2016-2017 Scholarship / Grants Opportunities
Come to the Counseling Department for details....on any scholarships.
The MSEA Russell & Mary Gimbel Scholarship is based on academics and community involvement. The criteria includes: ranked in top 25% of graduating class and a completed application. The top 5 chosen will write and essay. 3 scholarships will be awarded: a $1500, a $1000, and a $500. The deadline is April 28, 2017. Applications MUST be given to your Guidance Counselor.
The MSEA Jeff Molyet Scholarship is based on service to the community, volunteering, and activities outside of school. CRITERIA includes: Must have 2.5 GPA and submit an application with 2 references from the community (no teachers). Three scholarships of $1500, $1000, and $500 are offered. Deadline is April 28, 2017 . Applications MUST be given to your Guidance Counselor.
HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION CAREER AND TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP Is now available in the counselor’s office Criteria - Must be pursuing a career in technical education in a post secondary environment, have a financial need , and have overcome personal adversity. The application is online March 15 through June 15, 2017 at application.horatioalger.org. Maximum award is $2500.00 and approximately 1000 scholarships are awarded.
Tyger Athletic Booster Scholarship is now available in the counselor's office. Criteria includes: you must have played one varsity sport, have a 2.0 minimum GPA, submit 3 evaluation forms, and submit a 200-300 essay. The deadline for consideration is April 24, 2017. Detailed information is available in the Counseling office.
SCHOLARSHIP: CGTrader, backed by Intel Capital, is one of the world's leading 3D model platforms. Each semester their company challenges students to dig into the field of technology by writing different essays on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. For the following Spring semester the topic is: “The future of technology in education”. The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each. All information and eligibility requirements can be found here: https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships
The Elks Lodge #56 is offering $500.00 each for one female and one male applicant. Deadline March 30, 2017. Criteria includes: 1. letter from teacher 2. transcript. 3. need SAT or ACT scores and must have exhibits of achievement. For more details see your counselor.
Cloodjo is pleased to present their Annual Scholarship Program. The yearly winner will be awarded $500 based on merit. DEADLINE:August 31, 2017.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:All students currently registered in an accredited American university or college are encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION PROCESS:Students are to write a 500 to 1,500 word essay on the yearly topic outlined on our website https://cloodjo.com/scholarship. For all of the participation rules, terms and conditions, visit Cloodjo Scholarship Page.
ADVANTAGE CREDIT UNION: Invitation for senior students to apply for an annual $1,000 Marilyn Archer Scholarship. If you could please pass this info along to them, it’s a great, easy way to earn $1,000 to put towards college expenses!
All area graduating High School senior students are eligible if they are a member or the child of a member of Advantage. If a student is interested in applying and is not a current member or child of a member, becoming one is easy! They would simply bring in a photo id, like their driver’s license, and make a one-time $5 deposit to open their savings account and lifetime membership. Everyone needs a local financial institution and we want to welcome all area seniors to be a part of our banking family; plus, get a chance at earning an easy $1,000!
This award is based on a student's scholastic and extracurricular activities, as well as their 500 word essay.
I’ve attached an application with all of the details. We will be accepting applications through May 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. and will notify the winner by May 31, 2017. Stop by the counselors office for the application.
Publicity.ai SEO is announcing two yearly $1,000 scholarships, one on behalf of our Lead Roster product and one on behalf of our Publicity.ai product, and we want to make both of them available for your students.
Here are the links:
MAY CHAPTER #62 - May Chapter of the Eastern Star PHA is announcing a $500.00 scholarship. Deadline is April 15, 2017. Criteria includes a high school grad,academic performance, community service, financial need. It also requires recommendations. School Counseling office has the application, any questions call Carolyn Parker, Chairperson 419-529-4365.
American Welding Scholarship - if interesting in a career in welding apply at http://www.awsswction.org/ccolumbus/scholarship/ by March 1, 2017. There is $9,000 available. Additional scholarships are available at www.aws.org/about/page/scholarships/
The University of Akron has announced the opportunity for female students interested in attending the Summer Experience in Engineering at The University of Akron. You may be a 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grader for the 2017-2018 school year. Camp is held June 11-16, 2017 Day Camp costs $300.00 and residential camp costs $500.00. Forms for campers are available in your counselor's office or visit www.uakron.edu/wie/ Forms are due by March 31, 2017.
The Mansfield Branch of the NAACP will be offering to a graduating high school senior a $1000 scholarship. Qualifications include:
Graduating in 201 2.5 or better GPA, Financial Need.
Selected students must be available for an interview in April with the scholarship committee. Please see your counselor for a scholarship application.
