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Federal Student Aid Gateway - Calculate eligibility for federal aid, including grants
OASFAA - Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators 

Grants & Loans

Stafford Loans - Fixed-rate student loans for undergraduate and graduate students
Student Loans by Citi Bank - The one-stop website for all different education based loans
Ohio College Opportunity Grant - Provides need-based tuition assistance to Ohio residents

Akron Community Foundation

Akron Community Foundation is a comprehensive, searchable website for Summit County Ohio high school students who are interested in pursuing a post-secondary education. Through this website, students and parents can search for available local scholarships and review information about college preparation. Corporations and private foundations can also post scholarships through the online submission tool.

Individual Scholarships (Organized by deadline)

Below are various individual scholarships that you are able to apply for. We keep these as up-to-date as possible. If, however, a link is dead or not working, please let a college counselor know so we can get it fixed. 

Last Update: November 27, 2018


Chick Evans Caddie Scholarships 

Deadline: N/A
Amount: Various Amounts 
Eligibility: Must have strong caddie record, at least a B average, financial needs, outstanding character. Visit this website to apply.


Odenza Marketing Group Spring Scholarship 

Deadline: September 30
Amount: $500
Eligibility: Must be between the age of 16 and 25. At least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. GPA higher than 2.5 
Apply online: http://www.odenzascholarships.com 


Cleveland Browns Marion Motley Scholarship 

Deadline: October 1
Amount: 4 year renewable, $2,500 per year 
Eligibility: To apply, please go to this website: http://collegenowgc.org/find-scholarships/


AES Engineer Scholarship

Deadline: October 5 
Amount: $500
Eligibility: Students will submit an essay on one of the two topics that appear on the scholarship page. More details are on the website. 


Horatio Alger Scholarship

Deadline: October 25 
Amount: Various ($7,000 to $22,000)
Eligibility: Financial need/involved in co-curricular activities/service/2.0 GPA or higher. Displays integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity/U.S. citizen. https://scholars.horatioalger.org/


Tradition of Caring Scholarship 

Deadline: October 26
Amount: $500 to $3,500
Eligibility: Seniors who plan to study mortuary science. The application is available at www.NFSGI.com/scholarship


Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: October 31 
Amount: Various
Eligibility: Seniors with a minimum of 3.0 GPA may apply at www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants


VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Deadline: November 1
Amount: $1,000-$30,000
Eligibility: Submit a 3-5 minute recorded essay on "My Responsibility to America." For Students in grades 9-12. Mail audio CD or flash drive to VFW Post 3383, 690 Waterloo Rd. Akron, Ohio 44314.


Marianist Leadership Scholarship - University of Dayton

Deadline: November 1
Amount: $4,000 renewable
Eligibility: Seniors from Marianist High Schools who exemplify servant leadership in church, community, and school.
Link to application (Opens Oct. 1st): go.udayton.edu/MLSLeaders


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

Deadline: November 4
Amount: Up to $40,000 per year over 4 years
Eligibility: Senior standing - Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2015. Fall College Enrollment - Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2015. GPA - Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above. Test Scores - Receive standardized test scores in the top 15%: SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above. Income - Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant.. Apply from September 12th-November 4th at http://www.jkcf.org/


Knights of Columbus 

Deadline: November 15
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility: Must be a practicing Catholic, attend Catholic High School, financial need, at least a 2.5 grade point average, scholastic honors, extracurricular activities, community and church involvement. Apply online: https://www.kofcohio.org/scholarships


Elks National “Most Valuable Student" Scholarship 

Deadline: November 15
Amount: Various 
Eligibility: The application process must be initiated online this year at www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/applyMVS.cfm


Take Action Video Contest

Deadline: December 7
Amount: 1st - $2,500; 2nd - $1,500; 3rd - $1,000
Eligibility: Create a 60 second video on cybersecurity, identity theft, or student loans, Find out more here: www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/TakeActionContest


Stephen J. Brady Scholarship 

Deadline: December 5 
Amount: $5,000 
Eligibility: Open to high school students. Must demonstrate community service that impacts the hunger in the United States within in the last 12 months. Added consideration given to student working to fight childhood hunger. Must be volunteering with Non-family members. Apply online: www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php


Fireside Essay Scholarship

Deadline: December 11
Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Each Catholic High School can nominate one student for the contest. Interested students must submit their essays to their theology teacher for consideration. Write a 750 word essay about "How is your religious education influencing your life?" Complete one page application found in the guidance office or one of the Theology teachers.


