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									                              SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE

                                     November 2010


       Here is the second of many monthly publications which will provide you with
valuable scholarship information. Consult the websites listed or see Mrs. Hershey in
Green Guidance for information. Many sponsors request you apply on-line. If available,
paper applications will be distributed from Green Guidance Office.

NOTE: Applications arrive daily and there is no set date or time of their arrival. Thus,
there is NO GUARANTEE that a specific application will be available on the day it is

REMINDER: The due date listed is the date the application must be in the hands of the
sponsor, so please do not delay in completing applications. If you have questions, see
Mrs. Hershey.

    REMEMBER: Most scholarship money comes directly from the colleges and
              universities, so be sure you apply there first!

                      Good luck with your scholarship searching!

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Washington Crossing Foundation National Scholarships

       -      $1000 to $5000
       -      due by January 15

University of Akron STEM Scholarships

       -      Apply for admission and then contact Adam Smith at
     or phone 330 972 7856
       -      Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics Scholarship Program

Ohio State University Medina County Alumni Club Scholarship

       -      For students who will be freshmen for the 2011-2012 year
       -      Three for $2000
       -      Merit based
       -      See Mrs. Hershey for applications
       -      Due February 18.

Pittsburgh Technical Institute

       -      up to $6000 for qualified applicants
       -      due March 4

Boston University Scholarships

       -      due December 1.

DePauw University Scholarships

       -      MHS may nominate qualified students for the Rector Scholarship
       -      See Mrs. Hershey if you are interested

Bowling Green State University STEM Scholarships

       -      due January 14

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Scholarships

       -      due December 31.
Cleveland State University Scholarships

      -   Honors Program Scholars*
      -   Ruth Ann Moyer Scholarship*
      -   Ohio Academic Scholar Matching Awards
      -   Scholarships based on major, artistic ability, activities, etc.*
              o Consult CSU website for current information
      -   Division I Athletic Grants*
              o Contact coach of sport:
      -   Presidential Scholars*
      -   Moses Cleaveland Scholarships*
      -   Richard Eaton Scholarship
      -   Frank J. Ambrose Scholarship
      -   Academic Achievement Grant
      -   Alumni Legacy Award*
      -   *Asterisked awards require additional application procedures beyond
          completing the CSU Undergraduate Admissions Application.
      -    Scholarship application available at
      -   To research other CSU scholarships for which you may qualify, please visit
          the following website:

      -    All Scholarship deadlines – February 15 (includes FAFSA)

OAPSE Northeast Scholarship

      -   Available to children whose parent or legal guardian is a member of good
          standing of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees,
          OAPSE/AFSCME, Local 4, AFL/CIO.
      -   Four scholarships of $1,500 each are awarded to the recipients selected from
          the applicants who meet the eligibility requirements
      -   Application must be postmarked no later than February 9.
      -   See Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance for application

Medina County Show Biz Company Scholarship

      -   Two $500 scholarships to two deserving students of any Medina County High
      -   Must be active members in the performing arts at his/her school
      -   Deadline March 15.
      -   See Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance for application
The Graphic Arts Council – Benny Awards Competition

      -   Open to any high school student involved in commercial art, graphic design,
          computer graphics, printing, journalism or communications programs in the
          Northeast Ohio area
      -   Deadline for entries is December 4.
      -   See Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance for application

Canisius College Music Scholarships

      -   $2,000 scholarships are available to incoming freshmen and renewable for
          four years.
      -   Must attend Canisius College as a full-time student
      -   High school music performance experience (solo or ensemble)
      -   Application and application tape (5 minutes total); two contrasting styles of
      -   Solo audition by invitation pending review of application
      -   Maintain a GPA of 2.5
      -   Deadline January 15; consult website for application

The American Legion’s National High Oratorical Contest

      -   Scholarship awards are presented to the three finalists in the Final Round as
              o 1st place - $18,000 2nd place - $16,000 3rd place - $14,000
      -   Each first round winner who advances to and participates in the second round,
          but does not advance to the Final Round, will receive an additional $1,500
      -   For more information contact your local American Legion Post or go to
 for addresses and phone numbers

