Scholarships

  • THS provides announcements of upcoming scholarship due dates and other information
  • Some scholarships will require you to print the application while others can be accessed on-line.
  • This page will be updated as new scholarships become available
  • Local scholarships will be listed first followed by national scholarships
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Local Scholarships

-- The Miami County Foundation 
   Application Deadline:  various
   Amount:  Varies

   The Miami County Foundation offers several scholarships.  Click the link below for more information and applications.
   Apply at:  http://www.miamicountyfoundation.org/scholarship-listing


-- Dorothy Walker Beach Memorial Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  Must be postmarked no later than January 10, 2020
   Amount:  $500
   Apply at:  Click here for application  


-- Acme Baseball Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  February 1, 2020
   Amount:  $500
   Requirements:  

  • Must have played at least one year of Varsity Acme Baseball
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 
  • Must include an official high school transcript

   Apply at:  Click here for application 

-- Honda Excellence in Manufacturing Scholarship (in partnership with Edison State Com. College)
   Application Deadline:  February 1, 2020 
   Amount:  $2,500
   Requirements:  

  • Graduating high school senior planning to attend Edison State Community College in a manufacturing engineering/manufacturing technology or closely related engineering field
  • Minimum GPA of 2.4 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must submit two reference letters from a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) instructor

   Apply at:  https://www.smeef.org/scholarships

-- Gordon & DeSantis Orthodontics Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  March 1, 2020
   Amount:  $1,000
   Requirements:

  • Must be a current or former patient of Gordon & DeSantis Orthodontics
  • 3.5 cumulative GPA and combined SAT score of 1000 and/or ACT score of 24

   Apply at:  Click here for application 

-- Midmark Technical Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  February 21, 2020
   Amount:  $20,000 over 4 years
   Requirements:  

  • Must be graduating from a Darke, Miami, Mercer, Auglaize or Shelby county high school
  • Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Software or Industrial engineering or Computer Information Systems
  • Must commit to a work obligation after college graduation with Midmark Corporation
  • Must commit to summer employment while completing degree

   For more information click here 
   Apply at:  click here for application 

-- Pioneer Electric Cooperative Scholarship 
   Application Deadline:  January 23, 2020
   Amount:  varies
   Requirements:  

  • Must be son, daughter, or legal ward of a Pioneer member
  • At least a 3.8 GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Minimum score of 25 on ACT

   Click here for complete rules and application 

 

National Scholarships 
 

-- The Elks National Foundation 
   Application Deadline:  November 5, 2019
   Amount:  $1,000 - $12,500
   Requirements:  

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

   Apply at:  http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

-- The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  5:00 pm EST Thursday, October 31, 2019
   Amount:  Varies
   Requirements:  

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) students attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2019-2020 academic school year
  • U.S. Citizens (not a Temporary Resident), U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • On track to graduate this academic year (2019-2020)
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

   NOTE:  May need to set up an account.
   Apply at:  https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf

-- Women's Ministries Scholarship Program
   Application Deadline:  Oct. 15, 2019
   Amount:  $20,000
   Requirements:  

  •  Must be a woman committed to serving the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who would otherwise be unable to afford a college education

   Apply at:  https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10046/women_s_ministries_scholarship_program_scholarship

-- Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards 
   Application Deadline:  October 15, 2019
   Amount:  $3,500
   Requirements:  

  • Current high school senior graduating spring, 2020
  • Have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient's expense

Apply at:  https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13676/hispanic_heritage_youth_awards_scholarship

-- American Muscle Student Scholarship Program
   Application Deadline:  October 15, 2019
   Amount:  $2,000
   Requirements:  

  • Current high school senior graduating spring, 2020
  • Pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study

   Apply at:  https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11119/americanmuscle_student_scholarship_program_scholarship

-- Horatio Alger Scholarship 
   Application Deadline:  October 25, 2019
   Amount:  $25,000
   Requirements:

  • Current high school senior graduating spring, 2020
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States

   Apply at:  https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9417#sthash.3gbEEqkO.dpbs

-- Elks Most Valuable Student Competition
   Application Deadline:  November 15, 2019
   Amount:  Varies
   Requirements:  

  • Current high school senior who is a citizen of the United States graduating spring, 2020
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks

   Apply at:  https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9716/elks_most_valuable_student_competition_scholarship

-- Course Hero Scholarships - Merit Based (1 recipient every 6 months)
   Application Deadline:  October 31, 2019
   Amount:  Up to $10,000 
   Requirements:  

  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must attend a university or plan to attend a university (a four-year or a two year college)
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must submit an essay (500 words or less)(Essay Question located in link below)

