O. STAR SCHOLARSHIP: A non-renewable $2,500 scholarship for graduating high school senior women which must be used in the academic year following graduation. Must request information in order to receive application.Click here for more information on application and deadline.


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. DEADLINE: October 25, 2017


NO COLLEGE ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP: Open to all high school and college students. Simply log in or create a free account to apply.Click here for the website. DEADLINE: October 31, 2017


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 2017. Click here for the website and application. DEADLINE: TBD


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.


JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - High academic achievement student with financial need. GPA 3.5 or above. ACT composite 26+. Up to $40,000 per year possible. Click here for link. Applications accepted through November 14, 2017


ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP - Based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Download application here. DEADLINE: November 27, 2017


THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMISSION SCHOLARSHIP: The Martin Luther King Jr. Commission will be awarding four (4) $1,500.00 scholarships to four deserving students who meet the following criteria: Underrepresented youth, be accepted to a college or university (Please attach acceptance letter), must have a cumulative 2.50 GPA (all transcripts must be attached), must provide a biography with recent picture, must provide an essay of 500 words or less on “What Martin Luther King Jr., Means to Me", must complete the application, must provide 2 letters of recommendation from a community person and/or teacher/instructor/administrator. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: December 13, 2017


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, 2017.


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 22, 2017


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


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 2018 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: December 31, 2017. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application. Click here for the application.


JOSTENS' "FOR WHAT I STAND" SCHOLARSHIP: What do you stand for? Your passion and purpose could win you $5,000 to support your dreams. Tell us who you are, what defines you, and what you stand for. Requirements include taking an Instagram picture to enter the photo category or shoot a video to enter the video category that shows your values and “what you stand for." Then, write about how you plan to use these values of “what you stand for” to reach your goals this year. Next, post the picture or video along with your words on Instagram with the hashtag #ForWhatIStand. Lastly, follow @Jostensinc and tag @Jostensinc in your postShare a video or picture and a written statement that tells us what you stand for on Instagram with #forwhatIstand and tag and follow @jostensinc to enter and win. We will award $5,000 to one winner for the best photo submission and $5,000 to one winner for the best video. Click here for official rules. DEADLINE: December 31, 2017.


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.


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.


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: JAN. 5, 2018


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, 2018


ELKS LEGACY AWARD: This scholarship is open to high school seniors whose parents or grandparents are ELK’s members. DEADLINE: February 2, 2018. Click here for the application.


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: February 16, 2018.


OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CIVIL RIGHTS TRANSPORTATION SYMPOSIUM SCHOLARSHIP: In celebration of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s 2nd Annual Civil Rights Transportation Symposium, (3) Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to (3) individual students currently enrolled in a post high school education focusing in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) related fields. The Civil Rights Transportation Symposium Scholarship focuses on broadening the number of individuals in the management and operation ranks of the engineering and transportation industry. Students will be selected by submitting an essay describing how the Civil Rights Act has impacted the transportation industry and the role it will play in the future; application and supplemental documentation. Students must meet Scholarship eligibility requirements to be considered. Employees and their immediate family members of the Ohio Dept. of Transportation are not eligible for participation. Click here for the scholarship guidelinesClick here for the application. DEADLINE: 11:59pm on February 16, 2018.


THE LOWER GREAT LAKES CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP: Two $2000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college or university and intend to pursue a career in television o a television-related field. Click here for link to apply online. DEADLINE: February 28, 2018. 


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: March 1, 2018.Click here for application


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, 2018


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, 2018


OHIO ELKS ASSOCIATION 2016-2017 EDUCATION GRANT: Any prospective student (male of female) residing within the jurisdiction of a B.P.O. Elks Lodge belonging to the Ohio Elks Association, who plans to pursue an eligible educational program above or supplemental to high school or preparatory school level, may file an application. These grants will be awarded to applicants desiring to attend a career or technology institution. Bachelor or Graduate Degree programs will not qualify for this provision.This grant may not be used for correspondence courses. A student must enroll in an accredited post secondary institution to further their education. This grant is to be used during the 2018-2019 academic year only. A student may apply for a second grant. No student may be awarded more than two grants. All Applicants must be citizens of the United States of America on the date the application is filed. This application must be filed with the Lodge Scholarship Chairperson, Exalted Ruler or Secretary of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge having jurisdiction in the area in which the student has legal residence on or before March 1, 2018. Only one application may be filed and must be filed with the Lodge of Jurisdiction. DEADLINE TO ALLIANCE ELKS LODGE: March 1, 2018. Click here for the application.


