For each scholarship, there will be a link to the application itself or the website that the application can be retrieved. Follow the directions carefully making sure that you return them according to directions. For example, Wendy’s will not be returned to the guidance department, but the SHEA scholarship would.
|Name of Scholarship||Due Date||Award Amount||Description||Field of Study|
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|Charles L. Warren Memorial Heritage Scholarship||Jan. 20, 2020||$1,500||Students from underrepresented populations with a grade point average of a 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale who are in a college preparatory curriculum are eligible to compete for the scholarships. The students must also plan to attend an Ohio college or university. They will need to submit their completed application along with their personal statement, high school transcript, and the guidance counselor recommendation (which must be signed by the counselor). For more information and to apply, go to https://form.jotform.com/91816494621159.||Underrepresented Populations|
|Ohio Township Association Scholarship||Jan. 28, 2020||(4) $1,500 in two categories (Local Government Achievement & Academic Achievement)||Students must be a U.S. citizen; reside in an Ohio township; and plan to attend a two or four year Ohio college or university in the fall of 2020. Students may apply for both scholarships; however, applications and accompanying materials must be submitted in two separate envelopes. Students may only be awarded one scholarship. Click here for the scholarship.|
|Helena Acre HomeGrown Scholarship||Jan. 31, 2020||(60) $1,000 scholarships||This program is designed to encourage and support local families who share our goal of improving the agriculture industry. Through this program, Helena will invest over $60,000 into the next generation of ag professionals. Eligibility includes pursuing a degree in agriculture or science and residing in a qualified state and county. Go to www.helenahomegrown.com for more information and to complete an application.||Agriculture and/or science major|
|Elks National Foundation Scholarship:Legacy Awards||Submitted no later than 11:59 a.m. Central time on Jan. 31, 2020||(300) $4,000 scholarship||Applicants must be a child or grandchild living Elk, a high school senior, and planning a accredited U.S. school,college, or university. To download an application, go to
https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarweb/legacy/rules.cfm (Elks National Foundation website).
|Must be related to an Elks member|
|Mary Alice Bruns Scholarship||Jan. 31, 2020 or give to the guidance office||$1,000||Intended for a graduating senior to pursue higher education in a technical, trade, or academic program. Click here for the application.|
|WOEF (Wright State Lake Campus)||Feb. 1, 2020||Over $200,000 in scholarships||WOEF scholarships are available for undergraduate direct-from-high-school, and new, current, returning and transfer students who plan to attend the Lake Campus and enroll for the minimum required credit hours. Admitted students can access the application by going to their admission portal at www.wright.edu/apply or https://lake.wright.edu/admissions/lake-campus-scholarships.||Wright State Lake Campus students|
|The Ohio State Alumni Scholars Program||Feb, 1, 2020||(2) $600 scholarships||To receive this scholarship, a student must (1) be admitted to the university, (2) demonstrate academic merit, (3) have a record of performance in activities both in school and in the community, (3) impress The Ohio State University Alumni Association area Club Scholarship Committee with a sound interest and positive attitude, and (4) be a resident or attend high in the area in which the participating alumni club is based. To apply, visit go.osu.edu/ASP-app. You will need to scroll through the list until you find Mercer County. For a list of the application questions, click here.||Admitted student to OSU|
|Acme Baseball Scholarship||Feb. 1, 2020||(5) $500 scholarships||Applicant must have played at least one year of varsity Acme baseball and have a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Click here for the application.||Acme varsity baseball player|
|Beth Kaiser Scholarship||Feb 13, 2020 or given to the guidance office||$1,000||This scholarship is a tribute to Beth’s kindness, friendly demeanor, sense of humor, and the positive impact she had on those she knew. Criteria includes: Student must be a graduating senior from St. Henry High School and the student must be accepted and prepared to begin a full-time course of study at a two-year or four-year college or university or a two-year or four-year technical school. Special consideration will be given to early childhood education or special education majors. Click here for the scholarship.|
|MED Foundation Scholarship||Feb. 15, 2020||Award varies||Any high school senior with an ACT of 23 or higher, a 3.25 or higher, and entering a health career. Selection Committee will invite selected applicants for an interview. Preference may be given to those applicants who have volunteered or worked at Mercer Health. One full scholarship will be awarded to a student from each of the six Mercer County high schools unless the high school does not have an acceptable qualified candidate. The 2019-2020 MED Foundation Scholarship applications are now available online at https://mercer-health.com/foundation/events-programs/scholarship-program.||Health Career field|
|National Co-op Scholarship Program||Feb. 15, 2020||160 Merit scholarships totaling $4.2 million||These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of the following institutions: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, University of Cincinnati, The University of Toledo, or Wentworth Institute of Technology. Students must have a high school GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and complete an essay. Visit http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html. Early applications are highly encouraged.||High school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo, and 6 other institutions list on the application.|
|Jerry Andrew Memorial Scholarship||Feb. 15, 2020 or given to the guidance office||$3,000||Attended the Tri Star program or any Celina graduate. Advanced studies at the college level are required.
