Scholarship Opportunities 2018-2019
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Scholarship NameDeadlineAmountCriteriaApplicationAdditional Information
8/22/2018Wendy's Heisman Scholarship10/17/18$500-$5,000Winning the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship requires a GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community.
9/4/2018Cameron Impact Scholarship9/12/2018Tuition, fees, course-related expenses, books, supplies, and equipmentStudents in the class of 2019. Must be a US Citizen with an unweighted GPA of 3.7 or higher. The Foundation is specifically looking for candidates who have displayed strong evidence of leadership, involvement in extracurriculars and community service, and who want to make a positive impact on the world around them.
9/18/2018University of Dayton Leadership in Service Scholarship12/1/18$10,000Students who have an innate desire for personal development and are committed to service within their school, church or community. **Must be nominated by La Salle Counseling Department. See your counselor if you are interested in being nominated by November 26, 2018
9/18/20182018 Take Action Video Contest12/7/18$1,000-$2,500To participate, students (in teams of two or individually) should create a 60-second informational video on one of the following topics: National Do-Not Call Registry, Dealing with Illegal Robots, Using Technology to Stop Unwanted Calls
10/3/2018Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program11/20/18Amount varies. Maximum is $40,000/ yearExceptional academic ability and achievement: Strong academic record, academic awards and honors, and substantive assessments by educators providing confidential recommendations. We consider: unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above, high college entrance exam scores: SAT Total Score of 1200 or above or ACT Composite score of 26 or above, participation in available advanced courses, commitment to learning, intellectual curiosity. Unmet financial need: We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000. Persistence: Determination and perseverance in the face of challenges, ability to set and remain focused on goals and to put in the effort needed to meet those goals in the face of obstacles. Leadership: Ability to organize and positively influence others in school and out-of-school areas (family, religious community, sports, arts, etc.). Service to Others: Purposeful and meaningful commitment to others which may be evidenced by participation in volunteer/community service activities.
10/17/2018Fireside Catholic Publishing 12/7/18$1,000Must be a senior at a Catholic High School AND be nominated by La Salle Counseling Department (only one student per high school can be nominated). Student must answer the following essay topic: "How is your religious education influencing your life?" Please see Mrs. Bobinger if interested in applying. Application materials must be turned in to Mrs. Bobinger by November 27, 2018.
10/17/2018General Electric Credit Union Robert A. Cunningham Memorial Scholarship1/15/19$2,000Be a college-bound, graduating high school senior. Be a primary member of GECU, participated in activities that demonstrate a steadfast spirit of volunteerism, have a stron academic record with at least a "B" average.
10/17/2018Voice of Democracy Veterans of Foreign Wards Scholarship Program10/31/18Amount varies. Maximum is $30,000Students in grades 9-12; must be a lawful U.S. permanent resident or have applied for permanent residence. Students must record a 3-5 minute essay on audio CD or flash drive based on the theme "Why My Vote Matters".
10/17/2018Coca-Cola Scholarship Program10/31/18$20,000Applicants must be: Current high school students who will graduate during the 2018-2019 school year; U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees; will receive a high school diploma during the current academic year; planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.
11/1/2018Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships1/15/19Up to $2,500Students who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and who are enrolled in accredited colleges or universities for the following academic year. Applicants are required to submit an esay (up to 550 words) explaining their career, academic and/ or vocational goals and how they plan to achieve those goals.
11/14/2018GE- Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program1/4/19$10,000To be eligible for this award, applicants must: demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); be citizens of the United States of America; be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
11/4/2018Ohio JCI Senate Charitable and Education Foundations Scholarship Program 1/11/19$1,000Graduating high school seniors in the U.S., must be a U.S. citizen to apply, and reside in the state of Ohio.
12/3/2018Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship1/21/19$1,500Students from underrepresented populations with a grade point average of a 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale who are in a college preparatory curriculum are eligible to compete for the scholarships. The students must also plan to attend an Ohio college or university. They will need to submit their completed application along with their personal statement, high school transcript, and the guidance counselor recommendation (which must be signed by the counselor). Please note that students may also submit a recommendation from a teacher, clergy or someone who has worked with them through a community organization.
12/3/2018Greater Cincinnati Ohio State Alumni Club Scholars ProgramDate Extended to 1/31/19Apply to OSU by 11/1/18. Preferably admitted to the University as an incoming freshman. Preferably ranked in the top 10% of high school class. Have a record of performance in activities both in school and in the community. Impress the Scholarship Committee with a sound interest and positive attitude toward college work. Be residents of and/ or attend high school in the area in which the participating alumni club's membership is based.
12/19/2018Taco Bell Foundation Live Mas Scholarship2/21/19$5,000-$25,000Applicants must be ages 16-24 and legal resident of U.S. or District of Columbia. Awards must be used at an accredited post-high school/ post-secondary education program. Applicants must create and submit a 2 minut video that teslls the story of their life's passion and how they will use scholarship to impact their community. www.livemasscholarship.com
12/19/2019Vietnam Veterans of America Chaper 10 Scholarship4/10/19$400-$800Must be a dependant of a verteran. Student must write a 750 word or less essay in which you tell about yourself, your goals, interests and any other comments you would like the committee to consider. Please include at least one paragraph discussing the importance of service to our country. Sign and date your essay.
1/9/2019Advocates for Youth Enducation, Inc. Scholarship2/28/19Applicants must be African American citizens of the U.S.; graduating senior entering a four-year accredited college in the fall 2019; have a GPA of 2.5 or above and a SAT score not less than 800 of ACT score not less than 18; must show school/ community leadership and volunteer service during high school years; a student with financial need for tuition and other college expenses; a good citizen with goot attendance in school.