OHIO OIL AND GAS ENERGY EDUCATION PROGRAM FOUNDATION 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, 2018


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, 2018


THE 5TH ANNUAL 2017-2018 ZINGGIA OHIO ART SCHOLARSHIP: Eligibility requirements include being a high school senior, minimum 3.0 GPA, major career interest should include the Arts (general, painting, illustration, design, photography, printmaking, sculpture, etc.), and be a resident of the State of Ohio and US citizen (or a permanent resident of the US). Award may be used for full-time study in the United States (school of choice does not need to be in Ohio). Schools include art schools, two-year college or technical schools, and four-year colleges. Click here for the link to the application. DEADLINE: Must be postmarked ON OR BEFORE Saturday, March 3, 2018 (NO EXCEPTIONS).


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 5, 2018


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 9, 2018. Click here for the application 


FIRST COMMONWEALTH BANK SCHOLARSHIP: It is the mission of First Commonwealth Bank to improve the financial lives of our neighbors and their businesses. There is no better way to give back to the community than through the education of area youth that is why First Commonwealth Bank is pleased to announce the First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship Fund. The $35,000 fund is available to eligible graduating seniors. Click here for the application.  DEADLINE: April 27, 2018


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, 2018. Click here for application


RONALD AND ERMA HOLLOWAY SCHOLARSHIP: This $1500 scholarship is in memory of Ronald and Erma Holloway. This married couple of forty years had eight children who were provided the opportunity to go to college and pursue their educational dreams. Education was a key component in their family life. This family has continued their dream of a good education to the community by helping in the city schools, neighborhoods, and friends. The goal of this scholarship is to help people excel to the next level. Requirements include a 2.3 GPA and must be officially enrolled in college (include acceptance letter). Minority students are preferred. Click here for the application. Please email all completed applications to Mr. Holloway at fbn4@swbell.net   DEADLINE: Monday, March 12, 2018.


AHS FOUNDATION CLASS OF 1965- General excellence and financial need. Fill out AHS Foundation as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 14, 2018. 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, 2018


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, 2018. 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 15, 2018. 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, 2018. Click here for application.


CANTON LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION: Offering $500 scholarships to students who are descendants of graduates or attendees of Canton Lincoln Junior or Senior High School, or graduates who are paid members of CLHSAA for the current calendar year. If the applicant’s only lineal Lincoln ancestor is deceased, then the paid membership requirement is waived. Applicants must be attending a postsecondary institution after high school. Click here for the website for the application. DEADLINE: March 15, 2018 (postmarked). ***In addition, students who meet the qualifications for the Canton Lincoln High School Scholarship may also apply for the Rumberger Foundation Scholarship. Applications for this scholarship may be requested by emailing rsheg@sssnet.com.


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 16, 2018.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 16, 2018. Click here for application


AHS FOUNDATION ROCKHILL ELEMENTARY PTO SCHOLARSHIP - Must have attended Rockhill for at least 3 full years. Fill out AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 16, 2018. 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 16, 2018. Click here for application


THE SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS AKRON SECTION EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants for this scholarship need to show scholastic achievement, have an interest in a plastics career, be involved with extracurricular activities, show, financial need, have two letters of reference from instructors or supervisors, and be in residence within area covered by Akron SPE. Preference is given to students enrolling in two and four years programs with a focus on plastics and polymers. Click here for more information. Click here for application. DEADLINE: March 16, 2018


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 16, 2018. Click here for application


AHS FOUNDATION MEGAN ADELMAN SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for any senior girl who has lettered in cross country for four years. See Mrs. Morrison in the guidance office for an application. DEADLINE: March 16, 2018


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 16, 2018.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, 2018. Click here for application


JERAMY KEANE SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 scholarship to a varsity athlete that has a least a 2.5 GPA. DEADLINE to guidance: March 19, 2018. 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, 2018. 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, 2018.Click here for application