Burger King Scholars Program

      -   Scholarships of $1,000 each
      -   Merit based and need based
      -   Applications available online. Deadline is Feb. 2.
      -   For information about eligibility criteria, please visit web site at

MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

      -   Applicants must be dependent children, stepchildren or legally adopted
          children of Army soldiers on duty, retired or deceased while on active duty or
          after retirement.
      -   Unmarried for the entire academic year
      -   Under the age of 22 on May 1.
      -   For specific information please check their website

University of Cincinnati Scholarship

      -   This scholarship covers tuition and fees and provides a stipend. To be
          considered, students must:
              o 1. Apply for admission to UC. Students are urged to complete their
                  UC admission application before December 1 so they can also be
                  invited to the Cincinnatus Scholarship competition
              o 2. Complete the Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program application by
                  February 1. (Available in Word or PDF format at
      -   Eligibility requirements:
              o Be American Indian, Alaska Native, Black, Asian/Pacific Islander, or
                  Hispanic as defined by the University of Cincinnati Office of Equal
              o Permanent resident of Ohio
              o Be a graduating high school senior
              o Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
              o Rank in the top 1/3 of their class or have a minimum “B” average
              o Have a minimum ACT score of 23 and/or a minimum SAT score of
              o Be accepted in a four-year matriculating degree program at UC
      -   For more information visit their website at:

Ohio Newspapers Foundation – The Seventeenth Annual Minority Scholarship

      -   Three $1500 scholarships available this year. These scholarships are intended
          for Ohio high school seniors planning to major in print journalism at an Ohio
          college or university.
      -   Students can download applications by visiting the website at

      -   The deadline for applications is March 31.

Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition

      -   College scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $50,000 each.
      -   Deadline for submissions is February 1.
      -   Details can be found at

Cuyahoga Community College Foundation Scholarships

      -   Offers a variety of scholarship opportunities
      -   Can apply at the Tri-C website at
      -   FAFSA is online at
      -   Some scholarships may require a special application in addition to the Tri-C
          Foundation Scholarship Application. These are noted in the criteria in the
          Scholarship Guide at

Phi Delta Kappa North Coast of Ohio Prospective Educator Scholarship

      -   Two $500.00 scholarships
      -   Deadline: February 1.
      -   Completed application and 500 word essay
      -   Two letters of reference and high school transcript
      -   Application form available online at:

CollegeAdvantage Scholarship

      -   Entries must be postmarked on or before December 31.
      -   $2000 scholarship awarded
      -   To enter the Scholarship Sweepstakes, enter online at

Stark State Academic Scholarship

      -   Restricted to high school seniors planning to enroll as full-time students at
          Stark State College
      -   Deadline February 28.
      -   Amount of scholarship may vary, but intended to defray the entire cost of all
          instructional and general fees for the freshmen year
      -   See Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance for application form

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy Scholarships

      -   AMDA is committed to assisting promising young artists through the support
          of our National Scholarship Program
      -   Last year, over $1,500,000 was awarded to scholarship recipients
      -   Deadline is February 1.
      -   To obtain additional information visit their website at

Sam Walton Community Scholarship

      -   The Sam Walton Community Scholarship will be available on-line from

          early November through early January.

      - Non-renewable $1,000 award for the student’s first year of undergraduate
      study at an approved accredited
             college or university

         -   More information can be found at

         -   Must use access code (SWCS) to access this application process

         - May not be a Wal-Mart or Sam’s Club associate, or the child, or legal

         -   Deadline for entry is a postmark of January 12.

         -   For applying online go to:

Big 33

         -   Students – November 3 through February 6: High school senior students in
             Pennsylvania and Ohio can apply for scholarships by accessing the Big 33
             website All Big 33 scholarship applications are available on-
             line for each student to complete and submit for processing.

