WCCF Scholarships

WCCF Scholarships

Scholarships tagged with "career center"

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.

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Akron

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Ashland County

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Dalton

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Doylestown

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Holmes County

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Northwestern

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Norwayne

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Orrville

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Rittman

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Smithville

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Triway

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Wayne County

Carlos Appleman Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Wayne County, Ohio and have earned their high school diploma or GED. Applicants must be pursuing a degree to become an LPN, RN, Nurse Practitioner (NP) or other healthcare occupations as deemed by the scholarship committee. First preference shall be given to applicants who demonstrate financial hardship and/or those attending Wayne County Schools Career Center. Scholarships are not automatically renewable, but existing recipients may reapply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application Financial Information Form

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: $1,700
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Schools Career Center Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 16
Application: Download this application
Keywords: career center, financial need, wayne county

Empowering Women Through Technical Education Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be a female resident of Wayne County, Ohio (high school students or adults) who have completed career training or GED/high school diploma preparation through the Wayne County Schools Career Center (WCSCC). Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (i.e. university, college, technical, or vocational school), with a course of study leading to a career with a "living wage". High School applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (on a 4.00 point scale) during their senior year and adults must have a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative GPA (on a 4.00 scale) for all career training classes completed at the WCSCC or have successfully prepared for and completed their GED or high school diploma through WCSCC/ABLE. First preference will be given to applicants who are enrolled or enrolling at OSU-ATI, have financial need, and demonstrate a motivation to succeed.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 30th and December 30th
Application: Download this application
Keywords: ati, career center, career technologies, female, financial need, wayne county

Margaret Hedrick Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must have completed a full-time program at the Wayne County Schools Career Center (current graduating seniors or previous graduates), located in Wayne County, Ohio. Applicant must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college, university, or technical school pursuing a business-related post-secondary degree, certificate or license or pursuing a degree in an engineering, math, or science related field. Applicants will be evaluated on high school academic record, high school extracurricular activities, civic and charitable actives, and financial need. This scholarship is not renewable, however previous recipients may re-apply.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: $1,100
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: career center, engineering, math, science, 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: $1,250
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Schools Career Center Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 20
Application: Download this application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, 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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Waynedale

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Wooster

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Available to Adults

Carlos Appleman Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Wayne County, Ohio and have earned their high school diploma or GED. Applicants must be pursuing a degree to become an LPN, RN, Nurse Practitioner (NP) or other healthcare occupations as deemed by the scholarship committee. First preference shall be given to applicants who demonstrate financial hardship and/or those attending Wayne County Schools Career Center. Scholarships are not automatically renewable, but existing recipients may reapply.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, wayne county
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Empowering Women Through Technical Education Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be a female resident of Wayne County, Ohio (high school students or adults) who have completed career training or GED/high school diploma preparation through the Wayne County Schools Career Center (WCSCC). Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling in an accredited post-secondary educational institution (i.e. university, college, technical, or vocational school), with a course of study leading to a career with a "living wage". High School applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (on a 4.00 point scale) during their senior year and adults must have a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative GPA (on a 4.00 scale) for all career training classes completed at the WCSCC or have successfully prepared for and completed their GED or high school diploma through WCSCC/ABLE. First preference will be given to applicants who are enrolled or enrolling at OSU-ATI, have financial need, and demonstrate a motivation to succeed.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 30th and December 30th
Application: Download this application
Keywords: ati, career center, career technologies, female, financial need, 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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Corporate Scholarships

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