WCCF Scholarships

WCCF Scholarships

Scholarships tagged with "teaching"

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

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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

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 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: female, norwayne, teaching
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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: $8,000 ($2,000 per year) for each
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 16; recommendation sheets due March 2
Keywords: music, rittman, teaching
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Smithville

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Triway

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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: $3,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 3
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: ohio university, teaching, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application

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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Waynedale

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Wooster

Lucille Silver Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School seniors planning a career in teaching
Term: One Year
Amount: $2,380 (minimum $1,000 per recipient)
Number of New Awards Each Year: Determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: teaching, wooster
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Available to Adults

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: $3,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Up to 3
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: May 31: Online Application
Keywords: ohio university, teaching, wayne county
New Application    Resume Application

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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