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Scholarships tagged with "wooster"

Certain Scholarships listed below require a WCCF Financial Information Form to be included with the application. If this form is required, a link will be provided under the scholarship description.

If you have yet to determine which educational institution you will be attending at the time of completing the scholarship application, please list your first school of choice on the application. Changes may be made after the application is completed by contacting the Foundation at wccf@sssnet.com.

Scholarships through WCCF may be used for tuition and fees (not including room and board) required for enrollment or attendance at the educational instituion. Fees, books, supplies and equipment directly required for courses of instruction are eligible if they can be purchased directly from the school. If the scholarship is used for any other expense, the IRS considers it taxable income for the student.

Note: If you are a recipient of a scholarship through the Wayne County Community Foundation, all monetary awards will be made payable to your account at the post-secondary school you will be or are attending. Unless otherwise stated, checks will be issued in July, prior to the new school year. No checks will be awarded directly to any individuals. No awards shall be made to students with less than two grade “terms” (quarters, semesters, etc.) left before graduating from the program.

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Akron

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Ashland County

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Dalton

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Doylestown

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Holmes County

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Northwestern

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Norwayne

Larry and Cindy Acker Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior of Norwayne High School or Wooster High School, located in Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling in a two- or four-year college or university and planning to pursue a college degree in the area of business, education, or political science. Applicant must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale during the four years of high school. Norwayne applicants must have attended at least one year at Norwayne Elementary or Norwayne Middle School. Wooster applicants must have attended at least one year of elementary or middle school in Wooster City Schools.
Term: One Year
Amount: $500
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two (one Norwayne, one Wooster)
Contact: Norwayne High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: business, education, norwayne, political science, wooster
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Orrville

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Rittman

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Smithville

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Triway

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 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, triway, wooster
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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 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, triway, 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: $3,800. 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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Waynedale

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Wooster

Dana Shafer Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School graduating senior who plans to attend a two- or four-year post-secondary educational institution, has a GPA of at least 3.00, has demonstrated leadership in school and/or community activities, and has participated in community service activities/projects.
Term: one year
Amount: To be determined
Number of New Awards Each Year: one
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: wooster

Dick Gates Academic Prize

Eligibility: Wooster High School Valedictorian(s) and Salutatorians(s)
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,500 Total
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two (one at $1,000 and one at $500)
Contact: No application, determined by the Selection Committee on the basis of intellectual accomplishment and service to the community
Keywords: salutatorian, valedictorian, wooster

Edna E. Adams Scholarship

Eligibility: Worthy graduates of Wooster High School who will be pursuing further education
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, 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: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 18
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, wooster

Lady A Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who has been a member of the WHS Speech and Debate Team at least three years and exhibits good leadership skills. The student must have competed at the state tournament twice and have accumulated 375 National Forensic League by May of his or her senior year. This scholarship is for a full-time student at a two- or four-year institution.
Term: One Year
Amount: $560
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Speech & Debate Coach
Deadline: March 25
Keywords: speech and debate, wooster

Larry and Cindy Acker Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior of Norwayne High School or Wooster High School, located in Wayne County, Ohio. Applicants must be enrolled or enrolling in a two- or four-year college or university and planning to pursue a college degree in the area of business, education, or political science. Applicant must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale during the four years of high school. Norwayne applicants must have attended at least one year at Norwayne Elementary or Norwayne Middle School. Wooster applicants must have attended at least one year of elementary or middle school in Wooster City Schools.
Term: One Year
Amount: $500
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two (one Norwayne, one Wooster)
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: April 1
Application: Download this application
Keywords: business, education, norwayne, political science, wooster

Leroy and Helen Adams Community Service Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior accepted to an accredited four-year college or university, who has exemplified outstanding volunteerism and philanthropic service.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: 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

Marguerite Folsom Eyssen Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School Valedictorian(s) & Salutatorian(s)
Term: One Year
Amount: $170
Number of New Awards Each Year: No application, determined by Selection Committee
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: Contact Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Keywords: salutatorian, valedictorian, 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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Nancy, Cheryl, and James Frank Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior planning a career in the field of medicine
Term: One Year
Amount: $800
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: medicine, wooster

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 15
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, triway, wooster

Paul Ladd Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who deserves assistance, has a grade point average between 2.50 and 3.50, and will be attending a four-year college or university
Term: One Year
Amount: $500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: 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: $345
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: education, financial need, wooster

Ryder Coach's Award and Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who has competed as a member of the Wooster High School Speech and Debate Team for at least three years, has shown growth as a competitor, has been a leader for the team, and has demonstrated the ability to overcome disappointment with dignity and maturity.
Term: One Year
Amount: $495
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Speech and Debate Coach
Deadline: Contact Wooster High School Speech and Debate Coach
Keywords: speech and debate, 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 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: financial need, wooster

Terry A. Gardner Music Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School graduating senior who has attended Wooster High School (WHS) all 4 years. Applicants must have participated in the Music Department (Band and/or Choir) all 4 years at WHS and plan to pursue a degree in Music. Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA, be hardworking, and demonstrate leadership and a true passion for music throughout their WHS career.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,000
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor or Wayne County Community Foundation
Deadline: April 15: Online Application
Keywords: music, wooster
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W. Lee Culp Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School senior who has maintained a GPA of at least 3.00 and must be hardworking and deserving of this scholarship.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor (Rotary Application)
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: wooster

William "Bill" Patterson Scholarship

Eligibility: Wooster High School seniors who have maintained a 3.00 GPA and plan to attend Ohio Northern University as a full-time student.
Term: One Year
Amount: $1,500
Number of New Awards Each Year: Two
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: ohio northern university, wooster

Wooster High School Class of 1939 Scholarship

Eligibility: The top five scholastically-ranked seniors at Wooster High School may apply. The recipient will be a student who has been outstanding in participation and leadership in at least two extra-curricular activities during his/her entire high school career.
Term: One Year
Amount: $685
Number of New Awards Each Year: One
Contact: Wooster High School Guidance Counselor
Deadline: March 28
Application: Download this application
Keywords: 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 15
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: $3,800. 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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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: $3,800. 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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