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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 3/20/19







    Akron Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

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




    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 Caroline Wilson Cook Memorial Scholarship-Caritas Foundation

    Sponsored and nominated by an educator, student must attend a four-year college/university, show personal integrity & responsibility, dedication to learning, service to others, strength in the face of adversity, must have a minimum 3.0 gpa and a need for financial aid.



    April 15, 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:


    $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

    Hudec Dental Scholarship

    Graduating seniors with a minimum 3.0 gpa

    $2500 (1)

    $1500 (1)

    $1000 (16)

    April 5, 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

    NALS of Northeast Ohio 2019 Scholarship

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



    March 31, 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

    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