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Scholarships

Last Updated: 4/21/2021 12:56 PM

Scholarships will be updated weekly both online and in the guidance office between January and May each school year. Make sure you check back often for new opportunities! If a scholarship is not submitted online, please return your completed application to the guidance office at least 7 days prior to the due date so we can get it finalized and mailed on time, or you may also submit an application on your own

 

 

The Fredericktown Community Scholarship Foundation - has the following scholarships available.  These scholarships are available to any current Fredericktown senior who plans to pursue further education beyond high school.  A student may compete in four Fredericktown Community Foundation awards and must complete a separate application form for each area.  However, an individual can only be awarded one Community Foundation Scholarship.  Deadline to apply is April 25.  Applications for each scholarship are available in the guidance office or here:

Beverly Jo Dremann Scholarship

Bruce Levering Scholarship

Fredericktown Academic Scholarship

Fredericktown Chevrolet Scholarship

Fredericktown Fire District Scholarship

John Ackerman Scholarship

Marjorie Fearn Scholarship

Medical & Health Scholarship

Ollie Cline Scholarship

Rarick & Dorothy Long Scholarship

Roy McKinley Scholarship

The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up - This scholarship is offered to high school seniors whose household is served by The Energy Cooperative and the parent/guardian must be participating in the Operation Round Up Foundation program on their monthly billing.  Each scholarship is $2,500.  This scholarship was created to reward those students expressing the following values in their lives:  accountability, integrity, innovation and community involvement.  Applications can be downloaded at http://www.theenergycoop.com or picked up in the guidance office. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2021.

Central Ohio Farmers Co-op - Tom Bostic Scholarship - all agricultural related majors are eligible for this scholarship.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 26.

The Mount Vernon Rotary Club Scholarship - The Mount Vernon Rotary club annually awards three $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school students within Knox County and one additional $1,000 scholarship for a non-traditional student. Scoring criteria is based upon: service, leadership, essay, GPA and application presentation. A complete scholarship packet for committee review includes: the application, transcripts, essay and at least two references (preferably written letters) as part of the application process. Incomplete submissions will not receive further consideration. The scholarship form is available at: www.mountvernonrotary.org on the left hand side of the page in the Documents file. Copies can also be found in the guidance department. Applications must be postmarked on or before April 15, 2021. NO EXCEPTIONS! 

Greater Columbus Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Scholarship - This chapter will award a $500 scholarship to graduating High School seniors from the 2021 class, who plan to pursue a higher education degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or other business-related field. Applications and information can be found at https://www.agacgfm.org/Chapters/Greater-Columbus-Chapter/Our-Chapter/Chapter-News/Greater-Columbus-AGA-Scholarship-Application.aspx or in the guidance office. Deadline is April 14, 2021. 

CES Credit Union Scholarship - applicants must be a member or the dependent of a member at CES Credit Union.  Applicants can enter by creating a video essay on the topic: How have you made a positive impact on your local community? (the video must be 2-7 minutes in length) OR students can submit a written essay, which must be a minimum of 400 words in length, typed and double spaced on the same topic.  Deadline to apply is April 9, 2021. All rules and qualifications can be found at http://www.cescu.com/scholarship.aspx

Knox County Foundation Vocational Scholarship Application - available to Knox County residents who will attend an occupational training program of two years or less at an accredited vocational school, technical school, community college, or junior college.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 15, 2021.  

Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) Scholarship - eligible applicants must be a resident of the 30-county COAD service area for at least one year.  Applicants must reside in a household with a total annual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.  Applicant must show proof of acceptance by a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher education.  Application deadline is May 1, 2021.  Applications can be found in the guidance office.

Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program Scholarship - Application requirements are as follows:  must be a U.S. citizen, must have a career goal in the crude oil and natural gas industry, be an Ohio resident and planning to attend an accredited Ohio college, university or technical school and must have and maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA.  Applications are available in the guidance office or may be downloaded at http://www.oogeep.org  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021.

Knox County Foundation - Visit https://knoxcf.awardspring.com to create an account and apply! Deadline is March 1, 2021. The foundation annually distributes more than $1 million in college scholarships. More information about the scholarship and the foundation can be found at knoxcf.org.

Ohio Association of Public School Employees Scholarship - The OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship Foundation Program is available to any graduating high school senior whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees and who intends to enroll in a full-time degree program in any two or four year accredited university, college, business or technical school.  The scholarship can be used in any field of study.  Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2021.  Applications are available at http://www.oapse.org or in the guidance office.

