WCCF Scholarships

WCCF Scholarships

Scholarships tagged with "education"

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

Weltmer Academic Award

Eligibility: Applicants must be a current graduating senior, enrolled or enrolling in an accredited college or university, pursuing a degree in education. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale, have participated in extracurricular activities, display leadership, and have a demonstrated financial need. This scholarship is currently open to Northwestern High School only.
Term: One Year
Amount: $3,000 tuition plus $500 for books
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Northwestern High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 1
Keywords: education, financial need, northwestern
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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 GPA (on a 4.00 point scale) and have a demonstrated 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. First preference shall be granted to students who plan to study elementary education.
Term: 4 Years
Amount: $7,000 total award ($1,000 first year; $1,500 second year; $2,000 third year; $2,500 fourth year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: burbank, education, financial need, norwayne

Larry and Cindy Acker Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior of Norwayne High School or Wooster High School, located in Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling in a two- or four-year college or university and planning to pursue a college degree in the area of business, education, or political science. Applicant must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale during the four years of high school. Norwayne applicants must have attended at least one year at Norwayne Elementary or Norwayne Middle School. Wooster applicants must have attended at least one year of elementary or middle school in Wooster City Schools.
Term: One Year
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies (awards will be issued to both Norwayne and Wooster High School students)
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: business, education, norwayne, political science, wooster
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Orrville

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Rittman

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Smithville

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Triway

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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Waynedale

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Wooster

Edna E. Adams Scholarship

Eligibility: Worthy graduates of Wooster High School who will be pursuing further education
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000 minimum
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 23
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, wooster

Larry and Cindy Acker Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior of Norwayne High School or Wooster High School, located in Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling in a two- or four-year college or university and planning to pursue a college degree in the area of business, education, or political science. Applicant must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale during the four years of high school. Norwayne applicants must have attended at least one year at Norwayne Elementary or Norwayne Middle School. Wooster applicants must have attended at least one year of elementary or middle school in Wooster City Schools.
Term: One Year
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies (awards will be issued to both Norwayne and Wooster High School students)
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: business, education, norwayne, political science, 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: $325
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 23
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, financial need, wooster
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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
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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

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
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Corporate Scholarships

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