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Local Muskingum County Scholarships

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Perry County Scholarship Applications

Scholarships for Perry County

  • Each year, Ohio ACTE awards up to two Darrell Parks Student Scholarships, which provide $1,000 toward the continuing education of career-technical graduates. A one-time monetary scholarship will be sent to the recipient’s program of higher education to be used toward tuition/fees. The recipient must successfully enroll for the first term of post secondary education within one year of being awarded the Darrell Parks Scholarship. Questions may be e-mailed to or call Ohio ACTE at (614)890-2283. Envelopes must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2018.

  • Deadline is March 1, 2018
    The Ohio State University at Newark Appalachian Scholarship offers need-based awards to students from the following Appalachian counties: Coshocton, Guernsey, Knox, Muskingum, Perry and Tuscarawas. 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 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

  • Deadline is March 1, 2018.
    The Park National Bank and Associates’ Next Generation Challenge Scholarship was established with gifts from Park National Bank and its associates to honor William T. and Jane Cook McConnell. This scholarship will be awarded to The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College students

  • Deadline is March 1, 2018. Applicant must be the Son, Daughter or Grandchild of a Mason in good standing of a Masonic Lodge in the 18th district and be a high school senior pursuing a Bachelor or Associate degree. The application must be complete and contain: signature of Parent or Guardian, your transcript, and 2 letters of recommendation (not family members). To confirm your Lodge is in the 18th district, see this lodge locator.

  • $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 (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.

  • 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 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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