Click here for the scholarship.
|Attended Tri Star|
|John & Katie Hierholzer Scholarship||Must be postmarked by Feb. 15, 2020 or given to the guidance office||$1,500||An eligible student must be a graduating senior who is planning a post-secondary major at an accredited 2 or 4-year college or trade school and majoring in Culinary Studies. Students from any Mercer County School are eligible to apply with Celina students given first priority for this award. Click here for the application.||Culinary studies|
|John and Ruth Houts Memorial Scholarship||Feb. 17 2020 or given to the guidance office||$500||This scholarship is awarded in the memory of John and Ruth Houts to a St. Henry high school senior who intends to pursue a 2 or 4 year degree in any area of study; must have a 2.5 GPA; must exhibit great character spiritually, socially, and academically; and has kept the DARE promise – does not put any non-prescribed drugs into their system.
Click here for the application.
|Kept DARE Promise|
|Midmark Technical Scholarship||Must be emailed by Feb. 21, 2020||$20,000||The scholarship comes with summer employment opportunities and a potential full time job after the completion of their degree. Qualifications include: Graduating high school senior from Darke, Miami, Mercer, Auglaize, or Shelby county high schools and must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four year college or university in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, industrial engineering, software engineering, or computer information systems. Click here for the application.||Engineering|
|Mercy Health St. Rita’s Health Partners Scholarship||Must be received by Feb. 21, 2020 at 4 p.m.||$15,000 in scholarships will be awarded||To be considered for the awards, high school students graduating in the spring of 2020 must submit the St. Rita’s Scholarship application, an official high school transcript, and a 1-2 page essay: “Why you believe that this is what you were meant to do?” Click here for the application.||Careers as medical professionals|
|Joe Werling Memorial Scholarship||Feb. 21, 2020 or give to the guidance office||(1)$1,000 and (1)$500||Awarded to a St. Henry high school senior who will be attending some type of post-secondary education. The scholarship is geared more to the individual who has the same qualities of life that Joe had and not based on GPA. The application speaks more about Joe’s qualities and activities. Click here for the application.|
|Gordon and Desantis (Orthodontics) Scholarship||March 1, 2020||(2) $1,000 scholarships||Awarded to a graduating high school senior who is a either current or former patient. Criteria for the scholarship selection is based on achievement (3.5 cumulative GPA and combined SAT scores of 1000 and/or ACT scores of 24), leadership, school activities (particularly as it relates to arts), and service throughout the high school years, along with the essay. Go to https://www.gordonorthodontics.com/events/scholarship-application for more information and to download the application.||Past or present patient of Gordon and Desantis Orthodontics|
|Celina Insurance Group & Employees Scholarship||Must be postmarked on or before Mar. 1, 2020||(3) $1,000 scholarships||Awarded to three 2020 high school graduates who are pursuing a degree in an insurance industry-related major (Actuarial Science, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Finance, Pre-Law, Risk Management, and Insurance, etc.). Eligible students must either reside or graduate from a high school in Mercer or Auglaize County or be a child/grandchild of a current Celina Insurance Group employee (no county constraint). Click here for the scholarship.||Pursuing a degree in an insurance-related industry major|
|Paul Lefeld Family Memorial Scholarship||Received by Mar. 10, 2020 or give to the guidance office||(3) $1,000 scholarships||Students applying for the Paul Lefeld Family Scholarship must be a senior from one of the following school districts: Celina, Coldwater, Fort Recovery, Marion Local, Minster, New Bremen, New Knoxville, Parkway, St. Henry & St. Mary’s enrolling in a technical school or university and majoring in agriculture. Submit applications and documentation materials to: Mercer County Civic Foundation, PO Box 439, Celina, Ohio 45822. Click here for link to application.|
|Margaret & Parker Snyder Nursing Scholarship||Postmarked or delivered by Mar. 14, 2020 or given to the guidance office||$1,000||Two nursing scholarships will be offered yearly, one to a Celina graduate, and one to a graduate from a Mercer County School. Recipient must be majoring in nursing, a career that was embraced by Margaret Snyder. Click here for the link to the application.||Nursing|
|Celina Tent Intern Scholarship||Postmarked by Mar. 15, 2020||Must attend Wright State-Lake and major in engineering or business-related field. Other qualifications include be a senior enrolled in Tri Star (other applicants may be considered), 2.5 GPA or greater, demonstrate good attendance, possess positive leadership qualities, and have good communication skills. Click here for the scholarship.||Must attend Wright State-Lake and major in engineering or business-related field.|
|Access Engineering Solutions, LLC Scholarship||Mar. 27, 2020||$1,000||Current high school senior must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a four year university, a two year college/or a technical school in the field of Civil Engineering or Surveying, or a related field of study. Click For more information click here. here for the application.||Civil Engineering, Surveying, or related field of study|