Burger King Scholarship 

Deadline: December 15
Amount: Various
Eligibility: Any high school senior, Burger King employees, their depended children or spouses or domestic partners are eligible to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the coming school year. Go to http://tinyurl.com/cj8z3hg


JCI Senate Scholarship

Deadline: January 11
Amount: Various
Eligibility: Welcome to the US Junior Chamber International ( JCI) Scholarship Program. A JCI Senatorship is the highest honor which can be bestowed upon a current or past member by Junior Chamber International for outstanding service to the organization. It provides a unique means for recognizing a member’s outstanding achievements, and also confers upon that individual a “Life Membership” in Junior Chamber International, The U.S. JCI Senate Foundation is comprised of life members of the U. S. Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees). To complete your application go to http://ohiojcisenate.org/


Engineers Foundation of Ohio 

Deadline: January 15
Amount: Various
Eligibility: Must be a graduating Senior in high school or college student. Have at least a 3.0 GPA, Meet the minimum SAT Math 600 Reading or Composition 500) or ACT ( Math 29 English- 25) Be a citizen of the United States and permanent resident of Ohio. Download and print the scholarship application.


Judith Flohr Scholarship - Tools to Succeed

Deadline: January 15 & June 15
Amount: $500
Eligibility: Seniors in NE Ohio majoring in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering. Write a 1,000-word essay on "Why I Feel I have the Tools for Success." Application available at https://flohrmachine.com/Flohr-Scholarship-Program.pdf.


Ivan Flohr Scholarship - Entrepreneurial & Manufacturing

Deadline: January 15 & June 15
Amount: $500
Eligibility: Seniors in NE Ohio majoring in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering. Write a 500-word essay on "Why I Fell I have the Entrepreneurial Spirit for Manufacturing." Application at https://flohrmachine.com/Flohr-Scholarship-Program.pdf.


The Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program 

Deadline: January 15 
Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Eligibility: The applicant must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. The applicant must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals. Apply at: http://www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships


John F. Kennedy Essay Contest 

Deadline: January 18 
Amount: 1st - $10,000; 2nd - $1,000; 3rd - $500 
Eligibility: Write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956. For contest information and registration and to submit your essay go to http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx


Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC) Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship

Deadline: January 21
Amount: $1,500 one time award
Eligibility: Senior attending an Ohio college with a 3.0 or higher from an underrepresented population who demonstrate a commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity. Click here to access the application.


Cavaliers/First Merit Scholarship

Deadline: January 25
Amount: $2,000
Eligibility: All graduating high school seniors who intend to pursue a post high school education. Apply online: http://www.nba.com/cavaliers/community/scholarship-program 


Outstanding Senior High Youth Award

Deadline: February 1
Amount: State - $500; National - $1,000
Eligibility: Must have a 3.0 GPA and 22 ACT or 1030 (Verbal and Math) SAT Must possess good character and leadership skills.
Apply online here.


Optimist Club of Akron Essay Contest

Deadline: February 1
Amount: $2,500-$3,500
Eligibility: Students under the age of 18 as of October 1st. Contest rules/application available in room 238.


Urban League Scholarship

Deadline: February 14
Amount: Various
Eligibility: Must be planning to attend a trade school or college for the upcoming fall. Must reside and attend high school in summit county. Volunteer a minimum of 20 volunteer service hours at the Akron Urban League ( after the scholarship awardees are announced). Must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Apply online at http://www.akronurbanleague.org/scholarship-program


Simon Youth Community Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 20
Amount: $1,500 one time award
Eligibility: First generation college students who live near a Simon mall (Summit Mall and Aurora Farms are Simon-owned). Apply online at http://programs.applyists.com/syf/


Greater Akron Touchdown Club Foundation 

Deadline: February 21
Amount: Various
Eligibility: Must plan to attend college next fall and earn at last one varsity letter  for participation in an interscholastic sport. Apply online here.


