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College Planning & Scholarship Information

 

 

There are scholarships of all different kinds available to students. Here, we will provide information on a number of local scholarships. If you are interested in searching for scholarships on a larger scale, consider using websites such as Big Future by the College Board, Cappex, Scholarships.com, or Fastweb. There are a large number of additional scholarship search websites. It is also a good idea to look for scholarships directly on the website of the college or university you plan to attend. As a general rule, you should never pay to apply for a scholarship.

 

Local Scholarships (listed by Penta-only scholarships first, and then by application due date)

 

Penta Career Center Scholarship Common Application

Deadline: April 8, 2019

 By completing this scholarship application, students may apply for the following scholarships:

  • The Louise Fought Scholarship for Career-Technical High School Students
  • The Lourdes University Scholarship
  • The Penta Career Center Education Assocation Scholarship (PCCEA)
  • The Penta General Scholarship
  • The P.E.O. Chapter EJ Barbara Klopfenstein Scholarship
  • The Perrysburg Kiwanis Scholarship
  • The Wesley Tymiak Memorial Scholarship 

Please read the information provided carefully and provide all required materials to submit a complete scholarship application by the April 8 deadline.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.

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 Hirzel Excellence Award

Deadline: April 12, 2019

The Hirzel Excellence Award, in honor of Karl A. Hirzel and Rosalie Hirzel, is available to Penta Career Center seniors pursuing post-secondary education or the workforce. Scholarship is awarded in the forms of either tuition scholarship awards or resource assistance awards.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Owens Community College Tech Prep Scholarship 

Deadline: June 28, 2019  

Owens Community College offers Tech Prep scholarships to graduating high school seniors who have participated in a Tech Prep career pathway within the Greater Northwest Ohio Tech Prep Consortium. The maximum award is $2,000 total ($1,000 per year) or $500 per semester for four semesters to cover tuition, fees, and an allotment for books that are not covered by other financial aid, such as the Federal Pell Grant, as long as the student maintains eligibility. This scholarship does not pay for supplies, lab fees, course fees, and other institutional fees.  

Students must obtain the Tech Prep Scholarship Application and complete it in order to be considered. The 2019-2020 deadline for the application and all documentation is June 28, 2019.  

To qualify for the Owens Community College Tech Prep Scholarship, students:  

  • Must have earned a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale by the end of their 7th high school semester;
  • Enroll at Owens Community College for the fall semester immediately following high school graduation; Enroll in at least 12 graded credit hours each semester (continuous full-time student enrollment in fall and spring semesters is required in order to continue receiving the scholarship);
  • Declare an associate degree program related to the chosen high school Tech Prep career pathway;
  • Indicate the intent to obtain a certificate, or to obtain an associate degree for transfer to another college or for the job market;
  • Have instructional and general fee charges which are not being paid by other financial aid, such as the Federal Pell Grant.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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 Advertising Club of Toledo / AAF Toledo Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

 This scholarship is for students pursuing a communications, marketing, public relations, or related degree at the University of Toledo or Bowling Green State University (or another accredited university in Ohio or Michigan) who will be full-time college student. The criteria being used for the scholarship are: scholastic aptitude (3.0 GPA or above); individual motivation, ability, and potential; letters of recommendation; intent to pursue a degree in the aforementioned areas; extracurricular involvement; and interest in pursuing a professional career in the greater Toledo area.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Mr. and Mrs. William Block, Jr. Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

This scholarship provides 10 ($4,000) post-secondary educational scholarship awards to individuals who graduated from a high school located in Wood or Lucas County, Ohio who are pursuing a two or four year undergraduate degree at Bowling Green State University, Lourdes University, Owens Community College or The University of Toledo (provided these institutions are an organization described in section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or a governmental entity). Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

 REQUIREMENTS  The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:  a) The recipient will be a full-time undergraduate student, as defined by the university or college; b) Have an accumulative grade point average(gpa) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale; c) Involvement in extracurricular and/or community activities (i.e., athletic, musical, artistic, academic, etc.) and/or volunteer experiences and/or paid employment; and d) Need for financial assistance in order to pursue/continue education   

 For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.

