Class of 2022 Local Scholarships

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO BHS GRADUATING SENIORS

Following is a list of local scholarships available to Bellefontaine High School seniors.  The list is current as of January 20, 2022.  To access the scholarship, simply click on the title for a PDF version of the application. In some cases, you will be able to type in the information, and in other cases you will need to print the application and fill it in by hand. Some links may take you to a website where you can find the application. Once completed, you will need to return the application to the designated location.

UPDATES: Any scholarships added after January 20, 2022 will be posted and linked in this section with the date it was added.

CHAMPAIGN-LOGAN EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (Added 4/12/2022).  This scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolling to continue their education in the fall of 2022.  The scholarship targets graduates from Logan County High Schools and Champaign County High Schools.  Financial assistance is based on academic performance, leadership potential, and participation in community volunteer hours.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and accepted as a full-time student at a college, university or trade school program in the fall of 2022. Deadline: May 1

BHS COMMON FORM APPLICATION. The following 25 scholarships use the BHS Common Form Application. The BHS Common Form is due in the Guidance Office no later than March 15.

 

Note:  If the scholarship is part of the BHS Common Form you will only need to complete that form one time, although some scholarships may require additional attachments.

 

  1. C. MICHAEL BELL SCHOLARSHIP.  This $500 scholarship is offered in memory of lifelong educator and administrator at Bellefontaine City Schools, Mr. Charles Michael Bell.  Mr. Bell served BCS community as teacher, principal, business manager and superintendent over the course of thirty-one years.  This scholarship will be awarded to a BHS senior attending a four-year college or university to pursue a career in education or education related field (i.e. school counseling or school psychology).  Applicants much have at least a 3.0 GPA while also contributing to BHS and our community through extracurricular activities, leadership roles, community service, etc.

 

  1. BELLEFONTAINE CITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS.  These scholarships, which are awarded by the Bellefontaine City Schools Board of Education and are valued at up to $1,000 each, are based on academic excellence and school and community involvement. 

 

  1. BELLEFONTAINE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS.  Applicants for these scholarships must be pursuing a career in education or an education-related field, such as guidance counseling or school psychology and/or one or more of their parents must be a current or retired member of the Bellefontaine Education Association (BEA). 

 

  1. BELLEFONTAINE EXCHANGE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP.  Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students with at least a 2.5 GPA who will be attending either a two or four-year school.  Need and community involvement are considered, and the student should note whether he/she graduated from the Exchange Club’s Safety Town Program.

 

  1. BELLEFONTAINE HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC BOOSTER & JENNY O’CONNOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS.  Up to two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to BHS students attending a four-year university.  One from the BHS Academic Boosters Club and the other in memory of Jenny O’Connor. Jenny was a 1984 BHS graduate and served many years volunteering for Music Boosters, Chieftain Athletics, and the Academic Boosters where she served as treasurer.  Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, have taken rigorous high school courses, and attach a type response (250 words or less) to the following prompt.  “What do you consider to be the best advice you have ever received? Who gave you that advice and did you take that advice or not?” 

 

  1. BELLEFONTAINE HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI & FRIENDS SCHOLARSHIP.  This $200 scholarship is awarded by a committee composed of BHS alumni and/or supporters of BHS. Applicants must be graduating seniors who plan to attend a two or four-year college or university and who have at least a 3.0 GPA.

 

  1. BELLEFONTAINE HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS.  These $300 scholarships will be awarded to BHS seniors who are currently members of the National Honor Society and have turned in their NHS point sheet to Miss High.

 

  1. BELLEFONTAINE HIGH SCHOOL KEY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP.  Scholarship is valued at approximately $250.  Applicants must be attending a 2 or 4-year college.  Selection criteria will be based heavily on service performed.  Applicants are required to attach a listing of service activities performed over the last 4 years.  Membership of Key Club is preferred, but not required.

 

  1. ROBERT L. AND HELEN E. GINN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  This $250 scholarship is intended to be awarded to a BHS student who will major in either education or business at a two or four-year school.  It will be awarded by a Bellefontaine City Schools committee.