Optimist Club of Akron Oratorical Contest

Deadline: February 22
Amount: $2,500-$2,500
Eligibility: For Students under the age of 18 as of October 1st. Contest rules/application available in room 238. Speech must delivered on March 1, 2016 at area location to be determined later in the year.


National Academy of Television Scholarship

Deadline: February 28
Amount: $2,000
Eligibility: Available to seniors who plan to attend a four-year college with intentions to pursue a career in television or television-related field. The application is accessed through their site - nataslgl.org. Once at the site, the scholarship application is under the "Students" tab.


Berkshire Hathaway Trade School & College Scholarship

Deadline: March 1
Amount: $1,000 renewable
Eligibility: Seniors with a 2.5 GPA who plan to attend a trade school or traditional college and demonstrate leadership, volunteerism, character and a positive attitude. Application is available at https://www.thepreferredrealty.com/presentations/BHHS-Dream-Innovate-Gro...


Karen Frey Scholarship

Deadline: March 1 
Amount: Varies
Eligibility: Business majors with a 3.0 or better who graduated from a Catholic HS - Preferably STVM. Scholarship good for The University of Akron. Click the link to apply: http://www.uakron.edu/development/funds/?id=529828


University of Akron Choose Ohio First STEM Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 1 
Amount: Up to $5,200
Eligibility: Any high school senior or current UA students or transfers are eligible. The program awards scholarships up to $5,200 to students majoring in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine (or math/science education) at The University of Akron. This scholarship is renewable if a GPA of 3.00 is maintained. Visit www.uachooseohiofirst.com to access the application. 


Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Scholarship

Deadline: March 1
Amount:  $1,000 renewable scholarship
Eligibility: US Citizen/Ohio resident attending an Ohio college with a career goal in the crude oil and natural gas industry.  2.5 GPA required. Application can be downloaded at www.oogeep.org.


    Jack W. and Shirley J. Berger Scholarship

    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Multiple up to $1,000
    Eligibility: Seniors with a 3.8 GPA and a 29 ACT who plan to attend a public university (see application for additional criteria). Apply online here.


    Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union

    Deadline: March 2
    Amount: $1,000 need based
    Eligibility: Credit Union members who attend Catholic High School. Application available at https://www.ohiocatholicfcu.com/about/catholic-outreach-programs/catholi...


    University of Akron Army ROTC Scholarship

    Deadline: March 4 (Must start application by February 4)
    Amount: Full tuition, monthly stipend, and book allowance
    Eligibility:  Seniors with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and a 19 or higher on the ACT. Must serve wither 4 years active duty or 6 years in Reserves or National Guard. 
    How: Apply at https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html


    The Archbishop Hoban Scholarships 

    Deadline: March 15 
    Amount: Various
    Eligibility: The Archbishop Hoban Scholarships are offered to eligible seniors in the Catholic high schools of the Diocese. Accordingly, the following scholarships will be awarded:

    1. Scholarships to John Carroll University
    2. Scholarships to Notre Dame College
    3. Scholarships to Ursuline College
    • Nominees must be graduates of accredited high schools.
    • Nominees must carry full-time schedules at the college or university.
    • All nominees and recipients must start their scholarships with the next regular session following the award.
    • All nominees must meet entrance requirements of the college or university and be approved by the President.
    • Scholarships do not apply to the summer session, are not redeemable in money, and are not transferable in any way. (Please come to the guidance office in room 238 for an application)

    Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Scholarship 

    Deadline: March 20
    Amount: $2,000
    Eligibility: Must plan to attend a college/ university in the fall. At least a 3.0 gpa, have a family member who is a veteran of the armed forces of the U.S.A. Winners must attend the scholarship awards dinner at Firestone VFW Post 3383. 


    Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

    Deadline: March 22
    Amount: Various
    Eligibility: Must reside in Cuyahoga Falls or Silver Lake and be a graduating senior. Pick up an application in the college counselors office (238).


