Scholarship Info


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If you cannot open the link to a scholarship
 (or it is an outdated application), 
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Important Documents:
Include an Activity List with all scholarship applications!

Scholarship Information Guide

MARCH Update
Despite my effort to maintain the accuracy of the information on the scholarship page, it is possible that one or more of the scholarships listed have been changed in some way or even discontinued.  
To avoid disappointment or misunderstandings, I strongly suggest that you verify all scholarship information, including the qualifying criteria and deadlines. 

Deadline

(VARIES YEARLY)


Scholarship

Quick Description


Interested In


Completion Date

October 4

AES Engineers Scholarship

Any major can qualify (not just Engineering).



October 15 - December 15

Burger King Scholars


For Burger King employees and their families.



October - February

The Elks National Foundation

Applicants NEED NOT be related to a member of the Elks.




October 25

Horatio Alger Scholarship

$55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income, pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree.



October 28

UNOH (Lima) Scholarship Test

See Mrs. Schmieising if interested!



October 30

DAR Good Citizens Program & Scholarship Program

Download application here!


October 31

Coca-Cola Scholarship

An achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year.



October 31

Distinguished Young Women of Ohio

Awards young women for achievements in scholarship, leadership, and talent.



November - January

American  Association of University Women

Educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe.



October 1 – December 18

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

Graduating seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive this award.



November 8

Prudential Spirit of Community Award Scholarship

For students who have made a difference by volunteering in the community over the past year.




November 15 - February 1


GrowAgLeaders


For graduating seniors who want to pursue a career in agriculture.



November 25

The Lima Chapter of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

For an Accounting major going to an Ohio university.




November 29

Youth Volunteer Scholarship

Recognizes and rewards those students who demonstrates a passion for volunteering.




November 30

Caption Scholarship

From StudentScholarships.org



November 30

Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholarship

For students who have had to overcome tremendous adversity to achieve academic excellence, demonstrate leadership in their community, and aspire to continue their education.



December 1 – March


Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program

Ohio resident or student planning to attend an Ohio school who is planning a career in the crude oil and natural gas industry or related field.



December 1

10 Words or Less Scholarship

From StudentScholarships.org



December 9

Rhodes Scholarships

It’s easy!  Fill out ONE application for over 50 scholarships!  Essay is required. FAFSA must be completed first.



December 15

Points Scholarship

From StudentScholarships.org



December 18

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award


For graduating seniors who operate their own small business.



December 30

Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship

A student must have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community over the last 12 months.




December 31

Jostens 10K Scholarship

What makes you, you?  Josten’s wants pictures…get snapping!



December 31

Ohio Farmer’s Virgil Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Download application here!


December 31

Ohio Farmer’s Joseph Fichter Scholarship

Download application here!


January 5

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Rewards college-bound students (Bachelor’s Degree) who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.



January 10

OSU Alumni Scholarship

Planning on attending OSU, top 25% of class, and community activities.



January 11

Simon Youth Scholarships

Applicants will be evaluated based on academic promise, financial need, essay response, work experience and community/extracurricular involvement.



January 13

Putnam County Cattlemen’s Association

Download application here!


January 15

Ohio JCI Senate Charitable and Education Foundation

For graduation seniors pursuing a post-secondary degree. Academic and financial need will be viewed.



January 15

Engineers Foundation of Ohio

For students who have been admitted to Engineering programs. 



January 15

Midwest Electric Scholarships

Midwest Electric gives $9,000 in scholarships to seniors whose parents are members of the cooperative, plus an additional $2,000 Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship.



January 15

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

If you’re a history buff, enjoy politics, or government/military service is in your future.



January 15

Science & Math Education in ACTION Scholarship

(For BGSU)

For incoming freshmen considering careers in teaching science and/or mathematics.



January 15 - May 1


College Credit Plus Scholarship

(For Rhodes)


For graduating seniors who plan to attend Rhodes State College ande have successfully completed at least one course as a 2016-2017 Rhodes State

CCP student.



