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:
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.
Priority deadline March 15, 2015. Applications will continue to be accepted afterwards. Turn in your application as soon as possible. The Foundation typically provides about $165,000 to students each year. Generally, scholarships range from $100 to $1,000 per quarter. The Foundation Office determines which scholarship(s) you qualify for based on your situation and specific eligibility criteria established by donors.
The Zane State College Foundations Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled at Zane State College and whose most recent GPA is a 2.75 or higher.
Deadline is 3:30 pm on May 22nd, 2015. Applicants must reside in Zanesville Public Housing or Section 8 Housing; must submit a current transcript with a GPA of 3.0 or better or a copy of GED certificate with a score of 59 or better; and must submit two recommendation forms completed by a professor, teacher, counselor or supervisor. If you have questions, please call William Hollins at 740-452-5463.
Deadline is June 1, 2015. Three to five $1,000.00 awards to Muskingum County residents offered each year to students with a dedication to community service and volunteering. All Applicants must be graduating students from a high school located within Muskingum County. No applications from those having already graduated high school in a previous school year and now attending college or a tech school will be considered.
Deadline; June 15, 2015. The Professional Connections of Muskingum County, a networking group of Professionals, have established a scholarship award of $1,000.00 to one applicant upon acceptance for further education, or continuing education, attending a 2 or 4 year college or graduate school anywhere in Ohio or attending full time at an adult career center. The recipient must be a resident, male or female, of Muskingum County who intends to pursue a career. Upon acceptance, the scholarship may be used toward any major.
Deadline June 15th, 2015. General Eligibility Requirements include: Minimum 3.0 GPA, Pursuing a degree in Healthcare, Financial need may be considered. Preference given to students who permanently reside within Genesis' service area of Muskingum, Morgan, Perry, Coshocton, Guernsey, Noble Counties.
Deadline June 30th. Applicant must be a Muskingum County resident. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (where 4.0 is the highest possible) or higher. Applicant must be planning to major in Agriculture, Natural Sciences, or a closely related field at any 2 or 4 year accredited institution.
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 June 30th, 2015. $500 grant to a resident of Muskingum County who has graduated from a Muskingum County High School preparing to teach and who is entering the final year of college, ready to student teach. The award money will be paid
directly to the recipient. The criteria used to select the recipient will include a strong interest in teaching, recommendations and scholarship. The deadline for the receipt of application will be June 30, 2015. Supporting materials must be received by July 15, 2015.
Deadline is July 1, 2015. Y-Bridge Chapter #51 awards one or more $500 grants to an entering freshman or upperclassman student who shows superior academic achievements and exhibits a financial need. Applicants must be a permanent resident of a South Eastern Ohio county and enroll or be enrolled in a program of health care related studies in an accredited school in Ohio. Application, letter, three reference letters, transcripts and ACT or SAT scores required. See guidelines and application for detailed instructions.
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.
Due July 13th, 2015. This year marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta included the recitation of certain basic rights to be accorded all free men and is viewed as a declaration of human rights. As such, the essay question focuses on what human rights are universal. College Scholarships of $1,000, $500 and $200 will be awarded to the top 3 entrants.
Deadline is June 5th 2015. Presently a junior enrolled in a public, charter, or alternative high school in Ohio and will graduate by July 2016. Will attend a college, university, or vocational school in the Fall 2016. Has achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4 point scale and class ranking which demonstrates academic success. Has demonstrated community service, volunteerism, and a commitment to leadership development. Has experienced and overcome adversity such as, but not limited to, poverty, disability, homelessness or abuse.
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.