    Bruce Buchholzer Scholarship

    Deadline: March 23
    Amount: $1,000
    Eligibility: Must be an athlete who received a varsity letter in an OHSAA recognized sport. Must have at least a 3.0 gpa, live in summit county, plan on attending college in the upcoming fall. Students must apply at http://summitcountyhof.com/scholarships


    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc - Eta Tau Lambda Chapter Akron, Ohio

    Deadline: March 23
    Amount: Ten $2,000 scholarships ($500/year for 4 years)
    Eligibility: Financial need, 3.0 GPA. Applications are available in room 238


    H.O.P.E. Scholarship 

    Deadline: March 29 
    Amount: $1,000
    Eligibility: Open to any SHC Members unmarried child or grandchild in their efforts to gain a higher education in a disability related field as defined by the SHC Scholarship committee. Applicants will be judged on volunteer experience, related volunteer experience, essay content, letter of reference. Must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate program in disability related field. Click the link to appy: https://www.medinacountylife.com/events/education/h-o-p-e-and-dunham-sch...


    Levy Law Offices Safe Student Driving Scholarship

    Deadline: March 30
    Amount: $2,500
    Eligibility: High school senior enrolling in a 2 to 5 year college program. Prepare either a 2 to 3 minute video or write a 1,000 word essay on the topic of preventing distracted driving. Go to http://levylawoffices.com/scholarship/ to apply.


    Slater & Zurz Scholarship Program

    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $1,000
    Eligibility: Prepare a 2-4 minute YouTube video and 500-1000 word essay. Go to https://slaterzurz.com/scholarship/ to apply.


    Junior Women’s Civic Club

    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $2,000
    Eligibility: Must be a female high school senior in Summit or Medina County. The scholarship is based on volunteer service, academics and financial need. Apply at  www.jwccakron.org/scholarship-information/


    Minority Journalism Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $1,500
    Eligibility: A high school senior planning to major in journalism at an Ohio College or University. Apply online here


    Fields of Learning Scholarship 

    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $1,000
    Eligibility: You must write an essay. Please see the following information and additional information located at www.fieldsoflearning.org. Essays should tell us something you learned related to high school football.  This is not limited to experiences of actually being on the high school football team.  For example, maybe you learned something as a cheerleader, a band member or as a fan who attended games.  Maybe you learned something from an experience a friend or relative had.  Or maybe high school football had an impact on your school or your community that ultimately had an effect on you.  Really, anything you think of that has any connection at all to high school football is fine to submit.


    Iota Sigma Pi Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: Various
    Eligibility: Female high school senior planning to major in chemistry at a four year college in Ohio. One $2,000 non-renewable scholarship & one $300 non-renewable scholarship. Application is available at https://sites.google.com/site/iotasigmapicleveland/bp-scholarship. Application must be postmarked no later than March 31st.


    Great Clips, Inc. Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $250 to $1,500
    Eligibility: Students interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology. Information available at http://jobs.greatclips.com/page/show/schools-scholarships


    Summit County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship

    Deadline: April 1
    Amount: $1,000
    Eligibility: Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher who plan to major in education. Apply online here.


    WISE (Women in Sports and Events)

    Deadline: April 1
    Amount: Varies
    Eligibility: Scholarship for female residents of Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, Medina, Lorain, Summit or Portage Counties interested in pursuing a degree in sports management, events management, or related fields. This award is not given based on athletic skill or achievement. Amount of scholarship varies. Seniors accepted to an accredited college with a 2.75 GPA or higher who have shown a history of participation in event planning or volunteerism with sporting events. Essay, recommendation, acceptance letter to college. Applications available in room 238. 


    Dombo-Fiedler Scholarship for Women

    Deadline: April 1
    Amount: Various
    Eligibility: Must be a female graduating this year and interested in studying communications at a four year Ohio public college. Click Here for more information


    The Akron Optimist Club Scholarship 

    Deadline: April 1
    Amount: $1,500
    Eligibility: Must be a graduating seniors that plans to attend the University of Akron in the fall. Go to the guidance office in room 238 for an application. 


