The Jack O. Weimer Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Eligible candidates must:
- be a graduate of a Stark County high school
- be enrolled/accepted either part-time or full-time in an MBA program
- display a history of strong academic achievement with anundergraduate grade average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Have been involved with community activities, events or clubs in areas of business, education, religion or athletics in Stark County.
Preference will be given to individuals demonstrating financial need. The deadline for application is August 1. Number and amount of awards vary. Download an application for this scholarship or contact:
Stark Community Foundation
400 Market Avenue N. Suite 200
Canton, OH 44702
Corcentric Scholarship- The winning student will be awarded $1,000. The deadline is May 24, 2013.The scholarship is open to US students who are high school seniors or full-time college freshmen, sophomores or juniorsTo enter, students must submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) on the designated topic
You can learn more about the scholarship and enter here: http://www.corcentric.com/contact/accounting-software-scholarship.aspx
Black and Lee Scholarship $500 Deadline May 15
Caretenders Scholarship Program $500 Deadline May 31
LM Scholarship $1,000 Deadline May 31
Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship $500 Deadline June 1
Sedary and Associates Scholarship $500
Lift Parts Express Scholarship $1000 Deadline June 30
The Canton Preservation Society's annual scholarship: provides financial assistance to a Stark County student preparing for a career related to historic preservation. Eligible applicants include students in technical, undergraduate or graduate study intending to enroll, or already enrolled, in a program in historic preservation or a related field which can include, but need be not limited to, building preservation, history, architecture, American studies, urban planning, or museum studies. The program of study must be at a U.S. university, college, or institution. The student's eligibility will be based partly on financial need and partly on the application materials, academic performance, community service and promise shown for future achievement, based on the judgment of a review panel.
The award is for a maximum of $1000 toward school tuition and paid directly to the school. Applications are available by calling the Canton Preservation Society at 330.452.9341, and must be postmarked no later than April 1 each year. The recipient will be honored at the CPS Annual Meeting in May 2013. The scholarship form in Word format can also be downloaded from the CPS website's News & Awards page.
Aweber Email Marketing Scholarship: The winning student will be awarded $1,000. The deadline is May 1 each year.The scholarship is open to U.S. students who are high school seniors or full-time college freshmen, sophomores or juniors To enter, students must complete a brief survey and submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) on the designated topic. You can learn more about the scholarship and enter here .The Great Lakes National Scholarship Program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation's premier manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. To learn more about the scholarship program and how your students can apply online, visit Scholarship America. If you have additional questions about the scholarship program, don't hesitate to contact your Great Lakes representative.
The Shop Smart scholarship:
Prize is $10,000 and is awarded to five students, each receiving $2,000. The deadline is June 16. To enter, students must submit a 500 word essay about how their college experience has been enhanced by remarkable frugality, effort, or thrift. The scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students and must be US citizens or permanent residents.You can learn more about the scholarship and enter here: http://www.bradsdeals.com/scholarship
Financial Group- Scholarships available for eligible students of all majors that are interested in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry. Please go to the website: www.act.org/massmutual.
College Now. Visit www.collegenowgc.org to apply online. College Now offers scholarship opportunities to hundreds of adult students while providing direction and support to adults throughout Northeast Ohio.
All of the scholarship contests are open to all U.S. residents who are either high school seniors or college students who are already enrolled. The entry requirements vary for each, but generally only require students to write a 500-word essay on a topic related to the sponsor's industry. The deadlines for the individual contests are listed below. Additionally, there are no fees or purchases are required to enter.
More detailed info on the scholarships can be found at the following websites (along with the essay topics):
- Sunoco Rewards Scholarship - deadline: June 15
- Big Fish Online Games Scholarship - deadline - May 31
- Arrow Exterminators Scholarship - deadline May 15
- Clinkinks Scholarship - deadline: June 3
- AmeriQuest Traffic Safety Scholarship - deadline: May 15
- BrokerFish Study Abroad Scholarship - deadline: May 20
- Connect Your Home Scholarship - deadline: May 3
- My Alarm Center Scholarship - deadline: June 1
- VideoSurveillance.com Community Safety Scholarship - deadline: June 25
Comcast Scholarship Contest - This is a merit based scholarship and is available to all students attending accredited institutions of higher learning. Interested students can apply by writing a brief essay.