January 28

The Ohio Township Association Scholarship

Two Local Government Achievement scholarships
will be awarded and one Academic Achievement.



February 1

SME Education Foundation Scholarships

Provides financial support to students pursuing a degree in an engineering discipline closely related to manufacturing or a technology field of study related to manufacturing.




February 1

America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders

Students do NOT have to be in FFA to compete.



February 1

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.




February 1

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative

Offered to area high school students who is a child/legal ward of a member of someone living on their lines.



February 1

The Lawrence A.Ackerman Scholarship

To a graduating high school senior based on the applicant’s character, commitment to the stewardship of animals, financial need, scholastic achievement, and promise.



February 1

Playing With Purpose Award

This scholarship is aimed to support Christian Student-Athletes. 



February 3

Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship


Download application here!



February 3

Elks National Foundation Legacy Award

Applicants NEED to be related to a member of the Elks.




February 15

(dates vary)

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.



February 15

(dates vary)

The Ohio State Lima Scholarships


Numerous scholarships to apply to at this link!



February 16

NHS Scholarship

Must be a National Honor Society member. Many questions are answered on the FAQ link from the Scholarship page.




February 19

Stolly Insurance SUCCEED Scholarship

For those with exceptional current grades, extracurricular activities, leadership, work ethic, application, essay, and the applicant’s commitment to continued education.



February 24


Mercy Health St. Rita's Health Partners Scholarship


For graduating seniors who plan to be a future medical partner.



February 24

Putnam County Whirlpool One Energy STEM Scholarship


$5000 Scholarship!



February 29

Farm Credit Services Scholarship Program

Farm Credit Mid-America offers scholarships to customers and children or grandchildren of customers. Any career major is eligible to apply, however preference will be given to students pursuing agricultural related careers.



February 29

Buick Achievers Scholarship

Plan to major in Engineering, Technology, Design or other programs of study related to the automotive industry.



March 1

The Lima and Allen County Medical Alliance

Download application here!


March 1

The Putnam County Retired Teachers Association

Download application here!


March 1

Cargill Community Scholarship Program

Scholarships will be awarded to students who study in a field of food, agriculture and risk management.



March 1

Ohio Association of Public School Employees

Available to children whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (other scholarships are available, also).



March 1

Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education


For graduating seniors who plan to enter an oil, gas, or energy major.



March 1

American Chemical Society

Science major, minority



March 2


State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship Program

Application available in January each year to high school seniors. Only the first 700 applications received will be accepted.



March 3

Vaughn Industries, LLC

Download application here!



March 5

Ohio Art Scholarship


Available yearly to a deserving Ohio high school student who wishes to pursue a career in illustration, graphic design, photography, or any art related major.



March 15

SAE Engineering Scholarships

SAE offers two groups of scholarships:  Freshman year of college and Sophomore through graduate years.  Each scholarship is created by an individual, company, or organization.



March 15

James Kura Memorial Scholarship

Essay required



March 15

Wal-Mart/Sam’s Foundation

Parent must work at either store.



March 16

The Black Caucus Scholarship

To support academic excellence for African-American students with a desire to attend college.



March 17

Snyder Scholarship


For Putnam County Seniors...

Pay It Forward Scholarship



March 17

Northwest Ohio Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited


Download application here!



March 17

Putnam County Dairy Service Unit

Download application here!



March 28

Edward A. & Ettie M. Rieman Scholarship

Download application here!



March 31

The Flourine Chapter Scholarship

Download application here!


March 31

Printing Industries Education Fund

Major in a graphic communications career.



March 31

The GREAT Scholarship Program


Given in memory of Alice Madden Barton



March 31

The Barbara Fleming Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Download application here!


March 31

Ohio State Aerie Scholarship Program

Download application here!


March 31

Lima Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

Download application here!


March 31

Ohio Newspapers Foundation

Majoring in a field relevant to the newspapaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or a communications degree program.



March 31

Ottawa K of C (Knights of Columbus)

Most recipients are the children of Knights working toward bachelor’s degrees at Catholic colleges and Catholic universities.



