Scholarships & Financial Aid
College Scholarships – 2018-2019
National CO-OP Scholarship Program – “WACE.” Must apply to one of the following schools: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Whales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, Wentworth Institute of Technology. Qualifications: 3.5 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale and other merit scholarship criteria established by the institution. Deadline: February 15, 2019. Apply at www.waceinc.org
FIDM National Scholarship. Scholarship is for students interested in global industries of Fashion, Visual Arts, Graphics, Interior Design, Social Media and Entertainment. Deadline: March 29, 2019. Apply at bit.ly/FIDMscholarship
The Lead Roster B2b Sales & Marketing Scholarship. Students must create a video. Deadline: December15, 2018. Apply at https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship
Profile in Courage Essay Contest. Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917. Deadline: January 18, 2019. Visit jfklibrary.org/essaycontest for details.
Bowling Green State University Freshman Academic Scholarship. Automatic Scholarship starts at 3.0 GPA and 20 ACT or 3.0 GPA and 1040 SAT. Deadline: Students must apply to BGSU by January 15th.
Ohio Wesleyan University $30,000.00 Branch Rickey Scholarship. Students with a minimum 3.4 GPA and a 23 ACT/1150 SAT will automatically receive this scholarship. Students that are close to meeting these requirements will qualify for merit awards starting at $20,000.00. Register on line at www.owu.edu/oci for personal meeting. Contact Stefanie Niles, Vice President of Enrollment and Communications, with questions: 740-368-3025.
Terra State Community College, Fremont, Ohio Workforce Demand Scholarship. Tuition Scholarship. Does not include books and fees. Eligible programs include: Accounting, Agribusiness Management, Automotive-Power Technologies, Computer Systems, Interactive Media, Electricity, Health Information Technology, Hospitality Management, Manufacturing Technology, Music Technologies, Robotics-Integrated Manufacturing, Welding. For application information visit: www.terra.edu/WorkforceDemand.html
Bowling Green State University $4000.00 and up yearly Science and Math Education Scholarship. Students that are considering careers in teaching “Science/Math.” Minimum GPA: 3.0 Recommend ACT: 23 For information Visit: www.bgsu.edu/action. Deadline: January 15, 2018.
Ohio University Women’s Club Scholarship of Greater Cleveland. Requirements: Female Student Entering Ohio University, Minimum Unweighted GPA of 3.5 Minimum ACT 25/SAT 1140. Deadline: February 9, 2019.
Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarships. Awarding Five $5000.00 Scholarships. Requirements: Minimum GPA 2.5 on a 4.0 Scale, Must Be Planning a Bright and Colorful Future. Deadline: February 15, 2019.
Visit: www.flavorfulfutures.com to apply.
The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Greater Cleveland Scholarship.
Awarding Two $2500.00 Renewable Scholarships.
Visit: https://alumnigroups.osu.edu/cleveland/scholarships/scholarship-application for information and to apply. Deadline: January 18, 2019.
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services $1000.00 Renewable 4 Year Scholarship.
Students must possess the following qualities: Leadership, Volunteerism, Character, Positive Attitude Toward Life. Students attending a College, University, or Trade School are eligible. Visit:
https://www.centralcatholichs.com/media/W1siZiIsIjIwMTgvMTEvMjEvODBlMjY1cjVmdV9CZXJrc2hpcmVfSGF0aGF3YXlfU2Nob2xhcnNoaXAucGRmIl1d/Berkshire Hathaway Scholarship.pdf for information and application. Deadline: March 1, 2019.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage “Stop the Hate” Essay Scholarship Contest. Students will write a 500 word or less essay sharing an experience of standing up against hatred, bigotry, and discrimination. Visit:
http://www.maltzmuseum.org/stop-the-hate/contest/ for information and application. Deadline: March 14, 2019.
Otterbein College’s Opportunity Scholarship. A “Full-Need Tuition Scholarship” for “Pell Grant” eligible students. Contact Admissions Department at: 614-823-1500 for more information.
Cleveland State’s “Sullivan Deckard Scholarship.” This scholarship is provides an opportunity for students aging out of foster care to attend college. Vist:
https://www.csuohio.edu/engagement/fostering-success-and-leadership-programs for information and application.
Gotranscript Essay $1000.00 Scholarship. Students will write about themselves and share a story how language helped them express their voice. Visit: https://gotranscript.com/scholarship-program for information and application. Deadline: Accepted year round.
Big Sun Athletic Scholarship. $500.00 Scholarship for students involved in a sport at their high school or in their community. Visit:
http://www.bigsunathletics.com for information and application. Deadline: June 19, 2019.
Phi Delta Kappa Prospective Educator Scholarship. Scholarship is for students that are interested in the educational field. See Mr. Campo for an application. Deadline: March 1, 2019.
Ohio University Women’s Club of Greater Cleveland Scholarship. Partial or Full Tuition Freshmen Year. Initial Requirements: Attend Ohio University, Minimum 3.5 Unweighted GPA, Minimum 25 ACT/1140 SAT. Deadline: February 9, 2019. Visit: https://www.ohio.edu/alumni/inform/finding-alumni/Ohio-University-Womens-Club-of-Greater-Cleveland.cfm
Caring.com Scholarship. Scholarship is for students that are taking on the role of caregiver for aging loved ones. For more information and to apply visit: https://caring.comcaregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers.
Cleveland State University Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship. Initial Requirements: Male with a 3.0 GPA. Apply at: www.csuohio.edu/SigEp. Deadline: August 15, 2019.
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