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.
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 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.
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.
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 April 30th annually. $500 award open to current high school seniors who have been accepted to attend college, or current undergraduate students attending college, to pursue a degree in Textiles, Fashion Design, Fiber Arts, Art Education, or Art Therapy.
Applicant must be, or have been, a senior of a high school in Muskingum County, OR a relative of a current member of the Pieceable Quilters Guild.
Selection is based on academics, essay, recommendations, and participation in activities, and community service.
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.