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Important Deadline Information:

Many of these scholarships may require counselor signatures, teacher/counselor letters of recommendation, information from us on class rank, GPA, etc.Just as we do for transcript requests, we teachers/counselors ask that you give us two weeks to be able to complete this information...especially at this busy time of the school year.  If any of your scholarships require information of any kind from us at school, please have the completed application to us two weeks prior to the listed deadlines for the scholarships.  If they are scholarships where you have to send out/e-mail/fax the completed application by a particular date, you will want to have that request for information in earlier than the two weeks due to you having to get it back from us and sent out/received by the posted deadlines. Thank You! 

Van Wert Medical and Health Care Scholarship: five renewable scholarships available at $1,000/yr; applicant must be a resident or graduate of a school in Allen, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, or Van Wert counties; 3.0 GPA; for those pursuing a degree in human healthcare at a two or four-year degree at an accredited post-secondary institution; application can be found here

Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE):  for a student enrolling into an accredited 2 or 4 year university, college, technical, or business school in any field of study who has a parent who is a member of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees, AFSCME Local 4, AFL-CIO (OAPSE/AFSCME) union; $2,500; further information and application available here; postmarked deadline of March 1, 2021

Lima Junior Service League Scholarship:  scholarship open to seniors who plan to pursue the field of education in college or an education-related field; $1,000; deadline is February 26, 2001; please see here for information and the application.

Wright-Patterson Officers' Spouses' Club (WPOSC) Scholarships for Military Dependents: This group is offering scholarships to military dependent children who will be enrolled full time at accredited universities or technical schools next year.  Electronic submission deadline is February 28, 2021. Please see  here for application and further information.  We had an EHS student win a $1,000 scholarship last year!

Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program/Foundation Scholarship:  $1,000; 2.5 GPA; career goal in the crude oil or natural gas industry to attend college, technical, or trade school in Ohio, application and further information available at www.oogeep.org /teacher-students/scholarships  with a deadline of March 1, 2021.

Charles River (Spencerville) Biomedical Research College Scholarship:  $1,000 non-renewable; student must have an interest in research and pursue a degree in biological or chemical sciences; deadline March 1, 2021. The application and further information can be accessed by clicking  here .

Ron Richards Music Scholarship: Lima Kiwanis Club is offering a $1,000 renewable scholarship to a senior in Allen County who plans to major in music at a college or university of their choice. 3.0 GPA required. Deadline for application submission is February 17, 2021.  Please find the scholarship information and application materials HERE.

WTLW TV Broadcast Television Scholarship $1000  scholarship; open to any high school senior in WTLW viewing area is eligible that plans to attend a post-secondary educational institution and is interested in pursuing a career in broadcast television and/or related career in broadcast journalism, public relations, sales marketing, graphics design, web design, photo journalism, or other forms of mass media; application must be received by end of day, Tuesday, February 9.   Please note that a school official must certify the application. More information and the application can be found here.

Midwest Electric Scholarships:  parents must be Midwest Electric customers; completed applications must be in their office no later than January 15, 2021.  Locally $11,000 in scholarships available.

1) General Scholarship: $1000-2,000; 3.5 or high cumulative GPA, achievement, activities, essay; Midwest Electric winner has chance at winning an additional $3,800 scholarship in state competition 

2) Touchstone Energy Achievement Scholarship: $2,000; 2.75 cumulative GPA, essay, accountability, integrity, drive/dedication to earning college education, obstacles/challenges faced.

Instructions for each scholarship and applications are available by clicking on the links below or by going to www.midwestrec.com and click on My Community.

1)  Instructions for General Scholarship  2)  Application for General Scholarship

3)  Instructions for Touchstone Energy Scholarship  4) Application for Touchstone Energy Scholarship

 

Hauss-Helms Foundation Scholarship:  based on need; cumulative HS GPA of 3.0 at mid-senior year, ACT cumulative score of 16 or higher; Application deadline is 3/15/2021; please see here for rules and more information. A pplication available  at  www.hauss-helmsfoundation.org

2021 Bob Smith Youth Leaders of Bowling Scholarship:  Deadline is March 1, 2021; community service, high school activities, volunteer work hours, honors, leadership, local bowling scene involvement; applications available here.

2021 ACME Baseball Scholarship:  Student MUST have played at least one year of Varsity ACME baseball; 2.5 or higher cum GPA, activities, academic honors, $500 scholarship, winners are not required to go play college baseball; application available here; deadline is February 1, 2021

Farm Credit Mid-America Scholarship:  $1,500 scholarship, available to children/grandchildren of Farm-Credit Mid-America customers.  Award based on academic record, leadership qualities, and community involvement.  Deadline is December 31, 2020.  You can access the online application at https://www.e-farmcredit.com/scholarships

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship:  application and more information located at www.jackierobinson.org; deadline is Feb. 1, 2021; a graduating 2021 senior minority student, to attend an accredited 4-year college; leadership potential, community service, financial need

Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE):  for a student who has a parent who is an OAPSE union member who is enrolling at accredited 2 or 4 year accredited university, college, technical, or business school for any field of study, $2,500, activities/employment, leadership, academics, further information and application found at www.oapse.org; application postmark or email due date of March 1, 2021.

Elks Exalted Ruler Award (Local): Any student (male or female) who plans to pursue an eligible educational program at a career or technical institution or a college or university and is a child or granchild of a current Elks #54 member.  Applications will be available at the Lima Lodge office September 15th and must be submitted by April 1st.

C.R. Meyers Scholarship:  Sponsored by the Ohio Association of Litter Prevention and Recycling Professionals, a statewide organization which promotes recycling and litter prevention.  Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in and accredited Ohio college university, or technical school with a major related to the Environmental Sciences or Environmental Education and must reside in Ohio; $1,000; application and further information available at www.oalprp.org.  Deadline is April 15th.

Mercy Health  St. Rita's Medical Center Scholarship:  This is a scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors in 2021 who are planning a career in the medical field; Ten (10) scholarship at $1,500 are available; application and essay information can be found HERE .  Submission deadline is February 19, 2021.

Coca-Cola Scholarship $20,000 deadline to apply October 31,2020; visit coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply for more information and to apply.

Elks Most-Valuable Student Award $1,000-$12,500 per year; deadline to apply Nov. 15, 2020; based on merit, leadership, financial need; visit elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm for more information and to apply.

Elks Legacy Award  $4,000; deadline to apply Feb. 5, 2021; must be child or grandchild of living Elk; visit elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm for more information and to apply

HERE you can find a list of examples of the many different scholarships available at Studentscholarships.org. 

Various Student Scholarships:   GreatSchools.org  StudentScholarships.org    Fastweb.com    www.careeronestop.org/scholarships