Mansfield City Schools
124 N. Linden Road
Mansfield, OH  44906 
(419) 525-6369

Daily Announcements
May 26, 2016
Summer School will be held June 6 through July 15. Any students that are interested in attending summer school should pick up the registration forms from the main office and/or your counselors.
If you are currently taking a PLATO class and intend to complete it during summer school, you will need to sign up in the main office - we will need to know how many students plan on attending.
Volleyball players: If you still need a June Open Gym schedule, please stop in the main office or in Coach Wheeler's room, 1313, and pick one up. Open gyms and conditioning sessions for volleyball will be from 10-11:30 am every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday throughout the month of June.
Have a terrific summer, school resumes August 17.
Registration dates:
August 9 - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
August 10 - 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
August 11 - 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm 
We will hold a freshman / sophomore orientation on August 9 at 6:00 pm.  All freshmen and sophomores should be in attendance with their parents/guardians. 


6/14/16:  We are offering a $1,000 Scholarship for the fall semester that we want Mansfield Senior High School students to be aware of. This scholarship is open for all students planning on enrolling for the Fall 2016 semester to apply.  The Application Deadline for the 2016 semester is June 30, 2016.
We hope we can encourage students to be more aware of how they can improve their health through the daily activity of cycling.  Scholarship Information:
2015-2016 postings
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary is offering a scholarship – the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.  This scholarship for grades 9-12 encourages patriotism and is to assists students in attaining an education and reaching their full potential.  Artwork must be on canvas or paper from this current school year and sorry, no digital art will be accepted.  First place at the national level is $10,000 scholarship.  Entries must be received by March 31, 2016 at the local VFW post.

The Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Contest is open to all students, grades 9-12.  The theme is My Vision for America.  One winner will be selected per state and will be forwarded to VFW National Headquarters.  First place at the National level is a $30,000 scholarship.  Entries must be received by November 1, 2015 at the local VFW post. 

Community Action For Capable Youth (CACY) is having a Red Ribbon Week Essay Contest for students in grades 6-12.  The theme is "Respect yourself, be drug fee."  Essays are due by Wednesday, October 14. Prizes include T-shirts and gift cards.  Refer to the flier in the counselors hallway for additional information.

Baker College Career Scholarships has $6,400 for students that are interested in the Culinary Institute of Michigan and Auto Diesel Institute of Michigan are able to apply for this scholarship. If interested see Mrs. Jones in the School Counseling Department.  Applications are due before MAY 1, 2016.

2016 Horatio Alger Scholarship Application is available in the School Counseling department...see Mrs. Jones.  This scholarship criteria includes: student must attend a 4 year college, demonstrate financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities and maintain  a 2.0 GPA.

Any sophomore interested in participating this Summer 2016 in HOBY the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership conference please see Mrs. Jones in the School Counseling Department.  Students interested should have leadership ability and interests to become leaders and participate with other young leaders in your state.Last day to sign up is October 28th.

Ashland Center for NonViolence announces their 2nd annual Essay Contest.  The topic of the 1000 word essay is "Resolving Conflict in Today's World."  Grades 9-12 are eligible to enter.  Cash prizes will go to the best essay in each grade level.  For more information, please refer to the poster in the guidance hallway. 

TAKE ACTION Video Contest:  Students can submit a 60 second video on cybersecurity, identity theft, or student loans.  Top 3 winners will receive $2500.00, $1500.00 and $1000.00 in college scholarships. Video must be submitted by December 11, 2015 to:   The contest is promoted by Mike DeWine...see Mrs. Jones
Prudential 2016 Spirit of Community Awards:  ..student must participate in a volunteer service activity within the past year to apply.  Deadline to apply is 11/3/2015 go to or If you are chosen a a Local Honoree then you will be in the running for the state judging in February 2016 for 1,000.00 and a trip to Washington, DC.  Two students are chosen from each school.

