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 School-Specific Scholarships  Varies   Please See Ms. Crist for information on school-specific scholarship opportunities 
 Online Degree Resources http://www.affordablecolleges.com/rankings/affordable-online-colleges/   AffordableColleges.com 
       
 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation High-achieving Seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from a top 4-year college.  Based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, service to others, and leadership   To be Determined http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/ 
Elks - Most Valuable Student Scholarship  High school seniors can visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm and click on the 2016 MVS application link.  11/30/2016  www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm  
Baker College Career Scholarships $6,400 scholarship for students attending Baker College for Culinary or Auto/Diesel. Students must be enrolled in a bachelor degree program.    5/1/16 Applications available in guidance office 
 Boston University Trustee Scholarship Recognizes students who show outstanding academic and leadership abilities.  Those awarded the Trustee Scholarship are intellectually and creatively adventurous and demonstrate viewpoints, experiences, or achievements beyond the usual   12/1/2016 bu.edu/admissions/trustee 
 Tiffin University College Credit Plus Scholarship  $1000 for any student who has taken CCP courses through TU then proceeds to continue their education at TU  None given Applications available in Guidance Office 
 Scholastic Art and Writing Scholarships $10,000 to students in public, private, parochial, or home-school in U.S. and Canada in grades    7-12  9/30/16 https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10927/scholastic 
Caption Scholarship $500 -1 Award; Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher 11/30/2016  https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13572/scholastic 
Polnts Scholarship
$10,000 - 10 Awards  
Must be enrolled in college or university and a legal residents of the U.S. or Puerto Rico
 12/15/16 https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10927/scholastic 
B. Davis Scholarship  $1000 This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.   5/22/17 http://www.studentawardsearch.com  
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
$500 - 1 Award
Attending college by Fall 2017.
Submit a short story
6/15/2017  http://www.studentscholarships.org/collegescholarshipapplications 
 Lift Parts Express Scholarship
$500 - 1 Award
Must be enrolled in a college or university  by Fall 2017
 6/30/2017 https://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php 
 Law Offices of Robert A. Klingler 
Ohio Problem-Solving Scholarship
$1000 Open to any college student enrolled in a 2-year to 5-year institution in 2017.
No minumum GPA
Must write a 500-1000 word essay telling them one thing you would change about this world.   
5/31/2017  http://klinglerlaw.com/scholarship/ 
 The University of Akron's Myers School of Art  Have your portfolio reviewed to earn an opportunity to win a scholarship to UA's Myers School of Art.  Must submit portfolio on Portfolio Review Day and Open House  10/15/2016  http://uakron.edu/u/portfolioday 
 Distinguished Young Women  Distinguished Young Women (formerly Ohio's Junior Miss) is open to high school girls graduating in 2017.  In order to participate you must be a US Citizen, a legal resident of Ohio, and a senior in high school.  Information and application available at www.distinguishedyw.org 10/2112016  www.DistinguishedYW.org 
 SCAD
The University for Creative Careers
at Savannah College of Art and Design
Students can take the SCAD challenge for a chance to win a scholarship.    12/15/2016  www.scad.edu 
 Levy Law Offices 
$2500  1 Award
Awarded to a student enrolled in a 2-year to 5-year institution in 2017 in Ohio or Kentucky.  To apply, students will create a short video or write a 1000 word essay telling about one of the following:
1.  Explain why you do not support or promote distracted driving.
2.  Explain how you prevent distracted driving and promote safe driving practices for yourself, friends, or family by providing specific examples
 3/20/2017  www.levylawoffices.com/scholarship/
 BGSU 
Science and Math Education in Action
Up to $20,000 over 4 years 
For incoming freshman considering careers in teaching science and/or mathematics.  
$4000 for 1st year, increasing each year up to more than $5000.
Basic Criteria:
Ohio Resident
Incoming Freshman 2017-2018
Min. GPA 3.0
Recommended Min. ACT of 23
Considering a teaching career in Math or Science
 
1/15/2017  www.bgsu.edu/action 
University of Dayton
Leadership in Service Scholarship 
For students planning to attend University of Dayton in 2017-2018.
**Must be nominated by school administrators - please see Ms. Crist for details
 12/15/2016 See Ms. Crist 
Skidmore College 
Filene Music Scholarships
For musically -oriented students with high academic aspirations planning to attend Skidmore College of New York.   
$48,000 ($12,000 per year)
Open to high school seniors interested in pursuing a liberal arts education at Skidmore College.  
1/15/2017  www.skidmore.edu/filenescholarship 
Skidmore College 
Porter Presidential Scholarship in Math and Science
$60,000 ($16,000 per year
Open to High School seniors interested in pursuing education in science or math at Skidmore College of New York.  
1/15/20107  www.skidmore.edu/financialaid/merit.php 
BigSun Scholarship 
 $500
A high school senior or a student attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved on some sport at that institution or in the community
6/19/2017  www.bigsunathletics.com 
 BGSU
Presidential Scholars Award 
 Ranging from $1000 to full-fees
30+ ACT composite or 1390+ SAT
3.8 GPA
Incoming freshman fall 2017
Submit application to BGSU and to Honors COllege
Submit ACT/SAT
Submit transcripts
 
 12/5/2016 http://choose.bgsu.edu/aid/scholarships/?freshman 
  Student Scholarship.org 
 www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php has a number of scholarships that Ohio students are eligible for in their scholarship data base  Varies 
www.studentscholarships.org
/newsletter.php  
 
