2022-2023 SCHOLARSHIPS

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STARK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS: Click here for a list of scholarships throughout Stark County. 

MADISON TRUST COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP INFO: Click here for info on Financial Aid, Scholarships, and more.

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.

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.

GOING MERRY 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 scholarships 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 april.m.thomas@huntington.com for questions regarding the scholarship. 

OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarships: Several scholarship programs are available for AFSCME members and their children. Click here for the website to access other scholarships. DEADLINE: Varies per scholarship

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.

JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is looking for applicants for their College Scholarship. Requirements include Exceptional academic ability and achievement: Strong academic record, academic awards and honors, and substantive assessments by educators providing confidential recommendations. In addition to GPA and college entrance exam scores, we consider participation in available advanced courses, commitment to learning, and intellectual curiosity; Unmet financial need: Demonstrate unmet financial need/will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000; Persistence: Determination and perseverance in the face of challenges, ability to set and remain focused on goals and to put in the effort needed to meet those goals in the face of obstacles; Leadership: Ability to organize and positively influence others in and out of school (family, religious community, sports, arts, etc.); Service to Others: Purposeful and meaningful commitment to others which may be evidenced by participation in volunteer/community service activities. Click here for application website for the application. DEADLINE: Varies by scholarship

THE WILL DENT MINORITY BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP: The Stark County Minority Business Association (SCMBA) is pleased to announce its 2022 Will Dent Minority Business Scholarship! SCMBA will award 1 scholarship of $2,000. This scholarship intends to help defray the cost of books, educational materials, miscellaneous supplies, etc. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, accepted into a college-level educational institution (two-year College, four-year College, or Trade school). This Essay Challenge is also open to undergrad students who are already enrolled in College and matriculating in a business-related field of study. Students must have an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: September 5, 2022.

HEISMAN HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP: The Heisman Trophy Trust continues the 28-year tradition of honoring high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities through the Heisman High School Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes and rewards both male and female high school athletes who are community-minded and driven to use their exceptional talents for the benefit of all. Requirements include students whose senior year of high school is the 2022-2023 academic year, graduating with the class of 2023, students who have at least a weighted “B” grade average (3.0 GPA) during grades 9, 10 and 11, students who participate or have particiated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations, students who have participated in volunteer service, community involvement or leadership within his/her school or community, and students who are a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (D.C.). Click here for the application link. DEADLINE: October 18, 2022

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: October 30, 2022


VFW’S VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, nearly 80,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is, “Why Is The Veteran Important?”The 2022-2023 Theme “Why Is The Veteran Important?” Click here for the application. DEADLINE: October 31, 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: October 31, 2022. 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 14, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 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: January 1, 2023

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, 2023

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, 2023

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, 2023

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 15, 2023

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, 2023

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, 2023

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: January 31, 2023

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, 2023

ELKS LEGACY AWARD: This scholarship is open to high school seniors whose parents or grandparents are ELK’s members. DEADLINE: February 6, 2023. Click here for the application.

HBCU WEEK X LEXISNEXIS® RISK SOLUTIONS GROUP SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for incoming freshman students attending HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities). Applicants must provide most recent, verifiable high school transcript, provide proof of acceptance at an Historically Black College or University (HBCU), be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States, complete or have completed high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) and be entering their freshman year of college, attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) for the entirety of their college education, and demonstrate financial need. The scholarship can be used for tuition, room and board. A student may accept additional scholarships but they cannot exceed the total cost of their education. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: February 15, 2023

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 23, 2023

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 24, 2023

AHS FOUNDATION THERESA UTTERBACK FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: This award is for an Alliance High School senior who demonstrates a clear financial need to assist them with higher education plans. Preference is given to a low income single parent recipient. An applicant from a lower income two parent family who demonstrates need will be given full consideration and should apply. Will also look at GPA, financial need, and work experience. Fill out the AHS Foundation application as well as the separate application. DEADLINE to GUIDANCE: February 28, 2023.Click here for application

CLASS OF 2023 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

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: March 1, 2023

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 2022-2023 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, 2023

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, 2023

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 10, 2023. 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 10, 2023

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. McFarland (221) or Mrs. Worrell (322) by March 10, 2023. 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 10, 2023.Click here for application

KIMI KORLESKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Must have GPA between 2.5 - 3.5 and must be pursuing a degree in music, drama, or fine art. DEADLINE to guidance: March 15, 2023. 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. Click here for the application. DEADLINE to Guidance: March 17, 2023.

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, 2023. Click here for application.

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 17, 2023

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, 2023.Click here for application.

ROBERT H DOWLING SCHOLARSHIP - Senior who is planning on attending college or technical school. Based on academics, references, and financial need. DEADLINE to guidance: March 17, 2023. Click here for application

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 17, 2023. 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 20, 2023.