 

10. WESLEY E. GRUBBS ONE WISH SCHOLARSHIP.  This $500 scholarship is in memory of Wesley E. Grubbs.  Wesley was a 2008 graduate from BHS who wrestled and played football.  A family man and active member in the Fraternal Order of Eagle’s #2166, his life was cut short in 2019 leaving behind a wife, daughter, and son whom he never got to meet.  At age 10, Wesley lost his mother and wrote about his “one wish.”  That “one wish” inspired others to help a young person fulfill their “wish” by providing this scholarship.  Applicants must be attending a 2- or 4-year college, university or trade school in the Fall of 2021 and write a 250-word essay on: How “One Wish” could help fulfill your wish.  Applicants should demonstrate integrity, compassion and the desire to lend a helping hand.  Recipient will need to provide a copy of their second semester schedule of their freshman year in college for the scholarship committee.

 

  1. DON HARRIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  This scholarship is valued at about $500 and is awarded to one BHS student who plans to major in Music Education at an accredited college or university. Additional scholarships may be awarded to qualified applicants if funds are available. This scholarship is awarded by a committee of the BHS Music and Friends Association and was established in memory of Donald Harris, who had a great interest in the schools and in the music program.

 

  1. HESS COLLINS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP. This $1,000 scholarship is in honor of James P. Hess, founder of Hess Lumber, and his wife Ann E. Hess, a Bellefontaine artist. This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating BHS senior planning to attend a 4-year college to study the arts. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and intend to pursue a degree in one of the arts - performing arts, visual arts, dramatic arts, music, film-making, graphic design, fashion design or a related field. Scholarship will be awarded based on grades, need and artistic talent. A recommendation from a teacher familiar with the student's artistic talent is required.

 

  1. OHIO ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES SCHOLARSHIP.  These scholarships are given to students who desire to attend either a two- or four-year school.  Preference will be given to a child/grandchild of a classified employee with Bellefontaine City Schools and will be awarded by a special committee of the OAPSE.

 

  1. EFFIE PATTERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  Given by a late Bellefontaine resident and the Board of Education, this $500 scholarship is given to one male student to aid in the freshman year in college.

 

  1. PEPSI LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP.  Two scholarships valued at $1,250 each will be awarded to BHS students who have demonstrated leadership and who are planning on attending a two- or four-year college.  They will be awarded by a committee from the Bellefontaine City Schools. 

 

  1. RYAN D. REYNOLDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  Ryan was a 1998 BHS graduate who tragically lost his life just prior to leaving for college.  In remembrance of Ryan’s smile, enjoyment for the game of golf, and passion for life, an annual scholarship has been established.  This $500 scholarship will be awarded by the Ryan D. Reynolds Fund Trustees to a BHS student attending a two or four-year college. 

 

  1. KENZIE LENE’ RIFE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  Kenzie was a 2008 BHS graduate and an interior design major at Akron University who tragically lost her life in 2012. In remembrance of Kenzie’s passion for life and her artistic abilities, an annual scholarship has been established. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded by the Kenzie L. Rife Fund Trustees to a BHS student attending a two or four-year college with the intent to major in art or design. Applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and must attach the following essay: In 200 words or less, describe what it means to you to “Paint Your Life”.

 

  1. MONICHA P. SIMPSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  This $200 scholarship is intended to be given to a student-athlete to assist during the first year of either a two or four-year school. 

 

  1. DR. EARL SLOAN RENEWABLE BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship will be awarded to a BHS senior pursuing post-secondary training in the study of Business, including Accounting, Computer Information Science (programming/coding), Economics, and Marketing/Management.  It will be awarded by a special committee of the Sloan Foundation.  One scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be available and offered as a renewable scholarship.  Further should a student complete their college education in 3 years for a 4-year degree, then such student would be entitled to the 4th and final scholarship renewal.  Applicants must have an attendance rate of 90% (may be subject to review in the case of an extended illness), have a minimum GPA of 2.5, demonstrate good character and citizenship, and have financial need.  Two letters of recommendation are required.

 

  1. SONS OF AMERICAN LEGION POST 173 SCHOLARSHIPS. These scholarships are valued at $500 each and are based on grades and need.

 

  1. NIGLE & PHYLLIS STANDLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  These $1,000 scholarships are given in memory of Nigle and Phyllis Standley, long-time residents of Bellefontaine.  Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be attending a 2- or 4- year post-secondary school in the fall. A letter of recommendation is required that speaks to how applicants demonstrate integrity and kindness.

 

  1. JAMES F. STOLLY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  This scholarship is valued at $1,000 and was established by the A.E. Knowlton Trust in memory of a longtime Knowlton Construction employee and supporter of Bellefontaine City Schools. The scholarship is awarded by a Bellefontaine City Schools committee. 