 Central Michigan University
Merit Scholarships
Academic Prestige Award  $6000 per year
Academic Excellence Award  $4500
Academic Success Award  $3000 per year
Residence Life Grant  $2000 per year
Automatically apply when complete college application to CMU  go.cmich.edu/scholarships 
 McDaniel College
Educator's Legacy Scholarship
$100,000 ($25,000 per year)
Awarded to children of any K-12 school employee with at least 4 years full-time service
varies  www.mcdaniel.edu/EduLegacyScholarship 
 Horatio Alger Scholarship
$7,000 to $25,000
Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States. Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0. Demonstrate Critical financial need (55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income) and demonstrate integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity 
10/25/2016  scholars.horatioalger.org 
 Children's Defense Fund
Beat the Odds
 $5000 and a Laptop
5 awarded to seniors who have overcome tremendous adversity to achieve academic excellence
 11/30/2016 http://www.childrensdefense.org/programs/Beattheodds/Application.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/ 
 2017 National Space Club Foundation Keynote Scholar
 Opportunity to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual dinner plus a $10,000 scholarship
Must have definite plans to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) fiields
*Must submit a video as part of application
 12/2/2016  http://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/
 Griswold Home Care Bi-Annual Scholarship  $1000 for incoming and current college students pursuing an Associate's, Bachelor's, Graduate, or Professional degree 12/1/2016  http://www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/ 
 Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future High School Physics Teachers
$2000 and a student membership to AAPT (American Association of Physics Teachers)
Must have definite plans to teach high school physics
 12/1/2016 https://www.aapt.org/programs/grants/lotze.cfm 
 Andrew Flusche Scholarship
 $500
Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which raises awareness of the severity of texting and driving
 Fall Semester:  12/31/2016
Spring:
7/31/2017
https://www.andrewflusche.com/scholarship/ 
The Farrish Law Firm Scholarship
 $1000
Awarded to one Cincinnati area high- school-aged and one college-aged student
Must create a short video telling them about the superhero(s) that have influenced your education.  Also, must tell how this scholarship will help you reach your goals
12/302016   http://kellyfarrishlaw.com/scholarship/
 US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship
 $1000
Awarded to graduating high school students planning to attend a 4-year or 2-year college, or vocational school
 1/20/2017 Applications available in guidance office or at http://www.usjcisenate.org/index.php/programs/scholarship 
 LendEDU
 $1000 
Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
Must answer question presented
(See website)
4/15/17   https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/
 Healthcare Leaders Scholarship
$1000 
3.0 GPA or higher
Accepted into a Nursing or medical-related program
 1/29/2017 http://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/ 
 Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship
$1000 
Must write a 600-1000 article on the topic, "Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?"  
2/28/2017  http:/www.parentinn.com/scholarship 
Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Scholarship
$1000 Annually
Must have career goal in crude oil and natural gas industry, or related field, and attend an Ohio college
GPA 2.5 or higher
Complete essay and submit Letter of Rec
 3/1/2017 http://www.bellefontaine.k12.oh.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=826979&pageId=7116712 
Sandusky County Voiture Scholarship for Nursing
$600
Available to Nursing students in Sandusky or Seneca counties
4/7/2017 Applications available in Guidance Office
North Central Electric 2017 Children of Members Scholarship 
 Multiple Awards
Must be a child of a North Central Electric permanenet residential member receiving service 
GPA 3.5 or better
 1/20/2017
Applications available in the Guidance office or at
www.ncelec.org 
 The Ohio State University Alumni Scholars Program for Seneca County
 $600
Must Rank in the top 10% of your high school graduating class
Must demonstrate involvement in school and community activites
Must show a sound interest and positive attitude toward college work
1/15/2017  Applications available in Guidance Office 
 Gettysburg College
STEM
Full Tuition Scholarship
 4-Year Full Tuition Scholarship
For students majoring in STEM fields (Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics).
1/15/2017  http://www.gettysburg.edu/s-stem/ 
Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship
Up to $3,100
Sponsored by North Central Electric
For students who have struggled with unique and substantial personal challenges throughout his or her education.
Must be the child of a North Central Electric Customer.
Must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher
 1/20/2017
Applications available in the Guidance Office or at
www.ncelec.org
 Engineers Foundation of Ohio (EFO) 
Scholarship
 Amount not given
Must have minimum GPA of 3.0
Minimum SAT- Math=600; Reading/Comp=500
or Minimum ACT - Math=29; English=25
Must be enrolling in an ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) accredited college engineering program
1/16/2017  Applications available in the Guidance Office 
 Franklin B. Walter
All-Scholastic Award
 This is an award given based on submission of a
Personal Goal Statement and
Positive Impact Essay discussing the impact an educator or school staff member has had on your education.
This award will be presented to an outstanding senior scholar.  Application requires a list of extracurricular or community activities, and awards/honors,
Recommendation by a review panel after submission is also required.
1/24/17  Applications and Instructions available in the Guidance office 
Northwest Region Ohio School Boards Association
Educational Book Grant 
$500 Educational Book Grant
Applicants must plan to major in education, possess at least a 3.0 GPA, be active in the community, extra-curricular activities, and leadership positions.  
An essay and 2 letters of recommendation are also required.
 1/30/17 Applications available at www.ohioschoolboards.org/nw-region or in the Guidance Office 
 American Legion 
Oratorical Scholarship 
 Up to $18,000 at National Level
Involves competing in speech competitions at the District, State, and National levels.
District competition is February 25, 2017 at the American Legion in Monroeville, OH.  
 2/24/2017
www.legion.org/oratorical or
tonymoore0001@gmail.com, or
your local American Legion Post, or
the scholarship drawer outside Guidance offices
 Katie Wertz Memorial Scholarship
 $500
Awarded to one Senior at Sentinel Career Center with a passion for volunteer work within the community.
 3/31/2017 Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices 
 Casey Rochelle Elchert Memorial Scholarship  
All seniors graduating from Tiffin Columbian and Calvert High Schools meeting the following criteria may apply:
3.5 or higher GPA through seven semesters, acceptance to a fully accredited four-year college, participation in one or more extra-curricular activities and/or organizations grades 9-12.
3/31/2017   Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices 
 The Dunn Family Scholarship  
A $1000 scholarship is available for a son or daughter of a current employee of the National Machinery LLC or
a Sentinel Career and Technology Center Advanced Placement Program student employed by the National Machinery LLC. 
3/31/2017   Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices 
Gayle A. Kraut Scholarship 
$1000
 Graduating Seniors of Tiffin Calvert or Tiffin Columbian who are pursuing a degree in Education
 5/31/2017   Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices 
 Tiffin Columbian Alumni Association
Up to $1500
 Students applying for the Tiffin Columbian Alumni Scholarship must be a senior student at TC who is pursuing additional education on a full or part-time basis within one year of their graduation, must have a cumulative GPA above 2.8, must have exhibited good citizenship standards within the school and community. 
4/7/2017   Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices 
 Mary Lou Schultz Memorial Scholarship
$500
The Mary Lou Schultz Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to a person living in Seneca County, who is pursuing a registered nursing degree at the college or university of their choice.  
3/31/2017    Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices 
Garlapati Scholarship 
The 2016 Garlapati Scholarship is awarded to one Tiffin eighth grader and one senior each year who demonstrates leadership to prevent bullying. 
If you believe you are a candidate for this scholarship, please get a letter of recommendation from a teacher, administrator or counselor. This letter should explain what you have done and why your actions make you eligible for this award.
You must then submit your letter to Mrs. Murphy by March 27th
 
