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.
Minerva Alumni Scholarship - Applicants must be an alumni (past graduate) of Minerva High School and currently attending college. Application must be postmarked no later than
March 15, 2022.
Minerva Education Foundation and Alumni Association Scholarships - All seniors are encouraged to apply. Applications are due to the MHS Guidance Office no later than 8:00 a.m. on March 23, 2022.
COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.
BBB Life Lessons Essay Contest - all seniors are eligible for this essay-based contest. See
BBB Canton for more information.
Carroll County Farm Bureau Scholarship Award - Applicant or parent/guardian must be a current member of Carroll County Farm Bureau for at least the past 2 consecutive years and be a resident of Carroll County. For guidelines and the link, click here. Deadline is March 15, 2022.
The College Club of Canton Scholarship Grant Information - Must be a female resident of a Stark County School District enrolled as a full-time student in a 4 year Baccalaureate program. Application must be postmarked by March 01, 2022.
33 Jordyn Strong Student Athlete Scholarship - Applicant must be a high school senior and have a passion for and experience in High School Athletics. Applications accepted until March 25, 2022 at 11:45 pm.
33 Jordyn Strong Survivor Scholarship - Applicant must be a survivor of pediatric cancer. The applicant may be a current high school senior or college student. Applications accepted until March 25, 2022 at 11:45 pm.
33 Jordyn Strong Women in Engineering Scholarship - Applicant must be a female high school senior who is pursuing a degree in mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil or industrial engineering. Applications accepted until March 25, 2022 at 11:45 pm.
Joseph A. and Rhea M. Jeffries Memorial Scholarship - Must be a resident of Stark County. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.6 and be accepted or have an application in process at a college/university. Application must be postmarked by March 25, 2022.
Richard T. Naples, Sr. Education Foundation Scholarship - This scholarship is available to all graduating seniors planning to attend a college, university or trade school. The deadline for all applications is March 31, 2022.
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.
STATE & NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship - This is an essay-based scholarship. Visit the Abbott and Fenner Scholarship page to apply. Application deadline is June 12, 2022.
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship - Juniors may apply for this National & State Scholarship Program. Seniors may also apply under the "Targeted Scholarships" tab. Deadline to apply online is March 15, 2022.
Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship - Seniors with at least a B average and planning to pursue a degree in Computer Science or related field. Deadline is January 25, 2022 at 3 pm Central time.
The American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program - Participants must prepare and present an oration. For more information; American Legion Oratorical Contest.
Big Sun Scholarship - All senior athletes are eligible to apply. Visit www.bigsunathletics.com for more information.
B. Davis Scholarship - All seniors are encouraged to apply for this national scholarship. Visit the website www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships to apply. Deadline is May 21, 2022.
First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship - This is an essay-based scholarship. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Entries are due by 5 p.m. on March 1, 2022.
OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship - Seniors who plan to attend college and whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees are encouraged to apply. Application must be postmarked no later than March 01, 2022.
OOGEEP Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program - Ohio resident planning a career in the natural gas and oil industry. Application must be emailed or postmarked no later than March 1, 2022. More information can be found at oogeep,org/teacher-students/scholarships
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 is a free scholarship matching website www.fastweb.com
Visit www.nextSTEPmag.com to enter for your chance to win up to $10,000 of free college tuition
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
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.