WCCF Scholarships

WCCF Scholarships

Certain Scholarships listed below require a WCCF Financial Information Form to be included with the application. If this form is required, a link will be provided under the scholarship description.

If you have yet to determine which educational institution you will be attending at the time of completing the scholarship application, please list your first school of choice on the application. Changes may be made after the application is completed by contacting the Foundation at wccf@sssnet.com.

Scholarships through WCCF may be used for tuition and fees (not including room and board) required for enrollment or attendance at the educational instituion. Fees, books, supplies and equipment directly required for courses of instruction are eligible if they can be purchased directly from the school. If the scholarship is used for any other expense, the IRS considers it taxable income for the student.

Note: If you are a recipient of a scholarship through the Wayne County Community Foundation, all monetary awards will be made payable to your account at the post-secondary school you will be or are attending. Unless otherwise stated, checks will be issued in July, prior to the new school year. No checks will be awarded directly to any individuals. No awards shall be made to students with less than two grade “terms” (quarters, semesters, etc.) left before graduating from the program.

Scholarship Information

Akron

Sam Shapiro Scholarship Honoring Lisa and Don Drumm

Distinction: Honoring Akron artist Don Drumm and his wife Lisa for enriching the northern Ohio landscape with their artistic endeavors and their community involvement.
Eligibility: Recipient to be selected from the annual display of student portfolios at the Myers School of Art. This competition is open to all DECLARED Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts majors who are currently enrolled in at least 6 credits of coursework in art studio or art history. Applicants must have completed at least 6 credits of art studio/art history at the Myers School of Art during the Fall semester. Graduate students and those students with only an Art Minor and/or a primary major (other than art) are not eligible. Applicants must be in need of completing at least 12 remaining credits to get their degree and have an ART (Major) cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher. Awards are based on the outcome of the competition and financial need. Preference shall be given to students who graduated from Summit County schools.
Term: One Year
Amount: To be determined
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Katie Timperio, Manager of Student Affairs, Myers School of Art; University of Akron, Folk Hall 103, Akron, OH 44325
Deadline: Contact Myers School of Art
Keywords: artistic, financial need, myers school of art, summit county
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Ashland County

Carlos Weber Memorial Scholarship

Distinction: This scholarship was established in 2000 after the untimely death of Carlos at the age of 23 from injuries suffered in a construction accident and it has been awarded 14 times.
Eligibility: A Wayne or Ashland County graduating high school senior enrolling at the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (OSU-ATI) or an enrolled OSU-ATI student who has at least one more full-time year of classes.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 15: Online Application
Keywords: ashland county, ati, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application
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Dalton

Arden and Clarice Shisler Nationwide Insurance Scholarship (Agriculture)

Eligibility: Available to Dalton High School graduating seniors enrolling at an accredited college, university, or technical school as a full-time student pursuing a major in any agriculture or agriculture related field. Applicants must have a balance of participation in academics, extra-curricular activities and community service/part-time employment, have a minimum 2.50 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Previous applicants and/or recipients may not reapply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation or Dalton High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: agriculture, dalton, financial need
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

Arden and Clarice Shisler Nationwide Insurance Scholarship (Wayne College)

Eligibility: Available to Dalton High School graduating seniors enrolling at Wayne College, University of Akron as a full-time student who have a balance of participation in academics, extra-curricular activities and community service/part-time employment. Applicants must have a minimum 2.50 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Previous applicants and/or recipients may not reapply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation or Dalton High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: dalton, financial need, wayne college
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

Clarence V. and Evelyn F. Amstutz Memorial Scholarship

Distinction: C.V. "Jim" Amstutz was a life long resident of this region and ran Amstutz Electric until his retirement. Evelyn, his wife of 65 years, spent much of her time teaching third and fourth grade. Their only child, Joanne, received her degree from Capital University in Columbus and passed away at the age of 41 from multiple sclerosis. Established in 2004, this scholarship has been awarded 28 times.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior from Dalton High School and is based on need and merit.
Term: One Year
Amount: $9,000 (minimum $2,000 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 4
Contact: Dalton High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: dalton, financial need

Dalton Alumni Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to current graduating seniors of Dalton High School enrolled in and/or enrolling in a 2- or 4-year accredited institution of higher learning (university, college, technical institute) or currently attending an undergraduate program at a 2- or 4-year accredited institution. Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.25 GPA on a 4.00 grading scale, participate in co-curricular or community service projects, and demonstrate leadership abilities. This scholarship is not renewable, but Dalton High School graduates may apply, if they are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at a 2- or 4-year accredited institution of higher learning. Preference will be given to current graduating seniors.
Term: One Year
Amount: $450 available
Number of New Awards Each Year: To be determined
Contact: Dalton High School Guidance Counselor or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: dalton

Mabel N. Wenger Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Dalton High School graduating seniors who demonstrate scholastic ability, financial need, and most importantly, exemplify the selfless generosity and zeal for life that characterized the life of Mrs. Mabel N. Wenger.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 minimum
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation or Dalton High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: dalton, financial need

Paul R. and Elizabeth C. Simon Scholarship

Eligibility: Dalton High School senior who has good moral character, scholarship, and needs financial assistance
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $2,800 ($700 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation or Dalton High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: dalton, financial need

Workman Family Scholarship

Eligibility: This scholarship is available to current graduating seniors of Dalton and Orrville High Schools who demonstrate financial need and also may have been overlooked as scholarship candidates, but have shown continued improvement, increased self-confidence, and improved motivation to succeed in a college, university, or technical school environment. Recipients must be admitted to a college or university in Ohio, preferably a state school. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher and must provide an essay of their story with the application (250-400 words).
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two (one Dalton, one Orrville)
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Keywords: dalton, financial need, orrville
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form
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Doylestown

Rittman Masonic & Eastern Star Scholarship

Eligibility: Chippewa High School senior who has financial need and a minimum 2.50 GPA and is enrolling in an accredited two year or four year college or university on a full-time basis. This is a four year scholarship so long as the student maintains a 2.80 cumulative GPA in college and attends full-time.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $3,000 ($750 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Chippewa High School Guidance Office
Deadline: February 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: chippewa, financial need
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Holmes County

Magni-Power Company - William C. Martin, Jr. Scholarship

Eligibility: A Boy Scout, who is a resident of Wayne County, Ohio or a resident of the Killbuck District (which includes Wayne County and Holmes County, Ohio). Boy Scouts outside of Wayne County, Ohio of the Buckeye Council, Boys Scouts of America, may apply, but Wayne County, Ohio residents shall have priority and shall receive the scholarship first if otherwise qualified. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or student already enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate or two year technical college student, who has proof of an Eagle Scout rank or Life Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Must be a full-time student and have financial need, outstanding community service and academic achievement.
Term: One year, may reapply
Amount: $3,000 ($1,000 minimum)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 22: Online Application
Keywords: boy scout, financial need, holmes county, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form
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Northwestern

Kristen Jackson Scholarship

Eligibility: Northwestern High School student who has participated in the Northwestern High School band.
Term: One Year
Amount: $600
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Northwestern High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: February 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: band, northwestern
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Norwayne