3/30/2017   Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices  
 Roland Zimmerman Inspiration Scholarship
 $1000
Must be accepted to a 2 or 4-year Agricultural program at a college
Must participate in FFA.
Must submit a letter of recommendation from your agricultural instructor.
Must submit a short statement of how the agricultural program attended during high school has led you to the decision to major in an agricultural program.
 3/31/2017  Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices   
 Bob Ames Memorial Scholarship
 $500
Awarded to a college-bound senior of the Tiffin Columbian boy's basketball team.
3.2 GPA or higher.
Must attach acceptance letter to a college or university.
 
3/31/2017  Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices    
 National Machinery Engineering Scholarship
$10,000 per year up to 5 years (2 awards per year given)
Seniors attending Seneca County area schools, or children of National Machinery employee.
Must intend to earn a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
See website or forms in guidance office for additionall criteria.
 
 3/10/2017
Apply online at www.nationalmachinery.com
Information and criteria also available in scholarship drawer outside Guidance offices
National Machinery Foundation Scholarship
Engineering and Technology Scholarship
$3750 each year
Open to any senior in Seneca County or any child of National Machinery Employees that is interested in attending a four year or tech school for studies in a technical field of study in the manufacturing industry.
3/10/2017 
Apply online
http://www.nationalmachinery.com/ 
More information also available in the Guidance Office
 Nick Zeyen Memorial Scholarship
 $500
Awarded to a Tiffin Columbian student who meets the following criteria:
3.0 GPA or higher
Accepted at an accredited technical or higher college or university
Participation in one or more extra-curricular activities and/or organizations during high school 
 3/312017  Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices    
Elks Legacy Award
250 awards of $4000
Parent or Grandparent must be a member of the Elks.  
Must have taken SAT or ACT by Dec. 31st 2016.
If selected, you must volunteer at an Elks Lodge for each year you receive the award
 2/3/2017 https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm 
 Altrusa International, Inc.  Application is open to any Seneca County resident pursuing post-secondary education for the 2017-2018 school year.    4/1/2017 Applications available in the Guidance Office or at http://tiffinaltrusa.com  
Seneca County Farm Bureau Scholarship
$500
2 Awards given
Must reside in Seneca County.
Parent(s) must be a member of the Seneca County Farm Bureau
Must have 2.5 or higher GPA.
Involvement  in Farm Bureau youth activities favored
4/1/2017  Applications available in the Guidance Office 
Seneca County Medical Society Scholarship 
 $1000 annually
Must plan to major in healthcare or medical related field.  
2 Letter of Recommendation required.
Submission of transcript required.
Essay required.
5/12/2017  Applications available in the Guidance Office 
 AAA School Safety Patrol Grant
10 $1000 awards,
5 $250 awards
The program is limited to high school seniors who once served as a member of the AAA School Safety Patrol.  Letter of recommendation, 500 word essay, and transcript are required along with completed application.
3/28/2017  Applications available in the Guidance Office 
 Solar Action Alliance Scholarship
 $1000
Submit 500-1000 word essay answering, "What excites you about the future of solar?"
Minimum GPA 3.2
 
 7/1/2017 solaractionalliance.org/scholarship 
Old Fort Banking Company
 $1000
Awarded to an area Senior enrolled at Heidelberg University, Tiffin University, or the University of Findlay for Fall 2017.  
Must answer essay questions on application.
4/1/2017  Applications available in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office beginning Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 
Ohio Black Caucus of School Board Members
Leo Lucas Scholarship 
 Six $500 Awards
Must be ethnically diverse.
Must be accepted at a 2-year or 4-year institution for Fall 2017.
Must complete essays on application.
Must submit Letter of Recommendation.
 