The Trufit Good Citizen Scholarship - Awarded to students who demonstrate the difference they have made in their communities through volunteering. Beginning April 1, we will be giving away a total of $50,000 to 40 very deserving students. Our winners last year showed a tremendous dedication to helping others and improving their communities.
The Fruit Company Scholarship - As a third generation family owned business, The Fruit Company® is committed to helping the next generation of entrepreneurs, visionaries and leaders. As part of this commitment, we are proud to announce two scholarships for graduating High School seniors entering college.
National Federation of the Blind - Scholarships are awarded for academic excellence, community service, and financial need. To be eligible, students must be legally blind, living in the United States, and be enrolled in an accredited university.
Mensa Education and Research Foundation - Applicant must be enrolled for the academic year following the award, in a degree program in an accredited American institute of post-secondary education and be a resident of the area of a participating local group of American Mensa. Various scholarships available.
Foster Care to Success (FCS) - All FCS scholarships are awarded based on a combination of merit and need, and funding levels are determined based on cost of attendance and other resources.
American Cancer Society Ohio Division's Survivor Scholarship Program - Must be resident of Ohio, a U.S. citizen, and diagnosed with cancer before age 21. Recipient needs to be 25 or younger at the time of application with plans to attend an accredited university in the United States.
American Postal Workers Union - Applicant must be the child or grandchild (including stepchild or legally adopted child of) an active member, retiree's department member, or deceased member of the American Postal Workers Union.
The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity - Must be a full-time junior or senior at an accredited four-year college or university.
George Eagle Memorial Scholarship - Must be an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in Environmental Health or a related field (Biology, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, etc). Graduate students also are eligible.
James Madison Graduate Fellowships - Applicant must be committed to a career in teaching American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary level. Fellows may attend any accredited institution of higher education in the United States for either a Master of Arts; Master of Arts in Teaching; or Master of Education with an emphasis on American history, government, or political science.
Mustard Seed Foundation/Harvey Fellows Program - For Christian graduate students who possess a unique vision to impact society through their fields and who are pursuing graduate studies at premier institutions in their disciplines (the United States and abroad).
Ohio Arts & Crafts Guild - If you are planning to, or are now pursuing studies in the visual arts, you may be eligible for scholarship funds from OACG.
The Associated General Contractors of America - Student must intend to pursue a career in construction and enrolled in a construction-related degree program. Minimum gpa of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Must be a U.S. citizen in Ohio or adjacent state.
OAIMA Industrial Minerals Scholarship Program - Must be a citizen of the United States, in good academic standing and agree to take a course relating to the exploration, excavation, engineering, acquisition, production or other areas related to the Industrial Minerals Industry in Ohio.
The Fund for Theological Education - Are you interested in exploring the question, "Am I called to ministry as a vocation?" If so, an FTE Undergraduate Fellowship may help you examine and respond to God's calling in your life.
AES Engineers - AES is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help further their education.
Big Sun Scholarship - The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.
College Now- Adult Learner Scholarship - For students who are 19 and older who have interrupted their education for one year or more, have a high school diploma or GED, have financial need, are enrolled for at least 6 credit hours per term, maintain a 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and be enrolled in a Pell Eligible degree seeking program.
Transplant Recipients International Organization - Michael J. Corea Memorial Scholarship $1,000 non-renewable for students who are Ohio residents, are organ/tissue candidates, recipients, or living donors, and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better.
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
Canton Audubon Society - Junior, Senior, or Graduate majoring in any environmental science discipline or in law or environmental field.
B. Davis Scholarship - This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
Kids' Chance of Ohio - Students eligible for this scholarship must be the child of an Ohio worker declared permanently and totally disabled or killed. The worker must have an Ohio workers' compensation claim. The student must show financial need.
National Association of Women in Construction - Applicants must be of at least junior status in an accredited college/university in the Northeastern Ohio area. Student must also be in a program of study directly related to the construction industry,
The Canton Ad Federation -The scholarship is awarded to an area high school senior or college student planning on pursuing a degree in a field related to advertising. The total amount to be distributed is $1,500, and the deadline to apply is April 6.
DegreedUp Scholarship - Scholarship is open to any student (future or current) that has been accepted or attends college.
Legacy - Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations to two recipients. Each scholarship is $5,000. Website for more information is www.legacyforhealth.org/adams-scholarship.aspx