Scholarships may be based on academic performance, financial need, religious affiliation, minority status, heritage, community affiliations, or a unique set of criteria that is important to the organization providing funds. A few examples of such scholarships are as follows:
Applications are presently being accepted for The Ronna Bucci and Dr. Charles Dietz Art
Endowment Fund 2014 Artist’s Award.
Interest free loans available to Muskingum County residents. Maximum amount is $2,000 per year for 4 years. Recipients must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA. New applications are accepted in June and July until all money is disbursed. New applicants can apply at the end of May as long as they have all of the required materials. Renewals may be submitted at any time, but are usually submitted in the summer months.
Deadline is December 1, 2014. Young women between the ages of 14 and 17 are selected based on volunteer action within their community. The Violet Richardson Award program begins at the local Soroptimist club level, where the type of award
varies. Club level winners then become eligible for one of 28 $1,000 awards. In addition, $1,000 will be contributed in honor of these winners to their volunteer organizations. One finalist will be chosen from among the 28 winners for an additional award, including a contribution of $2,500 to the finalist’s volunteer organization.
Completed applications must be postmarked by December 8th, 2014. The Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Fund at the Muskingum County Community Foundation hopes to encourage graduating seniors from Muskingum County to pursue higher education at a 2 or 4 year college or university. Multiple $500 book scholarships will be awarded in 2015. Scholarships will be divided into two payments of $250 each. Eligibility criteria include that an applicant must be a minority student, be on track to be a 2015 high school graduate, have taken a CP, Honors, or AP track throughout high school, have applied to a 2 or 4 year college or university and have a GPA of 3.0 or better, (on a 4.0 scale). Download application for all eligibility criteria.
Deadline is January 15, 2015. The Virginia M. Wagner Educational Grant is a cash award given annually to a woman in the Soroptimist International Midwestern Region who is currently attending college or a university working toward a bachelors, masters or doctoral degree in her chosen field. The award process begins at the club level where grant amounts vary at the discretion of the club. Four district finalists receive a $500 cash award and are then judged at the Region level. The Region winner receives a $2000 award.
Applications must be mailed to: Valencia Clark, Chairwoman
2970 Military Road
Zanesville OH 43701
Deadline April 15, 2015. The John Wells Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of longtime area pitching coach John Wells. The two, one time, non-renewable $1,000 scholarships will be given to outstanding female softball players/managers in a six county area including Muskingum, Guernsey, Noble, Perry, Morgan and Coshocton.
The application for the 2015 Chloe Barker Memorial Scholarship is now available. The scholarship is open to graduating seniors of Philo High School who have attended Philo High School all 4 years, have maintained a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, and are attending an institution of higher learning. The application deadline is April 15.
The application for the 2015 Duncan Falls-Philo Memorial Scholarship is now available. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded this year. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or better and must be accepted to either a college or technical school. Additional details are provided on the application. All completed applications must be submitted to the Philo High School Guidance Office by April 20, 2015.
Scholarship Central will be soon be offering another scholarship for students who have completed at least their first year of postsecondary education. The 2014 Violet And Ralph Hennessey Scholarship will be an online application available through a link on this page.
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Deadline is two weeks prior to the starting date of the semester you wish to enroll. Applications and all required documentation must be received in the Admissions Office by that date.
You must meet all of the following criteria:
Have a composite score of 21 or higher on the ACT (or equivalent SAT score).
Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher after the completion of senior year.
Pass all sections of the Ohio Graduation Test.
Reside in or attend a high school in Muskingum, Guernsey or Noble counties.
Enroll at Zane State College within five (5) academic semesters after high school graduation.
Deadline is January 9, 2015. To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Black/African American and current high school seniors at the time of their application. Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need.
Deadline is October 7, 2015. Award is $500. Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.
Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
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Students interested in researching state and national scholarships not affiliated with the Muskingum County Community Foundation should call Scholarship Central at 740-453-5192 or email@example.com.
The application for the 2015 Shrivers Pharmacies Scholarship is now available. There is a $750 scholarship for students planning a career in pharmacy or a $250 scholarship for students planning a career in nursing or any allied medical profession. Completed applications must be submitted by April 15. Download the application by clicking the scholarship title.