ALLIANCE KEY CLUB: WEBSTER SCHOLARSHIP - Must have GPA of 3.0. Essay required. DEADLINE to guidance: March 23, 2018. Click here for application


CLASS OF 2018 BLOOD DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP - 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, letters of recommendation, and an essay on volunteering. DEADLINE to guidance: March 23, 2018. Click here for application


DORMAN-BAXTER SCHOLARSHIP - Must have participated in a sport, have at least a GPA of 3.0 or higher, attend an accredited college within one year of receiving scholarship, have one letter of recommendation and complete the essay portion of the application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 23, 2018.Click here for application


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 23, 2018


AHS STUDENT SENATE OUTSTANDING SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP - Four $250 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 (208) by March 23, 2017. Click here for application.


CLASS OF 2018 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. 


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 26, 2018. Click here for application


MOTORCYCLIST MEMORIAL FOUNDATION: Requirements include visiting the Memorial Wall on the American Legion grounds in Hopedale, Ohio and a typed, 200 word or more essay OR original artwork describing an interpretation of the Memorial Wall. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: March 26, 2018. 


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 26, 2018


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 26, 2018


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 28, 2018


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 28, 2018. Click here for application


JOHN ONAITIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Must be a student who graduated from the career and technical program and is enrolling in a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2017. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate good character and integrity. DEADLINE to guidance: March 28, 2018. Click here for application


LEVY LAW OFFICES CINCINNATI SAFE DRIVER SCHOLARSHIP: This $2500 scholarship is for any Ohio or Kentucky student who will be enrolled in a two-year to five-year institution (college, graduate school, law school, etc.) in 2018. To apply for this scholarship, create a short (2-3min video) OR submit an essay (must be at least 1,000 words) telling us about one of the following things: Explain why you do not support or promote distracted driving (Ex: driving while texting or drinking) OR Explain how you prevent distracted driving and promote safe driving practices for yourself, friends, or family by providing specific examples. Click here for the website to access the application. DEADLINE: March 30, 2018

ALLIANCE LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 scholarship upon confirmation of college enrollment. DEADLINE to guidance: March 30, 2018. Click here for application


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, 2018. Click here for application


THE NELLIE V. VISI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Nellie V. Visi Memorial Scholarship will award two $500 scholarships to two deserving high school seniors who will be enrolled in an undergraduate course of study during the 2018-2019 school year aan 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 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 more info. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to address on cover letter: March 30, 2018


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, 2018


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, 2018. 


SLATER & ZURZ SCHOLARSHIP: This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to any student who is a high school senior who will attending a college or university located in Ohio. The scholarship will not be tied directly to a student's GPA, ACT scores or class rank. Rather, it will be awarded based on the preparation of a 2-4 minute YouTube video and an accompanying written essay exploring the following topic: "How can the legal system (government, law enforcement, etc.) in Ohio, address and stop the serious opioid drug problem?" DEADLINE: March 31, 2018. Click here for the 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, 2018


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 post secondary automotive, collision repair, or heavy duty program. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 31, 2018.


THE UNIVERSITY OF AFTERMARKET FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: The University of the Aftermarket Foundation operates the Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships Central website and, along with more than 40 other automotive organizations, awards scholarships to students who apply online.Available scholarships range from $1,000-$10,000 and will be awarded to students attending colleges and ASE/NATEF certified post-secondary Automotive, Collision, HD, or Alternate Fuel programs. The scholarships are open to full time post-secondary students. Graduating high school seniors and former recipients are welcome to apply. Each completed scholarship application is reviewed by the organizations where the student meets the qualifications. Last year, more than 50 students received multiple awards from one application. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2018


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, 2018.