 

  1. DEWEY VANHOOSE III MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  This is a $500 scholarship that will be awarded to an applicant attending Ohio University.

 

  1. DUTCH WILDE MEMORIAL/BHS ATHLETIC BOOSTERS’ SCHOLARSHIPS. These scholarships are worth $1,000, and are awarded to one male and one female student-athlete to assist with either a two or four-year school.  They are awarded by a special committee of the BHS Boosters to a student-athlete or cheerleader. 

 

  1. RONALD H. WISSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is valued at about $500 and will be given to a student-athlete to assist during the first year of either a two or four-year school.

 

 

LOGAN COUNTY EDUCATION FOUNDATION COMMON FORM APPLICATION. The following 17 scholarships use the LCEF Common Form Application. They are due to the Logan County ESC no later than February 25. If you would like for BHS Guidance to deliver them to the ESC for you, you must have them to the Guidance Office by February 18.

 

  1. RALPH AND WILMA BUROKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  This scholarship is valued at $11,250 and will be awarded to a Logan County graduating senior who will be majoring in an agricultural related field at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must have at least a minimum 3.0 GPA.

 

  1. EDWARD K. CORE, JR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  One scholarship valued at $500 will be awarded to a Logan County graduating senior planning to attend a four-year institution and major in education to be a teacher.  A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. 

 

  1. DR. JAMES F. COSTIN SCHOLARSHIP.  These scholarships are valued at $500 will be awarded to Logan County graduating seniors planning to attend a four-year institution and major in a health or science-related field.  This selection will focus on financial need.

 

  1. DEBORAH ELLIS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP.  These $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to two graduating BHS seniors who meet the following criteria: 3.2 or higher GPA, 24 or higher ACT, has taken at least four College Credit Plus (dual enrollment) or Advanced Placement courses taken during high school, and accepted to a two- or four-year college or university. Preference will be given to students demonstrating financial need. 

 

  1. WILLIAM C. ELLIS/NANCY RATHFELDER SCHOLARSHIP. One scholarship worth $1,200 will be given to a Logan County graduating senior from a public high school to help pursue a higher education degree. They must be already accepted to, or currently attending, a two- or four-year institution. Proof of family income must be shown prior to receiving funds. Family income chart is on the application. 

 

  1. HOMER FUSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  This scholarship is valued at $11,250 and will be awarded to a graduating senior from a Logan County public school. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and must plan to major in finance at an accredited four-year college or university.

 

  1. DONALD GUMPERT SCHOLARSHIP.  These scholarships are valued at $5,250 and will be awarded to a Logan County seniors graduating from a public high school attending a four-year college or university.  Applicants must be an active member of their school’s Kiwanis Key Club and have a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Recommendation from Key Club advisor required.

 

  1. HARRIET L. HEADINGTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  This scholarship is valued at $1,500 and is awarded to a Logan County graduating senior from a public high school who plans on attending an accredited 4-year college or university.

 

  1. ISS AMERICA ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP.  A $500 scholarship is available to students that are Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake or Riverside seniors.  Applicants must be majoring in a manufacturing related field such as Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering.  Transcripts must show outstanding academic achievement.

 

  1. BILLY JERVIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  Scholarships will be awarded to one or more Bellefontaine graduating senior who is majoring in music and/or play collegiate level soccer.  Student must be enrolled in a four-year college and must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. 

 

  1. KEEP LOGAN COUNTY BEAUTIFUL SCHOLARSHIP.  This scholarship is valued at $500 and will be awarded to a Logan County student who is applying to a 2 or 4-year post-secondary accredited school.  Student must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and plan to major in environmental science or a related field with a plan to work on environmental problems, research, teaching or business management. Applicants must show financial need and include a short essay describing their interest in the environment and/or environmental studies using the form included in the LCEF Common Form. 

 

  1. HAZEL MOORE SCHOLARSHIP.  Scholarship is valued at $1,600 and is available to a graduating senior from a public high school in Logan County enrolling or enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year post-secondary accredited school.  Applicants need a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and show financial need.

 

  1. RATLEFF SENIOR AWARD. This $800 scholarship will be awarded to an African American Bellefontaine High School senior who has documented community service activities and who will be attending a four-year college or university.