3/3/2017 

www.ohioschoolboards.org/ohio-black-caucus  

Applications also available in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office after Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
 
Ohio Association of Public School Employees 
10- $2500 Awards
Students who parents/legal guardian are member of the OAPSE union qualify for the OAPSE Memorial Scholarship.
Must submit essay.
Must submit Letter of Recommendation
 3/1/2017
Applications can be downloaded at www.oapse.org
Applications also available in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office after Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
William D. Squires Educational Foundation Scholarship 
15 - $3000 Awards
(Renewable for 4 years up to $12,000)
Eligibility is primarily based upon financial need. The EFC on your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) must be less than 8,000 to apply. Applicants must already know their career goal, be highly motivated and have good character, and show academic promise (minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA)
 2/15/2017-4/5/2017 www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org 
 Ohio Newspapers Foundation Scholarship $1500 
The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award a scholarship to a minority high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly in journalism, advertising, marketing, or a communications degree program at an Ohio college or university.
Minimum GPA of 2.5 required.
3/31/2017  Applications available in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office after Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
 Discover Student Loans
  $2500
Enter to win - winners randomly drawn on March 7, 2017.
Students can get tips and resources on paying for college and enter for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship award.  No purchase of student loan necessary.
 2/28/2017 https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html 
 Impact Credit Union
3 - $1000 Scholarships
Must be a member of the Credit Union or the child of a Credit Union member
Must submit essay
 4/1/2017 Applications available in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office 
FOP
Fraternal Order of the Police Scholarship
Multiple $500 Scholarships 
The Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship Application requires the applicant to be a senior and resident of Seneca County and be in need of financial assistance..  Student must be accepted by an accredited college or university and planning to attend 2016-2017 school year.  Applicant must also have at least a 3.0 GPA.   
 
4/10/2017  Applications available in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office  
 Bascom Fire Ladies Auxillary
Two - $250 Scholarships
The Bascom Fire Ladies Auxiliary is pleased to present a scholarship to assist a high school student who wishes to further their education by pursuing a college degree in public service, healthcare, teaching or social work.  The applicant must reside in Bascom Joint Fire District and be a senior in high school.   
3/31/2017   Applications available in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office  
Tiffin Fraternal Order of the Eagles
Outstanding Scholar 
 The Fraternal order of the Eagles, Tiffin AERIE #402 is offering four $3000 scholarships for son or daughters of a member of the Tiffin Eagles or Auxiliary.  Membership must be at least 4 years. 
2 letters of recommendation required.
4/21/2017    Applications available in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office  
Seneca County OSU Extension Master Gardener Scholarship    The Seneca County Master Gardeners Scholarship is for seniors entering college, planning to study agronomy, botany, forestry, horticulture, or landscaping, and is a resident of Seneca County.   Applications available at the OSU Extension Office at 3140 S SR 100, Tiffin, OH 
Great Clips Cosmetology Scholarship 
 $250-$1500
Must be interested in pursuing a cosmetology career
 3/31/2017 greatclipscareers,com/scholarships 
 Cole Ludwig Memorial Scholarship
 $1000
This $1000 scholarship is open to Columbian students who maintain a 2.5 GPA and have participated in an organized sport during freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years.  Candidates should also demonstrate characteristics that Cole exemplified throughout his life:  his fun-loving sense of humor, loyalty, high values, and devotion to friends and family.    
 3/31/17 Applications available in the scholarship drawer in the Guidance Office  
 Janotta & Herner Construction Scholarship
6 - $1000 Awards and
2 - $4500 Co-Op positions
The Scholarship Program is set up to help individuals in their goals to achieve a degree in construction related fields of study.  Degree needs to be in Building Design and/or Construction related courses from a 4-year college or 2-year associate program.  GPA of at least 3.0    
 4/14/2017 Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Office 
 National Machinery Citizenship Award
 
In recognition of outstanding school citizenship exhibited while at Tiffin Columbian High School
3/31/2017  Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Office 
 Louie Family Foundation Scholarship
 Varied Amounts
Outstanding personal and academic achievements
Leadership and community service
Special Consideration for applicants:
Who have parents who are veterans or currently in the military
With a demonstrated financial need
Who's parents did not attend college
With a documented significant disability
 
 
 
 
 3/31/2017
http://www.louiefamilyfoundation.org/scholarship-application
or
Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Office - however, application must be submitted online 
 Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship  Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Entries are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.   Monthly https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship 
 Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship Applicants must have completed high school, have plans to enroll at a community college or technical school for the first time in fall of 2017, demonstrate financial need, be involved in community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, have U.S. citizenship    6/15/2017 application.horatioalger.org 
Charles "Bud" Hering Scholarship 
In order for a senior to be eligible, he or she must graduate from TC, Calvert, or a Seneca Co. High School, be a resident of Seneca Co., and be enrolled or accepted into an accredited Ohio college or university.  The student must exhibit financial need and be a person who represents in character the same devotion to family, school, and community that Charles D. Hering Jr. exemplified in his life.  
4/19/2017 
**Please return application to Mrs. Murphy by April 10, 2017.
Applications available in the scholarship drawer outside the Guidance Offices 
 E. B. Miller Memorial Scholarship Ohio Forestry Foundation offers the E.B. Miller Memorial Scholarship to students wishing to pursue a career in forestry or another natural resource field. Applicants must be Ohio residents attending an Ohio college or university.        4/15/2017 http://www.ohioforest.org/?page=Scholarship 
Ohio Forestry Association Foundation   Students who attend the Ohio Forestry & Wildlife Conservation Camp June 11-16, 2017 at FFA Camp Muskingum, and score highest on the final exam at camp, will be awarded college scholarships.     n/a www.ohioforest.org 
 Kakarala Scholarship  
Dr. & Mrs. Prasad C. Kakarala award a Columbian senior, either male or female, who has demonstrated outstanding scholastics, active in school affairs, and a school leader.  Preference is given to a student entering a medical or technology field.
Student should have 3.0 or higher GPA
4/13/2017  Applications available in the Scholarship Drawer outside the Guidance Offices 
Tiffin Rotary Club Scholarship 
Each year the Tiffin Rotary Foundation picks two recipients from each Columbian, Calvert, and Sentinal Career Center that have attended Rotary for a $250 Scholarship.
* Any of this Rotary year Student of the Months (Sept-May) that would like to be considered to do the following:
1. Write a short 1/2-1 page essay telling how they have helped or impacted the community (service above self)
2. School attending (Columbian, Calvert, Sentinel)
3.  College they plan to attend in the Fall
4. Include full name, email, and phone number
5. Email information and essay to tiffinrotaryfoundation@gmail.com by April 13, 2017
 