Ronald McDonald US Scholarship Program- this scholarship helps students who are exemplary role models in the community and have the drive to fulfill their educational goals.  For more info visit or apply at, Deadline is January 20, 2016

If you are interested in Boston University you can earn a 4 year Trustee Scholarship for full tuition. Apply  Deadline December 1, 2015.
Have the summer of your life while preparing for the sophisticated, vibrant and life-altering educational experience that is college!  If you are currently in grade 10 or 11, spend your summer Duke Summer Academy for High School students if you are currently in grade 9-12.  This program for personal enrichment offers courses with a global perspective.  Applications will be accepted beginning Dec. 1, 2015.  See the Counselors office for additional info.
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, is again giving students pursuing ag-related degrees the change to earn a $1,500 college scholarship.   
* Students apply Nov. 15, 2015 - Feb. 1, 2016 at
* the program ins managed by the National FFA Scholarship Program, but applicants do not have to be FFA members.
* Student must seek three farmer endorsements of their application.
* Over $500,000 in scholarships will be awarded, with winners announced April - May 2016. 
The Ohio State University announces the Carl E Thornton Scholarship that is given annually to at least one high school senior that plans to pursue further education after high school graduation at an accredited institution of higher learning.  Leadership for safety education programs is a requirement for this scholarship.  This $500 scholarship will be awarded at the Richland County Safety Council's spring awards banquet in April 2016.  for more information, please contact OSU Extension office by calling Judy Villard Overocker at 419-747-8755. All scholarship materials are due to the extension office by March 1, 2016. 
Ohio State-Mansfield announces they are offering 4 Alumni Scholarships to OSU Mansfield.  One is a full tuition, one year scholarship, the other will be a half-tuition for one year to OSU -Mansfield.  There are two other $1,000 scholarships to any OSU campus.  
Eligibility: top 15% of your graduating class; ACT/SAT (past have been 25 or higher for ACT); demonstrated involvement in school and community; and you must have a positive work ethic toward your academics.
Due January 30 , 2016 to your School Counselor.  We have had past winners from Senior High the past two years!!!!
BGSU is offering a number of $5,000 scholarships to incoming freshmans for Fall 2016 in a new major DATA SCIENCE.  Contact Jim Albert 419-372-7456
The University of Cincinnati offers approximately 4,000 scholarships.
December 1, 2015 is the admission application date for consideration for these scholarships.  Complete your application form at, request your transcripts and test scores from your counselor.
Ashland University Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation is offering two $500.00 scholarships to prospective educators.  Applications are in the School Counseling Department.  You must submit a GOAL statement of at least 100 words.  Applications are due March 1, 2016.
The Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools called OHIO LEADS Scholarship program for High School Seniors graduating by June 2016!  There are 200+ scholarships available from $1,000 to $11, 750 available!  Information and applications are in the School Counseling Department.  Deadline is April 9, 2016!

ELKS:  Elks give out 500 scholarships nationally.....go to or locally at
Please give you school counselor the application by December 1, 2015
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award - $500.00: 1 award w/ a deadline of 11/29/15.
To be eligible you must:
a) Over the past 2 years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work.
b) Over the past 2 years a student must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater
c) a student must be under the age of 21 years of age on the day of the deadline
d) a student must submit an essay on the topic prior to the deadline.  
applications can be found by going to: 
Good360 Sustainability Scholarship - $1000, 1 award, deadline 11/30/15
If you're a high school senior applying to college and you have an interest in sustainability and the environment, then we'd love to hear your thoughts on what sustainability means to you.  Thus, we're sponsoring acollege scholarhisp with an award of $1000 to go towards tuition.  Applications can be found at: 
Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships - $5,000 - 20 awards (Deadline 12/5/15)
A) applications are accepted from October 5 through December 5, 2015. 
B) Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are opento student's enrolledin an accredited educational institution in the USA.  Applicants must meet the age requirement by Oct. 5, 2015.  Applications can be found at: 
2015 Scholarship Points Awards  - $10,000 - 10 awards, Deadline 12/8/15
Students must:
A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll ina college or uni9versityin the US
B) Be a legal resident of the US
Edvisors has given away more the $650,000 to students through this scholarship program. Go to: 
Flosum Scholarship - $750.00 - 1 award, deadline 12/15/15
To be eligible for the Flosum scholarship you must:
a) be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in the United States. 
b) Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or above are eligible to apply
c) applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor's degree which can be in the fields of computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer services. 
applications can be found at:
Solution Reach Scholarships - $2,000, 2 awards (deadline 12/18/15)
High school graduates must have a 
GPA higher than 3.2 or already be accepted at an accredited college/university 
No requirements for major or graduation date
applications can be found at:
CrossLites Scholarship - $4000 - 33 awards (Deadline:  12/31/15)
The CrossLites scholarship is open to high school students.  As an applicant you will write a reflective essay (400-600 words).
Applicants will be competing against students of their level.  applications can be found at:
 10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500 - 1 award (Deadline: January 29, 2016)
to e eligible a student must: 
Be between the ages of 14 and 25 on January 29, 2016.
The 10 Words or Less Scholarship is available to High School and College students.
Applications are at http://www.studentscholarships/org/easy.php
You Deserve It Scholarship - $1000 - 1 award (Deadline:  February 15, 2016)
You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States
You must be 16 years of age or older
You must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled in a qualified high school, college or university within the USA.  Go to
NCSC will provide up to an associate degree tuition free to every qualifying College Credit Plus or Career Tech student, from a partner secondary school, to continue their education after graduating from high school.  Qualifications: 1) Students enrolled in College Credit Plus or Career Technical courses from an NC State partner school  2) Tell your Counselor you want to explore Tuition Freedom.  NC State associate degrees lead to rewarding careers and cost saving transfers to four-year institutions.

