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.
All application materials must be postmarked by April 1, 2015. An $500 scholarship will be awarded to a Muskingum County High School college bound senior that is planning a career in the public arena. Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants will submit an application, a statement of career goals and a 500-750 word essay.
Deadline is April 1, 2015. The Ohio State University at Newark Appalachian Scholarship offers need-based awards to students from the following Appalachian counties: Coshocton, Knox, Muskingum, and Perry. Eligibility is determined on the basis of financial need as established by federal guidelines, and on academic success and volunteerism. Students must be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours at The Ohio State University at Newark. Need is determined by filing the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Specific instructions can be found on the scholarship application.
Deadline is April 1, 2015. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2,500. Criteria include 2.0 GPA; residency in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, or Illinois with preference for residents of Piqua, Ohio; Cincinnati, Ohio; or Miami County, Ohio. Applicants must demonstrate financial need related to cost of proposed education and commitment to giving back to the community. The application is ONLINE this year; click on the link above and you will download the PDF with guidelines, instructions and the link to the online application.
Deadline is April 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. One annual scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to a graduating senior of Philo High School. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Student must attend an accredited college, university, or institute. The ideal recipient will possess a balance of academic achievement, extra curricular participation & community involvement. Finalists will be required to interview with the selection committee on Wednesday April 29, 2015. Applicants must apply online through the link above. You will be able to save your work and come back to it; after you have submitted it, you may still revise your application until the deadline.
This is a $250 scholarship for Philo students planning to major in Accounting or Business. The scholarship is awarded after the 1st semester or quarter. Applications are to be returned to the guidance office by April 1, 2015.
Deadline is April 1, 2015. This scholarship is awarded to young women from Muskingum County who are planning to pursue a degree program, associate or higher, related to the welfare of young children and their families. The amount of each scholarship will vary, but the minimum award will be $500. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
The deadline is April 1, 2015. $29,900 in scholarships were awarded in 2014. Open to any Philo High School graduate majoring in nursing or education. Candidates may be high school seniors, current college students, or returning adult students. Applicants must apply online through the link above. You will be able to save your work and come back to it; after you have submitted it, you may still revise your application until the deadline.
Deadline is April 1, 2015. Applicants must be a 2015 high school senior from West Muskingum High School pursuing higher education opportunities for the 2015-16 school year. The applicant must be involved in extra-curricular, community and volunteer activities and planning to obtain a degree in any subject area. Applicants must apply online through the link above. You will be able to save your work and come back to it; after you have submitted it, you may still revise your application until the deadline.
Deadline is April 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Applicants must be a 2015high school senior attending a Muskingum county high school, Morgan High School, Sheridan High School or Cambridge High School, pursuing higher education opportunities for the 2015-16 school year. The applicant must be involved in extra-curricular, community and volunteer activities and planning to obtain a degree in any subject area.
Deadline is April 1st, 2015. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants that demonstrate a true love for life, a fantastic work ethic, a great sense of humor, and true respect for their family. All applicants must be 2015 graduates of a Muskingum County high school and be student athletes from the following sports: golf, bowling, or softball. Applicants must apply online through the link above. You will be able to save your work and come back to it; after you have submitted it, you may still revise your application until the deadline.
Application must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2015. The Muskingum County Women's Republican Club (MCWRC) would like to extend, to young women between the ages of 18 and 24, an opportunity to receive a $500 scholarship to be awarded by the end of 2015. Download additional guidelines.
Deadline is April 1, 2015. Scholarship assistance open to residents of Muskingum County who reside in a household with a total annual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and be enrolled at a college, university or trade school.
Deadline is April 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Applicants must be a 2015 high school senior from John Glenn High School pursuing higher education opportunities for the 2015-16 school year. The applicant must be involved in volunteer, school, community, extracurricular, arts, music, drama and church activities and planning to obtain a degree in any subject area.
