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.
Deadline in the past has been April 20. Scholarships available to students attending Ohio University-Athens campus.
To be considered, applicants must:
· Be academically talented as indicated by standardized test scores, grade point average, and class rank.
· Participate in an Appalachian Scholars Program interview.
· Demonstrate financial need with and Expected Family Contribution (EFC) result of $8,000 or less as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
· Reside in one of the following Appalachian counties in Ohio: Adams, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Carroll, Clermont, Columbiana, Coshocton, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Tuscarawas, Vinton, and Washington.
· Attend the Athens campus.
After students apply to the university, their application and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are reviewed to see if they meet the eligibility criteria (after February 15th). Those students are sent a program description and application packet.
Deadline is April 30, 2014. For a graduating high school senior from Muskingum County, Ohio that is pursuing Agriculture Science or Veterinary Science. Candidate must be a resident of Muskingum County, a citizen of the USA, pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited public or nonprofit independent college or university in the field of engineering or pre-med (every other year - 2011, 2013, etc) or agriculture science or veterinary science (every other year - 2012, 2014, etc.), and not be a convicted felon. Recipients selected on the basis of financial need (40%), high moral character (30%), and academic potential (30%).
Deadline is April 30, 2014. If you are a high school senior, a current college student, or an adult with a high school diploma or GED, have a GPA of at least 2.0, are a resident of a housing authority that is a Member of Housing Authority Insurance, Inc., and are a US citizen—you may qualify.
Deadline is April 30. Applicant must attend a high school in the OHSAA Eastern District and participate in cross country and/or track and field and be a high school senior. Application must be signed by a member of the Eastern District Track & Field and Cross Country Officials' Association; this signature can be obtained from officials at track meets.
Deadline is May 1, 2014. Scholarship requirements are: must be a resident of Guernsey County at time of graduation; must be a graduate of one of the local high schools listed below- Cambridge, Meadowbrook, Buckeye Trail, Newcomerstown, John Glenn, Bishop Rosecrans, Guernsey-Noble Career Center, or Muskingum-Perry Career Center
Deadline is 3:30 pm on May 5, 2014. Applicants must reside in 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.
Click on the link above to download details of the following scholarships:
Deadline is April 1st:
Deadline is May 15th:
- Brauning-Sammons Scholarship
- Ruth M. Hughes
- Special (Wilkins, Griffee, Clapper)
Deadline: May 31, 2014. The scholarship will be awarded yearly in the amount of $750.00. Scholarship awards will be made payable directly to the institution of enrollment on the student’s behalf for the purposes and expenses associated with tuition, fees, textbooks and required supplies and equipment. Applicants must be a graduate of Buckeye Trail High School, Cambridge High School, Meadowbrook High School, John Glenn High School, or Mid-East Career and Technology Centers; have obtained or will obtain a high school diploma and show proof of acceptance at a career or technology center, college, or university; demonstrate a strong work ethic and good ethical character as evidenced by personal conduct, values, and attitudes and behaviors toward others. Community service will be assessed as evidenced by leadership, service, activities and references. Financial need of the candidate will be considered. Candidates must have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.00 scale. Assistance is not intended for pursuit of advanced degrees (e.g. master’s degree)
Deadline is May 31st.
Applications MUST be sent to:
Walter M. Hughes Scholarship Trust
JPMorgan Chase TX1-2963
P.O. Box 227237
Dallas, TX 75222-7237
Open to residents of Muskingum County with preference given to those who intend to study ceramic engineering. Other branches of engineering, natural & biological sciences, and others will be given preference, in said order. Consideration given to ability, character, need, grades and recommendations.
Deadline: May 31, 2014. These scholarships are available to any child or young adult who is being or has been served by Guernsey County Children Services.
Deadline is June 1, 2014. 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, 2014. 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.
This is a common application form for the Genesis HealthCare Foundation scholarships. There are 6 scholarships which will use this application form.
**Applications must be postmarked by no later than Monday, June 16, 2014. **
Charles Wehr Nursing Scholarship
Open to employees of Genesis and immediate families who are residents of Muskingum County pursuing degrees in nursing. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Consideration given to academics, essays, references, and need.