 

  1. SHARYL SUE SHAFER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is valued at $11,250 and will be awarded to a graduating Logan County senior from a public high school who plans to major in education to be a teacher at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

 

  1. EARL C. & MARION R. SPAIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  These scholarships valued at $11,300 are available to a graduating senior from a public high school in Logan County.  Applicants need a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 and active in student activities.  Financial need will be considered.  Recipients can reapply one time at the end of their college freshman year and will be paid directly to the selected student’s college or university.

 

  1. LILLIAN B. THORNTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.  This $1,300 scholarship will be awarded to a Logan County student graduating from a public high school who plans on attending an accredited 4-year college or university.

 

  1. WICKERHAM STEM SCHOLARSHIP.  This $5,250 scholarship will be awarded to a Bellefontaine High School graduating senior pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or math-related field (preference considered for computer or electrical engineering) at a 4-year accredited public college or university in Ohio.  Applicant must show financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

 

THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS USE THEIR OWN APPLICATION:  Please click on the link for each scholarship to access their application.  Applications will be linked as they become available.

 

  1. 40 & 8 NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS. These scholarships are given to students for their first year in college and are for nursing majors only. This is a county wide scholarship available to all Logan County schools. Deadline: April 1.

     

  2. AMERICAN LEGION/HAROLD KERR POST #173 SCHOLARSHIPS. These scholarships will be awarded to assist students in their freshman year in college. They will be awarded by a committee of the American Legion. Deadline: April 1.

     

  3. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY/HAROLD KERR UNIT #173 SCHOLARSHIPS. These scholarships that vary in amounts will be awarded to Logan County students who are children or grandchildren of a veteran who served in World War I or II, Korean Conflict, or in the Vietnam Era, Grenada, or Desert Storm. Students must be in actual need of help to continue their education. Deadline: April 1.

     

  4. ASHCRAFT/BROWN SCHOLARSHIP. One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been accepted to either a two or four-year College, technical school, or vocational school. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of leadership, financial need, character, and scholastic ability. Deadline: February 28.

     

  5. BCYSA TAMMY ELKINS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship in memory of Tammy Elkins awarded by the Bellefontaine City Youth Soccer Association. Applicants must have played at least one season in the BCYSA league and be a BHS Senior attending a two- or four- year college or university in the fall. Deadline: March 15.

     

  6. BELLEFONTAINE LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior to assist in their first year of a two or four-year institution. It is required to attach a statement about yourself, your educational goals, activities, awards and honors. Consideration may be given to applicants with Lions Club affiliation. Deadline: April 1.

     

  7. BELLEFONTAINE MOOSE #2563 SCHOLARSHIP. Four scholarships valued at $500 each. Applicants need NOT have any affiliation with the Moose to apply. All youth graduating in 2022 are welcome to submit an application regardless of whether or not you have a family member who is a current member of any Moose club. The applicant must be graduating in the high school class of 2022 and must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. A brief essay about yourself and your goals needs to be attached. Deadline: April 11.

     

  8. BELLEFONTAINE PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP. The amount of this scholarship shall be $500 and will be paid at the completion of the first quarter/semester of school. This scholarship is awarded to high school or GED graduating students of the same year or one year prior to application date. Preference will be given to anyone entering the public safety or health & medical fields. This scholarship is available to Logan County residents only. Scholarships will be awarded based upon scholastic merit, economic need, and goals in life. Deadline: Before 5:00pm on April 15.

     

  9. BELLEFONTAINE ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP. These scholarships are valued at $1,000 and are available to graduating seniors who are residents of Logan County. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Selection will be based on merit, community service, and extracurricular activities by a committee of the Rotary Club. This scholarship is not available to dependents of Bellefontaine Rotary Club members. Applications will be completed online through the following site: https://forms.gle/3j582jsngqe5DyVa8. Deadline: February 21.

     

  10. BELLEFONTAINE USBC BOWLING ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP.A $1,000 award is given to a student for study at either a two- or four-year school. Applicants may qualify one of two ways: 1. Must have an immediate family member belonging to the Bellefontaine USBC Bowling Association (parent, grandparent, brother, or sister); 2. Must be a member of a local high school bowling team and have completed at least one full season. Deadline: March 21.

     

  11. MARILYN CARNES MEMORIAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP. Applicants must be a current Logan County 4-H/FFA member pursuing a degree in a horse- related subject, pre-vet, or an animal science program. Deadline: April 1.

