Colleges / Scholarships

UPWARD BOUND: 

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE?  DON'T KNOW HOW TO GET THERE? UPWARD BOUND IS A PROGRAM WHICH HELPS ELIGIBLE STUDENTS PREPARE FOR AND THEN SUCCEED IN COLLEGE.  WHO IS ELIGIBLE?  STUDENTS WHO WANT TO CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL AND WHO HAVE FINANCIAL NEEDS AND/OR ARE LIVING WITH PARENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE A BACHELOR'S DEGREE.  OHIO STATE ATI UPWARD BOUND SERVES STUDENTS AT 4 HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE AREA.  MORE INFORMATION AT OPEN HOUSE/ORIENTATION. 


COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES/SCHOLARSHIPS:   

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS (AS OF: 11/29/18): PLEASE GO TO THE WCCF (WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION) WEBSITE AND LOOK UNDER ORRVILLE AND WAYNE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIPS THAT ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO APPLY FOR ONLINE!  GO TO: WWW.WAYNECOUNTYCOMMUNITYFOUNDATION.ORG/SCHOLARSHIPS.  IF YOU NEED A TRANSCRIPT TO INCLUDE, PLEASE SEE MRS. SMUCKER IN GUIDANCE AND SHE WILL COPY OR EMAIL IT TO YOU.  PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO DETAILS: ESSAYS, LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, DEADLINES, ETC.  THE SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP MEETING WAS HELD ON WED, FEBRUARY 13TH AT 7:30 AM IN THE NEW GYMNASIUM, CAREER CENTER STUDENTS WERE INCLUDED!  EXTRA SCHOLARSHIP PACKETS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE OHS GUIDANCE OFFICE. 


* SEVERAL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE LISTED  AT:  WWW.STUDENTSCHOLARSHIPS.ORG/NEWSLETTER.PHP   GO TO THIS WEBSITE FOR DETAILS AND DEADLINES!  ALSO:  AREA WAYNE COUNTY  SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION ON THE WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WEBSITE WILL NOT BE UPDATED FOR THIS YEARS GRADUATING CLASS UNTIL THE MID TO END OF DECEMBER.  ORRVILLE'S LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION WILL BE PRESENTED TO ALL SENIORS AT A MEETING AFTER JANUARY 2019.  DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED TO OHS & WCSCC SENIORS.   


THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON/MYERS SCHOOL OF ART: UA'S MYERS SCHOOL OF ART PORTFOLIO REVIEWS AND OPEN HOUSE WILL BE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH FROM 12-3 PM.  BRING 5-10 PIECES OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK OR DIGITAL WORK ON A USB, CD OR DVD, AND A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPT.  WORK MUST DEMONSTRATE: OBSERVATIONAL SKILLS, CRAFTSMANSHIP, DESIGN SKILLS, AND CREATIVITY. SIGN UP ONLINE AT:  UAKRON.EDU/U/PORTFOLIODAY.


THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON - Next Steps for Admitted Students:  Visit Campus - Register at: uakron.edu/visit - Large Campus Programs:  will include a campus tour, speaking to faculty members from the intended major, learning about the enrollment process, residence hall tours, and more:  UA Senior Day - Monday, Feb 18th;  Discovering Diversity Day - Thurs, Feb 21st; UA Senior Day - Friday, March 8th; UA Decision Day - Friday, April 12th;  Small Campus Visits: Includes a general information session and Campus Tour:  Occurs Daily Mon thru Fri - 10:15 am & 2:15 pm;  Individual Campus Visits:  Customized Experience - You and the Roo Shadow Day


BALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY, BEREA, OH:  PRESIDENT'S DAY PREVIEW IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH.  SPRING OPEN HOUSE IS SATURDAY, APRIL 27TH.  PRIORITY DEPOSIT DEADLINE FOR FALL 2019 ENROLLMENT IS WEDNESDAY, MAY 1ST.  SCHEDULE A PERSONAL VISIT AT:  WWW.BW.EDU/EVENTS OR EMAIL: ADMISSION@BW.EDU


BRADFORD SCHOOL, COLUMBUS, OH:  EVENTS: BRADFORD HAS A CULINARY PROGRAM AND ALSO HAS VET TECH, MEDICAL ASSISTING AND PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSITING PROGRAMS.  CHECK THEM OUT AT #FINISHFIRSTATBRADFORD OR FACEBOOK.COM/BRADFORDCOLUMBUS.  


