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STARK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS: Click herefor a list of scholarships throughout Stark County.
SCHOLARSHIPS 360: Various scholarships to look for! Click here for the website.
UNIGO SCHOLARSHIPS: Various scholarships to look for! Click here for the link.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIPS: Various info about scholarships. Click here for the link.
ACCESS SCHOLARSHIPS: Various info about scholarships. Click here for the link.
BEST COLLEGES SCHOLARSHIP: Bestcolleges.com has curated a financial aid guide filled with scholarships for students of color. Click here for the website to look through scholarships. Deadlines vary by scholarship.
ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY SCHOLARSHIP: The mission of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.'s National Educational Educational Foundation is to support higher education achievement through scholarships and conduct community education programs and related research to improve individual and community living standards. The Foundation annually provides financial assistance to worthy students pursuing higher education both at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. We offer 15 scholarships that have a range of award values, including the $125,000 Founders' Centennial Scholarship! Click here for the scholarship programs page to learn more about the scholarships. DEADLINE: Varies by scholarship
LENDEDU SCHOLARSHIPS: Various scholarship to look for! Click here for the link
STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS: This organization is a scholarship management service and a scholarship database for students. Their database is used to find scholarships online and is 100% free for students to use. Click here to look for scholarships
DISCOVER SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH: Discover's college scholarship search tool gives students fast access to over 3 million scholarships. With this tool, students can customize their scholarship search to meet their unique needs. Discover can even e-mail the student a list of the scholarships to select so they can apply when they are ready. Click here to access the website.
THROCKMORTON SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for students who met these specific requirements: Student must be African American or Native American and must reside within the Northeast Ohio or Western Pennsylvania geographic region, have a copy of birth certificate, attend an educational facility that must be in Northeastern Ohio or Western Pennsylvania, have a copy of current High School/College grades and GPA, have a current financial needs form from the school that documents grants, scholarships and loans being presently received, have a current bill from the school for the next semester/quarter, have a copy of the courses being taken for the next semester/quarter, write a one or more short paragraphs that should state why you should be considered, your future goals, college major/minor, needs, extracurricular activities at school or in the community, and send in final high school transcript (if applying during senior year of high school). Click here for more info. Or, email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions regarding the scholarship.
OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarships: Several scholarship programs are available for AFSCME members and their children. Click here for the website to access other scholarships. DEADLINE: Varies per scholarship
DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for any young lady 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.
COLLEGE BOARD SCHOLARSHIPS: This program was created to help students earn the chance at a scholarship. The program is currently open to class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. territories, regardless of citizenship status. U.S. citizens and residents attending Department of Defense Education Activity schools abroad may also participate. At least half of all scholarships are designated for students whose families earn less than $60,000 per year. Click here for the application website.
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, 2021
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 hClick here for application websiteere for the application. DEADLINE: Varies by scholarship
THE DR. JUAN ANDRADE SCHOLARSHIP : The Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders through the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), is seeking to award up to $1,000 to eligible applicants. This scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student, at an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. The applicant must demonstrate financial need and one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: Nov. 30, 2021 GREATER CANTON MLK JR. COMMISSION 2022 SCHOLARSHIP : Every year we have the privilege of giving out scholarships for our students in the Stark County community and this year is no different. We will be giving away up to (5) five $2,000 scholarships to worthy recipients. Items needed to apply are as follows: Transcripts from high school or college; Letter of Recommendation from teacher or counselor; Letter of Recommendation from one reputable citizen of your community; Letter from the applicant indicating qualifications, financial needs; and a 500-word essay outlining the impact that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's philosophy of nonviolence has had on your life; Photo. Click here for the application link . DEADLINE: November 30, 2021 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, 2021 DISTRACTED DRIVING FAMILY PLAN SCHOLARSHIP: The Parnall Law Office is proud to offer the 2020 Scholarship Program that is designed to help interested high school (upon graduation from high school) or college students in the United States to attend an institution of higher education, while also bringing to attention to the dangers of distracted driving. $5000 in prizes will be awarded to the top 3 applicants. Essay required on the topic of Distracted Driving. Student will need to create a “Distracted Driving Family Plan” within which the student addresses the safety of their family by proactively committing to a plan that avoids the occurrence(s) of distracted driving by the student and the members of their family. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: December 15, 2021 BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for high school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses, or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam can apply to receive $1,000 to $50,000 scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year! Eligible students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). Click here for the application . DEADLINE: December 15, 2021 THE ELEVATE MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP: The Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship The scholarship is open to students at any educational level and field of study. The only application requirement is that students have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges. Students applying to the scholarship will be required to write an essay about how their experience with mental health has influenced their beliefs, relationships, and career aspirations. While not required, working or volunteering at organizations that increase mental health awareness, provide mental health support, or research mental health solutions will be a plus on student applications. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: December 31, 2021 CHAIRISH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - Each year, the Chairish Scholarship Program awards $5,000 in college scholarships to deserving students. The Design Your Future scholarship is designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students, students are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream, a minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA required, and students must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or vocational/technical college or university in the U.S. Click here for the application on the scholarship website. DEADLINE: January 1, 2022 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: January 5, 2022 GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP :The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and GE seeks to award a $10,000 per year scholarship that is renewable for up to 3 additional years totally $40,000. This scholarship is available to high school seniors who demonstrate a strong sense of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, at the workplace, and in the community. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: January 6, 2022 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: January 9, 2022 FIFTH THIRD BANK FINANCE ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP: Fifth Third is committed to building financial capacity in the communities we serve. To recognize the efforts of students and teachers committed to financial and entrepreneurship education, Fifth Third will award twenty-eight accomplished students across the country with a $2,500 529 College Savings Gift Card via our scholarship contest. Click here for the application . DEADLINE for Fall Entries: January 14, 2022 ENGINEERS FOUNDATION OF OHIO SCHOLARSHIP : These scholarships are administered by the Engineers Foundation of Ohio (EFO), a non-profit educational foundation dedicated to the advancement of engineering education in cooperation with the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE). Requirements include 3.0 minimum grade point average (A=4), minimum SAT (Math=600, Reading or Composition=500) or ACT (Math=29, English=25), be a citizen of the U.S. & permanent resident of Ohio, and be a graduating high school senior. Click here for the application link. DEADLINE: January 15, 2022
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: January 31, 2022
THE DREAM U.S. OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP-TheDream.US Opportunity Scholarship is for undocumented students (or Dreamers) who live in 20 targeted, locked out states where they cannot access in-state tuition. The Opportunity Scholarship provides up to $80,000 to cover tuition, fees, on-campus housing, and meals for a bachelor’s degree at one of our 5 Partner Colleges in another state. Click here for the website. DEADLINE: January 31, 2022
OUTSTANDING SENIOR HIGH YOUTH AWARD: The Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Council (ESA) and Ohio State Council (OSC) of ESA presents this award once a year. The OSC presents the state winner with a $500.00 check. The state winner is forwarded to the ESA Outstanding Youth Chair and committee for review and determination of a winner of a $1,000.00 scholarship. Requirements are to have at least a 3.0 GPA. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: February 1, 2022
EPSILON SIGMA ALPHA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: The ESA Foundation has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships and continues to award numerous scholarships annually. Students do not have to be an ESA member to apply for a scholarship, and the application process is 100% online. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: February 1, 2022
ELKS LEGACY AWARD: This scholarship is open to high school seniors whose parents or grandparents are ELK’s members. DEADLINE: February 7, 2022. Click here for the application.