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Bowling Green Jaycees Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

This scholarship is available to students who are residents of the Bowling Green, OH area who demonstrate leadership through community service, especially int he Bowling Green area. The graduating student's permanent residence must be in Bowling Green, Portage, Weston, Rudolph, Pemberville, Luckey, Haskins, or Tontogany.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Buckeye Broadband/Telemundo Scholarship Fund

Deadline: February 1, 2019

 For graduating high school students of Latino heritage who are permanent residents of Buckeye Broadband's Toledo service area with a minimum 2.5 GPA.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.    

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Buckeye Broadband/TV One Scholarship Fund

 Deadline: February 1, 2019

 For graduating high school students of African American heritage who are permanent residents of Buckeye Broadband's Toledo service area with a minimum 2.5 GPA.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.    

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Cardinal Services Scholarship 

Deadline: February 1, 2019

This schoalrship is available to dependents of Cardinal Services, Inc. employees.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Devilbiss Alumni Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

This scholarship is available to graduating high school students who are lineal descendents (child, grandchild, great-grandchild) of a graduate of Devilbiss High School. Eligible students must be attending Bowling Green State University, Lourdes University, Owens Community College, or The University of Toledo.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Jamie Farr Toledo Classic Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

 To provide annual scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the Northwest Ohio/Southeast Michigan area who will be entering an accredited school of higher education in the fall. Preference may be given to those applicants choosing to attend local (Northwest Ohio/Southeast Michigan) schools. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.  

REQUIREMENTS  The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:  

1. Financial need (annual household gross income and other support of $100,000 or less). Please note: to be eligible for this scholarship, your family/household gross income and other sources of support must be $100,000 or less. If applicant reaches the interview stage, you will be required to bring your parents' or guardians' last two income tax returns to the interview.  

2. Scholastic aptitude (ACT composite of at least 24 OR SAT composite of at least 1160, excluding optional essay).  

3. Prior academic achievement.

4. Individual motivation, ability and potential.  

5. Recommendations from teachers, guidance counselors and/or principal.  

6. Personal interview with Jamie Farr Scholarship Advisory Committee (if selected as finalist). Interviews will be held in late April/early May at the Marathon Classic Office in Toledo. You will be assigned a specific interview date and time.  

7. Children of present and past members of the Marathon Classic Board of Trustees (f/k/a Jamie Farr Toledo Classic Board of Trustees) and/or paid staff of the Marathon Classic are not eligible to apply.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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 Edith Franklin Pottery Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

This scholarship is for promising or accomplished potters who are residents of Northwest planning to obtain additional education or training in the ceramic arts.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Greater BG Area Real Estate Association Scholarship  

Deadline: February 1, 2019

The purpose of the Greater BG Area Real Estate Association Fund is to provide one-time, post-secondary educational scholarships to graduating seniors from any of the following Wood County, OH high schools:  

-Bowling Green High School  

-Eastwood High School  

-Elmwood High School  

-North Baltimore High School  

-Otsego High School  

The applicant must be eligible for graduation from high school in the year in which the scholarship is first awarded. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. There will be one scholarship award of approximately $1,000.00 annually.  

REQUIREMENTS  1. Resident of Wood County, OH at the time of application for the scholarship;  

2. 3.0 or higher GPA, with preference to students who have taken/are taking college level courses (dual enrollment, post-secondary options);

3. Involvement in extracurricular and/or community activities (i.e., athletic, musical, artistic, academic, etc.) and/or paid employment, during high school years; and  

4. Attendance at a two or four year accredited institution as a full-time or part-time undergraduate student.  

Priority may be given to applicants who have a parent and/or grandparent who is/has been involved in the real estate industry in Wood County, OH.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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Pat Hogan Scholarship  

Deadline: February 1, 2019

To provide annual scholarship(s) to full-time, undergraduate students pursuing a post-secondary course of study in engineering or scientific studies. Applicants must be U.S. citizens whose primary residence is in northwest Ohio or southeast Michigan and who is a graduating senior from high school. It is anticipated that several scholarships of several thousand dollars each will be awarded.

Preference will be given to students attending the following schools: Owens Community College, Toledo, OH; Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA; Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY; or Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.  

Scholarship recipients may re-apply for additional years of undergraduate study and will be considered for renewal if they maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA and demonstrate progress toward their degree.