1/16/2019Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields ScholarshipDate Extended to 2/1/19$250-$1,000Applicants must be current players or volunteers with the JNMLF organization. Applicants must submit an essay, resume, and copy of high school transcript.
1/16/2019Auxiliary of Mercy Health- West Hospital Academic Scholarships2/25/19$2,500Applicants must be planning to pursue a career in a health field and either reside or attend school in the area serviced by Mercy Health- West Hospital; be an active volunteer at Mercy Health- West Hospital; or be a dependent of an employee at Mercy Health-West Hospital. Applicants must complete a scholarship application, brief essay, high school transcript, ACT/ SAT scores, demonstrate participation in school/ community activities, include 2 reference letters, and possibly participate in an interview.
1/16/2019William Squires Educational Foundation, Inc.4/5/19$4,000Eligibility is primarily based on financial need. The EFC on your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) must be less than 7,000 to apply. Applicants must already know their career goal. Applicants must be highly motivated and have good character. Applicants must show academic promise; minimum GPA of 3.2.
1/16/2019Montfort Heights/ White Oak Community Association Scholarship3/21/19$1,000Applicant must be in the upper 50% of graduating class and have good attendance. Applicants must submit a written essay and a recommendation letter from a teacher.
1/16/2019Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation4/30/19Students complete one application to apply to many different scholarships with varying criteria. The following documents are required to complete an application: transcrip, resume, 2019-2020 Student Aid Report (SAR), 2019-2020 Financial Aid Award Notification from the college you plan to attend.
1/16/2019Western Economic Council Scholarship and Citizenship Award4/19/19$2,000Applicants must reside within the geographic boundaries of Western Hamilton County. Applicants should be graduating seniors with a GPA equivalent of "B" or better; submit high school transcript; submit two letters of recommendation; describe extracurricular activities; describe career ambitions and why they chose their academic program; application materials must be well organized.
1/30/2019Friars Club Continuing Education Scholarship4/1/19$10,000To qualify, a senior must have participated in any Friars Club program, maintained a minimum 2.0 GPA during highschool, and volunteered at least ten hours of community service (at Friars Club or other charitable organization). Applicants must also acquire a letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor and write a one-page response to the provided prompt.
1/30/2019Greenhills Forest Park Kiwanis Scholarship4/5/19$2,000High school senior applying to a degree programs at an accredited college, university or technical school. The award is specifically designated for payment of tuition, fees, books and supplies required for course of instruction. Student must live within the Winton Woods City School District. Student may pursue a degree or advanced education in any field, unless noted.
2/13/2019Students of Integrity Scholarship6/7/19$1,000-$2,000The Competition is open to high school seniors who live in the BBB’s 20-county service area*, (ii) have YouTube and Facebook accounts, and (iii) plan to continue their post-secondary education through an accredited university, college, or vocational school. Applicants who are immediate family members (child, sibling) of a BBB employee, or who live in the same household as a BBB employee, are not eligible to enter.
2/13/2019Ohio High School Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Scholarship and Ethnic Minority ScholarshipMust be a graduating senior. Minimum grade point average 3.25 on a 4.0 scale upon completion of the seventh semester. Must have taken either the ACT or SAT national tests (test scores will be required). Must have received a minimum of three varsity letters in one OHSAA sanctioned sport or four varsity letters in a combination of any two or more OHSAA sanctioned sports. RECIPIENTS OF ANY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS (FULL OR PARTIAL) IN NCAA DIVISION I OR II INSTITUTIONS OR APPOINTEES TO MILITARY ACADEMIES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.Notify Mrs. Bobinger of your interest in being nominated by March 8, 2019.
3/27/2019Shirley Fritz Memorial Scholarship4/8/19$500Must be a senior who will be attending an accredited college or university. Must complete an application and essay along with all requested documents. Must have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA at the time of graduation. All acaemic programs and majors are welcome to apply, with extra consideration given to students who are able to demonstrate how they plan to incorporate entrpreneurship and/ or the arts into their academic and career plans.
3/27/2019Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program6/15/19Up to $2,500Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential). Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2019. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States. Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA). Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity. Be a United States citizen.
4/5/2019Cincinnati Music Theatre Scholarship Program5/1/19Up to $1,000High school seniors in the Greater Cincinnati area who will be entering college to study theatre/ musical arts. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit and application and portfolio (if applicable).
4/10/2019Archbishop Karl J. Alter Scholarship Fund4/19/19Graduating high school seniors in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati who are African American and Catholic. Student may be attenting a parochial, private or public institution. Applicants are considered based on economic need, academic potential, leadership potential, parish involvement, community invlvement, career goals, and motivation.
4/29/2019Chiari Cares Scholarship5/30/19VariesStudents enrolling at a regionally accredited institution of higher education for an undergraduate degree in the fall 2019 semester; applicants must be Chiari patients or have served as volunteers with the Chiari Cares organization in the greater Cincinnati community.
4/29/2019Ohio Credit Union Foundation's Video Scholarship4/30/19$5,000Applicants must be a member of an Ohio-based credit union who is in good standing and currently attends or has been accepted to attend an accredited college or university, in pursuit of an undergraduate degree, may apply. Proof of acceptance/enrollment will need to be submitted upon request.
4/29/2019National Stop the Bleed Day Scholarships5/9/19$500-$3,000Must be a high school student in the U.S.