Consolidated Cooperative Scholarship - is offering scholarships in the amount of $2,000, $1,500, $1,000, $700 and $500 to high school seniors living on the Cooperative's lines.  The applicant must be available for a scholarship interview, should they be selected, tentatively scheduled for mid February.  The 1st place scholarship winner is eligible for additional statewide scholarships to be given in April.  Applications are available at http://www.consolidated.coop or in the guidance office.  The application deadline is February 1, 2021.

AAA School Safety Patrol $1,000 Grant Scholarship - AAA Ohio Auto Club is offering high school seniors the opportunity to apply for one of ten $1,000 grants.  The program is limited to high school seniors who once served as a member of the AAA School Safety Patrol and is designed to help former AAA School Safety Patrol members further their education after graduation.  Students must complete the application form, which seeks information on academic record, safety patrol experience, in-school and out-of-school activities, and references.  Additionally, applicants must write a minimum of 500 word double-spaced essay, provide school transcript and include a letter of recommendation.  The deadline to apply is February 26, 2021. Please review the attached grant application for more details https://ohio.aaa.com/traffic-safety/outreach/grants-scholarships.html

American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) Buckeye Chapter - offers scholarships to deserving central Ohio high school seniors who plan to enter a field of study related to financial or resource management in business administration, economics, public administration, computer science, or operations research as related to financial management, accounting or finance.  Interested candidates should visit http://www.asmcbuckeye.com and select Scholarships from the main menu.  Applications must be received no later than February 28, 2021 to asmcbuckeye.scholarship@gmail.com  There are additional requirements for the Mary Ann White Community Scholarship Program which is included in the ASMC.  Student must have 100 hours of community service over and above required for graduation, or 5 extra volunteer activities of at least 20 hours each.  The application package must include three letters of recommendation from any combination of their high school principal, academic dean, guidance counselor, volunteer organization representative, or high school teacher.

Fredericktown Alumni Scholarship - Click here to view the details of the scholarship and download the application. Completed applications are due to the guidance office by March 1, 2021. The Knox County Foundation application must also be filled out in conjunction with this application and is due by March 1st.

Ohio Gas Association Scholarship - this scholarship is for high school seniors pursuing a career in the natural gas or related energy field.  Applicant must be an Ohio resident and planning to attend an accredited Ohio college, university, technical or trade school.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 31, 2021.  

Mount Vernon Elk Lodge Scholarship - The Mount Vernon Elk Lodge is awarding two $1,000.00 scholarships per school in Knox County. Students will be required to submit a 300-500 word essay. Applications may be found in the guidance department and should be turned in by April 5th.

Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program - ODH has created a Anti-Vaping Video Contest, offering $20,000 in scholarship prizes. Students are required to submit a 25-40 second video addressing the dangers of vaping. More details can be found at http://www.odh.ohio.gov/videocontest. Deadline is May 21, 2021.

We The Students Essay Contest - The Bill of Rights Institute is giving away over $20,000 in scholarship money. To enter the contest, students must write an essay based on this prompt: "What is the relationship between Equality and Justice?" Deadline to enter is April 15th. More details can be found at https://billofrightsinstitute.org/we-the-students-essay-contest

The Knox County Democratic Women The Knox County Democratic Women would like to offer all graduating seniors a chance to win $500 (first place) or $250 (second place) for a short essay contest. In 500 words or less, please address the following question: As part of our country's next generation of leaders, how do you envision yourself making an impact at the local, state, and national level? Please send essays to Mary Chapa at marychapa.knox@gmail.com by May 1st.  Winner will be announced June 1st.

The Monroe-Dan Emmett Grange Scholarship - This $500 scholarship will be awarded to one Knox County High School senior. The award recipient must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a college, university, or technical school with agriculture or a related field as the major emphasis of study. Deadline for entry is May 1, 2021. Applications can be found in the guidance department. 

Stop The Bleed Scholarships through Scholar's App - The Stop The Bleed Frontline Families Scholarships are open to high school students that had a parent or guardian on the front lines within the past year. The Stop The Bleed National Scholarships are available to any high school student. These scholarships use a virtual platform called Scholar's App for applications. More details are in the guidance department. Deadlines for these scholarships are May 5, May 8,  and July 15. Here is the link for Scholar's App https://scholarsapp.com/.