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Local Muskingum County Scholarships

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Perry County Scholarship Applications

Scholarships for Perry County

  • Deadline is March 20, 2018. The 2017 College Access Scholarship is created to honor students attending high schools where a college access advisor with AmeriCorps or GEAR UP serves. One award will be given to a student attending Crooksville High School, Mayesville High School, Philo High School, Zanesville High School, Mid-East CTC Zanesville, or Mid-East CTC Buffalo. The committee is looking for someone with a commitment to success in higher education and bettering themselves after high school.

  • $500 to a qualifying senior of a Perry County High School, Fisher Catholic, or Rosecrans. Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA, must have attended CHS 3 out of 4 years, be entering college fall quarter, and must be attending a 4-year college. HS Transcript must be attached. Applications can be picked up in the CHS office. Deadline is third Friday in March.

  • Deadline is March 20, 2018. Applicants must be 2018 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 2018-2019 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.

  • Deadline is March 23, 2018. The alumni and active members of Delta Theta Sigma fraternity on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University are proud to offer scholarships for incoming males freshmen and transfer students this fall. Over $10,000 will be offered in this program. These scholarships are offered to male students enrolling at main campus - Columbus. You must submit an online application.

  • Deadline is March 30th. The IBI Group Scholarship Fund is established by IBI Group, a multi-disciplinary global leader specializing in Infrastructure, Building, and Intelligence with four offices located in Ohio. The scholarship fund includes two, $1500 scholarships awarded annually. Must attend high school in Adams, Athens, Fairfield, Hocking, Meigs, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, or Washington.

  • Deadline is March 31, 2018. Awards are for high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree in the areas of business, liberal arts, education, or STEM. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and live in an area served by Peoples Bank. Awards will be made to students based upon a demonstration of financial need with preference being given to those students having a higher need.

  • Deadline is April 1, 2018. 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.

  • Deadline (Postmarked) is April 1, 2018. $500 scholarships open to residents of the 30-county Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) service area for at least 1 year prior to the deadline. Applicants must reside in a household with a total annual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines, and have a high school diploma or GED. Visit the COAD website for complete instructions and applications.

  • The Mike and Ann Amicone Memorial Fund will be giving away scholarship awards to local area students.

    The Southeastern Ohio Scholar Athlete of the Year Award - A $1000 award given to a graduating senior in Southeastern Ohio* who demonstrates to be a well-rounded individual based off four criteria: - Academics - Athletic Participation - Community Service - Faith-Based Opportunities

    The Seth Dille Courage in Athletics Award - A $500 award given to a graduating senior in Southeastern Ohio* who has overcome a mental or physical disability to excel in a sport.

    Award candidates are to be nominated by a number of recommenders who can support that the nominee demonstrates the four criteria. There is no limit to the amount of nominations that can be sent in. Candidates may not nominate themselves.
    *Nominees can be from Muskingum, Morgan, Perry, Guernsey or Licking counties.

    Nominations should be sent to or dropped off at The Fieldhouse Family Sports and Wellness Center, Attn: Alainna Durfee, 300 Sunrise Center Road Zanesville, OH 43701 Call (740) 454-2224 with questions.

  • Deadline is April 13, 2018. Applicant must be a senior in high school or a freshman in college.The applicant or parent/guardian of the applicant must be Farm Bureau members in good standing.
     Must have a 2.5 GPA or above
     Must provide two letters of recommendation
     Preference will be given to those majoring in Agriculture or a related field of study
     Applicant may be requested for an interview by the Scholarship Committee

  • Application must be postmarked by Saturday April 5, 2018. The William D. Squires Educational Foundation, Inc. will award 12 Ohio high school seniors a renewable (up to $16,000) scholarship worth $4,000 per calendar year. The applicants must have an EFC (expected family contribution listed on SAR from the FAFSA) of $7,000 or less, be a graduating senior from an Ohio school, have a specific career goal, be highly motivated, have good character, and show academic promise with a minimum GPA of 3.2.

  • Deadline is April 15th, 2018. The Ohio Association of Litter Prevention and Recycling Professionals is offering the $1,000 C.R. Meyers Scholarship.
    To be eligible, a student must:
    • Be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited Ohio college, university, or technical school.
    • Have declared or plan to declare a major related to environmental sciences or environmental education.
    • Reside in Ohio.
    • Complete the application

  • Deadline is July 1, 2018. Y-Bridge Chapter #51 awards one or more $650 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.
    Eligibility Checklist
    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 for first priority awards is May 1 of each year. Applications received after May 1 will be considered on a funds-available basis. All Zane State incoming freshman and current students with at least 2.5 GPA are eligible to apply.

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