National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will be awarding 2 - $2000.00 scholarships for graduating seniors who intend to pursue a career in a television related field. Deadline is February 16, 2017. Apply at nataslgl.org
Carol E Thornton Memorial Safety Education Scholarship
At least one $500 scholarship will be presented from funds given in memory of Carl E Thornton by the Richland County Safety Coucnil. Seniors that are involved in leadership for safety education program for youth in Richland County are eligible and encouraged to apply. Applications are available in the counselors office.
provides scholarships for enrolling students meeting the criteria. If you are interested in Northwood University apply.northwood.edu
William D Squires Educational Foundation, Inc Scholarship
. The Award is for $3,000 per year renewable up to $12,000. Apply from Feb. 15, 2017 until April 5, 2017
. Criteria is financial need based on FAFSA with an EFC of less than $8,000 and a minimum of a 3.2 GPA Apply at www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org
The Minority Journalism Scholarship is for graduating seniors interested in journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications at an accredited university. A minimum 2.5 GPA, write an essay ...application must be postmarked by 3/31/17..Come to counseling department for the application information.
Kingwood Herb Society is offering a scholarship. You must be planning on pursuing a career in horticulture at a college or tech school. The deadline for application is March 17, 2017. Please see your counselor for additional information.
Noon Optimist Club of Mansfield Announces their Friend of Youth $1000 college scholarships. Criteria is as follows:
* You must be a resident of Richland County
* You must be enrolled in a full time undergraduate program
* Entering a first year of college or univerity
* Submit most recent high school transcript
* Provide two character reference letters.
* Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
* Scholarship grant dollars will be sent dcirectly to the college or university prior to the statrt offall semester.
Finalists may be required to meet with the scholarship committee for a personal interview.
Applications are available at Mansfieldoptimistclub.com. The deadline is March 20,2017.
For additional information please see your counselor.
BAKER College- Board of Regents Scholarship win up to $24,000 and Baker College Career Scholarship for $6400. If you attend Baker's Culinary and/or Auto/Diesel Institute you are eligible to apply. Must submit a request for information card and first then apply by May 1, 2017. See the School Counseling Department for details .
Deadline is March 1, 2017 and then June 1, 2017..Also see the School Counseling Department for details.
OEGEEP Scholarship- Must have a career goal in oil and or natural gas industry or a related field. Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA. Submit the application www.oogeep.org before March 1, 2017. You will need letters or recommendation and answer an essay. See the School Counseling Department for info.
Richland County Foundation Applications
* Richland County high school graduate or resident
* must pursue a full-time undergraduate degree
* new applicants achieve at least a 2.5 GPA and returning recipients at least a 2.0 GPA
* demonstrate financial need
What you need to do:
* complete the online application by April 1
* this is not a recurring scholarship, you muyst re-apply each school year.
What you need to know:
* scholarship awards are for the upcoming academic school year
* scholarship dollars will be sent directlytothe college/university after August 1
* it is the student's responsibility to notify TCF of a change in college or university attended
* a ccepted to an accredited post high school institution
Exhibit leadership qualities
Have a financial need.change in college/university choice after a scholarship is awarded could result in a change of amount or loss of the scholarship.
* you must complete the FAFSA application and submit your EFC with your application
Go to www.richlandcountyfoundation.org to complete the application
Mechanics Bank- Be The Change Scholarship Program. Mechanics Bank will award 5 - $1,000 scholarships. You must have a 2.5 GPA and complete the program by March of 2017. Proof of community service- (minimum of 20 hours) and creation of a short video on how the pay it forward money will be used and an acceptance to a college are also required. Call Mechanics Bank 419-524-0831 , email firstname.lastname@example.org or see the school counseling department.
Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens- Award is $1000.00 go to link http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship Deadline is 2/28/17. Requirements are you must write an article on the topic "Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?" and it must be 600-1000 words.
AlcoRehab.org awards 3 scholarships totalling $6000.00. You must write an essay based on originality and content. Apply at https://alcorehab.org/scholarship/
American Legion District 5 Oratorical Scholarship Program is a speech-based scholarship. Amount is $925.00 total...with 1st place $500. and a 50 dollar gas card, 2nd place is $250.00 and 3rd is $125.00. First place moves to State competition which is $1500.00. If you advance to the Nation level you could win $18,000.00 for 1st, $16,000.00 for 2nd, and $14,000.00 for 3rd. Info at http://www.legion.org/oratorical by searching under research. First round is 2/18/17
American Farmers Grow AG Leaders- you can earn a $1500.00 scholarship in an ag related field of study. Apply to FFA.org/scholarship by 2/1/17 Total scholarships are $528,000.
Moody's Mega Math Challenge- must form a team of 3-5 students with a teacher-coach submit a solution to the open-ended problem ...register M3CHALLENGE.SIAM.ORG by 2/17/17Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools- 130+ scholarships available ranging from $1400.00 to $40,000.00 visit the website www.ohiocareercolleges.org look under scholarships Deadline is 4/14/17.
OHIO Leads! Scholarship Program for Ohio graduating seniors announces 130+ scholarships availbale ranging from $1500-$40,000. These scholarships are available ONLY to Ohio High School seniors of the 2016-17 academic year and graduating by June 2017. To find out more about career colleges and schools in Ohio, pleaes visit the web site at www.ohiocareercolleges.org. Scholarship brochures are available on their web site under Scholarships. Please see your counselor for additional information. Application deadline is April 14, 2017.