    William D. Squires Scholarship

    Deadline: April 5
    Amount: $4,000 per year 
    Eligibility: Based on financial need. The EFC on your FAFSA student Aid Report must be less than 7,000 to apply. Must have a career goal. Be highly motivated and have good character. Show academic promise; minimum of 3.20 GPA. Apply online: wmdsquiresfoundation.org


    Summit Endodontic Specialists Scholarship 

    Deadline: April 6
    Amount: $500
    Eligibility: Must have at least a cumulative gpa of 3.0 for junior and senior year. Selection based on merit, community service and academic performance. Must be interested in the dental field, medical field or any science related field. Come to the guidance office in room 238 for an application.


    Bath Volunteers for Service Merit Awards

    Deadline: April 7
    Amount: $750
    Eligibility: Student must be graduating high school and living within the Revere Local School District(Bath). Apply online: http://bathvolunteersforservice.com/?page_id=176


    Italian American Professional & Businessmen's Club Scholarship

    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: $5,000
    Eligibility: Access the application at www.iapbc.org by clicking the link labeled "club" on left side of page or in room 240. Graduating seniors with Italian descent are eligible.


    Bath Business Association Scholarship

    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: $1,500
    Eligibility: High School Seniors living in Bath and majoring in business with a 2.5 GPA. Application is available at www.bathbusinessassociation.com under "Events"


    Accomplished Achiever Scholarship

    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: Five from $500-$1,000
    Eligibility: GPA must be between 2.0 and 2.9. Graduate of Cleveland Metropolitan or Akron School District Pursuing an 2 or 4 year Degree from Accredited School or enrolling in a vocational/technical school. Commitment to community service Well-defined goals. Go to: www.justusrhythmnmotion.com to apply.


    AADE Scholarship

    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: Twenty - $1,000
    Eligibility: Graduating seniors going to college in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or West Virginia Must be U.S. citizen with a GPA of 3.5 or above Must have scored a minimum of 27 on the ACT or 600 each in Math and critical reading on the SAT. Apply at http://www.aade.org/chapters/appalachian-basin/ 


    John T. and Julia A. Spellman Scholarship Fund

    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: N/A
    Eligibility: Must demonstrate financial need through an income statement and be accepted to college. Available at www.akroncf.org/Students/ScholarshipFunds.aspx under "General Scholarship Funds" or in the guidance office.


    Homer Unkefer Agricultural Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16
    Amount: Five - $1,000
    Eligibility: Seniors with a 3.0 or higher GPA in Carroll, Columbiana, Stark, or Summit County who plan to pursue an agricultural related career. Pick up application in room 238.


    Caroline Wilson Cook Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline: April 17
    Amount: $4,000
    Eligibility: Seniors with a record of service to others Strength in the face of adversity - particularly a chronic illness or that of a parent Interested in the importance of physical activity and music Must have 3.0 GPA or higher. Must be nominated by a counselor or teacher to verify adversity Complete application which is available in room 238.


    Aitaneet Foundation Scholarship

    Deadline: April 17
    Amount: $1,000 to $4,000
    Eligibility: Seniors of Lebanese Christian descent accepted to college. Applications and guidelines can be found at aitaneetfoundation.kawkabani.com


    Joy Park Scholarship

    Deadline: April 27
    Amount: Various
    Eligibility: Seniors with 2.75 GPA or higher graduating from an Akron area high school and involved in the community. Application available in room 240.


    Wang-Ji Family Scholarship for Health Professionals

    Deadline: April 28
    Amount: $2,500 (2)
    Eligibility: Juniors or Seniors who are members of AAPI community of Northeast Ohio (Asian Americans/Pacific Islander). Application available at http://zackji.com/wang-ji-family-scholarship


    Fairlawn City Women's Club Scholarship

    Deadline: April 30
    Amount: Several $1,000 scholarships
    Eligibility: Seniors living in Fairlawn or Copley Township. GPA of 3.0 or better, active in service to the community, involved in extra-curricular activities and possess financial need. Applications available in room 238.