STARK COUNTY DAIRY PROMOTERS SCHOLARSHIP: Students applying for this scholarship must be a resident of Stark County (Ohio), be pursuing a 2 or 4 year college-level study, or graduate level study in the fields of dairy science, large animal Veterinary Medicine, human nutrition or food science, have a 2.5 high school GPA and have demonstrated financial need.  Click here for the application. DEADLINE: April 1, 2018


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, 2018 OR student can mail application to address listed on 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, 2018


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, 2018. Click here for the website to gain access to the application


ALLIANCE ASSOCIATION OF OFFICE PROFESSIONALS - Must be pursuing a degree in the fields of business-related to medical, legal, executive, or international office sciences. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: March 28 (unless you are mailing it in yourself, then it is April 2, 2018). Click here for 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 2, 2018. Click here for 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 3, 2018


WILLIAM D. SQUIRES SCHOLARSHIP: 15 scholarships being offered to Ohio seniors. Scholarships are renewable; Amount is $3000 is per year, so a total of up to $12,000. Financial need-based. Applicant's EFC from FAFSA must be less than 8,000. 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, 2018.


ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH DEPT. BLOOD DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP - For seniors who will be attending college in the fall of 2018. Essay required. DEADLINE to guidance: April 6, 2018.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, 2018


QUOTA INTERNATIONAL OF CANTON OHIO, INC: Applicants applying for this $1,000 scholarship must be a Stark County student of good academic standing who is entering the field of communication disorders, speech pathology, speech and hearing science, audiology or deaf education. Students who are speed or hearing impaired majoring in any field are also eligible to apply. Students must also have at least a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Essay required.Click here for the application. DEADLINE: April 6, 2018


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 13, 2018. Click here for application


JOHN E. HARRIS III ARCHITECTURAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $1000 scholarship for a senior who is entering an accredited school of architecture in the fall. Click here for application. DEADLINE: April 13, 2018


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, 2018. Questions? Contact info@davidfoundation.org 


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: April 16, 2018. Click here for application


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 27, 2018


THE HOFFOSS DEVALL PROBLEM SOLVING SCHOLARSHIP: The Hoffoss Devall Problem Solving Scholarship is a $2,000 scholarship for a college or first-year law student who is enrolled in a two-year to five-year institution, graduate school or law school in 2018. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: April 30, 2018 


CARNATION CITY PLAYERS SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants must be high school seniors who have participated in Alliance-area community theatre and/or school theatre who will use the award towards post-secondary education expenses. Applicants must also express intent to study theatre arts and/or plan future involvement with community theatre. The recipient will be chosen considering several factors including (but not limited to) past theatrical experience, CCP membership (one consideration factor, but not required), academic record, personal achievements, future theatrical goals, and personal recommendations. The recipient of the award will be chosen by a CCP Award Committee. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: May 1, 2018


WOLTERMAN LAW OFFICE LPA HOPE FOR THE FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP: Are you an Ohio student who will be enrolled in an Ohio two-year to five-year institution in 2017-2018? Do you need help paying for schooling or supplies? You are not alone. College is not cheap, but we don’t want that to stop you from pursuing this irreplaceable experience. At Wolterman Law Office LPA, we have experienced first-hand the benefits of higher education. That is why we are offering a $1500 scholarship to help one Ohio student go to college, law school, or other institute of higher education. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: May 6, 2018


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 11, 2018

UNIQUE CLUB of STARK COUNTY SCHOLARSHIPS - Based on financial need, scholastic ability, and character. MUST BE OF ITALIAN DECENT. Qualified applicants must request an application by writing to: The Unique Club of Stark County, Circle, Louisville, Ohio 44601.Click here for more information.Applications must be completed and returned by May 25, 2018


PRINCE HALL SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION: The Prince Hall Scholarship Foundation is pleased to offer its scholarship program for the 2018 academic year. This program is for selected students who have demonstrated the ability to profit from higher education but have a financial need in order to further their education. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: June 1, 2018


GROTH & ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP: Groth & Associates, a personal injury law firm in Toledo, OH, are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship, the student must have a G.P.A. of 3.0+, fill out the form with your contact information. attach school transcript to verify enrollment or submit any document to help us know you are currently enrolled or have been accepted to a college or university in the United States, and attach a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome. Click here for application. DEADLINE: July 31, 2018


SIG EP BUILDING BALANCED MEN SCHOLARSHIP: Offering four scholarships for applicants who are outstanding freshman males who will be attending Cleveland State University. Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA and be registered as a full-time student at Cleveland State University in the fall semester. Applicants are not required to join Sigma Phi Epsilon but must not be affiliated with another fraternity. Click here for the link to the application. DEADLINE: AUGUST 15, 2018