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Scholarships

IF A SCHOLARSHIP IS NOT SUBMITTED ONLINE, PLEASE RETURN YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO THE GUIDANCE OFFICE SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE DUE DATE SO THAT WE CAN GET THEM COMPLETED AND MAILED ON TIME, OR YOU MAY SUBMIT APPLICATIONS ON YOUR OWN.  

 

 

Knox Soil and Water Conservation District Education Scholarship - is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to qualifying individuals.  Knox County high school seniors pursuing their field of study in a post secondary institution enrolled in an agricultural or environmental field of study are eligible to apply.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is May 3.

Consolidated Cooperative announces a new $500 scholarship opportunity.  The Annual Meeting Scholarship is open to high school seniors.  There are no GPA requirements, but the student, accompanied by a parent or guardian who is a co-op member, must register at the registration table during the annual meeting on May 18th.  The winner will be chosen by random drawing during the business portion of the annual meeting.  The student must be present to win.  Current scholarship winners of the Children of Member Scholarship are not eligible to participate.

Knox County Retired Teachers' Association - will award one $1,000 cash scholarship to a Knox County High School graduating senior with a 3.0 or better GPA who will attend college in the fall of 2019 to pursue a degree in education.  Applications can be found here knox county retired teacher's association scholarship.pdf?id=1058 or picked up in the guidance department.  Application deadline is April 26.

Knox County Recycling and Litter Prevention Scholarship - This is a $1,500 scholarship to be awarded to a resident of Knox County high school senior with significant involvement in environmental efforts having to do with recycling and litter clean up.  The applicant must be a citizen of good standing and strong moral character.  Participation in at least one organized recycling or litter clean up activity held in Knox County is required.  Student must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.  Application deadline is April 15.  Applications can be picked up in the guidance office. 

Mount Vernon Rotary Club Scholarship - To apply for this scholarship, the applicant must be a Knox County resident with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and attending a Knox County high school.  The selection criteria is based upon community service, leadership and letter of recommendation.  Applications are available in the guidance office or at http://www.mountvernonrotary.org  Deadline to apply is April 15.

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 29.

Knox County Foundation - Vaughn Wiester Music Scholarship this is a $2,500 scholarship for a high school senior residing in Knox County who intends to continue the study of music at a college level.  Information can be found in the guidance office.  Application deadline is April 15.

Knox County Board of Realtors Essay Contest and Scholarship for 2019 Seniors - A 300-500 word essay along with a high school transcript must be submitted with the application.  A $500 scholarship will be presented to one student in each Knox County school by the Knox County Board of Realtors.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is April 9.

Labor Scholarship Essay Contest - Two scholarships will be awarded for juniors and seniors who write and submit the best essay about the importance of labor and the struggle for a better life.  Essays should be no longer 3 typed pages.  The deadline for submitting an essay is April 1.  Winners will be notified by April 19 and are required to attend a meeting to recognize their achievement.  Applications are available in the guidance office and must be submitted by email to lickingknoxclc@gmail.com.  

Licking/Knox Goodwill Scholarship - Applicants must met one of the following criteria:  current Goodwill employee, relative of a current Goodwill employee, current client, Licking or Knox County resident with preference for those with a disability or other barrier to employment.  Qualified applicants may apply online at http://www.goodwillnewark.com/foundation Application deadline is March 27.  

Mount Vernon Elks Lodge #140 Scholarship - Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.  One to a female student and one to a male student.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  A 300-500 word essay must also be submitted with the application.  Application deadline is April 8.

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 an accredited 2-year or 4-year institution of higher education.  Application deadline is April 1.

Fredericktown High School Alumni Scholarship - has 3 scholarships to award this year.  Applications are avaliable in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 1.

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship - this scholarship is for senior girls that are planning on etering college in the fall of 2019 and pursuing a career in education.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 15.

The Fredericktown Community Scholarship Foundation - has the following scholarships available:  John Ackerman Community Service Scholarship, Ollie Cline Scholar Athlete Scholarship, Beverly Jo Dremann Teacher Education Scholarship, Marjorie Fearn Music Scholarship, Fredericktown Academic Excellence Award, Fredericktown Community Fire District Scholarship, Bruce Levering Leadership Scholarship, Rarick and Dorothy Long Journalism Scholarship, Roy McKinley Academic Scholarship, Medical and Health Related Scholarship, John and Kim Walsh Fredericktown Chevrolet Scholarship.  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.  Applications for each scholarship are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is Thursday, April 18.