    Ohio Credit Union Foundation Scholarship

    Deadline: April 30
    Amount: $5,000
    Eligibility: Create a 1 to 2.5 minute video answering the this question: "How has your credit union been centered on you and why should your peers go to a credit union for their financial needs?" Click Here for more details on the video contest and how to submit it. Any member of an Ohio-based credit uniion who is accepted to a college for any degree is eligible. 


    Phi Delta Kappa - Beta Lota Scholarship

    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: $500
    Eligibility: Seniors with a GPA of 2.0 or better planning to major in education. Applications available in room 238.


    Nordstrom Scholarship for High School Juniors 

    Deadline: May 1 
    Amount: $10,000
    Eligibility: 

    1. Live and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store.
    2. Have at least a 2.7 GPA.
    3. Volunteer or participate in community service or extracurricular activities.
    4. Plan on attending an accredited college or university during all four years over which the scholarship is distributed. (The scholarship is paid out in equal installments of $2,500.)
    5. Plan on applying for financial assistance in order to attend college. 
    6. Click Here to apply online.

    Aultman Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

    Deadline: May 1 
    Amount: $2,500
    Eligibility: $2,500 renewable scholarship for students planning to attend Aultman College. Member of racial or ethnic minority group with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Applications available at https://aultman.org/education/scholarships/#/


    The Jean Thomas Lambert Foundation Scholarship 

    Deadline: May 12
    Amount: Up to $3,000 a semester
    Eligibility: Lack financial means to attend college, attain at least a 3.0 in Junior or Senior years, at least a 22 on ACT, participate in extra – curricular activities, have two letters of recommendation. Go to the guidance office for an application and more information. 


    "I'm First" Scholarship

    Deadline: May 22
    Amount: Ten - $1,000
    Eligibility: Seniors who are the first in their family to go to college. Selection is not based on academic criteria. Winners must be willing to blog about their college experience. Must plan to attend one of the partner colleges (see site for list). Visit www.imfirst.org to apply.


    Summit Athletic Running Club Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31
    Amount: $500 - $2,000
    Eligibility: One male and one female student awarded between $500 to $2000. High school seniors in Summit County who demonstrate a commitment to distance running with a 2.5 GPA or higher accepted to college. Application available at www.summitathletic.com/scholarship


    Robert A. Klingler Co., L.P.A. Ohio Problem-Solving Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31
    Amount: $1,000
    Eligibility: High School Seniors or Current College Students. Write a 500 to 1000 word essay about one thing you would change. http://klinglerlaw.com/scholarship/application


    Scholarship & ESPY Experience

    Deadline: June 1
    Amount: $2,500 & trip to the ESPYs
    Eligibility: High School Athletes in Ohio - Sophomores to Seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher (no lower than a 2.7 in any grading period). Apply Here


    Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

    Deadline: June 1
    Amount: $1,000 non-renewable
    Eligibility: Students majoring in fashion at an accredited college. Submit application and essay to www.fashion-schools.org


    Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship

    Deadline: June 15
    Amount: Ten - $2,500 max
    Eligibility: US Citizen and high school graduate planning to attend a community college who has overcome adversity. Apply at application.horatioalger.org


    Sig Epsilon Fraternity  Balanced Man Scholarship 

    Deadline: June 15
    Amount: $1,000 to $5,000 
    Eligibility: Must be a male student attending the main campus at one of the following universities: The Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati, Bowling Green State University, University of Toledo, or Miami University. Apply online at https://www.sigep.org/resources/chapter-officers/vice-president-of-recruitment/balanced-man-scholarship/


    BigSun Scholarship 

    Deadline: June 19
    Amount: $500
    Eligibility: Must be an athlete preparing to graduate and attend a post secondary institution. Go to http://www.bigsunathletics.com to apply 


    Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30
    Amount: $1,000
    Eligibility: High School Seniors planning to earn a degree in nursing. Apply at www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com (click on banner on right side of website's homepage)


    Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity Scholarship

    Deadline: July 1
    Amount: $500
    Eligibility: Male high school senior pursuing a degree at The University of Akron with a 2.5 GPA or higher with service and leadership involvement in high school. Application available in room 238.