Acker Family Scholarship

Eligibility: Norwayne High School senior who attended Burbank or Sterling Elementary School for at least one year, maintained at least a "C" average during the four years of high school, and plans to pursue a college degree in education or political science at an accredited college or university
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Keywords: education, norwayne, political science

Cory Pelfrey Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: This fund provides a scholarship for a graduating Norwayne High School senior with a 3.00 grade point average and will be attending Mt. Union College.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: mt. union college, norwayne

Edward, Arlene and Kaye Maibach Norwayne Scholarship

Eligibility: Norwayne High School seniors who are enrolled in college on a full-time basis (at least 12 semester hours). Must have maintained a 3.00 high school gpa and must have financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $3,750 (minimum $1,000 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 3
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, norwayne

Harold Bowman Award

Eligibility: Awarded annually to any number of students in grade 7-12 for the advancement of a student's musical education through private study or participation in summer music clinics or camps. Applicants must be a part of one of the performing groups of Norwayne High School or Norwayne Middle School during the current school year and be enrolled in a major ensemble for the next school year, must have a current accumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Applicants will be required to perform an audition to show their current proficiency on their voice or instrument, as well as provide an assessment/justification of how the funds are used after they are spent.
Term: One Year
Amount: $300 maximum
Number of New Awards Each Year: varies
Contact: Mr. Eric Ratica, Director of Bands, Norwayne Local Schools
Deadline: April. See Mr. Ratica for more details.
Application: Download this application
Keywords: music, norwayne

Helen Youngen Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior from Norwayne High School, who has attended Norwayne High School a minimum of two years, with a preference to students from the Burbank, Ohio, area who attended elementary school in the Burbank school district. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited college or university as a full-time student (12 hours per semester or its equivalent in quarter hours). Must have a minimum 3.00 high school GPA, plan to study elementary education and have financial need. This is a four-year scholarship so long as the student maintains a minimum 3.00 GPA in college, remains a full-time student and continues to pursue a degree in elementary education.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $4,000 ($1,000 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: burbank, education, financial need, norwayne

Henry Yablonski Scholarship

Eligibility: Norwayne High School graduating senior enrolling in an accredited college, university, or technical institution. The recipient of this scholarship will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and good citizenship.
Term: One Year
Amount: $600
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: norwayne

Kandy Swain Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a Norwayne High School female athlete or female student interested in becoming a teacher. Must have a minimum 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale and be accepted to an accredited college or university. The applicant should show passion and love for Norwayne as Kandy Swain did during her lifetime.
Term: One Year
Amount: $500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: female, norwayne, teaching

Laura B. Frick Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Norwayne High School graduate who has a minimum of 40 hours of volunteer service to the community during their junior or senior year of high school and has financial need. Must have a high school cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher and must exemplify leadership qualities.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, norwayne

SHS Mann Scholarship

Eligibility: Norwayne High School senior who attended Sterling Elementary School for at least one year, has his or her primary residence in Milton Township, and has been admitted to an accredited college or university
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,550
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15
Keywords: milton, norwayne, sterling
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Orrville

Catherine E. & Frank J. Seifried Scholarship

Eligibility: Orrville High School senior with good scholarship, character, and financial need.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $3,000 ($750 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ORVL_LIKENS@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office
Keywords: financial need, orrville

George Harrison & Castine Barnett Scholarship

Eligibility: African-American Orrville High School senior who will be attending an accredited college, university, business school or trade school
Term: One Year
Amount: $545
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ORVL_LIKENS@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office
Keywords: african-american, orrville

Joyce M. Fast Scholarship

Eligibility: Orrville High School senior who demonstrates appreciation for, interest in, and aptitude for the high standards of writing instilled in Orville High School students by Joyce M. Fast. Applicants must submit a 500 word prose from a completed article or story form or poetry with a minimum of 25 lines / 75 words.
Term: One Year
Amount: To Be Determined
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, email: orvl_likens@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office.
Keywords: orrville

Julius Fejes Scholarship

Eligibility: Student who graduates from Orrville HS and wants to pursue a career in business at the University of Akron/Wayne College. Students shall be at the undergraduate level. Recipients must have an overall GPA of 3.25, must be employed part-time or full-time and be enrolled with a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,400
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: University of Akron/Wayne College; Office of Financial Aid; 1901 Smucker Road; Orrville, OH 44667
Deadline: March 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: business, orrville, wayne college

Larry and Doris Clark Scholarship

Eligibility: Orrville High School graduating senior who demonstrates financial need and also may have been overlooked as a scholarship candidate due to their overall “average” academic performance, but has shown continued improvement, increased self-confidence, and improved motivation to succeed in a college, university, or technical school environment. The recipient must be admitted to a college or university in Ohio, preferably a state school. This is a four year scholarship so long as the student maintains a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA and is enrolled on a full-time basis.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $8,000 ($2,000 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ORVL_LIKENS@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, orrville

Mary Jane Chapman Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: A senior or graduate of Orrville High School attending the College of Wooster as a full-time undergraduate student. Applicant must have achieved at least a 3.00 cumulative gpa. This is a four-year scholarship so long as the student maintains a 2.50 cumulative GPA at the College of Wooster.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $4,000 ($1,000 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ORVL_LIKENS@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office
Application: Download this application
Keywords: college of wooster, orrville

OABGC / Eugene W. Workman Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to current or past members of the Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club whose leadership, good character, and active involvement with the Club best represent the positive role model exemplified by Gene Workman. First preference will be given to Club Youth of the Year winners.
Term: One Year
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Keywords: boys and girls club, orrville
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

OABGC / LaMont H. Shultzman Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to current or past members of the Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club who exhibit a strong commitment to, and involvement with the Club, and who plans to attend an accredited post-secondary education institution. First preference will be given to a member who has a high level of financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Keywords: boys and girls club, orrville
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

Panyard Family Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Orrville High School senior with a "bull-dogged determination to succeed," college-acceptable grades, and good recommendations from teachers
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ORVL_LIKENS@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office
Keywords: orrville

Patti Ayers Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Orrville High School graduating senior who will be attending either a two-year or four-year college and must require financial need to attend school. Must have participated in extra-curricular activities and community involvement while attending Orrville High School.
Term: One Year
Amount: $500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ORVL_LIKENS@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, orrville

Pauline M. Walker Scholarship

Eligibility: Female Orrville High School seniors who will use the scholarship for additional education or training beyond the high school level and have financial need
Term: One Year
Amount: $7,800
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by selection committee
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ORVL_LIKENS@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office
Keywords: female, financial need, orrville

Steven H. Smith Scholarship

Eligibility: Orrville High School senior who has earned no less than a 2.50 GPA and has financial need. Must be accepted to an accredited college, university, technical or vocational school as a full-time student.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ORVL_LIKENS@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, orrville

Workman Family Scholarship

Eligibility: This scholarship is available to current graduating seniors of Dalton and Orrville High Schools who demonstrate financial need and also may have been overlooked as scholarship candidates, but have shown continued improvement, increased self-confidence, and improved motivation to succeed in a college, university, or technical school environment. Recipients must be admitted to a college or university in Ohio, preferably a state school. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher and must provide an essay of their story with the application (250-400 words).
Term: One year
Amount: $2,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two (one Dalton, one Orrville)
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Keywords: dalton, financial need, orrville
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

