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LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS WERE DUE THURSDAY - MARCH 12TH - SENIORS WHO APPLIED DROPPED OFF TO THE OHS GUIDANCE OFFICE BY 3:00 PM THAT DAY!

UPWARD BOUND: SEE MRS. BERRY, Rm #113- 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 / NEW SCHOLARSHIPS / OPEN HOUSE INFO - (LOCAL OHS SCHOLARSHIPS WERE DUE TO GUIDANCE BY 3:00 PM THURSDAY-MARCH 12TH - Thanks for all your hard work!  ALOT of Applications to go through and will continue as usual to get these to the Local Committees!) 

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS:  PLEASE GO TO THE WCCF (WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION) WEBSITE AND LOOK UNDER ORRVILLE AND WAYNE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FINAL APPLICATION "EXTENDED" DEADLINES. Senior Scholarship Packets were handed out at their meeting on Wed, February 12th.   Local Scholarship DEADLINE WAS: Thurs, March 12th, 2020.  PLEASE MAIL OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS TO APPROPRIATE RECIPIENT BEFORE DEADLINES (SOME EXTENDED DATES)


*OTHER 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 WAS PRESENTED TO ALL SENIORS AT A MEETING AFTER FEBRUARY 12th.

WCSCC STAR SCHOLARSHIP:  The Wayne County Schools Career Center is offering the $1,000 Star Scholarship for a senior at each high school in the county if they are enrolling in one of the following programs:  Office Technology (Administrative Office Professional); Healthcare (Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting); Trade & Industry (Manufacturing Technology; and Service Industry (Cosmetology.  See your Guidance Counselor to apply!  Application DEADLINE is: April 15th, 2020 

THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON / WANYNE COLLEGE:  New Freshmen must be fully admitted to UA Wayne College and have completed the Scholarship Application by March 1st in order to be considered for the early priority awards, and any student that applies after March 1st can be considered for second awarding July 1st and a 2nd awarding for Spring of 2021 will take place October 1st.  Make sure your FAFSA is completed by DEC 1st preceding each new academic year.  

BALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY:  To schedule a personal visit at:  www.bw.edu/events or email admission@bw.edu.  The Priority Application Deadline is NOV 1st; but, students are encouraged to apply BEFORE May 1st so they are in a position to meet the priority student deposit deadline.  Applications will continue to be accepted on a space available basis until the start of the fall semester.  

BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY:  Entrepreneurship - The Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in the College of Business is ranked among the top 20 entrepreneurship centers in the world!  Visit: bgsu.edu/visit for more information.  ALSO:  Science & Math Education in ACTION - This program offers up to $4,000 the first year of college with increases each year up to more than $5,000 the ofurth year, a scholarship valued at a total of approximately $20,000 (based on continued state funding).  You must be an Ohio resident, incoming freshman in fall of 2020, Min H.S. GPA of 3.0; Recommended minimum ACT of 23; and, Considering a career teaching Science and/or Mathematis.  Deadlines may be extended - For more details visit:  www.bgsu.edu/action to complete an online application. 

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI:  Greetings from the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati!  If you would like to set up a visit or have any questions about DAAP, please contact us at daap-admissions@uc.edu or call 513.556.1376.  As always, there is a wealth of information at the UC website:  www.daap.us.edu. 

CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY - Balanced Man Scholarship:  The chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering scholarships next fall to incoming freshmen men for their activities and accomplishments.  This scholarship is to award graduating male seniors who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as these are two ideals essential to leading a balanced life.  Applications must be submitted by August 15th, 2020 and be enrolled full-time at Cleveland State for the 2020-21 year.  Apply online at:  csuohio.edu/SigEp or Clevelandstate.sigep.org.  Any questions, please stop by the OHS Guidance Office. Find more events at:  engagecsu.com/visit  

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON:  Contact Shawnee B. in the School of Engineering at: udengineering@udayton.edu or call:  937.229.5080 if you have any questions.  Also, Learn more and RSVP at go.udayton.edu/exploreengineering.   

FARM BUREAU OF WAYNE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP:  Any senior planning to continue their education in an agriculture-related field and is a member of the Farm Bureau may apply for this scholarship online at:  www.ofbf.org/foundation/scholarships.  Deadline for applying is:  March 31st, 2020 (check for Extended Deadlines).

