WCCF Scholarships

WCCF Scholarships

Scholarships tagged with "wayne county"

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

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.
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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Dalton

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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: $3,100 ($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

Anne M. Wolf Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate, or current graduating senior, of a Wayne County, Ohio high school; preference shall be given to graduates or graduating seniors from Northwestern High School located in West Salem, Ohio. Applicant must be enrolled or enrolling in a two- or four-year college or university. Preference shall be given to applicant who plans to pursue a career in the medical/health sciences or biomedical sciences research. Applicant must have battled, or had an immediate family member who battled breast cancer (or another form of cancer). This scholarship is not renewable, however previous recipients may re-apply.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: biomedical, cancer, health, medical, northwestern, wayne county
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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
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Norwayne

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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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Pearl M. Braham Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate or current graduating senior of a high school located in Wayne County, Ohio who is planning to attend an accredited post-secondary education institution. First preference shall be granted to graduates of Orrville High School.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,300
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1; Online Application
Keywords: orrville, wayne county
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Rittman

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Smithville

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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: Susie Slack sslack@sssnet.com
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

Anne M. Wolf Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate, or current graduating senior, of a Wayne County, Ohio high school; preference shall be given to graduates or graduating seniors from Northwestern High School located in West Salem, Ohio. Applicant must be enrolled or enrolling in a two- or four-year college or university. Preference shall be given to applicant who plans to pursue a career in the medical/health sciences or biomedical sciences research. Applicant must have battled, or had an immediate family member who battled breast cancer (or another form of cancer). This scholarship is not renewable, however previous recipients may re-apply.
Term: One year, may re-apply
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: biomedical, cancer, health, medical, northwestern, wayne county
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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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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.
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: TBD
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: $185
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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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
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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: $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

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: $1,100
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
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: $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

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: $2,200
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 9
Application: Download this application
Keywords: law, wayne county

Ferenc M. Relle Scientific Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school graduating seniors from any Wayne County, Ohio public or accredited private school with no less than a 3.25 GPA on a 4.00 scale and be enrolled or enrolling in an accredited college or university with a planned major in any field of science, with preference given to majors in a chemistry based science (biochemistry, analytical chemistry, geochemistry, nuclear chemistry, pharmacy, chemical engineering, etc.) Majors leading to a medical related profession (physical therapy, nursing, pre-med, pre-dental, pre-veterinary, etc.), with the exception of pharmacy, are NOT eligible to 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: chemistry, science, wayne county
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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

Flo K. Gault Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to women who are residents of Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must have graduated from high school and be enrolled/enrolling in an accredited educational institution or training program. First preference will be given to women who are returning to school after a period of months or years.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 9; Online Application
Keywords: adult, college interrupted, non-traditional, wayne county, women
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Gertrud Tubach Relle Performing Arts Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school graduating seniors from any Wayne County, Ohio public or accredited private school with no less than a 2.80 GPA on a 4.00 scale and be enrolled or enrolling in an accredited college or university with a planned major in any field of the performing arts, with preference given to majors in vocal and/or theatrical arts.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1; Online Application
Keywords: arts, wayne county
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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: $2,800
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
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
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
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
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: $1,400
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
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: $3,100 ($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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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

Pearl M. Braham Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduate or current graduating senior or a high school located in Wayne County, Ohio who is planning to attend an accredited post-secondary education institution. First preference shall be granted to graduates of Orrville High School.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,300
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 1; Online Application
Keywords: orrville, wayne county
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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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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: $1,000
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: $3,350
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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Wayne County 4-H General Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must a current graduating senior who is a current or former member of the Wayne County, Ohio 4-H who is enrolled or enrolling in an accredited post-secondary education institution. Those seeking post-bachelor degrees are not eligible.
Contact: Wayne County Extension Office at 330-264-8722
Deadline: February 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: 4-h, wayne county

Wayne County 4-H/FFA Doyle Findley Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must a current graduating senior who is a current or former member of the Wayne County, Ohio 4-H or FFA who have completed a livestock project that is enrolled or enrolling in an accredited post-secondary education institution. Those seeking post-bachelor degrees are not eligible.
Term: One Year
Amount: To be determined by Selection Committee
Number of New Awards Each Year: To be determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wayne County Extension Office at 330-264-8722
Deadline: February 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: 4-h, ffa, livestock, wayne county

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: $1,845
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: $9,260
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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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: Susie Slack sslack@sssnet.com
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 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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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: $185
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: $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
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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

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: $2,200
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

Flo K. Gault Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to women who are residents of Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must have graduated from high school and be enrolled/enrolling in an accredited educational institution or training program. First preference will be given to women who are returning to school after a period of months or years.
Term: One Year
Amount: $5,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: Varies
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: June 9; Online Application
Keywords: adult, college interrupted, non-traditional, wayne county, women
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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: $2,800
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
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
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
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
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: $1,400
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
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: $3,100 ($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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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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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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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: $600
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: $1,000
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: $3,350
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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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: $1,845
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
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