The Ohio State University Alumni Scholars program offers four ASP Scholarships:

Two named Jeff Molyet scholarships to the Ohio State University, Mansfield

One is a one year full-tuition scholarship to OSU-M

The other is a one year half-tuition scholarship to OSU-M

There are also two $1000 ASP scholarships to any campus of the Ohio State University.

To be eligible you must be a graduating senior and a resident of Richland County.  Deadline for this scholarship is January 29 - see your guidance counselor for more information.
Richland County Foundation has announced the Fran & Warren Rupp Scholarship: this scholarship is up to $5000 for one senior attending college.  You must:
   maintain at least a 2.5 GPA,
   be registered full-time to attend a two or four year college or university,
   have completed and returned a Richland County Foundation application and
   demonstrate financial need.
See your guidance counselor for additional information. 
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 42 JATC will be accepting applications for Building Trades apprentices as follows:
Date: Feb. 22-Mar. 4  (Monday - Friday)
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Place:  Local 42 Training Center Building, 187 Woodlawn Ave. Norwalk OH 44857
Each applicant must furnish the following at the time of the application:
1.   Birth Certificate (must be 18 by June 20, 2016)
2.   High School Transcripts
3.   Copy of High School Diploma or Official Report of Passing GED
4.   $35.00 non-refundable registration fee (cash or checks only)
5.   Must have a valid Driver's License
Applicants must live within Local 42 jurisdiction.  This includes the counties of Ashland, Crawford,k Erie, Huron, Knox, Lorain, Morrow, Richland and Wyandot.  
Mechanics Bank- Be The Change Scholarships away 5- $1,000 scholarships. Requirements: 1. Open a Mechanics student accont; 2. complete on line financial literacy modules; 3. complete 20 hours of community service; and 4. submit a Pay it Foward video for scholarship consideration.
Richland Academy- 2016 Music Scholarship Program held April 16, 2016 in which 2 awards will be granted to Richland County seniors J. Fredrick Wolf honors voice students and Thomas H. Corghan honors jazz students. Deadline April 13, 2016
Furman University- a liberal arts college: scholars chosen are eligible for $7500 per year over 4 years. Deadline April 1, 2016
Ohio Newspaper Foundation- dedicated to seniors intending to major in journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications at an Ohio college or university for 2016-2017. One $1500 scholarship is awarded is the website. Deadline is March 31, 2016.
Brethren Care Village Scholarships- there will be 3 - $1,000 scholarships. The applicant must have a connection with Brethren Village either by a family members' or your employment, or volunteering at Brethren, or have a family member living or has lived at Brethern Care. Must have a 3.0 GPA and will be required to do an essay.
Bowling Green State University-Freshman for Fall 2016 that will be majoring in Biology there will be a $500.00 scholarship available to students who have applied to BGSU and accepted. Direct application must be made through the Biology Department.
Youngstown- Trailblazer Scholarship must have a 3.0 GPA and ACT score of 19 or SAT score of 900, must be a member of underrepresented group (ethnic or socio-economic) and/or be a first generation college student and demonstrate financial need.
Kingwood Herb Society - is offering a Horticultural scholarship for seniors who are pursuing a career in horticultural - Scholarship is due February 29, 2016 . Contact Sue Horsley at 419-617-5558 or Barb Baldy at 419-689-1286
Order of the EasternStar, PHA is awarding a $500 scholarship for a student for Fall 2016 college admission. Application is in the Counseling office. Recommendations and an essay are required. Deadline April 15, 2016.
LendEDU - is offering 2- $1,000 scholarships . You must answer an essay in 750 words or less. Please see the Counseling Department for the essay question. Deadline is April 15, 2016.
AAA is offering a scholarship to apply for 10 grants of $1,000 each , To apply you must have been a previous AAA Safety patrol member. Application is in the Counseling Department and is due March 29, 2016.
Williams D. Squire Scholarship - 15 scholarships for $3,000 per year renewable for 4 years . Eligibility is based on Financial need regarding your FAFSA . Your EFC on your FAFSA Student Aid report (SAR) must be less than $8,000 to apply and you must know your career goal and have at least a 3.2 GPA. Apply at from February 15th throughApril 5, 2016.
Noon Optimist Club- is awarding the Friend Of Youth Scholarship for $1000.00 to a Richland County resident. You must be enrolled in a college full time for the first year in the Fall 2016, have at least a 2.5 GPA and provide 2 references. Deadline is June 13, 2016.
