Scholarships

A NOTE ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Scholarships must be filled out completely, legibly and in ink. No applications in pencil will be accepted.
  • Also, if you require any documentation from the Guidance Office, please allow two business days and plan accordingly.
     

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Local Scholarship opportunities will be posted as they become available.   Please continue to check this page.

 

 

 

 

AAM Scholarship - All seniors are encouraged to apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 06, 2019.

Douglas Birks Memorial Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers - Students planning to pursue a degree in education should apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 12, 2019.

Enos O. "Red" and Ruth M. Jamison Scholarship - Students who plan to attend an Ohio-state-owned university should apply.  Applicants must have a minimum of a
3.0 GPA.  Application deadline is April 12, 2019.

Future Teachers Scholarship - Any senior planning to purse a degree in education is encouraged to apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office by 8:00 a.m. on April 12, 2019.

Geraldine T. Kopp Memorial Scholarship - Seniors planning to pursue a degree in nursing are encouraged to apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 05, 2019.

Jim & Marj Lamb Kick Start Scholarship - All seniors planning to attend college or technical school are encouraged to apply.  Applications are due the the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 19, 2019.

John Kopp Memorial Scholarship - Seniors planning to pursue a degree in education are encouraged to apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 05, 2019.

Lee Jackson Memorial Scholarship - Students planning to purse a degree in the field of education should apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 12, 2019.

Little Sandy Creek Ruritan Club Scholarship - All seniors are encouraged to apply.  Applications are to be mailed no later than April 20, 2019.

Minerva Alumni Scholarship - Applicants must be alumni of Minerva High School currently attending a college, university or technical school.  Deadline to apply is March 20, 2019.

Minerva Elementary PTO Scholarship - Applicants must have gone to MIDay Elementary or West Elementary.  Applications are due April 05, 2019.

Minerva Strong Memorial Scholarship - Three (3) scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 am on April 12, 2019.

Gregg Palmer Memorial Scholarship - Any senior planning to pursue a degree in Communications, Journalism, Theater or an English-related major are encouraged to apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 12, 2019.

Rotary Club of Minerva Scholarship - All seniors are encouraged to apply.  Please note multiple scholarships will be awarded from this organization.  Specific scholarships will be given to students pursuing a two-year degree and a student pursuing a four-year degree in engineering or the fields of science.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 12, 2019.

Bob Simms Memorial Scholarship - Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.  Deadline to apply is April 05, 2019.

Dr. James J. Thomas Scholarship - Seniors planning to pursue a career in the healthcare field should apply.  Application deadline is March 22, 2019.

Dr. Samuel and Mrs. Irene Weir Nursing Scholarship - Any senior planning to pursue a degree in nursing should apply for this renewable scholarship.  Applications are due to  the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 12, 2019.

West Township Ruritan Scholarship - Any senior planning to attend college who is a West Township resident is encouraged to apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on March 22, 2019.

 


COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

BBB Life Lessons Essay Contest - all seniors are eligible for this essay-based contest.  Deadline to apply is March 29, 2019.

Business Excellence Scholarship - This is an essay scholarship contest for Stark County residents.  Scholarship details can be found at http://www.dayketterer.com/day-ketterer-announces-2019-business-excellence-scholarship-award-essay-contest  Application deadline is 12:00 pm on March 15, 2019.

Canton-Massillon Chapter of ASM International Scholarship - Applicants must have direct admittance in an ABET accredited College of Entineering and a minimum ACT Composite of 28.  The application can be dowloaded from www.asminternational.org/web/canton-massillon-chapter/scholarship-opportunities   Applications are due by April 26, 2019.

Canton Preservation Society Scholarship - Scholarship will be awarded to a student intending to pursue a degree in the field of historic architecture or a related field.  Applications can be found at http://www.cantonpreservation.com/news.html  The deadline to apply is April 01, 2019.

College Club of Canton Scholarship - All senior females are eligible to apply.  Application deadline is September, 01, 2019.

Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Booster Scholarship - Applicants must be a member of a Columbiana County family whose primary occupation is directly involved in the dairy industry.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Deadline to apply is March 16, 2019.

Columbiana County Federation of Conservation Clubs Scholarship - Any student that plans to attend college or a trade school and study agriculture, biology, wildlife conservation or environmental science is encouraged to apply.  Deadline to apply is April 20, 2019.

