ALL scholarship Information will be added here as it is received for the 2021-2022 school year. Please understand that it is impossible to list everything. Scholarship information will be listed according to the scholarship's DUE DATE. Scholarships will be removed from this list after their due dates have passed.
Scholarships will also be divided into two categories LOCAL and STATE/NATIONAL. STATE/NATIONAL scholarships are more competitive since there will be many more applicants.
Please do not wait until the due date to turn things in to the guidance office! Doing so may make it impossible for necessary tasks to be accomplished and for everything to be turned in to scholarship committees on time.
January 14, 2022 by 4:00 p.m. - Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Children of Members Scholarship - Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative awards $10,000 in scholarships each year to outstanding high school seniors who reside in a home served by the co-op. The young man or woman chosen as the top overall applicant is also eligible to compete for an additional scholarship, worth up to $3,800, at the statewide contest sponsored by Ohio's Electric Cooperatives. Please find the link here.
January 14, 2022 by 4:00 p.m. - Lorain-Medina Rural Electric Cooperative Trade Scholarship - As part of our ongoing support for our youth programs, LMRE now offers a $500 trade scholarship to high school seniors who are pursuing further education and are enrolled at a technical or trade school following graduation. Some examples of career courses that may qualify for the scholarship include industrial electricity, heating, and air conditioning, masonry trades, and carpentry. Applicants must be graduating seniors carrying a grade point average of 2.0 or above who reside in homes served by LMRE. Please find the link here.
January 14, 2022 by 4:00 p.m. - LMRE Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship - The Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship offers students who have committed themselves to the pursuance of a college education despite unique and substantial personal challenges which may have befallen them opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship. This special scholarship rewards students expressing the same values in their lives as the Touchstone Energy® brand: Accountability, Integrity, Innovation, and Commitment to Community. Applicants must be graduating seniors carrying a grade point average of 2.75 or above who reside in homes served by LMRE. Please find the link here. January 21, 2022 - Firelands Electric Cooperative Children of Members Scholarship - This program offers TWO different scholarships. The first is for outstanding seniors who have GPAs from 3.5 to 4.0. There will be ten awards ranging from $1,800 to $500. The second SEE BELOW. These scholarship applications must be typed and saved using Adobe Acrobat. Please find the link here. February 21, 2022 - Firelands Electric Cooperative Technical/Trade Scholarship - The second is for an outstanding senior who has a 2.5 to 4.0 GPA and plans to enroll in a technical school or vocational program following graduation. These scholarship applications must be typed and saved using Adobe Acrobat. Please find the link here.
March 1 , 2022 - OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship - The OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship Program is available to children whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE/AFSCME Local 4/AFL-CIO). Under the program, scholarships of $2,500.00 each are awarded to at least one winner from each of the ten (10) OAPSE Districts selected from the applicants who meet the eligibility requirements.
Any graduating high school senior who is a daughter or son of an active OAPSE/AFSCME member or whose legal guardian is an active OAPSE/AFSCME member and who intends to enroll in a full-time degree program in any two (2) or four (4) year accredited university, college, business or technical school is eligible to apply for a scholarship. The scholarships may be used for any field of study. Please find the application link here.
March 15, 2022 - Ashland County Community Foundation - One application. Hundreds of Scholarships. Ashland County Community Foundation offers scholarship opportunities for graduating seniors, continuing college students, and non-traditional students. Because they are created by individual donors, their scholarships have varying eligibility and selection criteria. No two scholarships are the same. Most, but not all, ACCF scholarships are for Ashland County students. Please find the link here.
March 15, 2021 - Carlos Weber Memorial Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship was established in 2000 after the untimely death of Carlos at the age of 23 from injuries suffered in a construction accident.
It is open to a Wayne or Ashland County graduating high school senior enrolling at the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (OSU-ATI) or an enrolled OSU-ATI student who has at least one more full-time year of classes. Please find the application link here.
May 1, 2022 - The David A. Culross Memorial Scholarship - The David A. Culross Memorial Scholarship was begun in 2016 by the Culross family in Culross to benefit Mapleton students pursuing higher education. One non-renewable $250 scholarship will be awarded each year to a graduating senior from Mapleton High School. Please find further criteria and the application here: David A. Culross Scholarship.pdf
February 7, 2022 - Legacy Awards - The Legacy Awards program provides $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues-paying Elk members. The Elks National Foundation offers a total of 350 national awards. Please find the application here.
March 1 , 2022 - OOGEEP Scholarship - The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) and the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Foundation (Foundation) are pleased to announce our scholarship program targeted at students pursuing careers in the crude oil and natural gas industry. Each scholarship is worth a minimum of $1,000 per year and can be renewed for up to four years. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, have a career goal in the natural gas and oil industry, be an OHIO resident OR a student attending, or planning to attend, an accredited OHIO college, university, technical or trade school and have and maintain a grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 or higher. You may apply online here.
April 1 , 2022 by 3:00 p.m. - The Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship - Applicants must:
- Be U.S. Citizens
- Be high school seniors, freshman or sophomore undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.5
- Be majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics
- Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the upcoming academic year
- Demonstrate financial need
- Be willing to consider internship opportunities with Lockheed Martin
Please find the application here.
Applying for scholarships requires you to be aware of the deadlines and requirements associated with each scholarship. Allow yourself plenty of time to complete applications, write essays if required, and request recommendations. Early submission of materials is strongly encouraged!
Tips for Completing Scholarship Applications:
- Start Early! Do not wait until the week the scholarship is due.
- Check the Eligibility Requirements. Look at areas such as GPA and intended major to make sure you qualify.
- Follow Instructions Carefully. Include all requested materials, get every required signature, submit as many copies as required, formatted exactly as requested, and keep the essay relevant.
- Neatness and Accuracy Counts! Check your spelling. Print carefully with black ink – no pencil! If your handwriting is difficult to read, consider typing the application. Answer questions as completely and correctly as you can. Avoid abbreviations that are not easily recognizable.
- Proofread Your Application Carefully. Enlist the help of other people to proofread your application.
- Request materials or letters of recommendation from counselors, teachers, or community members at least 2 – 3 weeks before the deadline. (See Letters of Recommendation Guidelines below.)
- Ask Questions. If you are unsure about how to complete an application, stop by the Guidance Office for assistance.
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