REQUIREMENTS  The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:  

1. U.S. citizen who is a resident of northwest Ohio or southeast Michigan at the time of application;

2. Graduating high school senior who has achieved academic excellence during his/her high school career;  

3. Plans to major in engineering or scientific studies at a post-secondary educational institution accredited by one or more of the accrediting bodies belonging to the “Council on Post Secondary Accreditation,” with preference given to students who will attend the post-secondary schools noted above;  

4. Need for financial assistance in order to pursue post-secondary education.  

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the information reported on the application form and related attachments; specifically prior academic achievement, individual motivation, ability and potential, work ethic and financial need.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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Ed and Sandra Metzger Scholarship of the Bowling Green Community Foundation

Deadline: February 1, 2019

 To provide scholarships for students pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited two or four-year post-secondary institution who meet one or more of the qualifications for eligibility noted below. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Scholarship recipients may re-apply for additional years of undergraduate study and will be considered for renewal if they maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA and demonstrate progress toward their degree.

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must meet one or more of the following criteria:

a) Graduating senior or graduate of a high school located in Wood County, OH;

b) Intent to pursue an undergraduate degree in the field of manufacturing, engineering, interior design or business;

c) Demonstrate average to above-average academic achievement; and

d) Have need for financial assistance in order to pursue post-secondary education.

Priority will be given to applicants (meeting at least one or more of the criteria listed above) who are also the child, step-child, grandchild or step-grandchild of a BioFit Engineered Products employee. Currently, BioFit Engineered Products is located at 15500 BioFit Way; Bowling Green, OH 43402.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.

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Local 8 (IBEW) Scholarship  

Deadline: February 1, 2019

To encourage educational achievement and to make possible further study, beyond high school, for children of deceased members of Local 8 (IBEW), OR for disabled members or children of disabled members of Local 8 that are participants in the organization’s health and welfare program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.  

REQUIREMENTS  The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:

a. Applicant must be the son or daughter (26 years of age or younger) of a deceased member of Local 8 (IBEW). The age requirement can allow up to four additional years for military credit (30 years of age or younger if applicant was in the military). OR Applicant must be a disabled member (as determined by Local 8 IBEW) or a child of a disabled member of Local 8 who is a participant in the organization’s health and welfare program.  

b. Applicant must be a high school graduate or possess a GED or be eligible for graduation in the year in which the scholarship is awarded.  

c. Applicant must have achieved a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) by the end of his/her last semester of instruction (at the high school or college level).  

d. Applicant must be planning to pursue undergraduate study (full or part-time) at a two or four year college/university or study the skilled trades working toward certification or degree at a post-secondary educational institution or other school of the student’s choice (which must be described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code).  

e. Recipients may have their scholarship renewed for up to three years if additional study is needed to complete a degree or certificate. To be considered for renewal, a recipient must re-apply each year and meet the requirements outlined in (c) and (d) above.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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Katherine R. Smith Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

**Anthony Wayne students/students who reside in Anthony Wayne District only  

Provides one-time, post-secondary scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors who are Anthony Wayne Local School District residents. This is a one-time award (non-renewable). It is anticipated that six scholarships will be awarded in the approximate amount of $2,500 each.  

The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:  

1) Graduating seniors in high school who are residents of the Anthony Wayne Local School District. This includes students who have attended Anthony Wayne High School for at least three semesters prior to application and those graduating from charter high schools, private high schools or homeschooled and who have been residents of the Anthony Wayne Local School District for at least eighteen months prior to application. Priority consideration will be given to graduates residing in the Waterville, OH area;  

2) Involvement in extracurricular and/or community activities (i.e., athletic, musical, artistic, academic, etc.) and/or paid employment, during his/her high school years;  

3) Demonstrated leadership capabilities; and  

4) Average to above average academic achievement, as demonstrated by one’s GPA and college entrance test scores.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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Amir and Shaheda Khan Scholarship Fund 

Deadline: February 1, 2019

For individuals of the Islamic faith who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in  journalism, communications (which may include concentration in broadcasting, media, film or public relations), business, accounting, finance, economics or related degree.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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 Amir and Saheda Khan Scholarship for Law Fund