     

  12. FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE HI-POINT LODGE #60 SCHOLARSHIP. These $500 scholarships will be awarded by the FOP Lodge #60.This is to assist students in the first year of either a two or four-year school, and some preference is given to those planning to enter a law enforcement, community, or social service field. A photo must be attached to this application. These scholarships will be awarded by a special committee of the FOP. Scholarship monies must be utilized/cashed by the end of the first year of college after graduating high school. Deadline: April 1.

     

  13. HAUSHALTER FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP. The Haushalter Family Foundation strives to help individuals achieve their academic and education dreams. This scholarship grant varies in value but will be between $5,000 and $10,000 per year for up to four consecutive years. The amount of funds granted will be determined, in part, on the responses set forth on the application. Deadline: March 16.

     

  14. HAUSHALTER FAMILY FOUNDATION SKILLED TRADES SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is valued at up to $1,000 to a graduating high school senior who plans to advance into higher education at an accredited educational, trade or technical school in a job/trade/skill training program that takes 2 to 24 months. Deadline: March 16.

     

  15. THOMAS P. HENNESSY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. A scholarship will be awarded to a Logan County student who plans to attend The Ohio State University or any of its branches and/or has been a member of FFA, FCCLA or 4-H.Preference will be given to students with a GPA of at least 2.5 and planning to major in an agriculturally related field.This scholarship was established in memory of Tom Hennessy, who was killed in a 1999 automobile accident, and was very successful in the agriculture business.Application can be accessed at https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/forms/scholarship?_gl=1*1xs4evk*_ga*ODgzNzEzMzc4LjE2MzM2NDM1MzI.*_ga_4P9WPSHVFC*MTY0MjYwMTU3MS4xLjEuMTY0MjYwMTY5Mi4w.Deadline:February 15.

     

  16. BRUCE E. HIGHAM SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is a 4- year full ride scholarship that is awarded each year by the Jamestown Area Foundation to an outstanding male senior. This scholarship includes tuition, room, board, meals, books and various other college expenses. Applicants must be a male graduating from Bellefontaine High School who has applied and been accepted to a state school in Ohio for the fall semester of 2022.Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Deadline: March 1, by 12:00 pm (Noon).

     

  17. ZACHARIAH W. KELLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. These $1,000 scholarships are memory of 2006 Bellefontaine High School graduate, Zack Keller, and his grandmother, Peggy Pittman. GPA and financial need will be considered. A brief statement about you, your goals for the future, and how this scholarship will help you achieve your goals is required. Special consideration will be made to members of the BHS Bowling Team. Deadline: April 11.

     

  18. KIWANIS CLUB OF BELLEFONTAINE SCHOLARSHIPSThis scholarship has a value of $1,000 and is awarded to aid a student during the freshman year in a two-year technical school or a four-year college. Awarded by a committee of the Kiwanis Club. Deadline: March 21.

     

  19. LOGAN COUNTY 4-H COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP. Scholarships valued at approximately $500 each for students who are currently members of the Logan County 4-H and have completed their projects for the current year will be awarded.  The students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and be enrolled in a two or four-year undergraduate college program or technical college program for the academic year. Deadline: April 1.

     

  20. LOGAN COUNTY DAIRY SCHOLARSHIP. Two $500 scholarships awarded by the Logan County Dairy Association and will be paid to the recipient in August of the award year with proof of acceptance to college or trade school. Applicants must meet one of the following criteria: anyone involved in a dairy operation, anyone working on a farm, or anyone that works with marketing of dairy products. Deadline: April 1.

     

  21. LOGAN COUNTY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE CHILDREN OF MEMBERS SCHOLARSHIP. Applicants for this scholarship must be a son, daughter or legal ward or resident in the household of a Logan County Electric Cooperative member. Students who are immediate family members of, or reside with, people employed by any electric cooperative in Ohio are not eligible. Students must have a 3.5 GPA or better and be enrolled in an accredited college or proper technical school in the fall. Applicants must be a graduating senior from a public high school in Logan County; or reside in Logan County; and attend a Logan County School or school with contiguous boundaries to Logan County. Scholarship amount is determined by place achieved in the scholarship competition. Applications must be typed and can be accessed at https://www.logancounty.coop/2022-scholarship-application.Deadline: February 25.

     

  22. LOGAN COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIPS. These scholarships range in value from $250-$750 and is intended for a high school senior entering college in the fall of 2022 or already enrolled in a college/technical program level course of study focusing on agriculture or another related field of study. Parents/guardians of applicant must be a member of the Logan County Farm Bureau in good standing. An essay is required and application must be typed. Deadline: March 15.