STOP THE HATE SCHOLARSHIP: Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out celebrates students committed to creating a more accepting, inclusive society. By reflecting on real-life situations and detailing ways to make a positive difference in the world, this next generation of leaders can win big. Stop the Hate is designed to create an appreciation and understanding among people of differing religions, races, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. By challenging young people to consider the benefits of a more inclusive society, the consequences of intolerance and the role of personal responsibility in effecting change, the contest also reflects Jewish values of responsible citizenship and respect for all humanity. Each year, the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage gives out $100,000 in scholarships, awards and anti-bias education in recognition of 6-12th grade upstanders in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull and Wayne counties. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: February 10, 2022
THE PHILOMATHEON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND 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. The term "Blind Individual" means an individual whose central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye, with correcting lenses, or whose visual acuity is greater than 20/200 but is accompanied by a limitation in the fields of vision, such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees. (Section 23 (y) of the Revenue Act of 1944). Click here for the application. DEADLINE: February 15, 2022
THE USDA/1890 NATIONAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM: The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program was established in 1992 as part of the partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Land-Grant Universities. Scholarships are awarded annually and must be used at one of the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Each award provides full tuition, as well as room and board, for the term of the scholarship. The scholarship may be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor's degree. Eligibility includes be a U.S. citizen, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale), have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines, demonstrate leadership and community service, submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official's signature, submit a signed application (original signature only), have a 21 ACT, 1080 SAT scores. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: February 15, 2022
USDA 1994 TRIBAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1994 Tribal Scholars Program. The USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program was established to strengthen the long-term partnership between USDA and the 1994 Land-Grant Institutions by increasing the number of students studying, graduating, and pursuing careers in in food, agriculture, natural resources, and other related fields of study. The USDA 1994 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP). Successful applicants will receive a temporary appointment to the USDA, not to exceed 4years. Upon successful completion of the degree requirements and the end of the agreement period, the scholar is eligible for conversion to permanent appointment in service to USDA without further competition. The USDA 1994 National Scholar is required to: Be a U.S citizen, have been admitted as well as enrolled as full-time student in a 1994 Land-Grant Tribal College or University or be a recent graduate of one of these schools, maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, have demonstrated leadership and community service, have submitted an official transcript with a school seal and/or the signature of an authorized school official, and submit an essay that is 500-800 words describing 1) What motivates you to consider a career in public service working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Include information about your educational and career goals and how this scholarship may assist you to achieve them; 2) How did you become interested in studying food, agriculture, and natural resource sciences or another related discipline in college. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: February 15, 2022
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 25, 2022
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 25, 2020.Click here for application
SEVEN SEVENTEEN CREDIT UNION: Eight $1500 scholarships for seniors who are members or legal dependents of a Seven Seventeen Credit Union. Click here for link. DEADLINE: March 1, 2022
THE 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 proud to provide scholarships to students pursuing careers in the natural gas and oil industry. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of $1,000 per year with a total of four years of potential eligibility. The minimum scholarship applicant criteria includes: Must be a U.S. citizen, must have a career goal in the natural gas and oil 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 website. DEADLINE: March 1, 2022
YWCA OF ALLIANCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Must be a senior girl who shows financial need and has at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Essay required as well as two letters of recommendation and a transcript. Click here for the application directions. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 1, 2022
FIRST COMMONWEALTH BANK SCHOLARSHIP: First Commonwealth Bank has a scholarship program which awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors based on community involvement, GPA, and residence in one of the counties in their footprint (Stark County residents are eligible). Our mission is 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, which is why we are is excited to offer the First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship Fund. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 1, 2022
THE COLLEGE CLUB OF CANTON SCHOLARSHIP GRANT: This 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 2022 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: March 1, 2022
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 2021-2022 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: March 1, 2022
YLS BOOK SCHOLARSHIP: College textbooks are a necessary, but costly, expense that is not typically covered by academic scholarships. The United Way of Stark County’s Our Young Leaders Society (YLS) helps ease that burden for students through its textbook scholarship fund. This scholarship is a $1,000 award, renewable for up to four years, created to offset the expense of books needed to further a student’s education after high school. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 5, 2022
AHS FOUNDATION DOROTHEA AND OWEN MCCOY FOREIGN LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP: Must have 5 credits in foreign language. Fill out AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application.Click here for the application. DEADLINE to Mrs. Davis at AHS: March 7, 2022
CLASS OF 2022 BLOOD DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP FOR PRE-MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS STUDENTS - Must have GPA of 2.5 and plan to attend a 2 or 4 yr. college. School, community activities and awards must be attached as well as transcripts and letters of recommendation. See Mrs. Woodruff for deadline and application.
ALLIANCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP - Must have attended one of our elementary schools, including the Early Learning Center for a combo of 3 or more years. GPA of 3.0 or higher. DEADLINE to guidance: March 11, 2022. Click here for application
AHS FOUNDATION MEL KNOWLTON SCHOLARSHIP - Must be a varsity letter winner in any sport (cheerleader and managers included). Financial need. Fill out AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 11, 2022. Click here for application
AHS STUDENT SENATE OUTSTANDING SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP - Five $200 scholarships to a graduating senior planning on attending college or technical school. Applicants must have been a member of Student Senate for at least two years and must have maintained a 3.0 four-year cumulative GPA or higher.. DEADLINE to Mrs. Davis (224) or Mrs. Boehm (310) by March 11, 2022. 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 11, 2022
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP: Junior Achievement (JA) is dedicated to helping your students financially achieve their dreams through hands-on, relevant programs. JA of North Central Ohio is offering scholarships to graduating seniors who have participated in any JA programming throughout their elementary to high school career. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: March 14, 2022
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, 2022. Click here for application
THE ABOVE AVERAGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Above Average scholarship was established at the Greater Alliance Foundation in April 2021 by Andrea Lee of Alliance, Ohio with the goal to motivate and inspire females to overcome obstacles in their lives, pursue their educational goals and reach their full potential. Applicants will be female graduating seniors from the greater Alliance area with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. The Scholarship Selection Committee will consider the applicant’s desire to achieve, to persist, and to accomplish her goals. The scholarship recipient will provide proof of enrollment in a two-year or four-year accredited institution in the field of their choice. The scholarship will be used for tuition and fees required for enrollment and will be paid directly to the educational institution. The recipient will provide an annual update regarding challenges, successes, and discovery during her course of study. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 15. 2022
THE DARRELL PARKS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP: Each year, Ohio ACTE awards up to two Darrell Parks Student Scholarships, which provide $1,000 toward the continuing education of career-technical graduates. The winners are chosen by Dr. Darrell Parks, former director of the ODE Office of CTE and past Executive Director of Ohio ACTE. Eligibility includes any student enrolled in a career-technical program who will be graduating in 2022 and plans to continue their education. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: March 15, 2022
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, 2022. 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 16, 2022. 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 17, 2022. 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 17, 2022. Click here for application.
AHS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - MUST fill out this application if applying to ANY of the AHS Foundation scholarships. Checkmark any scholarship for which you wish to apply (See the application for the complete list). Only one application necessary UNLESS YOU ARE APPLYING FOR THOSE LISTED THAT SPECIFICALLY HAVE A SEPARATE APPLICATION. DEADLINE to Guidance: March 18, 2022. Click here for the application.
THE WILSON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: The Wilson Family Scholarship is a one time, $10,000 scholarship. This scholarship fund was established in 1998 by Gary L. Wilson in memory of his father, Elvin, who was a local, well-known business man and civic leader. He served as a councilman-at-large for multiple terms on Alliance City Council. Elvin and his wife Fern valued education greatly and encouraged their two sons to attend the best universities they could. Gary graduated from Alliance High School near the top of his class in 1958. He earned a football scholarship to Duke University for his successful playing years at AHS under legendary coach Mel Knowlton, who he credits with preparing him for athletics at a higher level. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 18, 2022
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 18, 2022. Click here for application
JERAMY KEANE SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 scholarship to a varsity athlete that has a least a 2.5 GPA. Click here for application.DEADLINE to guidance: March 21, 2022.
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 23, 2022. Click here for application
ALLIANCE KEY CLUB/WEBSTER SCHOLARSHIP - Must have GPA of 3.0. Essay required. DEADLINE to guidance: March 23, 2022. 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 25, 2022.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 25, 2022. Click here for application
QUOTA INTERNATIONAL OF ALLIANCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Available to senior girls residing in the Alliance area who plan to attend an accredited college or university upon graduation. Essay required as well as a transcript, two teacher and two personal reference letters. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to address on cover letter: March 25, 2022
THE JOSEPH A. AND RHEA M. JEFFRIES SCHOLARSHIP: The Joseph A. & Rhea M. Jeffries Memorial Scholarship is a $750 scholarship that is granted to a Stark County student who has demonstrated academic achievement, character, leadership, and service to school and community. Two scholarships will be awarded for the 2022-2023 academic year. Applicants must meet the following requirements: Be a resident of Stark County and a senior in or a graduate of a Stark County high school, Be accepted or have an application in process by an accredited college or university, have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.6 on a 4.0 scale. Click here for the scholarship. DEADLINE: March 25, 2022
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 25, 2022. 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 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 25, 2022
CANTON LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: The purpose of the Scholarship Committee is to award non-repayable grants to deserving students who are either graduates or attendees of Canton Lincoln Junior or Senior high School or their descendants. Descendants include child(ren), grandchild(ren), great-grandchild(ren), step-child(ren), adopted child(ren), or spouse of attendees 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. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: March 25, 2022
ALLIANCE LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 scholarship upon confirmation of college enrollment. DEADLINE to guidance: March 28, 2022. 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 one 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, 2022
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, 2022. Click here for 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 30, 2022. Click here for application.