Deadline: February 1, 2019

For individuals of hte Islamic faith who are pursuing a Juris Doctor (JD) degree at Case Western Reserve University, Michigan State University, The Ohio State University, University of Dayton, or University of Michigan, or University of Toledo.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Robert L. Maxwell and Lathrop/Turner Scholarship  

Deadline: February 1, 2019     

Provides annual scholarships for full-time, undergraduate students pursuing a degree in:

a) a construction-related field within the College of Engineering at The University of Toledo (to include Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering); or

b) the Construction Management program at Bowling Green State University; or

c) enrolled in the McWhorter School of Building Science program at Auburn University (Auburn, AL). Priority consideration will be given to applicants who graduated from high schools in Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa and Wood counties (OH), Lenawee and Monroe counties (MI), and those attending Auburn University. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.     

Employees and dependents of employees of the Lathrop Company, its parent company, or any related companies/entities are ineligible to apply for the Robert L. Maxwell and Lathrop/Turner Scholarship.     

The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:     

a. Financial need;  

b. Scholastic aptitude;  

c. Prior academic achievement;  

d. Individual motivation, ability and potential;  

e. Recommendations;  

f. Personal interview with the Robert L. Maxwell and Lathrop/Turner Scholarship Advisory Committee (if selected as a finalist). Note: In the case of students from Auburn University, phone calls will be arranged in place of personal interviews.   

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Northwest Ohio Restaurant Association Endowed Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

This scholarship is available to students who are working toward a culinary or hospitality certificate or degree from an accredited school of higher education in the fall, including a vocational school, community college, or accredited culianry school or university. This scholarship is opent o high school seniors to attend college in the fall and current college students. Preference may be given to those applicants choosing to attend local (northwest Ohio/southeast Michigan) schools.

Criteria:

1. Average to above average academic achievement, as demonstrated by applicant's GPA/college entrance test scores; 
2. Financial need; 
3. Employment experience in northwest Ohio restaurant or food service institutional operation (stadium, hospital, etc.); and 
4. Likelihood to establish a career in northwest Ohio upon graduation.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.

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Ory Taulker Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2019  

**For Woodmore students only  

Provides a one-time, post-secondary educational scholarship to graduates of Woodmore High School, Elmore, OH, who pursue a two year or four year degree at an accredited Ohio institution of higher education who has a reciprocal tuition program allowing Ohio students to pay instate tuition rather than out-of-state tuition.

It is anticipated that two scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded for the upcoming academic year. This is a one-time award (non-renewable).  

REQUIREMENTS  The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:  

1. Graduate of Woodmore High School who has a residential mailing address of Elmore, Ohio at the time of application;  

2. Need for financial assistance in order to pursue post-secondary education;  

3. At least a grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale; and  

4. Involved in extra-curricular and/or community activities (i.e., academic, athletic, musical, artistic, etc.) and/or paid employment during his/her high school years.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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Robert L. "Bob" and Lorena F. Porter Scholarship  

Deadline: February 1, 2019  

Provides annual scholarships for students from or studying in Northwest Ohio, pursuing a degree in the fields of engineering or technology. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The scholarship may be renewable.  

The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:  

a. The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time, undergraduate student studying in the fields of engineering or technology.  

b. The applicant must have graduated from a high school or be attending a post-secondary institution located in Northwest Ohio, specifically Lucas or Wood counties.  

c. Scholastic aptitude and academic achievement.  

d. Individual character/motivation.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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Toledo Roadrunners Club Scholarship in Honor of Pam Graver-Koenig  

Deadline: February 1, 2019  

The Toledo Roadrunners Club (TRRC) Scholarship in Honor of Pam Graver-Koenig was created to award post-secondary educational scholarships to members of the TRRC who demonstrate the “spirit” of the TRRC by promoting the sport and interest of running. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior or current undergraduate student who is a member of the TRRC.  