RICHLAND COUNTY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS are available on line ONLY until April 29, 2016. There are approximately 62 scholarships that are specific to certain schools or college majors or interests . Please go to their website page and look under scholarships to apply. Great opportunity!!!!
Joyce Ivy Foundation-The Joyce Ivy Foundation provides scholarships for talented young women from Michigan, Ohio, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota to participate in summer academic programs at some of the most selective and rigorous colleges and universities. Application deadline is March 1, 2016. Website is
There are numerous Summer opportunities and scholarships that are posted on the bulletin boards in the Counseling hallway....Please come down and take a look!!!
Directions Credit Union- two $1,000 scholarships...criteria 1) student must be a member or have a parent or grandparent be a member of Directions Credit Union 2) must be attending a vocational/trade school , community college or an accredited 4 year university/college. You must complete a Directions Credit Union Application and answer the essay on the application. Deadline March 6, 2016 submit by email to or to any any office.
Richland County Foundation- Richland County students attending a career or trade school can apply for a $2,000 scholarship. Students must be enrolled in an education involving welding, precision machine, small engine repair, bricklaying, diesel and auto mechanics and other majors. Criteria is based on financial need 2) 2.5 GPA and 3) scholarship can be re-occurring but you must apply each year.
Ashland County Community Foundation Pilot's Association Leo K. Heyl Scholarship - is awarding a graduate of Ashland or neighboring county high school who meets this criteria:
1) 2.5 GPA
2) accepted to an accreditied 2 or 4 year college or university and
3) majoring in a field related to Aviation.
Apply online at using scholarship links. Deadline is March 15, 2016 for the amount of $609.00.
Student View Scholarship Programs- is offering $11,000 to high school seniors that attend a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university. Award is one $4,000 , two $1,000 and ten $500.00 scholarships. Criteria is easy...just apply at and complete the 15 minute survey about colleges in your area. Deadline is April 22, 2016
Tuition Freedom Scholarships- Free scholarship for every qualifying College Credit Plus student or Career Tech student to continue your education at North Central State College. Criteria :
1) must have completed at least 6 college credits with a 2.5 GPA in college courses
2) Commit to NC State as a Tuition Freedom scholar by APRIL 1, 2016
3) must complete FAFSA
4) must disclose outside scholarships and
5) mandatory advising.
See your Counselor to apply!!!!
Youngstown State scholarships- Freshman Scholarships for Excellence Scholarships, Honors and Scholars Award Scholarship and Martin Luther King Inner City Achievement. Apply on line at www, look under Financial Aid for Scholarship info.
College Credit Plus applications to NCSC, OSU-M, Ashland or any other college must be completed and turned into your Counselor by 3/24/16.
Process is to  apply to the college on-line by completing the application, print out the CCP Authorization & Advising form which requires your Counselor’s, parent and your signature as well as the Senior High CCP intent form which your counselor will give you.
Directions and steps to enroll at NCSC are available in the Counseling office.
Area on Aging is providing 5- $1000.00 and 1-$2000.00 Scholarships. Applications available at or in the Counseling Department . Scholarships are designated for majors related to nursing, social work, health care, etc. Deadline is April 1, 2016.
Richland County Foundation Scholarships for Trade schools- the Foundation has set aside $40,000 for career or technical schools. If you are attending a career or technical school i, e, precision machine, auto and diesel mechanics, welding, culinary, cosmetology, and others you can apply for $2000.00  Scholarship is based on financial need, must have a 2.5 GPA. Application on is on line at    Deadline is April 1, 2016. Information is available in the Counseling office.
Tuition Freedom Scholarships- Free scholarship for every qualifying College Credit Plus student or Career Tech student to continue your education at North Central State College. Criteria :
1) must have completed at least 6 college credits with a 2.5 GPA in college courses
2) Commit to NC State as a Tuition Freedom scholar by APRIL 1, 2016
3) must complete FAFSA
4) must disclose outside scholarships and
5) mandatory advising.
See your Counselor to apply!!!!