MICHAEL L. BONDONI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Michael L. Bondoni Memorial Scholarship is in memory of Michael Bondoni. Education was extremely important to him. This scholarship will be awarded to an Alliance High School senior (class of 2022) with a non renewable $500 scholarship. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 30, 2022
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, 2022
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, 2022
OHIO GAS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, must have a career goal in the crude oil and natural gas industry, or related energy field, must be an OHIO resident 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 3.0 or higher. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: March 31, 2022
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, 2022.
THE MATHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP- The Mather Education Scholarship will award one (1) nonrenewable $500-$1000 scholarship to each of the three schools listed: for the student that meets all the requirements listed below and ranges the highest in the essay portion of the scholarship.. The student will be chosen from eligible applicants from Alliance High School, Marlington High School and West Branch High School. Scholarship money may be applied towards any expenses that the student wishes. All the following criteria must be met for an applicant to be considered for The Mather Education Scholarship: Student must be an active member of a church and provide a letter of recommendation from their church representative, student must attend an accredited college or university within one year of receiving the scholarship or forfeit the scholarship, must have an accumulative 3.2 GPA or higher, must complete a 300 word, typed, double spaced essay contain content of religious affiliation or spirituality. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to Guidance: March 31, 2022
ALLIANCE ASSOCIATION OF OFFICE PROFESSIONALS: Alliance Association of Office Professionals is offering up to six, $1000.00 scholarships to applicants based on the following criteria: He/She will pursue a program related to business (includes Business, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Office Administration, Management, Economics, Sales and Entrepreneurship), He/She will attend a program / school located in the State of Ohio, Completion of an essay regarding financial need, High School attendance record and grades, and Quality letter of reference from a teacher or current employer answering the question: Why does this student deserve the scholarship? Click here for the application. DEADLINE: April 1, 2022
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU LIFE LESSONS SCHOLARSHIP: The Better Business Bureau awards $6,500 in scholarships to area students each year for the BBB Life Lessons Essay Contest. This theme-based essay contest challenges students to reflect on living a life of integrity and ethics. We would like to invite high school seniors to participate in the 2022 contest themed “WORK ETHIC”. The BBB’s mission is building an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers trust each other. BBB sees trust as a function of two primary factors – integrity and performance. In the essay, students should describe what good work ethic means to them and how they have applied it in their life through school, employment, sports, other extracurricular activities, or personal situations. Guidelines for the contest include that this scholarship is available to any high school senior located within the Canton Regional & Greater West Virginia BBB’s 64 county service areas, no minimum GPA required, and scholarship funds must be used to attend a career/technical, college, university or trade school after high school graduation. Scholarships will be awarded to the top six essays and range from $500 up to $2,500. Essays will primarily be judged on their content and best overall use of the contest theme to describe a life lesson. Click here for the application link. DEADLINE: April 1, 2022
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 2020 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, Attn: Matthew Carona Scholarship Chairman." DEADLINE: April 1, 2022
NANCY L. PENNY SCHOLARSHIP - Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, have been accepted as a full-time student at a college/university, and demonstrates good character and potential for post-secondary education success. Application is accessible in January of 2020. DEADLINE: April 1, 2022. Click here for the website to gain access to the application
ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH DEPT. BLOOD DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP - For seniors who will be attending college in the fall of 2019. Essay required. DEADLINE to guidance: April 1, 2022.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 website.DEADLINE: April 1, 2022
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 5, 2022. Click here for application
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 5, 2022 .Click here for application
THE PAUL AND CAROL DAVID SCHOLAR PROGRAM - A four year renewable scholarship for Stark County high school seniors. Must demonstrate financial need; above average academic performance; participates in extracurriculars; has overcome some obstacle in their life; exhibits good character. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE TO THEIR OFFICE: APRIL 15, 2022. Questions? Contact email@example.com