The criteria used for selection for this scholarship include:  

a. U.S. citizen;  

b. Member of the TRRC for at least two years prior to application for the scholarship;  

c. Planning to attend or attending an accredited two or four year post-secondary institution (including colleges or universities, technical colleges or trade schools) in fall of upcoming academic year as an undergraduate student;  

d. At least two, but no more than three letters of recommendation from teachers, coaches, employers, etc. (must be individuals not related to the applicant) that help demonstrate the applicant’s “spirit” of the TRRC to promote the sport and interest of running;  

e. If a renewal applicant, minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) at the time of application.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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Harold W. Wott - IEEE Toledo Section Scholarship  

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Provides annual scholarships for students pursuing a degree in the electrical/electronics engineering; electrical engineering technology; or computer science related fields. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The scholarship recipient will be recognized at the IEEE Toledo Section Institute Night to be held in November.  

The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:  

a. The applicant must currently be enrolled as a full-time, undergraduate student in one of the following fields: electrical/electronics engineering; electrical engineering technology; or computer science. Engineering or engineering technology programs must be accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering Technologies (ABET).  

b. The applicant must be attending one of the following post-secondary institutions (located in northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan): Bowling Green State University; Monroe County Community College; Ohio Northern University; Owens Community College; Terra Community College; or The University of Toledo.  

c. Scholastic aptitude and academic achievement  d. Individual character/motivation.  e. Contributions to the electrical/electronics engineering and/or computer science fields.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.    

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United Muslim Association of Toledo Scholarship Fund

Deadline: February 1, 2019

For Muslim students pursuing a degree at an accredited post-secondary U.S. institution. Applicants must be planning to enroll or be enrolled as full-time (as defined by the institution) undergraduate or graduate students. 

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Sierah Joughin Memorial Scholarship Fund for Fulton County Schools  

Deadline: February 11, 2019

**Swanton Students Only  

To provide annual, one-time scholarship awards to graduating seniors of high schools in the Fulton County, OH school districts to attend The University of Toledo. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.  

REQUIREMENTS  The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:  a. The applicant must be eligible for graduation from a high school in the Fulton County, OH school districts (includes Evergreen Local, Wauseon Exempted, Pike-Delta-York, Swanton Local, Archbold, Pettisville and Fayette Local Schools) in the year in which the scholarship is awarded and have achieved a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale by the end of his/her last semester of instruction;  

b. The applicant must be attending (full-time) The University of Toledo;  

c. Individual motivation, ability and potential as demonstrated by the attachments to this application.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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Sierah Joughin Volleyball Scholarship Fund for Fulton County Schools

Deadline: February 11, 2019

 **Swanton students only

To provide annual, one-time scholarship awards to graduating seniors of high schools in the Fulton County, OH school districts who have earned their varsity letter in volleyball. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

REQUIREMENTS: The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:

a. The applicant must be eligible for graduation from a high school in the Fulton County, OH school districts (includes Evergreen Local, Wauseon Exempted, Pike-Delta-York, Swanton Local, Archbold, Pettisville and Fayette Local Schools) in the year in which the scholarship is awarded;

b. The applicant must have earned their varsity letter in volleyball;

c. The applicant must have achieved a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale by the end of his/her last semester of instruction;

d. The applicant must be attending a four year college (full-time) that is an organization described in Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code; and

e. Individual motivation, ability and potential as demonstrated by the attachments to this application.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.

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Lila M. Van Sweringen Student Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2019

 This scholarship program is open to all Ohio students who attend Ohio high schools and will be attending a post-secondary institution during the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded to one student who wishes to pursue an office related career.

Mrs. Van Sweringen was a co-founder of EOPO and this scholarship was named in her honor. EOPO is a professional organization for all educational office personnel in Ohio - particularly office support personnel.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Darrell Parks Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Ohio ACTE offers a $1,000 one-time scholarship for any student enrolled in an Ohio Career and Techinical Program to be used toward tuition/fees to the recipient's program of higher education.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Owens Corning Foundation Dependent Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Since the Owens Corning Foundation was established in 1978, the Foundation has been at work responding to the requests of its stakeholder communities. Established to enhance lives through charitable contributions, the Foundation champions programs that provide access to education and affordable housing for those most in need.

To promote our goal of access to education and academic excellence, the Owens Corning Foundation Scholarship Fund was established as an enduring gift for the dependents of Owens Corning employees to assist students in reaching their full potential who demonstrate scholastic aptitude and financial need.