 4/13/2017
tiffinrotaryfoundation@gmail.com 
or email materials to Mrs. Murphy by noon on Thursday, April 13th
 Nursing Schools Almanac
Aspiring nurse Scholarship
 $1000
Applicants should have a track record of academic excellence, particularly in Science and Math
and
A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
 6/30/2017 www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com 
 Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
 $1000
Applicants should intend to pursue a fashion related field, demonstrate academic success, and have a passion and drive for a fashion related career
 
 6/1/2017 www.Fashion-Schools.org 
 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their web site:
 
 6/12/2017 www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm 
 B.A.A.N.C. (Bikers Against Abused & Neglected Children) Memorial Scholarship
 $500
Applicants must have been in an abused or neglected situation or going to school to study in an area that will help children who may have been abused and/or neglected.  
Essay required and 3 Letters of Recommendation.
Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
5/13/2017  Applications available in the Scholarship Drawer outside the Guidance Offices 
 Ohio State University Balanced Man
 $5000
Open to male students entering main campus of Ohio State University in the Fall of 2017
This award will recognize and reward men who strive to achieve balance and all-around excellence
 7/1/2017 http://www.ohiostatesigep.com/BMS 
       
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Scholarships from 2015-2016
LendEDU Scholarship 
$2,500 scholarship for high school seniors
and college students, fill out an online application to apply.
October 31 
https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/ 
 
Quest Bridge Quest Bridge - National College Match is designed for seniors who have shown outstanding academic achievement despite facing economic challenges.  For more information go to www.questbridge.org Sept. 28, 2015 www.questbridge.org
WACE-National CO-OP Scholarship  To qualify students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. Must also apply and be accepted to one of the WACE Partner Institutions (Clarkson Univ., Drexel Univ., Johnson & Wales Univ., Kettering Univ., Merrimack College, Rochester Inst. of Technology, State Univ. of New York Oswego, Univ. of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, The Univ. of Toledo, Wentworth Inst. of Technology).  February 15, 2015 www.waceinc.org 
Elks - Most Valuable Student Scholarship  High school seniors can visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm and click on the 2015 MVS application link. Dec. 4, 2015  www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm 
 Distinguished Young Women Distinguished Young Women (formerly Ohio's Junior Miss) is open to high school girls graduating in 2015.  In order to participate you must be a US Citizen, a legal resident of Ohio, and a senior in high school.  Information and application available at www.distinguishedyw.org   Oct. 1, 2015 www.distinguishedyw.org 
 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive thee NFIB award.   Visit www.NFIB.com/YEA for more information.   Opens Oct.1 www.NFIB.com/YEA 
BGSU Science and Math Education in ACTION  Ohio resident, Incoming freshman fall 2015, Minimum GPA of 3.0, Recommended minimum ACT of 23, Considering a career teaching science and/or math.  Opens Mid Sept www.bgsu.edu/action 
 America's Farmers Grow AG Leaders Applicants do not need to be FFA members, but must meet the FFA-published criteria located at FFA.org/scholarships. Student must be endorsed by three farmers, have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA, and be pursuing a degree related to agriculture from a two or four year program.  Apply Nov. 15, 2015 - Feb. 1, 2016  www.FFA.org/scholarships 
James Kura Memorial Scholarship Competition   The James Kura Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by The Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  To apply you must be a high school senior, have a 2.5 GPA, be accepted by an accredited, 4 year school, beginning the academic year of 2015-2016.  A two page essay on a given topic is also required.   
Announcement 
Coming Dec 2015
www.oacdl.org/scholarship  
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program 
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their web site:
 