E.B. MILLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Ohio Forestry Association Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for 2022. This program offers financial assistance to students pursuing a forest resource education. Currently, one or more scholarships are offered each year to Ohio high school graduates who have been accepted into an approved university, college, junior college or technical university offering a forest resource curriculum. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: April 15, 2022
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, 2022
ELEVATE IWOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP: Elevate Women in Technology ScholarshipScholarship: From shaping our behavior, to shifting our beliefs, to redesigning our interactions, technology is rapidly changing the world. The rise of technology has created a wealth of personal and professional opportunities and the ability to leave a positive dent in the universe. It’s critical that women be at the forefront of our tech-driven world. Globally, women are significantly underrepresented in the tech sector. While many factors contribute to the gender imbalance in tech, it’s indisputable that having more women in tech will fuel innovation and lead to better social and business outcomes. The Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship exists to move the tech industry in the right direction by empowering the next generation of extraordinary women leaders. The scholarship is open to students at any educational level and field of study. The only application requirement is that students are women who intend to enter a technical or non-technical career that leverages technology to make the world a better place. While not required, being involved in entrepreneurial endeavors and STEM fields of study will be a plus on student applications. DEADLINE: April 30, 2022. Click here for the application website.
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, 2022
CARNATION CITY PLAYERS SCHOLARSHIP: A non-renewable scholarship for high school seniors for post-secondary education who intend to study theater arts and/or plan future involvement with community theater. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: May 1, 2022
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS ITALIAN MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP : Must be a high school senior, be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA 3.0, must be a citizen of the United State and of Italian-American descent who is attending Alliance, Marlington, St. Thomas, Sebring McKinley, or West Branch High Schools. Click here for the application.DEADLINE: May 15, 2022
FIFTH THIRD BANK FINANCE ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP: Fifth Third is committed to building financial capacity in the communities we serve. To recognize the efforts of students and teachers committed to financial and entrepreneurship education, Fifth Third will award twenty-eight accomplished students across the country with a $2,500 529 College Savings Gift Card via our scholarship contest. Click here for the application. DEADLINE for Spring Entries: May 27, 2022
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 $16,000. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: June 1, 2022
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, 2022
HALL OF GAME CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIO/AMERICAN INCOME LIFE SCHOLARSHIP: $500 scholarships will be given to graduating high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are a member of one of the local unions affiliated and in good standing with the Hall of Fame Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO. Applicants interested in this scholarship need to REQUEST the application in writing to “Hall of Fame Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1329 Market Avenue, North, Canton, Ohio, 44714.” DEADLINE for requesting and completing the application: June 30, 2022.
CHAIRISH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM- Each year, the Chairish Scholarship Program awards $5,000 in college scholarships to deserving students. The Design Your Future scholarship is designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students, students are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream, a minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA required, and students must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or vocational/technical college or university in the U.S. Click here for the application on the scholarship website. DEADLINE: June 30, 2022
BACHUS & SCHANKER LLC LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP: Bachus & Schanker LLC law firm is offering a $2,000 scholarship open to any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university or students currently enrolled at a four-year university in the United States. Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to the 7th Amendment and have a 3.0 GPA. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: DEADLINE: July 30, 2022 for Fall Semester and November 30, 2022 for Spring Semester.
PRIME SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarships is open to applicants working toward a two year or four year degree with a the intent of becoming a RN or LPN upon graduation. This award will be given to up to five students, worth $1000. click here for the application. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: July 31, 2022
SARAH STANLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: A non-renewable scholarship for a graduating or homeschool high school senior who plans to pursue an agricultural career path at the Ohio State University or the ATI Wooster campus. Applicants must have been an active 4H member in Stark County for one or more years. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: August 1, 2022