   Apply at:  https://www.coursehero.com/scholarships/

-- Course Hero Scholarships - Ongoing (2 recipients every month)
   Application Deadline:  new scholarships are added twice a month
   Amount:  Up to $5,000
   Requirements:  

  • Must attend a university or plan to attend a university (a four-year or a two year college)
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be at least 16 years old

   Apply at:  https://www.coursehero.com/scholarships/

-- Huggable Supermom Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  December 31, 2019
   Amount:  $1,000
   Requirements:  

  • Must be a graduating high school senior in your final semester who has been accepted to university 
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident.
  • Must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother.
  • All fields of study and GPAs will be considered.

   Apply at:  https://huggable.com/pages/scholarships

-- Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Teachers
   Application Deadline:  December 1, 2019
   Amount:  $2,000
   Requirements:  

  • Must be a High School senior pursuing a course of study leading to a career teaching high school physics

   Apply at:  https://www.aapt.org/programs/grants/lotze.cfm

-- Lamber-Goodnow Scholarships
   Application Deadline:  December 1, 2019
   Amount:  $1,000
   Requirements:  

  • Must be an innovative and highly creative high school student.  

Apply at:  https://lambergoodnow.com/scholarships/

-- B. Davis Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  May 22, 2020
   Amount:  $1,000
   Apply at:   http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

-- Sixt Scholarship Program
   Application Deadline:  November 30, 2019
   Amount:  $5,000
   Requirements:  

  • Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2019/2020
  • Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university
  • Financial need will be considered

   Apply at:  https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/#/

-- HomeAdvisor Construction Trade Scholarship
   Amount:  $2,500
   Requirements: 

  • Eligible students are planning to attend a community college, technical institute, or university during the 2019-2020 academic year to study anything from construction management, plumbing or carpentry to landscape architecture or interior design.

   Apply at:  https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/scholarships/#ixzz636neFxUR

-- National Center for Learning Disabilities - Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  January 17, 2020 
   Amount:  $2,500
   Requirements:  

  • Graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall.

   Apply at:  https://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards#scholarship-320

-- National Center for Learning Disabilities - Anne Ford Thomas Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  January 17, 2020 
   Amount:  $10,000 ($2,500/year over four years)
   Requirements:  

  • Graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall.

   Apply at:  https://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards#scholarship-320

-- ACT Scholarship Giveaway
   Application Deadline:  Varies - see official rules 
   Amount:  $15,000 scholarship and $5,000 tech package
   Requirements:

  • Must meet eligibility requirements for receiving an ACT fee waiver (see official rules above)

   Apply at:  ACT Scholarship Giveaway

-- Ohio JCI Senate Charitable & Education Foundation Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  January 24, 2020
   Amount:  $1,000
   Requirements:  

  • Must choose between academic based or need based See link below for more information

   Apply at:  Click here for application 

-- PFLAG Dayton
   Application Deadline:  February 7, 2020
   Amount:  $1,000 and $2,000

   For more information and application click here 

-- GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
   Application Deadline:  January 3, 2020
   Amount:  $10,000 (Renewable)
   Requirements:  

  • Demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship
  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent)
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university 

   For more information and application click here  

-- Ron Brown Scholarship Program
   Application Deadline:  January 9, 2020
   Amount:  $40,000 ($10,000 each year)
   Requirements:  

  • Must be Black/African American.
  • Must excel academically.
  • Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
  • Must participate in community service activities.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
  • Be a current high school senior at the time of your application.  

   For more information and application click here  

-- Daughters of the American Revolution
   Deadline:  February 15, 2020
   Amount:  Varies

   For local contact information click here  

   Apply at:  https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships

 

College or University Specific Scholarship Opportunities

-- Sinclair Community College High School Merit Scholarship
   Priority Deadline:  December 15, 2019
   General Consideration Deadline:  January 1, 2020 to February 29, 2020 (12 pm)
   Amount:  $2,000 - $3,000 
   Requirements:  

  • Must have applied for Admission to Sinclair 
  • Must have 3.0 GPA

   Apply at:  www.sinclair.edu/scholarships

 

-- Gettysburg College -- Eisenhower Scholarship
   Application Deadline:  January 15, 2020
   Amount:  $160,000 for four years of full-time study ($40,000 per year)
   Requirements:  

  • Awarded to top-performing applicants attending Gettysburg College within a most challenging curriculum who have demonstrated a high level of civic engagement locally, nationally, and/or internationally. 

   Apply at:  Eisenhower Scholarship 

 

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