Zarle Family Scholarship

Eligibility: Orrville High School senior with good leadership skills who has been admitted to an accredited college or university
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $4,000 ($1,000 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ORVL_LIKENS@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in March through the Orrville High School Guidance Office
Keywords: orrville
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Rittman

Eugene A. Sharick Music Scholarship

Eligibility: Rittman High School graduate who is studying music in preparation for a career of professional performance or teaching. Applicant must have a minimum of two years of music at Rittman High School and be accepted to an accredited university or college. This is a four year renewable scholarship so long as the recipient maintains a minimum 2.50 GPA and continues to pursue a degree in music.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $3,200 ($800 per year) for each
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Rittman High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ritt_jhumes@tccsa.net
Deadline: RHS Common Application to Guidance Office by February 20; recommendation sheets due March 6
Application: Download this application
Keywords: music, rittman, teaching

Frances G. Shoolroy Scholarship

Eligibility: Rittman High School senior, preferably female, with financial need and good scholarship and character. Must be a full-time student. This is a four-year scholarship so long as the student maintains a 2.50 cumulative GPA and is enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours per semester in college.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $12,000 ($3,000 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Rittman High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ritt_jhumes@tccsa.net
Deadline: RHS Common Application to Guidance Office by February 20; recommendation sheets due March 6
Keywords: female, financial need, rittman

Friendship Award

Eligibility: Rittman High School senior who has provided service to the community through friendship, cooperation, & unity of endeavor; a scholarship will also be given to the nominating student
Term: One Year
Amount: $460 Friendship Award plus $115 for the nominating student
Number of New Awards Each Year: One of each
Contact: Rittman High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ritt_jhumes@tccsa.net
Deadline: RHS Common Application to Guidance Office by February 20; recommendation sheets due March 6
Keywords: friendship, rittman

John Hodovan Scholarship

Eligibility: Rittman High School senior exemplifying the standards utilized for Buckeye Boys or Girls State who will be enrolled in an accredited college
Term: One Year
Amount: $500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Rittman High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ritt_jhumes@tccsa.net
Deadline: RHS Common Application to Guidance Office by February 20; recommendation sheets due March 6
Keywords: boys state, girls state, rittman

Rittman Masonic & Eastern Star Scholarship

Eligibility: Rittman High School senior who has financial need and a minimum 2.50 GPA and is enrolling in an accredited two year or four year college or university on a full-time basis. This is a four year scholarship so long as the student maintains a 2.80 cumulative GPA in college and attends full-time.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $3,000 ($750 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Rittman High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ritt_jhumes@tccsa.net
Deadline: RHS Common Application to Guidance Office by February 20; recommendation sheets due March 6
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, rittman

Roger & Evelyn Hessidence and Family Scholarship

Eligibility: Rittman High School senior with a minimum 3.00 GPA, who has demonstrated outstanding academic character and community involvement and has been accepted at a four-year college or university
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Rittman High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: ritt_jhumes@tccsa.net
Deadline: RHS Common Application to Guidance Office by February 20; recommendation sheets due March 6
Keywords: rittman
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Smithville

Blosser Brothers (Lee and John ) Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior from Smithville High School who is enrolled in college as a full time student and has financial need. Preference toward students who have physical handicaps. If physically handicapped, there is no limitation on the field of study. If not physically handicapped, applicant must be studying some field of agriculture.
Term: One Year
Amount: $8,400
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: agriculture, financial need, physical handicap, smithville
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Triway

Darl W. Brooks Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Triway High School senior who has completed senior advanced math and has been admitted to an accredited college or university
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Triway High School Guidance Counselor or http://www.darlwbrooks.com/
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: advanced math, triway

Doug Wells Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Triway High School graduate who plans to major in agriculture, part-time or full-time. Must submit an essay, not to exceed 300 words, stating why you feel you should be considered for this scholarship.
Term: One Year
Amount: $500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Triway High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 30
Application: Download this application
Keywords: agriculture, triway

Mark Kiper Scholarship

Eligibility: Triway High School senior who has enrolled at The College of Wooster on a full-time basis. Recipient must have a minimum of 3.00 GPA at Triway. The scholarship is renewable for four consecutive years of enrollment as long as recipient maintains a minimum of 2.50 GPA at The College of Wooster.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $4,000 ($1,000 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Triway High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 30
Application: Download this application
Keywords: college of wooster, triway

Roger and Marilyn Wells Scholarship

Eligibility: Triway High School graduating senior who has a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50. One scholarship is available to a worthy male baseball player and one scholarship is available to a female softball player. Must be admitted to a college or university as a full-time student.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 ($500 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Triway High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 30
Application: Download this application
Keywords: baseball, female, male, softball, triway

Sgt. Michael T. Maxwell Memorial Scholarship

Distinction: Sgt. Michael T. Maxwell served Wayne County well as a respected law enforcement officer. His 22-year career in the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department included performing his duties as a Corrections officer, Patrolman, Detective, and Sergeant. This scholarship was established by Mike's family to honor his enthusiasm for life, his love of family, and his courageous three-year battle with cancer. The Maxwell family wishes to provide educational and training assistance to those who can make the positive impact that Mike’s career in law enforcement made on our community.
Eligibility: Applicants must be either current Triway High School graduating seniors or graduates of Triway High School (between the ages of 21 and 25 years old), enrolling in or already enrolled in a college, university, or technical institute to earn a degree and/or certification in the field of law enforcement. Applicants enrolled in graduate or advanced degree/certifications are eligible to apply, but priority will be given to applicants pursuing their undergraduate degrees or initial certification. Applicants in pre-law or in law school may not apply.
Term: One year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: law enforcement, triway
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Shreve Presbyterian Church (USA) Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a current or past graduate of Triway High School and attending college as a full-time student. Must have a 2.50 cumulative gpa and plan to pursue a degree in education.
Term: One Year
Amount: $500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Shreve Presbyterian Church USA, 343 N. Market Street, P.O. Box 587, Shreve, OH 44676
Deadline: April 30
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, triway
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Wayne County

AAUW - Wooster Branch - Scholarship

Eligibility: Women residing in Wayne County whose college educations have been interrupted
Term: Determined by selection committee
Amount: Determined by selection committee
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by selection committee
Contact: Prue Holtman, pholtman@wooster.edu
Deadline: May 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: aauw, college interrupted, wayne county, women

Aharon Woodruff Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a Wayne County resident under the age of 70 years old and a current patient diagnosed with a critical/ chronic life threatening disease/illness. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a high school graduate with a minimum of a 3.00 GPA showing intent of attending an accredited college, university, or vocational /technical school on a full time basis.
Term: One year, awarded the second semester of the recipient's freshman year
Amount: $5,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: chronic, critical illness, wayne county

Benjamin E. Moody Scholarship

Eligibility: Student who graduated from a Wayne County high school or has lived in Wayne County for five years. The student must be following a course of study in law enforcement. The recipient of this scholarship will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, extracurricular activities, good citizenship and financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Fraternal Order of Police, PO Box 717, Wooster, OH 44691
Deadline: April 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, law enforcement, wayne county