Edward L. Merry and Bernice Anderson Merry Nursing Scholarship
Open to residents of Muskingum County pursuing nursing degrees. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Consideration given to academics, essays, references, and need.
Jim and Betty Hooper Scholarship
Open to employees of Genesis and immediate families who are residents of Muskingum and Perry counties pursuing a degree in the health care field. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Consideration given to academics, essays, references, and need.
John A. Gonder Memorial Scholarship
Open to residents of Muskingum, Morgan, Perry, Coshocton, Noble and Guernsey counties pursuing a degree in the health care field. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Consideration given to academics, essays, references, and need.
Judith Moody Nursing Scholarship
Applicants must be pursuing a degree in nursing. Preference given to Genesis employees and immediate families. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Consideration given to academics, essays, references, and need.
Good Samaritan Nurses Alumni Scholarship
Descendent of graduate of Good Samaritan School of Nursing.
Dr. Bobby D. Young Scholarship
Applicant must be pursuing a degree in nursing or any health related field. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicant must reside in Muskingum, Guernsey, Noble, Morgan, Coshocton or Perry County (permanent address, not school address). Applicant must show a potential contribution to the health care field as determined by the application submitted by applicant.
Deadline is June 30th, 2014. $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, 2014. Supporting materials must be received by July 15, 2014.
Deadline is July 1, 2014. 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 July 1, 2014. $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher; applicants must be a resident of Muskingum County and be planning to major in Agriculture, Natural Sciences, or a closely related field at any 2 or 4 year accredited institution.
Applications must be postmarked by August 1, 2014 to the address listed on the application.
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$500 Scholarship given annually in November as part of our annual “Cookies, Corks, and Canvas” Fundraising Auction. Applicants must be a resident of Muskingum County, with preferred focus on the non-traditional student who is going back to school later in life or has taken a non-traditional path to his or her career change. Applications may be obtained from any Zanesville Business & Professional Women member or by sending a request to email@example.com.
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 April 26, 2014.
Eligibility: 11th and 12th Graders
FIRST PRIZE: $10,000
5 SECOND PRIZES: $2,000
10 THIRD PRIZES: $1,000
45 FINALISTS: $100
175 SEMIFINALISTS: $50
Deadline is April 30, 2014. Open to all students enrolled in grades 3-12 (including home schooled and tutored children), regardless of experience or previous publication, except where prohibited. Each entrant may submit one poem of no more than 20 lines on any subject, and in any form, provided that the content of the poem is not vulgar or offensive, does not employ profanity, and is the original, individual work of the entrant.
Deadline is May 26, 2014.
This scholarship is open to all juniors, seniors and current college students. Visit the link above for the essay prompt and instructions on submitting your application.
Deadline is June 1, 2014.
Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who:
Intend to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
Have a demonstrable record of academic success.
Have a passion and drive for a fashion related career.
Deadline is June 1, 2014 Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who:
- Intends to pursue pharmacy at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
- Has a demonstrable record of academic success.
- Has a passion and drive for a career in pharmacology.
Deadline is June 14, 2014. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. Essay is required. See website for prompts.
Deadline is June 20, 2014. Student must be a high school senior and an athlete, any sport.
All applications must be received by 11:59pm ET on June 30. The BBG Communications scholarship is designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in or will be attending an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2014.
Deadlines vary by school. Multiple scholarships totaling $13,000 will be awarded to outstanding freshmen males attending one of these four universities in Ohio next year: The Ohio State University, The University of Cincinnati, The University of Toledo, and Miami University. The Balanced Man Scholarship awards incoming freshmen who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills, a commitment to health and well being, and all around excellence in their everyday lives. See guidelines and application for details.
Deadline is July 15, 2014. In 2008, The American Legion awarded $22,000 in scholarships to deserving players. Each Department Baseball Committee may select a player from their Department to receive this scholarship. The American Legion will award several scholarships this year depending on the number of applicants and interest earned from the trust fund.
Deadline is October 6, 2014. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.