The Ohio Civil Rights commission has announced it's 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Art, Writing, & Multimedia contests. Deadline for entry is January 13, 2017 - more information is available in your counselors office.
Ohio JCI Senate Educational Foundation Scholarship-
There are two Academic based scholarships for $1000.00.
There are 3 needs based scholarship at $1000 each.
You a can only apply for only one of the categories. Deadline is January 20, 2017 Applications are in the Counseling department.
Mansfield Noon Optimist College Scholarship Grant is open to all seniors. Mansfield Club will be awarding 4 -$1,000 scholarships. Criteria is that you are a Richland County resident, be enrolled in a full time undergrad program, provide 2 character references, and complete an application. Come to the School Counseling Department. Deadline is March 20, 2017
Mansfield Noon Optimist Essay Contest - must be under 18 bu October 1, 2016. Local scholarship is $200.00 for 1st place the OHIO Optimist district Scholarship is $3500.00 Deadline is February 1, 2017. Come to the school Counseling department.
MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship.
An Essay is required with consideration of grades, academic program and/or financial need. You must also be enrolled in a degree program. Visit mensafoundation.org
or call 888-294-8035 ext 5509
Come to the Counseling Department.
Daughters of the American Revolution- NATIONAL Scholarships
got to www.DAR.org
Deadline is February 15, 2017 STATE Scholarships
amount is $1000.00 form is in the counseling department website is email@example.com
LOCAL Jared Mansfield chapter Deadline is April 15, 2017. Requirements which include a 3.0 GPA and applying to OSU-M, NCSC, or the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and apply for your FAFSA EARLY!!!
First Energy is offering an Associate of Applied Science degree in Electric Utility Technology for those interested in a career as a line worker. First Energy partners with Stark State and First Energy pays tuition, books and lab fees for those who are accepted into their Power Systems Program . Info at Stark State 11/12/16 form 10-noon or visit www.firstenergycorp.com/psi or visit the Senior High counseling department.
Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship- graduating seniors visit www.rmhc.org to apply. Criteria RMHC seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the desire to fulfill their educational goals. Application deadline January 18, 2017
Any graduating senior seriously considering attending the University of Dayton see Mrs Jones in the Counseling department.
Bowling Green State University:
Scholarships are available at BGSU for incoming freshmen considering careers in teaching science and or mathematics. Their unique program called Science and Math Education in ACTION offers recipients $4000 the first year of college with increases each year up to more than $5000 the fourth year - a scholarship valued at a total of approximately $20,000 (based on continued state funding.)
Criteria for consideration includes:
* Ohio Resident
* Incoming freshman fall 2016
* Minimum high school GPA of 3.0
* Recommended minimum ACT of 23
* Considering a career teaching science and/or mathematics.
Deadline to apply is January 15, 2017.
Go to www.bgsu.edu/action to complete an online application.
“B. Davis Scholarship”
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2017.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
The deadline for applications is May 22, 2017
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
2016-2017 Elks Scholarship Information
Most Valuable Students - open to High School seniors, Deadline is 11/30/16. application at enf.elks.org/mvs
Emergency Educational Grant - available to siblings of deceased or tatally disabled ELKS members. Deadline is 10/31/16. Make request for an application by calling 773-755-4732 or by emailing request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Legacy Award open to High School Seniors whose parents or grandparents are ELK's members. The deadline is Feb. 3, 2017. Application on line at enf.org/scholarships. Submit completed application submitted on line to enf.elks.org/leg
Educational Fund Grant available to High School Seniors or Graduates attending post secondary technical education. (cannot be used if enrolling in a bachelors degree program) The deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2017. Application on line at www.web-ster.net/ohioelks/ Completed application go to your local lodge.
If you have questions or concerns about the ELKS scholarships, please see your counselor or email email@example.com.
Great Clips, Inc., the world’s largest haircare brand, is sponsoring the Great Scholarship Program, in memory of Alice Madden Barton, by setting aside $100,000 to distribute in scholarships for high school students in North America who are interested in pursuing a cosmetology career and current cosmetology school students.The Great Scholarship Program aims to promote careers in cosmetology and at Great Clips salons to high school and cosmetology school students by providing tuition assistance or cosmetology tools to get them started. Scholarship values are determined by local Great Clips salon owners, who evaluate and select winners.We are excited to offer the Great Scholarship Program to help students on their path to a successful and rewarding career in the exciting field of cosmetology. Along with this letter, we’ve included a printable flier for you to post in your school to help inform students about the scholarship program. Full details are available at GreatClipsCareers.com/Scholarships. Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AES Scholarship Deadline Is Approaching
The deadline for the AES Scholarship is October 6, 2016.
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
If you have participated in community service activities over the past year, fill out an online application at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit. Application must be submitted by November 8. See your counselor for additional information.