Carlos Appleman Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who have earned their high school diploma or GED and are enrolled in the Wayne County Schools Career Center (WCSCC) Adult nursing program or participating in any adult WCSCC joint program, acquiring the skills to become an LPN, RN, or Nurse Practitioner. Preference towards applicants who demonstrate financial need. Previous recipients may reapply and applicants must have at least two grade "terms" to complete before graduating from program to apply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000 each
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 3
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, wayne county
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Carlos Weber Memorial Scholarship

Distinction: This scholarship was established in 2000 after the untimely death of Carlos at the age of 23 from injuries suffered in a construction accident and it has been awarded 14 times.
Eligibility: A Wayne or Ashland County graduating high school senior enrolling at the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (OSU-ATI) or an enrolled OSU-ATI student who has at least one more full-time year of classes.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 15: Online Application
Keywords: ashland county, ati, wayne county
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Charles S. Cicconetti Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County resident, graduating from a Wayne County High School, who has a minimum 2.75 GPA. Applicant must be enrolling into an accredited college or university as a full-time student and preference will be given to students with financial need. Applicants must reinforce the characteristics and commitment that Charles "Chuck" Cicconetti had toward the community to include leadership roles in academic, athletic, community, and/or part-time employment activities. Home schooled students can also apply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: H.S. Guidance Counselor; mail application to: Charles S. Cicconetti Scholarship, PMB 200, 343 W. Milltown, Wooster, OH 44691
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, wayne county

Clinton E. Missler Agri-Scholarship

Eligibility: Current residents of Wayne County who are furthering their education in agriculture, farm economics, animal husbandry, animal nutrition & research, or soil and water conservation. Application: Submit high school and/or college transcript; college aptitude test results (if available); statement of 300 words or less stating why applicant feels he/she should be considered for this scholarship (ability, future plans, awards, activities, achievements, interests, financial need). Selection Criteria: Selected on basis of scholastic ability, citizenship, character, and financial need.
Term: One year; may re-apply
Amount: $210
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Superintendent of Tri-County Educational Service Center, 2534 Burbank Road, Wooster, OH 44691; (330) 345-6771
Deadline: April 16
Application: Download this application
Keywords: agriculture, animal, conservation, farm, financial need, wayne county

Don and Teara Buren Scholarship

Eligibility: This scholarship was established in memory of Sara Cottrel and is available to graduating or graduated high school students attending Congress Community Church located at 10691 Franchester Rd., West Salem, Ohio. Applicant should demonstrate a balance among: 1) academic achievement of at least a 3.75 GPA if attending high school or at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA if attending an accredited college, university or technical school; 2) participation in extra-curricular activities; and 3) participation in community service and/or part-time employment. Preference will be given to those with the greatest financial need. If no eligible students from Congress Community Church qualify, then the scholarship will be available to any Northwestern High School graduating senior, based on the criteria listed above. Past recipients may re-apply, up to a maximum of four years. These applications will be included in the pool of candidates for the current year's selection process.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: To be determined
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Congress Community Church, 10691 Franchester Rd., West Salem, OH 44287
Deadline: May 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: congress, financial need, northwestern, wayne county

Edgar G. Garvin Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County high school graduate who attends Ohio University and is enrolled in a course of study leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree in teaching. A minimum 2.75 GPA for graduating high school seniors or college students is required to apply for this scholarship.
Term: Determined by Selection Committee
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: ohio university, teaching, wayne county
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Edward, Arlene and Kaye Maibach Career Center Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County Career Center seniors who are enrolled in college on a full-time basis (at least 12 semester hours). Must have maintained a 3.00 high school GPA and must have financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,000 (minimum $1,000 per recipient)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 2
Contact: Wayne County Schools Career Center Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: career center, financial need, wayne county

Edward, Arlene and Kaye Maibach Wayne County Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County seniors who are enrolled in college on a full-time basis (at least 12 semester hours). Must have maintained a 3.00 high school GPA and must have financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,750 (minimum $1,000 per recipient)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 2
Contact: Superintendent of Tri-County Educational Service Center, 741 Winkler Drive, Wooster, OH 44691; (330) 345-6771
Deadline: March 16
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, wayne county

Empowering Women Through Technical Education Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be Wayne County, Ohio, high school students or adults who have completed career training from the Wayne County Schools Career Center (WCSCC) and are enrolled at/enrolling in classes at Ohio State University-Agricultural Technical Institute (OSU-ATI). High School applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA during their senior year and adults must have a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative GPA for all career training classes completed at the WCSCC. Preference will be given to female applicants who demonstrate financial need, motivation to succeed, and are pursuing education in career technologies as listed on the application form.
Term: Two Years, renewable
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: No new awards will be given for 2014
Keywords: ati, career center, career technologies, female, financial need, wayne county

F. Emerson Logee Memorial Law Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate of a Wayne County High School who has been accepted and planning to attend an accredited law school.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,550
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 9
Application: Download this application
Keywords: law, wayne county

First National Bank Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their second year of study at Wayne College and reside in the Bank's primary service area of Wayne County, southern Medina County and western Stark County, Ohio. Applicants may not be the recipients of any other scholarship. Must have completed at least 24 semester hours at Wayne College; be registered for at least 12 credit hours at Wayne College in the semester in which the scholarship is applied; demonstrate successful progress toward academic goals and have financial need.
Term: One year
Amount: $1,000 ($500 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: University of Akron/Wayne College, 1901 Smucker Rd., Orrville, OH 44667 (www.wayne.uakron.edu) or call the Financial Aid Office
Deadline: March 1
Keywords: financial need, medina county, stark county, wayne college, wayne county

John A. Tooley Scholarship for Developmental Disabilities

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Wayne County and graduating seniors or have completed their high school education. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling as a full time student at a 2 or 4-year accredited educational institution (to include graduate school), pursuing a field of study in either Special Education or Developmental Disabilities. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to community service with an emphasis on services to children and adults with disabilities.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: developmental disabilities, special education, wayne county
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John S. Alioto Scholarship

Eligibility: An active member of the Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club, who is enrolling into an accredited two-year of four-year college, university or technical school as a full-time student and preference will be given to students with financial need. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors and be actively engaged in community service and/or extracurricular activities that demonstrate their leadership abilities.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15th: Online Application
Keywords: boys and girls club, financial need, orrville, wayne county
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John W. Landis Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to Wayne County, Ohio residents who are graduating seniors or past graduates of an accredited high school or its equivalent. Applicants must be enrolling in or enrolled in an accredited educational institution as a full-time student, to further their education in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, home and farm economics, animal husbandry, solid and water conservation, or forestry. Preference will be given to those applicants with financial need.Past recipients may re-apply, up to a maximum of four years. These applications will be included in the annual pool of candidates for the present year's selection process.
Term: One Year
Amount: $3,580
Number of New Awards Each Year: To be determined
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: agriculture, animal, conservation, economics, financial need, forestry, horticulture, wayne county
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Julie and David Mennes Healthcare Scholarship (Health Sciences)

Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who are graduating high school seniors or who have completed their high school education. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling as a full-time student at a two or four-year accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school (to include graduate school), pursuing a field of study in the medical or health and wellness professions. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must have an ACT score of 24 or higher. (Those with 23 or lower may apply for the Health Services Scholarship).
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 minimum
Number of New Awards Each Year: 1 or 2
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: health, medical, wayne county
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Julie and David Mennes Healthcare Scholarship (Health Services)

Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who are graduating high school seniors or who have completed their high school education. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling as a full-time student at a two or four-year accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school (to include graduate school), pursuing a field of study in the medical or health and wellness professions. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must have an ACT score of 23 or lower. (Those with 24 or higher, please apply for the Health Sciences Scholarship).
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 minimum
Number of New Awards Each Year: 1 or 2
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: health, medical, wayne county
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Knetzer-Urwin Family Scholarship

Eligibility: Current graduating seniors of any Wayne County high school, with the exception of Dalton High School, enrolled/enrolling as a full-time student at a 2 or 4-year educational institution and pursuing a field of study in the medical, nursing, or health services professions.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 each
Number of New Awards Each Year: Three
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: health, medical, nursing, wayne county
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Lillian Long - P.E.O., Chapter AP, Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to a second-year Wayne County female resident enrolled in the horticultural sciences at Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute. The applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.80 grade point average and demonstrate financial need. Preference shall be given to applicants focusing on Floral Design and/or Greenhouse Production. A first year female student may be considered if there are no eligible second-year applicants.
Term: One Year
Amount: $850
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: ati, female, financial need, horticulture, wayne county
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Magni-Power Company - William C. Martin, Jr. Scholarship

Eligibility: A Boy Scout, who is a resident of Wayne County, Ohio or a resident of the Killbuck District (which includes Wayne County and Holmes County, Ohio). Boy Scouts outside of Wayne County, Ohio of the Buckeye Council, Boys Scouts of America, may apply, but Wayne County, Ohio residents shall have priority and shall receive the scholarship first if otherwise qualified. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or student already enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate or two year technical college student, who has proof of an Eagle Scout rank or Life Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Must be a full-time student and have financial need, outstanding community service and academic achievement.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: $3,000 ($1,000 minimum)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 22: Online Application
Keywords: boy scout, financial need, holmes county, wayne county
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Mathilda "Tillie" Lorincz Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior of the LPN class at Wayne County Schools Career Center who is enrolled in college as a full-time student studying to become a Registered Nurse. The scholarship is based on financial need and the potential to succeed in the nursing field.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,240
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Schools Career Center Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 19
Application: Download this application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, wayne county

OABGC / Eugene W. Workman Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to current or past members of the Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club whose leadership, good character, and active involvement with the Club best represent the positive role model exemplified by Gene Workman. First preference will be given to Club Youth of the Year winners.
Term: One Year
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Keywords: boys and girls club, orrville
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OABGC / LaMont H. Shultzman Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to current or past members of the Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club who exhibit a strong commitment to, and involvement with the Club, and who plans to attend an accredited post-secondary education institution. First preference will be given to a member who has a high level of financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Keywords: boys and girls club, orrville
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Robert C. and Jean Seiwert Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County student who plans to attend or is attending a school of engineering. The application requires a personal letter describing in no more than two pages why the applicant should receive the award, a high school transcript, a college transcript (if applicable), at least one letter of academic reference, and at least one letter of personal reference.
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 22: Online Application
Keywords: engineering, wayne county
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Roy S. Bates Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County residents who are Wayne County high school seniors that have played baseball or softball and/or basketball. Must have maintained a 3.00 or better GPA and demonstrated good citizenship
Term: One Year
Amount: Eight $2,500 scholarships
Number of New Awards Each Year: Eight for Wayne County
Contact: High School Athletic Directors
Deadline: March 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: baseball, basketball, softball, wayne county

Sprenger Health Care Scholarship

Distinction: This scholarship recognizes Grace Sprenger and her lifelong encouragement, compassion and care for people with illness, disease and rehabilitative injuries.
Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who are enrolling in or currently enrolled in the Wayne Adult School of Practical Nursing offered by the Wayne County Schools Career Center on a full-time basis. Previous applicants and recipients of this scholarship may reapply. Preference given towards those pursuing a nursing career in long term care.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000 ($2,500 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, nursing, wayne county
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Thomas A. Nickle Scholarship

Eligibility: Available for continuing education in the industrial arts technology or related fields with preference towards those wanting to further their skills in precision machining technology. Applicants must be Wayne County residents who are graduating high school seniors or adults enrolled in an accredited skills training program. Applicants must have a sincere desire to increase their technical skill levels, demonstrate aptitude in Industrial Arts technology or want to pursue the opportunity to enter this field, and have financial need. Full-time students will qualify for 100% of the scholarship and part-time students will qualify for 50% of the scholarship amount. Previous recipients may not reapply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,100
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: financial need, industrial arts, precision machining, wayne county
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Wallace & Catherine Lytle Family Scholarship

Eligibility: A student who graduated from a Wayne County high school or has lived in Wayne County for three years. The student must be pursuing a degree as a Licensed Practitioner Nurse, Registered Nurse, speech, physical or occupational therapist. This scholarship can be for full-time or part-time students of any age who have financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: To be determined
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: financial need, nursing, speech, therapist, wayne county
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Walter & Mary Esther Schmid Scholarship

Distinction: This scholarship was established in 1999 to foster the ideals of Walter and Mary Esther Schmid. Walter led Smith Dairy from 1955 until 1986. Active in their church, community and industry, the couple demonstrated their leadership in preserving and promoting traditional values. This scholarship has been awarded 31 times.
Eligibility: This scholarship is available to graduating high school children of full-time associates (with more than one year of full-time service) of Smith Dairy and its divisions, who plan to attend an accredited two-or four-year college or university full-time. Applicants must have a high school cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 system and demonstrate leadership and community service.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000 ($1,000 minimum)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 22: Online Application
Keywords: smith dairy
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Wayne County Bar Association Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate of a Wayne County High School who has been accepted by and planning to attend or attending an accredited law school.
Term: One Year
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 9
Application: Download this application
Keywords: law, wayne county

Wayne County Nursing Consortium Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County students who plan to pursue a career in nursing.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 16
Application: Download this application
Keywords: nursing, wayne county

Wayne County Retired Teachers Association Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County, Ohio high school graduates enrolled full-time as Sophomores and/or Juniors in a four-year college or university with a major in a teacher education program leading to an undergraduate teaching degree. Must have a minimum of a 2.50 GPA on a 4.00 grading scale. Recipients will be evaluated based on the criteria prioritized in the following order, academic achievement, good character and citizenship, leadership, extracurricular/co-curricular activities, community service, and financial need. This scholarship is not renewable, however previous recipients may re-apply. Preference will be given towards new applicants.
Term: One year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, teachers, teaching, wayne county

