WCCF Scholarships

WCCF Scholarships

Scholarships tagged with "financial need"

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

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: $7,000 ($1,000 minimum)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 7
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation or Dalton High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: agriculture, dalton, financial need
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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: $7,000 ($1,000 minimum)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 7
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation or Dalton High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: dalton, financial need, wayne college
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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. This scholarship was etablished in 2004.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior from Dalton High School and is based on need and merit.
Term: One Year
Amount: $10,500 ($2,000 minimum)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 5
Contact: Dalton High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 13
Application: Download this application
Keywords: dalton, financial need

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: $2,000 minimum
Number of New Awards Each Year: 3 to 5 awards (selection committee to determine)
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 13
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, awarded the second semester of the recipient's freshman year
Amount: $9,000 (a scholarship for $3,000 and one for $1,500 will be awarded at both DHS and OHS)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Four (two Dalton, two Orrville)
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: dalton, financial need, orrville
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Doylestown

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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: $4,100 ($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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Northwestern

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

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

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: $3,900 (minimum $1,000 each)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, 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

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. This scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years as long as the student maintains a collegiate cumulative grade point average of 2.80 or higher.
Term: One Year; Renewable
Amount: $6,000 ($1,500 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, norwayne
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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: $2,800 ($700 per year)
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: orvl_hamsher@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in February through the Orrville High School Guidance Office, due back to the Guidance Office in March
Keywords: financial need, orrville

John S. Alioto Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduating senior of Orrville High School 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 actively engaged in community service and/or extracurricular activities that demonstrate their leadership abilities. First preference shall be given to active members of the Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 30th: Online Application
Keywords: boys and girls club, financial need, orrville, wayne county
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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_hamsher@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in February through the Orrville High School Guidance Office, due back to the Guidance Office in March
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: $12,850 available
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by selection committee
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: orvl_hamsher@tccsa.net
Deadline: Applications will be given out in February through the Orrville High School Guidance Office, due back to the Guidance Office in March
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: Varies
Contact: Orrville High School Guidance Counselor, e-mail: orvl_hamsher@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, awarded the second semester of the recipient's freshman year
Amount: $9,000 (a scholarship for $3,000 and one for $1,500 will be awarded at both DHS and OHS)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Four (two Dalton, two Orrville)
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: dalton, financial need, orrville
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Rittman

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 14; recommendation sheets due March 1
Keywords: female, financial need, 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: $12,100
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: agriculture, financial need, physical handicap, smithville
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Triway

Noble Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be graduate or current graduating senior of Triway High School or Wooster High School who demonstrates academic promise and financial need.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, triway, wooster
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Waynedale

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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: Varies
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 18
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, 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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Noble Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be graduate or current graduating senior of Triway High School or Wooster High School who demonstrates academic promise and financial need.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, triway, 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

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 23
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, wooster

Wooster Noon Lions Club Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must reside in Wooster, Ohio or attend/have attended a high school or joint vocational school in Wooster, Ohio. Applicants must meet one of the following criteria (listed in order of priority): (1) Visually impaired students; (2) Student’s whose parents or guardians are visually impaired and who have limited means; (3) Students with limited means who are in the field of study for sight-related treatment such as ophthalmology, optometry, or nurses or technicians in such related fields; (4) Students of limited means who embark on a field of study related to the education of the visually impaired; and (5) other students of limited means.
Term: One Year
Amount: To be determined by Selection Committee
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wooster Noon Lions Club or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, lions, visually impaired, 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: $1,300. 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: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: college interrupted, financial need, wooster
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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 27
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, law enforcement, 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
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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: $170
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

Donna Devore Lowe Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate or current graduating senior of a high school located in Wayne County, Ohio who is enrolled or enrolling in an accredited educational institution to obtain a Bachelor's degree in nursing. Applicant must have resided in Wayne County, Ohio for at least three (3) consecutive years within the past ten (10) years, with preference given to current Wayne County, Ohio residents. Applicants must be actively engaged in community service and demonstrate leadership characteristics. Applicant must also demonstrate financial need.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: financial need, nursing, science, 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: $2,200 ($1,000 minimum)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 2
Contact: Wayne County Schools Career Center Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 16
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: $2,900 ($1,000 minimum)
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 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: $4,200 available
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
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

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 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: $2,700
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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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: $2,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: 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: $4,100 ($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 20
Application: Download this application
Keywords: career center, financial need, nursing, wayne county

Noble Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be graduate or current graduating senior of Triway High School or Wooster High School who demonstrates academic promise and financial need.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: Varies
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, triway, wooster

Ralph R. and Grace B. Jones Community Scholarship

Eligibility: This scholarship shall be available to graduating seniors of any high school located in Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must have exceptional ability outside the classroom, a drive for success, and a demonstrated financial need. First preference shall be granted to first-generation college students.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1; Online Application
Keywords: financial need, first generation, 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: $1,300
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: $3,145
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: financial need, nursing, speech, therapist, wayne county
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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: $5,900
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: $1,300. 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: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: college interrupted, financial need, wooster
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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 27
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, law enforcement, 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
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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: $170
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

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: $4,200 available
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
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

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 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: $2,700
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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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: $2,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: 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: $4,100 ($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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Northwestern Alumni and Friends Association Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduate of Northwestern High School, located in Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must be full or part-time students, pursuing an associate degree or higher with a minimum grade point average of a 2.00 on a 4.00 scale. Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills, community service, financial need, and their potential to add value to the Northwestern community. Current high school seniors are not eligible.
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: adult, alumni, financial need, northwestern
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Steven Miller "Education Works" Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Scholarship is available to adult students pursuing a credentialed career training program leading to a career with a “living wage”. Applicants should have a demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to ABLE or Adult Education students or graduates. This is a one-time award. Past recipients may reapply for a second award if they are successfully enrolled with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 30th
Application: Download this application
Keywords: adult, financial need, wayne county

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: $1,300
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: $3,145
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: financial need, nursing, speech, therapist, 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: $1,300. 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: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: college interrupted, financial need, wooster
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