HORATIO ALGER CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP:   This scholarship seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, commitment to pursue career or technical certification/degree, and a desire to contribute to society.  Applicants must have graduated and enrolled in an eligible program for Fall of 2020; exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the U.S.; Demonstrated citical financial need & perseverence in overcoming adversity; be under the age of 30; and be a U.S. Citizen.  An online application at:  application.horatioalger.org; a copy of the full SAR; Income documentation must be submitted online; proof of citizenship (if not born in the U.S.).  Priority Deadline:  April 15th, 2020

THE DAN LAUBACHER MEMORIAL FOUNDATION ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP:  Created in Memory of Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel L. Laubacher #1327 - End of Watch May 13th, 2014 - An annual scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing an education in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, or a related field.  The value of this award is $1,000.  The scholarship is awarded directly to the students' academic institution in his or her name.  Applications are now available in the Guidance Office with a Deadline of APRIL 1st, 2020.  

UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION:  Mount Union invites students to explore the beautiful campus that could be their future home-away-from-home:  Call Jessie for more information at:  330.823.2579

SCHOLARSHIPS.COM:  Free college scholarship search is available at this website.  After creating a profile, within 5 minutes you can be viewing your scholarship matches for which you qualify.  Descriptions and information on how to apply will follow.  For those who want to skip the registration process and search for scholarships by a sport, music instrument, or major you are pursuing, you can dive right in.  The search tools at this webpage can be used to research and compare every accredited college and university in the U.S.  Link to www.scholarships.com for more information.

THE WILLIAM D. SQUIRES EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC SCHOLARSHIPS:  They are offering 20 scholarships in the amount of $4,000 to $5,000.  This can be a renewable scholarship for a potential value of $20,000; Must know career goal; Have good character and be highly motivated. To apply you must have a 3.20 GPA or above.  The William D. Squires Scholarship is primarily a financial need-based undergraduate scholarship where the students EFC from FAFSA is less than $7,000.  To apply go to: www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org.  Deadline:  April 5th, 2020 (could be extended).

VNA HEALTH GROUP - FUTURE NURSE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP:  The VNA Scholarship is exclusive to nursing students either entering into a BSN program or currently enrolled in a BSN Program for the 2020 Fall Semester.  The scholarship award is $1,000 and two (2) applicants will be selected.  The scholarship application packet is available online at: http://www.vnahg.org/nursescholarship.  All completed forms and required documents must be received no later than the closing date APRIL 14th, 2020.

WAYNE COUNTY COMMITTEE FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN & ADULTS:  Once again this committee offers scholarships to those young adults with physical handicaps who wish to continue their education in college or technical school.  The award would be $1,000 for the first year, and then $1,500 for the following three years.  If you would have any questions about this, please contact Wendi Warren at 330.421.0310.  SUMMER READING & WRITING SKILLS - Programs for Preschoolers through entering 12th Graders to address phonics, fluency, comprehension, writing, textbook, and reading skills.  Call for more information at:  1-800-903-0623  Mon-Fri 8 AM - 9 PM, and Sat 8 AM - 5 PM. 

WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION - YOUTH FOUNDATION FUND:  This program was established to support Wayne County youth projects.  To be a part of this program, applicants must be entering their Junior year of H.S.  This select group of high school students will gain valuable leadership experience, learn more about local charitable giving, understand how investments grow charitable funds, evaluate and recommend grant awards, and meet local philanthropic leaders.  Meetings are held one sunday per month during the school year 2-3 hour meetings.  There is no cost to apply.  Applications are available in the OHS Guidance Office and must be received by APRIL 1st.  

WAYNE COUNTY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION $500 SCHOLARSHIP:  Please apply online at:  www.wccfcu.com to run off and complete this application by APRIL 24th, 2020.  You must be a member of the WCCFCU, send, drop off, fax or email to the Credit Union.  SEE BELOW to Print Off an Application.  

 

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS (as of:  4/3/2020):

ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP:  The Canton-Massillon Chapter of ASM International Scholarships are available to students residing in ZIP codes 446xx and 447xx.  Deadline is May 8th, 2020.  If interested, please email:  stephanie.helline@timkensteel.com  and she will email you an application.  

QUOTA INTERNATIONAL OF WOOSTER - Scholarship Guidelines for H.S. Students:  The club has a special interest in someone pursuing a career in speech or hearing or related field:  this is NOT mandatory, but it could be a benefit when being considered for this application.  DEADLINE has been Extended to JUNE 1st!   If interested in applying, EMAIL Linda Runion at: linda.runion@aol.com  and request an application.

SHREVE CHAPTER Of The OHIO EASTERN STAR SCHOLARSHIP:  The Ohio Eastern Star is awarding a $600 Scholarship to a 2020 high school graduate or college student planning to attend a college/university or vocational school.  Must have a 2.3 GPA or better.  For an application please contact Connie at cscurren1@gmail.com.  Deadline is MAY 1st.