Wooster-Orrville NAACP Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who are current graduating high school seniors of any public school system administered in Wayne County, Ohio and are accepted or enrolling in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical educational institution. Applicants must also be of African-American descent, have financial need (based on FAFSA or SAR), and demonstrate their leadership qualities in their participation in co-curricular, extra-curricular, community and/or church activities.
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 25: Online Application
Keywords: african-american, financial need, wayne county
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Zody Miller Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School graduate, whose post high school education was interrupted and has not yet earned their degree. The applicant must either be enrolling in or be a student in good standing of an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school on a full time basis. Preference will be given to students with greatest financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,900. Award available after the student has successfully completed a semester and is enrolled for the next semester.
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 18: Online Application
Keywords: college interrupted, financial need, wooster
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Waynedale High School Scholarship

Eligibility: Senior graduate from Waynedale High School who plans to attend any two or four year degree program.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,475
Number of New Awards Each Year: One or Two
Contact: Waynedale High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: Contact Waynedale High School Guidance Counselor
Keywords: waynedale
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Wooster

Beulah V. Siegel Scholarship

Eligibility: A graduate of Wooster High School who is in need of substantial financial aid beyond those resources available to that graduate for higher education or vocational training.
Term: One year, renewable thereafter annually until attainment of degree or completion of vocational training, upon satisfactory comp
Amount: To be determined by Selection Committee
Number of New Awards Each Year: To be determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, wooster

Cheryl and James Frank Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior planning a career in the field of medicine
Term: One Year
Amount: $775
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: medicine, wooster

Dana Shafer Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School graduating senior who plans to attend a two- or four-year post-secondary educational institution, has a GPA of at least 3.00, has demonstrated leadership in school and/or community activities, and has participated in community service activities/projects.
Term: one year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: one
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: wooster

Edna E. Adams Scholarship

Eligibility: Worthy graduates of Wooster High School who will be pursuing further education
Term: One Year
Amount: $4,400 (minimum $1,000 per recipient)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 4
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, wooster

Frances G. Shoolroy Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior(s) with leadership ability, financial need, good character, and a GPA of at least 2.50. Must attend college on full-time basis, maintain at least a 2.50 GPA at college and reapply each year. This is a four-year scholarship so long as the student maintains a 2.50 cumulative GPA and is enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours per semester in college.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $12,000 ($3,000 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 18
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, wooster

Jack O'Donnell Scholarship

Eligibility: Current Wooster High School senior who was a member of the Wooster High School golf team his or her senior year of the current school year. Must be accepted to an accredited four-year college or university, have a minimum 2.50 GPA, and have demonstrated good sportsmanship on their team as well as with other teams.
Term: One Year
Amount: To be determined
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: golf, wooster

Lady A Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who has been a member of the WHS Speech and Debate Team at least three years and exhibits good leadership skills. The student must have competed at the state tournament twice and have accumulated 375 National Forensic League by May of his or her senior year. This scholarship is for a full-time student at a two- or four-year institution.
Term: One Year
Amount: $550
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Speech & Debate Coach
Deadline: March 26
Keywords: speech and debate, wooster

Leroy and Helen Adams Community Service Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior accepted to an accredited four-year college or university, who has exemplified outstanding volunteerism and philanthropic service.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: wooster

Lucille Silver Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School seniors planning a career in teaching
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,300 (minimum $1,000 per recipient)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: teaching, wooster

Marguerite Folsom Eyssen Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School Valedictorian(s) & Salutatorian(s)
Term: One Year
Amount: $375
Number of New Awards Each Year: No application, determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: Contact Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Keywords: salutatorian, valedictorian, wooster

Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Dalton WHS Athletic Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to a current Wooster High School graduating senior who has attended Wooster High School (WHS) all four years. Applicants must have participated/competed in any single or multiple WHS junior varsity/varsity athletic program all four years. Applicants will also be considered eligible if they were unable to try out or participate in a sport due to an athletic injury causing them to miss no more than one year of the required four years of athletic participation. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.00 scale), demonstrate financial need, be hardworking, and have enrolled in or are enrolling in a post-secondary education institution. Applicants must also demonstrate leadership experience and good sportsmanship in their sport throughout their WHS career.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: athletic, financial need, wooster
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Norma and Kenneth G. Rhode Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to any current Wooster High School graduating senior enrolled/enrolling as a full-time student at an accredited educational institution. Applicants must be in the upper half of their class ranking and demonstrate leadership roles in school or local community volunteer projects. Past recipients may reapply and will be evaluated with the rest of the annual applicant pool. Acceptance of the scholarship shall include a minimum of four hours of community service at either the Wooster YMCA or Main Street Wooster Inc. each year the scholarship is received.
Term: One Year
Amount: To be determined
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 26: Online Application
Keywords: wooster
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Paul Ladd Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who deserves assistance, has a grade point average between 2.50 and 3.50, and will be attending a four-year college or university
Term: One Year
Amount: $145
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: wooster

Robert H. and Sara C. Moore Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who has maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better and planning to study in the field of education and has financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $350
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, financial need, wooster

Ryder Coach's Award and Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who has competed as a member of the Wooster High School Speech and Debate Team for at least three years, has shown growth as a competitor, has been a leader for the team, and has demonstrated the ability to overcome disappointment with dignity and maturity.
Term: One Year
Amount: $465
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Speech and Debate Coach
Deadline: Contact Wooster High School Speech and Debate Coach
Keywords: speech and debate, wooster

Sam Shapiro Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA, needs financial assistance, and is hard-working and deserving of the scholarship.
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor (Rotary Application)
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, wooster

Terry A. Gardner Music Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School graduating senior who has attended Wooster High School (WHS) all 4 years. Applicants must have participated in the Music Department (Band and/or Choir) all 4 years at WHS and plan to pursue a degree in Music. Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA, be hardworking, and demonstrate leadership and a true passion for music throughout their WHS career.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: music, wooster
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W. Lee Culp Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who has maintained a GPA of at least 3.00 and must be hardworking and deserving of this scholarship.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor (Rotary Application)
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: wooster

William "Bill" Patterson Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School seniors who have maintained a 3.00 GPA and plan to attend Ohio Northern University as a full-time student.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: ohio northern university, wooster

Wooster High School Class of 1939 Scholarship

Eligibility: The top five scholastically-ranked seniors at Wooster High School may apply. The recipient will be a student who has been outstanding in participation and leadership in at least two extra-curricular activities during his/her entire high school career.
Term: One Year
Amount: $700
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: wooster

Wooster High School Teacher Enrichment Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School teachers; to be used for summer projects, sabbatical leaves, or other approved projects in education or travel that would contribute substantially to the academic area in which the teacher is certified
Term: One Year, may reapply
Amount: $5,850
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wooster High School Principal
Deadline: Contact Wooster High School Principal
Keywords: education, teachers, wooster

Zody Miller Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School graduate, whose post high school education was interrupted and has not yet earned their degree. The applicant must either be enrolling in or be a student in good standing of an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school on a full time basis. Preference will be given to students with greatest financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,900. Award available after the student has successfully completed a semester and is enrolled for the next semester.
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 18: Online Application
Keywords: college interrupted, financial need, wooster
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AAUW - Wooster Branch - Scholarship

Eligibility: Women residing in Wayne County whose college educations have been interrupted
Term: Determined by Selection Committee
Amount: Determined by Selection Committee
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Prue Holtman, pholtman@wooster.edu
Deadline: May 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: aauw, college interrupted, wayne county, women