B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP: IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP PLEASE VISIT THE "STUDENT AWARD SEARCH AID" WEBSITE AT: HTTP://WWW.STUDENTAWARDSEARCH.COM/SCHOLARSHIPS.HTM TO READ ABOUT OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS AND TO APPLY FOR THE B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP.  PLEASE BROWSE THROUGH THE REST OF THE SITE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.  THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS: MAY 24TH, 2019; AND THE AMOUNT FOR THIS PARTICULAR SCHOLARSHIP IS:  $1,000.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THEM AT: AWARDS@STUDENTAWARDSEARCH.COM.  


UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON:  PLEASE VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AT: ADMISSION@UDAYTON.EDU FOR MORE INFORMATION ON LEADERSHIP IN SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP(S) OR CALL 800-UD-PRIDE (800.837.7433).  YOU MUST BE NOMINATED FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP BY A STAFF MEMBER AT YOUR HIGH SCHOOL.  ALSO CHECK: GO.UDAYTON.EDU/LIS 


MENSA Foundation:  Cash for College!  The MENSA Education and Research Foundation is offering scholarships for students of all ages.  The application period is open from Sept 15th through Jan 15th.  Member of American MENSA as well as non-members may apply to the scholarship program.   Applicants are required to submit an essay to be considered.  Grades, academic program and/or financial need are not included in the final determination of scholarship recipients.  Find out more by visiting, mensafoundation.org or by calling 888-294-8035, ext 5509


MOUNT CARMEL COLLEGE OF NURSING, Columbus, OH: This College of Nursing offers: Direct entry nursing program; small student to faculty ratio; affiliation with a major integrated healthcare system; & hands-on learning.  The College viewbook is available at: www.mccn.edu/viewbook.  


THE UNIVERSITY OF MT. UNION, Alliance, OH:  Here are the audition dates for the Music Program at Mount Union; Sat, Feb 16th, 2019;  Mon, Feb 18th; and, Sat, Feb 23rd.  Also, the Visual and Performing Arts Visit Day is:  Fri, Mar 1st.  


 

North Central State College, Mansfield, OH:   Scholarship Application nor open!  The foundation provides more than 100 scholarships to students each year.  If you will be enrolled at NC State for the 2019-2020 school year, fill out the application online by February 28th,2019 at:  https://bit.ly/2TxZn1e

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VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION HEALTH GROUP (VNA) - FUTURE NURSE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP:  Must be a resident of NJ or OH. The 2019 scholarship application packet is now available online at: https://www.vnahg.org/nursescholarships (select Future Nurse Leadership Scholarship; Click on scholarship application packet to view or print; scan all completed forms and required documents as PDF to scholarship@vnahg.org; all forms and required documents must be received not later than APRIL 2nd, 2019).  


OHIO UNIVERSITY, Athens, OH: 


OTTERBEIN UNIVERSITY, Westerville, OH:  NEW!  Aquarium Track, a specialized path for Zoo and Conservation Science students interested in Aquarium Science.  This curriculum will give students the opportunity to earn either a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus on aquariums and marine and freshwater conservation.  This is the only program of its kind in the Midwest.  Otterbein is also offering a new Young Artist Scholarship for music majors.  Application deadline is December 15th, 2018, and Audition must be completed by February 19th, 2019 to be considered for the Young Artist Scholarship, a $30,000 competitive scholarship for up to five recipients per year.  Visit otterbein.edu/music.


PURDUE UNIVERSITY, Ft. Wayne, IN:  Small classes offered with a wide variety of degree and certificate programs offered.  You can learn more about Purdue at pfw.edu.  


SETON HALL UNIVERSITY, SOUTH ORANGE, NJ:  SETON HALL WILL WORK WITH YOU TO SUPPORT YOUR GOALS AND INTERESTS.  TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LEADERSHIP AT SETON HALL UNIVERSITY PLEASE VISIT:  WWW.SHU.EDU/GO/LEADERS