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, 2023. Click here for application

ALLIANCE KEY CLUB/WEBSTER SCHOLARSHIP - Must have GPA of 3.0. Essay required. DEADLINE to guidance: March 23, 2023. 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 23, 2022

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 24, 2023

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 2023-2024 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 24, 2023

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 24, 2023.Click here for application

ANN McCONAHAY SCHOLARSHIP - Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, show financial need, demonstrate good character and integrity, and show evidence indicating potential success in college. DEADLINE to guidance: March 24, 2023. Click here for application

ALLIANCE LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 scholarship upon confirmation of college enrollment. DEADLINE to guidance: March 28, 2023. 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, 2023

THE HOMETOWN HEROES PROJECT SCHOLARSHIP FUND: The Honoring Hometown Heroes Project established a Hometown Heroes Scholarship Fund in July of 2022.  A Hometown Heroes one time $1,000 Scholarship is available to all seniors of a veteran or active duty parent or guardian residing in and graduating from Alliance, Marlington, Sebring, West Branch School Districts.  St. Thomas Aquinas seniors may apply if they reside in one of the above four school districts.  The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, career technical school or equivalent.  To apply for this award, please submit the following a completed and signed application form, a copy of your transcript, one faculty reference letter, one personal reference letter (non-school personnel), and an attached 100 words or more typed essay explaining why you should be awarded this scholarship and your life and career goals. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: March 30, 2023.

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, 2023. 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, 2023. Click here for application

KISLING, NESTICO, AND REDICK DON'T TEXT AND DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP: This is for a $5,000 scholarship for students enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program. The purpose of the scholarship is to challenge students to come up with the best plan to discourage people from distracted driving. Click here to apply for the scholarship.DEADLINE: March 31, 2023

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 31, 2023

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 31, 2023

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, 2023

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, 2023


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, 2023.

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. Click here for application. DEADLINE to guidance: March 31, 2023

YOUNG AMERICAN CREATIVE PATRIOTIC ART CONTEST: Each year, more than 4,000 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. This contest comprises two-dimensional and three-dimensional. Click here for the application and scholarship details. DEADLINE: March 31, 2023

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, 2023. 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 2023. Essay required. DEADLINE to guidance: April 3, 2023.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, 2023. Questions? Contact info@davidfoundation.org

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, 2023  

OEC TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP: The OEC Technical Scholarship’s purpose is to help cooperative members or children of cooperative members pursue technical training. Applicants will be eligible to win up to a $2,000 scholarship. Applicants must be residential members of an Ohio electric cooperative, or dependent children, or legal wards of permanent residential electric cooperative members receiving electric service at the time of application, applicants may be high school graduates enrolling in a technical program; current technical school enrollees; or students enrolling in a post-undergraduate technical program, applicants must plan to attend or currently attend an accredited technical school program, and applicants must have cumulative grade point averages of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent standing on nontraditional scales. The only attachments permitted are high school transcripts, proof of enrollment*in a program, typed essay responses, and one 500-word letter of recommendation from an instructor. Applicants are also required to complete two brief essays (250-word max each) (A) detailing their educational and career goals; and (B) discussing cooperative knowledge per the online orientation. Applicants must complete the essays without outside assistance. Applicants shall refer to the www.ohioec.org/orientation to complete the cooperative knowledge essay. Click here for the application website. DEADLINE: April 30, 2023

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, 2023

OHIO NATIONAL GUARD MINUTEMAN (MM) SCHOLARSHIP: Minuteman Scholarships can be either two-year GRFD scholarships or DEDNG-GRFD scholarships that cover up to four years. They guarantee that Cadets who commission as Army officers will serve in the Guard. A Minuteman Scholarship requires a nomination letter as part of the scholarship packet and offers either full tuition and mandatory fees or a room and board flat rate of $10,000 per year, covering up to four years (or eight semesters) of benefits. Minuteman Scholarship recipients also receive a $1,200 annual book allowance and a monthly stipend of $420 for 10 months of the academic year. Minuteman Scholarship Cadets must participate in the SMP while attending college, so they will also receive pay for attending a drill one weekend per month and a two-week annual training in a local Guard unit. In return for these scholarship benefits, a Minuteman Cadet will serve as a Commissioned Officer in the Guard in a drilling status for eight years after graduation. Minuteman Scholarship Cadets can be nominated from any State Adjutant General (TAG) or any Civilian Aid to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) in lengths of two years, up to four years, for a scholarship. These scholarships are limited each year, and applications require a nomination memo with a handwritten signature from the nomination source. Requirements include be a U.S. citizen, be accepted to a college/university with an ROTC program, have a 2.5 cumulative GPA and maintain a 2.0, as an incoming freshman, have a minimum 19 ACT or 1000 SAT to qualify for the four-year Minuteman Scholarship, be under 31 years of age for the entire year of commissioning, be a full-time student, complete the ROTC Basic Course requirements or Basic Combat Training, and medically and morally qualified. Click here for more information. DEADLINE: June 1, 2023

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, 2023


BOOM AND BUCKETS SCHOLARSHIP- Boom & Bucket is offering a scholarship of $1,000 to be awarded each year to a student pursuing a heavy machinery themed program. This scholarship is available to both currently enrolled students and future students who are planning to attend a program within the next 12 months. The program can be at a college or a trade school anywhere in the United Sates or Canada. Click here for the scholarship website. DEADLINE: June 15, 2023

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, 2023 and June 30, 2023

BOOM & BUCKET'S STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Boom & Bucket is offering a scholarship of $1,000 to be awarded each year to a student pursuing a heavy machinery themed program. This scholarship is available to both currently enrolled students and future students who are planning to attend a program within the next 12 months. The program can be at a college or a trade school anywhere in the United Sates or Canada. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: July 15, 2023

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: July 30, 2023 for Fall 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, 2023

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, 2023