2022-2023 SCHOLARSHIPS

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STARK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPSClick herefor a list of scholarships throughout Stark County. 

SCHOLARSHIPS 360: Various scholarships to look for! Click here for the website.

UNIGO SCHOLARSHIPS: Various scholarships to look for! Click here for the link. 

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIPS: Various info about scholarships. Click here for the link.

ACCESS SCHOLARSHIPS: Various info about scholarships. Click here for the link.

GOING MERRY SCHOLARSHIPS: Various info about scholarships. Click here for the link.

BEST COLLEGES SCHOLARSHIP: Bestcolleges.com has curated a financial aid guide filled with scholarships for students of color. Click here for the website to look through scholarships. Deadlines vary by scholarship.

ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY SCHOLARSHIP: The mission of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.'s National Educational Educational Foundation is to support higher education achievement through scholarships and conduct community education programs and related research to improve individual and community living standards. The Foundation annually provides financial assistance to worthy students pursuing higher education both at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. We offer 15 scholarships that have a range of award values, including the $125,000 Founders' Centennial Scholarship! Click here for the scholarship programs page to learn more about the scholarships. DEADLINE: Varies by scholarship

LENDEDU SCHOLARSHIPS: Various scholarship to look for! Click here for the link

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS: This organization is a scholarship management service and a scholarship database for students. Their database is used to find scholarships online and is 100% free for students to use. Click here to look for scholarships

DISCOVER SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH: Discover's college scholarship search tool gives students fast access to over 3 million scholarships. With this tool, students can customize their scholarship search to meet their unique needs. Discover can even e-mail the student a list of the scholarships to select so they can apply when they are ready. Click here to access the website.

THROCKMORTON SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for students who met these specific requirements: Student must be African American or Native American and must reside within the Northeast Ohio or Western Pennsylvania geographic region, have a copy of birth certificate, attend an educational facility that must be in Northeastern Ohio or Western Pennsylvania, have a copy of current High School/College grades and GPA, have a current financial needs form from the school that documents grants, scholarships and loans being presently received, have a current bill from the school for the next semester/quarter, have a copy of the courses being taken for the next semester/quarter, write a one or more short paragraphs that should state why you should be considered, your future goals, college major/minor, needs, extracurricular activities at school or in the community, and send in final high school transcript (if applying during senior year of high school). Click here for more info.  Or, email april.m.thomas@huntington.com for questions regarding the scholarship. 

OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarships: Several scholarship programs are available for AFSCME members and their children. Click here for the website to access other scholarships. DEADLINE: Varies per scholarship

DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for any young lady who is involved in school and/or community activities, has outstanding in academics, leadership, athletics, or the arts.  Click here for the link to the application.

OHIO UNIVERSITY CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is available through Ohio University for any student interested in chemical engineering who is an Alliance High School graduate. Requirements include admission to Ohio University and acceptance into the Engineering college. Click here for the website to access the website. Next, on that page, click on the “search for scholarship” link. Then, on that page, type in “Iden” and the scholarship will appear.

MENSA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: Based on essay contest. Entry form can be found on: Click here for website. Once on the webpage, Click on "Scholarship Application" link on left side of page. Then click "Determine Eligibility and begin process..." Enter zip code which connects to link for our area. DEADLINE: Depends on which scholarships the student is applying for, please check each scholarship and deadline

THE BEAUTY + WELLNESS SCHOLARSHIP: This $1,000 scholarship is to support the health of college women. Requirements: Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States, must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, and must identify as female. All majors and GPAs are welcome to apply! Click here for the application. The scholarship will be given out quarterly. Deadlines are January 1, March 31, June 30, and September 30 every year.

HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIPS: These national and state scholarships are based on students pursuing a bachelor's degree, who have at least a 2.0 GPA and who need financial assistance for college. Click here for link

CARING.COM SCHOLARSHIP: As the population of older adults continues to grow and life spans lengthen, more and more young people are taking on the role of caregiver for older loved ones. While the exact number of young people taking on this responsibility is not well understood, it’s estimated to be well over 1 million.On top of their demanding caregiving duties, many of these young people are simultaneously pursuing high school, college or graduate-level education. Scholarships for student-caregivers help ease the financial burden faced by these extremely hardworking students. Click here for multiple scholarships. DEADLINE: Depends on which scholarship you are applying for.

COLLEGE BOARD SCHOLARSHIPS: This program was created to help students earn the chance at a scholarship. The program is currently open to class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. territories, regardless of citizenship status. U.S. citizens and residents attending Department of Defense Education Activity schools abroad may also participate. At least half of all scholarships are designated for students whose families earn less than $60,000 per year. Click here for the application website.

THE WILL DENT MINORITY BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP: The Stark County Minority Business Association (SCMBA) is pleased to announce its 2022 Will Dent Minority Business Scholarship! SCMBA will award 1 scholarship of $2,000. This scholarship intends to help defray the cost of books, educational materials, miscellaneous supplies, etc. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, accepted into a college-level educational institution (two-year College, four-year College, or Trade school). This Essay Challenge is also open to undergrad students who are already enrolled in College and matriculating in a business-related field of study. Students must have an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Click here for the application. DEADLINE: September 5, 2022.

HEISMAN HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP: The Heisman Trophy Trust continues the 28-year tradition of honoring high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities through the Heisman High School Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes and rewards both male and female high school athletes who are community-minded and driven to use their exceptional talents for the benefit of all. Requirements include students whose senior year of high school is the 2022-2023 academic year, graduating with the class of 2023, students who have at least a weighted “B” grade average (3.0 GPA) during grades 9, 10 and 11, students who participate or have particiated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations, students who have participated in volunteer service, community involvement or leadership within his/her school or community, and students who are a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (D.C.). Click here for the application link. DEADLINE: October 18, 2022


VFW’S VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, nearly 80,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is, “Why Is The Veteran Important?”The 2022-2023 Theme “Why Is The Veteran Important?” Click here for the application. DEADLINE: October 31, 2022

YOUNG AMERICAN CREATIVE PATRIOTIC ART CONTEST: Each year, more than 4,000 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. This contest comprises two-dimensional and three-dimensional. Click here for the application and scholarship details. DEADLINE: March 31, 2023

SEVEN SEVENTEEN CREDIT UNION: Eight $1500 scholarships for seniors who are members or legal dependents of a Seven Seventeen Credit Union. Click here for link. DEADLINE: March 1, 2023

CANTON STUDENT LOAN FOUNDATION: The Canton Student Loan Foundation provides low interest student loans to Stark County graduates who have and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA and who are pursuing post high school education or training on a full-time basis. Qualified applicants can borrow each academic year up to a total maximum loan of $16,000. Click here for the application.