Aharon Woodruff Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a Wayne County resident under the age of 70 years old and a current patient diagnosed with a critical/ chronic life threatening disease/illness. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a high school graduate with a minimum of a 3.00 GPA showing intent of attending an accredited college, university, or vocational /technical school on a full time basis.
Term: One year, awarded the second semester of the recipient's freshman year
Amount: $5,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: chronic, critical illness, wayne county

Benjamin E. Moody Scholarship

Eligibility: Student who graduated from a Wayne County high school or has lived in Wayne County for five years. The student must be following a course of study in law enforcement. The recipient of this scholarship will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, extracurricular activities, good citizenship and financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Fraternal Order of Police, PO Box 717, Wooster, OH 44691
Deadline: April 26
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, law enforcement, wayne county

Carlos Appleman Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who have earned their high school diploma or GED and are enrolled in the Wayne County Schools Career Center (WCSCC) Adult nursing program or participating in any adult WCSCC joint program, acquiring the skills to become an LPN, RN, or Nurse Practitioner. Preference towards applicants who demonstrate financial need. Previous recipients may reapply and applicants must have at least two grade "terms" to complete before graduating from program to apply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000 each
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 3
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, wayne county
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Carlos Weber Memorial Scholarship

Distinction: This scholarship was established in 2000 after the untimely death of Carlos at the age of 23 from injuries suffered in a construction accident and it has been awarded 14 times.
Eligibility: A Wayne or Ashland County graduating high school senior enrolling at the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (OSU-ATI) or an enrolled OSU-ATI student who has at least one more full-time year of classes.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 15: Online Application
Keywords: ashland county, ati, wayne county
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Clinton E. Missler Agri-Scholarship

Eligibility: Current residents of Wayne County who are furthering their education in agriculture, farm economics, animal husbandry, animal nutrition & research, or soil and water conservation. Selected on basis of scholastic ability, citizenship, character, and financial need.
Term: One Year, may re-apply
Amount: $210
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Superintendent of Tri-County Educational Service Center, 2534 Burbank Road, Wooster, OH 44691; (330) 345-6771
Deadline: April 16
Application: Download this application
Keywords: agriculture, animal, conservation, farm, financial need, wayne county

Dalton Alumni Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to current graduating seniors of Dalton High School enrolled in and/or enrolling in a 2- or 4-year accredited institution of higher learning (university, college, technical institute) or currently attending an undergraduate program at a 2- or 4-year accredited institution. Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.25 GPA on a 4.00 grading scale, participate in co-curricular or community service projects, and demonstrate leadership abilities. This scholarship is not renewable, but Dalton High School graduates may apply, if they are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at a 2- or 4-year accredited institution of higher learning. Preference will be given to current graduating seniors.
Term: One Year
Amount: $450 available
Number of New Awards Each Year: To be determined
Contact: Dalton High School Guidance Counselor or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: dalton

Don and Teara Buren Scholarship

Eligibility: This scholarship was established in memory of Sara Cottrel and is available to graduating or graduated high school students attending Congress Community Church located at 10691 Franchester Rd., West Salem, Ohio. Applicant should demonstrate a balance among: 1) academic achievement of at least a 3.75 GPA if attending high school or at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA if attending an accredited college, university or technical school; 2) participation in extra-curricular activities; and 3) participation in community service and/or part-time employment. Preference will be given to those with the greatest financial need. If no eligible students from Congress Community Church qualify, then the scholarship will be available to any Northwestern High School graduating senior, based on the criteria listed above. Past recipients may re-apply, up to a maximum of four years. These applications will be included in the pool of candidates for the current year's selection process.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: To be determined
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Congress Community Church, 10691 Franchester Rd., West Salem, OH 44287
Deadline: May 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: congress, financial need, northwestern, wayne county

Edgar G. Garvin Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County high school graduate who attends Ohio University and is enrolled in a course of study leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree in teaching. A minimum 2.75 GPA for graduating high school seniors or college students is required to apply for this scholarship.
Term: Determined by Selection Committee
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: ohio university, teaching, wayne county
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Empowering Women Through Technical Education Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be Wayne County, Ohio, high school students or adults who have completed career training from the Wayne County Schools Career Center (WCSCC) and are enrolled at/enrolling in classes at Ohio State University-Agricultural Technical Institute (OSU-ATI). High School applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA during their senior year and adults must have a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative GPA for all career training classes completed at the WCSCC. Preference will be given to female applicants who demonstrate financial need, motivation to succeed, and are pursuing education in career technologies as listed on the application form.
Term: Two years, renewable
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: No new awards will be given for 2014
Keywords: ati, career center, career technologies, female, financial need, wayne county

F. Emerson Logee Memorial Law Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate of a Wayne County High School who has been accepted and planning to attend an accredited law school.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,550
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 9
Application: Download this application
Keywords: law, wayne county

First National Bank Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be in their second year of study at Wayne College and reside in the Bank's primary service area of Wayne County, southern Medina County and western Stark County, Ohio. Applicants may not be the recipients of any other scholarship. Must have completed at least 24 semester hours at Wayne College; be registered for at least 12 credit hours at Wayne College in the semester in which the scholarship is applied; demonstrate successful progress toward academic goals and have financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 ($500 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: University of Akron/Wayne College, 1901 Smucker Rd., Orrville, OH 44667 (www.wayne.uakron.edu) or call the Financial Aid Office
Deadline: March 1
Keywords: financial need, medina county, stark county, wayne college, wayne county

John A. Tooley Scholarship for Developmental Disabilities

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Wayne County and graduating seniors or have completed their high school education. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling as a full time student at a 2 or 4-year accredited educational institution (to include graduate school), pursuing a field of study in either Special Education or Developmental Disabilities. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to community service with an emphasis on services to children and adults with disabilities.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: developmental disabilities, special education, wayne county
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John W. Landis Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to Wayne County, Ohio residents who are graduating seniors or past graduates of an accredited high school or its equivalent. Applicants must be enrolling in or enrolled in an accredited educational institution as a full-time student, to further their education in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, home and farm economics, animal husbandry, solid and water conservation, or forestry. Preference will be given to those applicants with financial need.Past recipients may re-apply, up to a maximum of four years. These applications will be included in the annual pool of candidates for the present year's selection process.
Term: One Year
Amount: $3,580
Number of New Awards Each Year: To be determined
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: agriculture, animal, conservation, economics, financial need, forestry, horticulture, wayne county
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Julie and David Mennes Healthcare Scholarship (Health Sciences)

Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who are graduating high school seniors or who have completed their high school education. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling as a full-time student at a two or four-year accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school (to include graduate school), pursuing a field of study in the medical or health and wellness professions. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must have an ACT score of 24 or higher. (Those with 23 or lower may apply for the Health Services Scholarship).
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 minimum
Number of New Awards Each Year: 1 or 2
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: health, medical, wayne county
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Julie and David Mennes Healthcare Scholarship (Health Services)

Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who are graduating high school seniors or who have completed their high school education. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling as a full-time student at a two or four-year accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school (to include graduate school), pursuing a field of study in the medical or health and wellness professions. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must have an ACT score of 23 or lower. (Those with 24 or higher, please apply for the Health Sciences Scholarship).
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 minimum
Number of New Awards Each Year: 1 or 2
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: health, medical, wayne county
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Lillian Long - P.E.O., Chapter AP, Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to a second-year Wayne County female resident enrolled in the horticultural sciences at Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute. The applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.80 grade point average and demonstrate financial need. Preference shall be given to applicants focusing on Floral Design and/or Greenhouse Production. A first year female student may be considered if there are no eligible second-year applicants.
Term: One Year
Amount: $850
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: ati, female, financial need, horticulture, wayne county
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Magni-Power Company - William C. Martin, Jr. Scholarship

Eligibility: A Boy Scout, who is a resident of Wayne County, Ohio or a resident of the Killbuck District (which includes Wayne County and Holmes County, Ohio). Boy Scouts outside of Wayne County, Ohio of the Buckeye Council, Boys Scouts of America, may apply, but Wayne County, Ohio residents shall have priority and shall receive the scholarship first if otherwise qualified. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or student already enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate or two year technical college student, who has proof of an Eagle Scout rank or Life Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Must be a full-time student and have financial need, outstanding community service and academic achievement.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: $3,000 ($1,000 minimum)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 22: Online Application
Keywords: boy scout, financial need, holmes county, wayne county
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Robert C. and Jean Seiwert Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County student who plans to attend or is attending a school of engineering. The application requires a personal letter describing in no more than two pages why the applicant should receive the award, a high school transcript, a college transcript (if applicable), at least one letter of academic reference, and at least one letter of personal reference.
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 22: Online Application
Keywords: engineering, wayne county
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Sam Shapiro Scholarship Honoring Lisa and Don Drumm

Distinction: Honoring Akron artist Don Drumm and his wife Lisa for enriching the northern Ohio landscape with their artistic endeavors and their community involvement.
Eligibility: Recipient to be selected from the annual display of student portfolios at the Myers School of Art. This competition is open to all DECLARED Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts majors who are currently enrolled in at least 6 credits of coursework in art studio or art history. Applicants must have completed at least 6 credits of art studio/art history at the Myers School of Art during the Fall semester. Graduate students and those students with only an Art Minor and/or a primary major (other than art) are not eligible. Applicants must be in need of completing at least 12 remaining credits to get their degree and have an ART (Major) cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher. Awards are based on the outcome of the competition and financial need. Preference shall be given to students who graduated from Summit County schools.
Term: One Year
Amount: To be determined
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Katie Timperio, Manager of Student Affairs, Myers School of Art; University of Akron, Folk Hall 103, Akron, OH 44325
Deadline: Contact Myers School of Art
Keywords: artistic, financial need, myers school of art, summit county

Sgt. Michael T. Maxwell Memorial Scholarship

Distinction: Sgt. Michael T. Maxwell served Wayne County well as a respected law enforcement officer. His 22-year career in the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department included performing his duties as a Corrections officer, Patrolman, Detective, and Sergeant. This scholarship was established by Mike's family to honor his enthusiasm for life, his love of family, and his courageous three-year battle with cancer. The Maxwell family wishes to provide educational and training assistance to those who can make the positive impact that Mike’s career in law enforcement made on our community.
Eligibility: Applicants must be either current Triway High School graduating seniors or graduates of Triway High School (between the ages of 21 and 25 years old), enrolling in or already enrolled in a college, university, or technical institute to earn a degree and/or certification in the field of law enforcement. Applicants enrolled in graduate or advanced degree/certifications are eligible to apply, but priority will be given to applicants pursuing their undergraduate degrees or initial certification. Applicants in pre-law or in law school may not apply.
Term: One year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1: Online Application
Keywords: law enforcement, triway
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Shreve Presbyterian Church (USA) Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a current or past graduate of Triway High School and attending college as a full-time student. Must have a 2.50 cumulative gpa and plan to pursue a degree in education.
Term: One Year
Amount: $500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Shreve Presbyterian Church USA, 343 N. Market Street, P.O. Box 587, Shreve, OH 44676
Deadline: April 30
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, triway

Sprenger Health Care Scholarship

Distinction: This scholarship recognizes Grace Sprenger and her lifelong encouragement, compassion and care for people with illness, disease and rehabilitative injuries.
Eligibility: Available to Wayne County residents who are enrolling in or currently enrolled in the Wayne Adult School of Practical Nursing offered by the Wayne County Schools Career Center on a full-time basis. Previous applicants and recipients of this scholarship may reapply. Preference given towards those pursuing a nursing career in long term care.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000 ($2,500 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, nursing, wayne county
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Thomas A. Nickle Scholarship

Eligibility: Available for continuing education in the industrial arts technology or related fields with preference towards those wanting to further their skills in precision machining technology. Applicants must be Wayne County residents who are graduating high school seniors or adults enrolled in an accredited skills training program. Applicants must have a sincere desire to increase their technical skill levels, demonstrate aptitude in Industrial Arts technology or want to pursue the opportunity to enter this field, and have financial need. Full-time students will qualify for 100% of the scholarship and part-time students will qualify for 50% of the scholarship amount. Previous recipients may not reapply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,100
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Applicaiton
Keywords: financial need, industrial arts, precision machining, wayne county
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Wallace & Catherine Lytle Family Scholarship

Eligibility: A student who graduated from a Wayne County high school or has lived in Wayne County for three years. The student must be pursuing a degree as a Licensed Practitioner Nurse, Registered Nurse, speech, physical or occupational therapist. This scholarship can be for full-time or part-time students of any age who have financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: To be determined
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: financial need, nursing, speech, therapist, wayne county
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Wayne County Bar Association Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate of a Wayne County High School who has been accepted by and planning to attend or attending an accredited law school.
Term: One Year
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 9
Application: Download this application
Keywords: law, wayne county

Wayne County Nursing Consortium Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County students who plan to pursue a career in nursing.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 16
Application: Download this application
Keywords: nursing, wayne county

Wayne County Retired Teachers Association Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility: Wayne County, Ohio high school graduates enrolled full-time as Sophomores and/or Juniors in a four-year college or university with a major in a teacher education program leading to an undergraduate teaching degree. Must have a minimum of a 2.50 GPA on a 4.00 grading scale. Recipients will be evaluated based on the criteria prioritized in the following order, academic achievement, good character and citizenship, leadership, extracurricular/co-curricular activities, community service, and financial need. This scholarship is not renewable, however previous recipients may re-apply. Preference will be given towards new applicants.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, teachers, teaching, wayne county

Wooster High School Teacher Enrichment Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School teachers; to be used for summer projects, sabbatical leaves, or other approved projects in education or travel that would contribute substantially to the academic area in which the teacher is certified
Term: One Year, may reapply
Amount: $5,850
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wooster High School Principal
Deadline: Contact Wooster High School Principal
Keywords: education, teachers, wooster

Zody Miller Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School graduate, whose post high school education was interrupted and has not yet earned their degree. The applicant must either be enrolling in or be a student in good standing of an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school on a full time basis. Preference will be given to students with greatest financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,900. Award available after the student has successfully completed a semester and is enrolled for the next semester.
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 18: Online Application
Keywords: college interrupted, financial need, wooster
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