March 31

Bluffton Hospital

Download application here!



March 31-May 1

Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center

Various scholarships



April 1

American Legion Scholarships

Various scholarships



April 1

ASQ Scholarship in Quality Competition

Download application here!


April 1

The Western Ohio Bluegrass Association

Download application here!


April 1

Erhart-Stechschulte Insurance Agency, Inc & Everett Schmenk Insurance Agency, Inc

Download application here!



April 1

Visionary Scholarship Program

Download application here!


April 1

Henry Fought Memorial Scholarship

Download application here!


April 3

Fraternal Order of Eagles (#2234)

Download application here!


April 5

The William D. Squire Scholarship

Primarily financial need-based.



April 5

Putnam County Farm Bureau

Download application here!



April 4

The Franklin B. Walter Scholarship Awards Program

Promotes student achievement and recognize outstanding students.



April 7

Marvin Charles Ellerbrock Veterans Foundation

Download application here!


April 8

Putnam County All Things Are Possible Scholarship

Download application here!



April 10

The Bluffton Lion’s Club

Download application here!


April 14

The Association of Career College and Schools

Various scholarships…must be going to a career college (vocational or two-year)



April 15

An EDUCATIONAL GRANT from the Hauss-Helms Foundation, Inc.

Must be a resident of Auglaize or Allen County


April 15

Ohio Forestry Association

Download application here!




April 15

Leipsic Eagles Scholarship

Submit a copy of the “Career Plans” (from Career Passport) to Mrs. Schmiesing



April 17

The Putnam Soil and Water Conservation District

Download application here!


April 23

The Ohio Credit Union Foundation

Member of an Ohio Credit Union in good standing.



May 15

Eight and Forty Nursing and Respitory Therapist Scholarships

Application must be requested.



May 27

Dooryard Garden Club Scholarship

Download application here!




May 31

Robert A. Klingler Co., L.P.A. Ohio Problem-Solving Scholarship


For a graduating Ohio high school or college student who is pursuing a college education at a two-year to five-year institution.

klinglerlaw.com/scholarship


June 1

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

Must be pursuing a fashion related field.



June 1

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

Must be pursing an animation related field.



June 2

Got a Spine Scholarship

From StudentScholarships.org



June 15

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

From StudentScholarships.org



June 19

The Big Sun Scholarship

All student athletes (regardless of sport played).



June 30

Nursing Schols Almanac


For graduating seniors who plan to pursue a college education in nursing.



June 30

CEC – Ohio Kathleen Shelby Scholarship

Download application here!


June 30

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

From StudentScholarships.org



June 30

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Pursuing a college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.



July 15

Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP)

NEALP provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors or students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation.



July 31

Groth & Associates Scholarship

500-word essay must be included describing difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome.






**LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS**



February 28

Pandora-Gilboa Education Association (PGEA)

Download application here!




March 10

Pandora-Gilboa School Booster Scholarship

Download application here!



March 14

Alvan F. & Mary C. Basinger Scholarship

Download application here!



March 29


PG Athletic Boosters Scholarship

Download application here!



April 1

The Bradley M. Wentz Scholarship


Download application here!



April 7

The Bill Siefer Memorial Scholarship

Download application here!



April 15


The Eleanor I. Malone Memorial Scholarship

Download application here!



May 31

Medical Mutual

Download application here!



Various Deadlines

Engineers Foundation of Ohio

Numerous Engineering Scholarships



Scholarship Searches

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4 Easy Scholarships Any Student Can Win

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Next Student

Great scholarship website!

Scholarship Search

Website for searching particular scholarships.

Guaranteed Scholarships

Scholarships that are guaranteed if you meet certain requirements.

FinAid!

Official website for financial aid, college scholarships and student loans.

Fast Web

Allows students easy access to one of the largest and most complete scholarship searches.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)





For more information contact:

Cheryl Schmiesing

School Counselor

Pandora-Gilboa Local School

410 Rocket Ridge

Pandora, OH  45877

(419) 384-3225 x114

schmiesingc@pgrockets.org


 


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