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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FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) link is:   http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

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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  
 

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.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • 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
Requirement:  

  • 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

 

College or University Specific Scholarship Opportunities

-- 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