Deadline is April 1, 2015. Multiple awards to graduates of Zanesville/Muskingum County high schools who live in Muskingum County. Students must be a resident of Muskingum County, must not have an EFC of zero (Estimated Family Contribution from the FAFSA), must not be in the top 5% of your class, must have 2.0 GPA or better, be first-time college students enrolled in a program leading to degree/certificate at an accredited institution, have clear knowledge of specific occupational goals, and exhibit motivation/need for the scholarship. Applicants must apply online through the link above. You will be able to save your work and come back to it; after you have submitted it, you may still revise your application until the deadline.
Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2015. Two $1,000 scholarships, one to a senior attending Waterford High School and one to a senior attending West Muskingum High School. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0, be involved in community activities including some volunteering, and be planning to attend a 4 year degree college or university. Applicants will submit application, two nomination letters and an essay.
Deadline is April 1st, 2015. Two $500 awards to college-bound high school seniors in Muskingum, Guernsey, and Morgan Counties. Nominations by guidance counselors, ministers, principals or physicians are reviewed on the student's character and ability to succeed in spite of extraordinary challenges. One winner from Rosecrans and one selected other area high school.
Deadline is April 1, 2015, 11:59 p.m. Applicants must be 2015 high school senior girls from the state of Ohio, who play or have played softball and wish to pursue opportunities in higher education for the 2015-2016 school year. The applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and excel in the sport of softball. They must be able to demonstrate and articulate the attributes of: leadership, passion, commitment and determination. See the program page of the online application for complete details on eligibility and requirements.
FLTA will award a scholarship to a senior who wants to continue their education beyond high school. Applications must be returned to Philo High School Guidance Office by April 2, 2015.
Deadline has been extended to April 2, 2015 by 2:35 pm. Applicant must be a Maysville High School senior planning to attend an accredited college or university and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
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Several $500 scholarships for Muskingum County residents who have been enrolled at any campus of The Ohio State University for at least one academic year. Applicant must have attained at least sophomore status at the time of the application deadline and must have a minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or above.
Deadline has been extended to April 7th! One annual scholarship (usually $500) to a student artist pursuing a degree in the visual arts field at a college, university or institute. The scholarship is a one time non-renewable award. Students are nominated by their art teachers. The recipient is selected with consideration given to artistic achievements, artistic potential, academic ability, dependability, responsibility, motivation and recommendations. Student must be a graduate of a Muskingum County High School. Applicants must apply online through the link above. You will be able to save your work and come back to it; after you have submitted it, you may still revise your application until the deadline.
Deadline April 10th, 2015. To be eligible, the applicant must be a graduating senior from any Ohio high school, have a C average or better, be nominated by a current member of the Ohio Legislature, meet the entrance requirements of college or school of choice and be planning to start classes either summer or fall term following their senior year. Applicants can choose up to three scholarship to apply, but must use a separate application for each. Information is available at county libraries.
Deadline is April 15, 2015. This scholarship was established to award outstanding student athletes for their achievements on the court, field and/or track. The purpose is to financially assist students pursing a higher education. We are seeking individuals who have demonstrated outstanding athletic involvement during their education and exhibit the ability to succeed in completing their higher education. The two, one time non-renewable $500.00 scholarships will be given to one male and one female athlete who have participated in an MVL recognized sport. Those sports are: football, cross country, golf, volleyball, soccer, wrestling, basketball, track, baseball and softball.
To apply, a student must carry a minimum 2.5 GPA, be nominated by their high school coach, be accepted to a post-secondary institution, be a United States citizen or permanent resident, participate in an MVL recognized sport as listed above, be a graduating senior in a Muskingum Valley League Member school.
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.
Deadline April 15th, 2015. Open to Ohio residents accepted for enrollment or current students in a 2 or 4 year forest resource education program at an approved college, university, junior college, or technical college.
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.
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.
This scholarship is available to any graduating senior or Philo High School majoring in science or education at any four year college or university. A minimum of a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and a majority of college classes in the student's high school program are necessary to be eligible for this scholarship. A graduate may be eligible if current seniors do not apply. Applications must be returned to the guidance office no later than April 15, 2015.
For Philo High School students. Eligibility requirements: must have attended Roseville Elementary School for 3 years, must have a 3.0 grade point average in high school, and must be attending a school of higher education. Applications must be returned to the guidance office by April 15, 2015.