 June 10, 2016
  Horatio Alger Scholarship Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States. Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0. Demonstrate Critical financial need (55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)  Oct 25, 2015  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/  
 Austin E Knowlton Scholarship First Preference shall be given to students of Ohio interested in majoring in mathematics or the sciences. An Award up to $5000 is available, regardless of financial need. More info available on website for which schools are in the scholarship fund. Each Colleges have own deadline  http://aekfoundation.org/ 
Baker College Career Scholarships $6,400 scholarship for students attending Baker College for Culinary or Auto/Diesel. Students must be enrolled in a bachelor degree program.  November 3, 2015 
Applications available in
guidance office 
NCAA "Get the Word Out" Grant  The NCAA is proud to announce a grant for high schools and school districts to effectively educate college-bound student-athletes and families concerning the NCAA's new initial-eligibility standards.  A total amount of $50,000 has been allocated for the grant program.  High schools and/or districts will be eligible to receive not more than $5,000 for the 2015-16 academic year.  October 2, 2015  http://goo.gl/nzSehr 
 Student Scholarship.org www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php has a number of scholarships that Ohio students are eligible for in their scholarship data base  Varies 
www.studentscholarships.org
/newsletter.php  
 B. Davis Scholarship This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.   May, 26 2016 http://www.studentawardsearch.com 
 Elks Legacy Awards Open to all high school seniors that are children or grandchildren of Elk members.   January 29, 2016 www.elks.org/enf/scholars 
 Most Valuable Student Scholarships Open to any high school senior who is a US citizen may apply for this scholarships. Applications must be submitted on or before December 4,2015 to the Tiffin Elks Lodge  December 4, 2015  www.elks.org/enf/scholars  
 The Mennel Milling KSU Scholarship Program The scholarship will allow for non-Kansas residents students to attend Kansas State University at the cost of in-state tuition which is about $10,000 per year.  Opens January 1st  www.k-state.edu/sfa/scholarships 
 National Machinery Engineering Scholarship Eligibility is limited to high school seniors attending Seneca County area schools and sons and daughters of National Machinery LLC employees (regardless of high school they attend). Student must be enrolled with an accredited college or university in pursuit of a 4yr Bachelor of Science degree or 2yr associate degree in a technical field of study.  Student must submit an application with a high school transcript and letter of recommendation from a high school official by April 15th.    March 16th  www.nationalmachinery.com/about-us/engineering-scholarship
 Eplsilon Sigma Aplpha Foundation The ESA Foundation awards numerous scholarships annually, you do not have to be an ESA member to apply for a scholarship, and our application process is online.  Varies 
http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/
scholarships-and-grants 
 Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools There are 200 plus scholarships available ranging from $1,000 to $11,750 and are available for Seniors graduating by June 2016  April 9,2016  www.ohiocareercolleges.org 
 Second Annual St. Louis Lawyers Contest Award

 The scholarship was created to support the college funding of three different winners.

The contest information can be seen here: www.missourilawyers.com/scholarship . The scholarship offers participants $500 in prizes.

 
December 1,2015 
 http://www.missourilawyers.com/
scholarship
 EFO College Scholarship The following scholarship has a requirement of a 3.0 GPA, minimum SAT or ACT scores (SAT- Math=600 Reading=500) (ACT-Math=29 Reading=25) as well as being a permanent resident of Ohio. January 15, 2016 
http://ohioengineer.com/images/
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 Ohio JCI Senate Scholarship  In the Need Based there will be three (3) winners selected.  The first place, which is the “Morgan Jones Memorial Scholarship” sponsored by the Ohio JCI Senate, is awarded $1,000.00. Second place is awarded $1,000.00 and the third place will receive $500.00.   January 18, 2016 http://ohiojcisenate.org/ 
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award   Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a 2016 NFIB award. Awards range from $2,000 to $25,000. December 18th, 2015  www.NFIB.com/YEA 
 BGSU Data Science Grant BGSU has a number of $5,000 annual Scholarships for incoming freshmen that are interested in studying in the specialization of Data Science  March 31, 2016
Email Professor Jim Albert
albert@bgsu.edu
Email Professor Maraia Rizzo
mrizzo.bgsu.edu
 Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship  This Scholarship is open to high school seniors that is the child or legal ward of a North Central Electric permanent residential member. The applicant must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher who has overcome a personal or family challenge. January 22, 2016  www.ncelec.org 
North Central Electric Cooperative 
Children of Members Scholarships
 Two $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to one senior boy and one senior girl, the runner up will receive a $2,000 scholarship. Students must have a GPA over 3.5 and submit ACT/SAT scores. March 2,2016  www.ncelec.org  
 Sandusky County Voiture #1057 40 et 8  This $600 scholarship is for students who must attend an accredited school of nursing as a first year student and be a permanent resident of Sandusky or Seneca Counties.  April 5,2016
Application available
in the guidance office
The Ohio State University Alumni Scholarship 
The standards of selection for this award are:
Ranking in the top 10% of your high school graduating class, Demonstrating involvement in school and community activities, Showing a sound interest and positive attitude toward college work.
You must have submitted an Undergraduate Admission Application to be considered for the scholarship.
 
