Scholarship Search Engines:Guide to ROTC Scholarships (Clicking to open this link will take you to an external site that is not PCSD)
Community and Local Scholarships
PEGGY BRENNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
PRINCETON ADVANTAGE SCHOLARSHIP Sponsored by the Princeton Education Foundation
Princeton City School District Scholarships (10 total scholarships offered)
*Information coming soon
If you have questions or concerns, please e-mail Mrs. Kelly Wiedmeyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RICHARD D. HADLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
SPRINGDALE—FOREST PARK LIONS CLUB
STEWART PTA SCHOLARSHIPS
20 CULTURED PEARLS SCHOLARSHIP (Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Phi Psi Omega Chapter)
PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
The Horatio Alger Assoc of Distinguished Americans, Inc. - seeks students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, good academic record, pursuing a college education and a desire to contribute to society. Apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org August 1st - October 25th. Scholarships range from $6,000 to $25,000.
Greater Cincinnati Women’s Golf Association - Open to highs school senior girls selected based on academic achievement, character, and involvement in the sport of golf. Applications are available in the College and Career Office or at www.gcwga.org deadline March 1st. For questions contact Georgianne Koch at 513-484-6005 or email@example.com
Allegheny College- Scholarships are offered to recognize involvement in artistic expression no matter your academic major or minor. Award amounts range from $1,000-$2,000 per year. Learn more at allegheny.edu/artsscholarship
Newcomer Funeral Service Group- Scholarship is open to students pursuing a degree in mortuary science. Students must demonstrate the core values of excellence, trust, care, and growth. Visit www.NFSGI.com/scholarship to complete an online application. Deadline is October 26, 2018. For questions please call Bev Lawson at 877-571-6374 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MENSA Foundation- Application and 550 words essay explaining your career, academic and/or vocational goals and how you plan to achieve those goals. Grades, academic program and/or financial need are not included in the final determination of scholarship recipients. Winners receive up to $2500. Applications are open NOW through Jan 15, 2019. Go to www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships
Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholarship- Current high school senior in Ohio, on track to graduate by June 2019, demonstrate academic achievement as well as participation in school activities, community organizations, employment and/or community service, have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher and planning to attend a college, university or vocational school in the fall of 2019. For more information and application please go to BTO-Ohio@childrensdefense.org Deadline is Saturday, December 8th
University of Dayton- Army Reserve Officer Training Corps is either a 4 yr scholarship or a 3 yr. advance designee scholarship to incoming 1st-year students. UD will provide up to $13,580 per yr scholarship in addition to the Army ROTC Scholarship to cover room and board. The total annual benefit is about $61,460 with a 4 yr benefit over $245,840. 3 yr. Advance Designee Army ROTC Scholarship will receive paid tuition during the 1st year and UD will provide housing for the third and fourth year of the scholarship. The total benefit package is over $203,240. Army ROTC curriculum focuses on leadership development. Application deadline is February 4, 2019. Go to www.goarmy.com/rotc for more information and to apply.
2019 Pat Bowes Memorial Scholarship- The Bowes family is offering Two $1,000 scholarships in the name of Patrick Bowes, a former teacher at Sharonville Elementary. Must be a 2019 Senior of PHS and have plans to become a teacher. Field of study must be education, GPA 3.5 or above, must have 2 letters of recommendation and an essay explaining why you would like to become a teacher. Also include in the essay your thoughts on the philosophy of this quote “Learning to Care, Caring to Learn,” You may stop by the College and Career Office at PHS and pick up the application. Deadline is March 1, 2019. (PHS Seniors an email was sent out to you with the application attached)
Mrs. Doris Larkin McAdams Memorial Scholarship - Zeta Phi Beta Sorority invites all African American senior girls attending high school in the Greater Cincinnati area to apply. This scholarship offers two awards of $1,000 to offset tuition expenses. Awardees must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year college or university and pursuing a bachelor degree. Deadline is January 18, 2019, For more information and to apply for this scholarship, please go to www.cincinnatizetas.org Members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority and their immediate family members are ineligible.
