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:
This is a new scholarship to be awarded for the first time in Spring of 2016!
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from a school in Muskingum County with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (where 4.0 is the highest possible) or higher. Applicant must have been active in a community service groups or organizations during their high school career. Applicant must be planning to attend any 2 or 4 year accredited institution. Upon acceptance, the scholarship may be used toward any major. A scholarship of at least $1000. Be sure to join our Scholarship Central mailing list to be notified when the application is available.
Applications are presently being accepted for The Ronna Bucci and Dr. Charles Dietz Art Endowment Fund 2015 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, 2015. 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.
Deadline is January 15, 2016. 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
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.
To be notified when they are released, sign up for the Scholarship Central email list through this link or by clicking "Join Our Mailing List" in the upper right corner of this page.
Rich believed in the magic of young riders. He carefully nurtured their talents and abilities, supported them through trying times and rejoiced in their success. Because of his commitment to youth, Rich’s family has established a scholarship fund to be awarded to an equine 4-H youth graduating from a Licking or Muskingum County high school and planning to attend college in the fall. Scholarship applications must be received by Monday September 14, 2015. The award amount will be $500.00 and we will contact the recipient by phone no later than Friday October 2, 2015.
Interested youth should be able to compose a one- page description about his/her 4- H career, high school activities, and planned focus in college. Also, please describe how you became interested in horses, your experiences and achievements with horses and any other information that expresses who you are as an individual and how horses have been a part of your life. Please address how horses have impacted your life and helped shape your goals. Please include what you have learned about caring for and showing horses which will carry over into your life as an adult.
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 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.
Former name of award was "Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Award". Deadline is November 15, 2015. Open to head-of-household women in need of financial assistance and attending or accepted to an undergraduate degree program or vocational skills training program. Local awards of $500. Regional and international awards up to $10,000.