United Way of Medina County Youth Service Recognition Application

         - Honoring 10 outstanding juniors and seniors from each Medina County high

       - Of those students, several seniors are selected to receive a scholarship for his/her
continuing post-secondary education at a college, university or trade school

         -   Deadline is first of March
         -   Additional information: Mary Raitano (330) 725-3926 or email at
         -   Applications may be picked up in Green Guidance from Mrs. Hershey

McKelvey Foundation

         -   Awards $10,000 scholarships per academic year for 4 years (total of $40,000)
         -   60 scholarships to be awarded in 2009
         -   Must own and operate a business for at least 1 year and have at least one paid
         -   Applications are due by January 25.
         -   Apply online at

Johnson & Wales University

         -   Valued from $7,500 to full tuition for high academic achievers
      -   Recipients are chosen from students who are accepted in the university’s
          honors program
      -   Preferred method of applying is online at


      -   One $3,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who answers the
          scholarship question online (in 150 words
      -   or less): “Going to college is a big, important step in one’s life. What are you
          looking forward to the most about going to college, and why?”
      -   Deadline date to apply is November 9.
      -   Students can apply online at :

S-STEM Scholarship for Engineering Technology

        - To learn about this scholarship go to:

      - Students will be required to fill out the FAFSA between Jan and March.

The Graphic Arts Council of Cleveland Award

      -   Students must be nominated by their respective art teacher
      -   Principals are asked to make the final selection and submit one student’s name
      -   Deadline is December 7.
      -   Please see Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance for application

Medina County Board of MRDD Scholarship

      -   Awards up to three (3) $500.00 scholarships each year
      -   Applicants must be a current high school senior and have been accepted into
          an accredited training program in a field providing services to individuals with
      -   Interested students must complete and submit a Marion Stroud Memorial
          Scholarship application form before Monday, March 31 to be considered
      -   Forms are available by calling 330-725-7751 ext 273 or on our website at
 See October Update for additional details.


      -   Scholarships –
      -   Academic Excellence Scholarship – Your high school counselor can nominate
          up to three candidates to receive the $1500 annual scholarship for up to two
Summit Chapter of the Ohio Credit Union League (OCUL) Scholarship

      -   Will be awarding 3 scholarships, one will be in the amount of $1,500 and two
          will be in the amount of $1000 each.
      -   All area high school instructors, principals, and guidance counselors are asked
          to make their seniors who will be considering post-secondary endeavors aware
          of this opportunity.
      -   Deadline is February 27.
      -   See Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance for more details

Printing Industry Education Funds, Inc. Scholarships

      -   Deadline is February 29.
      -   Scholarships awarded will be at $1,500
      -   Questions can be directed to:

The James Kura Memorial Scholarship

      -   Sponsored by The Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
      -   See Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance for more information
      -   Deadline is January 11.

ESA Foundation Scholarship

      -   Information for this scholarship may be found at:
      -   Deadline February 1.


      -, the Web site that tells you which colleges want you before you
          apply, is giving away $25,000 in scholarships
      -   Log on to and apply today

Cargill Community Scholarship Program

      -   Will award $1,000 scholarships to 350 high-school seniors who live in
          communities where Cargill has a business presence
      -   Your local Cargill facility: Cargill Animal Nutrition located at 1203 Timken
          Road, Wooster, Ohio
      -   Guidelines and applications available online at, – keyword:
      -   Applications due February 15.

Cleveland Touchdown Club Charities Memorial Scholarships

      -   Minimum scholarship will be $500; the maximum award will be $2,000
      -   Must show need, merit and a strong ambition to succeed in college
      -   Must have participated in his or her high school athletic team programs in a
          non-athletic manner (i.e. team manager, statistician, cheerleader, sports writer,
          team booster, etc.)
      -   See Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance for an application
      -   Deadline Friday, January 25.

Ohio JCI Senate Charitable and Education Foundation Scholarship

      -   Twenty (20) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded
      -   Deadline for submitting applications is January 9.
      -   Contact Pat Robinson at or see Mrs. Hershey in
          Green Guidance for more information.