Those eligible to apply for the scholarship include the children and/or legal dependents (excludes spouses) of all current salaried and hourly full-time employees of Owens Corning or its majority owned affiliates. Children and/or legal dependents of retirees, interns, co-ops, temporary staff, vendors and contractors are not eligible.

Scholarship awards will be paid directly to the higher education institution (and not to the student) for purposes of covering education-related expenses such as tuition, fees, books and supplies, and room and board (on campus).

Scholarship Award
$2,500.00 USD or equivalent outside the U.S. Number of scholarship awards shall be determined by the Owens Corning Foundation Board.

This Scholarship is administered by Toledo Community Foundation. The above-stated criteria may be revised from time to time as deemed appropriate by the Owens Corning Foundation Board.

REQUIREMENTS

Basis for Selection
Selection of scholarship recipients will be based on:
1. Students who will be full-time students (as defined by the institution) at an accredited higher educational institution in the Fall of 2019. Said institution must be an organization described in section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code (if a U. S. institution) or an equivalent foreign institution.
2. Financial need.
3. Scholastic aptitude (ACT composite of at least 24 OR SAT composite of at least 1160 [excluding optional essay] or equivalent outside of the U.S.).
4. Prior academic achievement (demonstrated grade point average of 3.0 or above based on a 4.0 scale at a secondary school or equivalent (average to above-average student) outside of the U.S.).
5. Evidence of sustained participation and commitment to community and social service activities.
6. Recommendations from those individuals noted in 2 (below).

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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 Huntington Scholarship Endowment Fund  

Deadline: March 15, 2019  

Purpose: To provide encouragement and support for graduating high school seniors from the Northwest Ohio area who will be entering an accredited school of higher education in the fall. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.  

A one-time scholarship of approximately $500 will be awarded to one graduate from each of the following Wood County, Ohio high schools: Bowling Green; Elmwood; North Baltimore; Otsego; and Rossford.  

REQUIREMENTS  The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients includes consideration of the following:  

1. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from one of the following high schools located in Wood County, Ohio: Bowling Green, Elmwood, North Baltimore, Otsego or Rossford.

 2. Financial need.  

3. Scholastic aptitude.  

4. Prior academic achievement.  

5. Individual motivation, ability and potential.  

6. Recommendation from guidance counselor.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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The Wood County Republican Women's Club Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2019

The Wood County Republican Women's Club is proud to be awarding two $1000 scholarships in April 2019. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Female
  • High School Senior
  • Wood County Resident
  • Attending college or university fall of 2019 

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Ohio Gas Association Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2019 

The Ohio Gas Association is offering scholarships to students of $1,000 and renewable up to three years who are pursuing degrees in specific majors. Please see the information linked below for the list of majors and additional criteria.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.

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The Henry Wood Sportsman's Alliance Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2019

 The Henry Wood Sportsman's Alliance is offering a one-time $1,000 scholarship to both a student from Wood County and a student from Henry County who is planning to major in one of the following areas: Freshwater Fisheries management or biology; Wildlife management, conservation, or biology; forestry, forest management, forest science of watershed managemed; outdoor park and recreation administration or management; or water or land resource management.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Medical Mutual Scholarship For Ohio Member Schools 

Deadline: April 1, 2019

 Medical Mutual is offering 100 scholarships of $500 toward college tuition to eligible seniors. Penta Career Center students are all eligible for this scholarship.

The application includes a one-page essay describing the student's major choice and what receiving a scholarship would mean to the student. 

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Wood County Retired Teachers Association Book Grant

Deadline: April 1, 2019

The Wood County Retired Teachers Association is offering its annual book grant to a student residing in the district covered by the W.C.R.T.A. This grant is to assist a student pursuing a career in education.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.

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Terra State Community College Workforce Demand Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2019

 

Terra State Community College is offering a unique opportunity for 2019 high school graduates. Students that choose to major in a program with high job demand are eligible for the Workforce Demand Scholarship.

