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 days and plan accordingly.
     

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

David Scholar Scholarship - This is a $3,500 per semester scholarship that is renewable for up to eight semesters.  Scholarships will be given to students with financial need, above average academic performance and good character.  Visit DavidScholar.org to apply.  Application deadline is April 15, 2018.

E. David Hank Memorial Scholarship - Any senior planning to pursue a degree in English, music or journalism should apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m on
April 13, 2018.

Enos O. "Red" and Ruth Jamison Scholarship - Students who plan to attend an Ohio state-owned university should apply.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 gpa.  Application is to be mailed to address  provided. Deadline is April 30, 2018.

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 09, 2018.

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 09, 2018. 

Minerva ALUMNI Scholarship - Applicants must be alumni of Minerva High School currently attending college.  Deadline to apply is March 09, 2018.

Minerva Education Foundation and Alumni Association Scholarships - All seniors are encouraged to apply.  Applications are due to MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 am on March 09, 2018.

Minerva FFA Alumni Scholarship - Scholarship is open to any Minerva graduate or graduating senior who has participated in at least 3 yerars of Minerva's FFA program or 2 years of Minerva FFA program and participated in 2 years of a program at RG Drage.  Application deadline is March 30, 2018.

Minerva Strong Memorial Scholarship - Three (3) scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors.  Applications due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 am April 13, 2018.

Dr. James J. Thomas Scholarship - Seniors planning to pursue a career in the healthcare field should apply.  Application deadline is March 23, 2018.

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 13, 2018.

Dr. and Mrs Weir Nursing Scholarship Renewal - The student applying for the Weir Nursing Scholarship Renewal must be a past recipient of the award.  He/she must be currently enrolled in at least a 2 year nursing program and be in good standing with a minimum 3.0 gpa.

 


COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Business Excellence Scholarship - This is an essay scholarship contest.  Scholarship details can be found at http://www.dayketterer.com/2018-business-excellence-scholarship-award  Application deadline is 8"00 am on March 09, 2018.

Canton Lincoln High School Alumni Association Scholarship - Applicants must be descendants of attendees or graduates of Canton Lincoln Junior or Senior High School.  Applications can be downloaded online at http://cantonlincolnhighschool.org  Deadline to apply is March 15, 2018.

Canton-Massillon Chapter of ASM International Scholarship - Applicants must have direct admittance in an ABET accredited College of Engineering and a minimum ACT composite of 28.  The application can be downloaded from www.asminternational.org/web/canton-massillon-chapter/scholarship-opportunities  Applications are due by April 27, 2018.

Columbiana County Farm Bureau Scholarship - Applicants must be residents of Columbiana County andf children of Farm Bureau members.  Applications can be found at https://ofbf.org/counties/columbiana/ Deadline to apply is March 15, 2018.

Quota International of Canton Scholarship - Students planning 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 06, 2018.

Richard T. Naples, Sr. Scholarship - All seniors planning to attend a two-or four-year college or university or a trade school are encouraged to apply.  Application is available at www.wfboom.com  Deadline to apply is March 31, 2018.

Seven Seventeen Credit Union Scholarships - Various scholarships wil be awarded for members as well as non-members.  Visit www.sscu.net/scholarships to learn more about the different scholarships available and to download applications.  Applications are due by March 01, 2018.

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 inthe fields of dairy science, large animal veterinary medicine, human nutrition or food science.  Applications can be downloaded at www.starkcf.org/scholarships  Deadline to apply is April 01, 2018.

Stark County Farm Bureau Scholarship - Applicants must be a dependent of a Stark County Farm Bureau member.  Applications can be found at www.starkfb.org  Deadline is March 15, 2018.

Stark County Foundation - a large number of local scholarships are available through the SCF website.  Visit https://starkcf.academicworks.com to apply.  Applications will be accepted online  from Jan. 01, 2018 - April 01, 2018.

Unique Club of Stark County Scholarship - Applicants must be of Italian descent and be residents of Stark County.  Application deadline is May 25, 2018.

 

 

STATE & NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

AES Scholarship - This is an essay based scholarship contest.  Visit www.aesengineers.com/scholarship.htm to apply.  Application deadline is October 06, 2018.

KNR Don't Text & Drive Scholarship - all seniors with a 3.0 or higher gpa are encouraged to apply to this scholarship contest.  Visit https://www.knrlegal.com/knr-dont-text-drive-scholarship-2017/ for contest details and to apply.  Deadline to apply is March 31, 2018.

First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship - Applicants must be graduating seniors with a 3.0 or higher gpa.  Visit www.fcbanking.com/scholarship to apply.  Deadline to apply is March 09, 2018.

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 02, 2018.

Motorcyclist Memorial Foundation Scholarship - Scholarship award is based on applicant's essay or artwork.  Applications are due in MHS Guidance Office by 8:00 a.m. on April 02, 2018.

OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship- Seniors who plan to attend college and whose parent or legal guradian is a member in good standing of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees are encouraged to apply.  Download an application at www.oapse.org  Application deadline is March 01, 2018.

Ohio Elks Educational Grants - any senior planning to attend a career or technical institution should apply.  Deadline to apply is March 01, 2018.

Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Foundation Scholarship - Students planning to pursue a degree in the crude oil and natural gas industry should apply for this renewable scholarship.  Visit www.oogeep.org to download an application.  Deadline is March 01, 2018.

William D. Squires Educational Fund Scholarship - Applicants must have a minimum 3.20 gpa and display financial need (EFC on FAFSA must be less than $8,000).  Visit www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org to apply.  Deadline to apply is April 05, 2018.


                                                  

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

College Club of Canton Loan Opportunity - Female senior students planning to attend a four-year degree program can apply for an interest free loan.  Applications can be found at www.collegeclubofcanton.org   The deadline to apply is March 01, 2018.


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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