     

  23. LOGAN COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship will be awarded to seniors attending Indian Lake, Riverside, Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, or West Liberty-Salem High School. Applicants must plan to attend a college or university and major in education. Deadline: March 4.

     

  24. MAD RIVER VALLEY DULCIMER SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP. This $500 scholarship is available for a senior graduating from a Logan County high school who intends to major in instrumental music and/or instrumental music education. Deadline: March 18.

     

  25. KRISTA MCDONALD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. This $500 scholarship began in 2018 and is awarded by the Fraternal Order of Police Hi Point Lodge 60 in memory of Krista McDonald who was tragically killed on October 14, 2017 when the ambulance she was driving was struck by another vehicle that failed to stop at a stop sign. This scholarship will be awarded to a student with a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking further education to pursue a career in criminal justice or public safety. A 300-word essay about why you feel you are eligible and what your career aspirations are and a wallet size photo need to be included. Deadline: April 1.

     

  26. JAMES FORSYTHE MILROY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPThis $2,500 non-renewable scholarship is available to students in Logan County, Ohio, desirous of serving advanced agricultural education or an agriculturally- related (such as Environmental Studies, Applied Nutrition, etc.) field in any Ohio educational institution.  Deadline: April 1. 

     

  27. MARY ELEANOR MORRIS/COLUMBUS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS. These scholarships, which are for $1,000 and are renewable for four years (a certain GPA must be maintained), are awarded to five students from Logan County each year. Students who are recipients of the Ohio Academic Scholarship, sponsored by the Ohio Board of regents will not be eligible for the MEM scholarship. Also, recipients of National Merit Scholarships of $4,000 or more will not be eligible. Application available at https://cfprograms.smapply.io/prog/mem.Awarded by a special countywide committee. Deadline: March 15 by 5:00 pm.

     

  28. SUSIE PARKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. At least one $500 (minimum) scholarship will be awarded to a BHS graduating senior who has at least a 3.0 GPA and who has been accepted to an accredited four-year college or university in Ohio. The scholarship must be used for tuition only. These scholarships will be awarded by the Logan County District Library Board of Trustees. Deadline: First Monday in April.

     

  29. RISE FM & SOARING EAGLE PROMOTIONS, INC. SCHOLARSHIPS. These two $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors. Applications must be from a high school with the RISE FM (formerly SHINE FM) listening area and majoring in a ministry or media communications field at a 2- or 4-year college or university. Applicants are required to submit two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 30

     

  30. MARY RUTAN FOUNDATION MEDICAL CAREERS SCHOLARSHIPS. These scholarships ranging from $500-$2,500 are for Logan County residents and students who have been officially accepted into a medical career program (i.e. medicine, nursing, pharmacy, allied medical). Please note: Applicants enrolled in PRE-programs (pre-medicine, pre-nursing, or pre-allied medicine) do NOT qualify. Applications can be accessed at https://foundation.maryrutan.org/. Scholarship recipient selections will be made in late May. Deadline: April 1.

     

  31. GUNNERY SERGEANT DAVID S. SPICER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. Gunnery Spicer was a proud Marine who loved his country and his family. On July 13, 2009, Gunnery Spicer was killed in action fighting in Afghanistan. This scholarship is valued at $1,000 and will be awarded to a Logan County graduating senior. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. All students are encouraged to apply as well as those attending a college through an ROTC Program. Deadline: April 8.

     

  32. STOLLY INSURANCE GROUP “SUCCEED” SCHOLARSHIP. Stolly Insurance Group is offering three $1,000 scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year. Any student graduating high school in 2022 who is a primary resident of Ohio and will enroll in post-secondary education for the 2022-2023 school year is eligible to apply. The committee will take into consideration current grades, extracurricular activities, leadership, work ethic, application, essay, and applicant’s commitment to continued education. Scholarship can be accessed at https://stolly.com/about/succeed-scholarship/.Deadline: February 18.

     

  33. V.F.W. POST #1080 SCHOLARSHIP. This $500 scholarship will be awarded on the basis of leadership, financial need, character, and scholastic ability. Applicants must have been accepted to a two- or four-year college, technical school, or a vocational school. Deadline: February 28.

     

  34. V.F.W. POST #1080 MEN’S AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP. This $1,000 will be awarded to a student who will be enrolled in either a two or four-year college, technical school, or vocational school. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of leadership, financial need, character, and scholastic ability. Deadline: February 28.


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