Parma Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student

      -   Ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 per year
      -   Merit based and need based
      -   Deadline for submitting applications is January 9.
      -   Applications are downloadable at

The Ayn Rand Institute – Fountainhead Essay Contest

      -   Prizes range from $50 to $10,000
      -   Open to 11th and 12th graders
      -   Essays are judged on both style and content.
      -   Entry deadline is April 25.
      -   To see rules and guidelines and to submit your essay, go to:
 – “Top Ten List” Scholarship

      -   Five (5) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded
      -   Winners will be chosen based on the quality of their written responses and
          must apply online
      -   Deadline to apply is December 31.
      -   Go to

National CO-OP Scholarship Program

      -   Two hundred (200) $6,000 scholarships
      -   Merit based
      -   Deadline for applications: February 15.
      -   Student must apply, be accepted and attend one of the 10 NCCE Partner
          College & Universities: Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University,
           Kettering University, Long Island University, Northeastern University, Pace
           University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Cincinnati,
           University of Toledo, Wentworth Institute of Technology

CollegeZapps $5,000 Scholarship

       -   One (1) $5,000 scholarship will be awarded
       -   Open to 11th and 12th grade high school students
       -   Students must apply online at
       -   Application deadline is December 31.

Engineers Foundation of Ohio

       -   Deadline is December 15.
       -   For information and application go to:

Graphic Arts Council of Cleveland

       -   Educational scholarship in Graphic Communications Management and
       -   Deadline is December 8.
       -   For information e-mail

North Coast Browns Backers’ Sal Carrino “Got Your Back” Scholarship

       -   One (1) $1,000 scholarship awarded
       -   Involvement in athletics at a Medina County high school
       -   Application due by February 1.
       -   For more information, see Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance

The University of Akron “Choose Ohio First” Scholarship Program

       -    Scholarships will range in amount from $1,500 to $4,700 per academic year,
and are renewable.

        - Instructions for application and additional information can be found at

The 1st Annual Whole Person Scholarship Competition – Oral Roberts University

       -   Awards range from $2,500 to full tuition and are renewable for up to four
       -   Call or e-mail the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 800-678-8876 or
The 1st Annual “Freedom in Academia” Student Essay Contest

      -   For information go to
      -   Entry deadline: November 20.
      -   First prize $5,000 college scholarship; second prize $2,500 college

AAWCS Scholarship

      -   Open to female African-American students
      -   Scholarships from $4,000 to 10,000 per year.
      -   For information and application e-mail

KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program

      -   One (1) $5,000 scholarship, renewable
      -   Online application will be available from December 1 through February 10.
      -   Complete application online at

TACCLD LD or ADD/ADHD Scholarship

      -   A total of six (6) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.
      -   Open to graduating high school student with a learning disability or
      -   Deadline: January 14.
      -   For more information, see Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance.

The Helen and O.C. Kinney Scholarship

      -   Open to any high school senior that has a documented psychiatric disability.
      -   One (1) $500 scholarship will be awarded
      -   Deadline: January 14.
      -   For more information, see Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance

George Washington Carver African-American Male Scholarship

      -   Open to any African-American male high school senior that has a documented
      -   One (1) $500 scholarship
      -   Deadline: January 14.
      -   For more information, see Mrs. Hershey in Green Guidance


      -      800 952 3560

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

      -      for information: postage free postcard available in Green Guidance

The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts

      -      Talent Day, December 4

      -      info available in Green Guidance.

Hiram College Scholarships

      -      most are awarded automatically; you may be invited for an interview

      -      Tuition guarantee for the four years!

US Bank Internet Scholarship Program

      -      October thru March

      -      apply online at

Young Entrepreneur Awards Scholarship

      -      apply online

      -      application period October 31 until December 31.

Eastern Michigan University Scholarships

      -      apply online

      -      also

      -      note: There is an underscore between the words “first” and “year.”

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