This scholarship would provide up to an associate’s degree tuition free for 2019 high school graduates majoring in the following academic programs:

  • Accounting 
  • Computer Systems  
  • Digital Media Technology 
  • Electrical 
  • Health Information Technology 
  • Management
    • Business
    • Agribusiness
    • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing Technology 
  • Music Technology 
  • Power Technologies (Includes Automotive) 
  • Robotics-Integrated Manufacturing Technology 
  • Welding 

The Workforce Demand Scholarship will pay the gap between the cost of tuition and all state and federal grants received by the student. This amazing opportunity does have some stipulations:

  1. The recipient must graduate from high school in 2019.
  2. The scholarship will pay for a maximum of five semesters. 
  3. To qualify a student must be enrolled full-time (12 or more credit hours) for the fall and spring semesters. 
  4. Books and other fees (i.e. course, activity, and technology) are not covered by this scholarship program. 
  5. Students who are awarded a Workforce Demand Scholarship will be provided with the opportunity to participate in a work-based experience with an employer in the College’s service district.

Applying for this scholarship is easy. Just follow these simple steps: 

  1. Complete a free application for admission to Terra State before April 15, 2019.
  2. Complete the Terra State 2018-2019 scholarship application before April 15, 2019.
  3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15, 2019.
  4. Develop an academic and career plan, sign a participation contract, and register for classes before April 15, 2019.
  5. Submit a non-refundable $50 deposit by April 15, 2019 to reserve your spot; deposit will be applied to cost of general fees once enrolled.

For more information, please click here. 

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 Wood County Township Association Scholarship

Deadline: April 18, 2019

A one-time, non-renewable $500 scholarship will be awarded to two (2) deserving students based on availability of donated funds by the Wood County Township Association Scholarship Committee.

To be eligible, the student must (1) be a senior eligible for graduation and a resident of Wood County; (2) plan to attend a two or four year accredited college or university; (3) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.

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Janet Phlegar Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2019

The Janet Phleger Foundation was established to provide assistance to graduating high school seniors, that have a parent and/or legal guardian that has been affected with cancer, as a cancer survivor, those who may have succumbed to cancer, or those who are currently fighting.

Eligibility :

  • Candidate must have a parent that was diagnosed with cancer.
  • Candidate (or parent/legal guardian) must currently live or work in Toledo and surrounding suburbs.
  • Candidate must be a graduating high school senior.
  • Candidate must be attending an Ohio College or Trade School.
  • Candidate must show financial need

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Progressive Fishing Association Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2019

The PFA Scholarship is available to students seeking education that offers training in programs tosigned to provide direct hands-on work in the out-of-doors; parks and recreation, ranger services, forestry, conservation, or similar programs.

Students should have an overall GPA bewteen 2.0 - 3.4.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Toledo Regional Association of Realtors Scholarship  

Deadline: May 21, 2019

The purpose of the Toledo Regional Association of Realtors Scholarship is to provide annual scholarships for graduating high school seniors from Northwest Ohio who will be attending Ohio colleges or universities. The applicant must be eligible for graduation from high school in the year in which the scholarship is first awarded. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.  

REQUIREMENTS  

1. Selection of Toledo Regional Association of Realtors scholarship recipients may include consideration of the following:  

a. Financial need;  

b. Scholastic aptitude;  

c. Prior academic achievement;  

d. Character and qualities of leadership.  

2. Applicants may be asked to participate in a personal interview with the Toledo Regional Association of Realtors Scholarship Advisory Committee in late June or early July (exact date to be determined).  

3. Dependents of both employees and members of Toledo Regional Association of Realtors are ineligible to apply for this scholarship.  

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here.   

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First Presbyterian Church of Perrysburg Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2019

To provide annual scholarship(s) to high school graduates who are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Perrysburg enrolled in a degree based program at an accredited school of higher education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.  Scholarship recipients may re-apply for up to three additional years of study and will be considered for possible renewal if they maintain a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) cumulative GPA.  

REQUIREMENTS  The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients includes consideration of the following:  a. Academic achievement;  b. A positive people-centered character (as exemplified by participation in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities);  c. Financial need;  d. Letters of Recommendation   

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Belmont Country Club Employee Scholarship

Deadline: June 8, 2019

This scholarship is available to employees and/or dependents of employees of Belmont Country Club.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

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Catawba Island Club Employee Scholarship 

Deadline: June 8, 2019

This scholarship is available to employees of the Catawba Island Club planning to attend a two-year or four-year college, technial college, or trade school.

For more information and the scholarship application, please click here. 

 

 

 

 

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