RICHLAND COUNTY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS are available on line ONLY until April 29, 2016. There are approximately 62 scholarships that are specific to certain schools or college majors or interests . Please go to their website page and look under scholarships to apply. Great opportunity!!!!
ALTRUSA is  offering a $500.00 scholarship to a Senior High graduate. Criteria icludes:
1) 90% attendance
2) GPA 3.0 or above
3) plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university.
Must create a U-Tube video 3-5 minutes on "IF you could meet someone for a day...who would it be?" Deadline  for entry is APRIL 30, 2016  to your school counselor.
ANNOUNCING -A National College Admission Fair ...if interested in attending go to to register and get additional  information.
Tyger Booster Club Scholarship- 10 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors. The deadline is April 11, 2016 and the application can be picked up in the Guidance Counseling area with Ms. Kohli. Criteria
1) must have participated in one sport during 10th-12th grade
2) 2.0 GPA
3) Evaluation forms must be submitted; and
4) a 200-300 word essay must be completed.
MSEA is awarding 4 scholarships- Two Mary and Russel Gimbel Foundation Scholarships one for $1500.00 and one for $1000.00. Criteria 1) you must be ranked in the top 25% of the graduating senior class; 2) Scholarship will be based academics and your role in school and community leadership. Deadline is April 15, 2016 with all requirements submitted to the Guidance Counseling Department.
Two Jeff Molyet Scholarships one for $1500.00 and one for $1000.00. Criteria
1) Must have a 2.5GPA;
2) scholarships are to be awarded to graduating seniors that volunteer or provide community service outside the school day.
Deadline is April 15, 2016 with all requirements submitted to the Guidance Counseling Department.
The Area Agency on Aging will offer Five (5) $1,000 scholarships for higher education.  Applications are available at and the deadline is April 1, 2016. 
The 2016 Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program is now available. This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  Scholarship criteria includes: 
High School Graduate by June 2016
Commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, and
U S Citizenship 
The association will award 510 scholarships in 2016 (10 in the state of Ohio) with a maximum award amount of $2500.00.  Students may apply online March 15-June 1, 2016 at
Marilyn Archer Scholarship- You must be a member or a child of a member of Advantage through Advantage Credit Union. You may apply to be an Advantage member if you are not currently by bringing a photo ID, and deposit a minimum of $5.00 . The criteria for Scholarship is based on your extracurricular activities and your academics. The application is available in the Counseling office. Deadline is May 16, 2016.
Apartment List Scholarship- this scholarship is worth $2500.00 and is offered 4 times a year. Deadline for Fall scholarship is June 1, 2016. The application rolls to the following deadlines for the year. Criteria is that you must be attending an accredited college or university in the fall of 2016.
To apply go to:
University of Toledo- if you are a male senior planning to attend the University of Toledo and major in Business in the College of Business and Innovation. Please see Mrs. Jones in the Counseling Department. You may be eligible for a scholarship if you meet the criteria.
The Mansfield Noon Optimist Club announces that they will be sponsoring four scholarship grants in the amount of $1000.00.  To qualify for these scholarships, a student must have at least a 2.5 grade point average and have a permanent home address in Richland County. Students who are interested in applying for these scholarships should go to to obtain a scholarship application.  All applications  will be required to complete an application and send in an official current high school or college transcript of courses completed, two character reference letters and a biographical statement with pertinent information about themselves.  The application will also include community and school activities, work experience and goals after college. - There are 7 different scholarships available-  please go to The scholarships are listed on this website with the criteria for each as well as the deadline for application. Earliest deadline is April 29 and the latest deadline is June 30, 2016. Scholarships amounts vary from $500.00 to $10,000 and up. Please visit the website fro details for each application.
NAACP- is giving two $1,000 scholarships . Criteria : you must attend an college or university in the fall and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Scholarship applications are available in the School Counseling office.

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