Ohio Association of Litter Prevention and Recycling Professionals (OALPRP) - is offering the $1,000 C.R, Meyers Scholarship.  To be eligible, the student must be an Ohio resident enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited Ohio college, university, or technical school.  The student must declare or plan to declare a major related to environmental sciences or environmental education.  Application deadline is April 15.  Applications can be found in the guidance office or here http://www.oalprp.org

Central Ohio Farmers Co-op , Tom Bostic Scholarship - all agricultural and agricultural related majors are eligible for this scholarship.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 1.

CES Credit Union Scholarship - The CES Credit Union will offer two $1,000 scholarships each for members and member dependents of CES Credit Union entering an accredited two year or four year college/university.  Applications are available in the guidance office or online at http://www.cescu.com/scholarship. Application deadline is March 15, 2019.

The Knox County Foundation 2019 Scholarship - this is a universal scholarship application that must be completed online at http://knoxcf.awardspring.com.  Application deadline is March 1, 2019

Knox County Safety Council Scholarship  - This scholarship is for Knox Count residents graduating from a Knox County public high school including the Knox County Career Center.  Students must post a 3.2 GPA at the time of application.  Please include one letter of recommendation and submit an essay on workplace safety/health as it pertains to their field of study.  Students will be asked to attend the May Safety Council meeting to speak about their plan of study.  Applications are available online athttp://www.knoxsafetycouncil.com/forms.php or in the guidance office.  Application deadline is March 15, 2019.

FC Bank Scholarship - High school seniors with intentions to further their education at a college or university and seeking a business related degree may apply.  Completed application and essay must be submitted by March 15, 2019.  Applications are available online at http://www.fcbank.bank/who-we-are/community-involvement/scholarship-program or in the guidance office.

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, 2019 to asmcbuckeye.scholarship@gmail.com.

The Energy Cooperative "Children of Members" Scholarship - This scholarship is offered to high school seniors whose household is served by TEC with electric, natural gas or propane.  Application deadline is January 31, 2019. Click http://www.theenergycoop.com Member Center, Youth Programs for the scholarship application.

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 prgram 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, 2019.  Click http://www.oapse.org for the scholarship application.

The Knox Community Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship - This scholarship is for Knox County students interested in a health care career.  Applicants will be screened and selected by the Scholarship Committee of the KCH Auxiliary.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Application deadline is January 28, 2019.

Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship - This year, Wendy's® High School Heisman® is awarding over $60,000 in scholarships to the nation’s most accomplished graduating senior scholar-athletes. Winners will be recognized from every school, with 100 state winners, 8 national finalists, and 2 national winners. This year’s winners from FHS will compete for 100 scholarships, ranging from $500 to $5,000, along with recognition at the state and national levels. Apply at wendysheisman.com.

The Ohio State Alumni Club of Knox County will award scholarships to incoming freshman attending The Ohio State University in the fall of 2019, either at the main campus or at any branch.  New this year is our "Big 10 Thousand" award which will be our first renewable award.  One student will receive $10,000 over four years.  Other awards will be at the $2,000 and $1,000 levels.  Some awards will be given through the OSU Financial Aid Office and some will be given through the Knox County Foundation.  Please visit our website at http://www.osuknoxalumni.com and complete the application electronically.  Once the application is completed, please send it via email to Janboone@embarqmail.com. The deadline to apply in January 31, 2019.  

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 inlcude a letter of recommendation.  Please review the grant application /userfiles/138/my files/aaa safety patrol scholarship.pdf?id=1008 for more details.  Deadline to apply is February 22, 2019.

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 on their website http://www.consolidated.coop or in the guidance office.  The application deadline is February 1, 2019.

Consolidated Cooperative Youth Tour The Youth Tour to Washington DC is scheduled for June 14-20, 2019.  Each interested sophomore or junior living on the Cooperative's line may request an application via telephone, mail, email at http://youthtour@consolidated.coop or in the guidance office.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2019.