January 15, 2016 
Application available
in guidance office
 LendEDU Spring Scholarship LendEDU will be awarding 2 $1,000 scholarships and is open to any high school senior that has a 2.5 GPA. Applications are available on LendEDU website with full instructions April 15, 2016 
 https://lendedu.com/blog
/scholarship-application/
 27th Annual Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award This award will be presented to an outstanding senior scholar.  Application requires a list of extracurricular or community activities, awards/honors, and a short essay discussing future goals.  January 15, 2016  Applications available in guidance office 
 Oratorical Scholarship Program The American Legion is offering scholarships at the district, state and national level for any high school student from Freshmen to Senior. Contestant must present an eight to ten minute on aspects of the constitutions with emphasis on the duties. VIsit www.legion.org/oratorical for more info. 
District 5 competition
February 21, 2016
 www.legion.org/oratorical
 OAPSE Memorial Scholarship Students who parents/legal guardian are member of the OAPSE union qualify for the OAPSE Memorial Scholarship and encouraged to fill out an application at www.oapse.org  March 1, 2016   www.oapse.org
 AAA School Safety Patrol Grant   The program is limited to high school seniors who once served as a member of the AAA School Safety Patrol.  Letter of recommendation, 500 word essay, and transcript are required along with completed application. March 29,2016   Application available in guidance office 
 Early Admission Scholarship Program Terra State Community College is now offering an Early Admissions Scholarship to Fall 2016 graduates. If a student has a GPA of a 2.7 or higher at the end of their Junior year they will automatically be eligible for the scholarship. In order to be awarded the scholarship, students must apply for admission, apply for financial aid, and submit a high school transcript by April 1st   April 1,2016 Apply for Aid with Terra State 
Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship  The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers – whose post-high school education we will help fund.  Not Stated  https://www.livemasscholarship.com/#home 
Marion Community Foundation Scholarship  Marion Community Foundation offers an annual scholarship program for high school seniors and graduates in Marion, Ohio and other surrounding counties. Our program includes more than 75 scholarship funds. Last year, Marion Community Foundation awarded $339,000 to 134 scholarship recipients. Each scholarship has different eligibility requirements and selection criteria.  March 10, 2016  www.MarionCommunityFoundation.org 
 Ohio Newspapers Foundation Minority Journalism Scholarship   
The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award a scholarship to a minority high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly in journalism, advertising, marketing, or a communications degree program at an Ohio college or university.
Minimum GPA of 2.5 required.
March 31,2016
www.ohionews.org 
 The William D. Squires Educational Foundation  Eligibility is primarily based upon financial need. The EFC on your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) must be less than 8,000 to apply. Applicants must already know their career goal, be highly motivated and have good character, and show academic promise (minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA)  April 5, 2016 www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org 
 2016 National Machinery Foundation Engineering &Technology Scholarship Open to any senior in Seneca County that is interested in attending a four year or tech school for studies in manufacturing studies. Contact HR@nationalmachinery.com for more info. April 15,2016 
http://www.nationalmachinery.com/ 
Applications also available in guidance office
 Old Fort Banking Scholarship  Applicant must be a high school senior who enrolls at Heidelberg University, Tiffin University or the University of Findlay for the fall semester of the 2015 school year.   April 1, 2016  Application available in guidance office.  
 James Kura Memorial Scholarship  OACDL is awarding three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who will be attending a four year accredited college. rules and details avaialble at www.oacdl.org/scholarship March 15, 2016  www.oacdl.org/scholarship 
The Law offices of Anthony Vecchio Scholarship  The Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC is offering high school/college students the opportunity to help further their education through our scholarship program. Our firm will offer two scholarships with a combined worth of $1,500 to students nationwide who plan to attend a four-year institution of higher learning. Selection of the recipients is based on the creative entry, school activities, positions of leadership, special honors and awards, community involvement, academic performance, and professional pursuits.   April 15,2016 http://www.anthonyvecchiolaw.com/scholarship-program/ 
 Tiffin Rotary Club 2016 Service Above Self Scholarship
Each year the Tiffin Rotary Foundation picks two recipients from each Columbian, Calvert, and Sentinal Career Center that have attended Rotary for a $250 Scholarship.
* Any of this Rotary year Student of the Months (Sept-May) that would like to be considered to do the following:
1. Write a short 1/2-1 page essay telling how they have helped or impacted the community (service above self)
2. School attending (Columbian, Calvert, Sentinel)
3. Include full name, email, and phone number
4. Email information and essay to tiffinrotaryfoundation@gmail.com by April 1, 2016
 
 April 1,2016  Applications available inguidance  office
 Tiffin Columbian Alumni Assoc. Students applying for the Tiffin Columbian Alumni Scholarship must be a senior student at TC who is pursuing additional education on a full or part-time basis within one year of their graduation, must have a cumulative GPA above 2.8, must have exhibited good citizenship standards within the school and community.  April 15,2016  Applications available in guidance office 
Impact Credit Union
Clyde-Findlay Credit Union
This $1,000 scholarship is open to members or a child of a member of Impact credit union.  Fill out a completed application form as well as a list of community service and 300 word essay  April 1,2016 Applications available in guidance office
 Altrusa International Inc. Scholarship Application is open to any Seneca County resident pursuing post-secondary education for the 2015-2016 school year. 
 April 1, 2016 Applications available in guidance office 
 Garlapati Scholarship
The 2016 Garlapati Scholarship is awarded to one Tiffin eighth grader and one senior each year who demonstrates leadership to prevent bullying. 

If you believe you are a candidate for this scholarship, please get a letter of recommendation from a teacher, administrator or counselor. This letter should explain what you have done and why your actions make you eligible for this award.
 
March 24,2016  Submit Letters to Mrs Murphy 
  The Casey Rochelle Elchert Memorial Scholarship
All seniors graduating from Tiffin Columbian and Calvert High Schools meeting the following criteria may apply:
3.5 or higher GPA through seven semesters, acceptance to a fully accredited four-year college, participation in one or more extra-curricular activities and/or organizations grades 9-12.
 