More opportunities for Scholarships:
Doris Larkin McAdams Memorial Scholarship
Description/Criteria: Female high school senior graduating from a Greater Cincinnati area attending an accredited 4-year college or university. https://cincinnatizetas.org/scholarship/dm/
Mamie Earl Sells Scholarship
Criteria/Description: Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky high school female, 3.0 GPA. https://www.ywcacincinnati.org/what-we-do/recognition/mamie-earl-sells-scholarship/
Fred Heisel Jr. Grant
Description/Criteria: Male high school student with a 2.8 GPA and letter acceptance to a higher institution. http://www.kapsicincinnati.com/2019-kappa-alpha-psi-foundation-scholarship/
Delta Sigma Theta Scholastic Achievement Award
Description/Criteria: Female high school seniors, preferably of African American descent with a 2.75 GPA and community service. http://cacdst.org/programs/educational/scholastic-achievement/
Rising Stars Scholarship Program
Description/Criteria: Male high school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher with a strong commitment to continual education and community service. Must demonstrate financial need. https://www.cincinnatiques.com/scholarship-opportunities
American Association of Blacks in Energy Scholarships
Description/Criteria: High school senior who has applied to college with a major in STEM programs. https://www.aabe.org/index.php?component=pages&id=4
DGL Cincinnati Foundation Scholarship
Description/Criteria: Graduating male seniors of the Greater Cincinnati schools with high academic achievement. https://cincinnatialphas.com/dgl-scholarship-application/
Archbishop Alter Scholarship
Description/Criteria: Demonstrate economic need, academic potential, leadership potential, parish involvement, community involvement, career goals, and motivation. https://cincinnatialphas.com/dgl-scholarship-application/
Caleb Brown Jr. Scholarship
Description/Criteria: Male high school graduate of a Cincinnati-area school. http://cincinnatisigmas.com/dtsfoundation/scholarship/
Erica J. Holloman Scholarships
Description/Criteria: Must be a female currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university in the greater Cincinnati area with a minimum GPA of 2.5. A second scholarship is available under this name for a graduating female senior with a 3.0 – 4.0 GPA. http://pisigmazeta.org/scholarship.html
Red Rose Scholarship Senior Award
Description/Criteria: High school senior with good community service and academic achievement. https://www.womensallianceinc.com/scholarships.html
Minority Empowerment Initiative Trust Scholarship
Criteria/Description: High school graduates living in the Diocese of Southern Ohio, who have been admitted to an accredited school or program of advanced learning are eligible to apply for a grant. Priority is given to those students with the greatest economic need, as judged by the MEIT board. http://diosohio.org/mission/local-mission/minority-empowerment-initiative-trust/
Tommie Lewis Sr. Scholarship Fund
Description/Criteria: African American students that excel in academic life, and who have also demonstrated a strong interest in pursuing an education and/or career in chemistry, engineering or scientific technology. http://mipcllc.com/
NKU students who meet the minimum criteria of an ACT composite score of 25 or higher or an SAT score of 1210 or higher and ranked in the top 25% of their high school class may apply for the William H. Greaves and CINSAM Scholarship online. The deadline for these scholarships is February 15, 2019.
Here is how to apply for STEM Scholarships:
- Complete the online NKU Application.
- Fill out the online Scholarship Application Form.
- Complete the application by February 15, 2019.
Many STEM classes are offered in the new NKU College of Informatics. These programs offer a 21st century perspective on the disciplines that have information at their core, including the departments of Communication, Computer Science and Business Informatics.
NKU also provides scholarships to new freshmen and transfer students, as well as current NKU students. In case you have not visited NKU lately, the university offers a comfortable, safe, energetic learning environment – a place that will get the most out of you and mold you into a person who will shape the future.
Chiari Cares Scholarship - Deadline: May
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to current and former Chiari patients. https://hamiltoncityschools.com/hamiltonhigh/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2018/07/2019-Chiari-Cares-Scholarship-Application.pdf
SOAR High School Scholarship - Deadline: May-July
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to are need and merit-based. https://www.soarhs.org/academics/counseling
Foundation of Appalachian Ohio - Deadline: February
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to are need and merit-based. http://www.appalachianohio.org/grow/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/
Donald Jeffers Scholarship - Deadline: February
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to are need and merit-based. https://www.sharefax.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019-Donald-Jeffers-Scholarship-Application-Sharefax-Credit-Union.pdf
RWWC Web College Scholarship - Deadline: April
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to assist young Republican women interested in developing their political skills and furthering their political education. https://wcgopwomen.com/scholarships
GE Credit Union Scholarship - Deadline: January
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to students who portray the spirit of volunteerism. https://www.gecreditunion.org/home/hidden/scholarship
Kemba Bank Scholarship - Deadline: February
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to a primary member of Kemba Credit Union and at least a senior in a local high school with plans to enroll in post-high school studies. This includes vocational, professional and academic studies, which are not limited to colleges and universities. Applicants may also be anyone who is currently obtaining an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree. https://www.kemba.com/advice-planning/education.html
CE Foundation Scholarship - Deadline: July
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to are need and merit-based. https://www.theceshop.com/scholarship
Emergency Services Scholarship - Deadline: January-July
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to are need and merit-based. https://www.collegescholarships.com/major-degree/emergency-medicine-scholarships
WID Scholarship - Deadline: January
Criteria/Description: Scholarships are available to female applicants enrolled at an accredited university or college, either full-time or part-time. Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense. Demonstrate financial need, have a minimum grade point average of 3.25, and be a citizen of the United States. http://www.womenindefense.net/horizons/apply-for-scholarship
* These opportunities are competitive with national/global applicants and are not sponsored by our District
Mini-Grants for Youth Service Projects:
America’s Promise Alliance: Power of Youth Challenge
The Power of Youth Challenge, an initiative of America’s Promise Alliance, invites youth from across the country to bring positive change to their communities by leading social service projects. Teams made up of at least three young people, ages 13 to 18, will have access to a mini-grant of up to $250, with the amount determined by project needs. Teams who complete their projects will be eligible to apply for an accelerator grant of up to $5,000 to grow their projects over the next year. The deadline for team registration is March 31, 2019. Visit the Power of Youth Challenge website to review the eligibility criteria and application process.