This scholarship may be given annually to a deserving student(s) or graduate of Philo High School who shows potential as a musician, demonstrates musical ability, and shows academic merit. Financial need may be a factor, but not an overriding consideration. Those graduates of Philo High School already in college must maintain a 3.0 grade point average in music and a 2.5 grade point average overall. Applications must be submitted to the guidance office by April 15, 2015.
These scholarships (a total of $3,000 will be awarded) are available to any eligible graduating senior of Philo High School that will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning. Applications are due by April 15, 2015.
Applicant must be a Franklin Local School student. One scholarship of $500 will be awarded to a senior with at least a 3.0 grade point average and economic need. Applications must be submitted to the guidance office by April 15, 2015.
This scholarship is available to any eligible graduating senior of Philo High School majoring in Nursing or Education ad Ohio University or Ohio University Zanesville. Applications must be submitted to the Philo High School Guidance Office no later than April 15, 2015.
This scholarship will be available to any eligible graduating senior or graduate of Philo High School for use in any post high school art education program. Selection will be based on art ability, need, and attitude. Applications must be returned to the guidance office no later than April 15, 2015.
Deadline is April 16, 2015. Applicants must be a 2015 West Muskingum High School senior, pursuing higher education opportunities for the 2015-16 school year. The applicant must be involved in extra-curricular, community and volunteer activities and planning to obtain a degree in any subject area. Applicant must be involved in football or music. Recipient must receive a 2.5 GPA or higher their first semester to receive their second scholarship check.
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.
Deadline is April 30, 2015. The Myron Fishel Scholarship is available to local area students who will be attending an Ohio accredited institution of higher learning.
Deadline is April 15, 2015. $1,000.00 scholarship and 4 additional smaller awards funded by the Gannett Company and The Fieldhouse. There is no application for this scholarship. Applicants must submit letters of nomination. Consideration given to academic accomplishment, athletic participation/ achievement, church & community involvement, commitment to family, and commitment to further education.
Nominations should be sent to Amicone Scholar-Athlete Award, The Fieldhouse Family Sports and Wellness Center, 300 Sunrise Center Road, Zanesville, OH 43701. Call (740) 454-2224 with questions.
Applicant must be a Franklin Local School student. More criteria listed on the application. Applications must be submitted to a guidance counselor by May 1, 2015.
Deadline is April 31, 2015. The Scholarship Award is intended for students pursuing study in the field of Agriculture. This includes, but is not limited to: Ag Business, Ag Economics, Ag Communications, Ag Mechanics, Animal Science, Horticulture, Turf Grass Management, Soil Science, Pre-Veterinarian, and Equine Science.The applicant or parents/guardians must be and have been a member of the Muskingum County Farm Bureau in good standing for at least the past three years, attend a Muskingum County high school, have plans to be a full time student at a 2 or 4 year institution. The applicant must also include a current transcript, two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher and another from a non-family member), have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be available for a personal interview if requested.
Applicant must be a Franklin Local School student and must be a full time college student majoring in Visual or Performing Arts. More criteria is listed on the application. All applications must be submitted to a guidance counselor by May 1, 2015.
Deadline is May 5th. The Rolling Plains United Methodist Church Leadership Scholarship has been established as a continuing effort to demonstrate our church's commitment to continuing education in our community. This scholarship may be offered to one Maysville High School graduate who is not necessarily from Rolling Plains, and one graduate who attends and supports Rolling Plains Church, regardless which high school is attended. The scholarship will be funded by an offering or solicitation announced on Graduate Sunday each year. The goal for the funding is to offer two scholarships valued up to $1,000.00.
The criteria for application includes the student's demonstration of involvement in scholastic, civic, and church activities on a challenging level. A well rounded leader not only participates, but accepts responsibility and the challenges as a leader among peers. Applicant's capabilities can be verified by our selected committee who will check references and verify activities with advisors, coaches, pastors, teachers, and civic leaders. Additional evaluations will be made by scoring essay questions which will extract each student's values and attitudes toward stewardship and service to mankind. Applicants for the Leadership Scholarship must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
Deadline is May 7, 2015. Open to graduating seniors from Philo High School. Scholarship award is $200. Further details can be found on the application.
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 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.