March 31,2016  http://www.tiffinfoundation.org/ 
  The Mary Lou Schultz Memorial Scholarship The Mary Lou Schultz Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to a person living in Seneca County, who is pursuing a registered nursing degree at the college or university of their choice.    March 31,2016 http://www.tiffinfoundation.org/  
Bascom Fire Ladies Auxiliary Continuing Education Scholarship  The Bascom Fire Ladies Auxiliary is pleased to present a scholarship to assist a high school student who wishes to further their education by pursuing a college degree in public service, healthcare, teaching or social work.  The applicant must reside in Bascom Joint Fire District and be a senior in high school.    March 31, 2016 Applications Available in Guidance Office 
 The Dunn Family Scholarship Fund
A $1000 scholarship is available for a son or daughter of a current employee of the National Machinery LLC or
a Sentinel Career and Technology Center Advanced Placement Program student employed by the National Machinery LLC. 
March 31, 2016  Application available in guidance office.  
 FOP Scholarship Program The Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship Application requires the applicant to be a senior and resident of Seneca County.  Student must be accepted by an accredited college or university and planning to attend 2016-2017 school year.  Applicant must also have at least a 3.0 GPA.    April 15,2016  Application available in guidance office.   
Nick Zeyen Memorial Scholarship  All seniors graduating from TC that have a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA, are accepted to a fully accredited technical or higher college/university, participate in one or more extra-curricular activities and/or organizations during high school.   March 31,2016 Application emailed to students.   
 Eagles Outstanding Young Scholar Awards The Fraternal order of the Eagles, Tiffin AERIE #402 is offering four $3000 scholarships for son or daughters of a member of the Tiffin Eagles or Auxiliary.  April 21,2016  Applications available in guidance office 
Apartment List Scholarship   As a company filled with many college grads, we know that college is an important life endeavor, but one that can be expensive. We couldn’t have graduated without a little help along the way, and we want to give back to the future leaders of America. Therefore, we are offering a $2,500 scholarship to outstanding students who exemplify one or more of Apartment List’s core values Varies  https://www.apartmentlist.com/scholarship 
 Area Agency on Aging Scholarship 
Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited technical school, college, or university and pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree that would benefit the field of aging (including but not limited to Psychiatry, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics or other field as deemed appropriate by the Scholarship Selection Committee).
*Applicant must have at least a sophomore status at the beginning of the 2016/2017 academic year.
Must have minimum 3.25 GPA
 
 April 1,2016 www.aaa5ohio.org 
 Varsity tutors College Scholarship Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Entries are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.  Monthly   http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship 
The Charles "Bud" Hering Jr. Foundation  In order for a senior to be eligible, he or she must graduate from TC, Calvert, or a Seneca Co. High School, be a resident of Seneca Co., and be enrolled or accepted into an accredited Ohio college or univeristy.  The student must be a person who represents in character the same devotion to family, school, and community that Charles D. Hering Jr. exemplified in his life.    April 14, 2016  Applications available in guidance office
  National Machinery Citizenship Scholarship Must be a senior to apply.   March 31, 2016  Applications available in the guidance office 
Bloomville Lions Club, (Jim Newlove and Evelyn and Jerry Lutz Memorial Scholarship)  Students who are graduating seniors from high school and are residents of Bloom Township or are dependents of a member of the Bloomville Lions Club are eligible for the scholarship    April 30, 2016 Application available in the guidance office 
The Janotta & Herner Construction Scholarship  The Scholarship Program is set up to help individuals in their goals to achieve a degree in construction related fields of study.  Degree needs to be in Building Design and/or Construction related courses from a 4-year college or 2-year associate program.  GPA of at least 3.0   April 22, 2016   Application available in the guidance office
The Tiffin Music and Art Foundation
(TMAF) 
TMAF requires applicants to have regular attendance in school, not missing more than 10 days in an academic school year.  Must maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA for school year.  Required to provide at least 10 hours of community service in desired field, as well as publicly display or perform their talent at least once during the academic year.  Must be pursuing a degree in the visual or performing arts field. Student will also be required to commit at least 10 hours of service to assisting with the production of the TMAF, to be held June 10 & 11, 2016
 
 
May 30, 2016   Application available in the guidance office
Kakarala
Scholarship 
Dr. & Mrs. Prasad C. Kakarala award a Columbian senior, either male or female, who has demonstrated outstanding scholastics, active in school affairs, and a school leader.  Preference is given to a student entering a medical or technology field.
Student should have 3.0 or higher GPA.
 
April 15, 2016  Application available in the guidance office 
 Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Applicants must have completed high school, have plans to enroll at a community college for the first time in fall of 2016, demonstrate financial need, be involved in community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, have U.S. citizenship  June 1, 2016
application.horatioalger.org 
Discover Student Loans     Students can get tips and resources on paying for college and enter for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship award.  No purchase of student loan necessary.  
CollegeCovered.com/Assist.
 
TEA (Tiffin Education Association)  Must be a graduating senior, planning to enter an approved institution of higher education and either intend to major in some field of education for the purpose of entering the teaching profession, OR be the child of a teacher in Tiffin City Schools.  April 20, 2016  Applications available in the guidance office
Student Scholarships   Check out a variety of scholarship programs that will give out more than 1 million dollars to students in 2016.  Students from Ohio school districts are eligible for the following nine scholarships:  Gen Lloyd W. "fig" Newton Scholarship, College JumpStart Scholarship, YDI Scholarship, 2016 Scholarship Points Awards, E-Waste Scholarship, Paradigm Challenge Scholarship, LGMD Awareness Scholarship, Mark A Forester Scholarship, and 10 Words or Less Scholarship  Deadlines range from April 15 to June 30, 2016 pending on scholarship
Apply online at
https://www.studentscholarships.org
For more information check your school email or pick up a newsletter in the guidance office 
 Dave Ramsey's $55,000 Financial Literacy Challenge The Challenge, sponsored by Zander Insurance, is a brief online money quiz and survey and gives high school seniors a chance to win a $40,000 scholarship  April 25, 2016 
 https://www.daveramsey.com/challenge?ectid=50.23.2820&teacher_email=michelle_tuite@tiffincityschools.org
School Specific Scholarships   Be sure to check with your college of choice for all scholarship opportunities specific to their own institution  Varies
College/ University 
Websites or Financial Aid Offices 
 Master Gardener Scholarship  The Seneca County Master Gardeners Scholarship is for seniors entering college, planning to study agronomy, botany, forestry, horticulture, or landscaping, and is a resident of Seneca County.  July 1, 2016
 Application packets available in the Guidance Office
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