John E. Harris III Architectural Scholarship - Applicants must plan to enter an accredited school of architecture.  Application deadline is April 12, 2019.

Italian American Festival Foundation of Stark County Scholarship - Applicants must be of Italian descent.  Application deadline is April 01, 2019.

Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio Scholarship - Applicants must have participated in a Junior Achievement program during their school experience (k-12) and have a 3.0 or higher GPA.  Applications can be found at www.jaonline.org/student-scholarships  Deadline to apply is 2:00 pm on March 27, 2019

Quota International of Canton Scholarship - Students planing to enter the field of speech-language pathology, audiology or deaf education should apply.  Also students who are speech or hearing impaired majoring in any field are encouraged to apply.  Application deadline is April 05, 2019.

Dream...Innovate...Grow Trade School & College Scholarship - Seniors who plan to enroll in a trade school or college in the fall of 2019 can apply.  Students must have a 2.5 gpa or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Salem Italian American Educational Fund Scholarship - Preference will be given to applicants of Italian descent.  Application deadline is April 15, 2019.

Stark Community Foundation Scholarship and Loan Program
Stark Community Foundation is one of Stark County’s major sources of college scholarship support. Visit the website to learn about all of the scholarship opportunities.

Stark County Dairy Promoters Scholarship - Applicants must be a resident of Stark County, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to pursue a degree in the filed of dairy science, large animal veterinary medicine, human nutrition or food science.  Applications can be downloaded at www.starkcf.org/scholarships  The deadline to apply is April 01, 2019.

Stark County School Counselor's Association Scholarship - Scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to major in education or psychology and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Application deadline is May 01, 2019.

Unique Club of Stark County Scholarship - Applicants must be of Italian descent and be residents of Stark County.  Application deadline is May 31, 2019.

Homer Unkefer Agricultural Scholarship - Students who plan to pursue a degree which leads to a career in agriculture are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must have at least at 3.0 GPA.  Deadline to apply is March 29, 2019.

 

STATE & NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship - This is an essay-based scholarship.  Visit the Abbott and Fenner website to apply.  Deadline is June 14, 2019.

B. Davis Scholarship - all seniors are encouraged to apply for this national scholarship.  Visit www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships to apply.  Deadline is May 24, 2019.

Guy B. and Mabel Lykins Scholarship - Applicants must be planning to pursue a Bachelor's degree and have a 3.0 or higher (unweighted) GPA.  Application deadline is April 01, 2019.

Medical Mutual of Ohio Scholarship - Any senior planning to enroll in a 2- or 4-year college is encouraged to apply.  Visit https://cfprograms.smapply.io/prog/medmutual to apply.  Deadline to apply is April 01, 2019.

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship - any student planning to pursue a career in the natural gas industry should apply.  Other related majors are also welcome to apply.  Application deadline is March 15, 2019.

William D. Squires Educational Fund Scholarship - Applicants must have a minimum       3.20 GPA and display financial need (EFC of FAFSA must be less than $7,000).  Visit www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org to apply.  Deadline to apply is April 05, 2019.


                                                  

SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH SITES

College Prowler Monthly Scholarship
Each month a random entry will be selected to win a college scholarship. Enter to win at collegeprowler.com/scholarship/enter.aspx

Fastweb
Fastweb is a free scholarship matching website www.fastweb.com

nextSTEP Scholarship
Visit www.nextSTEPmag.com to enter for your chance to win up to $10,000 of free college tuition

School Soup

Allows you to access scholarships by major, college, state, race, athletics, activities, etc.  Also, you have the option to get weekly emails if a new scholarship match turns up.  You can sign up at www.schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory

Wells Fargo

TFS (Tuition Funding Source) provides free access to a large scholarship database and includes information on financial aid and career assessment tools.  Helps save time by filtering results to match your desired education and career goals.  Sign up at www.tuitionfundingsources.com

LOW/NO INTEREST LOAN OPPORTUNITIES


Stark Community Foundation Scholarship and Loan Program
Stark Community Foundation is one of Stark County’s major sources of college scholarship support. Visit the website to learn about all of the scholarship opportunities.  They also offer low interest loans to students from Stark County high schools.

Canton Student Loan Foundation - Low interest student loans to Stark County graduates who have at least a 2.00 gpa and pursue post high school education on a full-time basis. Visit the website at www.cantonstudentloan.org for more information. 

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