Scholarships

Last Updated: 4/5/2021 1:13 PM

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 09, 2021.

Addisyn Shaye Benzel Memorial Scholarship - Any senior who participated in a high school play/musical, member of choir or band or taken a higher level music class may apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 16th.

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 16, 2021.

Lee Jackson Memorial Scholarship - Students planning to pursue 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 16, 2021.

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 3.0 GPA.  Applications must be emailed or postmarked no later than April 16th, 2021.

Jim & Marj Lamb Kick Start Scholarship - All seniors planning to attend college or technical school are encouraged to apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 am on April 16, 2021.

Little Sandy Creek Ruritan Club Scholarship - All seniors are encouraged to apply.  Must be mailed no later than April 10th.

Minerva Elementary PTO Scholarship - Applicants must have attended elementary school in Minerva.  Applications are due to the Minerva Elementary School Front Office by April 16, 2021.

Minerva Firefighters Association Scholarship - Seniors planning to attend college/university are encouraged to apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 16, 2021.

Gregg Palmer Memorial Scholarship - Students planning to pursue a degree in Communications, Journalism, Theater or an English-related major should apply.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on
April 16, 2021.

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 students pursuing a four-year degree.  Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on April 9, 2021.

 


COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

BBB Life Lessons Essay Contest - all seniors are eligible for this essay-based contest.  See
BBB Canton for more information.

 

Paul & Carol David Foundation Scholar Program - This scholarship is for Stark County seniors with financial need.  The scholarship is renewable for up to four year.  Application deadline is April 15, 2021.

John E. Harris III Architectural Scholarship - Applicants must be a Stark County resident and plan to enter an accredited school of architecture.  Applications must be received by April 9, 2021.

Lowell Iden - Larry Iler Scholarship - Applicants must plan to major in agriculture, biology, wildlife, conservation or environmental science.  Deadline for application is June 1, 2021.

Invest in Our Future Scholarship - Applicant must be a member of FFA, 4-H or Junior Fair Program.  Applications are due by May 7, 2021.

MacDowell Music Scholarship - Seniors planning to pursue a major in music.  Applications must be received no later than May 11, 2021.  Auditions will be held on  June 01, 2021.

Salem Italian American Educational Fund Scholarship - Preference will be given to applicants of Italian descent.  Applications must be postmarked no later than
April 24, 2021.

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.

Unique Club of Stark County Scholarship - Applicants must be of Italian descent and be residents of Stark County.  You must request an application by mail and completed applications must be returned no later than May 1, 2021.  

 

 

STATE & NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship - This is an essay-based scholarship.  Visit http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm to apply.  Deadline is June 12, 2021.

The American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program - Participants must prepare and present an oration   For more information, go to legion.org/oratorical

B. Davis Scholarship - All seniors are encouraged to apply for this national scholarship.  Visit the website (studentawardsearch/scholarships) to apply.  Application deadline is May 22, 2021.

Big Sun Scholarship - All senior athletes are eligible to apply.  Visit www.bigsunathletics.com for more information.            

The Supervisors and Nutrition Directors (SAND) Chapter of the School Nutrition Association - Any senior majoring in nutrition, dietetics, public health, culinary or a related field may apply.  Deadline is April 21, 2021.

 

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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