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  • Scholarships are financial awards provided to the student by the government, individual organizations, and specific schools.  They can be need based or merit based.  Scholarships DO NOT need to be repaid.  Scholarships generally require a separate application in addition to the FAFSA and may have varying due dates.  A list of scholarships is posted below.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Some of the applications are available online.  Click on the links for more details. You can also visit the CollegeBoard Scholarship Search to search for the right scholarship for you.  Click here to view scholarship search strategies.



    *List last updated on 2/19/19







    American Public Works Association (APWA) Ohio Chapter

    Graduating seniors who plan on pursuing a Public Works career in Engineering, Public Administration, Vocational/Trades or Environmental fields of study:

    Laker Erie Scholarship-Engineering or Administrative students; Rubber City Scholarship-Public Works field Vocational/Trade students; Western Reserve Scholarship-Environmental impact and Water Quality.


    March 1, 2019

    Akron Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

    Each scholarship will vary regarding the criteria.  Students will find the available scholarship applications at:




    Berkshire Hathaway Realty Scholarship

    Seniors who plan on attending a trade school or college in the fall, minimum 2.5 gpa, perform leadership, volunteerism, character & positive attitude serving as an example in the community or school


    March 1, 2019

    BP Scholarship-Iota Sigma Pi-Fluorine Chapter National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry

    Senior female students, formally applied to an accredited 4-year college/university with the intent to pursue a scientific career (pre-med and pre-pharmacy/pharmacy are excluded), minimum 3 years of lab science (biology, chemistry and/or physics), minimum 3 years math, overall 3.40 gpa


    March 31, 2019

    The Caring.com Scholarship

    Seniors who are student-caregivers, accepted in a 2 or 4-year program at a college/university, must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S., and complete the online application.  Visit the website at www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships

    $1500 (2)

    See website

    Fields of Learning Scholarship

    Essay 500 to 1500 words with the theme being “Something I learned related to high school football.”  This is not limited to football players. Cheerleaders, band members or even fans can participate.



    March 31, 2019

    Future Nurse Leadership Scholarship

    Resident of Ohio, enrolling in 2019 Fall Semester of accredited School of Nursing BSN Program


    April 2, 2019

    The Jack W. and Shirley J. Berger Scholarship

    Financial need, a resident of  Summit County, a minimum 3,8 gpa, minimum 1350 SAT or 29 ACT, must take a college course in comparative religion during your 1st or 2nd year of university, must be a full-time student seeking a secular education at a brick/mortar college (no online programs), you do not need to be Jewish to apply.


    (maximum is $10,000 renewable)

    March 1, 2019

    Joy Park Scholarship

    Essay, recommendation letter from counselor, teacher or principal, minimum 2.75 gpa and community involvement

    March 19, 2019


    Junior Women’s Civic Club Scholarship

    Female seniors who will attend an Ohio college or university in the fall of 2019, volunteer service, minimum 2.5 gpa, financial need, and must not be a child or grandchild of a JWCC member.


    March 23, 2019

    Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

    Seniors with a minimum 3.5 gpa, plan to enroll in full-time studies at an accredited 4 year college/university, plan on majoring in a specified STEM program, financial need and willing to consider a paid internship with Lockheed Martin.

    Apply at lockheedmartin@scholarshipamerica.org



    March 12, 2019

    NALS of Northeast Ohio 2019 Scholarship

    Students who will pursue a career in the legal field and financial need



    March 31, 2019

    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

    Seniors who plan to attend a four-year college/university and intend to pursue a career in television or a television-related field.  Online application at:



    Feb. 28, 2019

    National Technical Honor Society Scholarships

    Current seniors who are Compact students.  Visit https://portal.nths.org/#!/login for more information



    Ohio News Media Foundation’s Minority Scholarship

    Seniors who plan to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry (journalism, advertising,, marketing or communications) at an accredited college/university. Application online at



    April 19, 2019

    Ohio PTA Memorial Scholarship

    Technical (2 or 3 year) Associate Degree


    March 1, 2019

    Ohio PTA Memorial Scholarship

    Special Education - Must have a current IEP/504 plan


    March 1, 2019

    Ohio PTA Memorial Scholarship

    Academic Bachelor’s Degree


    March 1, 2019

    The Riley P. Counahan Memorial Scholarship

    Volunteering, extra-curricular activities, community involvement and a one page essay.


    March 22, 2019

    Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship-Cleveland State Univ. Chaper

    Must be a male student with a minimum 3.0 gpa, registered as a full-time student at Cleveland State Univ. for the fall of 2019 and applicants are not required to join Sigma Phi Epsilon. Online applications www.csuohio.edu/SigEp


    August 15, 2019

    WACE-National Co-op Scholarship

    Seniors who have a cumulative 3.5 gpa or higher and will apply for admission to certain colleges/universities (see application for list of institutions). May complete the application online at www.waceinc.org or a paper application


    Varies depending on the institution

    The William D. Squires Scholarship

    Financial need (FAFSA EFC amount must be less than 7,000), applicants must know their career goals, must be highly motivated and have good character, and must have a minimum 3.2 gpa. The application is available at:


    Application process begins on Feb. 15



    April 5, 2019