|ARMCORP Construction Scholarship||Must be postmarked by Apr. 1, 2020 or given to the guidance office||$500||Intended for a graduating senior from any school in Mercer or Auglaize county that has Tri-Star affiliation. Applicants should be planning to major in a construction-related or construction-management field. The recipient must be enrolled in a two or four-year program or at a construction-related training center. Click here for the scholarship.||Construction-related or construction-management|
|Coldwater Eagles Scholarship||Must be postmarked by Apr. 1, 2020 or given to the guidance office||$500||Intended for students who are planning to attend Student must be college or university, or who are currently enrolled in post-secondary education. Consideration will be based on both academic standing and financial need. Click here for the application.||Student must be a child or grandchild of a member of the Coldwater Eagles 3025.|
|Fred Borger Memorial Scholarship||Apr. 1, 2020 or given to the guidance office||$1,000 scholarship||Intended for a graduating senior in the Tri Star program who is hardworking with a desire to improve your mechanical skills and have a good attendance record. Click here for the application||Tri Star student taking coursework in mechanics|
|Lefeld Welding Supplies Scholarship||Postmarked by Apr. 1, 2020 or give to the guidance office||(2) $1,000 scholarships||Awarded each year for graduating students from anyMercer or Auglaize County High School. Applicant must use this grant for skilled trade training in a metal working occupation. Click herefor the application.||Metal working occupation|
|Marilyn Werling Memorial Scholarship||April 1, 2020 or give to the guidance office||$1,000||Intended for graduating seniors who plan a post-secondary major at an accredited 2 or 4 year college/technical institution. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to apply, and must maintain a 3.0 in college. Both academic and financial need will be considered. Click here for the application.|
|Mercer County Retired Teachers||Must be postmarked by Apr. 1, 2020 or give to the guidance office||$500||This $500 scholarship grant is intended for students who are planning to attend a college or university with a major in Education. The Mercer County Retired Teachers, working in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Mercer County Civic Foundation, will consider both academic standing and financial need. Click here for the scholarship.||Education|
|Operation Freedom Support Scholarship||Postmarked or dropped off by April 1, 2020 or give to the guidance office||$500||Given to one student in each of the Mercer County schools whose has a parent or step-parent, or a sibling or step-sibling, that is either active, reserve, or a retired member of the Armed Forces. Honorable discharge is required. Applicants whose veteran-parents or siblings are deceased are still eligible for this award. Click here for the scholarship.||Parent, step-parent, sibling, or step-sibling with the Armed Forces|
|Randy Griesdorn Memorial Scholarship||Must be postmarked by Apr. 1, 2020 or given to the guidance office||$1,000||Intended for a graduating senior in Tri-Star or any Mercer County school as well as Auglaize Co. Schools with Tri-Star affiliation. The recipient must plan a post-secondary major in either Auto/Body or Auto Mechanics, Diesel Mechanics, Technology (precision machining, welding, or electronics) or any related field. Click here for the scholarship.||Auto/Body or auto mechanics, diesel mechanics, Technology|
|Stephen R. Vores & Steel Welding Scholarship||Must be postmarked by Apr. 1, 2020 or given to the guidance office||$1000||This grant will be awarded each year for a graduating student from Mercer County with preference for a Fort Recovery senior. Applicant must use this scholarship for skilled-tradetraining in a metal working or welding field. Click here for the application.||Skilled-trade training in ametal working or welding field|
|William D. Squires Educational Foundation Scholarship||Postmarked by Apr. 5, 2020||(15)$5,000 scholarships and renewable for a total of up to $20,000||Eligibility is primarily based upon financial need. The EFC on your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) must be less than $7,000 to apply. Applicants must already know their career goal; must be highly motivated and have good character; must show academic promise; and have a minimum 3.20 cumulative GPA. Go to http://wmdsquiresfoundation.org/seniors/for an application.||Based upon financial need|
|Human Resources Association of Western Ohio(HRAWO)||Must be emailed to by the student by Apr. 10, 2020||$1,000||Will be issuing one scholarship to be used towards an associate’s or bachelor’s degree at an accredited university. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in human resources or related field and have a 3.0 GPA. Click here for the scholarship.||Human resources or related field|
|Mercer County Fairgrounds Scholarship||June 1, 2020||(2) $500||Person must be a graduating senior from a Mercer County High School and a member of a Mercer County 4-H club, FFA, or Boy or Girl Scout club. Applicant must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Click here for the application.||Member of a Mercer County 4-H club, FFA, Boy Scout club, or Girl Scout club|
*Scholarships will be available online as they are received in the High School Guidance office. *Scholarships vary from year to year.